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U.S.-led strikes have killed 850 people in Syria, 50 civilians: monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces in Syria have killed 865 people, including 50 civilians, since the start of the campaign in late September against Islamic State militants, a group monitoring the war said on Wednesday.<p>The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the …

How World War I Launched Mapmaking at National Geographic

The far-off battles of WWI created an appetite for maps—and National Geographic was at the ready.<p>In the summer of 1914, Americans began reading news accounts of a conflict that would soon be called the Great War—and that would draw the United States in three years later.<p>But it was <i>National …

GOING EAST A family road trip on four wheels – TEASER 03 | Outdoor Visions Blog

Ok … here we go … the info you have all been waiting for …<p>The world premiere of GOING EAST will happen this coming Thursday, July 10th, at the …

MH17 crash in Ukraine: 10 Britons on board

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1094000/1094033_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534397228_49aa246abd6cc88e63f6afc2f983b7f4<p><b>Two football fans, two students and a World Health Organization worker were among 10 UK passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.</b><p>Some 298 people were …

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Pluto Mission Leader Challenges Neil deGrasse Tyson to a Planet Debate

There's a year and a month to go before NASA's New Horizons probe flies by Pluto, but that rendezvous is already one of the big events for Alan Stern, the scientist in charge of the $728 million mission.<p>He's also pressing for a debate with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson over Pluto's planetary …

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