China Air Power Will Soon Match Russia, US

SPUTNIK NEWS Last month, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced plans to strengthen the country's aviation industry, particularly the field of advanced engines. Commenting on Xi's remarks, Russian analysts told online newspaper Svobodnaya Pressa that the day when China comes to match the capabilities of Russian and US air power may be just around the corner. Late last month, China Daily reported that President Xi hailed the establishment of a new company, Aero Engine Corp of China, which i...
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Trump praises Putin on the National Stage again

BUSINESS INSIDER Donald Trump is again under fire for warm comments he directed at Russian President Vladimir Putin, this time calling him a stronger leader than US President Barack Obama at a national-security forum this week. "If he says great things about me, I'm going to say great things about him," the Republican nominee said. "I've already said he is very much of a leader. The man has very strong control over his country." "You can say, 'Oh, isn’t that a terrible thing,' I me...
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We Keep Getting Scared by Smaller and Smaller Terrorist Threats

THE DAILY BEAST Some kids (and adults) took off their Mickey Mouse ears in Orlando Airport on Friday, but Muslim women who wore hijabscovering their hair kept them on. Security is a complicated thing, and requires a certain level of perspective. We ditched our water bottles, emptied our pockets—money, wallets, keys, even Kleenex. We took off our shoes. We filled trays for the X-ray machine, then we raised our hands for the full-body scans as mysterious rays penetrated our clothes t...
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