The United States will deploy a new Marine unit to Okinawa, Japan

The United States will deploy a new mobile Marine Corps unit to the Japanese island of Okinawa to bolster the defense of Japan, which is worried about China’s activities, Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin announced Wednesday (January 11). . “We will replace an artillery regiment with this force which will be more lethal and more mobile” […]

US and Japan extend defense deal to space

On Wednesday, January 11, the United States and Japan agreed that their security and defense agreement also applies to space. Any incident in space could trigger Article 5 of the defense treaty between the two countries which states that an attack on one is an attack on the other, US Foreign Secretary Antony Blinken said […]

The NYPD attacker on New Year’s Eve has been charged federally

A 19-year-old American who attacked police officers with a machete on New Year’s Eve in New York City has been charged federally, including with attempted murder of state officers, a federal prosecutor announced Tuesday (January 10). . The radicalized young man, Trevor Bickford, who wanted to carry out a jihadist attack that evening, is accused […]

Frenchman accused of NFT fraud arrested in New York

A 24-year-old Frenchman was arrested at a New York airport on suspicion of defrauding buyers of NFTsthese digital reproductions that are shaking up the art market, the US Department of Justice announced Thursday. Aurélien Michel sold NFTs – theoretically unforgeable digital certificates of authenticity – promising his customers “many perks and rewards“, accuses American justice. […]

The Venezuelan opposition closes the US embassy

The Venezuelan embassy in Washington, whose staff have backed oppositionist Juan Guaidó, announced its closure on Friday, Jan. 6 after the Venezuelan opposition officially ended the “provisional government” of the last. Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president in January 2019, receiving widespread international support. Venezuelan diplomats then stationed in the US capital, loyal to President […]

US priority review of treatment for blood cancer form

Swiss group Roche announced Friday that the United States Medicines Agency will carry out a priority review of glofitamab, a new treatment still under study for an aggressive form of blood cancer. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be reviewing this treatment, which has already undergone Phase I and II clinical trials for the […]

A New York subway gunman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

Frank James, the 63-year-old man who shot and wreaked havoc on a crowded subway train New York on April 12, he finally pleaded guilty to federal justice on Tuesday, January 3 of terrorist acts and faces life imprisonment. During a hearing in federal court in Brooklyn, this New York native replied: “guilty» to ten counts […]