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Three U.S. soldiers were killed and more than 50 others were injured, including some Arizona National Guard service members, in an overnight drone attack on Jan. 28 in northeast Jordan, near the Syrian border (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons / “Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) launches from an Air Force B-1B Lancer” by DARPA Photo. CC-PD-Mark. September 5, 2013). 
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Deadly attack on Jordan base leads to U.S. launching retaliatory strikes in Iraq and Syria

Three U.S. soldiers were killed and more than 50 others were injured, including some Arizona National Guard service members, in an overnight attack on Jan. 28 in northeast Jordan, near the Syrian border. At least one service member is in critical condition after a drone bypassed the American base Tower 22’s defenses and struck while soldiers were sleeping, according to the Washington Post. 

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Mediation efforts led by Qatar, the U.S. and Egypt are zeroing in on a ceasefire with the possibility of an exchange of Israeli hostages — starting with civilians and ending with soldiers — for a cessation of hostilities, the release of Palestinian prisoners and the allowance of more aid into Gaza (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons / “Damage in Gaza Strip during the October 2023 - 29” by Palestinian News & Information Agency (Wafa) in contract with APAimages. CC-BY-SA-3.0 October 10, 2023). 
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Ceasefire underway during Israel-Hamas war negotiations

Mediation efforts led by Qatar, the U.S. and Egypt are zeroing in on a ceasefire with the possibility of an exchange of Israeli hostages — starting with civilians and ending with soldiers — for a cessation of hostilities, the release of Palestinian prisoners and the allowance of more aid into Gaza. However, due to the two sides’ opposing viewpoints on how to bring a permanent end to the Gaza war, the framework agreement is being delayed, according to CNBC and Reuters.

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State prosecutors can no longer pursue criminal cases against former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and other officials for their roles in the Flint water crisis(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/"Flint-water-treatment-plant-tower" by United States Environmental Protection Agency. April 11, 2016).
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Flint water crisis case ends with no charges

The Michigan Supreme Court decided to decline to hear appeals from a lower court, meaning state prosecutors can no longer pursue criminal cases against former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and other officials for their roles in the Flint water crisis, where a 2014 switch of the city’s drinking water source led to contamination and widespread health concerns.

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