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US, Japan Show United Front On China In Biden's First Summit

April 17, 2021
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The United States and Japan vowed Friday to stand firm together against an assertive China and to step up cooperation on climate change and next-generation technology as President Joe Biden made his first summit a show of alliance unity. Waiting nearly three months for his first foreign guest due to the Covid-19 pandem | Read more|

Was On Phone For Two Straight Hours With Xi Jinping: Joe Biden

February 12, 2021
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US President Joe Biden said Thursday that his first phone call with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since taking office lasted two hours. "Last night, I was in the phone for two straight hours with Xi Jinping," Biden told reporters -- an unusually long interaction for a US president, with whom even face-to-face meetings rare | Read more|

Kamala Harris As Vice President Further Cements US-India Ties: White House

January 22, 2021
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The historic inauguration of Kamala Harris as America's vice president has further cemented the importance of the relationship between the United States and India, according to a top White House official. Born to a Jamaican father and an Indian mother, 56-year-old Kamala Harris made history on Wednesday when she was sw | Read more|

Trump helicopter buzzes supporters rallying in Washington

December 13, 2020
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Thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump returned to Washington for rallies to back his desperate efforts to subvert the election that he lost to Joe Biden. They cheered as Trump flew overhead on the Marine One helicopter on his way out of town for the Army-Navy football game in West Point, New York. | Read more|

Biden, UN Chief Discuss "Strengthened Partnership" On COVID-19, Climate

December 1, 2020
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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden spoke with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday, Biden's transition team said, discussing the need for a "strengthened partnership" to combat COVID-19 pandemic and climate change - two areas where President Donald Trump shunned a multilateral approach. | Read more|