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‘Misunderstanding’? Trump & Macron agree on need for ‘strong Europe’ after Don bashes EU army

Europe should be “strong” and shoulder a larger share of the NATO defense burden, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron agreed when they met after the US president slammed the French leader’s idea of a “real European army.” “We want a strong Europe, it’s very important to us, and whichever way we can do it, the best and more efficient would ...

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'Very insulting': Trump bashes Macron's idea of European army for protection from Russia, China & US

US President Donald Trump has unloaded on his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, calling the French president’s idea of a ‘real European army,’ independent from Washington, an insult. Trump launched a broadside at Macron via his preferred medium of conducting foreign policy – Twitter. READ MORE: ‘Disastrous decision’: Berlin warns Trump against dismantling INF deal with Russia “President Macron of France has ...

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‘Right from Trump’s playbook’: AP savaged by critics for calling migrant caravan ‘army’

Critics lashed out at The Associated Press for calling a huge US-bound caravan of migrants an “army” in their headline. The news agency changed the title of the piece, but that was not enough to cool down some of the folks online. The story, originally titled ‘Ragged, growing army of migrants resumes march towards US’, appeared on the outlets’ website ...

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WATCH moment Iranian Army parade is attacked by gunmen

Published time: 22 Sep, 2018 08:12 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2018 08:17 Dramatic footage made on the spot shows the moment assailants opened fire at troops participating in an Iranian Army parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz. The video emerged shortly after the attack took place. A trembling camera records soldiers lying on the ground while multiple gunshots are ...

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Israeli army blames Damascus for Russia’s Il-20 downing, mourns death of crew – statement

Israel has blamed the Syrian government for the downing of the Russian Il-20 plane jet in Latakia province, according to the IDF statement. Israel said that it “expresses sorrow for the death of the aircrew members” of the Russian plane. However, it stated that  the government of Bashar Assad “whose military shot down the Russian plane,” is “fully responsible” for the ...

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French army in Deir ez-Zor? Photo shown by media raises questions about France’s role in Syrian war

A French army vehicle spotted in a photo taken in Deir ez-Zor province has led to questions about the extent of Paris’s involvement in the Syrian conflict. The image was reportedly shared by the US military on social media. The vehicle in question is a wheeled armored personnel carrier equipped with a turret, which resembles the French army’s Aravis infantry ...

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‘Just stand’: Army vet launches t-shirts with ‘patriotic’ message for Kaepernick & Nike

A clothing company founded by US veterans has responded to Nike’s collaboration with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick by launching a limited edition of ‘Just Stand’ t-shirts. Nine Line Apparel introduced the new line in direct response to sports clothing brand Nike’s decision to use Kaepernick, who sparked a wave of hugely divisive NFL national anthem protests in 2016, as ...

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US Army to send 1500 more to Germany despite Trump’s calls for allies ‘to pay more’

The US Army is to further bolster the number of troops it has stationed in Europe by a further 1,500, despite repeated complaints by President Trump that NATO allies are not spending enough to defend the continent. US Army Europe said the troops will be deployed to Germany by September 2020, calling it a “display of our continued commitment to ...

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Indian & Pakistani army troops join together for Bollywood dance party (VIDEO)

Indian and Pakistani army soldiers were filmed dancing together to Bollywood and Punjabi songs following joint military anti-terrorism drills in Russia. The dance party took place at an anti-terrorism drill hosted by Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and held in Russian town of Chebarkul. The rare camaraderie between both armies was captured by India-based New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV). “The soldiers ...

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What is this weird Twitter army of Amazon drones cheerfully defending warehouse work?

Here is a strange little online community to puzzle at. Amazon has developed an unnerving, Stepford-like presence on Twitter in the form of several accounts of definitely real on-the-floor workers who regurgitate talking points and assure the world that all is right in the company’s infamously punishing warehouse jobs. After Flamboyant Shoes Guy called out the phenomenon, I found 15 ...

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