Biden, Kishida Agree To Boost US-Japan Security, Economic Cooperation Amid Rising Concerns on North Korea, China, and Russia
United States President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida held their first formal meeting on Friday that touched fresh concerns on North Korea's nuclear and missile development, China's growing military assertiveness, and Russia's escalating conflict with Ukraine and NATO.
Japan Ramps Up COVID-19 Restrictions As Cases Surge; Critics Say Policy Is Unfair
Japan widens its COVID-19 restrictions on Friday due to the surge of COVID-19 infections, especially in metropolitan areas, brought by the highly transmissible Omicron variant, prompting restaurants and bars to close early.
Beijing Winter Games App Contain Security Flaws Experts Warn; Olympic Torch Relay Cut Down To Three Days
Cybersecurity experts expressed concerns about the required Beijing Winter Olympics app for attendees and athletes to use after finding security weaknesses that could put users at risk of data breaches.
US Requires Essential Workers Crossing Borders To Be Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 As Hospitalizations Hit Record High
Non-US essential workers, such as nurses, truck drivers, and researchers, who are crossing land borders are now required by the United States government to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as infections continue to surge.
F-35 Stealth Fighter Becomes an Important Thrust of the US Forces Against Russia, China
Deployment of the F-35 stealth fighter on the amphibious ship extends the capabilities of the 5th generation fighter needed to counter Russia and China.
Hamster Owners Do Not Want the Hong Kong Government To Cull Their Pets in Fear of COVID-19 Infection
The Hong Kong government wants to cull hamsters, but pet owners disagree and say the move is too drastic.
Joe Biden Denies a Terrible First Year as Polls Dip to 33% Approval During Failed Solo News Conference
In his solo press conference, Joe Biden is in hot water for many inaccuracies that garnered a zero to many.
Spain Guarantees EU Unity On Ukraine Crisis; Russia Wants NATO Out From Romania, Bulgaria
Spain's foreign minister Jose Manuel Albares assures that European countries are united in their stance regarding the border tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
Kamala Harris Weighs in on Russia-Ukraine Tensions, Says the United States Won’t Back Down Against Vladimir Putin
Kamala Harris is on board with Joe Biden's reaction to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine tensions after the POTUS announced that she'll be his running mate in 2024.
Donald Trump’s Jan. 2 Call to Georgia’s Secretary of State Under Investigation; Ex-POTUS Could Face Criminal Charges
Donald Trump believes that he didn't do anything wrong when he asked Georgia's secretary of state to overturn the result of the 2020 election.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Proposes up to $350 Direct Payments For 2.7 Million Households
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced a program the state has planned which will distribute what he called "Walz Checks" to more than 2.7 million households in the region. The program will give away $175 or $350 direct payments depending on a household's tax situation.
American Airlines Flight Bound for London Disrupted After One Passenger Refused To Comply With Country’s Federal Mask Requirement
American Airlines releases statement after one passenger caused the entire flight to be canceled due to her refusal to wear a face mask.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Fires Back at Joe Biden After POTUS Questioned What He Stands For
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell recently said that he and Joe Biden can start working again once the POTUS returns to being a moderate Democrat.
Mysterious Havana Syndrome 'Unlikely' To Have Been Caused by Foreign Actor, CIA Interim Report Says
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released an interim report that assessed there was no foreign actor involved in the majority of cases related to the mysterious Havana syndrome. The incident has gone on for more than five years that has left U.S. officials baffled.
Rep. Lauren Boebert Accused of Making Anti-Semitic Remarks During Chance Encounter With Jewish Group Visiting the US Capitol
Rep. Lauren Boebert once again made offensive remarks directed at a group of Jewish people months after she attacked Muslim Congress member Ilhan Omar.