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Biden Ready To Increase His $813B Military Budget
  Pentagon Draws $1.4 Billion to Replenish Weapons Sent to Ukraine
  Biden Signs New $150 Million Military Aid Package for Ukraine
Biden Tells Officials To Stop Leaks on Ukraine
  Orban: EU's Economic 'Atomic Bomb' of Banning Russian Oil
  Biden Speaks With German Leader Amid Kiev-Berlin Tensions
China Says NATO Expansion 'Sowed the Seeds of Conflict'
  Okinawa Governor Calls for Japan to Reduce China Tensions
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