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Vice President Pence will meet with Turkey’s Erdogan to urge Syria ceasefire

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will meet with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday in Ankara, where he will urge Turkey to reach an immediate ceasefire in Syria and to work towards a negotiated settlement, the White House said on Tuesday. Source link: Click here for more
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Trump halts trade negotiations with Turkey, raises its steel tariffs to 50%

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The retaliatory measures followed Trump’s controversial move to order the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Syria’s northern border. Source link: Click here for more
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Trump defends allowing offensive against Kurds: ‘They didn’t help us in the Second World War’

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“They didn’t help us in the second World War, they didn’t help us with Normandy for example,” Trump told reporters about the Kurds coming under Turkish attack in Syria. Source link: Click here for more
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China’s surveillance tech is spreading globally, raising concerns about Beijing’s influence

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China has built a huge surveillance state at home. It’s now exporting that technology abroad, thanks to some of the country’s largest firms. Source link: Click here for more
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Republican allies blast Trump’s decision to hand northern Syria over to Turkey

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President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria ahead of a long-planned Turkish military operation is being blasted by Republicans better known for being loyal allies of the president. Source link: Click here for more
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Trump says Chinese delegation coming to U.S. next week for trade talks

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U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs for travel to Florida from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday a delegation from China would come to the United States next...
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North Korean projectile landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone, Tokyo says

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Kim Jong Un is seen as the newly developed intercontinental ballistic rocket Hwasong-15 was successfully launched. KCNA | Reuters North Korea fired projectiles toward its eastern sea Wednesday, South Korea’s military and Japan‘s government said, in an apparent display of its expanding military capabilities ahead of planned nuclear negotiations with...
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China displays ‘a military show of strength’ at 70th anniversary parade

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China‘s splendid display of troops and weapons at its 70th anniversary celebration on Tuesday was “a military show of strength” amid economic challenges, one professor told CNBC. “(China has) got a lot of problems, but today is the day that they want to show an image of great confidence, pride,...
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How hypersonic weapons sparked new arms race between Russia, China, US

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WASHINGTON โ€” In March 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin touted his nation’s budding arsenal by unveiling a slew of new hypersonic weapons. Of the six new weapons Putin unveiled, CNBC learned that two of them, a hypersonic glide vehicle and an air-launched cruise missile, will be ready for war by...
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Sprint, MetTel win $994 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

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FILE PHOTO: The Sprint logo is displayed on a a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sprint Corp (S.N) and MetTel have been awarded a $994 million U.S. defense contract for...
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Lockheed martin wins $495 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

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FILE PHOTO: Lockheed Martin’s logo is seen in Tokyo, Japan, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) has been awarded a $495 million modification to a contract for Trident II (D5) missile production and deployed systems support, the Pentagon said on Monday. Reporting by...
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Bolton says US in standoff with North Korea

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Former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies September 30, 2019 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee | Getty Images WASHINGTON โ€” President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor said the United States is in a “classic standoff” with North Korea as Washington...
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Trump attends ceremony for Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley

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[The stream is slated to start at 11 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] President Donald Trump on Monday is set to participate in a ceremony welcoming Gen. Mark Milley as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff....
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Pigeons, drones and balloons banned in Beijing so they don’t disrupt National Day

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Chinese tourists, some wearing 70th anniversary t-shirts, gather for a photo near a large screen set up for the 70th National Day celebrations while visiting Tiananmen Square on September 27, 2019 in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Ahead of China‘s 70th anniversary celebrations on...
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China, a top defense spender, becomes major arms exporter

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Soldiers of People’s Liberation Army stand inside tanks at a drill during an organized media tour at a PLA engineering academy. Petar Kujundzic | Reuters Beijing has not only become a major defense spender, but increasingly analysts say China is also turning into a top arms exporter. Over the past...
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Lockheed to begin supplying F-16 wings from Indian plant in 2020

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin (LMT.N) will begin supplying wings for its F-16 combat jets from a facility in southern India from next year, a senior executive said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Lockheed Martin’s logo is seen in Tokyo, Japan, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo Lockheed is bidding...

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