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Police were ordered to pull back when spy agency secretly transported Syrian fighters in Turkey | Nordic Monitor

They were able to avoid police checkpoints with help from a Turkish spy agency. This information was revealed in court by a former special operations officer. The Turkish army was also providing logistics and training. Trucks were also able to transport illegal arms to the Jihadists. A document was released citing more of the events that took place. Source: https://www.nordicmonitor.com/2020/07/the-police-ordered-to-pull-back-when-spy-agency-secretly-transporting-syrian-fighters-in-turkey/ Read More »

Google will keep 200,000 workers home through next summer | ARS Technica

One of the most well-known companies is planning to keep 200,000 workers at home for at least another year. This would account for most of Google’s employees. This decision was made by Google CEO Sundar Pichai last week. The company originally planned for employees to come back in January, but the coronavirus pandemic and changing times has lead to the ... Read More »

Don’t hold your breath for a coronavirus vaccine | Business Insider

Many experts predicted that the vaccine would be ready at the end of this year or early into 2021. Some factors include distributing the vaccine and making it affordable. So far there are many competitors racing to find immunity. However, even if a vaccine is found there are still political barriers. Some Americans might benefit off of herd immunity, however ... Read More »

Shooter in armed disturbance at Hurlburt Field identified | WKRG 5 News

The recent incident involved an airman in the 1st Special Operations Wing and her civilian spouse. The shooter was identified as Elliot Alexeichik who took his own life after shooting Airman First Class Kimberly Alexeichik. She currently is in stable condition and is recovering after the tragedy occurred on July 24th. The incident is still being investigated by the Air ... Read More »

Federal agents likely permanently blinded by Portland protesters’ lasers, White House says | New York Post

Recently President Donald Trump ordered for federal law enforcement to be sent into large cities with ongoing riots. There are reports that at least three federal agents have likely been blinded by lasers that protesters were using while descending on a federal courthouse. Another one had his hand impaled with nails. The use of federal law enforcement in Portland is ... Read More »

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats | Reuters

COVID-19 has made many families fall victim to needing help after many lost their jobs and the economy is declining. The Senate has agreed on a $1 trillion dollar coronavirus relief fund to help stimulate the economy and aid. There have been numerous ideas passed around regarding stimulus checks, unemployment, and tax cuts. Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-congress/trump-team-senate-republicans-agree-on-coronavirus-aid-offer-to-democrats-idUSKCN24R0GX Read More »

Here’s a running list of countries barring American tourists from entering as the US coronavirus outbreak surges to new heights | Business Insider

In some countries the numbers are starting to decline and borders are starting to open up for travel again. However, coronavirus cases in the United States are rising every single day. Some countries have closed down their borders to citizens from the United States. Business Insider has composed a list of the current places U.S. citizens are barred from. Source: ... Read More »

How a Chinese agent used LinkedIn to hunt for targets | BBC News

Jun Wei Yeo was a Singaporean PhD student who had been invited to give a speech in Beijing in 2015. His doctorate research centered on Chinese foreign policy, and he was soon approached by Chinese companies looking for information regarding the U.S. government and other Asian countries. He has currently plead guilty to being an “illegal agent of a foreign ... Read More »

The CEOs of Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are set to testify before Congress in a historic antitrust hearing next week. Here’s what’s at stake for each company. | Business Insider

Numerous tech companies such as Google and Facebook will be asked to defend themselves after smaller companies have claimed that they are monopolies. The hearing will happen Wednesday at noon over a teleconference because of social distancing. All of them are defending different allegations specific to their companies, however it all boils down to antitrust backlash. Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/google-apple-amazon-facebook-antitrust-hearing-congress-what-to-expect-2020-7 Read More »

Army Commandos and Royal Marines form new high-tech ‘strike company’ given the choice of new gadgets and weapons to target terrorists and enemy countries anywhere on earth | Daily Mail UK

Royal Marines; orange sunset in the background

“The Royal Marines are currently undergoing a bold modernization project – known as the Future Commando Force program – which will overhaul how the world-famous green berets operate,” stated the Navy. The Royal Navy is making plans for creating a new Royal Marine Commando Vanguard Strike company using the latest technology, weapons, and tactics to operate globally. An estimated 150 ... Read More »