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Russia, China Beat US in Hypersonic Missile – Pentagon Reveals

Russia, China Beat US in Hypersonic Missile – Pentagon Reveals

🕔10:50, 27.Mar 2018

Hypersonics are generally defined as missiles that can fly more than five times the speed of sound. “Right now, we’re helpless,” Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in advocating for more investment in hypersonics, along with missile defense.

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Donald Trump Expels 60 Russian Diplomats From US

Donald Trump Expels 60 Russian Diplomats From US

🕔13:39, 26.Mar 2018

The move was one of the most significant actions President Donald Trump’s administration has taken to date to push back on Moscow and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Trump Defends His Decision to Sign a $1.3t Budget Despite His Misgivings

Trump Defends His Decision to Sign a $1.3t Budget Despite His Misgivings Updated

🕔00:00, 26.Mar 2018

Trump said on Twitter from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida that because of the military funding, “many jobs are created and our Military is again rich.” He said building his signature border wall “is all about National Defense.”

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Abraham Lincoln Biography and Profile

Abraham Lincoln Biography and Profile

🕔01:00, 25.Mar 2018

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves. Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky, on February 12, 1809.

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Facebook Mired in Crisis Worries Silicon Valley

Facebook Mired in Crisis Worries Silicon Valley

🕔10:04, 24.Mar 2018

The tumultuous week ended with Facebook losing 14 percent of its market value, wiping out more than $50 billion from one of the biggest and most powerful companies.

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“Sac PD: Stop Killing Us!” Stephon Clark Supporters Take Cente Stage

“Sac PD: Stop Killing Us!” Stephon Clark Supporters Take Cente Stage

🕔11:50, 23.Mar 2018

Clinton Primm said he was friends with Clark, who was nicknamed “Zoe,” for about six years and fears others are also at risk at being shot by police. “He was a great dad,” he recalled of Clark, the father of sons ages 1 and 3. “He loved both of them to death.”

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US Congress OKs $1.3tr Budget, Ending Battles For Now

US Congress OKs $1.3tr Budget, Ending Battles For Now

🕔11:34, 23.Mar 2018

“Shame, shame. A pox on both Houses – and parties,” tweeted Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who spent the afternoon tweeting details found in the 2,200-page bill that was released the night before. “No one has read it. Congress is broken.”

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Main Weapons Used in US Mass Shootings Since 2012

Main Weapons Used in US Mass Shootings Since 2012

🕔10:38, 23.Mar 2018

America’s relationship with guns is unique in another crucial way: Among developed nations, the US is far and away the most homicidal — in large part due to the easy access many Americans have to firearms.

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John Bolton Strongly Believes in These Top 5 Things

John Bolton Strongly Believes in These Top 5 Things

🕔10:01, 23.Mar 2018

“If you knew everything you do today, of course you’d make different choices, but I’d still overthrow Saddam Hussein, who was a threat to peace and stability in the region,” the Washington Post quoted John Bolton as saying.

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John Bolton Biography and Profile

John Bolton Biography and Profile

🕔09:45, 23.Mar 2018

John Bolton was born on 20 November 1948. Mr. John R. Bolton, JD serves as a Senior Fellow of the American Enterprise Institute. Mr. Bolton served as the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations from August 1, 2005 to December 9, 2006. Read John Bolton Biography and Profile.

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Senators to Trump Officials: Safeguard 2018 Election

Senators to Trump Officials: Safeguard 2018 Election

🕔00:00, 22.Mar 2018

There’s no evidence that any hack in the November 2016 election affected election results, but the attempts rattled state election officials and prompted the federal government and states to examine the way votes are counted.

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Rex Tillerson Sacked Because He Failed to Check the Russian Offensive

Rex Tillerson Sacked Because He Failed to Check the Russian Offensive

🕔15:32, 21.Mar 2018

This well-developed Rex Tillerson-Putin relationship was the selling point in the secretary of state’s confirmation process. But instead of running the coach’s play and bringing the squad to the end zone, Rex Tillerson played a middling defensive game of attrition that Trump couldn’t watch anymore.

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Mississippi’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Takes Center Stage

Mississippi’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Takes Center Stage

🕔12:08, 20.Mar 2018

“We are saving more of the unborn than any state in America, and what better thing can we do?” Bryant said in a video his office posted on social media. The law’s only exceptions are if a fetus has health problems making it “incompatible with life” outside of the womb at full term, or if a pregnant woman’s life or a “major bodily function” is threatened by pregnancy. Pregnancies resulting from rape and incest aren’t exempted.

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Destitute Venezuelans Overwhelm Brazil’s Immigration

Destitute Venezuelans Overwhelm Brazil’s Immigration

🕔11:53, 20.Mar 2018

Thousands of Venezuelans are living in the streets. They sleep in tents and on benches in central squares, have taken over abandoned buildings and cram dozens of people into small apartments. “God will provide,” said Guillen when asked how the family would eat during a trip that can take five days.

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$1.3tr Spending Bill Negotiators Confront Immigration, Abortion Issues

$1.3tr Spending Bill Negotiators Confront Immigration, Abortion Issues Updated

🕔00:00, 18.Mar 2018

Republicans are holding firm against a provision by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., designed to make sure that Planned Parenthood, intensely disliked by anti-abortion Republicans, receives a lion’s share of federal family planning grants.

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