18 January 2022
US Secretary of State @ABlinken says, he is deeply concerned about acquittal of terrorist Omar Sheikh in Pakistan who killed American Journalist Daniel Pearl. 'We are committed to securing justice for the Pearl family and holding militants accountable', he says
Following Recent Market Instability, Chairwoman @RepMaxineWaters Announces Hearing on Short Selling, Online Trading Platforms
Box Alarm 2900 block 8th St NE. DC firefighters have fire under control with no injuries. 4 displaced residents who advise they have alternate housing
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Assessing how students and unmarried partners might be accommodated for entry into US under the new COVID19 travel restrictions, says @PressSec
Box Alarm 2900 block 8th St NE. Fire in flooring beneath furnace in 1st floor apartment 2 story occupied apartment building. DC firefighters opening up and extinguishing fire. No injuries. Displacements possible
11 month ago
Executive orders on immigration to be issued next week, confirms @PressSec
11 month ago
"Not going to do this in a piecemeal way," says @PressSec on COVIDReliefPackage
500 Illinois National Guard troops requested for security in Washington, DC
11 month ago
Initial executive orders being signed by @POTUS are intended to reverse the "detrimental, harmful and sometimes immoral actions" of the previous administration, says @PressSec
11 month ago
US "outraged" by the Pakistani supreme court decision to acquit those who murdered @WSJ reporter Daniel Pearl, says @PressSec
#ThrowbackThursday DC firefighters battle a 2 Alarm fire at 2109 12th St NW. Fire took place July 30th, 1964
"Vast improvements to the physical security infrastructure must be made to include permanent fencing, and the availability of ready, back-up forces in close proximity to the Capitol," says US Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman
US State Department: We call on Russia to stop using chemical weapons
Senate Foreign: I am appalled by the Pakistani Supreme Court's decision to free 4 individuals convicted of murdering @WSJ journalist DanielPearl. This brutal crime, documented by the killers themselves, warrants more than just 18 years of prison time. His family deserves justice
DOJ press release on its role in the Emotet takedown. Highlighted below is the creation of the "quarantine network" of Emotet C&C servers, currently managed by German authorities
Bridgepoint Hospital 200 block 7th St NE. This involves an explosion of mechanical equipment in basement. Force funneled up chimney shaft & caused damage several floors. #DCsBravest have confirmed no structural stability issues. 1 person transported non life threatening.
Massive amount of emergency personnel are on scene. BridgePoint Hospital is a 177-bed, all private rooms facility located just minutes from the U.S. Capitol Building.
Rescues are underway after a generator fell through several floors at BridgePoint Hospital Capitol Hill in Northeast D.C. Thursday afternoon, D.C. Fire and EMS said. Multiple people are injured according to officials
US Secretary of State @ABlinken informs Afghan President @ashrafghani in a phone call that US is reviewing the Feb 2020 US-Taliban agreement and whether the Taliban are living up to their commitments to cut ties with terrorist groups to reduce violence in Afghanistan
Collapse incident Bridgeport Hospital 200 block 7th St NE. A Generator has fallen thru several floors into the basement. DC firefighters on scene with collapse rescue assignment. Confirmed injuries
Chairman of US House Education committee questions decision by GOP to assign Marjorie Taylor-Greene to committee. In light of her questions about whether school shootings were staged
Working Fire 2900 block Langston Pl. SE. Fire 2nd floor 2 story stand alone brick dwelling. DC firefighters have fire under control. No injuries. 1 resident displaced & @RedCrossNCGC & @DC_HSEMA notified to provide assistance
MPD announces an arrest in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) & an Assault on a Police Officer offense that occurred on 1/27/21 in the 900 blk of New Jersey Ave, NW. Thank you to all who assisted in making DC safer with this arrest. Release:
71 y/o man arrested with gun and 20 rounds of 9mm ammo. while parked in intersection near Rayburn US House Office Building
Blinken confirms, in a call with his Israeli counterpart, Washington's interest in building more on the progress that has taken place to advance peace
Today, Second District Officers distributed bags, provided with assistance by @DCPoliceFdtn, to individuals experiencing homelessness. The bags contained water, juice, crackers, masks, and literature on resources available
Three people associated with OATH KEEPERS are indicted on charge of conspiracy for US Capitol Insurrection. One from Clarke County, Virginia, two with ties to an Ohio militia. Allegations of coordination behind the attack
140 police officers were injured in the U.S. Capitol siege, including brain injuries, smashed spinal discs and one officer who is likely to lose his eye. "another was stabbed with a metal fence stake"
Illinois man charged with role in US Capitol insurrection.  Feds allege he assaulted National Guard members.. and they cited his distinctive face tattoo as evidence from video11 month ago
Illinois man charged with role in US Capitol insurrection. Feds allege he assaulted National Guard members.. and they cited his distinctive face tattoo as evidence from video
"Iran is out of compliance on a number of fronts," says @SecBlinken on JCPOA
Secretary of State @SecBlinken on @US4AfghanPeace: "We've asked him to continue the vital work that he's doing"
"We have a deep concern for Mr. Navalny's safety and security," adds @SecBlinken. "His voice is the voice of many, many Russians. It should be heard, not muzzled
US Secretary of State: We are keen to distribute relief aid in Yemen
US Secretary of State: We evaluate many of the steps that were taken in the last days of the Biden administration
Blinken: We review some of the steps that were taken at the end of the previous administration
In opening remarks, @SecBlinken notes he was once a journalist and declares "a free press is a cornerstone of our democracy
Former President Trump to meet with House Minority Leader McCarthy in Florida tomorrow
DHS issues terrorism advisory over domestic extremists 'emboldened' by Capitol riot
US suspends arms sales to Riyadh and F-35 planes to Emirates - official
Statement from the OAS on the 2 Guyanese fishing boats seized by the Venezuelan Navy. The OAS demands that the 2 boats and the fishermen are promptly and safely released
Reuters quoted a State Department official: The Biden administration temporarily suspends some US arms sales
The White House calls for a strict and transparent international investigation of the origins of the Coronavirus
Biden team is "monitoring the situation" around GameStop
11 month ago
Specific guidelines on school re-openings to be compiled by @CDCDirector and her team, says @PressSec
11 month ago
"It was invoked the day it was signed," says @PressSec when asked again about the DPA
11 month ago
International investigation of the origin of COIVD19 should be "robust and clear," says @PressSec. "We want to have science experts, policy experts on the ground" in China
US President Biden had a phone conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Suga. During the meeting, it was emphasized that the Korean peninsula should be completely cleared of nuclear weapons.
The appointee for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Greenfield: I will work to find common ground with Russia and China to pressure Iran to return to the nuclear agreement and comply with its provisions
15-year-old boy killed in Southeast DC shooting at the 2600 block of 12th Place
Blinken: The world is watching us closely and wants to know how we can heal our nation
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