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Senate confirms Jackson as first Black woman on Supreme Court

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The Senate voted Thursday to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, felling one of the most significant remaining racial barriers in American government and sending the first Democratic nominee to the high court in 12 years. Jackson, a daughter of schoolteachers who has risen steadily through America’s elite legal ranks, will become […]

Source: The Washington Post


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Statement of Marc Nathanson, Nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway

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From the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, read the full statement of Marc Nathanson, Nominee of U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway. Read testimony here.

Source: United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations


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Strengthening climate risk efforts in the Government Pension Fund Global

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The Government will strengthen the efforts on climate risk in the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). The changes proposed in the white paper The Government Pension Fund 2022 are largely in line with the recommendations in the expert report Climate Risk and the Government Pension Fund Global. Read full article.

Source: Regjeringen


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EU, US strike preliminary deal to unlock transatlantic data flows

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Brussels and Washington have struck an agreement in principle on a revamped “Privacy Shield” data transfer agreement, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and U.S. President Joe Biden said Friday. Negotiators have been working on an agreement — which allows Europeans’ personal data to flow to the United States — since the EU’s top […]

Source: Politico


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Norge og USA skal samarbeide mer om kunstig intelligens

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Kunstig intelligens kan bidra til karbonfangst- og lagring, smartere energisystemer, bedre klimamodellering og mer persontilpasset medisin. Nå har Norge signert en avtale med det amerikanske energidepartementet om å samarbeide tettere om forskning, innovasjon, utdanning og etiske spørsmål på feltet. – Jeg er glad for at vi har fått på plass denne avtalen. USA har svært […]

Source: Regjeringen


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