Russia is the most aggressive foreign subject, – the US Head of intelligence

The threat of cyber attacks aimed against the USA reached the critical point. Dan Coats, the Head of National Intelligence of the United States in Washington claimed this. Yet he said Russia is the most aggressive foreign subject, as DW.com reports.

 

U.S. intel chief warns of cyber threats to U.S. infrastructure

U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats warned on Friday of a looming devastating cyber assault on critical U.S. infrastructure, saying nearly two decades after the Sept. 11 attacks the “warning lights are blinking red again.”

Burn pits near US military bases in Iraq keep smoldering, as health debate rages

FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE – Service members overseas for our nation’s military forces continue to be exposed to toxic chemical clouds emanating from burn pits that are still being used near their bases. In a series of images obtained exclusively by Fox News, A burn pit near Camp Taji, Iraq is seen spewing thick clouds of black smoke into the air on a near-daily basis.

 

Saskatchewan: 8 tornadoes in 2 days, close to YEARLY total

Five tornado touch downs were confirmed after severe weather swept through parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan on Tuesday. That’s after three confirmed tornadoes were reported in Saskatchewan on Monday, helping to bump this year’s tornado count near the ANNUAL average of 18 already.

 

Homegrown Terror Threats Increasing

Jihadist threats from homegrown terrorists in America continue to increase each month, with at least nine foreign born individuals living in the United States arrested or convicted in June of attempting to launch attacks on behalf of ISIS and other global terrorist organizations, according to newly released information by Congress.

‘Life threatening’ ocean currents, waves from Tropical Storm Chris off NC, SC coasts

Tropical Storm Chris was stalled off the coast of the Carolinas on Monday, July 9, 2018, gathering strength to become a hurricane but posing no threat of making landfall. The storm was expected to cause “life threatening” rip currents and rough surf, the National Hurricane Center said on Monday.

Five-ton tractor missing following series of tornadoes in Montana, South Dakota – NY Daily News

A tornado that crossed the Montana-South Dakota state line resulted in “considerable” tree and structural damage, according to the NWS. The tornado, which included winds that reached 136 miles per hour, also destroyed some farm machinery, including the massive tractor.

Downpour means a break from heat, but also flooding

A summer downpour arrived Thursday afternoon in Santa Fe and across New Mexico, a welcome reprieve after months of scorching temperatures and dangerously dry conditions. But the fierce storm also brought flooding, particularly in forested areas recently charred by wildfire, such as an area near Cimarron that burned in late May and early June.

Colorado wildfire destroys more than 100 homes; “extreme caution” urged across West

DENVER — A growing destroyed more than 100 homes in the Colorado mountains, while other blazes across the parched American West kept hundreds of other homes under evacuation orders and derailed holiday plans. Authorities announced late Monday that a fire near Fort Garland, about 205 miles southwest of Denver, had destroyed 104 homes in a mountain housing development started by multimillionaire publisher Malcolm Forbes in the 1970s.

China issues U.S. travel warning amid trade tensions

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s embassy in Washington has issued a security advisory to Chinese nationals traveling to the United States, the latest such warning as trade tensions escalate between the two countries. The embassy warned Chinese tourists to be aware of issues including expensive medical bills, the threats of public shootings and robberies, searches and seizures by customs agents, telecommunications fraud and natural disasters.