Chinese fighter jets complete night landings on carrier, live-fire drills

Chinese fighter pilots have carried out night landings on the country's first aircraft carrier, the official China Daily reported on ...
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Mysterious wolf-like creature shot in US baffles experts: 'We have no idea'

A mysterious wolf-like creature shot dead in the US has baffled wildlife experts, who say they have "no idea" what ...
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Taiwan diplomacy harder than ever in US-China tug of war

Diplomacy has never been easy for Taiwan and is becoming ever more complex as it is caught between the United ...
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Woman Killed By Border Patrol Identified As Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzales, 20

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The Latest: South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):
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The Latest: So far, lava has destroyed 82 Hawaii structures

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):
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Moderate Republicans warn of trouble for tax reform

Moderate Republicans warn of trouble for tax reformBy David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Twenty moderate Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Friday that efforts to overhaul the federal tax code could be jeopardized by demands for including major spending cuts in a fiscal 2018 budget resolution. In a June 30 letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, lawmakers from the moderate Tuesday Group said that including hundreds of billions of dollars in cuts to mandatory programs could be “extremely problematic” for tax reform and asked for a budget delay until Senate Republicans finish their debate on healthcare legislation.


EPA launches new unit to 'critique' climate science

EPA launches new unit to 'critique' climate scienceThe White House is planning on using military concepts to conduct an “at-length evaluation of US climate science”. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is pushing an initiative that will use so-called “red team, blue team” tactics to discuss climate science, a method developed within the military that pits two competing ideas against one another in order to try and find vulnerabilities in field operations. “The administrator believes that we will be able to recruit the best in the fields which study climate and will organise a specific process in which these individuals… provide back-and-forth critique of specific new reports on climate science,” a source at the EPA told the web site EENews.