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Statesboro Herald
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantsFORT STEWART - Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
Statesboro Herald / Posted 42 minutes ago
FORT STEWART - Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack... Read more
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Salon.com
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantsFORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 m
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
Salon.com / Posted 4 hours ago
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom... Read more
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Air Force Times
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantsFORT STEWART, Ga. — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 millio
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
Air Force Times / Posted 5 hours ago
FORT STEWART, Ga. — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantsFORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 m
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 hours ago
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantsMilitary bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation fu
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 hours ago
Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Fort Stewart gets $2 million in conservation fundingFORT STEWART — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in
Fort Stewart gets $2 million in conservation funding
Savannah Morning News / Posted 6 hours ago
FORT STEWART — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Belleville to honor soldier killed in action with street namingBelleville will hold a street dedication ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 11:30
Belleville to honor soldier killed in action with street naming
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Belleville will hold a street dedication ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Cleveland and Dow streets, in honor of Pfc. John Michael Hoar, who was killed in action in Vietnam on the same date 50 years... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
U.S. Intelligence Agency Could Move to Illinois [video] By Tia Rinehart - The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency may relocate to
U.S. Intelligence Agency Could Move to Illinois [video]
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 11 hours ago
By Tia Rinehart - The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency may relocate to St. Clair County, Ill., in a few months. Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - A bipartisan... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Funds fortify Hanscom's relevanceLINCOLN -- The Department of Defense will invest more than $265 million to mode
Funds fortify Hanscom's relevance
Lowell Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
LINCOLN -- The Department of Defense will invest more than $265 million to modernize and upgrade the research facilities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Labs on Hanscom Air Force Base. The cash infusion announced Thursday will... Read more
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CNN
Democratic debate: CNN's Reality Check team inspects claimsBy Tami Luhby, CNN Bernie Sanders once again grossly exaggerated when talking
Democratic debate: CNN's Reality Check team inspects claims
CNN / Posted 15 hours ago
By Tami Luhby, CNN Bernie Sanders once again grossly exaggerated when talking about African-American youth unemployment. "Who denies that African-American youth unemployment, real, is over 50%," Sanders said in Thursday night's Democratic... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Debate: CNN's Reality Check team vets claimsThe Democratic candidates for president gathered in Milwaukee on Thursday for t
Debate: CNN's Reality Check team vets claims
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 20 hours ago
The Democratic candidates for president gathered in Milwaukee on Thursday for their sixth debate, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across... Read more
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Salon.com
Australian minister resigns for breaching code of conductCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An embattled Australian government minister has resi
Australian minister resigns for breaching code of conduct
Salon.com / Posted 20 hours ago
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An embattled Australian government minister has resigned for breaching ministerial standards through a business trip to China, clearing the way for the prime minister to announce a final Cabinet reshuffle ahead of elections... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. Senate OKs 'smart gun' billA bill meant to encourage the use of “smart gun” technology passed the state Se
N.J. Senate OKs 'smart gun' bill
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
A bill meant to encourage the use of “smart gun” technology passed the state Senate by a 21-13 vote Thursday. Sponsored by Sen. Loretta Weinberg, D-Teaneck, the bill would require gun shops in New Jersey to display and sell “smart guns.” Supporters... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
$10 million settlement in Jacksonville prescription case part of $2 billion fraud probeFor $4,555.01 in the fall of 2013, Dena Jones received three plastic squeeze bo
$10 million settlement in Jacksonville prescription case part of $2 billion fraud probe
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
For $4,555.01 in the fall of 2013, Dena Jones received three plastic squeeze bottles of a liquid prescription she needed to ease the pain in her injury-battered back. She paid a $17 co-pay for the three-month supply. Tricare, the medical system... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Lawmakers Move to Abolish the Draft(Military Times) -- As Congress begins debate on whether to force women to regi
Lawmakers Move to Abolish the Draft
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
(Military Times) -- As Congress begins debate on whether to force women to register for the draft, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers has a compromise solution: Get rid of it altogether. On Thursday, a group of four representatives — Mike... Read more
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Task & Purpose
How Will The 2017 Budget Impact Military Personnel?Fiscal year 2016 saw a number of changes to service member benefits, and 2017 i
How Will The 2017 Budget Impact Military Personnel?
Task & Purpose / Posted yesterday
Fiscal year 2016 saw a number of changes to service member benefits, and 2017 is expected to follow along the same lines. As the Defense Department’s section of the president’s proposed budget was released Feb. 9, several personnel funding items are... Read more
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First Coast News
Lawmakers move to abolish the draftAs Congress begins debate on whether to force women to register for the draft,
Lawmakers move to abolish the draft
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
As Congress begins debate on whether to force women to register for the draft, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers has a compromise solution: Get rid of it altogether. On Thursday, a group of four representatives — Mike Coffman, R-Colo.; Jared... Read more
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Air Force Times
Microsoft expands IT training program to 5 Army postsMicrosoft announced Thursday the expansion of its IT training program to five A
Microsoft expands IT training program to 5 Army posts
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
Microsoft announced Thursday the expansion of its IT training program to five Army installations, bringing the total to 12 locations. The Microsoft Software & Systems Academy provides service members with the skills to transition into the IT... Read more
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Air Force Times
Military hazing: Unclear if the problem is better or worseMilitary officials have stepped up their anti-hazing efforts in recent years, b
Military hazing: Unclear if the problem is better or worse
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
Military officials have stepped up their anti-hazing efforts in recent years, but haven’t tracked whether any of those changes are working, according to a new study out this week. The Defense Department "has not conducted oversight by regularly... Read more
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Air Force Times
Lawmakers move to abolish the draftAs Congress begins debate on whether to force women to register for the draft,
Lawmakers move to abolish the draft
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
As Congress begins debate on whether to force women to register for the draft, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers has a compromise solution: Get rid of it altogether. On Thursday, a group of four representatives — Mike Coffman, R-Colo.; Jared... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
New Iran video appears to show U.S. sailor in tearsIran’s state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
New Iran video appears to show U.S. sailor in tears
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
Iran’s state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled “American Tears,” is... Read more
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Daily Record
OPINION: Military social engineering unproductiveWith the approval of President Obama, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter continues
OPINION: Military social engineering unproductive
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
With the approval of President Obama, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter continues pressing social engineering changes in the military. Thus far the Obama administration has lifted the ban on “Don’t ask, don’t tell” and having women serve in all... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Proposed North Korea sanctions won't work: Here's whyThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Proposed North Korea sanctions won't work: Here's why
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
KSPR Springfield / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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My EastText
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
My EastText / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears | Politics - Home Day 40 of the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wild
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
| Politics - Home Day 40 of the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge reached a dramatic climax Wednesday evening with the FBI confirming it had moved in to surround the four holdouts,... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted yesterday
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tearsIran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors
Iran video appears to show US sailor in tears
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is... Read more
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Roll Call
On Defense, Obama Punts to His Successor President Barack Obama sent Congress on Tuesday a defense budget request that
On Defense, Obama Punts to His Successor
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
President Barack Obama sent Congress on Tuesday a defense budget request that reflects his lame-duck status. With a few exceptions, the fiscal 2017 Pentagon budget would put off to the next administration... Read more
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Deseret News
West gathers digital arsenal against Islamic State -- to what effect?Twitter recently announced it had suspended 125,000 accounts since the middle o
West gathers digital arsenal against Islamic State -- to what effect?
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter recently announced it had suspended 125,000 accounts since the middle of 2015 “for threatening or promoting terrorist acts, primarily related to ISIS.” The announcement came a couple weeks after Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg announced a... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Proposed North Korea sanctions won't work: Here's whyThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Proposed North Korea sanctions won't work: Here's why
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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Al.com
FBI director set to visit Redstone Arsenal as bureau expands presence in HuntsvilleThe director of the FBI, James Comey, is expected to be in Huntsville next week
FBI director set to visit Redstone Arsenal as bureau expands presence in Huntsville
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
The director of the FBI, James Comey, is expected to be in Huntsville next week for an event at Redstone Arsenal. Comey will participate Tuesday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center Laboratory Complex... Read more
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USA Today
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't workThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't work
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't workThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't work
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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First Coast News
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't workThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't work
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't workThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't work
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't workThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't work
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Proposed North Korea sanctions won't work: Here's whyThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Proposed North Korea sanctions won't work: Here's why
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't workThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't work
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't workThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't work
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't workThe Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make
Here's why North Korea sanctions won't work
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate plans to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea to make it harder for the reclusive nation to access funds to develop long-range missiles and nuclear warheads. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure last... Read more
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