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Jill Biden's Chief of Staff Nominated for Spain Ambassador

President Joe Biden has nominated Julissa Reynoso, the chief of staff to first lady Jill Biden and a former ambassador, to serve as his ambassador to Spain and Andorra.
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First Lady Jill Biden promotes vaccinations in Hawaii as COVID cases surge, Safe Travels restrictions to remain through 2021, Honolulu rail whistle blower denied legal victory, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

First Lady Jill Biden with Hawaii officials PC: Hawaii News Now video First lady Jill Biden urges all to get shots, shows support for military families in short Hawaii visit. First lady Jill Biden implored Hawaii residents to get vaccinated for COVID during a whirlwind stopover on Oahu, which was part of the administration’s efforts to improve vaccination rates among Americans as well as honor the work and serv­ice of military families. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KHON2...
Tags: Travel, US, Hawaii, Army, Bill, Hawaii Island, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Clark, Oahu, Maui County Council, Waimea, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, Honolulu Star Advertiser


Australia's Ariarne Titmus stuns US' Katie Ledecky to win women's 400m freestyle

• Jill Biden brings a dose of normalcy to Olympic Games amid a pandemic • See Tokyo 2020 Olympics from above
Tags: News, Australia, Stories, Katie Ledecky, Jill Biden, Ariarne Titmus


Why it feels surreal to watch the Tokyo Olympics in person

• Jill Biden brings a dose of normalcy to Olympic Games amid a pandemic • See Tokyo 2020 Olympics from above
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Jill Biden Calls on Unvaccinated in Hawaii to Get Shots

First Lady Jill Biden visited a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Waipahu, Hawaii, on Sunday to encourage unvaccinated Hawaiians to get their shots as the delta variant continues to surge through much of the U_S_ Biden in remarks at the pop-clinic at Waipahu High School said the virus has become “more contagious than ever” and urged the unvaccinated to “help us move past this virus once and for all.”.
Tags: Hawaii, Biden, Jill Biden, Waipahu High School, Waipahu Hawaii


Jill Biden brings a dose of normalcy to Olympics

At a very not-normal Olympic Games kick-off, first lady Jill Biden was, outside of the athletes themselves, perhaps the only normal part.
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The first lady might have gone overboard cheering on the Americans, but she knew what she was there to do

At a very not-normal Olympic Games kick-off, first lady Jill Biden was, outside of the athletes themselves, perhaps the only normal part.
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Jill Biden: A light for Team USA

• Cyclist thought she'd won gold. She hadn't • Live updates from Tokyo • See Tokyo 2020 Olympics from above
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Jill Biden brings a dose of normalcy to Olympic Games amid a pandemic

At a very not-normal Olympic Games kick-off, first lady Jill Biden was, outside of the athletes themselves, perhaps the only normal part.
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Jill Biden might have gone overboard cheering on Team USA, but she knew what she was there to do

At a very not-normal Olympic Games kick-off, first lady Jill Biden was, outside of the athletes themselves, perhaps the only normal part.
Tags: News, Stories, Team USA, Jill Biden


US women’s soccer rebounds from Olympics opening loss by routing New Zealand

U.S. midfielder Lindsey Horan could not wait to face New Zealand on Saturday in the second game of the Summer Olympics women’s soccer tournament in Saitama, Japan. No surprise after the vaunted Americans had been trampled by No. 5 Sweden to start the Tokyo Games in stunning fashion. “We hated every single bit about the last game,” Horan said after making her 100th appearance on the national team. “The coolest thing about this team is we sat down and we’re like the mentality was crap, and that ca...
Tags: Japan, Sweden, Australia, Mexico, US, Sports, Sport, Soccer, United States, Olympics, New Zealand, Tokyo, Press, Group, Aussies, Carli Lloyd


Jill Biden cheers on US women's basketball team alongside French president Emmanuel Macron

Jill Biden, who greeted Emmanuel Macron before the game, saw the US women's basketball team win its 3x3 opening game at the Tokyo Olympics.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, US, Tokyo, Usa Today, Emmanuel Macron, Jill Biden


U.S. Olympians Chant Jill Biden’s Name As First Lady Cheers On Swimmers In Tokyo

The athletes chanted “Dr. Biden, Dr. Biden” at the Tokyo Aquatics Center.
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US First Lady Jill Biden to Watch Olympic Swimming on Saturday

U.S. First Lady Jill Biden will attend the first prelims session of Olympic swimming in Tokyo on Saturday, according to her White House schedule.
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The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Tennis star Naomi Osaka has lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games, ending the flame’s long journey from Greece to these delayed Olympics. The cauldron sat atop a peak inspired by Mount Fuji. It’s a sphere that opened like a flower, “to embody vitality and hope,” organizers said. A second cauldron has been placed in Tokyo’s waterfron...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Greece, Mexico, France, China, Russia, John Lennon, Uncategorized, Sport, Ukraine, Yoko Ono, Beijing, Soccer, United States, Ireland


Tokyo Olympic Games Opening Ceremony held amid protests, rising COVID-19 cases

TOKYO —The Olympic Games, delayed by a year because of a pandemic, opened Friday night amid a state of emergency in a largely empty National Stadium with anti-Games protesters blocks away audible through much of the Opening Ceremony. During a more than three-hour ceremony capped by tennis star Naomi Osaka lighting Olympic cauldron and reduced to a made for television event because of COVID-19 restrictions, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach opened Games that are overwhelming u...
Tags: Japan, London, News, Nbc, Germany, Sports, Sport, Beijing, Soccer, Olympics, Italy, Argentina, Tokyo, Pfizer, Ioc, Bach


First lady Jill Biden reaps a FLOTUS bonus, cheering Team USA at an unusual Tokyo Olympics

It may be the oddest Olympic Games ever, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but Jill Biden is doing her bit as first lady to cheer Team USA in Tokyo.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Latest: Singers perform ‘Imagine’ at Tokyo opening

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ An array of singers, including John Legend and Keith Urban, have performed “Imagine” at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. The song’s inclusion was a nod to the song that John Lennon and Yoko Ono co-wrote 50 years ago. “We’re not the first to say ‘Imagine no countries’ or ‘Give peace a chance,’ but we’re carrying that torch, like the Olympic tor...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Greece, Mexico, France, China, Russia, John Lennon, Uncategorized, Sport, Ukraine, Yoko Ono, Beijing, Soccer, United States, Ireland


The Latest: Pita’s back in the Olympics, shirtless again

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Pita’s back, and he brought back his oil. The shirtless Tongan whose fame rocketed after entering the 2016 Olympics with his upper body glistening for all to see — his name is Pita Taufatofua, by the way — returned to the Tokyo Games as one of his nation’s flagbearers again. And yes, he was shirtless. It’s the third consecutive Olympics in which Taufatof...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Greece, Mexico, China, Russia, Uncategorized, Sport, Ukraine, Beijing, Soccer, United States, Ireland, Hawaii, Paris, Crimea


The Latest: Parade of athletes begins at Tokyo Games opening

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ The parade of athletes at the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics has started. Organizers expect about 5,700 athletes to take part in the parade. Some will skip it because of early competitions on Saturday or to avoid risk of exposure to the coronavirus. And this parade differs from most others in the past because the nations are being spaced out — a...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Greece, Mexico, China, Russia, Uncategorized, Sport, Ukraine, Beijing, Soccer, United States, Ireland, Hawaii, Paris, Crimea


Jill Biden’s Message To U.S. Olympians: We Are More Than Our Political Parties

"We are all, first and foremost, Team USA," the first lady said ahead of the Tokyo opening ceremony.
Tags: News, Tokyo, Team USA, Jill Biden


10 Things in Politics: Trump election probe is in trouble

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Trouble is brewing for a Georgia county's investigation into TrumpDemocrats are outraged over new details about FBI's investigation into Brett KavanaughThe US Olympic fencing team is in an uproar over the handling of sexual-assault claimsWhat we're watching today: The Olympics officially kick off wit...
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The Latest: Jill Biden Meets Virtually With US Athletes

U.S. First Lady Jill Biden has held a virtual meet-and-greet with several U.S. athletes who will compete at the Tokyo Games.
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First Lady Jill Biden to arrive Saturday, distance learning to remain an option at some public schools, unemployment office sets September in-person opening, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Jill BidenFirst Lady Jill Biden to arrive in Honolulu Saturday, will visit vaccination clinic. First Lady Jill Biden will lead the U.S. delegation at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo on Friday and on Saturday dedicate a room in the Chief of Mission Residence to the late Irene Hirano Inouye and Sen. Daniel K. Inouye before traveling to Honolulu Saturday and Sunday to visit a vaccination clinic at an unidentified high school, the White House said today. Star-Advertiser.Department of Educa...
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Jill Biden in Tokyo for Olympic Games, Meets Prime Minister

Jill Biden is in Tokyo on her first solo international trip as first lady.
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Jill Biden's Tokyo trip, Milwaukee parade, Prince George's birthday: 5 things to know Thursday

First lady Jill Biden heads to Tokyo for the Olympics, Milwaukee will celebrate the Bucks' NBA title and more news to start your Thursday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Milwaukee, Nba, Tokyo, Usa Today, George, Jill Biden, Olympics Milwaukee


Jill Biden Stops in Alaska on Her Way to Tokyo Olympics

JIll Biden is on her first solo international trip as first lady.
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Jill Biden Leads U.S. Delegation to Tokyo Games Amid Pandemic Fears

By Trevor HunnicuttWASHINGTON (Reuters) - First Lady Jill Biden will lead the U.S. diplomatic delegation to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, sending a...
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Jill Biden to Stop in Alaska on Her Way to Tokyo Olympics

JIll Biden is setting out on her first solo international trip as first lady.
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First Lady Jill Biden will meet Japan's prime minister, emperor during Tokyo Olympics trip

First lady Jill Biden is set to arrive in Tokyo for the Olympics on Thursday and has a packed schedule, while still adhering to COVID-19 restrictions.        [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Japan, Usa, Religion, Tokyo, Usa Today, Jill Biden