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Google joins 30 other tech companies to support the work visas for immigrant spouses

Mount View/IBNS: Search engine giant Google has joined 30 other tech companies to protect the work visas for spouses of highly skilled tech immigrants.

New York shooting leaves woman, child wounded: Police

New York/Sputnik: A woman and a child have been shot in Times Square, a New York City Police Department (NYPD) spokesperson told Sputnik, adding that the search for the suspect continues.

US: Florida's Aventura Mall shooting leaves at least three injured, say reports

Washington/Sputnik: At least three people were injured in a shooting at a mall in Aventura, Florida, local media report.

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dies at 90

Washington/IBNS: Michael Collins, who was part of Apollo 11, the first moon mission, along with Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, died of cancer on Wednesday. He was 90.

US: One dead, three injured in Missouri convenience store shooting, says report

Washington/Sputnik: A shooting at a 24-hour convenience store in the US state of Missouri left one person dead and injured three others, media reports said.

Ukraine aspiring to join NATO for many years, up to alliance to decide

Washington/Sputnik: Ukraine has aspired to join NATO for many years but it is up to the alliance to decide whether it will accept the country, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said in a press briefing on Wednesday.

US condemns China’s response sanctions over Xinjiang: Secretary of State

Washington/Sputnik: The United States condemns China’s response sanctions introduced against persons and legal entities in the United States and Canada over these countries' unilateral restrictions linked to the Chinese region of Xinjiang, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.

US Congress grills tech giants' CEOs over their role in spreading misinformation, Capitol Hill riot

Washington/IBNS: The US Congress has grilled the CEOs of tech giants Facebook, WhatsApp and Google over their brands' role in fueling the violence at the US Capitol in January this year and also for spreading misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines.

Canada-US border shut down to continue for another month with no reopening plan insight

Ottawa/IBNS: It is almost one year since the Canada-US border has been shut down and the closure is still expected to be extended on March 21 for another month.

Myanmar: UN, US express concern regarding reports of violence

Washington/UNI: The United Nations and the US State Department have both condemned Myanmar's military rulers for their reported use of force against protesters.

United States officially rejoins Paris Climate Accord

Washington/UNI: The United States on Friday officially rejoined the Paris agreement on climate change, the US Embassy in India said.

US policy on Russian S-400 unchanged, Washington has 'profound' concerns about the system

Washington/Sputnik: The US policy on Russia's S-400 air defense systems remains unchanged and Washington still has profound concerns about the system, US Department of State Spokesperson Ned Price said on Wednesday.

US govt issues new rules to block telecom tech purchases from China, 5 others

Washington: The United States has announced new rules to block purchase of equipment related to technology and communication from five "foreign adversaries" including China.

US House to consider article to impeach Trump on Wednesday or Thursday: Lawmaker

Washington/Sputnik: The US House of Representatives will vote as early as Wednesday on an Article of Impeachment against President Donald Trump over his role in the storming of the Capitol, Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern said in an interview on Monday.

Senior Russian lawmaker says Washington unrest shows US lost democracy lead

Moscow/Sputnik: Violent electoral protests in Washington, D.C. made it clear that US democracy derailed, which means the United States no longer has the authority to dictate policies to other countries, Konstantin Kosachev, the chairman of the Russian upper house's foreign affairs committee, said on Thursday.