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China launches new class of naval destroyer

China launches new class of naval destroyer

It said the ship is equipped with the latest air, missile, ship and submarine defense systems. The Type 052D ships are still under production and one such vessel, named Xining, was commissioned in January, Reuters noted. The picture displays multicoloured streamers being shot out of tubes while workers and sailors stand by the dock next to China's flag. China's Navy has launched its biggest new generation destroyer weighing 10,000 tonnes as part of a massive expansion to become a global ...


Clinton campaign chief has closed-door talk with House panel

Clinton campaign chief has closed-door talk with House panel

He'll finally get the chance on July 24 during a closed hearing in front of the House Intelligence Committee. Podesta said the Obama administration was "trying to make the best judgment they could". Podesta did not respond to a request for comment later, according to the report. Stone has long wanted to talk to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and has been cooperating with the Senate and House intelligence committees regarding Russia, Buschel said.



Assad may be preparing a chemical attack, says US

The White House said that if Mr Assad conducted another chemical weapons attack, "he and his military will pay a heavy price". Chemical weapons activity has been seen at a Syrian air base used for a deadly sarin gas attack in April, American defence chiefs said.


On Korean War Anniversary, South Urges North to End Weapons Development

On Korean War Anniversary, South Urges North to End Weapons Development

The death of Otto Warmbier, an American student who had been held prisoner in North Korea , has refocused United States attention on the evils of the Kim Jong Un regime. The South Korean president is reserved, while the United States president is bombastic. As North Korea threatens the world today with tests of ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads, all of us should remember that long-ago fight where so many fearless souls lost their lives.



McConnell Delays Vote On Health Care Bill Until After July 4

Will the extra time help in convincing his reluctant colleagues? "I would not bet against Mitch McConnell ", his House counterpart, Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., told reporters . After the 20 hours of debate, there is a little more time for senators to offer amendments to the bill with no debate. The CBO report says under the bill that 22 million people fewer would have insurance by 2026 than under Obamacare - one million less than the House bill's figure - but the budget ...



US Republicans, facing health care revolt, delay Senate vote

The Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act is now being poured over by Senate Republicans and their staff, but the early prognosis for a vote this week is not good. The fate of the Senate bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act is up in the air. But it would balloon out-of-pocket medical expenses for the working poor and those age 50 to 64.