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U.S. Says Russia’s Wagner Group Bought North Korean Weapons for Ukraine War

By Steve Holland | Reuters

The private Russian military company, the Wagner Group, took delivery of an arms shipment from North Korea to help bolster Russian forces in Ukraine, a sign of the group’s expanding role in that conflict, the White House said Thursday.

Guaido, the Face of Opposition in Venezuela, May Be on His Way Out

By Isayen Herrera & Julie Turkewitz | The New York Times

The lawmaker may soon be voted out of power by the opposition, which no longer sees his interim government as a path to “real political change” against the country’s authoritarian government.

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Three Dead, Three Wounded in Paris Shooting; Suspect Arrested

By Angela Charlton | Associated Press (free)

A shooting targeting a Kurdish cultural center in a bustling Paris neighborhood Friday left three people dead and three others wounded, authorities said. A 69-year-old suspect was wounded and arrested.

U.S. Senate Passes $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill That Includes New Aid for Kyiv

By Felicia Schwartz & James Politi | Financial Times

The U.S. Senate has approved $1.7 trillion annual spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and release $45 billion in additional funds to support Ukraine, the day after a stirring plea from Volodymyr Zelensky, the country’s president.

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