Unseen photos of Churchill, Astaire, Garbo and others
It all started with some boxes that had not been opened for 80 years.

Inventor's laser-firing watch
Patrick Priebe's laser watch is capable of burning through plastic and popping balloons. The inventor made the James Bond-type device on a lark.

US Army may station tanks in Eastern Europe: general

The first US troops arrive at the airport in Swidwin, Poland on April 23, 2014The US Army plans to deploy about 150 tanks and armored vehicles to NATO countries next year and some of the heavy armor may be stationed in Eastern Europe, a top American general said Tuesday. The move is part of a US effort dubbed "Operation Atlantic Resolve" in the Baltic states and Poland to reassure allies anxious about a resurgent Russia, with American troops deploying for several months at a time to conduct joint exercises. Nearly 50 armored vehicles are already in place and another 100 M1 Abrams tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles will be "pre-positioned" in Germany and possibly elsewhere for the US troops conducting drills with NATO partners, Lieutenant General Ben Hodges told AFP in a phone interview from Estonia.


Spain asks Cuba to grant free travel to dissidents
HAVANA (Reuters) - Spain's foreign minister asked Cuba on Tuesday to grant free travel rights to dissidents arrested in the "black spring" of 2003 and released years later under strict conditions.






Ferguson Beefs Up Response After Violence - Wall Street Journal


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Ferguson Beefs Up Response After Violence
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Strange case of the melting house
In London, a life-size wax house is melting -- and another appears to float. Take a look.

Pope's alleged role in abuse arrests
It might all have remained a dark secret, if a young man who was an alleged victim of sexual abuse hadn't written a letter to the Vatican. And then gotten a surprise phone call from Pope Francis, according to a Spanish digital newspaper.

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