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99 unaccounted for after Florida building collapse: Police

Police said Thursday they are without news of 99 people who may have been inside a beachfront apartment block that collapsed early Thursday near Miami Beach.

Biden intends to make sure both bipartisan infrastructure plan and reconciliation bill move forward, says White House

Election Day should be a ‘day off’ US President Joe Biden says

US state department approves possible purchase of F-16 fighters, missiles by the Philippines, Pentagon says

US CDC reports total deaths of 600,442 due to coronavirus as of yesterday

Biden says bipartisan infrastructure bill must be paired with separate budget measure

US President Joe Biden said on Thursday he would sign a bipartisan infrastructure package into law only if a separate large-scale budget bill Democrats are planning to fund other parts of his agenda reaches his desk as well.”I expect that in the coming months this summer, before the fiscal year is over, that we will have voted on this (bipartisan) bill – the infrastructure bill – as well as voted on the budget resolution,” he told reporters at the White House.”But if only one comes to me, I’m not signing it. It’s in tandem.”

Will fight for $300 billion tax credit for environmental issues, says Biden

Biden says he wants to make sure both physical and human infrastructure move through Congress promptly and in tandem


Bipartisan infrastructure deal will bring long overdue investments: Biden

Biden says Apple Daily closure signals ‘intensifying repression by Beijing’

US President Joe Biden on Thursday said the closure of the Apple Daily tabloid in Hong Kong signaled “intensifying repression by Beijing” and urged China to stop targeting the independent press and release detained journalists and media executives.”People in Hong Kong have the right to freedom of the press. Instead, Beijing is denying basic liberties and assaulting Hong Kong’s autonomy and democratic institutions and processes, inconsistent with its international obligations,” Biden said in a statement following the news outlet’s closure earlier on Thursday.

US would not be going back for next round of nuclear talks if it did not think deal was possible, but we are not there yet: Senior US state department official

Time is not a positive factor in talks about return to Iran nuclear deal, this process won’t be open indefinitely: Senior US state department official

Democratic senator Warner says infrastructure deal contains about $100 billion in net revenues from increased IRS enforcement

Beijing must stop targeting the independent press and release journalists, media executive who have been detained

US president Joe Biden in a statement

White House, lawmakers strike deal on infrastructure

Nearly all Covid deaths in US are now among unvaccinated

Nearly all Covid-19 deaths in the US now are in people who weren’t vaccinated, a staggering demonstration of how effective the shots have been and an indication that deaths per day – now down to under 300 – could be practically zero if everyone eligible got the vaccine.

Portman says the infrastructure deal has no new taxes

Infrastructure deal is a good compromise that will help American people: Republican senator Portman

Both sides agreed on price tag, scope, and how to pay for infrastructure: Republican senator Collins

Republican senator Collins says US infrastructure deal shows the world America can get things done