Trump Politicizes Soldier Deaths. Gold Star Families Call It ‘Disgusting.’

[ad_1] FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty “Gross.” “Disgusting.” “Without honor.” These are the descriptions families of fallen soldiers are employing to describe how former President Donald Trump is using the recent deaths at Kabul’s airport as a prop in his political and fundraising machine. On two separate occasions last week, Trump and his office blasted out written statements … Read more

Israeli firm unveils armed robot to patrol volatile borders

[ad_1] LOD, Israel (AP) — An Israeli defense contractor on Monday unveiled a remote-controlled armed robot it says can patrol battle zones, track infiltrators and open fire. The unmanned vehicle is the latest addition to the world of drone technology, which is rapidly reshaping the modern battlefield. Proponents say such semi-autonomous machines allow armies to … Read more

Japan warns citizens of possible attack in Southeast Asia

[ad_1] TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Foreign Ministry urged its citizens on Monday to stay away from religious facilities and crowds in six Southeast Asian nations, warning of a possible attack. The ministry said it had obtained information that “there are increased risks such as suicide bombings.” The warning applies to Japanese citizens in Indonesia, the … Read more

A YouTuber’s 1,000-mile road trip pitting gas cars against electric ones highlights a major edge Tesla has over other plug-ins

[ad_1] A woman gets into her Tesla electric car at a supercharger station in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson YouTuber Marques Brownlee set out to see if an EV or a gas car is the better road-tripping vehicle. His team took two EVs and a conventional SUV on a 1,000-mile journey. The Ford Mustang Mach-E hit … Read more