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Biden is summoning congressional leaders to the White House to talk Ukraine and government funding

Feb. 25, 2024 18:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will convene the top four congressional leaders at the White House on Tuesday to press lawmakers on passing an emergency aid package for Ukraine and Israel, as well as averting a looming government shutdown next month, according to a White House official. ...

Netanyahu says a cease-fire deal would only delay 'somewhat' an Israeli military offensive in Rafah

Feb. 25, 2024 14:42 PM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli military offensive in Gaza's southernmost city of Rafah could be “delayed somewhat” if a deal is reached for a weekslong cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, and claimed that total victory in the territory would...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Feb. 24, 2024 07:43 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — National security adviser Jake Sullivan; Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sullivan; Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif.; Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla. ___ CBS’ “Face...

White House promises 'major sanctions' on Russia in response to Alexei Navalny's death

Feb. 20, 2024 15:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday it is preparing additional “major sanctions” on Russia in response to opposition leader Alexei Navalny's death last week in an Arctic penal colony. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said the sanctions, on the eve of the...

Russia has obtained a 'troubling' emerging anti-satellite weapon, the White House says

Feb. 15, 2024 18:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House publicly confirmed on Thursday that Russia has obtained a “troubling” emerging anti-satellite weapon but said it cannot directly cause “physical destruction” on Earth. White House national security spokesman John Kirby said U.S....

Palestinians living in US will be shielded from deportation, the White House says

Feb. 14, 2024 17:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Wednesday announced that Palestinians living in the U.S. will be shielded from deportation as the Israel-Hamas war continues, citing “significantly deteriorated” conditions on the ground in Gaza. Palestinians will be covered under what’s...

NATO allies warn Hungary not to hold up Sweden's membership as US patience wears thin

Feb. 07, 2024 12:25 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan said that he and his NATO counterparts cautioned Hungary on Wednesday against further delaying Sweden’s membership in the military alliance, and he warned that patience in Washington has its limits. Lawmakers from the...

US warns of further retaliation if Iran-backed militias continue their attacks

Feb. 04, 2024 16:51 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — After a weekend of retaliatory strikes, the United States on Sunday warned Iran and the militias it arms and funds that it will conduct more attacks if American forces in the Mideast continue to be targeted, but that it does not want an “open-ended military campaign” across...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Feb. 02, 2024 21:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — National security adviser Jake Sullivan; House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y.; Sen. JD Vance, R-Ohio. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sullivan; House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La. ___ ...

Biden sanctions Israeli settlers accused of attacking Palestinians and peace activists in West Bank

Feb. 01, 2024 16:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday issued an executive order that targets Israeli settlers in the West Bank who have been accused of attacking Palestinians and Israeli peace activists in the occupied territory, imposing financial sanctions and visa bans in an initial round against...