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Marine Corps Times
Marine veteran sets the Guinness record with 8.2542-hour plank - More

Reuters News Agency
U.S. FAA agrees to pay $90,000 to whistleblower

The Associated Press
Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter owner over death of husband and daughter

Air Force Magazine
DOD Fights a Fake Nuclear War in Europe

Air Force Magazine
USAF, Space Force Want Extra $4.2B for Unfunded Priorities

Reuters News Agency
U.S. still eyeing ways to curb sales to Huawei

Daily Mail
Donald Trump protested to Boris Johnson on Huawei's 5G deal in heated call

The Associated Press
Russia would see the United States ‘tear ourselves apart,’ warns FBI official

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Democrats want Russia sanctions over 2020 election interference

The Associated Press
White House preparing emergency funding request to battle coronavirus - More

ABC News
As coronavirus cases surge worldwide, Dow plummets 1000 points - More - More

The Hill
Trump asserts coronavirus 'under control'

The Guardian
Coronavirus outbreak a pandemic ‘in all but name’, says expert

Reuters News Agency
The new coronavirus: What is it and how does it behave?

ABC News
TSA bans employees from using TikTok to create content for the agency

Agence France-Presse
Britain starts hearing US case for extraditing Assange

The Associated Press
US: Free Speech No Excuse For Crimes of WikiLeaks' Assange

The Associated Press
Former French prime minister and wife go on trial for fraud

Military Times
Strikes on Libyan battlefield offer lessons for U.S. military

The Associated Press
New U.S. Army training team heads to Africa

The Associated Press
Palestinians fire rockets into Israel; Netanyahu threatens war

Reuters News Agency
Gaza-Israel hostilities flare through second day with rocket attacks, air strikes

The Associated Press
Iran says 12 dead from new virus, rejects report of higher death toll

BBC News
What Donald Trump gets out of his trip to India - More - More

The Associated Press
Trump's India Visit Prioritizes Pageantry Over Policy

The Associated Press
Protests, prayers in Indian capital ahead of Trump’s visit

BBC News
Coronavirus: Rapid spread raises fears of global pandemic - More

CBC News
Why some experts are questioning China's coronavirus claims

Agence France-Presse
'No one cares': Locked-in Wuhan residents adapt to find food

The Associated Press
In China, even a haircut is a major operation

Reuters News Agency
South Korea reports 60 new coronavirus cases, raising total to 893

The Associated Press
U.S., South Korea eye scaling back joint training - More

The Associated Press
Global Markets Fall Sharply As Virus Cases Spread Past Asia

Military Times
US Forces Korea raises risk level as dependent contracts coronavirus

Reuters News Agency
ASIO Director-General warns of "unprecedented" foreign espionage threat

International Commentary

Books

Lives Lived

Ben Finley | The Associated Press
Katherine Johnson has died aged 101 - More - More

Marina Koren | The Atlantic
The Legacy of a Hidden Figure - More

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