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Japan Wants to Fly Fighters Off an Aircraft Carrier for the First Time Since World War II

(TOKYO) — Japan is seeking to possess its first aircraft carrier to allow for the deployment of U.S.-made stealth fighters as it seeks to bolster its arms capability under a new 10-year defense plan. A draft outline of Japan’s new defense plan, presented by the government Tuesday, proposes refitting an existing helicopter carrier into ...

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Charges dropped against woman whose baby was ripped from her by NYPD officers

Jazmine Headley was arrested at a Brooklyn benefits office after she refused to stand up from the floorProsecutors have dropped charges against a woman whose baby was wrenched from her arms while she was arrested by New York police officers after video footage of the incident went viral. Related: 'Appalling' video shows NYPD officers wrenching ...

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Charges Dropped Against Brooklyn Mother Who Had Baby Ripped from Her Arms by Police

A State Supreme Court judge in Brooklyn ordered the woman’s release after an online video showing the police yanking an infant from the woman’s arms ...

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Conservatives go after O'Regan over conflicts with veterans' advocate

Federal Conservatives stepped up their attack on Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan today, ...

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Markets jump on trade war breakthrough hopes, as Brexit weighs on sterling – business live

Latest labour force data shows UK earnings have risen, as Brexit chaos weighs on the poundLatest: Shares jump as China ‘plans cut on car tariffs’Wage ...

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Argentina Convicts Former Ford Execs in Torture Case

An Argentine court on Tuesday convicted two former executives of a local Ford plant of involvement in the torture of workers during the country's ...

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Russia now second-largest global arms producer, overtaking UK

Russia's arms industry has become the second-largest in the world, knocking the UK into third place, according to a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

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U.K. lawmaker swipes ceremonial mace, but avoids Tower of London

The Labour MP who grabbed the ceremonial mace was expelled from the House of Commons for what he said was a protest against the prime minister's delay of a Brexit vote.

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Record Count Reported for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness

This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs. The symptoms tend to occur about a week after the children had a fever and respiratory illness. No one has ...

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'Disturbing' video shows NYPD officers ripping baby from mother's arms

A video surfaced showing New York police officers yanking a baby from his mother

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Pound hits 20-month low against US dollar after Brexit vote postponed – business live

News that Theresa May will abandon plans for Tuesday’s vote on her Brexit deal is rocking the financial marketsSterling has hit 20-month low of $1.2525 todayMay makes Commons statement after calling off key Brexit vote – Politics live 6.04pm GMT ...

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NYPD officers pry 1-year-old child from mother's arms in startling video

With a crowd of onlookers gathered around, New York Police officers encircle a woman and her child on the ground.

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Footage shows NYPD police officer ripping baby from its mother's arms – video

A video of New York police officers appears to show them ripping a baby from his mother’s arms. The incident is taking place in a Brooklyn benefits office. The footage shows a woman lying on the floor while officers repeatedly try to arrest her and remove the one-year-old child from her arms. She can be heard saying various times: ‘You’re hurting ...

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'Appalling' video shows NYPD officers wrenching baby from mother’s arms

Video of officers struggling to arrest woman and remove one-year-old boy from her arms sparks outrage and an investigation A video of New York police officers wrenching a baby from his mother’s arms has sparked outrage and an investigation by the ...

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The world's got a new No. 2 arms producer

Russia's arms industry has become the second-largest in the world, knocking the UK into third place, according to a new report by the Stockholm ...

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Russia now world's No. 2 in arms sales, report shows

Russia is now the world's second-largest arms producer, overtaking Britain and moving behind only the United States, researchers said Monday.

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Theresa May delays parliamentary vote on Brexit deal

Prime Minister addressed Commons as pound sterling plummeted.

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'Troubling' video shows NYPD officers ripping baby from mother's arms

A video surfaced showing New York police officers yanking a baby from his mother

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Blue Jays reportedly chasing free-agent lefty Keuchel at Winter Meetings

The annual off-season fight for pitching is on, and Dallas Keuchel is becoming one of the most coveted arms on the free-agent market, with the Toronto Blue Jays said to be interested in the former Houston Astros left-hander.

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Theresa May delays Brexit vote after EU court rules Britain can still back out

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday she postponed a key vote on her Brexit plan because it doesn't have the votes to pass the House of ...

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'Appalling’ video of police pulling a 1-year-old from his mother’s arms at a welfare office prompts an investigation

According to one eyewitness, it all started because there weren't enough chairs to go around.

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‘Appalling’ Video Shows the Police Yanking 1-Year-Old From His Mother’s Arms

An incident involving a woman in a Brooklyn food stamp office has led to a social media outcry for an explanation from the Police Department.

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A Cold War Arms Treaty Is Unraveling. But the Problem Is Much Bigger.

Instead of trying to renegotiate the I.N.F. treaty to embrace countries like China that now have the weapons covered by the accord, the United States ...

Washinton Post /
Think tank: Russia emerges as world’s No. 2 arms producer

A Swedish think tank says Russia has emerged as the world’s second-largest arms producer after the U.S. Russia surpassed Britain, which had held the spot since 2002 and remains Western Europe’s No. 1 arms maker

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Behind the Scenes at the House of Commons Library

Jane Fiddick, a junior library clerk who joined in 1963, is likely to have been the first woman officer of the House of Commons

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It’s crunch time for Labour. Empty posturing on Brexit will no longer do | Jonathan Freedland

Under Jeremy Corbyn, the party has evaded tough choices. Next week will be an ordeal for which it has not preparedNormally, an opposition could enjoy a week like the one that’s coming. It could sit back, relax and break open the popcorn as Theresa ...

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