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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN McCAIN ON U.S. NAVY DESTROYER SAILING WITHIN 12 NAUTICAL MILES OF CHINA’S MANMADE ISLANDS IN SOUTH CHINA SEA

<b>Washington, D.C.</b> – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement today on the U.S. Navy conducting Freedom of Navigation …

Iraq: first casualty for US forces in ground combat with ISIL

One member of a US special operations force has died following an overnight mission (October 21-22) to rescue hostages near Hawija, in northern Iraq.<p>The soldier becomes the first American to be killed in ground combat with the self-styled Islamic State, or ISIL, in the country.<p>Some 69 people who …

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Hillary and the Four Dwarfs — and Other Thoughts From the Democratic Debate

1. I’ve been spending this morning trying to think of a word other than “dominating” to describe Hillary’s performance last night. Her opposition was …

Majestic Princess: Princess Cruises names new €600 million ship designed for Chinese

Princess Cruises' newest ship, launching in summer 2017, will be called Majestic Princess. The 3,560-passenger vessel is the third "Royal Class" ship for the cruise line and has been designed with Chinese passengers in mind.<p>The ship will carry a Chinese name on the hull, 盛世公主号 (Shèng Shì Gōng Zhǔ …

Max-G. Beauvoir, Leader of Haitian 'Voodoo' Religion, Dies at 79

Max-G. Beauvoir, supreme leader of the Haitian hybrid of Catholicism and African animism commonly — and inaccurately — known as voodoo, died Saturday at 79, Haitian President Michel Martelly said Sunday.<p>Beauvoir, a U.S.- and French-educated chemical engineer, became Ati, or supreme leader, of the …

13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

Russian Ships Headed to Syria, U.S. Officials Say

Two Russian military ships believed to be carrying equipment and supplies are headed to Syria, defense officials told NBC News on Wednesday.<p>The Russians' intentions remain unclear, officials said. Moscow has previously sent humanitarian assistance to the Syrians, but another U.S. official said …