George Floyd: Defense, prosecution wrap up closing arguments
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Lawyers gave their final arguments as jurors prepared to deliberate on whether Derek Chauvin was guilty of killing George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man who was arrested in May 2020 over the use of a fake banknote.
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Since Russia invaded Ukraine, governments have spent much more on defense and weapons. That is good news for the defense industry. But windfall taxes are not on the agenda.
Leaner, faster, better. Germany’s defense minister is under pressure to show that he can succeed where his predecessors have failed: Cut bureaucracy, and turn the Bundeswehr into a serious fighting force.
The agreement comes as Washington seeks to counter Chinese influence in the region. Meanwhile, in separate talks, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met 14 Pacific leaders in the PNG capital, Port Moresby.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is concluding his three-nation tour in Australia as India seeks to assert its role in the Indo-Pacific.
Lloyd Austin's remarks came after Beijing declined an official invitation for a meeting with his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of Asia's top defense summit.
German Defense Minister: Germany bears special responsibility for protecting Eastern Flank
One of the Wagner Group boss' biggest complaints was about how Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu was running the Ukraine war. But little has been said about Shoigu's future — as yet.
Although she initially faced opposition from her relatives, this Iraqi woman persevered in her desire to learn how to protect herself with martial arts, advocating for girls and women to do the same.
According to international law, countries are allowed to defend themselves from attack. But which weapons they can use and which targets they can strike are the subject of much debate.
Germany is set to buy Israel's Arrow 3 missile defense system after Washington approved the sale, Israel has said. The reported deal comes as Western nations review their air defenses in light of Russia's war in Ukraine.
In a bid to keep its adversaries like China at bay, Australia is also investing heavily in developing its domestic missile manufacturing industry.
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Samuel Paty was killed by a suspected Islamist after showing cartoons of Prophet Mohammad to his class. Five teenagers are charged with identifying the teacher to his killer for payment.
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