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America’s Freelance ISIS Killers

The Kurds fighting the so-called Islamic State are attracting combatants from all over the world. Some head into battle out of conviction. Others …

Ukrainian army refuses to start withdrawing heavy weapons | DW | 23.02.2015

Both the government troops and the separatists agreed during the weekend to pull their big guns 25 to 70 kilometers (15 to 43 miles) back, depending …

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5 Things to Know for Your New Day - Monday, February 23

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hollywood has its swankiest night of the year, a president escapes imprisonment and a terror group says it wants to attack U.S. malls.<p>It's Monday, and here are the Five Things to Know for Your New Day.<p>AL-SHABAAB<p><b>U.S. malls threatened:</b> Remember the horrific 2013 attack at an upscale Kenyan …

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Pentagon chief convenes counter-IS meeting, lauds strategy

CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter convened an extraordinary war council Monday on Iraq's doorstep six days after taking …

Bad budgets hurt 2016 hopefuls

Christie, Walker, and Jindal are caught between balanced budget mandates and flagging revenues.<p>2016 is shaping up as an awfully tough time to be a governor and run for president.<p>Caught between legal mandates to balance their state budgets and the prospect that raising taxes could derail their …

The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally Arrived

Bloomberg reported on the progress of the biggest name in the flying car business, Terrafugia, which is nearing the culmination of a decade-long effort to build, drive, fly, market and, yes, <i>sell</i> flying cars to the dreamers who have always wanted them.<p>OK, the Terrafugia Transition is more of a …

CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

It seems Mexico isn't the only place in the world where you can find human body parts incorporated into religious statuary: a Chinese statue of the Buddha has been discovered to contain the entire mummified body of a monk, folded into the same position.<p>The Buddha, exhibited at the Drents Museum in …

Farmers Eye Drones For The Future

Drone, drone on the range<p>Even though humans have been farming for thousands of years, there’s always a new trick to learn or a new technology to try. In modern times, these tricks often come attached to small flying aircraft, a fact evidenced by the continued and growing presence of drones at …

3 ways open data is revolutionizing product development

What people need and what they say they need isn’t always the same thing. This is an especially apparent truth in product development, where researchers and decision makers are often dependent on feedback captured via surveys or interviews where people may be biased, guarded, embarrassed, …

Free Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Washington, D.C., is full of memorials and museums to visit, many of which are free to explore. But dig a little deeper, and you'll find even more activities and sites that don't cost a thing. Here are some ideas to get you started.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>The <b>National Building Museum,</b> …

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