https://english.alahednews.com.lb/nicons/rsslogo.png https://english.alahednews.com.lb/ Alahednews https://english.alahednews.com.lb/ Alahednews NASA Announces Crewless Flights around the Moon to Begin in February 2022 NASA said it will set a date for the launch if the dress rehearsal is successful. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62491/393 Pfizer/Biontech COVID-19 Vaccine Shows 90.7% Efficacy in Trial in Children Pfizer and BioNTech said last month that their COVID-19 vaccine induced a robust immune response in the children. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62486/393 Pentagon Confirms Failed Test for Hypersonic Weapons Development, Initiated Review ’The test did not occur as planned due to a failure of the booster stack.’ https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62484/393 Biden: US “Committed” to Defending Taiwan from China Biden says US ‘committed’ to defending Taiwan from China, signaling break with decades-long ‘strategic ambiguity’ policy. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62482/393 Judge Rules US Held Afghan Man Unlawfully At Guantanamo Bay Details of the judge’s ruling are classified as secret for the time being but Gul’s lawyer said the result is clear. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62477/393 US: More than Half of Americans Personally Affected by Supply Shortages  Republicans surveyed were more likely to say they had faced shortages, with 67.7% stating they had, compared to just 42.4% of Democrats. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62473/393 CIA to Have Weekly Meetings on China Following Launch of New Mission Center The West has repeatedly accused Russia and China of cyberattacks. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62468/393 Trump To Launch New Media Group, Social Network to ’Stand Up To the Tyranny of Big Tech’ Trump’s announcement was apparently not lost on some of the biggest names in the social media world. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62466/393 Top Trump Security Adviser Contradicts “Imminent Attack” Claim Behind Soleimani Assassination A new book that hit shelves reveals that the Trump admin planned the killing of Soleimani as part of a “disproportional” response. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62446/393 US House ‘Capitol Attack Committee’ Votes to Recommend Steve Bannon Prosecution A successful contempt prosecution could result in up to a one-year sentence in federal prison, $100,000 in fines, or both. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62445/393 Trump Sues House Panel Probing US Capitol Riot Trump wants to be reimbursed for the cost of the suit. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62433/393 Pentagon: More US Soldiers Commit Suicide Than Died from COVID-19 The Pentagon revealed that more US soldiers killed themselves in a few months than died from COVID-19 since start of pandemic. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62383/393 Black Man Shot, Killed by New York Police Gordon’s family is now demanding justice, saying that they don’t believe the police version. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62380/393 US DHS Secretary Orders ICE to Stop Mass Raids on Immigrants’ Workplaces The practice of mass raids on workplaces where undocumented immigrants are employed began a year after Trump came to power in 2016. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62369/393 Amazon, Google Employees: Crimes against Palestinians to Get ’Deadlier’ After Tech Giants Contract with ’Israel The employees said they agree with the two companies’ stated commitment to ethics, but also pointed to their hypocrisy. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62363/393 US House Passes Bill Raising Debt Ceiling through December The bill passed strictly along party lines in the House, by a 219-206 vote after passing Friday by a vote of 50-48 in the Senate. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62362/393 US: Record Numbers in Workers Quitting Their Jobs Workers in the United States are quitting their jobs at a record pace. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62360/393 Trump Blames WH 24/7 Kitchen for Presidential Weight Gain In February 2019, Trump’s physical exam had revealed that Trump weighed 110 kgs. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62327/393 Hundreds of Thousands of US Troops Remain Unvaccinated As Deadlines Near The Pentagon announced it would require all service members to get inoculated. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62326/393 US Navy Engineer Arrested For Selling Nuclear Submarine Secrets Jonathan Toebbe and his wife, Diana, were arrested and charged with violating the Atomic Energy Act. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62323/393 US Loses To China in Artificial Intelligence Battle, Pentagon Ex-software Chief Says Chaillan criticized the reluctance of Google to work with the US war department on AI. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62318/393 White Supremacists in US Await Sentencing for Planning Domestic Terrorism Both members of the ’Base’, Lemley and Mathews discussed plans to kill people including police officers and Blacks. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62301/393 Poll: Only 7% of Americans Have “Great Deal” of Trust in US News Media Overall trust in news media has edged down four percentage points since last year to 36 percent. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62300/393 CIA Urges Caution in Unusual Cable Sent To All Field Operatives The cable was sent in order to avoid further discovery and perhaps further bloodshed. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62299/393 Biden Overrules Trump Effort to Keep WH Files from 6 January Panel Biden authorized the National Archives to turn over an initial batch of documents requested investigating the riot. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/62288/393