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America’s new military strategy singles ...

America’s new military strategy singles out states like China and Russia as...

A sombre report released Wednesday by General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, warns of a “low but growing” probability of the United States fighting a war with a major power with “immense” consequences. Russia has “repeatedly demonstrated that it does not... read more »

California lightning strikes 14 people i...

California lightning strikes 14 people in one day

A 20-year-old man died after lightning struck 14 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golf course, a coroner’s official said on Sunday. Los Angeles County coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz said the man was taken from Venice Beach and pronounced dead at a hospital.Nine people went to hospitals,... read more »

US disappointed over Shinzo Abe's visit to war shrine
US disappointed over Shinzo Abe’s ...

US disappointed over Shinzo Abe’s visit to war shrine

Washington – The US is disappointed at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to a controversial war shrine, the State Department said Monday. “We were disappointed that Japan’s leadership has taken an action that will exacerbate tensions with Japan’s... read more »

Legal adviser says Snowden would love to be back in US under `right conditions`
Legal adviser says Snowden would love to...

Legal adviser says Snowden would love to be back in US under `right conditi...

Washington – A top legal adviser to whistleblower Edward Snowden has reportedly said that the former NSA contractor would love to be back in the US if the conditions were right. The former analyst allegedly revealed classified data related to the US’ mass surveillance operations that aimed... read more »

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Okinawa Governer approves on relocation of U.S. military base

Okinawa Governer approves on relocation of U.S. military base

 The governor of Okinawa signed off Friday on the long-awaited relocation of a U.S. military base, a major step toward allowing the U.S. to move forward with plans to consolidate its... read more »

Barack Obama signed bipartisan budget deal and defence authorisation bill

Barack Obama signed bipartisan budget deal and defence authorisation bill

 U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday signed a bipartisan budget deal easing spending cuts and a defence authorisation bill that takes a step towards ultimate closure of Guantanamo. Mr.... read more »

End of mass surveillance in 'alternative' Christmas message: Snowden

End of mass surveillance in ‘alternative’ Christmas message: Snowden

London –  NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has reportedly urged an end to mass surveillance in his two-minute Christmas message that was carried on Channel 4 as an alternative to the... read more »

Edward Snowden Denies Being a Russian Spy

Mission already accomplished, says Snowden

 National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden said his “mission’s already accomplished” after revealing NSA secrets that have caused a reassessment of U.S. surveillance... read more »

Snowden denies wanting asylum in exchange for information

Snowden denies wanting asylum in exchange for information

Edward J Snowden, former contractor with the U.S. National Security Agency, says he will not accept asylum in any country in exchange for secrets, Brazilian media reported Monday. Brazilian... read more »