The United States is wrapping up tests of its new Long-Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) as part of a significant upgrade of its missile defense systems amid renewed great power competition and a renewed nuclear arms race, defense website Breaking News reports ... A Ground-Based Interceptor is lowered into its missile silo in Alaska ... Image ... Image ... ....
US actress Anne Heche is dead but will remain on life support to allow for a possible organ donation, her representative has said. The 53-year-old had been in a coma for a week after crashing her car into a house in Los Angeles, reports the BBC. "Today we lost a bright light, a kind and most joyful soul," her family said in a statement on Friday ... .
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CETINJE, MONTENGRO. Eleven people, including two children and a gunman, were killed in a mass shooting in Montenegro on Friday, and six others were injured, a state prosecutor told Vijesti TV after an initial investigation of the crime scene ... "The family was staying at the house of the shooter as tenants," Brdjanin said ... .
Starting in first grade, students across Russia and “Greater Russia” will sit through weekly classes featuring war movies and virtual tours through Crimea. They will be fed a steady dose of lectures and topics centering on traditional values, Russia’s greatness, and the geopolitical situation in Europe and the World... (1).
Israel appealed to Russia to not interfere in the upcoming November elections, Maariv has learned. Israel is concerned with the possibility of external interference, particularly via cyber means. . The appeal was apparently made between the Shin Bet and its Russian counterpart, following a directive from Prime MinisterYair Lapid... (credit ... .
Doubling down on its policy of Taiwan’s reunification with mainland, China has, however, said the US may increase its military deployment in the region amid tensions in the Taiwan Strait. “At present, the situation in the Taiwan Strait is still turbulent ... Pelosi undertook the trip on Aug ... 4 that ended this week on Wednesday ... He added.
US lawmakers on Friday adopted PresidentJoe Biden's sprawling climate, tax and health care plan -- a major win for the veteran Democrat that includes the biggest ever American investment in the battle against global warming ... .
One year after the Taliban seized power again in Afghanistan, we look at the new government’s crackdown on women’s rights while millions of Afghans go hungry. We speak to journalist Matthieu Aikins, who visited the capital Kabul for the first time since the U.S. evacuation one year ago ... TRANSCRIPT. This is a rush transcript ... AMY GOODMAN ... invasion ... banks ... .
Belgian vaccination expert and virologist Geert Vanden Bossche warns in an interview with investigative journalist Del Bigtree that vaccinated people are at extreme risk in the coming months. The reason. the coronavirus will continue to mutate, and in many cases that will be fatal for vaccinated people, Vanden Bossche says ... .