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Russian Sanctions Target US Treasury Secretary, Netflix CEO and Others

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Russian Sanctions Target US Treasury Secretary, Netflix CEO and Others

Russian Sanctions Target US Treasury Secretary, Netflix CEO and Others

Russian Sanctions Target , US Treasury Secretary, Netflix CEO and Others.

Russian Sanctions Target , US Treasury Secretary, Netflix CEO and Others.

Fox News reports Russia has announced more sanctions on the U.S. in retaliation for America's pressure on the country amid Putin's war with Ukraine.

Fox News reports Russia has announced more sanctions on the U.S. in retaliation for America's pressure on the country amid Putin's war with Ukraine.

They were announced the same day U.S. authorities were granted a warrant to seize jets belonging to Roman Abramovich.

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In response to the ever-expanding U.S. sanctions against Russian political and public figures, as well as representatives of domestic business, , Russia's Foreign Ministry, via statement, as reported by Fox News.

61 American citizens from among the heads of leading military-industrial complex corporations, media platforms and rating agencies, aircraft and shipbuilding companies, are included in the ‘stop list.', Russia's Foreign Ministry, via statement, as reported by Fox News.

Prominent Americans who are being targeted include Janet Yellen, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.

Prominent Americans who are being targeted include Janet Yellen, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, White House communications director Kate Bedingfield.

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, White House communications director Kate Bedingfield.

NY Stock Exchange chairman Jeffrey Sprecher.

Former Raytheon Technologies executive VP Tracey Atkinson.

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian and United Airlines president Brett Hart.

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Pelosi Will Visit Taiwan, Officials From Both Nations Confirm [Video]

Pelosi Will Visit Taiwan, Officials From Both Nations Confirm

Pelosi Will Visit Taiwan, , Officials From Both Nations Confirm. Pelosi Will Visit Taiwan, , Officials From Both Nations Confirm. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan is a delicate matter for the government of China, which views the autonomous nation as its territory. China officials referred to the "egregious political impact" Pelosi's visit to Taiwan would have. We would like to tell the US once again that China is standing by, and the Chinese People's Liberation Army will never sit idly by. , Zhao Lijian, China Foreign Ministry Spokesman, via CNN. China will take resolute responses and strong countermeasures to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity, Zhao Lijian, China Foreign Ministry Spokesman, via CNN. As for what measures, if she dares to go, then let's wait and see, Zhao Lijian, China Foreign Ministry Spokesman, via CNN. U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken maintained the White House's position that Pelosi's visit to Taiwan did not involve the executive branch. Speaking on behalf of the Biden administration, . Blinken stated that "we do not know what Speaker Pelosi intends to do.". Congress is an independent, coequal branch of government. The decision is entirely the Speaker's, Anthony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, via CNN. And so if the speaker does decide to visit and China tries to create some kind of crisis or otherwise escalate tensions, that would be entirely on Beijing, Anthony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, via CNN. We are looking for them, in the event she decides to visit, to act responsibly and not to engage in in any escalation going forward, Anthony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, via CNN. Pelosi's visit is not without safety risks, and National Security Council coordinator John Kirby stated the agency's protection intentions. . We want to make sure that when she travels overseas, she can do so safely and securely and we're going to make sure of that, John Kirby, National Security Council, via CNN. This is an important trip for the speaker to be on and we're going to do whatever we can to support her, John Kirby, National Security Council, via CNN

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President Biden Tests Negative for COVID [Video]

President Biden Tests Negative for COVID

President Biden, Tests Negative, for COVID. CNN reports that President Joe Biden has tested negative for COVID and is expected to be released from isolation on July 27. CNN reports that President Joe Biden has tested negative for COVID and is expected to be released from isolation on July 27. The president's physician, Dr. Kevin O'Connor, said that Biden took two antigen tests that were both negative. . According to Dr. O'Connor, Biden will continue to wear a well-fitted mask for 10 days to prevent the spread of COVID. The president will also be tested with increased frequency to detect any possible resurgence of the virus. CNN reports that Dr. O'Connor said Biden does face the possibility of "COVID rebound.". The president was treated with the antiviral Paxlovid. . The White House said that Biden is set to speak about COVID from the Rose Garden at 11:30 a.m. ET. . The president will give remarks after his negative test about a case that was mild, thanks to the tools this administration has worked hard to make available to the American people. , White House official, via CNN. He will discuss the progress we have made against COVID and encourage eligible Americans to get vaccinated and boosted, White House official, via CNN. CBS reports that Biden is scheduled to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping on July 28

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Former Trump Aide Jared Kushner Reveals Secret 2019 Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis [Video]

Former Trump Aide Jared Kushner Reveals Secret 2019 Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

Former Trump Aide, Jared Kushner Reveals , Secret 2019 Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis. Former senior presidential aide Jared Kushner revealed in a memoir that he had a previously undisclosed bout with thyroid cancer in 2019. . Former senior presidential aide Jared Kushner revealed in a memoir that he had a previously undisclosed bout with thyroid cancer in 2019. . Reuters reports that excerpts of the book reveal that Kushner, who is married to former president Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, kept the diagnosis secret. Reuters reports that excerpts of the book reveal that Kushner, who is married to former president Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, kept the diagnosis secret. Kushner wrote that White House physician Sean Conley shared Kushner's test results with him while traveling on Air Force One as then-president Trump flew to Texas. . Kushner wrote that White House physician Sean Conley shared Kushner's test results with him while traveling on Air Force One as then-president Trump flew to Texas. . According to the memoir, Conley told Kushner he had cancer and needed to "schedule a surgery right away.". According to the memoir, Conley told Kushner he had cancer and needed to "schedule a surgery right away.". Reuters reports that Kushner underwent surgery right before Thanksgiving 2019. Kushner reveals that a substantial part of his thyroid was removed in the surgery, which came amid major negotiations with China regarding a trade deal. Kushner reveals that a substantial part of his thyroid was removed in the surgery, which came amid major negotiations with China regarding a trade deal. The former presidential aid managed to keep the diagnosis secret despite working in a White House notorious for news leaks. In 2020, Kushner lead negotiations is a U.S.-brokered deal between Israel and several Arab countries. Reuters reports that he is now running the global investment firm, Affinity Partners. . Kushner's memoir "Breaking History: A White House Memoir" is scheduled to hit bookstores on August 23. Excerpts of the book were first reported on by 'The New York Times.'

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