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Pentagon deploys low-yield nuclear weapon for first time: report

The Pentagon Tuesday said it has deployed a new low-yield submarine-launched ballistic missile armed with a nuclear warhead to counter Russia’s arsenal of smaller tactical nuclear weapons. “This supplemental capability strengthens deterrence and provides the United States a prompt, more survivable low-yield strategic weapon,” John Rood, the undersecretary of defense for policy, said in a statement. He says the weapon, known ...

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How has coronavirus affected China's and the world’s economy compared to SARS outbreak?

The deadly coronavirus, which was first reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December, is sending ripples across the global business community as numerous firms close their doors and employees stay home in an effort to contain the outbreak from spreading. As the number of people infected and the death toll continue to rise, multinational businesses from supply chains to automakers to ...

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Infections from coronavirus exceed 20K as China vows new measures to prevent spread

Coronavirus infection numbers have surpassed 20,000 on Tuesday, prompting President Xi Jinping to announce a “people’s war of prevention of the epidemic” while addressing China’s elite Politburo. Xi said on Monday that China must race against time to limit the spread of the virus and said those who neglect their duties will be punished, according to state broadcaster CCTV. Experts believe the highly transmissible disease will ...

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Man behind London stabbing spree wanted girlfriend to behead her parents, report says

The man shot dead by London police on Sunday after stabbing three people in a “terrorist-related” incident once posted messages in support of the Islamic State, justified the rape of Yazidi women and encouraged his girlfriend to behead her parents, according to a report. Sudesh Amman, 20, is the man identified by London authorities as the attacker in the town of Streatham who had ...

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Jay-Z says he turned down the Super Bowl halftime show after NFL demanded high-profile guests: 'It was a principle thing'

Jay-Z has revealed his reasoning for turning down the opportunity to perform at a past Super Bowl halftime show. The “Hard Knock Life” rapper, 50, recently told The New York Times that he turned down the offer because they asked that his show include appearances by Kanye West and Rihanna. “Of course I would have [performed with them],” said Jay-Z, ...

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