21 Aug 2017

Gunman killed after wounding judge in ambush outside Ohio courthouse

“A gunman shot and wounded a judge in an ambush outside an Ohio courthouse on Monday before the assailant was fatally shot by a probation officer, authorities and local media said.” Source: Gunman killed after wounding judge in ambush outside Ohio courthouse

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16 Aug 2017

White supremacist group leader is former Marine Corps recruiter

“A Marine veteran has been identified as the leader of a white supremacist group whose members marched at Saturday’s ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a counter-protester was killed.” Source: White supremacist group leader is former Marine Corps recruiter

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15 Aug 2017

Man charged in anti-government bomb plot in Oklahoma City

“The FBI has arrested an Oklahoma man on charges that he tried to detonate what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb, acting out of a hatred for the U.S. government and an admiration for Oklahoma City bomber Timothy Mc­Veigh, according to court papers.” Source: Man charged in anti-government bomb plot

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14 Aug 2017

Sessions opens federal probe on Charlottesville

“Attorney General Jeff Sessions called late Saturday for a federal investigation into the day’s racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. ‘The violence and deaths in Charlottesville strike at the heart of American law and justice,’ Sessions said. His announcement was followed Sunday by continued reaction to President Donald Trump’s statement

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14 Aug 2017

Less than half of the US bomber fleet is ready to ‘fight tonight’

“Less than half of the bombers President Donald Trump would rely upon to be ‘locked and loaded’ against North Korea could launch today if needed, according to the latest Air Force figures available.” Source: Less than half of the US bomber fleet is ready to ‘fight tonight’

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14 Aug 2017

Sessions defends Trump’s comments on Charlottesville, says car-ramming fits definition of domestic terror

“Email Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the incident of a driver ramming a car into a crowd of demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, which killed a young woman and sent 19 other people to hospitals, ‘does meet the definition of domestic terrorism’ in U.S. law.” Source: Sessions defends Trump’s

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11 Aug 2017

Trump pledges ‘billions’ increase in missile defense spending

“U.S. President Donald Trump has pledged to increase defense spending by ‘billions of dollars,’ while hinting that a plan to increase spending on missile defense may come as soon as next week.” Source: Trump pledges ‘billions’ increase in missile defense spending

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10 Aug 2017

New MDA director: US prepared to defend against North Korean nuclear ICBM threat

“The new Missile Defense Agency Director, Air Force Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, said he is confident the United States is prepared and equipped to defend the homeland against a North Korean nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile threat.” Source: New MDA director: US prepared to defend against North Korean nuclear ICBM threat

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10 Aug 2017

Russian surveillance plane creates buzz in Washington

“A low-flying Russian airplane created a buzz in the nation’s capital on Wednesday, but it turns out the surveillance flight over the Capitol, Pentagon and other sites was cleared by the U.S. government under a long-standing global treaty.” Source: Russian surveillance plane creates buzz in Washington

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09 Aug 2017

North Korea now making missile-ready nuclear weapons, U.S. analysts say

“North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, U.S. intelligence officials have concluded in a confidential assessment.” Source: North Korea now making missile-ready nuclear weapons, U.S. analysts say – The

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