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Pentagon strongly denies reports of spying on India's ASAT test
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Pentagon strongly denies reports of spying on India's ASAT test

The Pentagon has strongly denied the reports that the US spied on India's anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test by sending a reconnaissance aircraft from its base in Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean to monitor the development.
China hikes defense budget by 7.5% to $177.61 billion
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China hikes defense budget by 7.5% to $177.61 billion

China, the world's second largest military spender after the US, announced a 7.5% increase in its defense budget for this year, hiking it to a whopping $177.61 billion.
US seeks information from Pakistan on potential misuse of F-16s
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US seeks information from Pakistan on potential misuse of F-16s

The US is seeking more information from Pakistan on the potential misuse of American-made F-16 fighter jets by it against India in violation of the end-user agreement, the State Department has said.
California bar shooting: Ex-US Marine Ian Long was the shooter
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California bar shooting: Ex-US Marine Ian Long was the shooter

The shooter involved in Wednesday's California bar shooting, which left 12 dead, was identified as 28-year-old Ian Long, a former US Marine.
Haley's extraordinary. Going to make a lot of money: Trump
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Haley's extraordinary. Going to make a lot of money: Trump

Describing Nikki Haley as an "extraordinary person," US President Donald Trump has said the outgoing US Ambassador to the UN is "going to make a lot of money" in the private sector, which she intends to join.
Flooding fears surge as Carolina rivers rise; Wilmington cut off
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Flooding fears surge as Carolina rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the US's Carolinas, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods kilometers inland.
Trump signals withdrawal of US troops from Syria 'very soon'
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Trump signals withdrawal of US troops from Syria 'very soon'

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that the US troops would "be coming out of Syria very soon" as he lamented that America has wasted $7 trillion in wars in the Middle East.

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