Biden Holds Press Conference Following Meeting With Putin


GENEVA (June 16, 2021)--- President Joe Biden holds press conference following meeting with Russian President Valdmir Putin.   Highlights: Human Rights-devastating consequences for Russia. Cybersecurity. Biden provided Putin with a list of 16 entities. Both agreed to work on specific understandings of what's off limits and cases. Food-- Iran's nuclear…

Biden’s and Putin’s Meeting Lasted Less Than Four Hours


GENEVA (June 16, 2021)--President Joe Biden and Russian President Valdamir Putin's meeting was scheduled to last 4 hours--but abruptly ended before Noon. The Russian government wrote on Twitter "Russian-American consultations began with a restricted-format meeting that included Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken." https://twitter.com/KremlinRussia_E/status/1405172509763375106?s=20…

Ohio’s AG Filed A Lawsuit Against Google LLC Seeking A Legal Declaration As A Public Utility


OHIO (June 16,, 2021)---Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed a lawsuit against Google LLC (“Google”), seeking a legal declaration that the tech giant’s search engine qualifies as a common carrier and/or public utility under Ohio common law, which would subject the company to a heightened duty to provide its competitors equal…

U.S.-Saudi Arabia Joint Statement Addressing the Climate Challenge


SAUDIA ARABIA (June 16, 2021)--At the conclusion of Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry’s visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the two countries released the following statement:    Begin text:    The United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are committed to addressing the increasing climate challenge with seriousness and…

The United States Welcomes the Organization of American States Resolution on Nicaragua


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 16, 2021)---Yesterday, an overwhelming majority of Organization of American States (OAS) member states sent a clear message of support for the Nicaraguan people and their fight for free and fair elections, respect for human rights, and accountability. The resolution approved yesterday condemns the Ortega-Murillo regime’s…

AI breast cancer screening project wins government funding for NHS trial


LONDON (June 16, 2021)---UK researchers have secured government funding to study the use of artificial intelligence for breast cancer screening in NHS hospitals.  The work builds on previous research which showed that artificial intelligence could be as effective as human radiologists in spotting breast cancer from X-ray images.  Backed by funding through…