US approves sale of $15bn missile defence
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The GuardianUS approves sale of $15bn missile defence system to Saudi ArabiaThe GuardianThe Pentagon's defense security cooperation agency said in a statement: “This sale furthers US national security and foreign policy interests, and supports the long-term security of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region in the face of Iranian and other ...Thaad: US to sell $15bn missile defence to Saudi ArabiaBBC NewsUS agrees to sell THAAD missile defence to Saudi ArabiaAljazeera.comall 201 news articles »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 6:26 pm
US tourists back from Cuba claim symptoms
Fox NewsUS tourists back from Cuba claim symptoms similar to mysterious attacksFox NewsAt least 22 U.S. Embassy employees on the communist-run island have reported injuries from attacks "of an unknown nature," according to the State Department. Symptoms have included ear issues, hearing loss, dizziness, headache, fatigue, cognitive ...'Handful' of US citizens reported health attacks after visiting Cuba, State Dept. saysABC NewsSome private citizens complain of health symptoms after visiting CubaCBS Newsall 55 news articles »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 6:05 pm
US Tried to Kill North Korea's Kim Jong Un
NewsweekUS Tried to Kill North Korea's Kim Jong Un in May, According to North KoreaNewsweekNorth Korea has come out strongly against the U.S.'s stated war on terror, accusing Washington of using it as a pretext to overthrow hostile governments, including an alleged plot to oust North Korean leader Kim Jong Un himself in May. According to an ...and more »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 2:46 pm
Body of missing US service member recovered
CNNBody of missing US service member recovered in NigerCNNThe American servicemember, who has been identified by US military personnel, went missing after a group of US soldiers near the Niger-Mali border were attacked by up to 50 fighters that are thought to be likely affiliated with ISIS, a US official said.Body of US service member recovered in Niger, raising ambush death toll to fourWashington PostUS deaths in Niger highlight Africa military mission creepReuters4th US soldier dead after attack in Niger, US officials sayUSA TODAYABC News -NBCNews.com -Daily Beastall 157 news articles »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 2:45 pm
Bombardier Hit With New US Jet Duties in
BloombergBombardier Hit With New US Jet Duties in Boeing Trade SpatBloombergBoth charges -- last week's 220 percent countervailing duties and Friday's anti-dumping restrictions -- could be reversed by the U.S. International Trade Commission if the tribunal concludes that Boeing wasn't injured by Bombardier's jet program, a ...US backs 300 percent in duties on Bombardier after Boeing complaintReutersUS escalates trade dispute with UK and Canada over BombardierThe GuardianUS hits Bombardier with anti-dumping duty after Boeing complaintCNBCFinancial Times -Seattle Times -Sky Newsall 105 news articles »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 1:02 pm
U.S. confirms Islamic State computer expert
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Junaid Hussain of Birmingham, England, was killed on Aug. 24 by a U.S. military air strike on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqah, Syria, Air Force Colonel Pat Ryder, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command, told reporters. Hussain had been involved in ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:15 am
Dow Struggles To Push Higher; U.S. Stocks
A volatile ride for global markets this week looked set to end with a whimper on Friday as lingering worries over Chinese economic growth and the Federal Reserve's plans to raise interest rates weighed on stocks, but oil rebounded sharply. U.S. crude ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:13 am
U.S. Oil-Rig Count Rises for Sixth
The U.S. oil-rig count ticked up by one in the latest week to 675, marking the sixth consecutive week of increases, according to Baker Hughes Inc. The number of U.S. oil-drilling rigs, which is a proxy for activity in the oil industry, has fallen sharply ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:11 am
Before Saying Farewell at U.S. Open, Mardy
MASON, Ohio — The last time Mardy Fish played in the United States Open, he departed crumpled in anxiety, fear and tears. Facing Roger Federer in a marquee fourth-round matchup in 2012, Fish had a severe panic attack. He could not take the court and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:06 pm
U.S. stocks set to fall as volatile week
Wall Street stocks were setting up for losses Friday, as investors remained wary after a volatile week and a gathering of Federal Reserve officials loomed. Stocks were set to finish the week moderately higher, with the Nasdaq Composite COMP, +2.45% ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:32 pm