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Biden supporters rush to defend reported Sec-of-State pick Antony Blinken, who ‘got rich off corporate consulting'

1 month ago   |   By RT

As Antony Blinken was revealed to be presumed US president-elect Joe Biden's likely pick for secretary of state, a past report detailing the diplomat's business dealings and career has the Democrat's supporters on the defensive.
Blinken was revealed to be Biden's expected pick on Monday by sources inside the Democrat's transition team, according to media reports. A long-time Biden ally, he served as the number-two National Security Advisor and the deputy State Secretary during Barack Obama's eight years in the White House. The official announcement of Blinken as the next administration's...
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Biden's Pick for Secretary Of State Will Try to Rebuild Alliances

Biden's Pick for Secretary Of State Will Try to Rebuild Alliances

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

In choosing Tony Blinken as secretary of state, the Biden team suggests a return to global cooperation.
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Joe Biden's Secretary of State pick Tony Blinken said Brexit was like a dog being run over by a car and a 'total mess'

Joe Biden's Secretary of State pick Tony Blinken said Brexit was like a dog being run over by a car and a 'total mess'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Joe Biden's pick for Secretary of State Antony Blinken last year described Brexit as a "total mess" and said that the process resembled a dog being run over by a car, in comments that further underline the stark policy differences between the incoming White House administration and the UK government.
Biden has reportedly chosen his long-time adviser Antony Blinken, who served as Deputy Secretary of State under President Obama, as his Secretary of State when he enters office in January.
Speaking on the "Pod Save America" podcast in March last year , Blinken - who...
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US stock futures rise as dollar and bonds fall ahead of Janet Yellen pledge...

US stock futures rise as dollar and bonds fall ahead of Janet Yellen pledge to 'act big' on stimulus

Summary List Placement US stock futures rose on Tuesday, while the dollar and bond prices fell, as investors awaited the confirmation hearing of Treasury secretary nominee... Read more ...

LA County has suspended air-quality regulations that limit the number of...

LA County has suspended air-quality regulations that limit the number of cremations as it handles a 'backlog' of bodies from the pandemic

Summary List Placement Los Angeles County has temporarily lifted air-quality regulations that limit the number of cremations that can be performed monthly as officials handle a... Read more ...

China Says Its Economy, Recovering From The Pandemic, Grew 2.3% Last Year

China Says Its Economy, Recovering From The Pandemic, Grew 2.3% Last Year

China's is likely the only major economy to have expanded in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic gripped the world. (Image credit: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

China's economy continued to grow last year despite COVID-19 crisis

China's economy continued to grow last year despite COVID-19 crisis

China was likely the world's only major economy to expand last year even though it was the first to suffer from the coronavirus pandemic, new data show. China's gross domestic... Read more ...

Former Trump campaign staffers helped organize the rally that led to the...

Former Trump campaign staffers helped organize the rally that led to the deadly Capitol riot, records show, despite the campaign's repeated claims it wasn't involved

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump's reelection campaign has repeatedly said it wasn't involved in organizing the January 6 rally that led to the deadly storming of... Read more ...

Parler's CEO John Matze is 'confident' the controversial social-media...

Parler's CEO John Matze is 'confident' the controversial social-media platform will fully return by the end of January, after Amazon booted it offline

Summary List Placement John Matze, the CEO of the controversial social-media platform Parler, is "confident" the site will be live again by the end of January. Parler was... Read more ...

The FBI is investigating whether a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office...

The FBI is investigating whether a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to sell it to Russia, after receiving a tip from someone claiming to be her ex

Summary List Placement The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating whether a Pennsylvania woman stole a laptop from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's office during... Read more ...

Armed protesters rallied at state capitols as cities and states ramp up...

Armed protesters rallied at state capitols as cities and states ramp up security ahead of Biden's inauguration

Summary List Placement Armed protesters showed up to the state capitol buildings of Ohio, Texas, Oregon, and Michigan on Sunday ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's... Read more ...

Good Things Happen When Dog, Goat Elected Mayor

Good Things Happen When Dog, Goat Elected Mayor

A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground. The oddball idea of pet mayor elections to raise money to... Read more ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Parler could return to the App Store 'if they get...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Parler could return to the App Store 'if they get their moderation together'

Summary List Placement Conservative-leaning social media app Parler could return to the Apple App Store if it steps up its moderation, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a Fox News... Read more ...