Russia, Nevada, Afghanistan: Your Friday Briefing

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Special Olympics athlete participates in Calgary’s Polar Plunge for 8th year in a row

When Leonka Kaluha jumps into the frigidly cold waters of Calgary’s Arbour Lake this weekend at…

U.S. Soldiers uses virtual reality for training on weapons system to bust enemy bunkers

The U.S. Army already uses thousands of virtual training devices, included new virtual reality simulators for training on the M3E1 Multi-Role…

Refugees Stuck In Indonesia Are Experiencing A Mental Health Crisis

Refugees In Indonesia Are Living In Limbo And It’s Affecting Their Mental Health back to top…

Coronavirus: ‘Narrowing window’ to contain outbreak, WHO says

Image copyright EPA Image caption Lebanon has confirmed its first case – a woman returning from…

Canada at ‘tipping point’ over Wet’suwet’en land dispute

Alberta, Canada – Protests, blockades and other actions by Indigenous people and their allies in Canada…

Alberta MPs issue Buffalo Declaration to call on Ottawa to address western alienation

Four Conservative MPs have published an online manifesto decrying what they call the unfair treatment of…

Netanyahu Announces New Homes in East Jerusalem, Days Before Election

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel announced plans on Thursday to build thousands of new housing…

Niagara police still looking for male suspects, car connected to September shooting

Niagara Regional Police say they’re still looking for two suspects connected to a September shooting in…

U.S. Air Force complete U-2 SYERS-2C upgrades, enhancing the Dragon Lady’s imaging capability

The U.S. Air Force, Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies (NYSE: UTX), and Lockheed…