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    Dog fight: Start-ups take aim at errant drones
    Jan03

    Dog fight: Start-ups take aim at errant drones

    A boom in consumer drone sales has spawned a counter-industry of start-ups aiming to stop drones flying where they shouldn’t, by disabling them or knocking them out of the sky. Dozens of start-up firms are developing techniques – from deploying birds of prey to firing gas through a bazooka – to take on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that...

    Start-ups take aim at errant drones
    Jan03

    Start-ups take aim at errant drones

    (Reuters) – A boom in consumer drone sales has spawned a counter-industry of start-ups aiming to stop drones flying where they shouldn’t, by disabling them or knocking them out of the sky.Dozens of start-up firms are developing techniques – from deploying birds of prey to firing gas through a bazooka – to take on unmanned...

    Pro Wrestling League: Haryana avenge last season’s loss with 4-3 win over Mumbai
    Jan03

    Pro Wrestling League: Haryana avenge last season’s loss with 4-3 win over Mumbai

    Haryana Hammers avenged their last season’s twin defeats against defending champions Mumbai with a 4-3 victory in the inaugural match of the second edition of the Pro Wrestling League on Monday. After Rajnesh, Abdusalam Gadisov, Sofia Mattson gave Haryana a 3-2 lead with contrasting wins over their respective opponents from the Mumbai...

    Ukraine lawmaker sparks scandal by shooting man in leg
    Jan03

    Ukraine lawmaker sparks scandal by shooting man in leg

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – New Year’s Eve passed off peacefully enough in war-torn Ukraine — until a senior lawmaker shot a man in the leg during a testosterone-charged road rage incident. …read more Source: The China...

    New Congress prepares to undo Obamacare, weigh Trump personnel picks
    Jan03

    New Congress prepares to undo Obamacare, weigh Trump personnel picks

    A new, Republican-controlled US Congress convenes on Tuesday eager to repeal major portions of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law and roll back environmental and financial industry regulations, but could quickly become embroiled in fights over President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet choices. Despite his promise to unite a deeply...

    US sanctions on Russia may be too harsh: Trump aide
    Jan03

    US sanctions on Russia may be too harsh: Trump aide

    January 03, 2017 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview aired this week that the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies. …read more Source: The Straits...

    David Ferrer beats Bernard Tomic to dash local hopes at Brisbane
    Jan02

    David Ferrer beats Bernard Tomic to dash local hopes at Brisbane

    BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) – Former world number three David Ferrer dashed local hopes when he downed Australias Bernard Tomic in straight sets in the first round of the Brisbane International on Monday.The eighth seeded Spaniard was the model of consistency as he saw off Tomic 6-3, 7-5 on Pat Rafter Arena.Ferrer, now the world number 21, is...

    Ukrainian lawmaker, hit with a bottle, shoots man in leg during brawl
    Jan02

    Ukrainian lawmaker, hit with a bottle, shoots man in leg during brawl

    New Year’s Eve passed off peacefully enough in war-torn Ukraine — until a senior lawmaker shot a man in the leg during a testosterone-charged road rage incident. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Trump aide says U.S. sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate
    Jan02

    Trump aide says U.S. sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate

    A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday that the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies, reports Reuters. Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on ABC’s “This Week” that Trump will be asking questions of U.S....

    Ukraine lawmaker sparks scandal by shooting man in leg
    Jan02

    Ukraine lawmaker sparks scandal by shooting man in leg

    KIEV: New Year’s Eve passed off peacefully enough in war-torn Ukraine — until a senior lawmaker shot a man in the leg during a testosterone-charged road rage incident. Ukrainians bored by a relative lack of news over the holiday period have been gripped by accounts of the fight between the man and the senior politician that also involved an...

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