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The Fayetteville Observer
Fort Bragg engineers re-create World War II jump

Slate News
USMC Commandant Orders Removal of All Confederate Paraphernalia From Marine Bases

USNI News
U.S. Navy Needs Additional $120 Billion to Build 355-Ship Fleet by 2030

Defense One
A New Nuclear Warhead? STRATCOM Chief Can’t Answer Yes or No

Slate News
Government Workers Greeted Quarantined Americans Without Protective Gear or Training

The Associated Press
Labor union unveils $150M campaign to help defeat Trump

Esquire
Trump's Doctor Hid Vegetables In His Food

The Associated Press
New virus has infected 82,000 globally, caused 2,800 deaths

The Associated Press
Trump urges calm - More

The Associated Press
World shares slump after Trump announcement on virus plans - More

CBC News
Stock market rout deepens on virus worries; indexes lose 4% - More - More

The Washington Post
Trump says coronavirus is being hyped to hurt him

The Washington Post
Coronavirus pushes Trump to rely on experts he has long maligned

The Guardian
Mike Pence ‘not up to task’ of leading US coronavirus response, say experts

The Associated Press
Nazi cautionary dramas wade into political, factual disputes

The Washington Post
Bizarre snow strip over Kansas is just 15 miles wide

BBC News
Scientists detect biggest explosion since Big Bang

BBC News
Trump wealth order probe urged over Scottish golf resorts

BBC News
Britain First leader Paul Golding denies terror offence

Reuters News Agency
Britain wants to see 'good progress' on Canada-style trade deal with EU by June

Agence France-Presse
François Fillon tells Paris court 'fake jobs' scandal caused ‘irreparable damage'

BBC News
Greta Thunberg: Who is the teenage climate change activist?

France 24
German teen Naomi Seibt the darling of climate change deniers

The Associated Press
Berlin drops von Hindenburg’s honorary citizenship for role in Nazi rise - More

BBC News
Mitholz: Swiss town faces 10-year evacuation over arms dump

BBC News
Greek protests: Dozens hurt as island clashes intensify - More

The Associated Press
Russian military chief voices concern about NATO activities

BBC News
Putin dismisses rumours he uses body doubles for security

The Associated Press
Syrian opposition fighters retake key town from government - More

Agence France-Presse
US envoy says Russia faceoff shows Turkey its true ally

BBC News
29 Turkish troops killed in air strike in Idlib - More

The New York Times
‘Nobody cares’: Children freeze to death as Syrians flee onslaught in Idlib

The Associated Press
Saudi Arabia halts pilgrimages over virus; Iran cases spike - More

Military Times
CENTCOM suspends leave and liberty for troops over coronavirus fears

BBC News
Afghan peace talks: The woman who negotiated with the Taliban

Military Times
Post-9/11 veterans attribute deadly cancers to contaminants at US base in Uzbekistan

BBC News
Will China send ducks to battle Pakistan's locust swarms? - More

BBC News
What did the Trump-Modi ‘bromance’ achieve?

Agence France-Presse
Sporadic violence in Delhi as death toll hits 32

The Associated Press
India says US politicizing religious riots

BBC News
How fear set in overnight in Sri Lanka

Navy Times
Chinese Destroyer Lases U.S. Navy P-8A Plane Operating Near Guam - More

The Associated Press
Vexed by how to contain virus, countries take tough steps

BBC News
WHO urges action as coronavirus outbreak at 'decisive point'

The Associated Press
Hundreds of new coronavirus cases reported in South Korea, China

The Associated Press
South Korea, US postpone annual joint exercises - More

The Associated Press
Survivors who suffered 1940s war atrocities on Guam get compensation

Aviation Week Network
Boeing Completes ATS Assembly, But Will Not Say Where

Agence France-Presse
La Terre a capturé une « mini-Lune » temporaire

Agence de Presse Reuters
Wall Street chute encore, le coronavirus inquiète toujours

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : le nombre de cas double en 24 heures

Agence de Presse Reuters
Londres muscle son jeu avant les négociations avec Bruxelles sur l'après-transition

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Vingt nouveaux cas identifiés en France

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les époux Fillon justifient les activités de Penelope - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Sommet franco-italien à Naples perturbé par le coronavirus

Agence France-Presse
Poutine a-t-il eu un sosie officiel?

Agence de Presse Reuters
La France accuse l'ambassadeur du Mali de propager de « fausses accusations »

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : les rebelles contre-attaquent à Idleb mais le régime continue d'avancer

Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan : un accord États-Unis/talibans et des incertitudes

International Commentary

Lives Lived

John Markoff | The New York Times
Lawrence Tesler has died aged 74 - More

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