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Exclusive: US aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

Exclusive: US aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

The US Navy Arleigh-Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur launches a Harpoon surface-to-surface missile during Pacific Vanguard (PACVAN) quadrilateral exercises between Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea, and US Naval forces in the Philippine Sea May 26 , 2019. Picture taken May 26, 2019. US Navy/Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Toni Burton/Handout via REUTERS Register …

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CDC monitors 6 people in US for possible rare monkeypox, says public 'should not be concerned'

CDC monitors 6 people in US for possible rare monkeypox, says public ‘should not be concerned’

CNN — Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are closely tracking recent clusters of monkeypox infections around the world – and possible cases in the United States. Currently, the CDC is monitoring six people in the United States for possible monkeypox infections after they sat near an infected traveler who had …

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Biden Seeks Swift Effort to Bring Finland and Sweden Into NATO

Biden Seeks Swift Effort to Bring Finland and Sweden Into NATO

Under an agreement with the Soviet Union, Finland stayed outside the alliance, which was created to contain Russia after World War II. It remained independent in the post-Soviet era even after joining the European Union and growing ever closer with the West. Until now, Sweden had kept to more than 200 years of neutrality. But …

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Biden hails Finland's, Sweden's move into NATO as proof of unity against Russia

Biden hails Finland’s, Sweden’s move into NATO as proof of unity against Russia

Placeholder while article actions load President Biden hailed Finland’s and Sweden’s decision to join NATO as a “watershed moment in European security,” saying the entry of two well-armed, robust democracies would strengthen the Western alliance at a time of acute tension with Russia. Welcoming the Nordic nations’ leaders in the White House Rose Garden, Biden …

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Michael Sussmann trial: Testimony from ex-FBI official bolsters Durham's case against Clinton campaign lawyer

Michael Sussmann trial: Testimony from ex-FBI official bolsters Durham’s case against Clinton campaign lawyer

Former FBI general counsel James Baker, Durham’s most critical witness, told a jury in Washington, DC, about his September 2016 meeting with Sussmann, where Sussmann passed along the tip about Trump. Sussmann has pleaded not guilty to one count of lying to the FBI — specifically that he falsely told Baker he wasn’t there on …

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Russian soldier asks Ukrainian widow to forgive him during first war crimes trial | Ukraine

A 21-year-old Russian soldier asked a Ukrainian widow to forgive him for the murder of her husband, as a court in Kyiv met for a second hearing on Thursday in the first war crimes trial arising from Russia’s 24 February invasion. Vadim Shishimarin, a tank commander, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to killing Oleksandr Shelipov, an …

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'Extremists' tear down barriers, clash with cops as Meron pilgrimage ends in chaos

‘Extremists’ tear down barriers, clash with cops as Meron pilgrimage ends in chaos

Dozens of ultra-Orthodox worshipers broke through police barricades to enter the tomb site of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai on Mount Meron on Thursday afternoon, nearly trampling the people inside, in a chaotic capstone to the Lag B’Omer holiday after police had successfully managed to restrict crowd sizes from Wednesday evening. Footage showed the throngs of …

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Biden backs Sweden, Finland joining NATO as Turkey threatens to block the historic bids

Biden backs Sweden, Finland joining NATO as Turkey threatens to block the historic bids

Finland and Sweden submitted their historic applications on Wednesday. May 19, 2022, 4:45 PM • 6 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article President Joe Biden welcomed Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö to the White House on Thursday to discuss their historic bids to join NATO. All three …

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Twitter launches a crisis misinformation policy

Twitter launches a crisis misinformation policy

Washington CNN Business — Twitter will now apply warning labels to — and cease recommending — claims that outside experts have identified as misinformation during fast-moving times of crisis, the social media company said Thursday. The platform’s new crisis misinformation policy is designed to slow the spread of viral falsehoods during natural disasters, armed conflict …

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Twitter to add warning label to tweets it deems 'viral misinformation'

Twitter to add warning label to tweets it deems ‘viral misinformation’

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Twitter announced the roll-out of a “crisis misinformation policy” which will seek to suppress posts the company deems “viral misinformation.” The social media platform announced the policy Thursday with an official blog post. The feature would allow Twitter representatives to censor or handicap posts they determine to be misleading …

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