Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, a security ‘nightmare’ that housed classified documents

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, a security ‘nightmare’ that housed classified documents

WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) – The seizure of classified U.S. government documents at Donald Trump’s sprawling retreat at Mar-a-Lago highlights the lingering national security concerns presented by the former president and the house that it’s dubbed the White House winter, some security experts say. Trump is under federal investigation for possible violations of the Espionage … Read more

Exclusive: Europe eyes Musk’s SpaceX to fill launch void left by tensions with Russia

Exclusive: Europe eyes Musk’s SpaceX to fill launch void left by tensions with Russia

PARIS, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has started preliminary technical discussions with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could lead to the temporary use of its launchers after the conflict in Ukraine blocked western access Russian Soyuz rockets. Private US competitor to Europe’s Arianespace has emerged as a key contender to fill a … Read more

Satellite imagery shows Antarctic sea ice is collapsing faster than expected

LOS ANGELES, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Antarctic coastal glaciers are shedding icebergs faster than nature can replenish crumbling ice, doubling previous estimates of losses from the world’s largest ice sheet over the past of the past 25 years, a satellite analysis revealed on Wednesday. The first-of-its-kind study, conducted by researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory … Read more

Afghan Muslim arrested for killings that rocked New Mexico’s Islamic community

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Aug 9 (Reuters) – A Muslim immigrant from Afghanistan has been arrested as a prime suspect in the serial killings of four Muslim men that have rocked the Islamic community in New Mexico’s largest city, a police announced on Tuesday. After days of tightening security around Albuquerque-area mosques, seeking to allay fears of … Read more

Trump solicits donations after FBI raid of his Mar-a-Lago home

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday tried to turn news that the FBI had raided his Florida estate to his advantage, citing the investigation in text messages and emails seeking political donations from his supporters. The unprecedented search marked a significant escalation in the federal investigation into whether Trump … Read more

Taiwan’s foreign minister says China is carrying out part of attack plan for invasion

TAIPEI, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s foreign minister said on Tuesday China was using military drills it launched to protest the visit of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi as a plan to match to prepare for an invasion of the autonomous island. Joseph Wu, speaking at a press conference in Taipei, offered no … Read more

US to send Ukraine $5.5 billion in new budget and military aid

The national flags of Ukraine and the United States fly in the grounds of a police training base outside kyiv, Ukraine May 6, 2016. Picture taken May 6, 2016. REUTERS/ Valentin Ogirenko Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 8 (Reuters) – The United States will send an additional $5.5 billion in … Read more

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

TAIPEI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – China’s military announced new military drills in the seas and airspace around Taiwan on Monday – a day after the scheduled end of its biggest-ever drills to protest China’s visit to China. last week in Taipei by US President Nancy Pelosi. China’s Eastern Theater Command said it would conduct joint … Read more

US Senate approves bill to fight climate change and cut drug costs in favor of Biden

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Sunday passed a sweeping $430 billion bill to tackle climate change, cut drug prices and raise some corporate taxes, a major victory for President Joe Biden whom Democrats hope to bolster their chances of retaining. control of Congress in this year’s elections. After a marathon 27-hour … Read more

Fourth Muslim murdered in New Mexico in ‘targeted killings’

Homes reach the edge of the desert on the outskirts of Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S., July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – New Mexico police and federal agencies were investigating the killings of four Muslim men to determine if the killings, the latest of … Read more