2 August 2021
The virus is spreading because we have too many people who've seen the end in sight and think we're at the finish line already. Let me be deadly earnest with you. We aren't. We're still in a life and death race against this virus" @POTUS
U.S. is weighing boycott of Beijing Olympics in 2022, @nwadhams reports. "It is something that we certainly wish to discuss," @StateDeptSpox Ned Price says
"I have not had that conversation with President Xi" on whether China may have misled the world about COVID19, says @POTUS as he departs the room in response to a final question
"We've invited about 40 heads of states" to the ClimateSummit, replies @PressSec about report Russia President Putin has confirmed he'll attend
3 month ago
"We expect them to have difficult portions," says @PressSec of talks beginning today between European partners and Iran about JCPOA
3 month ago
No "vaccine credential" or national database to be created of those who are inoculated against COVID19, states @PressSec
3 month ago
"This has been a long and difficult journey for the American public," says @PressSec, cautioning against mass public gatherings. "We need to hang together. We need to remain vigilant
3 month ago
"They speak regularly," says @PressSec of @JoeBiden and @BarackObama. "But we're not gonna read out those calls
3 month ago
"This is much bigger than Georgia," says @PressSec of some states "using easily disprovable conspiracy theories" to "make it more difficult to vote
3 month ago
"He is certainly confirming for the public everyone is eligible around the country," says @PressSec of @POTUS announcement this afternoon on moving up of CoronavirusVaccine eligibility date nationwide to April 19th
3 month ago
"There's been nearly 90 million doses provided to states in the last three weeks," says @PressSec of the CoronavirusVaccine supply in the US
3 month ago
Changes to the Georgia election system "is built on a lie," says @PressSec. It's up to @MLB to decide where they're holding their AllStarGame
3 month ago
"Wall construction remains paused" while agencies are developing a plan for @POTUS on use of the federal funds, says @PressSec. "There is some limited construction that has been allocated and funded for
Four patients taken to hospital. One was a Priority 1
President Biden to announce all adults in US eligible for Covid vaccine by April 19, White House official says, well ahead of previous target of May 1
DC firefighters responded to 571 calls on Monday, April 5th. There were 182 critical and 287 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 102 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 2 working structure fires
4100 Bl. of Ames St. N.E. DCFD responded for a male shot, severity of his injuries unknown. He has been transported to a local hospital
Chief Lando: At approximately 8:20 a.m. police received reports of an active shooter at Riverside Tech Park. Once on scene, police found two adult males shot, both in critical condition. They were flown to Baltimore for treatment
Box Alarm 1400 block Buchanan St NW. Small fire basement kitchen of 2 story row dwelling. DC firefighters extinguished fire and are clearing smoke from the house. No injuries reported
A non contact shooting in the 5300 block of Sheriff Road in Fairmount Heights
PGPD investigating non-contact shooting involving an off-duty federal officer in the 5300 blk Sheriff Rd. Fairmount Heights. (2:15AM) No injuries reported. Scene still active, police investigating circumstances of the incident
MPD reports the police activity has cleared and the 800 block of Chesapeake Street, SE, has reopened to traffic
Sec Blinken announces that Gayle Smith will become the State Dept coordinator for international efforts to fight the Covid pandemic. She comes to State from the ONE Campaign, she is a former USAID head of the USAID, and worked on Ebola outbreak in 2014
Sec Blinken says stopping the COVID19 spread in the US has been urgently needed for the US and for the world because of how many cases were in the US but "soon" the US will need to step up & "rise to the occasion worldwide
New Reuters/Ipsos poll underscores Trump's staying power in the GOP, his control over the Republican Party, and the effectiveness of the false and misleading messaging campaigns he and his political allies have waged in the wake of the Jan 6 attacks
US is "gravely concerned" about violence in Ethiopia's Tigray region and looking into reports of massacres there, says State Department spokesperson Ned Price
3 month ago
Infrastructure "isn't only the roads we get a horse and buggy across," says @PressSec
3 month ago
"I don't have a prediction on how long it would take" before diplomacy leads to US-Iran talks, says @PressSec, noting the position of @POTUS "hasn't changed
3 month ago
"We're of course closely following the reports out of Jordan," says @PressSec, adding King Abdullah "has our full support
US doesn't expect direct talks with Iran although "we remain open to them," adds @StateDeptSpox
US delegation to JCPOA talks in Vienna this week will be lead by @USEnvoyIran, says @StateDeptSpox, noting the discussions will be structured around working groups
Working Fire 3600 block Wisconsin Ave NW. DC firefighters have placed the fire under control. There have been no reported injuries. Investigators on scene to search for cause
DC FEMS reports the 3600 block of Newark Street NW is closed due to fire activity.
Working Fire 3600 block Newark St NW. Fire 2nd floor apartment in 5 story occupied building. All fire knocked down. Residents sheltered in place as needed. No injuries reported
Box Alarm 3600 block Newark St NW. Fire 2nd floor 5 story building
WILD VIDEO: Maryland State Police have confirmed at least one driver has received six traffic citations and fines totaling $1,800 after allegedly stopping traffic, driving recklessly and doing donuts, or burnouts, on the Capital Beltway on Sunday
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by Infowars host & conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who was fighting a Connecticut court sanction in a defamation lawsuit brought by relatives of some of the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting
DC FEMS reports the fire activity has cleared and the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Albemarle Street, NW
Working Fire 4000 block Albemarle St NW. DC firefighters have declared this incident under control. @PepcoConnect on scene securing power. No injuries reported
Working Fire 4000 block Albemarle At St NW. Fire knocked down. Request @PepcoConnect due to electrical box involvement. Checking for vertical extension. No injuries reported. An additional truck company was requested
Working Fire 4000 block Albemarle St. NW. DC firefighters located in basement of the building extending via a pipe chase. Units continue to open up. No injuries reported
Working Fire 4000 block Albemarle St NW. DC firefighters have smoke showing from an irregular shaped commercial building and are actively searching for the seat of the fire
Box Alarm 4000 block Albemarle St NW. DC firefighters on scene smoke showing commercial building
MPD reports the police activity has cleared and the 1800 block of 24th Street, NE, between Channing and Douglas Street
MPD reports the police activity has cleared and the 4300 block of Wheeler Road, SE
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