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  • Zelenskyy accuses China of pressuring other countries not to attend upcoming Ukraine peace talks

    https://apnews.com/article/ukraine-singapore-shangrila-russia-defense-94ebb72539182a0215c85895725cdd48

  • France’s Macron urges a green light for Ukraine to strike targets inside Russia with Western weapons

  • WEST POINT, N.Y. President Joe Biden on Saturday told graduates of the U.S. Military Academy that their class is being called upon to tackle threats across the globe and preserve the country’s ideals at home “like none before.”

  • The United Nations humanitarian aid agency says hundreds of thousands of people would be “at imminent risk of death” if Israel carries out a military assault in the southern Gaza city of Rafah. The border city is a critical entry point for humanitarian aid and is filled with displaced Palestinians, many in densely packed tent camps.

  • Middle East crisis: Netanyahu again vows to invade Rafah ‘With or without’ cease-fire deal. “The idea that we will halt the war before achieving all of its goals is out of the question,” the Israeli premier told relatives of hostages on Tuesday.

  • Solar eclipse is today. The total eclipse will begin in Mexico at about 11:07 a.m. PDT, Monday before crossing into Texas at 1:27 p.m. CDT. It will end in Maine at 3:35 p.m. EDT. The partial eclipse will last for awhile longer. Even if you’re not in the path of totality and won’t see the full eclipse, you may still see a percentage of it.

  • St. Patrick’s Day. If it’s March, and it’s green, it must be St. Patrick’s Day. The day honoring the patron saint of Ireland is a global celebration of Irish heritage.
    When it’s St. Patrick’s Day in New Orleans, get ready to catch a cabbage

  • ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma for civil rights movement. On March 7, 1965, a march by civil rights demonstrators was violently broken up at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, by state troopers and a sheriff’s posse in what came to be known as “Bloody Sunday.”

  • ‘Initial signs’ that Israel-Hamas cease-fire could finally be near: Live updates. White House Special Envoy Brett McGurk was in Israel on Thursday to breathe life into talks aimed at a cease-fire and release of militant-held hostages while also trying to dissuade Israeli leaders from a ground invasion of the southern Gaza city of Rafah.

  • Biden Cancels Another $5 Billion in Student Loan Debt
    Most of the borrowers who will benefit from the latest wave of relief are teachers, nurses, firefighters and others in public service.
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    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/19/us/politics/biden-student-loan-debt.html

  • Henry Kissinger, the most powerful secretary of state of the postwar era, is dead at 100
    Henry Kissinger, a German-born American diplomat who shaped U.S. foreign policy in the second half of the 20th century and won a Nobel Prize for brokering an end to the Vietnam War, has died