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    Dave Majumdar

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    With its growing fleet of supply vessels, the PLAN is slowly transitioning into a global force that can project power around the world similar to the U.S. Navy. The PLAN is not quite there yet, but Beijing is certainly heading in that direction.

    In recent days, a flotilla of Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) warships set sail to the Gulf of Aden from a Chinese naval base in Qingdao, which is in the eastern part of Shandong Province.

    The Chinese naval...


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    Oh, to have been a fly on the wall in the elevator where Jeff Whitty, best known for a musical about the neuroses of New York Muppets, originally pitched the idea for Head Over Heels: “It’s an Elizabethan pastoral sex-romp jukebox musical — no, wait, hear me out! It’s based

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  • The Truth campaign took down teen smoking. Now it's going after JUUL.

    JUUL is the vape giant that went from zero to $16 billion in three years. Truth Initiative is the largest anti-smoking organization in the United States.

    Both the company and the non-profit claim to have the same goal: helping smokers quit tobacco cigarettes. But Robin Koval, CEO and president of Truth Initiative, hasn't been shy about slamming JUUL. 

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    "The fact that JUUL is acting like, 'What, young people are using JUUL? We...