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Moscow's eye in US sky: Here’s what we know about Russian spy plane cleared by Washington

A Russian plane built for observation flights over the US has finally been deemed fit for the job by Washington. The US and Russia have long agreed to legally spy on each other to ensure neither is building up for an attack. Certification of the Russian Tu-214ON plane has finally been completed after the US agreed to sign the final ...

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Syria to get Russia’s S-300: Here’s what you need to know about the missile system

On the heels of an Israeli air raid on Syria, which saw the downing of a Russian plane, Moscow will now deliver S-300 anti-aircraft systems to Damascus. Here’s a quick guide to the sophisticated weapon and its capabilities. The Syrian Army has long sought to procure the S-300 from Russia, but talks which began in mid-2000 were interrupted by the ...

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Does Trump admin want to topple him? Nikki Haley says ‘no one ever talked about the 25th amendment’

No member of the White House administration ever questioned Donald Trump’s ability as the US president or discussed removing him from the office, the US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley said when asked about the Rod Rosenstein leak. “I’m there almost every other week and I can tell you never has anyone talked about the 25th amendment, never has ...

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Daredevil raccoon climbs high-rise, drops from about 8 stories (VIDEO)

Published time: 22 Sep, 2018 14:31 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2018 14:34 In the style of Spiderman, a raccoon climbed up the wall of a high-rise near the Boardwalk in Ocean City, NJ. After making it about eight stories up, the critter falls off the wall, spreading its body like a parachute suit. The video, captured by South Carolina resident ...

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Russia turned tide of war when ISIS was about to ‘roll over Damascus’ – top Israeli commander

Russia’s military presence in Syria has effectively turned the tide of war back in 2015, the year Islamic State was about to “roll over Damascus,” the head of Israeli Air Force intelligence said in an interview. The Aerial campaign Russia started against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in 2015 had “categorically” decided the fate of war in President Bashar Assad’s ...

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Amazon’s Alexa can now act on ‘hunches’ about your behavior

Amazon’s big hardware event isn’t all about hardware — although there is plenty of that, too. Amazon also talked about how it’s making its virtual assistant Alexa smarter and more intuitive about human behavior, particularly when there are lots of connected smart home devices to tap into. Amazon announced at the event Thursday a feature called Alexa Hunches, a new ...

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Paris-funded video about public urination called ‘so funny that one just wants to pee’

Singing through toilet seats accompanied by dripping sounds – the Paris City Council has funded a music video urging men to not urinate in public, but some say it could achieve the opposite effect on viewers. “No peeing in Paris,” the catchy chorus sung by comedian and YouTuber Swann Perisse, gives a clear understanding what the video – shot in ...

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This is what Americans think about the state of election security right now

A wide-ranging new poll yields some useful insight into how worried the average American feels about election threats as the country barrels toward midterms. The survey, conducted by NPR and researchers with Marist College, polled 949 adult U.S. residents in early September across regions of the country, contacting participants through both landlines and mobile devices. The results are a significant glimpse ...

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Indian driver beaten up after asking govt chief about fuel price hike (VIDEO)

A video of an Indian driver being dragged away and beaten up after he dared to ask a government chief about the contentious issue of rising fuel prices has gone viral. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief in the south-Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Tamilisai Soundararajan, was being interviewed on camera when the driver standing behind her attempted to ...

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This is what Americans think about the state of election security right now

A wide-ranging new poll yields some useful insight into how worried the average American feels about election threats as the country barrels toward midterms. The survey, conducted by NPR and researchers with Marist College, polled 949 adult U.S. residents in early September across regions of the country, contacting participants through both landlines and mobile devices. The results are a significant glimpse ...

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