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Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Kremlin, told reporters on Thursday that the White House had confirmed a one-on-one meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, planned to take place on Saturday morning during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, the Washington Post reports.

The big picture: Trump said earlier this week that he was considering canceling the meeting over Russian "aggression" towards Ukraine. Peskov said a meeting between the two presidents is in the world's interest, and that they are expected to "speak briefly at first, but everything is left to the direction of the heads of state."

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

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Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.

Far-right figure "Baked Alaska" arrested for involvement in Capitol siege

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The FBI arrested far-right media figure Tim Gionet, known as "Baked Alaska," on Saturday for his involvement in last week's Capitol riot, according to a statement of facts filed in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.

The state of play: Gionet was arrested in Houston on charges related to disorderly or disruptive conduct on the Capitol grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session, per AP.

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