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U.S. to pull out of Open Skies treaty

WASHINGTON — The United States said on Thursday it would withdraw from the 35-nation Open Skies treaty allowing unarmed surveillance flights over member countries, the Trump administration’s latest move to pull the country out of a major global treaty. The administration said Russia had repeatedly violated the pact’s terms. Senior officials said the pullout would…

The electric Rivian R1T pickup will be able to pull a 180 like a tank

Rivian has developed a “tank-turn” function that will give the R1T the ability to perform a 180-degree turn on its own axis, without moving forward or backward. The truck’s quad-motor electric drivetrain makes this cool feature possible. Most tanks can spin around because their left and right tracks are individually operated. Spinning the tracks on…

Nearly 20,000 people have signed a petition asking Gillette to pull its name off of Patriots' stadium following charges against team owner Robert Kraft

Nearly 20,000 people have signed a petition calling for Gillette to pull its sponsorship of the New England Patriots’ home stadium in response to charges against team owner Robert Kraft. Kraft was arrested in late February in an operation around a chain of spas, that included Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, targeting…

Russia suspends nuclear arms treaty after U.S. says to pull out

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has suspended the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday, after the United States said it would withdraw from the arms control pact, accusing Moscow of violations. Russian President Vladimir Putin looks on during a meeting with Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov…

NRA defends itself after corporations pull away

A cap and shirt are displayed at the booth for the National Rifle Association (NRA) at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Md., Feb. 23, 2018.  (Reuters) The National Rifle Association defended itself in no uncertain terms Saturday after numerous companies sought to cut ties with the gun lobby following the nation’s…