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Man travels 5000 miles to play his piano for Ukrainian refugees
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    1. Ukraine

    President Joe Biden made a plea for diplomacy in a speech yesterday as the world watches to see if Russian President Vladimir Putin orders an invasion of Ukraine. Biden warned that Russia should expect “overwhelming international condemnation” and other repercussions if they proceed. Earlier in the day, Putin said Russia was pulling back some of its military units, but Western officials said they had seen no evidence that any partial withdrawal had begun. In the face of the Kremlin’s aggression, Biden also said he will help “defend every inch of NATO territory with the full force of American power” to help mitigate the effects of the crisis that would be felt across the US. Experts say an invasion of Ukraine would destabilize world energy markets, resulting in higher prices at gas pumps.

    2. Sandy Hook

    Oil prices soared to their highest level in 13 years today, raising fears about a further spike in inflation that could damage the global economy. The surge is due to delays in the potential return of Iranian crude to global markets and as the US and European allies consider banning Russian oil imports, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told CNN yesterday. If Russia’s oil exports are cut off, experts say it will put more strain on an already tight oil market, resulting in even higher gas prices across the US. The average price for a gallon of regular gas hit $4 yesterday, the highest level since 2008. There are now 18 states, plus Washington, DC, where the price of gas is $4 or greater. The highest prices are being seen in California, where the statewide average stands at $5.29 a gallon.

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    3. Coronavirus

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