GOP election chief who rejects fraud claims up for fed job

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican secretary of state who challenged former President Donald Trump’s false claims of election fraud in 2020 is the front-runner for a job heading the Biden administration’s effort to guard future elections, in keeping with individuals acquainted with the discussions. Kim Wyman, 59, has led elections in Washington state for years, … Read more

Iran rejects European Union’s invitation to discuss nuclear deal with U.S.

[ad_1] The Daily Beast Team Biden About to Start Its First Talks With the Taliban GettyPresident Biden’s Afghanistan negotiator has begun a diplomatic trip that will include the first meeting of the new administration with the Taliban, sources familiar confirmed to The Daily Beast.The State Department did not immediately provide comment on the agenda Zalmay … Read more

Iran rejects nuclear talks with U.S., for now

[ad_1] The Daily Beast Fauci Fires Back at Kristi Noem Saying He’s ‘Wrong’: ‘The Numbers Don’t Lie’ SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty ImagesBiden’s chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci hit back at South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s harsh criticism of him on Sunday, saying her comments about him at this weekend’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) … Read more

Moscow court rejects opposition leader Navalny’s appeal

[ad_1] MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court on Saturday rejected Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s appeal of his prison sentence, even as the country faced an order from a top European rights court to free the Kremlin’s most prominent foe. A few hours later, a judge in a separate case ordered Navalny to pay a … Read more

Russian court rejects Navalny appeal, setting up potential transfer to penal colony

[ad_1] The New York Times Biden Tells Allies ‘America Is Back,’ but Macron and Merkel Push Back President Joe Biden used his first public encounter with America’s European allies to describe a new struggle between the West and the forces of autocracy, declaring that “America is back” while acknowledging that the past four years had … Read more