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Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says
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Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says

Updated 20 hours ago 49,636 Views 88 Comments

“Let there be no doubt at all, if Putin makes this choice, Russia will pay a heavy price,” the US president said.

Biden's push to save voting rights agenda appears doomed as key US senator opposes changes
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Biden's push to save voting rights agenda appears doomed as key US senator opposes changes

Jan 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 18,094 Views 36 Comments

Biden argues that the national voting rights bills are vital to preserving US democracy.

Joe Biden to deliver his first State of the Union address on 1 March
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Joe Biden to deliver his first State of the Union address on 1 March

Jan 7th 2022, 6:54 PM 10,236 Views 24 Comments

It will mark the latest any president has delivered a State of the Union address.

Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack
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Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack

Jan 5th 2022, 7:40 PM 17,992 Views 115 Comments

Joe Biden will make a speech from inside the Capitol’s Statuary Hall on the anniversary of the 6 January riots.

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin hold call on Ukraine military tensions
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Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin hold call on Ukraine military tensions

Dec 30th 2021, 9:12 PM 11,631 Views 14 Comments

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Russian President Vladimir Putin was “in the mood for a conversation.”

Biden and Putin to hold call amid growing tension over Russian troops at Ukraine border
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Biden and Putin to hold call amid growing tension over Russian troops at Ukraine border

Dec 30th 2021, 8:52 AM 7,682 Views 20 Comments

The White House indicated that Biden would make clear to Putin that a diplomatic path remains open.

Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin against Ukraine invasion
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Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin against Ukraine invasion

Dec 3rd 2021, 7:24 PM 18,815 Views 38 Comments

The US president offered the warning amid growing concern about a Russian build-up of troops on the Ukrainian border.

Biden and Xi at loggerheads on Taiwan following lengthy US-China virtual summit
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Biden and Xi at loggerheads on Taiwan following lengthy US-China virtual summit

Nov 16th 2021, 6:50 AM 8,948 Views 3 Comments

The video-link summit took place last night in Washington and early this morning in Beijing.

US court blocks Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate plan
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US court blocks Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate plan

Nov 7th 2021, 7:45 AM 24,833 Views 68 Comments

The law would have imposed the vaccine mandate on those working for private companies with more than 100 employees.

Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis runs into overtime
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Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis runs into overtime

Updated Oct 29th 2021, 8:26 PM 29,361 Views 29 Comments

Biden’s support of abortion rights and same-sex marriage has put him at odds with many US bishops.

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
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Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Oct 18th 2021, 10:43 PM 7,816 Views 4 Comments

The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted 48 hours.

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'
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Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'

Oct 16th 2021, 7:00 PM 14,062 Views 29 Comments

Our columnist says Biden is doing OK but has taken a major hit on the back of Afghanistan.

Biden administration lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics
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Biden administration lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics

Oct 4th 2021, 10:43 PM 13,911 Views 7 Comments

This comes as battles over abortion grow sharper from Texas to the US Supreme Court.

Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law
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Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law

Oct 1st 2021, 9:42 PM 10,334 Views 19 Comments

At least one Texas abortion provider said it stood ready to resume offering services.

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US Congress passes bill to avert partial government shutdown

Sep 30th 2021, 10:15 PM 7,533 Views 3 Comments

The legislation was needed to keep the government running once the current budget year ended at midnight.

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting
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Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:47 AM 20,675 Views 15 Comments
  • The US president met the UK Prime Minister in the Oval Office.
  • Biden issued a fresh warning for the UK not to damage the peace process over the EU departure.
  • Johnson agreed, saying: “On that point, Joe, we’re completely at one."
Biden approves federal aid for New York and New Jersey after deadly flooding
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Biden approves federal aid for New York and New Jersey after deadly flooding

Sep 6th 2021, 6:47 PM 8,333 Views 1 Comment

At least 50 people were killed in six Eastern states as record rainfall overwhelmed rivers and sewer systems.

Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at three memorial sites
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Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at three memorial sites

Sep 5th 2021, 12:53 PM 11,484 Views 19 Comments

Next Saturday’s anniversary falls less than two weeks after the end of the nearly two decade-long US war in Afghanistan.

Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb
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Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 8:24 PM 30,664 Views 63 Comments

The court voted 5-4 to deny an emergency appeal from abortion providers and others.

No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin meet at Geneva summit
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No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin meet at Geneva summit

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 2:00 PM 16,543 Views 31 Comments

Up to five hours of talks are planned, starting at around midday Irish time, with no break for meals.

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
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US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries

Jun 9th 2021, 10:30 PM 12,840 Views 20 Comments

The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.

Biden orders intelligence agencies to investigate origins of Covid-19
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Biden orders intelligence agencies to investigate origins of Covid-19

Updated May 26th 2021, 10:50 PM 28,799 Views 40 Comments

Biden has asked agencies to report whether the virus was from an animal source or a lab accident.

US President Biden recognises atrocities against Armenians as genocide
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US President Biden recognises atrocities against Armenians as genocide

Apr 24th 2021, 5:53 PM 17,437 Views 21 Comments

American leaders have avoided using the term ‘genocide’ over the events from 1915-1923 amid concerns that it will alienate Turkey.

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism
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Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism

Apr 17th 2021, 10:19 AM 16,458 Views 16 Comments

The latest move gets rid of Trump’s restrictions on resettlements from Somalia, Syria and Yemen to the US.

Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents
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Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents

Apr 12th 2021, 3:48 PM 25,558 Views 34 Comments

Last month, the White House confirmed that Major had nipped someone during a walk.

All adults in US will be eligible for Covid vaccine by 19 April, Biden announces
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All adults in US will be eligible for Covid vaccine by 19 April, Biden announces

Apr 7th 2021, 7:19 AM 13,430 Views 19 Comments

That is about two weeks earlier than Biden’s previously announced 1 May deadline.

Judge who Obama wanted to appoint to Supreme Court confirmed as Biden's Attorney General
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Judge who Obama wanted to appoint to Supreme Court confirmed as Biden's Attorney General

Mar 10th 2021, 8:28 PM 11,866 Views 6 Comments

The Senate voted 70 to 30 to confirm the appeals court judge to the top Justice Department post.

Two more Biden cabinet nominees confirmed, but another pick faces mounting opposition
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Two more Biden cabinet nominees confirmed, but another pick faces mounting opposition

Feb 23rd 2021, 10:41 PM 26,815 Views 13 Comments

While Biden’s key nominees like secretary of state and and defence have been confirmed, his cabinet remains less than half full.

Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts
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Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts

Feb 15th 2021, 8:02 AM 8,159 Views 7 Comments

The US President will address the G7 meeting on the pandemic and vaccination distribution.

Cake and champagne as Biden's Irish ancestral homes celebrate inauguration
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Cake and champagne as Biden's Irish ancestral homes celebrate inauguration

Jan 20th 2021, 7:27 PM 21,474 Views 19 Comments

The president’s heritage traces back to Ballina in Co Mayo and the Cooley Peninsula in Co Louth.

'A moment of hope': Leaders from Ireland and around the world congratulate Biden
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'A moment of hope': Leaders from Ireland and around the world congratulate Biden

Jan 20th 2021, 6:17 PM 12,370 Views 34 Comments

Joe Biden was sworn in at the inauguration in Washington DC this afternoon.

National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration
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National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration

Jan 18th 2021, 2:03 PM 15,027 Views 52 Comments

About 25,000 members of the National Guard are streaming into Washington from across the country.

Security services will be ready for Biden’s inauguration, says Secret Service agent in charge of the event
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Security services will be ready for Biden’s inauguration, says Secret Service agent in charge of the event

Jan 12th 2021, 7:05 AM 9,523 Views 8 Comments

The inauguration will be held in the same spot at the US Capitol where the pro-Trump mob descended last Wednesday.

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington
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Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington

Jan 7th 2021, 1:34 PM 60,731 Views 58 Comments

Here’s how the day unfolded.

Biden criticises Trump administration over pace of Covid-19 vaccine rollout
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Biden criticises Trump administration over pace of Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Dec 30th 2020, 9:27 AM 13,826 Views 3 Comments

Biden said ‘it’s going to take years, not months, to vaccinate the American people’ at the current pace.

Joe Biden expected to nominate John Kerry for leading climate change role
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Joe Biden expected to nominate John Kerry for leading climate change role

Nov 23rd 2020, 6:45 PM 22,599 Views 29 Comments

The expected nomination of the former secretary of state is the latest of Mr Biden’s key picks for national security and foreign policy roles.

Larry Donnelly: Joe Biden won, but Democrats don’t get it
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Larry Donnelly: Joe Biden won, but Democrats don’t get it

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 59,963 Views 65 Comments

Larry Donnelly says while defeating Trump is a welcome victory, Democrats are in danger of storing up problems for the future by isolating the centre-ground.

Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet
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Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet

Nov 15th 2020, 4:58 PM 69,907 Views 75 Comments

The president’s message came as he repeated several baseless claims about the presidential vote.

Malcolm Byrne: I worry we are entering a Trumpian era of divided politics in Ireland
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Malcolm Byrne: I worry we are entering a Trumpian era of divided politics in Ireland

Nov 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,999 Views 64 Comments

The Fianna Fáil senator says recent events have convinced him that political discourse has changed and that a place for considered compromise must now be found in Irish politics.

'Wearing a mask is not a political statement': Joe Biden's new Covid-19 task force meets
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'Wearing a mask is not a political statement': Joe Biden's new Covid-19 task force meets

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 5:50 PM 80,455 Views 23 Comments

The US still has the highest coronavirus cases numbers in the world.

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