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Saudi attacks underscore evolving drone threat, experts say

Saudi attacks underscore evolving drone threat, experts sayAn attack on Saudi oil facilities at the weekend has exposed the vulnerability of the kingdom to drone strikes and underscores how traditional air defences can be breached by new low-cost technology, experts say. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's biggest buyers of weapons and spent an estimated $ 65 billion on arms last year, mostly from the United States, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Its air defences include the latest radars, fighter jets such as the F-15, and Patriot missiles which are meant to intercept missiles fired from enemy territory.



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Wall Street bankers ‘shaking in their boots’ about Elizabeth Warren winning presidency in 2020, experts say

Wall Street bankers ‘shaking in their boots’ about Elizabeth Warren winning presidency in 2020, experts sayWall Street executives are “shaking in their boots” at the prospect of Elizabeth Warren entering the White House, experts have claimed.Bankers believe the Democratic presidential hopeful would “make life hell for them through regulatory process”, with some warning she “has got to be stopped”, according to commentators.



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The mysterious spate of vape-related deaths and illnesses continues to grow, confounding experts. Here's what officials knew and when.

The mysterious spate of vape-related deaths and illnesses continues to grow, confounding experts. Here's what officials knew and when.The CDC is investigating at least 450 possible cases of vape-related illnesses in 33 states across the US. The illnesses have led to at least 5 deaths.



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Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as 'superbugs' continue to worry experts

Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as 'superbugs' continue to worry expertsA strain of Salmonella found in beef and soft cheeses in the United States and Mexico has been found resistant to antibiotics, according to the CDC.



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Experts say there is still a clear route for Trump to win reelection in 2020 even if a recession strikes

Experts say there is still a clear route for Trump to win reelection in 2020 even if a recession strikesMany analysts believe that a recession would tank US President Donald Trump's chances of reelection in 2020, but that's not necessarily the case.



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Police are trying to arrest their way out of a mass shooting epidemic, and experts warn it could have dire consequences

Police are trying to arrest their way out of a mass shooting epidemic, and experts warn it could have dire consequencesThe arrests won't fully or permanently stop a person determined to inflict mass death — and the US is nowhere near close to tackling the root causes.



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After Jeffrey Epstein's suicide, Ghislaine Maxwell may have taken his place as the 'kingpin' prosecutors are looking to take down. But experts say don't expect criminal charges anytime soon.

After Jeffrey Epstein's suicide, Ghislaine Maxwell may have taken his place as the 'kingpin' prosecutors are looking to take down. But experts say don't expect criminal charges anytime soon."This is not a television show where you see a crime in the first minute and an arrest in the 10th," one former federal prosecutor said.



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Background Checks Won't Stop Many Mass Shootings. We Need Them Anyway, Experts Say

Background Checks Won't Stop Many Mass Shootings. We Need Them Anyway, Experts SayMany public health experts agree background checks are a crucial part of efforts to limit gun deaths



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U.S.-based experts suspect Russia blast involved nuclear-powered missile

U.S.-based experts suspect Russia blast involved nuclear-powered missileU.S.-based nuclear experts said on Friday they suspected an accidental blast and radiation release in northern Russia this week occurred during the testing of a nuclear-powered cruise missile vaunted by President Vladimir Putin last year. The Russian Ministry of Defense, quoted by state-run news outlets, said that two people died and six were injured on Thursday in an explosion of what it called a liquid propellant rocket engine. Russia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom said early on Saturday that five of its staff members died.



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Trump words linked to more hate crime? Some experts think so

Trump words linked to more hate crime? Some experts think soThe rampage in Texas has brought new attention to the dangers of immigration-motivated hate crimes and violence in a country with 58 million Latinos amid daily political rhetoric from the White House, conservative politicians and the dark corners of the internet about migrants coming across the border. Overall, statistics released by the FBI late last year showed hate crimes in the United States rose 17% in 2017 compared to the previous year, the third straight annual increase.



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