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  1. Trump plans to create unified US Space CommandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | SFGate

    President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order before the end of the year creating a U.S. Space Command as a major military command. Vice President Mike Pence will make the announcement Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, two U.S. officials said, and Trump could sign the order as soon as Tuesday.

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  2. Trump plans to create unified US Space Command Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | WSB-TV

    President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order before the end of the year creating a U.S. Space Command as a major military command. Vice President Mike Pence will make the announcement Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, two U.S. officials said, and Trump could sign the order as soon as Tuesday.

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  3. Student Success Profile: Jovany HensleyRead the original story

    16 min ago | Valley Morning Star

    Jovany Hensley graduated Friday night with a certificate in Computer Maintenance Technology from Texas State Technical College.

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  4. China drives use of armed drones in Mideast, report findsRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | CBS News

    The use of armed drones in the Middle East, driven largely by sales from China , has grown significantly in the past few years with an increasing number of countries and other parties using them in regional conflicts to lethal effects, a new report said Monday. The report by the Royal United Services Institute , or RUSI, found that more and more Mideast countries have acquired armed drones, either by importing them, such as Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, or by building them domestically like Israel, Iran and Turkey.

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  5. Top Stories10 things to know for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House insists Congress provide $5 billion to build a border wall. Both parties have suggested that President Trump would likely need to make the next move to resolve the impasse.

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  6. Trump launching Space Command this week: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Hill

    Donald John Trump Family says Trump travel ban preventing mother from seeing dying son Saudi Arabia rejects Senate position on Khashoggi killing Five things to know about the Trump inauguration investigation MORE is expected to issue an order in the coming days establishing a Space Command to focus on space as a war-fighting domain, CNN reported Monday . The news outlet cited three U.S. officials, and reported that Trump's announcement will likely coincide with Vice President Pence visiting the Pentagon and the Kennedy Space Center in Florida this week.

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  7. Area scouts observe 'Wreaths Across America' program on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Times Bulletin

    Chaplain Colleen Wiley addresses Boy Scouts during Saturday's Wreaths Across America program at the Van Wert American Legion. VAN WERT Van Wert Boy Scouts troops 31, 32, and 45 held their annual "Wreaths Across America" campaign on Saturday noon at the Van Wert American Legion, Post 178.

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  8. Tuesday may deliver a triple-header of big launches to cap 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Ars Technica

    So far this year there have been 106 orbital launches around the world, the most in a calendar year since 1990. That works out to roughly one launch every three days.

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  9. Trump to launch Space Command this week as Pence promotes space effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    President Donald Trump will order in the coming days the establishment of a new military space command, a move that comes as Vice President Mike Pence plans two high-profile visits related to the US space program, three US officials tell CNN. Pence will visit Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, and is expected to visit the Pentagon this week, in part to discuss Trump's sought-after Space Force.

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  10. Rona Ramon, widow of Columbia astronaut Ilan Ramon, passes away Today,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Rona Ramon, widow of Columbia Space Shuttle astronaut and IAF hero Ilan Ramon, has passed away at age 54 after battling a disease. Ilan and Rona's son, Capt.

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  11. Qatar National Day parade on Corniche to begin atRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    FILE PHOTO: Qatar National Day Celebration Parade held at Doha Corniche. 18 December, 2017.

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  12. Spangdahlem airman's son, 8, dies in autobahn car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    The 8-year-old son of an airman from Spangdahlem Air Base was killed Saturday night in a single-car crash on autobahn A60 near the base, German police and base officials said. The father, 34, who was driving the car, was hospitalized with serious injuries.

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  13. Tommy SheridanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | MainStreetNews.com

    Tommy Sheridan, a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, brother, and friend to many, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. He was 65. Born in Commerce on January 21, 1953, Tommy was the son of the late Charles and Helen Sheridan.

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  14. White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KFVS12

    Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties. "We're going to do whatever is necessary to build the border wall to stop this ongoing crisis of illegal immigration," White House senior adviser Stephen Miller said Sunday.

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  15. Next-Generation of GPS Satellites Are Headed to SpaceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ECNmag

    After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile. But some of their most highly touted features will not be fully available until 2022 or later because of problems in a companion program to develop a new ground control system for the satellites, government auditors said.

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  16. For thousands of people across dozens of remote islands in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Times

    ... longest-running humanitarian airlift operation. Now in its 67th year, the OCD mission is supported by the US Air Force, Navy, and Coast Guard, as well as members of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force. It serves over 50 ...

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  17. FF's Mom Helps Heart Attack Victim in Philly AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    The Manchester, NH, woman was returning home after helping her son relocate to Wyoming for a new job as a firefighter at F.E. Warren Air Force Base. A firefighter's mom was returning to her Manchester, NH, home when she helped a man suffering a heart attack in the Philadelphia International Airport.

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  18. Report: China Driving Use of Armed Drones in Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Voice of America

    A model of the Wing Loong II weaponized drone for the China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corp. is displayed at a military drone conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 25, 2018. The use of armed drones in the Middle East, driven largely by sales from China, has grown significantly in the past few years with an increasing number of countries and other parties using them in regional conflicts to lethal effects, a new report said Monday.

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  19. Next-gen GPS satellites are headed into orbitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TechSpot

    ... and compatibility with other navigation systems. After making it past the usual cost overruns and delays, the US Air Force is getting ready to launch the first of 32 GPS III satellites. Offering improved accuracy to civilian users and enhanced ...

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  20. DEC. 17, 2018: 10 Things to know todayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    Both parties have suggested that President Trump would likely need to make the next move to resolve the impasse. 2. HOW MIGRANT GIRL'S DEATH UNDERSCORES BORDER AGENT LANGUAGE CHALLENGES Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health, but it's unclear how much the man understood because agents did not speak his native tongue.

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