Category: American News

Largest-ever Gulf of Mexico dead zone

For 32 years, scientists have tracked the oxygen-depleted waters that appear each summer in the Gulf of Mexico. This year’s dead zone is the biggest yet. Scientists have been tracking the oxygen depleted waters that appear each summer in the northern Gulf of Mexico for 32 years now. Known as Continue Reading

Sign Language Interpreter Warned of ‘Pizza’ and ‘Bear Monster’ at Irma Briefing

As Hurricane Irma charged toward Florida, Manatee County officials held a news conference to inform residents of mandatory evacuation orders for those most at risk. “We just need you to be safe,” Robin DiSabatino of the Board of County Commissioners said at the Sept. 8 briefing. She urged those in low-lying areas and flood Continue Reading

British hacker who caused $600,000 of damage to US military networks is sentenced

A computer hacker who gained unauthorised access to data from US military systems has been handed a suspended sentence this week (14 September), bringing a 2-year case to a close. 25-year-old Sean Caffrey, from the West Midlands, UK, admitted an offence under the Computer Misuse Act at Birmingham Crown Court Continue Reading

China’s navy prepares for joint military drill with Russia

Four Chinese navy ships have departed for joint drills with Russia in the latest sign of growing cooperation between the two militaries that could challenge the US armed forces’ role in the Asia-Pacific. A destroyer, missile frigate, supply ship and submarine rescue ship departed Wednesday from the port of Qingdao, Continue Reading

US Broadcasting Exec: We Respond to Russian Propaganda with ‘Facts’

US Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) director John F. Lansing discusses countering Russian propaganda during testimony before a Senate panel, Sept. 14, 2017. The United States is responding to Russian propaganda with new media efforts aimed at countering “Kremlin distortions” with objective news, Broadcasting Board of Governors CEO John Lansing Continue Reading

Russia’s Zapad Military Drills Seek to Send a Message to the World

The Zapad drills, Russia’s premier military exercises, have begun. The primary goal in these quadrennial war games is to prepare Russian troops for a major war – by some European estimates, as many as 100,000 could take part in the manoeuvres from Sept. 14-20 – with their “presumed opponents” being the Continue Reading

Russian Military, Not U.s., To Lead Battle For Isis’s Final Major City In Syria

The U.S. has opted not to intervene in a months-long advance by the Syrian military and its Russian and Iranian allies designed to defeat the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in its final, eastern stronghold in Syria. Army Colonel Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the anti-ISIS Combined Joint Task Force – Continue Reading

Cardin: Turkey’s Purchase of Russian missile system may trigger sanctions

Top Senate Foreign Relations Democrat warns $2.5 billion Turkey-Russia deal might violate new sanctions law that Trump opposed. Turkey’s recent purchase of an advanced Russian anti-air weapons system may have violated a U.S. law that would require an automatic imposition of sanctions on the NATO member, a top Democratic lawmaker Continue Reading

U.S. Calls On China, Russia To Act Against North Korea After Missile Test

The United States has called on China and Russia to take “direct actions” aimed at reining in North Korea after it launched a second ballistic missile over Japan on September 15. “China supplies North Korea with most of its oil. Russia is the largest employer of North Korean forced labor,” Continue Reading

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