Iranian threats ‘put on hold’, says US defence chief

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the US had been “very prudent” The potential of attacks by Iran has been “put on hold” by US counter-measures, acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan has said. The US has warned of a threat from Iran in recent weeks and Mr Shanahan briefed […]

Iranian threats ‘put on hold’, says US defence chief

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the US had been “very prudent” The potential of attacks by Iran has been “put on hold” by US counter-measures, acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan has said. The US has warned of a threat from Iran in recent weeks and Mr Shanahan briefed […]

Iranian threats ‘put on hold’, says US defence chief

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the US had been “very prudent” The potential of attacks by Iran has been “put on hold” by US counter-measures, acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan has said. The US has warned of a threat from Iran in recent weeks and Mr Shanahan briefed […]

Iranian threats ‘put on hold’, says US defence chief

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the US had been “very prudent” The potential of attacks by Iran has been “put on hold” by US counter-measures, acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan has said. The US has warned of a threat from Iran in recent weeks and Mr Shanahan briefed […]

Iranian threats ‘put on hold’, says US defence chief

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the US had been “very prudent” The potential of attacks by Iran has been “put on hold” by US counter-measures, acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan has said. The US has warned of a threat from Iran in recent weeks and Mr Shanahan briefed […]

Iranian threats ‘put on hold’, says US defence chief

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the US had been “very prudent” The potential of attacks by Iran has been “put on hold” by US counter-measures, acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan has said. The US has warned of a threat from Iran in recent weeks and Mr Shanahan briefed […]

Rise in global sea levels could have ‘profound consequences’

Image copyright Getty Images Scientists believe that global sea levels could rise far more than predicted, due to accelerating melting in Greenland and Antarctica. The long-held view has been that the world’s seas would rise by a maximum of just under a metre by 2100. This new study, based on expert opinions, projects that the […]

Google restricts Huawei’s use of Android

Image copyright Getty Images Google has cut phone maker Huawei off from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm. New Huawei smartphones will also lose access to popular Google apps. The move comes after the Trump administration added Huawei to a list of companies that American firms cannot […]

US president says war would be ‘end’ of Iran as tensions rise

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Tensions have risen between Iran under President Hassan Rouhani and the US under President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has issued a stern warning to Iran, suggesting it will be destroyed if a conflict breaks out between the two countries. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the […]

Austin Eubanks: Columbine school shooting survivor found dead

A survivor of the Columbine High School shooting who later became a prominent advocate for fighting addiction has been found dead at his Colorado home. Austin Eubanks, 37, was shot in the hand and knee in the 1999 Columbine attack, in which 12 of his classmates and a teacher were killed. He became addicted to […]