Former beauty pageant finalist Amaani Noor was arrested in November 2018 after allegedly making a donation to a terrorist organisation. Noor, who used to date a Liverpool FC player, admitted sending the cash but denied she knew or suspected it would be used for terrorist purposes.
Earlier this year, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the British Geological Survey (BGS) were forced to update the World Magnetic Model a year ahead of schedule due to the speed with which the magnetic north pole is shifting out of the Canadian Arctic and toward Russia’s Siberia.
Commenting on the commissioning of a new deep-sea submersible by the Russian Ministry of Defence, one analyst noted that data regarding such vessels is usually highly classified in both Russia and the United States, so one can only speculate about the sub’s real purpose.
Despite being excluded from the 5G roll-out, Huawei’s equipment will continue to be used in Norway’s 4G network. The Chinese company has come under increased pressure from the United States, trapped in a wider economic and political dispute between two superpowers.
The precious metal investment website Apmex reported that palladium remains the only widely traded metal that has been climbing in price, in contrast to gold, silver, and platinum.
A number of social media users were quick to recall how Melania Trump chastised a legal expert who mentioned Trump’s 13-year old son during her testimony at the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.
The UK has already received at least two dozen F-35 fighter jets, declaring the costly fifth-gen warplanes combat-ready in January of this year. The Ministry of Defence is hoping to get a total of 48 of the craft in their F-35B variant for use aboard Navy aircraft carriers, and plans to order at least 90 more F-35s for the Royal Air Force.
The Russian military has continued its programme of beefing up air defence capabilities across the country, recently deploying a modernised variant of the S-300 in Voronezh, a strategic Russian city about 500 km south of Moscow, and announcing plans to re-equip the Northern Fleet with S-400s.