90 year-old Star Trek legend William Shatner visits space in real life

U.S. 10/14/21, 16:20

One of America's most well known science fiction celebrities left the Earth's atmosphere for the first time on Oct. 14. Actor William Shatner, who played Capt. James Kirk in the original Star Trek series, made a real-life visit to space. He described the feeling of weightlessness and celestial view of the planet's ...

Report: Supply disruptions will get worse

U.S. 10/13/21, 22:38

The severely damaged international shipping sector may worsen before recovering from COVID-19 pandemic shock, a report observed. It had become intensely challenging for commodities to be delivered since the lethal virus struck the world. As shipping became more challenging, so did product prices. And consumption consequently got slower.  A Moody's Analytics report ...

China’s more aggressive because it sees a ‘softer’ leader in White House, says former director of national intelligence

D.C. 10/13/21, 22:15

Former director of the Office of National Intelligence, John Ratcliffe, said that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has become increasingly aggressive, especially with Taiwan, because it sees in the Biden administration a "softer" and "more cooperative" leader than Trump. Ratcliffe, who served as director of national intelligence under Trump, gave an ...

Brian Laundrie did not enjoy public life, says friend

U.S. 10/13/21, 17:23

A long-time friend to fugitive Brian Laundrie revealed he was not a social media person and never enjoyed being in front of the camera in an interview with the Sun.  The friend confirmed that 23-year-old Laundrie had been the most active on social media over the past two years, which may ...

China resorts to sophisticated ‘three kinds of war’ to penetrate West

U.S. 10/13/21, 17:14

Beijing is using the "Three Wars" doctrine to easily penetrate Western countries. This includes psychological warfare, public opinion war, and legal war. These three types of war are little known in the West, and important strategies that help the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) fight the free world without firing a single ...

Actor Mark Harmon leaves NCIS as special agent Leroy Gibbs

U.S. 10/13/21, 16:36

After performing nearly two decades on CBS's "NCIS" crime drama series, Mark Harmon is leaving. The bombshell was revealed during the "Great Wide Open" episode, which aired on Oct. 11. Character Leroy Jethro Gibbs investigates a case about a conglomerate CEO, who employs a contract killer to eliminate copper mine opponents. Gibbs ...

Biden increases port capacity to ease supply chain bottlenecks

U.S. 10/13/21, 15:47

Failing to unload cargo ships in a timely manner is causing extensive supply chain problems across America. Joe Biden's administration hopes to alleviate backlogs through lifting port capacity. The White House will increase capacity at major California ports, and Walmart, FedEx, UPS plus other large goods carriers ahead of the busy ...

Homeland Security secretary orders not to detain illegal immigrants at their workplaces and to target employers

U.S. 10/13/21, 14:50

Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro Mayorkas ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to suspend mass raids of illegal immigrants at workplaces. Mayorkas indicated in a memorandum that the Biden administration will prosecute employers who do not pay undocumented immigrants well and also encourages employers to report them, according to Axios ...

US sees record 4.3 million workers quit jobs in August: Hiring falls

U.S. 10/13/21, 05:30

A record number of U.S. workers decided to quit their jobs last month though the economy has been reopening from the earlier pandemic-related lockdown. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report on Tuesday, Oct. 12, showing that 4.3 million Americans left their jobs in August, a record high. In August, ...