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The U.S. Army Is Trying to Develop New Land Mines — Ones That Don’t Harm Civilians

In the early 1990s, the end of the Cold War gave rise to a global movement to rid former war zones of land mines, which were littered across at least 68 countries. President Bill Clinton became the first world leader to call for their elimination on a global scale, but when it came time to formally

NEW YORK TIMES

About 300 Migrants arrive in Tijuana, greeted by United States Border Patrol -

#EnVivoCaminando a Playas de #Tijuana la #CaravanaMigrante.José Ibarra en #CoberturaEspecial para #GrupoHealyPosted byFrontera.infoon Tuesday, November 13, 2018

KUSI.COM - 2018-11-13 23:02:48

China’s military power could match America’s by 2050

A top congressional panel is worried about China’s military advances.Members of a military honor guard before a ceremony at Tiananmen Square, on the eve of National Day on September 30, 2018 in Beijing, China.Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

VOX - 2018-11-14 12:40:01

U.S. legislation to urge possible China sanctions over Xinjiang crackdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers will introduce legislation on Wednesday urging a stronger response by the Trump administration to China's crackdown on minority Muslims, including possible sanctions against a regional Communist Party chief and other officials accused of human rights abuses. FI

REUTERS - 2018-11-14 05:28:30

U.S. alone in opposing U.N. refugee text over sovereignty concerns

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative on the Economic and Social Council, Kelley E. Currie, speaks during a meeting of the UN Security Council at UN headquarters in New York, U.S., April 17, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

REUTERS - 2018-11-13 22:27:58

Here's the real reason Martha McSally conceded the Arizona Senate race before all the votes were counted

And the McSally concession came before all the votes were counted.According to CNN figures, Sinema held a 38,000-vote lead (out of more than 2 million cast).

CNN - 2018-11-13 15:27:17

U.S. could potentially lose a war against China or Russia as military edge has eroded, study says

An Air Force F-22 Raptor displays its weapons bay as it's taken through maneuvers during a demonstration at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va., on April 30, 2012. (Steve Helber / Associated Press) The United States has lost its military edge to a dangerous degree and could potentially lose a war

LA TIMES - 2018-11-14 15:40:00

Analysis | What a lost Florida ballot says about how difficult it is for U.S. citizens abroad to vote

With time officially running out on Thursday at 8 p.m., Florida counties are in the midst of a dramatic recount to determine the winners in three statewide races. One week after the midterm elections,the outcome of several key votes is still unclear, which has triggered comparisons with the 2000 rec

WASHINGTON POST

Science restored: Eddie Bernice Johnson prepares to chair key panel in U.S. House of Representatives

After 8 years in the political wilderness, Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D–TX) is relishing the chance to “restore the credibility” of the science committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. With Democrats winning control of the House, Johnson is in line to move from ranking member to ch

SCIENCE NOW - 2018-11-13 20:00:21

Opinion | The world is moving on from Trump. And others are stepping forward.

President Trump with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, and French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Nov. 11. (Benoit Tessier/AP)

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-11-13 19:51:00

Iran's president: U.S. chose wrong path on sanctions, will be defeated

FILE PHOTO: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid /File Photo

REUTERS - 2018-11-14 11:09:31

Trump's Nafta Plan Could Be Upended by Democrats' House Takeover

WASHINGTON - President Trump's promise to quickly pass a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement has been upended by the midterm elections, with Democrats who will soon control the House vowing to withhold their support to extract greater protections for American workers. Administration officia

NEW YORK TIMES

U.S. Navy Carrier Suffers Second Aircraft Crash in Weeks

ImageTwo aircraft assigned to the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan have crashed in recent months, including an F/A 18 Hornet on Monday.CreditCreditMass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaila V. Peters/United States Navy, via Associated Press

NEW YORK TIMES

Mattis heads to US-Mexico border to visit troops awaiting migrant caravan

Secretary of Defense James Mattis will travel to Texas on Wednesday to visit troops currently deployed in support of the Southwest border mission.The Department of Defense estimates that more than 7,000 troops will be positioned in California, Arizona and Texas in support of the Department of Homela

CNBC - 2018-11-13 18:35:28

What Donald Trump's fact-free claims about elections in Florida and Arizona tell us about 2020

"The Florida Election should be called in favor of Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis in that large numbers of new ballots showed up out of nowhere, and many ballots are missing or forged,"tweeted Trump on Monday morning. "An honest vote count is no longer possible-ballots massively infected. Must go with

CNN

Klinsmann called up for U.S. friendlies - Hertha

Klinsmann, the son of former U.S. head coach and Germany captain Jurgen Klinsmann, holds both German and American citizenship.

ESPN

Day 2 of US bishops' meeting: Institution still trumps the mission

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, center, leads the opening prayer Nov. 13 during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. Also pictured are Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, and Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield, general secretary. (CNS/Rick Musacch

NCRONLINE.ORG - 2018-11-13 15:29:00

US analysts say they found secret North Korean missile sites. But Trump says there’s ‘nothing new’

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump conclude their meetings in June in Singapore. U.S. analysts say they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development facilities, and the findings come as the Trump administration’s denucleari

MILITARYTIMES - 2018-11-13 15:26:00

Human trafficking in the U.S.: How often sex trafficking occurs nationally

Over 10,600 sex and labor trafficking survivors in 2017 contacted the National Human Trafficking Hotline, with more than 7,200 of those cases being classified as sex trafficking, according to anationwide reportfrom nonprofit group Polaris.

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-11-13 18:05:36

United States 1887 Liberty Seated Half Dollar

In 1887, thePhiladelphia Minthandled U.S. coin production for all of the minor denominations, the silver dollar, and gold denominations up to $10, with the exception of the half eagle, which was only struck for circulation at the San Francisco branch. San Francisco also struck gold $10s and $20s in

COINWEEK.COM - 2018-11-13 14:36:24