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World War 3 threat: China fighter jets enter NO entry zone between North Korea and South

The Chinese warplanes included two bombers, two fighter jets and a reconnaissance plane an official confirmed. The jets were detected infringing on the Korean Air Defence Identification Zone (KADIZ), a disputed territory from the southwest of Ieo Island, at around 10am.  And according to Seoul’s chief of staff, they did not leave the zone until 1.47pm. A statement said: ”Our military confirmed that they are military planes of China through the Air Force’s Master Control and Reporting Centre.” South Korea’s fighters took “normal tactical measures” until the Chinese planes left,…

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French air force SHOCK: More than HALF of military planes ‘UNFIT to fly’

And the current situation is so complex, it can take 30 different contracts just to get one helicopter repaired, French armed forces minister Florence Parly has complained. Speaking during a visit to an air force based in Evreux, Normandy, Ms Parly warned at any given time, 56 per cent of all French Air Force aircraft were unfit to take to the air. She said: “If I compare the current situation… of our planes with a car, it is as if I wanted to have a car every morning that works,…

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Sex harassment cases redraw election map next year

WASHINGTON — Alabama’s stunning Senate race is over, but there are more special elections ahead — and they will all be analyzed, dissected and picked apart for what the outcomes mean for President Donald Trump and the Republicans ahead of November’s midterm elections. The political calendar in 2018 is lighter — so far — than 2017’s, which was defined by a string of high-profile contests from Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District to Alabama’s Senate race. But two congressional races and a slew of state legislative contests have already been scheduled —…

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BBC issues BIZARRE job advert for post in world’s MOST REMOTE island

Must have clean driving licence, head for heights and be prepared to live on one of the most remote islands. To be handed the keys to a bungalow and begin life in an exotic location the successful applicant must also pass a mast climbing test. The BBC World Service is advertising for an aerial maintenance worker on its Atlantic Relay Station at English Bay on Ascension Island. The base helps provide coverage to Africa and South America and the advert is in The Sentinel newspaper on St Helena.  The South…

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Does Pentagon still have a UFO program? The answer is a bit mysterious

The Pentagon is shown with the Air Force Memorial in the foreground in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., September 11, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts More WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon acknowledged on Saturday that its long-secret UFO investigation program ended in 2012, when U.S. defense officials shifted attention and funding to other priorities. But as to whether the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program has continued to investigate UFO sightings since its funding ended five years ago could rank as an unexplained phenomenon. The New York Times reported on Saturday that the hush-hush program,…

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Fire and fury delivered as 14,000 troops arrive in North Korea firing line

The pride of the US Navy has arrived outside Okinawa with fearsome guided-missile destroyers USS Stethem, USS Chafee and USS Mustin. A staggering 14,000 troops will take part in the exercises as the White House ordered flexing of US military might in the region. US Navy F/A-18 Hornets and Super Hornets from the Carrier Air Wing (CVW) are expected to be involved. Marines and naval officers will take part in firing tests, fly overs and mock battles in a bid to ensure they are each ready for conflict with the…

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World War 3: China begins naval drills as North Korea warns of NUCLEAR WAR

The live-fire drills will last for four days, and are being conducted just off the coast of North Korea in a show of strength amid world war 3 fears. An area spanning 276 square kilometres has been declared off-limits to all but military vessels during the intense drills. The scale of the drills, including how many ships are participating, is not clear. Chinese warships also took part in a major drill in the East China Sea last week, while its air force has also conducted high-level drills. The US, South…

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This Couple Lost 8 Family Members in the Texas Church Massacre. But They’re Still Finding Joy at Christmas

Joe and Claryce Holcombe’s big Texas family always sprawled on Christmas Day – their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren spread out across the small towns near where they live. But they all came together for Christmas dinner. This year, there will be eight fewer loved ones at the dinner table. The Holcombes, age 86 and 85, lost eight family members, three generations of the Holcombe family, in a matter of minutes when a gunman opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs during Sunday services on Nov. 5. In all,…

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SpaceX and NASA: Successful Falcon 9 Launch Is a Historic Moment for Space Travel

SpaceX, the American space technology manufacturer headed by billionaire Elon Musk successfully launched and landed the Falcon 9 rocket Friday morning. The rocked lifted off at 10 a.m. ET, boosting the company’s robotic Dragon capsule on a resupply run to the International Space Station. The launch marks the first successful launch at the SpaceX launch pad in Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida since one of the company’s rockets exploded during refueling last year. Today’s launch is also the first time that SpaceX has flown a used rocket for a…

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SpaceX launches Dragon on reused Falcon 9

WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station Dec. 15 on the first use of a previously-flown first stage for a NASA mission. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Space Launch Complex (SLC) 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 10:36 a.m. Eastern. It placed the Dragon spacecraft, flying on a mission designated SpX-13, into orbit 10 minutes after liftoff. The Dragon is scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station early Dec. 17. The launch was the first Dragon…

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