North Korea Test Launches Short-Range Missiles

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_1e569dfc92.jpgalexis84/Thinkstock (SEOUL, South Korea) -- North Korea test-launched four short-range missiles into the waters off its eastern coast on Thursday. Experts believe the Scud-type missiles were fired to protest joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises that began on Monday. The launch comes as North and South Korea shared two rounds of reunions for relatives separated during the Korean War.

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The Spy Tech that Might Have Kept El Chapo Invisible for So Long

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_7b5bb20d9e.jpgRONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Joaquin Guzman, better known by the nickname "El Chapo," didn't get to be one of the world's most notorious and elusive drug lords without knowing a thing or two about how to cover his tracks. Guzman used some of the latest counter-surveillance gadgets to keep out of sight. Though he might have been harder to find if he went completely off the grid, Todd Morris, the founder of Brickhouse Security, said that wasn't a likely option.

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Tension Rising in Pro-Russia Enclave Amid Ukrainian Unrest

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_d7ae0d488e.jpgLOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images (CRIMEAN PENINSULA, Ukraine) -- Dozens of men dressed in camouflage lined a short stretch of a main road at midnight in a light drizzle, some stopping vehicles while others huddled around campfires or made small talk. The checkpoint that sprang up on the outskirts of the city of Sevastopol on Wednesday illustrated the growing hostility between this autonomous region of southeastern Ukraine and those who have been demonstrating in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev for the past several months.

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Court Says Anti-Muslim Movie Must Be Removed from YouTube

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_91cb0962c6.jpgViktor Lugovskoy/Thinkstock (SAN FRANCISCO) -- Innocence of Muslims, the short film that spurred riots worldwide in 2012, was ordered taken off YouTube by the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. The 14-minute video depicts the Prophet Mohammed as a fraud and womanizer. While the film was also blamed for possibly touching off the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, the court did not make its decision based on the violence caused by Innocence of Muslims.

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Report: Astronaut Nearly Drowned Due to NASA's Poor Communication

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_49d9499ad4.jpgNASA (HOUSTON) -- NASA admitted Wednesday that Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano nearly drowned during his July 16 spacewalk last year because information about a previous water leak didn't make its way up the chain of command. In a damning report unveiled Wednesday, investigators faulted International Space Station management for giving the go ahead for a spacewalk when they knew they had a problem with a water leak the week before.

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