USA news live updates: President Biden signs three Acts into laws – Times of India

Trudeau and Biden are also expected to discuss the future of an oil pipeline that crosses part of the Great Lakes and is the subject of rising tension over whether it should be shut down.

“Protecting America’s First Responders Act” restores a sense of valour: US President Joe Biden

President Biden signs the “Protecting America’s First Responders Act of 2021”, the “Confidentiality Opportunities for Peer Support Counseling Act or the COPS Counseling Act” and the “Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila Federal Officers and Employees Protection Act”: The White House

As President Joe Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador resume the tradition of the North America Leaders’ Summit on Thursday, the three allies face deep differences on migration, climate and trade.

Vice President Kamala Harris is pushing back against media reports of White House tensions between her office and the president’s

White House offering more aid for winter heat, utility bills

Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Nigeria on Thursday as persistent unrest and human rights concerns prompt calls for a rethink of the US relationship with Africa’s most populous nation.

Top US diplomat visits Nigeria facing calls to rethink ties

Putin says US ties ‘unsatisfactory’ but he is willing to talk

Former Idaho office-seeker to be re-tried for 1984 murder of Colorado girl

Prosecutors will try for a second time to convict a former longshot Idaho gubernatorial candidate in the abduction and slaying of a 12-year-old Colorado girl

Jury in Rittenhouse murder trial to deliberate for third day in Wisconsin court

Pfizer signs $5.3 billion Covid-19 pill deal with US govt

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 268,000 for the week ended Nov. 13, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell close to pre-pandemic levels last week as the labor market recovery gains momentum, though a shortage of workers continues to hamper faster job gains.

US jobless claims drop seventh straight week to 268,000