Alice Culotta

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Putin celebrates 62nd birthday in wild Siberia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is celebrating his 62nd birthday in the wilderness of Siberia as supporters from across Russia create …

Turkey: Syrian town poised to fall to militants

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Islamic State fighters were poised to capture a strategic Syrian town on the Turkish border, Turkey's president warned …

German military faces a major challenge from disrepair

When Germany dispatched a naval ship to the Horn of Africa last month for joint anti-piracy operations with other European powers, the vessel arrived without a vital mission component. Its Sea Lynx helicopters – meant to search for seafaring thugs – were back home in Germany, grounded due to …

Sleeper spaceship could carry first humans to Mars in hibernation state

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Six astronauts lie motionless in a row of compartments with medical monitoring cables connected to their bodies, as their space ship cuts through the silent blackness that separates Earth from Mars.<p>They're sound asleep and will be for the extent of their six-month trip, having been …