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US arms sales jump 25 percent in FY 2017

A Navistar JLTV.The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which implements foreign arms sales, on Wednesday announced sales of $41.93 billion for fiscal 2017, a 25 percent rise from a year earlier.


North Korea says ICBM test used new launch vehicle, showed successful warhead re-entry

North Korean missiles.North Korea said a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) it test-fired on Wednesday was launched from a newly developed vehicle and that the its warhead could withstand the pressure of re-entering the earth’s atmosphere.


In modernizing nuclear arsenal, U.S. stokes new arms race

A nuclear blast.President Barack Obama rode into office in 2009 with promises to work toward a nuclear-free world. His vow helped win him the Nobel Peace Prize that year.


Gunman kills 26 in rural Texas church during Sunday service

Nearly 30 people have been killed at a Texas church.A man with an assault rifle killed at least 26 people and wounded 20 in a rural Texas church during Sunday services, adding the name of Sutherland Springs to the litany of American communities shattered by mass shootings.

Libya armed group will not grant Manchester extradition request

No extradition from Libya for Manchester bombingA Libyan armed group holding the brother of a suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a pop concert in Manchester will not grant a British extradition request, its spokesman said.

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