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Haley listens to a speech during a United Nations Security Council meeting. Photo: Stephanie Keith / Getty Images

The United States negotiated a $285 million reduction in its funding to the United Nations as part of the international body's 2018–2019 budget, per the U.S. mission to the UN. "We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of or remain unchecked," U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said.

Worth noting: Haley threatened to pull U.S. funding from the UN after the General Assembly voted against President Trump's decision to recognize Israel as Jerusalem's capital Thursday. "The United States will remember this day in which it was singled out in this assembly,” she said. "We will remember it when, once again, we are called up to make the world's largest contribution."

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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.