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Former president Fox expects Mexico to pass landmark cannabis bill next week

Reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Former Mexican President Vicente Fox said on Friday he expected Congress to pass its new law to legalize cannabis next week, a move that would effectively create one of the world’s largest weed markets. FILE PHOTO: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox looks on during a news......

Stimulus plan stalls as senators debate unemployment aid

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Senate Democrats hit another hurdle as they try to get President Biden’s relief bill over the finish line. The latest debate is over unemployment aid. Nikole Killion has the latest. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc.......

President Bolsonaro tells Brazilians

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro told a crowd during a speech on Thursday “enough fussing and whining,” as the coronavirus pandemic rages on in the country that has the third-highest number of reported cases globally.  With over 10.7 million confirmed......

President Joe Biden slams governors for lifting mask mandates, calls it ‘Neanderthal thinking’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a bipartisan meeting on cancer legislation in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, March 3, 2021. Alex Brandon | Pool | Reuters President Joe Biden on Wednesday slammed states that repealed......

President Biden promises enough vaccines for every adult in U.S. by end of May

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Biden administration is delivering good news in the fight against the pandemic, announcing there will be enough vaccines for all U.S. adults by the end of May. But it comes as some states are easing restrictions. Nancy Cordes......

President Joe Biden urges states to vaccinate teachers, school staff this month

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Letetsia A. Fox, Chapter President Los Angeles 500 of the California School Employees Association receives her first COVID-19 Moderna vaccination shot from registered nurse Sosse Bedrossian, director of nursing services for LAUSD. Al Seib | Los Angeles Times | Getty......

Mexican president says he and Biden exchanged invitations to visit

Reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday that he and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden invited each other to visit their respective countries during a virtual meeting the two held on Monday. Lopez Obrador was speaking at his regular morning news conference. Reporting by......

Ex-Barcelona President Bartomeu Freed From Jail

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc5MzE3NzE3NDA3Mzc3MDQ3/bartomeu-arrested-barcelona.jpg Associated Press MADRID (AP) — Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu was provisionally set free on Tuesday after appearing before a judge following a night in jail while being investigated for possible irregularities during his administration. Court officials said Bartomeu and his former adviser at the Spanish club, Jaume......

Ukraine’s president takes COVID-19 vaccine to reassure sceptics

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy receives a dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in a hospital at an unknown location in eastern Ukraine March 2, 2021. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS KYIV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a coronavirus vaccine shot during......

Biden meets virtually with Mexican president as border apprehensions spike

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live President Biden spoke with Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador as the number of unaccompanied minors showing up at the border is soaring. The Biden administration is urging migrants to stay away for now. Weijia Jiang......

Mexican president to discuss vaccines, migration with Biden

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks on after leaving his Argentinian counterpart Alberto Fernandez (not pictured), outside the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico February 23, 2021. REUTERS/Luis Cortes MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he will discuss COVID-19 vaccines and immigration......

Biden to Discuss Border and Other Issues With Mexican President

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Biden will speak by video conference on Monday with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico, one of the unexpected, yet pivotal, drivers of Trump-era policies to seal the United States to migrants that Mr. Biden is trying to unwind. Mr. Biden is expected to discuss the......

A Quiet Life Out of the Spotlight? Not for This Former President

New York Times
He was widely hailed on the first day of the CPAC convention Friday. “Let me tell you right now,” Senator Ted Cruz of Texas said, “Donald J. Trump ain’t goin’ anywhere.” Even Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader who at one point let it be known that he might vote......

Exclusive: Mexico’s president expected to ask Biden to share U.S. vaccines, say sources

Reuters
WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is expected to ask President Joe Biden to consider sharing part of the U.S. coronavirus vaccine supply with its poorer southern neighbor when the two leaders hold a virtual summit on Monday, U.S. and Mexican officials said. FILE PHOTO: Then-U.S.......

CBS Weekend News, February 27, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here House passes Biden’s new $1.9 trillion coronavirus economic relief bill; NASA’s “Perseverance” team led by women and minority scientists Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

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