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Israel says Arrow-3 missile shield passes U.S. trials, warns Iran

Israel says Arrow-3 missile shield passes U.S. trials, warns IranIsrael’s U.S.-backed Arrow-3 ballistic missile shield has passed a series of live interception tests over Alaska, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday, casting the achievement as a warning to Iran. Jointly manufactured by U.S. firm Boeing Co, Arrow-3 is billed as capable of shooting down incoming missiles in space, an altitude that would destroy any non-conventional warheads safely. It passed its first full interception test over the Mediterranean Sea in 2015 and was deployed in Israel in 2017.



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UPDATE 1-Israel says Arrow-3 missile shield passes U.S. trials, warns Iran

UPDATE 1-Israel says Arrow-3 missile shield passes U.S. trials, warns Iran



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Betsy DeVos proposes new sexual assault reporting rules for US campuses that ‘could help shield rapists’

Betsy DeVos proposes new sexual assault reporting rules for US campuses that ‘could help shield rapists’Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed a major change in the way American universities deal with campus sexual assault and harassment allegations in a move rights groups say could harm survivors. Ms DeVos has wants to add protections for those accused and limit situations in which schools would be required by law to investigate complaints brought forward by alleged victims, changes she said will treat both sides fairly. The requirements for investigation include only incidents which occurred on the universities’ campuses or property under the school’s authority and in those cases, only if the incident is reported to certain officials.



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Women Are Not Your Shield, Judge Kavanaugh

Women Are Not Your Shield, Judge KavanaughBrett Kavanaugh showed up to his Supreme Court nomination hearing Thursday



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Teen Hero Used Body As A Shield During Florida School Shooting

Teen Hero Used Body As A Shield During Florida School ShootingA 15-year-old high school soccer player used his own body to shield classmates from a gunman’s rampage in Florida last week that killed 17 people, said a fellow student who credited the heroism with saving his life.



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China demands US suspend missile shield in South Korea

China demands US suspend missile shield in South KoreaChina called Tuesday for the immediate suspension of a controversial missile defence system hours after Washington confirmed the shield was now operational in South Korea. “China’s position is clear-cut and firm.



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