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Russia and China Held Military Exercise in East Asia as Biden Visited

New York Times
WASHINGTON — China and Russia on Tuesday held their first joint military exercise since Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, sending bombers over the seas in northeast Asia as a show of force as President Biden was visiting the region, according to American and South Korean officials. The U.S. government was tracking......

U.S. Military Airlifts Baby Formula From Europe

New York Times
A shipment of infant formula intended to fill a nationwide shortage arrived in the United States from Europe on Sunday, and a second flight was expected to bring additional supplies in the coming days, the Biden administration said. The shipment, equivalent to about 500,000 eight-ounce bottles, contained a hypoallergenic formula......

American Legion Auxiliary Honors Military on National Poppy Day – Community

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(NewsUSA) -Memorial Day is approaching, and with it comes a simple opportunity for everyone to honor past military personnel — wear or display a poppy. The simple red poppy flower has symbolized the ultimate military sacrifice since World War I, and National Poppy Day is gaining more attention in the......

Baby formula arrives in Indianapolis from Germany on US military aircraft to address critical need

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The prescription formula will be distributed to areas around the country where there is the most acute need, a Biden administration official earlier told CNN. But the official said none of the first shipment would land on store shelves......

Military plane carrying 39 tons of baby formula arrives in U.S.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Indianapolis — Enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights carrying infant formula from Europe expected this weekend to relieve the deepening shortage in the U.S.......

Ukraine Live Updates: Zelensky Says Military Aid Could Free Exports, Easing Food Prices

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here President Biden on Saturday signed a new $40 billion package of military and humanitarian aid for Ukraine as the country braced for a drawn-out war of attrition in its eastern regions, vowing that it would not stop fighting......

Biden signs $40 billion aid package to Ukraine while in Seoul | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Seoul CNN  —  President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the $40 billion aid package to Ukraine, a White House official said, after the bill was flown to Seoul. The Senate passed it following Biden’s departure from Washington. The confirmation......

Biden administration authorizes $100 million more in Ukraine military aid

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U.S. President Joe Biden looks on after delivering remarks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration authorized $100 million of additional military aid......

‘The whole world is against us’: Russian military analyst gives damning assessment of Ukraine war on state TV

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Destroyed military equipment of the Russian army in the city of Bucha. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images In a country where independent media and commentary has all but disappeared from public view, it’s rare to hear dissenting voices......

Putin sees no threat from NATO expansion, warns against military build-up

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Putin warns NATO over bolstering Sweden and Finland Says NATO Nordic membership ‘no problem’ Sweden and Finland to seek NATO membership Putin: United States is acting aggressively LONDON, May 16 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that there was no threat to Russia if Sweden and Finland joined......

N.Korea’s Kim orders military to stabilise supply of COVID drugs

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wears a face mask amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, while inspecting a pharmacy in Pyongyang, in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2022. KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com......

Growing evidence of a military disaster on the Donets pierces a pro-Russian bubble.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The destruction wreaked on a Russian battalion as it tried to cross a river in northeastern Ukraine last week is emerging as among the deadliest engagements of the war, with estimates based on publicly available evidence now suggesting......

The Wild West Outpost of Japan’s Isolationist Era

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This article is republished from Narratively, a storytelling platform that celebrates the diversity of humanity. Read the original article. The ragged procession made its way west from Kyoto and Osaka. At its center were 26 men and boys, harangued and humiliated as they were marched 400 miles through snow and......

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