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The Pope wanted Hitler dead: The secret story of the Vatican’s war to kill the Nazi despot

History hasn’t looked kindly on the Catholic Church during WW II. The conventional narrative is not the whole story<p>At six in the morning on Sunday, 12 March, a procession snaked toward the bronze doors of St. Peter’s. Swiss Guards led the line, followed by barefoot friars with belts of rope. Pius …

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What is Vladimir Putin doing in the skies of the Baltics?

A near-miss between a Scandinavian airliner and a Russian spy plane shows the Kremlin's war gaming<p>Being an airline pilot in the Baltics isn't an easy job these days. As well as freezing winter temperatures and heavy fogs, there's a growing risk of crashing into a Russian spy plane or military …

Russian rouble plummets after US Congress passes tough sanctions bill

The threat of new US sanctions on Russia has sent the country’s currency, the rouble, to a record low of 63 roubles per dollar.<p>The rouble started the day at a previous record low of 59 roubles to each dollar.<p>After Russian markets closed last week, the US Congress unanimously passed a bill setting …

Nato jets intercept Russian warplanes following 'unusual level of air activity'

Nato aircraft tracked Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and Black Sea on Wednesday and sorties of fighters over the Baltic in what the Western alliance called an unusual burst of activity at a tense time in East-West relations.<p>In all, Nato said in a statement, its jets had intercepted …

More Details On The Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung announced their latest financial results early today, and we heard that the companies smartphone sales were down on the previous quarter, and …

A Startup Is Working On 'Dunkable' Phones And Tablets

The fundraising by the nanotechnology company follows an expanding list of overseas firms tapping Singapore's pool of high net worth individuals.<p>P2i's technology applies a thin, transparent, splash-resistant polymer coat to products ranging from clothing to mobile phones.<p>The company is in the …

New iPhone 6 Rendering Shows Innovative Fusing Of Glass And Metal

Despite my complaint last week about the inelegant treatment of the antenna setup in the iPhone 6 dummies that have been circulating, more renderings and supposed leaked parts keep showing the outlined bumper. A nice set of renders by designer Mark Pelin might convince you that these black outlines …

Sony Considering Steam-Style 'Early Access' For PS4

Valve’s Steam has experimented with a controversial practice known as “Early Access” as of late, allowing developers to sell unfinished games in order to acquire additional funding while receiving player feedback and bug reports. Now, Sony says they’re considering a similar program for PS4.<p>Speaking …

HBO Announces New 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Cast Members At Comic Con

HBO introduced a series of new characters for the upcoming season 5 of its hit series <i>Game of Thrones</i> at Comic Con on Friday.<p>Many of the new additions are relatives of the (spoiler alert) departed Oberyn Martell. Alexander Siddig (The Fifth Estate) will play his older brother Doran Martell. Toby …

Why no iTunes for Windows 8 shouldn't surprise you

Microsoft on Friday said users shouldn't expect a version of Apple's iTunes that's been specialized for Windows 8's new Metro interface "anytime soon." Though if you've been paying attention to the battle between the two companies, it should come as no surprise that Apple's dragging its feet.<p>iTunes …

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The Pirate Bay now offering banned 3D-printed gun files

For those who worry that even 24 hours without the ability to download 3D-printed gun blueprints is too much, fret no more: The Pirate Bay is on the case.<p>On Thursday, the U.S. State Department successfully demanded the removal of a set of 3D-printed firearm files from Defcad, a file-sharing site …

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