US Senate report reveals intelligence failures leading to the Capitol Riot

RT published this video item, entitled “US Senate report reveals intelligence failures leading to the Capitol Riot” – below is their description. Systematic intelligence and communications failures leading up to the Capitol Hill siege on January 6 have been revealed in a US Senate report, which says law enforcement agencies had intelligence about a possible … Read more US Senate report reveals intelligence failures leading to the Capitol Riot

US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat” – below is their description. The #US Senate voted 68-32 on Tuesday to approve a sweeping package of legislation intended to boost the country’s ability to compete with Chinese #technology. An indignant #China responded to the vote … Read more US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

US Senate report outlines security failures during Capitol breach

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “US Senate report outlines security failures during Capitol breach” – below is their description. A US congressional report says there had been credible intelligence of an attack on the Capitol building in January, but authorities did nothing. But this report does not analyse why the protest happened … Read more US Senate report outlines security failures during Capitol breach

US Senate passes bill to boost technology sector, countering China’s influence

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “US Senate passes bill to boost technology sector, countering China’s influence” – below is their description. The #UnitedStates Senate has passed a $250 billion plan to boost investment in research and #technology, as it tries to counter #China’s growing influence in the sector. The package seeks to shore … Read more US Senate passes bill to boost technology sector, countering China’s influence

Schools in Ethiopia used as military bases: HRW

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Schools in Ethiopia used as military bases: HRW” – below is their description. The United Nations’ refugee agency is expressing growing concern about the crisis in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region. There are reports hundreds of refugees have been taken from displacement camps by soldiers. Schools have also … Read more Schools in Ethiopia used as military bases: HRW

Why new U.S. Senate bill got China wrong…again

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Why new U.S. Senate bill got China wrong…again” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-04-26/Why-new-U-S-Senate-bill-got-China-wrong-again-ZMu2KgF2XS/index.html CGTN anchor Wang Guan explains why the Strategic Competition Act of 2021, which recently passed the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, could become the new organizing principle for the U.S. to deal with … Read more Why new U.S. Senate bill got China wrong…again

US Senate passes bill to fight anti-Asian hate crimes

Global News published this video item, entitled “US Senate passes bill to fight anti-Asian hate crimes” – below is their description. A hate crimes bill to combat violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic passed the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly on Thursday, a rare bipartisan vote in the evenly divided chamber. The … Read more US Senate passes bill to fight anti-Asian hate crimes

Deb Haaland becomes first Native American cabinet secretary

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Deb Haaland becomes first Native American cabinet secretary” – below is their description. Congresswoman #DebHaaland was approved by the #US Senate Monday to join President Joe Biden’s administration, making her the first #NativeAmerican to become a cabinet secretary. Haaland, 60, who hails from New Mexico’s Laguna Pueblo … Read more Deb Haaland becomes first Native American cabinet secretary

Deb Haaland confirmed as first Indigenous US interior secretary

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Deb Haaland confirmed as first Indigenous US interior secretary” – below is their description. The US Senate has voted to confirm Deb Haaland as the country’s new interior secretary, the first Native American cabinet secretary in the nation’s history. Haaland was also among the first two Native … Read more Deb Haaland confirmed as first Indigenous US interior secretary

US Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill along party lines | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “US Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill along party lines | DW News” – below is their description. The United States Senate has approved a 1.9 trillion dollar coronavirus relief plan. US President Biden says it will give families struggling to pay their bills the breathing room … Read more US Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill along party lines | DW News

“Help is on its way”: Senate narrowly approves $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “”Help is on its way”: Senate narrowly approves $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill” – below is their description. The US Senate passed Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package giving him the biggest victory of his presidency so far. Senators sat through the night on Friday and eventually … Read more “Help is on its way”: Senate narrowly approves $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

US Senate narrowly passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief legislation

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “US Senate narrowly passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief legislation” – below is their description. The United States Senate passed an amended version of President Joe Biden’s stimulus bill in 50-49 vote, sending it back to the House for approval next week. It was the longest Senate vote … Read more US Senate narrowly passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief legislation

Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID aid bill stalls in US Senate

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID aid bill stalls in US Senate” – below is their description. Democrats and Republicans in the US Senate have wrangled over a key part of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief bill. The compromise on extending federal jobless benefits overcomes one of several obstacles … Read more Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID aid bill stalls in US Senate

Minimum wage hike to be dropped from US Covid-19 relief plan

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Minimum wage hike to be dropped from US Covid-19 relief plan” – below is their description. A top #US Senate official has ruled that a proposed #minimumWage hike must be dropped from the American Rescue Plan. Democrats are trying to speed the $1.9 trillion relief bill through Congress. Meanwhile in Australia, Facebook … Read more Minimum wage hike to be dropped from US Covid-19 relief plan

US Senate confirms veteran diplomat Thomas-Greenfield as new ambassador to UN

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “US Senate confirms veteran diplomat Thomas-Greenfield as new ambassador to UN” – below is their description. The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Joe Biden’s nominee, veteran diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield, to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, adding a key member to his national security team nearly … Read more US Senate confirms veteran diplomat Thomas-Greenfield as new ambassador to UN