Associated Press/Photo by Scott Howe/U.S. Defense Department

U.S. tests formerly banned missile

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/20/19, 12:28 pm

The U.S. military on Sunday launched a missile that was forbidden by a treaty until earlier this month. The Pentagon said it tested a modified version of a Navy Tomahawk cruise missile armed with a conventional warhead off the California coast. It flew more than 310 miles and struck its target with precision.

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Associated Press/Photo by Dar Yasin

Kashmir’s future uncertain after crackdown

International | The restructuring of the state could spark regional unrest
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/13/19, 04:26 pm

Troops in Kashmir allowed some Muslims to walk to mosques for the Eid al-Adha festival on Monday, but the state remains largely on lockdown since India announced last week it was revoking its autonomous rule. State-run All India Radio said authorities arrested more than 500 people amid an internet and communication shutdown.

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‘Completely unacceptable’

International | McConnell warns China about any violent crackdowns in Hong Kong
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/12/19, 03:05 pm

HONG KONG: Authorities fired on protesters at close range and canceled all remaining flights Monday—at one of the busiest airports in the world—after protesters swarmed Hong Kong International Airport’s main terminal for a fourth day. Officials continued to build a case against demonstrators, calling them “terrorists.” U.S.

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