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Why China's Anti-Air Exercises in the South China Sea Should Spook the U.S. Military

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The drills were reported by the Hong Kong–based South China Morning Post (SCMP), which cited an article in the People’s Liberation Army Daily, the Chinese military’s official newspaper. The drills simulated defeating an aerial attack, the SCMP said, and including “three target drones making flyovers of a ship formation at varying heights and directions.” The PLA Daily report said that the drones were used to “precisely verify the feasibility and effectiveness to ensure a close stimulation of an aerial attack target.” The Chinese military’s paper added that drones had been used during exercises at least thirty times before. …read more

US and South Korea suspend more joint military exercises following Singapore summit

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The US and South Korea have indefinitely suspended two exchange programme training exercises in light of an agreement reached between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at a summit in Singapore earlier this month. Defence Secretary James Mattis suspended the exercises “to support implementing the outcomes of the Singapore Summit, and in coordination with our Republic of Korea ally,” Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said on Friday.

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Trump defends policies on border, North Korea in visit to Las Vegas

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Trump defends policies on border, North Korea in visit to Las Vegas

By Steve Holland LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – President Donald Trump defended his tough stance on immigrants crossing the U.S. border with Mexico on Saturday, praising his administration for a job well done and saying his approach will make the United States stronger. Trump also said his peace initiative with North Korea was already paying off despite criticism that his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this month was long on positive imagery but short on specific accomplishments. Trump, who was in Las Vegas to lend support to U.S. Senator Dean Heller of Nevada, …read more

Few client communications found so far in Michael Cohen documents: judge

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Few client communications found so far in Michael Cohen documents: judge

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) – A review of documents seized from U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen has so far turned up only a handful of communications between Cohen and his clients, a federal judge said in a written order on Friday. Out of nearly 300,000 items reviewed so far, 161 are privileged and seven of them are communications between Cohen and a client containing legal advice, according to an order from U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood on Friday confirming findings by the special master. The order said most of the …read more

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