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FILE - President Joe Biden speaks about the economy during a meeting with CEOs in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Thursday, July 28, 2022. Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again Saturday, July 30, slightly more than three days after he was cleared to exit coronavirus isolation, the White House said, in a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with an anti-viral drug. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House welcomes Israel-Palestinian Authority ceasefire

President Joe Biden commended partners in the Middle East for ending the recent flare up in the Israel-Palestine conflict. In a statement issued Monday, the President claimed his administration worked with diplomats from Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Qatar and Egypt to end the three days of fighting.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Bill Gates spoke at Goalkeepers 2017, at Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)

Bill Gates endorses Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act

Billionaire Bill Gates is actively promoting the new Democrat-proposed spending bill due to its “climate change” provisions. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Gates claimed the so-called Inflation Reduction Act could be the most important piece of “climate legislation” in American history.

In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson gives an interview in Yangon, Myanmar. (Thet Htoo/AP)

Former N.M. Gov. Bill Richardson optimistic Griner will return

President Joe Biden’s de-facto hostage rescue envoy, former New Mexico Governor and UN Ambassador Bill Richardson, has high hopes for diplomats to secure the return of WNBA star Brittney Griner. While speaking with ABC News Sunday, Richardson maintained all sides are working diligently to secure a prisoner swap to get Griner back to America, along with US Marine Paul Whelan who’s been imprisoned in Russia since 2018.

Bonnie Combs stands by and watches her property become covered by the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Jackson, Ky., Thursday, July 28, 2022. Flash flooding and mudslides were reported across the mountainous region of eastern Kentucky, where thunderstorms have dumped several inches of rain over the past few days. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Ky. Gov. warns of incoming rain during historic flooding

Kentucky entered a second week of recovering from the devastating floods that displaced thousands of people. On Friday, Governor Andy Beshear updated the public on the rescue efforts. He said that 37 people have died and thousands more left homeless, but progress is being made in stabilizing communities.

WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted from a court room ater a hearing, in Khimki just outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. A judge in Russia has convicted American basketball star Brittney Griner of drug possession and smuggling and sentenced her to nine years in prison. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Biden: Hopeful, working hard on release of Brittney Griner

President Biden weighed in on the Brittney Griner case after the American basketball star was sentenced to nine years in a Russian jail on drug smuggling and possession charges. Speaking to the media from the White House Friday, Biden appeared optimistic about securing her release.