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Government shutdown: Paul Ryan says House would back short-term deal to end shutdown - CBS News


Email Last Updated Jan 21, 2018 2:14 PM EST House and Senate lawmakers geared up for another round of negotiations to end the government shutdown as it enters its second day, gearing up for a rare Sunday session aimed at striking a deal on spending and immigration that would reopen federal agencies ahead of the work week. The prospects of an agreement seemed slightly less daunting Sunday morning as the fragile outlines of a potential deal began to take shape. On CBS News' "Face the Nation," House Speaker Paul Ryan said the lower chamber has agreed to accept a short-term deal that wou,

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After outcry, deployed troops will get to watch football during shutdown - CNNPolitics


After outcry, deployed troops will get to watch football during shutdown By Caroline Kenny , CNN Updated 1:52 PM ET, Sun January 21, 2018 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Fans stand at attention for the national anthem overlooking a 100 yard American flag prior the AFC Wild Card Playoff Game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium on January 6, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. Washington (CNN) The Department of Defense announced Sunday that it will show sports programming, including NFL playoff games, d,

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Gwrthdrawiad A487: Teyrnged tad i'w ferch fach a'i modryb - BBC Cymru Fyw


Gwrthdrawiad A487: Teyrnged tad i'w ferch fach a'i modryb 21 Ionawr 2018 Mae’r rhain yn ddolenni allanol ac yn agor mewn ffenest newydd Cau’r blwch rhannu Image copyright Luke Ginniver Image caption Dywedodd Luke Ginniver fod ei "fywyd wedi'i rwygo'n ddarnau" Mae tad merch fach fu farw mewn gwrthdrawiad ar ffordd yr A487 yng Ngwynedd wedi talu teyrnged i'w "angel fach brydferth". Bu farw Mili Wyn Ginniver, chwe mis oed a'i modryb, Anna Williams, 22, mewn gwrthdrawiad ar ffordd yr A487 ger pentref Gellilydan ar 11 Ionawr. Mae mam Mili a chwaer Anna, Sioned Williams oedd yn gyrru'r car yn parhau,

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Australia's biodiversity strategy a global embarrassment, green groups say | Environment | The Guardian


Australia's biodiversity strategy a global embarrassment, green groups say Extinction prevention plan branded ‘deeply inadequate’ after environment department publishes paper without targets Sat 20 Jan 2018 19.29 EST Last modified on Sat 20 Jan 2018 20.02 EST Share on Messenger Close The Leadbeater’s possum was listed as critically endangered in 2015, with 80% of its population lost since the 1980s. Photograph: Healesville Sanctuary The federal government’s latest strategy to protect Australian plants and animals facing extinction has been branded “deeply inadequate” and “a global embarrassmen,

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China and Russia are bigger threats to the US than terrorism, claims Department of Defense | South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post China and Russia are bigger threats to the US than terrorism, claims Department of Defense   United States China and Russia are bigger threats to the US than terrorism, claims Department of Defense Both China and Russia are trying to ‘replace the free and open order’ that the US enjoys, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said, adding that he wants the ‘lethality’ of the US military to increase PUBLISHED : Saturday, 20 January, 2018, 3:37am UPDATED : Saturday, 20 January, 2018, 4:31am Taking your dog on Delta Air Lines? They’d better be well-trained 20 Jan 2018 China’s fas,

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Rising Threats From China and Russia Dominate Trump’s Defense Strategy - Bloomberg


Bloomberg the Company & Its Products Bloomberg Anywhere Remote LoginBloomberg Anywhere Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request Bloomberg Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. For Customers Americas+1 212 318 2000 EMEA+44 20 7330 7500 Asia Pacific+65 6212 1000 Company Advertising Bloomberg Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial informat,

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Stossel Exposes the SPLC


"We commend John Stossel for exposing the Southern Poverty Law Center's bogus and misleading 'hate group' label," Stossel Exposes the SPLC Comments | Print Friendly | Subscribe | Email Us ORLANDO, FL -  John Stossel, an American consumer television personality known for his career on both ABC News and Fox Business Channel, has now exposed that the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which continually grossly misrepresents and labels pro-family and conservative organizations as so-called “hate groups,” “ has become a hate group itself and is now a left-wing, money-grabbing, slander machine.” St,

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Tim Kaine condemns expanded U.S. mission in Syria


• January 18, 2018 Sen. Tim Kaine, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (Yahoo News photo illustration; photos: Joshua Roberts/Reuters, Michael Gottschalk/Photothek via Getty Images) More WASHINGTON — A day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said U.S. forces would stay in Syria for the foreseeable future , Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., on Thursday warned that the expanded mandate outlined by the nation’s top diplomat was “unacceptable” absent a vote in Congress. “I am deeply alarmed that yet again, the Trump Administration continues to raise the risk of unnecessary war, disconnected from any firm pol,

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Schatz: Missile Alert System Is Still Hawaii's Kuleana


/ January 17, 2018 Hawaii emergency officials have drawn sharp criticism for bungling the state’s months-old missile-warning system, following this past weekend’s false alert fiasco. But don’t look for U.S. Pacific Command or some other federal agency to take over the state’s warning system any time soon, said U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz. The move would require a years-long process to change federal law involving the National Defense Act, the federal Telecommunications Act , or both, Schatz told reporters in a conference call Wednesday. “The federal government is not going to do this for us,” Schat,

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Budget showdown worries Pentagon, risks Trump's military buildup


U.S. Air Force | Reuters An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test. One year after President Donald Trump took office, the possibility of a government shutdown remains, with defense one of the areas that would feel the impact. It also comes a month before the White House is expected to submit its defense budget request for fiscal 2019. Defense Secretary James Mattis said back in June the budget for fiscal 2019 will start the much-awaited military buildup Trump promised during his campaign, although now it looks more like 2020. "This is the ,

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Naval base uses unique strategy to combat suicides, stress: A dog | Fox News


Naval base uses unique strategy to combat suicides, stress: A dog Navy base uses stress dog to prevent suicide among its ranks Suicides across the military have steadily increased since 2013 according to the Department of Defense. But a naval clinic on Joint Base Andrews has a secret weapon that can sniff out members dealing with extreme stress. Every day, Senior Chief Brad greets sailors and marines as they enter a military clinic for their regular doctor’s appointments. Throughout the day, he makes his rounds and visits patients sitting in the waiting area, cuddling with them briefly. If he ,

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Red Cross: Be prepared for any disaster | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Red Cross: Be prepared for any disaster Published January 16, 2018 - 12:06am By MICHAEL BRESTOVANSKY Hawaii Tribune-Herald In light of Saturday’s false ballistic missile alert, the American Red Cross on Monday reminded Hawaii residents to remain prepared for any disaster, natural or man-made. Although the chances of a nuclear attack are low, the chances of a hurricane or tsunami striking Hawaii are significantly greater, and require similar preparations, said Coralie Chun Matayoshi, CEO of the American Red Cross’ Hawaii chapter. “The sad thing is, even in hurricane season, people aren’t prepar,

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Pennsylvania veterans deserve easier access to their prescriptions | Opinion


Pennsylvania veterans deserve easier access to their prescriptions | Opinion Updated: January 15, 2018 — 8:09 AM EST by Gary Profit , For the Inquirer For most Americans, refilling a regular prescription is simple — picking up their medicine at their local pharmacy on the way home from work or while doing weekly grocery shopping. But for more than 160,000 Pennsylvania veterans and beneficiaries of our active duty military currently insured through Tricare, the Department of Defense (DoD) health insurance program, obtaining some common maintenance prescriptions can be much more complicated. Cur,

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Missing El Adde soldiers’ kin tell of two-year misery - Daily Nation


More by this Author Losing one’s kin is painful, but not being able to get their body for burial leaves affected families with lifetime agony. In African culture, it is better to get a kin dead and have the body for burial, than to live in uncertainty of a missing person. No words can describe the anguish of two families who lost their kin in the El Adde terrorist attack in Somalia on January 15, 2016, having not heard of their whereabouts, two years down the line. The mention of the El Adde attack pains them. “Do not mention that incident near me again,” warns Mr Benson Anunda, father of one ,

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School van fire: Driver arrested | Surat News - Times of India


Times of India School van fire: Driver arrested School van fire: Driver arrested TNN | Updated: Jan 13, 2018, 09:10 IST Representative image SURAT: The driver of the school van that caught fire on Ghod Dod Road on Thursday morning was arrested on Friday. Vishnu Mishra , who is also the vehicle owner , was earlier booked for negligence under IPC Ssection 308 at Umra police station. Four class VI students of Seventh Day Adventist School were injured in the incident. In all there were 12 children in it, who were on their way to school at Athwalines. Police commissioner Satish Sharma said the chil,

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California’s veterans deserve easier access to their prescriptions - The San Diego Union-Tribune


California’s veterans deserve easier access to their prescriptions Getty Images Refilling some maintenance prescriptions may be more difficult for some veterans. Refilling some maintenance prescriptions may be more difficult for some veterans. (Getty Images) GARY M. PROFIT For most Americans, refilling a regular prescription is simple — picking up their medicine at their local pharmacy on the way home from work or while doing weekly grocery shopping. But for the more than 800,000 California veterans and beneficiaries of our active duty military currently insured through TRICARE , the Departmen,

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Veterans who learn Transcendental Meditation find relief from PTSD, new study shows | EurekAlert! Science News


Veterans who learn Transcendental Meditation find relief from PTSD, new study shows After one month, 80 percent had symptoms reduced to below the clinical level Maharishi University of Management VIDEO: Veterans with PTSD describe how practicing TM changed their lives. view more  Credit: David Lynch Foundation Veterans of the war in Vietnam, the Gulf War, Somalia, Iraq, and Afghanistan suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) found significant relief from their symptoms as a result of practicing the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique, according to a new study published in Mil,

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The Note: Trump muddies waters on immigration, invites return to swamp-era tactics - ABC News


Yahoo!-ABC News Network | © 2018 ABC News Internet Ventures. All rights reserved. The Note: Trump muddies waters on immigration, invites return to swamp-era tactics By Rick Klein Jan 10, 2018, 6:12 AM ET 0 Shares WATCH Judge blocks Trump decision to end young immigration program 0 Shares The TAKE with Rick Klein How much heat is he ready for? And who’s going to bring it? President Donald Trump may test those questions, coming out of an extraordinary chat session that could reset the conversation around immigration – in ways he may welcome, and other ways he may not. The president seemed to agr,

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Poop, pop threaten Air Force rocket program, investigators say | Colorado Springs Gazette, News


Poop, pop threaten Air Force rocket program, investigators say January 7, 2018 Updated: January 9, 2018 at 12:28 pm 0 View Comments Pentagon investigators have found that Air Force rocket programs have a poopy problem with messy factories and sloppy procedures that could endanger military launches. The new report found "animal feces" in an Aerojet Rocketdyne test area for rocket motors used aboard the military's Atlas and Delta Rockets. At rocket upstart SpaceX, investigators found bottles of soda and personal items in a rocket-testing area that was supposed to be kept clear of debris. At Unit,

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Bangladesh Travel Warning


Bangladesh Travel Warning Bangladesh Travel Warning O E N H U T C The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of continuing threats from terrorist groups in Bangladesh and to consider the risks of travel to and throughout the country.  The Department is updating this travel warning to reflect the change in the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka’s status to “partially accompanied,â€� effective August 24, 2017, allowing all spouses/partners of U.S. government personnel to remain in or return to Dhaka. Previously, only adult family members employed by the U.S. government were permitted to remain or return,

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Soldados de EEUU protestan frente al Pentágono contra el abuso sexual


Lunes, 08 Enero 2018 16:35 Soldados de EEUU protestan frente al Pentágono contra el abuso sexual Escrito por  AFP 5 (0 votos) Un grupo de soldados estadounidenses, con militares retirados incluidos, se concentraron este lunes a las afueras del Pentágono para manifestar contra el abuso y acoso sexual en las fuerzas armadas. La protesta, que contó que unas dos docenas de personas, la mayoría mujeres sin uniforme, tiene lugar en medio de una campaña contra el abuso y acoso sexual, con la que mujeres del mundo entero compartieron sus experiencias utilizando el hashtag #MeToo (Yo también). La viole,

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Qatar- US troops gather outside Pentagon in #MeTooMilitary protest | MENAFN.COM


Qatar- US troops gather outside Pentagon in #MeTooMilitary protest Tweet on Twitter (MENAFN - Gulf Times) A group of active and retired US troops gathered in freezing temperatures outside the Pentagon on Monday to bring attention to sexual assault and harassment in the military. The protest of about two dozen people, most of them women and none in uniform, comes amid an ongoing wave of revelations about sexual misconduct in the workplace that spawned the social media campaign with the #MeToo hashtag. Sexual assault in the armed forces has long been a massive problem, with personnel reporting m,

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US Troops Gather Outside Pentagon In #MeTooMilitary Protest


News Alerts US Troops Gather Outside Pentagon In #MeTooMilitary Protest The protest of about two dozen people, most of them women and none in uniform, comes amid an ongoing wave of revelations about sexual misconduct in the workplace that spawned the social media campaign with the #MeToo hashtag. World | Agence France-Presse | Updated: January 09, 2018 04:41 IST 2 Shares PRINT COMMENTS The protest was of about two dozen people, most of them women and none in uniform Washington, United States:  A group of active and retired US troops gathered in freezing temperatures outside the Pentagon on Mon,

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ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 05, 2018 | CIDRAP


ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 05, 2018 Antibiotic development funds Fluoroquinolone use in New Zealand ; Antimicrobial resistance in the ICU ; Trial of new UTI antibiotic Filed Under:  Our weekly wrap-up of antimicrobial stewardship & antimicrobial resistance scans DOD awards $16 million to fund development of novel antibiotic The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, a division of the US Department of Defense, has awarded up to $16 million to VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals for discovery and development of a novel, first-in-class antibiotic for biodefense applications. According to a VenatoRx press release, ,

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Dozens of NH firms missed security compliance deadline | New Hampshire


Dozens of NH firms missed security compliance deadline Dozens of NH firms missed security compliance deadline By RYAN BARTON January 07. 2018 2:05AM RYAN BARTON  Dozens of New Hampshire companies that manufacture components for the U.S. government or government contractors missed the first deadline in a new series of requirements for handling sensitive data. Whether contract details or schematics for a new fighter jet radar component, the government doesn't want its data in the wrong hands, so it issued a series of information security standards to all its downstream vendors - and their vendor,

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Iraq News - Iraq History - Ultimate News Database


01/05/2018 [-] Palestinians Suffering From Apartheid…in Iraq 01/05/2018 [-] Battle to retake Iraqi city tests Obama’s Islamic State strategy 01/05/2018 [-] Battle to retake Iraqi city tests Obama's Islamic State strategy 01/05/2018 [-] Uneasy alliances as fractured Iraq battles IS group 01/05/2018 [-] More than half of Iraq's displaced have returned home ? IOM 01/04/2018 [-] British Defense Secretary Starts Visit to Iraq 01/04/2018 [-] Qatar- QP to invest in Iraq's upstream sector 01/03/2018 [-] Refurbished Kuwaiti-funded hospital reopens in Iraq's Mosul 01/03/2018 [-] UAE beat Iraq on p,

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US suspending military equipment delivery, most aid to Pakistan – The Shillong Times


By Agencies On Jan 5, 2018 New York, Jan 5 (IANS) Taking the strictest action against Pakistan, the US has announced that it was freezing most security aid and the delivery of military equipment because Islamabad continues to shelter terrorists despite several warnings from President Donald Trump and other leaders. “We will not be delivering military equipment or transfer security-related funds to Pakistan,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said on Thursday. The freeze will be enforced “until the Pakistani Government takes decisive action against groups, including the Afghan Taliba,

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US suspending military equipment delivery, most aid to Pakistan – Canindia News


Author: CanIndia New Wire Service Views: 1 New York, Jan 5 (IANS) Taking the strictest action against Pakistan, the US has announced that it was freezing most security aid and the delivery of military equipment because Islamabad continues to shelter terrorists despite several warnings from President Donald Trump and other leaders. “We will not be delivering military equipment or transfer security-related funds to Pakistan,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said on Thursday. The freeze will be enforced “until the Pakistani Government takes decisive action against groups, including t,

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Trump administration plan would widely expand drilling in U.S. continental waters - The Washington Post


Trump administration plan would widely expand drilling in U.S. continental waters By Darryl Fears By Darryl Fears January 4 at 1:06 PM Follow @bydarrylfears A boat with the nonprofit Clean Seas deploys a boom to contain an oil spill in 2015 north of Goleta, Calif. About 21,000 gallons spilled from an abandoned pipeline. (David McNew/Getty Images) The Trump administration unveiled a controversial proposal Thursday to permit drilling in most U.S. continental-shelf waters, including protected areas of the Arctic and the Atlantic, where oil and gas exploration is opposed by governors from New Jers,

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Trump administration to expand drilling off U.S. continental waters - The Washington Post


Trump administration to expand drilling off U.S. continental waters By Darryl Fears By Darryl Fears January 4 at 1:06 PM Follow @bydarrylfears A boat with the nonprofit Clean Seas deploys a boom to contain an oil spill in 2015 north of Goleta, Calif. About 21,000 gallons spilled from an abandoned pipeline. (David McNew/Getty Images) The Trump administration unveiled a controversial proposal Thursday to permit drilling in most U.S. continental-shelf waters, including protected areas of the Arctic and the Atlantic, where oil and gas exploration is opposed by governors from New Jersey to Florida,,

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The Daily 202: North Korea my-button-is-bigger brinkmanship again spotlights Trump’s fixation on size - The Washington Post


The Daily 202: North Korea my-button-is-bigger brinkmanship again spotlights Trump’s fixation on size By James Hohmann By James Hohmann January 3 at 7:38 AM Follow @JamesHohmann With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: Following President Trump’s tweets can feel like watching a short man drive a Hummer. His fragile ego is always looking to overcompensate. The latest manifestation of that is downright Napoleonic. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Monday that the United States is “within the range of our nuclear strike and a nuclear button is always on the desk of my office.” Twe,

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Registration Open for Beyer Helicopter Noise Forum in Fairlington | ARLnow.com


Registration Open for Beyer Helicopter Noise Forum in Fairlington by Chris Teale January 3, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0 Registration is open for Rep. Don Beyer’s (D) community forum in Fairlington later this month on helicopter noise. Beyer will host the forum on January 16 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Abingdon Elementary School (3035 S. Abingdon Street), as part of a study he added to last year’s Defense Authorization Act that passed Congress. Anyone wishing to attend must register online . “The provision was proposed by Rep. Beyer in response to frequent complaints from constituents about excess noise from ,

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Ex-Bush official: Australian diplomats give Trump-Russia probe a ‘new level of credibility’


Ex-Bush official: Australian diplomats give Trump-Russia probe a ‘new level of credibility’ President Donald J. Trump arrives at the Memorial Amphitheater during the 149th annual Department of Defense (DoD) National Memorial Day Observance. (DoD Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Follow @rawstory A former senior official in the George W. Bush administration said revelations about Australia’s role in the Trump-Russia probe opens a new set of problems for the White House. Australian officials aren’t happy that U.S. officials had identified their Britis,

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U.S. military to accept transgender recruits on Monday: Pentagon | Reuters


December 29, 2017 / 7:18 PM / Updated an hour ago U.S. military to accept transgender recruits on Monday: Pentagon Lawrence Hurley , Idrees Ali 5 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Transgender people will be allowed for the first time to enlist in the U.S. military starting on Monday as ordered by federal courts, the Pentagon said on Friday, after President Donald Trump’s administration decided not to appeal rulings that blocked his transgender ban. Two federal appeals courts, one in Washington and one in Virginia, last week rejected the administration’s request to put on hold orders by lower co,

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The ghostly radio station no one claims to run - MyJoyOnline.com


The ghostly radio station no one claims to run The ghostly radio station no one claims to run Source: BBC Date: 31-12-2017 Time: 03:12:11:pm In the middle of a Russian swampland, not far from the city of St Petersburg, is a rectangular iron gate. Beyond its rusted bars is a collection of radio towers, abandoned buildings and power lines bordered by a dry-stone wall. This  sinister location  is the focus of a mystery which stretches back to the height of the Cold War. It is thought to be the headquarters of a radio station, “MDZhB”, that no-one has ever claimed to run. Twenty-four hours a day, ,

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The Pentagon is using AI to fight ISIS but it's not quite the 'Terminator' (opinion) - CNN


The Pentagon is using AI to fight ISIS but it's not quite the 'Terminator' By Gregory C. Allen Updated 10:01 AM ET, Sat December 30, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. JUST WATCHED MUST WATCH The air war on ISIS 07:14 Gregory C. Allen is an adjunct fellow at the Center for a New American Security. In July 2017, he co-authored a report , "Artificial Intelligence and National Security" which was published by the Harvard Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Follow him on Twitter @Gregory_C_Allen . The views expressed in t,

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Nobody's Ready for the Killer Robot - Bloomberg


Bloomberg the Company & Its Products Bloomberg Anywhere Remote LoginBloomberg Anywhere Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request Bloomberg Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. For Customers Americas+1 212 318 2000 EMEA+44 20 7330 7500 Asia Pacific+65 6212 1000 Company Advertising Bloomberg Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial informat,

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US to accept transgender military recruits as Trump administration decides not to challenge court order


US to accept transgender military recruits as Trump administration decides not to challenge court order US to accept transgender military recruits as Trump administration decides not to challenge court order World IANS 30 Dec, 2017 14:46:48 IST Tweet Washington: The Pentagon has said it will begin accepting transgender military recruits on Monday, after President Donald Trump's administration decided not to appeal against a court order blocking his ban. The Department of Justice announced on Friday it would delay challenging the stay on President Trump's transgender ban before the Supreme Cour,

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Transgender recruits to be allowed to enlist in the US military for the first time


Transgender recruits to be allowed to enlist in the US military for the first time Reuters News Agency 30 December 2017 • 3:22am Transgender people will be allowed for the first time to enlist in the U.S. military starting on Monday as ordered by federal courts, the Pentagon said on Friday, after President Donald Trump's administration decided not to appeal rulings that blocked his transgender ban. Two federal appeals courts, one in Washington and one in Virginia, last week rejected the administration's request to put on hold orders by lower court judges requiring the military to begin accep,

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US military to accept transgender recruits from Jan 1: Pentagon, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits Times


The Straits Times US military to accept transgender recruits from Jan 1: Pentagon US marines salute during a handover ceremony at Leatherneck Camp in the Afghan province of Helmand.PHOTO: AFP Published http://str.sg/ooRK Copy WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Transgender people will be allowed for the first time to enlist in the US military starting on Monday (Jan 1), as ordered by federal courts, the Pentagon said on Friday after President Donald Trump's administration decided not to appeal rulings that blocked his transgender ban. Two federal appeals courts, one in Washington and one in Virginia, last ,

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US military to accept transgender recruits on Monday: Pentagon - Channel NewsAsia


US military to accept transgender recruits on Monday: Pentagon Toggle share menu US military to accept transgender recruits on Monday: Pentagon close breaking news World US military to accept transgender recruits on Monday: Pentagon FILE PHOTO: A rainbow flag flies as people protest U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military in New York City 30 Dec 2017 10:55AM Share via E-Mail Bookmark WASHINGTON: Transgender people will be allowed for the first time to enlist in the U.S. military starting on Monday as ordered by federal courts, the Pentagon,

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U.S. military to accept transgender recruits on Monday: Pentagon | Reuters


December 29, 2017 / 7:18 PM / Updated 3 hours ago U.S. military to accept transgender recruits on Monday: Pentagon Lawrence Hurley , Idrees Ali 5 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Transgender people will be allowed for the first time to enlist in the U.S. military starting on Monday as ordered by federal courts, the Pentagon said on Friday, after President Donald Trump’s administration decided not to appeal rulings that blocked his transgender ban. Two federal appeals courts, one in Washington and one in Virginia, last week rejected the administration’s request to put on hold orders by lower co,

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DOJ not appealing transgender military ruling, but not abandoning case | Fox News


DOJ not appealing transgender military ruling, but not abandoning case President Trump signs directive on military transgender ban Details released on new military guidelines The Department of Justice said it would not appeal the rejection of its stay request in the transgender military case, however, officials told Fox News the DOJ was not abandoning the case, either. A federal judge earlier this month rejected President Trump's call to delay the enlistment of transgender people in the military, setting a date of Jan. 1, 2018 by which the military must allow enlistment. The DOJ says it is ho,

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Pentagon confirms US military will accept transgender recruits in new year, despite Donald Trump’s promised ban | South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post Now Reading Pentagon confirms US military will accept transgender recruits in new year, despite Donald Trump’s promised ban   United States Pentagon confirms US military will accept transgender recruits in new year, despite Donald Trump’s promised ban Trump announced in July that he would prohibit transgender people from serving in the military, reversing Obama’s policy of accepting them PUBLISHED : Saturday, 30 December, 2017, 10:09am UPDATED : Saturday, 30 December, 2017, 10:09am Trump takes aim at Amazon and calls on US post price raise 30 Dec 2017 Transgender peopl,

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U.S. military to accept transgender recruits on Monday: Pentagon


U.S. military to accept transgender recruits on Monday: Pentagon By Lawrence Hurley and Idrees Ali , December 30, 2017 1 / 2 FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump salutes as he presides over a military parade following Trump's swearing-in ceremony in Washington FILE PHOTO: Newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump salutes as he presides over a military parade following Trump's swearing-in ceremony in Washington, DC, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo By Lawrence Hurley and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Transgender people will be allowed for the first time to enli,

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Carlisle rape: Second man charged over Christmas Eve attack - BBC News


Carlisle rape: Second man charged over Christmas Eve attack 27 December 2017 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright Google Image caption Marco Martins is due to appear before magistrates in Carlisle A second man has been charged after a woman was raped in Carlisle city centre on Christmas Eve. Marco Martins, 31, from Carlisle, is due to appear before magistrates later charged with kidnap and sexual assault. Kabir Hussain, 40, from Dod Street in Tower Hamlets, London, was remanded at North Cumbria Magistrates' Court on Boxing Day having been cha,

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U.S. military poised to accept transgender troops, despite Trump tweets, as courts block ban | Toronto Star


U.S. military poised to accept transgender troops, despite Trump tweets, as courts block ban A series of federal judges rejected Trump's ban, meaning transgender recruits could be accepted by Jan. 1. Transgender people will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, a move that pauses President Trump's effort to bar transgender troops. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was given only a day's notice of Trump's decision in July.  (HILARY SWIFT / New York Times file photo)   By David G. SavageTribune Washington Bureau Tues., Dec. 26, 2017 WASHINGTON—Barring last-minute intervention by the ,

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2017 in numbers: a 130-tonne fatberg of stats | From the Guardian | The Guardian


2017 miscellany 2017 in numbers: a 130-tonne fatberg of stats Make your end-of-year review party go with a swing by telling everyone how long it took a Welshman on a stag do to swim across the river beneath the Hoover Dam A nine-year-old boy watches the solar eclipse in Milwaukee. Photograph: Morry Gash/AP 2017 miscellany 2017 in numbers: a 130-tonne fatberg of stats Make your end-of-year review party go with a swing by telling everyone how long it took a Welshman on a stag do to swim across the river beneath the Hoover Dam Close 96 Mentions of the phrase “strong and stable” recorded in the Ho,

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