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Rand Paul wants to lift US travel bans on Russian lawmakers if Moscow reciprocates – report

By ethan / September 26, 2018

Republican Senator Rand Paul will introduce an amendment that would lift existing US sanctions on members of Russia’s Federal Assembly if Moscow agrees to nix its own sanctions targeting US lawmakers, according to the Daily Beast. Paul will present the legislation during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee meeting on Wednesday, the Daily Beast, which obtained […]

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System-wide glitch briefly grounds all domestic Delta flights

By ethan / September 26, 2018

Delta Air Lines passengers across the US were left stranded for over an hour on Tuesday evening, after a technical issue forced the carrier to ground all domestic flights. Customers of the Atlanta-based top-tier US airline took to Twitter to report the major system outage, which left incoming planes sitting on taxiways waiting for gates […]

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NSA employee who took secret files home sentenced to prison

By ethan / September 26, 2018

A former employee of the National Security Agency (NSA) was sentenced to 66 months in prison and three years of probation over keeping top-secret files at his Maryland home. But that’s just one part of a bigger story. Nghia Hoang Pho, 68, was sentenced on Tuesday in Baltimore, Maryland by US District Judge George L. […]

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Chinese national arrested in US for allegedly acting as agent of Beijing

By ethan / September 25, 2018

In a move likely to hit relations already soured by a bitter trade war and election interference accusations, the US has now arrested a Chinese national it accuses of working as an unregistered foreign agent. Ji Chaoqun, 27, was arrested in Chicago on Tuesday. The Chinese national is suspected of working “at the direction of a high-level […]

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Kavanaugh confirmation vote scheduled for Friday

By ethan / September 25, 2018

Published time: 25 Sep, 2018 22:36 Edited time: 25 Sep, 2018 22:39 The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court for Friday, a day after it is supposed to hear from both Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual misconduct. DETAILS TO FOLLOW […]

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Verizon Wireless suffers massive outage across US

By ethan / September 25, 2018

Published time: 25 Sep, 2018 19:06 Edited time: 25 Sep, 2018 19:37 The largest mobile telecommunications provider in the US, Verizon Wireless, has been experiencing massive outages. East Coast and south of the country have been reportedly hit the hardest by the disruption. “Verizon Wireless is currently experiencing an intermittent voice, text and data services […]

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