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Charlie Sheen to give $1million as donation to USO


July 17th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Charlie Sheen is all set to give $1milllion as a donation to a military aid organization USO.Charlie Sheen is presently the star of the show ... Read more...

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Skydiver Felix Baumgartner will attempt to break the sound barrier


February 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It can be regarded as one of the most daring adventures in the world but what Felix Baumgartner is planning to do will take skydiving to ... Read more...

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Three die when South Korean vessel catches fire near Antarctica


January 12th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by BNO News
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- Three Vietnamese crew members were killed on Wednesday when a South Korean fishing vessel caught fire near Antarctica, emergency officials said on Thursday. Several others were ... Read more...

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How an all-out cyberwar between US, China in 2020 might look like


March 24th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A fellow at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has hypothesised what an all-out cyberwar between the U.S. and China might look like.Christopher Bronk, author of ... Read more...

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U.S. F-15 fighter jet crashes in Libya


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
BENGHAZI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle crashed in the northeastern region of Libya, but the two crew members were able to eject safely, officials said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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PS1 telescope discovers a record breaking 19 near-Earth asteroids


February 25th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): The Pan-STARRS PS1 telescope on Haleakala, Maui has created a new record, discovering 19 near-Earth asteroids on the night of January 29."This record number of discoveries shows that ... Read more...

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NASA’s bread-loaf-sized nanosatellite to study life in space


November 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): In an attempt to answer astrobiology's fundamental questions about the origin, evolution, and distribution of life in the universe, NASA is getting ready to fly a small satellite ... Read more...

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US loses control of 50 nukes due to 45-minute power failure


October 28th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London/Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): Pentagon chiefs were stunned to discover that a U.S. air force base had lost control of 50 nuclear, inter-continental missiles due to power failure.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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Aliens ‘hit our nukes’ claim US airmen


September 27th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Aliens have been hovering over US and UK since 1948 and hitting weapons-a scene, which seems straight from a sci-fi movie is actually a reality, only if US ... Read more...

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Aliens monitoring US nuke arsenal, ex-Air Force officers worried


September 24th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.24 (ANI): Six former U.S. Air Force officers and one former enlisted man have said that they will break their silence on reports of aliens monitoring America's nuclear arsenal.They plan to ... Read more...

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US, Russia agree on possible ’spy swap deal’


July 8th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Russia and the US are said to have agreed on 'spy swap deal' involving Russian beauty Anna Chapman, and it could take place as early as today in ... Read more...

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Boeing awarded $1 billion, 10-year contract with U.S. Air Force


June 10th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by BNO News
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (BNO NEWS) -- The Boeing Company on Thursday announced that it has been awarded the U.S. Air Force's Mission Planning Enterprise Contract-II (MPEC-II) to provide software management, development, integration ... Read more...

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President Obama nominates Lt. General James Clapper as US intelligence chief


June 5th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama on Saturday announced his decision to nominate Lt. General James Clapper to be the new Director of National Intelligence.Obama made the announcement during a ... Read more...

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NASA develops new technology to enhance search and rescue operations


May 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): NASA has developed new technology that will more quickly identify the locations of people in distress and reduce the risk of rescuers.The Search and Rescue Mission Office at ... Read more...

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Raytheon receives $97M contract for U.S. air decoys


May 25th, 2010 - 6:40 am ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Air Force agreed on a multimillion dollar deal with Raytheon Company for a third production lot of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD).Raytheon will be ... Read more...

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Roles of U.S. Air Force secret space plane


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The speculations over the true mission of the US Air Force X-37B secret space plane may finally come to rest - the Secure World Foundation (SWF) has made ... Read more...

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No link to terrorism suspected in MacDill Air Force Base shooting in Florida


May 20th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by BNO News
TAMPA, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A person was shot dead outside MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday evening, authorities say. The base is also home to the U.S. Central ... Read more...

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U.S. Air Force plans to make rocket that can fly back to its base


May 19th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): The U.S. Air Force is making a prototype reusable rocket that can fly itself back to the launch site.The Air Force Research Laboratory plans to invest 33-million ... Read more...

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North Carolina astronaut to board NASA’s next space shuttle flight


April 28th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Wednesday that a North Carolina astronaut will be on their next space shuttle flight.Tony Antonelli, who was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, will make ... Read more...

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US moving towards ‘high-altitude’ weaponry era with Falcon, X-37B launches


April 24th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24(ANI): The Pentagon's test launch of two unmanned space vehicles this week have highlighted the efforts being made by the United States to develop a new generation of high-altitude weapon ... Read more...

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US Air Force’s X-37B space plane takes off on ‘mystery mission’


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Florida, Apr 23(ANI): The United States Air Force's secretive X-37B robotic space plane took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Thursday for a mystery mission that is expected to ... Read more...

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National Security Threat: Youth Too Fat To Fight


April 21st, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report that was released today by a group of retired armed forces leaders, it was stated that over a quarter of young adults are not able ... Read more...

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U.S. Air Force tilt-rotor aircraft crashes in southeastern Afghanistan


April 9th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- At least four Americans were killed when a U.S. Air Force plane crashed in southeastern Afghanistan on late Thursday, NATO said. Many more were believed to have been ... Read more...

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Pentagon says disappointed on Northrop Grumman tanker announcement


March 9th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States Deputy Secretary of Defense, William Lynn, said on Monday that the Department of Defense is disappointed by Northrop's decision not to submit a bid ... Read more...

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Quake Hits Turkey: Haiti and Chile Still Devastated From Quakes


March 9th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On January 12, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake Haiti, near Port au Prince, the capital of Haiti. It left around 230,000 dead, 300,000 injured, and a million or ... Read more...

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Boeing to offer NewGen Tanker to U.S. Air Force


March 5th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (BNO NEWS) – The Boeing NewGen Tanker will be offered in the competition to supply the U.S. Air Force with a multi-mission aerial refueling aircraft, the Boeing Company announced ... Read more...

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8 Americans charged with kidnapping charges in Haiti, are freed


February 18th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten Americans were charged with the kidnapping of 33 children, and were also put behind bars, for this crime. However now 8 of the Americans have ... Read more...

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Boeing begins production on $2 billion Air Force contract


January 19th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by BNO News
MACON, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) – The Boeing Company announced on Monday that it has begun assembling the first A-10 Thunderbolt replacement-wing set at its Macon, Georgia facility."This is a phenomenal accomplishment for ... Read more...

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U.S. officials on the ground in Haiti give update on status of relief operations


January 18th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) – U.S. officials on the ground gave an update Sunday on the status of the humanitarian relief operations that are ongoing in Haiti.U.S. officials on the ... Read more...

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SkyGrabber Helped Iraqi Militants Intercept US Drone Video Feeds


December 17th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After all the reports of U.S. Armed forces scoring an upper hand over the militant forces of Iraq may not be as glorious as they seem. Latest ... Read more...

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‘Beast of Kandahar’ drone has capability of including Pak, Iran in its range


December 10th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 10 (ANI): The U.S. Air Force has acknowledged the existence of a new unmanned aircraft, which aeronautics fans have nicknamed the "Beast of Kandahar", and according to an aerospace engineering ... Read more...

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Morgan Freeman buys private plane


December 6th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 06 (ANI): Morgan Freeman has bought a private plane.'The Shawshank Redemption' actor had been in the U.S. Air Force as a young adult, but had learnt to fly in 2002.He ... Read more...

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Ainsley Earhardt named one of the 15 hottest Newswomen in US


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The online men’s lifestyle magazine Manolith, has announced the 15 Hottest Newswomen in America. 

Robin Meade and Ainsley Earhardt have made the cut. Robin Meade ... Read more...

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U.S. Air Force, India to begin bilateral exercise in Agra from Thursday


October 13th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.13 (ANI): The U.S. and Indian air forces will train together during "Exercise Cope India" from October 15 to 24 at Air Force Station Agra in Uttar Pradesh.This year's "Cope ... Read more...

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Satellite images of night time lights offer better GDP Growth measurements


September 6th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 6 (ANI): Three Brown University economists have come up with a unique way for measuring economic growth in developing countries-using images of night time lights as seen from outer space.In ... Read more...

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