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Douglas Ernst

Douglas  Ernst

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Jordan's King Abdullah II. (Image: Facebook, The Royal Hashemite Court)

King Abdullah sends message to Islamic State; fatigues image goes viral

The official Facebook page of The Royal Hashemite Court posted a picture of Jordan's King Abdullah II dressed in military fatigues, prompting speculation that the former Cobra attack helicopter pilot might take part in bombing runs against the Islamic State group. Published February 5, 2015

Image: YouTube, Oliver C

Millennium Falcon drone takes flight in France

An innovative YouTube user is wowing do-it-yourself fans with his custom made Millennium Falcon drone, which flies through the uploaded video in a scene reminiscent of the "The Empire Strikes Back." Published February 4, 2015

Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby declined to comment on a review to be released by the Pentagon that cites serious problems of U.S. nuclear capabilities.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) ** FILE **

Pentagon: Jordanian burned alive isn't 'act of a winner'

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said on Tuesday that the decision by the Islamic State group to burn Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh alive was not "the acts of a winner." Published February 3, 2015