• What a fake aircraft carrier reveals about how Iran plans to take on the US

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Iranian military exercises in the Persian Gulf in late July featured a mockup aircraft carrier, which appeared to be a replica of a US Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier.
    The exercise, and its apparent reference to the US Navy, comes amid heightened tensions between the two countries, and the maneuvers on display reflected how Iran would take on the US in a real war.
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    Last Monday marked the start of " Great Prophet 14 ," the latest military exercise by Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in the Strait of Hormuz...
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  • Less than half of US colleges are now planning for in-person classes

    Less than half of US colleges are now planning for in-person classes

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The Chronicle of Higher Education has been tracking over 1,250 colleges across the country to gauge school reopening plans.
    In late June, it found that roughly 65% of colleges were planning on in-person semesters. As coronavirus cases have surged in the US, that number has plummeted.
    Just 49% of colleges are still planning on an in-person semester, according to the Chronicle's most recent tally , meaning many institutions have walked back initial decisions to bring students to campus.
    Both large public universities and smaller private universities are doing so. On...
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