House GOP threatens to beef up Speaker Johnson’s foreign aid package – and Johnson | National News

[ad_1] House Speaker Mike Johnson is on life support amid a tough battle to get desperately needed aid to Israel and Ukraine by Friday. Instead of opting to pursue a single $95 billion aid package that had already passed the Senate, Johnson opted to split the package into four parts – separating the bills providing … Read more

Tuition and fees at Georgia public universities will increase in the fall of 2024

[ad_1] Barnesville, Ga. (AP) – Students must pay more to attend GeorgiaAt public universities and colleges in the 2024-2025 academic year, officials say schools face rising costs and must charge more to maintain a quality education. The Regents voted Tuesday to raise tuition and fees at the system’s 26 schools. The typical Georgia school will … Read more

Israel hopes its response to Iranian attack will end ‘exchange of blows’

[ad_1] JERUSALEM (Reuters) – When Israel responds to unprecedented weekend Iranian drone and missile attacks, the aim will be to send a message of deterrence to Tehran while drawing a line under this round of hostilities, a senior Israeli lawmaker said on Tuesday. Yuli Edelstein said Israeli considerations in planning a retaliatory strike included the … Read more

US ambassador to Japan says boosting arms industry ties is key to a strong security alliance

[ad_1] TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Japan on Tuesday urged Tokyo to play a bigger role in arms development, production and supply “to enhance our collective security” amid conflicts in Ukraine, Gaza and elsewhere. Ambassador Rahm Emanuel visited Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ F-35 fighter jet factory and stressed the importance of strong defense industry … Read more

During China visit, German Chancellor said that Russia’s attack on Ukraine is a threat to global security.

[ad_1] BEIJING (AP) – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine threatens global security, Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who hosted him in Beijing on Tuesday, told China in a clear call to exert more pressure on its neighbor and close strategic partner to resolve the conflict. called upon. According to German media reports, … Read more

Iran says any action against its interests will receive a serious response

[ad_1] DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will respond to any action against its interests, President Ebrahim Raisi said on Tuesday, according to the Iranian Student News Agency, a day after Israel warned it would respond to Tehran’s weekend drone and missile attacks. Will answer. Raisi told Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, “We unequivocally declare … Read more

Pentagon chief emphasizes Middle East stability in talks with counterparts

[ad_1] By Idris Ali and Kanishk Singh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke by phone with counterparts in the Middle East and Europe on Monday to express support for Israel following Iran’s attacks, but to prevent the conflict from spreading, the Pentagon said. Also emphasized on regional stability. Iran fired hundreds of … Read more

China’s foreign minister says Iran is capable of ‘handling the situation’ and avoiding further tensions in the Middle East

[ad_1] BEIJING (Reuters) – China said it believes Iran can “handle the situation well” while safeguarding its sovereignty and dignity, referring to the attack on Iran’s embassy in Syria and its retaliation over the weekend. and save the region from further turmoil”. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday called his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian … Read more