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Harris to promote ‘America is back’ message in Singapore and Vietnam
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Harris to promote ‘America is back’ message in Singapore and Vietnam

Vice President Kamala Harris is set to travel to Singapore and Vietnam later this month, becoming the highest-ranking Biden administration official to visit Asia so far. “Her trip will build on the Biden-Harris Administration’s message to the world: America is back,” her office said in a statement. The statement continued, “Our Administration sees Asia as…MORE

Senate unanimously votes to award Congressional Gold Medal to Capitol police and MPD
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Senate unanimously votes to award Congressional Gold Medal to Capitol police and MPD

The Senate has unanimously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the officers of the US Capitol Police and the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department, nearly seven months after the insurrection at the Capitol. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, while introducing the measure, which passed the House in June, said that “January 6th unleashed many horrors,…MORE

READ: NY AG report into harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo

READ: NY AG report into harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday that her investigation concluded that Gov. Andrew Cuomo “sexually harassed multiple women and violated state law.” Read the full report below: The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved.MORE

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, state attorney general report says
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, state attorney general report says

The New York attorney general’s investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo found that Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday. The office found that Cuomo harassed current and former state employees, as well as a number of women outside of state government, James said, as the office…MORE

Police officer dies following shooting outside the Pentagon building
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Police officer dies following shooting outside the Pentagon building

A police officer died Tuesday after shots were fired outside the Pentagon building, according to three law enforcement sources. The Pentagon Force Protection Agency, which oversees the security of the Pentagon, confirmed the officer’s death in a tweet late Tuesday, hours after reports first surfaced. “The Pentagon Force Protection Agency mourns the tragic loss of…MORE

Systemic cybersecurity failures persist across federal agencies, Senate report finds
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Systemic cybersecurity failures persist across federal agencies, Senate report finds

Key agencies across the federal government continue to fail meet basic cybersecurity standards, according to a new Senate report released Tuesday, which found systematic failures to safeguard data. Amid a rise of state-sponsored hacks and ransomware cybersecurity incidents, seven agencies were found to have failed at effectively securing data, the report concluded, resulting in an…MORE

White House celebrates US reaching 70% of US adults getting at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot
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White House celebrates US reaching 70% of US adults getting at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Monday that 70% of US adults have received at least one Covid-19 vaccination shot, reaching President Joe Biden’s July Fourth goal about one month late. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the White House is still “forging ahead” after meeting the goal,…MORE

‘If you aren’t going to help, please get out of the way’: Biden turns up the pressure on GOP governors as Delta spreads
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‘If you aren’t going to help, please get out of the way’: Biden turns up the pressure on GOP governors as Delta spreads

President Joe Biden on Tuesday ratcheted up pressure on some Republican governors to do more for their constituents as the highly contagious Delta variant rips across their states. The remarks came as Biden said in a speech on Tuesday that the US has shared more than 100 million vaccine doses globally, and announced a number…MORE

What to watch for in Ohio’s special election primaries
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What to watch for in Ohio’s special election primaries

A pair of special election primaries in Ohio on Tuesday will put the spotlight on tough questions facing both parties ahead of next year’s midterm elections. In the state’s heavily Democratic 11th Congressional District, centered in Cleveland, voters are poised to choose between a progressive champion with close ties to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and…MORE

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