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Nonfiction Usage Journalism UsageAfghanistan - News: January 31, 2006 - Headline: US Pledges Another $1 Billion for Afghanistan. Author: Michael Drudge. Excerpt: Western powers are realigning their forces in Afghanistan for missions of counter-insurgency and security-force training.Australia - News: October 24, 2005 - Headline: Japan, Australia and US Discuss Cooperation Against Terrorism. Excerpt: Mr. Burns declined to give details of another set of talks concerning U.S. forces in Japan. He called the discussions on realigning the forces complicated, but said he was hopeful for their success.China - News: April 11, 2005 - Headline: China Makes Economic Inroads Into Africa. Author: Cole Mallard. Excerpt: China has been increasing its economic ties with Africa. News reports say it's because of the country's growing need for natural resources, especially petroleum, which some African countries have in abundance. The Wall Street Journal says China is also realigning itself politically and militarily, to help turn itself into a global superpower. Howard W. French is the Shanghai Bureau Chief for the New York Times, and has extensively reported on the China-Africa connection. He's also the author of "A Continent for the Taking ndash; the Tragedy and Hope of Africa.".Iraq - News: November 14, 2003 - Headline: Rumsfeld: No Plans for Early US Withdrawal from Iraq. Excerpt: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld toured an Air Force base on the Pacific island of Guam Friday - his first stop on a tour that will take him to Japan and South Korea to discuss plans for realigning U.S. forces in the region and the issue of Iraq.Iraq - News: November 14, 2003 - Headline: Rumsfeld: No Plans For Early Withdrawal From Iraq. Excerpt: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld toured an Air Force base on the Pacific island of Guam Friday - his first stop on a tour that will take him to Japan and South Korea to discuss plans for realigning U.S. forces in the region and the issue of Iraq. Secretary Donald Rumsfeld told U.S. troops on Guam that Washington has no plans for an early exit from Iraq.Japan - News: March 6, 2006 - Headline: US, Japan Disagree Over Military Realignment Agreement Issues. Excerpt: The United States and Japan are about to start five days of talks in Honolulu Tuesday to finalize a sweeping agreement on realigning and downsizing U.S. forces in Japan. The two countries appear to disagree over what has already been agreed upon, and what they hope the talks will accomplish.Japan - News: April 14, 2006 - Headline: Japan, US Fail Again to Conclude Forces Realignment Pact. Author: Steve Herman. Excerpt: A gap of billions of dollars separates Japan and the United States from agreeing on terms on realigning the American forces here. U.S. and Japanese officials say a dispute over how much of the cost Tokyo will cover is blocking an agreement.U.S. - News: March 23, 2006 - Headline: Some Experts Say Employee Buyout Plan Will Not Save GM. Author: Barry Wood. Excerpt: Mr. Wagoner doesn't seem to have the sense of urgency he should about realigning General Motors brands, about putting out better products, about improving quality, said Peter Morici. They continue to sing the song that the products are better than they are and blame their problems on their critics.United States - News: December 8, 2003 - Headline: US Launches Military Talks with Allies. Excerpt: Although the plans for realigning the U.S. force structure have a worldwide scope, Mr. Feith and Mr. Grossman have begun a series of consultations designed to explain the changes with visits to a dozen European capitals, including Moscow.Patent UsageApparatus and method for measuring and realigning track misalignment: Patented by Steven J. Brandenburger on March 3, 2000. Abstract: Track laying work machines (10) are provided with a pair of track roller assemblies (20) positioned on opposite sides of the work machine (10). Each track
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