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Stop spy flights, China warns the U.S.

China has warned the United States to end its military surveillance flights near Chinese territory, rejecting claims by Washington that a Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes at a U.S. Navy plane last week.<p>The U.S. should take "concrete measures" towards ending …

Associated Press News

Denver Police Chief: Only Bad Cops Fear Wearing Body Cams

The Denver Police Department is looking to equip 800 officers with body cameras in 2015.<p>In an interview with the Denver Post, Denver Police Chief Robert White said that body-mounted cameras would serve as an impartial record, protecting those who make legitimate complaints, and shielding officers …

Brain-Destroying Amoeba Rattles Louisiana Parish: What You Should Know

The announcement early Thursday that a rare but potentially deadly brain-destroying amoeba was found in a parish water supply in Louisiana has put a community on edge and stoked fears straight out of zombie fiction.<p>The microscopic menace, <i>Naegleria fowleri</i>, craves warm freshwater and thrives in hot …

Immune System

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury and no tsunami warnings.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey gave a preliminary magnitude of 5.6, while the European Mediterranean Seismological …

Volcano Erupts in Papua New Guinea, Diverting Flights

A volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea on Friday sent smoke and ash spewing high over the South Pacific island nation, leading some aircraft to alter their flight paths.<p>Mount Tavurvur on East New Britain Island erupted hours before dawn, a bulletin from the Rabaul Volcanological Observatory said. …

Geology

Obama on ISIS in Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

It's too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Barack Obama said Thursday.<p>"I don't want to put the cart before the horse," Obama told reporters during a White House news briefing. "We don't have a strategy yet."<p>Obama said he's asked America's top …

Air Force Academy in Colorado 'Vigilant' After Al Qaeda Threat

Officials at the Air Force Academy in Colorado said Friday they are "vigilant" after an online jihadist magazine included the campus as a suggested terrorism target. The publication by Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula calls for lone-wolf attacks, offers bomb-making instructions and gives examples …

Terrorism

Australia plans to set up a refugee camp in Cambodia | DW | 29.08.2014

"The refugee camp is actually a pit hole. The floor is littered with stones, whose sharp edges pierce through the shoes and feet of the children. …

New Turkish cabinet spells little policy shift, Erdogan stays dominant | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu kept key members of Turkey’s economic management team in place and named Ankara’s point man on Europe as foreign minister in a new cabinet on Friday, moves signalling President Tayyip Erdogan’s continued domination.<p>Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet …

With Homegrown Technology, Israel Becomes Leading Arms Exporter

One byproduct of the recurring battles between Israel and its Arab neighbors is that Israel has developed a homegrown weapons industry that addresses its very specific needs.<p>Over the decades, this has included a number of cutting-edge technologies, from drones to night-vision equipment, which have …

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the …

UK accused of harbouring Libyan cleric who helped aid Islamist insurgency

<b>This article is the subject of a legal complaint made on behalf of Sheikh Sadeg Elgariani.</b><p>Libya's highest spiritual leader, the grand mufti Sheikh Sadik Al-Ghariani, helped orchestrate the Islamist takeover of Tripoli from the UK, the Guardian has learned.<p>On a day when David Cameron announced …

US delivers military aid to Lebanon to help bolster military amid growing militant threat

The United States has delivered its first emergency shipment of weapons to Lebanon, officials said Friday, to help bolster military forces as part of a broader regional response to combat the growing threat posed by Islamic extremists.<p>The delivery is in response to a request by the Lebanese …

Family of instructor killed at Arizona gun range does not blame girl

(Reuters) - The ex-wife and children of an Arizona gun range instructor shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl using an Uzi submachine gun do not blame the child and plan on reaching out to her family, according to a TV interview broadcast on Friday.<p>Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to a …

Syrian exodus reaches 3 million – UN

The United Nations says reports of “increasingly horrifying conditions” inside Syria are to blame for a worsening refugee crisis that has now seen 3 million people flee its borders.<p>The UN refugee agency said more than double that number are displaced within the country.<p>More than ever, neighbours …

Science Jokes From Our Twitter Followers

Check out some of our favorite science jokes.<p>On Monday, we asked our Twitter followers, "What's your favorite science joke?" The nerds delivered. Here are our favorite science jokes, organized by subject.<p>Chemistry<p>@PopSci I was going to tell a joke about sodium, but Na.— Ian Haygreen (@IanHaygreen) …

Jokes

The Most Immersive Virtual-Reality System Yet

In your face!<p>Palmer Luckey built his first virtual-reality (VR) headset for a simple reason: Every attempt he'd seen, including his own collection of 46 pairs of goggles, failed in one way or another—too heavy, too slow, too limited a field of view. So he set out to invent the perfect pair himself. …

Do Insects Sleep?

Welcome to the third and final installment of my sleep series, in which I explore whether the organisms I talk about most on Our Modern Plagues sleep. I’ve already covered plants and microbes (which don’t actually sleep, but do have fascinating circadian behaviors). Next up: insects.<p>So, do insects …

Watch Out For iBeacon—Because It’s Watching You

It might even tell you about mayo discounts.<p>Last June, Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software, sneaked something big into his Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. On a slide listing features that would debut in iOS 7, an unfamiliar word appeared: iBeacons. An iBeacon is a …

WWDC

Woman Has Her Skull Replaced With A 3-D-Printed Plastic One

The most significant skull prosthetic to date<p>A woman with a rare bone disorder has had much of the top of her skull replaced with a 3-D printed plastic piece, <i>Wired U.K.</i> reports. Three months later, she's symptom-free and back to work.<p>The woman's condition made her skull increase in thickness, …

FDA

The Little Space Tug That Can

In another first for China’s world class space industry, a description of the liquid fuelled Advanced Upper Stage Yuanzheng 1 was publicly unveiled. Space tugs, a term for the upper stages of space rockets, are used to transfer satellite payloads from Low Earth Orbits to higher Geosynchronous …

The Week In Drones: Russia Has A New Prototype, Alaska Bans Drone Hunting, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Alaska Bans Drone-Assisted Hunting</b><p>Last week, the Alaska Board of Game passed a measure prohibiting hunters from …

Goats Found To Be Much Smarter Than Previously Believed

New research shows goats can quickly learn a puzzle, and remember how to solve it.<p>You think goats are dumb? Think again.<p>New research found that most goats tested could quickly figure out how to solve a "mechanical puzzle" that yielded a delicious piece of fruit. In this case they had to pull on and …

Goats

International Space Station

Get the latest news, images, videos and more from humanity's home in orbit -- the International Space Station.

The European Space Agency's Herschel space observatory completed the largest census of dust in galaxies near the Milky Way, studying over 300 galaxies in an attempt to nail down the properties of an important ingredient for the birth of stars and planets. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/ujl9

1st Images from New NASA/JAXA GPM Rainfall Measuring Satellite Capture Tropical Cyclone in 3D

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Weather researchers worldwide now have the ability to capture unprecedented three-dimensional images and detailed rainfall …

Space Exploration

generalelectric: “ The composition of a water molecule explained in “Beyond the Microscope,” a GE science film from 1922. ”

Microscopes