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US: Protesters march near White House, demand 'Free China'

Washington: About 200 people lit candles and shouted “Free China!” two blocks from the White House on Sunday as they demonstrated against China's severe control imposed to contain COVID-19 rise.

US: Joe Biden participates in White House's Diwali celebration

Washington: The White House on Monday hosted the Diwali (the Hindu festival of lights) reception where key members of the Biden administration and several Indian Amercians participated.

Washington D.C: Lightning strike in Lafayette Park leaves three dead

Washington/IBNS: An elderly couple from Wisconsin were among the three that passed away after the lightning strike in Washington D.C

Joe Biden remains Covid positive, to continue strict isolation: White House

Washington/UNI: US President Joe Biden tested positive again for the novel coronavirus and continues to experience less frequent, occasional cough with all other indicators being normal, presidential physician Kevin O’Connor said on Wednesday.

US President Joe Biden tests positive for Covid again, returns to isolation

Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19 for a second time and is returning to isolation, the White House said Saturday.

Obama reconnects with boy who touched his head in 2009

Washington/UNI: Former US President Barack Obama has congratulated Jacob Philadelphia, the boy who had touched Obama's head in 2009, on his high school graduation.

Bangladesh human rights body protest outside White House, demands actions against perpetrators of 1971 genocide

Washington: The members of Human Rights Congress for Bangladesh Minorities have  staged a protest outside the White House on Sunday as they demanded actions against the perpetrators of the 1971 genocide, media reports said on Sunday.

Karine Jean-Pierre: White House names first black press secretary

Washington: US President Joe Biden on Thursday named Karine Jean-Pierre as the Assistant to the President and White House Press Secretary.

US ready to immediately respond to Russia's recognition: White House

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The US administration was expecting a statement from Russia recognizing the independence of the Luhansk and Donetsk people's republics and is ready to immediately respond to this step, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Monday.

Afghan NRF supporters protest near White House against Taliban recognition by UN member states

Washington, DC: Over 50 Supporters of National Resistance Front (NRF) of Afghanistan recently held a protest in front of the White House to oppose any effort by the UN member nations to recognize the Taliban government.

Joe Biden declares state of emergency in US's Kentucky after deadly tornado: White House

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US President Joe Biden has declared a state of emergency in Kentucky where a deadly storm killed dozens of people.

US diplomats to boycott 2022 Beijing Olympics: White House

Washington: The US government will not send an official US delegation to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing as a protest against China's 'ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang and other human rights abuses ',White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced on Monday.

Joe Biden to hold phone talks with Vladimir Putin on Dec 7: White House

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US President Joe Biden will hold a video call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Dec 7, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki has confirmed.

Commonsense guardrails needed to be placed to prevent US-China conflict: Joe Biden tells Xi Jinping 

Washington/Beijing: US President Joe Biden interacted with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Tuesday when he said leaders of America and China should place 'commonsense guardrails' to avoid any conflict between the two nations.

MQM protest outside White House against atrocities by Pak regime on Mohajirs

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) members demonstrated outside the White House in the US  against the atrocities by the Pakistani regime on Mohajirs, media reports said.