The allegations of unknown perpetrators carrying out directed-energy attacks against US personnel date back to 2016, following reports of unexplained headaches, nausea, ear ringing, vertigo, and ostensibly brain injuries among US government officials at the embassy in Cuba.
NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft was originally launched from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on September 8, 2016. OSIRIS-REx's main objective is to retrieve a sample from Bennu, the near-Earth asteroid the spacecraft landed on in 2018.
Hundreds of Palestinians and 17 Israeli policemen were injured in the latest round of violence in Jerusalem on 7 May. The Friday clashes are the biggest so far in the string of violence that was sparked by recent events and the lasting legal woes between Palestinians and Israelis.
The two countries cut bilateral ties in 2016 over scandals around the execution of a Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia and Riyadh's claims of Iran's meddling in the domestic affairs of regional powers, including the kingdom's.
Two men were killed earlier this month after a 2019 Tesla Model S reportedly veered off the road, crashed into a tree and burst into flames. Authorities originally said neither man was behind the wheel, while Tesla CEO Elon Musk claimed that data logs recovered from the vehicle "show Autopilot was not enabled" at the time of the crash.
Amazon launched a lawsuit against the US Department of Defence in 2019 after it awarded a major contract to software giant Microsoft for a new common cloud data system for all service arms. Last month, the Pentagon acknowledged that the legal battle might be too costly.
San Marino, a tiny landlocked state, surprised many of its European neighbours when it began easing anti-COVID restrictions in mid-April, several months after it stocked up on Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine.
According to Johns Hopkins University in the US, around 157 million coronavirus infections have been confirmed in the world, while the global death toll from the pandemic has reached 3.28 million.