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First Drone Warship Joins US Navy

Nearly every element of the vehicle, known as the Sea Hunter, has become classified

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    First Drone Warship Joins US Navy
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    In this May 2, 2016, file photo, the Sea Hunter, a self-driving U.S. Navy ship, sits at a maritime terminal in San Diego.

    The first warship to traverse open waters without a single crew member recently joined the U.S. Navy's fleet after eight years of development and testing, CNBC reported.

    And now nearly every element of the vehicle, known as the Sea Hunter, has become classified.

    "About all I can tell you is that it has transitioned from [the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency] to the Navy, and that's a success in the world of science and technology," said Rear Adm. Nevin Carr. "And that's a good thing, because that means that there's a there there."


    Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    [NATL] Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama store clerk pulled out a machete in defense. The two's brief knife fight was caught on camera before the clerk runs out to damage the robber's car.

    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

    (Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019)