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usclimatecrisis june30 Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo announced $2.96 billion from NOAA's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds to address the climate crisis and strengthen coastal resilience and infrastructure.

vaccinecampaign june30 As many as 193,201 people were reported Covid positive in the United States on Wednesday. With this, the total number of people that have been infected with the coronavirus in the country rose to 87,411,319, as per the latest data by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

finlandsweden june30 NATO leaders took a historic decision to invite Finland and Sweden to become members of the Alliance. Finland and Sweden simultaneously handed in their official letters of application to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on May 16. The North Atlantic Council meeting in Madrid collectively decided to approve the applications after Turkey dropped its objections Tuesday. The summit forma

nato june30 President Joe Biden has announced the deployment of United States military reinforcements across Europe to bolster security in the eastern flank in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Madrid on the sidelines of the 30-nation alliance's summit, Biden said, "The Untied States will enhance our force posture in Europe and respond to the ch

uscoronavirus jun29 125,440 people were reported Covid positive on Tuesday, taking the total number of people that have been infected with the coronavirus in the United States to 87,221,842, as per the latest data by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. 549 Covid deaths reported on the same day took the total U.S. Covid casualties to 1,016,766.

monkeypox june29 The Biden Administration has announced the first phase of its national monkeypox vaccine strategy, a critical part of its monkeypox outbreak response. The vaccine strategy will help immediately address the spread of the virus by providing vaccines across the country to individuals at high risk. This phase of the strategy aims to rapidly deploy vaccines in the most affected communities and mitigate the spread of the disease.

natomembership june29 Turkey has dropped its opposition to Finland and Sweden's NATO membership bids, removing a major block to the two Scandinavian nations' chances of joining the alliance. The crucial breakthrough occurred on Tuesday when the leaders of the three countries agreed a trilateral memorandum to address Türkiye's legitimate security concerns. On the eve of the NATO Summit in Madrid, Turkey President Rece

illegalfishing june28 Monday, President Joe Biden signed a National Security Memorandum to address illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and related harmful fishing practices in the United States. The White House said the Biden Administration will address IUU fishing by increasing coordination with diverse stakeholders — public and private, foreign and domestic. The United States Government will use th

whitehouse jun28 The White House has announced that public tours to the President's official residence and workplace of the Biden Administration will resume a full operating schedule from next month. White House public tours, which are free of charge, are resuming for the first time since they were suspended in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Limited tours of the White House resumed earlier this year, bu

capstone 062822 NASA's CubeSat, designed to test a unique lunar orbit is safely in space and on the first leg of its journey to the Moon. The spacecraft is heading toward an orbit intended in the future for Gateway, a lunar space station built by the agency and its commercial and international partners that will support NASA's Artemis program, including astronaut missions. After postponing its launch by a day

g7 jun28 To address and mitigate further impacts on global food security and surge in prices triggered by the Russian blockade of Black Sea ports, the G7 Summit pledged an additional $4.5 billion. More than half of it - $2.76 billion - will come from the United States. The leaders of the world's seven major economies called on countries and companies with large food stockpiles to contribute to the global

uscoronavirus jun27 18551 people were reported Covid positive on Sunday, taking the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States to 86,980,002, as per latest data by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. 144 Covid deaths reported on the same day took the total U.S. Covid casualties to 1,015,962. Texas reported the most number of cases - 9198. Deaths ha

capstonemission june27 NASA has delayed the launch of a small cubesat to the moon to allow more time to perform final systems checks of its Rocket Lab booster for flight. The mission, led by Advanced Space, was scheduled to launch aboard a Rocket Lab's Electron rocket from the company's Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand at 6 a.m. ET on Monday. "NASA, Rocket Lab, and Advanced Space are standing down from the June 27 lau

g7 summit 062722 At the 2021 G7 Summit, leaders have launched the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment. The Partnership will deliver game-changing projects to close the infrastructure gap in low- and middle-income countries, strengthen the global economy and supply chains, and advance the United States' and its allies' economic and national security interests. At the opening day of the G7 Leade

g7finalisingplans jun27 G7 countries will decide on developing mechanisms to set a global price cap for Russian oil in shipments to countries outside of the U.S., EU, the UK, and the broader G7. "The goal here is to starve Russia — starve Putin of his main source of cash and force down the price of Russian oil to help blunt the impact of Putin's war at the pump", a Senior Biden Administration official said in a backgrou

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