Paul Gallinar

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Islamic State poses a growing threat to Southeast Asia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Southeast Asia's jihadis who fought by the hundreds for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria now have a different battle …

Asia

Colorado family says son died fighting for Kurdish militia

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — The parents of a Colorado man reported killed fighting against the Islamic State group says their son joined Kurdish forces …

Middle East

US, allies say they're at key moment in fight against IS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and its anti-Islamic State coalition allies said Thursday they've reached a key moment in their campaign to …

Middle East

U.S.-backed Syrian force gives Islamic State 48 hours to leave Manbij

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A U.S.-backed force fighting to drive Islamic State out of Manbij said on Thursday it was giving the jihadist group 48 hours to pull out of the surrounded northern Syrian city.<p>Smoke and flame rise after what fighters of the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) said were U.S.-led air …

Middle East

New dwarf planet discovered out past Neptune

Astronomers have found a new dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt, with one of the largest orbits of any dwarf planet.<p>A new dwarf planet has joined the solar system's ranks. Discovered by an international team of astronomers, the planet, named 2015 RR245 for now, is apparently just 700 kilometres in …

Dwarf Planet

New Dwarf Planet Discovered Far Beyond Pluto's Orbit

Pluto isn't quite as lonely as scientists had thought.<p>Astronomers have discovered another dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt, the ring of icy objects …

It’s the right time for a Nintendo phone

Nintendo has traditionally been steadfast in its dedication to hardware, even as rival consoles have out-performed, out-exclusived, and eventually …

Pokémon

Playing Pokemon Go? You Need the Right Gear

• Author: Tim Moynihan. Tim Moynihan Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 07.11.16. 07.11.16<br>• Time of Publication: 5:00 pm. 5:00 pm<p>Not sure when huntin’ squirrels …

How to enable Safari Split View in iOS 10

At WWDC last month we got our first glimpse of what Apple has planned for iOS 10 on the iPad. There will most likely be additional changes and unannounced features saved for when it’s released to the public. Having said that, the most notable new addition to iOS 10 on the iPad has to be Safari …

Mars Rover Curiosity Bounces Back from Glitch

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is back in action after being sidelined by a glitch for a week.<p>Curiosity put itself into a protective "safe mode" on July …

Falluja after Isis: a city of ghosts and graffiti

Days after the militant group was cleared from Falluja, the victors erase the symbols of its reign. But, for the people, the future is uncertain<p>On the ground floor of Falluja hospital, a symbol of the city’s rise from earlier wars, its most recent occupiers had set up a mosque. The jihadis of …

Middle East

NATO is unleashing its most sophisticated radar aircraft against ISIS

Sending the E-3 airborne radars, commonly known as AWACS — an acronym for "Airborne Warning and Control System" — to Turkey has also an added benefit, one that the alliance hasn't talked about but will be easily feasible for the aircraft's powerful radar: Keeping an eye on the Russian warplanes …

Did Supernova Explosion Contribute to Earth Mass Extinction?

A faraway supernova explosion may have contributed to a minor mass extinction here on Earth 2.59 million years ago, a new study suggests.<p>Fast-moving, …

Ancient supernovae buffeted Earth’s biology with radiation dose, researcher says

Research published in April provided “slam dunk” evidence of two prehistoric supernovae exploding about 300 light years from Earth. Now, a follow-up …

U.S. intel warns: ISIS not desperate, just 'adapting'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Recent raids against ISIS targets have given the U.S. intelligence community a better understanding of how the terror group is structured and organized and about its plans for attacks outside areas it controls in Syria and Iraq, according to a senior administration official.<p>They also have …

Islam

NATO will expand security patrols in Mediterranean in response to ISIS threat

WARSAW — NATO’s supreme allied commander said Saturday that he anticipates the military alliance will expand maritime patrols into the Mediterranean Sea, a response to the threat posed by the Islamic State group and the ongoing crisis in which migrants have fled from Iraq, Syria, Libya and other …

Military

Philadelphia Archaeologists Discover Hidden Treasures in 18th-Century Toilets

When archaeologists began exploring the future site of Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution, set to open in 2017, they expected to find a …

History

Notes from Elephant Country (Mushara Elephant Project)

Changing Planet<p>There’s a baby boom in Elephant Country. And while some happily greet the new additions to the family with a pig pile (photograph above) and a wallow (below), others appear to have trouble making room and are resistant to sharing mom’s side (below).<p>Sometimes mom has to intervene with …

Ornithology

Iraqi forces retake air base from ISIS near Mosul, prime minister says

<b>Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Iraqi forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have retaken an air base from ISIS near Mosul, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Saturday.<p>The Iraqi military and counter-terrorism forces are now in the process of sweeping al-Qayyara air base, about 65 kilometers (40 miles) …

Mosul

AP: Islamic State's Twitter traffic drops amid US efforts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's Twitter traffic has plunged 45 percent in the past two years, the Obama administration says, as the U.S. …

Social Media

Where did it all go wrong? Scientists identify ‘cell of origin’ in skin cancers

Scientists have identified for the first time the ‘cell of origin’ – in other words, the first cell from which the cancer grows – in basal cell …

Footage of Reportedly Canceled Call of Duty: Roman Wars Emerges

Featuring first and third-person combat.<p>Call of Duty could have gone in a very different direction a few years ago, as footage of a Roman-inspired …

Call of Duty

Project Scorpio slightly outperforms Radeon RX 480, but that won’t last long

Although Microsoft is getting ready to launch the Xbox One S console that merely adds support for HDR visuals in games, 4K support for video …

Slick Looking Mantis Burn Racing Coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC

Mantis Burn Racing Hits Steam Early Access, Consoles Later This Year<p>Are you one of the many race game fans who spent more quarters than they care to …

Fallout 4's Nuka-World DLC Is the Last One, Bethesda Says

Fallout 4 has two more expansions coming and then that's it.<p>Bethesda marketing executive Pete Hines has confirmed that August's Nuka-World expansion is the "last one," and fans should not expect any more. Here is what he said in an exchange with a fan recently.<p>Coming before Nuka-World will be the …

Gaming

Twitch introduces a PlayStation Vita app

Twitch has released streaming video apps for just about every modern game system under the Sun, but the PlayStation Vita has remained the odd one out... until today. The livestream provider has rolled out a Vita app that, much like the PS3 version, lets you tune into live and pre-recorded gaming …

Amplitude Studios Partners With Sega For Future Titles

Amplitude Studios’ <i>Endless Space 2</i> has been in development for some time. In fact, we last saw it at Gamescom last year. The studio still plans to …

Turtle Rock is teasing something Evolve related

Evolve, despite the heaps of praise that critics the world over (including us!) piled on it, was a bit of a downer. Though it wasn’t wholly …

Punch A Pirate: Man O’ War – Corsair Adds Melee

I’ve only played Man O’ War: Corsair [official site] briefly, but I’ve enjoyed my time with it. A massive shark tried to eat my ship. Currently in …

PC Gaming