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Which Airlines Have Never Had A Plane Crash?

last year was the safest year on record in aviation history, as no fatal accidents with commercial passenger jets occurred (excluding propeller …

Virgin Atlantic

Did a Russian Made Anti-Aircraft Missile Really Hit an F-35?

Did a Russian built anti-aircraft missile hit one of Israel’s new F-35 stealth fighters?<i>Already there are reports—again, just reports—that Israeli</i> …

Military

Maduro says foes used explosive drones to try to kill him

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he survived an assassination attempt involving explosive drones on Saturday thanks to God, the people and the country’s armed forces, and he blamed Colombia and the United States for what he called a right-wing plot to kill him.<p>Venezuelan …

US warplanes flying close to Russian airbase in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 P.M.) – A U.S. warplane is reportedly flying close to the Russian airbases in the Latakia and Tartous provinces of Syria, a …

The #Russian military police reached the area of alleged chemical attack in #Syria #Douma. Local residents say that there was no chemical attack at all. https://t.co/6EHGNOqi81

Yulia Skripal, poisoned with her Russian double-agent father, is getting better

LONDON (Reuters) - The daughter of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal is getting better after spending three weeks in critical condition due to a nerve toxin attack at his home in England, the hospital where she is being treated said on Thursday.<p>After the first known use of a military-grade …

Ex-Russian FSB Agent Blasts UK PM May for 'Illiterate' Skripal Case Accusations

"[British Prime Minister] Theresa May should resign because she has misled the international community with her illiterate politicized …

Urb. Abimbola Tofowomo RTP on LinkedIn: "SUSTAINABLE VALORIZATION PROGRAM OF KSUR AND KASBAH IN MOROCCO / #WUF9 / MOROCCO PAVILLION Madamme Fatna…

Urb. Abimbola Tofowomo RTP on LinkedIn: "SUSTAINABLE VALORIZATION PROGRAM OF KSUR AND KASBAH IN MOROCCO / #WUF9 / MOROCCO PAVILLION Madamme Fatna…

22 mesmerising photographs of planned towns from above

Monkeypox has resurfaced in Nigeria. What you need to know

<i>An outbreak of the rare disease Monkeypox has raised fears of an imminent epidemic in Nigeria. Infected people break out in a rash that looks a lot</i> …

Chickenpox

Did Obama’s failures strengthen Putin’s hand?

By Derek Chollet<p>Derek Chollet is executive vice president of the German Marshall Fund and author of "The Long Game: How Obama Defied Washington and Redefined America’s Role in the World." He will be presenting at the Miller Center's conference on Russia and the U.S. presidency, Nov. 8-10, 2017.<p>In …

United States

Airplanes have secret features you probably never knew about

We all know about the life jackets under our aircraft seats and the oxygen masks we hope will drop down from above in a disaster.<p>But did you know …

Dog lover Putin gets top breed pup as gift from Turkmen leader

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin, a dog lover, received a top breed puppy as a belated birthday gift on Wednesday from Turkmenistan’s president who is keen to recover lost Russian markets for Turkmen gas.<p>“We have a common friend - this is the world’s unique alabai dog. And …

The 'Devil’s Swimming Pool' on the edge of Victoria Falls is for adrenaline junkies only

Victoria Falls, without question, should be on every serious traveler’s bucket list — especially adrenaline junkies who are willing to risk it all for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.<p>The 354-foot-high falls, which are one of the seven natural wonders of the world, are a truly stunning sight to see. …

Swimming Pools

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Sports

Saudi king brought his own golden escalator on Russia trip

Saudi Arabia knows how to make themselves at home.<p>King Salman bin Abdulaziz brought his own golden escalator on a trip to Russia, according to …

Abdul Aziz

Mesmerizing maps show how much megacities have expanded over the last 30 years

By 2050, the United Nations estimates two-thirds of the world population will live in cities. China alone plans to move some 250 million people into urban areas with 10 million or more inhabitants by 2026.<p>Using the Timelapse feature in Google Earth Engine, we can witness the growth of these …

Putin Is Filling the Middle East Power Vacuum

The Israelis and Turks, the Egyptians and Jordanians -- they’re all beating a path to the Kremlin in the hope that Vladimir Putin, the new master of …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Russia’s Huge Tank Force

During the Cold War, the number of different tank types the Soviet Union maintained often puzzled Western analysts. Eight distinct families of tanks …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Kay'Ron Adams<br>• RB / 5-10 / 190<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Bobby Deren<p>Lewis Cine<br>• S / 6-2 / 180<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Jeremy Birmingham<p>J.D. Duplain<br>• OG / 6-4 / 295<br>• NA<br>• Predicted …

Recruitment

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Why Meghan Markle should absolutely not marry Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — an actress known for her role on “Suits” and seen this month on the cover of Vanity Fair — seem to be on the brink …

Prince Harry

Why one region of the US will survive climate change better than any other, according to urban planners

Somewhere that's warm but not too warm, free from hurricanes and flood-causing downpours, and close to a body of water yet far enough to avoid the threat of sea-level rise.<p>Which places does that leave? According to climate scientists and urban planners, not a lot.<p>"The bottom line is it's going to …

"Urban design caused the Hurricane Harvey disaster"

Houston's poor urban planning, not climate change, is to blame for the catastrophic flooding following Hurricane Harvey, says disaster expert Ilan …

You Can’t Erase Urban Homeless By Making Them “Illegal”

They loiter, they sit, even sprawl on the sidewalk. Often we avert our eyes to their condition. Police see the homeless as a nuisance and they are …

Nigeria

Nowhere better to go<p>The Ajeromi-Ifelodun slum in Lagos is one of many where no running water or sewage system exist for people like Modinatu. Across …

Shanty Towns

15 Million Nigerians Lack Access to Drinking Water -Unicef

Citizens drink water from rivers, lakes, ponds, streams and irrigation canals, and unless the government puts in more effort to ensure accessibility …

Here's how ailing African leaders hide their illnesses so they can stay in office

These include Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari, 74, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, Angolan leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos, 74, and Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 80.<p>Bloomberg reports that these leaders often leave their countries in limbo, as they spend a lot of time abroad seeking …

Robert Mugabe