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Nepali Climbers Make History By Becoming First To Scale Mt K2 In Winter

NDTV - 52 min ago
Nepali climbers who made history at the weekend by becoming the first to summit the world's second-highest mountain in winter told Wednesday how they battled hurricane-force winds and freezing...
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$1.9 Trillion Covid Relief Proposal Based On Specific Needs: White House

NDTV - 54 min 35 sec ago
President Joe Biden's proposal for a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package was based on an assessment of specific needs, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Wednesday, when asked about...
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Will repair our alliances: Joe Biden's message to world after taking oath as US president

Zeenews World News - 58 min 12 sec ago
Joe Biden, after being sworn-in as President of the United States, said late on Wednesday that his administration will try to repair ties with the country’s alliances. "Here's my message to those beyond our borders: America has been tested and come out stronger for it. We will repair our alliances & engage with the world once again not to meet yesterday's challenges but today's & tomorrow's challenges," Biden said in his first speech as the US President.
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"See You Soon" To "Call For Unity": How US Transfer Of Power Played Out

NDTV - 1 hour 19 min ago
America's division was in sharp relief on cable TV on Wednesday during the inauguration of US President Joe Biden and his speech on the steps of the Capitol.What CNN Political Correspondent Abby...
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Just hours into presidency, Joe Biden announces US will rejoin Paris Climate Accord

Zeenews World News - 1 hour 24 min ago
Just hours into the presidency, Joe Biden announced that the US will rejoin the Paris Climate Accord. The Paris accord commits 195 countries and other signatories to come up with a goal to reduce carbon pollution and monitor and report their fossil fuel emissions. The United States is the world's number 2 carbon emitter after China.UN secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, has welcomed Biden's steps.
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Wall Street Soars After Smooth Joe Biden Inauguration

NDTV - 1 hour 50 min ago
Wall Street hit new records and stock markets across the globe climbed after US President Joe Biden took office on Wednesday, with traders joyful over his plan to inject even more stimulus into the...
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United Airlines Says It Lost $7.1 Billion In 2020 Due To Pandemic

NDTV - 1 hour 50 min ago
United Airlines on Wednesday reported it took a hefty loss in 2020 following the devastating hit Covid-19 did to travel, but the carrier eyed a partial recovery in 2021.
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China Sanctions 28 Trump Officials, Pompeo For Violating "Sovereignty"

NDTV - 2 hours 29 min ago
China said Wednesday it was sanctioning more than two dozen members and ex-officials in former president Donald Trump's government, including his secretary of state Mike Pompeo, for violating the...
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US Senate Control Shifts To Democrats As Georgia Pair Sworn In

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 23:59
Two Georgia Democrats were sworn in Wednesday as the newest members of the US Senate, handing their party control of the upper chamber just hours after President Joe Biden took office.
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Joe Biden Safely Arrives At White House, Protected By 25,000 Troops

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 23:31
After taking the oath of office and a brief dash to shake some hands, Joe Biden made it safely to the White House in a barricaded city guarded by more than 25,000 troops and devoid of the hundreds of...
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Oxford Prepares Vaccine To Combat Emerging Virus Variants: Report

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 23:19
Oxford scientists are preparing to rapidly produce new versions of their vaccine to combat emerging more contagious COVID-19 variants discovered in the UK, South Africa and Brazil, The Telegraph...
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"Welcome Back To The Paris Agreement!": French President To Joe Biden

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 22:54
French President Emmanuel Macron lauded new US President Joe Biden's decision to return to the Paris climate accord on Wednesday, telling him "welcome back" in a congratulatory message after his...
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Joe Biden Appoints Dan Smith As Acting Secretary Of State: White House

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 22:43
President Joe Biden has appointed Dan Smith to temporarily serve as acting Secretary of State until nominee Antony Blinken is confirmed by the Senate, the White House said in a press release on...
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Joe Biden Signs Series Of Orders, Set To Rejoin Paris Climate Accord

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 22:41
US President Joe Biden signed a raft of executive orders to launch his administration Wednesday, including a decision to rejoin the Paris climate accord.
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Donald Trump "Wrote A Very Generous Letter": Joe Biden

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 22:29
President Joe Biden said Wednesday that outgoing president Donald Trump had left him a "very generous" letter in the Oval Office, in keeping with tradition.
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"Do Not Panic, You Will Get A Vaccine," Says WHO

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:46
Nobody should panic about getting access to a Covid-19 vaccine because everyone who wants one will get one, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
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Joe Biden's Presidency Begins With Sharp Focus On Immigration Bill

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:35
Within hours of being sworn in as president on Wednesday, Joe Biden sent an immigration bill to lawmakers that would open a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants living in the United States...
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"Until We Meet Again": US Envoy Bids Farewell To India

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:23
In his final tweet as the US Ambassador to India, Ken Juster bid farewell to India, as President-elect Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the United States.
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US President Joe Biden And His Family Arrive At White House

NDTV - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:17
US President Joe Biden arrived at the White House on Wednesday, walking the last block with members of his family through streets that were eerily empty because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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46th United States President Joe Biden one of youngest senators at age of 29 to oldest US prez at 78

Zeenews World News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:10
Before becoming the 47th Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden represented Delaware state for 36 years in the US Senate. He has spent over five decades in Washington and has also served two terms in the White House as former US president Barack Obama's vice president. He has also been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction, which is the US' highest civilian honor.
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