U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to quickly extend travel restrictions barring travel by most people who have recently been in much of Europe and Brazil soon after President Donald Trump lifted those requirements effective Jan. 26, a spokeswoman for Biden says.
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Yellen says U.S. must 'act big' on next coronavirus relief package
Janet Yellen, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to run the Treasury Department, will tell the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that the government must "act big" with its next coronavirus relief package.
Trump clemency likely for Lil Wayne, no pardons for Giuliani or Bannon: sources
U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to grant clemency to rapper Lil Wayne on Tuesday in a final wave of pardons and commutations that is not expected to include lawyer Rudy Giuliani or ex-aide Steve Bannon, sources said on Monday.
Woman may have tried to sell Pelosi computer device to Russians, FBI says
U.S. law enforcement is investigating whether a woman took a laptop computer or hard drive from U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the Jan. 6 siege of the Capitol and tried to sell the device to Russian intelligence, according to a court filing.
Chinese regulator approves Cisco's $4.5 billion Acacia deal
Cisco Systems Inc's purchase of Acacia Communications Inc has been approved by China's antitrust regulator on condition that the companies ensure fair competition, the watchdog said on Tuesday.
Uganda accuses U.S. of subversion after envoy tries to visit Wine's house
Uganda's government spokesman accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to subvert last week's presidential elections after the U.S. ambassador attempted to visit an opposition leader being held under house arrest.
Samsung stocks rebound but Lee's detention raises doubts on pledges for change
Shares in Samsung Electronics and affiliates rebounded on Tuesday, reversing losses stemming from Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee's receiving a two-and-a-half year prison term on Monday.
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