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After INF treaty exit, US tests ground-launched cruise missile

27 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

The test would have been prohibited by the INF treaty, had the United States had not left it earlier this month.
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The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms agreement with Russia.
After withdrawing from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier this month, new Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said in a statement that the "Department of Defense will fully pursue the development of these ground-launched conventional missiles," calling these moves a "prudent response to Russia's actions."
Trump's new defense secretary has also said that the US is...
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US tests cruise missile BANNED by expired INF treaty

US tests cruise missile BANNED by expired INF treaty

27 days ago   |   By RT

The US military has tested a ground-launched cruise missile with a range of over 500km, the Pentagon confirmed. Such weapons were banned under the INF arms control treaty, which the US exited this month.
The flight test of a “conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile” was conducted on August 18 at a range on San Nicolas Island, California, the US Department of Defense said Monday. After a successful launch, the missile struck its target more than 500km away.
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Oil prices skyrocket 20% after attacks on Saudi plants disrupt global supply

Oil prices skyrocket 20% after attacks on Saudi plants disrupt global supply

Crude prices soared as trading opened on Monday after this weekend's drone attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities slashed the kingdom's output by half, or more than five... Read more ...

Trump dubiously takes credit for US energy independence from Saudi Arabia...

Trump dubiously takes credit for US energy independence from Saudi Arabia, as oil prices spike after drone attack

President Trump Monday said that the US was no longer dependent on Middle Eastern oil, a reference to recent, destabilizing attacks on a Saudi production facility. "Because we... Read more ...

The attack on Saudi oil supplies threatens what could be the world's biggest...

The attack on Saudi oil supplies threatens what could be the world's biggest IPO. Here's what we know about Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco, the state-backed Arabian energy company is scheduled to publicly list later this year, and is estimated to raise as much as $100 billion from its IPO. But the... Read more ...

$100 million Grant for the Web program seeks alternative online business models

$100 million Grant for the Web program seeks alternative online business models

Coil's $100 million, five-year Grant for the Web aims to promote sustainable web business models while fostering open source platforms. Read more ...

Exxon Mobil, BP and other oil stocks are surging after strikes on Saudi oil...

Exxon Mobil, BP and other oil stocks are surging after strikes on Saudi oil fields wiped out half of the Kingdom's oil output

Oil stocks are surging on Monday after strikes on Saudi oil fields damaged roughly half of the Kingdom's oil production. Exxon Mobil surged in premarket 3.6% while BP and shell... Read more ...

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks down in tears in an interview with Piers Morgan...

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks down in tears in an interview with Piers Morgan after being shown a never-before-seen video of his late father

Cristiano Ronaldo shows his vulnerable side in an emotional interview with Piers Morgan, which is set to air in the UK on Tuesday night. In teaser clips for the hour-long... Read more ...

Miami Dolphins put forth another pathetic effort, losing to Patriots 43-0 as...

Miami Dolphins put forth another pathetic effort, losing to Patriots 43-0 as tanking efforts appear to be working

The Miami Dolphins got shut out by the New England Patriots on Sunday in their second embarrassing loss of a season that is just two games old. The most painful part of the... Read more ...

Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in response to attack on Saudi oil supply

Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in response to attack on Saudi oil supply

President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that America was "locked and loaded" in response to an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities. The Saturday attacks shut down... Read more ...

Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activist is urging US lawmakers to stop...

Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activist is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas made in Pennsylvania to Hong Kong police

One of Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activists is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas to the city's police forces. Joshua Wong is testifying before Congress on... Read more ...

46-year-old kicker Adam Vinatieri appears to tease an imminent retirement...

46-year-old kicker Adam Vinatieri appears to tease an imminent retirement after missing 2 extra points on Sunday

Adam Vinatieri offered an ominous post-game quote after the Indianapolis Colts' win on Sunday that seemed to infer he was planning to retire this week. Vinatieri got off to a... Read more ...