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Russian attack jets repeatedly buzz U.S. Navy warship in Baltic Sea

A pair of Russian fighter jets and a Russian military helicopter repeatedly buzzed a U.S. Navy warship at close range earlier this week in the Baltic Sea, ignoring radio warnings and temporarily disrupting the ship's flight operations.<p>Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said Wednesday …

A week after Palmyra, Syrian troops take another Islamic State town

A week after taking back the historic town of Palmyra, Syrian troops and their allies on Sunday captured another town controlled by Islamic State in central Syria, state media reported.<p>The push into the town of Qaryatain took place under the cover of Russian airstrikes and dealt another setback to …

Middle East

Tesla seriously underestimated Model 3 demand

It won't shock you to hear that Tesla low-balled demand for the Model 3, but by how much? Er... quite a bit, actually. Elon Musk has revealed that his company expected "1/4 to 1/2" of the pre-orders it got (252,000 worldwide as of this writing) for its first semi-affordable electric car. While he'd …

Plane Crashes Onto San Diego, California-Area Freeway, Killing 1, Injuring 5

A small plane crashed onto a car on a highway north of San Diego Saturday, killing one person in the car and injuring five others, the California Highway Patrol said.<p>The incident happened around 9 a.m. PT (noon ET) in Fallbrook on Interstate 15 North, about 50 miles from San Diego County when a …

Obama Nixed CIA Plan That Could Have Stopped ISIS: Officials

The CIA in 2012 proposed a detailed covert action plan designed to remove Syrian President Bashar Assad from power, but President Obama declined to approve it, current and former U.S. officials tell NBC News.<p>It’s long been known that then-CIA Director David Petraeus recommended a program to …

PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The CEO of PepsiCo, Inc., has joined the growing list of company heads and municipal officials voicing opposing to North …