WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Remarks By President Biden At The National Christmas Tree Lighting
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Remarks By President Biden At The National Christmas Tree Lighting

The EllipseWashington, D.C. 6:48 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  My name is Joe Biden.  I am Jill Biden’s husband.  (Laughter.)  On behalf of Jill and Kamala and Doug, we welcome you to the National Christmas Tree Lighting. Thanks to the Interior Secretary, Deb Haaland, for that introduction and her leadership.  She has made me look awful good…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Readout Of The President’s Calls With Senator Murray And Senator Kaine On The Build Back Better Act
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Readout Of The President’s Calls With Senator Murray And Senator Kaine On The Build Back Better Act

This afternoon, as he and his team continue to work toward passage of the Build Back Better Act in the Senate, the President had phone calls about this economic growth package for the middle class with Senator Patty Murray, and then with Senator Tim Kaine.  Each call focused on the need to reduce families’ biggest…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Statement Of Emily Horne, NSC Spokesperson On U.S. Support For The Third Annual Prague 5G Security Conference
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Statement Of Emily Horne, NSC Spokesperson On U.S. Support For The Third Annual Prague 5G Security Conference

President Biden and the United States government view 5G security as a high priority and advocate for a vibrant digital economy worldwide. 5G is the future of the Internet and will touch every aspect of our lives. Countries and citizens need to be able to trust that 5G equipment and software will not threaten national…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: President Biden Hosts Roundtable With Leading Retailers About Holiday Shopping, Stocked Shelves And Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: President Biden Hosts Roundtable With Leading Retailers About Holiday Shopping, Stocked Shelves And Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges

Today, President Biden, Director of the National Economic Council, Brian Deese and Cedric Richmond, Director of Office of Public Engagement, hosted a roundtable with a diverse group of American companies to discuss their outlook for the strong holiday shopping season, and the steps companies large and small have taken to meet consumer demands. The meeting…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Remarks By President Biden Providing An Update On The Omicron Variant
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Remarks By President Biden Providing An Update On The Omicron Variant

Roosevelt Room 12:01 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, folks.  I hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving -– able to get together with your family and friends.  And it was great to see so many families getting together this Thanksgiving after being apart last year.  And we have much to be grateful for as…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Press Briefing By Press Secretary Jen Psaki, November 29, 2021
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Press Briefing By Press Secretary Jen Psaki, November 29, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:12 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone. Q    Hello. MS. PSAKI:  Happy post-Thanksgiving, salad-eating days, I guess.  (Laughter.) Okay, a couple of items for all of you at the top.  As you all know, today is Cyber Monday — one of the biggest shopping days of the year. The President will convene a roundtable…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Readout Of President Biden’s Meeting With COVID-⁠19 Response Team On The Omicron Variant
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Readout Of President Biden’s Meeting With COVID-⁠19 Response Team On The Omicron Variant

Following up on the regular briefings he had on COVID while traveling, the President met in person today with his Chief Medical Advisor, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and members of his White House COVID Response Team. Dr. Fauci and members of the COVID Response Team updated the President on the latest developments related to the Omicron…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Statement By President Joe Biden On Hanukkah
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Statement By President Joe Biden On Hanukkah

Over these eight nights, Jews in the United States, Israel, and around the globe will proudly celebrate Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. They will light the menorah, spin the dreidel, eat latkes, and tell of how the Maccabees, guided by an abiding belief in their Creator and an inextinguishable commitment to their faith, prevailed…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Remarks By President Biden And First Lady Jill Biden In Phone Call With Al Roker During The Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Parade
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Remarks By President Biden And First Lady Jill Biden In Phone Call With Al Roker During The Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Parade

Via Teleconference 9:38 A.M. EDT MR. ROKER:  Wow!  Oh, hold on.  My phone is ringing.  Just a sec- — oh, my gosh!  Look at who is calling.  Hello?  Hello, Mr. President? THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, Al.  How you doing, pal? THE FIRST LADY:  Happy Thanksgiving. MR. ROKER:  Oh, Dr. Biden and Mr. President, thank you so much.  Happy Thanksgiving…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: A Proclamation On Suspension Of Entry As Immigrants And Nonimmigrants Of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose A Risk Of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease 2019
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: A Proclamation On Suspension Of Entry As Immigrants And Nonimmigrants Of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose A Risk Of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease 2019

The national emergency caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in the United States continues to pose a grave threat to our health and security.  As of November 26, 2021, the United States has experienced more than 47 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and more than 773,000 COVID-19 deaths.  It is the policy of my…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Statement By President Joe Biden On The Omicron COVID-⁠19 Variant
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Statement By President Joe Biden On The Omicron COVID-⁠19 Variant

This morning I was briefed by my chief medical advisor, Dr. Tony Fauci, and the members of our COVID response team, about the Omicron variant, which is spreading through Southern Africa. As a precautionary measure until we have more information, I am ordering additional air travel restrictions from South Africa and seven other countries. These new…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Statement By NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne On National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call With Head Of Presidential Office Andriy Yermak Of Ukraine
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Statement By NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne On National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call With Head Of Presidential Office Andriy Yermak Of Ukraine

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke today with Head of Presidential Administration Andriy Yermak of Ukraine about recent events. They discussed their shared concerns about ongoing Russian military activities near Ukraine’s border and its harsh rhetoric towards Ukraine. They agreed that all sides should pursue diplomatic efforts to de-escalate tensions. Mr. Sullivan underscored the United…

FRONT PAGES: The Supreme Court Will Hear A Dispute About North Carolina’s Voter ID Law Defense By GOP Legislators – CNN (
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FRONT PAGES: The Supreme Court Will Hear A Dispute About North Carolina’s Voter ID Law Defense By GOP Legislators – CNN (

(CNN)The Supreme Court said Wednesday that it will hear a case brought by Republican legislators in North Carolina who are seeking to defend the state’s strict voter ID law because they think the Democratic state attorney general is not adequately representing their interests.North Carolina Senate Bill 824 requires a photo ID to vote. It was…

FRONT PAGE: A Little Known Cult Is At The Heart Of S.Korea’s Latest COVID-19 Outbreak – Reuters
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FRONT PAGE: A Little Known Cult Is At The Heart Of S.Korea’s Latest COVID-19 Outbreak – Reuters

Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comSEOUL, Nov 24 (Reuters) – A little known sect led by a pastor who pokes eyes to heal is at the centre of a COVID-19 outbreak in South Korea, as the country reported a new daily record of 4,116 cases and battles a spike in serious cases straining…

ECONOMY: Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie And Feyisa Lilesa Ready To Join Tigray War – BBC News
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ECONOMY: Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie And Feyisa Lilesa Ready To Join Tigray War – BBC News

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Haile Gebrselassie is regarded as a legend in EthiopiaEthiopian Olympic heroes Haile Gebrselassie and Feyisa Lilesa say they are ready to go to the front line in the war against rebel forces.Their announcement comes after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said he would go to the front to lead the war.Tigrayan…

ECONOMY: Germany’s Scholz Seals Deal To End Merkel Era – BBC News
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ECONOMY: Germany’s Scholz Seals Deal To End Merkel Era – BBC News

Image source, ReutersImage caption, Olaf Scholz (third from L) presented the deal in Berlin with leaders of the Greens and Free DemocratsOlaf Scholz will head a three-party coalition with broad plans for Germany’s transition to a green economy, under a deal to end 16 years of government led by Angela Merkel.Almost two months after his…

ECONOMY: New Zealand Planning To Reopen Borders To Travelers In April | TheHill – The Hill
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ECONOMY: New Zealand Planning To Reopen Borders To Travelers In April | TheHill – The Hill

By Cameron Jenkins – 11/24/21 08:01 AM EST New Zealand’s borders will remain closed over the next five months as the country takes precautions to fight the coronavirus, with officials planning to allow some international travelers to enter the nation in April.Government officials reportedly made the announcement on Wednesday during a news conference.”A phased approach…

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Kyle Maloney Of Tech Beach Retreat Ltd – Trinidad & Tobago Express Newspapers
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Kyle Maloney Of Tech Beach Retreat Ltd – Trinidad & Tobago Express Newspapers

WHEN Kyle Maloney learned that he would be the recipient of the coveted Entrepreneurship award (sponsored by the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation) in the Chamber’s annual Champions of Business Awards, it did not come entirely as a surprise.Why? “Well, I always felt we had a good shot,” he says, “Tech Beach is the…

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: ‘Take A Chance With Your Messaging’: The Secrets Of Startup Marketing With Eucalyptus’ Tim Doyle – The Sydney Morning Herald
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: ‘Take A Chance With Your Messaging’: The Secrets Of Startup Marketing With Eucalyptus’ Tim Doyle – The Sydney Morning Herald

‘Take a chance with your messaging’: The secrets of startup marketing with Eucalyptus’ Tim DoyleWe’re sorry, this service is currently unavailable. Please try again later.Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footerCapturing audience attention with simple messaging conveying the convenience of a product is at the heart of health-tech company Eucalyptus’s marketing strategy.In this week’s…

HEALTH NEWS: Few Acute Care Hospitals Avoid Readmission Penalties
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HEALTH NEWS: Few Acute Care Hospitals Avoid Readmission Penalties

HEALTH NEWS: Preventable hospitalizations of older Americans has proven to be a constant health and financial problem for the United States, which costs Medicare hundreds of millions each year. Various studies have shown that many readmissions within one month of discharge could have been prevented if the patient was treated with more care. The federal…

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