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Iran says it has captured a British-flagged oil tanker

On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran

Fri, Jul 19, 2019

With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helicopters leap and land like gigantic insects, feeding on the mother ship. The tilt-rotor Ospreys, part-plane part-helicopter, come and go while the others in their flock nest, folded in gray ranks, along the edges of the deck....

50 years after US moon landing, China is catching up in the space race

Sat, Jul 20, 2019

Fifty years ago, when the Apollo 11 astronauts became the first human beings to land on the moon, the Chinese space program had yet to launch a single satellite....

Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter account

Sat, Jul 20, 2019

Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge: "what you gonna do call the police?" ...

Trump admin is revising the citizenship test for the first time in 10 years

Fri, Jul 19, 2019

The Trump administration is making revisions to the naturalization test for the first time in a decade, US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Friday. ...

Merkel stands with 'the Squad' against Trump

Fri, Jul 19, 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with the women....

Japan arson attack suspect offers clue to motive

Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Grim details are starting to emerge from Japan's worst mass killing in almost 20 years, as police investigate why a man torched a renowned animation studio in Kyoto, killing 33 people. ...

Compare Trump's rally with Ilhan Omar's town hall

Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Strong earthquake shakes Athens

Fri, Jul 19, 2019

A strong earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens on Friday, sending people rushing out of buildings and into the street....

A man escaped a high-rise on fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Did Philadelphia's friendly neighborhood "Spider-Man" just escape an apartment fire?...