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Egypt launches airstrikes in Libya after Christians killed

May 27, 2017

Egypt launches airstrikes in Libya after Christians killed

Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said he had ordered strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring ...

New Montana congressman faces court over alleged assault

/ May 27, 2017

New Montana congressman faces court over alleged assault

Montana’s new congressman hasn’t even been sworn into his first public office, but people are already talking about his prospects in 2018 and even 2020. But first, Greg Gianforte has to deal with a misdemeanor assault charge that he received the day before the ...

Britain's real-life 'Iron Man' has high hopes for jet suit

May 27, 2017

Britain's real-life 'Iron Man' has high hopes for jet suit

The British inventor of an “Iron Man”-style jet suit has lofty hopes that his project, which started out as fun experiment, could become a practical tool for industries ranging from entertainment to the military. Richard Browning, a 38-year-old former commodities trader with little experience ...

Some key players behind Manchester bombing arrested, police say

May 27, 2017

Some key players behind Manchester bombing arrested, police say

British police have arrested a “large part of the network” behind this week’s Manchester suicide bombing but more arrests are likely, the country’s top counterterrorism officer said on Friday. Mark Rowley said “immense” progress had been made in the investigation into Salman Abedi, who ...

Eyeing North Korea, U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept

May 27, 2017

Eyeing North Korea, U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept

Preparing for North Korea’s growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday ...