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Get Shot and Have Free Beer – President Joe Biden Steps up Vaccination Rollout

Dangling everything from sports tickets to a free beer, President Joe Biden is looking for that extra something — anything — that will get people to roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 shots when the promise of a life-saving vaccine by itself hasn't been enough.

Biden pitches $6 trillion budget to ’reimagine’ US economy

President Joe Biden on May 28 proposed a $6 trillion budget to "reimagine" the U.S. economy and stave off Chinese competition, though driving the United States into record debt - and with Congress first needing to give approval.

Announcing the proposed spending, Biden said a post-pandemic United States "cannot afford to simply return to the way things were before."

Turkish FM, US counterpart discuss bilateral, regional issues

The Turkish foreign minister and his U.S. counterpart discussed bilateral and regional issues in a phone call on May 21.

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Antony Blinken discussed the U.N. General Assembly meeting on Palestine, as well as developments following a cease-fire announcement in Gaza, according to diplomatic sources.

US President Set to Waive Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 to Mend Ties with Moscow

The Biden administration will waive sanctions on the company behind Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Europe and its chief executive, with the United States Department of State set to deliver a report as early as Wednesday, a source familiar with the plans told Reuters news agency on Wednesday.

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