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Is Russia's Submarine Force Dying a Slow Death?

Is Russia's Submarine Force Dying a Slow Death?Some big problems with no easy solutions.  Is Russia’s Submarine Force Dying a Slow Death? In March 2017, Russia’s new Yasen-class nuclear attack submarine Kazan launched at the northern port city of Severodvinsk. The Russian navy — already badly depleted since the collapse of the Soviet Union — can’t quickly replace most of its existing nuclear submarine fleet, which is approaching the end of its collective lifespan.



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Mother writes one last letter to her daughter before dying from kidney cancer

Mother writes one last letter to her daughter before dying from kidney cancerBefore Hannah Summers' mother passed on Tuesday, she wrote her daughter a letter to bring her comfort — and now it's doing the same for strangers around the world.



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San Juan Mayor: 'My People Are Dying Here'

San Juan Mayor: 'My People Are Dying Here'Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico talks with Rachel Maddow about the yawning gap between the harsh reality that Americans in Puerto Rico are dealing with and the impotence and inefficiency of the Trump administration's response.



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Zimbabwe's Mugabe says not going anywhere, not dying

Zimbabwe's Mugabe says not going anywhere, not dyingBy MacDonald Dzirutwe CHINHOYI, Zimbabwe (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Saturday said he was not stepping down nor dying and that there was no one with his political stature who could immediately take over from him. The 93-year-old leader has been in charge in the former British colony since independence in 1980. Mugabe told tens of thousands of supporters at a rally in the town of Chinhoyi, in his home province, that doctors were recently surprised by his “strong bone system.” He has traveled to Singapore three times this year for what officials say is routine medical treatment.



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Dying "Mother Ganga": India's holy river succumbs to pollution

Dying "Mother Ganga": India's holy river succumbs to pollutionBy Danish Siddiqui DEVPRAYAG/VARANASI/SAGAR ISLAND, India (Reuters) – India’s holy Ganges begins as a crystal clear river high in the icy Himalayas but pollution and excessive usage transforms it into toxic sludge on its journey through burgeoning cities, industrial hubs and past millions of devotees. Lokesh Sharma, a 19-year-old priest in Devprayag, a small hill town where two rivers converge to form the Ganges, is his family’s fourth generation to lead riverbank prayers. Devprayag is a heaven for me.



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Combat Photographer's Last Image Is Of Her Dying Moment

Combat Photographer's Last Image Is Of Her Dying MomentU.S. Army Spc. Hilda Clayton died doing what she loved.



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Bana Alabed after chemical attack: ‘My people are dying everyday as you watch’

Bana Alabed after chemical attack: ‘My people are dying everyday as you watch’A seven-year-old Syrian refugee has a message for world leaders after the chemical attack in Idlib: “It’s never too late. Save the people of Syria.”



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EU risks dying, needs new vigor and passion, says Pope Francis

EU risks dying, needs new vigor and passion, says Pope FrancisBy Crispian Balmer VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis told Europe’s leaders on Friday the continent faced a “vacuum of values” as they marked the EU’s 60th birthday, condemning anti-immigrant populism and extremism that he said posed a mortal threat to the bloc. Prime ministers and presidents from 27 EU member states have descended on Italy to mark the 1957 founding Treaty of Rome, receiving a papal blessing on the eve of the anniversary. “When a body loses its sense of direction and is no longer able to look ahead, it experiences a regression and, in the long run, risks dying,” Francis told the leaders gathered in an ornate, frescoed chamber in the heart of the Vatican.



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'Where's Winston?': Dying Mom's Last Words Launch Search for Missing Baby

'Where's Winston?': Dying Mom's Last Words Launch Search for Missing BabyCops say Mandi Mangas was shot dead by the father of her baby, who was allegedly kidnapped.



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The U.S. Military's Greatest Advantage Is Dying a Slow Death

The U.S. Military's Greatest Advantage Is Dying a Slow DeathAnd a new idea could revive it, but that's only half the battle.



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