REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-22, 02:39

Venezuelan fighter jet ‘aggressively shadowed’ US intelligence plane

A Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane in international airspace, according to US authorities who on Sunday blamed Russia’s “irresponsi...

Venezuelan fighter jet ‘aggressively shadowed’ US intelligence plane

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U.S. says military plane was ‘aggressively’ shadowed by Venezuelan fighter aircraft The encounter between the two planes occurred on Friday, the same day that the Trump administration announced it was imposing sanctions on four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency....
2019-07-22, 00:39

US says Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy reconnaissance plane, endangered crew "The Maduro regime continues to undermine internationally-recognized laws and demonstrate its contempt for international agreements," the U.S. said.        ...
2019-07-22, 01:26

SOUTHCOM: Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' U.S. aircraft A Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" a U.S. Navy aircraft, endangering the safety of its crew and the completion of its mission, U.S. Southern Command said....
2019-07-22, 10:26

Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy aircraft over Caribbean Sea, US military says A U.S. Navy intelligence aircraft was "aggressively shadowed" by a Venezuelan fighter jet over the Caribbean Sea on Friday in a move that U.S. officials are calling "unprofessional" and endangered the safety of those on board....
2019-07-21, 22:13

U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, a fresh sign of growing hostility between the two countries....
2019-07-21, 22:13

US Says Venezuelan Plane "Aggressively" Shadowed Their Military Aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, in yet another sign of the increasing......
2019-07-21, 20:26

US military: Venezuelan plane 'aggressively' shadowed Navy aircraft US says incident occurred in international airspaceCaracas slams ‘incursion’ by ‘intelligence aircraft’ The US military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of “aggressively” shadowing a US Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, a fresh sign of growing hostility between the...
2019-07-21, 22:52

Video shows Russian-made Venezuelan aircraft 'aggressively shadowing' American plane, according to military Screenshot via US Southern Command The US Southern Command announced that a Russian-built Venezuelan aircraft "aggressively" shadowed an American aircraft during a mission monitoring illegal trafficking over the Caribbean sea. "This action demonstrates [Russia's] irresponsible military support to M...
2019-07-22, 01:13

Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew over the Bering Sea. US fighter jets shadowed them Two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown a patrol mission over the Bering Sea, where they were escorted by U.S. fighter jets.        ...
2019-08-09, 22:39

US aircraft 'jeopardized' by unsafe approach of Venezuelan fighter jet A Venezuelan fighter aircraft recently made an "unsafe approach" to a US Navy aircraft flying in international airspace, "endangering the safety of the crew and jeopardizing" the aircraft's mission, the US military said Sunday....
2019-07-22, 06:52

Pentagon: Cost of F-35 fighter plane program up by $25B The cost of the U.S. military's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program rose by $25 billion in 2018, the Pentagon said in a report, because of Block 4 upgrades, integration of nuclear weapons and deployment costs....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Russia Deploys Fighter Jet To Intercept US Plane Over Black Sea: Report The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday said that it scrambled a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter aircraft to intercept a US P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance jet heading towards the Russian airspace over the Black......
2019-07-05, 09:00

Fighter pilots saw small plane crash off Florida coast FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a small airplane that crashed hundreds of miles off the coast of Florida shortly after it was approached by U.S. military jets. News outlets report that Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport air traffic controllers lost communication ...
2019-05-26, 06:13

USAF's Mountain Home AFB stays busy with F-35A fighter plane rotations Idaho's Mountain Home Air Force Base is now the location of the largest off-station operation of F-35 II fighter planes, the U.S. Air Force noted on Friday....
2019-07-12, 22:26

Russian Fighter Conducted Unsafe Intercept Of Navy Surveillance Plane: US A US Navy surveillance aircraft in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted three times by a Russian jet fighter over three hours on Tuesday, including a high-speed pass that......
2019-06-05, 13:26

Russian fighter jet chases off NATO warplane approaching plane carrying Russian Defense Minister over neutral waters A Russian fighter jet reportedly forced a NATO warplane away as it approached a plane carrying the Russian Defense Minister flying above neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the state-run TASS news agency reported Tuesday....
2019-08-14, 22:26

Moscow votes in protest-shadowed election Residents of Russia’s capital are voting in a city council election that is shadowed by a wave of protests that saw the biggest demonstrator turnout in seven years and a notably violent police response...
2019-09-08, 08:52

Guatemalans Vote in Election Shadowed by Migrant Deal With U.S. Guatemalans are voting for a new president in a runoff between a former prisons director and an ex-first lady, an election that comes against a backdrop of corruption and a deal with the U.S. that would make the country a hub for Central American asylum seekers....
2019-08-10, 23:26

BlackRock: ECB turns up the pressure on the Fed to act more aggressively Wednesday BlackRock's global fixed income chief says the European Central Bank just turned up the pressure on the Federal Reserve to more toward easier policy....
2019-06-19, 13:00

Koenigsegg And Bugatti Are Still Passive-Aggressively Trash-Talking Each Other Earlier this week, Bugatti claimed that the 304-mph Chiron could have gone faster if they had gone to a higher altitude place, like, say Nevada. They brought up Nevada, of course, because it is the first high-altitude place that comes to mind and not because Koenigsegg did its record-setting speed r...
2019-09-07, 19:52

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the southwestern border....
2019-06-05, 00:52

Arabella Weir on her aggressively unhappy mother: ‘In my memory, she got rid of me’ The actor and comedian has been a fixture on British TV for more than two decades. Now, in her first one-woman show, she unpicks the difficult maternal relationship that shaped herEven close to the end of her life, Arabella Weir’s mother was still concerned about her daughter’s weight. “Literally tw...
2019-07-08, 08:52

This health investor shadowed Jeff Bezos, worked for Bill Gates: Here’s what he learned "I don’t always have the right answers, but I do have a lot of scars and I’m happy to share those,” said Peter Neupert.       ...
2019-07-21, 23:52

Study finds US carriers aggressively throttle video streams US carriers engage in far more aggressive throttling practices than they've led their subscribers to believe, claims a new study. Verizon (Engadget's parent company), AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have long said they reserve the right to slow down tr......
2019-08-20, 01:26

Conservative groups form coalition to ‘aggressively’ oppose socialized medicine in US Some well-known conservative organizations are forming a new coalition to “aggressively” oppose efforts to advance socialized medicine in the United States....
2019-06-07, 23:13

Exclusive: Singapore cautions wealth managers on aggressively courting HK business Singapore has cautioned wealth managers against aggressively marketing their services or making other efforts to woo clients to the city state by capitalizing on rival Hong Kong's political turmoil, people with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-07-12, 09:13

Singapore cautions wealth managers against aggressively courting Hong Kong business Officials from the Monetary Authority of Singapore made the request last month to wealth managers, including DBS and a unit of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp....
2019-07-12, 12:39

Texas plane crash: 10 killed in small plane accident at Dallas-area airport No one survived the accident, which occurred when a small plane collided with a vacant hanger in a fiery crash        ...
2019-07-01, 03:00

Nasty feet on a plane: Andy Richter exposes plane passenger airing his shoe-less parts Conan O'Brien sidekick Andy Richter was shocked to find his plane seat neighbor insisting on airing out his nasty bare feet.        ...
2019-08-21, 13:52

EU to give Colombia €30m in aid for Venezuelan migrants The EU's foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has announced millions in financial aid to help Colombia deal with an influx of Venezuelan migrants. More than 4 million Venezuelans have fled in recent years....
2019-09-13, 12:52

Venezuelan children with cancer die, and accusations fly CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame. Several dozen people protested this week outside the J. M. de los Ríos pediatric hosp...
2019-05-28, 18:52

U.S. gives $120M to aid fleeing Venezuelan migrants The Trump Administration announced Wednesday that it would give over $120 million in humanitarian assistance to countries dealing with Venezuelan migrants fleeing the economic hardships of their embattled country....
2019-09-05, 08:26

Venezuelan ex-electric chief among 2 indicted in US MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say two former Venezuelan officials have been indicted on U.S. money-laundering charges, including the ex-minister for electricity. The Miami U.S. attorney’s office said in a news release Thursday that 60-year-old Luis Alfredo Motta Dominguez faces seven counts of mone...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Venezuelan exodus at 4 million since 2015 Four million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-torn homeland in little over four years, say UN aid agencies. Colombia is hosting the bulk, followed by Chile, Ecuador, Brazil and Argentina....
2019-06-08, 09:39

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's daily struggles have become an unwanted news beat for journalists....
2019-06-19, 11:13

New Venezuelan banknotes greeted with skepticism Some Venezuelans are expressing skepticism about new banknotes that the government says will ease challenges posed by the country's soaring inflation....
2019-06-13, 20:52

Ex-Venezuelan spymaster won’t waive extradition to US Venezuela’s former military spy chief has told a Spanish court that he won’t waive extradition to the U.S. to face drug trafficking and other charges that he says are politically motivated...
2019-09-13, 03:26

Three Venezuelan families – a photo essay Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic status. She was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Joan Wakelin Bursary, administrated in partnership with the Royal Photographic SocietyVenezuela, a c...
2019-06-03, 11:26

U.S. to pay for thousands of doses of HIV drugs for Venezuelan migrants The United States said on Wednesday it will provide thousands of doses of HIV medication to treat Venezuelans in Colombia as part of regional efforts to manage care for millions of migrants fleeing the crisis-hit nation....
2019-08-29, 02:26

U.N. pleads for more help to relieve Venezuelan refugee crisis United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions....
2019-08-19, 05:13

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctioned the South American nation's government....
2019-08-23, 10:26

Norway says Venezuelan talks making progress Norway's government on Wednesday praised progress made in talks between representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the political opponents trying to oust him, even as tensions mounted back home....
2019-05-30, 04:52

| US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering The US government announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money laundering charges....
2019-06-28, 15:39

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned by fake travel agents, or robbed by bandits....
2019-06-19, 22:26

The Trump Administration Has Frozen the Venezuelan Government’s Assets (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets Monday in a dramatic escalation of tensions with socialist leader Nicolás Maduro, who has stubbornly clung to power in the face of mounting international pressure. The ban on Americans doing business with Ven...
2019-08-06, 09:26

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws eye of UN watchdog The United Nations’ human rights chief is urging Venezuelan authorities to do a transparent investigate into the death of a navy captain, whose showed signs of torture after being arrested...
2019-07-02, 00:52

Venezuelan activist’s wife, daughter arrive in Spain MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador’s residence in Caracas. The government says in a statement Tuesday that Lilian Tintori, the wife of Leopoldo López, and her ...
2019-06-04, 17:52

About 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants stuck at Chile-Peru border Some 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants fleeing poverty at home remained stranded on the Peru-Chile border on Thursday after being refused entry to Chile earlier this week....
2019-06-21, 03:52

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government’s assets WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on assets of the Venezuelan government, according to an executive order published on Monday. “All property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela that are in the United States … are blocked and may not...
2019-08-06, 15:26

Colombia probes who is behind signs that threaten Venezuelan migrants Colombia is looking into dozens of signs with threatening messages about Venezuelan migrants that were posted in the northeastern city of Bucaramanga and which bear the name of a crime gang, authorities said....
2019-08-02, 02:52

Colombia to give citizenship to babies of Venezuelan migrants Colombia will give citizenship to more than 24,000 children born to Venezuelan migrant parents in Colombia, to prevent the children from being stateless and less able to access education and healthcare, President Ivan Duque said on Monday....
2019-08-05, 23:13

Venezuelan government says expelled German ambassador may return The Venezuelan foreign ministry said on Monday it had agreed to the return of the German ambassador whom President Nicolas Maduro's government expelled in March after he had gone to Caracas airport to greet opposition leader Juan Guaido....
2019-07-02, 01:39

RPT-Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset U.S. pressure Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions....
2019-08-23, 10:00

US Immigration Agency Names Venezuelan Minister Among "Most Wanted" United States immigration officials have added Venezuelan government minister Tareck El Aissami, a suspected drug smuggler, to their list of most wanted fugitives, they said Wednesday....
2019-08-01, 11:39

VP Pence says he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by phone on Wednesday and called again for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to go....
2019-05-30, 02:52

Russia, other key powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attempts to find a peaceful solution to the country’s deepening crisis...
2019-06-14, 03:00

Woman known as ‘The Venezuelan’ among those busted in David Ortiz shooting Dominican authorities have busted four more people in the botched hit job on former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz — including a woman and two inmates, according to police and local media. Lanny Estefanny Pérez Reyes — a woman also known as “The Venezuelan” — was taken into custody late Thursday alongs...
2019-06-15, 06:13

EU to give Colombia 30 million euros in aid for Venezuelan migrants The European Union will give 30 million euros ($33 million) in aid to Colombia to help the Andean country grapple with an influx of Venezuelan migrants fleeing economic and political strife at home, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday....
2019-09-12, 23:52

Venezuelan Naval Officer's Death Provokes Outrage The death of a Venezuelan naval officer who was in custody after being accused of plotting against President Nicolás Maduro has sparked global condemnation, with the Trump administration saying he died as a result of the leftist regime’s efforts to keep the military in line through fear....
2019-07-02, 00:00

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending involvement in the league....
2019-08-23, 07:13

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and health care....
2019-08-06, 08:13

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
2019-06-07, 18:39

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many Venezuelans have ended up, rival armed groups control illegal border crossings, and wreak havoc among civilians alike with killings, intimidation, sexu...
2019-08-08, 14:13

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws US condemnation CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A top U.S. official says the death in custody of a Venezuelan navy captain shows that nobody’s safe in the crisis-wracked nation under President Nicolás Maduro. Sunday’s tweet from U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Kimberly Breier came a day after Capt. Rafael A...
2019-06-30, 21:13

Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacreTwenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded during a confrontation in a police cell block in north-western Venezuela.The incident, which took place in the town of Acari...
2019-05-25, 09:52

Venezuelan baseball players go to bat for Peru in Pan American Games Venezuela's baseball team will not compete in the Pan American Games beginning this week, but some athletes who have escaped the country's economic collapse will play for their adopted home of Peru, host to the 18th edition of the regional multi-nation event that precedes the Olympics....
2019-07-25, 03:26

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would continue to target members of Maduro's inner circle with sanctions....
2019-06-29, 07:26

Venezuelan authorities arrest 2 Guaidó security guards Venezuelan authorities have detained two members of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s security team and accused them of trying to sell weapons belonging to the state...
2019-07-14, 02:26

Power returns to Caracas but other Venezuelan states still in the dark Venezuelans in Caracas woke up on Tuesday with the lights back on after the worst blackout since March knocked out power in half the country a day earlier, though service remained down in other states and cities....
2019-07-24, 00:52

Venezuelan Elites Accused of Food Corruption Scheme Three stepsons of President Nicolás Maduro and a Colombian business partner are accused of running a scheme to siphon money meant to feed the country’s starving population....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on their own and in silence, contemplating a retirement that falls well short of being their "golden yea...
2019-05-21, 17:00

U.S. opens Venezuelan diplomatic office in Colombian capital The U.S. State Department on Wednesday opened a representative office for Venezuela in Bogota, Colombia, and said it will continue its opposition to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and support for opposition leader Juan Guaido from there....
2019-08-28, 20:00

Venezuelan man makes ‘one-legged’ trek across South America A Venezuelan man who lost his left leg in a traffic accident has walked to the bottom tip of South America, hoping to inspire his daughter and his compatriots to pursue their dreams despite difficult times....
2019-08-20, 19:39

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent years....
2019-05-28, 08:13

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
2019-06-15, 14:13

U.S. judge confirms Citgo directors appointed by Venezuelan congress The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela's opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.S. judge on Wednesday, ending a challenge by former directors loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-08-21, 21:39

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighboring country....
2019-06-05, 04:26

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
2019-05-31, 04:52

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism from President Jair Bolsonaro's ex-military advisers....
2019-05-31, 17:13

China helping Maduro cut internet access, Venezuelan opposition says Chinese technicians are working with Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro to knock out internet access in the country, opposition leader Juan Guaidó's envoy to Washington charges....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Venezuelan opposition returning to Barbados to continue talks with government Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts to resolve the South American nation's political crisis....
2019-07-15, 04:52

Trump imposes total U.S. freeze on Venezuelan government assets U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating a diplomatic and sanctions drive aimed at removing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power....
2019-08-06, 05:13

Trump Freezes Venezuelan Government's Assets In Bid To Pressure Maduro U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and diplomatic pressure campaign aimed at removing......
2019-08-06, 20:13

Chinese Firm Suspends Venezuelan Oil Loading Over US Sanction Fears China National Petroleum Corp, a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil, has halted August loadings following the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter, two Beijing-based senior sources......
2019-08-19, 11:13

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
2019-07-19, 20:13

Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in bid to pressure Maduro U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and diplomatic pressure campaign aimed at removing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power....
2019-08-06, 09:52

Venezuelan politicians may take the field if MLB bars players, socialist party No. 2 says Venezuela's upcoming baseball season will go on "even if we have to play ourselves," socialist party No. 2 Diosdado Cabello said on Monday, criticizing a move by Major League Baseball (MLB) to restrict players from participating because of U.S. sanctions....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Venezuelan migrants to get regional vaccination cards under 10-nation pact Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October, health officials from 10 countries agreed on Monday, in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and are not given double doses....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Chile offers 'democratic responsibility visa' to Venezuelan migrants Venezuelans seeking refuge in Chile can request a "democratic responsibility visa" at any Chilean consulate in the world, and not just in their homeland where the visa has been available until now, Chile's foreign ministry said on Saturday....
2019-06-23, 04:13

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba for Venezuelan regime On a visit to Latin America, the US top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico, the focus was on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
2019-07-22, 01:13

Venezuelan opposition and Maduro government to hold talks in Barbados Negotiations are set to resume Monday between the Venezuelan government and the opposition group calling for its ouster in a bid to end months of political instability, the two sides announced....
2019-07-08, 06:39

Venezuelan teen blinded by police rubber bullets at protest A Venezuelan teenager was left blind after police fired over 50 rubber bullets at his face as they dispersed a group of people protesting shortages of cooking gas in the border state of Tachira, his mother and a doctor said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02, 20:13

With Baby In Her Arms, Venezuelan Mother Sings On Streets Of Peru The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees shared a poignant video that shows a Venezuelan woman singing on the streets of Peru with her baby....
2019-09-04, 10:39

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Juan Guaido....
2019-06-08, 07:13

Officials: Major powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attempts to find a peaceful solution to the country’s deepening crisis...
2019-06-13, 21:52

Venezuelan government, opposition envoys end Oslo meeting without a deal A meeting between Venezuela's government and opposition has ended without agreement as Norway holds talks aimed at resolving the South American country's long-running conflict, opposition leader Juan Guaido's office said on Wednesday....
2019-05-30, 02:52

Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic artist, dies in Paris at 95 Carlos Cruz-Diez, a Venezuelan artist who shaped the field of kinetic and optical art during the 20th century, died in Paris on Saturday, his foundation said on its website on Sunday. He was 95....
2019-07-31, 18:00

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups said. The clash started when inmates, many armed, refused to let authorities enter, fearing they would be robbed,...
2019-05-24, 23:52

Rights group: 23 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of the Venezuelan Prison Observatory said 18 guards were also injured in Friday’s clash. The jail is in the central state of Portuguesa, some 220 mi...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Venezuelan children are at risk of being without basic citizenship rights....
2019-06-09, 00:26

Venezuelan migrants flood into Ecuador ahead of new visa restrictions More than 85,000 Venezuelan migrants crossed into Ecuador from Colombia in the last month, ahead of new visa restrictions from Quito that took effect on Monday, the Colombian government said....
2019-08-26, 19:13

Why Buy A Bugatti Centodieci When You Can Have This F-16 Fighter Jet For Less? The $8,878,800 (plus tax!) list price of the Bugatti Centodieci really makes you think. The fact that there’s a market for such a preposterous toy is a pretty clear indicator that some people are too rich. Then again–why would you park among peasants in one of these when I could hook you up with an ...
2019-08-17, 10:39

|Fighter,fearlessandformidable:HambakahleThandiNdlovu The death of Dr Thandi Ndlovu has been met with shock and sadness as tributes pour in for one of the country's leading businesswoman who died in a car crash....
2019-08-25, 18:00

Angelina Jolie Meets Colombian President Over Venezuelan Migrant Kids Actress and UN special envoy for refugees Angelina Jolie met Saturday with Colombian President Ivan Duque to advocate for the estimated 20,000 children of Venezuelan migrants left with uncertain......
2019-06-09, 08:01

Venezuelan migrant who sings for tips gets shot at stardom after chance meeting When Mexican singer Mario Domm overheard a Venezuelan migrant crooning Domm's own song in exchange for coins outside a restaurant in Bogota, Colombia, he was moved to tears by the young man's......
2019-08-27, 19:39

Beyond the Mists of Time: The Mysterious Timoto-Cuica Culture of the Venezuelan Andes When we speak of the pre-Columbian South American civilizations, the first to come to mind are the Incas, the Tiwanaku, the Nazca, or perhaps even the Mayans. ...
2019-08-09, 17:52

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain this represents for communities hosting them....
2019-05-21, 19:13

UPDATE 3-Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in bid to pressure Maduro U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating an economic and diplomatic pressure campaign aimed at removing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro confirms months of secret US talks ‘Various contacts’ made, says embattled president, amid reports he is negotiating a way to stand down Nicolás Maduro has confirmed top Venezuelan officials have been talking to members of Donald Trump’s White House, after reports his second-in-command had been negotiating his downfall with the Unite...
2019-08-21, 04:00

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describing the further punishment as an act of “reprisal against her”. ...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Norway in contact with Venezuelan parties on talks after Maduro suspends meeting The Norwegian government said on Thursday it remains in touch with Venezuela's government and opposition about continuing talks to resolve the country's political crisis after President Nicolas Maduro called off this week's round of Oslo-mediated discussions....
2019-08-09, 09:13

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
2019-05-28, 10:13

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Maduro calling for dialogue and opposition leader Juan Guaido decrying alleged human rights violations by Maduro's "dictatorship."...
2019-07-06, 00:52

Maduro government claims plot to assassinate Venezuelan leader thwarted An assassination attempt against Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, which Maduro claimed was a part of a “fascist” plot to overthrow the government, was thwarted, officials said....
2019-06-27, 21:52

Venezuelan man killed in service station line amid fuel shortages A Venezuelan man was killed on Saturday night in a service station line in the western state of Merida, a municipal mayor said on Sunday, signaling the growing impact of the OPEC nation's fuel shortages....
2019-06-09, 23:13

Venezuelan opposition leader says street protests to continue: Fox Business Network Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said in a television interview on Wednesday that street protests will continue after talks with President Nicolas Maduro's government in Norway to resolve the country's conflict ended without agreement....
2019-05-30, 02:52

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide later whether to accept them....
2019-06-01, 01:13

Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother awaits entry to Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the border from Peru into Chile....
2019-07-13, 23:13

Why The U.S. Is Selling Taiwan New F-16 Fighter Jets This week, the United States announced its intention to sell Taiwan a fleet of new F-16 fighter jets. The sale involves nearly 70 F-16 fighter jets worth $8 billion and is intended to help the island democracy defend its airspace against attack from the communist-dominated mainland. The People’s Rep...
2019-08-24, 19:13

Five Rounds: Is Nurmagomedov the most dominant UFC fighter ever? Khabib Nurmagomedov improved to 28-0 and retained his lightweight title, and Paul Felder earned an upset win over Edson Barboza. Our panel breaks down UFC 242....
2019-09-08, 02:52

Japan F-35 fighter crash cause revealed The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of its pilot, the country's defense minister said Monday....
2019-06-10, 13:39

Natasha Lyonne: ‘There’s a fighter in me that wants to survive’ Natasha Lyonne used her starring role in Orange is the New Black to shake off her demons and reinvent herself. The actor and director talks about third chances, crosswords and being the class rebelIn a busy Manhattan restaurant, Natasha Lyonne is eating chicken hearts and talking about resurrection....
2019-07-21, 10:26

U.S. Ejects Turkey From F-35 Fighter Program The Trump administration formally ejected Turkey from the American-led F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program over Ankara’s decision to purchase a Russian air-defense system, prompting a protest from Turkish officials....
2019-07-18, 07:52

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Keeping Venezuelan opposition united is ‘devilishly difficult,’ Pompeo says in private meeting In a recording obtained by The Post, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says persuading the fractious opponents of President Nicolás Maduro to stay together has been harder than is publicly known....
2019-06-05, 22:39

Pacquiao remains the most riveting fighter of his generation Pacquiao loves this, probably more than he should. And to watch him at work is to witness the entire conflicting boxing experience embodied in one person....
2019-07-21, 14:39

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced aircraft....
2019-06-07, 19:39

UFC fighter sues after crane collapses into home UFC fighter Macy Chiasson lost her Dallas home when a crane working on an adjacent building collapsed onto her complex. She is filing a lawsuit against the apartment complex owners and crane company....
2019-06-12, 07:39

Two US fighter jets flew under parachutists in UK near miss Airprox board says F-15 pilots inadvertently flew across Cambridgeshire parachute siteTwo US fighter planes were in danger of colliding with a pair of skydivers in Cambridgeshire after the jets inadvertently flew across a parachuting site, a report has revealed.A GoPro camera fitted to the helmet of...
2019-09-12, 13:00

U.S. ends Turkey's partnership in F-35 fighter jet program The U.S. confirmed it has removed Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program after it received delivery of a Russian missile defense system last week, and Russia on Thursday offered its Su-35 fighter as a replacement....
2019-07-18, 23:52

'It was a big confidence shaker': What a loss to Jon Jones can do to a fighter Both fighters in Saturday's UFC main event are coming off a loss to the incomparable Jon Jones. To get a glimpse at what might be going through the minds of Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith, we went to a Hall of Fame fighter who has been there....
2019-05-30, 17:26

Netanyahu warns Iran about range of new F-35 fighter Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally viewed a squadron of F-35 fighter jets Tuesday, and warned Iran the state-of-the-art aircraft can fly anywhere in the Middle East....
2019-07-10, 05:52

Woman becomes first female Marine to pilot F-35B fighter jet (NBC News) — A woman who attributes her success to “showing up prepared and working diligently” has become the first female Marine to pilot a F-35B fighter jet. U.S. Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz, 29, of Boise, Idaho, completed the F-35B Basic Course on June 27, the Marine Corp annou...
2019-08-19, 08:26

U.S. Is Bringing Home Suspected ISIS Fighter The U.S. government has taken custody of an American citizen suspected of fighting for Islamic State and is returning him from Syria to stand trial. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently praised Italy for repatriating an Italian foreign fighter....
2019-07-19, 06:39

U.S. Air Force gets F-35A fighter airborne five hours after delivery It took five hours for Hill Air Force Base to accept delivery of an F-35A fighter plane and fly a local sortie, the Air Force announced, showing the branch can take one fresh from the production line straight to combat....
2019-08-07, 21:00

The Coolest-Looking Fighter In Samurai Shodown Is Unfortunately Shit Since its inception in 1993, the Samurai Shodown franchise has had its share of standout characters, like a child-eating demon, a quick-draw swordsman with tuberculosis, and a weird little dude named Nicotine Caffeine. For me, the coolest guy in the series is Kyoshiro Senryo, and although he managed...
2019-07-01, 23:13

Daniel Dubois: ‘I want to prove I’m a superior fighter’ Daniel Dubois and Nicola Adams will headline at the Albert Hall in September The post Daniel Dubois: ‘I want to prove I’m a superior fighter’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-06, 02:00

Serena ready for Svitolina challenge: 'She's a fighter' "Serena Williams has a record-tying 24th career Grand Slam title in reach but will face perhaps her toughest test so far at this year\u0027s US Open when she meets Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina in the semi-finals on Thursday."...
2019-09-05, 18:39

Street Fighter's Queer Stereotypes Kept Me In The Closet Last year during Pride month, I wrote about my own queer reading of the Street Fighter V tutorial, which features Ken and Ryu fighting and, in my opinion, flirting. In the year since then, I’ve been thinking about the character Juri in Street Fighter, who is the closest the games get to having a can...
2019-06-28, 18:52

How AI changes attack missions for US fighter jets and bombers Fighter jets will control attack drones from the cockpit, bombers will avert air defenses and real-time intelligence data will be available to attacking forces more quickly -- all due to new iterations of fast-evolving Artificial Intelligence technologies....
2019-06-27, 19:39

The remarkable comeback story of UFC fighter Jessica Eye Jessica Eye is a prohibitive underdog in her flyweight title bout against Valentina Shevchenko. But Eye has grappled with far worse -- an abusive father, a devastating car accident, a four-fight losing streak -- just to make it back to the ring....
2019-06-05, 15:13

UFC Fighter Plays Smash While His Tesla Drives Itself Tesla cars have an “Autopilot” feature where the car can, on a long straight drive like a highway, take care of some stuff like lane changes and cruise control. The driver is supposed to still be paying attention, but some people—like UFC fighter Kevin Lee—haven’t got time for that....
2019-09-17, 10:00

In her mind, Mallory Martin visualizes herself becoming a UFC fighter Mallory Martin has incorporated visualization and other mental training techniques into her MMA preparation. She'll try and bring her visions to a reality on DWCS....
2019-08-20, 18:52

Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials. The post Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials appeared first on ...
2019-06-28, 19:00

Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy crude this month being exported from the U.S. Gulf Coast....
2019-06-18, 20:26

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the state-issued cryptocurrency he’s so intent on pursuing.  “I hereby order that every branch of Banco de Venezuela opens exchange desks so that everyone can...
2019-07-05, 16:39

Colombia offers nationality rights to Venezuelan children born there: UN hails ‘very important step’ The UN migration agency, IOM, has welcomed Colombia’s decision on Monday to grant nationality status to more than 24,000 Venezuelan babies born inside the country after their parents fled across the border....
2019-08-06, 18:52

Secretive ‘Machete’ hacker group steals GBs worth of sensitive files from the Venezuelan military Researchers at cybersecurity firm ESET have unearthed a targeted cyber-espionage campaign that sets out to steal sensitive documents from Venezuela’s military forces “The attackers exfiltrate specialized file types used by geographic information systems (GIS) software,” said ESET researcher Matias P...
2019-08-06, 15:26

Italy to join Britain's Tempest fighter jet project Italy will work with Britain on its planned Tempest fighter plane program, Britain's defense ministry said on Wednesday, in a boost to its proposed replacement for the Eurofighter Typhoon program....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Oh Good, Trump is Getting His Tanks and Fighter Jets in Washington D.C. After All President Donald Trump has long pined for tanks and fighter jets as part of a major holiday celebration, and this 4th of July the President is finally, at long last getting his wish. The United States is preparing for its most militaristic 4th of July in years, as Trump turns the annual non-politica...
2019-07-03, 05:26

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency on the United States....
2019-06-17, 14:39

Mike Tyson Says He Just Learned About Balrog In Street Fighter II In 1991, Street Fighter II was released. Now, in 2019, Mike Tyson just heard about Balrog, a character who also boxed and originally had a name that rhymed with Tyson’s, for the very first time....
2019-07-17, 17:52

Trump Administration Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sales to Taiwan The $8 billion arms package, the single largest from the United States to Taiwan in many years, is certain to anger China and could complicate the trade war....
2019-08-17, 00:00

EA Will Change Battlefield V Nazi Who Shared Name With Resistance Fighter Battlefield V is changing the name of a purchasable skin for a German soldier after it came to light that the name historically belonged to a real-life German anti-fascist fighter. Oh, and EA wants you to know that he’s totally not a Nazi....
2019-06-06, 04:13

US Fighter Jets Again Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska US fighter jets intercepted several Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, in the fourth and fifth such incursions this year, US military officials said on......
2019-05-22, 18:00

Turkey starts talks to buy Russian fighter jets after U.S. ban Turkey began talks Friday about buying Sukhoi Su-35 and Su-57 fighter jets from Russia -- as an alternative plan after the Trump administration nixed a deal that would've allowed Ankara to add the new F-35....
2019-08-31, 05:26

Canada slams UK decision to 'off-load' Islamist fighter Canada said on Sunday that Britain's decision to strip Jack Letts - dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - of his British citizenship was an attempt to shift responsibility for what to do with him onto Canada, where he also has citizenship....
2019-08-19, 05:13

US intercepts Russian fighter jets and bombers off Alaska The U.S. intercepted two Russian fighter jets and four Russian bombers near the Alaskan coast Monday, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command....
2019-05-22, 02:52

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
2019-08-21, 01:13

Legendary fighter Frank Trigg hated UFC officials. Then he became one Frank Trigg spent his 15-year career loudly admonishing UFC officials. He believes they cost him millions. This is the story of why he has reentered the Octagon to fix what he thinks is MMA's most dangerous problem....
2019-08-13, 18:52

Official: Turkey ready against Libyan fighter’s threats ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry has said it is ready to retaliate against any attacks on Turkish vessels and interests by the forces of Libya’s Khalifa Hifter. Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar said Sunday there would be “heavy” consequences to any “hostile atti...
2019-06-30, 14:00

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
2019-07-19, 13:26

A fighter being hailed as the next Ronda Rousey says the comparison is unfair because she's actually way better Professional Fighters League Kayla Harrison, a two-time gold medal Olympic judoka, is a 5-0 mixed martial artist in the Professional Fighters League (PFL), on the cusp of stardom and a $1 million payday. Her dominance is attracting comparisons to another former judoka and mixed martial artist, Rond...
2019-09-02, 23:39

Two British skydivers in freefall were nearly struck by U.S. fighter jets NBC – Two parachutists in the skies over England had a close brush with U.S. fighter jets that roared under them during a jump earlier this year, U.K. government aviation officials said. The skydivers were in freefall, traveling at about 120 mph vertically, on April 17 when a pair of American ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

U.S. Navy fighter jet crashes in California's desert near base A U.S. military fighter jet crashed on Wednesday in the California desert near a Navy air station, military officials said, leaving the fate of the pilot unknown....
2019-08-01, 02:00

Future fighter jets will use AI-enabled weapons and sensors The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18....
2019-07-19, 15:39

UFC fighter has nose shattered and disfigured following gruesome fight UFC fighter Mike Perry was taken to the hospital with breathing troubles after suffering a gruesome nose injury during his loss to Vicente Luque in the co-main event on Saturday in Uruguay....
2019-08-11, 19:26

Returning Sharapova inspired by 'ultimate fighter' Nadal Maria Sharapova says she will draw inspiration from Rafael Nadal's incredible powers of recovery as she resumes her injury-hit career on the Spanish great's island next week....
2019-06-16, 14:39

Legendary fighter Frank Trigg hated UFC officials. Then he became one. Frank Trigg spent his 15-year career loudly admonishing UFC officials. He believes they cost him millions. This is the story of why he has reentered the octagon to fix what he thinks is MMA's most dangerous problem....
2019-08-13, 15:39

Raytheon delivers prototype mid-band jammer for use on EA-18G fighter Raytheon Co. announced the first delivery of its newest mid-band jammer to the U.S. Navy on Monday, the first of 15 it was contracted to design and produce under a $1 billion contract....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday include: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to tackle hate speech. ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

No country to call home? Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
2019-08-12, 02:00

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, to the Government of Venezuela on Friday, during an address to the Human Rights Council, coinciding with the publication of a new UN report on Ven...
2019-08-03, 23:26

No country to call home: Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
2019-08-13, 10:00

REFILE- Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy crude this month being exported from the U.S. Gulf Coast....
2019-06-19, 01:13

Ukrainian fighter found guilty over killing of Italian photographer An Italian court sentenced a Ukrainian man to 24 years in jail on Friday over his role in the 2014 killing of an Italian photographer covering fighting between pro-Russian forces and Ukrainian troops....
2019-07-12, 22:52

Germany must repatriate from Syria IS fighter's wife and children- court A Berlin court has ruled that the Foreign Ministry should repatriate from Syria the German wife and three children of a suspected Islamic State fighter, a spokesman said on Thursday, adding that it was the first such ruling against the government....
2019-07-11, 18:52

Russia Is Trying to Sell Turkey Its Own Stealthy New Fighter After U.S. Revoked Access to F-35 (Bloomberg) — President Vladimir Putin showed off Russia’s latest stealth warplane to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who’s been barred from buying a new U.S. fighter jet in a dispute with Donald Trump over the purchase of a Russian missile system. Flanked by the Russ...
2019-08-28, 00:00

Japan F-35 fighter crash: Pilot suffered 'spatial disorientation' The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of its pilot, the country's defense minister said Monday....
2019-06-10, 17:52

Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of a child Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo, 36, was arrested in Colorado on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, which are both felonies.       ...
2019-07-17, 22:52

Mortal Kombat 11 DLC Characters: Sindel coming to NetherRealm fighter next? Ed Boon has tweeted a picture of infamous kombatant Sindel, sparking suggestions that the screaming siren will be the next fighter in the game, hopping ahead of Nightwolf....
2019-07-08, 21:39

State Department approves Poland’s $6.5 billion F-35 fighter jet order The 32 planes would gradually replace Poland’s fleet of Mikoyan MiG-29 and Sukhoi Su-22 jets, both Russian-made. The deal should also give a not-insignificant boost to Lockheed Martin’s foreign sales....
2019-09-12, 00:13

Germany, France and Spain sign deal on European fighter jet German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has described the signing as a "big day for the European defense union." The 'Future Combat Air System' is due to be operational by 2040....
2019-06-18, 01:39

F-15 fighter jets almost collide with skydivers after pilots not warned of dropzone Two skydivers almost collided with a pair of US fighter jets travelling at hundreds of miles an hour over the British countryside, a report has found....
2019-09-12, 17:26

Saab presents first Brazilian Gripen E fighter for flight test Saab delivered the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft to start initial flight test programs in Sweden. The aircraft will move to Brazil next year for more tests, and deliveries to Brazil's air force will start in 2021....
2019-09-12, 23:00

Sweden's Saab backs out of Swiss fighter jet test flights Saab will not test its Gripen fighter jet this month in Switzerland, the Swedish company said on Thursday, after the Swiss defense procurement agency recommended against it on grounds the plane would not be operationally ready in 2019....
2019-06-13, 11:00

Russia, Turkey discuss supply of Russian stealth fighter jet: RIA Russia and Turkey are discussing the possibility of deliveries of Russian-made SU-57 and SU-35 military aircraft to Turkey, the RIA news agency cited a Russian official as saying on Wednesday....
2019-08-28, 10:26

Skydivers narrowly avoid midair collision with two F15 fighter jets A pair of skydivers in the UK cheated death when they narrowly avoided colliding with two US F15 fighter jets that were flying in their airspace, new video shows. The parachutists, who have not been identified, were in free fall at around 120 MPH when the fighter jets rocketed past them, nearly kill...
2019-09-13, 01:26

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed, emerging hypersonic weapons promise to massively reshape offensive combat tactics....
2019-06-13, 16:39

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bulking up its defenses amid heightened tensions with Russia. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories...
2019-05-29, 00:26

US fighter jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast US warplanes intercepted four Russian bombers and two jet fighters in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Monday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement on Tuesday. The Russian planes – Tupolev Tu-95 bombers and Su-35 fighters – were intercepted by...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Setback for EU fighter jets as Malaysia bets on palm oil barter Hamstrung by huge public debt, Malaysia is planning to use palm oil to buy military equipment, including fighter jets. European defense companies are not enthused about Kuala Lumpur's latest attempt at barter trade....
2019-05-29, 21:26

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
2019-07-01, 22:39

Trump opens 'third front' against China with Taiwan fighter jet sale President Trump has decided to approve a major sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, advancing a substantial upgrade of the island’s military defenses amid an array of tensions with China....
2019-08-18, 00:39

Street Fighter Champion Gives Up Thousands In Protest Of Japanese Bureaucracy This past weekend, a legendary Street Fighter player placed first in what was perhaps the most stacked Street Fighter V tournament ever, but he will only be taking home a fraction of his prize money. That’s due to Japan’s heavily restrictive laws on competitive gaming and his own personal principles...
2019-09-16, 21:13

19 Of Freedom Fighter's Family Excluded From Assam Citizen List The names of 19 members of the family of a freedom fighter were allegedly left out of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, according to his son....
2019-09-03, 04:00

Inside America’s Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar Fighter-Jet Program The F-35 was once the Pentagon’s high-profile problem child. Has it finally moved past its reputation of being an overhyped and underperforming warplane?...
2019-08-21, 11:52

Valve has apologised for leaking a Street Fighter trailer last week, saying “there was a mix-up in t Valve has apologised for leaking a Street Fighter trailer last week, saying “there was a mix-up in the publishing process” that meant the clip went live before Capcom could officially announce the news. “It’s a regrettable and unintentional situation, and we have already implemented measures to prev...
2019-08-05, 06:13

UFC fighter Desmond Green facing 20 charges after deadly crash Desmond Green, a UFC lightweight, is in custody at the Broward County Main Jail after being arrested on 20 different charges Tuesday. He is being held on bonds totaling $194,000, per online records. Those charges, which come from the 29-year-old’s alleged role in a fatal car accident last Augu...
2019-06-27, 19:52

Canada launches contest to build new fighter jet; first delivery in 2025 Canada launched a long-delayed competition to build new fighter jets on Tuesday, and said it was confident no favoritism had been shown toward any one contender, though some in the industry have said the race is tilted towards Lockheed Martin Corp.....
2019-07-23, 22:13

Navy deactivates Grim Reaper fighter squadron in Florida The U.S. Navy deactivated one of two remaining F-35C Joint Strike Fighter training squadrons, known as Grim Reaper, transferring the activities from Florida to California....
2019-05-24, 16:39

India Will Receive 1st Of 36 Rafale Fighter Jet Next Month: President Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on a three-nation tour, arrived in Paris for bilateral meetings with his French counterpart Edouard Philippe and French President Emmanuel Macron. ...
2019-08-23, 02:26

US State Department approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Crystal Crisis Is The Sequel Puzzle Fighter Fans Deserve In 1996 Capcom released Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo, a competitive puzzle game featuring chibi versions of Street Fighter and Darkstalkers characters. The closest Capcom’s gotten to making a sequel is a failed free-to-play mobile game. It’s cool, though. Indie developer Nicalis just released Cryst...
2019-05-31, 05:26

China threatens sanctions over sale of US fighter jets to Taiwan The United States has approved the sale of 66 advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan. The sale adds to already tense relations between Beijing and Washington....
2019-08-21, 17:26

Medic testifies he killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq A Navy SEAL medic shocked the murder trial of special operations chief Edward Gallagher Thursday when he testified that he killed a wounded Islamic State fighter in 2017 in an act of mercy....
2019-06-21, 16:26

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online....
2019-07-08, 18:39

Undertale's Sans Joins Smash Bros. As A Mii Fighter Costume The next batch of Mii costumes heading to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be headlined by good skeleton boy Sans from Undertale, the hit indie RPG that was ported to Switch a little over a year ago....
2019-09-05, 03:13

When it comes to US intelligence, Trump sees what he wants to see HE’S BACK: President Trump took to Twitter to declare his four-day excursion to Japan “a very successful trip,” citing “Big progress on MANY fronts. A great country with a wonderful leader in Prime Minister Abe!”...
2019-05-29, 21:00

Is Intuition A Form Of Intelligence? Many people think intuition is just a form of guessing. Actually, it is much more. Could one's length of experience and amount of time spent on creative thinking and analyzing cause their database in the brain to expand? Some researchers say intuition is “the highest form of Intelligence.” Is it?...
2019-05-21, 15:52

20 terrifying uses of artificial intelligence Many advances in artificial intelligence are innovative and extraordinary, but some are downright creepy. Here are 20 of the eeriest ways people are using, or could use, AI....
2019-08-13, 18:00

Trump defies China: $8 billion F-16 fighter jet deal for Taiwan approved The Trump administration has formally approved a major $8 billion arms sale to Taiwan involving 66 new F-16C/D fighter jets, the State Department announced Tuesday, a move that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing over a range of issues, including trade and Hong Kong....
2019-08-22, 00:00

US Air Force F-35s drew an accidental sky penis with their contrails in a stealth fighter dogfight U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Two US Air Force F-35s conducted air-to-air combat training against four more stealth fighters this week, and in the process accidentally left behind contrails in the shape of a phallis. Luke Air Force Base has concluded that the fighters from the 5...
2019-05-31, 04:26

U.S. Formally Cancels Sale of Fighter Jets to Turkey, a NATO Ally Turkey, whose purchase of a Russian missile system has created friction, called the Trump administration’s move a “mistake that will cause irreparable wounds in our strategic relations.”...
2019-07-18, 01:26

Meet Mike 'Brolylegs' Begum: A most extraordinary Street Fighter competitor Born with a condition that restricts joint movement and inhibits muscle growth, "Brolylegs," a world-class gamer, needs a lot of help everyday. "But I don't have to rely on anyone to play."...
2019-07-10, 18:13

Two parachutists were free-falling — then US fighter jets flew below them, report says The jets were unaware they were flying near an active parachute site over Chatteris, nor did air traffic controls warn them ahead, the report says.        ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

UFC fighter facing 20 charges in deaths of elderly women in Florida five-car crash An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter known as “The Predator” is facing prison time for his role in a five-car crash that killed two elderly women in Florida last year...
2019-06-27, 18:52

State Department approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan: Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
2019-08-21, 07:39

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North — but the intruder turned out to be a flock of birds, officials said. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff earlier said radar detected “traces of flight by an unidentified object” over the De...
2019-07-01, 20:13

Greek fighter jets overfly North Macedonia under NATO tests North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the country's process of joining the alliance....
2019-05-21, 16:00

From Ginger Meggs to fighter jets: vintage Australian toys – in pictures Luke Jones has been collecting Australian toys since his first purchase at a 1983 auction – when he was just nine years old. The collection of vintage Australian toys he’s amassed since then, featured in his new hardcover book, is peerless. ‘While I strive to find the toys in the best original condi...
2019-07-16, 11:26

When PM Modi Called Mamata Banerjee's Detractor Adhir Chowdhury A Fighter Congress lawmaker Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a feisty leader from West Bengal, came in for a bit of praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who called him a "fighter" after the all-party meeting on......
2019-06-17, 15:52

Government Moves On 114-Fighter Jet Deal, World's Largest; Examines Bids India moved a step closer to inviting bids for the purchase of 114 fighter jets, currently the world's largest deal in play, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to boost the capability of the......
2019-07-04, 09:52

E. Honda, Poison, and Final Fight's Lucia Are Coming To Street Fighter V A video uploaded to the Street Fighter V Steam page revealed that E. Honda, Poison, and Lucia are the three new characters that will be added to the PlayStation 4 and PC game. The trailer, which seems to have gone live prematurely in advance of this weekend’s Evo tournament, was taken down from the ...
2019-08-01, 01:26

State Dept. approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
2019-08-21, 00:13

Liz Cheney, Tart-Tongued Fighter, Is Warring With Rand Paul Over Who’s Trumpier Ms. Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, has supplanted her father, Dick Cheney, as the most combative Cheney in Washington. She usually attacks Democrats, but not this time....
2019-09-14, 01:13

Canada launches fighter jet competition, sees first aircraft delivery in 2025 Canada officially launched a long-delayed competition for new fighter jets on Tuesday, and said it was confident that there had been no favoritism toward any one contender though some have said the race is tilted towards Lockheed Martin Corp.....
2019-07-23, 18:26

Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets To Intercept Russian, Chinese Planes Japan's military scrambled fighter aircraft to intercept Russian and Chinese planes, it said on Tuesday, including an observation jet at which South Korean forces fired warning shots after it entered......
2019-07-23, 14:26

UFC fighter Macy Chiasson says she's homeless after Dallas crane crashed into her building UFC fighter Macy Chiasson said Tuesday a crane that collapsed in Dallas over the weekend has left her homeless and that she has filed a lawsuit against the operator and two apartment buildings....
2019-06-12, 23:13

Alleged Islamic State fighter faces Dutch war crimes charges An alleged Dutch-born Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes in Iraq and Syria, including breaches of the Geneva Conventions, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online....
2019-07-08, 16:26

US Navy Fighter Jet Crashes In California Desert, Fate Of Pilot Unknown A US military fighter jet crashed on Wednesday in the California desert near a Navy air station, military officials said, leaving the fate of the pilot unknown....
2019-08-01, 11:00

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed extradition bill, will she back down this time?...
2019-06-14, 18:52

Iranian fighter jet crashes in southern province, two onboard safe: Mehr Iran said on Sunday that one of its fighter jets had crashed in the southern province of Bushehr because of technical problem, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported, adding that two people onboard the jet were safe....
2019-08-04, 16:52

Exclusive: Airbus, Boeing indicate they may pull out of Canada fighter jet race - sources Airbus SE and Boeing Co may pull out of a bidding process to supply Canada with new fighter jets because they say the contest is unfairly tilted toward Lockheed Martin Corp, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said on Monday....
2019-07-09, 04:13

Artificial intelligence: Are machines taking over? Artificial intelligence expert Toby Walsh is convinced that machines will be as smart as human beings within just 50 years. He spoke to DW about the benefits, and ways to prevent the worst consequences....
2019-07-10, 11:00

Should Artificial Intelligence Be Credited as an Inventor? A collaborative research team claims their artificially intelligent system should be recognized as the rightful inventor of two innovative designs, in a potentially disruptive development in patent law.Read more......
2019-08-02, 23:39

Best business intelligence tools in 2019 The proliferation of new technologies and digital transformation means that data can now be collected on every aspect of a business, from sales and marketing, to workflows and productivity, to hiring and HR, to overall performance and profitability.However, many of these data points exist in isolati...
2019-07-08, 02:26

The NHS is setting up a lab for medical artificial intelligence The National Health Service in England is setting up a research lab to build artificial intelligence that could help treat conditions including cancer, dementia and heart disease...
2019-08-08, 12:13

Factbox: Who will be Trump's next intelligence chief? U.S. President Donald Trump promised to move quickly to nominate a successor to Dan Coats, who leaves his position as Director of National Intelligence on Aug. 15....
2019-08-07, 14:13

ASX approaching artificial intelligence with caution Aside from the blockchain-based CHESS replacement project, the ASX is experimenting with artificial intelligence and machine learning, but it's cautious of letting the tech run wild in such a sensitive market....
2019-09-02, 06:26

What enterprises intend to do with artificial intelligence Survey shows business process automation and customer support are the low-hanging fruit with initial AI rollouts, but many organizations are moving on to tackle data analytics....
2019-09-07, 23:39

How I became an intelligence analyst in the FBI: Alison McGriff Alison McGriff is an intelligence analyst in the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division. She talks about everything from Cardi B to Earl Grey tea.       ...
2019-06-11, 15:39

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Libya; UNICEF appeals for increased aid for Venezuela youngsters; and UN negotiations continue over a new ocean protection agreement.  ...
2019-08-21, 19:26

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection  This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Libya; UNICEF appeals for increased aid for Venezuela youngsters; and UN negotiations continue over a new ocean protection agreement.  ...
2019-08-20, 23:26

John Walker Lindh, American who became Taliban fighter, released from prison after 17 years A California man dubbed the "American Taliban" following his capture on a battlefield in Afghanistan in 2001 was released from prison Thursday after serving 17 years, according to media reports.        ...
2019-05-23, 15:13

Navy SEAL bragged about killing captive teen ISIS fighter: prosecutor SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL stabbed to death a wounded and captive teenage Islamic State fighter in Iraq and then bragged about it, a military prosecutor told jurors Tuesday during opening statements in a politically charged court-martial. Lt. Brian John projected photos of the dead prisoner i...
2019-06-19, 06:52

UPDATE 1-State Dept approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
2019-08-21, 00:13

US risks China's anger after sealing $8bn deal to sell Taiwan 66 fighter jets Trump administration approves $8bn sale but Beijing says Washington will ‘bear the consequences’The Trump administration has approved the sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan in a move expected to anger Beijing.Taiwan will get the latest version of the Lockheed Martin-built fighter, the F-16C/D Block ...
2019-08-21, 10:26

My friend Niki Lauda was a street-fighter and a shining talent in F1 | John Watson Niki changed people’s perceptions about motor racing, and his remarkable range of qualities will be sadly missedNiki Lauda and I raced both alongside and against one another and remained friends until his death. His qualities, abilities and achievements are rightly admired, as were the clarity of hi...
2019-05-21, 23:00

Airbus pulls out of Canada fighter jet race, boosts Lockheed Martin's chances Airbus SE on Friday pulled out of a multibillion-dollar competition to supply Canada with 88 new fighter jets, a decision that boosts the chances of rival Lockheed Martin Corp ....
2019-08-31, 02:00

Steak, Sumo and Fighter Jets: Inside Japan’s Plan to Keep Trump Busy When Donald Trump arrives in Tokyo on Saturday, he’ll be the first foreign leader to meet Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito, but he won’t find much “executive time” on his schedule. Japanese officials have gone to great pains to ensure that Trump’s time will be filled ...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Henry Cejudo becomes 4th UFC fighter to hold 2 belts at once; Tony Ferguson gets TKO win vs. Donald Cerrone Henry Cejudo scored a TKO win over Marlon Moraes to become just the fourth fighter in UFC history to hold multiple title belts simultaneously.       ...
2019-06-09, 08:13

Syrian Goalkeeper Turned Rebel Fighter Dies In Fight With Regime Forces A Syrian goalkeeper turned rebel fighter who starred in an award-winning documentary died Saturday of wounds sustained fighting regime forces in northwestern Syria, his faction said....
2019-06-08, 20:26

Ex-UFC fighter Abel Trujillo accused of sending explicit texts, videos to minor Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo is accused of sending explicit text messages and videos to a female he knew was underage.       ...
2019-07-20, 05:00

MMA fighter Alejandra Lara puts spotlight on environmental crises at Bellator 225 weigh-ins Recent title challenger Alejandra Lara used Friday's Bellator 225 ceremonial weigh-ins to try to bring attention to some global crises.       ...
2019-08-24, 07:39

South Korea scrambles fighter jets to engage UFO… which turns out to be a bunch of birds Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several decades you know that tensions have been high on the Korean peninsula. The standoff between North Korea and South Korea has seen its share of dramatic moments, and it looked like another potential confrontation was brewing early this ...
2019-07-01, 21:13

Ex-UFC fighter Abel 'Killa' Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of child: reports A former UFC fighter who was arrested in Florida in May and extradited to Colorado last month has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child and felony obscenity....
2019-07-19, 01:13

Street Fighter Alpha Expert Destroys The Game's Cooperative Battle Mode By Himself Desk, one of the most creative and technically gifted combo video creators in the fighting game community, has outdone himself with his latest project. Controlling both Ryu and Ken in Street Fighter Alpha’s Dramatic Battle mode, using one hand for each character, he beats the snot out of devilish di...
2019-07-24, 02:39

Captured ISIS fighter says he helped imprison James Foley and Alan Henning Alexanda Kotey, a former ISIS fighter accused of forming one of the group's most notorious terror cells, admitted he was responsible for overseeing the imprisonment of western hostages James Foley, Alan Henning and John Cantlie....
2019-05-29, 01:26

Looser procurement rules for F-35 fighter jets will hurt Canada, rival companies say The Liberals revealed earlier this month that they plan to ease industrial requirements for aerospace companies in the $19-billion competition to replace Canada's aging CF-18s with 88 new fighter jets....
2019-05-30, 04:00

Satellite image shows Chinese fighter jets deployed to contested island A satellite image obtained by CNN show China has deployed a flight of at least four J-10 fighter jets on Woody Island in the South China Sea, the first known deployment of fighter jets there since 2017....
2019-06-20, 13:52

German IS fighter faces torture and murder terrorism charges in Düsseldorf court A German IS fighter is facing charges of murder and torture at a German high court. This is the second time that he has faced terrorism-related charges....
2019-09-04, 21:26

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against American forces in the region. ...
2019-06-29, 13:26

Jeffrey Epstein's bodyguard, an ex-UFC fighter, believes reported suicide was assisted As speculation swirls around Jeffrey Epstein, former UFC fighter Igor Zinoviev believes Epstein's death in jail was no accident.       ...
2019-08-17, 00:26

UFC Fighter Macy Chiasson's Apartment Destroyed In Dallas Crane Collapse [Update] A construction crane collapsed amid fierce thunderstorms in Dallas, Texas on Sunday, falling onto a nearby apartment building and parking garage, killing 29-year-old Kiersten Symone Smith, and displacing dozens of residents. One of the people affected by that disaster was UFC women’s bantamweight fi...
2019-06-12, 09:52

UK's Johnson says Huawei must not jeopardize intelligence-sharing Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, said Britain should not allow its relationship with Chinese networks firm Huawei to jeopardize intelligence-sharing with allies including the United States....
2019-06-28, 19:39

Trump Drops Ratcliffe as Pick for Top Intelligence Job President Donald Trump said on Friday that Congressman John Ratcliffe was withdrawing from consideration to serve as the Director of National Intelligence, sidestepping what had already become a difficult confirmation battle. The announcement, which came less than a week after Trump announced his in...
2019-08-03, 00:13

Artificial intelligence creates perfumes without being able to smell them Noses are overrated: In June, a perfume created by a computer system will be launched on the Brazilian market. The artificial intelligence involved combined ingredients in a manner unthinkable to most humans....
2019-05-31, 16:13

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers....
2019-07-03, 21:26

Artificial intelligence could help data centers run far more efficiently A novel system developed by MIT researchers automatically “learns” how to schedule data-processing operations across thousands of servers — a task traditionally reserved for imprecise, human-designed algorithms. Doing so could help today’s power-hungry data centers run far more efficiently. Data ...
2019-08-22, 02:39

How plants’ ability to ‘think’ might force us to redefine intelligence Some might balk at the idea that plants made of roots, stems and leaves could have intelligence or consciousness. But scientists have actually been hotly debating this idea for decades. A recent paper sought to finally draw a line under this question by dismissing it completely. It argued that the k...
2019-08-12, 16:13

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump Jr.’s meeting comes after Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) issued a subpoena to compel him to appea...
2019-06-11, 23:01

Sapiosexuals: are some people really only sexually attracted to intelligence? Marlène Schiappa, the French equality minister, says she is one of those attracted to others solely according to how brainy they areName: Sapiosexuals.Age: About 20. Continue reading......
2019-08-13, 00:26

China's intelligence law looms over EU 5G safeguards: official The European Union cannot ignore China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, as Brussels seeks rules for super-fast mobile networks, a senior EU official said on Friday....
2019-07-19, 20:39

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis? The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy....
2019-07-16, 15:39

How artificial intelligence can make FX brokers cleverer The ability of AI to help retail FX brokers is quickly moving from the theoretical to the practical; the result should be better operational efficiency and better trader services....
2019-05-21, 22:39

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Reasons to Fear a b-A.I.-r Market You name the industry -- from cyber-security to healthcare, telecom to transportation, big data to... baby diapers! -- high growth companies across the globe are investing in Artificial Intelligence technology at an astounding rate. But could there be a reason to fear a boom-bust cycle ahead? No... ...
2019-05-21, 23:39

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radiologists. Scientists from Northwestern University and Google trained their computer system to assess lung nodules without human involvement. This form o...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Navy pilot missing after fighter jet crash in Star Wars Canyon in Death Valley The US Navy launched a search-and-rescue operation Wednesday after an F/A-18E Super Hornet jet crashed Wednesday near a military airbase in Star Wars Canyon in Death Valley. “Search and rescue personnel are on scene and the status of the pilot is currently unknown,” Lt. Commander Lydia B...
2019-08-01, 01:26

Dana White chalks up Conor McGregor punching old man to fighter's mindset, being rich UFC president Dana White compared Conor McGregor's sucker punch of an elderly patron at a Dublin pub to a peak Mike Tyson.       ...
2019-08-17, 00:26

UPDATE 2-Airbus pulls out of Canada fighter jet race, boosts Lockheed Martin's chances Airbus SE on Friday pulled out of a multibillion-dollar competition to supply Canada with 88 new fighter jets, a decision that boosts the chances of rival Lockheed Martin Corp....
2019-08-30, 20:52

Fury v Wallin: Bloodied British fighter takes points victory over battling Swede Tyson Fury battles to a rugged points win over Otto Wallin as he fights for over nine rounds with a heavy cut to maintain his unbeaten record in a dramatic bout in Las Vegas....
2019-09-15, 08:13

Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet pilot missing after fighter jet crashes in Death Valley Nat'l Park The fate of a U.S. Navy pilot whose fighter jet crashed Wednesday in California's Death Valley National Park is not yet known, military officials say....
2019-08-01, 20:13

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
2019-07-18, 08:00

Texas prosecutors to seek death penalty for MMA fighter Cedric Marks, accused of two murders Marks was indicted for the slayings of Jenna Scott, 28, and Michael Swearingin, 32, two friends who were killed on Jan. 3 in Killeen, Texas.       ...
2019-08-14, 03:39

Navy SEAL says Eddie Gallagher thought he was shooting ISIS fighter, not an elderly civilian A Navy SEAL in Iraq with Special Warfare Chief Eddie Gallagher cast doubt on the accusation that Gallagher murdered a civilian in 2017, testifying that the decorated combat veteran thought he was firing at an ISIS fighter....
2019-06-28, 03:39

Medic testifies that he, not Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, was responsible for ISIS fighter's death A medic testifying in the trial of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher – who is accused of killing an injured ISIS prisoner of war in Iraq – shocked trial observers when he testified Thursday that he, not Gallagher, was responsible for the Islamic militant's death....
2019-06-20, 22:39

MMA fighter's disdain for Greg Hardy stems from witnessing domestic abuse as child Juan Adams doesn't appreciate that Greg Hardy has shown no remorse for his domestic violence past, because it hits so close to home.       ...
2019-07-18, 17:39

Byron York: Obama-era intelligence officials fretting because 'we don't know what they did' Why are Obama-era intelligence officials so concerned with President's Trump's call to declassify information regarding the origins of the Russia probe? "Because we don't know exactly what they did," Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York said Friday on "The Story with Martha M...
2019-05-25, 03:13

Automating artificial intelligence for medical decision-making MIT computer scientists are hoping to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve medical decision-making, by automating a key step that’s usually done by hand — and that’s becoming more laborious as certain datasets grow ever-larger. The field of predictive analytics holds increasin...
2019-08-06, 09:52

Artificial intelligence-enabled EKG could predict overall health status Artificial intelligence may be able to use EKG data to determine gender, physiologic age and provide a measure of bodily function and overall health status, according to a newly published paper....
2019-08-28, 06:26

Artificial general intelligence is a Rorschach Test: Do we need orangutans? A panel discussion between Facebook’s Yann LeCun and fellow AI thinkers debates whether the term artificial general intelligence even means anything. Perhaps the answer is machines more like orangutans....
2019-06-04, 17:39

Japan's Abe decries Seoul ending intelligence deal Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea has damaged trust by ending an intelligence-sharing agreement. He said he would work closely with the US for regional peace....
2019-08-23, 15:13

Trump says he may name Sue Gordon acting director of national intelligence U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he might name Sue Gordon as acting director of national intelligence after his first choice to lead the agency, congressman John Ratcliffe, decided to drop out....
2019-08-03, 00:39

Sixteen companies chosen for $17.1B defense intelligence contract The Pentagon on Monday awarded a $17.1 billion contract to 16 companies who will bid on task orders to assist the DIA in providing military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners and policy makers....
2019-08-07, 08:26

Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers....
2019-08-21, 05:00

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his latest pledge on health spending....
2019-08-08, 06:39

Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care for All—Unless it Doesn’t You could be forgiven for thinking that AI will soon replace human physicians based on headlines such as “The AI Doctor Will See You Now,” “Your Future Doctor May Not Be Human,” and “This AI Just Beat Human Doctors on a Clinical Exam.” But experts say the reality ...
2019-08-13, 22:00

CEO Robert Reffkin on Compass' new artificial intelligence features Compass founder and CEO Robert Reffkin joins "Squawk Alley" to discuss the company's updates to its app, including new A.I. features, the company's growth, and more....
2019-09-16, 22:52

New technologies, artificial intelligence aid fight against global terrorism Although terrorists have become skilled at manipulating the Internet and other new technologies, artificial intelligence or AI, is a powerful tool in the fight against them, a top UN counter-terrorism official said this week at a high-level conference on strengthening international cooperation again...
2019-09-05, 11:39

Trump Picks New Acting National Intelligence Director (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire, the nation’s top counterterrorism official, as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S. spy agencies. Maguire will become acting director on Aug. 15, th...
2019-08-09, 06:52

South Korea scraps intelligence sharing with Japan South Korea has cut intelligence cooperation with Japan in the latest tit-for-tat escalation between the two countries. The decision is a blow to the United States as it seeks to expand East Asia security cooperation....
2019-08-22, 20:26

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will change the very process of thinking...
2019-08-22, 16:00

Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon to step down Sue Gordon, the deputy director of national intelligence, plans to step down from the agency later this month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday....
2019-08-09, 01:26

Tech companies meet with US intelligence on 2020 election US technology companies including Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter met with US intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election. The companies’ security teams met representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the D...
2019-09-06, 10:52

David Cameron takes job with US artificial intelligence firm Former UK prime minister to chair advisory board of Washington-based AfinitiDavid Cameron has taken a job as chair of a US artificial intelligence firm’s advisory board, it was announced on Friday.The former prime minister “will be responsible for curating and overseeing the strategic guidance” the ...
2019-05-31, 19:52

Stamina, intelligence, ego: which personality traits make the best leaders? Some say a second-class mind makes for a first-class leader, others that madness is an essential feature of the role. From Trump and Obama, to Blair and Boris Johnson, which personalities are born to rule?There is a story that often gets told about modern presidents and prime ministers, and sometime...
2019-08-10, 17:00

Imran Khan Says Pak Intelligence Led US To Osama Bin Laden: Report Pakistan's main spy agency provided the US with a lead that helped them find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Monday....
2019-07-23, 06:26

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in artificial-intelligence startup OpenAI, as the software giant seeks to enhance its Azure cloud-computing platform....
2019-07-22, 19:39

Artificial intelligence could spot early signs of schizophrenia Years before schizophrenia can be diagnosed by doctors, artificial intelligence may be able to detect early signs of the condition in people's speech...
2019-06-21, 14:52

Don Jr. will meet with Senate intelligence committee behind closed doors Donald Trump Jr. is set to meet with members of the Senate intelligence committee in a closed door session on Wednesday. The appearance by the president’s son follows a subpoena by the GOP chairman of the committee, North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr. Trump Jr. backed out of meeting with the com...
2019-06-12, 00:13

U.S. intelligence chief creates election security position Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who has drawn criticism from President Donald Trump for assessments that countered his policies, said on Friday he was creating a new position to focus solely on U.S. election security....
2019-07-19, 21:01

Intelligence committee: New PM must make Huawei decision quickly The intelligence and security committee of parliament has called for the next prime minister to quickly make a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5G infrastrucutre....
2019-07-19, 16:00

Billionaire donates $189M to study artificial intelligence LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and its vast potential to change society as we know it....
2019-06-21, 02:26

Acosta dodges when asked if Epstein was an 'intelligence asset' Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta declined to answer Wednesday if he had ever been told that Jeffrey Epstein was an intelligence asset during his handling of the 2008 child sex abuse case against the jet-setting financier....
2019-07-11, 02:26

From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence MIT researchers have devised a novel method to glean more information from images used to train machine-learning models, including those that can analyze medical scans to help diagnose and treat brain conditions. An active new area in medicine involves training deep-learning models to detect stru...
2019-06-19, 21:01

Chechen 'execution' in Berlin linked to Russian intelligence The suspect in the killing of a Chechen dissident in Berlin holds a Russian passport. His papers indicate a possible link with Russian security services, according to reports in German media....
2019-08-31, 04:52

James Lovelock says artificial intelligence is the start of new life New Scientist interviewed James Lovelock to discuss Gaia’s Novacene and our new AI overlords, microwaving hamsters for science and why Elon Musk’s Mars mission is ‘crazy’...
2019-07-12, 14:52

"Pak Intelligence Agencies Didn't Know Bin Laden's Hideout": Ex-CIA Chief Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director General David Petraeus has said that he is "convinced" that the Pakistani intelligence agencies did not know Osama bin Laden was in Pakistan,......
2019-07-24, 15:52

Top Canadian Intelligence Officer Arrested On Charges Of Spying The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said on Friday that they had arrested a senior intelligence officer for allegedly stealing sensitive documents....
2019-09-14, 03:39

Russian Billionaire Continues the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence It hasn’t been widely publicized, but the most extensive search for extraterrestrial intelligence ever undertaken has been up and running for more than four years. Breakthrough Listen is a 10-year, $100 million space scanning project sponsored the Berkeley (California) SETI Research Center and funde...
2019-07-04, 16:39

Defending intelligence pick, Trump says U.S. spy agencies 'run amok' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his choice for the next U.S. spy chief as someone who could "rein in" intelligence agencies that "have run amok," fueling concerns Trump seeks assessments that support his own views....
2019-07-31, 20:13

University of Arizona to offer first intelligence degree in the county TUCSON – This fall the University of Arizona will be offering the country’s first Bachelor of Applied Science in Intelligence and Information Operations. The United States Defense Intelligence Agency is funding the program with a $1.5 million donation. UA officials said the program is ge...
2019-07-03, 08:00

UK's Johnson says not true intelligence withheld from him as foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Friday it was not true that secret intelligence was withheld from him when he was foreign minister....
2019-07-05, 14:13

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
2019-06-07, 22:39

Top Canadian Intelligence Official Charged With Leaking Secrets Cameron Ortis, a senior official with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s intelligence unit, faces three charges under a 2012 security of information law....
2019-09-14, 17:39

Navy SEAL in Eddie Gallagher trial who said he killed ISIS fighter could face perjury charges The witness who said in court he, not accused Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher, killed an injured ISIS fighter in Iraq in 2017 could face perjury charges....
2019-06-27, 22:39

UPDATE 1--Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centres....
2019-08-21, 00:13

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School How much of what you learned in school do you still remember? Even more importantly, how much of it do you actually use on a daily basis? Though we may not need to know the Pythagorean theorem or what happened during the Spanish American War, we do—or at least should—understand how and why people fe...
2019-07-13, 03:00

Israel's 'Tanks Of The Future' Prototype Features Artificial Intelligence Israel unveiled options Sunday for its "combat vehicle of the future" -- a tank with large touchscreens, 360-degree vision and, in one prototype, a video game-style controller....
2019-08-05, 05:26

Western intelligence hacked 'Russian Google' Yandex to spy on accounts Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
2019-06-28, 04:39

Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security The briefing comes as Republicans and Democrats are at odds over next steps and expecting Robert Mueller’s testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 elections....
2019-07-10, 19:39

American to Lead NATO Intelligence as Iraq-War-Era Concerns About U.S. Linger The alliance’s intelligence arm has been a priority for President Trump, but the appointment could make NATO’s analysis look like a rubber stamp for Washington....
2019-07-18, 22:13

Transcript of Robert S. Mueller III’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee The former special counsel answered questions Wednesday from the panel about his investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential campaign....
2019-07-25, 02:39

Trump withdraws John Ratcliffe’s bid to be next Director of National Intelligence President Trump announced Friday, via tweet, that he was withdrawing Rep. John Ratcliffe’s nomination to be the next Director of National Intelligence. “Our great Republican Congressman John Ratcliffe is being treated very unfairly by the LameStream Media. Rather than going through months of slander...
2019-08-02, 21:52

Artificial intelligence to prevent traffic jams months in advance News 27 Aug, 2019 The Department for Transport plans to give technology firms access to traffic data to allow them to help prevent future congestion...
2019-08-27, 18:52

'Blood on their hands': the intelligence officer whose warning over white supremacy was ignored Daryl Johnson’s team faced an official backlash 10 years ago when it issued a briefing on rightwing extremismTen years ago, the Department of Homeland Security sent American law enforcement agencies an intelligence briefing warning of a rising threat of domestic rightwing extremism, including white ...
2019-08-08, 07:52

China's Biggest Casinos Use Artificial Intelligence To Spot Who Will Lose Some of the world's biggest casino operators in Macau, the Chinese territory that's the epicenter of global gaming, are starting to deploy digitally-enabled poker chips and baccarat tables, hidden......
2019-06-30, 06:00

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor and discredit journalists and activists, and targeted a reporter who wrote a critical book on the company, documents reveal. The agrochemical corporati...
2019-08-08, 07:52

U.S. Deputy National Intelligence Director Announces She’s Stepping Down on Same Day as Her Boss WASHINGTON — Sue Gordon, the current deputy director of national intelligence, has announced she is leaving her post on the same day that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’ resignation takes effect. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which oversees 17 U.S. int...
2019-08-09, 06:52

New technologies, artificial intelligence aids fight against global terrorism Although terrorists have become skilled at manipulating the Internet and other new technologies, artificial intelligence or AI, is a powerful tool in the fight against them, a top UN counter-terrorism official said this week at a high-level conference on strengthening international cooperation again...
2019-09-04, 18:13

Deputy national intelligence chief to leave job same day as boss Dan Coats President Trump on Thursday tapped National Counterterrorism Center director Joseph Maguire to serve as the acting director of national intelligence amid a shakeup at the agency. Trump made the announcement on Twitter Thursday evening about an hour after he revealed that Deputy Director of National ...
2019-08-09, 06:52

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statement....
2019-06-14, 02:00

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
2019-05-24, 06:52

Trump Jr. to testify on Russia contacts before GOP-led Senate intelligence panel Donald Trump Jr. will testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday behind closed doors, Fox News has learned, as part of what the president has called an "unfair" effort to subject his son to yet another interview on Russia-related matters....
2019-06-12, 03:26

Trump reportedly will threaten to curb intelligence sharing with UK over Huawei Trump plans to tell the British government that Washington may limit intelligence sharing with the U.K. if it continues to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to build part of its 5G mobile network, the FT reported....
2019-05-31, 04:26

Teaching artificial intelligence to connect senses like vision and touch In Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s book "Blind Assassins," she says that “touch comes before sight, before speech. It’s the first language and the last, and it always tells the truth.” While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the physical world, our eyes help us immediately understan...
2019-06-17, 06:52

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the country’s richest men hired the Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to dig up dirt on a cabinet minister. Black Cube denied the allegations. Idan Ofe...
2019-06-07, 11:52

Iran executes man on charges of spying for US Central Intelligence Agency IRAN has executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organisation of the defence ministry on charges of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency....
2019-06-22, 23:39

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over alleged torture of the deceased officer....
2019-07-02, 01:39

Trump's stance on intelligence questioned as Russia spy extracted from Kremlin US media have claimed President Trump’s recklessness with the CIA cost America its top spy in the Kremlin. Even if the president is not to blame, there is still a lot of tension between him and US intelligence services....
2019-09-11, 13:00

Russia ‘probably’ not abiding by nuclear test ban, says U.S. military intelligence official Moscow’s questionable approach to nuclear testing has helped Russia enhance new warhead designs, said the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency....
2019-05-29, 23:52

Spain rejects US request to extradite Venezuela's former intelligence chief Top criminal court instead orders release of Gen Hugo Armando Carvajal, who was sought on drug trafficking chargesA top Spanish court has denied a US request to extradite Venezuela’s former military intelligence chief on drug trafficking charges, instead ordering his release.“The Audiencia National ...
2019-09-16, 18:52

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad....
2019-05-22, 21:52

Graham isn’t worried about letting Barr declassify intelligence information Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday he doesn’t see any threat to national security in President Donald Trump’s decision to allow Attorney General William Barr to declassify information from the Russia investigation.“We’re not compromising national security here,” the South Carolina ...
2019-05-26, 17:13

Donald Trump willing to accept foreign intelligence on election rivals US President Donald Trump has said he would take dirt about 2020 presidential election opponents offered by a foreign government. The statement has led to even more calls for his impeachment....
2019-06-13, 07:39

Pentagon seeks 'ethicist' to oversee military artificial intelligence General says ‘We are thinking deeply about the ethical, safe and lawful use of AI’ as US seeks to catch up with China’s early leadWanted: military “ethicist”. Skills: data crunching, machine learning, killer robots. Must have: cool head, moral compass and the will to say no to generals, scientists a...
2019-09-07, 08:13

Canada’s intelligence service: theft of information is 'potentially devastating' Theft of classified information by a senior intelligence officer could ‘cause grave injury to Canada’s national interests’The theft of classified information by a senior intelligence officer could be “devastating” to Canada’s national security, the country’s spy service has warned, as concern over t...
2019-09-17, 21:26

Donald Trump Jr set to testify before Senate intelligence committee – live Trump’s eldest son to testify in closed session WednesdayJon Stewart rebukes Congress for failing 9/11 victimsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.26pm BST Speaking of investigations, Donald Trump Jr is headed back to Capitol Hill...NEW: Donald Trump Jr is coming back to Senate Int...
2019-06-11, 21:39

How AI is transforming customer reviews into crucial business intelligence (VB Live) Your customer reviews are a gold mine, and AI is the key to turning their feedback into great product, finding out what really matters to customers and moreRead More...
2019-09-11, 22:13

Trump Jr. to testify in second closed-door Senate Intelligence interview Democrats believe the president’s oldest son may have lied to them in previous testimony about his role in a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton....
2019-06-12, 15:00

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to their systems. The first, Azure Sentinel, is very much in line with other cloud services: it's depe...
2019-05-21, 15:39

House Intelligence chief warns spy agencies of Trump 'politicization' U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Friday warned the FBI and U.S. spy agencies that President Donald Trump is trying to "politicize" U.S. intelligence and law enforcement....
2019-06-01, 00:26

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. The move ma...
2019-05-24, 04:13

General Atomics awarded $36.4M for drone, intelligence work in Afghanistan General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. received a $36.4 million contract for unmanned drone intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services, the Defense Department announced....
2019-06-01, 00:13

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Major League Baseball banning players from Venezuelan Winter League during offseason The Venezuelan Winter League is a place where some major leaguers and minor leaguers play in the offseason. That will not be an option this upcoming offseason, as Major League Baseball is citing the Trump administration’s recent policies toward Venezuela....
2019-08-23, 06:00

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of birds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ending a br...
2019-07-02, 00:13

Tyson Fury v Otto Wallin: Bloodied British fighter takes points victory over battling Swede Tyson Fury battles to a rugged points win over Otto Wallin as he fights for over nine rounds with deep cuts to maintain his unbeaten record in a dramatic bout in Las Vegas....
2019-09-15, 14:00

Marine and Iraqi general testify accused Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher did not stab ISIS fighter A Marine and an Iraqi general testified that they did not see Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher stab an injured teenaged ISIS fighter in 2017, contradicting accusations from some of Gallagher's fellow Navy SEALs....
2019-06-28, 23:39

Colombia: Rights experts condemn killing of reintegrated former rebel fighter, call for respect of peace process Against a backdrop of challenges in implementing the peace process in Colombia, six independent UN human rights experts condemned on Tuesday the killing of a former member of the FARC-EP guerilla movement, which they said constitutes a “violation” of the guarantees made by the Government in the 2016...
2019-06-04, 19:00

Boxing News at Five: Fury expects to rematch Wilder in March or April, Malignaggi threatens to urinate on former UFC fighter Tyson Fury says Deontay Wilder has a couple more fights to go before they meet again, and Paulie Malignaggi is undoing his good work The post Boxing News at Five: Fury expects to rematch Wilder in March or April, Malignaggi threatens to urinate on former UFC fighter appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21, 19:26

Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good With glass interior walls, exposed plumbing and a staff of young researchers dressed like Urban Outfitters models, New York University’s AI Now Institute could easily be mistaken for the offices of any one of New York’s innumerable tech startups. For many of those small companies (and qu...
2019-08-24, 04:13

Sri Lanka President Sacks Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attacks Probe Sri Lanka's president has sacked the national intelligence chief and will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses before the Easter suicide bombings, officials said......
2019-06-08, 11:52

China behind massive Australian National University hack, intelligence officials say Officials fear data breach may be used to recruit students or university alumni as informantsIntelligence officials believe China may have been behind a massive data breach which compromised the personal details of thousands of Australian National University students and staff.The Sydney Morning Her...
2019-06-06, 03:26

Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity talent top list of hard-to-find skills A majority of IT managers say they are expected to deliver more applications than a year ago. In most cases, they are working with the same number of developers....
2019-05-25, 22:26

Cressida Cowell: ‘Books are better than films at teaching children creativity and intelligence' The new children’s laureate and How to Train Your Dragon author talks about how to get kids reading and why we need the space to make mistakesThere is a primary school across the road from Cressida Cowell’s west London home, so the author of the How to Train Your Dragon series writes with a backdrop...
2019-07-12, 16:13

Trump renews attacks on intelligence of CNN’s Don Lemon, one of the moderators of the Democratic debate In tweets, the president called the news anchor “the dumbest man on television” and suggested he was “too dumb” to understand that he should ask fair questions....
2019-08-01, 02:52

Iran building new classified military base in Syria: intelligence sources Iran has established a new military base in Syria and has plans to house thousands of troops at the location, according to multiple Western intelligence sources....
2019-09-03, 18:13

Rep. Adam Schiff Subpoenas Acting Intelligence Director Over Whistleblower Complaint Yet another possible political scandal could be brewing in the Trump administration, this time over a whistleblower complaint that acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire refuses to hand over to Congress....
2019-09-14, 19:52

Top Australian politician mistakenly leaked intelligence operative's name in public diaries An Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) officer’s identity was mistakenly published by a top Australian politician, a national security breach that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison....
2019-08-22, 22:00

Top Democrats tell intelligence chiefs they must help monitor Barr’s review of Russia probe The House and Senate Intelligence committee chairs informed the heads of the CIA, FBI and NSA, as well as the director of national intelligence, that they want to know what the attorney general intends to declassify....
2019-06-01, 03:13

Reports find new Huawei web flaws, plus troubling links to Chinese intelligence Huawei continues to find itself on the wrong end of a sustained negative news cycle, with some of the latest revelations in new reports including assertions that new Huawei web application flaws have been found. Also, that troubling (and previously unknown) links exist between Huawei employees, the ...
2019-07-09, 00:52

European blockchain company Bitfury launches artificial intelligence unit European blockchain company The Bitfury Group, valued recently at more than $1 billion, has launched its artificial intelligence (AI) division, the company's top official told Reuters in an interview....
2019-08-13, 12:00

Adam Schiff encourages intelligence leaders to consider 'the example of Secretary Mattis' and resign House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff predicts two top officials will resist President Trump's move to declassify intelligence related to the Russia investigation....
2019-05-28, 01:00

Expansion of Secrecy Law for Intelligence Operatives Alarms Free Press Advocates The C.I.A. wants the law to protect the identities of more covert officers and informants, citing its defunct torture program and groups like WikiLeaks....
2019-07-11, 08:52

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To date, online currencies are more speculation than real means of payment as concerns around security...
2019-05-29, 12:52

Donald Trump Intelligence Chief Pick Pulls Out, New Nominee "Shortly" President Donald Trump's controversial pick to be the next Director of National Intelligence, Representative John Ratcliffe, withdrew from consideration on Friday amid questions over his experience......
2019-08-03, 05:39

Trump names new acting national intelligence director to replace Dan Coats U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S. spy agencies....
2019-08-09, 05:39

Sri Lanka President Slams Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attack Testimony Sri Lanka's president publicly rebuked his intelligence chief on Thursday after he told a parliamentary panel that the Easter suicide bombings in which 258 people died could have been avoided....
2019-05-30, 16:13

Arrested Canadian intelligence officer oversaw Russia probe: reports A high-ranking RCMP officer has been arrested for attempting to disclose classified information to a foreign entity. The man's arrest is connected to a major Russian corruption case....
2019-09-15, 10:52

Trump names counterterrorism chief as acting director of national intelligence President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Center, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
2019-08-09, 12:00

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligence data....
2019-05-31, 14:52

Canada: arrest of ex-head of intelligence shocks experts and alarms allies Police say charges of stealing covert information against Cameron Ortis pose ‘potential risk’ for US, UK, New Zealand and AustraliaCanada and its allies are scrambling to assess the damage inflicted by what experts believe could be the largest security breach in the country’s history after a senior ...
2019-09-16, 20:00

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
2019-08-07, 21:52

Senate Intelligence Committee summons mysterious British security consultant Senate investigators have added yet another name to the constantly evolving cast of characters in the Russia investigation.On April 5, just 2 weeks after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report on Russia’s election interference, the Senate Intelligence Committee sent a letter to a ...
2019-06-06, 03:13

South Korea Says It Will End Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan, Adding to Tensions The move frustrates officials in the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely tracked....
2019-08-23, 01:13

Senior Canadian police intelligence officer arrested on suspicion of espionage A senior official of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police intelligence unit has been arrested and charged with multiple charges, including espionage with foreign powers....
2019-09-14, 08:52

AI IN BANKING: Artificial intelligence could be a near $450 billion opportunity for banks — here are the strategies the winners are using This is a preview of the AI IN BANKING research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Discussions, articles, and reports about the AI opportunity across the financial services industry continue to proli...
2019-07-23, 13:13

Russia's largest search engine hacked by Western intelligence agencies The search engine Yandex, often referred to as Russia's Google, was the target of a cyberattack that occurred late last year which was orchestrated by hackers working for Western intelligence agencies.The hackers deployed a rare type of malware, called Reign, in an attempt to spy on user accoun...
2019-06-28, 09:26

Did Russian intelligence hire a criminal to execute a Chechen dissident in Berlin? A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels between this case and the attack on double agent Skripal in the UK....
2019-09-04, 21:26

Donald Trump Jr. 'not at all' worried about perjury in testimony to Senate Intelligence Committee President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., testified behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee, whose members were set to ask him about his awareness of an aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow....
2019-06-12, 19:39

House intelligence panel subpoenas ex-Trump advisers Flynn, Gates The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday....
2019-06-13, 15:39

Artificial Intelligence Inching Closer to Deciphering Long Lost Languages With new technology available to us, we’re inching closer to the end of the days when deciphering ancient languages is a painstaking task filled with frustration and confusion. ...
2019-07-21, 18:26

South Korea scraps military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan South Korea is scrapping its military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that threatens global supply chains for smartphones and other gadgets....
2019-08-23, 03:39

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
2019-06-13, 19:13

Facebook, tech firms meet with U.S. intelligence on 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc , Alphabet's Google , Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election....
2019-09-05, 03:39

An artificial-intelligence first: Voice-mimicking software reportedly used in a major theft Thieves used voice-mimicking software to imitate the speech of a British energy company’s executive and dupe his subordinate into sending hundreds of thousands of dollars to a secret account, the company’s insurer said....
2019-09-05, 04:40

Facebook and other tech firms met with U.S. intelligence to discuss 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook have met with U.S. intelligence agencies to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election.Read More...
2019-09-05, 21:26

Report: Intelligence Officials Won’t Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troublesome revelation. Namely, that senior US intelligence officials are so concerned about the president of the United States being an unrestrained ignoramus ...
2019-06-17, 02:39

Inside Venezuela’s torturous intelligence and drug-running branch SEBIN In October, Fernando Alban –  the councilman of dissident Venezuelan political party Primero Justicia – spoke out against the embattled nation’s leader Nicolas Maduro at the United Nations in New York. On his return to Simon Bolivar International Airport, he was quietly seized by Venezuela's Bolivar...
2019-05-21, 20:13

Goldman Sachs, China's Ping An back artificial intelligence firm H20.ai Goldman Sachs Group Inc, China's Ping An Global Voyager Fund and others have invested $72.5 million in H20.ai, a rapidly growing artificial intelligence startup, the companies said on Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 05:00

Justice Dept. Says It Will Share Some Mueller-Related Intelligence With House Committee The decision to share information with the House Intelligence Committee could de-escalate tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration....
2019-05-22, 17:00

Arrest of Canada intelligence official could hurt allies, says head of police The arrest of a top Canadian police officer on charges of leaking secret information could hurt intelligence operations by allied nations, the head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on Monday....
2019-09-17, 07:39

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump administration and Iranian leaders....
2019-06-14, 00:26

South Korea could reconsider intelligence-sharing deal with Japan: Yonhap South Korea could reconsider its intelligence-sharing deal with Japan as relations between the two U.S. allies deteriorate, a South Korean national security official told lawmakers on Thursday, Yonhap reported....
2019-07-18, 14:13

‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex hacked by Western intelligence in 2018: sources Sources told Reuters the hackers appeared to be searching for technical information that could explain how Yandex authenticates user accounts. Such information could help a spy agency impersonate a user and access their private messages....
2019-06-28, 01:13

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that was likely to focus on a Moscow Trump Tower project and a meeting with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have information helpful for his father...
2019-06-12, 18:26

British national jailed in Iran over claims she gave ‘a lot of intelligence’ to Israel A British-Iranian citizen has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the Islamic Republic of Iran after being accused of relaying “a lot of intelligence” to Israel’s Mossad spy agency....
2019-08-27, 19:39

Trump to intelligence: ‘fully cooperate’ with inquiry into Mueller report origins President steps up effort to ‘investigate the investigators’ amid growing Democratic calls for impeachmentDonald Trump is directing the US intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with attorney general William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year inquiry into whether ...
2019-05-24, 03:39

Elon Musk, Jack Ma to Talk at Artificial Intelligence Conference This Week Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma will speak at a conference on artificial intelligence (AI) to be held this week in Shanghai, an Alibaba spokeswoman said on Monday....
2019-08-27, 04:13

Deepfake 2020: New artificial intelligence is battling altered videos before elections ZeroFOX digital security company has developed artificial intelligence to help identify and take down deepfake videos aimed at influencing elections.       ...
2019-08-14, 22:26

Microsoft invests $1 billion in artificial intelligence lab co-founded by Elon Musk Microsoft has agreed to invest $1 billion in OpenAI, a lab co-founded by Elon Musk, to develop advanced artificial intelligence technologies.       ...
2019-07-23, 05:00

China plans to use information to 'dominate in the future,' says defense intelligence chief China's government plans to leverage the growing data industry and cutting-edge technologies as part of its strategy to get an edge on its competitors, according to the Department of Defense's intelligence chief....
2019-08-20, 05:52

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’s action will help ensure that all Americans learn...
2019-05-24, 10:39

Japan protests against South Korea's scrapping of intelligence-sharing pact: NHK Japan's government has protested against South Korea's scrapping of an intelligence-sharing pact between them, national broadcaster NHK reported on Thursday....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Peter Thiel says FBI, CIA should investigate if Chinese intelligence infiltrated Google: report Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel on Sunday called for the FBI and CIA to investigate whether Chinese intelligence had infiltrated Google, according to a report....
2019-07-16, 05:13

South Korea Cancels Intelligence Sharing With Japan Over Trade Dispute (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea said Thursday it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, a surprise announcement that is likely to set back U.S. efforts to bolster mutual security cooperation with two of its most important allies in the Asian region...
2019-08-22, 13:52

U.S. Senate intelligence panel to interview Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday: source Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a congressional source said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11, 22:13

RCMP acknowledges concern from allies after senior intelligence official charged Lucki told reporters that international security partners have not placed any data-sharing restrictions on Canada since the charges against Cameron Ortis were filed....
2019-09-17, 23:13