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Aukus deal showing France and EU that Biden not all he seems

Analysis: the western alliance is the main victim – and Beijing will win out unless US convinces seething Paris it is still an Indo-Pacific partner Fury in Paris at Australia’s decision to tear up plans to buy a French-built fleet of submarines is not only a row about a defence contract, cost overruns and technical specifications. It throws into question …

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California Democrats vow to change ‘weaponized’ recall system

State has one of the nation’s lowest thresholds for the number of signatures needed to trigger a recall election Hours after Gavin Newsom beat back a historic recall election that could have cost him his job, Democrats in California vowed to reform the system allowing to challenge a sitting governor. The changes could include increasing the number of signatures needed …

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