Defense policy

FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance violations and apologized to customers in a letter Friday, June 8, 2018, for disruptions caused by its violation of U.S. export controls, a newspaper reported. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
June 18, 2018 - 7:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military and would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S. The Chinese company is accused of violating trade laws by selling...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance violations and apologized to customers in a letter Friday, June 8, 2018, for disruptions caused by its violation of U.S. export controls, a newspaper reported. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
June 18, 2018 - 6:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military and would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S. The Chinese company is accused of violating trade laws by selling...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance violations and apologized to customers in a letter Friday, June 8, 2018, for disruptions caused by its violation of U.S. export controls, a newspaper reported. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
June 18, 2018 - 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S. (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The Senate has approved a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military while...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance violations and apologized to customers in a letter Friday, June 8, 2018, for disruptions caused by its violation of U.S. export controls, a newspaper reported. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
June 18, 2018 - 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military, but would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S. The Chinese company is accused of violating trade laws by selling sensitive...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 14, 2018 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans distanced themselves Thursday from the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border even as the White House cited the Bible in defending its "zero tolerance" approach to illegal border crossings. "I can...
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May 22, 2018 - 1:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon report to Congress says nuclear weapons are central to North Korea's strategic goal of ensuring the perpetual the rule of the Kim family dynasty. The report on North Korea's military capabilities was based on an assessment of developments in 2017 and was provided to...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2017 file photo, U.S. Army soldiers stands next to a guided-missile launcher, a few miles from the frontline, in the village of Abu Ghaddur, east of Tal Afar, Iraq. American troops have started to draw down from Iraq following Baghdad’s declaration of victory over the Islamic State group last year, according to western contractors at a U.S.-led coalition base in Iraq. (AP Photo/Balint Szlanko, File)
February 05, 2018 - 6:16 am
AL-ASAD AIRBASE, Iraq (AP) — American troops have started to draw down from Iraq following Baghdad's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group last year, according to Western contractors at a U.S.-led coalition base in Iraq. In Baghdad, an Iraqi government spokesman on Monday confirmed to...
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Acting Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and National Nuclear Security Administration Administrator Steve Erhart answers a question during a news conference on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 03, 2018 - 6:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday announced it will continue much of the Obama administration's nuclear weapons policy, but take a more aggressive stance toward Russia. It said Russia must be convinced it would face "unacceptably dire costs" if it were to threaten even a limited...
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Acting Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and National Nuclear Security Administration Administrator Steve Erhart answers a question during a news conference on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 03, 2018 - 12:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday announced it will continue much of the Obama administration's nuclear weapons policy, but take a more aggressive stance toward Russia. It said Russia must be convinced it would face "unacceptably dire costs" if it were to threaten even a limited...
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Acting Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and National Nuclear Security Administration Administrator Steve Erhart answers a question during a news conference on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 03, 2018 - 12:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will continue much of the Obama administration's nuclear weapons policy, but take a more aggressive stance toward Russia. It says Russia must be convinced it would face "unacceptably dire costs" if it were to threaten even a limited nuclear attack...
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