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  1. NASA's space-station resupply missions to relaunch this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago |

    This Tuesday Oct 28, 2014 photo provided by NASA shows the Orbital Antares rocket, after it suffered a catastrophic anomaly moments after launch at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The Cygnus spacecraft was filled with supplies slated for the International Space Station, including science experiments, experiment hardware, spare parts, and crew provisions.


  2. India's SpiceJet Says It's Received Interest From Gulf AirlinesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Indian budget carrier SpiceJet Ltd., which has surged more than 280 percent this year, said it's received interest from Gulf airlines looking to acquire a stake. "Some of the Gulf airlines have expressed an interest in SpiceJet as we have come back into the market, but this is not the right time to be diluting the equity," Chairman Ajay Singh said in Dubai Sunday, without naming the companies.


  3. Textron Building Catches Fire in Downtown ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Above, the roof of the Textron Building in downtown Providence burns Sunday, sending thick smoke over the city. Photo courtesy of .


  4. UAE interns 'at home'Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Five students from the United Arab Emirates have been given an opportunity spend 18 weeks at Warton on an internship programme.


  5. Walmart hired Lockheed Martin for employee surveillance, allegedly got help from FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Network World

    Walmart hired defense contractor Lockheed Martin to conduct surveillance of employees involved with advocating higher wages and Black Friday protests. It's not unusual for companies to monitor social media in order to 'protect' their brands; Microsoft, for example, makes dossiers on journalists who write about the company.


  6. GoLocalProv | News | PHOTOS of Response to Textron FireRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Go Local

    A fire that broke out at the Textron building in Providence drew dozens of firefighters and public safety personnel Sunday morning. According to an officer on the scene, an HVAC unit was the cause of the fire.


  7. Manohar Parrikar to visit US, further defence collaboration expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | DNA India

    Parrikar will leave for the US on December 4 and will return on December 12, ahead of the Combined Commanders' Conference on board aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on December 15, defence sources said. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will undertake a key visit to the US this week during which he will take forward the Defence Trade and Technology Initiative as both countries work towards greater collaboration in joint development and manufacture of next-gen military tech.


  8. Indian defense minister to visit U.S. next weekRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar will embark on a tour of the U.S. later next week, aimed at bolstering bilateral military ties, sources said Sunday. "He will leave for the U.S. on December 4 and return on December 12. During his visit, he will meet his U.S. counterpart Ashton Carter and review the defense trade and technology initiative," they said.


  9. Fitchburg soldier finds the man 'who saved my life' 46 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Retired Army Capt. Anthony Farinelli reads a letter that fellow veteran Brian Keenan had published in the Sentinel & Enterprise last year in which Keenan credits Farinelli with saving his life while the two served in Vietnam.


  10. The Motley Fool: Stock ticker-symbol - rules' get less strictRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day.


  11. Satellites need protection as 'critical infrastructure,' military saysRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    The Canadian military launched it first satellite - Sapphire, seen in this artist's rendering - in 2013, to keep watch on the space junk orbiting the Earth. The military wants to better protect this and other Canadian satellites as 'critical infrastructure.'


  12. Thales New Rudder-By-Wire Will Fly On Citation LongitudeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    This innovative use of "Rudder-by-wire" is the culmination of efforts by Thales teams in developing new and better flight controls for business jets. It fulfills some of the key driving trends in the market, including weight reduction, and improving safety.


  13. FAA to Propose Safety Fixes for Certain Boeing and Embraer JetsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    U.S. aviation regulators on Monday will propose mandatory inspections and, if necessary, replacement of suspect parts on nearly 1,600 jetliners to prevent potentially catastrophic failures. The pair of proposed Federal Aviation Administration safety directives, related to certain Boeing Co.


  14. Saudi air force's British weapons kill Yemeni civiliansRead the original story

    Yesterday | Dear Kitty

    Britain is at risk of being prosecuted for war crimes because of growing evidence that missiles sold to Saudi Arabia have been used against civilian targets in Yemen's brutal civil war , Foreign Office lawyers and diplomats have warned. Advisers to Philip Hammond , the Foreign Secretary, have stepped up legal warnings that the sale of specialist missiles to the Saudis, deployed throughout nine months of almost daily bombing raids in west Yemen against Houthi rebels, may breach international humanitarian law.


  15. Marines to spend $225M on new amphibious combat vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    The Marine Corps on Tuesday awarded two contractors -- BAE Systems and SAIC -- contracts to develop 13 prototypes of the new vehicle The U.S. Marine Corps is spending $225 million as it takes another stab at replacing its aging fleet of amphibious assault vehicles. The Marine Corps on Tuesday awarded two contractors -- BAE Systems and SAIC -- contracts to develop 13 prototypes of the new vehicle.


  16. Oshkosh Is JLTV, Anything Else Would Be LessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    Oshkosh Corporation is a 100-year-old specialty truck and defense manufacturer located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. They manufacture a number of large vehicles, including access equipment , fire engines, refuse collectors, and concrete mixers.


  17. Oklahoma City arts and nonprofit briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A recent $51,000 grant from The Boeing Co. will allow United Way of Central Oklahoma to expand the reach of its research.


  18. Insider Selling: Pierre Attendu Sells 47,500 Shares of Bombardier StockRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    Bombardier Director Pierre Attendu sold 47,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$1.23, for a total value of C$58,425.00.


  19. When Chennai believed crocodiles had escaped from Madras Crocodile Bank in the rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DNA India

    This caused panic among the residents in the area who began to expect a crocodile to enter their homes any minute. But again, it was a hoax.


  20. Watch: Nasa astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio, both Expedition 38 flight engineers, pose for a photo with a Thanksgiving meal in the Unity node of the International Space Station. At a time when much of the Western hemisphere was celebrating Thanksgiving with family over stuffed turkey, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration uploaded a video of its astronauts celebrating the festival deep in space.