MOSCOW - Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown over the Pacific Ocean, the Sea of Japan, the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea, prompting Japan and South Korea to scramble jets to escort them, Russia said.
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Florida set to carry out execution with drug not previously used in lethal injections
Florida is scheduled on Thursday to put to death an inmate by lethal injection that includes a drug never before used in a U.S. execution.
World stocks steady; focus on Jackson Hole keeps market cautious
World stocks steadied on Thursday after two turbulent weeks as geopolitical worries eased in Asia and caution prevailed on the day the annual Jackson Hole gathering of central bankers gets underway.
Exclusive: In China, the Party’s push for influence inside foreign firms stirs fears
Late last month, executives from more than a dozen top European companies in China met in Beijing to discuss their concerns about the growing role of the ruling Communist Party in the local operations of foreign firms, according to three people with knowledge of the discussions.
Macau struggles to recover from Typhoon Hato's destruction
Chaos and confusion gripped Macau on Thursday after one of the strongest typhoons on record hit the territory, killing at least nine people, and leaving more than half the city still without water and power, and casinos relying on back-up generators.
Top U.S. general in Afghanistan says Trump's plan means long-term U.S. commitment
The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said on Thursday President Donald Trump's new strategy is a sign of a long-term commitment to what is already America's longest war and called on Taliban insurgents to agree to peace talks.
As Syria war tightens, U.S. and Russia military hotlines humming
Even as tensions between the United States and Russia fester, there is one surprising place where their military-to-military contacts are quietly weathering the storm: Syria.
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