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Bioterrorism could kill more people than nuclear war, Bill Gates to warn world leaders

Bioterrorists could one day kill hundreds of millions of people in an attack more deadly than nuclear war, Bill Gates will warn world leaders. Rapid advances in genetic engineering have opened the door for small terrorism groups to tailor and easily turn biological viruses into weapons. A resulting disease pandemic is currently one of the […]

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Turkey entered Syria to end al-Assad’s rule: President Erdoğan

The Turkish military launched its operations in Syria to end the rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Nov. 29. “In my estimation, nearly 1 million people have died in Syria. These deaths are still continuing without exception for children, women and men. Where is the United Nations? What is it […]

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North Korea broadcasts ‘coded message to sleeper agents’ on radio

North Korea has broadcast a ‘coded message’ to sleeper agents on state radio – sparking fears of an imminent attack. The announcement was made as part of a cryptic broadcast and analysts believe it is a ‘book cipher’ for agents in foreign countries. The radio announcer said: ‘(I’m giving) chemistry review work to No 21 […]

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Japan’s Fukushima region rocked by 7.4-magnitude earthquake

Japan’s Fukushima region was struck by a powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake Tuesday morning, triggering tsunami warnings and fears of another disaster in the same area that was devastated more than 5 1 / 2 years ago. But several hours after residents along the Fukushima and Tohoku coastlines were told to evacuate to higher ground and remain […]

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Norway pedophile scandal: Politicians, police reportedly among 20 arrested suspects

At least 20 people have been arrested in Norway on pedophile charges, officials say, adding that the suspects include lawyers, economists and even a primary schoolteacher. Reports claim the case also involves politicians and a police officer. Thirty-one people are also currently under investigation, Deputy Police Chief Gunnar Fløystad said. “It is not one case, […]

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NATO puts troops on ‘high alert’ in readiness for a confrontation with Russia

Nato chiefs, thrown into a panic by fears that Russian President Vladimir Putin might attack the West, are scrambling to put together a force of 300,000 troops which they can put on ‘high alert’. Relations between Russia and the West have plunged in the last year, with Moscow’s insistence on backing its Syrian ally, President […]

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5.0 temblor left century-old buildings in Cushing unsafe and heightened concern about oil pipelines and other infrastructure

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake centered near one of the world’s key oil hubs brought down building facades and shattered windows in a central Oklahoma city, rendering century-old buildings unsafe and raising concerns about key infrastructure. Cushing Assistant City Manager Jeremy Frazier told a news conference late Sunday that a few minor injuries were reported. He […]

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Hackers may abuse open data for ‘ultimate’ attack and chaos, says ‘father’ of World Wide Web

One of the internet pioneers and the creator of World Wide Web (WWW) Tim Berners-Lee, raises alarm that hackers can penetrate open source info, like transport applications to unleash a massive chaos and a full-fledged gridlock. The British scientist, who is also an inventor of URL (commonly known as web address) issued his concerns during […]

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Terminated: ‘Skynet’ nuclear apocalypse scenario may come true, warns Russia’s top arms official

The future of warfare involves increased use of robots, but putting a non-human in control of a nuclear arsenal is a scary scenario, believes Dmitry Rogozin, the deputy PM in charge of the Russian defense industry. “Let’s consider the Hollywood movie ‘The Terminator’. Once humans realize they are incapable of acting fast enough, they delegate […]

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg briefs the media during a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, October 26, 2016.   REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Britain, U.S. sending planes, troops to deter Russia in the east

Britain said on Wednesday it will send fighter jets to Romania next year and the United States promised troops, tanks and artillery to Poland in NATO’s biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War. Germany, Canada and other NATO allies also pledged forces at a defense ministers meeting in Brussels on the same […]

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Two powerful earthquakes hit Italy near site of deadly August quake

A second powerful earthquake struck central Italy near Perugia, the US Geological Survey said Wednesday. The epicenter of the magnitude-6.0 quake was 3.2 kilometers (2 miles) from Visso and 58 km (36 miles) from Perugia, the USGS reported. Just a few hours earlier, a magnitude-5.5 temblor struck the same region. A magnitude-5.5 earthquake Wednesday hit […]

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CDC: 40%+ of U.S. Babies Born to Unmarried Women for 8th Straight Year

Of the 3,977,745 babies born in the United States of America in 2015, 1,600,208 of them—or 40.2 percent–were born to unmarried mothers, according to data released this month by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. That makes 2015 the eighth straight year that 40 percent or more of the babies born in the United […]

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STD Surveillance Report Press Release: 2015 National Data for Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Syphilis

Total combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported in 2015 reached the highest number ever, according to the annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There were more than 1.5 million chlamydia cases reported (1,526,658), nearly 400,000 cases of gonorrhea (395,216), and nearly 24,000 […]

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Russia and US have entered a new Cold War, experts warn

RUSSIA has entered a new Cold War with the West that could lead to confrontations across the world, experts warn. President Vladimir Putin has challenged American international hegemony with threats to retaliate against the US if the Aleppo bombing’s sanctions go ahead. Military and foreign policy experts in Moscow believe Russian President Vladimir Putin and […]

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Russia taunts US with biggest military offensive since the Cold War 

Russia has begun its biggest surface deployment since the end of the Cold War as it aims to effectively end the war in Syria on the eve of the US election, Nato officials warned last night. The Kremlin is sending the full might of its Northern Fleet and part of the Baltic Fleet to reinforce […]

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US and Russia could ‘start Third World War over Syria conflict’, says Turkey

The US and Russia could drive the world into a global war if the conflict in Syria is not resolved, Turkey has warned. Tensions have become increasingly heightened between Washington and Moscow in recent weeks. Last week, the US and UK warned Russia and its ally the Syrian government that new economic sanctions could be […]

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Russia Is Building Fallout Shelters to Prepare for a Potential Nuclear Strike – The Daily Beast

Managers of the Zenit Arena, a giant half-built stadium in St. Petersburg, received an official letter from the Ministry of Emergency Situations last week demanding that they immediately create shelter facilities for wartime. The stadium, under construction for the upcoming World Cup 2018, is located outside the city boundaries, the letter said, but in case […]

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Exclusive: Obama, aides expected to weigh Syria military options on Friday

U.S. President Barack Obama and his top foreign policy advisers are expected to meet on Friday to consider their military and other options in Syria as Syrian and Russian aircraft continue to pummel Aleppo and other targets, U.S. officials said. Some top officials argue the United States must act more forcefully in Syria or risk […]

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Russia tests ballistic missiles amid tensions with West

Russia´s military conducted a series of intercontinental ballistic missile tests on Wednesday, the latest flexing of its muscles as tensions with the US spike over Syria. Russian forces fired a nuclear-capable rocket from a Pacific Fleet submarine in the Sea of Okhotsk north of Japan, state-run RIA Novosti reported. A Topol missile was shot off […]

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Exclusive: As Saudis bombed Yemen, U.S. worried about legal blowback

The Obama administration went ahead with a $1.3 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia last year despite warnings from some officials that the United States could be implicated in war crimes for supporting a Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen that has killed thousands of civilians, according to government documents and the accounts of current and […]

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Bank of America has a recession warning that’s downright ‘scary’

There’s a chilling trend in the market, and it could wreak havoc on your portfolio, a top market watcher said. “We are seven years into a full-fledged, all out, central bankers doing everything they can to stimulate demand,” Bank of America-Merrill Lynch’s head of U.S. equity and quantitative strategy Savita Subramanian recently warned on CNBC’s […]

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Yemen: Missiles target US warship

Two missiles targeted a US warship off the coast of Yemen on Sunday but missed the vessel and hit the water instead, a Pentagon spokesman said. The missiles were fired at the USS Mason from Houthi-controlled territory in war-torn Yemen, Capt. Jeff Davis said, adding that the guided-missile destroyer deployed “onboard defensive measures” and was […]

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ISIS Calls for Random Knife Attacks in Alleys, Forests, Beaches, ‘Quiet Neighborhoods’

A new magazine issued by the Islamic State advises lone jihadists to get over any squeamishness about using knives and embrace sharp objects as “widely available” weapons of jihad in nighttime stabbing campaigns. ISIS’ Al-Hayat Media Center issued the second issue of its magazine Rumiyah, meaning Rome, in English, Turkish, German, French, Indonesian, Russian, Arabic […]

HANGZHOU, CHINA SEPTEMBER 5, 2016: Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and US President Barack Obama meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Alexei Druzhinin/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/TASS (Photo by Alexei DruzhininTASS via Getty Images)

Third World War: Russian state newspapers predict ‘direct military conflict’ with US as it compares Syria stalemate to Cuban missile crisis

The US suspended contact with Russia over Syria on Monday.Secretary of State John Kerry has been enraged by airstrikes on rebel-controlled areas of Aleppo. Hundreds of innocents are believed to have been killed in the attacks. BBC Russia correspondent Steve Rosenberg referred to two Russian newspapers taking an aggressive tone towards the US. In one […]