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BAE plans defense hub in Australia

Aug. 1 (UPI) — BAE Systems Australia is to build a Defense hub that will manufacture armored vehicles and also consolidate various company businesses on one site, the company announced on Tuesday. The center is to be located at Fishermans Bend in Melbourne, Victoria. BAE Systems said in a press …

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Woman 'assumed identity' of body found in freezer

A man stored his former girlfriend’s dead body in a freezer, setting up home in her flat with another woman who assumed her identity, a prosecutor in Ohio has said. Arturo Novoa and Katrina Layton were arrested and remanded in custody on “corpse abuse charges” after the woman’s body was …

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Ritual Vitamins pulls in $10.5 million from Founders Fund to scale the business

Ritual Vitamins has raised $10.5 million in Series A venture funding to attract talent, scale the business and build in-house technology for customer experience and support. Ritual first launched as a Disrupt NY Battlefield 2016 contestant with interest and angel funding from Upfront Ventures, FF Angel, Rivet Ventures and Troy Carter. Ritual has since raised a …

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Earth's 2017 resource 'budget' spent by 2 August

Earth will have used up its allowance of planetary resources such as water, soil, and clean air for all of 2017 by tomorrow, a new report from environmental groups has said. ‘Earth Overshoot Day’ will arrive on 2 August this year, according to environmental groups WWF and Global Footprint Network. …

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New railgun ready for testing

Aug. 1 (UPI) — A new 10 mega joule medium-range multi-mission railgun from General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems has been assembled and is ready for testing, the company announced on Monday. The railgun, which provides multi-mission, multi-domain capability with greater flexibility for ship, land and mobile platforms will be put through …

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Moscow court shooting: Gang suspects killed in escape bid

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The incident took place as the suspects were being escorted in the building Three defendants have been killed in a court in the Russian capital, Moscow, after they tried to take the arms from officers in an attempt to escape, officials say. Five suspected gang …

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Witness says accused 'hated' Jason Corbett

The trial of a man and woman accused of murdering an Irish man in the United States in August 2015 has heard from a colleague of one of the accused. Molly Martens-Corbett, 33, and her 67-year-old father Thomas Martens are accused of killing 39-year-old Jason Corbett at his home in …

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Taoiseach to attend Belfast Pride event

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is to attend a gay Pride event in Belfast on Saturday. He has confirmed he will be at a Pride breakfast to promote the rights of the LGBT community. However he is unable to attend the annual Pride march through the city centre due to another engagement. …

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Celebrities and Crazy Theories They Believe In

Do you ever feel that you don’t fit in the society because of the crazy and unusual things you believe in? Well, don’t worry ’cause you’re not alone. These celebrities look perfectly sane, but apparently they believe in bizarre theories that just don’t make sense to other people. But it’s …

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