May 14, 2019

Iran official says ‘don’t test us’ after oil tanker ‘sabotage’ amid tensions with US

Ruskpp/iStock(LONDON) -- "Don't test us," Hamid Baeidinejad, Iran's ambassador to the United Kingdom said in an interview with Sky News Tuesday. "While we have renounced any escalation in the region, I would assure you that Iranian armed forces are fully ready for any eventuality in the region, so they should not try to test the determination of Iran to confront any escalation in the region," Baeidinejad said. His comments come shortly after the head of Iran's National Security F..
May 14, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Russia to meet with Vladimir Putin

State Department photo/ Public Domain(MOSCOW) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into the city of Sochi on Russia's Black Sea Tuesday to meet with President Vladimir Putin. Pompeo arrived as Russia and the United States have been clashing over Venezuela and amid a spike in tensions with Iran, with fears of a possible military clash between the U.S. and Tehran growing. But the trip comes as the Kremlin and White House have signaled they want to improve relations, and just as Presi..
May 14, 2019

Trash found during record-setting dive to deepest place on planet

Discovery Channel(NEW YORK) -- An American explorer has set a new deep diving record in the Mariana Trench, and in the process uncovered just how far human waste can travel. Victor Vescovo has successfully completed a solo dive in the Pacific Ocean to Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, commonly known as the deepest point on planet Earth. “Personally being able to make the dive was just absolutely exhilarating,” Vescovo told ABC News. Vescovo went nearly seven miles deep or 35,853 feet, tha..
May 13, 2019

Secretary of State Pompeo’s remarks leave transatlantic relations under ‘severe strain,’ experts warn

Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images(LONDON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s trip overseas has already caused a stir in some European capitals. Last week he visited London and begins talks with European leaders in Brussels, Belgium, before visiting Russia on May 14. But as the next phase of talks with European leaders begins, the perceived unpredictability of U.S. foreign policy is now proving difficult to swallow for some of America's closest European and British allies, according to diplomat..