Russia, China reject U.S.-led Gaza ceasefire resolution at the UN


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The United Nations Security Council on Friday failed to pass a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza as part of a hostage deal after Russia and China voted against the measure proposed by the United States. The council voted on a U.S.-sponsored resolution declaring "the imperative of an immediate and sustained ceasefire" in the Israel-Hamas war. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. ambassador to the UN, urged council members to approve the resolution. "We want to see an immediate and sustained ceasefire as part of a deal that leads to the release of all hostages being held by Hamas and other...