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How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

Fear and concern over ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks on U.S. soil has been turned up a notch in the last few months, thanks to ISIS’s thriving …

Terrorism

Data Dive Suggests Link Between Heartburn Drugs And Heart Attacks

Electronic medical records may seem like a distraction when your doctor is busy typing on a screen instead of looking you in the eye. But, as a new study shows, these systems have the potential to help identify some drug side-effects.<p>Researchers at Stanford University gathered about 3 million …

Britain gets cold shoulder with Canada’s talk of joining NATO force

The Harper government is considering joining NATO's rapid reaction force, but doing so could mean spurning a traditional ally who's been courting Canada to be part of its formation.<p>Defence Minister Jason Kenney has acknowledged the government is discussing whether to become part of the alliance's …

Dozens of new Ebola cases reported in West Africa

<b>(CNN) —</b> It seemed like the number of people contracting Ebola in West Africa was on the decline. But now, officials say that trend has stalled, with dozens of new cases of the deadly virus reported so far this month.<p>Last week, there were 31 new cases of Ebola reported in a growing geographic area …

Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Does A Near-Vertical Takeoff

Talk about showing off.<p>Boeing posted a clip on YouTube of its 787-9 Dreamliner passenger jet taking off and rising at such a steep angle that it appears to be nearly vertical, like a rocket. The company said in the description that the maneuver was a rehearsal for the Paris Air Show, the industry …

Air Shows

Estonian construction workers dig up medieval ships

While working on the foundations for high-end apartments in a seaside area of the Baltic state's capital, the men noticed something strange in the ground: the remains of at least two ships thought to be from the 14th-17th centuries.<p>"We were digging the ground, when we found some massive wooden …

Archaeology

Accidental anthrax shipments follow a familiar pattern

The<p>Centers for Disease Control and Preventiondiscovered in May that an Army biodefense lab in Utah accidentally shipped live samples of anthrax to private and military research facilities in as many as 17 states, Canada, Australia and South Korea over a period of six years.<p>But this error is not the …

North Korea accuses U.S. of targeting it with anthrax

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea accused the United States of targeting it with anthrax and asked the United Nations Security Council to investigate Washington’s “biological warfare schemes” after a live anthrax sample was sent to a U.S. base in South Korea.<p>Live anthrax samples, which can be …

Germany Closes Probe Into Alleged U.S. Hacking Of Merkel's Phone

Germany's top prosecutor, Harald Range, has decided to close an investigation into whether the United States' National Security Agency eavesdropped on Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone calls due to lack of evidence.<p>The allegations were some of the most stunning to emerge from the documents leaked by …

How Isis crippled al-Qaida

Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433954982833/1b7d66ce-79f0-4547-b570-f68f1f82bd4e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the …

Al-Qaeda