President Biden announces steps to limit 'ghost' guns, plans to tackle assault weapons
April 8, 2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and his Attorney General Merrick Garland announced limited measures to tackle gun violence in the United States on Thursday, in what the White House described as a first step to curb mass shootings, community bloodshed and suicides.
April 7, 2021
Biden announces all US adults eligible for Covid-19 vaccine
WASHINGTON (AFP) - All adults across America will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccines within two weeks, President Joe Biden announced Tuesday, as economic powerhouse California set a June 15 target to fully reopen businesses.
April 1, 2021
Stocks edge up as Biden spending plan boosts US outlook
SINGAPORE/NEW YORK (Reuters) -Stocks crept higher on Thursday following their weakest quarter in a year, while higher Treasury yields supported the dollar, as investors parsed the details of a $2 trillion U.S. government spending plan and hoped for strong jobs data later in the week.
April 1, 2021
Biden singles out Amazon for not paying federal taxes
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden on Wednesday singled out Amazon.com Inc for not paying federal taxes during his address in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as he spoke about raising the burden of taxes on multinational companies and hiking the corporate tax rate.
March 30, 2021
Biden does not intend to meet with North Korea's Kim
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden does not intend to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the White House said on Monday.
March 27, 2021
Biden says he suggested to UK's Johnson a plan to rival China's Belt and Road
NEW CASTLE, Del. (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said he suggested to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a phone call on Friday that democratic countries should have an infrastructure plan to rival China’s Belt and Road initiative.
March 25, 2021
Biden says unlikely that US troops will remain in Afghanistan next year
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden on Thursday said it will be hard for the United States to meet the May 1 deadline to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan but said he did not think the U.S. soldiers would still be in the country next year.