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Texas launches audit into 2020 election results after pressure from Donald Trump

Former President Donald Trump in Texas. Brandon Bell/Getty Images The Texas Secretary of State's office said they will audit the results of the 2020 election in four counties. The move comes after former President Donald Trump pressured the governor to start an audit. Although Trump won the state in 2020, the audit primarily focuses on counties where Joe Biden won. See more stories on Insider's business page. Texas officials have said they will launch a "forensic audit" of the resu...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Trends, UK News, Joe Biden, Audit, Gop, Arizona, Dallas, Houston, Biden, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Greg Abbott, Election 2020


PG&E charged with manslaughter after equipment sparked deadly California wildfire in 2020

A house burns on Platina Road during the Zogg Fire near Ono, California, in 2020. AP Photo/Ethan Swope, File Pacific Gas and Electric was charged on Friday with manslaughter and other crimes. It follows a 2020 Northern California blaze started by alleged neglected equipment, AP reported. Four people were killed and hundreds of homes were destroyed. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Pacific Gas and Electric was charged on Friday with manslaughter and other crimes following a N...
Tags: Science, News, California, San Francisco, Trends, Ap, Wildfires, Associated Press, Manslaughter, Electric, Sierra Nevada, Shasta, Northern California, State, Sonoma County, Tehama


'Difficulties of the past continue to threaten the present' - Clinton

Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is installed as QUB's first female chancellor.
Tags: News, Hillary Clinton, United States, Clinton, State


Hillary Clinton to be inaugurated as Queen's University chancellor

The former US secretary of state will be formally installed as the university's new chancellor later.
Tags: News, US, Hillary Clinton, State, Queen s University


Blinken defends US leadership at UN as Biden administration wrestles with foreign policy crises

Secretary of State Antony Blinken defended US leadership at the United Nations on Thursday even as he acknowledged that it will take time to repair relations with France, one of America's oldest allies, after missteps by the Biden administration.
Tags: France, US, America, Cnn, United Nations, Un, Biden, State, Antony Blinken, Blinken


Trump demands Texas Gov. Greg Abbott push for election audits, despite winning the state in 2020

Texas Governor Greg Abbott and former President Donald J. Trump attend a security briefing with state officials and law enforcement at the Weslaco Department of Public Safety DPS Headquarters before touring the US-Mexico border wall on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in Weslaco, TX. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Trump wants Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to add an audit of the 2020 election to a special session agenda. The former president defeated Biden in the state by 5.6 percenta...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Washington Post, Senate, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Biden, Donald Trump, Abbott, Trump, Greg Abbott


Special envoy for Haiti resigns citing 'inhumane' US decision to deport thousands from US border

Daniel Foote, the US special envoy for Haiti, has handed in his resignation to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, saying he will "not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees" from the US-Mexico border.
Tags: News, US, United States, Stories, Haiti, State, Antony Blinken, Daniel Foote


Special envoy for Haiti resigns citing 'inhumane' US decision to deport thousands

Daniel Foote, the US special envoy for Haiti, has handed in his resignation to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, saying he will "not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees" from the US-Mexico border.
Tags: News, US, United States, Stories, Haiti, State, Antony Blinken, Daniel Foote


Senators press Blinken to improve care for Havana Syndrome victims as task force leader departs

Some State Department victims of so-called "Havana Syndrome" continue to be denied access to care at Walter Reed National Medical Center, a bipartisan pair of senators said in a letter sent Wednesday to Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Tags: Cnn, State Department, Havana, State, Blinken, Walter Reed National Medical Center


Top Democrats compare Biden to Trump over the Haitian migrant crisis, as the GOP falsely accuses him of allowing open borders

CIUDAD ACUNA, MEXICO - SEPTEMBER 20: Haitian immigrants cross the Rio Grande back into Mexico from Del Rio, Texas on September 20, 2021 to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico. As U.S. immigration authorities began deporting immigrants back to Haiti from Del Rio, thousands more waited in a camp under an international bridge in Del Rio while others crossed the river back into Mexico to avoid deportation. John Moore/Getty Images Biden is facing rampant criticism over an evolving crisis involving Haitian mig...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Mexico, Senate, White House, Immigration, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Analysis, Afghanistan, Gop, United States, New York Times


Special envoy to Haiti resigns citing 'inhumane' US decision to deport thousands of Haitians

Daniel Foote, the US special envoy to Haiti, has handed in his resignation to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, saying he will "not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees" from the US-Mexico border.
Tags: News, US, United States, Stories, Haiti, State, Antony Blinken, Daniel Foote


Special envoy for Haiti resigns citing 'inhumane' US decision to deport thousands of Haitians from US border

Daniel Foote, the US special envoy for Haiti, has handed in his resignation to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, saying he will "not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees" from the US-Mexico border.
Tags: US, Cnn, United States, Haiti, State, Antony Blinken, Daniel Foote


Special envoy for Haiti resigns citing 'inhumane' US decision to deport thousands of Haitians

Daniel Foote, the US special envoy to Haiti, has handed in his resignation to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, saying he will "not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees" from the US-Mexico border.
Tags: News, US, United States, Stories, Haiti, State, Antony Blinken, Daniel Foote


Mike Lindell alleged widespread voter fraud in Alabama. The GOP secretary of state says he's dead wrong.

Long after even many of the stalwart election deniers have given up, Mike Lindell is still at it.
Tags: Alabama, Cnn, Gop, State, Mike Lindell


Harry Dunn: Liz Truss raises case with US at United Nations Assembly

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss spoke to the US Secretary of State about the need for justice.
Tags: UK, News, US, Liz Truss, State, Harry Dunn, United Nations Assembly


Netherlands: Ministry Of Finance Publishes Research Paper On A More Equal Tax Treatment Of Debt And Equity - Loyens & Loeff

On 13 September 2021, the State secretary for finance sent a research paper on a more equal tax treatment of equity and debt to the House of Representatives.
Tags: News, Netherlands, State, Loeff, Ministry Of Finance Publishes Research


Hillary Clinton to be inaugurated as Queen's University chancellor

The former US secretary of state will be formally installed as the university's new chancellor.
Tags: News, US, Hillary Clinton, State, Queen s University


Donald Trump wrote to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger asking him to 'decertify' the 2020 election

Getty Images (L), AP (R) Donald Trump wrote to Georgia Secretary of State asking him to "decertify" the results of the election. In the letter, Trump repeated unproven claims of widespread election fraud. The letter comes the day before a "Justice for J6" rally is due in Washington DC. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump sent a letter to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger asking him to start "decertifying" the 2020 election, on Friday.The letter, which...
Tags: Politics, Justice, Trends, Georgia, UK News, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, State, Capitol, R, Brian Kemp, L


Gen. Mark Milley was 'one of the happiest people' at Biden's inauguration because it meant Trump was out of office, book says

General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Gen. Mark Milley was one of "the happiest people" at Biden's inauguration, a new book says. He was buoyant not because "it was President Biden," but because "Trump was out of the presidency." "Peril" documented Milley's inner turmoil throughout Trump's presidency and how he responded to Trump's impulsivity. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gen. Mark Milley, the chairma...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, China, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Iran, Biden, Donald Trump, Costa, Trump, State, Capitol


Russians head to the polls amid anger over economy and Covid

Ruling United Russia party polling at near-historic lows but likely to find a way to keep control of State DumaRussians will head to the polls beginning Friday for parliamentary elections that could serve as a platform for popular anger over the economy, a crackdown on dissent and the government response to the coronavirus pandemic. But the ruling party United Russia is likely to find a way to maintain a stranglehold on its control of the State Duma.While stifling political opposition and indepe...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, Russia, World news, Communism, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, State, State Duma, United Russia


Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says California 'made the right decision' not to recall Newsom

Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger holds a news conference before the GOP debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday, January 30, 2008, in Simi Valley, California. Brian Baer/Sacramento Bee/Tribune News Service/Getty Images Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said the state "made the right decision" not to recall Newsom. Speaking to the Los Angeles Times, Schwarzenegger called the pool of GOP candidates "disastrous." Schwarzenegger won a recall el...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Trends, Gop, The Times, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Republican, Donald Trump, Los Angeles Times, Gavin Newsom, State, Schwarzenegger, Gray Davis, Newsom, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library


Conor Burns appointed minister of state at Northern Ireland Office

The Conservative MP returns to his native Belfast to work with Secretary of State Brandon Lewis.
Tags: News, Belfast, State, Northern Ireland Office, Conor Burns


McConnell joked that Trump's ex-secretary of state could deny calling Trump a 'moron' because he actually called him a 'fucking moron': book

McConnell and Trump. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images Mitch McConnell privately joked about allegations that Rex Tillerson called Trump a "moron," new book says. He said Tillerson could deny saying that because he actually called Trump a "fucking moron." McConnell also said last year that Trump would lose the election just by "being Donald Trump," per the book. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell privately joked that President Donald Trump...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, Kentucky, Senate, Nbc News, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, State Department, Republican Party, Biden


StubHub will pay out over $16 million in refunds to over 75,000 customers for events canceled at the start of the pandemic last year

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat 11 attorneys general were investigating StubHub after customers said they weren't refunded for tickets that were canceled due to the pandemic. The company said it had been "necessary" to adjust its written refund policy after scores of events were canceled last year. Refunds total more than $16.7 million for customers in six states and Washington D.C. See more stories on Insider's business page. StubHub will pay at least $16.7 million to refund tickets p...
Tags: News, Washington, Attorney General, Sales, Trends, Indiana, Customers, Retail, Wisconsin, Event, Tickets, District Of Columbia, Refund, Ticket, Stubhub, Cancelation


Blinken and Austin wanted Biden to keep US troops in Afghanistan longer, but he overruled them: book

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with his Cabinet in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Susan Walsh/Associated Press Biden overruled calls from two Cabinet officials to extend the US troop presence in Afghanistan, according to a new book. The secretary of state and defense secretary thought prolonging the withdrawal could give the US leverage in negotiations. The Biden administration has faced bipartisan criticism over its handling of the ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Isis, News, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Austin, Afghanistan, Taliban, Nato, Kabul, National Security Council


Afghan banks are running out of cash and are begging the Taliban for more money after the US froze nearly $10 billion in assets

A person holds a bundle of Afghan afghani banknotes at a money exchange market, following banks and markets reopening after the Taliban took over in Kabul, Afghanistan, on September 4, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer Afghanistan's banks are facing a money shortage and may have to close to the public soon. Bankers fear the situation could lead to inflated food and electricity prices, Reuters reported. The Taliban has also been unable to get its hands on billions in frozen assets. See more stori...
Tags: New York, News, US, International, Trends, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Associated Press, The New York Times, Cornell University, Reuters, State, Antony Blinken, KABUL Afghanistan, Robert Hockett


Larry Elder Campaign Touts Website Already Saying Newsom Won Via Voter Fraud

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Jumping The Gun Just A Tad The campaign of Larry Elder, the hard-right radio host who’s been leading the pack of Republicans working to unseat California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) in today’s recall election, is a website that curiously already states the results of the election even though it, uh, hasn’t started yet! The campaign’s website has a “Stop Fraud” link leading to “StopCAfraud.com,”  which has a petition that demands the Cal...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, California, Nicki Minaj, White House, Nbc News, Afghanistan, Gop, United States, Taliban, House, Fox News, Amy Klobuchar, Biden, Gavin Newsom


Rand Paul grills Blinken on whether drone strike hit aid worker or ISIS-K: 'You'd think you'd kind of know before you off someone'

Sen. Rand Paul prepares to hear Secretary of State Antony Blinken testify during a Senate Foreign Relations Hearing to examine the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan on Capitol Hill on September 14, 2021 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/Getty Images Sen. Rand Paul pressed Secretary of State Antony Blinken on a recent US drone strike. He asked Blinken about reports that the strike killed an aid worker and not an ISIS-K operative. "You'd think you'd kind of know before you of...
Tags: Politics, UK, Isis, News, Senate, US, Trends, Afghanistan, United States, Drones, Washington Dc, New York Times, Rand Paul, Capitol Hill, Pentagon, Biden


Inside the fake controversy over Joe Biden's 'mute' button

Idaho Republican Sen. Jim Risch had a pressing question he needed to ask Secretary of State Antony Blinken during the latter's testimony on Capitol Hill Tuesday: Who has the mute button on Joe Biden?
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Idaho, Capitol Hill, State, Antony Blinken, Sen Jim Risch


Democratic senator says Afghanistan failure is 'tainting America's reputation around the world'

Sen. Richard Blumenthal. Joshua Roberts/Reuters Sen. Richard Blumenthal said America's failure in Afghanistan is ruining its global reputation. He zeroed in on the fact Americans and Afghan allies were left behind after the last US troops departed. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said there's about 100 Americans still in Afghanistan who want to leave. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on Tuesday told reporters tha...
Tags: Politics, Isis, News, US, International, America, Trends, Cnn, Afghanistan, Taliban, House, Connecticut, New Jersey, Kabul, State Department, Biden



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