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Seoul agrees for increased funding of US troops stationed in South Korea
The US troops in South Korea help deter aggression from North Korea and number around 28,000. The recent deal between US and South Korea includes a 'negotiated increase' in South Korea's share of the cost-sharing plan.
 
LeBron James group fights voter suppression efforts
Subsequent to allegations of election fraud in 2020, Republican legislators have been forwarding bills restricting voting access. LeBron James and his organization 'More than a Vote' are releasing a new campaign called 'Protect our Power" to stop such policies.
 
Dallas police officer arrested on account of 2 capital murder charges
Dallas Police Chief Eddie García said Riser joined the department in August 2008 and until recently was working as a south-central patrol officer. García added they will be reviewing all of Riser's past arrests to ensure there was no misconduct involved. Riser was arrested after a man confessed that he had kidnapped and killed Liza Saenz and Albert Douglas at the direction of Riser.
 
Coronavirus restrictions were rescinded in Texas on Tuesday
Governor Abbott's decision to lift off mask mandates has been condemned by public health experts, who feel it's too early to loosen restrictions. Dr. Fauci added that US shouldn't loosen coronavirus restrictions until daily new cases fall below 10,000. Meanwhile, White House press secretary Jen Psaki defended President Joe Biden's comments.
 
Police warn of a possible plot by militia to breach Capitol
Following the information, the House of Representatives cancelled Thursday's session. The threat appears to be connected to a far-right conspiracy theory promoted by supporters of QAnon, which says that Trump will rise again to power on March 4.
 
Andrew Cuomo addresses sexual harassment claims against him
In his address, he also rejected demands for his resignation and vowed to stay in office. He also pleaded with people of New York to wait for the facts before forming an opinion. Maria Shriver, a journalist and ex-wife of former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, questioned if an apology for alleged unwanted sexual advances was sufficient.
 
President Biden critizes states for lifting mask mandates
President Biden said lifting mask mandates was a big mistake. Meanwhile, Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves reacted to President Biden's comments with a tweet, saying that "Mississippians don't need handlers." CDC Director, Rochelle Walensky, said that now is not the time to release all restrictions. He added, that next month or two is pivotal in terms of how this pandemic goes.
 
House gets ready to pass landmark voting rights
This move is one of the largest overhauls of the U.S. election law in at least a generation. The bill is seen as a powerful counterweight to voting rights restrictions advancing in Republican-controlled statehouses across the country.