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Kim Jong Un wants to increase North Korea’s ‘nuclear war deterrence,’ state media reports | CNN

Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance after the pandemic, in relation to a fertilizer plant, which left many confused. His newest appearance is a meeting to discuss North Koreas nuclear deference. According to CNN, “At the meeting, Kim signed seven orders, KCNA reported. The orders concerned “enhancing” the responsibility and roles of major military educational institutions, reorganizing the ... Read More »

It’s official: SpaceX is ‘go’ to launch NASA astronauts on Crew Dragon spaceship | Space.com

SpaceX’s Demo-2 mission is ready to go after a crucial flight readiness review revealed no issues. This is the company’s first ever crewed flight and they launch date is set for Wednesday the 27th. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be sent to the International Space Station onboard the Crew Dragon Capsule, and is the first orbital human ... Read More »

Covid-19 study details benefits of treatment with remdesivir, and also its limitations | STAT News

People have been waiting at the edge of their seats for the cure of COVID-19. While nobody has found the cure yet, one study has found a drug that can help symptoms and speed up recovery time has been found. Remdesivir is the first drug proven to do so. However, it has not been proven to help those who are ... Read More »

The Covid-19 pandemic has catapulted one mysterious data website to prominence, sowing confusion in international rankings | CNN Edition

After being interviewed via Video the Spanish Prime Minister cited that Spain is number 8 in countries with the most testing for COVID-19. He cited the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which was found inaccurate and then he later cited John Hopkins as saying that they were 5th in testing, however that claim was found false. After more research ... Read More »

Anatomy of a disinformation campaign: The coup that never was | Aljazeera

A single tweet about an explosion near Qatar’s capital went out May 4th. Soon after the tweet went out the #1 trending hashtag on twitter for Saudi Arabia and Qatar was ‘Coup in Qatar.” A coup is a sudden violent takeover of a government. People believed that the explosion in Al-Wakra was an attempt to overthrow Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Many accounts that re-tweeted the news were believed to be fake. Many of them had European names and ... Read More »

Trump: US may rethink decision to exit surveillance treaty | AP News

The only remaining treaty that controls nuclear arsenals between Russia and the United States is expiring in February, and President Trump, might not renew it. The Open Skies Treaty governs unarmed flights that is designed to promote peace between the two countries. Not renewing the treaty according to Trump, is a way to recognize and punish Russia’s violations against the ... Read More »

U.S. sends ventilators to Russia in $5.6 million coronavirus aid package | NPR News

The U.S. Embassy has commented that a coronavirus aid package currently being sent to Russia is being called a “rapid fulfillment.” The aid package was compiled after Russian President Putin called President Trump and requested aid in helping to fight the virus. 50 ventilators have been sent, and 150 more are set to be shipped out next week. John Sullivan, ... Read More »

Corpus Christi Naval base shooter believed to have expressed support for terrorist groups online | Click 2 Houston

A security guard at the entrance to Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas was shot in the chest by an assailant on Thursday. His bullet proof vest was hit, and he has sustained nonlife-threatening injuries. The shooter was a 20-year-old man named Adam Alsahli, who then crashed his car into the gate barrier before getting out of his vehicle ... Read More »

Naval Academy pushes back Induction Day and start of Plebe Summer | Capital Gazette

The incoming Plebes at the Naval Academy are expecting a different Induction Ceremony then what has happened in the past. Normally filled with haircuts, basic training and goodbye’s, plebes will have to wait as extra sanitizing and social distancing measures are being implemented, and rather all of them joining together on June 25th the Induction has been spread out between ... Read More »

Singapore sentences man to death via zoom | VOA News

The Singapore Supreme Court handed down the death sentence to a man over a Zoom video call due to the coronavirus lockdown measures. The accused is a 37-year-old Malaysian man who will be hanged to death for a heroine deal that went down in 2011. The man was sentenced via the video call while in jail, and other participants were ... Read More »