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China Builds Islands in the South China Sea; California Oil Spill; The History of Memorial Day

May 25, 2015 CARL AZUZ, CNN STUDENT NEWS ANCHOR: Fridays are awesome. Hope yours is going well so far, especially if it's your last one of the school year. I'm Carl Azuz.CNN STUDENT NEWS starts today with a focus on China. The Asi...

"ZERO TO FULL SPEED": CARRIER AIR WING 5, GEORGE WASHINGTON COMPLETES CARRIER QUALIFICATIONS

May 25, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Navy Reserve:By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Paolo BayasCarrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) compl...

HOEVEN CELEBRATES FIRST NORTH DAKOTA-MADE UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM WITH COMDEL, ALTAVIAN SENATOR HAS WORKED TO MAKE NORTH DAKOTA THE NATION'S PREMIERE HUB FOR UAS TECHNOLOGY

May 25, 2015 The following information was released by North Dakota Senator John Hoeven:Senator John Hoeven today marked the roll-out of the first unmanned aerial system (UAS) manufactured in North Dakota. Executives from ComDel I...

FOREIGN MINISTRY SPOKESPERSON HONG LEI'S REGULAR PRESS CONFERENCE ON MAY 22, 2015

May 25, 2015 The following information was released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China:Q: Conflicts in Upper Nile state and other parts of South Sudan have flared up over recent days. What is Chin...

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ESTABLISHES POLICY GUIDANCE ON DOMESTIC USE OF UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTE

May 25, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Department of Justice:The Department of Justice issued agency-wide policy guidance today on the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) that sets standards of use and ...

WYDEN, MERKLEY LAUD FAA DECISION ON UNMANNED AIRCRAFT OREGON SENATORS WELCOME NEWS THAT HELPS TEST SITES IN PENDLETON, TILLAMOOK AND WARM SPRINGS

May 25, 2015 The following information was released by Oregon Senator Ron Wyden:Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley praised todays announcement by federal regulators that cuts red tape for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) te...

Japanese Defense Min. says US will continue Osprey operations

May 25, 2015 ) Japanese Defense Minister Nakatani said Tuesday that Washington will continue flight operations of US Marines' controversial Osprey aircraft despite a deadly crash of in Hawaii on weekend."The US side told us that t...

Top Boeing exec defends moving jobs, union deal

May 25, 2015 SEATTLE — Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief Ray Conner pushed back forcefully in an interview last week against criticism of the company for moving jobs out of the Pacific Northwest region. Anticipating a wave ...

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Connecticut) applies for US Patent titled as "AUTOMATIC LEARNING OF BAYESIAN NETWORKS"

May 25, 2015 United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20150142709 for US Patent, published on May 21, 2015, by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Connecticut), titled as "AUTOMATIC LEARNING OF BAYESI...

A life and death long remembered

May 25, 2015

I’ve written in the past about how my Pop carried with him a haunting memory from his time aboard the aircraft carrier Essex in World War II. Anti-aircraft fire had killed a turret gunner during a sortie.

Military flights cause for concern

May 25, 2015 FULL TEXTThe loss of life that occurred from the Sunday crash of the MV-22 Osprey aircraft is already a tragedy for the U.S. Marines and its families. However, failure to take this as a warning also could prove calami...

Boeing exec defends moving jobs

May 24, 2015 SEATTLE — Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief Ray Conner pushed back forcefully in an interview last week against criticism of the company for moving jobs out of the Pacific Northwest region. Anticipating a wave ...

US planes keep distance from Chinese 'islands' -- for now

May 24, 2015 The official news Agency of Bangladesh (BSS) has issued following news release:US surveillance aircraft and naval ships have yet to test China's territorial claims around artificial islands built in the South China S...

Pentagon planning to send US military aircraft, Navy ships near China

May 24, 2015 The IRIB has issued following news:The United States is planning to send warplanes and warships to the South China Sea in order to put pressure on China over its artificial islands in the region, American officials say.

US steps up South China Sea PR battle with P-8 surveillance flights over Spratlys

May 24, 2015 FULL TEXTThe United States has stepped up its pressure on China over its island building programme in the Spratly Islands by releasing video footage and audio recordings of exchanges with Chinese naval ships.The US Na...

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