Over the last few days, I have watched with keen interest, Kevin Taylor’s expose on the Aker/Ghana government deal. Kevin on his Loud Silence Media programme dubbed: “With All Due Respect” revealed clandestine changes in the upstream petroleum sector. For the benefit of readers, let me add my comments to what I call the […]

US imposes sanctions on Iranian steel and other metals

(CNN)The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on Iran following attacks on US and allied troops earlier this week, Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Friday.”The President is issuing an executive order authorizing the imposition of additional sanctions against any individual owning, operating, trading with, or assisting sectors of the Iranian economy including construction, manufacturing, textiles, and […]

Astronaut Candidates to Graduate with Eye on Artemis Missions

5.01M Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Streamed live 110 minutes ago It’s graduation season for our #NewAstronauts! 👩‍🚀🎓👨‍🚀 […]

Chemists Have Found a Productive Use for Stockpiles of Nuclear Waste

Chemists have found a new use for the waste product of nuclear power — transforming an unused stockpile into a versatile compound which could be used to create valuable commodity chemicals as well as new energy sources. Depleted uranium (DU) is a radioactive by-product from the process used to create nuclear energy. With many fearing […]

Iran’s UN ambassador says missile strikes weren’t intended to kill Americans

Washington (CNN)Iran’s UN ambassador said Friday the Iraqi bases housing US troops were primarily selected for this week’s missile strikes to demonstrate target accuracy, not to kill Americans, disputing public claims made by top Trump administration officials.Vice President Mike Pence has said the administration believes the strikes “were intended to kill Americans,” though some administration […]

Iranian ambassador to the United Nations: Definitely no dialogue with US

JUST WATCHEDIranian ambassador: Definitely no dialogue with US ReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCHIranian Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi speaks with CNN’s John Berman amid tensions between Iran and the US.Source: CNNPolitics of the Day (15 Videos)Iranian ambassador: Definitely no dialogue with US How much Trump’s Secret Service travel could be costingBharara on GOP […]

NASA’s Lucy mission confirms discovery of Eurybates satellite

Credit: NASA NASA’s Lucy mission team is seeing double after discovering that Eurybates, the asteroid the spacecraft has targeted for flyby in 2027, has a small satellite. This “bonus” science exploration opportunity for the project was discovered using images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 in September 2018, December 2019, and […]

Wolf moon eclipse kicks off the first of 13 full moons in 2020

(CNN)This year started off with a meteor shower and the first month of 2020 continues with a penumbral lunar eclipse during the full moon, on Friday. Lunar eclipses can only occur during a full moon. But a penumbral lunar eclipse is different from a total lunar eclipse. The eclipse on Friday will occur when the […]

Iranian official says reports that missiles downed Ukrainian plane ‘a big lie’

(CNN)A spokesman for the Iranian government said reports that missiles downed the Ukraine International Airlines flight that crashed near Tehran Wednesday are “a big lie,” state-run media reported. The spokesman, Ali Rabiei, accused the United States of spreading misinformation about the crash, in which all 176 people on board were killed.”No one will assume responsibility […]

Judge shoots down Trump’s attempt to dismiss defamation suit brought by sexual assault accuser

(CNN)A New York state judge on Thursday denied President Donald Trump’s effort to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against him by arguing his residency in Washington should preclude him from being sued in New York.The judge’s ruling will allow the lawsuit by longtime magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll to move forward. In November, Carroll sued Trump […]

US-Iran: Latest updates on the plane crash and ongoing conflict

Iran urged the United States on Friday to wait for the results of the investigation into the crash of a Ukrainian airliner and dismissed as “a big lie” allegations coming from US officials that missiles downed the plane, Iranian state media reported, quoting a government spokesman.”No one will assume responsibility for such a big lie […]


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