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Donald Trump says United States coronavirus vaccine 'possible' by election
Asked by radio talk show host Geraldo Rivera whether a vaccine could come by the election, Trump said: "I think in some cases, yes, possible before. But right around that time." Trump said the vaccine would be ready "sooner than the end of the year. Could be much sooner."
Taiwan in talks to make first purchase of sophisticated United States drones: Sources
The SeaGuardian surveillance drones have a range of 6,0...
United States talks tougher on Chinese technology, but offers few specifics
Pompeo called out popular video app TikTok and the messaging app ...
Virgin Atlantic airline files for United States bankruptcy protection
A spokeswoman for Virgin Atlantic said the bankruptcy filing is part of a court process in the United Kingdom to carry out a restructuring plan that the airline announced last month. The process is supported by a majority of the airline's creditors, and the company hopes to emerge from the process in September, she said.
'Too many are selfish': United States nears 5 million coronavirus cases
Big house parties and weddings, summer camps, concerts, crowded bars and restaurants, shopping trips without masks - Americans' resistance to curbs on everyday life is seen as a key reason the US has racked up more confirmed coronavirus deaths and infections by far than any other country.
Trump says coronavirus under control in the United States, "It is what it is"
With U.S. deaths reaching a record 1,000 a day, Trump pressed the view of deaths in proportion to the number of cases instead of as a proportion of the population, in which the United States fares worse than other Western nations.
United States pledges up to $2.1 billion for Sanofi, Glaxo vaccine
Part of Operation Warp Speed, the funding will support clinical trials and manufacturing while allowing the US to secure 100 million doses of the shot, if it’s successful, the companies said on Friday. The country has an option to receive an additional 500 million doses longer term.
Iran's Khamenei rejects talks with United States over missile, nuclear programmes
"America's brutal sanctions on Iran are aimed at collapsing our economy ... Their aim is to limit our influence in the region and to halt our missile and nuclear capabilities," Khamenei said in a speech broadcast live on television.
American flag lowered at United States consulate in Chengdu: China state media
Relations deteriorated in recent weeks in a Cold War-style standoff, with the Chengdu mission ordered to shut in retaliation for the forced closure of Beijing's consulate in Houston, Texas. The deadline for the Americans to exit Chengdu has been unclear, but the Chinese consulate in Houston was given 72 hours to close after the original order was made.
United States official bats for Australia's participation in Malabar naval exercise
India is considering inviting Australia to the next edition of the annual naval exercise. Sources familiar with the development in India said that New Delhi was favourably considering Australia's interest to be part of the Malabar exercise and a formal decision is likely to be taken in the next couple of weeks.
The United States orders China to close its consulate in Houston
China strongly condemned the move, the latest in a series of steps by the Trump administration as it ratchets up pressure on the world's second-largest economy over trade, technology, human rights and security.
United States accuses Chinese hackers in targeting of COVID-19 research
The indictment, which officials expected to discuss at a news conference, says the hackers in recent months had researched vulnerabilities in the computer networks of companies publicly known for their work in developing vaccines and treatments.
Escalating feud: United States, China consulate closures deal losses to both nations
For the United States, the loss of the Chengdu mission in southwestern China will, among other things, cloud its view of Tibet, a region where Buddhist residents say Beijing is eroding its culture and its traditional independent streak. China says Tibet has been its territory for centuries.
China acting in contradiction to its agreements with India: United States congressmen
The Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans on Thursday also expressed their condolences for the lives lost in the Galwan Valley.