U.S. Space Force logo draws comparisons to 'Star Trek'

World Jan 25, 2020

U.S. Space Force logo draws comparisons to 'Star Trek'

President Donald Trump unveiled the logo for the U.S. Space Force on Friday, attracting critics who said America's newest military branch had boldly gone where "Star Trek" went before. With a central symbol resembling an arrowhead, ringed by an orbiting object and set to a ...

World Jan 21, 2020

Iran acknowledges it fired two missiles at Ukrainian passenger jet

Iran acknowledged Tuesday that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off from Tehran's main airport earlier this month, killing all 176 people on board. The new preliminary report by Iran's Civil Aviation Organization however stopped ...

Iran's Khamenei stands by Guard after unrest over downed plane

World Jan 18, 2020

Iran's Khamenei stands by Guard after unrest over downed plane

Iran's supreme leader threw his support behind the elite Revolutionary Guard in a rare sermon on Friday after their belated admission that they had accidentally downed an airliner triggered days of street protests. In his first Friday sermon in eight years, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also ...

Condemnation, protests spread after Iran admits to shooting down airliner

World Jan 12, 2020

Condemnation, protests spread after Iran admits to shooting down airliner

Iran's admission that it shot down a Ukrainian airliner, killing all 176 aboard, has provoked international outrage and triggered protests against Iranian authorities in Tehran and other cities, including one in which Britain's ambassador was detained. In what President Hassan Rouhani called a "disastrous mistake," ...