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Valley Packs a Punch on Powerful Congressional Ag Committee

The San Joaquin Valley will wield considerable clout on the influential House Committee on Agriculture in the 116th Congress. Rep. Jim Costa of Fresno is joined by two other Valley Democrats on the committee, newly elected TJ Cox of Fresno and Josh Harder of Turlock. Costa is the third-ranking Democrat on...

India Signs $5 Billion Deal for Russian Air Defense Systems

NEW DELHI — India signed a $5 billion deal to buy five Russian S-400 air defense systems on Friday despite a looming threat of U.S. sanctions on countries that trade with Russia's defense and intelligence sectors. The deal was signed in New Delhi during a visit by Russian President Vladimir...