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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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribu) Your old internet router may be the perfect spy tool for the Kremlin.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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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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Boston College professor offers extra credit for students to go on dates

Boston College philosophy professor Kerry Cronin is known as the “dating professor.”  (Boston College/ YoutTube) A Boston College philosophy professor—known as the “dating professor”—offers extra credit to her students who (while sober) ask someone out on a date, go out on that said date and have no physical contact. The Washington Post reported on Monday that Professor Kerry Cronin said ...

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Starbucks to train workers on 'unconscious bias,' CEO says

PHILADELPHIA –  Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on “unconscious bias,” CEO Kevin Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested after employees said they were trespassing. Johnson, who has called the arrests “reprehensible,” arrived in Philadelphia this weekend after video of the incident gained traction online. He ...

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S. Carolina inmate: Bodies stacked up during riot; 7 slain

COLUMBIA, S.C. –  Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for more than seven hours inside a maximum-security prison, leaving seven of them dead in the worst U.S. prison riot in a quarter-century, officials said. An inmate who witnessed the violence told The Associated Press that bodies were “literally stacked on top of each other.” At least 17 prisoners ...

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