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The military has been working on cutting-edge stealth technology so drones can evade radar systems in a way that current UAVs cannot. Another development: an all-electric, fuel cell-powered UAV launched from a submerged submarine.
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House and Senate negotiators appear to be nearing an agreement that would set government funding levels for the next two years – and avoid another shutdown come January. As always, the devil will be in as-yet-undisclosed details.
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Many are calling Sunday's contest the first major electoral test for Nicolás Maduro's administration, as it faces sky-high inflation, and a long list of economic woes. Can star power lend a hand?
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After President Obama's uncle testified in immigration court this week that he briefly provided housing for his nephew more than two decades ago, the White House corroborated his account.
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The unemployment rate dipped to a five-year low of 7 percent in November. That’s good. But that figure does not really measure the total number of out-of-work Americans.
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Food stamps and subsidies for farmers are two of the sticking points as Congress negotiates the farm bill. If something isn’t done by next week, it will revert to the original 1930s 'farm law' on New Year’s Day.
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Some refugees in Jordan are selling daughters into illegal 'protection marriages,' often with much older men. Sexual exploitation and abandonment are key concerns.
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Bitcoin trading is still high in China, even with new regulations banning banks from using the digital currency.
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Ice an inch thick is expected to descend on parts of the US from Texas north to the Ohio Valley, as an ice storm prompts flight cancellations at Dallas-Fort Worth airport on Friday and the closings of schools and many public offices.
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The UN-sanctioned military operation will put 1,200 troops on the ground by the weekend, and follows months of clashes in the increasingly unstable country.
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The 18-to-34-year-old cohort is the most coveted for the exchanges, and should be about one-third of enrollees, though there are backstops if enrollment falls short.
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Jameis Winston, star quarterback of the top-ranked Seminoles, will not face rape charges stemming from allegations that he sexually assaulted a fellow FSU student last year, a state prosecutor said. The accusation polarized the FSU fan base, tarnishing an otherwise gilded season.