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A New Approach To Airborne Laser Weapons?

The top brass in the U.S. Air Force wants to put laser weapons on ground-attack aircraft.<p>Speaking at a conference in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold, the head of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command, said he wanted to explore the possibility of outfitting an AC-130 …

World War 3: Russian Bomber Intercepted, Tu-95 Carried Russia’s Nuclear Weapons Claims England

Fears of World War 3 continue to rise, and when the RAF fighters scrambled to have a Russian bomber intercepted over the channel it was uncertain …

Two Planes Collide In-Flight In Alaska's Mat-Su Valley; Two People Injured

Two planes collided in flight in Alaska’s Mat-Su Valley, southwest of Wasilla, with two people injured, the Alaska Dispatch News reported on Saturday.<p>…

Nasa has released the most mind-blowing picture of space. Seriously. Holy cow.

Look what the folks at NASA/ESA just did.<p>They've released the most incredibly detailed panoramic picture from the Hubble Space Telescope of one of …

Andromeda Galaxy

The Pentagon’s Pathetic Vietnam Whitewash

A Pentagon website intended to mark the 50th anniversary of America’s war in Vietnam does a disservice to history.<p>It’s the biggest snow job of …

To Keep Airplanes On The Map, Track Them From Space

The technology exists, but will airlines use it?<p>Two commercial airplanes vanished from radar in 2014. Although the wreckage of AirAsia QZ8501 has been recovered, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is still missing, with and search-and-rescue efforts coming up short.<p>With all the tracking technology at our …

Blackbox

Just when New England had dug out ... more snow

<b>(CNN) —</b> Haven't you had enough for a week, Old Man Winter?<p>Apparently not, in New England at least, where even more snow fell -- or is expected to fall -- Friday, on top of the several feet that socked some places a few days ago.<p>Wait, that's not all. After receiving up to 6 more inches of snow, …

Islamic State seeks legitimacy in prisoner swap

Islamic State militants holding two hostages are pursuing a prisoner swap with Jordan because they believe such negotiations with a country will bring them international standing and also demonstrate that recruits won't be forgotten if captured.<p>"This suggests they are operating on the same plane as …