UPDATE 1-Putin congratulates his “dear friend” Erdogan on his victory in the Turkish elections

(Recasts title and lead to add “dear friend”) MOSCOW, May 28 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated his “dear friend” Tayyip Erdogan who claimed victory in Turkey’s presidential election on Sunday, saying the victory was proof that the Turkish people value foreign policy independent of Erdogan. “The election victory is the natural result of … Read more

Biden, McCarthy will reach debt ceiling deal on Sunday, Jeffries tells Democrats

House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries told his caucus in a letter on Sunday that President Joe Biden and President Kevin McCarthy would speak this afternoon to seal the debt ceiling deal and then the bill would be released by Republicans. Negotiators reached an agreement in principle on Saturday evening to extend the debt ceiling and … Read more

Aaron Rodgers Joins Miles Teller at Taylor Swift’s ‘Eras ​​Tour’ Concert: ‘Taylor Time’

New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers enjoyed the Taylor Swift gig Saturday night in New Jersey. (Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images) Aaron Rodgers is “ready for it”. The New York Jets’ new quarterback, 39, traveled to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Saturday night to watch the final leg of Taylor Swift’s “Eras Tour.” Joined by … Read more

Opponents of Modi boycott opening of new Indian parliament; Prime Minister says he is breaking with the colonial past

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s main opposition parties boycotted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inauguration of a new parliament building on Sunday in a rare show of unity against his ruling Hindu Nationalist Party, which has since ruled nine years and is seeking a third term in elections next year. Modi opened the new parliament in … Read more

Does the debt deal have enough GOP support? This Democratic senator says he is worried.

White House and Republican House negotiators reached a agreement in principle Saturday evening this would raise the debt ceiling and avoid possible global economic fallout. But some lawmakers, like Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), worry there won’t be enough votes to get the bill through Congress. “My concern is that there may not be enough Republicans … Read more