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Today: June 19, 2024

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Far-right leader Bardella backpedals on taking France out of NATO strategic military command

The far-right leader angling to become France’s prime minister after the country’s upcoming parliamentary election has backtracked Wednesday on the party’s previous promise to pull out of NATO’s strategic military command

Far-right leader Bardella backpedals on taking France out of NATO strategic military command
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A US aircraft carrier and its crew have fought Houthi attacks for months. How long can it last?

Fatigue is setting in as a U.S. aircraft carrier nears its ninth month waging the most intense running sea battle since World War II

A US aircraft carrier and its crew have fought Houthi attacks for months. How long can it last?
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The fight for abortion rights gets an unlikely messenger in swing state Pennsylvania: Sen. Bob Casey

Abortion rights have found an unlikely champion in swing state Pennsylvania

The fight for abortion rights gets an unlikely messenger in swing state Pennsylvania: Sen. Bob Casey
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Kansas accuses Pfizer of misleading public about COVID vaccine in lawsuit

The U.S. state of Kansas on Monday sued Pfizer, accusing the company of misleading the public about its COVID-19 vaccine by hiding risks while making false claims about

Kansas accuses Pfizer of misleading public about COVID vaccine in lawsuit
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Ukraine's debt woes during wartime

Ukraine has suffered a setback in its quest to complete the outline of a debt restructuring before the end-of-August expiry of a two-year payment freeze agreed

Ukraine's debt woes during wartime
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South Korea orders doctors to return to work amid prolonged strike

The South Korean government issued a return-to-work order for private practitioners on Tuesday as more doctors including medical professors join the months-long strike

South Korea orders doctors to return to work amid prolonged strike
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US says Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel used group tied to Chinese underground banking

The U.S.

US says Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel used group tied to Chinese underground banking
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Mexico's Sheinbaum says Indigenous rights a priority for constitutional reforms

Mexican President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum on Tuesday said she considers constitutional reforms for social programs concerning the rights and recognition of Indigenous people as

Mexico's Sheinbaum says Indigenous rights a priority for constitutional reforms
Business|Economy|Environment|Political

Oil and corn groups team up against Biden's tailpipe emissions rules

The top U.S. oil and corn industry lobby groups said on Tuesday they were suing President Joe Biden's administration over its plans to slash planet-warming tailpipe emissions from cars and

Oil and corn groups team up against Biden's tailpipe emissions rules
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US House ethics panel expands investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz

A three-year U.S.

US House ethics panel expands investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz
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Republicans, Latino advocates on Biden immigration shift

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Republicans, Latino advocates on Biden immigration shift
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Approval of Brazil's Lula's government slightly up in June, poll shows

The approval rating of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's government was at 36% in June, slightly up from 35% in March, according to a poll released on Tuesday.

Approval of Brazil's Lula's government slightly up in June, poll shows
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US pushes Netherlands, Japan to further restrict chipmaking equipment to China

A U.S. official was heading to Japan after meeting with the Dutch government to try to push allies to further restrict China's ability to produce cutting-edge

US pushes Netherlands, Japan to further restrict chipmaking equipment to China
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Ukraine begins work on second summit, top Zelenskiy aide says

Ukrainian officials have already started preparatory work to organise a second peace summit, the Ukrainian president's chief of staff Andriy Yermak said on Tuesday, after the first

Ukraine begins work on second summit, top Zelenskiy aide says
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Transgender plaintiffs' challenge to Oklahoma ban on changing birth certificates revived

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit challenging an Oklahoma law prohibiting transgender people from changing their birth certificates to match their gender

Transgender plaintiffs' challenge to Oklahoma ban on changing birth certificates revived
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Increased spending pushes 2024 US budget deficit estimate to $1.9 trillion

The U.S. budget deficit will jump to $1.915 trillion for fiscal 2024, topping last year's $1.695 trillion gap as the largest outside the COVID-19 era, the Congressional Budget

Increased spending pushes 2024 US budget deficit estimate to $1.9 trillion
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EU criticizes France for excessive debt, putting pressure on Macron during election campaign

The European Union’s executive arm is criticizing France for running up excessive debt, a stinging rebuke at the height of the election campaign where President Emmanuel Macron is fighting off challenges of the extreme right and the left

EU criticizes France for excessive debt, putting pressure on Macron during election campaign
Opinion|Political

Britain's rollercoaster-riding Liberal Democrat leader embraces stunts to gain election attention

Most politicians try to avoid slips, stumbles and undignified photos

Britain's rollercoaster-riding Liberal Democrat leader embraces stunts to gain election attention
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Hezbollah says Israeli strikes kill 3 fighters as US envoy tries to calm tensions

Israeli strikes in southern Lebanon have killed three Hezbollah fighters as a U.S. envoy tasked with avoiding a devastating regional war returned to Israel after meeting officials in Lebanon

Hezbollah says Israeli strikes kill 3 fighters as US envoy tries to calm tensions
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How did North Korean soldiers wander across the world's most heavily guarded border?

The Demilitarized Zone between the two rival Koreas might be the most heavily armed place on earth

How did North Korean soldiers wander across the world's most heavily guarded border?
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New Caledonia police detain independence leader and 10 others in wake of revolt against French rule

Police in the restive French Pacific territory of New Caledonia have rounded up 11 people, including an independence leader

New Caledonia police detain independence leader and 10 others in wake of revolt against French rule
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Australian opposition puts nation's first nuclear power plants in its energy plan ahead of elections

Australia’s main opposition party says it plans to build Australia’s first nuclear power plants as early as 2035, arguing the government’s policies for decarbonizing the economy with renewable energy will not work

Australian opposition puts nation's first nuclear power plants in its energy plan ahead of elections
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Lawsuit over US credit card late fees rule must stay in Texas, court rules

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Lawsuit over US credit card late fees rule must stay in Texas, court rules
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Boeing CEO blasted in US Senate hearing while apologizing for safety woes

U.S. senators on Tuesday attacked the CEO of Boeing for the planemaker's tarnished safety record, overshadowing his apology to families who

Boeing CEO blasted in US Senate hearing while apologizing for safety woes
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US lawmakers meet with Dalai Lama in India's Dharamshala, sparking anger from China

A bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation met with the Dalai Lama at his residence in India’s Dharamshala, sparking anger from China which views the exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism as a dangerous separatist

US lawmakers meet with Dalai Lama in India's Dharamshala, sparking anger from China

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