US President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, just a few days after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un confirmed that he had received a personal letter from Trump, describing the missive’s content as “excellent.”
American defense contractor Raytheon was recently granted a four-year, $234.6 million contract from the US Navy in exchange for a low-rate initial production of 23 Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems (JPALS) for the service’s nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships.
The Washington, DC, Metro Transit Police Department was prompted to open an internal investigation over the weekend after cellphone video surfaced showing an officer using his stun gun on an unarmed Metro rider during an altercation.
In a new report, Philip Alston, the United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, warned that the world faces a “climate apartheid” in which the wealthy will be equipped to adjust to warmer climates, while the poor will be unable to protect themselves from the threat of global warming.
Two UK Royal Air Force (RAF) fighter jets were forced to accompany a passenger plane back to London on Saturday after a 25-year-old female passenger became extremely disruptive and tried to open the cabin door mid-flight.
“Treeman Syndrome” is an extremely rare hereditary skin disorder associated with a high risk of skin cancer. It is characterised by an abnormal susceptibility to getting Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) skin infections.
At about 4 a.m. people in an area of western Germany were startled by a loud bang. The shock was so strong that the equipment of the country’s geological service nearby reportedly registered it. A crater measuring 10 metres wide and 4 metres deep was later discovered.
There have been a plethora of versions of what could have happened to the ill-fated Malaysian Airlines flight, with speculation running high until now, that the pilot deliberately steered the plane into the water, or took it on a death-dive inadvertently, due to mental health issues. The hijacking option isn't off the table either.