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China dismisses US outreach on arms control talks saying it has ‘no interest’

China dismisses US outreach on arms control talks saying it has ‘no interest’

China issued a stinging response to a US statement Thursday that welcomed Beijing’s willingness to engage in arms control talks. Beijing has “no interest” in any such negotiations, a statement by Chinese embassy in Washington said. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said Thursday in a statement that the United States “welcomes China’s commitment to engage…MORE

Fauci says partisanship is hurting US response to Covid-19

Fauci says partisanship is hurting US response to Covid-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said Thursday that partisanship is hurting the US response to Covid-19 in his latest blunt assessment of the country’s handling of the pandemic. “You have to be having blindfolders on and covering your ears to think that we don’t live in a very divisive society now,…MORE

Watchdog says former top VA official steered $5 million contract to friend

Watchdog says former top VA official steered $5 million contract to friend

A former top official at the Department of Veterans Affairs improperly steered a $5 million contract for leadership development and training services to a friend’s business, according to an investigation by the agency’s independent watchdog. The VA inspector general said the move not only qualified as unethical conduct but also resulted in the waste of…MORE

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