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VIDEO shows China’s 1st home-built aircraft carrier in action during sea trials

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A new video released by Chinese state TV shows fighter jets taking off from its first domestic-built aircraft carrier. The 77,000-ton Type 001A vessel is expected to be put into service as early as this year. The 30-second footage shows the carrier undergoing the fifth and latest of its trials, conducted from February 27 to Read More

Horse-mounted Julian Assange ‘joins’ Yellow Vest protesters in Toulouse (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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He may be in a London cell but on Saturday Julian Assange appeared to be alongside anti-government protesters in France as the Yellow Vests in Toulouse turned a Joan of Arc statue into a monument to the WikiLeaks founder. A photo of Assange with grey hair and a beard was attached to the head of Read More

New 40mm cannon on Marine Corp amphibious combat vehicle destroys drones, pickup trucks

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A Marine Corps amphibious combat vehicle armed with a 40mm cannon is seen in Kingman, Arizona.(Kris Osborn) Navy and Marine Corps interest in up-gunning its new Amphibious Combat Vehicle with a stronger, longer-range 40mm cannon may have taken a step forward following a live-fire demonstration which blasted off the cannon — destroying enemy pick-up trucks, Read More

Libya warlord accused of using child soldiers

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By Alex Crawford, special correspondent in Tripoli The UN-backed Libyan government is under siege from rebels led by General Khalifa Heftar. As the rebels fight to take Libya’s capital, Sky News special correspondent Alex Crawford meets men and others believed to be youths who are being detained. They are accused of fighting against forces that Read More

Exclusive: Apple in talks with potential suppliers of sensors for self-driving cars – sources

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc has held talks with at least four companies as possible suppliers for next-generation lidar sensors in self-driving cars, evaluating the companies’ technology while also still working on its own lidar unit, three people familiar with the discussions said. Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California in a 2017 aerial photo. REUTERS/Noah Read More

‘Out traitor, out!’ Violent clashes as massive pro-Assange protest hits Ecuador’s capital

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Riot police have attacked scores of people who flooded onto the streets of Ecuador’s capital and branded their president a “traitor.” Protesters were venting anger at the decision to hand Julian Assange over to the UK. The massive rally in Quito was held to voice unease over the role Ecuador played in arranging for Julian Read More

6 of WikiLeaks’ biggest ever document dumps

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Despite facing constant skepticism from mainstream media and government officials, whistleblower website WikiLeaks has managed to maintain a record of 100 percent accuracy over its 12-year history — and has never lost a lawsuit. With much of the media now focusing on trivialities, like whether its recently arrested founder Julian Assange spent enough time washing Read More

WFS 2nd generation Seatooth improves offshore safety, reduces cost in North Sea

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4/15/2019 Photo: WFS Seatooth subsea wireless sensor. LONDON — A new generation of subsea technology has been successfully used to improve safety and reduce cost in the North Sea oil and gas industry for the first time. Cutting-edge computing and subsea wireless IP camera technology deployed on a pipeline construction project enhanced diver safety and Read More

Washington uses Colombia for ‘cheap spectacles’ against Caracas – Venezuelan FM

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of using the tensions on the border with Colombia to stage a publicity stunt as part of a smear campaign against Caracas. The US and Colombia turned the beleaguered Colombian border town of Cucuta into a “regular stage for their most decadent and Read More

‘Not going anywhere’: Wikileaks editor & Assange lawyer promise to fight ‘chilling’ attack on press

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The prosecution – and persecution – of Julian Assange is meant to silence others who would speak out against abuses of power, Wikileaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson and Assange lawyer Jennifer Robinson say, promising to fight back. “This is a precedent…that effectively means that any journalist or media organization anywhere in the world can be extradited Read More