The U.S. military is boosting its presence in Afghanistan and the Middle East region for security purposes ahead of beginning a full withdrawal, the Pentagon announced Friday. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has approved the addition of a number of long-range B-52 bombers to Afghanistan, two of which have already arrived in the region, and will keep the aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower in the Gulf, Pentagon … Continue reading U.S. military sends reinforcements ahead of Afghanistan drawdown
The US Department of Energy announced today that it will try to create a Forum of producers of “zero” emissions. The Forum aims to achieve net-zero emissions on a global scale through the “development of long-term strategies”. Canada, Norway, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia will join the United States in these efforts. It should be noted that these five countries account for 40% of the world’s … Continue reading The United States will establish a Forum of “zero” emissions producers
A majority of Democrats in the US House of Representatives, in which the Democrats have a majority, voted for the city of Washington to become the 51st US state, despite Republican opposition. Republicans are expected to try to block the Senate initiative, which envisions a tough fight with an uncertain outcome, as both they and the Democrats have 50 members in the Senate, Reuters reported. … Continue reading Does Washington become the 51st American state?
Billionaire Bill Gates estimates that “the world has not prepared for a coronary heart disease pandemic, not even close to what is needed”, but that coronary vaccine will help people get back to normal. -When the pandemic hit us, we realized that it was a global problem and that we had to organize resources globally. Many have helped, especially the United Kingdom, France, and the … Continue reading Bill Gates: The world has not prepared for the coronavirus pandemic, not even close to what is needed
India’s healthcare system is crashing. Hospitals are overcrowded, there is no oxygen and beds for the sick. Crematoriums, on the other hand, organize mass funeral ceremonies. In the last two days in India, world records have been set in the daily number of new infections. Yesterday there were 332,503 new cases, and today 332,730. The death toll is rising. In mid-February, 100 people died from … Continue reading COLLAPSE IN INDIA: There is no oxygen in hospitals, the sick die at their doors
The Crew Dragon Endeavor capsule and the Falcon 9 rocket were launched today from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the International Space Station (ISS), where the four astronauts will spend six months. The manned capsule rocket was built by Elon Musk’s private company SpaceX. The Dragon capsule is equipped with 16 dragon-thrusters for maneuvering in orbit, and also has several parachutes for landing. … Continue reading The cosmonauts flew to the ISS on a SpaceX spacecraft
Apple’s AirDrop makes it easy to share pictures, videos and presentation between its devices, but a new report suggests users may be sharing much more with digital thieves. A team from Technische Universitat Darmstadt in Germany found hackers can obtain phone numbers and emails of any nearby AirDrop users through the ‘Contacts Only’ option. The option uses a ‘mutual authentication mechanism’ to confirm the sender … Continue reading Some 1.5 BILLION Apple users may be at risk of AirDrop flaw
Ghislaine Maxwell has appeared in court on new charges of sex-trafficking, her first appearance since her arrest last summer. She attended the New York court in person on Friday for arraignment on new charges against her filed last month. Ms Maxwell pleaded not guilty to the new counts. The socialite is accused of helping convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein recruit, groom and sexually abuse girls.Ms Maxwell, … Continue reading Ghislaine Maxwell makes first US court appearance
At the risk of infuriating Turkey, President Biden is set to formally announce on Saturday that the United States regards the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by Turks more than a century ago to be a genocide — the most monstrous of crimes. Mr. Biden would be the first American president to make such an announcement, breaking with predecessors who did not wish to antagonize … Continue reading Biden to Say Armenians Suffered Genocide. Here’s Why It Matters.