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US officials travel to Venezuela for discussions about detained Americans

US officials travel to Venezuela for discussions about detained Americans

CNN — A US government delegation quietly traveled to Venezuela “for discussions about the welfare and safety of US nationals in Venezuela,” a State Department spokesperson told CNN on Monday. The visit by Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Roger Carstens and US Ambassador Jimmy Story, who heads the Venezuelan Affairs Unit, to the capital …

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G7 infrastructure projects gets $200 billion from U.S.

G7 infrastructure projects gets $200 billion from U.S.

The United States will contribute $200 billion over five years to a G7 infrastructure partnership, President Biden announced Sunday. Driving the news: The G7 countries aim to provide $600 billion by 2027 to the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment, which seeks to meet the infrastructure needs of low- and middle-income countries. The partnership focuses …

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Injured in combat, John Eade, 79, became a leader in politics, government, and architecture

Injured in combat, John Eade, 79, became a leader in politics, government, and architecture

Though Mr. Eade lost his right eye to that final bullet, he lived for nearly 57 more years, becoming a respected political campaign operative, architect, teacher, consultant, and commissioner of Boston’s Inspection Services Department. Get Fast Forward A look at the news and events shaping the day, delivered a couple times a week with a …

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Right wingers brand Biden 'embarrassing' after he accidentally reveals cheat sheet

Right wingers brand Biden ’embarrassing’ after he accidentally reveals cheat sheet

Some right-wingers have branded President Joe Biden “embarrassing” after he accidentally revealed a detailed cheat sheet prepared by his staff. On Thursday, a photographer took images of Biden inadvertently holding up a rather detailed document backward at a meeting with wind-industry executives. Titled “Offshore Wind Drop-By Sequence of Events,” the instructions for the president told …

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Live updates: Congress set to pass bipartisan gun bill

Live updates: Congress set to pass bipartisan gun bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House sent President Joe Biden the widest ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades Friday, a measured compromise that at once illustrates progress on the long-intractable issue and the deep-seated partisan divide that persists. The Democratic-led chamber approved the election-year legislation on a mostly party-line 234-193 vote, capping a …

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US refiners to urge Biden admin not to ban fuel exports

Top energy company executives will try to convince the White House Thursday not to ban fuel exports in a desperate bid to bring down eye-watering gasoline prices. The emergency meeting led by Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm follows weeks of mudslinging between President Biden and oil companies over the cause of the intense price spikes affecting …

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