Policing Reform Negotiations Sputter in Congress Amid Partisan Bickering
After a Minneapolis jury in April found the white police officer who killed George Floyd guilty of murder, lawmakers in both parties were cautiously optimistic that the verdict would provide fresh momentum to break the impasse that had bedeviled negotiators since Mr. Floyd's death. 1President Biden gave his support, too, calling on Congress to act by the first anniversary of the murder, in late May. 1
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Scott Morrison and Joe Biden focus on Indo-Pacific in first face-to-face meeting
Scott Morrison has met with Joe Biden on the sidelines of the G7 summit and agreed to work closely on challenges in the increasingly contested Indo-Pacific region including China.
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G7 leaders discussed Chinese lab leak theory for Covid origin, says WHO chief
The director general of the World Health Organisation has said that the possibility that the Covid-19 virus leaked from a Chinese lab was discussed by world leaders at the G7 summit in Cornwall on Saturday.
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Putin laughs off 'killer' comments ahead of summit with Biden
Russian President Vladimir Putin laughed off the idea that he could be considered a "killer," but expressed a willingness to work with President Biden in an interview with NBC News ahead of the two leaders' summit on Wednesday in Geneva.
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President Biden and Jill Biden will meet with the queen at Windsor Castle.
President Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, are scheduled to meet again with Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday at Windsor Castle as part of the U.S. leader's first foreign trip as president.
Biden to sign bill creating national memorial at site of Pulse Nightclub mass shooting
President Biden said Saturday he will sign legislation creating a national memorial at the site of a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, where 49 people were killed five years ago.
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