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Bannon pleads not guilty to Capitol riot probe charges

Former president Donald Trump advisor Steve Bannon entered a “not guilty” plea Wednesday after his arrest on charges of contempt of Congress for refusing to testify on the January 6 attack on the Capitol.

Biden likely to make decision on Fed chair before Thanksgiving: White House

US says Iran government behind ransomware attacks

NY prosecutor to exonerate two over Malcolm X murder

Two men convicted of the 1965 murder of civil rights leader Malcolm X are to have their convictions thrown out, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said Wednesday.

Prosecutors had asked US District Judge Royce Lamberth to impose a longer 51-month sentence on Jacob Chansley

Jacob Chansley had pleaded guilty to obstruction of an official proceeding after taking part in the storming of the US Senate chamber

US Capitol attack ‘shaman’ sentenced to 41 months in prison

Blinken is looking to boost thus-far unsuccessful US diplomatic efforts to resolve the deepening conflicts in Ethiopia and in Sudan and to counter growing insurgencies elsewhere, like Somalia.

Blinken hailed Kenya’s role in seeking to ease the conflict in Ethiopia and as an example of a vibrant, inclusive democracy despite challenges it has faced in its own recent elections.

Biden’s nominee for bank regulator faces hostile opposition

Eighty percent of Americans 12 and older have had at least one Covid-19 shot-White House

WH says funding for 1 billion additional vaccine doses will be available to Pfizer, Moderna & subcontractors

It’s more than three times faster than the rate adults were vaccinated at the start of the nation’s vaccination campaign 11 months ago.

The White House says about 10% of eligible kids aged 5 to 11 have received a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine since its approval for their age group two weeks ago. Read more

Definition of fully vaccinated: 2 doses of Moderna or Pfizer vaccine and 1 booster, says WH

White House Covid-19 coordinator Jeff Zients said Wednesday 1.7 million doses to kids administered in the last week alone

WH asks Americans vaccinated over 6 months ago to get a booster shot

62 M eligible Americans still not vaccinated: White House

Unvaccinated individuals over 16 times more likely to end up in ICU or die during peak period: White House data

2.6 M kids aged 5-11 will have gotten first shot of Covid-19 vaccine by end of day, that is 10% of eligible kids, says White House Covid Coordinator

Citing high gas prices, Biden asks Federal Trade Commission to redouble probe of possible ‘illegal conduct’

President Joe Biden on Wednesday said there was mounting evidence of anti-consumer behaviour by oil and gas companies