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Ukraine rocket-maker denies leaking know-how to North Korea

Aug 15, 2017

Ukraine rocket-maker denies leaking know-how to North Korea

The head of Ukraine's top rocket-making company on Tuesday rejected claims that its technologies might have been shipped to North Korea, helping the pariah nation achieve a quantum leap in its missile program. KB Yuzhnoye chief Alexander Degtyarev voiced confidence that employees haven't been leaking ...

Oops? Trump retweets critic saying 'he's a fascist'

/ Aug 15, 2017

Oops? Trump retweets critic saying 'he's a fascist'

U.S. President Donald Trump appears to have mistakenly retweeted a message from one of his critics saying "he's a fascist." Trump deleted his retweet Tuesday after about five minutes, but not before the message sent to his 35 million followers racked up a big response. Trump ...

Aug 15, 2017

Transgender U.S. military ban not a done deal, Mattis hints

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis suggested Monday that a ban announced by President Donald Trump on transgender people serving in the U.S. military may not be a done deal. In a series of tweets, Trump last month upended an Obama-era policy of more than a year ...

Pantone creates 'Purple Rain' hue to honor Prince

Aug 15, 2017

Pantone creates 'Purple Rain' hue to honor Prince

A shade of purple named for the late superstar Prince was announced Monday by the icon's estate. The "Purple Rain" hue created by the Pantone Color Institute was dubbed "Love Symbol #2," paying tribute to his custom Yamaha piano and the squiggly graphic he began ...

U.S. Navy reports another close call with Iran drone

Aug 15, 2017

U.S. Navy reports another close call with Iran drone

An unarmed Iranian drone shadowed a U.S. aircraft carrier at night and came close enough to F-18 fighter jets to put the lives of American pilots at risk, the Navy said Tuesday, reporting the second such tense encounter within a week. The Iranian Sadegh drone ...