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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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Gaza Truce Appears Holding Despite Sporadic Rocket Fire

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A cease-fire between Israel and Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza appeared to be holding Thursday despite sporadic rocket fire, after two days of intense fighting that killed at least 34 Palestinians, including three women and eight child...
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Yemeni Rebels Say They Will Halt Rocket Fire at Saudi Arabia

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's Shiite rebels said Monday that they will halt rocket fire into Saudi Arabia for the sake of peace efforts, answering a key Saudi demand in the latest push to stop the civil war in the Arab world's poorest country. "We are ready to fre...