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Joe Biden monitoring China Covid protests: White House

“He’s monitoring this. We all are,” US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters on Monday. Discontent has been brewing for months in China over its harsh coronavirus control measures, with relentless testing, localized lockdowns and travel restrictions pushing many to the brink.

Donald Trump files 2024 White House candidacy papers

Donald Trump pulled the trigger on a third White House run on Tuesday, setting the stage for a bruising Republican nomination battle after a poor midterm election showing by his hand-picked candidates weakened his grip on the party. “America’s comeback starts right now,” the former president told hundreds of supporters gathered at his palatial Mar-a-Lago …

When Antony Blinken spoke about Bajrang Bali at the White House

US secretary of state Antony Blinken highlighted the importance of religious freedom as a fundamental American value and informed that a 500-year-old stolen statue of Hanuman, a Hindu deity, was returned to the Indian government earlier this year. He also stressed that the USA shows support for religious diversity through helping to preserve vital pieces …

Joe Biden hosts anti-extremism ‘summit’ at White House

The event, dubbed “the United We Stand Summit,” will highlight “the corrosive effects of hate-fueled violence on our democracy and public safety,” the White House said in a statement. The summit comes just eight weeks ahead of midterm elections in which Republicans are seeking to take control of Congress.