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What Happened in Russia?

  Rebellion to Belarus Deal The leader of Russia’s Wagner mercenary group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, gave orders to his soldiers stationed in Ukraine to advance on Moscow. He described it as a “march for justice” as opposed to a military takeover….

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Hurd was an undercover CIA officer.

A former Texas representative, declared on Thursday that he will run for the GOP presidential nomination in 2024. Hurd, who was first chosen for his congressional seat in 2014 and did not seek reelection in 2020, is now a huge underdog in the crowded field of 13 other hopefuls. In a recent interview, the former congressman, who has been a vocal opponent of former President Donald Trump, predicted that a contest between Trump and Vice President Joe Biden would be a “rematch from hell.” Hurd worked as a CIA agent secretly in counterterrorism before beginning his political career. Hurd shocked both party strategists in 2014 when he defeated Democratic incumbent Rep. Pete Gallego by a margin of about 2,400 votes to win his first election. In 2018, Hurd narrowly prevailed in his bid…