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Russia’s Nuclear Cruise Missile Is Struggling To Take Off

It’s a terrifying weapon: a nuclear-powered cruise missile that can fly anywhere on the planet, possibly spewing radioactivity as it goes. In March, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that his nation had successfully tested just such a machine. By – Geoff Brumfiel But new satellite imagery of a remote Russian test site suggests that the missile may not be working as ...

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#MosqueMeToo Gives Muslim Women A Voice About sexual assault At Mecca

Dressed in a hijab and covered from head to toe, she felt something. Someone — a man — had grabbed onto her butt and would not let go. By – Malaka Gharib The Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, called hajj, was supposed to be the holiest moment of Mona Eltahawy’s life. When she was 15, she journeyed there with her family. ...

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