US Navy probes abrupt death of 5th fleet commander in Bahrain, sees ‘no foul play’

The commander of US naval forces in the Middle East, Vice Adm. Scott Stearney, has been found dead at his residence in Bahrain. The US Navy investigating the Fifth Fleet chief’s death said no foul play is suspected at this point. Stearney, who had taken over the command of the Fifth Fleet only in May, […]

FBI fires Peter Strzok whose texts revealed anti-Trump bias amid Bureau's major probes

FBI agent Peter Strzok, who became a central figure in controversy surrounding investigations into alleged Russian meddling and Hillary Clinton’s private email server, has been fired, his attorney has said. The 21-year FBI veteran was fired Friday afternoon, according to Strzok’s attorney Aitan Goelman. Read more Strzok, the former deputy assistant director for counterintelligence of […]

UK officials harass own police in ‘Novichok’ probes – Russia’s Foreign Ministry

British officials are constantly pressuring their own police forces over the Salisbury and Amesbury poisoning cases, and wish to obscure the truth, according to Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova. The police are forced to investigate the poisonings “under tremendous political pressure,” Zakharova told reporters on Friday. The spokesperson also believes the British probes are […]

Rosetta probe’s last surprise: a photo of its landing site

Since it’s been a year since Rosetta landed on the comet it orbited for a couple of years, you’d think the ESA had already decoded everything the vessel sent back before its demise. Apparently, the probe has one last surprise for all of us: a close-up photo of its final landing site. The team keeping […]

Why NASA’s twin Voyagers probes are the most important spacecraft ever launched — and could be the last evidence of humanity’s existence

NASA/JPL-Caltech About 1 billion years from now, the sun will begin to die, blow off its outer atmosphere, and engulf our tiny planet in hot plasma. Luckily, the galaxy will have NASA’s twin Voyager spacecraft to remember us by. The two nuclear-powered probes launched 40 years ago and became the first and only robots to […]

Belgium launches twin probes into Brussels stab attack

Published time: 26 Aug, 2017 14:01 Belgian prosecutors said they launched twin investigation after a knife-wielding man shouting “Allahu Akbar” attacked soldiers in Brussels. The assault is being treated as an act of terrorist. The assailant attacked Belgian soldiers with a knife in central Brussels on Friday night, according to the Belgian authorities. The man […]

Jeremy Hunt SQUIRMS as Charlotte Hawkins probes him over NHS nurses' pay cap

The Secretary of Stare for Health was on the ITV breakfast show to discuss the government’s pledge to create 21,000 mental health posts as part of the NHS’ expansion plan.  He went on to add that he wanted to attract psychiatrists and mental health nurses back into the NHS, commenting: “We want to say that […]

FTC probes watchdog’s allegations of Amazon’s deceptive discounting

(Reuters) — As part of its review of Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe. The FTC is probing a complaint brought by the advocacy group Consumer Watchdog, which looked at some […]