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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the ages America ...
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Indonesian Company Admits to Deceiving U.S. Banks in Order to Trade with North Korea, Agrees to Pay a Fine of More than $1.5 Million

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, January 17, 2021 A global supplier of cigarette paper products, PT Bukit Muria Jaya (“BMJ”), has agreed to pay a fine of $1,561,570 and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Justice Department for conspiring to commit bank fraud in connection with the ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)          Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older ...
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Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher C. Miller’s Phone Call With Indonesian Minister of Defense Prabowo Subianto

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE – RELEASE JAN. 10, 2021 Today, Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller spoke on the phone with Indonesian Minister of Defense Prabowo Subianto to offer condolences for the January 9 commercial plane crash in Indonesia. The Secretary offered Indonesia any support it might need and expressed confidence in the Indonesian government’s ability ...
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