Following Israeli deployment, U.S., European allies map out larger role for F-35 fighter

Norway, Britain and Italy will have 40 F-35s by the end of 2018, with the first U.S. jets in 2021; ...
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Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Bring A Joint Progressive Push To Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Democratic U.S. House
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1 demonstrator killed as thousands protest against corruption in Iraq

Death occurs during demonstration outside office of a paramilitary group in Basra ...
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Man arrested after knife attack on German bus

A man armed with a knife attacked people on a bus in the northern city of Luebeck on Friday, injuring ...
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Players, officials hail lacrosse world championship as big victory for Israel

The quadrennial tournament is being held in the Holy Land for the first time ever, and teams say their initial ...
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Judo competitions cancelled over treatment of Israel

Judo Federation suspends competitions in Tunisia and UAE after hosts fail to confirm that Israelis would receive equal treatment.

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Puerto Rico calls on U.S. utilities to help restore power

Puerto Rico calls on U.S. utilities to help restore powerPuerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Executive Director Ricardo Ramos sent a letter on Tuesday to utility industry trade groups requesting assistance from U.S. mainland utilities, they said. Restoration of power on the island will now shift toward other utilities and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after the Puerto Rican government removed a small Montana contractor.


US vows to again oppose UN vote against Cuba embargo

US vows to again oppose UN vote against Cuba embargoPresident Donald Trump’s administration will revive Wednesday the annual US tradition of voting against a UN resolution condemning the American trade embargo against Cuba. For just over a quarter of a century, Cuba has brought the motion before the General Assembly, and every year, Washington and one or two diehard allies voted against — until last year. Then, former president Barack Obama decided to abstain from the vote, marking with a symbolic gesture the cautious thaw in relations that his White House had begun to negotiate with Raul Castro’s communist regime.