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Japan showed off the destroyer it's turning into an aircraft carrier for F-35 stealth fighters

Japan is showing off the first changes made to one of its helicopter-carrying destroyers to turn it into a light aircraft carrier capable of operating F-35B Lightning II stealth fighters.
Japan showed off the destroyer it's turning into an aircraft carrier for F-35 stealth fighters
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A world war in waiting: After Iran's attack, it's almost here

An act of war. I’ll just bet you didn’t see or hear those words in any coverage over the weekend of Iran’s aggression from the air on Israel. What else can we call 120 ballistic missiles; 170 armed drones; 30 cruise missiles? That’s what Iran fired at Israel Saturday night. One report I read said the barrage was fired from three countries in addition to Iran: Iraq, Yemen and Syria. How would you feel if you were walking down the street on Saturday night in Chicago or Indianapolis or ...
A world war in waiting: After Iran's attack, it's almost here
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China picks its lowest-scoring officers to command nuclear submarines

The job of commanding a nuclear submarine should go to smart and well-qualified officers. Or at least that's the case in Western navies.
China picks its lowest-scoring officers to command nuclear submarines
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Biden treads diplomatic tightrope on Israel-Iran

Iran's brazen attack directly targeting Israel on Saturday means that the one thing President Biden most feared and desperately sought to avert in the wake of the 7 October Hamas attack has happened - an escalation of the conflict to the wider region.
Biden treads diplomatic tightrope on Israel-Iran
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Israel makes own decisions, Netanyahu says after Cameron talks

Benjamin Netanyahu has told UK Foreign Secretary Lord Cameron that Israel would "make its own decisions" over how to respond to an Iranian attack.
Israel makes own decisions, Netanyahu says after Cameron talks
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Ukraine's power plants at the mercy of Russian missiles

Russia's war on Ukraine has entered a new phase. Drone and missile attacks on Ukraine's energy infrastructure are now frequent and massive, overwhelming its current air defences.
Ukraine's power plants at the mercy of Russian missiles
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Trump trial takeaways: Historic Day 1 wraps

Former President Donald Trump appeared in Manhattan criminal court Monday, marking the first day of the first-ever criminal trial against a former U.S. president.
Trump trial takeaways: Historic Day 1 wraps
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US works to prevent an escalation across the Mideast as Biden pushes Israel to show restraint

 The United States on Sunday highlighted its role in helping Israel thwart Iran's aerial attack as President Joe Biden convened leaders of the Group of Seven countries in an effort to prevent a wider regional escalation and coordinate a global rebuke of Tehran.
US works to prevent an escalation across the Mideast as Biden pushes Israel to show restraint
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Donald Trump's historic hush-money trial to begin in New York

Donald Trump will set foot in a New York courthouse on Monday and become the first former US president to stand trial in a criminal case.
Donald Trump's historic hush-money trial to begin in New York
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US tells Israel it won't join any retaliatory strikes on Iran

The White House has warned Israel that the US will not participate in any retaliatory strikes on Iran, senior administration officials have said.
US tells Israel it won't join any retaliatory strikes on Iran