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#Joe Biden

# joe-biden - Monday 8 August, 2022

Ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants holds overnight
# Gaza Israel Conflict
# Gaza Israel Conflict

Ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants holds overnight

Mon 9:05 AM 6,958 Views 14 Comments

Since Friday, 43 Palenstinians have been killed with 300 more wounded in the conflict.

# joe-biden - Sunday 7 August, 2022

Biden out of isolation after testing negative for Covid-19
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Biden out of isolation after testing negative for Covid-19

Sun 2:17 PM 8,188 Views 4 Comments

The US President had tested positive for Covid and returned to isolation on 30 July.

# joe-biden - Saturday 6 August, 2022

US President Biden tests negative after second bout of Covid-19
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

US President Biden tests negative after second bout of Covid-19

Sat 7:38 PM 9,687 Views 4 Comments

Biden’s physician Kevin O’Connor said his antigen test this morning was negative.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Basketball star Brittney Griner back in Russian court on cannabis charge
# Russia
# Russia

Basketball star Brittney Griner back in Russian court on cannabis charge

Aug 2nd 2022, 12:31 PM 20,859 Views 17 Comments

If convicted, the two-time Olympic gold medalist could face 10 years in prison.

Joe Biden confirms death of Al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahri in US drone strike
# 9/11
# 9/11

Joe Biden confirms death of Al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahri in US drone strike

Aug 2nd 2022, 7:22 AM 28,696 Views 21 Comments

The US president said that US intelligence officials tracked al-Zawahri to a home in downtown Kabul where he was hiding out with his family.

# joe-biden - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Joe Biden re-enters isolation after testing positive for Covid-19 again
# Joevid
# Joevid

Joe Biden re-enters isolation after testing positive for Covid-19 again

Jul 30th 2022, 8:06 PM 57,557 Views 57 Comments

The US president contracted the virus last week but came out of isolation on Wednesday after returning two negative antigens.

# joe-biden - Friday 29 July, 2022

Biden warned by Xi not to 'play with fire' in Taiwan during tense call
# China
# China

Biden warned by Xi not to 'play with fire' in Taiwan during tense call

Jul 29th 2022, 6:29 AM 19,160 Views 24 Comments

The leaders of China and US agreed to hold their first in-person summit.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Joe Biden comes out of isolation after two negative Covid-19 tests
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

Joe Biden comes out of isolation after two negative Covid-19 tests

Jul 27th 2022, 5:29 PM 8,883 Views 9 Comments

The US president is fever-free, according to his physician.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Biden says he is ‘feeling better every day’ after contracting Covid
# Joevid
# Joevid

Biden says he is ‘feeling better every day’ after contracting Covid

Jul 26th 2022, 9:58 AM 8,076 Views 22 Comments

The 79-year-old president said his voice is still raspy and he still has nasal congestion, but he is ‘on my way to fully recovered, God willing’.

# joe-biden - Saturday 23 July, 2022

Biden likely has highly contagious Covid-19 strain but symptoms improving, doctors say
# Covid Diagnosis
# Covid Diagnosis

Biden likely has highly contagious Covid-19 strain but symptoms improving, doctors say

Updated Jul 23rd 2022, 6:37 PM 34,798 Views 24 Comments

The US president completed his first full day of Paxlovid, the antiviral therapy treatment meant to reduce the severity of Covid.

# joe-biden - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Joe Biden tests positive for Covid-19
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

Joe Biden tests positive for Covid-19

Jul 21st 2022, 3:32 PM 32,518 Views 31 Comments

The US president is experiencing ‘very mild symptoms’, the White House said today.

# joe-biden - Saturday 16 July, 2022

US 'will not walk away' from Middle East: Biden to Arab leaders
# Middle East
# Middle East

US 'will not walk away' from Middle East: Biden to Arab leaders

Updated Jul 16th 2022, 2:21 PM 9,634 Views 13 Comments

Biden is looking to use the visit to the Middle East to discuss volatile oil prices and outline his vision for Washington’s role in the region.

# joe-biden - Friday 15 July, 2022

Saudi crown prince greets Joe Biden with fist bump ahead of key meeting
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi crown prince greets Joe Biden with fist bump ahead of key meeting

Updated Jul 15th 2022, 6:43 PM 28,710 Views 19 Comments

Biden became the first US leader to fly directly from Israel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Biden likens Palestinians to Irish Catholics on trip to Middle East
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

Biden likens Palestinians to Irish Catholics on trip to Middle East

Jul 15th 2022, 3:02 PM 26,175 Views 44 Comments

He was speaking at East Jerusalem Hospital.

US Secret Service deleted text messages from Capitol riot, watchdog says
# January 6
# January 6

US Secret Service deleted text messages from Capitol riot, watchdog says

Jul 15th 2022, 6:45 AM 21,905 Views 37 Comments

The messages could be crucial to the House of Representatives and Justice Department investigations into 6 January

# joe-biden - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Joe Biden lands in Israel on first Middle East tour as US president
# Middle East
# Middle East

Joe Biden lands in Israel on first Middle East tour as US president

Jul 13th 2022, 1:59 PM 4,888 Views 12 Comments

Biden will hold talks with Israeli leaders for two days before meeting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the occupied West Bank.

# joe-biden - Friday 8 July, 2022

Joe Biden says US Supreme Court is 'out of control' before signing order on abortion access
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Joe Biden says US Supreme Court is 'out of control' before signing order on abortion access

Jul 8th 2022, 7:05 PM 28,075 Views 24 Comments

The US President said the fastest way to restore the Roe V Wade ruling is “to pass a national law” codifying it.

# joe-biden - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion

Jun 30th 2022, 4:03 PM 8,939 Views 22 Comments

Biden described the US Supreme Court’s decision to end the constitutional right to abortion as “destabilising”.

# joe-biden - Monday 27 June, 2022

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength

Updated Jun 27th 2022, 3:10 PM 14,674 Views 6 Comments
  • Russia struck a residential building in Kyiv, killing one person and wounding four others.
  • Zelenskyy is set to join the leaders of the US, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Canada via video link.
  • The G7 have stressed their unity in the face of Russia's aggression – even as the global fallout worsens.

# joe-biden - Saturday 25 June, 2022

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades

Jun 25th 2022, 3:19 PM 18,996 Views 21 Comments

While Joe Biden says it falls short of what’s really needed, he added that it will “save lives.”

# joe-biden - Sunday 19 June, 2022

US recession not 'inevitable,' Treasury secretary says
# United States
# United States

US recession not 'inevitable,' Treasury secretary says

Jun 19th 2022, 6:06 PM 19,537 Views 30 Comments

Soaring inflation and supply-chain issues have increased pessimism.

# joe-biden - Saturday 11 June, 2022

EU chief visits Ukraine as fierce fighting continues in east of country
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU chief visits Ukraine as fierce fighting continues in east of country

Updated Jun 11th 2022, 12:15 PM 22,230 Views 33 Comments

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that serious battles were ongoing in Severodonetsk, a city in the east.

# joe-biden - Friday 3 June, 2022

Biden calls for ban on assault weapons to tackle US gun violence
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden calls for ban on assault weapons to tackle US gun violence

Jun 3rd 2022, 9:52 AM 12,828 Views 27 Comments

The US President condemned the refusal of a majority of Republican senators to support tougher laws as “unconscionable”.

# joe-biden - Monday 30 May, 2022

Biden vows action as Uvalde tells president to ‘do something’ following shooting
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Biden vows action as Uvalde tells president to ‘do something’ following shooting

May 30th 2022, 8:19 AM 10,165 Views 23 Comments

The US Justice Department announced on Sunday that it will review the police response and make its findings public.

# joe-biden - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Biden arrives at Uvalde to meet relatives of school shooting victims
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Biden arrives at Uvalde to meet relatives of school shooting victims

Updated May 29th 2022, 7:29 PM 10,653 Views 19 Comments

Harrowing accounts emerged of the ordeal faced by survivors of Tuesday’s attack on an elementary school.

# joe-biden - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Harrowing new accounts emerge from Uvalde's young survivors
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Harrowing new accounts emerge from Uvalde's young survivors

May 28th 2022, 4:51 PM 27,050 Views 27 Comments

US President Joe Biden will visit the town tomorrow.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform
# Police Reform
# Police Reform

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform

May 25th 2022, 10:10 PM 8,606 Views 14 Comments

The date of the signing is highly symbolic, coming exactly two years after Floyd’s death, which triggered huge nationwide demonstrations.

# joe-biden - Monday 23 May, 2022

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan
# US
# US

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan

May 23rd 2022, 8:57 AM 22,293 Views 37 Comments

A Chinese official referred to the Taiwan issue as a “purely internal affair for China”, in reaction to Biden’s remark.

# joe-biden - Friday 20 May, 2022

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'

Updated May 20th 2022, 10:31 PM 43,423 Views 28 Comments

The Ukrainian President described the bombardment of Severodonetsk, where 12 people were reportedly killed, as “brutal and absolutely pointless”.

# joe-biden - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine

Updated May 19th 2022, 10:40 AM 30,227 Views 8 Comments
  • The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • US President Joe Biden backed Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids after meeting the countries' leaders in Washington.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Russia urged to annex Ukraine's Kherson, Moscow claims Kyiv bombed Russian city
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia urged to annex Ukraine's Kherson, Moscow claims Kyiv bombed Russian city

Updated May 11th 2022, 10:55 PM 72,892 Views 53 Comments

The Moscow-installed administration said there would be a “request to make Kherson region a full subject of the Russian Federation.”

# joe-biden - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

One killed after Russia fires hypersonic missiles at Odesa as ’44 civilians found dead in Izyum’
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

One killed after Russia fires hypersonic missiles at Odesa as ’44 civilians found dead in Izyum’

Updated May 10th 2022, 1:45 PM 35,009 Views 25 Comments
  • The Ukrainian military said Russian forces fired seven missiles from the air at Odessa, hitting a shopping centre and a warehouse.
  • Ukrainian officials said around 100 civilians remain trapped at a steel plant in Mariupol despite earlier reports that all had been evacuated.
  • US President Joe Biden signed a new bill to expedite more weapons to the country.

# joe-biden - Monday 9 May, 2022

Biden signs measure speeding up US weapons deliveries to Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Biden signs measure speeding up US weapons deliveries to Ukraine

May 9th 2022, 9:40 PM 11,609 Views 21 Comments

Acknowledging the billions of dollars already spent by the United States, Biden said “caving to aggression is even more costly.”

White House warns against violence after abortion protests
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

White House warns against violence after abortion protests

May 9th 2022, 5:16 PM 10,745 Views 38 Comments

Press Secretary Jen Psaki called for restraint after reports of demonstrations outside the homes of two Supreme Court justices.

# joe-biden - Sunday 1 May, 2022

White House correspondents' dinner returns after two years
# Washington
# Washington

White House correspondents' dinner returns after two years

May 1st 2022, 9:31 AM 17,910 Views 28 Comments

US President Joe Biden poked fun at his slumping poll ratings and took several digs at his predecessor Donald Trump.

# joe-biden - Friday 29 April, 2022

Two British aid workers 'captured' by Russian forces in Ukraine
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Two British aid workers 'captured' by Russian forces in Ukraine

Updated Apr 29th 2022, 1:50 PM 37,111 Views 33 Comments
  • Paul Urey and Dylan Healy were "captured" by Russian soldiers at a checkpoint near Zaporizhzhia.
  • One person has been killed in a Russian strike on Kyiv during UN Secretary General's visit to the capital.
  • Zelenskyy said the strikes were an attempt by Russia to "humiliate" the UN and everything it represents.

# joe-biden - Sunday 17 April, 2022

Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference
# Crime
# Crime

Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference

Apr 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 23,187 Views 0 Comments

Geraldine Byrne Nason will take over the role of Irish Ambassador to Washington in early Autumn.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Joe Biden accuses Putin's forces of 'genocide' in Ukraine for the first time
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Joe Biden accuses Putin's forces of 'genocide' in Ukraine for the first time

Apr 13th 2022, 7:20 AM 12,846 Views 80 Comments

“It’s become clearer and clearer that Putin is just trying to wipe out the idea of even being able to be a Ukrainian,” Joe Biden said.

# joe-biden - Thursday 31 March, 2022

LGBTQ group sues Florida Governor over so-called Don’t Say Gay law
# US Courts
# US Courts

LGBTQ group sues Florida Governor over so-called Don’t Say Gay law

Mar 31st 2022, 3:48 PM 10,801 Views 35 Comments

The law has catapulted Florida and Ron DeSantis, a potential 2024 Republican presidential candidate, to the forefront of the US’s culture wars.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Biden's Irish heritage was a factor in his weekend remarks about Putin, ex-US Defence Sec says
# He's Irish
# He's Irish

Biden's Irish heritage was a factor in his weekend remarks about Putin, ex-US Defence Sec says

Mar 29th 2022, 3:15 PM 28,793 Views 41 Comments

At the weekend, Biden remarked that the Russian President “cannot remain in power”.

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