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US heads into Independence Day besieged by virus, Europe reopens

US heads into Independence Day besieged by virus, Europe reopens

Another record number of coronavirus cases overshadowed the start of America's Independence Day weekend Friday as the surge in infections prompted Britain to blacklist travelers from the US, intensifying its isolation.

US aircraft intercept Russian nuclear-capable bombers near Alaska

US aircraft intercept Russian nuclear-capable bombers near Alaska

US fighter jets intercepted and escorted four Russian nuclear-capable bombers during a routine flight over neutral waters near the United States,

US jails three Chinese for photographing navy base

US jails three Chinese for photographing navy base

Three Chinese nationals were sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to illegally taking photographs of a US navy base in Key West Florida, the Justice Department announced Friday.

US suspends flights by Chinese airlines starting June 16

US suspends flights by Chinese airlines starting June 16

The United States on Tuesday ordered the suspension of all flights by Chinese airlines into and out of the country after Beijing failed to allow American carriers to resume service to China.

US virus expert warns of dangers as countries reopen

US virus expert warns of dangers as countries reopen

America's top infectious diseases official has warned that ending lockdowns too quickly could trigger uncontrollable new coronavirus outbreaks, as the global death toll closes in on 300,000.

Most Americans oppose reopening country now: poll

Most Americans oppose reopening country now: poll

A large majority of Americans oppose reopening the country now, with Democrats and Republicans sharply divided on the question, according to a poll published on Friday.

Pompeo presses China but acknowledges 'no certainty' virus from lab

Pompeo presses China but acknowledges 'no certainty' virus from lab

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday renewed his widely contested charge that the coronavirus pandemic likely originated in a Chinese laboratory, but acknowledged there was no certainty.

US-Iran war would bring 'untold chaos' warns Jordan's king

US-Iran war would bring 'untold chaos' warns Jordan's king

A war between the US and Iran would wreak "untold chaos" on the world, Jordan's King Abdullah II warned Wednesday, in a speech to European lawmakers on the tensions boiling across the Middle East.

Former Trump advisor accuses White House of blocking Twitter access

Former Trump advisor accuses White House of blocking Twitter access

Former Trump National Security Advisor John Bolton said the White House denied him access to his Twitter account after his dismissal in early September ...

Latest US-China trade talks called 'constructive' by both sides

Latest US-China trade talks called 'constructive' by both sides

US and Chinese negotiators wrapped up a brief round of trade talks on Wednesday that both sides described as "constructive"

Qatar is the most reliable ally of the US in the region

Qatar is the most reliable ally of the US in the region

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has just completed a highly successful visit to the United States. During the tour, the Amir held wide-ranging talks with President Donald Trump and other senior officials.

As US agents prepare to arrest 'thousands,' migrants live in fear

As US agents prepare to arrest 'thousands,' migrants live in fear

Thousands of undocumented immigrants were waiting in fear and uncertainty ahead of nationwide raids Sunday that President Donald Trump said would lead to a wave of expulsions.