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Biden Pick Gary Gensler Is Sworn In as SEC Chairman

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How Biden is Fostering cyber defenses against Russia and China

This week, the U.S. announced economic sanctions against Russia for a hacking campaign that breached nine federal agencies and about 100 private companies. Another large-scale cyber intrusion on U.S. computer systems, exposed in the past six months, has been attributed by Microsoft to a state-sponsored organization “operating out of China.”Congress and the Biden administration are mounting various…

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Biden shows He’ll wield US financial system as foreign policy weapon

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Biden sanctions Russia over SolarWinds cyber attacks

US president imposes new sanctions on Russia following malicious cyber attacks against the US and allies By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 15 Apr 2021 14:31 As has long been anticipated, US president Joe Biden has today (15 April) signed an executive order imposing fresh sanctions on Russia over a pattern of malicious cyber attacks…

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Biden to nominate Senate staffer White, former close aide Bianchi as deputy USTRs

Please try another search Economy10 hours ago (Apr 16, 2021 04:05PM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. U.S. President Biden delivers remarks on Russia at the White House in Washington 2/2 By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden plans to nominate long-time Senate staffer Jayme White and former White House official Sarah Bianchi to…

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Biden to keep refugee cap at historically low figure set by Trump

President Biden will sign an order Friday to keep the number of refugee admissions this year at the historically low figure set by the Trump administration, walking back a campaign promise to raise the cap, a senior administration official confirmed to Axios.Why it matters: Biden has faced mounting pressure to increase the limit as he…

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Biden Administration To Allow Abortion Pills Via Telemedicine And Mail

Topline The Biden Administration will allow patients to be prescribed and sent medicine that induces abortion without visiting a doctor in-person through the remainder of the pandemic, reversing a Trump-era curb on accessing abortion services. US President Joe Biden speaks about the March jobs report in the State Dining Room of the White … [+]…

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Biden Will Meet Japan’s Yoshihide Suga in His First In-Person Meeting With a Foreign Leader. Here’s What to Know

President Joe Biden will forgo the usual video call for his first in-person meeting with a foreign leader on Friday, when Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, who is fully vaccinated, meets Biden at the White House. A new president’s first meeting slot with a foreign leader is normally reserved for top allies. Biden’s predecessor President…

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Biden to host Japanese PM Suga as U.S. works to counter increasingly assertive China

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will host Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at the White House on Friday in his first in-person meeting with a world leader since he took office.Biden’s decision to host Suga for his first face-to-face meeting highlights his administration’s focus on strengthening ties with allies in Asia as the U.S. works…

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Biden close to picking career diplomat Nick Burns as China ambassador

Nicholas Burns, a career diplomat, is in the final stages of vetting to serve as President Biden’s ambassador to China, people familiar with the matter tell Axios. Why it matters: Across the administration, there’s a consensus the U.S. relationship with China will be the most critical — and consequential — of Biden’s presidency. From trade…