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    • Satellite picture of the island of Hawaii
      Last update: 06:09 18.01.2018
      06:09 18.01.2018

      FCC: Failure of US Nuclear Alarm Shows Need For Emergency Message Safeguards

      WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – On January 13, it took Hawaii authorities at least 38 minutes to retract an emergency telephone text notice of an "INBOUND BALLISTIC MISSILE" that ended with the words, "THIS IS NOT A DRILL."

    • Steve Bannon, senior advisor to President-elect Donald Trump, makes a call outside Trump Tower on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in New York (File photo)
      Last update: 04:31 18.01.2018
      04:31 18.01.2018

      White House: Bannon Had No Orders to Invoke Executive Privilege in Russiagate

      WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The White House did not instruct former Trump campaign chairman Steve Bannon to invoke executive privilege during his congressional testimony in the Russiagate, Chief of Staff John Kelly said in an interview.

    • US Dollar
      Last update: 03:55 18.01.2018
      03:55 18.01.2018

      Drop it Low: US Dollar Down Under Trump’s Presidency

      The value of the dollar has dropped more than 15 percent versus the euro in the past six months, resulting in cheaper exports and more expensive imports for Americans. Financial policy analyst Daniel Sankey and economist Steve Keen discussed US President Donald Trump’s effect on the dollar’s global decline with Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear.

    • U.S. President Donald Trump (from L), joined by Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence, National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, Communications Director Sean Spicer and senior advisor Steve Bannon, speaks by phone with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 28, 2017
      Last update: 03:49 18.01.2018
      03:49 18.01.2018

      Journalist: ‘Liberals Are Playing a Fool's Game’ Chasing Russiagate as Trump Drags US Right

      Iconoclastic former Breitbart chief editor and former White House senior adviser Steve Bannon refused to answer questions before the House Intelligence Committee and has been subpoenaed to testify before Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury. Bannon has opted to be interviewed by Mueller instead.

    • Nuclear explosion
      Last update: 03:42 18.01.2018
      03:42 18.01.2018

      US ‘Not Really’ Following Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty With New Nuke Review

      The Pentagon’s nuclear review posture draft calls for new low-yield nuclear warheads for US Navy submarines and for the development of sub-launched, nuclear-armed cruise missiles, which is prima facie in violation of the United Nations Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).

    • Internet
      Last update: 03:23 18.01.2018
      03:23 18.01.2018

      Internet Allows People to Seek Faith Beyond Religious Institutions - Expert

      A recent study shows that constant internet use is likely to make people less religious and less religiously exclusive. Radio Sputnik asked Heidi Campbell, of Texas A&M University’s Religious Studies program, for comment on this curious trend.

    • An inmate looks out from his cell in the Security Housing Unit (SHU) at Corcoran State Prison in Corcoran, California in this October 1, 2013 file photo
      Last update: 02:50 18.01.2018
      02:50 18.01.2018

      DoJ: New Cell Phone Jamming Technology to Prevent Inmate Communication in Jail

      WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Bureau of Prisons has tested micro-jamming technology at a federal prison in the state of Maryland to determine whether the technology could stop inmates from communicating to the outside with smuggled phones, the Department of Justice announced in a press release.

    • 75th Golden Globe Awards – Photo Room – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., 07/01/2018 – Oprah Winfrey poses backstage with her Cecil B. DeMille Award
      Last update: 02:16 18.01.2018
      02:16 18.01.2018

      O? No: Most American Voters Don’t Want to See Oprah Run in 2020

      A Morning Consult/Politico poll released Wednesday revealed that more than half of US voters don’t want to see Oprah Winfrey challenge US President Donald Trump in 2020.

    • NOprah 2020
      Last update: 01:38 18.01.2018
      01:38 18.01.2018

      NOprah 2020

      Despite the tide of approval generated after Oprah Winfrey’s inspiring Golden Globes speech, a recent poll reveals the majority of US voters are not keen on putting the O in the Oval Office.

    • Indian Navy Boeing P-8I Neptune
      Last update: 23:45 17.01.2018
      23:45 17.01.2018

      Indian Navy Mulls More Submarine Hunters

      The Indian Navy is looking to bolster its fleet of P-8I submarine-killing aircraft, the nation’s naval chief said in a recent interview.

    • In this Nov. 10, 2016 file photo, a TV screen shows pictures of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea
      Last update: 23:22 17.01.2018
      23:22 17.01.2018

      Trump Accuses Russia of Ignoring North Korea Sanctions

      WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said in an interview on Wednesday that Russia is hindering progress related to the United States' global campaign to maximize pressure on North Korea in order to achieve denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

    • CIA Headquarters
      Last update: 22:13 17.01.2018
      22:13 17.01.2018

      Is Mach 5 Here? America’s Hypersonic SR-72 May Have Finally Been Built

      A recent presentation by a Lockheed Martin Skunk Works executive has defense observers speculating in a frenzy about the possibility that the supersonic SR-71 Blackbird spy plane’s successor has been built.

    • U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he talks to the media on South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., before his departure to Camp David, December 16, 2017
      Last update: 22:07 17.01.2018
      22:07 17.01.2018
    • In this photo taken April 21, 2017, President Donald Trump looks out an Oval Office window at the White House in Washington following an interview with The Associated Press
      Last update: 22:04 17.01.2018
      22:04 17.01.2018

      White House Could Approve Nuclear Strikes to Counter Cyberattacks

      The US Defense Department and the White House are contemplating whether to solidify a new policy in the coming weeks that would authorize the use of nuclear weapons in response to crippling cyberattacks.

    • United States Department of Justice
      Last update: 20:46 17.01.2018
      20:46 17.01.2018

      Threat to Media Originates in US After Mirotvorets Moved to US Servers - Embassy

      WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - On Wednesday the Russian Embassy in the United States issued a press release which elaborates on the work of the Russian media working on the US territory.

    • A pony
      Last update: 20:04 17.01.2018
      20:04 17.01.2018

      Cancer-Stricken Pony to Get New Penis

      Maine volunteers kicked off a fundraising campaign to spare the suffering animal from being euthanized and give him a second chance at life without pain.

    • Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai, center, announces the vote was approved to repeal net neutrality, next to Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, left, who voted no, and Commissioner Michael O'Rielly, who voted yes, at the FCC, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington. (File)
      Last update: 16:38 17.01.2018
      16:38 17.01.2018

      Over 20 US States Reportedly File Lawsuits Over Net Neutrality Repeal

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - More than 20 US states and several non-governmental organizations have filed lawsuits against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over its December repeal of net neutrality rules, which regulate access to the Internet for consumers and businesses, the Washington Post newspaper reported on Tuesday.

    • White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon departs after a meeting about the American Health Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S. (File)
      Last update: 09:53 17.01.2018
      09:53 17.01.2018

      White House Under Fire Over 'Gag Order' Imposed on Steve Bannon

      US President Trump’s former top aide has testified in a closed-door session before the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which is investigating the so-called Russian meddling in US elections; Bannon's seeming reluctance to speak has caused a barrage of criticism from Democratic politicians.

    • A car dash cam captures a view of a meteor near Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, U.S., January 16, 2018 in this still image from video obtained from social media
      Last update: 09:04 17.01.2018
      09:04 17.01.2018

      A Bolt From the Blue: WATCH 'Meteoroid' Light up Sky Over Detroit

      Following multiple reports of a flash in the sky, accompanied by the sound of thunder near Detroit, Michigan, the US National Weather Service confirmed that the phenomena were not weather-related.

    • U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he talks to the media on South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., before his departure to Camp David, December 16, 2017
      Last update: 08:24 17.01.2018
      08:24 17.01.2018

      Trump Isn't 'Robot, Tells Things Like They Are' - White House on 'Sh*thole Countries' Remark

      US President Donald Trump has admitted that the language he used at the DACA meeting was "tough," but denied media reports on the "sh*thole countries" remark, saying that it has been "made up by Dems."