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Biden: ‘The pandemic is over’
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Biden: ‘The pandemic is over’

"The pandemic is over. We still have a problem with Covid. We're still doing a lot of work on it. It's -- but the pandemic is over," Biden said. The US government still designates Covid-19 a Public Health Emergency and the World Health Organization says it remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. But the President's comments follow other hopeful comments from global health leaders.Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, said in a news briefing last week that the end of the Covid-19 pandemic was "in sight," and that the world has never been in a better position to end the Covid-19 pandemic. "Last week, the number of weekly reported deaths from Covid-19 was the lowest since March 2020," Ghebreyesus said. "We have never been in a be...
Face The Nation: Kostin, Pape, Garret and Becker
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Face The Nation: Kostin, Pape, Garret and Becker

Face The Nation: Kostin, Pape, Garret and Becker - CBS News Watch CBS News Missed the second half of the show? The latest on Ukraine's top prosecutor pursuing a genocide case against Russian officials; Robert Pape warns of "violent threat" to U.S. democracy; and Major Garrett and David Becker's new book, "The Big Truth". Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
South Carolina politics focus: abortion decision; the new Winthrop Poll; Lindsey Graham’s proposal for a federal abortion ban and more | WFAE 90.7
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South Carolina politics focus: abortion decision; the new Winthrop Poll; Lindsey Graham’s proposal for a federal abortion ban and more | WFAE 90.7

South Carolina’s Republican-led Senate failed to pass a bill banning nearly all abortions in the state earlier this month. The failure of Republicans to pass the bill is another example of a split in the party where abortion is concerned, both in South Carolina and around the country.According to the latest Winthrop Poll Southern Focus Survey, 75% of residents in 11 southern states think a woman should have the right to an abortion if the woman’s life or health is threatened. That poll was released within days of South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham’s proposed bill in the U.S. Senate for a federal abortion ban. That bill has also divided Republicans.We’ll talk about abortion legislation and its effects in South Carolina, the rest of the South and a...
Republican governors continue sending migrants to Democratic states
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Republican governors continue sending migrants to Democratic states

Republican governors continue sending migrants to Democratic states - CBS News Watch CBS News Governors of Republican border states such as Florida and Texas are continuing to bus and fly migrants to Democrat-led cities and states in protest of the Biden administration’s immigration policies. Michael George has the latest. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Sarah Huckabee Sanders discloses she was successfully treated for thyroid cancer
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders discloses she was successfully treated for thyroid cancer

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a former Trump White House press secretary, addresses the America First Policy Institute's America First Agenda Summit at the Marriott Marquis on July 26, 2022. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Republican Arkansas gubernatorial candidate Sarah Huckabee Sanders disclosed that she underwent successful surgery Friday to treat thyroid cancer. "During a check-up earlier this month, my doctor ordered a biopsy on an area of concern in my neck and the test revealed that I had thyroid cancer," Sanders said in a statement. "Today, I underwent a successful surgery to remove my thyroid and surrounding lymph nodes and by the grace of God I am now c...
Graham’s 15-week abortion bill further complicates Republican midterm messaging
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Graham’s 15-week abortion bill further complicates Republican midterm messaging

CNN  —  Republican Senate candidates eager to make the 2022 midterms about inflation, crime and President Joe Biden’s first term have a new dilemma in Sen. Lindsey Graham’s bill that would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The bill, which the South Carolina Republican introduced this week on a day of disappointing inflation news, presents his party with problems that are two-fold as they look to flip the House and Senate in November: Not only does it resurface the abortion debate, a topic many Republicans have sought to avoid since the Supreme Court, in a publicly unpopular decision, overturned Roe v. Wade in June, but it steps on the answers GOP candidates had coalesced around this summer – that abort...
Justice Department moves to stay order in Trump documents case
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Justice Department moves to stay order in Trump documents case

Washington — The Justice Department moved to stay a portion of a Florida federal judge's order banning the government from using some of the documents it seized from former President Donald Trump's residence while an independent third party reviews the documents. On Friday, the department filed a motion asking the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to partially stay U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon's order, arguing that the U.S. District Court lacks the authority to ban the FBI from reviewing 103 documents bearing classified markings it seized from Mar-a-Lago in August."The district court erred by exercising jurisdiction as to records bearing classification markings," the Justice Department said in its filing Friday night. Further, the Justice Dep...
Germany takes control of 3 Russian-owned oil refineries
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Germany takes control of 3 Russian-owned oil refineries

Germany is taking control of three Russian-owned refineries in the country to ensure energy security before an embargo on oil from Russia takes effect next year, officials said Friday.Two subsidiaries of Russian oil giant Rosneft — Rosneft Deutschland GmbH and RN Refining & Marketing GmbH — will be put under the administration of Germany's Federal Network Agency, the economy ministry said in a statement.As a result, the agency will also control the companies' shares in the refineries PCK Schwedt, MiRo and Bayernoil, located in the east and south of Germany. "This is a far-reaching energy policy decision to protect our country," German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said. "We've long known that Russia isn't a reliable supplier of energy anymore.""...