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US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job before …

Government

A look into how much it costs to fly America's military planes per hour

The US Defense Department's latest financial-management report on reimbursement rates offers a glimpse of how much it costs to fly America's Air Force and Navy planes per flight hour.<p>The annual report from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) lists rates for "other DoD …

Military

Hearing is like seeing for our brains and for machines

There is an array of neural net machine learning approaches that are simply more than just “deep.” In a time when neural networks are increasingly popular for advancing voice technologies and AI, it’s interesting that many of the current approaches were originally developed for image or video …

Machine Learning

The new Air Force chief is sick and tired of Russia’s aerial antics

The new Air Force Chief of Staff is a month into his command and is already known for "straight talk" to his airmen and the reporters who cover him.<p>This time, the decorated combat pilot had some strong words for Russia's air force after several instances of dangerous fly-bys and aerial close …

Military

5 Technologies For 2031

Look back to the year 2001 and it’s hard to imagine how different the world was. Global Internet penetration was just 5% then, compared to 50% today, and connection speeds were frustratingly slow. Mobile phones were fairly common, but were capable of little more than voice or text. Google was still …

Quantum Computing

Volkswagen, Audi and Seat cars can be broken into using just a £30 radio, security researchers say

Many of the Volkswagen cars sold since 1995 can easily be unlocked by hackers, according to a team of researchers.<p>A large number of the 100 million …

Birmingham, UK

After verbal missteps, Trump blames others

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — It's the media's fault. That's out of context. Never said it in the first place.<p>Donald Trump's claim Friday that he was merely being "sarcastic" in accusing President Barack Obama of establishing a terrorist group was his latest attempt to blame others for the uproar over what he …

Donald Trump

Nicolás Maduro dismissal threat grows as enough Venezuelans sign petitions

Opposition collects enough voter signatures to take recall campaign into next phase, authorities announce, as economic crisis dogs socialist president<p>Venezuela’s opposition has collected enough signatures to threaten embattled President Nicolás Maduro with the prospect of a recall election that …

Venezuela

In dig at China, Japan PM says supports SE Asia on freedom of sea, air | Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, pushing for a greater role for Japan in regional security, said on Friday that Tokyo would offer its “utmost support” to Southeast Asian countries, several of which are locked in maritime disputes with its arch-rival China.<p>Japan's Prime Minister …