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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launches new GPS satellite for US Space Force
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launches new GPS satellite for US Space Force

The GPS satellite launched on this flight has better capabilities and security and has the potential to impact four billion users around the world.

After fact-checking Donald Trump, now Twitter flags Chinese spokesman's claim that US military brought coronavirus to Wuhan
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After fact-checking Donald Trump, now Twitter flags Chinese spokesman's claim that US military brought coronavirus to Wuhan

Twitter posted a blue exclamation mark under a tweet by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, with a comment urging readers to check the facts about COVID-19.

Donald Trump tests negative for coronavirus, says White House after report of US president's valet being infected with COVID-19
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Donald Trump tests negative for coronavirus, says White House after report of US president's valet being infected with COVID-19

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have tested negative for the novel coronavirus after a member of the US military who worked at the White House was found to have been infected, a White House spokesman said on Thursday

Afghanistan War enters new stage as US military prepares to exit, bring down curtain on 18-year conflict
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Afghanistan War enters new stage as US military prepares to exit, bring down curtain on 18-year conflict

The signing of a deal Saturday in Doha, Qatar, to start withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan may not immediately stop the fighting, but it will at least usher in a new era in the 18-year war

Pakistan's strike at India's recent purchase of air defence system is misplaced, country has long benefitted from US aid and military equipment
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Pakistan's strike at India's recent purchase of air defence system is misplaced, country has long benefitted from US aid and military equipment

Alleging that Pakistan had been harbouring terrorists, Trump slammed the previous US governments for supporting the country.

Iran Soleimani killing: Pentagon chief Mark Milley denies plans of US military troops leaving Iraq, says letter sent by 'mistake'
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Iran Soleimani killing: Pentagon chief Mark Milley denies plans of US military troops leaving Iraq, says letter sent by 'mistake'

The latest developments came as a sea of black-clad mourners paid homage on Monday in Tehran to Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force killed Friday in a US drone strike in Baghdad.

Donald Trump aides call US strikes in Iraq and Syria against Iran-backed militia 'successful,' warn of potential further action
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Donald Trump aides call US strikes in Iraq and Syria against Iran-backed militia 'successful,' warn of potential further action

US president Donald Trump was briefed by his top national security advisers following the strikes at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida

On surprise Afghanistan visit, Donald Trump meets US troops and claims to have reopened talks with Taliban
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On surprise Afghanistan visit, Donald Trump meets US troops and claims to have reopened talks with Taliban

President Donald Trump paid an unannounced Thanksgiving visit to US troops in Afghanistan on Thursday and declared that he had reopened peace negotiations with the Taliban less than three months after scuttling talks in hopes of ending 18 years of war

SpaceX to test encrypted internet services from Starlink satellites in US military planes
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SpaceX to test encrypted internet services from Starlink satellites in US military planes

The US Space Command chief visited SpaceX’s Starlink factory in Washington but didn't elaborate on the Pentagon’s plans.

SpaceX is looking at the US military as a potential customer for Starlink, Starship
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SpaceX is looking at the US military as a potential customer for Starlink, Starship

Currently, NASA is SpaceX's main customer and expanding to support the US military is the next logical step.

At Los Angeles gathering, Joe Biden says he would withhold foreign aid from countries discriminating against LGBTQ community
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At Los Angeles gathering, Joe Biden says he would withhold foreign aid from countries discriminating against LGBTQ community

Joe Biden said this as he joined eight other Democratic presidential candidates at a forum on LGBTQ issues

UN report says 30 Afghan civilians died in May after US bombed dozens of sites identified as Taliban drug-making facilities
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UN report says 30 Afghan civilians died in May after US bombed dozens of sites identified as Taliban drug-making facilities

UNAMA said it had 'verified 39 civilian casualties, including 14 children and one woman, due to the 5 May airstrikes'

'Get them aliens': UFO enthusiasts arrive at Nevada to 'storm' Area 51, rumoured to house secrets of extraterrestrial life
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'Get them aliens': UFO enthusiasts arrive at Nevada to 'storm' Area 51, rumoured to house secrets of extraterrestrial life

Area 51 is a military site was shrouded in secrecy for decades, stoking conspiracy theories of flying saucer remains and alien bodies.

Donald Trump says US military presence in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 personnel if peace deal struck with Taliban
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Donald Trump says US military presence in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 personnel if peace deal struck with Taliban

US president Donald Trump also said that if another attack on the United States originated from Afghanistan 'we would come back with a force like... never before.'

US Space Command is ‘crucial step towards creation of independent space force’, says country’s new defense secretary Mark Esper
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US Space Command is ‘crucial step towards creation of independent space force’, says country’s new defense secretary Mark Esper

Esper, a close ally of secretary of State Mike Pompeo, now Trump's primary national security advisor also.

Donald Trump says he wants US troops to get out of Afghanistan 'as quickly as we can'
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Donald Trump says he wants US troops to get out of Afghanistan 'as quickly as we can'

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he wants to get out of Afghanistan "as quickly as he can" and reiterated that the US should not have been in these wars

Donald Trump celebrates US Independence Day with display of military might, says nothing impossible for Americans
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Donald Trump celebrates US Independence Day with display of military might, says nothing impossible for Americans

Declaring that 'nothing is impossible' for Americans, US president Donald Trump celebrated the country's Independence Day with an unprecedented display of the country's military might at a rain-soaked parade