Monthly Archives: March 2018

Who stands to gain if Trump pulls the US out of Syria?

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President Donald Trump’s unexpected announcement on Thursday that the US would “be coming out of Syria like very soon” is raising concerns among some national security officials who warn that withdrawing now would not only undermine American credibility in the region but prompt a significant escalation to an already devastating conflict.
President Donald Trump’s unexpected announcement on Thursday that the US would “be coming out of Syria like very soon” is raising concerns among some national security officials who warn that withdrawing now would not only undermine American credibility in the region but prompt a significant escalation to an already devastating…
Who stands to gain if Trump pulls the US out of Syria?

Gaza protests: 15 Palestinians killed in confrontations with Israeli security forces

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At least eight Palestinians were killed and more than a thousand injured in confrontations with Israeli security forces during protests at the Gaza border on Friday, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
At least eight Palestinians were killed and more than a thousand injured in confrontations with Israeli security forces during protests at the Gaza border on Friday, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
Gaza protests: 15 Palestinians killed in confrontations with Israeli security forces

How Easter became a #MeToo Moment"

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Easter isn’t just about a risen savior. The resurrection stories can also be seen as a #MeToo moment, some pastors and biblical scholars say. They say the Easter stories contain some of the same behavior that sparked the #MeToo movement.
Easter isn’t just about a risen savior. The resurrection stories can also be seen as a #MeToo moment, some pastors and biblical scholars say. They say the Easter stories contain some of the same behavior that sparked the #MeToo movement.
How Easter became a #MeToo Moment"

On board the 'Doomsday' plane that can wage nuclear war

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If Russia aimed a long range missile like the “Satan 2” it just tested or North Korea suddenly targeted the headquarters of the US nuclear arsenal, top commanders would have a small window to get to safety.
If Russia aimed a long range missile like the “Satan 2” it just tested or North Korea suddenly targeted the headquarters of the US nuclear arsenal, top commanders would have a small window to get to safety.
On board the 'Doomsday' plane that can wage nuclear war

Hillary Clinton re-emerges as GOP's reliable boogeyman

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Hillary Clinton hasn’t hit the campaign trail yet on behalf of Democrats running in 2018, but that isn’t stopping Republicans from using the former 2016 Democratic presidential nominee as a reliable campaign boogeyman.
Hillary Clinton hasn’t hit the campaign trail yet on behalf of Democrats running in 2018, but that isn’t stopping Republicans from using the former 2016 Democratic presidential nominee as a reliable campaign boogeyman.
Hillary Clinton re-emerges as GOP's reliable boogeyman

The crumbling colonial-era churches of Pakistan

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St George’s Cross billows above the castellated twin towers of the Cathedral Church of the Resurrection. Inside, beams of light pour through stained-glass windows onto choir stalls and memorial plaques engraved with names like Sir Alexander Hutchinson Lawrence.
St George’s Cross billows above the castellated twin towers of the Cathedral Church of the Resurrection. Inside, beams of light pour through stained-glass windows onto choir stalls and memorial plaques engraved with names like Sir Alexander Hutchinson Lawrence.
The crumbling colonial-era churches of Pakistan

North and South Korean leaders to meet April 27 for first time in decade

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The leaders of North and South Korea will meet on April 27 for the first time since 2007, the two countries announced Thursday after high-level talks.
The leaders of North and South Korea will meet on April 27 for the first time since 2007, the two countries announced Thursday after high-level talks.
North and South Korean leaders to meet April 27 for first time in decade

China's navy puts on huge show of force

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In a move surely intended to put Washington on notice China’s military has put on a show of force in the South China Sea, new satellite images show, with drills at sea and in the air to reinforce its claims in the contested region.
In a move surely intended to put Washington on notice China’s military has put on a show of force in the South China Sea, new satellite images show, with drills at sea and in the air to reinforce its claims in the contested region.
China's navy puts on huge show of force

Why is China gifting political buildings across Africa?

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China raised eyebrows this month by announcing it will give the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) a $31.6 million grant to build a new headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
China raised eyebrows this month by announcing it will give the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) a $31.6 million grant to build a new headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
Why is China gifting political buildings across Africa?

Surrounded by hawks, Mattis digs in amid Trump admin chaos

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Defense Secretary James Mattis is doing his best to downplay notions that he is concerned about working with President Donald Trump’s hawkish new national security adviser John Bolton despite signs of a shifting power dynamic at the highest levels of the administration and strong indications that the two men could clash over key issues like North Korea and Iran.
Defense Secretary James Mattis is doing his best to downplay notions that he is concerned about working with President Donald Trump’s hawkish new national security adviser John Bolton despite signs of a shifting power dynamic at the highest levels of the administration and strong indications that the two men could…
Surrounded by hawks, Mattis digs in amid Trump admin chaos

More than 4,000 eggs and embryos lost in Cleveland fertility clinic tank failure

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An Ohio fertility clinic says more than 4,000 eggs and embryos were affected by a freezer malfunction, double the number previously thought — and that it’s unlikely any of them are viable.
An Ohio fertility clinic says more than 4,000 eggs and embryos were affected by a freezer malfunction, double the number previously thought — and that it’s unlikely any of them are viable.
More than 4,000 eggs and embryos lost in Cleveland fertility clinic tank failure