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Ex-U.N. chief Ban urges Guterres to engage directly with Myanmar army

FILE PHOTO: Head of the International Olympic Committee’s ethics commission, former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, May 15, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Pool April 19, 2021 By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) -Former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon urged his successor on […]

Coinbase Chief Executive Armstrong sold $291.8 million in shares on opening day

FILE PHOTO: The logo for Coinbase Global Inc, the biggest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, is displayed on the Nasdaq MarketSite jumbotron and others at Times Square in New York, U.S., April 14, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton April 19, 2021 (Reuters) – Coinbase Chief Executive Brian Armstrong sold about $292 million in shares in total during the cryptocurrency […]

Detroit police chief calls for Mich. Rep. Rashida Tlaib to resign over anti-police comments

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 10: Rep. Rashida Tlaib spoke during a press conference preceding a House Oversight and Reform subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill on July 10, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED  3:45 PM PT – Monday, April 19, 2021 Detroit’s police chief said Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) […]

Florida Education Chief: Masks Should Be Optional Next School Year

Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran is asking public school districts across the state to drop mask mandates for the upcoming school year, saying that it has no impact whether or not students and teachers wear masks on campus. “We ask that districts, which currently are implementing a mandated face-covering policy, revise their policy to be […]

U.S. trade chief Tai says climate key priority in trade policy

FILE PHOTO: Katherine C. Tai addresses the Senate Finance committee hearings to examine her nomination to be United States Trade Representative, with the rank of ambassador, in Washington, DC February 25, 2021. Bill O’Leary/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo April 15, 2021 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Thursday laid out her vision for […]

Senate OKs Tough Former Regulator as Market Watchdog Chief

WASHINGTON—The Senate has approved President Joe Biden’s choice of Gary Gensler to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, signaling an emphasis on investor protection for the Wall Street watchdog agency after a deregulatory stretch during the Trump administration. The vote Wednesday was 53-45, mostly along party lines in the narrowly Democratic-controlled Senate, to confirm Gensler, […]

Pentagon Chief Declares ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel—U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Sunday declared an “enduring and ironclad” American commitment to Israel, reinforcing support at a tense time in Israeli politics and amid questions about the Biden administration’s efforts to revive nuclear negotiations with Israel’s archenemy, Iran. Austin’s first talks in Israel since he became Pentagon chief in January […]

DHS Chief Mayorkas meets with El Paso leaders and migrant advocates

Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas attends a Cabinet meeting with President Joe Biden in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 9:53 AM PT – Friday, April 9, 2021 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas met with leaders and immigration […]

Minneapolis Police Chief says Chauvin violated dept. policies

In this image from video, witness Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo testifies as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides Monday, April 5, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. (Court TV via AP, […]

Minneapolis Police Chief says Chauvin violated dept. policies

In this image from video, witness Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo testifies as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides Monday, April 5, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. (Court TV via AP, […]