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Lithuanian crowdfunding drive gets Ukraine an armed drone

Lithuanian crowdfunding drive gets Ukraine an armed drone

Lithuania will present a combat drone to Ukraine that was donated by the Turkish manufacturer after a private crowdfunding campaign among ordinary Lithuanians who raised nearly 6 million euros ($6.1 million) for the purpose within days.

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Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms

Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms

Some weather experts say the recent flooding that devastated Yellowstone National Park underscores an urgent need to update how the government issues forecasts as extreme weather becomes more frequent.

9 hrs 8 mins ago
US, UK leaders raise fresh alarms about Chinese espionage

US, UK leaders raise fresh alarms about Chinese espionage

The FBI director and the leader of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency are raising alarms about the Chinese government, warning business leaders that Beijing is determined to steal their technology for competitive gain.

19 hrs 39 mins ago
Apple to add 'lockdown' safeguard on iPhones, iPads, Macs

Apple to add 'lockdown' safeguard on iPhones, iPads, Macs

Apple plans to roll out a “lockdown” option for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers intended to protect against spyware unleashed by state-sponsored hackers — although enabling it will also make these devices less useful.

20 hrs 19 mins ago
The next frontier for drones: Letting them fly out of sight

The next frontier for drones: Letting them fly out of sight

For years, there’s been a cardinal rule for flying civilian drones: Keep them within your line of sight.

July 6th, 12:55 AM PDT
Microsoft's Activision Blizzard bid faces UK antitrust probe

Microsoft's Activision Blizzard bid faces UK antitrust probe

Microsoft’s purchase of video game publisher Activision Blizzard faces antitrust scrutiny in the U.K., where competition regulators say they’ve opened an initial inquiry into the $69 billion deal.

July 6th, 5:43 AM PDT

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Heat, drought and wildfires: Torrid spell torments Portugal

Heat, drought and wildfires: Torrid spell torments Portugal

Portugal is bracing for a heat wave, with temperatures in some areas forecast to climb as high as 43 C (109 F) this weekend just as a severe drought grips the country.

1 hr 18 mins ago
EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires

EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires

The European Union’s executive is warning that the continent is facing one of its toughest years when it comes to natural disasters like droughts and wildfires because of increasing climate change.

2 hrs 8 mins ago
Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms

Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms

Some weather experts say the recent flooding that devastated Yellowstone National Park underscores an urgent need to update how the government issues forecasts as extreme weather becomes more frequent.

9 hrs 8 mins ago
Contact restored with NASA spacecraft headed to lunar orbit

Contact restored with NASA spacecraft headed to lunar orbit

NASA says contact has been restored with a spacecraft headed to the moon to test out a lopsided lunar orbit.

20 hrs 44 mins ago
Biologists' fears confirmed on the lower Colorado River

Biologists' fears confirmed on the lower Colorado River

Confirming their worst fears for record-low lake levels, National Park Service fisheries biologists have discovered that a non-native predator fish has made its way through Glen Canyon dam to the lower Colorado River, where it can prey on ancient native fish they have been working to reestablish.

21 hrs 14 mins ago
Drones spot 2 more bodies from Italy avalanche, toll at 9

Drones spot 2 more bodies from Italy avalanche, toll at 9

Conditions in the Italian Alps were too unstable Wednesday for search teams and dogs to work on the mountain where five people remained missing after a fatal weekend avalanche.

July 6th, 5:58 AM PDT
EXPLAINER: Factors behind Sydney's recent flood emergencies

EXPLAINER: Factors behind Sydney's recent flood emergencies

Parts of Australia’s largest city have been inundated by four major floods since March last year, leaving weary victims questioning how many times they can rebuild.

July 5th, 11:05 PM PDT
As 'Run 3' begins, CERN touts discovery of exotic particles

As 'Run 3' begins, CERN touts discovery of exotic particles

The physics lab that’s home to the world’s largest atom smasher has announced the observation of three new “exotic particles” that could provide clues to the force that binds subatomic particles together.

July 5th, 12:04 PM PDT

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