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Chinese balloon advanced, hard to shoot down: US expert

.The first Chinese surveillance balloon that the Pentagon found flying over sensitive US ballistic missile sites may be guided by advanced artificial intelligence technology, a US expert said Friday..A second Chinese surveillance balloon was later spotted over Latin America, the Pent

9h ago| USA

US unemployment rate lowest since 1969

US job growth accelerated sharply in January while the unemployment rate hit more than a 53-1/2-year low of 3.4 percent, pointing to a stubbornly tight labor market, and a potential headache for Federal Reserve officials as they fight inflation.

10h ago| USA

Second Chinese balloon 'transiting' Latin America: Pentagon

A Chinese spy balloon was flying over Latin America, the Pentagon said Friday night, one day after a similar craft was seen over US skies.

6d ago| USA

Memphis disbands police unit after fatal beating video

The US city of Memphis on Saturday disbanded the special police unit whose officers fatally beat a young Black man, after graphic video of the assault sparked widespread shock and outrage.

6d ago| USA

Biden names new White House chief of staff

President Joe Biden on Friday named his former top Covid-19 aide Jeff Zients to White House chief of staff -- one of the most crucial positions in an administration gearing up for a likely re-election campaign.

1w ago| USA

One third of Amazon ‘degraded’ by human activity, drought: study

More than one third of the Amazon rainforest may have been degraded by human activity and drought, researchers said

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023
USA

Chinese balloon advanced, hard to shoot down: US expert

.The first Chinese surveillance balloon that the Pentagon found flying over sensitive US ballistic missile sites may be guided by advanced artificial intelligence technology, a US expert said Friday..A second Chinese surveillance balloon was later spotted over Latin America, the Pent

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023
USA

US unemployment rate lowest since 1969

US job growth accelerated sharply in January while the unemployment rate hit more than a 53-1/2-year low of 3.4 percent, pointing to a stubbornly tight labor market, and a potential headache for Federal Reserve officials as they fight inflation.

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023
USA

Second Chinese balloon 'transiting' Latin America: Pentagon

A Chinese spy balloon was flying over Latin America, the Pentagon said Friday night, one day after a similar craft was seen over US skies.

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023
USA

Blinken trip to China postponed

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has postponed a visit to China that had been expected to start yesterday after a Chinese spy balloon was tracked flying across the country, a US official said.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023
USA

China expresses regret that 'civilian' airship strays over US

China on Friday expressed regret that what it called a "civilian" airship had strayed into US territory, an incident that sparked a political furor in the United States and raised questions about a planned trip to Beijing by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023
USA

What is a suspected Chinese spy balloon doing above the US?

News that the Pentagon is monitoring a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon in the skies over the continental United States raises a series of questions – not least among them, what exactly it might be doing.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023
USA

Chinese spy balloon spotted over US: Pentagon

The Pentagon is tracking a suspected spy balloon belonging to China as it flies over the western United States, officials have said.."Clearly the intent of this balloon is for surveillance," a senior US defense official told reporters on the condition of anonymity on Thursday..The of

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023
USA

Neanderthals hunted massive elephants: study

Neanderthals may have lived in larger groups than previously believed, hunting massive elephants that were up to three times bigger than those of today, according to a new study.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023
USA

US reopens embassy in Solomon Islands after 30 years

The United States reopened its embassy in the Solomon Islands Thursday after a 30-year hiatus, part of a bid to counter China's growing influence in the South Pacific.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023
USA

Classified docs: FBI searches Biden’s house in Delaware

Biden’s personal attorney, Bob Bauer, said in a statement that the search was planned and conducted with the president’s “full support and cooperation.”