NTD News Today Full Broadcast (July 3)

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A U.S. envoy held discussions with Taliban representatives at a meeting in Qatar on Wednesday regarding the release of 2 American prisoners held in Afghanistan. In exchange, the Taliban asked for the release of Afghan prisoners held in the United States and Guantanamo Bay.

An Israeli strike has killed a senior commander of the Hezbollah terrorist group in Lebanon. Hezbollah retaliated by firing a barrages of drones and rockets at Israel.

Nearly 71 million Americans are expected to travel during the Independence Day holiday between June 29 and July 7. Cooler prices for airfares, gasoline, and hotels are driving the surge.

Topics in this episode include:

  1. Israeli Strike Kills Senior Hezbollah Commander
  2. Biden, Netanyahu to Meet in DC in July
  3. Taliban and US Discuss Release of 2 Americans
  4. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Gun-Ban Challenges
  5. Freedom Caucus Chair Bob Good Loses Primary
  6. Delta Diverts Flight After Passengers Served Spoiled Food
  7. California: Thompson Wildfire Prompts Evacuations
  8. Jamaica Gears Up for Hurricane Beryl
  9. Dangerous Heat Wave in California Ahead of July 4th
  10. Biden Honors Civil War Heroes With Medal of Honor
  11. Record July 4th Travel Expected
  12. Survey: Cost of July 4 Cookouts Hits New High
  13. 9,700 Fireworks-Related Injuries in 2023
  14. WalletHub: Best US Cities to Celebrate 4th of July
  15. Judge Protects Migrant Shelter, Accuses Texas of Harassment
  16. Philly Workers Sue Mayor Over Return-to-Office Mandate
  17. 195-Turbine Offshore Wind Project in New Jersey Approved
  18. IRS Proposes Rule to Allow Taxpayers to Pay With Card
  19. FDA Bans Potentially Harmful Soda Additive
  20. FDA Approves New Alzheimer’s Drug Kisunla
  21. USDA Recalls 4,000 Pounds of Liquid Eggs
  22. Report: At Least 5 Dead in Dnipro After Russian Attack
  23. Putin: Russia-China Relations ‘In Best Period in History’
  24. Boris Johnson Endorses Rishi Sunak
  25. Arrests in Germany, Sweden on War Crimes Suspicion in Syria
  26. Labour to Win Record Majority in UK, Say Bookmakers
  27. Germany Blocks Sale of VW Turbine Unit to China
  28. An EU First: Greece Introduces 6-Day Work Week
  29. Brexit Hot Topic for Expat Voters in Britain
  30. EU Set to Confirm Tariffs on Chinese EVs
  31. Generative AI Patents Surge in China: UN Data
  32. EU Targets Cheap Goods From Chinese Online Retailers
  33. Chinese Coast Guard Detains Taiwanese Boat, Crew
  34. Judicial Probe Ordered in India’s Deadly Stampede
  35. Alaska’s Denali National Park Remains Closed
  36. Smithsonian Acquires Earliest Known First Lady Photo
  37. Kayaking Canadian Scientist Monitors River Health
  38. Bosnian Mountain Horse Breed Saved From Extinction
  39. Transformative Power of Community Gardens
  40. Bolivians Attempt to Make World’s Largest Sandwich