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Russian Attacks on Ukraine Reported; at Least 11 Dead

Russian Attacks on Ukraine Reported; at Least 11 Dead

Russian forces fired another rash of missiles and self-exploding drones in nearly a dozen provinces of Ukraine early Thursday, causing the first attack-related death of the year in Kyiv and killing at least 11 people in all, according to Ukrainian authorities.Read more

McCarythy Says He’ll Block Schiff, Swalwell from Intel Panel

McCarythy Says He’ll Block Schiff, Swalwell from Intel Panel

Speaker Kevin McCarthy reiterated Tuesday that he will block Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell of California from serving on the House committee that oversees national intelligence, saying the decision was not based on political payback but because “integrity matters, and they have failed in that place.”Read more

Classified Documents at Pence’s Home, too, His Lawyer Says

Classified Documents at Pence’s Home, too, His Lawyer Says

Documents with classified markings were discovered in former Vice President Mike Pence ’s Indiana residence last week, his lawyer says, the latest in a string of recoveries of papers meant to be treated with utmost sensitivity from the homes of current and former top U.S. officials.Read more

In Reversal, US Poised to Approve Abrams Tanks for Ukraine

In Reversal, US Poised to Approve Abrams Tanks for Ukraine

In what would be a reversal, the Biden administration is poised to approve sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, U.S. officials said Tuesday, as international reluctance to send tanks to the battlefront against the Russians begins to erode. A decision to send a bit more than 30 tanks could be announced as soon as Wednesday, though it could take months for the tanks to be delivered.Read more

Dems: Biden Should be ‘Embarrased’ by Classified Docs Case

Dems: Biden Should be ‘Embarrased’ by Classified Docs Case

Senior Democrats, dismayed by a steady stream of startling disclosures, expressed criticism Sunday of how President Joe Biden handled classified material after leaving office as vice president and disappointment that the White House has not been more forthcoming with the public.Read more

US to Help Ukraine Repair Power Grid After Russian Strikes

US to Help Ukraine Repair Power Grid After Russian Strikes

The Biden administration is providing $125 million for electrical parts and other supplies to help repair crews in Ukraine keep up with Russian strikes pounding the country’s electrical system, the U.S. international development aid chief said Wednesday.Read more

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