In its fourth scheduled test of 2020, the US Air Force launched an unarmed LGM-30 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) early Thursday morning to verify the half-century-old rocket’s instruments still work. The Pentagon recently signed a deal for Northrop Grumman to build the Minuteman III’s replacement.
Within moments of making landfall on Wednesday, Hurricane Zeta unleashed havoc along the US Gulf Coast by trashing homes, downing power lines, flooding roadways and killing at least four individuals.
A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism finds that more than 80% of over 200 COVID-19 patients in a hospital in Spain had vitamin D deficiency, suggesting that vitamin D may play a role in immune system function as it pertains to the novel coronavirus.
Taipei ordered all of its F-5E Tiger II fighter jets grounded on Thursday after a jet crashed shortly after takeoff and the pilot died in a parachuting mishap.
On 29 October, three were murdered in a knife attack, one of them reported to be beheaded, and many more were injured at the Notre Dame Basilica in the French city of Nice. International observers have discussed the growing terrorism threat, what could be causing it and the steps needed to be taken by the international community.
Three people were reportedly killed and several injured in a stabbing attack in Nice, France, on Thursday, less than two weeks after the beheading of history teacher Samuel Paty in Paris over his display of cartoons featuring Prophet Mohammad, with the country elevating its current alert level.
There is no plan to introduce a nationwide lockdown despite a surge in coronavirus infections in Russia, as the government perfectly understands what steps need to be taken, President Vladimir Putin said at the Russia Calling investment forum.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 1.173 million; over 44.4 million cases have been detected, and almost 29.9 million of those have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.