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Biden, Trump visit US-Mexico border in reelection effort

President Joe Biden’s visit to the US-Mexico border to hammer Republicans over the failed Senate border bill, which included tough border security measures, marks a dramatic shift for a White House that generally distanced itself from the issue.  Since Biden took office, officials have grappled with record migration across the Western Hemisphere fueled by the…

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Hunter Biden sits in on closed-door deposition with House Oversight and Judiciary committee

Democrats leaving Hunter Biden’s deposition said the president’s son raised the “double standard” of Republicans investigating his business dealings but turning a blind eye to members of the Trump family like Jared Kushner, whose company received a $2 billion investment from Saudi Arabia after leaving the Trump White House. “I think [Hunter Biden] may be…

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Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico speaks to the media on January 24, in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico warned Monday that proposals by Western states to send troops to Ukraine, “even if only on a bilateral level,” would lead to a “significant escalation of tensions.”  After the meeting of European leaders…

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Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

At least three people were killed and three others were injured after a drone strike hit a car with civilians in the village of Pochaevo, in Russia’s Belgorod region, the regional Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said on Monday. Gladkov blamed Ukrainian armed forces on the strike. Gladkov said in a Telegram post that the people in the car…

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Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer attends a press conference in Lviv, Ukraine, on February 23. Roman Baluk/Reuters US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a dire warning Sunday about the need to supply more aid to Ukraine, and vowed not to “abandon” the European ally. Speaking after returning from a trip to the war-torn…

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February 24, 2024 – Russia-Ukraine news

An almost empty Red Square in Moscow is seen at dawn on January 30. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Two years ago, when Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, I was among the many longtime observers of the Kremlin who got it wrong. Few could fathom why President Vladimir Putin, Russia’s calculating leader, would embark on such a…

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South Carolina Republican primary election

Mike Schmidt votes on the morning of the South Carolina Republican primary at Cayce United Methodist Church in Cayce, South Carolina, on Saturday. Andrew Harnik/AP Nikki Haley’s presidential campaign has for weeks been looking ahead to the Republican primary in South Carolina, while Trump has led in every poll of the state. Here are four things…

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