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North Korea recently recruited at least 100 of the most capable graduates from the country’s top technology-related universities to join the command centers of the military, Daily NK has learned.  The recruitment comes after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un mentioned the deployment of a “new strategic weapon” at a plenary session of the Central …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral on Sunday The US Air Force has successfully launched its Atlas V rocket, carrying a X-37B space plane for a secretive mission. The rocket launched on Sunday from Cape Canaveral, a day after bad weather halted plans for a Saturday launch. …

DODEA gives students on military bases a break on grades due to coronavirus woes Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge. See other free reports here. Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter here. Please support our journalism with a subscription. SEOUL, South Korea — Students …

The Commerce Department announced Monday that it is tightening export controls on technology that could have military uses, citing countries like China and Russia. “It is important to consider the ramifications of doing business with countries that have histories of diverting goods purchased from U.S. companies for military applications,” Commerce Secretary Wilbur RossWilbur Louis RossTrump …

Chase County Sheriff Rich Dorneker said his office will start issuing citations to individuals ignoring statewide stay-at-home orders within the county in a Facebook post Saturday evening.  “For all of you that not want to abide by the stay at home order, my office will now start issuing citations to all that [do] not want …

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The Alabama Department of Corrections on Friday reported the first three confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its prisons. One of the diagnosed inmates, a 66-year-old with a terminal illness, died Thursday, but an official cause of death has not yet been determined, the ADOC said in a statement on its website. …

Indeed, Covid-19 will likely strain an already overwhelmed health care system in the US, with many hospitals operating near or at full capacity. This is even more concerning when one considers that Italy, where Covid-19 is currently wreaking havoc on the health care system, has significantly more hospital beds and doctors per capita than the …

An employee cleans seats Friday at Logan International Airport in Boston. On Friday, the Pentagon ordered most of its military and civilian personnel to halt domestic travel in the U.S. beginning Monday. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images An employee cleans seats Friday at Logan International Airport …

Carpenter Technology employees partnered recently with clients of Prospectus Berco to help cheer troops serving in the Middle East. “After the excitement of Christmas, we wanted to do something in the spring to let them know that we are still thinking of them,” said Yvonne Spitler, a Carpenter employee who has family members serving in …

Mar 7th 2020 WHEN MARTIANS descend on England in H.G. Wells’s novel “The War of the Worlds”, published in 1898, they incinerate troublesome humans and lay waste to suburban towns with heat-rays that turn all before them into a “a smoky dance of lurid flames”. Such ray guns have been a recurrent feature of science-fiction …