Jason Johnson

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NASA Makes Major Discovery About Atmosphere On Mars

Solar wind stripped the red planet of its atmosphere, scientists say.<p>An Earth-like atmosphere on Mars was once violently stripped away by solar wind, according to new findings from NASA's ongoing exploration of the red planet.<p>In a press conference on Thursday, the space agency confirmed that solar …

Hillary Clinton protested by Black Lives Matter

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Black Lives Matter protesters interrupted Hillary Clinton on Friday while she was speaking at a historically black university here.<p>The protesters began chanting "black lives matter" a few minutes into her speech.<p>At first, the former secretary of state acknowledged them: "Yes they do …

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Middle East

Associated Press News

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

Did U.S. weapons supplied to Syrian rebels draw Russia into the conflict?

BEIRUT — American antitank missiles supplied to Syrian rebels are playing an unexpectedly prominent role in shaping the Syrian battlefield, giving the conflict the semblance of a proxy war between the United States and Russia, despite President Obama’s express desire to avoid one.<p>The U.S.-made …

Middle East

6 takeaways from the Republican presidential debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump finally took some punches, Carly Fiorina grabbed control, Jeb Bush woke up and Marco Rubio and Chris Christie elbowed their way into the fray on a crowded stage. Everyone else just tried to crash the party.<p>The CNN Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on …

Government

The UK has secured its first conviction against a drone pilot

Nigel Wilson earned a large fine and was banned from flying or owning drones for several years<p>Drones are becoming cheaper and more powerful at a rapid clip, spawning new industries and setting off alarms among local authorities who are ill equipped to police the airspace above them. There have been …

Black Lives Matter’s Big Mistake

The movement rebuffed a statement of support from the Democrats. Yeah, the DNC is the man. But this was an olive branch. Take it.<p>To the surprise of …

Greek opposition 'not bound' by post-bailout commitments

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's conservative opposition leader says his party will not be bound by the terms of a post-bailout agreement being negotiated between the government and international creditors, arguing he would implement more aggressive cost cuts.<p>Kyriakos Mitsotakis made the remarks …