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Here's How Many Billions America's Richest Would Save On Estate Tax Repeal

Here's How Many Billions America's Richest Would Save On Estate Tax RepealMother Jones magazine and the progressive organization Americans for Tax Fairness have taken a look at the more lavish of the House and Senate measures to cut taxes for the richest people in America ― a mammoth break on estate taxes.



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America's P-8 Poseidon Submarine Killer: The Plane North Korea, Russia and China Hate

America's P-8 Poseidon Submarine Killer: The Plane North Korea, Russia and China HateAs trans-Pacific relations assume new prominence in the twenty-first century, the P-8 will remain one of a number of means by which the United States and other operators assert their presence over international waters. In the event of conflict, they would also serve a vital role hunting down marauding submarines and tracking the movements of surface adversaries. There is a decent chance you have already flown on one of the U.S. Navy’s key new aircraft—or rather, the 737 airliner it is based on.



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How Russia, Iran and China Could 'Sink' America's Nuclear Submarines

How Russia, Iran and China Could 'Sink' America's Nuclear SubmarinesA greater investment in anti-submarine warfare would be a great place to start. New detection methods could also help, although such methods could also be used against Washington’s subs. Here’s an idea: maybe America should get in on the act and get some of its own? There is no force patrolling the world’s oceans more powerful than the mighty U.S. Navy.



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Some Of America's Wealthiest Tell Congress To Raise Their Taxes, Not Cut Them

Some Of America's Wealthiest Tell Congress To Raise Their Taxes, Not Cut ThemAmerican millionaires and billionaires are banding together to urge Republicans in Congress to raise their taxes instead of cutting them.



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America's Mass Shooting Problem Is A Domestic Violence Problem

America's Mass Shooting Problem Is A Domestic Violence ProblemIt seems like there is no place in America that is immune to a mass shooting.



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America's Efforts to Subdue North Korea Will Fail—Unless China Gets Involved

America's Efforts to Subdue North Korea Will Fail—Unless China Gets InvolvedThe U.S. strategy of imposing “maximum pressure” and the Chinese strategy of addressing North Korean threat perceptions through engagement are mutually conflicting. President Donald Trump will visit Beijing on November 8, against the background of North Korea’s repeated threat to detonate a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean and an increasing sense of cluelessness among the international community about how to deal with Pyongyang. One thing is certain when Trump meets President Xi Jinping in Beijing: he will push very hard for China to impose stronger pressure on North Korea.



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Why America's Navy Should Cut Back on its Global Commitments

Why America's Navy Should Cut Back on its Global CommitmentsA much smaller fleet is being pushed to do an even more demanding job due to today’s more challenging security environment. As present, the fleet is simply too small to do what is being asked of it and the service must sometime put its foot down and say no. It’s likely the only way to prevent the kinds of accidents we have seen in the Western Pacific over the past year where overworked and undertrained crews have made serious errors that have resulted in damaged ships and serious loss of life. “The Navy’s been run hard in the past 16 years of war and the pace is picking up, especially in the Pacific,” Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, told reporters at the Pentagon on November 2.



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America's Killer M1 Abrams Tank Now Has Its Own Shields

America's Killer M1 Abrams Tank Now Has Its Own ShieldsThe Trophy system is coming to one of America’s most lethal weapons of war. On September 28, 2017 the U.S. Army announced that it would equip the M1A2 SEP V2 Abrams tanks of one of its armored brigades with Israeli-built Trophy Active Protection Systems (APS). Or to put it in plain speech: some of America’s 70-ton main battle tanks will now have radar-guided robotic shotguns that can shoot down incoming missiles.



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Team Trump's Plan For America's National Monuments: Shrink Size And Expand Hunting

Team Trump's Plan For America's National Monuments: Shrink Size And Expand HuntingWASHINGTON —Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed an order Friday to greatly expand hunting, fishing and target shooting at America’s protected national monuments and on other public lands.



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L’Oréal Fires Its First Trans Model After She Called Out White America's Racism

L’Oréal Fires Its First Trans Model After She Called Out White America's RacismL’Oréal Paris has fired its first transgender model to join the brand just days after announcing the partnership.



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