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Biden Administration Considers Ban on Russian Crude Oil Imports While Congress Pushes to Punish Kremlin
The Biden administration is reportedly considering a ban on U.S. imports of Russian crude oil as Congress works towards passing such restrictions to punish Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.  “Conversations are taking place within...
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Trudeau’s Ban on Russian Oil Imports Will Have Little Effect
On Feb. 28, the Trudeau government announced a ban on Russian oil imports into Canada following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Canadian Prime Minister said that oil revenues have helped Russian President Vladimir Putin wage...
Most Americans do not like bringing race and gender considerations while deciding the Supreme Court Justice.
Majority of Americans Oppose Biden Insistence on Black Woman for Supreme Court Justice: Survey
President Joe Biden has several times stated that he wishes to appoint a black woman to the post of Supreme Court Justice. A recent poll by Rasmussen shows that a significant majority of American citizens...
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Biden Warns Ukraine of Imminent Russian Invasion, Says CNN
President Joe Biden has warned his Ukrainian counterpart, President Volodymyr Zelensky, about an imminent invasion by Russia according to a CNN report. The warning was conveyed while the two leaders engaged in a phone call...
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Washington Wants to Supply Ukraine With Helicopters; Russia Moves S-400 Missile System Into Belarus
The Biden administration is planning to send helicopters as part of military aid to Ukraine. Russia has positioned more than 100,000 soldiers near the borders of Ukraine, threatening an invasion in case its demands are...
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Why the Biden Administration Has Not Picked an Ambassador for Ukraine
While tensions are flaring between the United States and Russia over the Ukraine issue, some are flabbergasted that Washington is yet to appoint an ambassador to Ukraine. It has been over a year since Biden...
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Confusion Ensues After Biden Appears to State That the 2022 Elections Could be Illegitimate
At a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 19, U.S. President Joe Biden appeared to imply that the upcoming 2022 elections, scheduled for November this year, may be “illegitimate.”  At the presser, Biden was asked the...
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Omicron Arrives in Beijing Three Weeks Prior to Olympics
On Saturday, Jan. 15, Beijing was reported to have been hit with its first Omicron case, leading to a lockdown and mass testing.  As the new variant of the COVID-19 pandemic strikes the heart of...
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Champion Snowboarder Calls for a Full-Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
Canadian Drew Neilson, a former snowboard champion, has called for a complete boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, citing human rights issues that he believes shouldn’t be ignored. “I’m really disgusted. I don’t even...
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Intel Apologizes to ‘Respected Chinese Customers’ Over Its Decision to Avoid Products From Xinjiang
Intel recently asked some of its suppliers in China not to procure products or services from Xinjiang, the northwestern region where more than 1 million members of the Uyghur minority people have reportedly been sent...
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US Bans All Imports From China’s Xinjiang Region
The Uyghurs, a Muslim minority concentrated predominantly in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang, have drawn the attention of human rights activists worldwide for the persecution they have been undergoing at the hands of the Chinese...
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Amtrak Suspends COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Employees Citing High Vaccination Rate
Passenger railroad company Amtrak has decided to suspend its COVID-19 vaccine mandate targeting its employees. The decision follows a recent warning issued by company president Stephen Gardner who said Amtrak’s services would be disrupted next...