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The NSA Is Reportedly Working To Develop A Quantum Computer

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt said last year that “the solution to government surveillance is to encrypt everything” — and boldly predicted that government censorship can be ended within a decade.<p>However, the US government is said to be putting in much effort as it seeks to build a …

Drugs seized in raids on southern Chinese village

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Police in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have seized nearly three metric tons (3.3 tons) of the drug crystal methamphetamine and arrested 182 people in raids on a village notorious for producing narcotics.<p>Paramilitary policemen guard suspects during a raid where …

China's Latest Food Scandal: Fox-Tainted Donkey Meat

Walmart has yanked the compromised meat, a venerated dish in parts of the country.<p>As if a nasty bribery scandal in Mexico was not enough to deal with, Walmart is now embroiled in a fox-meat scandal in China. Over the holidays, I watched <i>Fantastic Mr. Fox</i>, and now just can’t help but imagine Walmart …

Antarctic rescue: all 52 ship passengers airlifted to safety

All 52 passengers, including tourists, scientists and journalists, on board a ship trapped in Antarctica have been rescued, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (Amsa) has confirmed.<p>The Akademik Shokalskiy became stuck in the ice on Christmas Eve and two icebreakers, the Aurora Australis and …

Syria crisis: Ships in new bid to collect chemical arms

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1040000/1040803_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1525081325_06d51c16deb5fe4c28d59b74363bc116<p><b>Norwegian and Danish ships are due to set sail again from Cyprus in a fresh bid to collect Syria's chemical arms.</b><p>Their first attempt was aborted after …