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August 17, 2018 By Joseph Nasr BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned against expectations that her meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday will produce any breakthrough on the conflicts in Ukraine
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August 17, 2018 By Gram Slattery and Gabriela Mello SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Fears of e-commerce taking off in Brazil have sunk shares of the country’s big mall operators this year, but industry executives expressed
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Soldiers at Fort Carson in Colorado welcomed 11-year-old Carson Raulerson, who was born with Knobloch Syndrome, a rare progressive degenerative disease that causes most people with it to lose their eyesight before they turn 20.
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August 17, 2018 By Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI (Reuters) – One of China’s biggest debt rating agencies has been punished by the securities regulator and a supervisory group under the central bank, in a rare rebuke
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August 17, 2018 By Makini Brice WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had canceled a planned military parade for November due to high costs and would instead visit Paris to
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August 17, 2018 ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss Re <SRENH.S> is one of the main insurance companies for the Italian company Autostrade per l’Italia that managed the stretch of motorway where a bridge collapsed in Genoa,
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August 17, 2018 By Lynn Adler NEW YORK (LPC) – Bank lending to high-quality US companies to fund acquisitions has slowed due to concern over government policies amid the summer doldrums, but is expected to
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August 17, 2018 NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of allowing companies to file reports with the
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August 17, 2018 By Ben Martin LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s markets watchdog has so far been contacted by only one company interested in taking advantage of a rule it introduced to attract state-owned firms like
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August 17, 2018 By Nathan Layne (Reuters) – The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will deliberate for a second day on Friday after asking questions
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August 17, 2018 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq Composite opened lower on Friday as weak forecasts from Applied Materials and Nvidia weighed on chip stocks, while rising crude prices boosted energy stocks and helped the S&P
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Ukraine successfully tested its indigenously developed, Neptun anti-ship cruise missiles system off the country’s south coast on 17 August. In the south of the Odesa region, the regular stage of tests of the Ukrainian cruise
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Army Spc. Marqueze McGee, a motor transport operator deployed to Kuwait, finds time to work on his dream of becoming a beat music producer.
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Australia has awarded Rheinmetall an order for 211 Boxer wheeled armoured vehicles worth a total of €2.1 billion (AUD3.3 billion). The contract was signed at Parliament House in Canberra today by the Prime Minister of
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US optics company Trijicon has been awarded a $7,6 million contract by the U.S. Navy for handgun reflex sights. The contract, announced 14 August by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), with a five-year ordering
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Dozens of athletic trainers hit the fleet in the next few years, giving leathernecks access to unit-level sports medicine.
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Here's a look at the most popular stories this week on Military.com.
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The U.S. Army has ordered Joint-Air-to-Ground tank killer missiles from Lockheed Martin, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced on 16 August. The contract, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, is worth more than
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August 17, 2018 By Jarrett Renshaw DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – Warren Bachman, a 72-year-old Iowa soybean farmer, is one of many who turned Clarke County into Donald Trump country, as the Republican president took
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August 17, 2018 (Reuters) – Elon Musk has no plans to relinquish his dual role as chairman and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc <TSLA.O>, he said in an interview with the New York Times
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August 17, 2018 MANILA (Reuters) – An Xiamen Air aircraft veered off a rain-soaked runway on landing at the Philippine capital’s main airport just before midnight, causing widespread flight disruptions on Friday due to a
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August 17, 2018 ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The Turkish lira weakened to 5.86 against the dollar on Friday from its previous close of 5.8150 as investors weighed up a U.S warning that Turkey should expect more
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August 17, 2018 By Joseph Menn and Paresh Dave SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google is not close to launching a search engine app in China, its chief executive said at a companywide meeting on Thursday,
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August 17, 2018 By James Mackenzie CAMP DAHLKE, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Captain Joe Fontana, a team leader with the U.S. army’s 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, is part of a new unit but he is
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August 17, 2018 Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles sustained a shoulder strain in the Eagles’ 37-20 preseason loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday night in Foxborough, Mass. The injury occurred in the second quarter
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August 17, 2018 By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar stepped back from 13-1/2-month highs against other major currencies on Friday as talks next week between China and the United States offered some hope
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August 17, 2018 By Alexandra Valencia and Mitra Taj QUITO/LIMA (Reuters) – Venezuelans entering Ecuador and Peru will soon be required to show their passports, rather than national identity cards, the Ecuadorean government and Peruvian
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The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018.
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President Donald Trump’s proposed military parade, originally scheduled for November 10, has been postponed until 2019, the Department of Defense announced on Thursday. “The Department of Defense and White House have been planning a parade
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President Donald Trump has officially canceled his proposed military parade, originally scheduled for November 10, in a series of Friday morning tweets: The local politicians who run Washington, D.C. (poorly) know a windfall when they
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In an op-ed, retired Adm. William McRaven tore into President Donald Trump over his feud with ex-CIA Director John Brennan.
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The service's top enlisted leader says he would like the uniform to evoke the Air Force's heritage.
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The Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million, U.S. officials said.
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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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Senate Democrats want proposed rules changes they say would ease oversight of predatory payday lenders dropped.
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Editor’s Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. When a rogue civilian airliner took off from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport last Friday,
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Sailors who don't want to see their careers derailed by a missed appointment better keep teeth cleanings on their radars.
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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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