Trump Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Irma Intensifies

United States President Donald Trump has declared emergencies in Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S Virgin Islands as hurricane Irma threatens heads towards land. Mr Trump’s declarations authorise the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to organise relief efforts. It also directs FEMA to deploy to the soon-to-be-hit regions ahead…

Iran Dismisses US Calls for UN’s Military Site Access

Iran has rejected the United States’ demand for United Nations (UN) nuclear inspectors to visit its military bases, claiming they are “off limits”. The nation rejected access after the UN’s US ambassador pressed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to ensure they were not concealing activities banned by the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and…

US Pleased By North Korea’s Missile Launch “Restraint”

The United States Secretary of State has praised Kim Jong-un for showing restraint over its missile program, since the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted new sanctions against North Korea. Rex Tillerson said there had been no missile launches or other provocative acts by North Korea, just weeks after North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic…

Russian Man Sentenced over Hijacked Computers

A Russian man has been sentenced to 46 months in an American jail for running a network of hijacked computers. Maxim Senakh, 41, was found guilty of participating in a criminal enterprise that installed and exploited malicious computer software on tens of thousands of computer servers throughout the world to generate millions of dollars in…

Steps closer to suspended animation reality

US Scientists have made new steps forward after reviving a cryogenically frozen organism. Over 60 years of trials the preservation of bodies and brains in a state of suspended animation has only been achieved in individual cells… Until now. The Science Journal ACS Nano published an article about US researchers successfully thawing and reanimating frozen…

North Korea Launches Missile That Could Hit US

North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday, capable of hitting Los Angeles and other US cities, according to North Korean officials. However, Pentagon spokesperson Navy Captain Jeff Davis said the North American Aerospace Defence Command determined the launch did not pose a threat to the US. Us President Donald Trump condemned the launch…

Donald Trump Announces US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Change Agreement

United States President Donald Trump has announced the US will withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement, claiming the deal is more “about other countries gaining an advantage over the United States.” The US would withdraw from the agreement immediately and would start negotiating a new deal “on terms that are fair to the…