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Tuesday January 4th, 2022 night edition

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China, Russia, the UK, the United States and France have agreed that a further spread of nuclear arms and a nuclear war should be avoided.

According to a joint statement released on Tuesday morning (AEDT), the five countries – the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council – said they considered it their primary responsibility to avoid war between the nuclear states and to reduce strategic risks, while aiming to work to create an atmosphere of security.

The five countries making up the UN Security Council – all nuclear powers – say a nuclear war must never be fought.

“We declare there could be no winners in a nuclear war, it should never be started,” the Russian-language version of the statement read.

An English-language version was released by the White House. »

Little Caesars' Hot-N-Ready pizza no longer costs $5

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New York (CNN Business) Not even Little Caesars is immune from price increases: The chain's signature $5 Hot-N-Ready pizza now costs 11% more.

Little Caesars is selling a "new and improved" version of the recognizable pizza, which has 33% more pepperoni and a new price of $5.55 — its first price increase in nearly 25 years.

Little Caesars' Hot-N-Ready now costs $5.55. Domino's DPZ Despite the price increase, Little Caesars' said it's still sold at the "country's most affordable price" compared to its competitors large pepperoni pizzas. »

Nunes formally resigns from Congress

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Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) formally resigned from Congress on Monday, as the California Republican departs to run former President Trump's new media and technology company.

Nunes announced last month that he was resigning from Congress to become the CEO of Trump's new company, the Trump Media & Technology Group.

Nunes served in Congress for 10 terms before resigning. »

Biden reaffirms support for Ukraine in phone call with president

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has not been shy about suggesting that Russian military action might be needed to resolve ongoing differences with Ukraine.

In 2014, Putin and Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine; that was followed by battles in Donbas, a region in southeastern Ukraine.

Biden has responded to the current tensions by indicating that the United States would not accept a Russian invasion of Ukraine, threatening sanctions. »