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The US is worried it can't keep up with China and Russia's submarine fleets

Admiral Harry Harris told the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday that US Pacific Command "suffers shortage of submarines today, my requirements are not being met."<p>And, according to Foreign Policy, Harris told the committee that his main concern was that the Pentagon was not managing to …

China angered by Australia military spending boost

<b>China has responded angrily to Australia's Defence White Paper which outlines a surge in military spending.</b><p>A boost of A$29.9b ($21.4b, £15.4b) over the next decade reflects concern over military expansion in the region.<p>The white paper reiterates Australia's objection to the reclamation of land in …

Military Spending

Joker and Harley Quinn teased in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Super Bowl spot

DC and Turkish Airlines had two <b>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</b> commercials placed in last night’s Superbowl, announcing the airline’s new routes …

Taliban are 'close to overrunning Sangin' where 106 British soldiers died

Insurgents launch string of deadly attacks as Afghan army commander says most of the district has fallen<p>The Taliban are once again close to capturing Sangin, a crucial district in Helmand where more than 100 British soldiers lost their lives.<p>The insurgents were repulsed in December by Afghan army …

Dublin Regency hotel shooting: one of six-strong gang 'was dressed as a woman'

One of the six-strong gang behind a fatal shooting at a boxing weigh-in at a Dublin hotel on Friday was dressed as a woman, police have said.<p>The Garda Síochána confirmed one of the attackers, who carried a handgun, was wearing an auburn wig and a grey dress during the attack in which gang member …

Crime

Russia risks a repeat of doomed Afghan war in Syria, says EU foreign policy chief

Russia risks being trapped in another quagmire like Afghanistan unless it helps orchestrate a political transition in Syria, the EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has warned.<p>Referencing the Soviet-Afghan war, Mogherini spoke on Wednesday on the eve of a new multilateral push to end the …

Middle East

This declassified US intelligence report from 1990 is one of the most terrifying things you'll ever read

Now we finally know it was also one of the most dangerous, thanks to a February 1990 report published by the National Security Archive at George Washington University this week after a 12-year Freedom of Information Act battle.<p>The US and Soviets were dangerously close to going to war in November …

War

In pictures: the abandoned remains of Soviet technology

Once the symbols of Russia's Cold War military might, these relics now lie abandoned in the snow.<p>These pictures are part of <i>Restricted Areas</i>, a series …

The world has had enough—let this James Bond movie be the last one ever

British film star Daniel Craig earns his living playing parts, but who knew he had such a flair for the dramatic? The current face of the <i>James Bond</i> franchise recently told Time Out London he’d rather “slash his wrists” than resume the role of the world-famous British spy for a sixth time.<p>Craig’s …

James Bond

Star Wars Battlefront Beta Is 900p on PS4, 720p on Xbox One

A new technical analysis of the ongoing Star Wars Battlefront beta reveals that the PlayStation 4 edition runs at 900p while the Xbox One edition is 720p. Digital Foundry today posted its breakdown of the Xbox One version specifically, which outlines the game's performance on Microsoft's …

Star Wars Battlefront

Will Smith talks Jared Leto's "insane" Joker performance in Suicide Squad

Yesterday saw the first image of Matthew McConaughey’s radical body transformation in his next film <b>Gold</b>. Not to be outdone, his <b>Dallas Buyers Club</b> …

Russian warplanes in Syria destroy U.S.-trained rebels' weapons depots: commander | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russian air strikes have destroyed the main weapons depots of a U.S.-trained rebel group in Syria, their commander said on Wednesday, in an expansion of Russian attacks on insurgents backed by foreign enemies of President Bashar al-Assad.<p>A still image from a October 6, 2015 …

Middle East

U.S. says ready to defend against North Korean nuclear threat | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government believes North Korea has the capability to launch a nuclear weapon against the U.S. homeland and stands ready to defend against any such attacks, a high-level U.S. military official said on Wednesday.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) guides artillery …

North Korea

Face-Off: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves on PS4

When it comes to pushing hardware to its limits, Naughty Dog is one of the best in the business. Yet, more than any of its previous games, it was …

Uncharted

Russian warships launch rockets on Islamic State in Syria | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian warships in the Caspian Sea launched 26 rockets at Islamic State in Syria which hit their targets, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and President Vladimir Putin said in a joint television appearance on Wednesday.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) meets with …

Middle East