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Russia condemns US nuclear bomb plans

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The US military is concerned that Russia is underestimating US capability Moscow has condemned US military proposals to develop new, smaller atomic bombs mainly to deter any Russian use of nuclear weapons. Russia's foreign minister called the move "confrontational", and expressed "deep disappointment". The proposals stem from concerns that Russia…

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Woman duct-taped, zip-tied after attacking flight attendants on American Airlines flight, officials say

American Airlines. (Photo: azcentral.com) American Airlines Flight 1033 didn't make a smooth landing Wednesday morning.  A passenger was duct-taped and zip-tied after attacking three crew members as the plane touched down in Charlotte, federal agents say. Charlene Sarieann Harriott, 36, reportedly became violent as crew members tried to stop her from storming the cockpit, according to…

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ED&F Man Sees Second Year of Sugar Surplus

Good crops in Europe and India will probably extend a global sugar surplus for a second year, according to ED&F Man Holdings Ltd. Supplies are likely to outpace demand again in the season that starts in October, Kona Haque, head of research at the London-based trader, said in an interview before the Dubai Sugar Conference.…

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N Korea insists on Olympic military show

Image copyright KCNA / STR Image caption North Korea's military parades - like this one in April 2017 - can be large affairs North Korea has defended plans for a large-scale military parade scheduled for the day before the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Pyongyang's annual military parade to mark the founding of its armed…

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