False alarm at US Air Force Academy

The United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs was placed on lockdown late on Friday after reports emerged of an active shooting situation. The school initially tweeted about reports of an active shooter at 11:23 am local time, saying “security forces are sweeping the area.” A spokesperson with the academy said there was no confirmation that shots had been fired. “As of now, no reports of … Continue reading False alarm at US Air Force Academy

United States and Russia agree to build space station in Lunar orbit

Russia and the United States have agreed to cooperate on a long term plan to build a space station in Lunar orbit. The Moon base would provide an established pathway for lunar exploration and further deep space expeditions, paving the way for a human return to the Moon and an eventual landing on Mars. Via Nova News Official Continue reading United States and Russia agree to build space station in Lunar orbit

Defense James Mattis was the target of a rocket attack at Kabul Airport

It has been revealed that United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis was the target of a rocket attack at Kabul Airport. However, the rockets landed several hours after the Secretary’s arrival and he was not in the vicinity of the airport during the attack. Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg is also in the country and was not injured by the attack. Both the … Continue reading Defense James Mattis was the target of a rocket attack at Kabul Airport

Former Alabama Judge wins runoff election to replace the Senate seat of Jeff Sessions

Former Alabama Judge Roy Moore has won the runoff election to replace the Senate seat of Jeff Sessions, who currently serves as the United States Attorney General. Senator Moore was up against Luther Strange, a Republican Establishment ally. Towards the end of the night, with above 90% of polling stations having reported their tallies, Mr. Moore was ahead by approximately 10%. However, voter turnout was … Continue reading Former Alabama Judge wins runoff election to replace the Senate seat of Jeff Sessions

Rocket strikes after US official lands

One or several rockets struck near the Kabul International Airport soon after United States Secretary of Defence James Mattis touched down in Afghanistan Wednesday morning during his South Asia tour.  General Mattis was not harmed and has started meetings with Afghan officials including President Ashraf Ghani. “A rocket landed near the airport this morning. No casualties reported,” Afghan interior ministry spokesperson Najib Danish tweeted. The airport’s official … Continue reading Rocket strikes after US official lands

N Korea blames Trump for

North Korea’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Yong Ho spoke at the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday, criticizing the United States president and warning of missile strikes on the US mainland.  Kim Jung-Un addresses Trump Mr Ri called US President Donald Trump “a mentally deranged person full of megalomania”, in response to the president’s earlier threats of destroying North Korea, echoing rhetoric expressed by … Continue reading N Korea blames Trump for

Israel strikes Hezbollah arms cache

Israel struck a Hezbollah weapons cache near the Damascus International Airport in the capital of Syria early on Friday local time, according to local reports. The two rockets slammed down near the airport, and were likely fired from Israeli warplanes outside of Syrian territory. Israel, as per usual, did not release more details as they don’t comment on recent military actions, however, the country has … Continue reading Israel strikes Hezbollah arms cache

Updated: N Korea’s leader threatens retaliation

North Korea’s leader Kim Jung-un called United States President Donald Trump mentally unstable and threatened a major response to the president’s speech at the United Nations on Thursday evening.  Mr. Trump threatened to “totally destroy” the North, officially known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, if it threatened the US or any of its allies. During a rare address in person on North Korea’s state … Continue reading Updated: N Korea’s leader threatens retaliation

Developing: Shooting at US high school

Police responded to reports of a shooting at Mattoon High School in the United States on Wednesday afternoon local time.  The Coles-Moultrie Country 911 communications centre said that at least one individual was shot and another in custody. Police warned the public to stay away from the area. Matoon is a small city in central eastern Illinois. More details to follow. Continue reading Developing: Shooting at US high school

Puerto Rico loses power

The island state of Puerto Rico lost all power as Maria slammed into the United States territory as a category four storm hurricane on Wednesday. Head of the disaster relief management agency, Abner Gomez, said the hurricane had damaged or destroyed “everything in its path”, and knocked out electrical power to the state’s Electric Power Authority. Mr Gomez urged all 3.5 million Puerto Ricans to … Continue reading Puerto Rico loses power