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Debt ceiling agreement gets thumbs up from business groups

The reviews are starting to come in as details emerge about the debt ceiling agreement reached by President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

Even before seeing those details, some lawmakers were criticizing the deal as not doing enough to tackle the nation's debt, while others worried it's too austere and will harm many low-income Americans.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is entering the US Presidential Race

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, 44, is entering the presidential race. His wife Casey posted a video on Twitter that launched his campaign.

DeSantis has been considered Donald Trump's main rival for the Republican Party's presidential nomination. The former president calls his running mate "Ron DeSanctimonius".

Titanic shipwreck captured in first full digital scan

The first full-sized 3D scan of the Titanic shipwreck published on May 17 may reveal more details about the ocean liner's fateful journey across the Atlantic more than a century ago.

The high-resolution images, published by the BBC, reconstruct the wreck that lies at a depth of nearly 4,000 meters (13,100 feet) in great detail and were created using deep-sea mapping.

Thousands of migrants face tough new US border rules

Thousands of people remained in Mexico hoping to enter the United States, as it was not yet clear how the stringent new rules for people crossing the border illegally would be enforced.

In the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, some 200 migrants were blocked by US troops from accessing Gate 42, the entry point to El Paso, Texas, where hundreds crossed on Thursday.

Biden vs Trump: The sequel

Recent polls suggest that 60 percent of Americans don't want Donald Trump to run for president in 2024, and 70 percent say President Joe Biden shouldn't run. Just 42 percent of Americans think Biden is performing well as president. At the same point during his administration, Trump's rating stood at 38 percent. In 2016, Trump became the oldest person ever to win the White House.

The CIA announced a large bribery scheme: Vuk Jeremić was involved PHOTO/VIDEO

Earlier, U.S. media announced that the leader of the People's Party was involved in a major corruption scandal in the USA, in which the family of U.S. President Joe Biden was also involved.
At a press conference, US officials announced that the entire scheme was complicated, and that it was designed to be complicated so that the money could not be traced.