Month: April 2020
The Pentagon has officially released three videos taken by US Navy pilots showing mid-air encounters with what appear to be UFOs. The grainy black and white footage, from 2004 & 2015, had previously been leaked and the Navy had acknowledged these. “The aerial phenomena observed in the videos remain characterized as ‘unidentified,'” the Pentagon statement said.
Excitement over partial easing of the lockdowns affecting more than half of humanity has been tempered by fear of new outbreaks and growing evidence of the economic devastation wreaked by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The United States on Tuesday became the first country in the world to have more than one million cases of coronavirus. It accounts for nearly one-third of the 3.1 million cases globally. The fatalities in the US jumped to nearly 59,000 with several states initiating the process to reopen their economies amidst signs of decline in both new cases and deaths.
President Donald Trump said his administration is considering requiring travelers on certain incoming international flights to undergo temperature and virus checks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Joe Biden won Ohio’s presidential primary Tuesday, clinching a contest that was less about the Democratic nomination and more about how states can conduct elections in the era of the coronavirus. The primary was the first major test of statewide elections via mail amid an outbreak. There were reports of confusion but no widespread disruption with a strong turnout.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had issued at least 12 warnings to US President Donald Trump about the spread of the coronavirus in China and its implications for the US; warnings which Trump ignored and subsequently the pandemic gripped the US. President’s Daily Brief in Jan & Feb had repeatedly conveyed warnings which Trump ignored, reported US media.
Pakistan on Wednesday summoned a senior diplomat from the High Commission of India and registered its protest over the alleged ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control. The Foreign Office claimed that due to the “indiscriminate and unprovoked firing” by the Indian forces in Rakhchikri sector on Tuesday, 2 women sustained serious injuries.