Former Afghan MP says Biden knew about security situation
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Naheed Farid tells DW that the country's tenuous security situation was known to the intelligence community, but the decision to withdraw troops was made anyway.
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Americans will be restricted from investing in China's semiconductor and artificial intelligence industries. The White House cited national security, but it comes amid a push to revive domestic high-tech manufacturing.
Attorney General Merrick Garland has announced he is appointing a special counsel in the Hunter Biden probe. The development elevates the investigation of the president's son ahead of the 2024 election.
Two weeks after blazes killed at least 114 people and left hundreds more missing, the US president traveled to Hawaii to survey the damage caused. Biden has been criticized over a lackluster response to the crisis.
U.S. President Joe Biden told reporters on Wednesday that reports saying Russian mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin was listed as a passenger on a private jet that crashed was not surprising.
US President Joe Biden called for an end to racist shootings, saying silence meant complicity, on the 60th anniversary of the march where Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.
US President Joe Biden will meet with Nguyen Phu Trong, leader of Vietnam's Communist Party during his one-day visit.
Idalia roared into Florida's Big Bend region but it has since weakened into a tropical storm. Georgia and the Carolinas now stand to be affected as the storm brings heavy rains and flooding.
The US president visited areas in Florida hit hard by the "extremely dangerous" storm. The visit was overshadowed, however, by the absence of the state's governor and presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis.
The move cancels oil and gas leases in an ecologically vulnerable region of Alaska that were authorized in the final days of former President Donald Trump's term.
Federal prosecutors are looking to indict President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, before the end of the month. The indictment could serve a blow to Biden's presidential campaign.
House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he is directing a House committee to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. The White House condemned the decision as "extreme politics."
In the US, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says the House of Representatives will open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. That's a long-shot effort to remove the Democrat from office after two impeachments of former Republican president Donald Trump. The focus is on Biden's youngest son, Hunter, and allegations of corruption in business dealings as Catherine Viette explains.
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