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Acid attacks across Britain are on the rise, and it is estimated that around 15 such attacks are happening on a weekly basis. Some of the horrific attacks are being conducted by children as young
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PORT OF ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Just 20 U.S. sailors are currently stationed in Alaska. But thanks to a shift in how the U.S. is thinking about Arctic defense, that could be about to change. That,
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August 16, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned on Thursday that anyone who uses a 3-D printer to make an “undetectable” gun will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the
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August 16, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday the United States was ready to put further economic sanctions on Turkey if detained American pastor Andrew Brunson was not released.
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August 16, 2018 NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kipyegon Bett is the latest Kenyan athlete to be suspended for a doping-related offense, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Thursday. The 20-year-old Bett, who won the 800
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August 16, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday said he hopes there will be a breakthrough in NAFTA trade talks in the next few days, as the U.S. bilateral discussions
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August 16, 2018 By Bill Trott (Reuters) – Aretha Franklin, the preacher’s daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning “Queen of Soul” with such hit songs as “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” died on
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August 16, 2018 OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dismissed speculation on Thursday that he would call an early election this fall, a year ahead of schedule, saying his Liberal government remains focused
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The inspector general for the DoD launched an probe into the open burning of ammunition and explosives at military sites.
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August 16, 2018 LONDON (Reuters) – From pictures of their favorite Madonna looks to naming their top tracks by the songstress, fans paid tribute to the “Queen of Pop” on Thursday as the “Material Girl”
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An Iraqi refugee was arrested in California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for ISIS.
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August 16, 2018 New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is expected to make his preseason debut Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles in Foxborough, Mass. Multiple outlets reported the plan is for Brady to play
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August 16, 2018 BERLIN (Reuters) – Hundreds of far-right protesters called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to resign as she met regional lawmakers of her Christian Democratic (CDU) party in the eastern state of Saxony.
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The United States and Argentina are in agreement about the security situation in South America, and the countries are looking to increase military-to-military ties, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters.
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August 16, 2018 By Andrew Both GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) – American Brandt Snedeker shot the 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history when he carded 11-under-par 59 in the opening round at the Wyndham
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It turns out the false alarm about an active shooter at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base that led to an airman shooting at a locked door was even more of a Charlie Foxtrot than originally reported:
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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and top Argentine defense officials reaffirmed the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and Argentina during a meeting in Buenos Aires.
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A man who said he took a pickax to Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been charged with felony vandalism, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office announced Wednesday. On July
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A recent report revealed the arrest of an Iraqi refugee with connections to ISIS. Omar Ameen, 45, was arrested in Sacramento on a warrant for killing an Iraqi police officer while fighting on behalf of
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Fighting wildfires is “like being in a combat zone, just we're not getting shot at,” said Army Sgt. Julian Ross, one of the California National Guardsmen called up to battle the wildfires in the state.
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"Through it all, there was a call not to take the shot," a NORAD spokesman said.
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Twice as many Marines will deploy to Norway next year and train near Russia, a move Moscow says will lead to retaliation.
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  Russian Toros 4×4 Armored Vehicle Belgium’s defense online magazine, the Army Recognition, has reported that the Russian Airborne Troops formally inducted the Toros 4×4 armored vehicle. According to the Army Recognition, the Toros is a family of armored vehicles developed
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Vice Adm. Lisa Franchetti, commander, U.S. 6th Fleet and commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, met with NATO allies and partners during a visit to Varna, Bulgaria, and Constanta, Romania, Aug. 13—15, 2018.
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The U.S. Air Force has announced that the first operational F-35A fighter jet successfully tested its 25 mm internal cannon for the first time. According to the USAF’s report, pilots from the 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron
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Two hundred New York National Guard soldiers and airmen were placed on state active duty after nearly seven inches of rain fell on parts of the state’s Finger Lakes region.
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The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) researchers are developing a capability that uses the augmented reality technology to display all necessary information for performing an aircraft inspection within the user’s field of view, eliminating
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The fourth iteration of the Noble Partner training exercise wrapped up with a combined arms live-fire exercise and a ceremony.
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Air Force Airman 1st Class David Mapel is following in the footsteps of his father, Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Mark Mapel, as a CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft special mission aviator.
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Unpaid invoices to the VA has prompted a health care provider in New Hampshire to stop servicing more than a dozen veterans.
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The shooting -- which underscored the near-daily, persistent threats in war-battered Afghanistan -- was sporadic.
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President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday.
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The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) aircraft manufacturing company rolled out its upgraded Tu-22M3M supersonic strike bomber on 16 August. According to local media, the advanced variant of Russian Tu-22M3 supersonic strike bomber rolled out at
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Commercial satellite imagery captured on April 2018 shows the newest Peresvet laser combat system in Ivano region, near the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) base at Teykovo. According to the militaryrussia.ru, the facilities of the newest
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The recently received US-made AN/TPQ-49 lightweight counter mortar radar systems and AN/TPQ-36 firefinder weapon locating systems will be presented at the country’s Independence Day military parade in Kyiv on 24 August. The AN/TPQ-49 and AN/TPQ-36
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The U.S. Army has issued a contract for a procure of Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS) ground penetrating radar (GPR) systems. The contract, announced Thursday by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), is worth more
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August 16, 2018 By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan may allow long-term interest rates to creep up to around 0.4 percent under new guidance introduced last month, which lays the groundwork
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August 16, 2018 By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices on Thursday recouped some of the previous day’s losses after Beijing said it would send a delegation to Washington to try to resolve trade
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August 16, 2018 KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A Malaysian judge on Thursday ruled that a trial against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would
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August 16, 2018 By Elias Glenn BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Thursday it will hold a fresh round of trade talks with the United States in Washington later this month, offering a glimmer of
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August 16, 2018 By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has repeatedly called for a weaker U.S. dollar in a bid to help U.S. exporters, but his recent trade policies, including
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August 16, 2018 By Paulina Duran SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s No.1 retirement and wealth management company AMP Ltd paid hundreds of millions of dollars from customers’ retirement accounts to its subsidiaries in possible contravention of
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August 16, 2018 HONG KONG (Reuters) – Shares of Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings plunged on Thursday after it reported its first quarterly profit fall in nearly 13 years and said it did not know
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August 16, 2018 By Poppy McPherson YANGON (Reuters) – Facebook has been “too slow” to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing in
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A group of U.S. Air Force officers, enlisted personnel and civilian employees are calling for an investigation into the installation commander of Edwards Air Force Base in California, accusing him of violating Defense Department policies
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This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. Iran has unveiled a next generation short-range ballistic missile and vowed to further boost its capabilities, defying U.S. demands to
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A U.S. official revealed a surprising update on the case of an American who disappeared in Syria six years ago. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said at a press conference Tuesday that journalist and Marine
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The California wildfires can create their own violent weather, hampering firefighting efforts.
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Three retired soldiers were presented with the Defense Department's highest civilian award for valor for exceptional gallantry in action against an armed enemy while serving in Afghanistan as civilian contractors.
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On the first stop on a four-country Latin American tour, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis this week argued for closer defense ties between the U.S. and Brazil, the region’s biggest economy. Speaking at Brazil’s war college,
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