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    • An Indian Army T-90 battle tank kicks up dust during the Shoor Veer military exercise near Hanumangarh, located near the India-Pakistan border, 2012.
      Last update: 03:36 19.01.2017
      03:36 19.01.2017
      Asia & Pacific

      India Considers Changing Military Doctrine

      New Delhi is reconsidering its Cold Start war doctrine, which anticipates a brief but intense conflict with neighboring countries Pakistan and China, as nuclear threats and terrorism continue to strain relations among the three nations.

    • Tinma Valley, Israel dig site for King Solomon-era structures
      Last update: 01:21 19.01.2017
      01:21 19.01.2017
      Middle East

      King Solomon-Era Structures Discovered in Israel

      Researchers are reporting that the dry conditions of Israel’s Timna Valley have preserved structures that date back to the time of King Solomon. Archaeologists from Tel Aviv University believe the 3,000-year-old materials may have once been a part of a fortified gatehouse, and might give insight to the culture of that time.

    • Sex slavery
      Last update: 23:19 18.01.2017
      23:19 18.01.2017
      Asia & Pacific

      Dozens of Human Traffickers Jailed in India for Buying and Selling Girls

      An Indian court has sentenced 39 people accused of sex trafficking to ten years in prison. The convictions, including traffickers, pimps, and brothel owners, is a rare occurrence in a country where about 60 percent of trafficking cases do not end in conviction.

    • A man rests on top of a hill inside of the Oceti Sakowin camp as water protectors continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., December 2, 2016
      Last update: 22:34 18.01.2017
      22:34 18.01.2017
      US

      National Guard Deploys Missile Launchers at Dakota Access Protest Site

      Two surface-to-air missile launchers have been deployed by the North Dakota Army National Guard to surveil protesters near a disputed Dakota Access Pipeline construction site. Activists at the site have posted video and photos of Avenger missile systems spotted on January 16.

    • Mother Elephant and Her Sleepy Baby
      Last update: 00:26 19.01.2017
      00:26 19.01.2017
      Tech

      A Cure? Scientists Successfully Synthesize Elephant Protein That Kills Cancer

      A team of scientists led by Dr. Joshua Schiffman has successfully synthesized an elephant protein that, in the lab, fights cancer with outstanding effectiveness.

    • Hyperloop capsule with passengers onboard
      Last update: 03:03 19.01.2017
      03:03 19.01.2017
      Tech

      South Korea Developing Near-Supersonic Advanced Ground Transport

      South Korean researchers are looking into advanced transport technology to create a capsule that moves at 80 percent of the speed of sound, twice as fast as existing ground-transportation technology.

    • Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence attends a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S. November 7, 2016
      Last update: 03:03 19.01.2017
      03:03 19.01.2017
      US

      Gay Dance Party Outside VP-Elect Mike Pence's DC House

      Activists protesting Vice President-Elect Michael Pence's stance on gay rights organized a massive dance party in front of his Washington, DC house. Hundreds marched to the Friendship Heights district to peacefully send off Pence from his mansion, since on January 20 he'll be moving to the official VP residency at the National Naval Observatory.

    • Dachnye hot springs in Kamchatka.
      Last update: 03:33 19.01.2017
      03:33 19.01.2017
      Environment

      Earth Sets Warming Record for Third Straight Year

      Last year, 2016, was the hottest year on record since 1880. Prior to 2016, 2015 was the hottest year on and, surprise, prior to 2015, the hottest year on record was 2014.

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