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Three soldiers killed in helicopter crash in New York

Three soldiers were killed Wednesday in a helicopter crash south of Rochester, New York, during a training mission, state military officials said. The soldiers were in a New York Army National Guard UH-60 medical evacuation helicopter …

Biden returns U.S. to Paris climate accord

U.S. President Joseph Biden signed a decree on his first day in office to return the country to its obligations under the Paris Climate Agreement. During the ceremony at the White House, President Biden said that these were the first of …

Trump departs White House for last time as president

​U.S. President Donald Trump has left the White House on Wednesday morning, the final time as president, hours before his successor President-elect Joe Biden will take the oath of office at noon. "It's been a great honour, the …

Trump considers starting new 'Patriot Party'

U.S. President Donald Trump has discussed the possibility of setting up a new political party after his term ends on Wednesday, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal.  Last week, the outgoing president …

Rouhani urges Biden to return to Iran nuclear deal

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani urged U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday to return to the 2015 nuclear deal and lift crippling sanctions on the Islamic Republic. "The ball is in the U.S. court now. If Washington …

Biden administration to work to stop Nord Stream 2 project

The administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will use every persuasive tool to stop the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and will work to convince European partners not to move forward with it, Secretary of State Nominee …