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    • Forever Wars
      Last update: 00:40 GMT 16.04.2021
      00:40 GMT 16.04.2021

      Forever Wars

      Earlier, US President Joe Biden announced that he was ordering the complete removal of US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, pushing back the initial May 1 deadline by several months.

    • Never Gonna Give You Up
      Last update: 00:32 GMT 14.04.2021
      00:32 GMT 14.04.2021

      Never Gonna Give You Up

      The Trump administration previously planned to complete the full withdrawal of US troops based in Afghanistan by May 1, however, drawing strong similarities to past promises, the efforts went unfulfilled.

    • Yippee Ki Nope
      Last update: 21:44 GMT 09.04.2021
      21:44 GMT 09.04.2021

      Yippee Ki Nope

      Earlier, reports surfaced that Paul Alexander, who served as a science adviser under the Trump administration, urged the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to relax social distancing efforts so that COVID-19 could spread and, ultimately, lead to the creation of “herd immunity” against the deadly SARS-CoV-2 virus.

    • Undesired Sequel
      Last update: 21:29 GMT 06.04.2021
      21:29 GMT 06.04.2021

      Undesired Sequel

      Earlier, Egypt’s Suez Canal snatched headlines around the world while concerned onlookers wondered what would become of the prominent trade waterway after a massive cargo vessel became stuck for multiple days.

    • Memeified Success
      Last update: 01:18 GMT 02.04.2021
      01:18 GMT 02.04.2021

      Memeified Success

      For nearly one week, the massive, Panamanian-flagged cargo ship Ever Given took the internet - and the global economy - by storm after the vessel got stuck and blocked passage through Egypt’s Suez Canal. Although the financial setbacks caused by the blockage are still being reviewed, experts are forecasting tremendous losses.

    • Tick, Tick, Boom
      Last update: 21:09 GMT 30.03.2021
      21:09 GMT 30.03.2021

      Tick, Tick, Boom

      Under the Trump administration, relations between the US and Iran reached a new boiling point as former US President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and undertook a “maximum pressure” campaign against Tehran. Although there was some hope the incoming Biden White House would ease tensions, they have remained.

    • Lights, Camera, Biden
      Last update: 23:25 GMT 25.03.2021
      23:25 GMT 25.03.2021

      Lights, Camera, Biden

      US President Joe Biden held his very first news conference on Thursday, bringing to a close the longest amount of time in which an American president has held off hosting such an event in modern times.

    • Laughing Harris
      Last update: 23:49 GMT 23.03.2021
      23:49 GMT 23.03.2021

      Laughing Harris

      Over the last few months, the US has experienced a massive resurgence in the amount of illegal border crossings, with American officials stationed at the US-Mexico border struggling to provide adequate housing for thousands of minors entering the Land of the Free without a parent or guardian.

    • Trump Overload
      Last update: 01:06 GMT 20.03.2021
      01:06 GMT 20.03.2021

      Trump Overload

      Although former US President Donald Trump took every opportunity to blast tell-all books authored by former officials who served under his administration, it seems as if the one-term leader may be jumping on the same train. Choo, choo!

    • Seeing is Believing
      Last update: 00:42 GMT 17.03.2021
      00:42 GMT 17.03.2021

      Seeing is Believing

      Under the Biden administration, it appears as though the US has begun to experience one of its worst migrant surges over the last two decades at the US-Mexico border, where US President Joe Biden has yet to make an appearance amid concerning border reports.

    • Operation Escalation
      Last update: 03:30 GMT 12.03.2021
      03:30 GMT 12.03.2021

      Operation Escalation

      Under the Trump administration, tensions between the US and China remained heightened as Washington made multiple claims against Beijing, many of which suggested the US was being taken advantage of in regards to business dealings. Since the fresh takeover of US President Joe Biden, only time will tell if ties between the pair may improve.

    • Looming Threats
      Last update: 00:37 GMT 10.03.2021
      00:37 GMT 10.03.2021

      Looming Threats

      Newly surfaced allegations of looming US cyberattacks against Russia come on the heels of reports that an attack on Microsoft’s Exchange Server email application was carried out by a Chinese hacking group known as “Hafnium.” The breach reportedly affected hundreds of thousands of individuals around the world.

    • Hints of the Past
      Last update: 01:29 GMT 05.03.2021
      01:29 GMT 05.03.2021

      Hints of the Past

      The last time that former US President Donald Trump uttered the words “stand down” to supporters, he ended up giving an endorsement of sorts to the Proud Boys, a violent far-right group that was in support of his 2020 reelection campaign. The remark saw Trump widely criticized for failing to explicitly condemn the group.

    • Reality Confirmed
      Last update: 23:05 GMT 02.03.2021
      23:05 GMT 02.03.2021

      Reality Confirmed

      In the wake of the deadly Capitol riot, it was no secret that supporters of former US President Donald Trump stormed the federal building in an effort to halt the certification of the US election results. However, despite that knowledge, conspiracy theories emerged detailing that “fake” Trump supporters took part in the siege.

    • The Taxman Cometh
      Last update: 01:36 GMT 26.02.2021
      01:36 GMT 26.02.2021

      The Taxman Cometh

      The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office initially began its criminal investigation into former US President Donald Trump in August 2019, when the office issued a subpoena to Trump’s accounting firm, Mazars USA, that sought eight years’ worth of tax returns and related documents. Since then, a nearly two-year court battle ensued.

    • Expanding Horizons
      Last update: 00:51 GMT 24.02.2021
      00:51 GMT 24.02.2021

      Expanding Horizons

      Although former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is no stranger to the writer's workshop, the two-time first lady is now dipping her toes into new, unchartered waters - those of the nonfiction variety.

    • Pot, Meet Kettle
      Last update: 03:08 GMT 19.02.2021
      03:08 GMT 19.02.2021

      Pot, Meet Kettle

      Although the Trump administration was no stranger to the bevy of criticism it received from the American public and abroad, disapproval seemed to reach a new level when former US President Donald Trump began to question whether bleach injections and sunshine were effective COVID-19 treatments during the height of the deadly pandemic.

    • Dynamite Endings
      Last update: 01:30 GMT 18.02.2021
      01:30 GMT 18.02.2021

      Dynamite Ending

      Once considered the premier gambling destination in New Jersey’s Atlantic City, the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino soon cratered and went bankrupt, with former US President Donald Trump cutting ties with the failing casino in 2009.

    • Unconventional Triple Threat
      Last update: 22:16 GMT 11.02.2021
      22:16 GMT 11.02.2021

      Unconventional Triple Threat

      With the days of roaming the White House corridors behind him, the former US president, Donald Trump, reportedly spent his first few post-presidency weeks slammed by investigations and a multitude of legal proceedings over the deadly 6 January Capitol riot.

    • Impeachment Getaway
      Last update: 21:48 GMT 09.02.2021
      21:48 GMT 09.02.2021

      Impeachment Getaway

      Tuesday marked the start of a second impeachment trial in the US Senate for the former US president, Donald Trump, as lawmakers set off the procedure with a four-hour debate on the constitutionality of the proceedings. The debate will be followed with a vote in line with a simple majority threshold.

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