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Senior Pentagon official warns the US military is ‘not ready’ for climate change

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A senior Pentagon official warned the US military is "not ready" to handle climate change, a national security issue that touches nearly every aspect of Defense Department planning. "We are not where we should be, ...

Indian police kill 26 Maoist militants, including a senior leader

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MumbaiPolice in India's western state of Maharashtra have killed at least 26 Maoist militants, including a top leader, in an ambush operation in dense forest, a top government official said on Sunday. The Maoists, al...

13 senior Trump administration officials violated Hatch Act, report finds

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Thirteen senior Trump administration officials violated the Hatch Act, according to a report from the US Office of Special Counsel that was released on Tuesday. Eleven of those senior Trump officials allegedly viola...

Pitt loses senior G Nike Sibande with right ACL tear

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The school made the announcement Tuesday after an MRI revealed the extent of the injury. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Sibande injured the knee in the first half of Monday's 89-64 win. Sibande, who tran...

Senior US general warns China’s military progress is ‘stunning’ as US is hampered by ‘brutal’ bureaucracy

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In the wake of China's test of a hypersonic missile, the second most senior US general said Thursday that the pace at which China's military is developing capabilities is "stunning" while US development suffers from...

Senior Pentagon official says ISIS-K could be capable of attacking US next year

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ISIS-K could be capable of carrying out attacks on the United States next year, the Pentagon's top policy official said Tuesday. Speaking before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Under Secretary of Defense for Po...

US kills senior al Qaeda leader in Syria airstrike

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An airstrike in northwest Syria Friday killed senior al Qaeda leader Abdul Hamid al-Matar, according to the US Central Command. The military said it has "no indications of civilian casualties as a result of the str...

Lawmakers puzzled that Biden is yet to name nominee for senior military job

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Washington Senators are concerned that President Joe Biden has not named a nominee for one of the most senior positions at the Pentagon, with the job becoming vacant at the end of November. Biden has yet to name a ...

Iowa’s Grassley lines up with Trump as Senate’s most senior Republican runs for reelection

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"Anybody who’s got the approval rating of 91% of the Republicans in Iowa, you surely wouldn’t be stupid enough to turn down that help," Grassley told Fox News on Saturday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, ...

State Department says meeting with senior Taliban leaders was ‘candid and professional’

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State Department Spokesman Ned Price issued a readout on the meetings in Doha, Qatar, with "senior Taliban representatives." The statement said that the "U.S. delegation focused on security and terrorism concerns and...

2 shot dead at senior living facility in Maryland’s Prince George’s County, police say

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Two people were killed in a shooting at a Maryland senior living facility outside Washington, DC, and a suspect has been taken into custody, a police spokesperson said Friday morning. The shooting happened at Gatewa...

Blinken meets with Macron and senior French leaders amid tensions

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Secretary of State Tony Blinken met with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and French President Emmanuel Macon in Paris Tuesday amid tensions between the two countries. A senior State Department official de...

Senior Al Qaeda leader killed in drone strike in Syria, US defense officials say

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Salim Abu-Ahmad was killed in a U.S. airstrike near Idlib, Syria on Sept. 20. He was responsible for planning, funding, and approving trans-regional Al Qaeda attacks.  A U.S. Air Force MQ-1B Predator unmann...

Five takeaways from senior military leaders’ testimony on Afghanistan

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Top military officials warned Tuesday that the war in Afghanistan and the war on terror are not over, even if the US military no longer maintains boots on the ground after 20 years of a consistent military presence ...

Senior White House adviser: Biden will ‘run over’ governors standing in way of vaccine mandates

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Appearing on CNN's "Don Lemon Tonight," the former Democratic Louisiana congressman said the administration wouldn't "let one or two individuals stand in the way" of their efforts to save lives, and that they would d...

Queen Elizabeth supports Black Lives Matter movement, says senior representative

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Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family support Black Lives Matter (BLM), a senior representative has told UK broadcaster Channel 4. Ken Olisa, the first black Lord-Lieutenant for London, said that the issue of race...

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