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Marine who died in WWII buried in Massachusetts

The 20-year-old was killed during fighting on the South Pacific island in October 1942 and received a field burial.

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Nirav Modi diverted Rs 4,299 crore to himself, family and firms: ED in court

THE ENFORCEMENT Directorate (ED) has found that fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi diverted about $629 million (Rs 4,299 crore at current rate) of the $1,015.34 million (Rs 6,939.84 crore) outsta...

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Pentagon kicks out China from major US military exercise

Held every two years and based in Hawaii, the Rim of the Pacific exercise (RIMPAC) involves more than 20 countries from across the world.

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Pentagon uninvites China from major US military exercise

The Pentagon on Wednesday uninvited China from a major US-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called uncon...

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Pentagon uninvites China from major US military exercise

The Pentagon on Wednesday uninvited China from a major U.S.-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing’s militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called unc...

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"Continued Militarization": US Pulls China Invite To Naval Exercises

The Pentagon has pulled its invitation for China to join maritime exercises in the Pacific because of Beijing's "continued militarization" of the South China Sea, an official said Wednesday, in the...

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The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic in the north to the Southern Ocean (or, depending on definition, to Antarctica) in the south, bounded by Asia and Australia in the west, and the Americas in the east.