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China shadows U.S. warships amid rising tensions in Asia

Wednesday June 15, 2016 – When U.S. commanders kicked off a major international naval exercise this week, they found an uninvited guest: A Chinese Navy warship. But it was no surprise. Warships from the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) have begun to routinely shadow U.S. Navy ships through much of the region. U.S. commanders said Wednesday Chinese warships closely followed ...

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Orlando gunman made surveillance trips to Disney complex, Pulse, officials say

Tuesday June 14, 2016 – Authorities believe the gunman who killed 49 people at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub conducted surveillance trips at both the club and a Disney entertainment and shopping complex this month, a law enforcement official said Tuesday. Omar Mir Seddique Mateen’s visits at Pulse and Disney Springs happened between June 1 and June 6, said the official, who ...

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Paris prosecutor: Suspect in killings pledged allegiance to ISIL

Tuesday June 14, 2016 – PARIS — The suspect in the killings of a police commander and his partner in a Paris suburb pledged allegiance to the Islamic State and had a list of other targets, the Paris prosecutor said. François Molins told a news conference Tuesday that the suspect, Larossi Abballa, was responding to a statement by the militant group calling on followers to attack “non-believers” in their homes. His targets ...

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Microsoft Buys LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion in Cash Deal

Tuesday June 14, 2016 – SEATTLE — Microsoft has made its most ambitious move in years to reassert itself in a technology market it once dominated. The software giant said Monday morning that it would acquire LinkedIn in a $26.2 billion cash deal. The acquisition, by far the largest in Microsoft’s history, unites two companies in different businesses: one a ...

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Biden Also Pretends Orlando Unrelated To Islam

Tuesday June 14, 2016 – Hours after news broke that Omar Mateen pledged allegiance to ISIS right before his murderous rampage Vice President Joe Biden professed utter bewilderment about the inspiration. In his statement around 6:30 p.m. ET Sunday Biden, like President Barack Obama earlier in the day, avoided mentioning ISIS or Islam. Instead he labeled the mass slaughter “an act of ...

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