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Berlin councilwoman wants to shut legendary Berghain club

BERLIN –  A nationalist councilwoman in Berlin has been ridiculed online for proposing to close one of the city’s most famous techno clubs because of its long opening hours as well as partygoers’ drug consumption and lascivious behavior on the dance floor. Sibylle Schmidt, a district councilor for the fa-right Alternative for Germany party, demanded that a future owner of ...

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F-35 air-to-air missiles hit 2 drones at once in test: Fighter enters new era

When a single F-35 used sensors, on-board computers and targeting systems to find, track and destroy two airborne drones at the same time with air-to-air missiles, the emerging 5th Gen fighter transitioned into a new era for offensive attack missions. An F-35 pilot fired two Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles at maneuvering drones in the air, brining synchronized attack to a ...

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Feds: Russian cyber spies exploiting unpatched routers

The U.S. has warned that Russian hackers may be exploiting people’s routers. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) (Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)  (Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribu) Your old internet router may be the perfect spy tool for the Kremlin. On Monday, the US and UK ...

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After a good run of growth, China’s economy braces for bumps

JUST a few years ago Wuhan, a sprawling metropolis in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, exemplified China’s economic woes. Municipal debt had soared. The most senior local official was known as “Mr Dig Up The City”, a reference to his zeal for grandiose construction projects. A movie theme park, intended as a landmark, closed after failing to draw ...

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Southwest Airlines victim ID'd as 'remarkable' mother of 2

Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was identified as the woman who died after a Southwest Airlines plane engine apparently exploded mid-flight Tuesday.  (Wells Fargo) A woman who died Tuesday after an engine on a Southwest Airlines flight apparently exploded mid-flight has been identified and described as a “remarkable” woman. Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was a mother of two ...

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What the heck are these 520-million-year-old blobs? Experts can't agree.

A new study says these blobs definitely aren’t brains.  (Liu J. et al./Proceedings of the Royal Society B) Here’s a brainteaser: Do the 520-million-year-old fossils of an ancient, bug-like creature actually show a silhouette of its brains? Or are these blobby shapes in its head merely fossilized bacteria? According to a new study, the fossilized structures in the Cambrian-period creature’s ...

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