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BRIEF-Nova Lifestyle Inc says ‍Q3 profit "has increased substantially compared to prior year period​"

* Nova Lifestyle anticipates robust third quarter 2017 financial results; wins Asian American brand recognition

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Silence falls as crowds listen for signs of life

Crews and bystanders begin recovery efforts after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit 75 miles southeast of Mexico City.

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Togo security forces clash with protesters in north, killing boy

LOME (Reuters) - Security forces in Togo used batons, tear gas and live bullets against protesters seeking an end to President Faure Gnassingbe's rule on Wednesday, killing a child and injuring several other people, according to Amnesty International.

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life (Book) nytimes.com

Books of The Times: ‘The Far Away Brothers’ Breathes Vivid Life Into Immigration Issues

Lauren Markham’s impeccably timed and intimately reported book follows twin teenage brothers on their journey from El Salvador to California.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going "soft" on military

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.

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The last thing we need is a July 4th military parade

Inspired by his attendance at this year's Bastille Day parade in Paris, President Trump has apparently decided we need a similar military parade here in Washington of the Fourth of July.

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Somber day at Georgia Tech after violent protests against student killing

Georgia Tech's campus didn't bear any scars Tuesday from a violent night that left a police vehicle torched and three people, at least one of them a student, in handcuffs.

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US Military surgeons in Afghanistan treat civilian injuries

(Reuters Health) - At U.S. military facilities in Afghanistan, roughly half of the surgeries done for local civilians during more than a decade of war have been for non-combat injuries and health problems, a recent study suggests.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

White Baton Rouge Suspect Is Charged With Murder in Killings of Two Black Men

The police said that the killings may have been racially motivated. The suspect was arrested twice in recent days on unrelated charges but was released.

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Opioids shorten US life expectancy by 2.5 months

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White man arrested in killings of two black men in Louisiana

(Reuters) - A 23-year-old white man was arrested on Tuesday and will be charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, local and state authorities said at a news conference.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: When Corruption and Venality Were the Lifeblood of America

“The Republic for Which It Stands,” Richard White’s broad-ranging history, describes a country lashed by greed and brutality.

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Mattis Leaves the Door Open to Military Options in North Korea

The defense secretary also said the United States had not shot down any missiles so far because they did not directly threaten American territory or allies.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Trump Envisions a Parade Showing Off American Military Might

At a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron of France at the United Nations, Mr. Trump said he got the idea after watching the Bastille Day parade.

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Trump praises Macron, considers July 4 military parade like one he saw in Paris

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, offering more words of praise for French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said on Monday he was considering staging a July 4 U.S. military parade in Washington inspired by the one he saw as Macron's guest in Paris.

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Senate backs massive increase in military spending

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed its version of a $700 billion defense policy bill on Monday, backing President Donald Trump's desire for a bigger, stronger military but setting the stage for a battle over government spending levels later this year.

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Mattis hints at military options on North Korea but offers no details

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted on Monday about the existence of military options on North Korea that might spare Seoul from a brutal counterattack but declined to say what kind of options he was talking about or whether they involved the use of lethal force.

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Inspired by French, Trump considering July 4 military parade in Washington

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday he was considering staging a U.S. military parade in Washington on the July 4 Independence Day holiday, inspired by the parade he saw on Bastille Day in Paris.

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CitiFinancial pays $907,000 for repossessing U.S. military servicemembers’ vehicles

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - CitiFinancial Credit Co, a unit of Citigroup Inc, has agreed to pay $907,000 to resolve allegations that it illegally repossessed 164 cars owned by U.S. military servicemembers without first obtaining the required court orders, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

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'I knew them, yet they were killing us'

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Duterte invites U.N. rights body to open Philippine office as drug killings climb

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday invited the United Nations' human rights monitor to set up office in the country and join all anti-narcotic operations, amid growing public and global criticism of his bloody war on drugs.

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Turkey holds military drill on Iraqi border before Kurdish vote: army

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish armed forces carried out military exercises at the Iraqi border on Monday, the army said, a week ahead of a referendum on Kurdish independence in northern Iraq which Turkey wants canceled.

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Korean peninsula draws range of military drills in show of force against North Korea

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russia and China began naval exercises on Monday ahead of a U.N. General Assembly meeting this week where North Korea's nuclear threat is likely to loom large.

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Chinese space official promoted as part of military reshuffle

BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior Chinese space official and military officer has been promoted to run the People's Liberation Army's key equipment development department, the military said on Monday, part of a reshuffle ahead of next month's Communist Party congress.

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UPDATE 1-ZhongAn to offer life insurance after Hong Kong IPO worth up to $1.5 bln

* Indicative pricing range of HK$53.70 to HK$59.70/share (Adds IPO timeline and expected market value)

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Clash between military and suspected gang leaves nine dead in southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican military fought back against an armed attack in the violent southwestern state of Guerrero on Saturday night, leaving eight suspected gang members and one soldier dead, authorities said on Sunday.

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ZhongAn aims to offer life insurance after HK share sale

HONG KONG, Sept 17 (Reuters) - ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co Ltd plans to add life insurance and other healthcare products to the range of policies China's first internet-only insurer offers to accelerate its growth after going public in Hong Kong.

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St. Louis Faces More Protests Over Ex-Officer’s Acquittal in Killing

Demonstrators marched through a mall a day after violent protests over the acquittal of Jason Stockley, who was charged in the 2011 shooting of a black driver.

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Petrol bombs and tear gas in Athens rally to mark rapper killing

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police fired tear gas at protesters who hurled petrol bombs in Athens on Saturday during a rally marking four years since the killing of an anti-fascism rapper by an ultranationalist Golden Dawn supporter.

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Hamilton holding on 'for dear life’ in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton described Saturday's qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix as a matter of 'holding on for dear life' after he lapped a disappointing fifth fastest.

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Kim Jong-un of North Korea Vows ‘Equilibrium’ With U.S. Military

The leader of North Korea said he was nearing his goal of military “equilibrium” with the United States and predicted that Washington would soon “dare not talk about a military option.”

United States Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Fast Track to Citizenship Is Cut Off for Some Military Recruits

The recruits had signed up for a program to attract immigrants with certain language and other skills that are in short supply into the armed forces.

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North Korea says seeking military 'equilibrium' with U.S.

SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday it aims to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the United States, which earlier signaled its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month.

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After new North Korea missile test, U.S. says has military options

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it had military options to deal with North Korea, signaling its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean for the second time in under a month.

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McMaster on North Korea: 'There is a military option'

Multiple top Trump advisers said Friday there are military options available for dealing with the North Korea crisis, despite some experts saying that there are no good options for the region.

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Exclusive: Canada sought to resolve Boeing military, trade disputes at meeting - sources

OTTAWA/MONTREAL (Reuters) - Canada last month attempted to end a deepening dispute with Boeing Co by suggesting it could withdraw a threat not to buy Super Hornet jets if the U.S. firm dropped a trade challenge against Canadian planemaker Bombardier Inc , three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

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Russia flexes its military muscle in Syria

CNN's Fredrick Pleitgen reports from on board a Russian frigate for a demonstration to the world of the major role they are playing in the fight against ISIS.

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Entire Police Force in Philippine City Sent for Retraining After Killings

The 1,200-strong Caloocan police force was ordered to undergo 45 days of retraining after some members were suspected in the killings of three teenagers.

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Knifeman attacks soldier in Paris subway, terrorism probe opened

PARIS (Reuters) - France opened a counter-terrorism inquiry after a man wielding a knife attacked a soldier in a Paris subway station on Friday, the latest incident targeting troops protecting the capital's transport hubs and tourist sites.

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UPDATE 1-Life after Rosneft deal: CEFC ambitions face debt, regulatory hurdles

* CEFC eyes En+ IPO, Portugal energy, insurance asset investments

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Man arrested after attacking soldier in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - An assailant attacked a soldier on a counter-terrorism patrol in Paris on Friday, France's armed forces minister said, the latest in a series of strikes targeting troops protecting transport hubs and tourist sites.

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Life after Rosneft deal: CEFC ambitions face debt, regulatory hurdles

* CEFC eyes En+ IPO, Portugal energy, insurance asset investments

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Man arrested after attacking Paris patrol soldier: minister

PARIS (Reuters) - A soldier on anti-terrorism patrol in Paris was attacked by a man who was subsequently arrested, France's armed forces minister said on Friday.

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Army soldier killed, seven injured in training in North Carolina

(Reuters) - A U.S. Army Special Forces soldier was killed and seven other service members were injured during a training exercise on Thursday at the U.S. Army base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the military said.

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Special Ops soldier killed in training

One US Army Special Operations soldier was killed and several others were injured in a firing range incident at Fort Bragg on Thursday, according to a US defense official -- the latest in a shocking string of non-combat accidents that have killed or wounded more than 50 troops since June.

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Army Special Operations soldiers injured in training in North Carolina

(Reuters) - Eight soldiers were injured during a training exercise at the U.S. Army base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Thursday, the military said in a statement.

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Army Special Operations soldiers injured in explosion in North Carolina

(Reuters) - At least 15 soldiers were injured at the U.S. Army base in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Thursday after an explosion during training exercises, according to local media reports.

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Russia begins huge military drills

Thousands of Russian troops are taking part in "Zapad 2017" military drills in western Russia and Belarus, causing some concern for Western neighbors.

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Young Muscovite group risks life and limb to scale tall buildings

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A handful of young Muscovites spend their spare time braving the risk of arrest, injury and even death to scale tall buildings. Their motivation is simple: to feel more alive.

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Soldiers on Europe's streets dent NATO's defense edge

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The use of armed soldiers to patrol alongside pavement cafes and selfie-snapping tourists in European cities since jihadi attacks risks compromising deployments overseas, military leaders say.

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‘Will & Grace’ Is Back. Will Its Portrait of Gay Life Hold Up?

The groundbreaking NBC sitcom helped normalize gay characters in the 1990s. But its sharp-edged humor and stereotypes may feel out of step in the identity politics age.

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Why young architects choose life in China

On her first day as an architect in China, Alina Valcarce started designing a 1.7-million-square-foot development in a city she had never heard of. Her vision for a three-tower complex in Jinhua, about 300 kilometers outside Shanghai, was chosen as the winning proposal soon afterwards. She was just 24 years old.

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UPDATE 1-Swiss Life speaks to DOJ about possible tax evasion by U.S. clients

ZURICH, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Swiss Life could face a fine in the United States after it was contacted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) about whether it helped U.S. clients avoid tax, Switzerland's biggest life insurer said on Thursday.

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Roadside bombs wound 20, kill soldier in Thailand's troubled south

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Roadside bombs planted by suspected Muslim insurgents in southern Thailand killed one soldier on Thursday and wounded 20 other people, most of them soldiers and police, security forces said.

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Student opens fire at Washington state school, killing classmate

(Reuters) - A student carrying two guns opened fire at his high school near Spokane, Washington on Wednesday, killing one classmate and injuring three others before he was apprehended by a staff member, the local sheriff said.

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Golf-Day dumps life-long caddie after slump in form

(Reuters) - The caddie merry-go-round continued when former world number one Jason Day revealed on Wednesday that he has sacked long-time bagman Col Swatton.

Immigration and Emigration nytimes.com

Killing in Kansas Bar Put Victim’s Widow at Risk of Deportation

When Sunayana Dumala’s husband was killed in a suspected hate crime in February, she lost her legal right to remain in the United States.

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Ex-guard at New York's Rikers jail sentenced 30 years for inmate death

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former guard at New York City’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of violating the civil rights of an inmate by kicking him repeatedly in the head, causing his death.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Senate Rejects Bipartisan Effort to End 9/11 Military Force Declaration

In a battle between Republican isolationists and interventionists, the Senate rejected Senator Rand Paul’s push to end the military force declaration passed after 9/11.

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Childhood cancer survivors face lifetime of chronic health conditions

People who survive cancer in childhood have almost twice as many chronic health conditions by age 50, on average, as the general population, according to results from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study.

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Baby orangutans rub noses in greeting at Thai wildlife center

RATCHABURI PROVINCE, Thailand (Reuters) - Two baby Sumatran orangutans rescued by border officials who foiled a bid to smuggle them into Thailand arrived at a wildlife center on Wednesday, to stay until Indonesia decides on their return, officials said.

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BRIEF-U.S. FDA accepts for review Astellas' supplemental NDA for mirabegron for use in combination with solifenacin succinate

* U.S. FDA accepts for review Astellas' supplemental New Drug Application for Mirabegron for use in combination with solifenacin succinate 5 mg for the treatment of overactive bladder

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Opinion: The way we work is killing us

The way we work is killing us.

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BRIEF-Empire Life announces $200 mln offering of 3.664% subordinated debentures

* Empire Life announces $200 million offering of 3.664% subordinated debentures

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State Department OKs possible sale to Canada of $5.23 billion in military equipment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Canada of 18 fighter jets and other weapons worth an estimated $5.23 billion, a Pentagon agency said in a statement on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Manulife promotes Asia head to chief financial officer

TORONTO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Manulife, Canada's biggest insurer, said on Tuesday that it planned to promote the head of its Asian business, Philip Witherington, to be chief financial officer from the start of 2018.

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Russian Islamic State fighter sentenced to hang in Iraq

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A Russian Islamic State fighter was sentenced to death by hanging in Iraq on Tuesday, authorities said, a rare conviction of a foreign militant on terrorism charges.

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Romania names new minister to modernise military

BUCHAREST, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Romania's leftist government named a new defence minister in a mini-reshuffle on Tuesday, to handle a multi-billion-dollar plan to modernise its military to NATO standards.

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Leader of China's $9 billion Ezubao online scam gets life; 26 jailed

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Beijing court on Tuesday sentenced the architect of the $9 billion Ezubao online financial scam to life imprisonment, and handed down jail time to 26 others, marking the close to one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in modern Chinese history.

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U.S. Gulf refiners rumble back to life, piece by piece

HOUSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - U.S. refineries are restarting after Hurricane Harvey forced them to shut down two weeks ago, raising the risk of fires and explosions that could prolong fuel supply disruption as plants simultaneously reheat units and reactivate catalysts.

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BRIEF-Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc says in process of undertaking an initial assessment of impact of Hurricane Irma

* Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc says in process of undertaking an initial assessment of impact of Hurricane Irma on its 138 Florida properties

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Northern China smog cuts life expectancy by 3 years versus south: study

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Air pollution caused by coal-fired winter heating has slashed life expectancy in northern China by more than three years compared with the south, according to a new study, underlining the urgency of Beijing's efforts to tackle smog.

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Pence: 'Longest 12 minutes of my life'

Vice President Mike Pence gives remarks at the United Flight 93 crash site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to commemorate the 16th anniversary of 9/11.

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Pope: rescinding DACA is not 'pro-life'

If US President Donald Trump considers himself "pro-life," he should reconsider his decision to end a program that allows the children of undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States, Pope Francis said.

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Circle of life: Japan's homeless banish despair through dance

TOKYO (Reuters) - Penniless and subsisting only on water for three weeks, Tokyo street-dweller Tokuchika Nishi thought he had come to the end of his life.

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BRIEF-Natus to acquire neurosurgery assets from Integra Lifesciences

* Natus to acquire neurosurgery assets from Integra Lifesciences, enters neurosurgery market

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Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the spokesman of the al Qaeda-linked group told Reuters.

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I'm a US military vet, and I feel afraid in my own country

Two days after 9/11, I watched as the news continued to replay images of steel towers crumbling in flames. I looked at the screen from my perch at the hostess stand of a swanky Italian restaurant in downtown Chicago, where I worked.

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His poignant words: 'Every life has to end one way or another'

Senator John McCain discusses with CNN's Jake Tapper the importance of appreciating and enjoying life.

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These hurricane tips could save your life

CNN meteorologist Tom Sater shares potentially life-saving tips for anyone facing hurricane-force winds or severe wind gusts.

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Your life's in your own hands if you don't evacuate, FEMA chief warns as Irma begins to whip the tip of Florida

As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida's southern coast, the nation's emergency management chief is warning that federal first responders won't immediately be able to help those in the areas hit hardest.

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Chile creates reserve around Easter Island to protect marine life

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean President Michelle Bachelet officially created a 740,000-square kilometer (286,000-square mile) marine reserve on Saturday around remote Easter Island, a move that will protect dozens of species found nowhere else.

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Turkey kills 99 Kurdish militants in latest operations: military

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish security forces have killed 99 Kurdish militants, including a high-ranking one, in operations in southeast Turkey over the last two weeks, the armed forces said on Saturday.

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Life After the Storm: Children Who Survived Katrina Offer Lessons

Now in their 20s, they urge the youngest survivors of Harvey and Irma to seek stability from one ‘solid anchor’ — a parent, teacher, pastor or sibling

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Irma survivor: Worst experience of my life

A man from the Turks and Caicos recounts his experience with the hurricane, claiming that facing the storm was the worst night of his life.

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Sweeping change in China's military points to more firepower for Xi

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military is preparing a sweeping leadership reshuffle, dropping top generals, including two that sources say are under investigation for corruption.

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Most South Koreans don't expect war with North, poll shows, as Trump highlights military option

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most South Koreans doubt that North Korea will start a war, a survey showed on Friday, just days after the North's largest nuclear test, as President Donald Trump again highlighted the possibility of a U.S. military response.

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South Koreans little worried about war, Trump says military action possible

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Koreans feel increasingly doubtful that North Korea will start a war, a survey released on Friday showed, just days after its largest nuclear test and as President Donald Trump again highlighted the possibility of military action.

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WRAPUP 1-S.Koreans little worried about war, Trump says military action possible

* Trump says prefers to avoid military action against North Korea

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Trump: 'Sad day' for North Korea if U.S. takes military action

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would prefer not to use military action against North Korea to counter its nuclear and missile threat but that if he did it would be a “very sad day” for the leadership in Pyongyang.

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BRIEF-Equity Lifestyle Properties reaffirms guidance for net income

* Equity Lifestyle Properties - Reaffirms guidance for net income per share for three months ending September 30, 2017 to be between $0.52 and $0.58

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Trump: 'It would be great' if N. Korea could be solved without military

President Donald Trump downplayed the possibility of military action against North Korea on Thursday, saying such an event is neither inevitable nor preferable.

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Trump: NK military action an option

During a joint news conference with Kuwait's leader, President Trump said military action against North Korea is certainly an option, but he hopes it doesn't come to that.

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Trump says will discuss military issues, Qatar with Kuwait's emir

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would discuss trade and military issues with the emir of Kuwait at the White House on Thursday, as well as tensions over Qatar.

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UPDATE 1-France offers Belgium warplanes, military deal

* Paris attempts to outdo U.S., British, Swedish offers (Adds details, quotes, background)

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'Hunger Games' actor Donald Sutherland to get lifetime Oscar

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Donald Sutherland, the star of "MASH," "The Hunger Games" and more than 140 other movies, is to get a lifetime achievement Oscar, along with Belgian director Agnes Varda, Oscar organizers said on Wednesday.

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5 times Trump made life miserable for Republicans

With a President like this.

Biological and Chemical Warfare nytimes.com

Syria Says Israel Bombed a Military Base

The site was said by analysts to house a factory to produce precision missiles, chemical weapons and barrel bombs.

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Five sentenced in 1993 Mumbai blast case

More than 20 years after the deadly Mumbai bombings that left 257 dead and more than 700 injured, an Indian special court has sentenced five of those convicted on charges of conspiring and carrying out terrorist activities.

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Indian court jails Mumbai 1993 blasts convict for life

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A court on Thursday jailed for life Abu Salem, convicted of involvement in India's most deadly bombings, a series of blasts in the financial capital that killed 257 people in 1993, television channels said.

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Syrian army claims Israeli jets fired missiles at military post

The Syrian army says Israeli jets fired missiles at military targets in northwestern Syria killing two army personnel, Syrian state media reported Thursday.

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Study: Women in midlife aren't sleeping enough

Women going through midlife aren't getting enough sleep, according to a new government report.

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"Hunger Games" actor Donald Sutherland to get lifetime Oscar

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Donald Sutherland, the star of "MASH," "The Hunger Games" and more than 140 other movies, is to get a lifetime achievement Oscar, along with Belgian director Agnes Varda, Oscar organizers said on Wednesday.

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Trump on N. Korea: Military action not his 'first choice'

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that military action is not his "first choice" to address North Korea's ongoing moves to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, hours after he spoke by phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Iraqi military student pilot dies in F-16 crash in Arizona

PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Iraqi military student pilot died when his F-16 fighter jet crashed in a desert area in southeastern Arizona, officials said on Wednesday, in the second fatal crash involving an Iraqi pilot training in the state.

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Casualties in explosion at airfield near Kabul: U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An explosion at an entry control point at Bagram airfield near the Afghan capital Kabul caused a small number of casualties, the U.S. military said on Wednesday.

Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

U.N. Panel Faults Syria’s Military for Chemical Attack

A commission of inquiry added to the mountain of evidence of the military’s role in the April 4 attack, which killed at least 83 people.

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China's military practices for 'surprise attack' over sea near Korea

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's air force has carried out exercises near the Korean peninsula, practicing to defend against a "surprise attack" coming over the sea, Chinese state media reported.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration nytimes.com

Life on Mars: An Interplanetary Marriage

Six people are living in isolation for eight months on a volcano in Hawaii as part of a NASA-funded study to simulate human exploration of Mars. In the sixth episode of this 360-video series, we observe the challenges of an interplanetary marriage.

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Brazil Congress advances bill to curb party proliferation

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's lower house of Congress on Tuesday gave initial approval to a bill to reduce the huge array of political parties that have made it hard to govern the country and contributed to corruption.

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Life in the village on North Korea's doorstep

A triumphant anthem blares across the rice fields that surround this village, singing the praises of a regime most of the world abhors.

Disasters and Emergencies nytimes.com

In Houston, a Terrifying Real-Life Lesson for Disaster-Prone Cities

For cities facing their own kinds of disasters —earthquakes, tornadoes, floods — Houston is providing a real-life, if terrifying, lesson.

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St. Louis on edge before verdict in police killing of black man: mayor

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The mayor of St. Louis said on Tuesday that the city was on edge ahead of a verdict in the murder trial of a former police officer charged with killing a black man, and she urged mutual understanding.

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Egypt says suspended U.S. military exercises to resume

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's armed forces said on Tuesday that joint U.S.-Egyptian military exercises will resume this month for the first time since 2009, after U.S. officials canceled them in 2013 following an Egyptian army crackdown on protests.

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12 museums for every military enthusiast

The history of warfare is intertwined with that of mankind.

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Accused mobster tied to Boston art heist to be sentenced on gun charge

(Reuters) - An octogenarian accused mobster, who prosecutors believe may hold some of the last remaining clues needed to solve the largest art heist in U.S. history, is due to be sentenced on Tuesday for illegally selling guns.

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Disabled in war, Afghan soldiers seek a living on the streets

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan soldier Mehrullah Safi's military career ended in southern Helmand province last year when a rocket-propelled grenade exploded next to him, severing his right leg. Now he sells mobile telephone cards in the street.

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EU approves insolvent Air Berlin's 150 million euro lifeline

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Commission on Monday approved a German bridging loan for Air Berlin that will keep the insolvent airline's planes flying while it tries to find buyers for its assets.

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Senior Chinese military officer questioned over suspected graft: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior military officer who sits on China's powerful Central Military Commission, which is headed by President Xi Jinping, is being questioned on suspicion of corruption, three sources familiar with the situation said.

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US military options on North Korea 'very ugly'

Despite new threats from the Trump administration, the US still has no real, practical military option on North Korea, analysts say.

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Philippine lawyers to file murder complaint against police in latest teen killing

MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine government agency on Monday said a murder complaint would be filed against policemen who shot dead a teenager accused of robbery, the second such case in just over a week against police from the same part of the capital, Manila.

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Through the open door: What life is really like for refugees

A couple of years ago, Moschka Mohammadi was unable to read or write. Now, at 11, the young Afghan refugee is fluent in German, seamlessly translating between German and Dari with her parents at their dinner table as she arranges a visit to the orthodontist and the delivery of a new bed for her two siblings.

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Old Soldiers’ Homes, Left to Just Fade Away

The veterans agency has 430 vacant buildings, including 200 that are more than 90 years old. Now it is trying to get rid of many of them.

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Al Shabaab attacks military base near Somalia's Kismayu: military

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Al Shabaab militants attacked a military base near Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayu early on Sunday, a Somali army officer said, adding that he did not immediately have details of any casualties.

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Iran sees little chance of enemy attack: military chief

DUBAI (Reuters) - - Enemies are unlikely to attack Iran, especially on the ground, the country's military chief predicted on Saturday, saying even "unwise" leaders in the West know that any such conflict would have huge costs for them.

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Suicide bombers attack power station north of Baghdad, killing seven: police

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Suicide bombers attacked a state-run power station north of Baghdad early on Saturday, killing seven people and forcing the facility to shut down, police and army sources said.

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Passage Home, and Perhaps a 3rd Life, for the Rosa Parks House in Berlin

The home that was a haven to the civil rights pioneer in the ’50s has secured a ticket back to the United States.

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Australian military probes 'rumors' of possible war crimes in Afghanistan

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia’s military watchdog has issued a public plea for information regarding rumors of possible war crimes committed by Australian troops in Afghanistan.

Berman, Shelley nytimes.com

Shelley Berman, Stand-up Comic Who Skewered Modern Life, Dies at 92

Along with Mort Sahl and Lenny Bruce, Mr. Berman redefined comedy in the mid-20th century while also carving out a notable acting career.

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U.S.-led forces acknowledge killing 61 more civilians in Iraq, Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants said on Friday it had confirmed another 61 likely civilian deaths caused by its strikes in Iraq and Syria, raising to 685 the number of civilians it has acknowledged killing since the conflict began.

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Vietnam protests over Chinese military drill in South China Sea

BEIJING/HANOI (Reuters) - China urged Vietnam on Friday to take a calm and rational view of its military drills in the South China Sea, after Vietnam expressed opposition, as tension between the neighbors worsens over the disputed strategic waterway.

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Ex-military officials urge U.S. judge to halt Trump's transgender ban

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three high-ranking military officials from the Obama administration on Thursday joined several transgender service members in urging a U.S. judge to halt President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military.

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Man sentenced to prison for aiding Chinese nuclear energy program

A man was sentenced to two years in prison for soliciting help from within the US to support nuclear energy in China, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

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Vietnam protests at Chinese military drill in South China Sea

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam on Thursday opposed what it said was a Chinese announcement of military exercises in the disputed South China Sea, amid rising tension between the neighboring countries.

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Can having a purpose in life keep you strong in old age?

(Reuters Health) - Older adults who have a strong sense of purpose in life may stay more physically fit than people who don’t believe their life has much meaning, a U.S. study suggests.

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War Is Hell? In New Military Dramas, It’s One-Dimensional

Since 9/11, combat has been a constant in American life. New series about special-forces warfare are turning it into just another action genre.

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Real life ugly beasts inspire new book by 'Gruffalo' author Donaldson

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - An African safari has inspired a new book by Julia Donaldson in which the creator of children's favorite "The Gruffalo" homes in on an unsightly bunch of wild animals known as "The Ugly Five."

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U.S. pressure or not, U.N. nuclear watchdog sees no need to check Iran military sites

VIENNA (Reuters) - The United States is pushing U.N. nuclear inspectors to check military sites in Iran to verify it is not breaching its nuclear deal with world powers. But for this to happen, inspectors must believe such checks are necessary and so far they do not, officials say.

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Pakistani court declares ex-military leader a fugitive in Bhutto murder case

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday declared ex-military leader Pervez Musharraf an "absconder" in the murder case of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and acquitted five people of the killing.

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Displaced animals: Pets and wildlife navigate flooding

Rescuers have not only saved stranded residents, but have been plucking pets from the floodwaters in the aftermath of Harvey.

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Japan's military seeks funds to boost missile ranges, speed in record budget

TOKYO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Japan's defence ministry on Thursday sought $160 million in a record budget request to develop swift, longer-range missiles to extend its military punch in East Asia, countering growing Chinese strength and an increasing North Korean threat.

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Diana’s Public Life, in Photos and Headlines

With Britain commemorating the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, we looked through archival photographs and our own pages to remember her life.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

U.S. Gives Military Assistance to Pakistan, With Strings Attached

The $255 million in military aid will be put into escrow. Unlocking the funds will require Islamabad to stop supporting the Taliban.

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Pentagon notifies Congress of $593 million military sale to Nigeria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon notified the U.S. Congress on Monday of the sale to Nigeria of 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons worth $593 million, which the West African country wants for its fight against the militant group Boko Haram.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Pentagon notified U.S. Congress of $593 mln military sale to Nigeria

WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - The Pentagon has notified the U.S. Congress of the sale to Nigeria of 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons worth $593 million, which the West African country wants for its fight against the militant group Boko Haram.

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New Russian ambassador to U.S. calls for resumed military contacts

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow and Washington should re-establish direct contacts between their military and foreign policy chiefs, Russia's new ambassador to Washington, Anatoly Antonov, said on Wednesday.

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Lebanon finds soldiers' bodies after retaking Islamic State-held area

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has identified the bodies of six of its soldiers found along the Syrian border in an area held by Islamic State until three days ago, sources in the president's office said.

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U.S. Military Threatens to Bomb Convoy Transferring ISIS Fighters

The American command criticized a deal to relocate 600 militants and their families from Lebanon to eastern Syria, saying they could be “lucrative targets.”

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Democrats prepare to fight Trump's transgender military ban

Senate Democrats are gearing up to fight President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals serving in the military -- and they could have a key opportunity to do so as early as next week.

United States Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Mattis Says Panel Will Study Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

On Tuesday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that he was establishing a panel of experts to “provide advice and recommendations on the implementation of the president’s direction.”

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Mattis: New group will study military transgender military rules

Defense Secretary James Mattis on Tuesday announced the creation of a panel to recommend how the military should put President Donald Trump's new transgender military guidance into effect.

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Transgender members in U.S. military may serve until study completed: Mattis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday current policy regarding transgender personnel serving in the military would remain in place until he advises President Donald Trump on how to implement his directive on a transgender ban.

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Britain plans boost for life sciences as Brexit looms

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government has rekindled its industrial strategy, unveiled earlier this year to prepare the economy for Brexit, with plans to boost the country's pharmaceuticals sector via fresh investments and public-private collaborations.

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BRIEF-Tonix Pharmaceuticals presents additional phase 2 clinical results, ongoing phase 3 trial design of Tonmya at 2017 Military Health System Research Symposium

* Tonix Pharmaceuticals presented additional phase 2 clinical results in military-related PTSD and design of ongoing phase 3 trial at the 2017 Military Health System Research Symposium

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Iran rejects U.S. demand for U.N. visit to military sites

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran has dismissed a U.S. demand for United Nations nuclear inspectors to visit its military bases as "merely a dream".

Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

A Pacifist Japan Starts to Embrace the Military

As the North Korean missile threat grows, there are signs that Japan’s citizens are moving away from the country’s postwar pacifism.

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Iran rejects U.S. demand for U.N. inspector visit to military sites

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran has dismissed a U.S. demand for U.N. nuclear inspectors to visit its military bases as "merely a dream" as Washington reviews a 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and six world powers, including the United States.

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BRIEF-Uber to provide life, disability and medical insurance to its 450,000 driver partners in India

* Uber says to provide life, disability and medical insurance to its 450,000 driver partners in India

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Fiction: The Real-Life Reality Show That Jumped the Shark

In Alissa Nutting’s tragicomic near-future novel “Made for Love,” we’re all in a surveillance state of our own making.

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Colombia protests what it says was Venezuelan military incursion over border

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia has sent a letter of protest to Venezuela after it said security forces from the socialist country crossed the border into the Colombian province of La Guajira over the weekend, two government sources said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Herbalife says ‍has waived share price condition related to its previously announced $600 million cash tender offer for its common shares​

* Says ‍has waived share price condition related to its previously announced $600 million cash tender offer for its common shares​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Trump rescinds Obama limits on transfer of military gear to police

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday issued an executive order revoking limits imposed by predecessor Barack Obama on the transfer of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies, the White House said.

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Transgender service members sue over Trump military ban

Transgender service members filed suit in federal courts on Monday challenging President Donald Trump's memorandum directing the secretary of defense to bar transgender Americans from military service.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Trump Reverses Restrictions on Military Hardware for Police

President Trump rolled back Obama-era rules that limited the transfer of surplus military equipment to local police departments.

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Trump to rescind Obama limits on transfer of military gear to police: Sessions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has decided to lift restrictions imposed by his predecessor on the transfer of surplus military equipment to local police agencies, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Monday.

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Controversial Indian guru sentenced to 20 years for rape

A controversial Indian spiritual guru has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for rape, India's Central Bureau of Investigation announced Monday.

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Cabinet member's daughter rips Trump over transgender military ban

The daughter of a key Trump administration Cabinet member is speaking out against the President's policy banning transgender people from serving in any capacity in the military.

Hezbollah nytimes.com

Lebanon Frees Hundreds of ISIS Fighters in Exchange for Soldiers’ Bodies

Hundreds of Islamic State militants are being taken to eastern Syria in a deal for the remains of eight people thought to be Lebanese soldiers.

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Two lawsuits challenge Trump transgender military service ban

(Reuters) - Civil rights groups filed two lawsuits on Monday challenging President Donald Trump's controversial ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.

India nytimes.com

Indian Guru Whose Followers Rioted Is Sentenced for Rape

At least 38 people died last week as supporters of the guru, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, reacted to his guilty verdict by smashing cars and burning buildings.

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Trump ends Obama-era rules on military gear for local police

The Trump administration will unveil a new plan Monday morning to roll back limits on a controversial program that provides local law enforcement agencies with surplus military gear, marking the end of a policy implemented during the Obama administration.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Photo Essay: Yak Herders’ Vanishing Way of Life

A community in Sikkim is abandoning the mountains, and with it an incredibly harsh life. Documenting their world captures it before it disappears forever.

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Mountain collapses on township in China's remote southwest, killing two

BEIJING (Reuters) - A landslide caused part of a mountain to collapse on to a remote township in China's remote southwest on Monday, state media said, killing at least two people with 25 missing.

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Living the high life: Europe's most beautiful hilltop towns

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Trump to Fully Restore Military Surplus Transfers to Police

Mr. Trump’s move will reverse limits President Barack Obama had placed on the program, which drew criticism amid high-profile deaths of black men at the hands of the police.

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Trump could lift ban on military equipment for U.S. police: report

(Reuters) - The U.S. government may soon lift a ban on the transfer of some surplus military equipment to police departments, according to a news report on Sunday.

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Lebanese soldiers in Islamic State captivity most likely dead

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Eight Lebanese soldiers who have been in Islamic State captivity since 2014 are almost certainly dead, the head of Lebanon's internal security agency said on Sunday.

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Iraqi forces retake most of Tal Afar from Islamic State: military

BAGHDAD/ERBIL (Reuters) - Iraqi forces have retaken almost all of Tal Afar, Islamic State's stronghold in the country's northwest, the Iraqi military said on Sunday.

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Somalis refuse to bury dead until state admits killing them in U.S.-backed raid

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali families are refusing to bury the bodies of 10 loved ones, including three children, until the government takes responsibility for killing them in a U.S.-backed military raid, officials said on Sunday.

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Harvey brings 'life-threatening' flooding

Hurricane Harvey ripped through Texas, leaving behind devastating damages and flooding. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam reports.

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Three missing after Japan military helicopter loses contact over Sea of Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Defense Ministry on Sunday said it was searching for three crew members of a Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) helicopter in the Sea of Japan after contact was lost with the chopper. One crew member had been rescued uninjured.

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Islamic State stronghold Tal Afar about to fall, says Iraqi military

TAL AFAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces raised the national flag on Saturday in the heart of Tal Afar, Islamic State's stronghold in the country's northwest, and said they were poised to take full control of the city after a week-long offensive.

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Islamic State's Stronghold Tal Afar About to Fall: Iraqi Military

Iraqi forces are about to take full control of Tal Afar, Islamic State's stronghold in northwestern Iraq, in a swift campaign against the outnumbered, exhausted militants, an Iraqi military spokesman said on Saturday.

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Trump signs directive banning transgender military recruits

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a memorandum directing the military not to move forward with a plan to allow transgender individuals to join, a senior White House official said.

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Belgian soldiers shoot dead knife attacker in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian soldiers shot dead a man in the center of Brussels on Friday evening after he came at them with a knife shouting Allahu Akbar (God is great), in a case authorities are treating as a terrorist attack.

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Nuclear inspectors should have access to Iran military bases: Haley

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Friday pressed the International Atomic Energy Agency to seek access to Iranian military bases to ensure that they are not concealing activities banned by the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Man shot in Brussels after attacking soldiers: prosecutors

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A man was shot in the center of Brussels on Friday evening after attacking two soldiers with a knife, Brussels prosecutors said.

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McMaster: No US military action in Venezuela anticipated

The US doesn't anticipate intervening militarily in the Venezuela crisis "in the near future," national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster said Friday, two weeks after President Donald Trump said he hadn't ruled out such an option.

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Nuclear inspectors should have access to Iran military bases: Nikki Haley

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley voiced concern on Friday that nuclear inspectors were not granted access to Iranian military bases, and she urged the International Atomic Energy Agency to use all its authorities to ensure Tehran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.

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UPDATE 1-VW engineer sentenced to 40-month prison term in diesel case

WASHINGTON/DETROIT, Aug 25 (Reuters) - A federal judge in Detroit sentenced former engineer James Liang to 40 months in prison on Friday for his role in Volkswagen AG's multiyear scheme to sell diesel cars that generated more pollution than U.S. clean air rules allowed.

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VW engineer sentenced to 40-month prison term in diesel case

WASHINGTON/DETROIT, Aug 25 (Reuters) - A federal judge in Detroit sentenced former engineer James Liang to 40 months in prison on Friday for his role in Volkswagen AG's multiyear scheme to sell diesel cars that generated more pollution than U.S. clean air rules allowed.

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The life-saving message in Logic's hit song

"I've been on the low / I been taking my time / I feel like I'm out of my mind / It feel like my life ain't mine / Who can relate?"

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Rainfall from the storm, which now has maximum sustained winds of 100 mph, will be 'life threatening'

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China military warns against return to bad old ways in graft fight

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese military needs to be on its guard against corruption rearing its head again, the official People's Liberation Army Daily said on Friday, warning the arrow cannot be put back in the quiver in the fight.

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New Zealand to increase military personnel in Afghanistan by three

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Just days after the United States said it would increase troop numbers in Afghanistan and ask its allies to do the same, New Zealand on Friday announced an extra three non-combat military personnel, boosting its military commitment to 13.

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For First Time Since 1970s, White Man Executed for Racial Killings in Florida

The death of Mark James Asay was significant in another way: It was the first time that the drug etomidate was used in the United States.

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US military facing readiness crisis warnings

Military leaders, Congress and government watchdogs have all warned for years that the military faces a possible readiness crisis as it has slashed training and maintenance to keep up with budget cuts and increased operations around the globe. CNN's Dianne Gallagher has more.

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Warnings of US military readiness 'crisis'

Military leaders, Congress and government watchdogs have all warned for years that the military faces a possible readiness crisis as it has slashed training and maintenance to keep up with budget cuts and increased operations around the globe.

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BRIEF-Cesca Therapeutics announces distribution agreement with Boyalife WSN

* Cesca Therapeutics announces international distribution agreement with Boyalife WSN Ltd.