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Funeral Today For Hero Soldier In Bronx Fire

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Detected Closed Captioning: a Funeral Will Be Held Today For A Hero Soldier Who Died Rescuing People From A Massive Fire In The Bronx 28 Year Old Emanuel Mensa Was Killed Amongst Was Among 13 People Killed Back On December 28th When A Five-story Apartment Building In Belmont Went Up In Flames witnesses Say He Had Made It Out Safely But Kept Going Back To Rescue People Including A Family Of Six mensah Was A Native Of Ghana He Was Also a Member Of The Army National Guard yesterday He Was Posthumously Awarded To valor Medals During A Ceremony At Fordham University His Funeral Will Be held At Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church In Belmont At 10:00 This Morning ... Read More
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Brazil’s Temer gives military control of Rio security

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Brazil's president Michel Temer has ordered the military to take charge of security in Rio de Janeiro, as violence threatens to spiral out of control.It's the first time the army has taken up such a role since the end of military dictatorship in the 1980s.But there are fears it could leave Rio's most vulnerable at risk.Al Jazeera's Joao da Silva reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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RAW: US, Thai & S. Korean soldiers hold ‘Cobra Gold’ military drills

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Thailand and the United States held an amphibious vehicle landing exercise on Saturday as part of the annual multi-nation military drill codenamed 'Cobra Gold'.More than 2000 soldiers from the US Marines and the Thai army participated in the exercise, along with 300 soldiers from South Korea.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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RAW: US, Thai & S. Korean soldiers hold ‘Cobra Gold’ military drills

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Thailand and the United States held an amphibious vehicle landing exercise on Saturday as part of the annual multi-nation military drill codenamed 'Cobra Gold'.More than 2000 soldiers from the US Marines and the Thai army participated in the exercise, along with 300 soldiers from South Korea.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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How Lindsey Graham came to embrace a European army

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MUNICH — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, a prominent Republican voice on security matters, said he has come to embrace the idea of a European Union-led defense initiative, as some U.S. officials are still raising questions about the plan. Graham said he previously was against an EU defense force for fear that it would compete with NATO, a view shared by opponents to the project on both sides of the Atlantic. “I don’t believ... Read More
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US Secretary of State attempts to mend ties with Ankara

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tried to mend ties with Ankara during a two-day visit to Turkey. In talks with the Turkish President and Foreign Minister, Tillerson emphasized Ankara was a key U.S. ally and that the two countries need to work together to normalize relations.Detected Closed Captioning: There Was A Lot Of Expectation Regarding US Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson zonker A Visit Where He Was Welcomed By Turkish President Type I'd Won On Thursday And Held Meetings With Turkish Foreign Minister Made The Cholula On Friday Relations Between Turkey And The US Have Significantly Deteriorated Over the Last Few Months There Are Several issues Of Conflict The Most Critical One B... Read More
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US Army sees faster path for Patriot radar replacement

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army sees a faster path to get a radar that can detect threats from 360 degrees to replace the current Patriot air-and-missile defense system’s sensor. And the service plans to funnel more than half a billion additional dollars into the program to move it forward, according to fiscal 2019 budget documents released this week. “S... Read More
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Hero Soldier Who Died Saving People In Bronx Fire Honored

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Published on Feb 16, 2018A ceremony was held honoring Emmanuel Mensah, a soldier who died saving people during a Bronx fire that killed 12. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Hero Who Died During Bronx Fire Rescue Honored

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Published on Feb 16, 2018A hero soldier who died rescuing people from a massive fire in the Bronx is set to be honored on Friday. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Kosovo’s 10th anniversary: US calls for war crimes court

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The United States ambassador to Kosovo says the semi-autonomous region must allow a new war crimes court to investigate alleged atrocities by the Kosovo Liberation Army.He's been speaking to Al Jazeera, as Kosovo prepares to mark 10 years since declaring itself independent.Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Gracanica, Kosovo.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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The Bundeswehr, famously bureaucratic, wants to charm technology startups

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MUNICH – Germany’s tech companies could see new business with the military, as Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen seeks to funnel more funding toward cyber technologies under plans to grow the country’s defense budget. At least that’s the plan. Von der Leyen struck an optimistic tone here at the Munich Security Conference when opening the event’s inaugural “Innovation Forum.“ But, she acknowledged, the German armed f... Read More
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The Bundeswehr, famously bureaucratic, wants to charm technology startups

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MUNICH – Germany’s tech companies could see new business with the military, as Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen seeks to funnel more funding toward cyber technologies under plans to grow the country’s defense budget. At least that’s the plan. Von der Leyen struck an optimistic tone here at the Munich Security Conference when opening the event’s inaugural “Innovation Forum.“ But, she acknowledged, the German armed f... Read More
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Next-gen combat vehicle prototyping to be accelerated

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WASHINGTON — The Army’s prototyping effort to inform a Next-Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) will be accelerated, according to fiscal 2019 service budget documents released this week. “We want to pull a lot of things forward like the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle,” Army Secretary ... Read More
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Army mulls pulling back on missions to reduce demand on force

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WASHINGTON — The Army is mulling over which missions it might be able to pull back on in order to reduce the demand on the force, service leaders have said in recent days. The service is engaged in several efforts to try to meet the deployment cycle ratio of one year deployed, two years at home, set by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and it will see a s... Read More
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Air Force boosts security by letting hackers in

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The Air Force just completed the second iteration of its bug bounty program, known as Hack the Air Force. HackerOne, the service’s industry partner that helped to lead the program, announced the results of the program, citing 106 total valid vulnerabilities reported and $103,883 paid out to participating ethical, white hat hackers that disclosed vulnerabilities over the 20-day period. ... Read More
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Interview with John Glaser, “The Why” 02/14/18

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] In Syria We're Now Talking About Involvement Between All These People Assad Rebels Israel Russia The Kurds Turks Us-ally Members All Of Them As military Leaders Now Plan Their Next steps Some Top Thinkers In The US See Only One Clear Option Here For The US Step Back Don't Let This Become A Forever War John Glasser Is With The Cato Institute And He Gave Me His Assessment When It Comes To Syria What Are Your Biggest Concerns Today So Last Month Secretary Of State Rex Choson Announced A New Plan For An Indefinite military Presence In Syria US Forces About 2,000 Troops And He Assigned These Troops Several Tasks Including Protecting The Sort Of Syrian People From Harm So A Humanitarian Objectiv... Read More
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Is France ready? Macron vows to return mandatory army service

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The French president is on course to tick another campaign pledge off the list. Emmanuel Macron's promising to bring back compulsory military service - and his party's been busy trying to whip up support. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8z4nRT LIVE ... Read More
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The Army’s next network strategy: halt, fix, pivot

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The Army’s new network strategy is three prongs; halt, fix, pivot. The Army submitted a report to Congress last month, as mandated by the 2018 defense authorization bill, that requested the Army’s strategy for “modernizing air-land ad-hoc, mobile tactical communications and data networks.” Following a highly contentious review, the Army announced last year it would make major changes to its tactical network, the $6 billion pr... Read More
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India launches defense programs worth $2.48 billion

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NEW DELHI ― India’s Ministry of Defence has launched a number of new defense programs, one of which seeks to fulfill a critical small arms requirements worth $2.48 billion. But military services are concerned about the delivery time frame, citing the government’s slow procurement track record. The MoD’s apex defense procurement body, the Defence Acquisition Council, on Tuesday cleared procurement of light machine guns, assault rifles, sniper rifles and advanced torpedo decoy systems for warships. ... Read More
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South Korea’s K2 tank to run on German transmission

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SEOUL _ South Korea’s K2 main battle tank is to be equipped with a German transmission system, a part of the tank’s powerpack that includes a locally-developed engine. The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced Feb. 7 that its top decision-making body, presided over by Defense Minister Song Young-moo, made a decision to... Read More
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Trump’s military parade could cost up to $30 million

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s proposed military parade could cost as much as $30 million, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said Wednesday. The parade could cost between $10 million and $30 million, depending on its length, Mulvaney told the House Budget Committee. That cost is not reflected in Trump’s proposed ... Read More
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No GPS? In new budget request, that could be less of a problem

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The Department of Defense’s budget request for fiscal 2019 stresses the need for military teams to operate in environments when GPS signals are jammed or denied by enemies. Colloquially these efforts are referred to as position, navigation and timing solutions that can operate without the use of GPS. The Navy has listed in its budget documents released Feb. 12, several research and develop efforts aimed at navigating in a GPS-de... Read More
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Retired Army general, Trump adviser to run for US Senate

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A fifth Republican is now running in the June primary for a chance to challenge Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia in November. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Mizusawa filed a statement of candidacy Friday. His campaign manager, Mike Wade, tells The Washington Post that frustration over the recent three-day government shutdown helped motivate Mizusawa ... Read More
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ST Kinetics prepping to hand over bid in US Army’s vehicle competition

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SINGAPORE ― ST Kinetics is nearly ready to hand over its sample vehicle to the U.S. Army as part of a bid in the service’s Mobile Protected Firepower competition, the company has announced. The Singapore-based firm is partnering with SAIC and CMI Defence in the competition. Speaking to Defense News ... Read More
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AT&T Is Said to Want Antitrust Official on Witness List for Trial

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Time Warner owns CNN, and the president has at times taken aim at the news network for its coverage of his administration. During his presidential campaign, he said the merger should be blocked.Antitrust regulators are required to make decisions independently of the White House. Mr. Delrahim has denied any interference in the decision to block the merger.During the pretrial discovery period, the parties notify the court of requests such as witness lists,... Read More
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Why is this flu season so bad?

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Don’t use Huawei phones, say heads of FBI, CIA, and NSA

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The heads of six major US intelligence agencies have warned that American citizens shouldn’t use products and services made by Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE. According to a report from CNBC, the intelligence chiefs made the recommendation during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday. The group included the heads of the FBI, the CIA, the NSA, and the director of national intelligence. During his testimony, FBI Director Chris Wray said the the government was “deeply concerned about the risks of allowing any company or entity that is beholden to foreig... Read More
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1 Climber Dies, Several Others Rescued On Mount Hood

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Published on Feb 13, 2018Several hikers finally made it to safety after a treacherous day at high altitude. CBS2's Valerie Castro reports. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Army’s Nakasone nominated to lead U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency

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Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone has been tapped to be the next commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency. While rumored to be the leading candidate for the job for several weeks, the news came Tuesday night with a tweet from Rob Joyce, White House cyber advisor. Congratulations to Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, nominated as Director NSA & Commander,U.S. Cyber Command,... Read More
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Xiao Wang discusses the idea behind “Unicorn Farming

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Published on Feb 13, 2018CGTN's Mark Niu spoke with Innospring General Manager Xiao Wang, to discuss venture capital investing in startups. He began by asking her about this new concept she calls "Unicorn Farming." Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Russians are lying about deadly attack: Lt. Col. Oliver North

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Published on Feb 13, 2018Dozens of Russians reportedly among the dead after a U.S.-backed attack in Syria. Lt. Col. Oliver North (Ret.) on whether or not Americans are killing Russians on the battlefield. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Campaigners race against time to honor Chinese American veterans

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Published on Feb 13, 2018More than 70 years after the World War II ended, Chinese-Americans have not been officially honored by the U.S Congress - though other Asian minority veterans have. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Clo... Read More
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Man pretending to be an Army 3-star used a helicopter to impress a woman, feds say

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A man pretending to be a three-star U.S. Army general wanted to impress a woman when he unexpectedly landed in a chartered helicopter at the headquarters of a North Carolina technology company last year, a federal agent testified Monday. Details about the strange case of Christian Desgroux emerged at a hearing before a federal magistrate, who ordered that the defendant remain in jail pending his upcoming arraignment. The 57-year-old is charged with pretending to be a military officer, which carries a maximum of t... Read More
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U.S. Army could get laser for Short Range Air Defense in under five years

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army is going to assess the possibility of putting a 50-kilowatt laser onto its short-range air defense, or SHORAD, objective solution in less than five years, according to the service’s fiscal 2019 budget justification documents released Feb. 12. “As part of the objective solution, the 50 kilowatt laser will be assessed for possible transition fro... Read More
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Head of Ukrainian defense firm Ukroboronprom steps down

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WASHINGTON ― The head of Ukrainian state-run defense firm Ukroboronprom has announced his resignation. Roman Romanov served as the director general of the company for the last three and a half years. In his resignation letter dated Feb. 12, 2018, Romanov thanked the Ukroboronprom’s 80,000 employees, crediting them with helping transform the defense... Read More
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Terrorism challenges in Africa take back seat to other threats

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Despite increasing activity by the Islamic State and other terror organizations on the African continent, and an expanding mission for U.S. service members deployed there, AFRICOM is likely to remain under-resourced for the foreseeable future. Those concerns align with the ... Read More
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India, Pakistan Trade Threats After Deadly Army Base Attack

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Tensions Between India And Pakistan Are Escalating After A Deadly Militant Attack On An Indian Army Base In Kashmir heavily Armed Militants Stormed The saloon To Our Military Base In India Administrator Kashmir On Saturday February 10th At Least Five Soldiers were Killed As Well As One Civilian And Three Militants India Has Blamed Pakistan Based Islamic Militancy Group Jaish-e-mohammed For The Attack India's Defence Ministry Alleged Monday The Militants Were Controlled By Handlers In Pakistan And Said Quote Pakistan Will Pay For This Misadventure Pakistan Denies Providing Assistance To Separatists In Kashmir Pakistan's defense Minister Accused India Of Making Baseless Claims Tuesday Saying... Read More
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Ever heard of Texelis? The French firm thinks you will.

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PARIS — Texelis expects a large export boost for its vehicle chassis business after being awarded a contract with partner Nexter for troop carriers for the French Army, the company’s business development director, Jean Vandel, has told Defense News. The privately owned company, which builds drivelines and axles, signed Monday ... Read More
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Here’s how Cyber Command is preparing for its next job

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Leaders at the Department of Defense and Cyber Command are in the throes of a major undertaking: the elevation of the command to a full unified combatant command and no longer subordinate to U.S. Strategic Command. But how close is Cyber Command to that goal? A Pentagon spokes... Read More
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Federal vote-protection efforts lag ahead of first primaries

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With the first primaries of the 2018 elections less than a month away, you might expect federal officials to be wrapping up efforts to safeguard the vote against expected Russian interference. You’d be wrong. Federal efforts to help states button down elections systems have crawled, hamstrung in part by wariness of federal meddling. Just 14 states and three local election agencies have so far asked for detailed vulnerability assess... Read More
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Here’s how the Army is spending in information operations

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After admittedly having stepped away from information operations after the Cold War, the joint force is looking to reinvest in capabilities, training and experimentation to figure out where they should reside within the current force structure. The Army has been working on a pilot program to do just that. The operations and maintenance budget document states the Army increases funding in both IO and cyber training costs, adding m... Read More
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🇪🇬 A new political scandal in Egypt?

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Egypt has gone from one political crisis to the next since a military coup in 2013. And with presidential elections just weeks away, the situation appears to get worse. Last month, former army chief of staff General Sami Anan announced he would stand for elections - only to be arrested some weeks later. Now, his former aide and Egypt's once State auditor, Hesham Geneina has also been arrested. During an interview with the Huffington Post Arabic network on Monday, Geneina had said he would release secret documents that could implicate senior government leaders, if Anan is harmed in anyway. With a controversial election just weeks away - how will this case be played out? And is ther... Read More
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Singapore confirms it’s using Apache helicopters in air defense role

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Get a close-up look at an AH-64 Apache in service with the Republic of Singapore Air Force at the 2018 Singapore Airshow. (Jeff Martin/Staff) MELBOURNE, Australia ― Singapore has confirmed it is using the Boeing AH-64D Apache attack helicopter in an air defense role, as part of the Southeast Asian island nation’s multilayered, networked air defense system. ... Read More
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ACTIVITIES FOR COUNTY’S SENIOR CENTERS- March 2018

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran invites residents to enjoy the many activities that are scheduled to take place during March 2018 at Nassau County Senior Centers throughout the area. Additional information and reservations are available by calling the telephone number listed for the Senior Center where the activity is being held. FRANKLIN SQUARE SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER  Wesley United Methodist Church, 619 Fenworth Boulevard, Franklin Square (516) 481-3322   Date:               Thursdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Time:              10:30 a.m. Program: ... Read More
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Army kills off Network Integration Evaluations in FY19 budget request

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“Beginning in FY2019, in accordance with readiness demands and the Army’s new modernization approach, the mission will shift to only support Warfighter Assessment events with focus on Joint Multination Interoperability and concept development,” according to the Army’s FY19 budget request justification documents released Feb. 12. “This change will affect associated integration and management processes by reducing the formal rigor associated with [program of record] testing and shifting to an experimentation model, with prototype-level designs and increased unit ownership of preparation tasks.” ... Read More
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Palestinian children speak of beatings in Israeli detention

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The Defence for Children International (DCI) are concerned that Israeli military arrests are violent and children often lack proper legal representation during the court process, and that the impact of detention lasts well into adulthood.Fawzi al-Junaidi, the 16-year-old Palestinian boy whose arrest while blindfolded by a group of Israeli soldiers in occupied Hebron was captured in a photo that went viral, spoke to Al Jazeera's Imran Khan about his detention.Meanwhile, Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, who was charged with assaulting an Israeli soldier, is due back in an Israeli military court on Tuesday. But she is not the only child detained by the Israeli military.Al Jazeera's Imran K... Read More
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Sea of Thieves is huge, fun, and just what the Xbox One needs

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I’ve spent hours pretending to be a pirate, eating bananas in a peculiar fashion, smiling until I cried, and getting drunk to the point of dizziness — all with the help of an Xbox controller. British video game developer Rare, creator of classics like Battletoads, GoldenEye 007, and Banjo-Kazooie, has moved in a new direction with the upcoming pirate game Sea of Thieves. The studio has been stuck making Kinect games for Microsoft’s discontinued Xbox accessory in recent years, and Sea of Thieves is an impressive return to form. It’s been teased for years, and it sets sail next month as Microsoft’s big new Xbox One and PC exclusive where console players can battle PC gamers... Read More
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Chinese canines put their best paws forward at Westminster Dog Show

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Militants Attack Indian Army Base in Kashmir

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Published on Feb 12, 2018Indian officials have blamed Pakistan-based Islamic militancy group Jaish-e-Mohammed for stormed an Indian military base outside Jammu, killing at least five soldiers and a civilian. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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The Olympics’ Never-Ending Struggle to Keep Track of Time

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At precisely three minutes and thirty seconds before two o’clock on the afternoon of Friday, April 10, 1896, on a bridge in the Greek town of Marathon, an army officer named Papadiamantopoulos fired a revolver into the air and set the first-ever Olympic marathon in motion. Seventeen runners from five nations ran the forty-kilometre course to Athens, in foul weather and along a rough road that had been cleared of traffic for the occasion. The eventual winner, Spyridon Louis, from Greece, finished the race in two hours, fifty-eight minutes, and fifty seconds. Timing the event was a marathon unto itself: the same stopwatch held by the judge at the start of the race had to be carried by bicycle, ahead of the runners, to the finish line.... Read More
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Study Suggests Montauk Businesses Move Further Inland Due To Rising Seal Levels

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Published on Feb 12, 2018Montauk is fighting to maintain its beautiful beaches, while preparing for future hurricanes. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ITS BEAUTIFUL BEACHES ... Read More
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Michael Fassbender is starring in a feature-length sequel to Kung Fury

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The retro ’80s mash-up short Kung Fury made the improbable leap from kitschy Kickstarter project to the Cannes Film Festival, and now it will be getting a feature-length sequel starring Prometheus and Steve Jobs star Michael Fassbender. Variety reports that the creator and star of the original Kung Fury, David Sandberg, is also set to appear in the movie as the titular hero. David Hasselhoff, who had a role in the short, is also expected to return. ... Read More
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Future uncertain for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar

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Over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar in the last five months. Refugees are saying the country's army is killing and raping their people. Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has resigned from a Myanmar advisory board on the Rohingya crisis, calling it a "whitewash." He joined CBSN to explain why he believes the country's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is not doing enough to help the refugees.Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnewsWatch CBSN live HERE: ... Read More
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Funding to deter Russia reaches $6.5B in FY19 defense budget request

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The FY19 request released Feb. 12 asks for $6.5 billion. The Pentagon requested $4.8 billion in FY18 and received $3.4 billion in FY17. The EDI account — initially called the European Reassurance Initiative — was created to reassure Eastern European allies and deter Russia from further incursion into Europe following its illegal annexa... Read More
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The Army plans to spend an additional $150 million on blue force tracking systems next year

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The Army wants to make substantial investments in its friendly forces tracking system, according to the president’s budget request for fiscal year 2019. Specifically, the Army wants to spend more on its Joint Battle Command-Platform, which provides what’s known as blue force tracking, encrypted data and faster satellite network connectivity, according to Army budget documents. The program would be accelerated to baseline across a... Read More
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Soldiers will inevitably put devices in their bodies. Then what?

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When the military asks for fiction, it’s for the purpose of sketching out the landscape of future war. Not the exact players - fickle elements prone to political circumstance and random accident - but the stuff of war: the tools, the people, the kinds of locales that will see battles and the use of force. Today, the blog of the Army’s Mad Scientist Laboratory (part of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command) is showcasing an entry on how AI will shape the future of the Army itself, down to the electro-mechanical organs of indi... Read More
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French deal with Nexter, Texelis to provide ‘operational superiority’

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PARIS — The French armed forces minister announced Monday a contract award for Nexter and Texelis for the development, production and service of a Light VBMR troop carrier, with more than 2,000 armored vehicles to be built by 2030. “The contract awarded by the Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) includes development, manufacture and maintenance of this new ve... Read More
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson begins regional tour in Egypt

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The United States top diplomat made his first stop on his Middle East tour in Cairo. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reaffirmed Washington supports Egypt in its fight against terrorism. This is just one of many issues on the agenda, which be discussed during stops in Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.Detected Closed Captioning: Rex Tillerson Visit Aims To Align The United States And Egypt On Regional And Global Issues President Donald Trump And Abdel Fattah El-sisi Have Been Trying To improve Their Relationship But A Year into Trump's Presidency Not All Issues Have Been Resolved For Cairo The Palestinian Crisis Is One Of These Except Allah Made The Possible In We've Once Again Stressed... Read More
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Army’s $182 billion FY19 budget request seeks to fill capability gaps

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WASHINGTON — The Army’s $182 billion fiscal year 2019 budget request is a major funding boost over recent years and seeks to continue readiness recovery and fill recently realized capability gaps . The Army’s top line is a $13 billion increase over the yet-to-be-passed FY18 defense budget of $169 billion. The service wants $148 billion in its base budget and $34 billio... Read More
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What is behind the rising number of child soldiers?

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Monday marks the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. It is a problem that shows no sign of ending, in fact many rights groups and the UN say it's getting worse. There are tens of thousands of children around the world putting their lives at risk. And the global effort to fight this, doesn't have the money it needs. In 2015, less than one percent of the estimated $174 billion dollars of international aid was spent on this issue. But it's not all gloom and doom; there has been some progress. At least 5,000 child soldiers were released and integrated into society last year in places like Democratic Republic of Congo. And 167 countries have now ratified the int... Read More
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Trump’s infrastructure plan: Will private sector invest?

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Detected Closed Captioning: STUART: WELL, YOU STAY THERE. LET’S BRING IN A POLITICIAN AND ASK WHAT ON EARTH THE REPUBLICAN PARTY THINK SO IT’S DOING. CONGRESSWOMAN CLAUDIA IS HERE WITH US. SORRY TO INTRODUCE YOU THAT WAY. BUT IT APPEARS YOUR PARTY, GOP, HAS ABANDONED FINANCIAL RESTRAINTS. I MEAN, IT HAS, HASN’T IT? >> LOOK, I DIDN’T LIKE TAKING THE VOTE ON OUR BUDGET BUT THE MILITARY IS VERY IMPORTANT. WHEN GENERAL MATTIS SAYS THE BIGGEST ENEMY THAT THE UNITED STATES ARMY AND MILITARY FACES IS THE U.S. CONGRESS, WE NEED TO ACT. OUR MILITARY HAS BEEN SUFFERING UNDER CRS FOR 36 YEARS. WE FINALLY GOT A DEAL WITH THE SENATE AND AMAZINGLY CHUCK SCHUMER -- BUT REMEMBER SOMETHING, I’M SO SICK OF HEARING PEOPLE SAY "Y... Read More
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Leonardo withdraws lawsuit against US Army over Lakota helicopters

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WASHINGTON — Leonardo has withdrawn its latest lawsuit against the U.S. Army over the service’s decision to buy Lakota helicopters from Airbus without holding a competition, according to Leonardo. AgustaWestland, a Leonardo subsidiary, filed a lawsuit two years ago in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims over a standard sources-sought notice that the Army issue... Read More
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Israel Air Force says seized Iranian drone is a knockoff of US Sentinel

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“It’s a copy of a similar system that fell in Iran,” Brig. Gen. Tomer Bar, chief of staff of the Israeli Air Force, said of the drone in Israel’s possession, which he identified as Shahed 171. “They more or less duplicated it … but I won’t grade them,” said Bar, referring to Iran’s reverse engineering capabilities. Iran released a video of the Shahed 171 in flight back in 2014. Two years later, Iran showed anothe... Read More
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Another military camp attacked in Kashmir

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Armed fighters have opened fire near a military camp in Indian-administered Kashmir. At least one paramilitary solider has been killed. The attack comes just hours after government troops ended a two-day gun battle at another army camp where five soldiers and one civilian were killed.Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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UNICEF: Road from soldier back to child ‘biggest challenge’

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Monday marks International Day against the use of Child Soldiers. According to the UN, the number of children recruited is still rising - more than 2,000 took up arms in the past three years.Now young soldiers in South Sudan are being given a chance to lead a normal life, but some are struggling to reintegrate into their communities.Al Jazeera's Hiba Morgan reports from Yambio in southern Sudan.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSub... Read More
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Netanyahu: Air raids dealt serious blow to Iran, Syria

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Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has vowed to continue military operations inside Syria, a day after one of his F-16s was shot down by enemy fire. Israeli warplanes carried out a series of strikes on Saturday, on what it says were Iranian targets in Syria. Netanyahu says the operation was a serious blow to Iran. Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from West Jerusalem.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe ... Read More
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Army’s FY19 budget growing by 8 percent to fill readiness gaps, gradually grow force

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WASHINGTON — The Army’s fiscal year 2019 budget request will grow by roughly 8 percent over last year’s request to fill readiness gaps, addressing both capacity and capability holes which must be filled to carry out the new National Defense Strategy, Defense News has learned. The Pentagon has already confirmed its ... Read More
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Future of captured foreign fighters in Syria unclear

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ROME – As the fight against ISIS in Syria continues, the U.S. backed Syrian Defense Force is finding itself confronting what to do with an increasing number of captured foreign fighters. The issue is magnified by the reluctance from many countries to accept back captured nationals who left to fight besides ISIS, leaving those captured in a legal limbo – an... Read More
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Operation Sinai 2018- Egypt’s military hammers militants before election

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Detected Closed Captioning: The Egyptian Armed Forces Is Unleashing all Its Might From The Air Sea And Land all Its Brand-new Military Hardware Is being Used To Launch Continuous Attacks Against Militant Hideouts And Weapons Warehouses Since Friday In What Has Been Branded As The Biggest Military Operation Against Terrorism It's Calling It Sinai 2018 Most Had This And Lama lion Is Reluctant Since 2011 We've Witnessed Many Military Operations Against Terrorism This However Is The first Comprehensive Operation Like It's Like A State Of War Real War And We Are Approaching The Presidential Elections and It Would Be Very Dangerous More Than 700 Civilians The Army Spokesman Says It's A Nationwide Military Operation That Focuses On... Read More
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A news network in Colombia whose reporters are former FARC rebels

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Former combatants for the FARC rebel group have formed their own news network. And they’re giving victims a voice.“Guerilla journalism” is a term used to describe citizens who report on stories and use their cellular phones to post them on social media platforms. In Colombia, that term has taken on new meaning as former guerillas for the FARC rebel army have launched their own media network.They are making it their goal to cover both sides of the story in Colombia and not just use the network as a platform for the new FARC political party. The endeavor is potentially a big step forward in the reconciliation process after the country’s long and bloody armed conflict.But as Corresp... Read More
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Fighters assault Indian army base in Kashmir

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A battle is ongoing between Pakistan-aligned fighters and Indian soldiers inside their army base in Kashmir. The fighters breached the military compound early Saturday. At least 10 people - including four of the attackers – have been killed in the assault in Jammu.Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Israel fighter jet crash ratchets up regional tensions

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The downing of an Israeli fighter jet by Syrian forces has raised tensions across the region.The Israeli F-16 was on a mission inside Syria targeting what Israel says are Iranian bases there.On the way back from the mission, Israeli jets came under Syrian anti-aircraft fire - and that is when the F-16 was hit. The plane's wreckage - and pilots - landed in Israeli territory. Israeli jets then launched another cross-border air raid, hitting 12 Syrian government and Iranian targets. It is believed to be Israel's most significant attack against Syria since 1982.Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from West Jerusalem.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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60 years of “Space Age” advancements continue

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The Space Age began more than 60 years ago, as the Soviet Union launched the Sputnik satellite in 1957. That started the U.S.-Soviet "space race." And what are the new frontiers scientists are exploring today?CGTN's Frances Read takes a look at the amazing journey of space exploration.Detected Closed Captioning: You Are Hearing The Actual Signals Transmitted By The Earth Circling Satellite One Of The Great Scientific Feats Of The Age It Was The World's First Artificial Satellite 83 Kilograms and The Size Of A Beach Ball It Took About 98 Minutes To Orbit The Earth But the Soviet Union Sputnik One Changed History The Race Was On With The United States Work For The Army Successful few... Read More
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Retired US Army intelligence officer builds homes from recycled materials

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A U.S. Army intelligence officer has found a new calling in his retirement: he builds homes out of free and recycled materials.CGTN’s Mike Miller introduces us to him. Dan Philipps says his goal is to provide homes to people who need them while spreading the word about the need for sustainable development on an increasingly crowded planet.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSub... Read More
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Israel says Syrian forces shot down Israeli jet

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Israel says the jet was targeted by Syrian anti-aircraft fire.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/76355/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: An Israeli Fighter Jet Crashed Saturday morning Leading Israeli Forces To Launch an Attack In Syria The Conflict Started After An Iranian Drone Coming From Syria Crossed Into Israel's Territory according To Israel Defense Forces IDF Officials Said One Of Their Helicopters Shot Down The Drone And That Israeli Forces Then Conducted Airstrikes On An Iranian Target In Syria The IDF... Read More
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🇸🇾 A new flash point between Israel, Syria and Iran | Inside Story

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An Israeli warplane crashes after a suspected Iranian drone is shot down.The spill over from the civil war in Syria to neighbouring countries is not new, but an Israeli warplane being shot down by Syrian air defences is a first.The F-16 fighter jet crashed after what the Israeli army says was massive anti-aircraft fire. Syria said it was responding to Israeli aggression.The downing of the F-16 followed the shooting down of an Iranian drone for what Israel said was a violation of its sovereignty in the occupied Golan Heights.Also on Saturday, Syrian air defences reported repelling two Israeli raids on military bases. So where will this escalation lead?Presenter: Hash... Read More
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Irish republican leader Gerry Adams retires

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One of the most famous faces in Northern Ireland is retiring.Gerry Adams was considered spokesman for the Irish Republican Army in its 30-year war to end British rule of Northern Ireland.The boy from Belfast became active in Northern Ireland's civil rights movement in the 1960s.Since then, he's played a pivotal part in the peace process.The Sinn Fein leader for 34 years is being replaced by Mary Lou McDonald, who has no links to the conflict.Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from Dublin, Ireland.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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What’s Trending on Weibo 02.09.18

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Detected Closed Captioning: If You're A Foreigner Planning To Do Illegal Stunts Don't Be Rude When You Get Caught Three Extreme Sports Enthusiasts Climbed Onto A Roof Of The Building In Hong Kong To perform Parkour Stunts It Didn't Take Long For Security To Find The Men And Tell Them To Stop They Argued And Continued Doing It Anyway After A While The Security Guard Was Not Having Any Of it And Made Them Leave They Claimed He Took Their Bags And Smashed Their GoPro Camera So The Three Guys Posted Their Video Online And Complained About The Security Guard But Surprised A Majority Of The People On Weibo Who Have Seen This Story Are Totally On The Security man's Side They're Calling The Three Men Reckless And They Say The Guard ... Read More
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How To Follow The 5 Winter Olympians from Long Island

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Staff Sgt. Matt Mortensen takes off from the start line during a practice run at the 2017 World Cup competition at Lake Placid, New York. Mortensen, a World Class Athlete, qualified for his third Olympics. U.S. Army photo by Joe Lacdan Now that the 2018 Winter Olympics are underway, it’s time to buckle in for a month of icy athleticism. Among the 242 Team USA members we have to root for, Long Island has five hometown heroes going for the gold this February in Korea. Here’s how to follow them. John Daly ... Read More
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Benghazi Mosque Bombing Kills at Least 2

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Detected Closed Captioning: Twin Bombings Targeted A Mosque In The Libyan City Of Benghazi On Feb. 9. The BBC Reports It Is Believed Bombs Were Hidden In Bags Placed At The Doors Of The Mosque And Remotely Detonated. Medics Told Reuters Two People Died And 75 Were Wounded In The Attack. As Of This Recording, No Group Has Claimed Responsibility For The Bombing. The Attack Comes Just Weeks After A Twin Bombing Targeted Another Mosque In The City, Killing About 35 People Including A Police Special Investigations Chief. Benghazi Is Controlled By The Libyan National Army, Led By Military Strongman Khalifa Haftar. The LNA Is One Of The Forces Vying For Control Of The Country That Has Been Fractured Since Dictator Muammar Gaddafi Wa... Read More
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China Sends Advanced Fighter Jets to South China Sea for First Time

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] China Has Deployed Advanced Fighter Jets To The South China Sea For The First Time In Response To Continued Us Freedom Of Navigation Operations In The Region On February 7th The People's Liberation Army Air Force Confirmed That It's Sent Its Newly Acquired Su-35 Fighter Jets To Take Part In A Joint Combat Patrol Over the South China Sea The Pla Air Force also Released A Video Of The russian-built Jets Flying Over The contested Waterway China Did Not Reveal When The Exercise Took Place Or How Many su-35s Were Involved Beijing Claims Most Of The South China Sea Through Which five Trillion Dollars In Trade Passes Every Year The Philippines Vietnam Malaysia Taiwan And Brunei Have Overlapping C... Read More
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New leader named for Army cyber directorate

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The role of top officer at the Army cyber directorate is going to Brig. Gen. Jennifer Buckner, who is now assigned to U.S. Cyber Command, Army officials said. The leader of the directora... Read More
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The Olympics’ Never-Ending Struggle to Keep Track of Time

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At precisely three minutes and thirty seconds before two o’clock on the afternoon of Friday, April 10, 1896, on a bridge in the Greek town of Marathon, an army officer named Papadiamantopoulos fired a revolver into the air and set the first-ever Olympic marathon in motion. Seventeen runners from five nations ran the forty-kilometre course to Athens, in foul weather and along a rough road that had been cleared of traffic for the occasion. The eventual winner, Spyridon Louis, from Greece, finished the race in two hours, fifty-eight minutes, and fifty seconds. Timing the event was a marathon unto itself: the same stopwatch held by the judge at the start of the race had to be carried by bicycle, ahead of the runners, to ... Read More
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So you think you want a grand military parade?

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MOSCOW — Three years ago, I had the pleasure of covering my first ever Russian Victory Day parade directly from Red Square. As someone who grew up watching too many Cold War movies, I walked into the event with naive, boyish excitement. Standing front row as what felt like the entire Russian military paraded by, I must admit that it was not a disappointment. That was the 70th anniversary parade, a major event in contemporary Russian patriotic lore. And it was the year the Victory Day parade became something more than what may ha... Read More
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At Least 270 Filipino Communists Surrender

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Detected Closed Captioning: Large Groups Of Communist Rebels continued To Turn Themselves Over To The Philippine Government GMA News Reports 130 NPA Members And Supporters surrendered To Authorities In Bukidnon on Wednesday February 6 An Army Spokesman Said 2 Irregular Members Of The Communist Party Of The Philippines and The New People's Army Others Include 35 Militia And Bayan Members And 93 Were CBP NPA Mass Base Supporters Meanwhile According To The Manila Bulletin The army Announced Thursday That An Additional 142 NPA Fighters Surrendered this Week In Bukidnon And Compostela Valley The Armed Forces Of The Philippines Announced Sunday That 326 NPA Members Turned Themselves Into The government's In January Alone Although ... Read More
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Winter Olympics 2018: Inside the Opening Ceremonies Drone Show

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The opening ceremony of any Olympics provides pageantry at a global scale, a celebration that, at its best, can create moments every bit as indelible as the games themselves. In Pyeongchang, the curtain-raiser also includes a site never seen before: a record-setting 1,218 drones joined in a mechanical murmuration. Drone shows like the one on display at the Pyeongchang Games have taken place before; you may remember the drone army that flanked Lady Gaga at last year's Super Bow... Read More
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🇵🇸 Israel demands payment for jeep that killed Palestinian

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The Israeli army is suing the family of a young Palestinian man, who was crushed to death by one of the army's vehicles.They say the 21 year old damaged the jeep before the incident, which happened three years ago.They accuse Abdullah Ghneimat of throwing a firebomb at the vehicle.Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from Kufr Malek, Occupied West Bank.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Games of Politics? Why Pyeongchang Olympics is one of the most politicized

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While the Olympics are supposed to be about sports and peace, it seems these Games are becoming more about politics & the Korean conflict. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8yqwRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe ... Read More
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Military bullies beware — new policy means marks on records

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WASHINGTON — Military members who harass or bully people on the job or online can now be certain of a permanent mark on their service record, according to a new Pentagon policy on harassment. The policy being announced Thursday pulls together a complicated mix of rules governing sexual harassment, bullying, hazing and other forms of hostile online behavior ... Read More
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Army Futures Command might be in a city

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“It will probably be in a city where we are going to put this Futures Command,” Ryan McCarthy said at a Brookings Institution event Feb. 8, “where there is access to academia and business.” The type of command the Army is looking for “doesn’t have flags out front or old tanks in front of it,” McCarthy said. The Army is waiting to unveil a good deal about how the command will take shape at the end of March after it ge... Read More
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Army Futures Command might be in a city

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“It will probably be in a city where we are going to put this Futures Command,” Ryan McCarthy said at a Brookings Institution event Feb. 8, “where there is access to academia and business.” The type of command the Army is looking for “doesn’t have flags out front or old tanks in front of it,” McCarthy said. The Army is waiting to unveil a good deal about how the command will take shape at the end of March after it ge... Read More
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Raytheon’s cybersecurity unit expands, newfound focus on critical infrastructure

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WASHINGTON ― The government unit of Forcepoint, Raytheon’s cybersecurity company, is expanding its focus to include critical infrastructure. As part of this effort, the company is renaming the unit Forcepoint Global Governments & Critical Infrastructure. Forcepoint believes its products can secure critical infrastructure like power, water and financial services that have become more vulnerable as technology has become more in... Read More
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DOD “Red Flag” exercise ushers in GPS jamming season across West

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This is the official 2018 season kickoff for Sitrep, a (mostly) regular Ars video series. We'll be presenting quick updates every few weeks on the latest tech-focused developments in defense and national security and how those developments affect the world at large. Video edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. For much of February—and in some places, well into March—the US military will be ... Read More
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US B-52 Bomber Unleashes Record-Setting Payload in Afghanistan

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Detected Closed Captioning: The US Military Has Stepped Up Its Air Campaign In Afghanistan With An Air Force Bomber Dropping A Record Number Of Precision-guided Bombs On The Taliban Over The Past Week In Northern Afghanistan According To A February 6th Statement From US Forces Afghanistan An Air Force B-52 Bomber Dropped 24 precision Guided Munitions On Taliban Fighting Positions During 96 Hours Of Air Operations Quote To Destroy Insurgent Revenue Sources Training Facilities And Support Networks That's A Record Of The Most Guided Munitions Ever Dropped From A B-52 The Air Force's Oldest Active Aircraft The Statement added That The Bombing Which Took Place In Badakhshan Province Also Destroyed Stolen Afghan National Army Vehi... Read More
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France proposes big defense budget hike

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PARIS — France unveiled Thursday a draft of its 2019-2025 military budget plan, setting €295 billion (U.S. $361 billion) on spending, which included better barracks, larger orders of Army armored vehicles, and studies on next-generation nuclear submarines and airborne nuclear missiles. That spending plan compares to €190 billion in the present 2014-2018 budget law. The Armed Forces Ministry sees the budget law as a “renewal,” as ... Read More
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BTS First K-pop Group to Go Gold With Song

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] BTS Is Now The First K-pop Group With A Song To Go Gold The Groups Might Dropped remix With A Steve Aoki Featuring Rapper Desiigner Was Certified Gold By The Recording Industry Association Of America Or RIAA To Become Gold A Song Must Have 500,000 Units Based On The Number Of Times The Song Has Sold And Streamed The RIAA Counts One Digital Download As One Unit While 150 On-demand Video And Audio Streams Counts As A Unit mic Drop Was Released Last Year And His On The Group's EP Love Yourself Her Hit Reached Number Seven On Billboard's Hot 200 An Unprecedented Spot For A K-pop Group BTS Fans Also Known As The BTS Army Took To Twitter To Celebrate With A hashtag Mic Drop Went Gold In 2012 And... Read More
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Lebanon: Israel border wall ‘threatens security’

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Israel has begun building a wall along its border with Lebanon. Beirut says the $28m wall will destabilise security in the already volatile region.Lebanese leaders also say that despite Israeli threats, they are pressing ahead with offshore gas and oil exploration.Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Naqoura in southern Lebanon.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More