U.S. Navy awards Textron first production contract for Unmanned Influence Sweep System

The U.S. Navy awarded Textron Systems’ AAI Corporation its first low-rate initial production (LRIP) contract for the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) Unmanned Surface Vehicle Program, according to a statement issued Friday by …

The Driving Force in Irish Politics? Finding a Decent Place to Live

DUBLIN — After Ireland’s economy cratered in 2008, the friends and fellow activists watched a mass exodus of young people do what the Irish had always done in times of crisis: …

Turkish soldier killed in northwest Syria artillery strike

A Turkish military convoy drive in the east of Idlib, Syria, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. NATO envoys were holding emergency talks Friday at the request of Turkey following the killing of …

Trump rallies his base to treat coronavirus as a ‘hoax’ – POLITICO

Then Trump called the coronavirus “their new hoax.” Trump’s comments came as the White House has struggled to adequately respond to and contain the coronavirus’s increasingly sweeping path. At the rally …

There are fewer registered Republicans than independents for the first time ever | TheHill – The Hill

There are now more registered independents than Republicans, marking a first for the U.S. According to data from Ballot Access News, independents make up 29.09 percent of registered voters, while Republicans make …

Fish oil supplements offer ‘little or no benefit’ against cancer

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The global market for omega-3 supplements has been estimated to be worth around $33bn (£25.6bn) Taking omega-3 supplements offers “little to no” benefit against cancer, say …

Syria war: Refugees eye Europe as Turkey hits breaking point

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSyrian refugee Halil is one of thousands waiting on the Turkish coast to get to Greece Halil stands on a small, deserted beach …

M.I.T. Researchers Cast Doubt on Bolivian Election Fraud

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have cast doubt on a claim that Bolivian officials engaged in fraud to help Evo Morales, the longtime president, win re-election. …

Trump says the coronavirus is the Democrats’ ‘new hoax’ – CNBC

US President Donald Trump speaks during a “Keep America Great” campaign rally at Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio, on January 9, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Donald …

Live updates: Second coronavirus case of unknown origin confirmed in California, indicating virus is spreading in the state – The Washington Post

BEIJING — In China, parents and students alike are beginning to wonder: When will schools reopen? The subject of the reopening of schools, shut across the country for weeks already due …