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Amanda Nunes makes history in dominant UFC title defense

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LAS VEGAS — Amanda Nunes became the first UFC fighter to defend a championship belt while holding titles in two weight classes Saturday night, earning a dominant unanimous decision over featherweight contender Felicia Spencer at UFC 250. Former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt also knocked out Raphael Assunção an instant before......
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‘The troops hate it’: John Kelly criticizes Trump threat to use armed forces to quell protests

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said Friday that he did not agree with President Donald Trump’s threat to deploy active-duty U.S. military......
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Former Defense Secretary James Mattis denounces Trump for dividing country

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis denounced President Trump, the “militarization” of Washington, D.C., and the “abuse of executive authority” of forcing protesters from Lafayette Square in a stunning statement that made the case that the country is witnessing......
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China, India unlikely to turn to the U.S. for mediation over border tensions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Indian army trucks drive along the Srinagar-Leh National Highway at Sonmarg some 89 Kms of Srinagar on May 28, 2020. Tauseef Mustafa | AFP | Getty Images Both China and India are unlikely to turn to the United States for......
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Defense Secretary Esper reverses decision to withdraw active-duty troops from DC area

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Members of the D.C. National Guard hold a perimeter during a peaceful protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd, on June 3, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Hours after more than a......
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Former Defense Secretary James Mattis denounces Trump for dividing country

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis denounced President Trump, the “militarization” of Washington, D.C., and the “abuse of executive authority” of forcing protesters from Lafayette Square in a stunning statement that made the case that the country is witnessing......
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Twitter CEO Donates $3 Million To Colin Kaepernick’s Legal Defense Initiative

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Breaking News Twitter’s CEO is making a massive contribution to Colin Kaepernick‘s cause — dedicating millions to the QB’s fund to pay legal costs for protesters who get arrested while fighting for justice for George Floyd. Jack Dorsey announced the donation Wednesday on his own platform, saying he’s putting up......
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Former Defense Secretary Mattis breaks silence and tears into Trump: ‘He tries to divide us’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Donald Trump speaks as Defense Secretary James Mattis (L) looks on during a meeting with senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House on October 5, 2017. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Former......
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Esper regrets using the term ‘battle space’ when describing civil unrest in U.S. cities

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Secretary of Defense Mark Esper speaks at a press conference in the briefing room at the Pentagon on March 2, 2020 in Washington, DC. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told reporters at......
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Esper is still Defense secretary ‘as of right now,’ White House says after reports say Trump was angry with him

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump listens as Mark Esper, U.S. Secretary of Defense, speaks during his swearing-in ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images......
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Defense Secretary Esper says he does not support invoking the Insurrection Act, as 1,600 troops arrive in DC area

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump walks with US Attorney General William Barr (L), US Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper (C), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark A. Milley (R), and others from the White House to visit St. John’s......
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Watch live: Defense Secretary briefs media after he joined Trump for church photo op

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Mark Esper is expected to address members of the Pentagon press corps after he received intense criticism for his participation in President Donald Trump’s photo op in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church. During a White......
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Former Defense official resigns from Pentagon post, slams Esper for role in Trump photo op

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper speaks during the joint press conference with Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford (not in the picture) on August 28, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia. China News Service | Visual China Group......
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Australia opens investigation into U.S. police violence against journalists covering protests in DC

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Demonstrators hold up placards protest outside of the White House, over the death of George Floyd in Washington D.C. on June 1, 2020. Jose Luis Magana | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Australia’s foreign minister said Tuesday that the nation......
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Trump considering a move to invoke Insurrection Act

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. Patrick Semansky | AP President Donald Trump is considering invoking a 213-year-old federal law that would allow him to deploy active-duty U.S.......
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Trump says the top U.S. military officer is ‘in charge’ as George Floyd protests rock the nation

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley answers reporters’ questions during a news conference at the Pentagon the day after it was announced that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a U.S. raid in Syria October......
E! Online

Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds Donate $200K to NAACP Legal Defense Fund

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Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are taking action. In response to the national outrage sparked by the death of George Floyd, the couple announced that they have donated $200,000 to the… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......
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Why ex-Packer Blake Martinez will be key to Giants defense

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Part eight in a series analyzing the New York Giants. Dynamic is not the word that comes to mind when taking a quick glance at the players the Giants have lined up to man the middle of their defense as inside linebackers. It appears to be a group high on......
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European Defense and ‘Strategic Autonomy’ Are Also Coronavirus Victims

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BRUSSELS — The coronavirus has upended the best-laid plans and priorities of many, including the European Union. But one of the biggest casualties may be European efforts to build a more credible and independent European military. For several......
Reuters - Business

U.S. agencies ask FCC to rescind Ligado spectrum decision

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FILE PHOTO: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of U.S. agencies on Friday asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reconsider its unanimous April 22 decision to allow Ligado Networks [MOSAV.UL] to deploy a low-power......

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