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Biden agrees war power authority needs to be updated

Washington |Saturday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

US President Joe Biden has agreed that Authorizations for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) that justify American military operations, need to be updated, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

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Biden appoints 2 Indian-Americans as policy advisors

New York |Saturday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

A day after US President Joe Biden joked that Indian-Americans were taking over the US, he appointed two of them as special assistants for advising him on domestic policies.

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Indian-Americans are taking over US: Biden

New York |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST

Indian-Americans are taking over the US, President Joe Biden said while congratulating Swati Mohan, the NASA engineer, who guided the Mars rover Perseverance to a soft landing on the Red Planet.

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Biden issues high alert on China; vows to deepen India partnership (Ld)

New York |Thursday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST

Issuing a high alert about the growing dangers to the international system from China, President Joe Biden has called for building alliances with like-minded countries and said the US will deepen its

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Biden's commerce secretary pick Gina Raimondo confirmed by Senate

Washington |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo was confirmed by the Senate as the new US commerce secretary, about two months after President Joe Biden's announcement of the nomination.

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Neera Tanden withdraws nomination in first defeat for Biden pick

New York |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 PM IST

After weeks of cliffhanger politics, US President Joe Biden's choice to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, pulled her nomination marking the first big defeat for a Biden - Harris

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Biden's pick to lead WH Economic Council confirmed

Washington |Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST

The US Senate has overwhelmingly voted to confirm President Joe Biden's nominee Cecilia Rouse, a Princeton University economist, to lead the White House Council of Economic Advisers, making her the fi

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Neera Tanden accepts defeat; Biden promises another job (Ld)

New York |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

Indian-American Neera Tanden, who had alienated politicians on all sides, has withdrawn her nomination for a cabinet position, but US President Joe Biden has promised her another job that will not nee

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Biden appoints Indian-American Director of WH Military Office

New York |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

US President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-American Maju Varghese, who was the Chief Operating Officer of his campaign, as his deputy assistant and Director of the White House Military Office.

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Biden admin to allow migrant families to reunite

Washington |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:06 PM IST

President Joe Biden's administration will allow migrant families separated at the US-Mexico border under former President Donald Trump to reunite inside the United States, Homeland Security Secretary

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H1B on backburner as Biden focuses on 470,000 pending US immigrant visa cases

New York |Tuesday, 2021 12:45:07 PM IST

Processing of non immigrant visas, including H1B cases are taking a backseat for now as the Joe Biden administration turns its attention to more than 470,000 immigrant visa cases currently pending in

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Biden leads Trump in Michigan, Nevada, tied in Iowa: Poll

Washington |Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST

A new poll has revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was leading US President Donald Trump by six points in the swing states of Michigan and Nevada, while the two rivals were tied in

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