Paul Sweetie, Palestinian Health Ministry, Islamic Jihad Militant Group discussed on Bloomberg Markets


99 one studios world in national news. Paul sweetie the death toll is rising from new Israeli air strikes into the Gaza Strip today, the Palestinian health ministry says at least 7 people have been killed, including a 5 year old girl and another 40 wounded, the Islamic Jihad militant group says one of its Gaza commanders is among the dead, Israel declared a special operation on its home front today after days of tensions following the arrest of a senior militant in the occupied West Bank. Taiwan says 49 Chinese warplanes cross the midline of the Taiwan strait today, that is the most since the island's defense ministry started making those numbers public in 2020. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is monitoring tensions after House speaker Nancy Pelosi stop in Taiwan this week. There is no justification. For this extreme, disproportionate and escalatory military response. Secretary of State blinken spoke from Cambodia where both he and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov indicated they are ready to negotiate over jailed Americans, Brittany griner and Paul Whelan. A bipartisan group of former EPA administrators is endorsing Senate Democrats tax and climate Bill. They put out a statement today calling it the most significant piece of climate legislation in U.S. history, Republicans are lining up against it. Here's Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. One thing I can tell you about this bill, it will not lower inflation. The same people who said the American rescue plan would rescue have thrown you back into the water. Republican Lindsey Graham, Democrats hope to pass the bill without GOP votes this weekend. And The White House says president and First Lady Biden will travel to eastern Kentucky on Monday to meet with families and survey the recovery from this week's deadly flooding

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