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Lawmakers play blame game during shutdown

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Between #DemocratShutdown, #SchumerShutdown and #TrumpShutdown, who's actually to blame?Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75545/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: The Government Shut Down Friday Night and Many Are Looking... Read More
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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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Turkish F-16 jets leave Afrin wreathed in black smoke

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Turkish planes have started bombing Kurdish targets in the Syrian city of Afrin on Saturday, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced this morning the beginning of a ground operation against Kurdish forces in Syria. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8xdsCOURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT ... Read More
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Riot police fire tear gas not at inmates, but guards, at Corsica prison

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In France riot police have moved in on a prison in Corsica, firing tear gas not at inmates, but guards. Unrest flared while the prison staff took part in a week-long, nationwide strike, over what they say are dangerous working conditions, including escalating attacks on guards.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube... Read More
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Keiser Report: Pharmaceutical Holocaust (E 1178)

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Max and Stacy discuss the latest numbers on the opioid crisis in America and what they mean for the future health of the economy. In the second half, Max continues his interview with Tyson Slocum of Public Citizen about the energy sector and the associated geopolitics.Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/WATCH all Keiser Report shows here:... Read More
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Secret House memo allegedly reveals FBI ‘abuse’ & anti-Trump bias

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‘Absolutely shocking’ – that’s how a group of US Republican Congressmen reacted after seeing a new top secret intelligence document. They believe it details the abuse of surveillance powers under the Obama administration.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebo... Read More
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Plane buffeted by gusts of wind in harrowing landing

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A Eurowings turboprop airliner made a nail-biting landing in Dusseldorf after encountering the winds of storm Friederike, which wrought havoc across Germany.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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745 kilos of Cocaine found in… pineapples

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Spanish police have seized 745 kilograms of cocaine being smuggled into the country INSIDE PINEAPPLES!Courtesy: Policía NacionalRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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‘Fake news’ Red Button: Italians asked to report bogus news to police

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Ahead of March's general election, Italy has launched a website targeting fake news. If someone wants to report a fake all they have to do is click a special link online.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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True Hollywood minority: How film industry shuns disabled actors

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A US disability rights group has hit out at film directors for failing to cast people with disabilities to portray the disabled. The group’s president says it’s offensive and humiliates actors with disabilities, a group of whom have accused directors of discrimination. However, some think the problem is exaggerated.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Covfefe, Little Rocket Man and ‘stable genius’: A year of Trumpisms

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One year into his presidency, there were myriad ways Donald Trump broke the presidential mould, from excruciatingly lengthy handshakes with the French president, to verbal jousts with North Korea.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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US government shuts down over immigration impasse

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The US government has officially shut down.A Senate vote to fund federal agencies until next month failed late Friday evening.Only essential offices and services will now remain open.Republicans and Democrats are pointing the finger at each other.Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington, DC.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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The Stan Collymore Show: Sergio Ramos on being top-tier team captain, FA Cup’s Merseyside Derby(E11)

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Sergio Ramos has a hard time deciding on his favorite trophy – World Cup or Champions League? Premier League stars share their predictions for the upcoming World Cup at a special event at the Russian embassy in London. The Merseyside Derby is never just a game – meet locals as they prepare for the big match.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Mike Pence in the Middle East on a three-day trip 🇺🇸

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US Vice President Mike Pence is on his way to the Middle East for a three-day trip to discuss moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.The decision has provoked international anger.Pence will go to Egypt, Jordan and spend two days in Israel where he will address the parliament.The Palestinians have made it clear he is not welcome.Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from Washington, DC.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Amazon names 20 “finalist” cities in its new headquarters beauty pageant

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Enlarge / And the finalists are...Amazon This morning, Amazon posted its list of candidates under serious consideration for the company's second headquarters—a campus that the company expects to invest over $5 billion to build and which will eventually house as many as 50,000 Amazon employees. "It will be a full equal to our current campus in Seattle," a company spokesperson wrote in the announcement. "In addition to Amazon’s direc... Read More
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Facebook’s News Feed will soon prioritize stories that are trustworthy, informative, or local

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Facebook today announced that its News Feed will soon give priority to trustworthy news outlets. The gauge for what Facebook considers high-quality news will come in part from a survey of Facebook users to determine which news outlets they find most trustworthy. Local news and news outlets that Facebook users deem informative will also be given priority. Tests of a Trusted Sources program used to determine which the news outlets users deem most trustworthy will begin next week, first in the U.S. and then in other nations around the world. More details on initiatives to identify informative news outlets ... Read More
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US imposes authoritarian model without help from Russia & China – Daniel McAdams

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'If you decide to challenge America's experiment in democracy - it's going to be your worst day', said the US Defence Secretary, as he unveiled America's new Defence Strategy, which will now primarily focus on deterring Russia and China. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8xb7RT LIVE ... Read More
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A Peas Offering For The Dairy Aisle: Can This Milk Alternative Rival The Real Deal?

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Enlarge this image Already, Ripple has expanded its offerings to include a creamy half-and-half and, this month, a Greek-style yogurt, both of which can be used in cooking. Caitlin Maddox-Smith/Ripple Foods hide caption ... Read More
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Iran nuclear deal collapse could spell grave consequences for the Korean peninsula – Lavrov

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The situation around Syria was one of the issues the Russian Foreign Minister addressed during a media conference after a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8x9bRT LIVE http://rt.... Read More
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US intelligence ‘spy on everybody,’ could well have wiretapped Trump – Ron Paul talks FISA memo

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A growing number of US Republican congressmen are demanding the release of a top-secret intelligence document. They believe it reveals political bias at the highest levels of the FBI and the Justice department - in how they handled the investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8xbxRT LIVE ... Read More
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Half a million Afghans displaced by conflict in 2017, as Haley claims US Afghan policy is working

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The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said Wednesday the Trump administration’s policy in Afghanistan is working, and they're closer to a peace process than ever. Her comments come as the UN recently reported that almost half a million people were displaced in the country in 2017 alone.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http... Read More
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Combat engineers put assault suit to test in Russia

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A squadron of Russian Combat Engineers held drills in Murom, Russia, demonstrating the capabilities of their OVR-3SH assault suit.COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv RT LIVE ... Read More
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Here Are The 20 Cities Still In The Running For Amazon’s Second HQ

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Enlarge this image Amazon says the second headquarters will be a "full equal" to its corporate headquarters in Seattle, Wash., shown here. David Ryder/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption David Ryder/Getty Images... Read More
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Put your Apple Watch down and enjoy these insanely detailed wood timepieces

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Andrei Martynyuk, a self-taught craftsman from the Belarussian city of Dzerzhinsk, gave a tour of his workshop.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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Germany’s AfD party slammed for proposal to verify ages of all migrants

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The right-leaning Alternative for Germany(AfD) party has proposed verifying the ages of all migrants coming into the country. The idea was condemned by all other parties in the BundestagRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... 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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People save toddler trapped on awning in China

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A two-year-old girl trapped on the third floor balcony canopy of a residential building in China was saved by kind-hearted people.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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People save toddler trapped on awning in China

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A two-year-old girl trapped on the third floor balcony canopy of a residential building in China was saved by kind-hearted people.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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‘Why do we need police then?’ Berkeley sued for failing to protect people during violent campus riot

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Four people have filed a lawsuit against the city of Berkeley in California and its University, for injuries they claim they received during riots on the campus there last year.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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‘Why do we need police then?’ Berkeley sued for failing to protect people during violent campus riot

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Four people have filed a lawsuit against the city of Berkeley in California and its University, for injuries they claim they received during riots on the campus there last year.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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Inches from death: Man miraculously escapes car flying over his head

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Dashcam footage from the Michigan State Police shows the moment a car slams into a tow truck. The footage shows a car coming from the right lane and skidding into the truck, forcing the man to jump into traffic to avoid being hurt.COURTESY: MICHIGAN STATE POLICERT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subsc... Read More
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‘Erdogan, Afrin will be your graveyard’: Kurds protest against planned Turkish invasion

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Thousands of Kurds braved the rain in the northern Syrian city of Afrin to denounce what they say is Turkish aggression. The protest comes as Ankara amassed its forces along the border, seemingly in preparation for an attack.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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‘Nuisance to media’: German politician of migrant origin banned online for ‘hate speech’

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A new law in Germany which combats hate speech online is making headlines again. That’s after the Facebook account of a member of the right-wing Alternative for Germany party was blocked, following her call for people to join a women’s march against rape and killings perpetrated by migrants in the country. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Junkie hotbed: Drug abuse such a problem on Paris Metro that train drivers just skip stations

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The levels of drug-related crime in parts of the Paris Metro have seemingly spiralled so out-of-control that train drivers are refusing to stop at certain stations.READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8x3f RT LIVE http://rt.com... Read More
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How Did President Trump Do on His Physical? It’s Complicated

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The numbers don’t lie, unless they do. After much resistance and under increasing pressure, President Trump’s White House this week allowed Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, the White House doctor, to release results from a physical examination. How’d Trump do? Well, that’s tricky to answer. Trump’s opposition and the media have been asking two fundamentally impolite questions for years: Is he fat? And is he nuts? As a candidate and as president, Trump has accused his opponents of mental and physical illness. Normal presidencies tend to release medical records to journalists who cover that beat. But last year wasn’t a normal campaign, and this hasn’t been a normal presidency. Whether ... Read More
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Why is the US withholding aid for Palestinian refugees? | Inside Story

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The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN members. The US is the single largest donor, and gave more than 350 million dollars last year. Its first instalment for 2018 was due this month. But this week the Trump administration cut in half the 125 million dollars it had pledged.In addition, it's suspended 45 million dollars in emergency food aid it had promised in December.This all follows President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and his threats to cut aid unless Palestinian leaders agree to resume talks. So is humanitarian aid being used for political blac... Read More
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Why is the US withholding aid for Palestinian refugees? | Inside Story

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The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN members. The US is the single largest donor, and gave more than 350 million dollars last year. Its first instalment for 2018 was due this month. But this week the Trump administration cut in half the 125 million dollars it had pledged.In addition, it's suspended 45 million dollars in emergency food aid it had promised in December.This all follows President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and his threats to cut aid unless Palestinian leaders agree to resume talks. So is humanitarian aid being used for political blac... Read More
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Government shutdown starts Saturday after Senate fails to pass budget bill

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WASHINGTON — The government is shutting down. Congressional lawmakers failed to prevent a lapse in federal funding on Friday when a four-week budget extension plan stalled in the Senate. As a result, most non-essential government services will start closing Saturday morning, while many essential ones — like military missions — will continue even though workers won’t be paid. Republicans blamed the budget impasse on Democratic... Read More
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US 🇺🇸: International lobbying industry running scared

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There's been a rise in the number of lobbying companies in the US declaring their work on behalf of foreign entities.That's after Donald Trump's former campaign manager was indicted for failing to reveal lobbying for the Ukrainian government.Lobbying firms are now worried about being caught on the wrong side of the law.Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington, DC.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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US 🇺🇸 government could shut down if funding bill isn’t passed

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A spending bill to keep the US government operating has passed the House of Representatives. The legislation to release funding for federal agencies until the middle of next month, will now be debated in the Senate.Government agencies are warning employees of a shutdown later on Friday if the money isn't approved.The Democrats say they will not support a bill unless there are guarantees that young adult migrants who entered the US illegally will be protected. Al Jazeera's White House correspondent Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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US 🇺🇸 sending mixed messages about border force in Syria

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the broader US administration have been sending mixed messages about the force they're planning in Syria.On the one hand, the State Department is saying that the US is establishing and training a Syrian Border Security Force, while Tillerson has said that it isn't a border force and that it has been "misportrayed, misdescribed".Al Jazeera’s Pentagon Correspondent Patty Culhane reports from Washington, DC.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Government shutdown starts Saturday after Senate fails to pass budget bill

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WASHINGTON — The government is shutting down. Congressional lawmakers failed to prevent a lapse in federal funding on Friday when a four-week budget extension plan stalled in the Senate. As a result, most non-essential government services will start closing Saturday morning, while many essential ones — like military missions — will continue even though workers won’t be paid. Republicans blamed the budget impasse on Democratic... Read More
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Government shutdown starts Saturday after Senate fails to pass budget bill

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WASHINGTON — The government is shutting down. Congressional lawmakers failed to prevent a lapse in federal funding on Friday when a four-week budget extension plan stalled in the Senate. As a result, most non-essential government services will start closing Saturday morning, while many essential ones — like military missions — will continue even though workers won’t be paid. Republicans blamed the budget impasse on Democratic... Read More
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James Comey to teach at William & Mary

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Former FBI Director James Comey will co-teach a course at William & Mary starting in the fall.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75515/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: Former FBI Director James Comey Has A New Job He's Going To Co-teach An Ethical Leadership Course At The College Of William And Mary Starting In The Fall this Is A Bit Of A Homecoming For Comey he Graduated From The Virginia College In 1982 With A Double Major In Chemistry and Religion Comey Is Currently Scheduled To Co-teach The Course Three... Read More
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Saying You Want to Reform the Tax Code? Easy. Doing It? Less So.

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AdvertisementALBANY — It read like a maddening instruction manual for a do-it-yourself piece of furniture, with page after page of bare-bones guidance — and plenty of room for confusion.If taxpayers and lawmakers were expecting that a new ... Read More
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Amazon Chooses 20 Finalists for Second Headquarters

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Hans Riemer, president of the Montgomery County Council, found out from a friend via text message.“My heart skipped a beat,” he said.The process will now shift into a new phase, with Amazon representatives communicating more directly with the finalist cities as they prepare to select a winner later this year — and perhaps with cities being even more outspoken about why they should be chosen. Emissaries from Amazon are expected to visit the finalist locations in person. Some of the finalists are neighbors, setting up what are likely to be ... Read More
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Congress is no longer a ‘swamp’, it’s a sewer. : Rep. Gosar

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Trump keeps control of agenda with torrent of tweets

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Facebook’s Latest Fix for Fake News: Ask Users What They Trust

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Mark Zuckerberg promised to spend 2018 fixing Facebook. Last week, he addressed Facebook making you feel bad. Now he’s onto fake news. Late Friday, Facebook buried another major announcement at the end of the week: How to make sure that users see high-quality news on Facebook. Facebook’s solution? Let its users decide what to trust. On the difficult problem of fixing fake news, Zuckerberg took the path with the ... Read More
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Joel Rubin talks US foreign policy under Trump

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Published on Jan 19, 2018CGTN's Mike Walter spoke with Joel Rubin on the U.S. role in the world. Rubin was a deputy assistant U.S. Secretary of State under Barack Obama. He's now President of the Washington Strategy Group: a foreign affairs advisory and lobbying firm. Category License Standard Y... Read More
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Sen. Menendez could face retrial

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New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez could face another corruption trial after his first trial ended with a deadlocked jury.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75531/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: a Corruption Case Against New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez Ended With A Mistrial Last Year Now The Department Of Justice Wants To Do Over The DOJ Is Calling For Menendez To Face A Retrial on Corruption And Bribery Charges At The Earliest Possible Date Menendez Ah--this Says The Government Has Decided To Double Down On An Unju... Read More
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Venezuela plans for its own cryptocurrency – the “petro”

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Detected Closed Captioning: Protests Are Back In Venezuela This One In December Was About The Government's Failure To Provide Promised Pork Rations In Time For Christmas But What Everyone Here Is Unhappy About Its The Worthlessness Of Their Money Inflation in Venezuela Is The World's Highest Estimates Put It At Around two-and-a-half Thousand Percent The Local Currency The Bolivar Has Lost Almost All Its Value Against The Dollar on The Black Market The Situation Is Further Complicated By Washington Sanctions Against What It Says Is An Undemocratic Regime U.s. Financial institutions Are Prohibited From Dealing new Issue Venezuelan Debt President Maduro Says He Has A Solution He's announced That Venezuela Will Launch Its Own Cr... Read More
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NASA: 2017 Second-Warmest Year on Record

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Published on Jan 19, 2018New data presented Jan. 18 by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration list 2017 as one of the top-three warmest years on record. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captionin... Read More
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The Heat: Trump and the Media Pt 2

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To discuss all of this and what the future of the Trump presidency might look like, tonight's panel includes Eleanor Clift, political journalist for the Daily Beast; Seema Sirohi, senior journalist with The Economic Times and columnist for the Gateway House; Lesley Clark, a National Correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers and Suzanne Lynch, a Washington correspondent for The Irish Times.Detected Closed Captioning: There's Much To Discuss About President Trump And The Media Joining Us Now In Our Studio Is Eleanor Clift She's A political Journalist For The Daily Beast at Online Publication Also With Us Is CMOS Arohi She's A Senior Journalist With The Economic Times A... Read More
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Women’s March organizers eye 2018 elections

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The organizers are making sure their march turns into a real movement.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75525/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: If We Only Have A March We Failed It Cannot Be Just A Moment It Has To Be something Bigger It Has To Give Way To true Progress That's Junaid In Gram And She's Talking About 2017 S history-making Women's March Ingram Is the Secretary Of The Organization But Leading Up To The Inaugural March She Was The Head Of Logistics Basically She Planned Where We Would March How We W... 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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Thousands March On Washington Against Abortion

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Anti-abortion activists and protesters carried posters and shouted slogans in support for the unborn on Friday, when they descended on the nation's capital from various parts of the country for the annual March for Life rally. (Jan. 19)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... 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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The Heat: Trump and the Media Pt 1

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] US President Donald Trump Squares Off Against The Media Setting The Tone For A Tumultuous Year Of Coverage At The White House Hello I'm Alan Naidu And This Is The Heat [Music] Donald Trump's First Year In Office Was anything But Conventional The US president Blasted The Media Over And Over Again Describing Journalist Sales Quote Extremely Dishonest Unfair And Not Good People Unlike Previous Presidents Mr. Trump Circumvented Newspapers And Television through Twitter Using Short Bursts Of Text To Share His Thoughts CGT Anne's Mic Water Explores Trump's Use Of Social Media And How Its Shaped Media Coverage After The Inauguration It Wasn't Long Before The World Was Treated To A Torrent Of Trum... Read More
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A Maine Racetrack Didn’t Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.

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“Very disappointed,” said the Bay Area Council, which had submitted a bid on behalf of San Francisco and four neighboring cities.Amazon’s obsessive desire to please its customers has created a fearsome retail juggernaut and made its founder, Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world. This sense of disappointment in the company, however transient it may prove, is something new.... Read More
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US imposes authoritarian model without help from Russia & China – Daniel McAdams

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'If you decide to challenge America's experiment in democracy - it's going to be your worst day', said the US Defence Secretary, as he unveiled America's new Defence Strategy, which will now primarily focus on deterring Russia and China. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8xb7RT LIVE ... Read More
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Trump, Schumer talk spending as shutdown nears

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Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer met with the president Friday to hash out a deal and avoid a government shutdown.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75522/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: [Music] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Went To The White House Friday To Chat With The President About Ways To Avoid A Government Shutdown We Made Some progress But We Still Have A Good Number of Disagreements The Discussions Will Continue It's Not Clear What They Discussed But Their Conversation Likely Centered Ar... 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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Nicknames, Tweets and Progress: Our first year in the President Trump era

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Published on Jan 19, 2018USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page highlights six big moments from President Trump's first year in office. Category News & Politics License ... 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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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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Fed workforce: Here’s how Congress might protect your pay during a shutdown

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WASHINGTON — If there’s a U.S. government shutdown, dozens of lawmakers want to make sure federal employees receive retroactive pay. Democratic Rep. Don Beyer and Republican Rep. Rob Wittman, both from Virginia, have introduced the Federal Retroactive Pay Fairness Act, meant to blunt the impact of a federal government shutdown on federal workers. Maryland Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin, whose state is home to more than 130,000 federa... Read More
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Fed workforce: Here’s how Congress might protect your pay during a shutdown

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WASHINGTON — If there’s a U.S. government shutdown, dozens of lawmakers want to make sure federal employees receive retroactive pay. Democratic Rep. Don Beyer and Republican Rep. Rob Wittman, both from Virginia, have introduced the Federal Retroactive Pay Fairness Act, meant to blunt the impact of a federal government shutdown on federal workers. Maryland Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin, whose state is home to more than 130,000 federa... Read More
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Coast Guard to launch small drone competition

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WASHINGTON — Last year, the Coast Guard netted its third largest drug bust of all time with the help of a small drone. Now, the service wants that kind of ISR capability for all of its national security cutters, and plans to jump start a competition in the coming weeks. The Coast Guard intends to release a request for proposals within the next three to six weeks for small UAS services, with the award worth no more than $300 million, said Lt. Emma Lutton, a spokeswoman of the service. A contract award is expected sometime during ... Read More
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Coast Guard to launch small drone competition

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WASHINGTON — Last year, the Coast Guard netted its third largest drug bust of all time with the help of a small drone. Now, the service wants that kind of ISR capability for all of its national security cutters, and plans to jump start a competition in the coming weeks. The Coast Guard intends to release a request for proposals within the next three to six weeks for small UAS services, with the award worth no more than $300 million, said Lt. Emma Lutton, a spokeswoman of the service. A contract award is expected sometime during ... Read More
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National Defense Strategy released with clear priority: Stay ahead of Russia and China

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s new National Defense Strategy lays out a world where great-power competition, rather than counterterrorism, will drive the department’s decision-making and force structure. “Inter-state strategic competition, not terrorism, is now the primary concern in U.S. national security,” the 11-page unclassified summary of the strategy reads. Instead, “the central challenge to U.S. prosperity and security is the reemergence of long-term strategic competition,” primarily from China and Russia. ... Read More
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National Defense Strategy released with clear priority: Stay ahead of Russia and China

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s new National Defense Strategy lays out a world where great-power competition, rather than counterterrorism, will drive the department’s decision-making and force structure. “Inter-state strategic competition, not terrorism, is now the primary concern in U.S. national security,” the 11-page unclassified summary of the strategy reads. Instead, “the central challenge to U.S. prosperity and security is the reemergence of long-term strategic competition,” primarily from China and Russia. ... Read More
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National Defense Strategy released with clear priority: Stay ahead of Russia and China

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s new National Defense Strategy lays out a world where great-power competition, rather than counterterrorism, will drive the department’s decision-making and force structure. “Inter-state strategic competition, not terrorism, is now the primary concern in U.S. national security,” the 11-page unclassified summary of the strategy reads. Instead, “the central challenge to U.S. prosperity and security is the reemergence of long-term strategic competition,” primarily from China and Russia. ... Read More
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National Defense Strategy released with clear priority: Stay ahead of Russia and China

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s new National Defense Strategy lays out a world where great-power competition, rather than counterterrorism, will drive the department’s decision-making and force structure. “Inter-state strategic competition, not terrorism, is now the primary concern in U.S. national security,” the 11-page unclassified summary of the strategy reads. Instead, “the central challenge to U.S. prosperity and security is the reemergence of long-term strategic competition,” primarily from China and Russia. ... Read More
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US lawmakers: ‘Bloody nose’ strike would spark massive war

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WASHINGTON — A day after the U.S. secretary of state warned of military action against North Korea if it does not negotiate to relinquish its nuclear weapons, several U.S. lawmakers exhorted that even limited strikes would provoke a catastrophic war. Following reports the Trump administration is weighing limited, pre-emptive “bloody nose” attacks to rid Pyongyang of its nuclear program, two Iraq veterans in Congress want the administration to drop the idea — and for President Trump to curb his fiery rhetoric. ... Read More
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US lawmakers: ‘Bloody nose’ strike would spark massive war

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WASHINGTON — A day after the U.S. secretary of state warned of military action against North Korea if it does not negotiate to relinquish its nuclear weapons, several U.S. lawmakers exhorted that even limited strikes would provoke a catastrophic war. Following reports the Trump administration is weighing limited, pre-emptive “bloody nose” attacks to rid Pyongyang of its nuclear program, two Iraq veterans in Congress want the administration to drop the idea — and for President Trump to curb his fiery rhetoric. ... Read More
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The Air Force may not get B-21 bombers on time under long-term continuing resolution

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WASHINGTON — The Air Force’s B-21 Raider program could stagnate under a year-long continuing resolution, as the lower funding stream would slow development and possibly even delivery of the new bomber, the service’s number-two civilian warned Thursday. Congress is rushing to avoid a government shutdown, which will occur unless lawmakers pass a short-term funding stopgap by Friday. But the Air Force is getting increasingly worried that even the best case scenario — another CR — could curb key modernization efforts like th... Read More
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The Air Force may not get B-21 bombers on time under long-term continuing resolution

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WASHINGTON — The Air Force’s B-21 Raider program could stagnate under a year-long continuing resolution, as the lower funding stream would slow development and possibly even delivery of the new bomber, the service’s number-two civilian warned Thursday. Congress is rushing to avoid a government shutdown, which will occur unless lawmakers pass a short-term funding stopgap by Friday. But the Air Force is getting increasingly worried that even the best case scenario — another CR — could curb key modernization efforts like th... Read More
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Griffin interested in airborne missile defense

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WASHINGTON – The man poised to become the first ever undersecretary of defense for research and engineering supports investing heavily in airborne missile defense and directed energy weapons, as well as new ways of moving technology from theory to production. Michael Griffin, the former NASA administrator up for the R&E job, faced few tough questions during his nomination hearing Thursday, but did give insight into some of the areas he may focus on after what appears to be an inevitable confirmation. ... Read More
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Griffin interested in airborne missile defense

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WASHINGTON – The man poised to become the first ever undersecretary of defense for research and engineering supports investing heavily in airborne missile defense and directed energy weapons, as well as new ways of moving technology from theory to production. Michael Griffin, the former NASA administrator up for the R&E job, faced few tough questions during his nomination hearing Thursday, but did give insight into some of the areas he may focus on after what appears to be an inevitable confirmation. ... Read More
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Long Island (kinda) still in the running for Amazon HQ2

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Long Island still has a pulse in the heart-revving race to host Amazon’s fabled “HQ2.” The Seattle-based e-commerce and cloud-computing titan on Thursday announced 20 “candidates” still in the running to host its much-anticipated, heavily desired second North American headquarters, following a thorough vetting of what Amazon counted as 238 proposals from across the United States, Canada and Mexico. “New York City, NY” made the cut. And several specific locations submitted by Long Island officials did not. But Amazon was quick to note that the finalists represent not only specific cities but ... Read More
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Long Island (kinda) still in the running for Amazon HQ2

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Long Island still has a pulse in the heart-revving race to host Amazon’s fabled “HQ2.” The Seattle-based e-commerce and cloud-computing titan on Thursday announced 20 “candidates” still in the running to host its much-anticipated, heavily desired second North American headquarters, following a thorough vetting of what Amazon counted as 238 proposals from across the United States, Canada and Mexico. “New York City, NY” made the cut. And several specific locations submitted by Long Island officials did not. But Amazon was quick to note that the finalists represent not only specific cities but ... 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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Environment New York: Progress on Energy Storage Can Expedite New York’s Shift to Clean Energy

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New York, NY - January 18, 2017 - People have known for decades that virtually unlimited energy resources like solar and wind energy are cleaner and healthier than energy produced by dirty fuels. But, utilities and consumers occasionally express concern about the variability and dependability of those renewable sources. Those concerns are fading with the emergence of game-changing energy storage technologies. According to a new white paper released today by Environment New York, the rapid growth of less expensive wind and solar energy and the plummeting... 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