‘It’s become real’: Abortion decision roils US midterms, sending fight to the States

The Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v Wade on Friday catapulted the explosive battle over abortion rights into the center of several marquee midterm races, turning the fight over key governor’s contests and coveted Senate seats into heated debates about personal freedom and public health. Devastated Democrats, facing staggering political challenges amid high inflation and … Read more

Biden calls abortion ruling ‘a sad day’ for country

President Joe Biden said Friday that “it’s a sad day for the court and the country” after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide.“Now with Roe gone, let’s be very clear, the health and life of women across this nation are now at risk,” he said from … Read more

Explained: The last-ditch plan to have Pence stop Biden win

The House committee investigating the Capitol riot plans to focus its hearing Thursday on the pressure that Donald Trump put on his vice president, Mike Pence, in a last-ditch and potentially illegal plan to stop Joe Biden’s election victory. Trump seized on the unorthodox proposal from conservative law professor John Eastman to have Pence turn … Read more

putin: How the world is paying for Putin’s war in Ukraine

In early March, as the US and its allies unleashed a wave of sanctions on Russia, US President Joe Biden stood in the White House and said they wanted to deal a “powerful blow to Putin’s war machine.” But as the war in Ukraine approaches its 100th day, that machine is still very much operational. … Read more

US President Joe Biden decides on Saudi Arabia visit as OPEC+ boosts oil production

US President Joe Biden has decided to travel to Saudi Arabia in the coming weeks and is expected to meet with the kingdom’s crown prince, whom he once shunned for his brutality. It’s a visit that is coming together as OPEC+ announced Thursday it will pump more oil amid skyrocketing energy costs around the globe. … Read more

US President Joe Biden appeals for tougher gun laws: ‘How much more carnage?’

“Enough, enough,” US President Joe Biden exclaimed over and over Thursday night, as he delivered an impassioned address to the nation imploring Congress to take action against gun violence after mass shootings he said had turned schools, supermarkets and other everyday places into “killing fields.” If legislators fail to act, he warned, voters should use … Read more

Joe Biden says US military would defend Taiwan if China invaded

President Joe Biden indicated Monday that he would use military force to defend Taiwan if it were ever attacked by China, dispensing with the “strategic ambiguity” traditionally favored by US presidents and repeating even more unequivocally statements that his staff tried to walk back in the past . At a news conference with Prime Minister … Read more

modi: Urge everyone to join ‘Bharat chalo, Bharat se judo’ campaign, PM says in Tokyo | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Japan on a two-day visit to attend a summit of the Quad leaders. The meeting is aimed at further bolstering cooperation among the member nations of the influential grouping and discussing developments in the strategic Indo-Pacific region. Besides Modi, the Quad summit in Tokyo on … Read more

Biden pushes economic, security aims as he ends South Korea visit

US President Joe Biden tended to both business and security interests Sunday as he wrapped up a three-day trip to South Korea, first showcasing Hyundai’s pledge to invest at least $10 billion in the United States and later mingling with troops at a nearby military base. Biden’s visit to Osan Air Base, where thousands of … Read more

Modi, Biden will discuss war in Ukraine and food security at Quad meeting

US President Joe Biden will have a “constructive and straightforward” conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the “impact” of Russia’s “brutal invasion of Ukraine”, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Sunday, ahead of their bilateral meeting on the sideslines of the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo on May 24. ing to questions … Read more