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China says its ‘moderate’ defense spending rises are no threat

China says its ‘moderate’ defense spending rises are no threat BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s “moderate” defense spending rises in the past few years have been to make up for past deficiencies and the country’s military will not threaten anyone, a senior diplomat said on Sunday ahead of the release of the defense budget. Source:

Death Toll from Taiwan Quake Rises to 9

Death Toll from Taiwan Quake Rises to 9 BEIJING (Sputnik) – The number of people killed in this week’s earthquake in Taiwan has risen to nine, with dozens remaining missing and hundreds hurt, rescuers said Thursday.Source: Death Toll from Taiwan Quake Rises to 9 From News Feed

California mudslides death toll rises to 19

California mudslides death toll rises to 19 The death toll from the mudslides in a California coastal town rose to 19 today but a man who had also been on the list of missing persons was located alive, authorities said.  The body of Morgan Christine Corey, 25, was found in mud and debris in Montecito,…

Alabama Declares State of Emergency for the Flu Epidemic as the US Death Toll Rises

Alabama Declares State of Emergency for the Flu Epidemic as the US Death Toll Rises Citing a strain on “overwhelmed” health resources, Governor Kay Ivey declared an official State of Emergency in Alabama on Thursday due to the rapidly spreading flu epidemic.   But it isn’t just Alabama.   The flu epidemic is spreading across…

Jacob Hacker Rises Again to Stop Single Payer

Jacob Hacker Rises Again to Stop Single Payer Photo by Erik McGregor In the article linked below, The Road to Medicare for Everyone, Jacob Hacker is once again working to dissuade single payer healthcare supporters from demanding National Improved Medicare for All and use our language to send us down a false path. Once again, he…

Iran protests and death toll grow as tension rises – The Washington Post

ISTANBUL – Anti-government protests in Iran remained violent overnight as clashes between security forces and demonstrators left nine people dead, state television reported Tuesday, bringing the death toll to at least 20. The unrest has raged now for six days and confounded leaders who have struggled to respond. The protests have been stunning in their…