Stories tagged: weapons
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
North Korea fired what appeared to short-range ballistic missiles twice Friday into the sea off its eastern coast in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week, …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. will not punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at this time nor cut arms sales to Saudi Arabia for the killing of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018
Google has pledged that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons, surveillance that violates international norms or that works in ways that go against human rights.
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018
On a trip to Morocco last year, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and his staff missed a connecting flight and spent more than 24 hours in Paris because his …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, a long-awaited move that deepens America’s involvement in the military conflict and may further strain relations with …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
Russian diplomats and lawmakers warned the U.S. on Saturday that its decision to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons will only fuel hostilities and raise casualties from the conflict in the …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017
The man who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas had two accessories that could have allowed his semi-automatic rifles to fire rapidly …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017
A measure approved Thursday by a Senate committee would block the U.S. government from supporting the sale of weapons to security forces protecting Turkey’s president.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
More than $1 million in weapons parts and sensitive military equipment was stolen out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and sold in a vast black market, some of it to foreign …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
Russia is hopeful that the new weapons it tested for the first time in Syria will lead to a spike in arms sales abroad, officials said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017
The United States says at least 16 Americans working for the U.S. government in Cuba suffered symptoms as a result of activity attributed to a covert sonic device. The diplomats …
Wed., July 26, 2017
Romania’s defense minister has confirmed that the country intends to buy Patriot missiles worth $3.9 billion dollars from the United States.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017
Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns.
Tue., June 13, 2017
The Senate on Tuesday narrowly turned back a bipartisan bid to rebuke Saudi Arabia and reject President Donald Trump’s plan to sell the kingdom more than $500 million in precision-guided …
Wed., May 10, 2017
Turkey slammed the Trump administration’s decision to supply Syrian Kurdish fighters with weapons against the Islamic State group and demanded Wednesday that it be reversed, heightening tensions between the NATO …
Tue., May 9, 2017
A sheriff in Washington says two guns used to kill a couple last year may have been dumped in western Arizona or eastern California near the U.S.-Mexico border, and authorities …
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017
President Donald Trump has approved a plan to directly arm Kurdish forces fighting in Syria as part of a U.S. military plan to capture Raqqa, the Syrian city that is …
Sat., April 15, 2017
North Korea on Saturday flaunted missiles in a parade that can theoretically reach the United States and defiantly stated that it was prepared to counter any U.S. attack with “a …
Thu., March 30, 2017
Southeast Idaho officials say explosives likely left behind by a road construction crew in Pocatello have been destroyed with an explosion.
Tue., March 28, 2017
A policy research group in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party will propose that Japan arm itself with offensive weapons for the first time since World War II, according …
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017
North Korean weapons barred by U.N. sanctions ended up in the hands of U.N. peacekeepers in Africa, a confidential report says. That incident and others in more than a half-dozen …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017
A federal appeals court has upheld Maryland’s ban on 45 assault weapons and a 10-round limit on gun magazines. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, issued …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
The Republican-led Senate has voted to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
German police have uncovered hundreds of guns and rifles after searching the home of a man who was being investigated for breaking arms control laws.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017
Spanish police say a pan-European crackdown on illegal arms trafficking has resulted in 664 guns being seized and 245 people arrested in 11 countries.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017
Oregon officials banned state employees from carrying weapons in the workplace unless they’re needed for their jobs, causing consternation Thursday among Republican leaders in the Legislature.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016
Though adults over the age of 21 in Idaho have been able to carry concealed weapons in most places without a county-issued permit since July, many residents are still seeking …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016
China appears to be deploying weapons systems on all seven of the reefs it has reclaimed in the South China Sea, according to photographs released by a Washington-based think tank.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016
The Russian military has scoffed at a top U.S. general’s suggestion that military equipment seized by the Islamic State group in the Syrian city of Palmyra could pose a threat …