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Take off. Rise. Soar. Bank. Turn. Stall. Swoop. Dive. Land. For each of the different kinds of flying an airplane has to do, there’s an ideal shape and configuration for its wings. Even though bird-like flappability isn’t feasible with struts and steel, engineers since the dawn of aviation have been trying to make wings that […]
David Schwen | Wheel: Getty Hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have proven more clearly than anyone in the world how vulnerable cars are to digital attack. Now they’re proposing the first step towards a solution. Last year the two Darpa-funded security researchers spent months cracking into a Ford Explorer and a Toyota Prius, terrifying […]
Taiwan battens down as second typhoon threatens region
TAIPEI/MANILA (Reuters) - The Taiwan military was collecting and distributing sandbags to guard against possible flooding on Tuesday as a typhoon bore down on the island after brushing the Philippines. Typhoon Matmo, a category-two cyclone on Tropical ...
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Europeans Debate Tougher Sanctions on Russia
New York Times
BRUSSELS — European Union foreign ministers met on Tuesday to endorse a schedule of tougher sanctions against Russia over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine. But they were unlikely to impose the measures immediately for fear of ...
MH17: Hammond says EU must send clear signal to RussiaTelegraph.co.uk
Putin's Blunders Over MH17 Have Left Him Badly DamagedNewsweek
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: The Kremlin PR strategyCBC.ca
The Globe and Mail -Daily Mail
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Bugatti’s next car will be a hybrid. It’s not surprising that the proud manufacturer of the Veyron Super Sport, the king of all excessive automobiles, is taking a route that makes most people think of the dinky eco-mobiles and their self-satisfied owners. It’s surprising that it has taken it this long to do so.
Passenger trains collide in South Korea, killing 1 person and injuring dozens
SEOUL, South Korea – Officials say two trains have collided head-on in eastern South Korea, leaving one passenger dead and dozens of others injured. Fire officials say the collision between two passenger trains occurred Tuesday in the eastern Gangwon ...
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Alexander Litvinenko death: Home secretary announces inquiry
An inquiry will be held into the death of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, the Home Secretary Theresa May has announced. Mr Litvinenko, a former KGB officer, died in 2006 in a London hospital after he was allegedly poisoned with radioactive ...
UK gov't announces inquiry on Russian spy deathChron.com
Alexander Litvinenko inquest: U-turn announced on public inquiry and senior ...The Independent
URGENT - UK Litvinenko DeathKTUU.com
Sky News -Daily Mail
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Suicide Bomber Kills Guards at Police Compound Near Kabul Airport
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least four foreign security guards on Tuesday, steering an explosives-laden motorcycle into an Afghan police compound and passing through multiple checkpoints before reaching an area occupied by ...
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Ukrainian Train Carrying Bodies of Crash Victims Arrives in Kharkiv
New York Times
KHARKIV, Ukraine — A train carrying the bodies of victims from the Malaysia Airlines jet downed by a missile last week arrived Tuesday morning in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv after a 17-hour journey out of lawless territory controlled by pro-Russian ...
The "black boxes" were handed over by rebels to Malaysian officialsBBC News
Bodies From Malaysia Airlines Crash in Ukraine Have Left Conflict Zone, Dutch ...Wall Street Journal
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Train carrying victims arrives in KharkivCBC.ca
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Putin's Ukraine Mistakes Have Made Him a Pariah
Call it Putin's Lockerbie moment—the week the world's attitudes toward Russia's leader tipped from wary distrust into frank hostility. It has been a precipitous descent. Just a few months ago Putin's international standing was at an all-time high as he presided ...
EU holds talks on toughening sanctions on RussiaMarketWatch
MH17: Dutch response critical as EU meets over sanctions on RussiaThe Voice of Russia
Once joined in Soviet Union, Ukraine, Russia never further apartDaily News & Analysis
Business New Europe
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