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    World US Air Force orders 'hypersonic conventional strike weapon' - Independent news

    The US Air Force has ordered the development of a hypersonic cruise missile, which it hopes will travel at Mach 5 - five times the speed of sound - through air defences and keep fighter jet pilots out of harm’s way. Defence giant Lockheed Martin has been tasked with producing the weapon as part...
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    World US and Russian nuclear arsenals set to be unchecked for first time since 1972 - The Guardian

    The US and Russian nuclear arsenals could soon be unconstrained by any binding arms control agreements for the first time since 1972, triggering an expensive and dangerous new arms race, a group of former officials and experts from the US, Europe and Russiahas warned. In a statement to be...
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    World Russia clashes again with US and allies over Syria attacks - The Washington post

    Russia has clashed again with the United States and its Western allies over Syria, saying airstrikes on suspected chemical sites in the war-torn nation have set back any political negotiations to end the seven-year conflict. The U.S., France and Britain countered that recent events are an...
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    World Former US First Lady, Barbara Bush is dead - Dailypost Ng

    Former First Lady of the United States of America, Barbara Bush, has died at the age of 92. This was announced in a statement by her husband and former President, George Bush Snr. Click here to read more
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    Metro Boeing hit by 'WannaCry ransomware virus as chief engineer calls for "All hands on deck -

    Boeing has been hit by a malware virus believed to be WannaCry - sparking fears it could cause major disruption at the aircraft giant. The ransomware virus first surfaced in May 2017 and spread to more than 150 countries across the globe. It shuts down computers and prevents users from...
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    World The Republicans’ Plan to Stop Mass Shootings: Nothing – VICE

    On Wednesday, America was reminded that it’s easy for a disturbed person to acquire guns and walk into almost any school, office, or store in the country and start killing. This time, the site was Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a former student killed at …...
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    World US says Turk offensive in Syria is disruptive – More Top Stories – Google News

    By Robert Burns | AP By Robert Burns | AP January 23 at 5:41 AM JAKARTA, Indonesia — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Turkey’s ground and air offensive against a Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria is distracting from international efforts to ensure the defeat of the Islamic State group...
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    US shutdown sparks bitter blame game – BBC News

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMinority Democrat Leader Chuck Schumer accuses President Trump of "rooting for a shutdown" Recriminations have begun over the failure of the US Senate to pass a new budget and prevent the shutdown of many federal services. A bill to fund...
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    Business Coca-Cola CEO Urges U.S. to Avoid ‘Deconstructing Global Trade’

    CEO Urges U.S. to Avoid ‘Deconstructing Global Trade’ By and January 19, 2018, 1:23 PM EST As Nafta negotiations drag on, Coca-Cola Co. Chief Executive James Quincey is adding his voice to the chorus of leaders urging the U.S. to preserve free trade. Though the agreement can and should be …...
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    Business US to overtake Saudi as crude oil producer – I

    The United States is set to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s number two oil producer this year, as shale companies, attracted by rising prices, ramp up drilling, the International Energy Agency said on Friday. “This year promises to be a record-setting one for the US,” the IEA wrote in …...
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    World North Korea Using Winter Olympics To Fuel Online ‘Reunification’ Propaganda – Newsweek

    North Korea is using its impending participation in next month’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang to bolster its ongoing propaganda campaign that the rogue state and Democratic South Korea should be reunified. A two minute clip titled “Reunification is by Korean nation itself” uploaded by the...
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    World The State Department is telling US citizens ‘do not travel’ to 5 states in Mexico –...

    People and soldiers near a crime scene in Chilpancingo, in Mexico’s Guerrero state, where a man was killed by unknown assailants. REUTERS/Henry Romero 2017 was Mexico’s most violent year on record, and the US State Department has given “do not travel” notices for five states there. Much of the...
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    World U.S. “playing with fire” in setting up Syria force – Turkey – The Sun News

    Reuters/NAN Turkey on Monday said the U.S. is “playing with fire” by setting up a Syrian border security force including Kurdish militia forces. The U.S.-led coalition said on Sunday that it was working with its Syrian militia allies to set up a new border force of 30,000 personnel. The … via...
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    World Russia says U.S. missile system in Japan could be used for attacks – Yahoo News – Latest...

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned on Monday that a U.S.-made Aegis missile-defense system that Japan has decided to acquire could be used for offensive purposes because its missile launching system is dual-purpose. Japan last month formally decided it would expand...
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    World Syria vows to end US presence; Russia, Turkey warn over ‘border force’ plan – PressTV Media RSS

    Damascus says it is determined to end US military presence after Washington declared plans to build a 30,000-member “border force” in the Arab country that Russia says could lead to Syria’s partition. Syria’s Foreign Ministry on Monday slammed the plan as a “blatant assault” on its sovereignty...
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    World The Oprah 2020 Fantasy: Saving Us From Our Sh*thole President – The Daily Beast – Article

    On Sunday—less than a week ago, which somehow feels like 10 years ago—Oprah gave a nice speech at the Golden Globes, and people lost their fucking minds. Though Winfrey did not say that she was running for office, or that she had some public policy ideas, or … via The Daily Beast – Article –...
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    World Trump’s nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia – AP News

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely. Critics argue...
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    World Without Haiti, the United States Would, in Fact, Be a Shithole – More Top Stories – Google News

    Police officers raise a Haitian flag during a memorial service honoring the victims of the 2010 earthquake, Port-au-Prince, January 12, 2018. ((AP Photo / Dieu Nalio Chery) Ready to Fight Back? Sign up for Take Action Now and we’ll send you three meaningful actions every Tuesday. … via More...
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    Business Immigrant Entrepreneurs Respond to President Trump’s Offensive Remarks – I

    Herby Duverné, 48, runs a $12 million security firm in Boston–but he began his career cleaning bathrooms in Port-au-Prince. While he acknowledges that his native Haiti has its issues, he would never go so far as to characterize the country as a “shithole.” The U.S. President appears to have just...
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    World U.S. Ambassador To Panama Resigns, Saying He Cannot Serve Trump – HuffPost

    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, telling the State Department he no longer feels able to serve President Donald Trump. “As a junior foreign service officer, I signed an oath to serve...
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