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President Biden is hosting the Japanese prime minister at the White House.

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President Biden welcomed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan to the White House on Friday, using the first visit by a foreign leader during his presidency to underscore the importance of America’s allies as the United States confronts an increasingly aggressive China. Mr. Suga is meeting with Mr. Biden and......

This is the right time for ‘Coach Prime,’ Deion Sanders, to lead Jackson State. ‘It was a calling.’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY JACKSON, Miss. — Just like old times, Deion Sanders flowed with all sorts of energy, positivity, philosophies and, well, style, as he sat in his office at the Walter Payton Center and assessed the state of “Coach Prime.”......

Singapore’s leadership succession is in disarray. Here’s who could be the next prime minister

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SINGAPORE — Singapore’s carefully planned leadership succession has been thrown into disarray. Political observers say it’s now not clear who would become the Asian financial hub’s next prime minister.   Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat shocked the nation late......

Singapore deputy prime minister steps away from future leadership role in shock announcement

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The central business district skyline from the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Lauryn Ishak | Bloomberg | Getty Images Singapore’s deputy prime minister announced on Thursday that he will be stepping aside so that a......

Defendant No. 1 or Next Prime Minister? Netanyahu Divides Israel

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here JERUSALEM — It was a split-screen spectacle that encapsulated the confounding condition of Israel and its democracy. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in a Jerusalem court on Monday for the opening of the key, evidentiary phase of his......

A former Malaysian prime minister engulfed by a huge corruption case admits an ‘accidental mistake’ in violating a Covid regulation.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak is appealing last year’s conviction on charges of stealing hundreds of millions of dollars. And he is fighting similar charges in four more trials. But there is one violation he freely admits:......

Thai prime minister sprays sanitiser on reporters

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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha surprised journalists at a recent press conference when he chose an unusual way to deflect their questions. When asked about a cabinet reshuffle, he picked up a bottle of sanitiser and began spraying reporters. The retired army general has been in power since a 2014......

Google CEO met Australia’s prime minister after threatening to pull out its search engine

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SINGAPORE — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday he had a “constructive meeting” with Google chief Sundar Pichai after the tech giant threatened to pull its search engine from the country over a potential new law. Essentially, Australia wants......

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister condemns Tripoli violence

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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister on Friday condemned overnight violence in the city of Tripoli, where protesters angry over a strict lockdown clashed with security forces and set the municipality building on fire. FILE PHOTO: Army soldiers stand guard as demonstrators set fire near a Lebanese politician’s house,......

Advisor to Japanese prime minister names 4 conditions for the Tokyo Olympics to go on

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pedestrian wearing a face mask walks past a banner promoting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games outside the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building in Japan. Tomohiro Ohsumi | Getty Images SINGAPORE — There has been much debate over whether the Tokyo......

Italy’s Prime Minister to Quit, Adding Political Chaos To Pandemic

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of Italy will offer his resignation on Tuesday, his office said on Monday evening, likely triggering the collapse of Italy’s teetering government and plunging the country deeper into political chaos as it faces a......

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