Samuel Liew

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U-2 Spy Plane Caused Computer Glitch That Grounded Air Traffic [Report]

The computer problem at a Federal Aviation Administration center slowed the journeys of tens of thousands of arriving and departing passengers at Los Angeles International Airport, one of the busiest in the country.<p>Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California, John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, …

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Report: Thousands flee Syria rebel clashes

At least 60,000 people have fled towns in the Deir Ezzor province in eastern Syria which has been the scene of fierce clashes between rival rebel groups, opposition activists say.<p>The al-Qaeda affiliated al-Nusra Front have been battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) for four days …

220 schoolgirls haven't been 'abducted' by Boko Haram, they have been enslaved

Boko Haram is a vile manifestation, yet the liberal press stays silent, fearful of 'demonising the other'<p>Terrorists from a religious cult so reactionary you don't have to stretch the language too far to describe it as fascistic attack a school. The assault on a civilian target, filled with …

California Chrome pulls away for win at Kentucky Derby

Horse racing, the most unpredictable of sports, had the most predictable of endings when California Chrome won the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.<p>It's unusual for the favorite to win horse racing's biggest race but the lightly bred -- $10,000 -- California …

North Korea Makes Ominous Move

By Jack Kim<p>SEOUL, May 2 (Reuters) - North Korea has recently conducted engine tests for an intercontinental ballistic missile that could potentially deliver a nuclear warhead to the United States, a U.S. think tank said on Friday.<p>North Korea conducted at least one engine test for the KN-08 missile …

Nigeria kidnapping: why Boko Haram is a top security priority for the US

Insurgent groups' abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls has thrust the violence in Nigeria onto the world stage, but the group has been high on Washington's African agenda for several years<p>US secretary of state John Kerry’s announcement that Washington has a team in Nigeria to assist in the hunt …