U.S. President Biden calls for intellectual property protection waivers after Omicron discovery

U.S. President Biden calls for intellectual property protection waivers after Omicron discovery

WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday called on nations expected to meet at the World Trade Organization next week to agree to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines in the wake of the identification of a new coronavirus variant in South Africa.However, the meeting he was referring to was … Read more

President Joe Biden says guilty verdicts in murder of Arbery ‘reflect our justice system doing its job’

President Joe Biden says guilty verdicts in murder of Arbery 'reflect our justice system doing its job'

“Nothing can bring Mr. Arbery back to his family and to his community, but the verdict ensures that those who committed this horrible crime will be punished,” Biden said in a statement. “While the guilty verdicts reflect our justice system doing its job, that alone is not enough. Instead, we must recommit ourselves to building … Read more

Live Updates: President Biden’s Plans for the Federal Reserve

Live Updates: President Biden's Plans for the Federal Reserve

ImageJerome H. Powell’s reappointment suggests that the White House is not aiming to completely overhaul the institution.Credit…Nate Palmer for The New York TimesPresident Biden will renominate Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, to another four-year term — ensuring policy continuity at a moment of rapid inflation and vast economic uncertainty but potentially angering progressive … Read more

Florida Gov. DeSantis trolls President Biden, signs bills limiting vaccine mandates in Brandon, FL

Florida Gov. DeSantis trolls President Biden, signs bills limiting vaccine mandates in Brandon, FL

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! BRANDON, Fla. – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a package of anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate bills into law Thursday in Brandon, Florida – a thinly veiled jab at President Biden.In a rebuke to the White House, the legislative package prevents some workers from being required to get vaccinated. … Read more

Readout of President Biden’s Virtual Meeting with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China

Readout of President Biden’s Virtual Meeting with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met virtually on November 15 with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The two leaders discussed the complex nature of relations between our two countries and the importance of managing competition responsibly. As in previous discussions, the two leaders covered areas where our interests align, and … Read more

Philippines President Duterte will run for senate in 2022 vote, ruling out race against daughter

Philippines President Duterte will run for senate in 2022 vote, ruling out race against daughter

President Duterte filed his candidacy in the last hour before registration ended on Monday at 5 p.m local time. The move follows much back-and-forth over the decision on which position to run for in the 2022 election. Duterte is not eligible to run for president again.Earlier Monday, Duterte’s communications secretary said the President would run … Read more

Inside Kamala Harris’ frustrating start as vice president

Inside Kamala Harris' frustrating start as vice president

The exasperation runs both ways. Interviews with nearly three dozen former and current Harris aides, administration officials, Democratic operatives, donors and outside advisers — who spoke extensively to CNN — reveal a complex reality inside the White House. Many in the vice president’s circle fume that she’s not being adequately prepared or positioned, and instead … Read more

FW de Klerk, former South African President and Nobel laureate, dies at 85

FW de Klerk, former South African President and Nobel laureate, dies at 85

The last leader of apartheid South Africa shared the peace prize in 1993 with Nelson Mandela, who was released from prison by de Klerk, and would go on to succeed him as president.De Klerk died at his home in Fresnaye from mesothelioma cancer, the foundation said Thursday. Source link

Joe Biden faces a more skeptical global audience at his first G20 as President

Joe Biden faces a more skeptical global audience at his first G20 as President

This weekend marks the first in-person G20 Summit since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, and world leaders are expected to discuss the Covid-19 pandemic, global supply chain problems, a global minimum tax rate, high energy prices and combating the climate crisis, among other topics. The President will raise energy supply issues and throw his … Read more