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US sanctions Vladimir Putin's daughters, Russian banks over Ukraine invasion

Washington/IBNS: The United States on Wednesday announced sanctions targeting Russia's top public and private banks and two daughters of Vladimir Putin over the invasion of Ukraine.

Absolutely no truth in Imran's allegations: US

Washington/UNI: The White House on Thursday strongly denied the accusations of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan that foreign agencies are behind the attempts to destabilize his government.

US to provide $100 million in security assistance to Kiyv

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States is going to allocate an additional $100 million in security aid to Kyiv amid Russia's ongoing special military operation in Ukraine, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.

Ukraine war: US has no intention of using chemical weapons, says White House

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States has no intention of using chemical weapons under any circumstances, White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Friday.

H1B Visa registration for FY23 starts from March 1

The registrations for the most-sought after H1B Visa will start From March 1 and continue till March 18, 2022, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said in a press release. 

China says US plans to pay athletes to 'sabotage' Beijing Winter Olympics: Report

Beijing/IBNS: Just a week before the Beijing winter Olympics, the Chinese foreign ministry and an official newspaper have alleged that the US is paying money to the athletes of certain countries for making half-hearted participation and criticising China in order to interfere and "sabotage" the Games.

US: Mother held for locking son in car boot in Texas

Texas/UNI: A mother in the US was arrested after she reportedly locked her Covid positive son in a car boot to protect herself from the virus while going to a testing site, media reports said.

Three people injured at US's Atlanta Airport when firearm gets discharged accidentally: TSA

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: At least three people were injured when a passenger accidentally discharged a firearm at the Atlanta Airport, the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said.

Pakistan, Taliban violators of religious freedom: US Secretary of State

Washington, DC/IBNS: United States Secretary of State Antony John Blinken on Wednesday redesignated Pakistan as a country of particular concern (CPC) for the violations of religious freedom and rebranded the Taliban as an entity of particular concern (EPC), according to a statement issued by Blinken's office.

FBI admits fake emails sent from bureau's server, says network not compromised

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The Federal Bureau of Investigation acknowledged on Sunday that someone had sent fake emails from its server, but denied that its network was compromised.

Turkey, US to create working group to settle differences on S-400: Cavusoglu

Ankara/Sputnik: Turkey and the United States will create a working group to resolve a number of issues, including the situation with the Russian-made S-400 air defence systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday.

China may have already established a nuclear triad, says Pentagon report

Washington/UNI: The US Defense Department in a new report says that China may have already established a nuclear triad, which includes the ability to launch nuclear-capable missiles from the air, ground and sea.

Pakistan denies any deal to allow US to use its airspace

Islamabad/UNI: The Pakistan Foreign Office on Saturday denied a media report claiming that the US is "nearing" a formalised agreement with Islamabad to allow Washington to use Pakistani airspace to conduct military and intelligence operations against Afghanistan.

US to reopen land and air borders to fully vaccinated foreign visitors from Nov 8

Washington/IBNS: The United States will reopen its land and air borders to fully vaccinated foreign visitors Nov 8 onwards ending a more than 18-month ban on travel from across the globe.

Joe Biden reiterates need for more vaccinations as COVID-19 death toll in US tops 700,000

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US President Joe Biden says that the fact that the US death toll from the coronavirus infection has surpassed 700,000 means that more people need to get vaccinated in the country.