UAE buys its way toward supremacy in Gulf cyberwar, using US and Israeli experts

Enlarge / President Donald Trump welcomes Crown Prince Shaikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi in the Oval Office of the White House on May 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. (credit: Pool/Getty Images) On January 30, Reuters released two investigative reports on hacking activities of the United Arab Emirates’ National Electronic Security Authority […]

Forget Brexit: Central Asia Moves Toward Its Own 'Schengen' Zone

When television producer Abduaziz Madyarov traveled between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan with a British TV crew in November, he and his colleagues had to spend hours waiting in queues at border posts. That tortuous experience epitomized the tense relationship the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have had with one another since […]

I’m A Celebrity 2018: Declan Donnelly makes VERY cheeky jibe toward Theresa May

Dec hosted the ITV show live alongside Holly Willoughby today as usual. The pair were providing a link through to footage of the latest trial, which saw I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! campmate Harry Redknapp take on “Repvile Centre”. The football manager had to crawl through cages that were full of reptiles. And […]

NASA takes a tangible step back toward the Moon with commercial program

Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, and Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen, right, are shown with the representatives of the nine US companies that are eligible to bid on NASA delivery services to the lunar surface. (credit: NASA) NASA announced Thursday that it has partnered with nine companies to enable the delivery of small scientific […]

In the age of Trump, anger toward the news media is spreading into local communities

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Resentment toward the media that has been promoted by President Donald Trump is causing local reporters and photographers to fear for their safety, so much so that The Radio Television Digital News Association has started to circulate safety and self-defense tips to members of the media.  CNN reporter Jim Acosta told Trump […]

The Central American caravan has swelled to an estimated 7,000 migrants. Despite Trump’s threats, it’s heading north toward the US border.

Associated Press/Moises Castillo The migrant caravan that trekked through the Northern Triangle and reached Mexico this weekend has swelled to an estimated 7,000 people, and is largely heading to the United States. President Donald Trump has raged against the caravan, pinning blame in turn on Central American governments, US asylum laws, and congressional Democrats. Despite […]

‘This is what happens when you elect a moron to the presidency’: Michael Avenatti claps back at Trump’s ‘Horseface’ tweet toward Stormy Daniels

Mary Altaffer/AP Attorney Michael Avenatti fired a warning shot in response to President Donald Trump’s tweets in which he called Avenatti’s client, adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, “Horseface.” “I’m a father to two daughters … how do you tell your kids to look up to the president of the United States when he behaves in this […]

Airline Waivers and Warnings Issued as Hurricane Michael Plows Toward Florida

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California amends rules to push vehicles toward hydrogen, electricity, biofuel

Enlarge / Detail of the plug of an electric car being charged (credit: Getty Images) On Friday, California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that it would tighten restrictions on transportation fuels in the state in the hopes of spurring adoption of electric, hydrogen, and biofuel-based cars, trucks, buses, and even planes. Since 2011, CARB has […]