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The Super Secret SR-72 Spy Plane (That Might Also Be a Stealth Bomber)

The Super Secret SR-72 Spy Plane (That Might Also Be a Stealth Bomber)Hypersonic weapons—those capable of flying over five times the speed of sound—are the hot new buzz word of defense industrial complexes across the globe. China, Russia and the United States have all vigorously and relatively openly pursued a diverse array of hypersonic weapons programs, adding fuel to the fire of a growing arms race.While long-range ballistic missiles could already attain hypersonic speeds, they travel in predictable arcs and can be detected well in advance, giving military and political leaders time to react. Furthermore, an increasing number of air defense systems may be at least partially capable of intercepting ballistic missiles.However, back in 2013 Lockheed executive Robert Weiss caused a stir when he told Aviation Week the aerospace titan was well into developing a hypersonic aircraft—and invoked the legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane by dubbing it the SR-72.



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Five decades ago, Boeing's new 727 jet also had a terrible start

Five decades ago, Boeing's new 727 jet also had a terrible startAs Boeing Co and global airlines work to restore public confidence in the 737 MAX after two deadly crashes, they will have a play book they can use. This is not the first time that Boeing has faced a crisis after launching a new plane with innovative technology. Like the 737 MAX, the three-engined 727 was billed as one of the most advanced aircraft of its time.



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Jussie Smollett deserves punishment for hate crime hoax, but he also deserves compassion

Jussie Smollett deserves punishment for hate crime hoax, but he also deserves compassionJussie Smollett is not Lex Luthor; he’s more like an inept shoplifter caught trying to steal a canned ham. We should consider feeling sorry for him.



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Man arrested for killing 3 also accused of stealing $210K

Man arrested for killing 3 also accused of stealing $  210KSANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man killed his parents and brother after he was kicked out of his home and accused of stealing $ 210,000 from his family to send to a woman he had met on a porn website, according to a sheriff's office.



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Syria suicide bomb that killed four US citizens also reignites debate over US pulling troops

Syria suicide bomb that killed four US citizens also reignites debate over US pulling troopsA suicide bomb reignited the debate over President Donald Trump's assertion that the Islamic State has been defeated and his decision to exit Syria.



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US Syria pointman to also serve as anti-IS envoy

US Syria pointman to also serve as anti-IS envoyAmerica’s Syria pointman James Jeffrey will also serve as the United States envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group, the State Department said on Friday. “With this additional responsibility, Ambassador Jeffrey will lead and coordinate US Department of State relations with the Global Coalition to defeat (IS) and Department efforts to implement President Trump’s announcement of a responsible US troop withdrawal from Syria,” spokesman Robert Palladino said in a statement.



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American held for spying is also British, Irish, Canadian

American held for spying is also British, Irish, CanadianMOSCOW (AP) — The American former Marine who is being held in Moscow on spying charges also holds British, Irish and Canadian citizenship, officials said. Britain's foreign secretary charged Friday that Russia is trying to use him as a pawn in its geopolitical games.



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Student who vandalized roommate's property with racist slur also slowly poisoned him, prosecutors say

Student who vandalized roommate's property with racist slur also slowly poisoned him, prosecutors sayYukai Yang turned himself in Thursday for allegedly attempting to kill his longtime roommate by slowly dosing him with toxic amounts of thallium.



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Student who vandalized roommate's property with racist slur also slowly poisoned him, prosecutors say

Student who vandalized roommate's property with racist slur also slowly poisoned him, prosecutors sayYukai Yang turned himself in Thursday for allegedly attempting to kill his longtime roommate by slowly dosing him with toxic amounts of thallium.



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Thai Tourist Among 2 Dead in Strasbourg Christmas Market Attack That Also Injured 12

Thai Tourist Among 2 Dead in Strasbourg Christmas Market Attack That Also Injured 12A French security official said the shooter remains at large



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