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President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, January 20, in Washington.

MEXICO CITY (AP): World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new US President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, require multilateral cooperation, an approach his predecessor Donald...
Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington yesterday.

WASHINGTON (AP): Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, summoning American resilience to confront a historic confluence of crises and urging people to come together to end an “uncivil war” in a nation deeply...
Kamala Harris is sworn in as the 49th US vice-president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday, January 20 at the Capitol in Washington.

WASHINGTON (AP): Vice-President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath to hold the nation’s second-highest office. Harris was sworn in as the...

WASHINGTON (AP): Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday explicitly placed blame on President Donald Trump for the deadly riot at the Capitol, saying the mob was “fed lies” and that the president and others “provoked” those intent on...

EL FLORIDO (AP): A once-large caravan of Honduran migrants that pushed its way into Guatemala last week had dissipated by Tuesday in the face of Guatemalan security forces. Small groups pressed on towards the Mexican border, while others accepted...

ROME (AP): Pope Francis is honouring civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King Jr. on the commemoration of his birthday, saying his message of equality through peaceful means remains more timely than ever. Francis sent a message of prayer Monday to...

Jamaicans and other Caribbean nationals in Georgia turned out in huge numbers in the 2020 presidential elections as well as the senate run-off elections in numbers not seen in the past in a flexing of their political muscles. According to Jason...

VADO HONDO (AP): Hundreds of Honduran migrants awoke tired and hungry on Monday after a second night stuck along a rural Guatemalan roadside by police and soldiers, who will not let them pass. A steep mountain and tall wall flanking the rural...

PARIS (AP): Frenchwoman Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. She’s officially dead. She has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive. The 58-year-old woman says she lives in constant fear, not daring to leave her house in the...

CARACAS (AP): Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has authorised the dispatch of oxygen to Brazil to help its South American neighbour treat people sickened amid another wave of the coronavirus, despite frosty relations between the two governments...
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