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Blinken: Nord Stream Sabotage Is an 'Opportunity'
  Russia's State Duma Approves Annexation of Ukrainian Territories
  Biden Approves Up to $16 Billion in Ukraine Aid
  Austin Says It's Possible Putin Could Use Nukes in Ukraine
Erdogan May Still Block Sweden, Finland in NATO
  Zelensky Says Ukraine Is Already a 'De Facto' NATO Member
Yemen Ceasefire Expires Without Extension
Iran Frees Two US Prisoners, Says US to Unfreeze $7 Billion
Turkey Reports 30 PKK Killed in Attacks on Iraq, Syria
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