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  • Trump to Allow South Korea, Japan to Buy More US Military Equipment

    WHITE HOUSE —  U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would allow South Korea and Japan to purchase additional military equipment from the United States, an apparent response to North Korea’s Sunday detonation of what was believed to be a hydrogen bomb. “I am allowing Japan & South Korea...
  • The Death Of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdad Has Reportedly Been Confirmed By A Syrian Observatory

    Multiple reports indicate that ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdad is dead. The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights has confirmed rumors and statements from Russian state media that suggested Al-Baghdad was killed in an airstrike near Raqqa, Syria. However, the despite confirmation from the oft-reliable Observatory, there is still some trepidation and disagreement...
  • Trump criticizes North Korea’s Kim Jong Un after latest missile launch

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump criticized North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after that country’s latest missile launch, asking, “Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?” Trump wrote on Twitter late Monday that it’s “Hard to believe that South Korea … and Japan will put...
  • Stephen Hawking: Trump Pushing Earth’s Climate ‘Over The Brink’

    The world’s best-known living physicist, Stephen Hawking, says that President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate change accord could lead humanity to a tipping point, “turning the Earth into Venus.” The Cambridge professor and renowned cosmologist made the remarks in an interview with the BBC that aired Sunday....
  • Hackers Aren’t the Only Ones Defending Your Right to Federal Data

    IN THE 100 days since President #Trump took office, concerned Americans have downloaded over 2 million government datasets. Their goal? To back up information they believe is in danger of going dark: climate science research, discriminatory housing reports, gun violence statistics. But public data preservation isn’t just a job...
  • Russia accuses U.S. of unlawful attack against Syria

    Russia’s top diplomat accused the United States on Wednesday of carrying out an unlawful attack against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces as he opened a fraught meeting with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Giving Tillerson a chilly reception, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said #Russia was trying to...
  • Movement of US Navy strike group a reaction to North Korea: McMaster

    Command spokesman Dave Benham called diverting the supercarrier and its guided-missile escorts north a “prudent measure to maintain readiness and presence” in the volatile Western Pacific. A South Korean official in March said the North is likely to conduct “high-intensity strategic provocations such as a nuclear test” or an...
  • Trump is ending Obama-era emissions cuts. How will CO2 emissions change?

    US President Donald Trump on Tuesday rolled back a slew of environmental protections enacted by Barack Obama, in a bid to untether the fossil fuel industry. In a maiden trip to the Environmental Protection Agency, #Trump signed an “Energy Independence Executive Order,” a White House official told AFP. The...
  • U.S. Nuclear Weapons Tests Come to YouTube

    The cameras shudder as blinding light flashes across the earth. Deformed white clouds balloon and mutate from the force of the nuclear test explosions. These are some of the images captured in raw footage of bomb tests carried out by the United States between 1945 and 1962 in Nevada...
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