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Chinese colonel says latest bird flu virus is U.S. biological weapon

Photo: AP A Chinese Air Force officer on Saturday accused the U.S. government of creating the new strain of bird flu now afflicting parts of China as a biological warfare attack. People’s Liberation Army Sr. Col. Dai Xu said the United States released the H7N9 bird flu virus into China in an act of biological warfare, according to a posting… Read more →

In bitter irony for China, North Korea furthers U.S. strategic goals

Photo Credit: Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji (Reuters) – Nobody but Kim Jong-un knows what he hopes to achieve with his saber-rattling campaign, but the young North Korean leader probably didn’t set out to aid the United States, the sworn enemy of three generations of Kims, at the expense of his country’s main ally, China. In a boon for U.S. policy that can only add… Read more →

Iran marks ‘National Nuclear Day’ with a new uranium-processing site

(CNN) – Two days after nuclear talks with world leaders yielded little progress, Iran announced it has opened a new uranium-processing site to mark “National Nuclear Day.” The country opened a uranium-processing facility as well as a uranium mine in the central province of Yazd, state-run TV reported Tuesday. Iran’s enrichment of uranium has been one of the most contentious issues… Read more →

Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet

“When people don’t see stuff on Google, they think no one can find it. That’s not true.” That’s according to John Matherly, creator of Shodan, the scariest search engine on the Internet. Unlike Google (GOOG, Fortune 500), which crawls the Web looking for websites, Shodan navigates the Internet’s back channels. It’s a kind of “dark” Google, looking for the servers, webcams, printers, routers and all… Read more →

North Korea warns military cleared to wage nuclear attack against US

South Korea says North Korea has moved a missile with “considerable range” to its east coast after an unnamed spokesman for the North Korean army warned the U.S. Wednesday that its military has been cleared to wage an attack using “smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear” weapons. South Korea’s defense minister said Thursday the missile moved is not capable of hitting… Read more →

US deploys B-2 stealth bombers over South Korea

The U.S. military announced Thursday that two B-2 stealth bombers were sent to South Korea to participate in a training exercise, demonstrating the Pentagon’s commitment to defend its ally against threats from North Korea. The two B-2 Spirit bombers flew more than 6,500 miles from Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri to South Korea, dropping inert munitions before returning to the… Read more →

Smile & Wave! Fed pushes big bro drones despite public outcry in US

It appears the sky is the limit for U.S. law enforcement, with aerial surveillance drones set to be used domestically. But Capitol Hill has met some firm resistance to the plans. RT’s Gayane Chichyakyan reports on the attempts to fight back against the federal project.

North Korea to cut all channels with South as “war may break out any time”

Photo Credit: Reuters/KCNA (Reuters) – Reclusive North Korea is to cut the last channel of communications with the South because war could break out at “any moment”, it said on Wednesday, days after warning the United States and South Korea of nuclear attack. The move is the latest in a series of bellicose threats from North Korea in response to new U.N. sanctions imposed after its third… Read more →

At least 26 reportedly killed in Syrian chemical weapon attack

A least 26 people were killed by a rocket blast in the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to a human rights group, while both the Assad regime and rebels are pointing fingers at each other for the attack. “Sixteen Syrian regular army soldiers were killed in Khan al-Assal,” Rami Abdelrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told Reuters…. Read more →