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Urging Florida To Ignore Military Votes Fits Trump's True Pattern With The Troops

Urging Florida To Ignore Military Votes Fits Trump's True Pattern With The TroopsWASHINGTON ― Two days after skipping a visit to an American military cemetery



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149 killed in 24 hours in Yemen's Hodeida: medics, military

149 killed in 24 hours in Yemen's Hodeida: medics, militaryAt least 149 people including civilians have been killed in 24 hours of clashes between government loyalists and rebels in Yemen’s flashpoint city of Hodeida, medics and military sources said Monday. A military official in Hodeida confirmed seven civilians had died, without giving further details. The Red Sea port city, controlled by Yemen’s Huthi rebels since 2014, is a vital entry point for aid into the impoverished country.



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Military veterans, 2 friends, bar workers killed in shooting

Military veterans, 2 friends, bar workers killed in shootingTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One was a veteran police officer who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Another had survived the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Others include two friends who loved off-roading, a Marine veteran who dedicated his life to service and a recent college graduate who worked with children with special needs.



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Indonesia military chief 'strongly believes' crashed jet found

Indonesia military chief 'strongly believes' crashed jet foundUsing sonar technology, Hadi Tjahjanto said authorities were confident they had pinpointed the location of the Boeing 737-MAX plane that plunged into the sea on Monday. “We strongly believe we’ve determined the coordinates of the JT 610 fuselage,” he told reporters in Jakarta. Authorities have been searching for the downed jet’s location in water some 30-40 meters (100-130 feet) deep in the hopes of also finding flight data recorders expected to be crucial to the crash investigation.



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US Military to send more than 5,000 troops to border ahead of migrant caravan arrival

US Military to send more than 5,000 troops to border ahead of migrant caravan arrivalThe US military is preparing to send as many as 5,200 troops to the nation’s southern border ahead of a migrant caravan travelling towards the region. The latest reports arrived as an estimated 800 troops were sent to the US-Mexico border Monday, the US Department of Defence said Monday afternoon. Earlier this year around 2,000 National Guard troops to the region, where about 15,000 US customs officials oversee the processing of trade, migrants and pedestrian travel daily.



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Trump’s Military Response To Migrant Caravan Foreshadows A Dark Long-Term Climate Policy

Trump’s Military Response To Migrant Caravan Foreshadows A Dark Long-Term Climate PolicyThe Trump administration is preparing to dispatch 800 troops and has



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Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead: military

Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead: militaryA Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier and was shot dead by the wounded man and other troops in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday, the military said. In a statement, the military said the incident occurred near the biblical Cave of the Patriarchs, revered by Muslims as the Ibrahimi mosque, in the city of Hebron. Palestinians began a wave of knife and car-ramming attacks in the West Bank and in Israel in 2015, after peace talks with Israel collapsed.



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Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for MexicoStretching almost 2,000 miles (3,200 km), the U.S.-Mexican border is one of the busiest in the world, processing thousands of commuters daily and much of the half a trillion dollars of annual trade between Mexico and the United States. “I must, in the strongest of terms, ask Mexico to stop this onslaught – and if unable to do so I will call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!” Trump wrote on Twitter. Several thousand Honduran migrants moved this week through Guatemala, and some were trying to cross to Mexico on Thursday, local media said.



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Trump Threatens To Order Military To 'Close Our Southern Border' Over Immigration

Trump Threatens To Order Military To 'Close Our Southern Border' Over ImmigrationPresident Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to shut the U.S.-Mexico border,



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Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier – military

Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier - militaryIsraeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian who tried to stab one of them in the occupied West Bank on Monday, the military said. “A Palestinian attempted to stab a soldier at the site. Israel’s Shin Bet internal security service said the assailant, whom it did not name, was a resident of the West Bank village of Biddya and had no record of anti-Israeli activity.



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