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US sends stealth fighters to Russia’s backyard for NATO drills

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Author: Agence France-Presse
Posted: April 26, 2017, 6:15 am

US Army Orders More Q-53 Counterfire Radars from Lockheed Martin

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Author: Lockheed Martin
Posted: April 26, 2017, 6:08 am

China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier

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Author: Agence France-Presse
Posted: April 26, 2017, 5:43 am

US missile defence equipment reaches S.Korea site

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Author: Agence France-Presse
Posted: April 26, 2017, 5:39 am

US Navy Reviews Physiological Episodes

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Author: US Navy
Posted: April 26, 2017, 5:33 am

Pentagon chief warns of ‘tough year’ for Afghanistan

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Author: Agence France-Presse
Posted: April 25, 2017, 4:49 am

Global Defense Spending Increases

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Author: German Radio
Posted: April 25, 2017, 4:00 am

Iranian Navy Equipped with New Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles

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Author: Editor
Posted: April 25, 2017, 3:41 am

Russia flies multiple bomber missions near Alaska: Pentagon

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Author: Agence France-Presse
Posted: April 25, 2017, 3:30 am

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LONDON (AP) — United Airlines is reviewing its handling of a giant showcase rabbit that died after being shipped across the Atlantic from Britain on one of its flights, the latest in a growing list of customer complaints.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: April 26, 2017, 1:56 pm
AMIENS, France (AP) — Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen turned an appliance factory into a battleground Wednesday for France's blue-collar vote, upstaging rival Emmanuel Macron with a surprise campaign stop at the plant threatened with closure.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: April 26, 2017, 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of an extraordinary White House briefing for senators, close ally South Korea on Wednesday started installing key parts of a contentious U.S. defense system against missiles from North Korea. And America's Pacific commander said any North Korean missile fired at U.S. forces would be destroyed.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: April 26, 2017, 1:06 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning the powerful to act humbly or risk ruin, using the first-ever papal TED talk to urge the world to show more solidarity with the poor and the weak.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: April 26, 2017, 1:03 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: April 26, 2017, 5:59 am

REUTERS NEWS

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers want to emerge from briefings by the Trump administration on North Korea on Wednesday with something many think has been absent from the White House so far: a clear strategy for dealing with a major national security threat.
Posted: April 26, 2017, 7:16 pm

BBC NEWS

BBC News - World

BBC News - World

IS conflict: Iraqi force 'retakes ancient city of Hatra'

The scale of the damage done by IS militants to the site - featured in The Exorcist - is not clear.
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Posted: April 26, 2017, 6:30 pm

White Bengal tiger cub quadruplets at Austria zoo

Falco, Toto, Mia and Mautzi were born a month ago at the White Zoo, about 150 km north of Vienna.
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Posted: April 26, 2017, 6:21 pm

Trump seeks tax windfall for business

Analysts say the plan will add trillions to the deficit but the US government says growth will fund it.
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Posted: April 26, 2017, 6:09 pm