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Biden and S.Korea’s Yoon vow to deter N.Korea, tackle new threats

By Trevor Hunnicutt and Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and his new South Korean counterpart agreed on Saturday to hold bigger military drills and deploy more US weapons if necessary to deter North Korea, while expanding the alliance to tackle new regional and global challenges. Biden and Yoon Suk-yeol said their countries’ …

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Feds sue operator of dog breeding facility, seize beagles

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal officials have accused a company that runs a Virginia facility breeding dogs for research of violating animal welfare law and recently seized at least 145 beagles found to be in “acute distress,” according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. The Envigo RMS facility in Cumberland County has been under increasing scrutiny …

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North Korea casts menacing shadow over Biden’s talks with new South Korean president

South Korea’s menacing neighbor to the north will cast a shadow over President Joe Biden’s second day in Asia. After honoring soldiers who died during the Korean War, Biden will have an extended discussion with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol. Yoon took office less than two weeks ago after a closely contested March election …

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Jan. 6 Committee Reportedly Grills Rudy Giuliani For 9 Hours

Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s former personal attorney and key accomplice in a plot to overturn a legitimate presidential election, was questioned for nine hours Friday by the House committee investigating last year’s insurrection, sources told CNN. Giuliani’s deposition scheduled for early this month was postponed after the committee denied Giuliani’s request to record the session. …

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The US, Struggling To Curb Emissions, Just Lost Another Nuclear Power Plant

The United States has lost yet anothernuclear power plant despite the Biden administration’s efforts to prevent the country’s largest source of zero-carbon electricity from shrinking any further. On Friday, the Palisades Nuclear Generating Station, an 800-megawatt reactor plant in southwest Michigan, shut down more than a week early, dashing hopes that a last-ditch appeal by …

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Biden mulls Cuba invitation for Americas summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is considering inviting a Cuban representative to the Summit of the Americas, a US official said Friday, as his administration tries to salvage an event that risks collapsing over disagreements about the guest list. It’s unclear if Cuba would accept the invitation, the US official said, which would be …

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First formula flights from Europe to arrive this weekend

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first flights of infant formula from Europe, authorized by President Joe Biden to relieve a deepening US shortage, will arrive in Indiana aboard military aircraft this weekend, the White House announced Friday. The White House says 132 pallets of Nestlé Health Science Alfamino Infant and Alfamino Junior formula will leave Ramstein …

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Giuliani meets with US House Jan. 6 panel, CNN reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rudy Giuliani, who served as former US President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, met for more than nine hours on Friday with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, CNN reported, citing two sources. Giuliani, a former mayor of New York City, had previously refused to appear before …

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