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Douglas Ernst

Douglas  Ernst

Articles by Douglas Ernst

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Facebook looks to extend reach by acquiring drone company

On Monday, technology website TechCrunch reported that Facebook is looking to buy Titan Aerospace, the makers of "near-orbital, solar-powered drones which can fly for five years without needing to land." Published March 4, 2014

** FILE ** In this Tuesday, July 16, 2013, file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, flanked by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, uses binocular as he watches military exercise near Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, on Sakhalin Island, Russia. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service, Pool)

Russian spy ship docked in Communist Cuba

Communist Cuba's state run media predictably did not make an announcement, but it's there — a Russian spy ship docked in Havana. Published February 26, 2014

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gives his first New Year's Day address in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Mr. Kim called for his country to focus on economic improvements with the same urgency that scientists put into the launch of a long-range rocket last month. (AP Photo/KRT via AP Video)

N. Korea to U.N.: Help us with foot-and-mouth outbreak

North Korea has requested assistance from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in dealing with an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease that has racked Pyongyang and its suburbs. Published February 26, 2014