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Michigan Secretary of State Explains Mail-in Ballot Concerns [Video]

Michigan Secretary of State Explains Mail-in Ballot Concerns

Jocelyn Benson sits with Cheddar's Kristen Scholer to explain President Trump's confusion with mail-in ballot applications. Benson says the move is educate and make residents aware of voting options.

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 02:15Published
China parliament approves Hong Kong security bill [Video]

China parliament approves Hong Kong security bill

China's parliament approved a decision on Thursday to go forward with national security legislation for Hong Kong that democracy activists in the city and Western countries fear could endanger its..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:13Published
China's parliament approves Hong Kong national security bill [Video]

China's parliament approves Hong Kong national security bill

China's parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly approved directly imposing national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in a city roiled..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published
Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China [Video]

Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had certified on Wednesday that Hong Kong no longer warrants special treatment under U.S. law as it did when it was under British rule. This report produced..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published
Coloradans Called To Help Serve In June 30 Primary [Video]

Coloradans Called To Help Serve In June 30 Primary

Secretary of State Jena Griswold is encouraging Coloradans to get involved in the state’s June 30 primary by serving as election judges.

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 00:26Published
Dominic Cummings: Government minister resigns over aide's alleged breach of lockdown [Video]

Dominic Cummings: Government minister resigns over aide's alleged breach of lockdown

Douglas Ross has resigned from the Government over Dominic Cummings’ alleged breach of lockdown rules. Mr Ross was the parliamentary under-secretary of state for Scotland. It is the first resignation..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:39Published
Road Tests For Driver's Licenses Could Look Different In Illinois [Video]

Road Tests For Driver's Licenses Could Look Different In Illinois

Taking a road test in Illinois for your driver's license could look quite different when Secretary of State Offices reopen.

Credit: CBS 2 Chicago     Duration: 02:53Published
Hong Kong could host mainland intelligence bases [Video]

Hong Kong could host mainland intelligence bases

A Chinese proposal to impose national security laws on Hong Kong could see mainland intelligence agencies set up bases there, raising fears of direct law enforcement and what U.S. Secretary of State..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:24Published
Pompeo Criticizes China's Pledge To Fight COVID-19 [Video]

Pompeo Criticizes China's Pledge To Fight COVID-19

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China about the coronavirus pandemic. According to Reuters, Beijing pledged to spend $2 billion to fight the virus. Pompeo called the money “paltry”..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:32Published
China says to impose security laws on Hong Kong [Video]

China says to impose security laws on Hong Kong

China says it intends to impose a national security law on Hong Kong, which risks sparking renewed unrest. Lucy Fielder reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published
President Trump threatens to withhold funds from Nevada due to voter fraud concerns [Video]

President Trump threatens to withhold funds from Nevada due to voter fraud concerns

President Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday morning to withhold funds from the state of Nevada because of "illegal" voting. Jeremy Chen reports.

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas     Duration: 03:01Published
Trump drops funding threat to Michigan [Video]

Trump drops funding threat to Michigan

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted plans to expand voting by mail in Michigan and briefly threatened to withhold federal funding for the state, but dropped the warning after an avalanche of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:46Published
Oliver Dowden announces new task force to help sport and cultural events get back to normal [Video]

Oliver Dowden announces new task force to help sport and cultural events get back to normal

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden announces that the Government will launch a new task force to help provide suggestions for how to bring back sport and cultural..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:28Published
Government delighted that Captain Tom Moore will receive knighthood [Video]

Government delighted that Captain Tom Moore will receive knighthood

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden says Captain Tom Moore has set a marker of generosity for the country with his fundraising efforts.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:02Published
Mike Pompeo Confirms He Was Questioned By Fired Inspector General [Video]

Mike Pompeo Confirms He Was Questioned By Fired Inspector General

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied knowing that the Office of the Inspector General was conducting any investigations into him, despite confirming that he answered a series of questions sent by the..

Credit: HuffPost NOW News     Duration: 01:21Published
Trump Threatens To Cut Mi Funding Over Mail-In Votes [Video]

Trump Threatens To Cut Mi Funding Over Mail-In Votes

President Trump threatens to withhold federal funding to Michigan over MI Secretary of State's plan to send absentee ballot applications to 7.7M people.

Credit: CBS 62 Detroit     Duration: 00:45Published
SOS Benson: All registered voters to receive applications to vote by mail [Video]

SOS Benson: All registered voters to receive applications to vote by mail

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson says all Michigan registered voters will receive an absentee ballot to vote by mail in the August and November elections.

Credit: FOX 47 News Michigan     Duration: 02:21Published
Taiwan swears in President Tsai for second term [Video]

Taiwan swears in President Tsai for second term

President Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in for her second and final term on Wednesday in a ceremony at Taiwan's presidential palace in Taipei. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published
Congress Wants Answers After President Trump Fires State Department Watchdog [Video]

Congress Wants Answers After President Trump Fires State Department Watchdog

Laura Podesta reports the president fired the watchdog at the request of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Credit: CBS4 Miami     Duration: 01:42Published
Thérèse Coffey on unemployment spike: 'there are vacancies' [Video]

Thérèse Coffey on unemployment spike: 'there are vacancies'

Official figures show unemployment increased by 50,000 to 1.35 million in the three months to March. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Thérèse Coffey said there are "still vacancies out there"..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:46Published
Trump Puts Blame On Pompeo For Firing State Department's Inspector General [Video]

Trump Puts Blame On Pompeo For Firing State Department's Inspector General

President Donald Trump won’t take responsibility for firing the State Department’s inspector general. According to Business Insider, Trump fired him at the request of Secretary of State Mike..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Trump says Pompeo requested he fire State Department inspector general [Video]

Trump says Pompeo requested he fire State Department inspector general

U.S. President Donald Trump said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked him to fire the State Department's inspector general and defended his right to terminate the official.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:59Published
Fired Inspector General Steve Linick Was Investigating Mike Pompeo [Video]

Fired Inspector General Steve Linick Was Investigating Mike Pompeo

The inspector general fired by President Donald Trump reportedly was investigating whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used a staffer for personal errands, including dog-walking.

Credit: HuffPost NOW News     Duration: 00:43Published
White House Says Mike Pompeo Suggested Firing Steve Linick [Video]

White House Says Mike Pompeo Suggested Firing Steve Linick

President Donald Trump fired the State Department’s inspector general, Steve Linick. The White House said Trump did so at the recommendation of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. According to..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:32Published
Democrats Launch Investigation Of The Removal Of Inspector General Steve Linick [Video]

Democrats Launch Investigation Of The Removal Of Inspector General Steve Linick

Democrats in Congress launched another investigation against President Donald Trump. They accused Trump of trying to fire the State Department’s internal watchdog because he went against his..

Credit: Wochit Tech     Duration: 00:32Published

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Lessons To Learn From Washington's Decades-Long Experience Of Mail-In Voting

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman, who oversees voting in her state. Mail-in voting has been used there for decades — and Wyman says there's been little fraud.
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Religious freedom in jeopardy as China passes new Hong Kong ‘security laws’

Denver Newsroom, May 28, 2020 / 01:25 pm (CNA).- A Hong Kong cardinal told CNA that changes to Hong Kong’s status in China could threaten the religious freedom of Catholics and other religious..
CNA - Published

NSA warns of ongoing Russian hacking campaign against US systems

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also called out the same GRU unit in February for conducting a cyberattack against the country of Georgia.
Jerusalem Post - Published

Trump Administration Signals Policy Changes Over Hong Kong Autonomy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that Hong Kong no longer maintains a high degree of autonomy from China. This comes as China's legislature approved a resolution to suppress unrest in Hong Kong.
NPR - Published

Vatican orders founder to leave ecumenical community

CNA Staff, May 28, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- The Vatican has ordered the prominent Italian Catholic layman Enzo Bianchi to leave the monastery he founded in 1965. The Holy See made the ruling in a..
CNA - Published

Global stocks bounce as investors shrug off approval of China's new draconian law on Hong Kong, and look to 'galactic' coronavirus stimulus

global stocks bounce as investors shrug off approval of china's new draconian law on hong kong, and look to 'galactic' coronavirus stimulus
  · Most global stocks rose on Thursday, shrugging off the approval of a new security law in Hong Kong, which many fear will allow Beijing to rule the semi-autonomous region with greater control,..
Business Insider - Published

Hong Kong's business hub status imperiled by security law

HONG KONG (AP) — A national security law proposed by China could imperil Hong Kong’s status as one of the world’s best places to do business. The law, approved Thursday in Beijing, led..
SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

China Takes A Step Toward Total Control Over Hong Kong

Protests continue as Beijing moves closer to a national security law for Hong Kong. And, U.S.-China relations took a hit, when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared Hong Kong's autonomy is over.
NPR - Published

Reaction to Pompeo's remark that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Hong Kong no longer qualifies for its special status under U.S. law, unnerving investors worried about the risk to the Chinese-ruled city's status as a global..
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Asian shares mixed after Wall Street rally; Hong Kong lower

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed after an upbeat open on Thursday, as investors pinned their hopes on an economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis. Shares rose in Tokyo, Sydney and Mumbai..
SeattlePI.com - Published

Asian shares set to sag on US-China woes

asian shares set to sag on us-china woes
Asian shares are likely to dip on Thursday after remarks by United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Hong Kong no longer warranted special treatment under US law reignited worries about..
WorldNews - Published

US reconsiders Hong Kong's special treatment, seeks China sanctions

US Secretary of State Pompeo said Hong Kong no longer operates autonomously from Beijing. Meanwhile, in Congress, proposed sanctions linked to China's repression of Uighur Muslims passed..
Deutsche Welle - Published

Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, Pompeo says

"No reasonable person can assert today that Hong Kong maintains a high degree of autonomy from China," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Clarification issued after Pompeo warns of US 'disconnect' with Australia Victoria's Belt and Road deal

The US ambassador to Australia has sought to clarify remarks by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after he warned of potential damage to bilateral relations over Victoria's involvement in China's Belt..
SBS - Published

Wuhan lab head calls virus leak claims 'pure fabrication'

President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have repeatedly said they suspect the virus that was first detected in Wuhan was somehow released from the laboratory.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

'We stand with Australia': Mike Pompeo hits out at China threats

The US Secretary of State said the world is waking up to "the degree to which Beijing is ideologically and politically hostile to free nations".
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Democrats launch probe of Trump's firing of watchdog

Democrats assert that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recommended firing the Inspector General because he "had opened an investigation into wrongdoing by Secretary Pompeo himself".
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe AgeSBS

Donald Trump fires State Department watchdog said to be investigating one of his top aides

Donald Trump has fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, who was reportedly investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
SBS - Published

'There is no room for mediocre women': Madeleine Albright on females and leadership

With a memoir pending, the former US secretary of state talks Trump, COVID-19 and the perils of the Queen Bee syndrome.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald


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