Philippines Will Not Confront China’s Maritime Militia
By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said challenging China in the South China Sea will only lead to violence, and that he will only do so if Beijing drills...
A Navy helicopter prepares to land on the hospital ship USNS Comfort as it anchors in the harbor at Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Comfort deployed as part of a larger task force of 11 Navy ships supporting Haiti with about 11,000 sailors, Marines, and civilians who are providing humanitarian aid to the battered nation. Defense Department Photo Essay »
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) — U.S. and United Nations troops and rescue teams have stepped up relief efforts in Haiti as relatives of those still missing from the 7.0-magnitude tremblor begged them to keep up the search. Rescuers had saved 121 people as of late yesterday night in New York, the UN humanitarian affairs office said.
A 25-year-old woman was pulled from a collapsed shopping center in the capital following a nine-hour search, Agence France-Press reported. Survivors pulled from buildings had longer to wait for medical care as hospitals and makeshift clinics were overwhelmed, CNN said.
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