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  • US Sets New Single-Day Record for Coronavirus Infections Jul 1, 2020
       The United States marked another grim milestone Tuesday as it posted a record  47,000 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest one day increase in new infections since the start of the pandemic.   The bulk of the new infections stretches from the southwestern states of Arizona and Texas over into the western state of California, […]
  • Intelligence Leaks Provoke White House Ire Jul 1, 2020
      WASHINGTON – The White House is blaming intelligence officials who leaked information about an alleged Russian bounty program in Afghanistan for potentially blowing almost any chance of coming to a consensus on whether the threat was real.  Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Tuesday criticized “rogue intelligence officers” for putting the lives of U.S. troops […]
  • July 1st, 1935 Jul 1, 2020
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  • Scam Alert: Scammers, posing as APD Officers, are calling citizens and asking for money Jun 30, 2020
      The Anchorage Police Department has received information that scammers, who identify themselves as Anchorage Police Officers, are calling citizens and claiming the citizens have a warrant and need to pay money.  The names the scammers are providing are names of real APD officers.   While an officer may call you regarding a warrant, and […]
  • Coast Guard responds to number of safety, drug-related violations throughout Alaska Jun 30, 2020
      ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard investigators and inspectors identify a concerning trend in violations of maritime law throughout the state, ranging from illegal drug use to unserviceable life-saving equipment. Investigators at Coast Guard Sector Anchorage observed an increase in the number of positive drug tests for non-credentialed mariners throughout the Arctic and Western Alaska.  Drug tests are administered for […]
  • 25 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Alaska; 21 resident, 4 nonresident Jun 30, 2020
      The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Monday announced 25 new cases of COVID-19 in Alaska; 21 are residents of eight communities: Seward (8), Anchorage (6), Willow (2), Eagle River (1), Fairbanks (1), North Pole (1), Nome Census Area (1) and Wasilla (1). This brings the total number of Alaska cases to 904. […]
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  • Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts Renewed Lockdowns Jun 29, 2020
      India and the United States are among parts of the world where a rise in coronavirus cases is prompting authorities to reimpose lockdown restrictions meant to stop the spread of the virus.  India reported another record one-day increase in confirmed cases Monday with nearly 20,000.  The country trails only the United States, Brazil and […]
  • Congress Calls for Probe Into Reported Russian Bounties on US Troops Jun 29, 2020
      As members of Congress called for an investigation, President Donald Trump said Sunday he was not briefed on reports that a Russian military intelligence unit offered bounties to Taliban militants in Afghanistan to kill U.S. soldiers because U.S. intelligence officials did not deem them credible. “Intel just reported to me that they did not […]
  • New polling shows dramatically low levels of support for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Jun 29, 2020
      Recent attempts by the Trump administration to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and to bail out oil companies during the COVID-19 pandemic with taxpayer money, as well as its criticism of banks’ decisions not to fund Arctic oil and gas development, are hugely unpopular with American voters. According to newly completed […]

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Intelligence Leaks Provoke White House Ire

Intelligence Leaks Provoke White House Ire

  WASHINGTON – The White House is blaming intelligence officials who leaked information about an alleged Russian bounty program in Afghanistan for potentially blowing almost any chance of coming to a consensus on whether the threat was real.  Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Tuesday criticized “rogue intelligence officers”…

Trump Says He Wasn’t Briefed on Reported Russian Bounties on US Troops in Afghanistan

Trump Says He Wasn’t Briefed on Reported Russian Bounties on US Troops in Afghanistan

  WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday he had never been told about reports that a Russian military intelligence unit was secretly offering bounties to Taliban militants in Afghanistan to kill U.S. soldiers.  Trump scoffed at a New York Times report that U.S. intelligence officials had concluded months…

NORAD intercepts Russian maritime patrol aircraft entering Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone

NORAD intercepts Russian maritime patrol aircraft entering Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone

  North American Aerospace Defense Command F-22s, supported by a KC-135 Stratotanker, intercepted two Russian IL-38 maritime patrol aircraft entering the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone in the late hours of June 24. The Russian aircraft came within 50 miles of Unimak Island along the Aleutian island chain,…

US Officially Tops 2 Million Total Coronavirus Cases

US Officially Tops 2 Million Total Coronavirus Cases

  The United States has officially gone over the 2 million mark in total cases of novel coronavirus…

Studies Show Lockdowns Prevented Millions of COVID Deaths

Studies Show Lockdowns Prevented Millions of COVID Deaths

  Lockdowns across the globe prevented millions of deaths from the novel coronavirus, new studies published Monday report.…

Amid Global Pandemic—With Nearly 363,000 Dead—Trump Terminates US Ties With the World Health Organization

Amid Global Pandemic—With Nearly 363,000 Dead—Trump Terminates US Ties With the World Health Organization

  “When every single country in the world is able to work with the WHO, except for one…

Venezuela to Request Extradition of American Allegedly Involved in Suspected Plot

Venezuela to Request Extradition of American Allegedly Involved in Suspected Plot

  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday that four more people he described as terrorists have been captured…

As World Joins Forces to Raise $8 Billion for Global Covid-19 Fund, US Contributes This Much: $0

As World Joins Forces to Raise $8 Billion for Global Covid-19 Fund, US Contributes This Much: $0

  President Donald Trump’s brand of “America First” isolationism was on full display Monday as the U.S. declined…

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