Do NOT provoke us’ Russia issue dire WARNING after RAF jets scrambled Russia said the RAF intercepted its aircraft over the Black Sea and scrambled to intercept two suspected Russian fighter aircraft on Wednesday. The Russian embassy said in a statement: “What kind of threat to Britain or even its allies does a Russian patrol […]
Earthquake and aftershock rattle Oregon coast An earthquake and aftershock struck overnight off the coast of south-central Oregon, CBS affiliate KOIN reports. The United States Geological Survey reports the initial quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2, occurred just after 1:30 a.m. local time. It was centered more than 170 miles (264 kilometers) west of […]
US Reactivates 2nd Fleet, Responding to Threats Allegedly Posed by Russia, China Military & Intelligence Get short URL WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States has officially reactivated its Second Fleet to respond to growing competition at seas from Russia and China, Commander of US Fleet Forces Command Admiral Chris Grady said during a Navy ceremony […]
Hurricane Lane is the biggest weather threat to Hawaii in decades Over a million people in Hawaii are already seeing the first signs of Hurricane Lane, a Category 4 cyclone that could become the first major hurricane to make landfall there in 26 years.
Turkey, Russia sign deal on supply of S-400 missiles ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey and Russia on Friday signed an accord for Moscow to supply Ankara with S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries, Turkish authorities said, finalizing a deal set to deepen military ties between NATO member Turkey and the Kremlin.
Iran unveils new fighter jet with Washington in mind Iran displayed a new fighter jet Tuesday, saying it comes with advanced avionics and fire control systems and will enhance its deterrence capabilities in confronting Washington. The aircraft is dubbed Kowsar, which in Islamic meaning refers to a river in paradise and is also the title […]
Severe weather moves east with damaging winds, flash flooding A large storm system responsible for seven tornadoes and over 5 inches of rain in the Plains over the weekend is bringing more severe weather and flash flooding as it moves east. Flash flood watches are issued from Wisconsin all the way down to the Gulf […]
‘Nomad terror’ the next big threat? Sudanese immigrant identified in London car ramming attack; former member of Israel’s special operations counter-terrorist unit Aaron Cohen reacts.
China ‘training for strikes’ on US targets China’s military “is likely training for strikes” against US and allied targets in the Pacific, a Pentagon report warns. The annual report to Congress says China is increasing its ability to send bomber planes further afield. The report highlights its increasing military capability, including defence spending estimated at […]
Al Qaeda at 30 shows signs of resurgence after ISIS routed Thirty years after its founding on Aug. 11, 1988, Al Qaeda is showing signs of a resurgence following ISIS’s near-defeat in Iraq and Syria, experts warn. Al Qaeda shares the same long term goals as ISIS, but is pursuing them more slowly and carefully, […]