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U.S. deploys troops to Africa

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The United States deployed approximately 90 troops to Cameroon Monday as part of an effort to assist Cameroon and other regional governments in their efforts to battle extremist groups in the region.<p>President Barack Obama sent a letter to Congress Wednesday informing lawmakers of …

Africa

It's hard to believe these Star Wars Battlefront screenshots are real

You could make your own, in theory (but probably not in practice)<p>If you're one of the millions of people mourning the end of the <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> beta earlier today, these screenshots from designer and artist Berdu might ease your pain. The game is beautiful in motion, but it becomes something …

Star Wars Battlefront

Iraq using info from new intelligence center to bomb Islamic State: official | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq has begun bombing Islamic State insurgents with help from a new intelligence center with staff from Russia, Iran and Syria, a senior parliamentary figure said on Tuesday about cooperation seen as a threat to U.S. interests in the region.<p>Militant Islamist fighters hold the …

Middle East

Two more characters revealed in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Back in May, Vanity Fair introduced audiences to a few key <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> characters, like Adam Driver's Kylo Ren and Gwendoline Christie's Captain Phasma.<p>Originally two of the characters in the exclusive Vanity Fair spread were thought to be alien extras of little importance to the …

Pictures: Investigators piece together the wreckage of MH17, and blame a Russian-made missile

The Dutch National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) has published conclusions from its investigation of the crash of MH17, the Malaysia Airlines flight that went down in eastern Ukraine in July 2014 on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. The report (PDF) confirms what was suspected already: that a …

Airplanes

Star Wars: Shattered Empire #1 Was the Best-Selling Comic of September 2015

Who needs Secret Wars when you have Star Wars?<p>According to Diamond Comics' sales figures, Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Shattered Empire …

Comic Books

Ads attacking Clinton, boosting Biden hit airwaves ahead of debate

The fight to define Hillary Clinton—and Joe Biden, still undeclared but perhaps her biggest threat—is already taking place on the nation’s television airwaves, ahead of Tuesday night’s debate in Las Vegas.<p>A flurry of new TV ads popped up Tuesday in the run-up to the first of six debates featuring …

Government

Baltimore police can't confirm Carson's story of holdup

The Baltimore Police Department says without more information it can't verify that Republican presidential contender Ben Carson was once held at gunpoint at a fast-food restaurant in the city.<p>The retired Johns Hopkins Hospital neurosurgeon told Sirius XM Radio last week he was in a Popeyes …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Russia Outsmarts the U.S. in Syria: A New Geopolitical Outlook

Even those who hardly keep up with global affairs, Russia's recent airstrikes in Syria have captured their attention. Russia claims its military intervention in Syria is targeting ISIS and other terrorist groups. While most of Russia's airstrikes thus far occurred in the area of Homs, the Syrian …

Middle East

Deadpool joins The Avengers

While over in the cinematic world, some of Marvel’s characters are being kept away from playing with their friends in the MCU. But in the comic book …

Marvel Universe

Here's One Thing You Definitely Never Noticed About 'Star Wars'

It's not easy bein' green, but perhaps it's even harder growing up as an ecologically improbable hybrid between a frog and a pig. Being a <i>prog</i> is <i>frig</i>gin' hard. But such has been the long life of Yoda.<p>This is not a fan theory. This is not a joke. As outlandish as this may seem, proving this with …

Star Wars

Turkey warns U.S., Russia against backing Kurdish militia in Syria | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has warned the United States and Russia it will not tolerate Kurdish territorial gains by Kurdish militia close to its frontiers in north-western Syria, two senior officials said.<p>A frame grab taken from footage released by Russia's Defence Ministry October 9, 2015, shows a …

Middle East

Rob D's LEGO photography shows Classic Space in a whole new way | The Brothers Brick

When most of us photograph a new creation, we’re satisfied if the photo has clean lighting and a nice backdrop. Some builders, however, take things …

Watch the first 45 minutes of Minecraft: Story Mode

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>Telltale Games' <i>Minecraft: Story Mode</i> makes good on a strange concept: telling a story in the universe of <i>Minecraft</i>. Influenced by kid-friendly '80s romps like <i>Ghostbusters</i>, this episodic adventure game stars a group of friends who get wrapped up in a …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Will Introduce Way More New Characters Than We Thought

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens’</i> release date is continuing to each inch closer and closer with every passing second. Of course, excitement for the film …

Former ISIS hostage says 'Jihadi John' beat him, forced him to dance Tango

A Danish photographer who endured months of torture at the hands of Islamic State extremists says the terrorist killer known as “Jihadi John” forced him to stand for days and dance the Tango at a prison in Syria.<p>Daniel Rye Ottosen, 26-- the last ISIS hostage to be released alive last June-- …

Dancing

New security measures considered amid continuing violence in Israel

<b>(CNN) —</b> When, and how, will the violence stop? Or will it?<p>Those were the questions in Israel and nearby Palestinian territories, after a Tuesday that saw more bloodshed, more blame but no apparent moves toward peace.<p>Instead, Israel's public security minister, Gilad Erdan, said officials in his …

Israel

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in convoy hit by airstrike, Iraq says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iraq's military claims its air force struck a convoy in western Anbar province that included ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.<p>The fate of Baghdadi is unknown, as he was "carried away in a vehicle," the military statement said.<p>But nine ISIS officials were killed in the airstrike, along with …

Islamic State (ISIS)

3. Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmlXkyKukcU The successor to Jedi Outcast, Academy came with a brand new story and vastly improved mechanics. It …

The First Lego Movie Sequel Will Be Even More Meta

2014’s hit film, <i>The Lego Movie</i>, was destined for sequels. And those will be coming in a few years. But next year in January, you can see Wildstyle, …

Animation

'Star Wars Battlefront' Gets 3 New Modes And The Season Pass Treatment

Electronic Arts clearly wants to blast their way into the headlines today with the reveal of three new modes for <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i>, and some details about the game’s Season Pass.<p>It’s fair to say that <i>Star Wars Battlefron</i>t is shaping up to be more than a shiny mod of the <i>Battlefield</i> series, but …

Darth Vader

Russia’s Move in Syria Threatens Energy Deals With Turkey

Not that Russia was ever a slouch, but there’s no denying the recent uptick in activity. As we approach the juicy middle of President Vladimir …

Russia

The Force Awakens Kylo Ren Helmet

It is probably safe to say that the new Star Wars film, <i>The Force Awakens</i>, is one of the most anticipated movies in decades. Our entire generation has …

Purdue University Erases Video Of NSA Surveillance Speech To Obey Government Censorship Rules

Purdue University erased a video of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Barton Gellman's campus address on Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency because his presentation included classified government documents, Gellman said.<p>Gellman, a former Washington Post reporter who won a Pulitzer …

Surveillance

Star Wars Battlefront is the dad rock of video games

I considered catching up on the life-consuming first-person shooter <i>Destiny</i> over the weekend, but tried the beta for <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> and suddenly it was Monday morning. Like a relic from the previous decade, the game strips away many of the supposed improvements — advanced loadouts, weapon …

Star Wars Battlefront

Dutch investigators will reveal what happened to MH17 — but not who shot it down

The Dutch Safety Board this week will release its final report into what caused Malaysia Airlines flight 17 to crash in eastern Ukraine last year. All 298 people on board were killed.<p>An earlier report revealed the airliner that left Amsterdam for Kuala Lumpur was hit by multiple "high-energy …

Airplanes

Steven Spielberg says Indiana Jones 5 will star Harrison Ford

Just months after producer Kathleen Kennedy confirmed there were plans for a fifth Indiana Jones film, director Steven Spielberg has released some more details on who will star in the titular role.<p>In an interview with Yahoo!, Spielberg said he would be teaming up with franchise veteran Harrison …

14 years of Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter

The initial squadron of America's most expensive weapons system ever built is on track for "initial combat use" by August 2016. Fourteen years ago this month, Lockheed Martin won the contract to build America's premier fifth-generation stealth fighter jet.<p>Business Insider toured Lockheed Martin's …

Aviation

Homophobes are fuming about this gay Star Wars ad

Fear is the path to pointless homophobia, apparently.<p>When Campbell’s Soup launched their Star Wars edition products, they probably weren’t expecting …

Watch Luke Skywalker’s Epic Fail in Star Wars Battlefront

During one of <i>Star Wars Battlefront’</i>s beta test matches, Luke Skywalker forgets to use the Force, and winds up shamefully defeated by an AT-AT Walker …

Luke Skywalker