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US Midwest sees surge in COVID-19 cases as four states report record increases

27 September 2020, 3:20 PM

Four US states in the Midwest reported record one-day increases in COVID-19 cases on Saturday as infections rise nationally for a second week in a row, according to a Reuters analysis.

Iran’s Zarif says the world should oppose US sanctions or expect same

20 September 2020, 10:56 AM

The world community should oppose the United States’ use of sanctions to impose its will as a “bully,” or expect to face sanctions itself, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.

Syria seeks Russian investment as US sanctions hammer economy

7 September 2020, 5:06 PM

President Bashar al Assad said on Monday he wanted to expand business ties with Russia to help Syria cope with new U.S. sanctions on its already crippled economy that threaten to undermine military gains Damascus achieved with Moscow’s help.

Deal likely to fund U.S. government to early December, Mnuchin says

7 September 2020, 4:07 AM

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday said a deal between the White House and Congress would fund the federal government through the beginning of December and that details of the spending bill should be finalized by week’s end.

In ‘law-and-order’ speech, US Vice President Pence warns against Biden win

27 August 2020, 9:07 AM

US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday cast the re-election of President Donald Trump as critical to preserving America’s safety and economic viability, while cautioning Democrat Joe Biden would set the country on a path to socialism and decline.



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