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Convoy of Turkish tanks reaches Syrian border near Kilis

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A Turkish military convoy was seen making its way to the country's border with Syria on Saturday. COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv RT LIVE http://rt.co... Read More
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Sisi seeking second term in Egyptian election 🇪🇬

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Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has announced he will run for a second term.The elections are set to take place in March.Sisi rose to power in 2014 after leading the military in overthrowing his predecessor.His rule has been marked by a brutal crackdown on freedom of expression and civil liberties, economic turbulence and increasing attacks by armed groups.Al Jazeera's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Data-stealing spyware ‘traced to Lebanon’

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A security bug that has infected thousands of smartphones has been uncovered by campaign group the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).Working with mobile security firm Lookout, researchers discovered that malware in fake messaging designed to look like WhatsApp and Signal had stolen gigabytes of data.Targets included military personnel, activists, journalists and lawyers.Researchers say they traced the malware to a Lebanese government building.The threat, dubbed Dark Caracal by the researchers, looks as if it could come from a nation state and appears to use shared infrastructure li... Read More
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‘Work with our diplomats or deal with US military’: Mattis unveils new defense strategy

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The US will counter any “threat to America’s democracy experiment” in the world, if necessary with military force, the Pentagon chief threatened. Jim Mattis said Russia and China are potential adversaries for the US.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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Crosstalk: Obstructing Syria

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With the Islamic State and its many confederates defeated or facing defeat in Syria, what is next for this war-torn country? What justification exists for the U.S. to maintain military forces there? Does Washington want Syria partitioned? If so, then why?CrossTalking with Afshin Shahi, Mohammed Cherkaoui, and Jonathan Steele. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Crosstalk: Obstructing Syria

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With the Islamic State and its many confederates defeated or facing defeat in Syria, what is next for this war-torn country? What justification exists for the U.S. to maintain military forces there? Does Washington want Syria partitioned? If so, then why?CrossTalking with Afshin Shahi, Mohammed Cherkaoui, and Jonathan Steele. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Senate Blocks Bill, Government Shutdown Looms

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Detected Closed Captioning: all Eyes Tonight On The Senate Floor And The Vote Which All But Guarantees A Government Shutdown At Midnight President Trump Foreshadow The Outcome Tweeting Around 9:30 This Evening Quote not Looking Good For Our Great Military or Safety And Security On The Very dangerous Southern Border Dems Want To Shut Down In Order To Help Diminish The Great Success Of The Tax Cuts And What They Are Doing For Our Booming Economy A Few Hours Earlier Democrats Rallied Outside The Capitol Speaking Out About The Main Sticking Point In These Budget Discussions What To Do With Daca The Daca Program Protects About 700,000 So-called Dreamers who Were Brought To The US Illegally As children The Program Expires In March... Read More
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France-UK 🇫🇷 🇬🇧 relations: Leaders meet to discuss security

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British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron have vowed to continue cooperating on a range of issues, after the UK leaves the European Union.The two sides also promised to help each other in their respective foreign military operations; British helicopters to help France's fight against ISIL and Al Qaeda in N Africa and French assistance in securing the EU's eastern borders with Russia.In his first presidential visit to the UK, Macron said the history between the two countries could not be 'impacted by changes in institutions'.Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Sandhurst, UK.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Turkey 🇹🇷 increases military presence along border near Syria’s Afrin 🇸🇾

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The Turkish army is steadily increasing its presence along a stretch of the Syrian border around the northern city of Afrin. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been threatening to attack Afrin - controlled by the Syrian Kurdish armed group YPG - for almost a week.Turkish troops are present inside Syria on its southern edge and to the east are Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, so Afrin is effectively surrounded.Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports from Antakya in Turkey, near the Syrian border.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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How the military will be impacted by a shutdown

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Detected Closed Captioning: ALLIES KNOW THAT WE'VE GOT THEIR BACKS. LOU: I WANT TO TURN QUICKLY TO THE ISSUE OF A SHUTDOWN, THE SCHUMER SHUTDOWN, AS THE WHITE HOUSE CALLS IT. TO WHAT DEGREE ARE WE PUTTING OUR MILITARY FURTHER AT RISK WITH THE SHUTDOWN? >> WELL, THE SHUTDOWN IS AGGRAVATING TO BE SURE. RESOLUTION. BECAUSE WE'RE NOT FUNDING THE TRUMP REBUILD OF THE MILITARY WHICH IS IN THE 2018 BUDGET AUTHORIZATION THAT HE APPROVED. WHAT WE NEED IS THE APPROPRIATION BILL APPROVED THAT ACTUALLY WRITES THE CHECKS FOR THAT BUDGET. AND THAT BUDGET HAS $100 BILLION PLUS UP OVER THE OBAMA BUDGET. THE CONTINUES RESOLUTION KEEPS US AT LAST YEAR'S LEVEL. SO 50% OF THE AIRPLANES THAT ARE DOWN WILL STAY DOWN. WE'RE ONLY FLYING ONE TH... Read More
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Congress is no longer a ‘swamp’, it’s a sewer. : Rep. Gosar

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Detected Closed Captioning: SHUTDOWN. LOU? LOU: MAKE, THANK YOU VERY MUCH. FOLLOWING THE STORY FOR US FROM CAPITOL HILL. OUR FIRST GUEST TONIGHT, JOINING US FROM CAPITOL HILL, DEMS THERE AS WELL FOR THE BOMBSHELL HOUSEI AS WELL FOR THE BOMBSHELL HOUSET AS WELL FOR THE BOMBSHELL HOUSEL AS WELL FOR THE BOMBSHELL HOUSEM AS WELL FOR THE BOMBSHELL HOUSEO ON FISA ABUSES. JOINING US IS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM COMMITTEE AND OTHERS. GOOD TO HAVE YOU WITH US. >> THANKS, LOU. LOU: THE SCHUMER SHUTDOWN, THIS IS FIVE HOURS -- JUST UNDER FIVE HOURS AND COUNTING, EVEN WITH THE 10:00 FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS THAT WE AWADE. THIS LOOKS AWIS LOOKS AWAI LOOKS AWAIT.OOKS AWAIT.THKS AWAIT.THIS LOOKS LIKE IT'S NOT G ... Read More
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Progressive policies failing in the US and abroad

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Published on Jan 19, 2018Wall Street Journal Editorial Page writer Jillian Melchior and MediaDC political analyst Ron Meyer discuss the spiraling homeless crisis as a result of the failed progressive policies. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Sanctions won’t stop North Korea nuclear program, time to face reality: Amb. Bolton

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Published on Jan 19, 2018Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton discusses the recent U.S. intel showing satellite images of China violating sanctions. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: >> CAUGHT... Read More
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Continuing resolutions should be banned in the future: Sen. Rounds

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Published on Jan 19, 2018Senate Armed Services Committee member Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) discusses why he flipped his vote from “no” to “yes” on a spending bill. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: THESE AR... Read More
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Papua New Guinea Island Volcano Could Erupt Soon

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Experts Say A Remote Island Volcano In Papua New Guinea Could Erupted Soon Cut over Island On The North Coast Of Papua New Guinea Hosts Of 365 Metre Tall Volcano And It Was Thought To Be Dormant until Recently Cut Over Residents And Residents Of Islands Surrounding Kotoba started To Be Evacuated In Early January and As Of Thursday January 18th thousands Of People Have Been Moved The Military Evacuated People By Boat Nearby Flights Were Canceled And Ships Are Being Warned To Stay Clear Seismic Activity Recently Increased Beneath The Volcano And It Is Emitting Smoke And Ash a Red Cross Spokesperson Said On Thursday He Doesn't Know If Everyone Has Been Evacuated Yet According To Volcanologist... Read More
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Japan Says Video Proves US Choppers Flew Over Okinawa School Despite Promise to Avoid It

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Published on Jan 19, 2018Japan has accused the U.S. military of breaking a pledge to avoid flying helicopters over a school next to its base in Okinawa and presented video evidence to prove it. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected... Read More
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US, Somali Commandos Kill 4 al-Shabab Extremists in Overnight Raid

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Published on Jan 19, 2018Somali and U.S. commandos conducted an overnight raid of an al-Shabab camp, killing at least four militants and rescuing children who had been forcibly recruited by the extremist group. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Turkish military operation in Syria starts with cross-border shelling

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Detected Closed Captioning: Turkey Has Been Shelling YPG Positions In Syria Of The Last Couple Of Days And This Has Continued On Friday As Well Turkey Has Been Discussing The Easy access To The Airspace In Sierra With Russia Which Controls Much Of The Airspace At This Moment And These discussions Are Continuing There Was A Statement Made By The Turkish Defense minister Regarding The Operation Let's listen This Operation Will Be Conducted And All The Terror Groups Will Be Cleansed From There The Rest Is Just Details The Steps That Will Be Taken depending On The Developments In The Field The Appropriate Time Will Be Determined It Can Be Any Time Tomorrow tonight The Operation Has Actually De Facto Started It's Important To Not... Read More
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U.S. troops could be in Syria indefinitely. Here’s why

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Turkey's military appeared ready on Friday to invade a Kurdish area of Syria and attack a force who, backed by the U.S., helped liberate Raqqa from the Islamic State. While the U.S. wants to convert them into a stabilization force, Turkey's president says they are a grave threat. Nick Schifrin talks with former Pentagon official Andrew Exum and Mona Yacoubian of the U.S. Institute of Peace.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: Turkey's Military Appeared Ready To Invade A Kurdish Area Of Syria Today, And Attack A Force Backed By The United States. This Comes As Syria's Near-seven-year War Grinds On, With The Assad Regime And Its Russian Allies Hammering Opposition Areas. So, As Nick Sc... Read More
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Why Democrats want a very short-term funding solution

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Lawmakers are making an 11th-hour push to fund the government and avoid a shutdown. Judy Woodruff gets two takes from Senate Democrats about the way forward. Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley says the shutdown showdown shows how unprepared Republicans are for dialogue on basic issues of governance, while Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto says it’s time to stand up for everyone.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: We Return Now To The Top Story Of The Day, The 11th-hour Push To Fund The Government And Avoid A Shutdown. We Get Two Takes From Senate Democrats About The Way Forward. I Spoke First With Senator Jeff Merkley Of Oregon -- He's On The Senate Budget Committee -- About Any Possible D... Read More
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News Wrap: Mattis advocates defense strategy against world powers

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In our news wrap Friday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis insisted the U.S. military must focus more on opposing China and Russia's growing influence, outlining a new national defense strategy prioritizing preparing for war against major world powers, instead of terrorism. Also, deadly clashes between military forces of India and Pakistan flared for a third day in the disputed region of Kashmir.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: And In The Day's Other News: Secretary Of Defense James Mattis Insisted That The U.S. Military Must Focus More On Opposing China And Russia's Growing Influence. He Outlined A New National Defense Strategy That Would Prioritize Preparing For War Against Major Wo... Read More
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New Report Links Massive Hacking Campaign to Lebanese Intelligence

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Published on Jan 19, 2018A new report released Jan. 18 by mobile security firm Lookout and the Electronic Frontier Foundation claims to have traced a large cyber espionage campaign to Lebanon's main internal intelligence agency. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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New Report Links Massive Hacking Campaign to Lebanese Intelligence

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Published on Jan 19, 2018A new report released Jan. 18 by mobile security firm Lookout and the Electronic Frontier Foundation claims to have traced a large cyber espionage campaign to Lebanon's main internal intelligence agency. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Zimbabwean President Promises Elections in 4-5 Months

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Published on Jan 19, 2018Zimbabwe's interim President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised the country will hold elections in four to five months, the first since the end of President Robert Mugabe's 37 year rule. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Zimbabwean President Promises Elections in 4-5 Months

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Published on Jan 19, 2018Zimbabwe's interim President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised the country will hold elections in four to five months, the first since the end of President Robert Mugabe's 37 year rule. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Turkey Begins Shelling Kurdish Fighters in Syria

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Turkey Began Shelling A kurdish-controlled District In Syria And What The Country's Defense Minister Says is The Start Of A Military Campaign turkey Is Targeting Kurdish People's Protection Units Or YPG Fighters They View As Terrorists Linked To A Kurdish Insurgency In The Country's Southeast meanwhile The United States Supports The YPG Causing A Diplomatic Rift Between The NATO Allies Turkey's Army Chief Met With Russian Officials In Moscow On Thursday January 18th To Convince Them To Move Their Troops Out Of Afrin Clearing The Way For Turkeys Offensive the Next Day Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Jenilee Total Turkish Broadcaster Russia Agreed To Withdraw Its Military From The Region H... Read More
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Lockheed keeps F-16 production line going with Bahrain deal

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BEIRUT – Bahrain is set to become the first country in the region to operate Lockheed’s F-16 Block 70 aircraft, in a move that will boost the Falcon’s production line. Last November, Vice President Mike Pence announced the signature of ... Read More
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Lockheed keeps F-16 production line going with Bahrain deal

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BEIRUT – Bahrain is set to become the first country in the region to operate Lockheed’s F-16 Block 70 aircraft, in a move that will boost the Falcon’s production line. Last November, Vice President Mike Pence announced the signature of ... Read More
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U.S. State Department clears potential (and likely) sale of F-35s to Belgium

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department on Friday pre-emptively approved a sale of F-35s to Belgium, opening the door to an expedited purchase once the country selects its future fighter. The proposed deal, worth an estimated $6.53 billion, would cover 34 F-35A conventional takeoff and landing models made by Lockheed Martin and 38 F-135 engines manufactured by Pratt & Whitney. It also includes electronic warfare systems, communicati... Read More
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U.S. State Department clears potential (and likely) sale of F-35s to Belgium

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department on Friday pre-emptively approved a sale of F-35s to Belgium, opening the door to an expedited purchase once the country selects its future fighter. The proposed deal, worth an estimated $6.53 billion, would cover 34 F-35A conventional takeoff and landing models made by Lockheed Martin and 38 F-135 engines manufactured by Pratt & Whitney. It also includes electronic warfare systems, communicati... Read More
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Here’s what a government shutdown could mean for GI Bill users

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A possible government shutdown could have major repercussions for active-duty service members and their families — but it likely wouldn’t be as dire for veterans who rely on education benefits to pay their bills. At least for now. In the event that Congress does... Read More
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Here’s what a government shutdown could mean for GI Bill users

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A possible government shutdown could have major repercussions for active-duty service members and their families — but it likely wouldn’t be as dire for veterans who rely on education benefits to pay their bills. At least for now. In the event that Congress does... Read More
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Pentagon’s deputy secretary temporarily gets lead space advisory job

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WASHINGTON — The deputy defense secretary will step temporarily into the role of the Pentagon’s lead coordinator for space activities, according to a memo obtained by Defense News, but questions remain on who will ultimately oversee national security space programs. Congress in the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Cct eliminated t... Read More
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Pentagon’s deputy secretary temporarily gets lead space advisory job

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WASHINGTON — The deputy defense secretary will step temporarily into the role of the Pentagon’s lead coordinator for space activities, according to a memo obtained by Defense News, but questions remain on who will ultimately oversee national security space programs. Congress in the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Cct eliminated t... Read More
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In speech, Mattis explains his cyber concerns

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On the same day the summary of new National Defense Strategy only vaguely mentioned the Pentagon’s cyber capabilities, Secretary of Defense James Mattis expanded on the topic and discussed the department’s efforts tor reorganize cyber forces. The only portion of the strategy summary that explicitly addresses cyberspace notes that the Department of Defense will “invest in cyber defense, resilience, and the continued integration of cyber capabilities into the full spectrum of military operations.” ... Read More
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Mattis: Shutdown Would Harm Military Operations

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned Friday that a government shutdown would negatively impact the operations of the US military. Still, he said he's 'optimistic' Congress will reach a deal by the midnight deadline. (Jan. 19)Subscribe for more Breaking News: ... Read More
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Mattis: Shutdown Would Harm Military Operations

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned Friday that a government shutdown would negatively impact the operations of the US military. Still, he said he's 'optimistic' Congress will reach a deal by the midnight deadline. (Jan. 19)Subscribe for more Breaking News: ... Read More
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Mattis: Shutdown Would Harm Military Operations

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned Friday that a government shutdown would negatively impact the operations of the US military. Still, he said he's 'optimistic' Congress will reach a deal by the midnight deadline. (Jan. 19)Subscribe for more Breaking News: ... Read More
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Mattis: Countering China, Russia Top Priorities

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The Pentagon says that countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military's top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism, which has long gripped America and its allies. (Jan. 19)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Trump’s biggest military accomplishments as President so far, according to the GOP

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WASHINGTON — Included with President Donald Trump’s “fake news awards” announcement this week was a separate top ten list of what Republican leaders see as his biggest accomplishments of the last year, including several items related to the military and veterans. “While the media spent 90 percent of the time focused on negative coverage or fake news, the President has been getting results,” the release stated. It highlighted cuts in federal regulations, appointing Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and the new tax cuts... Read More
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Trump’s biggest military accomplishments as President so far, according to the GOP

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WASHINGTON — Included with President Donald Trump’s “fake news awards” announcement this week was a separate top ten list of what Republican leaders see as his biggest accomplishments of the last year, including several items related to the military and veterans. “While the media spent 90 percent of the time focused on negative coverage or fake news, the President has been getting results,” the release stated. It highlighted cuts in federal regulations, appointing Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and the new tax cuts... Read More
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Air Force acquisition nominee takes aim at F-35 sustainment costs

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WASHINGTON — The nominee for the Air Force’s next head of acquisition has set his sights on lowering sustainment costs for the service’s biggest procurement priority: the F-35 joint strike fighter. Speaking to lawmakers during his Thursday confirmation hearing, Will Roper, currently the head of the Strategic Capabilities Office, said he intends to embark on a F-35 deep dive that will focus on how emerging technologies can help decrease sustainment costs over the life of the program. ... Read More
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Air Force acquisition nominee takes aim at F-35 sustainment costs

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WASHINGTON — The nominee for the Air Force’s next head of acquisition has set his sights on lowering sustainment costs for the service’s biggest procurement priority: the F-35 joint strike fighter. Speaking to lawmakers during his Thursday confirmation hearing, Will Roper, currently the head of the Strategic Capabilities Office, said he intends to embark on a F-35 deep dive that will focus on how emerging technologies can help decrease sustainment costs over the life of the program. ... Read More
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Surface Navy boss officially steps down, new leadership at the helm

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The Navy’s top surface warfare officer stepped aside Thursday, turning over to reins to the former commanding officer of Navy Personnel Command. Vice Admiral Richard Brown took over for Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden as the head of Naval Surface Force Pacific, inheriting a community and force searching for answers after one of its most troubled years in recent memory. Rowden stepped down this week after the Navy’s consolidated dispos... Read More
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Surface Navy boss officially steps down, new leadership at the helm

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The Navy’s top surface warfare officer stepped aside Thursday, turning over to reins to the former commanding officer of Navy Personnel Command. Vice Admiral Richard Brown took over for Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden as the head of Naval Surface Force Pacific, inheriting a community and force searching for answers after one of its most troubled years in recent memory. Rowden stepped down this week after the Navy’s consolidated dispos... Read More
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Turkey’s Aselsan begins serial production of missile hunters

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ANKARA, Turkey — Military electronics specialist Aselsan, Turkey’s largest defense company, has signed a contract with the Turkish government for the serial production of missile hunters. Aselsan said in a statement that the contract with Turkey’s defense procurement agency, the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries, involves the serial production of an air-defense fire-control center, modernized 35mm towed guns and air-defense systems, and 35mm airburst ammunition. ... Read More
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Turkey’s Aselsan begins serial production of missile hunters

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ANKARA, Turkey — Military electronics specialist Aselsan, Turkey’s largest defense company, has signed a contract with the Turkish government for the serial production of missile hunters. Aselsan said in a statement that the contract with Turkey’s defense procurement agency, the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries, involves the serial production of an air-defense fire-control center, modernized 35mm towed guns and air-defense systems, and 35mm airburst ammunition. ... Read More
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Trump: Military will take worst hit in government shutdown

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On the eve of another possible government shutdown, President Donald Trump visited the Pentagon warning that the loss in funding would impact the military worse than any other sector of the government. In the previous 2013 shutdown, the military – and all DoD personnel deemed essential – continued to get paid only after Congress passed a bill and former President Barack Obama signed it into law to exempt them from the pay freeze. ... Read More
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Trump: Military will take worst hit in government shutdown

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On the eve of another possible government shutdown, President Donald Trump visited the Pentagon warning that the loss in funding would impact the military worse than any other sector of the government. In the previous 2013 shutdown, the military – and all DoD personnel deemed essential – continued to get paid only after Congress passed a bill and former President Barack Obama signed it into law to exempt them from the pay freeze. ... Read More
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Trump: Military will take worst hit in government shutdown

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On the eve of another possible government shutdown, President Donald Trump visited the Pentagon warning that the loss in funding would impact the military worse than any other sector of the government. In the previous 2013 shutdown, the military – and all DoD personnel deemed essential – continued to get paid only after Congress passed a bill and former President Barack Obama signed it into law to exempt them from the pay freeze. ... Read More
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House Speaker warns budget fights have pushed military ‘past the breaking point’

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House Speaker Paul Ryan fears that budget cuts coupled with increased national security threats have “pushed our military past the breaking point,” creating systemic readiness problems that are costing troops lives. “Instead of upgrading our hardware, we have let our equipment age,” he said in a defense policy speech at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event Thursday morning. “Instead of equipping our troops for tomorrow’s fight, we have let them become woefully underequipped.” ... Read More
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House Speaker warns budget fights have pushed military ‘past the breaking point’

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House Speaker Paul Ryan fears that budget cuts coupled with increased national security threats have “pushed our military past the breaking point,” creating systemic readiness problems that are costing troops lives. “Instead of upgrading our hardware, we have let our equipment age,” he said in a defense policy speech at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event Thursday morning. “Instead of equipping our troops for tomorrow’s fight, we have let them become woefully underequipped.” ... Read More
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House Speaker warns budget fights have pushed military ‘past the breaking point’

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House Speaker Paul Ryan fears that budget cuts coupled with increased national security threats have “pushed our military past the breaking point,” creating systemic readiness problems that are costing troops lives. “Instead of upgrading our hardware, we have let our equipment age,” he said in a defense policy speech at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event Thursday morning. “Instead of equipping our troops for tomorrow’s fight, we have let them become woefully underequipped.” ... Read More
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From CES: The sea is alive with cheap, powerful robots — and that will be dangerous

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To walk the halls at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is to be bombarded by the most cloying vision of the future. Robots that dance in sequence! Segway inspired suitcases that walk behind harried travelers! Virtual reality goggles that show tiny imaginary battles over geodoes! Amidst the audio-visual assault of the show floor, there was a trend in consumer robotics that I think is worth following: underwater robots are here, and plentiful, and will likely only get better and cheaper in the years to come. Undoubtedly, t... Read More
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From CES: The sea is alive with cheap, powerful robots — and that will be dangerous

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To walk the halls at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is to be bombarded by the most cloying vision of the future. Robots that dance in sequence! Segway inspired suitcases that walk behind harried travelers! Virtual reality goggles that show tiny imaginary battles over geodoes! Amidst the audio-visual assault of the show floor, there was a trend in consumer robotics that I think is worth following: underwater robots are here, and plentiful, and will likely only get better and cheaper in the years to come. Undoubtedly, t... Read More
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From CES: The sea is alive with cheap, powerful robots — and that will be dangerous

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To walk the halls at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is to be bombarded by the most cloying vision of the future. Robots that dance in sequence! Segway inspired suitcases that walk behind harried travelers! Virtual reality goggles that show tiny imaginary battles over geodoes! Amidst the audio-visual assault of the show floor, there was a trend in consumer robotics that I think is worth following: underwater robots are here, and plentiful, and will likely only get better and cheaper in the years to come. Undoubtedly, t... Read More
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The Pentagon no longer has a leader on space programs. What does that mean?

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WASHINGTON — The position of principal Department of Defense space adviser is officially dead, with Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson having vacated the role this month. What comes next is still up in the air, as the Pentagon is still undecided on how to oversee space policy and modernization and who is best equipped to handle those issues. The 2018 defense authorization bill signed by President Donald Trump on Dec. 12 terminated the PDSA role customarily held by the Air Force’s civilian head, giving a 30-day grace period for... Read More
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New US Army Europe chief touts his regional chops

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WIESBADEN, Germany ― Lt. Gen. Christopher Cavoli, the new commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe, stepped into his new role pointing to his long experience in dealing with the continent’s land forces as a key driver for the new assignment. “I’ve had the benefit of a great deal of exposure to our allied armies and the way they operate, and how we can operate together,” he told reporters at his Jan. 18 assumption-of-command ceremony at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden’s ... Read More
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New US Army Europe chief touts his regional chops

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WIESBADEN, Germany ― Lt. Gen. Christopher Cavoli, the new commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe, stepped into his new role pointing to his long experience in dealing with the continent’s land forces as a key driver for the new assignment. “I’ve had the benefit of a great deal of exposure to our allied armies and the way they operate, and how we can operate together,” he told reporters at his Jan. 18 assumption-of-command ceremony at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden’s ... Read More
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New US Army Europe chief touts his regional chops

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WIESBADEN, Germany ― Lt. Gen. Christopher Cavoli, the new commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe, stepped into his new role pointing to his long experience in dealing with the continent’s land forces as a key driver for the new assignment. “I’ve had the benefit of a great deal of exposure to our allied armies and the way they operate, and how we can operate together,” he told reporters at his Jan. 18 assumption-of-command ceremony at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden’s ... Read More
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Tillerson signals deeper US military commitment in Syria

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PALO ALTO, Calif. — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signaled deeper U.S. commitment to Syria on Wednesday, saying America would maintain its military presence there to prevent an Islamic State resurgence. He said the U.S. also would push for broader political changes in the Middle East country. Speaking at Stanford University after being introduced by former top diplomat Condoleezza Rice, Tillerson said the Trump administration was determined not to repeat President Barack Obama’s “mistake” when he withdrew U.S. troops fr... Read More
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Tillerson warns of military action against North Korea

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Published on Jan 17, 2018KFI radio host Bryan Suits on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s warning that the North Korean crisis could reach a “tenuous stage.” Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: KENNEDY: A... Read More
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Democrats care more about illegal immigrants than military: Rep. DeSantis

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Published on Jan 17, 2018Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) on why Democrats need to stop focusing on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and keep the government running. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioni... Read More
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Democrats care more about illegal immigrants than military: Rep. DeSantis

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Published on Jan 17, 2018Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) on why Democrats need to stop focusing on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and keep the government running. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioni... Read More
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Senate is ‘major failure,’ derailing spending bill: Rep. Brat

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Published on Jan 17, 2018House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) discusses how the Senate is hindering the GOP agenda and derailing a spending bill. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: LEFT-HANDEDNES... Read More
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Senate is ‘major failure,’ derailing spending bill: Rep. Brat

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Published on Jan 17, 2018House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) discusses how the Senate is hindering the GOP agenda and derailing a spending bill. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: LEFT-HANDEDNES... Read More
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Sam Zhao discusses the latest in cross-strait relations

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Detected Closed Captioning: Sam Chow Is A Professor Of Chinese Foreign Policy In East Asian International Relations At The University Of Denver He Joins Us There With More Welcome To Our Show So Sam How Would You Describe Cross-strait Relations At The Moment Are They The Lowest In A Long Time I Think So It's A Lowest Especially From The Political perspective Since The Election Of 2016 The Political Communications Has Been cut By The Chinese Side Because Of The DPP Government Does Not Want To recognize So-called 92 1992 Consensus when China With Different interpretations The DPP Has Their Own political Objectives Is It Is Easton's Independent Party And The President Of that I Want A Human He Has His She Has Her Own Beliefs In... Read More
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Two Koreas to march under ‘unification flag’ at 2018 Winter Olympic Games

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Published on Jan 17, 2018Three weeks from now the world unites for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. And athletes representing the two Koreas will march under a unified flag. It's a diplomatic breakthrough following days of talks between Seoul and Pyongyang. Category License Standard... Read More
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Democrats are holding the government hostage: Dr. Kelli Ward

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Detected Closed Captioning: THE SENATE FLOOR TODAY WHERE HE TOOK SEVERAL BLOWS AT PRESIDENT TRUMP COMPARING HIS WORDS TO THOSE OF JOESPH STALIN. >> IT SEEMS HE IS NOW IN TURN INSPIRED DICTATORS AND AUTHORITARIANS WITH HIS OWN LANGUAGE. THAT IS REP PRELENSABLE. -- REPREHENSIBLE. TERM IN JANUARY OF 2019. JOINING ME NOW, DR. KELLY WARD WHO IS RUNNING TO FILL SENATOR US. IDEA THAT, ALL IT DOES IS EXACERBATE THE VERY PROBLEM HE CLAIMS TO BE RAILING AGAINST. IT IS ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY FOR HIM TO GET OUT THERE, TALK ABOUT STIRS UP THE WHOLE FEUD. IT IS REALLY DESPICABLE THAT JEFF FLAKE USED THE PRIVILEGE OF IT IS UNBELIEVABLE. IT IS UNACCEPTABLE. AND THAT IS WHY I HAVE CHALLENGED EVERYONE RUNNING FOR REMARKS. THE PEOPLE ON THE ... Read More
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Vancouver Summit Agrees to Keep Up Sanctions on North Korea

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] while South Korea North Korea Discussed The Olympics A Group Of 20 Nations Agreed To Consider Further Sanctions To Bring The Northern Regime To The Negotiating Table On Denuclearization representatives From 20 Countries Met In Vancouver British Columbia On January 16th For A Summit Hosted By The United States And Canada China And Russia Were Not Invited To The Talks Summit participants Agreed Is Strictly Enforced Current Sanctions And Agreed To Consider Unilateral Sanctions Beyond Those imposed By The United Nations US Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Said Sanctions Pressure North Korea Into Talks With The South Regarding participation In The Upcoming Winter Olympics Japanese Foreign Minis... Read More
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Vancouver Summit Agrees to Keep Up Sanctions on North Korea

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] while South Korea North Korea Discussed The Olympics A Group Of 20 Nations Agreed To Consider Further Sanctions To Bring The Northern Regime To The Negotiating Table On Denuclearization representatives From 20 Countries Met In Vancouver British Columbia On January 16th For A Summit Hosted By The United States And Canada China And Russia Were Not Invited To The Talks Summit participants Agreed Is Strictly Enforced Current Sanctions And Agreed To Consider Unilateral Sanctions Beyond Those imposed By The United Nations US Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Said Sanctions Pressure North Korea Into Talks With The South Regarding participation In The Upcoming Winter Olympics Japanese Foreign Minis... Read More
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FDA to Speed Up Approval for Medical Products Used by the Military

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Published on Jan 17, 2018On Jan. 16, the DoD and FDA launched a program intended to expedite the development of medical products needed by the military. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] The US Defen... Read More
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Court Orders Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi Detained Through Trial

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Published on Jan 17, 2018On Jan. 17, an Israeli military court ordered that Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi will remain in custody until she is tried for hitting and kicking Israeli soldiers. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Clos... Read More
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Tillerson gives US policy speech on Syria

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Tillerson gave the policy speech at Stanford University.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75447/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Says The U.s. Still Wants Syrian President Bashar Al-assad's Regime Out Of Power but Warned That Change Might Not Happen for A While The U.s. Still Has A Military Presence In Syria But That Force Is Focused On Fighting Terror Groups Like Isis Tillerson Said He Wants More Cooperation With Pro-assad Russian forces In Syria To Avoid Violence In De-escala... Read More
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Raytheon Awarded $641M for Ballistic Missile Defense System Testing

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Published on Jan 17, 2018The Missile Defense Agency has inked a contract with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon to test multiple radar platforms for the Ballistic Missile Defense System. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed ... Read More
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Tillerson: U.S. Military Will Remain In Syria

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it's crucial for the U.S. to maintain a military presence in Syria to prevent an Islamic State resurgence. (Jan.17)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Saudi Arabia to Transfer $2 Billion to Yemen

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Published on Jan 17, 2018Saudi Arabia's King Salman transferred $2 billion to Yemen's central bank on Jan. 17 to prevent the Yemeni rial from collapsing. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Saudi Arabi... Read More
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Saudi Arabia to Transfer $2 Billion to Yemen

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Published on Jan 17, 2018Saudi Arabia's King Salman transferred $2 billion to Yemen's central bank on Jan. 17 to prevent the Yemeni rial from collapsing. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Saudi Arabi... Read More
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Saudi Arabia to Transfer $2 Billion to Yemen

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Published on Jan 17, 2018Saudi Arabia's King Salman transferred $2 billion to Yemen's central bank on Jan. 17 to prevent the Yemeni rial from collapsing. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Saudi Arabi... Read More
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Republicans not worried about backlash from possible shutdown

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Detected Closed Captioning: LAST TIME THIS HAPPENED I GOT PAID DAYS OFF BECAUSE ALTHOUGH THEY DO GET THEIR PAY ON TIME IT WAS RETRO ACTIVE WHEN THE SHUTDOWN ENDED. >> THANK YOU VERY MUCH. REACTION FROM TENNESSEE PRESSURES ON THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, AND IT'S SO IRONIC IN IN THE LAST THREE SHUTDOWNS THE STOCK MARKET WAS UP 37%, 23% AND 32%. ARE REPUBLICANS ENDANGERED OF CUTTING A DEAL THAT THEY DON'T WANT BECAUSE OF PR PRESSURE? THE DAY. THERE'S ALWAYS NEGOTIATIONS LAST MINUTE WHICH I DON'T ALWAYS AGREE WITH, BUT THAT'S WHERE WE ARE ON THIS YOU'VE INDICATED THE STOCK MARKET IS DOING WELL AND WE NEED TO FUND OUR MILITARY. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT. RIGHT NOW WE HAVE A MILITARY THAT IS SUFFERING FROM NOT WOULD SHOW THE AMERICAN ... Read More
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Lisa Collins on what to expect next on the Korean Peninsula

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Published on Jan 17, 2018CGTN's Asieh Namdar spoke to Lisa Collins for insight into the ongoing diplomacy efforts on the Korea Peninsula. Collins is a fellow with the Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies here in Washington, D.C. Category License Standard YouTube Lice... Read More
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How The Shape of Water’s visual effects turned a merman into a romantic lead

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Guillermo del Toro’s latest film, The Shape of Water, contains many of the director’s hallmarks: it’s a meticulously rendered fairy tale about outsiders and misfits, it’s obsessed with ghosts of the past, and it puts a marvelous movie monster front and center. But The Shape of Water is also a romance, which presented a particularly unique challenge for the filmmaker and his collaborators. Design-wise, the merman who serves as the film’s ... Read More
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House Republicans Working On Short-Term Spending Bill

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A possible government shutdown is looming Friday if no budget deal is reached in Washington. House Republican leadership proposed a short-term government funding bill Tuesday night, but it does not include Democrats' demand to protect immigrants brought here illegally as children. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Republican Leaders Are Trying To Find A Bill That Will Win Over Enough Support to Keep The Government Open The Latest Proposal Would Be A Short-term Deal That Would Fund The Government Until February 16th As A Sweetener For Democrats It Would Reauthorize The Children's Health Insurance Program Or Chip For Another Six Years For Conservatives It Would Delay T... Read More
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Who controls the arms trade?

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When it comes to global arms deals the scenes play out formulaically - politicians shaking hands, press releases are issued and an astronomical amount of money is spent.What is not mentioned so much is the companies that profit from the mega-deals. And are they complicit if government buyers commit serious human rights abuses with the weapons they've sold. Whether it is warplanes and ships, missiles, tanks and guns of all sizes - the international arms is big business in every sense.Amnesty International says military expenditure for countries world-wide in 2016 was $1.7t - $375b of that on buying arms specifically.The United States, China, France, Russia and the UK sell more th... Read More
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Who controls the arms trade?

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When it comes to global arms deals the scenes play out formulaically - politicians shaking hands, press releases are issued and an astronomical amount of money is spent.What is not mentioned so much is the companies that profit from the mega-deals. And are they complicit if government buyers commit serious human rights abuses with the weapons they've sold. Whether it is warplanes and ships, missiles, tanks and guns of all sizes - the international arms is big business in every sense.Amnesty International says military expenditure for countries world-wide in 2016 was $1.7t - $375b of that on buying arms specifically.The United States, China, France, Russia and the UK sell more th... Read More
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Indonesia admits slow response to Papua’s health crisis

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The Indonesian government has admitted it has been too slow to respond to a health crisis in the eastern province of Papua.Hunger and a measles outbreak in remote areas have claimed the lives of more than 60 children in just four months.The government has called the measles outbreak an extraordinary situation and has sent food and medical teams to the area.Also, the military has been called in to help. But due to the remoteness of the affected villages many fear for some help will be too late.Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Covering the Syria strike

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Published on Jan 16, 2018USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page looks back on President Trump's decision to use military force in Syria, after the Syrian government killed dozens of civilians in a chemical attack. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Tillerson: Nuclear North Korea Threat Growing

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. seeks a diplomatic resolution in the nuclear standoff with North Korea, but he's declining to comment on whether the White House is considering limited military action against Pyongyang. (Jan. 16)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Should Trump trust Democrats on DACA deal?

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Published on Jan 16, 2018Washington Examiner commentary writer Emily Jashinsky and Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk on whether President Trump can negotiate with Democrats to get a deal on DACA and the threat of a government shutdown. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Privacy advocates in Congress warn about section 702 of FISA

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Published on Jan 16, 2018Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) on the upcoming Senate vote to reauthorize Section 702 of FISA and preventing a government shutdown. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: THE SENATE VOTE ON FIS... Read More
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Pentagon to develop two new nuclear weapons

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Published on Jan 16, 2018Former Air Force Assistant Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney (Ret.) reacts to reports that the Pentagon is planning to develop new sea-based cruise missiles. Category License Standard YouTube License Detecte... Read More