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May 25, 2024 31 mins

Facts & Spins for May 25, 2024 Top Stories: The International Court of Justice orders Israel to halt Rafah operations, while the ICJ also rejects provisional measures on Ecuador over Mexico’s embassy raid, the Biden admin is reportedly worried about an “October surprise” from Russia and NKorea, the White House announces visa restrictions for the Republic of Georgia, China’s military continues “punishment drills” near Taiwan, th...

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Facts & Spins for May 24, 2024 Top Stories: Rishi Sunak calls for a July 4 general election in the UK, Ireland, Spain, and Norway say they will recognize a Palestinian state, Israeli forces advance deeper into Rafah, While Israel returns seized AP equipment following US pressure, London's High Court rules new police powers to curb protests are unlawful, France states its openness to UAE investments in nuclear energy and AI, The...

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Facts & Spins for May 23, 2024 Top Stories: Rishi Sunak calls for a July 4 general election in the UK, Ireland, Spain, and Norway say they will recognize a Palestinian state, Israeli forces advance deeper into Rafah, While Israel returns seized AP equipment following US pressure, London's High Court rules new police powers to curb protests are unlawful, France states its openness to UAE investments in nuclear energy and AI, The...

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Facts & Spins for May 22, 2024 Top Stories: The US and Saudi Arabia near a historic defense pact, Trump’s defense rests its case in the hush-money trial, the EU's landmark AI rules get the green light, Israel reportedly prepares to scale back its Rafah offensive, 150 Yale graduates stage a walkout in support for Palestinian people, Russia masses troops near another border region of Ukraine,Russia jails a hypersonic missile scie...

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Facts & Spins for May 21, 2024 Top Stories: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi dies in a helicopter crash, The International Criminal Court seeks arrest warrants against Netanyahu and Sinwar, The UK High Court says Julian Assange can appeal his US extradition again, William Lai Ching-te is sworn in as Taiwan’s new president, Former Pres. Jacob Zuma is barred from South Africa’s election, Violence escalates in New Caledonia, Three ...

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Facts & Spins for May 18, 2024 Top Stories: Michael Cohen admits that he lied under oath, Texas pardons a man convicted of killing a Black Lives Matter protester, The International Criminal Court hears arguments in the genocide case against Israel, Spain says it would recognize a Palestinian state in joint action with other countries, OpenAI grants Reddit access to ChatGPT, The Vatican tightens its rule on probing alleged mirac...

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Facts & Spins for May 17, 2024 Top Stories: The Gaza aid pier is completed by the US military, Presidents Putin and Xi make a joint statement in Beijing about their global ties, Italy’s League Party works to remove the EU flag from public offices, YouTube blocks access to a banned protest anthem in Hong Kong, Pres. Joe Biden claims executive privilege in his classified docs probe, Mitt Romney suggests that Biden should have par...

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Facts & Spins for May 16, 2024 Top Stories: Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico is shot and seriously wounded, Donald Trump agrees to two debates with Joe Biden, The Biden admin. reportedly is proceeding with $1B in weapons sales to Israel, Ukrainian Pres. Zelenskyy cancels international travels amid Russia’s offensive, Unrest simmers in the Republic of Georgia after the ‘foreign influence’ bill is passed, Protests over voting...

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Facts & Spins for May 15, 2024 Top Stories: An Australian military whistleblower is jailed, Mike Johnson defends Trump outside his New York trial, the US backs Saudi Arabia's effort to revive a Houthi peace deal, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis meets with Turkey’s Recep Erdoğan, Biden announces tariffs on Chinese EVs and solar panels, a report estimates nearly 76M people are internally displaced worldwide, the jail sentence of an ...

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Facts & Spins for May 14, 2024 Top Stories: Russia’s defense minister is replaced in a cabinet reshuffle, Michael Cohen testifies in Trump’s hush-money trial, A new poll shows Trump leading in 5 swing states, Egypt joins South Africa's ICJ genocide case against Israel, Cold lava and flash floods kill over 40 people in Indonesia, The Socialist Party wins Spain’s Catalonia election, US Senator Robert Menendez's corruption trial g...

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Facts & Spins for May 11, 2024 Top Stories: The UN General Assembly calls on the Security Council to reconsider Palestinian UN membership, Russia launches an offensive in Kharkiv, Stormy Daniels testifies for a second time in Trump’s New York trial, India's top court grants bail to opposition leader Arvind Kejriwal, Xi Jinping finishes his European tour in Hungary, Florida police release footage of the fatal shooting of a US Ai...

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Facts & Spins for May 10, 2024 Top Stories: Biden says the US will not supply offensive weapons for a Rafah assault, Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces are accused of ethnic cleansing in West Darfur, the US House tables a motion to remove Speaker Mike Johnson, RFK Jr.’s campaign says he’s in robust health despite a brain worm scare, Putin says he has “no doubt” that Russia will be victorious in Ukraine, the EU ends its military train...

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Facts & Spins for May 9, 2024 Top Stories: The US pauses arms delivery to Israel over the Rafah operation, The EU agrees to send $3.2B of frozen Russian assets to Ukraine, As Russia launches renewed strikes on Ukraine’s energy sector, South African Pres. Ramaphosa condemns a flag-burning political ad, A highly influential former North Korean official passes at 94, Gaza takes center stage at the Eurovision song contest, The star...

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Facts & Spins for May 8, 2024 Top Stories: Israel captures Gaza's Rafah crossing, House Republicans schedule a contempt vote against AG Merrick Garland, Putin is sworn in for a fifth presidential term, the personal data of British military personnel is hacked, the IAEA chief seeks more oversight of Iran’s nuclear program, Modi votes in the third phase of India's national election, Chad holds presidential elections after years o...

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Facts & Spins for May 7, 2024 Top Stories: Israel warns Palestinians to leave eastern Rafah, John Swinney is elected leader of Scotland’s SNP party, China's Xi Xinping visits France, Russia announces nuclear drills, Trump is fined again for violating a gag order, Panama elects a new president, Columbia University cancels its campus-wide graduation ceremony amid Gaza protests, Israel shuts down Al Jazeera, Qantas settles a “ghos...

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Facts & Spins for May 4, 2024 Top Stories: The Labour Party makes gains in UK local elections, The International Criminal Court prosecutor says its work is being ‘undermined’ by threats, Pro-Palestinian encampments are erected across Canadian college campuses, The Taliban inks a deal for Afghanistan to become a Central Asia logistics hub, A US military official says Washington is maintaining ties to West African juntas, A Houth...

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Facts & Spins for May 3, 2024 Top Stories: A US official says America would welcome a pledge from China and Russia affirming AI won’t control nukes, protestors rally against a “foreign influence bill” in the Republic of Georgia, Hamas considers the latest Gaza cease-fire proposal, while the nation of Colombia announces it’s severing ties with Israel, Pres. Joe Biden comments on the US campus protests, while the US House of Repr...

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Facts & Spins for May 2, 2024 Top Stories: US campus protest violence and police action roils at UCLA and Columbia, Ukraine laun  ches its most significant attack on Crimea since the war began, New Zealand says it’s a 'long way' from deciding to join the AUKUS Defense Pact, Haiti’s transitional council names a new prime minister, Colombia’s president says military equipment has disappeared due to corruption, the UK government b...

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Facts & Spins for May 1, 2024 Top Stories:  A German army captain admits to spying for Russia, while a former US National Security Agency employee is sentenced for trying to sell the Kremlin secrets, college campus protests continue to simmer across the US, Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will enter Rafah with or without a cease-fire, the Phillippines accuses China of damaging its vessels in the South China Sea, Ecuador is suing...

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April 30, 2024 8 mins

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