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The U.S., U.K. and France agree Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces carried out a deadly chemical weapons attack in April.
For the ninth time, Russia used its veto power to block a United Nations resolution against its ally Syria.
On Tuesday, the U.N. Security Council held a vote to extend the investigation into chemical weapons attacks during Syria's almost seven-year civil war.
The Joint Investigative Mechanism, as it's known, is a partnership between the U.N. and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. It's set to expire mid-November.
The OPCW confirmed sarin gas was used in that attack, which is a war crime. The upcoming report is expected to assign blame for the chemical attack — the U.S. and its allies agree the attack was carried out by Syrian forces, while Russia and Syria have blamed it on Syrian rebels.
Russia has questioned the JIM's methods and findings before. It's unclear whether the country will approve of the measure if Bashar al-Assad is accused of being behind the attack.
The final vote on the measure was 11 countries in favor with Russia and Bolivia against it. China and Kazakhstan abstained.
Three planes from U.S. Air Forces Central dropped 66 bundles containing about 38,000 meals into Gaza. It's expected to be the first of many drops.
Citing both the suffering of civilians in Gaza and their own agony, they urge negotiators to get the job done on a possible cease-fire deal.
It comes after at least 115 Palestinians were killed and over 750 others were injured when Israeli troops opened fire on a crowd seeking food aid.
Georgia lawmakers passed a bill to allow police to detain those suspected of being undocumented after the suspect entered the U.S. illegally.
After the record high heat in 2023 farmers are preparing for another summer of high temperatures and how to stay safe as they work outside.
He will have a surgery procedure performed at Stanford, where he was examined by a vascular specialist this week.