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Secret heroes: Newly revealed Silver Star actions against ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> One Army helicopter pilot flew a mission for 10 hours, five of them while wounded, in a high-risk effort to rescue American hostages.<p>Another continued a dangerous night-time mission deep in enemy territory despite sustaining extensive damage to his aircraft.<p>These are just some of …

Military

Couple and Their Baby Create Epic Star Wars-Inspired Photo Shoot

This cosplaying couple has taken cuteness to galactic extremes with a recent <i>Star Wars</i>-inspired photoshoot. Victor Sine and Julianne Payne made a four-hour trek to the Jakku-like backdrop of Utah’s Little Sahara Sand Dunes, where photographer Robert Lance captured them in epic portrayals of the film …

Star Wars

Strange light streaking across Californian sky is actually a Trident missile test

The US Navy test firing a Trident II missile caused panic among Californians who reported seeing a UFO streak across the sky<p>Footage of a mysterious beam of bright light streaking across the night sky of California sent the Internet into a frenzy after people began uploading videos of the incident …

No alien radio signals detected in space anomaly, SETI says

<b>(CNN) —</b> A star system that has been a source of speculation about extraterrestrial intelligence has offered only radio silence.<p>The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute (SETI) has been monitoring an unusual light pattern in a star system for more than two weeks.<p>The system, KIC 8462852, …

Aliens

Gerrard: I felt like I was heading for suicide watch after Chelsea slip

The ex-Liverpool captain has revealed that he could not stop crying after making the error that ruined his club's hopes of Premier League glory last year<p>Steven Gerrard has admitted that he felt like he was "heading for suicide watch" after the infamous slip that effectively cost Liverpool the …

Shoreham Air Show plane crash: Pilot was too low, official report reveals

Air Accidents Investigation Branch publishes interim report into crash that killed 11, showing loop-the-loop began at 200ft when pilot Andy Hill was licensed to perform such manoeuvres at 500ft and above<p>The pilot of a vintage jet which crashed during the Shoreham airshow, killing 11, began his …

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69-year-old actor who plays C-3PO in 'Star Wars' says he faced Disney's wrath over a rogue tweet

"The secrecy has been beyond ludicrous," claimed Anthony Daniels, who has played C-3PO in all seven films, in a wide-ranging interview with The Guardian. "For heaven's sake, it's a movie. When I got the script, it was typed in black on paper of the deepest red so you couldn't photocopy it. I got a …

Anthony Daniels

Chinese naval ships came within 12 nautical miles of American soil

A group of Chinese naval vessels transited U.S. territorial waters near Alaska this week, a Pentagon official said Friday, in an unusual maneuver that underscores the potential for increased U.S.-Chinese friction at sea.<p>A U.S. military official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss …

Military

An Elegant Infographic For A More Civilized Age: A Look at STAR WARS Lightsabers

Watch First Trailer for EA's New Star Wars Mobile Game

At E3 2015 in June, Electronic Arts revealed a new <i>Star Wars</i> mobile game called Galaxy of Heroes, but the publisher didn't say much about it. Now, EA has published the game's first full-length trailer and updated its website with more details.<p>Galaxy of Heroes is described as an "RPG-style" …

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