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Hypersonic Weapon

JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

(Cartoonist - Nick Anderson)

In other news, American and Canadian officials now say a Boeing airliner bound for Ukraine carrying 176 passengers including a number of Canadians was shot down by Iran using a Russia-made missile.

Russian missiles just keep being used to shoot down passenger jets.

Meanwhile, a survey of corporate CFOs found a majority of them believe the stock market is overvalued and economic growth will slow this year. At least 82 percent of CFOs survey say their companies will take defensive financial actions like "reducing discretionary spending and headcount." In other words, cut jobs.

Finally, Trump is viewed more negatively by the world than German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping according to a new Pew Research Center report.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives the highest marks among the five leaders tested on the poll: A median of 46% express confidence in her leadership of world affairs, while 29% say they do not have confidence in the long-serving German leader. [...]

Relatively few express confidence in Russian President Putin or Chinese President Xi. And U.S. President Trump receives more negative ratings than either the Russian or Chinese leader.

We are finally respected again!