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Teenage driver crashes into a military tank

<b>(CNN) —</b> A teenage driver took a wrong turn and collided into a military vehicle which crushed the front of her car in Berlin, Germany on Monday.<p>The 18-year-old German, who luckily survived the incident, found herself in the path of a convoy of tanks that were driving along the aptly-named …

Vladimir Putin plays hockey with ex-NHL stars – and scores eight goals

Russian president Vladimir Putin played in an exhibition hockey game with retired NHL players on Saturday – and scored eight goals.<p>Putin’s team won 18-6, with most of the 62-year-old president’s goals coming on assists from NHL stars Pavel Bure and Valeri Kamensky. Three of the remaining goals were …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Ukrainian activists installed a fake Putin gravestone outside the Russian embassy in Kiev

Members of the Ukrainian social movement AutoMaidan installed a fake Vladimir Putin gravestone outside Russia's embassy in Kiev, according to photos and videos posted on the group's Facebook page.<p>The Russian president has not been seen in public since March 5— by far his longest absence in at least …

Russia

Ferguson: Arrest made in connection with shooting of two police officers

The arrest comes after two police officers were shot last week during a protest in Ferguson, Missouri<p>A 20-year-old Missouri man has been charged with first degree assault in the <b>shootings of two police officers</b> in Ferguson in <b>an attack that reignited tensions</b> in the racially polarised St Louis suburb.<p>…

Russia Says It Could Put Nukes in Crimea — and They Might Already Be There | VICE News

Since "little green men," as Russia's unmarked troops were popularly known, descended on Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in February 2014, Moscow has been building up its military forces there. Now it could raise tensions further by deploying nuclear weapons to Crimea, officials say, a threat that has …

Militants surround Iraqi base in west Iraq; incident exposes army weakness

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Around 200 Iraqi soldiers were trapped in an army camp in western Iraq on Wednesday, besieged by Islamic State militants who routed hapless army forces in a raid on a base close to Baghdad at the weekend.<p>A soldier cornered in the camp said food, weapons and ammunition were …

Former Defense Secretary: U.S. Should Have Kept Troops in Iraq

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says the United States should not have completely pulled troops out of Iraq in 2011.<p>In an interview on CBS’s</i> …