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Brexit triggered: 5 huge obstacles to an amicable divorce

It's go time.<p>The U.K. has officially begun the formal process of leaving the European Union.<p>It promises to be a messy breakup, with wrangling over shared assets, finances and the future of trade.<p>Top EU negotiator, Michel Barnier, has warned that Britain faces severe disruption to air traffic, …

United Kingdom

China unveils J-20 stealth jet fighter in show of military might

Military watchers say J-20 is ‘clearly a big step forward in Chinese combat capability’ after its flypast at airshow in Zhuhai<p>China showed its Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first time on Tuesday, opening the country’s biggest meeting of aircraft makers and buyers with a show of its …

Aviation

U.S. has few good options for response to Philippines' Duterte | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration has few good options and limited leverage as it struggles to craft a response to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s increasingly hostile rhetoric towards the United States and his warm embrace of China.<p>For months, Washington has played down …

Asia

Japan’s Stealth Fighter Will Fly For First Time Next Year

A tentative foray into the stealth age<p>Only a handful of countries have ever built and successfully flown a stealth fighter. Early next year, Japan may join their ranks, with scheduled test flights of its first experimental stealth fighter expected within the first three months of 2016. The Advanced …

Will Practicing A Skill In Your Head Make You Better At It?

Short answer: Only if you’re already good<p>When Carson Palmer, the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, hurt his elbow a few years ago, he took a week off from throwing the football. But in his head, Palmer practiced every day. “You stand right behind the center, and you see the …

Arizona Cardinals

5 Exciting Technologies NASA's Developing So We Can Make It To Mars And Back

If you can make it here, you'll make it anywhere<p>NASA really wants to go to Mars in the 2030s. Last week, the agency released a report about its progress and plans for the #JourneyToMars. Though the report is mostly filled with optimism and abstract goals, it does outline a few of the …

Space Exploration

North Korean defector: Kim Jong Un's days are numbered

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's a fairly young man, wearing an ill-fitting suit. His thin neck is pronounced, giving way to an equally thin face and frame. We're meeting over a meal of sushi, something he specifically requested because it's rare for those trapped in North Korea.<p>For his safety, I'll limit descriptions …

North Korea