Israel rejected offers of truce on behalf of the Hamas terrorist group, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, at a meeting of the top military brass and security officials occasioned by the sharp escalation between the Jewish state and Gaza-based Islamists.
Specifically citing a slew of recent incidents including SolarWinds, Microsoft Exchange server hacks and the ongoing Colonial Pipeline situation, President Biden signed an executive order today that focuses on “improving the nation’s cybersecurity.” The steps it lays out are supposed to improve information sharing between agencies, set policies to protect federal networks and improve the response to breaches by creating a standardized “playbook” that will be reviewed by the director of CISA.
Israel‘s state-of-the-art Iron Dome missile defense system is facing its toughest test to date amid rapid-fire rocket attacks from Hamas, with military analysts in Israel openly wondering whether the Palestinian militant group has found a strategy to partially pierce the shield.
The State Department on Wednesday declared that the Chinese government continues to engage in genocide and crimes against humanity through the repression of predominantly Muslim Uyghurs and other minorities in western China.
U.S. consumer prices jumped .8% in April, the fastest increase in inflation in more than a decade, the Labor Department reported Wednesday, as the world’s largest economy recovers from the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal taxes, spending and the federal deficit all set records through the first seven months of fiscal 2021 (October through April), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement.
Idaho’s governor has signed a bill into law banning any state funds from going to Planned Parenthood or any other abortion provider in the state.
Hamas has launched 1,200 rockets in 48 hours from the Gaza Strip and shows little sign of letting up as we enter the third night of Israel under fire.
In a departure from his ‘defund police’ stance of last year, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that he will deploy additional officers to the city’s tourist spots and will approve $105 million for a new NYPD police precinct, Daily Wire reports.
The under-resourced military chaplains of Burkina Faso are struggling to provide adequate support to government troops fighting the onslaught of Islamic extremist violence against this previously peaceful West African nation, Associated Press reports.