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US military doesn't need 19% of its property, Pentagon chief estimates

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 05:07 US Defense Secretary James Mattis is having a hard time convincing Congress to cut “excess infrastructure” from the military, estimated to be nearly one-fifth of all military property. Jobs may be at risk, and the savings may not be there, lawmakers fear. “I must be able to eliminate excess […]

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Lawsuit accuses big pharma firms of funding terrorist organizations in Iraq

More than 100 US veterans and relatives of American soldiers killed or wounded in Iraq have sued five major pharmaceutical corporations for knowingly financing Iran-backed terrorist organizations in Iraq. A lawsuit filed in US District Court in Washington, DC on Tuesday claims that AstraZeneca, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and Roche Holding financed terrorist […]

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West Point, Air Force Academy rocked by scandals, former professors criticise leadership

Cadets at two major US military academies are currently under criminal investigation as former professors at West Point and Annapolis have criticized senior leadership at the schools for failing their cadets. AIR FORCE ACADEMY Two separate investigations are being conducted at the US Air Force Academy (USAFA) after more than a dozen freshman cadets were […]

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Obese is the new black: Florida fraudster tries to use weight to shorten sentence

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 23:38 A Florida man convicted for his part in an offshore tax shelter scheme has protested the length of his sentence on the grounds that, as an obese man, his life expectancy is shorter than average. Read more Stephen Donaldson Snr’s attorney, Curtis Fallgatter, filed a motion Monday claiming it […]

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‘It won’t be pretty’: Trump & McCain at each other’s throats again

Donald Trump said he will fight back and that it “won’t be pretty” after Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) made remarks which seemed to accuse people like the president of being unpatriotic. The veteran senator denounced “half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems,” as he accepted the National […]

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Disappearance of Las Vegas hotel security guard deepens shooting mystery

The hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas hotel shooter is in a safe place after going to a medical clinic last week instead of showing up for scheduled TV interviews, according to MGM.  “Jesus Campos wants to tell his story at a time and place of his choosing,” MGM Resorts International spokeswoman Debra DeShong […]

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Pentagon fears hackers could crash the stock market

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 21:30 The US Department of Defense is concerned that hackers could take down the US financial system and is working with Wall Street traders to figure out a way to protect against the threat. The Pentagon’s research arm, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is consulting with dozens of […]

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Senators reach bipartisan deal on healthcare subsidies blocked by Trump

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 20:39 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2017 20:39 Republicans and Democrats in the health committee of the US Senate appear to have reached an agreement on a plan to extend federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump had blocked. Trump said he supported the plan. The plan agreed to […]

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Hawaii judge blocks Trump’s travel ban

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 18:57 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2017 19:27 A federal judge in Hawaii has granted a temporary restraining order against President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban, saying it was violating immigration law. Trump’s executive order, issued on September 24, indefinitely restricted travel to the US for citizens from eight countries: Somalia, […]

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Undercover video shows NYT editor revealing bias against ‘insanely crazy’ Trump

A new Project Veritas undercover video targeting the New York Times shows the newspaper’s homepage editor, Desiree Shoe, discussing media bias and her views on President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. In the video, released  Tuesday, Shoe is talking to at least two other people, who are off camera. She is filmed with […]

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