UK joins United States for maritime security mission in Gulf
Monday, 5 August 2019 Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels traveling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel.
Americans are reminded almost daily of just how fragile the internet-based financial and commercial infrastructure is. Some data breaches have important political significance. Others represent new trends in cybersecurity and online crimes. Equifax's records were compromised in September 2017,...
Barataria Bay is a marshy jewel in the heart of the vast Louisiana bayou. Its unparalleled natural ecosystem was once a hideout for smugglers and malcontents like Jean Lafitte, who ruled the labyrinth of marshlands and estuaries. By the early 20th century, oil and gas had taken over the marshlands, and levees reined in the mighty Mississippi River and redirected it toward the Gulf of Mexico.
The Atlantic hurricane officially began on Monday, and the very next day, Tropical Storm Cristobal spun up in the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasts called for this to be a busy season, and according to Gizmodo Earther, it’s clearly off to a roaring start. Warm ocean waters and low wind make an atmosphere ripe for storms. While the quick start doesn’t guarantee the rapid pace of storms will continue, it’s nevertheless a worrying sign in a world full of stress.
Multiple news outlets said the Trump administration is diverting millions of dollars from federal disaster relief funds. They are using this money to detain migrants and create temporary locations for..