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The Washington Times
ALLAN RYSKIND: How Reaganomics saved Bill Clinton’s presidencyReagan’s first two terms produced substantially lower tax rates for individuals
ALLAN RYSKIND: How Reaganomics saved Bill Clinton’s presidency
The Washington Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Reagan’s first two terms produced substantially lower tax rates for individuals and corporations, domestic (non-defense) spending restraint and deregulation, which resulted in the end of Jimmy Carter’s gas lines, a dramatic reduction in... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Navy's tougher littoral ship would still be vulnerable, GAO saysthe defense policy bill that's being debated on the House floor this week. The
Navy's tougher littoral ship would still be vulnerable, GAO says
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 12 hours ago
the defense policy bill that's being debated on the House floor this week. The House Appropriations did the same in the defense spending measure it approved Tuesday. Capt. Thurraya Kent, a Navy spokeswoman, said in a statement that she wouldn't... Read more
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The Hill
McConnell sets up vote to begin debate on defense policy billthe Senate's bill "was basically done in secret. It was a closed hearing. So, f
McConnell sets up vote to begin debate on defense policy bill
The Hill / Posted 13 hours ago
the Senate's bill "was basically done in secret. It was a closed hearing. So, for heaven's sake, let's be brought back to reality." The Senate's bill authorizes $602 billion in defense spending, with lawmakers expected to file hundreds of amendmen... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 22 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 22 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
Local 10 Miami / Posted 22 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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News 8000
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
News 8000 / Posted 22 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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My EastText
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
My EastText / Posted 23 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
KSBW Salinas / Posted 23 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
KECI Missoula / Posted 23 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast | Money - Home President Obama announced end to military sanctions banning US
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
KTVZ Bend / Posted 23 hours ago
| Money - Home President Obama announced end to military sanctions banning US arms exports to Vietnam Vietnam has increased its... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 23 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 23 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 23 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 23 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fastbillion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't pu
Vietnam's defense spending is $5 billion and rising fast
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 23 hours ago
billion -- though the numbers are a bit fuzzy because the government doesn't publicize its defense budget. The country's defense spending will increase further to $5 billion this year, and $6.2 billion by 2020, estimates Jon Grevatt, Asia Pacific... Read more
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Roll Call
McCain's Role in Party, Senate Gets New Test This WeekBay, Cuba. In a period when many GOP lawmakers are intent on cutting budgets, h
McCain's Role in Party, Senate Gets New Test This Week
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Bay, Cuba. In a period when many GOP lawmakers are intent on cutting budgets, he will ask them to support funding for defense spending. "Senators must choose a side," he has said, in his usual combative style. All of this comes as he faces... Read more
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The News & Observer
Robert Pittenger and challengers debate his Washington experienceParenthood; opposes a path to citizenship for immigrants here illegally; and vo
Robert Pittenger and challengers debate his Washington experience
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
Parenthood; opposes a path to citizenship for immigrants here illegally; and voted for an Omnibus budget bill that bumped Defense spending by $600 billion. He said he and other House Republicans can’t be blamed if bills they passed were later... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
KUSI goes one-on-one with Senator Bernie Sandersso many people who depend on the military for their jobs here. If you were elec
KUSI goes one-on-one with Senator Bernie Sanders
KUSI News San Diego / Posted yesterday
so many people who depend on the military for their jobs here. If you were elected President, what would your plan be for defense spending, generally? BS: I think we need to continue having the strongest defense in the world to protect not only... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Dreadful Kagan Clan - Hillary's Warmongers-In-Waitingfor any hope of caging Washington’s imperial ambitions and reducing the massive
The Dreadful Kagan Clan - Hillary's Warmongers-In-Waiting
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
for any hope of caging Washington’s imperial ambitions and reducing the massive and utterly unnecessary burden of current defense spending. The truth is, there are fewer greater menaces in the Imperial City today than Victoria Nuland. Not only... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
SUNDAY EDITION | As Congress debates visa program, Afghan and Iraqi interpreters settle in Kentuckydebating bills that would alter or end the ability of some Afghans who worked w
SUNDAY EDITION | As Congress debates visa program, Afghan and Iraqi interpreters settle in Kentucky
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
debating bills that would alter or end the ability of some Afghans who worked with the U.S. government to secure visas. A defense spending measure that passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week no longer makes workers in support... Read more
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DW
Debate over German defense budget surfaces |funding would be "needs-oriented," Bild added, referring to longstanding warnin
Debate over German defense budget surfaces |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
funding would be "needs-oriented," Bild added, referring to longstanding warnings about Bundeswehr readiness. By 2020, defense spending would be 10.2 billion euros higher, a defense ministry spokesman told the French news agency AFP, adding,... Read more
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Air Force Times
'Nickled and dimed': The military pay crunch is on a course to get considerably worsefamilies with generous incentives throughout much of the post-9/11 era. Since 2
'Nickled and dimed': The military pay crunch is on a course to get considerably worse
Air Force Times / Posted 3 days ago
families with generous incentives throughout much of the post-9/11 era. Since 2013, when Washington first fought to curtail defense spending, annual pay raises have averaged just 1.1 percent. Retention bonuses — worth tens of thousands of dollars... Read more
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The Hill
McCain presses colleagues on defense spendinga "dear colleague" letter about the "the dangerous mismatch between growing wor
McCain presses colleagues on defense spending
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
a "dear colleague" letter about the "the dangerous mismatch between growing worldwide threats... and arbitrary limits on defense spending in current law." "When the Senate takes up the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, I... Read more
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New York Magazine
Tom Cotton Is Positioning Himself to Thrive in Both a Trump and Post-Trump GOPyet can maintain an independent posture as someone offering friendly pressure o
Tom Cotton Is Positioning Himself to Thrive in Both a Trump and Post-Trump GOP
New York Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
yet can maintain an independent posture as someone offering friendly pressure on Trump to overcome any reluctance to boost defense spending (Cotton's most obsessive priority) or junk the Iran deal as quickly as possible. His bonds to Trump World... Read more
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Reuters
The very idea of a President Trump scares some, bolsters others in AsiaNew Delhi, though he also noted it may be "just election rhetoric". Japan's na
The very idea of a President Trump scares some, bolsters others in Asia
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
New Delhi, though he also noted it may be "just election rhetoric". Japan's nationalist-led government has already boosted defense spending and has reinterpreted its pacifist constitution to allow its military to come to the aid of allies under... Read more
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Raw Story
The very idea of a President Trump scares some leaders in AsiaNew Delhi, though he also noted it may be “just election rhetoric”. Japan’s na
The very idea of a President Trump scares some leaders in Asia
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
New Delhi, though he also noted it may be “just election rhetoric”. Japan’s nationalist-led government has already boosted defense spending and has reinterpreted its pacifist constitution to allow its military to come to the aid of allies under... Read more
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Air Force Times
House passes war reparations for GuamThe defense spending bill that passed the House of Representatives Thursday inc
House passes war reparations for Guam
Air Force Times / Posted 4 days ago
The defense spending bill that passed the House of Representatives Thursday includes proposed payments for Guamanians who were killed, raped, beaten or forced to work by Japanese occupiers during World War II. That’s half the legislative battle won... Read more
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The Buffalo News
House votes to weaken federal crackdown on invasive speciesaimed at keeping invasive species out of the region’s waterways. The House on
House votes to weaken federal crackdown on invasive species
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
aimed at keeping invasive species out of the region’s waterways. The House on Wednesday passed a routine bill authorizing defense spending for the coming year, and tucked inside the legislation was a provision that has nothing to do with armies or... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Defense: Terrorism suspected in EgyptAir crash; McCain details funding plansat the Brookings Institution. "When the legislation comes to the floor next we
Overnight Defense: Terrorism suspected in EgyptAir crash; McCain details funding plans
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
at the Brookings Institution. "When the legislation comes to the floor next week, I will offer an amendment to increase defense spending above the current spending caps, reverse short-sighted cuts to modernization, restore military readiness and... Read more
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Air Force Times
Weak U.S. strategy is making ISIS stronger, congressman saysin containing them geographically and I think, in some ways, they are growing m
Weak U.S. strategy is making ISIS stronger, congressman says
Air Force Times / Posted 4 days ago
in containing them geographically and I think, in some ways, they are growing more dangerous.” Despite the growing menace, defense spending has been cut by 23 percent since 2010, and that has hurt readiness,Thornberry said. The Pentagon’s budget... Read more
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The Hill
McCain to seek more defense funding on Senate floorADVERTISEMENT “When the legislation comes to the floor next week, I will offer
McCain to seek more defense funding on Senate floor
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
ADVERTISEMENT “When the legislation comes to the floor next week, I will offer an amendment to increase defense spending above the current spending caps, reverse short-sighted cuts to modernization, restore military readiness and give our service... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bedford
Bedford Rep. Maloney Grabs National Spotlight Fighting Anti-Gay BillDemocrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tri
Bedford Rep. Maloney Grabs National Spotlight Fighting Anti-Gay Bill
The Daily Voice - Bedford / Posted 4 days ago
Democrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tried to strip discriminatory wording out of a defense spending bill. Maloney tried to remove a measure that allowed discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Chappaqua
Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay LanguageDemocrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tri
Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay Language
The Daily Voice - Chappaqua / Posted 4 days ago
Democrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tried to strip discriminatory wording out of a defense spending bill. Maloney tried to remove a measure that allowed discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge
Pound Ridge Rep. Maloney Grabs National Spotlight Fighting Anti-Gay BillDemocrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tri
Pound Ridge Rep. Maloney Grabs National Spotlight Fighting Anti-Gay Bill
The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge / Posted 4 days ago
Democrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tried to strip discriminatory wording out of a defense spending bill. Maloney tried to remove a measure that allowed discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Armonk
Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay LanguageDemocrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tri
Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay Language
The Daily Voice - Armonk / Posted 4 days ago
Democrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tried to strip discriminatory wording out of a defense spending bill. Maloney tried to remove a measure that allowed discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Briarcliff
Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay LanguageDemocrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tri
Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay Language
The Daily Voice - Briarcliff / Posted 4 days ago
Democrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tried to strip discriminatory wording out of a defense spending bill. Maloney tried to remove a measure that allowed discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton
Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay LanguageDemocrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tri
Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay Language
The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton / Posted 4 days ago
Democrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tried to strip discriminatory wording out of a defense spending bill. According to a report by Huffington Post , Maloney tried to remove a measure that allowed... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bronxville
Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay LanguageDemocrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tri
Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay Language
The Daily Voice - Bronxville / Posted 4 days ago
Democrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tried to strip discriminatory wording out of a defense spending bill. According to a report by Huffington Post , Maloney tried to remove a measure that allowed... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bedford
Congressman Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay LanguageDemocrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tri
Congressman Maloney Unsuccessful In Battling GOP Over Anti-Gay Language
The Daily Voice - Bedford / Posted 4 days ago
Democrat from Cold Spring, attracted national attention on Thursday when he tried to strip discriminatory wording out of a defense spending bill. According to a report by Huffington Post , Maloney tried to remove a measure that allowed... Read more
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The Hill
House GOP urges Obama to drop veto threat against defense billbase budget and $59 billion in war funding. However, the White House opposes a
House GOP urges Obama to drop veto threat against defense bill
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
base budget and $59 billion in war funding. However, the White House opposes a funding maneuver that could boost 2017 defense spending without a similar increase in non-defense spending. The bill would see about $18 billion from the war... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Made-in-USA provision one step closer to approvalthe U.S. House. The provision added by Reps. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Niki
Made-in-USA provision one step closer to approval
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 4 days ago
the U.S. House. The provision added by Reps. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts was included in the defense spending bill approved Wednesday night by the House. The proposal still needs to be considered by the full... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Wiscasset’s new police chief on dutythem with resources to aid in their recovery. Lange went on to work as a civil
Wiscasset’s new police chief on duty
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
them with resources to aid in their recovery. Lange went on to work as a civilian contractor for the U.S. Department of Defense, spending three years in Afghanistan and Iraq. His qualifications and experience as a gang investigator were... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Made-in-USA provision 1 step closer to approvalthe U.S. House. The provision added by Reps. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Niki
Made-in-USA provision 1 step closer to approval
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
the U.S. House. The provision added by Reps. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts was included in the defense spending bill approved Wednesday night by the House. The proposal still needs to be considered by the full... Read more
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The China Post
US lower house OKs WWII reparations for Guam HAGATNA, Guam--U.S. lawmakers have approved a defense spending bill that incl
US lower house OKs WWII reparations for Guam
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
HAGATNA, Guam--U.S. lawmakers have approved a defense spending bill that includes reparations for Guam residents killed, raped, beaten or forced to work by Japanese occupiers during World War II. The... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
House approves WWII reparations for GuamHAGATNA, Guam (AP) - U.S. lawmakers have approved a defense spending bill that
House approves WWII reparations for Guam
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) - U.S. lawmakers have approved a defense spending bill that includes reparations for Guam residents killed, raped, beaten or forced to work by Japanese occupiers during World War II. The Pacific Daily News reports the bill passed... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Deontay Wilder loses biggest payday after fight is cancellednot going to happen on May 21 in Moscow,” said Wilder. “I had worked very hard
Deontay Wilder loses biggest payday after fight is cancelled
The Birmingham Times / Posted 5 days ago
not going to happen on May 21 in Moscow,” said Wilder. “I had worked very hard to prepare myself for this important title defense, spending the last two weeks training in England to get accustomed to fighting in Europe. I wanted to give the fans a... Read more
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CNN
Photos reveal growth of China military basesprogram entered a new phase in 2015," Denmark said, and assessed that, "China's
Photos reveal growth of China military bases
CNN / Posted 5 days ago
program entered a new phase in 2015," Denmark said, and assessed that, "China's leaders seem committed to sustaining defense spending growth for the foreseeable future." China also has made significant improvement to its weapons capabilities... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Lawmakers Are Finally Voting To End A 15-Old War Authorizationarguing that the measure would inhibit the president's ability to carry out his
Lawmakers Are Finally Voting To End A 15-Old War Authorization
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
arguing that the measure would inhibit the president's ability to carry out his defense strategy and seeks to work around defense spending caps by only funding some activities until May of 2017. The veto threat has become as predictable as... Read more
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