The U.S. agency angered Russian embassy officials after saying April 12 marked "technological advances space exploration brings" without mentioning a historic Soviet-era flight.
"Over the past year, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has continued to dismantle Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy, in violation of its obligations under the Sino-British Joint Declaration and Hong Kong's Basic Law," Blinken wrote in a statement on Wednesday.
As protests continue, involvement of ethnic armed forces escalates pressure on military junta.
U.S. Magistrate Zia Faruqui ordered on Tuesday that former Trump administration official Federico Klein should remain behind bars for his alleged role in the January 6 U.S. Capitol riot.
Federico Guillermo Klein, 42, became the first Trump administration official to be arrested for taking part in the insurrection.
Vladimir Ashurkov from Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation told Newsweek he welcomed the Biden administration measures.
The outgoing secretary of state said that "woke-ism" and multiculturalism are not American.
Questions were posed over whether the president has succumbed to pressure to resign, as he continues to face backlash following events at the Capitol on January 6.
The federal bureau reportedly notified staff that its final holiday gathering, scheduled to take place Wednesday evening, was cancelled after the Secretary of State's possible exposure to COVID-19.
China is revoking visa exemptions for U.S. diplomats visiting Hong Kong and Macau and imposing sanctions on Congress members.
"The United States welcomes the reciprocal and fair exchange of cultural programs with PRC officials and the Chinese people, but one-way programs such as these are not mutually beneficial," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Friday.
With guest lists of more than a hundred people, the upcoming parties would violate Washington D.C. coronavirus restrictions limiting indoor gatherings to no more than 10 people.
Many on Twitter were quick to point out that the photo used by the government agency was not of the Air Force but rather a flight demonstration team formed by the Navy.
The advisory is perhaps the most blunt warning yet to Americans who are considering traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has dismissed reports that his wife wanted government employees to carry out personal tasks.
Thousands of people have been displaced after a major fire tore through the Moria refugee camp amid unrest over the handling of a recent coronavirus outbreak.
In an interview with The Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said "every place I go, every foreign minister that I talk to, they recognize what China has done to the world," referring to the coronavirus pandemic.
"Citizens may be subjected to prolonged interrogations and extended detention for reasons related to 'state security," the state department's warning read, issued to U.S. citizens this weekend.
The BLM banner was removed after being displayed for just two days.
In a joint statement, spokespersons for the U.K., Canada and Australia said they were "deeply concerned" by new security legislation.
The Anti-Defamation League, a U.S. non-profit, has long named Iran as a premier backer of global anti-Semitism.
Secretary of State Pompeo says the decision to impose China's national security law "would be a death knell for the high degree of autonomy Beijing promised for Hong Kong under the Sino-British Joint Declaration."
In a classified State Department memo obtained by Newsweek, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested Russia may been capturing images of infrastructure for the purposes of targeting it with "conventionally-armed, precision-guided weapons."
The Kansas City Star said an investigation into the secretary of state's dinners "should make him damaged goods in Kansas."
"I'd rather have him on the phone with some world leader than have him wash dishes because maybe his wife isn't there or his kids aren't there, you know," Trump said Monday.
Ousted State Department Inspector General Steve Linick was reportedly investigating accusations staffers carried out personal tasks for Mike Pompeo, including walking his dog.
Linick is the third inspector general that President Trump has fired during the coronavirus epidemic.
China's "behavior in cyberspace is an extension of its counterproductive actions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic," Pompeo said.
The changes to the United States Munitions List, governing which weapons are subject to the State Department's scrutiny, are a long time coming.