Terrorism suspected in attack on Americans in Amsterdam

Dutch police believe the man suspected of stabbing two Americans in Amsterdam this weekend had a “terrorist motive,” The Associated Press reported Sunday. The AP reported that Dutch police are questioning a 19-year-old Afghan man in the incident, in which two American tourists were stabbed in Amsterdam’s main railway station.

World War 3 WARNING: General warns US ‘under THREAT’ from NEW Russian and Chinese WEAPONS

A SENIOR US general has issued a chilling warning, claiming the US is now under threat from the increasingly advanced weapons Russia and China are producing, which include the new Russian nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICB) and the Chinese equivalent known as D4-41.

‘Weather models have flipped the switch’: Hurricane season coming to life in the Atlantic

The sleeping giant may be about to awaken. Hurricane activity in the Atlantic is forecast to ramp up over the next couple of weeks. One storm could spin up in the Caribbean over the next few days and affect Florida over the Labor Day weekend.

Russia gathers ships near Syria against U.S. threat over chemical weapons

Aug. 28 (UPI) — The Russian military has amassed a fleet of at least 10 warships and two submarines off Syria’s northwest coast in preparation for a possible assault on militants in Idlib province, NATO and Syrian military officials said. A statement from Russia’s Defense Ministry on Sunday said two frigates were heading to the Mediterranean Sea.

Japan seeks stronger ties with US, says North Korean threat ‘imminent’ despite summit pledge

TOKYO – Japan needs to bolster its missile defenses and its alliance with the United States, its government stressed Tuesday in an annual defense review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat that has not taken concrete steps to denuclearize.

Iran’s Strait of Hormuz control stokes tensions, could prompt US response

A major shipping route located between Oman and Iran where nearly one-third of the world’s sea-traded oil passes through daily may become a new flashpoint after a top Iranian navy general said Monday that the country has taken full control of the Strait of Hormuz.

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 aircraft hypothetically pose while conducting flights near Russia’s own coastline, more than 2,000 km (1242.74 miles) from the British Isles?

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 Coos Bay, about 220 miles southwest of Portland.

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 on Friday.

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.