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United States: White House Guidance On Ransomware - Butler Snow LLP

Ransomware has become the fastest growing type of cybercrime facing businesses today. In 2021, loss values were estimated to have reached at least 57 times those in 2015...
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The Trump Organization sued New York City after the mayor cancelled all contracts following the Capitol siege

Then President-elect Donald Trump boards the elevator at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images The Trump Organization sued NYC over terminated contracts with the company following the Capitol riot. Mayor Bill de Blasio cancelled all contracts in January because he said Trump "incited a rebellion against the US." The Trump Organization operates the Central Park Carousel, two Central Park ice rinks, and the Ferry Point golf course. See more st...
Tags: Politics, New York, New York City, US, Trends, United States, Bill De Blasio, Donald Trump, Abc News, De Blasio, Contracts, Central Park, Trump, Capitol, Trump Tower, Trump Organization

Some Advance Child Tax Credit payments might have to be repaid

Almost 40 million U.S. families could get monthly Child Tax Credit payments this year. The extra money no doubt would be a big help, but some might discover they have to pay back the advanced amounts when they file their 2021 tax returns. (Photo by August de Richelieu via Pexels) You're fully vaccinated. Your company is open again, with everyone returning to the office. You got your kiddos, who also got jabbed, into a summer day camp. Hello, sort of normal summer! Even better, you're about ...
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Iran's next president is a hard-liner who could cause problems for Biden, and Trump helped pave the way for his victory

Ebrahim Raisi. Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Iran's next president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hard-liner accused of involvement in mass executions. Raisi supports reviving the 2015 nuclear deal but could cause headaches for Biden on other issues. Trump's confrontations with Iran helped empower hard-liners like Raisi. See more stories on Insider's business page. Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi won't be inaugurated until August, but he's already made it clear that he's n...
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Iran's next president is a hardliner who could cause problems for Biden, and Trump helped pave the way for his victory

Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's new president waves to the media after casting his vote at a polling station on June 18, 2021, on the day of the Islamic republic's presidential election Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Iran's next president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hardliner accused of involvement in mass executions. Raisi supports reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, but could cause major headaches for Biden on other issues. Trump's confrontations with Iran helped empower hardliners like Raisi. Se...
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Iran’s new leader takes hard line, refuses to meet Biden

By Isabel Debre and Jon Gambrell | Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s president-elect staked out a hard-line position Monday in his first remarks since his landslide election victory, rejecting the possibility of meeting with President Joe Biden or negotiating Tehran’s ballistic missile program and support of regional militias. The comments by Ebrahim Raisi offered a blunt preview of how Iran might deal with the wider world in the next four years as it enters a new stage in ne...
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Liz Cheney is surrounded by a security detail after death threats over her Trump criticism: NYT

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post as chair of the House Republican Conference because of her repeated criticism of former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in instigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Liz Cheney spent $58,000 on security from January to March, according to The New York Times. ...
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Dick Cheney warned his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney on January 6 that she might not be safe after seeing Trump attack her before the Capitol riot, report says

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney at the US House of Representatives in 2017. Win McNamee/Getty Images Dick Cheney called his daughter, Liz Cheney, to warn her after Trump singled her out on January 6. The controversial former vice president is said to consider Trump an "abysmal" president. Liz Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership position over her opposition to Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Vice President Dick Cheney call...
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How Obama's election led to Trump's insurrection

The radicalization of some Capitol rioters can be traced back to November 2008, with the election of the United States' first Black president Barack Obama. CNN's Drew Griffin reports. See more at CNN.com/capitolriot.
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Trump asked whether COVID-infected Americans abroad could be sent to Guantánamo Bay, book says

Getty Trump asked if COVID-positive Americans overseas could be sent to Guantánamo Bay. The February 2020 episode is detailed in a forthcoming book by two Washington Post reporters. "Don't we have an island that we own?" Trump asked, according to the book. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump pondered whether COVID-positive Americans abroad could be sent to Guantánamo Bay in the early days of the pandemic, according to a forthcoming book by ...
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Trump sent out a strange statement wishing 'losers' and 'RINOs' a Happy Father's Day

Former President Donald Trump hit out at his critics in a scathing Father's Day message this weekend. Getty Former President Donald Trump took the opportunity on Father's Day to call out the "Radical Left." Trump wished "losers" and "RINOs" a Happy Father's Day in an emailed statement. Donald Trump Jr. also sent out an email appealing for donations titled "My father is asking about you." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump took the opp...
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EPA and Army Announce Intent to Revise “Water of the United States” Rule

Last week the Environmental Protect Agency and Department of the Army announced the agencies’ intent to initiate new rulemaking that restores the Obama era waters of the United States rule that was in place pre-2015, and before the current Trump era rule. This proposed rule will impact large swaths of America not only those directing the course of a ship (as its name implies), but will restrict farming, real estate development, road building and other large areas of economic activity across the ...
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Lindsey Graham calls the Democrats' voting-rights bill 'the biggest power grab' in US history, rejects Manchin compromise proposal

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during a news conference in Washington on January 7, 2021. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday continued to reject the premise of the For the People Act. Graham said that he would also oppose Sen. Joe Manchin's compromise proposal. "We had the largest turnout in the history the US, and states are in charge of voting in America," he said. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Sen. Lin...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, US, America, West Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Gop, United States, House, Mitch McConnell

The Joe Biden I knew and now disagree with

Years ago many doubted the dreams of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. when he said when asked that his primary goal in life was to be the president of the United States of America. I didn’t…. And then Beau Biden, (real name Joseph R. Biden, III, also another Syracuse University College of Law grad) said “Promise Me Dad” to his father before he passed away in 2017. Then the book with that title came out shortly thereafter  and old cynical libertarian anarcho-capitalist Dick Boddie read it and had some positi...
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White House Says Comments by N.Korea's Kim Are 'Interesting Signal'

(Reuters) -The United States on Sunday said it saw as an "interesting signal" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's comments this week saying he is...
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Trump Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made at least $53 million from private companies while serving in government: report

Former US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File Wilbur Ross made at least $53 million from private companies while serving as commerce secretary. Ross reported earning a minimum of $53 million to $127 million in outside income. CREW sought several probes into Ross's finances while he was commerce secretary. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary under former President Donald Trump, raked in at least $53 million...
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New Jersey governor signed an executive order that bars landlords from asking tenants about their criminal history

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy. Anne-Marie Caruso/The Record via AP, Pool New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy passed legislation that bars landlords from asking prospective tenants about their criminal history. The new law is an attempt to make housing more equitable for people of color. Landlords can only inquire about criminal history if an applicant has met certain parameters, like registration as a sex offender. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Frida...
Tags: Politics, News, Housing, Trends, United States, New Jersey, Discrimination, Smith, Murphy, Phil Murphy, Juneteenth, Yelena Dzhanova, Phil Murphy Anne Marie Caruso, Richard T Smith, NAACP New Jersey State Conference

Sacramento Mayor Joins Group Pushing For Reparations For Black Communities As Country Celebrates Juneteenth As Federal Holiday

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Steinberg, 10 Other U.S. Mayors Commit To Develop Reparations Pilot Projects

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — Eleven U.S. mayors, including Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, have pledged to pay reparations for slavery to a small group of Black residents in their cities, saying their aim is to set an example for the federal government on how a nationwide program could work. The mayors had no details on how much it would cost, who would pay for it or how people would be chosen. All of those details would be worked out with the help of local commissions comprised of repres...
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Catholic Bishops took another step towards denying Biden from receiving communion while he supports abortion rights

US President Joe Biden departs Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Church in Wilmington, Delaware on February 7, 2021. - President Joe Biden anticipates the US rivalry with China will take the form of "extreme competition" rather than conflict between the two world powers. Biden said in a CBS interview aired Sunday that he has not spoken with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping since he became US president. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Catholic Bishops voted to advance guidance that would reproa...
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Biden to mark US administering 300 million Covid-19 shots in 150 days

President Joe Biden on Friday will mark the United States administering 300 million Covid-19 shots in 150 days and give an update on the nation's response to the pandemic, according to a White House official.
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Trump claimed that he 'made Juneteenth very famous,' new book says

Trump's campaign planned to hold a rally on Juneteenth in 2020, but cancelled it after criticism. Win McNamee / Staff / Getty Images Trump said he "made Juneteenth very famous" and "nobody had heard of it" before him, writes reporter Michael Bender. The Trump campaign sparked backlash by initially planning to hold a rally that day in Tulsa. Juneteenth marks the anniversary of the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans in 1865. See more stories on Insider's business page. Trump b...
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White House Sees 'Summer of Joy and Freedom' as COVID-19 Shots Surpass 300 Million

By Andrea ShalalWASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States has administered 300 million COVID-19 vaccinations in 150 days, a White House official said...
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These communities remain at high risk for dangerous Covid-19 variants rapidly increasing in US, expert warns

By Travis Caldwell | CNN The country continued this week on a path to reopening from the Covid-19 pandemic, with major population centers such as New York and California pulling back on restrictions following increased vaccinations and lowered infections. Yet with overall vaccination rates in the US slowing this month when compared to highs in April, health officials are raising awareness about the uneven distribution of vaccines in different parts of the country. “I’m very unconcerned for peop...
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Coronavirus live news: US launches $3.2bn virus treatment program; England opens vaccines to all adults

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern gets Pfizer vaccine; England opens vaccines to all over 18s from Friday; new US program will focus on development of antiviral pillsUK’s green list update will be ‘cautious’, insiders warnPrevious Covid infection may not offer long-term protectionNetherlands offers free pickled herring as Covid jab incentiveMinisters will not tell workers to return to office when lockdown endsSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.56am BST The health service in England w...
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Biden makes Juneteenth a national holiday, giving federal employees Friday off

President Joe Biden signs the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act in the East Room of the White House on Thursday. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Joe Biden on Thursday enacted a law making June 19 a national holiday. Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. The House and the Senate had passed the legislation this week. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a bill into law to make June 19, known as Juneteenth, a nat...
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Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

By KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as one of the greatest honors he has as president. Biden signed into law a bill to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday. The House voted 415-14 on Wednesday to send the bill to Biden, while the Senate passed the bill unanimously the day before. “This is a day of profound weight and profound powe...
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If you can’t beat them, bully them into joining you

For several decades now, politicians around the world have tried to curtail tax competition to make it easier for them to increase the tax burdens on their citizens without them fleeing to other lower-tax jurisdictions. The best way to achieve their goal is to create a global high-tax cartel. If implemented, the recent G7 countries’ agreement to impose minimum taxes on multinational companies would get them much closer to this shady objective. It’s no mystery why politicians don’t like tax compe...
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Congress approves bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

By Kevin Freking | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the nation. The House voted 415-14 Wednesday to make Juneteenth, or June 19th, the 12th federal holiday. The bill now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law. Juneteenth commemorates when the last enslaved African Americans learned they were free. Confederate soldiers surrendered in April 1865, but word didn’t reach the last enslaved Black ...
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‘Practical work’ summit for Biden, Putin: No punches or hugs

By AAMER MADHANI, JONATHAN LEMIRE, and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV GENEVA (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin exchanged cordial words and plotted modest steps on arms control and diplomacy but emerged from their much-anticipated Swiss summit Wednesday largely where they started — with deep differences on human rights, cyberattacks, election interference and more. The two leaders reached an important, but hardly relationship-changing agreement to return their chief diplomats to Mo...
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