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Engine fire forces US F-16 to dump fuel tanks over Japanese lake – reports

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An engine malfunction has forced a US F-16 pilot to drop his fighter jet’s external fuel tanks over Lake Ogawara in Aomori Prefecture in order to safely return to Misawa Air Force Base in Japan, according to local media. The engine of the F-16 fighter jet caught fire almost immediately after taking off from Misawa Read More

‘Massive fireball’ lightning strike damages ancient Scottish castle (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

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An ancient castle on the northwest coast of Scotland has been heavily damaged by a lightning strike that a witness compared to a “massive fireball.” Castle Maol on the Isle of Skye was left significantly damaged by the dramatic display of nature’s power. Local hotel manager Robert Ireland captured dramatic footage of the powerful strike Read More

German far-right AfD surpasses Social Democrats to become 2nd strongest party – poll

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The populist far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has garnered record high support, latest polling shows. For the first time, the anti-immigrant party has become more popular than the Social Democrats (SPD). Nationwide public support for AfD, which is known for its controversially harsh anti-Islam and anti-immigrant stances, has once again risen to a record Read More

US, S. Korean militaries to conduct joint drills despite detente with Pyongyang

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The US and South Korea will go ahead with military drills off the Korean peninsula despite the “Peace Olympics” and the recent thaw in North-South relations, the South’s defense ministry said in a report to the National Assembly. In the run-up to the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, Seoul was able to convince Washington to delay Read More

Nano Price XRB is Struggling to Recover

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Nano Price XRB is Struggling to Recover Nano price failed to recover above $12.00 recently and declined against the US dollar. XRB/USD is currently consolidating in a range above the $8.00 support. Key Talking Points Nano price corrected higher recently, but it failed to break the $12.00 resistance against the US dollar. There is a Read More

Florida governor demands FBI release all info on school shooter

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Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) has called on the FBI to release all the details surrounding its admitted failure to act on a credible tip about alleged school shooter Nikolaz Cruz. “The FBI’s failure to initiate an investigation raises many questions, and the victims’ families deserve answers now,” Scott said on Monday. “Last week, I Read More

Germany seeks new spy satellites to get intel ‘independently from US’ – report

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Berlin has launched a new satellite program for its intelligence service (BND) in an attempt to escape US influence in spying matters, Die Zeit daily reports. The project has already proven to be costlier than planned. Germany plans to spend €400 million ($465 million) on two of the “latest-generation satellites” for its foreign intelligence service. Read More

Polish Jews say PM’s Holocaust complicity comments ‘cross line of common sense’

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The Union of Jewish Communities in Poland blasted Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki for saying that there were Jewish perpetrators in the Holocaust, denouncing his “moral blindness and historical ignorance.” During the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that there were “Polish perpetrators, as there were Jewish perpetrators, as there were Read More

From Emperor Qin to Pieta: 5 infamous incidents of art vandalism

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Chinese officials are calling for the “exemplary punishment” of an American student who damaged a priceless 2,200-year-old statue. One of the famous terracotta warriors lost a finger in the incident. The statues date back to 200 BC, during the reign of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang. Several of them were on display at the Read More

Hands up: Ohio sheriff offers gun training to teachers

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A sheriff in Ohio is offering free concealed and carry classes to teachers in the wake of the recent school shooting in Florida. Sheriff Richard Jones hopes that more gun-toting teachers will prevent future school shootings. Jones took to Twitter on Sunday to announce he would be offering the free gun lessons. He urged Butler Read More