US pledges $100 million for Turkey, Idex in Abu Dhabi, Meta's paid verification — Trending

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On today's episode, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken pledges $100 million in additional aid after arriving in Turkey on Sunday.

Thousands of delegates and exhibitors are expected to attend the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Idex) in Abu Dhabi, where the latest in military technology and weapons systems will be showcased.

Facebook and Instagram owner Meta will launch a paid subscription service that allows users to verify their accounts while, in the US, former president Jimmy Carter will receive hospice care at home.

Updated: February 20, 2023, 9:42 AM