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President Vladimir Putin is promising neighboring Belarus, which also borders Ukraine that Moscow will provide it with the new missile system. I'm Ben Thomas with details. At a meeting in St. Petersburg, the president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko complained about the confrontational policies of Poland and Lithuania, U.S. and NATO training flights and nuclear training and asked Putin to consider mirroring those efforts. Putin demurred, but told Lukashenko Russia would deliver a skander M short-range missile systems in the coming months. They can fire either ballistic or cruise missiles and carry nuclear as well as conventional warheads. I'm Ben Thomas. A 24 year old army, private charged with plotting to kill members of his unit was planning an Internet fantasy defense before he ultimately pled guilty Friday in Manhattan federal court. Prosecutors say Ethan melzer from Kentucky plotted online to arrange an attack on his army unit in 2020. Court papers reveal his lawyers were building a defense, claiming he was merely indulging in fantasy chats similar to a former New York City police officer who several years ago was charged with plotting to rape kill and eat women in a case dubbed the cannibal cop. Melser thought he was communicating with the order of 9 angels or O 9 a, a radical group, but instead it was really government informants, authorities say he joined the military to infiltrate its ranks on behalf of the group that embraces neo Nazi anti semitic and satanic beliefs. Julie Walker, New York. The Supreme Court ruling overturning roe V wade on Friday is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the U.S. states with some already taking effect. Missouri became the first state to ban all abortions except in cases of medical emergencies, the 12 other states with trigger laws that would effectively ban all our most abortions, Arkansas, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. The laws are nuanced depending on the states such as the case in Alabama, Arizona, and West Virginia, all Republican run all sorting through various halts to abortion. The court's decision sets up the potential for legal fights between states banning abortion and those not over whether providers and those who help women obtain abortions can be sued or prosecuted. I'm Julie Walker. Another day of protests around the country after Friday's Supreme Court ruling ends nearly 50 years of constitutional protection for abortion. You're outside the Supreme Court where barricades are up in police stand guard, protesters continue to gather. Sarah Bentley says abortion is healthcare. If the Supreme Court is

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