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US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft also participated in these day and nighttime missions. The current attacks are the latest in a series of airstrikes that began after the new United States strategy in Afghanistan , which implies boosting Washington's military presence in the country, was announced by Donald Trump in August 2017.
  • Number of sex assaults at West Point almost doubled past year

    Number of sex assaults at West Point almost doubled past year

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    The academy was the only program found to be operating outside Defense Department guidelines, but for the first time in a decade saw its sexual assault numbers fall below its peers. West Point officials thus argue that the increased incidence of reports may actually be a sign of progress. West Point also loosened reporting restrictions by allowing cadets to report sexual assaults anonymously without filing a formal report.
  • Mattis: US military's competitive edge has 'eroded'

    Mattis: US military's competitive edge has 'eroded'

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    The votes on the new short-term funding proposal are just weeks after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement January 19, kicking off a three-day partial government shutdown . House Republicans' proposed funding would allow the Pentagon to achieve its goals for the remainder of the year, Mattis told the House committee's Republican chairman, Rep.
  • White House Official Resigns Following Allegations Of Domestic Abuse

    White House Official Resigns Following Allegations Of Domestic Abuse

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    The Daily Mail first reported the allegations against Porter. "These outrageous allegations are simply false", Porter's statement says. "I took the photos given to the media almost 15 years ago and the reality behind them is nowhere close to what is being described", Porter's statement on Wednesday explained, in part.
  • National Signing Day 2018: Five-Star OT Nicholas Petit-Frere Chooses Ohio State

    National Signing Day 2018: Five-Star OT Nicholas Petit-Frere Chooses Ohio State

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    He is a 6-6, 270 lb lineman who could still add on size as he matures. He visited MI and Notre Dame during the season with three more unofficial visits to the Buckeyes, Alabama and Florida over the past few weeks. 1 offensive tackle prospect. Beyond the signing of most of the top recruits he pursued, Meyer says defensive coordinator Greg Schiano will be staying in Columbus.
  • Hillary Clinton is rooting for Adam Rippon at the 2018 Winter Olympics

    Hillary Clinton is rooting for Adam Rippon at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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    The Olympic skater was referring to a commonly held belief in the LGBT community that supported gay conversion therapy when he was a congressional candidate in IN, based on a vague statement he made in 2000 that "resources should be directed toward those institutions which provide assistance to those seeking to change their sexual behavior." has since denied ever supporting gay conversion therapy.
  • Big Sean Plots 2018 Tour Dates: Ticket Presale Code & On-Sale Info

    Big Sean Plots 2018 Tour Dates: Ticket Presale Code & On-Sale Info

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    Joining him on the multi-city trek tour will be Playboi Carti , Shy Glizzy , and GASHI . For the Unfriendly Reminder run, Sean is poised to "revisit a lot of the old music, as well as the new classics". It will kick off on April 12 at Orlando's CFE Arena and conclude on June 3 at Toronto's RBC Echo Beach. Voting will be available starting on Thursday, February 8th only at uknowbigsean.com.
  • UN Celebrates the Release of 300 Child Soldiers in South Sudan

    UN Celebrates the Release of 300 Child Soldiers in South Sudan

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    Shearer said the major challenge ahead is to ensure the children get support they need to undertake training, find jobs and access the opportunities they deserve. "Not all children are forcibly recruited". "In March, the hunger season will bring starvation to more families than ever before, and we could see famine return to South Sudan", says Francesco Lanino, Acting Country Director for Mercy Corps in South Sudan.
  • Lebanon vows to block border wall, Israel eyes diplomacy on gas field

    Lebanon vows to block border wall, Israel eyes diplomacy on gas field

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    One Israeli official told Reuters that parts of the wall were being erected closer to the border than a current frontier fence, which in places runs well to the south due to topography. The senior officer noted that the occupation military has been investing heavily in the navy, upgrading systems and better integrating it into the rest of the Israeli forces in a bid to counter those threats, as the country's gas fields and shipping lanes grow more and more important.
  • Stocks with Active Spotlight: AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

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    These analysts use their knowledge, trade press, company financial reports, and other details such as conference calls in writing their research reports. NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan purchased a new stake in United States Steel during the third quarter valued at approximately $205,000.
  • IOC: Evidence against Russians strong despite CAS blow

    IOC: Evidence against Russians strong despite CAS blow

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    We are not fearful in any way. "The goal is really to finish before the Opening (Ceremony) and well in advance so I would say that for me, the last moment for the announcement should be Friday noon (0300 GMT) but possibly it could already be Thursday evening", Reeb said.
  • General Motors reports 3.9 billion United States dollars loss in 2017

    General Motors reports 3.9 billion United States dollars loss in 2017

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    This estimate is provided by 10 analysts. A consensus recommendation for an individual stock compiles ratings from a number of analysts who track that stock. Institutional owners held 74.40% stake while Insiders ownership kept at 9.96% in the company. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink .
  • Bulger killer pleads responsible over indecent pictures

    Bulger killer pleads responsible over indecent pictures

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    Three years is really a farce because this is reoffending and there is a pattern to this behaviour", Johnson said, according to the Press Association . The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a charity which tackles child sexual abuse images in the United Kingdom, said Venables' guilty plea made clear "how easily offenders can access this content" and why it is vital that illegal images and videos are removed as quickly as possible.