Deputy US secretary of state Sherman to lead US delegation in strategic stability dialogue with Russia in Geneva on July 28: State department
US condemns Taliban’s targeted attacks on former interpreters and other Afghans, destruction of targeted infrastructure: US state department
US prosecutors have asked that Barrack’s location be tracked by ankle bracelet until next court date: Court hearing
Trump ally Barrack reaches bail package deal with prosecutors
Former US President Donald Trump’s billionaire ally Thomas Barrack has reached a deal with prosecutors that will allow for his release from custody while he awaits trial on federal charges including illegal foreign lobbying, a prosecutor said during a court hearing on Friday.
Trump ally Thomas Barrack reaches deal with prosecutors that allows for his release from custody while he awaits trial: Court hearing
White House expects bipartisan action by Congress to tackle debt ceiling
The White House on Friday said it expects Congress to act in a bipartisan manner to raise the debt limit, citing a letter sent to Congress by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging lawmakers to act as soon as possible.Yellen warned House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi that the Treasury Department will need to take “extraordinary measures” to prevent a US default if Congress does not act by Aug. 1, and there was great uncertainty about how long those measures would last.”We certainly expect Congress to act in a bipartisan manner, as they did three times under the prior administration, to raise the debt limit,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.
Does not know if booster shots will be needed, but purchase allows for flexibility: White House
Administration has purchased 200 million Covid vaccine doses from Pfizer to prepare for children’s shots and possible boosters: White House
US undeterred by recent reported China sanctions on several US individuals, entities: White House
White House says Yellen, in letter to Congress, was offering sense of what timeline is for needed action on debt ceiling
Delta variant has not changed our public health guidelines: White House
White House says it expects Congress to act in bipartisan way to tackle debt ceiling
White house says US supports Afghan president Ghani
US President Joe Biden supports current leadership in Afghanistan, including the country’s president, Ashraf Ghani, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Friday.Psaki said Biden plans to speak with Ghani on Friday.
Biden to speak with Afghanistan’s Ghani on Friday: White House
Biden to host Iraqi PM on Monday: White House
White House says US presidential delegation is safe and accounted for in Haiti
US Treasury Secretary Yellen warns Congress on debt limit
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urged lawmakers in a letter on Friday to act as soon as possible on the debt limit and warned if Congress did not act by Aug. 2, Treasury will need to take “extraordinary measures” to prevent a US default.
Firefighters end mission at Florida condo collapse; forensic experts keep trying to identify remains from wreckage
US delegation heard gunshots while at funeral of late Haiti president, but is safe, returning to US slightly earlier than expected: Reuters quotes source
Tibet-China, Afghanistan-Pakistan, and climate change jostle for attention in US-India meet under pandemic cover