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2 bads make a good? US eyeing F-22/F-35 hybrid to counter ‘Russian & Chinese threats’ – report

The US is reportedly looking into a hybrid of two 5th generation fighter jets – the F-22 and F-35 – to help counter “Russian and Chinese threats.” The two machines, both riddled with technical issues, might not mix well. The hybrid was proposed to the US military by the arms giant Lockheed Martin, Defense One reported, citing sources “with direct ...

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US already drafted list of targets for potential strike in Syria – report

The US military and intelligence have already compiled a list of preliminary targets they would strike in response to another chemical weapons incident in Syria, CNN reported, citing the US administration officials. The military are ready to “respond very quickly” at any moment if the US President Donald Trump decides to launch another strike against the Syrian government, one such ...

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UN’s ‘genocide’ report not good enough for Nobel Committee to strip Myanmar’s Suu Kyi of peace prize

Myanmar’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will keep the Nobel Peace Prize despite the UN blaming her country’s military for mass ethnic cleansings, as it is given for past achievements, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said. On Monday, a UN report accused Myanmar’s army of “killing indiscriminately, gang raping women, assaulting children and burning entire villages” during the year-long operation in the state ...

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Russia blocks UN Security Council report on North Korea

Published time: 30 Aug, 2018 21:38 Edited time: 30 Aug, 2018 21:59 Russia has decided to halt discussions of a United Nations Security Council report on North Korea, as it is doesn’t agree with some of its point and the way the work on it is proceeding, Moscow’s UN envoy has said. Russia has blocked the upcoming report of the ...

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Sexual violence, child soldiers & war crimes: UN report slams all sides of Yemen conflict

UN investigators said Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the Houthis may all have committed war crimes, including sexual violence and recruiting child soldiers, in a damning report detailing atrocities in the Yemen conflict. The UN’s Group of Regional and International Eminent Experts on Yemen found all parties in the conflict have committed substantial human rights violations and potential war crime ...

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Russia’s 5th-gen Su-57 stealth fighter will have AI combat mode – report

Russia’s newest supersonic stealth fighter jet, the Su-57, will have a “fully automatic” mode during combat, according to reports. The multi-purpose fifth-generation warplane is scheduled to officially join the military next year. The jet’s control and target acquisition systems will have a “fully automatic combat regime,” a source within the aviation industry told RIA Novosti news agency on Friday. The ...

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Presidential Rights Council proposes decriminalization of religious insults – report

The Russian Presidential Human Rights Council wants to decriminalize insults that offend religious sensibilities, as well as narrowing legal definitions of extremism, a business news site has reported, citing council sources. On Thursday, the RBC news site reported that it had obtained a draft of a document in which members of the Presidential Human Rights Council detailed their proposals in ...

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Harvey Weinstein's accuser had sex with 17-year-old, paid him $380k hush money – report

Asia Argento, an Italian actress and director at the forefront of the #MeToo campaign that brought down producer Harvey Weinstein over sexual assault, herself reportedly assaulted an underage actor, and paid him to stay silent. Court documents reportedly seen by the New York Times outline allegations by Jimmy Bennet, actor and rock musician, who says Argento sexually assaulted him when ...

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US high school students to receive ‘trauma training’ to prepare for ‘mass casualty events’ – report

High school-age children in the United States are set to receive “life-saving trauma training” funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in an effort to prepare them for “mass casualty events”. The DHS has issued a $ 1.8 million grant to create the program, according to federal procurement documents obtained by The Young Turks (TYT) news organization. The ‘School-Age ...

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Israeli armed drone killed four Palestinian boys playing on beach in 2014 – report

Shells that tragically claimed the lives of four Palestinian children playing football on a Gaza beach four years ago were fired by an Israeli armed drone, a secret report obtained by the Intercept reveals. The incident, in which Israeli rockets killed four children and injured others, all related to each other and aged from 9 to 11, was condemned by ...

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