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Remains of some sailors found on U.S. Navy destroyer damaged in collision

Tuesday  18:16,   22 august 2017
MSN

<p>The remains of some of the 10 sailors missing since a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker near Singapore have been found, the commander of the Navy’s Pacific Fleet said.</p><p><br></p>SEOUL — The remains[...]

China Calls U.S. 'Arrogant' After Ship Collision

Tuesday  18:16,   22 august 2017
Newsweek

<p>A Chinese state-run newspaper said the most recent collision of a U.S. Navy destroyer with a merchant ship was an example of the U.S.’ "arrogance" in conducting patrols in and around the South China Sea.</p>The nationalist Global[...]

As N. Korea vows response, U.S. dismisses calls to pause drills

Tuesday  15:39,   22 august 2017
Associated Press

Senior U.S. military commanders dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang. The heated North Korean rhetoric, along with occasional weapons tests, is standard fare during the[...]

Was USS John S. McCain Hacked Before Collision?

Tuesday  14:40,   22 august 2017
International Business Times

<p>Amid reports that the destroyer USS John S. McCain lost steering just before collision with an oil tanker, experts have speculated the possibility of hacking as the cause of the incident.</p>Amid reports that the destroyer USS John S.[...]

How President Trump Reversed Himself on Afghanistan

Tuesday  14:17,   22 august 2017
Time

<p>In his first primetime address to the nation, President Donald Trump reversed his campaign pledge to pull U.S. troops from Afghanistan while laying out his most thorough explanation of his approach to the war.</p>Speaking from Fort Myer in[...]

4 surviving Barcelona attack suspects appear in court

Tuesday  12:56,   22 august 2017
Associated Press

<p>Four alleged members of a terror cell accused of killing 15 people in attacks in Barcelona and a Spanish resort appeared in court Tuesday, a day after the last missing member of the cell was gunned down by police near Barcelona.</p>The four [...]

Bear bites man in China wildlife park

Tuesday  12:56,   22 august 2017
BBC News

<p>A bear has bitten a visitor at a Chinese drive-through wildlife park where a woman was fatally attacked by tigers last year.</p>The man had ignored park warnings and rolled down his car window to feed bears at Badaling Wildlife World near[...]

NATO Intercepts Russian Spy Planes Over Baltic Sea

Tuesday  12:36,   22 august 2017
Newsweek

<p>NATO air police jets intercepted Russian air force spy planes above the Baltic Sea on three occasions in the space of just two days, Lithuania’s Ministry of Defense announced on Monday.</p>Lithuania and Estonia host a small group of NATO[...]

Fukushima reactor 'ice wall' nearly finished

Tuesday  11:08,   22 august 2017
AFP

The Fukushima nuclear plant's operator Tuesday started freezing the last section of a $320 million ice wall designed to cut down on vast amounts of contaminated water at the site of the worst atomic accident in a generation. Tokyo Electric[...]

How Muslim women fought, and won, divorce battle

Tuesday  11:07,   22 august 2017
BBC News

<p>The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that the controversial practice of instant divorce in Islam is unconstitutional. It is being hailed as a huge victory by rights activists. But the battle was not easy, as the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi[...]

Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise

Tuesday  09:50,   22 august 2017
Associated Press

<p>Expelled from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, Islamic State militants are now trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.</p>Mattis arrived in the [...]

India's top court bans Islamic instant divorce

Tuesday  09:21,   22 august 2017
AFP

India's top court on Tuesday banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, saying it was unconstitutional. Victims of the practice known as "triple talaq", whereby Muslim men can divorce their wives [...]

Scientists Say MH370 Is in One of Three ‘Hot Spots’

Tuesday  07:49,   22 august 2017
The Daily Beast

Dr. David Griffin tells The Daily Beast his team has further shrunken the search area. Yet the government in charge of the search is ignoring the new finding.In fact, Dr. David Griffin, the team’s leader, has told The Daily Beast that he has[...]

Scientists Say MH370 Is in One of Three ‘Hot Spots’

Tuesday  07:49,   22 august 2017
The Daily Beast

Dr. David Griffin tells The Daily Beast his team has further shrunken the search area. Yet the government in charge of the search is ignoring the new finding.In fact, Dr. David Griffin, the team’s leader, has told The Daily Beast that he has[...]

North Korea Warns 'U.S. Will Live in Fear'

Tuesday  07:36,   22 august 2017
Newsweek

<p>North Korea has warned Donald Trump that all it has to do is “put its hand on a button and press it when the right time comes” in a video released ahead of the U.S.’ military drill with South Korea.</p>The propaganda video, released on[...]