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NATO's Stoltenberg warns of Russian expansionism outside its borders

NATO General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg has warned that Russia is trying to "build a sphere of influence through military means." His comments come a …

ISIS shooting civilians trying to flee Falluja, NGO says

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS is targeting civilians attempting to leave the militant-held city of Falluja, as Iraqi forces and militia attempt to wrest back control of the city, a European non-profit operating in Iraq says.<p>As many as 50,000 residents remain trapped in the center of Falluja as Iraqi security forces …

Canadian heartthrob just acted like a total jerk

TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized “unreservedly” for making physical contact with a female opposition member of Parliament …

Teen took Snapchat photos while crashing Mercedes at 172 km/h. Now her victim is suing Snapchat

Christal McGee was behind the wheel of her father’s white Mercedes, 18 years old and on her way home from work on a Thursday night in September 2015, …

Grizzly bear shuts down ski runs in Canada

Grizzly bears are common in the Canadian rockies. Photo: Courtesy of Grouse Mountain/ Flickr<p>A grizzly bear at Lake Louise Ski Resort in Canada has …

FBI paid more than $1.3 million to iPhone hackers, says it was 'worth it'

Earlier this month, the FBI announced it managed to crack open the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters — by hiring contractor …

Why the FBI Breach of the iPhone Is a Win for Users

Experts say ‘lawful hacking’ helps make software more secure<p>There was only one way for the court battle between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Apple Inc. over access to the data on a killer’s phone could end well for everyday Americans. Luckily, the FBI achieved it.<p>With the help of outside …

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Finger Pointing Begins Over Security Failures Leading to Brussels Attacks | VICE News

Belgian police are still on the hunt for a third man filmed with two suicide bombers at Brussels airport, as evidence piled up that the same jihadist network was involved in the deadly Paris attacks last November.<p>Belgium's interior and justice ministers also offered to resign on Thursday over the …

Anonymous Calls for Understanding, and Hacks, After Brussels Attack

Activist hacker group Anonymous is calling for people to stand up against discrimination as part of its fight against Islamic State in the wake of the Brussels terror attacks.<p>In a video posted to YouTube following Tuesday's bombings, an Anonymous member donned a Guy Fawkes mask to condemn the …

Xbox One Version of The Division Sells About 1,000 Copies in Japan; Sells 85.5% of Shipment on PS4

On Wednesday, we learned that <i>Tom Clancy’s The Division</i> sold over 80,000 copies on PS4 in Japan, according to Media Create. Unfortunately, the Xbox …

Anonymous Hackers Declare 'Total War' on Donald Trump

Hackers have a bone to pick with Donald Trump.<p>A hooded figure wearing a Guy Fawkes mask—uniform of the informal hacker group Anonymous—has declared …

What happens when hackers take over Penthouse Australia? The Lego issue

It’s not been an easy day for the Australian version of adult mag Penthouse after it was revealed it’s a tad behind on some of its supplier payments …

Penthouse mag hacked online

NOTHING like a social media hack to round out your week. Someone’s having too much fun with this Aussie mag’s Twitter account.

F-16s Are Deploying Swarms of Tiny Drones Now

Perdix drones are real.<p><i>This post originally appeared on War Is Boring</i>.<p>In the middle of June 2015, a US Air Force F-16 fighter took off from an air base in Alaska and flew over a military training range at 430 miles per hour. On command, something burst from the fighter's flare dispenser—a drone …

Donald Trump would be an unprecedented catastrophe for the U.S. military

A pariah state isolated from the international order. A well-trained military divided by poor civilian leadership and ordered to commit war crimes. A …

ISIL suicide bombers kill dozens of Iraqi soldiers

Dozens of Iraqi soldiers and a general have been killed in separate suicide bombing attacks in Baghdad and Fallujah.<p>Two consecutive suicide bombers from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group killed at least 25 Iraqi soldiers and Popular Mobilisation Force fighters when they targeted …

Afghan troops pull out of second Helmand district | Reuters

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan government forces have pulled out of a second district in Helmand, officials said on Monday, leaving the Taliban in control of most of the northern part of the province after troops withdrew from Musa Qala district last week.<p>Afghan National Army (ANA) …

Isis sending children to die at unprecedented rate, report warns

Analysis of 89 deaths of minors finds 39% drove vehicles laden with explosives, while a third died as foot soldiers<p>Islamic State has been dispatching children and teenagers into battle and sending them as suicide bombers at an unprecedented rate, analysis by US researchers has found.<p>Examining Isis …

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Exclusive: U.S. Allies Now Fighting CIA-Backed Rebels

Not long ago, U.S. jets and Shia militias worked together to battle ISIS. Today, those militias are trying to take down American proxies in …

‘I cannot forgive him’: Auschwitz survivor confronts Nazi guard on trial for more than 170,000 deaths

There were dramatic scenes at the trial of a 94-year-old former SS guard in Germany yesterday Thursday as he was confronted by an Auschwitz …