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Karine Jean-Pierre: White House names first black press secretary

Washington: US President Joe Biden on Thursday named Karine Jean-Pierre as the Assistant to the President and White House Press Secretary.

US ready to immediately respond to Russia's recognition: White House

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The US administration was expecting a statement from Russia recognizing the independence of the Luhansk and Donetsk people's republics and is ready to immediately respond to this step, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Monday.

Afghan NRF supporters protest near White House against Taliban recognition by UN member states

Washington, DC: Over 50 Supporters of National Resistance Front (NRF) of Afghanistan recently held a protest in front of the White House to oppose any effort by the UN member nations to recognize the Taliban government.

Joe Biden declares state of emergency in US's Kentucky after deadly tornado: White House

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US President Joe Biden has declared a state of emergency in Kentucky where a deadly storm killed dozens of people.

US diplomats to boycott 2022 Beijing Olympics: White House

Washington: The US government will not send an official US delegation to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing as a protest against China's 'ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang and other human rights abuses ',White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced on Monday.

Joe Biden to hold phone talks with Vladimir Putin on Dec 7: White House

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US President Joe Biden will hold a video call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Dec 7, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki has confirmed.

Commonsense guardrails needed to be placed to prevent US-China conflict: Joe Biden tells Xi Jinping 

Washington/Beijing: US President Joe Biden interacted with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Tuesday when he said leaders of America and China should place 'commonsense guardrails' to avoid any conflict between the two nations.

MQM protest outside White House against atrocities by Pak regime on Mohajirs

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) members demonstrated outside the White House in the US  against the atrocities by the Pakistani regime on Mohajirs, media reports said.

US Prez Joe Biden lights a diya at White House on Diwali, VP Kamala Harris wishes with a video message

Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris on Thursday wished people celebrating Diwali. Yesterday, US lawmakers had introduced legislation to make Diwali a federal holiday.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki tests COVID-19 positive 

Washington: White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday announced she has tested COVID-19 positive.

We will hunt you down, says Joe Biden warning Kabul airport bombers

Washington: US President Joe Biden gave a strong message to those behind the Kabul airport blasts and said they would be made to pay for their acts.

'Champ' the beloved German Shephard of Bidens dies; US President, First Lady say 'we will miss him'

Wasington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden have announced the death of their pet, Champ, who lived with them for 13 years. The Bidens described the German Shepherd as their “constant, cherished companion”.

G7 considering allocating USD 100 billion to fight against COVID-19 : White House

Washington, Jun 11 (UNI) The US and other Group of Seven (G7) countries could extend up to USD 100 billion of IMF funds to countries that need urgent support in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, the White House announced on Friday.

Meat producer JBS USA hit by cyberattack, White House suspects Russian 'criminal organization' behind it

Washington: Major American meat producer JBS USA has said the company suffered a cyberattack on Sunday.

White House security adviser says Quad leaders discussed cyber attacks

Washington/Sputnik: The leaders of the so-called Quad countries discussed the issue of cyber attacks during talks conducted earlier in the day, US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Friday.