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US: Fighter jets chase unresponsive aircraft, sonic boom heard across Washington

Washington:  US fighter aircraft set off a sonic boom that left residents of Washington DC rattled on Sunday as it chased an unresponsive Cessna jet that had flown over the region.

US church shooting leaves two women dead

Washington/UNI:  An unidentified man shot and killed two women near Cornerstone Church in Ames, Iowa, local media reported on Friday.

Bangladesh community members protest in Washington DC for recognition of 1971 genocide

Washignton, DC: The Bangladesh community in Washington DC Metro Region recently held a demonstration outside the White House demanding recognition of genocide perpetrated by the Pakistani Army in 1971.

Pakistan embassy in US reportedly ran out of funds to pay staff salaries

Washington/UNI: The Pakistan Embassy in the United States reportedly ran out of funds to pay salaries for at least four months to some of its employees, though the Pakistani ambassador cleared the dues at the end moment, The News reported citing sources.

Justin Trudeau to attend trilateral summit with Joe Biden, Mexican prez in Washington DC

Washington/IBNS: An in-person trilateral meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador would be convened by the United States President Joe Biden in Washington, DC next Thursday, the White House has said.

Sindhis in Washington demands US to impose sanctions on Pakistan

Washington: Sindhis in Washington gathered on Aug 14 and demanded the USA to impose sanctions on Pakistan for the country's treatment towards the community.

US climate envoy John Kerry to visit China soon

Washington:  Special U.S. envoy on climate John F. Kerry might travel to China next week amid rising tension between the two nations, media reports said. 

1971 genocide: Bangladeshi-Americans demonstrate outside Pakistan Embassy in Washington

Washington:   Human Rights Congress for Bangladesh Minorities (HRCBM), a US-based Bangladeshi organisation, last week organized a car rally and demonstrated outside the Pakistani Embassy in Washington DC demanding an apology for the 1971 genocide named 'Operation Searchlight'.

Yoshihide Suga, Joe Biden expected to hold talks in Washington on April 9: Reports

Tokyo/UNI: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is likely to hold talks with US President Joe Biden in Washington already on April 9, the Japanese Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper reported citing diplomatic sources.

Joe Biden takes oath as 46th President of United States

Washington/IBNS: Democrat leader Joe Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States at the 59th inauguration ceremony held in the West Front of the US Capitol.

Top UN officials saddened at mob violence during US Capitol breach; Bachelet decries 'incitement' by political leaders

New York: Top UN officials, including the Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly have expressed sadness over the violence that erupted on Wednesday when supporters of President Trump stormed the US Capitol building, temporarily bringing to a halt the disputed certification of November’s presidential election result.

Riot: US Capitol secured, one dead 

Washington: At least one person was killed as supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the iconic Capitol building and created chaos over his defeat in the polls.

US capital re-imposes strict coronavirus measures, limits mass gatherings

Washington/Sputnik: Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued guidance to re-impose strict coronavirus measures, including new limits on mass gathering on Monday, as the number of infection cases in the region continue to grow significantly.

Four people stabbed in Washington DC on election night

Washington/UNI: One woman and four men were stabbed in Washington DC, a few blocks from the US White House, on election night, NBC broadcaster has said citing the police.

China 'Aggressively' Seeks US Officials' Support for Its COVID-19 Response - FBI

Washington/Sputnik: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has learned that China has been aggressively attempting to influence US federal and local officials into defending Beijing’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, most recently by asking a state senator to introduce a resolution on the matter, FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday.