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12/9: Prosecutors play confession tape in Charleston church shooting trial; Young civilian undertakes a special military operation

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 12/9: Prosecutors play confession tape in Charleston church shooting trial; Young civilian undertakes a special military operation – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The jury that will decide the fate of Dylann Roof heard his confession to the killings......

Singapore names new finance minister in cabinet reshuffle after setback in leadership succession

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Singapore’s Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong at a press conference on the country’s Covid-19 situation on April 22, 2021. Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information SINGAPORE — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has named a new finance minister,......

Singapore PM names new finance minister in cabinet reshuffle – local media

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong picked a new finance minister on Friday as part of a planned cabinet reshuffle, local media reported. The finance ministry will be headed by Lawrence Wong, who is currently education minister. Wong is among a crop of younger political figures who have been touted......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden may find zero GOP support for jobs plan

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Friday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are......

Biden taps five Cabinet members to lead infrastructure messaging

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “While most of the Cabinet will have a role in helping shape and press the jobs plan, today I’m announcing that I’m asking five Cabinet members to take special responsibility to explain the plan to the American public,” Biden......

Covid: Brazil ministers replaced in major cabinet reshuffle

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The president’s loyal Foreign Minister, Ernesto Araújo, stepped down from the role after he was heavily criticised by lawmakers over the weekend for damaging Brazil’s international standing. They said his poor handling of relations with China, India and the US meant Brazil had insufficient quantities of Covid-19 vaccine. BBC –......

Biden first president in decades to have first-pick Cabinet secretaries confirmed

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The Senate confirmed the final nominee, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, as Labor secretary Monday evening. He was the last of the 15 major agency heads to receive confirmation from the US Senate. Those are the Cabinet positions included in......

What Deb Haaland’s historic confirmation means to Native Americans

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here On Monday evening, Debra Haaland, a 35th-generation New Mexican from the Pueblo of Laguna, became the first Native American ever to be confirmed as a Cabinet secretary.  When she testified in February at her confirmation hearing, Haaland began her......

Deb Haaland confirmed as first Native American Cabinet secretary

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Senate on Monday voted to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., as President Joe Biden‘s secretary of the Department of the Interior, making the second-term Democrat the first Native American Cabinet secretary in U.S. history. The vote was 51-40. Haaland,......

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