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4 years 3 months ago

NORAD, Russia to test hijack response

The U.S. and Russia are planning a joint exercise to see how well they can coordinate their efforts in the event of an international hijacking. Military aircraft from Russia and the North American Aerospace Defense Command - based at Colorado Springs' Peterson Air Force Base - will track a...

4 years 4 months ago

Russian, US spy swap appears imminent

Evidence is mounting that Russia and the United States are preparing for the largest spy swap since the Cold War. In Moscow, riot police on Thursday secured the perimeter of a prison thought to be holding convicted spies for the West as convoy of armored vehicles arrived at the...

4 years 6 months ago

Astronauts make final spacewalk of mission

The Atlantis astronauts are making one last spacewalk before leaving the International Space Station. Two of the shuttle crew ventured out Friday morning to finish installing fresh station batteries. It's the third spacewalk this week for the visiting astronauts. Spacewalkers Garrett Reisman and Michael Good will plug in...

5 years 1 month ago

US, UK and France tell Iran to open nuke site

The leaders of the U.S., Britain and France are demanding that Iran fully disclose its nuclear ambitions "or be held accountable" to the world community. Amid the disclosure of a secret Iranian nuclear facility today, President Barack Obama declared that Tehran is "breaking rules that all nations must follow" aimed...

5 years 2 months ago

NATO proposes link with Russia's missile defense

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has urged the Western alliance and Russia to consider linking their defensive missile systems. He says NATO and Russia have a shared interest in combatting the proliferation of intercontinental ballistic missile technology in other countries. In his speech Friday, Fogh Rasmussen says, "If...

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