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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

Washington, D.C. January 20, 2021 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the ages ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline ...
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Joint Statement on Hong Kong

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 9, 2021 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Begin Text: We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, and the United States Secretary of State, underscore our serious concern at the mass ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Mission to Australia

Health Alert – U.S. Mission to Australia (January 8, 2021)  Location: Australia Event:  The U.S. Mission to Australia continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Australia and in other locations worldwide. The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our  COVID Information Page . The government of Australia has announced ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Melbourne

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Melbourne (January 6, 2021)   Locations: Melbourne   Event:  A demonstration is scheduled for Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at 4:30 pm at the U.S. Consulate General Melbourne:   The group intends to protest regarding political events in the United States.    Actions to Take:  Avoid the area of the ...
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