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Lockheed demos deck-launched variant of LRASM.

Lockheed Martin has successfully fired an LRASM cruise missile using a specially designed on-deck launch canister.

- UPI - US

DoD awards first LRASM production contract.

The US military is to receive its first air-launched Lockheed Martin AGM-158C Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles in the third quarter of 2019, under a Department of Defense contract awarded on 25 July. The contract, which is valued at USD86.5 million, will see Lockheed Martin Missiles and

- Jane’s - US

New 256-unit apartment project planned near Coolray Field.

Developer Pedcor Investments is seeking to rezone the 23- acre property at Laurel Crossing Parkway near Buford Drive and Interstate 85 to a multifamily residence district.

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Immigrants transported in hot truck were crying for help, begging for water.

Nearly a dozen immigrants being smuggled into the United States died Sunday after being transported from Laredo, Texas, to San Antonio in a tractor-trailer without any air conditioning, and survivors are recounting the extreme heat and cries for help that went unanswered by the driver. Adan Lalravega, 27, told The ...

- The Week - US

Commuters warned to avoid Waterloo station due to signal failure chaos.

Commuters have been warned to avoid using London Waterloo station today due to signal failures.  South West Trains advised customers to steer clear of the station until after 9am. National Rail warned train services running across the whole South West Trains ...

- City AM - UK

Qatar ready to begin constructive dialogue.

The Persian Gulf crisis became a hot topic for discussion during the meeting of Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi held on July 20.

- AzerNews - AZ

Court orders release of PTI workers held during Nov 2 'lockdown'.

A PTI protesters during an anti-govt rally in Rawalpindi in October 2016. Photo: ReutersISLAMABAD: Workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf taken into custody during the party’s ‘November 2 lockdown’ last year were acquitted of all charges on Friday.Golra police had registered an FIR against several PTI ...

- - PK

The Day of International Criminal Justice.

Today, July 17, is the Day of International Criminal Justice. It marks the 19th anniversary of the 1998 Rome Statute: the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court , which is the only permanent criminal court that holds perpetrators of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity accountable. This day is a ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

The Crisis in the Gulf: Qatar Responds.

Members 5 Jul 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Abdulrahman Al Thani, Minister of Foreign Affairs, State of QatarChair: Dr Robin Niblett CMG, Director, Chatham House Enter Ballot Enter Ballot The Qatari Foreign Minister will outline ...

- Chatham House - UK