Washington: US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has tested positive for COVID-19 and will work from home per health guidelines, confirmed spokesperson Marsha Espinosa.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was warned against sending flirtatious e-mails to a female employee but the matter was dropped after he told them he would stop the act, the company revealed on October 18, according to media reports.
New York/IBNS: Jennifer Gates, daughter of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Melinda Ann French, married her long-time boyfriend Nayel Nassar at the Gates family farm in Westchester, New York last Saturday.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell died on Monday from coronavirus-related complications, his family said in a statement.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed the situation in Afghanistan with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, thanking Qatar for helping with evacuations from Kabul, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price says.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Former US President Bill Clinton, who had been hospitalized in California for sepsis, was discharged, physician Alpesh Amin, the medical director of the University of California's Irvine Medical Center, said.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The Grambling State University, located in Louisiana, is now operating as normal following a shooting at a homecoming event that left one dead.
Ottawa/IBNS: COVID-19 vaccine certificate QR codes for download are being made available by the government of Ontario in Canada during the next three days starting Friday morning.
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.
Washington: The US State Department on Thursday announced two rewards of USD1 million each for information leading to the arrest of Pakistani smuggler Abid Ali Khan.
Former US President Bill Clinton has been admitted to hospital for a urinary tract infection that spread to his bloodstream, media reports said.
Ottawa/IBNS: The welcome news of reopening of Canada-US border in early November brings with it an uncertainty to several Canadians who have had mixed vaccines of Covid-19.
Ottawa/IBNS: Senior United States (U.S.) officials announced Tuesday night that starting early November, the country would allow fully vaccinated Canadians to enter the at land and ferry border crossings, which have been closed for non-essential travel since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020.
Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Ontario government has directed province's coroners to improve communication and transparency with families, especially indigenous people.
Washington: The US Statedepartment on Sunday said talks between the American delegation and Taliban in Doha was 'candid and professional'.