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    Secretary of State Antony Blinken postponed a planned high-stakes weekend diplomatic trip to China as the Biden administration weighs a broader response to the discovery of a high-altitude Chinese balloon flying over sensitive sites in the western United States, a U.S. official said Friday.

    Pope Francis arrived Friday in South Sudan for the start of a three-day visit to the African country, which has been plagued by conflict since gaining independence in 2011.

    In 1995, the space shuttle Discovery blasted off with a woman, Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Eileen Collins, in the pilot’s seat for the first time in NASA history, and more events that happened on this day in history.

    Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amal Clooney, Blythe Danner, Daddy Yankee, Isla Fisher, Maura Tierney, Morgan Fairchild, Nathan Lane and more. 


    Content by Gothenburg Health. Dry needling can be used to treat multiple diagnoses including low back pain, iliotibial band syndrome, plantar fasciitis and many others.

    In 2008, Eli Manning and the New York Giants end New England’s unbeaten season and pull off one of the greatest upsets in Super Bowl history. See more from this day in sports history:

    Nigeria's push to replace its paper money with newly designed currency notes has created a shortage of cash, leaving people unable to buy what they need and forcing businesses to close across the West African nation, experts and business groups said.

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