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US pulls missile defenses in Saudi Arabia amid Yemen attacks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. has removed its most advanced missile defense system and Patriot batteries from Saudi Arabia in recent weeks, even as the kingdom faced continued air attacks from Yemen’s Houthi rebels, satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press show.The redeployment of the defenses from Prince Sultan Air Base outside of…

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As Biden Pulls out, bin Laden’s Security Chief Triumphantly Returns to Be Embraced in Afghanistan

Joe Biden has had talking points when he tries to talk about the “success” that he achieved in Afghanistan. Among those points are two things he constantly says: that we went in to get Osama bin Laden and that we went to make sure that we were safe from being attacked by al Qaeda/terrorists from…

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The DeanBeat: Epic pulls out its real case against Google in antitrust lawsuit

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  On Thursday, Epic Games revealed its fully unredacted antitrust lawsuit against Google, and the nature of the allegations and the evidence to back them up is finally coming into focus. Last summer, Epic Games tried to bypass the Google Play store…

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The Ascent pulls in largest ever opening weekend sales for Curve Digital

The multiplayer cyberpunk shooter garnered $5 million, while launching on Game Pass Curve Digital launched The Ascent last week, and it sounds like it had a solid launch weekend. The publisher confirmed today that The Ascent set its largest-ever opening weekend sales revenue, generating over $5 million. The Ascent also topped the Steam Global Charts over the weekend. In today’s…

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Apple pulls anti-vax social app over misinformation (updated)

Mobile app shops are cracking down on one of the higher-profile communities spreading anti-vax misnformation. Bloomberg reports that Apple has removed Unjected, a hybrid social and dating app for the unvaccinated, for “inappropriately” referencing the COVID-19 pandemic’s concept and themes. While Unjected bills itself as a place to find others who support “medical autonomy and…

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Paramount Pulls ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ From Schedule Due to Delta Variant Worries

Courtesy Paramount Pictures Owing to concerns about the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 and the impact it may have on theatrical revenues, Paramount has pulled its upcoming family film “Clifford the Big Red Dog” from its release schedule, TheWrap has confirmed. The film was originally set for Sept. 17. But given that the…

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Blinken pulls India closer amid challenges in Afghanistan, China

NEW DELHI — The United States will give India $25 million to vaccinate against the coronavirus, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday as part of the Biden administration’s effort to strengthen ties with a diplomatic partner wedged between two of the United States’ largest geopolitical challenges, Afghanistan and China.Hailing Washington’s relationship with India as…


McCarthy Pulls All Five Picks For Capitol Riot Panel After Pelosi Vetoes Two – Hints At GOP-Led Probe

Topline House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday said he would withdraw all five of the GOP lawmakers he nominated to serve on a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vetoed two of them. WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 20: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy…

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NASA Mars helicopter pulls off ‘nail-biter’ ninth flight over rough terrain

Ingenuity saw its own shadow during its ninth flight. NASA/JPL-Caltech When NASA sent the Ingenuity helicopter to Mars, it was gamble. Now it’s pushing its limits, flying fast and reaching new heights. NASA announced on Monday that Ingenuity successfully completed its ninth and “most challenging” flight, and we now have the details of what NASA called…

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S.Africa Brings two million doses of J&J vaccine

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain South Africa, which is struggling to roll out its inoculation programme as it enters a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, said Sunday it will pull two million of doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine following contamination concerns at one of the US drugmaker’s sites. On Friday, the US Food…