Biden Nominates California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra as Health and Human Services Secretary

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen California’s Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra as his nominee for secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), according to reports citing sources familiar on the matter.

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U.S. Levies Syrian-Related Sanctions against Individuals and Entities

The financial intelligence and enforcement agency of the U.S. Treasury Department slapped sanctions against officials, entities and individuals that have been alleged of providing support to the oil production network under the leadership of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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