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Russia Testing New Hypersonic Missile

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Russia is currently working on a new hypersonic missile, which can carry nuclear warheads and breach existing missile defense systems, according to military experts. The new weapon is part of Russia’s plans to modernize the country’s strategic missile force.

Russia’s new Yu-71 hypersonic missile is said to have maximum speed of about 7,000 mph.

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Islamist Killing of U.S. Teacher Yields Death Sentence

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A United Arab Emirates court on Monday sentenced a UAE woman to death for the Islamist-inspired killing of an American kindergarten teacher in December, the state news agency WAM said.

 

Ala’a Badr Abdullah al-Hashemi caught on cctv

The teacher, identified as Romanian-born Ibolya Ryan, a mother of 11-year-old twins, was stabbed to death

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Russian Anti-Sanction Toilet Paper

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A group of Russian entrepreneurs have started selling toilet paper featuring the text of the sanctions imposed against Moscow by the European Union and the United States. The group, which is called “Our Response,” says the toilet rolls are a way of letting Western governments know that Russians do not respect the sanctions against their

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ISIS Continues Rampage Killing 120 Civilians

Islamic State (IS) militants have killed more than 120 civilians since launching a fresh attack on the Syrian border town of Kobane, activists say.

Many of the wounded were taken across the border into the Turkish town of Suruc

IS “fired at everything that moved” after entering on Thursday, said the Syrian Observatory

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Telescope 10X Sharper Than Hubble Causing Controversy

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The group building a huge telescope on Hawaii’s tallest mountain plans to restart construction this week, ending a two-month delay caused by protesters opposed to the ambitious project.

Construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea volcano — work that was halted in April after a series of protests—will resume on Wednesday

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Dwarf Planet Ceres Reveals More Mystery Features

First, NASA’s Dawn probe spotted curiously sparkly bright spots on the surface of Ceres, the dwarf planet that lies in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

Beats us, the scientists said.

Now, cameras on the tractor-trailer-size spacecraft have captured a baffling structure rising 3 miles above the planet’s cratered surface.

Conveniently, the thing looks

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Wikileaks Cables Reveal Check Book Diplomacy Tactics of Saudi Arabia

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BEIRUT, Lebanon — It seems that everyone wants something from Saudi Arabia.

Before becoming the president of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi wanted visas to take his family on a religious pilgrimage. A Lebanese politician begged for cash to pay his bodyguards. Even the state news agency of

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Bionic Lens Trumps Lasix, 3X Better Than 20/20 Vision

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Imagine being able to see three times better than 20/20 vision without wearing glasses or contacts — even at age 100 or more — with the help of bionic lenses implanted in your eyes.

Dr. Garth Holds a Bionic lens on the tip of his finger, he says the insertion procedure would be painless.

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Israeli Jets Scrambled to Destroy Crashed Drone in Lebanon

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Israeli jets hit drone that reportedly crashed into mountains outside town of Saghbine, Lebanese security source says.

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An Israeli war plane has struck a remote area in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley to destroy a downed Israeli drone, a Lebanese security source said.

The source told Reuters news agency that the cause of the

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Russia Demands Investigation into Legitimacy of U.S. Moon Landings

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The increasingly tense relationship between the United States and Russia might be about to face a new challenge: a Russian investigation into American moon landings.

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In an op-ed published by Russian newspaper Izvestia, Vladimir Markin, a spokesman for the More…

Americans Must Now Have Visa to Enter Venezuela

The Venezuelan government decided to take the same measures with the United States that the North American country has been applying on Venezuela. A meditation on the sense of diplomatic reciprocity.

 

“An eye for an eye and the world will go blind”, says the proverb opposing the ancient law of retaliation, one of

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Combat Exoskeletons and other Technology in the DARPA Pipeline

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When Geoffrey Ling talks about the future of technology, his ideas go flying around the room like a whirlwind. Ling eagerly describes a world in which people live far beyond their natural lifespans, minds can be downloaded into external ‘hard drives’ for enhancement by artificial intelligence and robots and aircraft are controlled by human thought.

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China, Russia Crack Snowden Files

Britain has pulled out agents from live operations in “hostile countries” after Russia and China cracked top-secret information contained in files leaked by former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the Sunday Times reported.

Apparently Snowden is not liking Russia very much

Security service MI6, which operates overseas and is tasked with defending

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The Achilles’ heel of ISIS

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The Islamic State is one of the most well-funded terrorist organizations in history thanks to the tax base it has managed to establish in its vast swaths of conquered territory in Iraq and Syria.

Running operations to maintain this tax base, however, may prove unsustainable for ISIS in the

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Israeli Linked Virus Invades Iranian Nuclear Talks

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Internet security company Kaspersky says software was used to infiltrate venues for international negotiations on Tehran’s nuclear program

Eugene Kaspersky at Kaspersky Lab headquarters in Moscow in 2014.

A powerful computer virus linked to Israel is thought to have been used to spy on the recent Iran nuclear talks after being found in the

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SpaceX Officially Applies to FCC for Internet Satellite Deployment

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX has officially asked for permission to build a constellation of 4,000 satellites capable of beaming the Internet to the most remote regions of the earth. The plan, outlined in a request to the Federal Communications Commission, would transform Musk’s rocket company into a new Internet service provider to compete with the likes

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WWII Veteran Searches for LST 218 Shipmates

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Raymond Devere Johnson was a Signal Man on LST 218 in World War ll and he was wondering if any of his Shipmates are still around!! Please Share with Everyone so he could have a reunion!

Here is the email contact to reach us LST218USA@gmail.com We also started a Facebook page

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Research: Marijuana and Psychosis

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A great deal of previous research has suggested a link between cannabis use and psychotic episodes. New research suggests that this association is due mostly to shared environmental factors rather than direct causation or shared genetic risk factors.

Environmental factors account for the link between cannabis and psychosis

In the first direct test of

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Israeli Military Allegedly Recruiting High Percentage of Convicts

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The Israeli military has recruited thousands of soldiers with criminal records, enabling them to request that their records be expunged, a report says.

A total of 3.8 percent of male and 0.3 percent of female soldiers conscripted last year by the Israeli army had criminal records, Haaretz reported on Tuesday, adding that the number of

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Nuclear StratoFortress to Operate in Russia’s Backyard

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America is sending three nuclear-capable bombers to Russia’s borders to participate in a military exercise near the Baltics and Poland.

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On Friday, U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) announced that three B-52 Stratofortresses were being sent on a short-term deployment to the Royal Air Force (RAF) in Fairford, United Kingdom. They will

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