August 5: Griner’s sentence leaves prisoner swap on the table. Dems clear way for economic package.

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Brittney Griner

WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted from a court room ater a hearing, in Khimki just outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. A judge in Russia has convicted American basketball star Brittney Griner of drug possession and smuggling and sentenced her to nine years in prison. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Good morning! It’s Friday Aug. 5, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Democrats say they’ve reached agreement on economic package

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., arrives for a meeting of the Senate Homeland Security Committee at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. Sinema’s views remained a mystery as party leaders eye votes later this week on their emerging economic legislation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

2. 4 Kentucky police officers charged in Breonna Taylor killing

This undated photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar shows Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky. The U.S. Justice Department has charged four Louisville police officers involved in the deadly Breonna Taylor raid with civil rights violations. Federal charges against former officers Joshua Jaynes, Brett Hankison and Kelly Goodlett, along with Louisville police Sgt. Kyle Meany were announced by U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. (Photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar via AP)

3. Pelosi: China cannot stop US officials from visiting Taiwan

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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walks upon her arrival at the U.S. Yokota Air Base, in Fussa on the outskirts of Tokyo, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

4. Russia, US ready to discuss swap after Griner sentencing

Brittney Griner
WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted from a court room ater a hearing, in Khimki just outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. A judge in Russia has convicted American basketball star Brittney Griner of drug possession and smuggling and sentenced her to nine years in prison. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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