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  1. Fallenangel

    World’s most sensitive dark matter detector releases first results

    World’s most sensitive dark matter detector releases first results - uchicago.edu "Scientists behind XENON1T, the largest dark matter experiment of its kind ever built, are encouraged by early results, describing them as the best so far in the search for dark matter. Dark matter is one of the...
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    Russia's Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev detained over 'bribe'

    Russia's Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev detained over 'bribe' - BBC "Russia's main anti-corruption body, the Investigative Committee, said Mr Ulyukayev received a payment of $2m. His ministry had given a positive assessment that led to the oil giant Rosneft acquiring a 50% stake in another...
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    Georgian Saakashvili quits as Ukraine Odessa governor

    Georgian Saakashvili quits as Ukraine Odessa governor - BBC "Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president, has resigned as governor of Ukraine's Odessa region, expressing fury at rampant corruption. He accused Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of backing corrupt officials who, he said...
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    Mysterious 'Dark Energy' May Not Exist, Study Claims

    Mysterious 'Dark Energy' May Not Exist, Study Claims - space.com "The universe may not be expanding at an accelerating rate after all, meaning that mysterious "dark energy" might not actually exist, according to a new study. This is quite the claim. In 2011, three cosmologists from two research...
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    Israel freezes Unesco ties for 'denying Jewish holy sites'

    Israel freezes Unesco ties for 'denying Jewish holy sites' - BBC News "Israel has frozen co-operation with the UN's cultural agency, accusing it of denying Judaism's connections to the religion's holiest sites. Its education minister said a Unesco draft decision concerning Jerusalem "denies...
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    MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say

    MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say - BBC "International prosecutors investigating the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 say the missile that hit the plane was fired from territory controlled by Russian-backed rebels. They said the missile launcher...
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    Rotating Galaxies Could Prove Dark Matter Wrong

    Rotating Galaxies Could Prove Dark Matter Wrong - Forbes.com "The researchers looked at the observed rotation curves for 153 galaxies, and calculated the radial acceleration at various distances in each galaxy. They then compared these results to the gravitational acceleration as predicted by...
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    American commandos 'forced to run away' from US-backed Syrian rebels

    American commandos 'forced to run away' from US-backed Syrian rebels - Telegraph "Video footage appears to show US commandos fleeing a Syrian town under a barrage of abuse and insults hurled at them by fighters from the American-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebel group. The video appears to be...
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    Palestinian leader Abbas was KGB spy in 1980s: Israeli researchers[W:10]

    Palestinian leader Abbas was KGB spy in 1980s: Israeli researchers - Reuters "Soviet-era documents show that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas worked in the 1980s for the KGB, the now-defunct intelligence agency where Russian leader Vladimir Putin once served, Israeli researchers said on...
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    Gravitational waves from black holes detected

    Gravitational waves from black holes detected - BBC Scientists are claiming a stunning discovery in their quest to fully understand gravity. They have observed the warping of space-time generated by the collision of two black holes more than a billion light-years from Earth. The international...
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    Kurdish forces expand airstrip in northeast Syria

    Some interesting news from Syria. IHS Janes.com - Kurdish forces expand airstrip in northeast Syria "Satellite imagery obtained by IHS Jane's shows an airstrip in northeast Syria, which is reportedly being used by US forces, has been expanded in recent months..." Fallen.
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    Exclusive: Inside IS Terror Weapons Lab - Sky News

    Exclusive: Inside IS terror weapons lab - Sky News By Stuart Ramsay, Sky News Chief Correspondent "Terror group Islamic State is employing scientists and weapons experts to train jihadists to carry out sophisticated "spectacular" attacks in Europe, while also modifying weapons systems capable...
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    Blatter says France is to blame for U.S. losing the 2022 World Cup to Qatar

    Sepp Blatter says France is to blame for U.S. losing the 2022 World Cup to Qatar "Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter sat down with some Russian journalists to talk about a whole bunch of things in a Q&A that was published by TASS on Wednesday morning. The most striking claim he makes is that...
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    Russia’s legislature authorizes Putin to use military force in Syria

    MOSCOW — The Russian parliament Wednesday granted President Vladimir Putin authorization to use military force in Syria, where Putin deployed warplanes and battle tanks earlier this month and has called for an international coalition to battle the Islamic State. The unexpected move capped a...
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    Explosions of different types of mines in slow motion

    Well posting it here mostly just cause imo it looks cool :) Timings (cause the names of the mines are in Russian) Anti-personnel mine PMN-4: 0:00 Anti-tank mine TM-62M: 0:14 Anti-tank mine TM-72: 0:37 Anti-personnel mine MON-90: 0:55 Anti-tank mine TM-83: 1:23 Anti-personnel mine OZM-72...
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    Sepp Blatter wins FIFA presidency after Prince Ali withdraws from election

    Fifa corruption scandal: Blatter re-elected president - BBC News Sepp Blatter has been re-elected president of Fifa, football's world governing body, in a vote overshadowed by arrests and corruption allegations. Mr Blatter's rival, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan, withdrew after the first...
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    Torture and Summary Killings in Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine new evidence prisoners tortured and killed amid conflict Breaking Bodies: Torture and Summary Killings in Eastern Ukraine - pdf I was wondering for some time on whether to post it as a different thread or to just insert it into the usual butthurt over Ukraine threads. However, I...
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    Ukrainian Lawmakers Suspend Military Cooperation With Russia

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Suspend Military Cooperation With Russia - ABC News "The five cooperation agreements scrapped by the Verkhovna Rada include one giving the Russian military transit rights to reach Moldova, whose territory is partly controlled by a Moscow-supported separatist government."...
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    IDF rules that tanks are still no place for a woman

    IDF rules that tanks are still no place for a woman - Diplomacy and Defense - - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News Women can work in 92 percent of all military positions, but tanks are considered beyond their physiological limit. "The Israel Defense Forces has decided that women soldiers...
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    Don’t forget how the Soviet Union saved the world from Hitler [W:115]

    Don’t forget how the Soviet Union saved the world from Hitler - The Washington Post "In the Western popular imagination -- particularly the American one -- World War II is a conflict we won. It was fought on the beaches of Normandy and Iwo Jima, through the rubble of recaptured French towns and...
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