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Trump’s national security advisor says the US is countering Russian and Chinese efforts to manipulate electoral infrastructure

White House National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien said Sunday the US is countering Russian and Chinese efforts to manipulate the country’s electoral infrastructure. O’Brien told CBS “Face The Nation” that Russia and China would “absolutely” intervene in the US electoral infrastructure before November. He told Margaret Brennan, of CBS, that both countries have attempted “to access secretaries’ websites” and “collect …

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Breakthrough at Argonne National Lab turns carbon dioxide into ethanol

Clean power supply Published on August 8, 2020 | by Steve Hanley August 8, 2020 by Steve Hanley Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could do something useful with excess carbon dioxide other than capture, compress and bury it deep in the ocean floor? Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory may have found a way to do just that. Photo credit: …

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What not to do in a bear attack? Push your slower friends down to save yourself, says the National Park Service

While people across the country visiting parks and mountain excursions have terrible encounters with bears, the National Park Service (NPS) has provided some tips on what to do when you face the furry animals. The first tip? “Please don’t run away from bears or push your slower friends down to save yourself,” the NPS joked in a Facebook post on …

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SpaceX and ULA are the big winners for US National Security Adoption

The US Department of Defense has selected its two key rocket companies to put satellites into orbit in the years to come: longtime military launch provider United Launch Alliance (ULA) and SpaceX. ULA receives 60 percent of the department’s satellite launch contracts, SpaceX 40 percent. The two companies beat rivals Northrop Grumman and Blue Origin to launch DoD missions between …

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Trump temporarily exempts Arizona, California and Connecticut from cuts in National Guard coronavirus deployments

Under three guidelines issued on Friday, the Federal Emergency Management Administration will now pay the full National Guard expenses for Arizona, Connecticut and California through September 30th. There is no justification as to why these states were selected or why their full federal funding should end sooner than Texas and Florida. On Thursday, when the National Governors Association’s Board of …

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LeBron James on kneeling protest during national anthem: “I hope we made Cape proud”

LeBron James and his team-mates from Los Angeles Lakers as well as players from Los Angeles Clippers, Utah Jazz and New Orleans Pelicans knelt during the national anthem on Thursday to protest racial injustice and police brutality. It was the first protest during the national anthem since Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf refused to stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner” in the 1990s when …

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NBA players and coaches kneel during the national anthem at the beginning of the season

NBA players and coaches from four teams contracted a knee during the national anthem on Thursday evening in the first games since the league’s break over the season Coronavirus pandemic. The demonstration, inspired by free agent NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, draws attention to racial injustice and police brutality. In the first game of the season’s restart between the New Orleans …

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Trump says he recently saw O’Brien after the national security advisor tested positive for coronavirus

President Trump said Monday that he had not recently seen his national security advisor Robert O’Brien after it was revealed that the senior administrator had tested positive for the novel corona virus. Trump stopped talking to the media before leaving the White House and didn’t reveal any new details about O’Brien’s case. He only said that he has had no …

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