At least one person was killed and over 30 were injured in the US city of Charlottesville.
In April 2017, the US Department of Defense announced its “Hack the Air Force” bug bounty program, in which some 600 hackers and security researchers from around the world would be invited to hack USAF cyber programs and determine security vulnerabilities. The “bug bounty” ran from May 30-June 23.
A car rammed into protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a far right rally. Several are reportedly injured in the incident.
On August 12, the city of Charlottesville in the US state of Virginia saw a major rally of far-right nationalists protesting the removal of a monument dedicated to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The rally, dubbed Unite the Right, which subsequently led to violent clashes between the demonstrators and counter-protesters and culminated in the car ramming attack, resulting in several deaths and many injuries.
The number of migrants trying to flee to Canada from the US in fear of expulsion has spiked dramatically in recent weeks. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with Dr. Usha George, a professor and director of the Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement at Ryerson University, Canada.
US President Donald Trump's administration is expected to respond to Moscow's recent demands to reduce the US diplomatic staff in Russia by September 1. According to analyst Maxim Suchkov, Trump's team will respond to Moscow's demands as soon as possible, as it doesn't want to raise renewed suspicions of its alleged "ties with the Kremlin."
Clashes have erupted at a far right rally protesting against the removal of a Confederate-era monument from a park in Charlottesville, Virginia.
US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping had a late-night phone conversation on North Korea, Chinese state media reported Saturday.
US President Donald Trump has been asked to have a phone conversation with Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro and will gladly speak with him once democracy is restored in this South American country, the White House said Friday.
Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said Friday that US President Donald Trump’s threat of military action was an act of craziness.
The Pentagon has not been ordered to take military action on Venezuela, its spokesman said Friday, after President Donald Trump declared using force was an option.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza recently called US sanctions against eight Venezuelan leaders “illegal and absurd” and said the country’s new Constituent Assembly is working to restore peace even as right-wing opposition groups threaten Venezuela’s democracy.
Proposed plans to modernize the F-35 joint strike fighter program would need almost $4 billion of new funding, according to a government review of Defense Department policies.
The US Army has earned a reputation for out-there experimental projects. The latest is a $1 million contract for a genetically modified “spider silk” material that could hypothetically be used for protective armor, even underwear, for soldiers.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Google leaders discussed methods to enhance cybersecurity and artificial intelligence for national security purposes, the Defense Department said in a press release.
US and Russian representatives of the Joint Commission on POWs/MIAs (prisoners of war and missing in action) have concluded technical negotiations in Washington, DC with respect to missing veterans of the Korean War, the Russian Embassy in the United States said in a press release.
A US-Russian commission will convene on November 7-9 for a plenary meeting dealing with American and Russian prisoners of war and those missing from Cold War conflicts.
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