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At six months, Biden convenes Cabinet but roadblocks loom

3rd suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Chicago 7-year-old

A man wanted in the slaying of a 7-year-old girl who was fatally shot at in April at a McDonald’s drive-thru in Chicago has been taken into custody. Neither the Chicago Police Department nor the FBI immediately provided any details about Devontay Anderson, 21, other than to say he was arrested Monday in Chicago. In a text, Chicago Police spokesman Tom Ahern said charges were pending.

A vaccinated White House official has tested positive for Covid-19, a spokeswoman said Tuesday, adding that the person had not had contact with President Joe Biden or other top-level staff.

Man linked to Oath Keepers admits joining US Capitol attack

Ex-head of Trump inaugural committee Tom Barrack charged with acting as agent of UAE, lying to investigators

Trump ally and inauguration chairman Thomas Barrack has been arrested on foreign lobbying charges: US justice department

White House delays annual US biofuel blending mandate proposal due to political concerns: Reuters quotes sources

After horrific fair ride accident, Ohio beefs up inspections

US Senate minority leader McConnell says a procedural defeat won’t slow down the bipartisan infrastructure bill

US state department says it is working with private sector and Congress to identify viable options to make the internet more accessible to the Cuban people

USTR to join WTO negotiations on domestic services regulations

The United States intends to join World Trade Organization negotiations on strengthening domestic licensing procedures for services professionals, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said on Tuesday, adding it supports concluding the initiative by a WTO ministerial meeting in November.USTR said in a statement that the WTO Joint Statement Initiative on Services Domestic Regulation is an opportunity to improve the transparency and fairness of processes for obtaining overseas licenses for US professionals to provide services, such as engineers, architects, and environmental consultants. It also can help firms in retailing, express delivery and financial services, USTR said.

US state department condemns in the strongest terms terrorist attack in Iraq claimed by Islamic State

Weinstein extradition fight ends with transfer to California

Biden to name Jonathan Kanter as doj antitrust chief: Reuters quotes source

NASA encourages the use of commercial companies for space: White House

NASA is encouraging the use of commercial companies for space missions after the successful flight of the Blue Origin capsule to the edge of space, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Tuesday.Psaki also hailed the presence on the flight of 82-year-old Wally Funk alongside billionaire Jeff Bezos, saying “she’s America’s new sweetheart.”

San Diego County prosecutors say 22-year-old man pleads guilty to murder in 2019 Poway synagogue shooting

In regular contact with Fox and is interested in getting those who watch Fox vaccinated: White House

Harvey Weinstein extradited to California to face trial on rape and assault charges

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was extradited from New York to California on Tuesday to face trial on rape and assault charges, his spokesman and the New York Department of Corrections said.

Deaths from Covid-19 in the United States have averaged 239 per day over the past week, nearly 48% higher than the previous week, US CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said during the hearing

The Delta variant is the cause of more than 80% of the new cases in the US, but the authorized Covid-19 vaccines in the country are still more than 90% effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, said top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci during a Tuesday US Senate hearing