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These are the 5 countries that are most impossible to conquer

These are the 5 countries that are most impossible to conquer

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Reuters Historically, all empires either fall or morph into some other empire... and then fall. We don't use the term "empire" to describe nation-states that much...
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America's most elite warriors invented an extreme underwater sport where you catch a 'torpedo' - and you may find yourself playing it soon

America's most elite warriors invented an extreme underwater sport where you catch a 'torpedo' - and you may find yourself playing it soon

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Underwater Torpedo League/Facebook A group of Marine Raiders developed 'underwater torpedo' as a swim-training tool to help them remain calm underwater. The extreme sport may...
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US Air Force fighters and Army helicopter gunships killed more than 220 Taliban fighters in Ghazni battle

US Air Force fighters and Army helicopter gunships killed more than 220 Taliban fighters in Ghazni battle

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US Army/Tad Browning, Army Operational Test Command Public Affairs US Air Force and Army helicopters engaged and killed more than 220 Taliban fighters in Ghazni, Afghanistan...
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US to more than double the number of Marines in Norway, strengthening defenses along the border with Russia

US to more than double the number of Marines in Norway, strengthening defenses along the border with Russia

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US Marine Corps The US is expected to more than double the number of US Marines in Norway, the Norwegian defense ministry revealed Wednesday. The number of US Marines in...
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Russian-backed separatists are using terrifying text messages to shock adversaries - and it's changing the face of warfare

Russian-backed separatists are using terrifying text messages to shock adversaries - and it's changing the face of warfare

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Daniel Brown/Business Insider Since the war in Ukraine began in 2014, Russian-backed separatists have repeatedly employed all kinds of electronic and cyberwarfare tactics...
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Mattis is south of the border pitching the US's plans for space - and warning about Russia and China

Mattis is south of the border pitching the US's plans for space - and warning about Russia and China

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RIO DE JANEIRO - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis made a pitch on Tuesday to Brazil for building a closer defense partnership with the United States, including in space...
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The Corps' most jacked Marine can soon get a trophy from the commandant

The Corps' most jacked Marine can soon get a trophy from the commandant

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Lance Cpl. Angelica Annastas MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - Do you even lift, bro? Marine PT studs are finally about to get some recognition outside the gym, as service...
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Japan activated an elite marine unit for the first time since World War II to counter China - and it's getting ready for its first naval exercise

Japan activated an elite marine unit for the first time since World War II to counter China - and it's getting ready for its first naval exercise

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Issei Kato/Reuters Japan has been beefing up its military in recent years, diverging from the pacifist stance adopted after World War II. That shift has included the activation...
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The Taliban's brutal strikes are rising the death toll and raising questions about the US's peace talks

The Taliban's brutal strikes are rising the death toll and raising questions about the US's peace talks

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Reuters The Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield, as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. Trump's strategy, announced in August 2017, revisits an approach...
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Days after a bizarre drone attack, Venezuela's government may be getting ready for another crackdown on the military

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Days after a bizarre drone attack, Venezuela's government may be getting ready for another crackdown on the military NOW WATCH: RBC commodity chief: The oil market has a lot...
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Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

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Tesla sinks after report the SEC has issued subpoenas about Elon Musk's...

Tesla sinks after report the SEC has issued subpoenas about Elon Musk's 'funding secured' tweet

Fred Prouser / Reuters The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued formal subpoenas to Tesla, Fox Business reported Wednesday. Shares of Tesla sank by as much as 4%... Read more ...

Stocks are tumbling as Tencent's brutal earnings report reminds traders of...

Stocks are tumbling as Tencent's brutal earnings report reminds traders of Facebook's growth woes

Markets Insider US stocks tumbled Wednesday after Chinese tech giant Tencent reported its first profit decline in almost 13 years, putting pressure on the US tech... Read more ...

Southwest Airlines Cracks Down On Emotional Support Animals

Southwest Airlines Cracks Down On Emotional Support Animals

Royal Caribbean reportedly is banning all emotional support animals from its cruise ships. Read more ...

When an injured police officer couldn't make it to his son's first day of...

When an injured police officer couldn't make it to his son's first day of school, his entire squad went instead - and the adorable video is going viral

Orlando Police Department/Facebook Orlando Police Officer Kevin Valencia was shot in the line of duty and remains in a coma. Since he couldn't be there for his son Kaleb's... Read more ...

Microsoft is doubling down on social VR experiences

Microsoft is doubling down on social VR experiences

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I tried Apple's screen time tool and was shocked by the amount of time I...

I tried Apple's screen time tool and was shocked by the amount of time I actually spend on my phone

Business Insider Shutterstock We check our phones 85 times a day on average, according to a 2015 study. Tech companies are trying to help everyone cut back on screen... Read more ...

Here's why champagne and prosecco make you feel more drunk than normal wine

Here's why champagne and prosecco make you feel more drunk than normal wine

Getty Images Many often say they feel drunker when consuming sparkling alcoholic beverages than non-sparkling drinks. A higher alcohol content can actually be detected in the... Read more ...

It looks like Priyanka Chopra has revealed her engagement ring from Nick...

It looks like Priyanka Chopra has revealed her engagement ring from Nick Jonas - and it's stunning

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images It looks like Priyanka Chopra just debuted an engagement ring from reported fiancé Nick Jonas on Instagram. Actress Raveena Tandon shared a... Read more ...

The director of 'Crazy Rich Asians' had to ignore past failure to make a...

The director of 'Crazy Rich Asians' had to ignore past failure to make a career-defining movie that hopes to push real Hollywood change

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Director Jon M. Chu was looking for a way to stop Hollywood whitewashing when the script for "Crazy Rich Asians" fell in his lap. But the movie also... Read more ...