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Gates to Stress US Commitment to Asia at Singapore Forum

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he will stress America’s continuing commitment to Asia during an upcoming security forum in Singapore. Gates spoke to reporters in Hawaii during a stopover on his way to the Shangri La Dialogue, which will be attended by defense ministers and military chiefs from across the Asia-Pacific region. China is […]

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US Space Shuttle Set to Land Early Wednesday

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Astronauts aboard the U.S. space shuttle Endeavour are headed toward a middle-of-the-night landing early Wednesday in Florida. Commander Mark Kelly and his crew circled 320 kilometers above the Earth, aiming to touch down at 2:35 a.m., local time, Wednesday at Kennedy Space Center. It will be the 25th time the U.S. space agency, NASA, has […]

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