U.S. Businesses Warned of Risks of Involvement in South Sudan

That nation’s extended transitional government is violating human rights. The Departments of Labor, State, and Commerce jointly issued an advisory cautioning American businesses and individuals about the increasing…

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Secretary of State Speaks with American Detained in Russia

Paul Whelan was sentenced to 16 years in prison for alleged spying. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with U.S. citizen and Marine Paul Whelan over the phone…

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FCC Issues Disclosure Advisory

Agency reminds companies of the obligation to disclose foreign ownership and investments. A recent Enforcement Advisory was issued by the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Enforcement Bureau to remind…

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Blinken Says Formal Process Begun for Detained U.S. Journalist

Reporter Gershkovich is being held in Russia for espionage charges. Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters in Brussels that the United States is working through a formal…

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McCarthy Meets with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen

The speaker reaffirms that the U.S. is bound by law to help Taiwan defend itself. This week, Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy met with Taiwanese President Tsai…

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China Warns Speaker Against Meeting Taiwan President 

As Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-Wen travels in the U.S., China warns of an escalation. Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-Wen is having meetings in New York for two days before…

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President Biden Voices Concerns Over Riots in Israel

The president reiterates that democratic values are at the center of the U.S.-Israel relationship. A temporary pause in a controversial effort at overhauling Israel’s judicial system has reportedly…

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Presidents Xi and Putin Meeting in Moscow This Week 

They are calling themselves “good neighbors and reliable partners.”  Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Moscow on Monday for a state visit with Russian President Vladimir Putin with…

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Regulators Tell TikTok Owner to Sell or Be Banned 

The company says it wants to resolve the issue.  The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), a regulatory arm of the federal government that oversees…

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House Unveils Lower Energy Costs Act 

Intends to return energy independence to the U.S.  Members of the House leadership on Tuesday unveiled a 200-page bill that Majority Leader Steve Scalise says is intended to…

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