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Russia’s new hypersonic missile ‘can travel 27 times faster than the speed of sound’

Russia’s new hypersonic missile ‘can travel 27 times faster than the speed of sound’Russia has deployed its first nuclear-capable missile that military officials claim can fly at 27 times the speed of sound, winning a race against the US to develop hypersonic weapons.President Vladimir Putin boasted that the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle means Russia now leads the world in engineering an entire new class of weapons.



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Hong Kong police sound alarm over homemade explosives

Hong Kong police sound alarm over homemade explosivesHong Kong’s much-maligned police force provided a rare behind-the-scenes look Friday at its bomb disposal squad to show the potentially deadly destructive force of homemade explosives seized during months of protests that have shaken the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. In July, police announced the seizure of about 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of TATP, which has been used in militant attacks worldwide. Other recent seizures in Hong Kong involved far smaller amounts, just 1 gram, of TATP, or tri-acetone tri-peroxide.



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Buttigieg predicts a 'two-way' race against Warren as both compete to sound more like Obama

Buttigieg predicts a 'two-way' race against Warren as both compete to sound more like ObamaPete Buttigieg made waves with a suggestion — which he later partially retracted — that the 2020 Democratic primary contest is “getting to be a two-way” race between him and Elizabeth Warren. But opponents said Buttigieg’s remarks were presumptuous.



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White people, what are we going to do to stop white nationalism?: Readers sound off

White people, what are we going to do to stop white nationalism?: Readers sound offFrom white supremacy to gun violence and possible reform to Toni Morrison's death and legacy, readers sound off on recent headlines.



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Robert Mueller was put in a completely unwinnable situation: Readers sound off

Robert Mueller was put in a completely unwinnable situation: Readers sound offReaders react to former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony Wednesday before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees.



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Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times

Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit: Sunday TimesAhead of Boris Johnson’s likely election next week as Britain’s prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Brexit plan that would avoid a no-deal disaster, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. German and French figures as well as the Dutch and Belgian governments have also established contact with Johnson’s team and signaled an intention to do a deal, it added. In a limited extract released on Saturday evening ahead of publication, the paper reported that Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has indicated Dublin is prepared to compromise.



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Manafort sentence exemplifies privilege in the justice system: Readers sound off

Manafort sentence exemplifies privilege in the justice system: Readers sound off'What does Manafort's 47-month sentence say to people who are not wealthy in America?'



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Jussie Smollett crying wolf helps no one: Readers sound off

Jussie Smollett crying wolf helps no one: Readers sound offFrom the Green New Deal to the opioid crisis to Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential run, our readers sound off on recent headlines.



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Boeing's 'Transonic Wings' Will Take Your Commercial Flights to Just Under the Speed of Sound

Boeing's 'Transonic Wings' Will Take Your Commercial Flights to Just Under the Speed of SoundHow about sitting back and flying at just under Mach 1?



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Just in time for Christmas, a shutdown over a wall Mexico was supposed to pay for: Readers sound off

Just in time for Christmas, a shutdown over a wall Mexico was supposed to pay for: Readers sound offGoing into a second day, shutdown is affecting about 800,000 government employees through furloughs, smaller paychecks



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