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Czechs say Russian retaliation stronger than expected, seeks EU solidarity

Czech diplomats expelled from Russia arrive at Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague, Czech Republic April 19, 2021. REUTERS/David W Cerny April 19, 2021 By Robert Muller and Jan Lopatka PRAGUE (Reuters) -The Czech Republic said on Monday Russia’s eviction of 20 Czech embassy employees in response to Prague’s expulsion of 18 Russian staff was a […]

Biden Seeks Unity With Japan’s Suga Against China at First White House Summit

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden on Friday sought to present a united front with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to counter an increasingly threatening China as the U.S. leader held his first face-to-face White House summit since taking office. China topped the agenda, underscoring Japan’s central role in U.S. efforts to face down Beijing. The two leaders […]

Explainer: U.S. repo market flirts with negative rates as Fed seeks to absorb excess cash

FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is set against a blue sky in Washington, U.S., May 1, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo April 16, 2021 By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) – Excess cash in the financial system has pressured overnight interest rates, in some instances pushing them negative, which, analysts said, could prompt the Federal […]

Chad count votes as Deby seeks sixth term after 30 years in power

A woman casts her ballot at the pooling station during the presidential election in N’Djamena, Chad April 11, 2021. REUTERS/ Media Coulibaly April 12, 2021 By Mahamat Ramadane and Joel Kouam N’DJAMENA (Reuters) – Vote counting has started in Chad after a tense presidential election on Sunday that is likely to see President Idriss Deby […]

North Carolina Bill Seeks to Repeal Pistol Permit and Shorten Felons’ Wait to Get Gun Rights Back

North Carolina Republicans have filed a pro-Second Amendment bill that would repeal the state’s handgun permit requirement and reduce the number of years that people convicted of nonviolent crimes must wait before seeking to have their gun rights restored. GOP state Sens. Danny Britt, Jim Perry, and Todd Johnson, sponsored Senate Bill 687 (pdf), which was filed […]

House GOP Leader Seeks Classified Briefing After Terror Suspects Apprehended at Border

The top Republican in the House of Representatives wants a classified briefing from intelligence officials after the Biden administration disclosed that two Yemeni nationals on the FBI’s Terrorism Watch List were apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) asked for a briefing from CIA Director William Burns and FBI Director Christopher Wray. […]

White House Seeks to Create Legal Ways for Central Americans to Immigrate to US: Envoy

The White House is looking to create ways for would-be asylum seekers from Central America—who may otherwise seek to make the perilous trek north and cross the border illegally—to enter into the United States lawfully, President Joe Biden’s special envoy Ricardo Zuniga said on Tuesday. Zuniga, Biden’s envoy to the so-called Northern Triangle countries in […]

Mich. GOP seeks to bypass Democrat Gov. Whitmer veto with election integrity package

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is shown at Beech Woods Recreation Center in Southfield, Michigan, on October 16, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 2:20 PM PT – Saturday, March 27, 2021 Michigan’s Republican-controlled legislature announced plans to enable new voter laws that would bypass a likely veto from Democrat Gov. Gretchen […]

Reports: Japan may deploy military to protect U.S. from China, Tokyo warns of Taiwan tensions, seeks to deploy military overseas for 1st time since 1945

ARLINGTON, VA – SEPTEMBER 27: A light shines on the seal of the Department of Defense during a briefing at the Pentagon, September 27, 2007 in Arlington, Virginia. Today was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace’s last official day as Joint Chief Chairman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 2:30 […]

Reports: Japan may deploy military to protect U.S. from China, Tokyo warns of Taiwan tensions, seeks to deploy military overseas for 1st time since 1945

ARLINGTON, VA – SEPTEMBER 27: A light shines on the seal of the Department of Defense during a briefing at the Pentagon, September 27, 2007 in Arlington, Virginia. Today was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace’s last official day as Joint Chief Chairman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 2:30 […]