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    House Republican leaders demanded the Biden Education Department to say whether it intends to enforce the law related to foreign funding on campus and crackdown on Chinese Communist Party influence at U.S. colleges and campuses. Rep. Jim Banks, chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee, and Virginia Foxx, ranking member on the House Education Committee, sent a letter to...
    By AAMER MADHANI, JONATHAN LEMIRE and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV GENEVA (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have opened their face-to-face talks Wednesday at a lush lakeside Swiss mansion, a highly anticipated summit at a time when both leaders agree that relations between their countries are at an all-time low. The two sat down in a book-lined room...
    President Joe Biden expressed hope for a more stable relationship with Russia as President Vladimir Putin sternly looked on while their respective press corps jockeyed for position in a wild scene that kicked off their highly anticipated summit. "It's always better to meet face to face," Biden told Putin and reporters. One reporter asked whether the pair trusted one...
    GENEVA -- U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin have arrived on Wednesday at the lush lakeside Swiss mansion for their highly anticipated summit, a moment of consequential diplomacy at a time when both leaders agree that relations between their countries are at an all-time low.The two leaders shook hands while appearing briefly before cameras with Swiss President Guy...
    President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin did not answer any questions from reporters outside a Swiss villa before kicking off several hours of bilateral meetings in Geneva on Wednesday. "Will you find common ground?" one American reporter shouted in the posh Swiss city. Neither leader answered amid a bevy of tense issues on which they have begun discussions....
    GENEVA - U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have begun their highly anticipated summit in Geneva, the Swiss capital chosen as a location for the summit for its history of political neutrality.    Both sides have been underscoring opportunities for cooperation but are downplaying expectations for any improvement in tense relations between Moscow and Washington. The meeting is expected to be more...
    GENEVA -- U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin sit down Wednesday for their highly anticipated summit in the Swiss city of Geneva, a moment of high-stakes diplomacy at a time when both leaders agree that relations between their countries are at an all-time low.For four months, the two leaders have traded sharp rhetoric. Biden repeatedly called out Putin...
    GENEVA -- U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin sit down Wednesday for their highly anticipated summit in the Swiss city of Geneva, a moment of high-stakes diplomacy at a time when both leaders agree that relations between their countries are at an all-time low.For four months, the two leaders have traded sharp rhetoric. Biden repeatedly called out Putin...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Mayor Brandon Scott, along with the Baltimore City Department of Social Service & Health Department acknowledged June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. “Every person has a right to age with choice, independence, and dignity, regardless of their neighborhood or income,” said Mayor Brandon M. Scott. “On this important day, I commend the Baltimore City Department...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Mayor Brandon Scott & Baltimore City Health Commissioner, Dr. Letita Dzirasa, celebrated a record-low infant mortality rate for black babies in the Upton and Druid Heights neighborhoods on Tuesday. “It is no secret that there’s a significant racial disparity in infant mortality with Black babies, but these are more than just statistics,” said Mayor Brandon M. Scott....
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Despite the virus falling from the headlines, it’s still at the front of health leaders’ minds. “We still have COVID-19 circulating, people are still being hospitalized, people are still dying from COVID,” said Pennsylvania Acting Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson. READ MORE: Little Italy Days Return To Bloomfield: The Businesses Need A Shot In The Arm...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) —  City leaders are now under more pressure to fix issues throughout Baltimore. Some Fell’s Point business owners have joined forces with fellow business owners and community leaders in West Baltimore. They are demanding that leaders take action to stop the violence and clean up trash. READ MORE: Video Shows People Running For Cover After Gunfire in Fells...
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – In a spot where the stars and striped fly every day, Tarrant County leaders agreed to have a slightly different star and stripes raised for a day. County commissioners agreed unanimously to a request to raise a Juneteenth flag Saturday, following the conclusion of an annual holiday walk through the city. READ MORE: Child Tax Credit:...
    (CNN)Senate Democratic leaders, facing skepticism from liberals about the direction of bipartisan infrastructure talks, plan to formally begin a process that would allow them to pass President Joe Biden's signature policy agenda along straight party lines. The move is meant to placate progressives who are concerned their priorities won't be included in a bipartisan plan and is a way for...
    NATO chiefs have agreed to join forces in a space war if Russia and China blast satellites. World leaders said they will defend each other should military attacks be launched to cripple communications surveillance or navigation technology. 5NATO chiefs have agreed to join forces in a space war if Russia and China blast satellites 5Boris Johnson, Joe Biden and others...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan was asked Tuesday about an uptick of violent crime in the Fells Point area of Baltimore and said city leaders need to “step up” to address it. “We really need the leaders of Baltimore City to step up and take some new and additional actions, what they’ve been doing is obviously is not working...
    A Baltimore restaurant owner blasted city leaders on "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday, noting that criminals have faced a lack of consequences as violence worsens in the city’s business districts.  Mike Beckner, owner of Brick Oven Pizza in Baltimore, is one of the more than three dozen business owners in Baltimore’s Fells Point neighborhood calling on city officials to address...
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene apologized Monday for affronting people with recent comments comparing the required wearing of safety masks in the House to the horrors of the Holocaust."I'm truly sorry for offending people with remarks about the Holocaust," the Georgia Republican told reporters outside the Capitol, saying she had visited Washington's U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum earlier in the...
    WASHINGTON - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene apologized Monday for affronting people with recent comments comparing the required wearing of safety masks in the House to the horrors of the Holocaust. "I'm truly sorry for offending people with remarks about the Holocaust," the Georgia Republican told reporters outside the Capitol, saying she had visited Washington's U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum earlier...
    ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – The Arvada City Council on Tuesday voted against a plan for a new Amazon distribution facility following an extended period of public comment. The vote was taken early in the morning. (credit: CBS) Amazon wanted to build a new delivery site next to Maple Valley Park that was to be one of their “last mile delivery”...
    President Joe Biden took a veiled swipe at former President Donald Trump as he seeks to differentiate himself on the world stage from the man he replaced in the White House. "We are committed. We never fully left, but we're reasserting that fact that it's overwhelmingly in the interest of the United States of America to have a great relationship...
    President BidenJoe BidenFormer Rep. Rohrabacher says he took part in Jan. 6 march to Capitol but did not storm building Saudis picked up drugs in Cairo used to kill Khashoggi: report Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting MORE on Tuesday laid out an optimistic vision for the partnership between the European Union and the United States, saying the...
    NASHVILLE (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention is electing a new president Tuesday amid a push by ultraconservatives in the denomination who say some current leaders are too liberal on issues that include race and the role of women in ministry. Mike Stone, a Georgia pastor, is the preferred candidate of a new group within the nation’s largest Protestant denomination that...
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    Washington — Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene apologized Monday for affronting people with recent comments comparing the required wearing of safety masks in the House to the horrors of the Holocaust. "I'm truly sorry for offending people with remarks about the Holocaust," the Georgia Republican told reporters outside the Capitol, saying she had visited Washington's U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum earlier in...
    Brussels (CNN)President Joe Biden arrives in Geneva on Tuesday ahead of lengthy and contentious talks with Vladimir Putin, the capstone on a European tour designed to show western solidarity ahead of the momentous summit.Biden has spent the past week consulting fellow leaders, national security aides and political advisers, reading through extensive preparation materials and thinking about what exactly he will...
    Black Democrats are pressing hard on party leaders to stage a reparations vote this month, citing the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre as impetus for Congress to launch a study into the delicate question of whether the country owes Black Americans restitution for slavery. A number of Congressional Black Caucus members had visited Tulsa, Okla., late last month,...
    New York (CNN Business)A once-in-century pandemic. Political polarization. The fight for social justice. An existential climate crisis. The modern CEO faces a minefield of vexing challenges every day."We're only at the tip of the iceberg," Tim Ryan, US chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers, told CNN Business. That's why PwC, the 160-year-old accounting and consulting giant, is embarking on a serious makeover designed...
    Joe Biden is scheduled to meet with European Union leaders in Brussels on Tuesday as his first presidential overseas trip continues.  European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel are set to welcome Biden. The leaders are expected to address issues that include COVID-19, the climate, trade and investment, technology, and foreign affairs. The EU...
                        Shelby County Schools (SCS) may pay up to $480,000 for two racial justice and equity trainings offered by a social justice nonprofit. New Leaders, the nonprofit, offers trainings to develop equity-focused, anti-racist educational leaders, with an emphasis on teaching about race in the classroom and the end goal of...
    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene apologized Monday for affronting people with recent comments comparing the required wearing of safety masks in the House to the horrors of the Holocaust. "I'm truly sorry for offending people with remarks about the Holocaust," the Georgia Republican told reporters outside the Capitol, saying she had visited Washington's U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum earlier in the day....
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    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City leaders are joining the fight to keep unemployment benefits. Mayor Brandon Scott, City Council President Nick Mosby and Comptroller Bill Henry have sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan urging him to reverse his decision on stopping the payments. READ MORE: NASA Rocket Launch Tuesday Morning Will Be Visible From Maryland Earlier this month, the...
    (CNN)US presidents don't normally go to Europe and keep talking about China. But Joe Biden thinks he's convinced his new European friends of the need to stand up to Chinese autocracy, human rights abuses and economic rule-breaking.China is nothing short of a foreign policy fixation in Washington. So it doesn't take a genius to know what Biden may want in...