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New York Sheriff Urges Citizens to Carry Guns After San Bernardino Attack

A sheriff in Ulster County New York on Thursday urged licensed citizens to carry a firearm following the San Bernardino shooting attack.<p>“In light of …

How Israel confronts Islamic State

Israel has grappled with terrorism for decades and may have lessons for the West as it moves against alleged jihadists within its own borders<p>The hang glider was barely visible in the late afternoon sky as it swept above the bristling Israeli military positions on the Golan Heights and towards the …

Israel

'Which parts of Syria should be bombed?'

Despite the forceful rhetoric that has been coming from both Turkish and Russian leaders in the past 48 hours following Turkey's shooting down of a Russian plane, relations between the two countries will largely continue as normal in the medium to long-term, Turkish analysts told Al Jazeera.<p>"In …

Middle East

Turkey jails journalists for 'revealing state secrets'

Two prominent Turkish journalists were arrested on charges of "spying" and "revealing state secrets" after they published a story alleging that members of the state intelligence agency were sending weapons into Syria.<p>The Cumhuriyet newspaper's Editor-in-Chief Can Dundar and Ankara Bureau Chief …

Journalism

Russia suspends military cooperation with Turkey

Russia's defence ministry has announced suspension of military cooperation with Turkey and Sergey Lavrov, foreign minister, has cancelled a planned trip to Turkey following the downing of a Russian warplane near the Turkey-Syria border on Tuesday.<p>The Russian Sukhoi Su-24 warplane was shot down for …

Middle East

Obama: Justice Will Be Served to ISIS

Homemade exoskeleton lets a man lift big cinder blocks with ease

Think you need the budget of the military or a megacorporation to make an exoskeleton for heavy lifting? Nope -- all you need is some standard parts and the know-how to put them together. James Hobson (aka The Hacksmith) has finished a homemade robotic suit whose pneumatic cylinders let him curl …

Putin Threatens Nuclear War Over Ukraine

Raising the spectre of nuclear war over Ukraine, Russia’s Vladimir Putin is playing a new, and dangerous, game.<p>On Friday, as Russian Federation tanks …

Watch A Robot Ride A Hovercycle

Drones riding drones to finance even bigger drones.<p>A white plastic robot zooms a hoverbike over the English countryside, grains blowing beneath the bike's four fans. The robot's 3-D printed body is lightweight, and where its face would be there’s a GoPro camera instead, filming the flight. This …

Drones

Abrasive Organic Herbicide Method Blasts Weeds To Death

The herbicide uses some ingredients that sound like they could have come from a gritty face wash.<p>One U.S. Department of Agriculture researcher is experimenting with a sandblasting-style method of killing weeds that could be certified organic, Minneapolis' Star Tribune reports. Agronomist Frank …

NATO accuses Moscow of escalating Ukraine conflict

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine said its artillery destroyed part of a Russian armoured column that entered its territory overnight and said its forces came under shellfire from Russia on Friday in what appeared to be a major military escalation between the ex-Soviet states.<p>Russia’s government denied its …

Iraq militants changing tactics, complicating US airstrike mission

Islamic militant forces in northern Iraq appear to be shifting tactics in the face of the newly launched U.S. airstrike campaign, Defense officials say, posing a new challenge to the Obama administration as it seeks to at least slow the terrorists’ advances.<p>According to officials, until now the …

Robin Williams: Coroner plans autopsy after suspected suicide

An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Tuesday on<p>Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comic legend who was found dead at his home in Marin County on Monday.<p>The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide, with asphyxiation a possible cause of death.<p>Authorities …

Marin County

Robin Williams's death: a reminder that suicide and depression are not selfish

News broke today that Robin Williams had passed away, due to apparent suicide following severe depression. As the vast majority of people will likely have already said, this was terribly heart-breaking news. Such an iconic, talented and beloved figure will have no shortage of tributes paid to him …

How The World’s Craziest Video Game Is Changing MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art has had to change the way it preserves art thanks to a notoriously punishing game called Dwarf Fortress.<p><i>Dwarf Fortress</i> is probably the most complicated video game ever created. Tasking players with creating a self-sustaining world for its eponymous dwarves, entire epochs of …

Washing with Air

Air Wash is a revolutionary way to clean garments using NO water and NO detergent! The eco-friendly design captures, compresses and converts CO2 into …

Gamescom 2014: Grand Ages: Medieval Announced With 2015 Release Date

More to come this week.<p>Kalypso Media has announced Grand Ages: Medieval with a trailer teasing more info at this year's Gamescom.<p>A follow-up to …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Iraq's Nuri al-Maliki digs in as President nominates new Prime Minister

Iraqi President Fuad Masum nominated a new Prime Minister on Monday, further complicating the country's intense power struggle amid a dire humanitarian crisis and a militant threat strong enough to draw U.S. air power back to the fray.<p>In a ceremony attended by key members of the main Shiite bloc in …

Remarkable Giant Tortoise is Still Active at Over 160 Years Old

You might not know it (or believe it) by looking at him, but Jonathan the giant tortoise is between 160 and 180 years old. Yes, you read that right. He was probably born in the early 1830's, and remarkable photographs show him at his adult size in 1902. This suggests that Jonathan was at least 50 …

Cataracts

Ant Fight Creates Liquid With Properties Never Before Seen In Nature

Well, at least (ant) war is good for something.<p>There are not many creatures that can stand up to fire ants, nor their famously painful sting. Besides causing discomfort in mammals like humans (I've been stung, and it doesn't feel great), this venom has potent insect-killing powers, with the ability …

Insects

bethere: A new social network to help you have a great night out

If you’re on a night out with friends, keeping tabs of where everyone is and where they’re going can be difficult. That’s where bethere for iPhone comes in.<p>bethere is designed from the ground up to help you socialize with friends better. It lets you share where you’re going to be, and see where …

An Ebola Vaccine Is Not the Answer

Instead, we need a treatment and better quarantine measures.<p>In a widely shared <i>Onion</i> article from a few days ago, scientists "announced" that an Ebola vaccine was still 50 white people away. This was a jab at pharmaceutical companies, who, cynics think, will only set their R&D wheels in motion if …

Israelis, Gaza militants fight on, defying truce efforts

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT.<p>There were no immediate reports of breaches of the ceasefire although Hamas claimed it fired rockets as far as the Tel Aviv …

Ukrainian troops surround rebel-held city of Donetsk; rebels call for cease-fire

Ukrainian troops have surrounded the rebel-held city of Donetsk and the insurgents are willing to accept a cease-fire in order to stave off a humanitarian catastrophe, a top rebel leader announced Saturday.<p>Conditions in Donetsk, the largest rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine, were clearly …

US warns Russia that any intervention in Ukraine would be viewed as 'an invasion of Ukraine'

The United States is warning Russia that any further intervention in Ukraine would be viewed as "an invasion of Ukraine."<p>U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power delivered the warning Friday at a Security Council meeting on Ukraine. It follows recent reports by the West and Ukraine's pro-Western government …

US launches Iraq militant air strike

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1099000/1099612_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1527110574_8b6faeebd5e987ae4bc79a8638e379a3<p><b>The US has launched an air strike against militants from the Islamic State (IS) group in northern Iraq.</b><p>The Pentagon said its aircraft attacked …

Middle East

Sirens wail in Israel as 3-day Gaza truce expires

As a three-day truce expired, fighting again broke out in the Gaza Strip on Friday morning, with Palestinian militants lobbing dozens of rockets into Israel and the Israeli military firing back with fresh airstrikes.<p>Egypt, which has been hosting indirect talks between the two sides, was struggling …

Israel