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Aircraft Carriers, Submarines and Nukes: Meet the 5 Deadliest U.S. Weapons of World War II

Aircraft Carriers, Submarines and Nukes: Meet the 5 Deadliest U.S. Weapons of World War IILet the debate begin. 



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Germany, Israel agree Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Merkel

Germany, Israel agree Iran must never have nuclear weapons: MerkelGermany and Israel agree that Iran should never be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons but they differ on how to achieve this goal, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday at a news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “We are very convinced and strongly share Israel’s position that everything must be done to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.



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Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weapons

Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weaponsSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A top South Korean official told lawmakers that North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, in Seoul's first public comment about the size of the North's secrecy-clouded weapons arsenal.



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Mach 5 Mission: The Air Force Is Going All In on Hypersonic Weapons

Mach 5 Mission: The Air Force Is Going All In on Hypersonic WeaponsThe Air Force is taking another step in an aggressive plan to prototype, test and deploy hypersonic weapons



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Trump Adviser Threatens Syria With 'Much Stronger' Military Assault If It Uses Chemical Weapons

Trump Adviser Threatens Syria With 'Much Stronger' Military Assault If It Uses Chemical WeaponsIf Syria uses chemical weapons again, National Security Adviser John Bolton promised the U.S. would deliver a counterattack.



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'Lots of Evidence' That Syria Is Preparing Chemical Weapons in Idlib, U.S. Advisor Warns

'Lots of Evidence' That Syria Is Preparing Chemical Weapons in Idlib, U.S. Advisor WarnsSpecial advisor Jim Jeffrey said there is "lots of evidence" of chemical weapons



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U.S. has seen evidence of Syria preparing chemical weapons in Idlib: envoy

U.S. has seen evidence of Syria preparing chemical weapons in Idlib: envoy“I am very sure that we have very, very good grounds to be making these warnings,” said Jim Jeffrey, who was named on Aug. 17 as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s special adviser on Syria overseeing talks on a political transition in that country. “Any offensive is to us objectionable as a reckless escalation,” Jeffrey told a few reporters in his first interview on the situation in Syria since his appointment. “There is lots of evidence that chemical weapons are being prepared.” The White House has warned that the United States and its allies would respond “swiftly and vigorously” if government forces used chemical weapons in the widely expected offensive.



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Chemical weapons watchdog confirms UK nerve agent findings

Chemical weapons watchdog confirms UK nerve agent findingsTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The global chemical weapons watchdog on Tuesday confirmed findings by British authorities that the Novichok nerve agent killed one person and sickened another in the English town of Amesbury in June.



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Microwave Weapons Could Be The Culprit Behind The Mysterious U.S. Embassy Attacks

Microwave Weapons Could Be The Culprit Behind The Mysterious U.S. Embassy AttacksA variety of possible causes — from sonic attacks to crickets to mass hysteria — have been considered, but no culprit has been identified.



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U.N. fears chemical weapons in Syria battle with '10,000 terrorists'

U.N. fears chemical weapons in Syria battle with '10,000 terrorists'The United Nations called on Russia, Iran and Turkey on Thursday to forestall a battle in Syria’s Idlib province which would affect millions of civilians and could see both militants and the government potentially using chlorine as a chemical weapon. U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said there was a high concentration of foreign fighters in Idlib, including an estimated 10,000 fighters designated by the U.N. as terrorists, who he said belonged to the al-Nusra Front and al Qaeda.



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