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December 13, 2018 3:46 PM Serbia warns Kosovo army will substantially worsen tensions

A soldier of NATO-led peacekeeping force KFOR guards convoy of the road near the village of Leposavic, northern Kosovo, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. In Friday’s vote, Kosovo's 120-seat parliament is expected to approve three draft laws to turn an existing paramilitary force into a lightly armed army. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) Soldiers of NATO-led peacekeeping 76

December 13, 2018 11:51 AM The Latest: Israeli troops seal off Ramallah to find shooter

Palestinians look at a damage after an Israeli raid killed Ashraf Naalweh during an arrest raid in the Asker refugee camp near the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Israel accuses Naalweh of shooting to death two Israelis and wounding another at an attack on a West Bank industrial zone in October. He fled the scene and Israeli forces 78

December 12, 2018 6:09 PM Melania Trump thanks troops, greets children in Virginia

First lady Melania Trump greets children from the Burbank and Bethel Manor Elementary schools during a tour of Joint Base Langley in Hampton, Va., Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) HAMPTON, Va. – The first lady of the United States has thanked U.S. service members at a military base in Virginia for their efforts. Flanked by two F-22 Raptor 77

December 12, 2018 8:30 AM Mystery radar blips appear over Illinois and Kentucky and nobody knows why

The origin of mysterious blips that appeared across radar in southern Illinois and western Kentucky Monday night may have come from military aircraft, but nearby military bases say they had nothing to do with it. Social media users theorized that the culprit could have been debris from passing meteors or even a flock of birds, the report said. A local 76

December 11, 2018 8:58 AM Kremlin calls U.S. criticism of Russian military flights to Venezuela wrong

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin on Tuesday rejected U.S. criticism of Russian military flights to Venezuela, saying it had been inappropriate and wrong for U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to condemn the flight of two nuclear-capable strategic bombers to Caracas. Two Russian TU-160 strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons landed in Venezuela 68

December 9, 2018 4:01 PM Nigerian opposition accuses government of blocking VP candidate's account

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s main opposition party said authorities had frozen the bank accounts of its vice presidential candidate in the run-up to elections next February. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said late on Saturday accounts belonging to Peter Obi, its vice presidential candidate, his wife, family members and their businesses had been blocked 83

December 9, 2018 1:23 AM Army tops Navy for eighth straight win

Quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. ran for two touchdowns, and Army defeated Navy 17-10 in the annual battle between the two military schools on Saturday in Philadelphia. This was the 119th meeting in the historic series, and the Black Knights now have won three straight. Army improved to 10-2 this season and plays next on Dec. 22 in the Lockheed Martin 140

December 7, 2018 8:33 AM China's Lunar Mission Could See a Spacecraft Land on the Dark Side of the Moon

(BEIJING) — China was preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and U.S. With its Chang’e 4 mission, China hopes to be the first country to ever successfully undertake such a landing 114

December 5, 2018 5:50 PM Petrobras unveils plan to boost asset sales, deepwater investment

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4.SA) plans to raise some $26.9 billion via asset sales and partnerships by 2023 while boosting investments on the front edge of an anticipated production boom in Brazil. Petrobras intends to make $84.1 billion in investments from 2019 to 2023, above the $74.5 billion 113

December 5, 2018 4:11 PM Global violence index finds fewer deaths for 3rd year

WASHINGTON – An annual terrorism index finds deaths have dropped for a third straight year. The Institute for Economics and Peace recorded nearly 19,000 deaths last year in its annual Global Terrorism Index. That is a decrease of 27 percent from a year earlier and down 44 percent from a peak in 2014. The Australia-based organization that released the study 59