U.S. military chief: Taiwan is a ‘defendable island’

China 04/10/22, 23:40

At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on April 7, General Mark Milley agreed with Senator Josh Hawley that the best approach for the U.S. to assist Taiwan is "strengthening Taiwan's defense." Earlier this year, the U.S. made a $100 million missile upgrade deal with Taiwan. It supports the island's air ...

U.S. consulate in Shanghai evacuates employees

News 04/10/22, 23:34

The U.S. Consulate in Shanghai, the newly COVID-stricken city in China, will evacuate its non-emergency personnel and their families due to the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement issued by the U.S. diplomatic mission in China on April 9, the Department of State on April 8 approved the ...

US think tank: Taiwan’s Evergreen to assist China’s naval buildup

China 04/10/22, 22:37

According to a U.S. think tank, contracts between China's key state-owned shipbuilding firm and Taiwan's largest shipping corporation are expected to help China reduce the cost of upgrading its navy. The move also raises security concerns for Taiwan. Data from the Centers for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) reveals that Evergreen ...

The U.S sentences Chinese national for economic espionage

China 04/09/22, 23:55

A Chinese national was sentenced on Thursday, April 7, to more than two years in jail after pleading guilty earlier this year to stealing a trade secret from agribusiness corporation Monsanto while working in Missouri. Haitao Xiang, previously residing in Chesterfield, Missouri, was sentenced to 29 months in prison in a ...

Robot at Dallas airport detects passengers not wearing masks

Tech 04/09/22, 16:13

A robot has been catching passengers not wearing masks at Dallas Love Field Airport for the past month. According to The Dallas Morning News, the robotic watchmen can also warn customers when they are breaking any rules. Love Field Airport is testing two Security Screening Observation Towers at the airport, one ...

Student confronted CNN reporter over his Fakes News record causing uproar on a forum

U.S. 04/09/22, 14:00

University of Chicago student criticized CNN analyst Brian Stelter during a conference on disinformation, accusing the outlet of creating fake news on topics such as the Trump-Russia investigation. He further questioned him when the journalist accused Fox News of disinformation, which brought repercussions that led to the student speaking with ...

SpaceX makes history: launches first private mission with three civilians to International Space Station

Space 04/08/22, 17:39

Three entrepreneurs and a former astronaut made history Friday when they launched into space on the first all-private mission launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station. SpaceX successfully launched the so-called Ax-1 mission, whose onboard commander is former U.S. Hispanic astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria, ...

Amazon becomes SpaceX’s biggest competitor with Project Kuiper

Space 04/08/22, 04:08

Space X's billionaire owner, and number one in the space industry race, Elon Musk, now has something to worry about, as Amazon made deals with three rocket companies to launch satellites and provide fast, affordable broadband to millions of people with its Project Kuiper. The same goal Musk has with ...

California: School board bans critical race theory in classrooms

California 04/08/22, 03:54

On Tuesday night, April 5, the board of the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District of Orange, California, narrowly approved a resolution banning the teaching of critical race theory in the district's state schools.  In a 3-2 vote, school board members ended months of contentious debate in the Orange County district by ...

China to face sanctions if it supports Russia-Ukraine war, U.S. says

China 04/07/22, 23:59

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said on Wednesday, April 6, that sanctions placed on Russia over its war in Ukraine should give China a "good understanding" of its implications if it provides material support to Russia. According to Reuters, Sherman stated that the "range of sanctions" and export controls ...

Treasury Secretary: US will respond if China invades Taiwan

China 04/07/22, 22:48

Speaking at The Annual Testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the International Financial System hearing on April 6, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen said that if China takes aggressive actions against Taiwan, the U.S. will impose sanctions against China. Answering questions from lawmakers about ...

Twitter users urge Musk to end censorship, reinstate Trump account

Trending 04/07/22, 08:08

After hearing the news that entrepreneur Elon Musk joined Twitter's board of directors on April 4, the most conservative users have placed all their hope that he will allow Donald Trump to return to the social network and end its censorship policy. The 45th president of the United States has suffered censorship on ...

Black Lives Matter used donation money to buy a mansion

California 04/07/22, 07:55

More evidence exposed the Black Lives Matter (BLM) organization for misuse of $60 million raised from George Floyd's death. BLM is facing more criticism and accusations after a video revealed three former leaders dining and drinking champagne at a $6 million property in Southern California in 2020. However, this is not ...