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$2 trillion rescue package passes US Senate, heads to House

The US Senate has unanimously passed the nation’s largest-ever rescue package late Wednesday, a $2 trillion lifeline to suffering Americans, critically depleted hospitals and an economy all ravaged by a rapidly spreading coronavirus crisis.

Second U.S. Reps McAdams tests positive for coronavirus

Rep Ben McAdams, the second U.S. congressman has disclosed that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

American boxer, Patrick Day dies after brutal knockout

American boxer, Patrick Day, died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in the 10th round.

Trump fires John Bolton as national security adviser

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had significant disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges.

U.S. imposes visa hike on Nigerians

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has announced an increase in the price of visa for Nigerians with effect from Thursday in retaliation to increased cost of obtaining Nigeria’s by its citizens.

Lone gunman kills 20, injures 26 in USA

A man armed with a rifle has opened fire at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, killing 20 people and injuring 26 others as panicked shoppers and employees scurried for cover before the gunman surrendered to police at the scene.

US election 2020: Joe Biden launches presidential bid

Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has declared a presidential bid, putting an end to months of speculation.
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