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China’s Naval Strength Gives It Crucial Clout in Negotiations around Asia

Voa News 25 Feb 2021
China’s navy grew through what the Defense Department report described as a “robust shipbuilding and modernization program.” The fleet now includes submarines, amphibious warfare ships and aircraft carriers as well as capability to use “advanced weapons,” the report said ... Navy sent ships to the South China Sea 10 times in 2020 as warnings to China.
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'Get used to me': Defiant Postmaster General Louis DeJoy pushes back at lawmakers at tense hearing on mail delays

Yahoo Daily News 25 Feb 2021
Shipping Speeds. Here's how on-time FedEx, UPS and US Postal Service were for holiday shipping season ... Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., who asked the postmaster general to commit to preserving "two-day shipping locally", referencing a Washington Post report that found DeJoy was considering eliminating a tier of first-class mail.
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Grizzlies vs. Clippers: How to watch NBA online, TV channel, live stream info, game time

CBS Sports 25 Feb 2021
Who's Playing. Los Angeles @ Memphis. Current Records ... Los Angeles should still be feeling good after a victory, while Memphis will be looking to right the ship. While not quite a landslide, the contest between the Clippers and the Washington Wizards on Tuesday was still a pretty decisive one as Los Angeles wrapped it up with a 135-116 win at home ... .
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Calls Rise for Louis DeJoy’s Removal and for Major Postal Reforms

truthout 25 Feb 2021
... ban first-class mail from being shipped by air. As the Washington Post noted, “The delivery slowdowns coupled with price increases, mailing industry officials say, could threaten that system by driving commercial mailers to cut costs and pull more volume out of the mail stream.
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As China Gives Vaccines to Other Countries but Not Its Elderly, Chinese Over 60 Ask: ...

Voa News 24 Feb 2021
China will produce just about enough doses by year’s end to cover 70% of its 1.4 billion people, according to The Washington Post. But instead of keeping all its projected 2 billion doses at home, China has shipped millions of doses to developing nations and pledged hundreds of millions more.
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Some Washington State Providers to Get 'Double Delivery' of COVID-19 Vaccine After Last Week's Storm Delays

The Centralia Chronicle 23 Feb 2021
Some providers in Washington state are slated to receive twice as much vaccine this week, after ice and snow delayed last week's shipments across the nation ... Washington health officials told vaccine providers on Friday that it expected shipping backlogs to be resolved by this Wednesday.
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Editorial: Raise the limit on wine shipments

The Roseburg News-Review 23 Feb 2021
Oregon has legalized recreational marijuana, possession of illegal drugs for personal use and sports betting, but shipping more than two cases of wine a month to a customer is still beyond the pale? ... Washington and California do not restrict the number of cases shipped direct-to-consumer.
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Lakers vs. Wizards: How to watch online, live stream info, game time, TV channel

CBS Sports 22 Feb 2021
Washington @ Los Angeles ... Washington 10-17; Los Angeles 22-9What to Know. This Monday, the Washington Wizards are hoping to patch up the holes in a defense that has allowed an average of 119.15 points per matchup ... They should still be riding high after a win, while the Los Angeles Lakers will be looking to right the ship ... Washington 104.
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EDITORIAL: Washington, on his birthday

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 22 Feb 2021
Somebody is going to have to explain why Presidents Day was last Monday, when George Washington's birthday is today ... Actually, George Washington wasn't born on Feb ... Today is George Washington's birthday ... The famous scene of the British ships being blown to sea as General Washington retreated from Brooklyn is only one time that Washington got lucky.
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New research reveals a more complete, complex life story of Civil War spy Mary Louveste

Stars and Stripes 21 Feb 2021
She got her hands on details of the Confederates’ armored ship and smuggled them to Washington and Union authorities ... Reenactments and books love painting Mary as slogging for days through frigid weather in her journey to Washington ... Slave ships carrying chained men, women and children to New Orleans’ markets were within sight of their doors.
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Feds deport former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived for years in Oak Ridge

Oakridger 20 Feb 2021
In an interview with the Washington Post last year, Berger said he was a 19-year-old in the German navy when he was ordered to work in the camp during the waning months of the war ... An index card recovered from a sunken ship helped build the case against Berger, the Washington Post reported.
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Biden administration designates Russian ship as helping to build Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Metro USA 20 Feb 2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Friday identified a Russian ship and a company it believes are helping to build the Nord ...
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Feds deport former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived for years in Tennessee

Yahoo Daily News 20 Feb 2021
In an interview with the Washington Post last year, Berger said he was a 19-year-old in the German navy when he was ordered to work in the camp during the waning months of the war ... An index card recovered from a sunken ship helped build the case against Berger, the Washington Post reported.
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