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United States President Joe Biden has officially launched his campaign for re-election in 2024, becoming the Democratic frontrunner in a race that could pit him for a second time against Republican contender Donald Trump, according to his campaign video. Biden’s announcement on Tuesday came on the fourth anniversary of his first successful presidential bid, launched […]

MANILA, April 24 (Reuters) – Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr on Monday said he will press U.S. counterpart Joe Biden to make clear the extent of Washington’s commitment to protect his country under a 1951 security pact, citing growing regional tension. The past two Philippine administrations have urged former colonial power United States to be […]

Amid a protracted stalemate in Congress over immigration, President Biden has opened a back door to allow hundreds of thousands of new immigrants into the country, significantly expanding the use of humanitarian parole programs for people escaping war and political turmoil around the world. The measures, introduced over the past year to offer refuge to […]

SEOUL, April 20 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol will visit the United States next week for a summit with President Joe Biden as the allies grapple for ways to handle the challenge posed by North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile arsenal. Yoon’s April 24-29 trip will be the first state visit to […]

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke to his Brazilian counterpart on Tuesday after that country’s president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, accused America of “encouraging war” while on a visit to China. Sullivan and Celso Amorim “discussed a number of bilateral and global issues, including Russia’s war against Ukraine” and “continued cooperation to combat […]

Claim: During a trip to Ireland in April 2023, U.S. President Joe Biden confused New Zealand’s “All Blacks” national rugby team for the “Black and Tans,” a British paramilitary force of the 1920s known for its brutality against the Irish people. Rating: U.S. President Joe Biden is known for his public gaffes, but one in […]

Comment on this storyComment BALLINA, Ireland — President Biden concluded a three-day journey through his ancestral homeland with an impassioned speech here that sought to channel the story of his family — who left Ireland for the United States nearly two centuries ago — into a call for shared values, from fighting hunger to combating […]

News Wrap: Biden touts strength of Ireland-U.S. relations  PBS NewsHour Source link

(CNN) President Joe Biden made a gaffe during his visit to Ireland on Wednesday as he confused a rugby team with a controversial 1920s-era British police force. Biden was speaking at the Windsor Bar in Dundalk, Ireland, when he appeared to mistake New Zealand’s

US President Joe Biden appeared to confuse the All Blacks with the Black and Tans during a speech in Ireland on Wednesday. The 80-year-old is currently on a trip around the Republic of Ireland, having visited Belfast and Northern Ireland first to deliver a speech to mark the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement […]

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