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Global war without oversight: US special forces deployed to 133 countries in first half of 2018

US special forces have already deployed to 133 nations in the first half of 2018, signaling a sharp increase in the Pentagon’s shadowy operations when compared to previous years, according to a new report. Read more America’s Special Operations forces (SOF) are stationed all around the world, where they participate in a wide range of missions, including special reconnaissance, unconventional ...

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Apple’s App Store revenue nearly double that of Google Play in first half of 2018

Apple’s App Store continues to outpace Google Play on revenue. In the first half of the year, the App Store generated nearly double the revenue of Google Play on half the downloads, according to a new report from Sensor Tower out today. In terms of dollars and cents, that’s $ 22.6 billion in worldwide gross app revenue on the App ...

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Apple’s App Store revenue nearly double that of Google Play in first half of 2018

Apple’s App Store continues to outpace Google Play on revenue. In the first half of the year, the App Store generated nearly double the revenue of Google Play on half the downloads, according to a new report from Sensor Tower out today. In terms of dollars and cents, that’s $ 22.6 billion in worldwide gross app revenue on the App ...

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'Civilization at risk?’ RT finds out more behind Pelosi’s remark on 2018 midterms

Published time: 11 Jul, 2018 12:07 Prominent Democrat Nancy Pelosi, who recently claimed civilization will be at stake during upcoming 2018 midterm elections, wasn’t the only one to trying to create havoc by making weird remarks, RT found out. “Civilization as we know it today is at risk in this election. We have to win. We have to win,” Nancy ...

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A bigger Amazon Prime Day 2018 arrives July 16 with more deals, devices and longer hours

Amazon’s Prime Day, the company’s annual sales event that’s now its biggest, will be held this year on July 16, starting at 12 PM PT/3 PM ET, and will feature over a million deals, the retailer announced today. One big change this time around is the event’s length — last year, Prime Day ran 30 hours, but this year’s event ...

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Jolly Roger-flying terrorists get whacked at Slavic Brotherhood 2018 drills (VIDEOS)

The militaries of Russia, Belarus and Serbia have assembled for the annual Slavic Brotherhood drills, using tanks, drones and paratroopers to eradicate pesky Jolly Roger flag-flying terrorists and to free hostages in orange robes. The terrorists attacked the fictional country of Hadaria, infiltrating its border region and taking locals hostage, according to the script of the drills, which wrapped up ...

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Bag Week 2018: WP Standard’s Rucksack goes the distance

WP Standard – formerly called Whipping Post Leather – makes rugged leather bags, totes, and briefcases and their Rucksack is one of my favorites. Designed to look like something a Pony Express rider would slip on for a visit to town, this $ 275 satchel is sturdy, handsome, and ages surprisingly well. There are some trade-offs, however. Except for two ...

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Reflections on E3 2018

After taking a year off, I returned to E3 this week. It’s always a fun show, in spite of the fact that the show floor has come to rival Comic-Con in terms of the mass of people the show’s organizers are able to cram into the aisles of the convention center floor. We’ve been filing stories all week, but here ...

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Here’s what Microsoft announced at E3 2018

With 50 titles, including 15 Xbox exclusives, today’s Microsoft E3 event was wall to wall with new game trailers. As the first press conference of the big three, the company clearly wanted to put on a big (and extremely loud) show — and largely succeeded on that front. We won’t bore you by featuring all 50, but here’s the big ...

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How (and when) to watch the E3 2018 press conferences

Sure, E3 doesn’t actually officially start until Tuesday, but the big news kicks off this weekend. Here’s a quick overview of some of the biggest new titles we expect to be shown off at press conferences from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, but there’s a lot more to the show than just the big three. EA started several days of big ...

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