1. US Pulls Allies Closer As Its Drone Downed In Brush With Russia NPR 14:42

The U.S. and the United Kingdom will provide nuclear-powered submarine technology to Australia as part of a defense deal between the two nations. And, a U.S. drone crashed near the Black Sea after an encounter with Russian jets.

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