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$43 Million Afghan Gas Station Raises Questions About US Spending

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It seems that the US attempt to demonstrate the cost-effectiveness of Afghanistan’s Natural Gas as an automotive fuel source may have horribly backfired. Reports surfaced that the US Department of Defense spent approximately $43 million USD on the construction of ...

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Made In China On Decline For 3rd Straight Month

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BEIJING, China – For the 3rd straight month in a row, the manufacturing powers in China have been on a downward trend. Even with the holiday season preparing to go on a frenzy throughout the rest of the world, Chinese ...

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Australia To Legalize Medical Marijuana

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Sussan Ley, health minister of Australia, announced recently that the Australian government was putting together a licensing plan that would permit the cultivation and the distribution of medical and scientific marijuana. The goal of the plan was to deliver a ...

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Facebook Tests ‘Reactions’ With 6 New Emoji

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Yesterday Facebook announced that users will soon have a new way to express more emotional depth. They told the press they are now testing six new ways to respond to Facebook posts. Christened “Reactions”, this comes shortly following chief executive ...

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Zuckerberg Says Facebook Working On Augmented Reality

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According to a comment made by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit in San Francisco, California, Facebook is currently working on augmented reality technology, but, he says, it’s “a bit farther out.” It comes as no ...

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SpaceIL May Launch First Private Lunar Lander In 2017

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Israel – The Israeli space exploration company called SpaceIL is setting its sights on the Moon for 2017. The private company is currently designing a space craft that they plan to land on the surface of the moon. The motivation ...

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Russian Intervention In Syria Crippling ISIS Rebels In Key Cities

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Aleppo, Syria – Since Russian ground troops have arrived on the scene in Syria, the country’s civil war has taken a dramatic turn. Although the United States and other foreign nations had participated in joint airstrikes against ISIS rebels, the ...

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Google, Facebook And Twitter Fight Child Porn

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The British-based group The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has announced yesterday that Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo have all consented to utilize a system to both identify and block child pornography. According to an official statement, the new system ...

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Police Kill 6 Suspected Bengal Tiger Poachers

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According to an Associated Press report, yesterday police in Koyra Upazila, Bangladesh killed six suspected Bengal tiger poachers in a gunfight that broke out during a raid. The shootout occurred in the world’s largest mangrove forest located in southwestern Bangladesh ...

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