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WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) – Republican voters’ embrace of fringe and divisive candidates is jeopardizing the party’s goal of taking control of the U.S. Senate in November’s midterm elections, as well as winning key governors’ races. Far-right candidates who have echoed former President Donald Trump’s spurious stolen-election claims could win primaries in Arizona and Michigan […]

Healthcare workers with New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene help people register for the monkeypox vaccine at one of the City’s vaccination sites, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, in New York. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption toggle caption Mary Altaffer/AP Healthcare workers with New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene help people […]

Media NoteOffice of the SpokespersonJuly 28, 2022 The Department of State released the 2022 Investment Climate Statements today.  The reports help U.S. companies make informed business decisions by providing up-to-date information on the investment climates of more than 160 countries and economies that are current or potential markets for U.S. companies.  The Investment Climate . […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration likes to say Russia has become isolated internationally because of its invasion of Ukraine. Yet Moscow’s top officials have hardly been cloistered in the Kremlin. And now, even the U.S. wants to talk. President Vladimir Putin has been meeting with world leaders, including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose […]

Sir Christopher Meyer, UK’s former ambassador to the US, dies at 78  BBC Source link

Triple-digit heat was being investigated on Thursday as the cause of death for four people as a sweltering heatwave enveloped the US Pacific north-west and the forecast showed no sign of letting up soon in a region unaccustomed to such temperatures. The Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office said hyperthermia was suspected in the deaths this […]

Becca Balint, left, and Molly Gray. Photos by Mike Dougherty and Glenn Russell/VTDigger State Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint, D-Windham, has now surpassed Lt. Gov. Molly Gray’s cumulative campaign fundraising total as the two compete to become Vermont’s first congresswoman. With less than two weeks until the Aug. 9 primary and with early voting […]

The country’s monkeypox outbreak can still be stopped, U.S. health officials said Thursday, despite rising case numbers and so far limited vaccine supplies. The Biden administration’s top health official pushed back against criticism about the pace of the response and worries that the U.S. has missed the window to contain the virus, which has been […]

On July 27, Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West and Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian Nelson led a senior interagency delegation from the Department of State and the Department of the Treasury to continue discussions with senior Taliban representatives and technocratic professionals in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The meetings took place […]

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