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Rising trade tensions are shining a spotlight on the 17 rare earth minerals needed for high-tech products like electric cars and robotics. But trade experts say China's rising tariffs and threats to stop imports of them to the U.S. are not cause for panic
The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon's response to what it calls Iranian threats to attack U.S. forces or commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf region