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Josh Earnest

Live video: White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest holds daily briefing - @NBCNews

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Obama 2nd term nominations

Photo: Vice President Joe Biden presides over swearing-in ceremony of Loretta Lynch as US attorney - @VP

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politics

White House moving to create hostage 'Family Engagement Team' for relatives of American foreign hostages - @ABC

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Baltimore man dies after arrest, April 2015

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., promises justice for Freddie Gray during comments at funeral - @thehill

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Yemen crisis

UN peace envoy to Yemen says factions agree on most points except the presidency - @AlArabiya_Eng

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South Carolina, US

Former South Carolina sheriff sentenced to 1 year, 1 day in prison for corruption plea - @AP

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2016 US elections

Sen. Rand Paul, R- Ky., on Iraq war during National Society Hebrew Day Schools in Brooklyn, NY: 'I think it was a mistake to topple Hussein. Hussein was the bulwark against Iran' - @alexis_levinson

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Canada

Canadian Lt.-Gen. Jonathan Vance to succeed Tom Lawson as chief of defense, becoming Canada's top soldier - @CBCAlerts

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Yemen crisis

Secretary of State John Kerry says expects Yemen conflict to be mentioned in talks with Iran foreign minister on Monday - @Reuters

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Hawaii, US

Photo: White House china debuting at Japan State Dinner, bordered in 'Kailua Blue' inspired by waters off President Obama's Hawaii home - @juliehdavis

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Japan

Secretary of State John Kerry says US commitment to Japan remains 'ironclad' and covers all territories under Japan's administration, including Senkakus - @Reuters

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media

Political reporter Peter Hamby is leaving CNN to head up news operations at Snapchat - @politico

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Obama 2nd term nominations

Loretta Lynch takes oath to become next US attorney general 5 months after being nominated, tells crowd: 'well, here we are' - @IsaacDovere

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Obama 2nd term nominations

Photo: Loretta Lynch smiles as Vice President Biden begins her swearing-in as the 83rd attorney general of the United States - @johnson_carrie

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New York, US

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says when asked whether he will run for 3rd term, 'I plan to stay as long as the people will have me' - @NYDailyNews

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Japan

US, Japan unveil new defense guidelines for global Japanese role - @Reuters

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UK general election 2015

Ashcroft poll finds UK Conservatives 6 points ahead of Labour before May 7 election - @Reuters

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Baltimore man dies after arrest, April 2015

President Obama to send aide to Freddie Gray funeral in Baltimore - @AP

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2016 US elections

New 2016 election poll finds Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton running neck-and-neck among registered voters in Virginia - @politico

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Burundi election protests

Burundi authorities reportedly shut down main independent radio station, editor says - @AFP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

German Chancellor Merkel says sanctions on Russia should be tied to fulfilling this year's Minsk agreement, EU will discuss sanctions on Russia this June - @Reuters

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