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U.S. Has Evidence That Iranian Drone Was Destroyed, Senior Official Says

President Trump said a U.S. Navy warship took down the drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. But Iranian has denied that it lost a drone.

(Image credit: Lance Cpl. Israel Chincio/11th Marine Expeditionary Unit)

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Trump's 'Go Back' Rhetoric Is Sign Of A Racially Divisive And Turbulent Year To Come

President Trump has used white grievance to fuel his candidacy since he first came onto the political scene. So what he's doing now with four congresswomen of color is hardly a surprise.

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Dutch Troops Were 10% Liable In Srebrenica Massacre, Supreme Court Says

The case centers on the deadly days after the city of Srebrenica fell on July 11, 1995, when some 25,000 refugees sought safety with Dutch U.N. peacekeepers.

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Hoping For Improved U.S. Ties, Pakistan's Prime Minister Set To Visit White House

Tensions have beset the U.S.-Pakistan relationship for years. The planned July 22 meeting between President Trump and Imran Khan comes as the U.S. tries to finalize Afghanistan peace negotiations.

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Listen: Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Amanda Shires, Natalie Hemby Are The Highwomen

The country supergroup will release its self-titled debut on Sept. 6. Hear the first single, "Redesigning Women."

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New Author Interview and Map Room Update

Check out my new interview with Mike Jackson of Author Interviews where we chat about all things writing:

As early copies of The Wolf’s Call are starting to escape into the wild I’ve updated the Map Room to include the maps from the book:

Don’t forget, I’m running a giveaway for a hand drawn illustration and signed hardcovers of The Wolf’s Call, sign up to the Mailing List before July 21st to make sure you don’t miss out.

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High tech bikes that could win the Tour de France

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 09:00
To win the Tour, teams need three completely different rides: the Aero, the Climber, and the Time-Trial.
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Apollo 11 and Landing Site 2 in the Sea of Tranquility

NASA Image of the Day - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:19
This photographic illustration compares the size of Apollo 11 Landing Site 2 with that of the metropolitan New York City area.
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Hollywood Shoots The Moon: 117 Years Of Lunar Landings At The Movies

Motion pictures went to the moon long before Apollo 11 did, and they keep going back. Critic Bob Mondello reflects on the many films, from 1902 to today, that have made the journey.

(Image credit: NASA/Project Apollo Archive)

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Beyoncé Enlists Hip-Hop A-List And Global Artists For 'The Lion King: The Gift'

The musical superstar continues to challenge herself while elevating global artists for an album inspired by the new remake of The Lion King, in theaters now.

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So Long, You Weird, Space-Time-Defying 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:00
A hanging story-chad of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it's kept TV weird. Now it's finally ending.
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The Sea Is Consuming Jakarta, and Its People Aren't Insured

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:00
What happens when your city is sinking and flooding and you don't have insurance?
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The Air Force's New Rescue Chopper Flies Farther Than Ever

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:00
Sikorsky's Combat Rescue Helicopter trades the missiles and rockets for extra fuel capacity and room for more wounded warriors.
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Comic-Con 2019, Day 1: Sleepless In San Diego

San Diego Comic-Con kicked off Thursday, with more than 130,000 attendees expected. Big draws of the day were Lin-Manuel Miranda and Arnold Schwarzenegger — and a surprise appearance from Tom Cruise.

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25 Years After Scoring 'The Lion King,' Hans Zimmer Returns To Pride Rock

Twenty five years after he scored the original The Lion King, which won an Oscar, Hans Zimmer returns to Pride Rock to revisit the classic musical themes for a re-imagined tale.

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The Best Things at Comic-Con Aren't at Comic-Con

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 07:00
Some of the coolest panels don't happen in the convention center.
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Committee Democrats Prepare For Highly Anticipated Robert Mueller Hearings

Members of Congress and their staffs are studying old film, reviewing the special counsel report and preparing for a lot of terse responses, they told reporters.

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How A 10-Year-Old-Boy Helped Apollo 11 Return To Earth

Greg Force was just a boy when his father, the director of a NASA tracking station in Guam, called home with an important mission for him: To help the crew of Apollo 11 return safely to Earth.

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Do You Need That Surgery? How To Decide, And How To Pick A Surgeon If You Do

When you have a serious health problem that calls for surgery, the last thing you need is the stress of navigating the health care system to find a skilled surgeon. We have tips to make it easier.

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Refinery Explosions Raise New Warnings About Deadly Chemical

Chemical experts say recent refinery explosions could have been far more devastating if deadly hydrogen fluoride was released. Some are calling for a ban on the chemical.

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