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U.S. Navy relieves aircraft carrier commander who wrote letter urging coronavirus action

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Navy relieved the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt’s captain of his command on Thursday, punishing him for the leak of a scathing letter he sent to superiors that sought stronger measures for curbing a coronavirus outbreak aboard the

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First U.S. military service member dies from coronavirus

WASHINGTON : The first U.S. military service member has died from the coronavirus, the Pentagon said on Monday, as it reported another spike in the number of infected troops. The service member was a New Jersey Army National Guardsman who

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Blasts hit US coalition base in Baghdad, damage unknown

Several blasts hit a US-led coalition military base in Baghdad early today from an apparent rocket attack, a US military official said. The official did not immediately say if the attack caused any casualties or significant damage. Rocket attacks which

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Iran starts ‘second round’ of attacks on US bases in Iraq

CAIRO: Iran has started its “second round” of attacks against bases holding US troops in Iraq, the Tehran-based Tasnim news agency said today. The second round of attacks started an hour after the first phase took place earlier this morning,

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China suspends review of request for US military ships, aircraft visiting Hong Kong

China’s Foreign Ministry said today it has suspended the review of requests by US military ships and aircraft to visit Hong Kong in response to legislation passed by US lawmakers in support of protesters in the China-ruled territory. The Chinese

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Trump tightens citizenship rules for children of US military abroad

Children born to US citizens stationed abroad as government employees or members of the US military will no longer qualify for automatic American citizenship under a policy change unveiled yesterday by the Trump administration. Effective Oct 29, parents serving overseas

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Trump: Sundar Pichai Committed To US Military, Not Chinese”

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Google CEO Sundar Pichai, whom he’d previously accused of indirectly boosting China’s military, has reassured him that he is “totally committed” to US security. “Just met with @sundarpichai, President of @Google, who is obviously

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