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US flag lowered at White House as COVID-19 death toll exceeds half million

Washington/Sputnik: The White House lowered the US flag to half-staff for five days in honor of the more than 500,000 Americans who died from the coronavirus pandemic.

Forced labour in China: US House reintroduces bill to ban good from Xinjiang

Washington: A bipartisan bill that would prohibit the importation of goods made with forced labor in China was introduced in the US House of Representatives.

US voices concern over political developments in Myanmar 

Naypyidaw/Washington: The US government has expressed concern over the political developments in Myanmar.

Joe Biden will purchase extra 200mln vaccine doses to reach 600mln by summer: White House

Washington/Sputnik: The Biden administration is working to purchase additional 200 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccines to reach 600 million doses this summer and vaccinate 300 million people, the White House said in a press release.

US President Donald Trump lights 'diyas' at White House on Diwali

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump on Saturday lit 'diyas' at The White House in Washington DC to celebrate Diwali and extended his greetings to the people on the occasion.

US election: Twitter hides Donald Trump's tweet about 'disappearing' lead, calls it 'misleading'

Washington/IBNS: Microblogging site Twitter on Wednesday hid US President Donald Trump's first tweet of Wednesday (morning in America) amid neck-to-neck fight with Democrat nominee Joe Biden in a tight race for the White House.

US Presidential Elections: Donald Trump asks to halt vote counts alleging 'fraud'

Washinton/IBNS: Amid a neck-to-neck fight with Democrat nominee Joe Biden in a tight race for the White House, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday demanded that the counting for the votes be stopped, CNN reported.

US election spending tops nearly 14 bln, more than previous two poll cycles combined

Washington/Xinhua: The total cost of the 2020 US election, including presidential and congressional, will near 14 billion US dollars, a sum more than what was spent during the last two election cycles combined, a recent study found.

Trump 'no longer a transmission threat to others', says White House

Washington/UNI: The White House physician said on Sunday that US President Donald Trump no longer posses a risk of transmitting COVID-19 to others.

Donald Trump to hold first rally in Florida on Monday after contracting coronavirus

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump will hold on Monday his first rally since contracting the novel coronavirus, the Trump campaign announced in a statement.

White House preparing new $1.8 Trillion COVID-19 relief package offer: Reports

Washington/Sputnik: The White House is preparing a new $1.8 trillion COVID-19 relief offer, its largest proposal to date in the long-running negotiations with congressional Democrats, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

USCIRF welcomes house passage of Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Washington: The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) welcomed the House of Representatives’ passage yesterday of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which bars imports of all goods mined, produced, or manufactured in Xinjiang, unless proven by clear and convincing evidence that the goods were not produced using forced labor.

Person suspected of sending letter with Ricin poison to White House detained: Reports

Washington/Sputnik: Law enforcement officers have detained a suspect who allegedly sent a package containing ricin poison to the White House, NBC Chicago reports.

Package containing deadly poison sent to White House: US official

Washington/UNI: US officials said on Sunday that they intercepted an envelope which was addressed to the White House and was found to be containing a substance identified as ricin, a deadly poison.

US President Donald Trump leaves coronavirus briefing after shooting near White House

Washingto/UNI: President Donald Trump suddenly left the coronavirus press briefing in the White House on Monday after someone fired shots outside the iconic building, media reported on Tuesday.