Putin said the US is rapidly developing military technology. [Link]
Putin says Russia will extend the New Start Treaty without any preconditions or discussions. [Link]
Trump and Kim Jong-un return to name-calling as North Korea’s year-end deadline approaches. [Link]
Afghan War IG report shows the drug war is failing. [Link]
Turkey says it expects NATO members’ support in Syria after it dropped its objection to NATO’s Baltic defense plan. [Link]
Pompeo meets with Netanyahu to discuss a US-Israeli defense pact. The pact is seen as a political boon to Netanyahu. [Link]
Japan will deploy 270 sailors to the Middle East to protest its ships. [Link]
Secretary of Defense Esper says the repositioning of American troops in Syria is complete, and troop levels in Syria will fluctuate around 600. [Link]
Trump is considering a plan that would send an additional 14,000 troops to the Middle East. [Link]
The Pentagon denied the plan to add 14,00 troops to the Middle East. Unnamed officials said the Trump was considering an increase. US official Brian Hook said Iran may have killed more than 1,000 protesters in recent weeks. [Link]
A senior Pentagon official says Iran could act aggressively. [Link]
Iran says protesters have been killed in recent weeks but far less than the claimed 200 claimed by Amnesty International. [Link]
Iran’s president calls on all unarmed protesters to be released. [Link]
The Navy claims to capture a ship carrying advanced missile parts from Iran. [Link]
At least 58 people drowned attempting to flee the Gambia for the Canary Islands. [Link]
US News LA’s mayor says the city will cut power and sewer services to family homes where lockdowns are violated. [Link] Trump’s Operation Legend is expanding its deployment of federal police to St. Louis and Memphis. [Link] Foreign Policy Trump’s Envoy to Iran, Brian...
2020 Joe Biden calls for more funding for police. [Link] Susan Rice is emerging as a top choice for Biden's vice president. [Link] Iowa restores voting rights to felons who have completed their sentence. [Link] US News Senator Rand Paul introduces a bill that will...
US News Border Patrol raided an aid camp for migrants in the Arizona desert run by No More Deaths. Thirty illegal immigrants were arrested. The group believes the aid camp was targeted because No More Deaths published negative information about Border Patrol. [Link]...
US News Trump sets a September 15th deadline for a US company to acquire TikTok or the platform will be banned in the US. Trump added that the company that buys TikTok should pay the US Treasury for facilitating the deal. [Link] Homeland Security seized $2 billion...
US News On Friday, the Trump administration signaled TikTok would be banned. However, Microsoft is in plans to buy the US version of TikTok. Facebook is set to launch its own version of TikTok. [Link] Trump tweets Homeland Security will not leave Portland until local...
US News Trump tweets that universal mail-in voting will create mass voter fraud. He added, "Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???" [Link] Twitter says the Bitcoin scam hack was carried out after a spear-phishing attack against...