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Tuesday June 7th, 2022 day edition

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Antony Blinken accused Russia of stealing Ukraine's grain and selling it for profit.

The US warned last month that Moscow was selling to African countries at risk of famine, the NYT reported.

Blinken also said Russian forces were blocking ports near Ukraine, preventing grain shipments to other countries.

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday that there are "credible reports" suggesting that Russia is stealing grain from Ukraine "to sell for profit.".

Blinken delivered remarks regarding the stolen grain during a State Department press conference on food security following Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, AFP reported.

"There are credible reports ... that Russia is pilfering Ukraine's grain exports to sell for its own profit," Blinken said, per the AFP report. »

Report: Trump to Terrorize Nation With 2024 Announcement Soon

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Which leaves us in our current hell-state, in which the former guy is apparently planning to announce a bid for 2024 soon.

(Trump, of course, found 99% of the job of being president hugely boring, particularly the daily briefings he ignored.

“I’ve laid out my case on why I think he should do it,” longtime adviser Jason Miller told NBC News. »

How celebrity investor Mark Cuban is tackling out-of-control drug prices -

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Drugs often manoeuvre through a complicated supply chain, and more cost is accrued with each step.

MCCPDC bypasses the “middlemen” by working directly with distributors and manufacturers to offer generic drugs at decreased costs.

MCCPDC offers many of the most utilised or high-cost generic medications, and it continues to add to its offering monthly. »

Geoff Keighley says Summer Game Fest will be ‘primarily focused’ on announced games

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Journalist and presenter Geoff Keighley has urged viewers to “manage your expectations” ahead of this week’s Summer Game Fest live stream, which he said will be “primarily focused” on already announced games.

Summer Game Fest & The Game Awards.

“That was an announced game that just showed new footage and sometimes people treat that like it was the announcement of the game, but it really was announced a few years earlier.”. »

Beyond Weapons: Time for a New U.S. Strategy on Taiwan

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Biden administration myopia is missing critical opportunities to strengthen not just Taiwan, but the entire Indo-Pacific’s resistance to Chinese belligerence.

For the United States, implementing more effective deterrence for Taiwan is not simply a tactical case study.

Taiwan is not some isolated problem, but a strategically critical component of an Indo-Pacific, indeed global, counter-China strategy. »