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September 21, 2014
Iran slams US as 'obsessed' with sanctions as talks resume
New York (AFP) Sept 18, 2014
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday accused Washington of being "obsessed" with sanctions as a new round of high-stakes bilateral nuclear negotiations opened in New York. "We are committed to resolving this issue," Zarif told a US think-tank, as a State Department official confirmed to AFP that the two sides had resumed talks here late Wednesday. But Zarif argued part of the problem blocking a deal was the US "infatuation" with sanctions. "This deal would require the U ... read more
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Ukraine says Russia masses troops on Ukraine border
The Ukrainian government accused Russia on Thursday of massing around 4,000 troops on the border of Russian-annexed Crimea and Ukraine, as multiple Crimean residents also reported seeing troop movements. ... more

Space control Airmen ensure constant communication
Air Force Space Command's 16th Space Control Squadron in partnership with the Air Force Reserve Command's 380th SPCS is responsible for ensuring the Defense Department has uninterrupted global satel ... more

Russian Aerospace Defense Forces Again Dismiss Satellite Explosion Rumors
The Russian Aerospace Defense Forces again dismissed US media rumors of a Russian military satellite allegedly exploding above the United States. "These statements are yet another attempt to f ... more
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Founding Day of Air and Missile Defense Command of Aerospace Defense Forces
A number of events are scheduled in Moscow on Friday, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Moscow Air Defense District, established on August 20, 1954, which had evolved by now into the Order of Leni ... more


Twin crises could shape Obama's twilight years in office
With voters souring on his statesmanship as never before, President Barack Obama has a sudden chance to use two sudden world crises to recast his final two years in office. ... more
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Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on IS
Barack Obama and US lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on the Islamic State Wednesday, with the president declaring there was no hiding place for the jihadists and warning: "Our reach is long." ... more

Keep all options open against IS militants, US lawmakers told
Veteran military and diplomatic officials urged the US administration Thursday to keep all options on the table to fight Islamic militants, warning it would be a long, hard battle. ... more
Space News from
Amazon founder strikes deal to build US rocket engines

France raises heat on decision for next Ariane rocket

MIT researchers developing tight-fitting space suits of the future

Spaceship designer who helped send Gagarin into orbit dies at 92

Reinterpreting dark matter

India A New Contender in Asian Space Race or Technological Breakthrough

NASA Mars Spacecraft Ready for Sept. 21 Orbit Insertion


For first time, US targets IS training camp in Iraq: Centcom
US aircraft have targeted a training camp for Islamic State jihadists in northern Iraq, bombing buildings, fighters and vehicles in the first such air strike, military officers said Thursday. ... more

Apple's new encryption to lock out government
Apple is rolling out new privacy protections for iPhones and iPads, with a new system that makes it impossible for the company to unlock a device even with a warrant. ... more

Uighur scholar defiant as China separatism trial ends
A prominent scholar from China's mostly-Muslim Uighur minority strongly rejected charges of separatism and said he loved his country as his trial ended on Thursday, his lawyer said, in a prosecution critics warned could worsen tensions in the unstable Xinjiang region. ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


Hollande goes on offensive with Iraq air strike decision
President Francois Hollande kicked off a rare news conference Thursday with the dramatic announcement that France would conduct air strikes in Iraq, as he sought to wrest back the initiative after a catastrophic few weeks at home. ... more

IS 'mafia' cash flow poses difficult target for West
Western governments are facing an uphill battle trying to squeeze the finances of Islamic State jihadists, as the extremists operate like a "mafia" in territory under their control in Syria and Iraq, experts said Wednesday. ... more
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New branch added to European family tree

Study finds Great Barrier Reef is an effective wave absorber

Coral growth rate plummets in 30-year comparison

Nature of war: Chimpanzees inherently violent

New research decodes virus-host interactions in ocean dead zones

Sharks more abundant on healthy coral reefs

Saltmarsh recovery looks good, falls short


Upgrade for F-35's Autonomic Logistics Information System
An enhanced logistics system for F-35 Lightning II has been delivered by Lockheed Martin to flight test sites for validation. ... more

Australia foils Islamic State 'demonstration killings' plot
Australia's largest ever counter-terrorism raids on Thursday detained 15 people and foiled an alleged plot by Islamic State jihadists to conduct "demonstration killings", including beheading a random member of the public. ... more

Israeli navy fire wounds Gaza fisherman: medics
Israeli naval gunfire wounded a fisherman off the coast of Gaza on Thursday, a medical official said, in a sign of ongoing tension around the battered Palestinian territory. ... more

China says US hacking charges 'fabricated out of thin air'
Beijing on Thursday strongly denied a US congressional panel's claim that Chinese government-linked hackers had launched dozens of cyberattacks on American defence contractors, saying the charges were "fabricated out of thin air". ... more

India says Modi raised China border incursions with Xi
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of incursions by Chinese troops on the disputed border during talks with visiting President Xi Jinping, the foreign ministry said Thursday. ... more


State media urges China to say if Iceland envoy was spy
A Chinese state-run newspaper Thursday urged Beijing to say whether its ambassador to Iceland was a spy following reports he had been held for leaking intelligence to Japan, while authorities said they had "no information" on the matter. ... more

New mine-protected vehicle launched at defense exhibition
A new mine-protected combat vehicle has been introduced into BAE System's RG series of vehicles. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Elusive quantum transformations found near absolute zero

Three's a charm: NIST detectors reveal entangled photon triplets

Making quantum dots glow brighter

UCI team is first to capture motion of single molecule in real time

Border stand-off overshadows China leader's India trip

Finnish Greens quit government in nuclear row

Asia's billionaires see fastest wealth growth: report


US House approves plan to train Syria rebels in IS fight


Textron touts G-CLAW air-burst weapon


Arrests in large-scale Australian counter-terror raids


Taiwan shows force in biggest naval exercise in 25 years


RR Engine for Korean Navy passes acceptance tests


Insitu Inc. receives ScanEagle engine


China mum as Iceland envoy reportedly held for spying


U.S. Navy eyes Norwegian missile


Despite beheadings, US against hostage ransoms


Iraq Jihadists face growing pressure, but no US troops

Czechs to train Iraqi helicopter pilots

Kurds not ready to recapture Mosul: Iraqi minister

Iranians back nuclear deal, fear tough demands: poll

China tries Uighur professor for separatism

Iran's Rouhani slams US troop veto in IS fight

Harris Corporation supplying radios to Air Force Special Operations Command

Upgraded Brazilian Army helo passes evaluation

Cyprus leaders agree to redouble peace talks

US accuses China of hacking into defense contract firms

China's Xi makes maiden India visit, seeking to reset ties

Boeing info-sharing system for Air Force passes final design review

Damen Shipyards in technical cooperation deal with Mexican Navy

Boeing may assist Sky-Watch in UAV development

US bolstering cyber defense with new corps: NSA chief

Joint venture bid for Britain's Defense Support Group

Airbus to restructure defence division, sell off units

Hindu hardliners storm Indian university after Kashmir flood appeal

Two Americans killed in Kabul suicide bombing: US official

IS jihadists down Syria warplane: monitor

New branch added to European family tree

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