Apr 11, 2017

Prototype early quake warning system expands to Oregon, Washington

An early warning system for earthquakes has been expanded to Oregon and Washington, joining California in testing a prototype that could give people seconds or up to a minute of warning before strong shaking begins. The system isn’t ready to issue public quake warnings ...

Apr 9, 2016

U.S. Embassy warns citizens about 'credible threats' in Turkey

The United States warned its citizens on Saturday about “credible threats” to tourist areas in Turkey, particularly in Istanbul and the southwest coastal resort of Antalya. Turkey has been hit by four suicide bombings already this year, the most recent one last month in ...

North Korea warns of strike on Seoul's presidential palace

Mar 26, 2016

North Korea warns of strike on Seoul's presidential palace

Upping its rhetoric a notch, North Korea has warned that it will attack Seoul’s presidential palace unless it receives an apology from South Korean President Park Geun-hye for “treason.” The warning is the latest threat against Washington and Seoul over joint U.S.-South Korean military ...

State Department urges Americans to exit violence-torn Burundi

Dec 14, 2015

State Department urges Americans to exit violence-torn Burundi

The United States on Sunday ordered nonemergency U.S. government personnel and dependents to leave violence-torn Burundi and warned other Americans to get out “as soon as it is feasible to do so.” The State Department warning followed an upsurge of political violence in the ...

/ Oct 16, 2014

FBI warns U.S. businesses of cyberattacks, blames Beijing

The FBI warned U.S. businesses on Wednesday that hackers it believes to be backed by the Chinese government have recently launched attacks on U.S. companies. The “flash” warning described tools and techniques used by the hackers and asked companies to contact federal authorities if ...