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Microsoft Corp. President Brad Smith listens to EU Consumer Commissioner Vera Jourova during a conference about technology and democratic freedoms in Brussels, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Every tech company should “work together and fix things,” says Microsoft President Brad Smith
Microsoft President Brad Smith at an AI conference on February 13, 2019, in Milan, Italy. Smith is the co-author with Carol Ann Browne of the new book Tools and Weapons:... (photo: AP / Francisco Seco) Vox
Artificial Intelligence   Brad Smith   Microsoft   Photos   Wikipedia: Artificial intelligence
Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer, Supreme Court news conference to call for the reversal of President Trump Chuck Schumer Accuses Trump of 'Stealing from Our Military Families'
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) took to Twitter Saturday and accused President Trump of "stealing money" from military families as part of his... (photo: Creative Commons / Lorie Shaull) Breitbart
Chuck Schumer   Photos   President Trump   Trump admin   Wikipedia: Chuck Schumer
A herd of cattle stand in the midst of smoke from the fires at the Nova Fronteira region in Novo Progresso, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Burning Brazil threatens the US’ security
When I headed the US Southern Command a decade ago, I took a trip to the Brazilian military’s jungle training site near Manaus in the Amazon River basin. I spent time... (photo: AP / Leo Correa) Taipei Times
Amazon Rainforest   Brazil Wildfires   Climate Change   Photos   Wikipedia: 2019 Amazon rainforest wildfires
File - WikiLive 2018 in Serbia. WikiLive is a local conference for Wikipedians, organized with the aim of networking editors and strengthening community, as well as discussing current issues and problems on Wikipedia. Wikipedia down: ‘Malicious attack’ brings down online encyclopedia after pages fail to load
Wikipedia suffered a global outage on Friday night after cyber attackers brought down the site with a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack. Users across Europe... (photo: Creative Commons / Mickey Mystique https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Mickey_Mystique) The Independent
Cyberattack   DDOS   Photos   Wikipedia   Wikipedia: Wikipedia
Tape cordons off the scene of a shooting in the Ogontz section of Philadelphia, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. A$AP Rocky lawyer shot in the head in Sweden
A woman is in custody after the lawyer who represented A$AP Rocky in his Sweden assault case was shot. The incident, which is not believed to be related to the US... (photo: AP / Matt Rourke) The Independent
ASAP Rocky   Photos   Stockholm   Sweden   Wikipedia: ASAP Rocky
File - U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper meets with Airmen assigned to the 21st Special Operations Squadron on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 7, 2019. UK should take back British jihadists detained in Syria, says US defence secretary
The British government should take back jihadists from this country being held in Syria following the fall of Isis, or face the possibility that they may become free... (photo: US Army / Sgt. Amber I. Smith) The Independent
ISIS   Photos   Syrian War   UK Terrorism   Wikipedia: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Spanish U.N peacekeepers patrol the Lebanese side of the Lebanese-Israeli border in the southern village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Lebanon’s crisis is almost unstoppable. Drone warfare is on the horizon
After two civil wars, multiple invasions and political assassinations galore, you might think Lebanon deserves a break from the greatest crisis since its last greatest... (photo: AP / Mohammed Zaatari) The Independent
Israel-Lebanon Relations   Mideast Peace   Photos   Syrian War   Wikipedia: Israel–Lebanon relations
In this photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he speaks to his supporters, in Sivas, Turkey.  Erdogan said it is unacceptable for states with nuclear arms to tell Turkey it cannot have missiles with nuclear warheads. Turkey's Erdogan hints he wants nuclear weapons
Turkey’s president has suggested he was interested in obtaining nuclear weapons, adding to worries about the proliferation of atomic technology in the Middle East. ... (photo: AP / Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool) The Independent
Arms Control   Nuclear Weapons   Photos   Recep Erdogan   Wikipedia: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis hosts a joint press conference at Baghdad International Airport, Baghdad, Iraq Mattis had problems with Trump -- and with Obama, Biden and Bush
(CNN)Jim Mattis' memoir "Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead," published Tuesday, is already the number one bestseller on Amazon. The book has garnered a good deal of... (photo: USAF / Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley) CNN
American Allies   Jim Mattis   Photos   US Troops   Wikipedia: Jim Mattis
James N. Mattis meets with Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak Poland plans record military budget to modernize army: defense minister
WARSAW, Sep. 4 (Xinhua) -- Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Wednesday that the government plans to spend a record 185 billion... (photo: US DoD / Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kathryn E. Holm) China.dot.org
Lokheed Martin   Mariusz Blaszczak   Photos   Trojka   Wikipedia: Mariusz Błaszczak
Indian policemen stand guard outside a row of closed shops during a strike in Srinagar December 15, 2009. Kashmir Valley observed shutdown after a call by Majlis-e-Mashawarat, a local committee, to protest against the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) report of alleged rape and murder of two women, aged 17 and 22, on May 30, 2009. The CBI in its report stated that the two women were not raped and murdered but died because of drowning, according to local media. Kashmir crisis: Clashes erupt after first civilian death confirmed
Clashes erupted in Kashmir on Wednesday after news broke that a student had succumbed to his injuries in what is the first confirmed civilian death since India’s decision... (photo: WN / Imran Nissar) The Independent
India-Pakistan Relations   Kashmir Conflict   Photos   Wikipedia: Kashmir conflict
Passengers pull their trolleys filled with luggages outside the arrival area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines on August 23, 2009. Woman detained for trying to smuggle six-day-old baby onto flight in hand luggage
An American woman is being held in the Philippines after she was caught trying to smuggle a six-day-old baby onto a flight in her hand luggage. The 43-year-old was... (photo: WN / Janice Sabnal) The Independent
Human Trafficking   Ninoy Aquino Airport   Philippines   Photos   Wikipedia: Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Soldiers march during a military parade marking Independence Day in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday July 5, 2019. Maduro puts military on high alert, accuses Colombia of plotting attack
Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, has put the military forces on high alert across the border with Colombia, in a move to counter a possible “threat of... (photo: AP / Ariana Cubillos) Press TV
Colombia   Nicolas Maduro   Photos   Venezuelan Military   Wikipedia: Nicolás Maduro
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands during their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, Saturday, June 29, 2019. Russia Military Deployments in Kurils Not Discussed at Peace Deal Talks With Japan - Moscow
Russia does not discuss possible military deployments on the Kuril Islands during its peace treaty negotiations with Japan, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said on... (photo: AP / Alexander Zemlianichenko)
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Kuril Islands   Peace Deal Talks   Photos   Russia Military   Wikipedia: Japan–Russia relations
Report Highlights The Most Sustainable Colleges And Universities
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) recently released its annual Sustainable Campus Index report, recognizing some of the... (photo: ) Community news
Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister of Public Affairs and the Diaspora of Israel, addresses the general debate of the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly, 1 October, 2013. Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel ready for any scenario after Hezbollah clash
Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel was prepared for any scenario after a cross-border clash with Lebanon's Hezbollah, but neither... (photo: UN / Evan Schneider) Deccan Chronicle
Benjamin Netanyahu   Hezbollah   Israel   Wikipedia: Hezbollah   Photos
An indian paramilitary troop stop kashmiri muslim  man during a Second day curfew in Srinagar on July 20, 2013. Curfew remained in force for the second day on Saturday in all major towns of Kashmir while rest of the Valley was placed under restrictions to prevent protests against the firing incident in Ramban district that left four persons dead and dozens others injured. Kashmiri militant calls for Pakistan military intervention in disputed region
A Kashmiri militant commander said on Sunday that Pakistan should send troops to protect the people of India-controlled Kashmir if the United Nations does not send... (photo: WN / Imran Nissar) Reuters
Article 370   Kashmir   New Delhi   Photos   Wikipedia: Article 370 of the Constitution of India
Sockeye salmon migrate up a small stream in Southcentral Alaska Toxic Alaska mine could “destroy the world’s last great sockeye salmon fishery”
Alaska’s open for business,” Dunleavy told Wheaton Precious Metals, Ltd. of Canada, in a July 30, 2019 letter. He said, “A fair, efficient, and thorough permitting... (photo: USFWS / Katrina Liebich)
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  Alaska   Pebble Mine   Photos   Sockeye salmon   Wikipedia: Pebble Mine
File - A Navy F-18 Growler receives fuel from an Air Force KC-10 Extender during a mission supporting Operation Inherent Resolve over Syria, Aug. 4, 2017. US missile kills 40 militants in Syria
Idlib, Syria: US forces on Saturday attacked militant leaders in Syria, the Pentagon said, in what a battlefield monitor called a missile strike that left at least 40... (photo: USAF / Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride) Gulf News
Al Qaida   Pentagon   Photos   Syrian War   Wikipedia: Syrian Civil War
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, gives a joint press conference with Zehut leader Moshe Feiglin, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. Zehut, a small Israeli ultra-nationalist party announced an agreement to drop out of the upcoming national elections to support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel is making the case for war, in public, against Lebanon
Jerusalem (CNN)Israel's military went on a propaganda offensive against Iran and Hezbollah using social media to drastically increase tensions with neighboring Lebanon... (photo: AP / Ariel Schalit) CNN
Benjamin Netanyahu   Israel-Lebanon Relations   Mideast Peace   Photos   Wikipedia: Israel–Lebanon relations
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