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US Adds ‘Low Yield’ Nuclear Weapon to Its Submarine Arsenal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military has deployed a new addition to its nuclear arsenal — a long-range missile armed with a nuclear warhead of reduced destructive power. The so-called low-yield missile joins other, more powerful weapons aboard stealthy submarines pr...
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New Zealanders Hand in 50,000 Guns After Assault Weapon Ban

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand authorities said Saturday their country will be a safer place after owners handed in more than 50,000 guns during a buyback program following a ban on assault weapons. But critics say the process was flawed and many owners...
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With Warren’s Rise, Biden Faces Dems’ Anxiety About 2020 Bid

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden is confronting growing anxiety among would-be allies in the Democratic establishment about his ability to win the presidential nomination following underwhelming debate performances, lagging fundraising and withering attacks from rivals ...
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Turkish Patriotism on Display Amid Syria Operation

AKCAKALE, Turkey — National soccer team players give military salutes during international matches, Turkish flags flutter from balconies and storefronts, songs extolling the glory days of the Ottoman Empire bla...
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Mexico’s New Drug War May Be Worse Than Old One

COATZACOALCOS, Mexico — Mexico's drug war appears to be back — and it may be worse this time around than in the bloody years of the government's 2006-2012 offensive against drug cartels. Back then, the worst...
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Trump Attacks Fox News, but the Network Remains Silent

NEW YORK — The one constant with President Donald Trump's increasingly frequent attacks on Fox News has been the network's refusal to respond, even as the president complains that "Fox isn't working for us anymore." In recent days, however, some Fox persona...