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China rebuffs Germany's call for U.S. missile deal with Russia

China rejected on Saturday German Chancellor Angela Merkel's appeal to join a Cold War-era arms control treaty that the United States accuses Russia of breaching, saying it would place unfair limits on the Chinese military.

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Solar flare '10 billion times more powerful' than Earth's Sun blasted out of Orion's sword

In November 2016, astronomers watched a young star some 1,500 light-years away from Earth belch out an explosion of plasma and radiation that was roughly 10 billion times more powerful than any flare ever seen leaving Earth's sun. This sudden stellar eruption may be the most luminous known flare ever released by a young star — and it could help ...

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Rob Mendez learned football by playing video games. He's now a head coach

How could someone born without arms or legs, who's never held a football, teach high school players how to throw, tackle or block?

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U.S. derides Venezuela's accusation of lacing aid with poison

The United States scoffed on Friday at Venezuela's accusation that it was poisoning humanitarian aid, and urged allies to stop the "decrepit, ...

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German halt in Saudi arms sales causing serious problems: Airbus

Germany's halt in exports to Saudi Arabia is preventing Britain from completing the sale of 48 Eurofighter Typhoon warplanes to Riyadh, and has ...

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What's next after another Brexit failure?

After British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered another humiliating defeat in the House of Commons, her Brexit plans are no closer to coming ...

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NATO Defense Ministers Weigh Responses to Russian Missile Threat

NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels weighed responses to Russia’s cruise-missile deployment that may upend that INF Treaty ranging from arms controls to missile defenses and boosting the number and speed of reaction forces.

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I'm a brown Arab-American, and the US census refuses to recognize me | Moustafa Bayoumi

I, like millions of others, have waited for decades to see my reality in America counted. We’re still waitingI am a brown person.How do I know? Every time I look in a mirror, a brown person stares back at me. If I were to compare the color of my arms to that of a brown paper bag, I wouldn’t find much difference. But also, when it’s dark outside ...

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U.K. Parliament rejects motion to buy May government more Brexit time

British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered the latest embarrassing defeat to her Brexit strategy on Thursday, with the House of Commons rejecting a motion to buy her government more time to seek changes to a divorce agreement with the EU.

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Midweek podcast: Can political parties come together to discuss the SNC-Lavalin scandal?

This week on the midweek podcast, we recap the emergency meeting of the House of Commons justice ...

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‘Frozen II’ Trailer: Elsa Ice-Surfs and Anna Wields a Sword

After releasing a much-criticized promo for “Aladdin,” Disney bounces back with a thrilling teaser for “Frozen II.”

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'Double-edged sword:' Teens' long-term cannabis use tied to higher depression risk

Young people who use cannabis face greater long-term risk of developing depression and thinking of suicide, a McGill University-led review of published studies suggests.

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Commons committee to consider probe of SNC-Lavalin allegations

The SNC-Lavalin controversy that already has led to Jody Wilson-Raybould's departure from cabinet moves to the House of Commons justice committee today, where MPs will decide whether to probe claims of undue political influence on a criminal prosecution.

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Commons committee debates probe of SNC-Lavalin allegations

The SNC-Lavalin controversy that already has led to Jody Wilson-Raybould's departure from cabinet moves to the House of Commons justice committee today, where MPs are deciding whether to probe claims of undue political influence on a criminal prosecution.

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Cree translator in House of Commons 'proud' to be part of history

Priscilla Bosum was asked to simultaneously translate from Eastern Cree into English in the House of Commons for New Democratic MP Romeo Saganash.

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'It's been a wonderful run': Long-time Cape Breton MP Mark Eyking won't reoffer

Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking has announced he won't run again in this fall's federal election. He ...

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European powers to present cool front at Warsaw summit

Lack of participation at Middle East event reflects anger over US policy on Iran and SyriaKey European powers will offer only limited participation ...

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Top prospects Carter Kieboom, Luis Garcia lead Nationals’ spring training nonroster invitees

Among the other 16 players are Wil Crowe, the most enticing young pitcher of the group, and veteran arms Henderson Alvarez, Vidal Nuno, Scott Copeland, J.J. Hoover and Aaron Barrett.

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Top prospects Carter Kieboom, Luis Garcia lead Nationals’ spring training nonroster invitees

Among the other 16 players are Wil Crowe, the most enticing young pitcher of the group, and veteran arms Henderson Alvarez, Vidal Nuno, Scott Copeland, J.J. Hoover and Aaron Barrett.

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General Dynamics reports first financial fallout from business with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killing

The manufacturer reported disappointing cash-flow figures for its most recent quarter, something executives attributed to "diplomatic contretemps" related to a disputed arms deal between Canada and Saudi Arabia.

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Credit Agricole appoints new top investment bankers

French bank Credit Agricole SA replaced three senior bankers at its investment and markets arms, shortly before reporting its fourth quarter ...

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Top prospects Carter Kieboom, Luis Garcia lead Nationals’ spring training nonroster invitees

Among the other 16 players are Wil Crowe, the most enticing young pitcher of the group, and veteran arms Henderson Alvarez, Vidal Nuno, Scott ...

Washinton Post /
General Dynamics reports first financial fallout from business with Saudi Arabia

The manufacturer saw disappointing cash-flow figures for its most recent quarter, something executives attributed to “diplomatic contretemps” related ...

NY Times /
How Russia Undermined Over 30 Years of Nuclear Arms Control

Since 1987, a treaty with Moscow to limit midrange missile deployment has boosted trans-Atlantic security. But Russia has been cheating, and is ...

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EU Begins Process to Hit Cambodia with Trade Sanctions

The European Union started an 18-month process on Monday that could lead to the suspension of Cambodia's duty-free trade access over its record on human rights and democracy. The European Commission, which coordinates trade policy for the 28-member EU, said that its decision to start the process would be published in the EU official journal on ...

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Bulgaria examines possible link between Skripal, Sofia poisonings

Bulgaria is investigating a possible link between a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy in England in 2018 and the poisoning of an arms dealer in Sofia in 2015.

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Aksel Lund Svindal carries world downhill silver into retirement

After an emotional moment when he leaned back, stretched his arms and looked to the sky, Aksel Lund Svindal was all smiles despite finishing a close second to Norwegian teammate Kjetil Jansrun in the ...

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