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US to ‘stand by our friends’ as China adopts ‘coercive’ approach to territorial claims

Washington (The Times Groupe)- The United States will stand by its friends as China asserts its territorial claims more forcefully and aggressively, the country's defense chief Lloyd Austin said on Saturday.

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US to ‘stand by our friends’ as China adopts ‘coercive’ approach to territorial claims

Washington (The Times Groupe)- The United States will stand by its friends as China asserts its territorial claims more forcefully and aggressively, the country's defense chief Lloyd Austin said on Saturday.

Chinese, US defense chiefs to meet in Singapore

Ankara (The Times Groupe)- The Chinese and the U.S. defense chiefs will meet for the first time in person on Friday in Singapore.

New York raises age to buy semiautomatic weapons after mass shootings in US

Huston (The Times Groupe)- Echoing US President Joe Biden's desire to raise the age for buying semiautomatic weapons from 18 to 21, New York raised that age to 21 on Monday.

Mass shooting in Philadelphia leaves people dead

Philadelphia (The Times Groupe)- Three people have been killed and 11 others injured in the US city of Philadelphia after multiple shooters opened fire on a crowd on a busy street.

Nine killed in 14 mass shootings during US Memorial Day weekend

Washington (The Times Groupe)- During Memorial Day weekend, nine people were killed and 63 were injured in mass shootings across the US, according to a report posted Tuesday.

18 students, 3 adults killed in Texas school shooting

Huston (The Times Groupe)- A gunman opened fire at an elementary school in Texas, killing 18 students and three adults, Texas State Senator Roland Gutierrez said Tuesday.

U.S. Senate passes $40B Ukraine aid bill

Washington (The Times Groupe)- The U.S. Senate passed Bill H.R.7691 "The Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022," which allocates about $40 billion to respond to Russia's aggression against Ukraine.

U.S. aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russia

Washington (The Times Groupe)- The White House is seeking to put advanced anti-ship missiles into the hands of Ukrainian forces to counter Russia's blockade of their ports, officials said, amid fears more powerful weapons that could sink Russian warships would escalate the conflict.

U.S. calls on Iran to release detained French nationals

Washington (The Times Groupe)- A U.S. State Department spokesman called on Tuesday for Iran to immediately release two French nationals, after Iranian state television showed what it described as details of the arrest of two French citizens this month, saying they were spies who had sought to stir up unrest. iran protests

McConnell backs Nordic’s NATO memberships

Washington (The Times Groupe)- after meeting Finland's President Sauli Niinisto in Helsinki, the U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said that Congress would seek to ratify Finland's application to join NATO before it goes on holiday in August.

US vice president Harris led a delegation to Abu Dhabi

Washington (The Times Groupe)- US Vice President Kamala Harris yesterday led a delegation to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), to express condolences on the passing of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

1 dead, 4 critically injured in California church shooting

California (The Times Groupe)- Local authorities say one person was killed and four others were critically injured in a shooting at a church in Orange County, California.

10 dead in racially motivated attack at New York Tops Markets

New York (The Times Groupe)- A gunman opened fire at a Buffalo supermarket on Saturday afternoon, killing at least 10 people, according to the...

US House overwhelmingly passes $40B in new funding for Ukraine

Washington (The Times Groupe)- The US House of Representatives approved over $40 billion in new funding for Ukraine in a bid to further aid the country during its war against Russia.

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