Tag: United States of America
US President Donald Trump has vetoed a $740 billion spending bill that was approved by the US Congress earlier this month, insisting that the bill was “unconstitutional.”
Four mercenaries involved in the killing of at least 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians in 2007 have been pardoned by US President Donald Trump, in a move that has outraged Iraqis and drawn swift condemnation from the UN.
President-elect Joe Biden is set to nominate Pete Buttigieg to be his transportation secretary in the federal government.
The Trump administration now in its final month has done another first: it has approved sanctions against its NATO alley Turkey. The USA government was irked by the decision of Ankara to purchase a Russian missile system which is deemed to be incompatible with NATO equipment.
His father reportedly said: “He grabbed my hands and began to weep and he told me that he was having hallucinations. He said ‘Daddy, Daddy, I love you. Why did they shoot me so many times?’ I said, ‘Baby, they were not supposed to shoot you at all.”
The number of U.S. coronavirus infections climbed above 82,000 on Thursday, surpassing the national tallies of China and Italy, as New York, New Orleans and other hot spots faced a surge in hospitalizations and looming shortages of supplies, staff and sick beds.
U.S. President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency over the fast-spreading coronavirus on Friday, opening the door to more federal aid to combat a disease that has infected 138,000 people worldwide and left more than 5,000 dead.