Monday, June 14, 2021

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G7 Initiatives Aim to Counter China’s Influence, Biden Says

new video loaded: G7 Initiatives Aim to Counter China’s Influence, Biden SaystranscriptBacktranscriptG7 Initiatives Aim to Counter China’s Influence, Biden SaysAfter the Group of 7 summit ended in England on Sunday, President Biden told reporters that global initiatives,...

To Counter China’s Belt-and-Road, Biden Tries to Unite G7

PLYMOUTH, England — President Biden urged European nations and Japan on Saturday to counter China’s growing economic and security influence by offering developing nations hundreds of billions in financing as an alternative to relying on Beijing for new...

Democrats Demand Investigation of Trump-Era Seizure of Lawmakers’ Data

Top Senate Democrats on Friday demanded that former Attorney General William P. Barr and other Justice Department officials testify before the Judiciary Committee about their extraordinary decision to secretly seize data from the accounts of House Democrats and...

Ilhan Omar Again Sets Off a Fight Among Democrats

WASHINGTON — Representative Ilhan Omar is again at odds with her Democratic colleagues over Israel, but this time, she has brought her own country into the mix.The latest contretemps began on Monday, when Ms. Omar, Democrat of Minnesota,...

Biden Said He Will Unveil Global Vaccination Plan

Under intense pressure to do more to address the global shortage of coronavirus vaccines as he heads to Britain to meet with leaders of the Group of 7 nations, President Biden said on Wednesday that he would unveil...

Rich Americans Like Bezos, Musk, Buffett Avoided Income Tax

WASHINGTON — The 25 richest Americans including Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg and Elon Musk paid relatively little — and sometimes nothing — in federal income taxes between 2014 and 2018, according to an analysis from the news organization...

Denying Biden Won, Rising Republicans Attack Legitimacy of Elections

A Republican House candidate from Wisconsin says he is appalled by the violence he witnessed at the Jan. 6 rally that turned into the siege at the Capitol. But he did not disagree with G.O.P. lawmakers’ effort to...

Manchin Vows to Block Democratic Voting Rights Bill and Preserve Filibuster

“I’m not being naïve,” Mr. Manchin insisted, acknowledging that Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Senate Republican leader, has vowed to block Mr. Biden’s agenda. “We’d be a lot better if we had participation, and we’re getting participation,...

Global Tax Deal Reached Among G7 Nations

Business lobbyists and Republican lawmakers have warned that doing so will make American companies less competitive than their international counterparts and lead to more offshoring.Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen and other administration officials have said that getting other...

Government Report Finds No Evidence U.F.O.s Were Alien Spacecraft

He and other officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the classified findings in the report.Russia has been investing heavily in hypersonics, believing the technology offers it the ability...
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Justice Dept. Watchdog to Investigate Seizure of Democrats’ Data

The Times also reported that prosecutors had struggled to develop information tying members of the Intelligence Committee or...
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Biden ‘open’ to Putin’s offer to exchange cybercriminals

President Biden said he would be “open” to an offer from Russian leader Vladimir Putin to an exchange of cybercriminals in the wake of...

Runs will be at a premium

The Athletics have become known for doing more with less, their moneyball style, but the Royals have remained competitive thanks to a young...

G7 Initiatives Aim to Counter China’s Influence, Biden Says

new video loaded: G7 Initiatives Aim to Counter China’s Influence, Biden SaystranscriptBacktranscriptG7 Initiatives Aim to Counter China’s Influence, Biden SaysAfter the Group...

Tracy Morgan, Chris Mullin endorse Robert Cornegy in Brooklyn race

A candidate in the crowded — and largely overlooked — race for Brooklyn borough president is getting a big-time celebrity boost, with “30...