The UK will be bound by all EU rules and regulations for nearly two years after leaving.
While President Donald Trump's new National Security Adviser John Bolton has said he would set aside his personal policy preferences and implement Trump's policies, the new appointment sparks speculations that a review on the United States' current one-China stance may be underway. Bolton has long argued that Washington can play a "Taiwan card" to compel Beijing's attention for its potentially destabilizing actions in East Asia and the South China Sea. In a commentary published by the… Read Full Article
Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, met with senior officials and toured Brazilian Navy medical facilities during a visit to Brazil March 11-14.
Afghan women are trying to increase their presence in the National Army, which for years has been considered solely a man's domain. And in Afghanistan’s first female general and paratrooper, Khatol Mohammadzai, they have found a role model. From Washington, VOA's Jill Craig has more.
A federal grand jury in New York has indicted nine Iranians for carrying out a years-long campaign to steal research and other proprietary data from hundreds of American and foreign research universities, private companies and government institutions, the Justice Department announced on Friday. According to an indictment unsealed on Friday, the hackers worked on behalf of the Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and began their hacking campaign in 2013. The suspects worked for Mabna… Read Full Article
Being black and working in the tech industry can be an isolating experience. New York nonprofit Ascend Leadership analyzed the hiring data of hundreds of San Francisco Bay-area tech companies from 2007 and 2015 and issued a report last year, detailing the lack of diversity in tech. Based on data from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Ascend found that the black tech professional workforce declined from 2.5 percent in 2007 to 1.9 percent in 2015. The outlook was even… Read Full Article
PUERTO CORTES, Honduras (NNS) -- The ability to shower in a remote campground, or shave every morning in a plastic storage container or walk on dry sand because of proper drainage are all luxuries made possible by the Continuing Promise 2018 (CP18) Forward Deployed Preventive Medicine Unit.
Being black and working in the tech industry can be an isolating experience. But at the Afrotectopia festival in New York, it's what everyone has in common. Tina Trinh meets with the creative people exploring the intersection of race and technology.
China responded swiftly to President Donald Trump's announced plans to levy tariffs on up to $60 billion on Chinese goods, warning the proposed move risks pushing trade relations into the danger zone. In a statement early Friday, just hours after President Trump signed a memo paving the way for major tariffs on nearly 1,300 Chinese imports, China's Commerce Ministry called on Washington to carefully consider its next policy steps, urging it to "pull back from the brink." The ministry also… Read Full Article
New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rebounded more than expected in February after two straight monthly declines and shipments surged, which could temper expectations of a sharp slowdown in business spending on equipment in the first quarter. The Commerce Department's report on Friday could prompt economists to raise their economic growth estimates for the first three months of the year. They were slashed last week after data showed retail sales fell in February for the third month in… Read Full Article