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Pentagon quadruples troop levels in Syria to ‘stabilize’ liberated areas

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 07:39 Edited time: 7 Dec, 2017 07:58 The US military has increased the number of troops in Syria from 500 to 2,000, the Pentagon says, adding that the “conditions-based” military presence is justified by the need to “stabilize” liberated areas. The Pentagon has officially announced that there are now 2,000 troops in Syria – a ...

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Rising sea levels could submerge 13,000 US historical sites by end of century – study

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 12:13 More than 13,000 archaeological sites in the southeastern United States could be submerged by rising sea levels by the year 2100, a new study says. The researchers warned that sea level changes could be “far greater” and occur “far faster” than predicted. Read more The study, led by archaeology Professor David Anderson of the ...

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Ben Carson somehow reaches new levels of stupidity in latest flub

You would think that after his incendiary remarks about slavery a couple of months ago, Ben Carson would just stay away from microphones altogether. To recap, Carson, President Trump’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, equated slaves with immigrants, igniting a firestorm of backlash from critics confused over how someone so smart could say something so stupid. Well, Carson is ...

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Ben Carson somehow reaches new levels of stupidity in latest flub

You would think that after his incendiary remarks about slavery a couple of months ago, Ben Carson would just stay away from microphones altogether. To recap, Carson, President Trump’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, equated slaves with immigrants, igniting a firestorm of backlash from critics confused over how someone so smart could say something so stupid. Well, Carson is ...

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High levels of lead found in paint flakes on the 7 line

Dangerous levels of lead were found in paint chips that have been falling from the elevated tracks of the No. 7 line, a union says. Samples tested by the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades showed lead levels in the chips of 244,000 parts per million, or 48 times the level triggering lead abatement, said Joseph Azzopardi, a secretary ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Putin says US-Russia trust levels have SLUMPED since Trump took office

Asked about relations since Mr Trump became president, Mr Putin said: “One could say that the level of trust on a working level, especially on the military level, has not improved, but rather has deteriorated.” Asked about accusations that Syria’s government launched a chemical weapons attack in Idlib province, Mr Putin said that Damascus had given up its chemical weapons ...

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Cold War 2? Putin bolsters NUCLEAR sub fleet as Russian patrols hit Soviet-era levels

Moscow has launched the navy’s most advanced nuclear attack submarine and issued a chilling warning to those threatening the countries “security”. Admiral Vladimir Korolev, when asked about relations with the US, said: “New Cold War? Well, maybe even worse. Maybe even worse taking into account actions of the present presidential administration in Washington. “Last year, we returned to the level ...

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