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U.S. Navy inaugurates new cyber warfare reserve unit

U.S. Navy inaugurates new cyber warfare reserve unit

Business
Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy announced it has inaugurated a new Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group Reserve unit. Deputy Commander Rear Adm. James Butler presided over the ceremony on Jan. 4 at Club Meade. "We at U.S. Fleet Cyber Command are determine to increase our competitive advantages over our nation's adversaries by focusing on our capabilities, processes, and mostly importantly, our people," Butler said in a statement. "This new Reserve unit will leverage reservists' skill sets to support the active duty NCWDG component and its overall mission to test and deliver advanced cyber, cryptologic and electronic warfare capabilities to the Navy." The new reserve unit was ordered on Jan. 1. Sailors and Marines previously operated as a directorate within the reserve structure and will no...
Trump savages Federal Reserve as stock plunge worsens

Trump savages Federal Reserve as stock plunge worsens

World
President Donald Trump has lashed out at America's central bank as a stock market whose gains he once took credit for continued a historic plunge. In a tweet, Mr Trump said the Federal Reserve was "the only problem" of the American economy. Mr Trump's treasury secretary meanwhile scrambled to calm investors.However, the Dow Jones fell more than 650 points on Monday, and is on track for its worst December since 1931 during the Great Depression. The turmoil comes amid a partial government shutdown, US-China trade tensions and reports the president has discussed firing Fed chairman Jerome Powell. Mr Trump continually boasted about Wall Street's steep climb during ...
US stocks plunge as Trump likens Federal Reserve to bad golfer

US stocks plunge as Trump likens Federal Reserve to bad golfer

Business
US markets plunged as Donald Trump compared the US Federal Reserve to a bad golfer in an outspoken Twitter rant. The outburst comes at a time of increasing isolation for the president, with a dispute about the funding for his planned border wall prompting a government shutdown that is now in its third day."The only problem our economy has is the Fed," the president tweeted at around 3.45pm on Monday."They don't have a feel for the Market, they don't understand necessary Trade Wars or Strong Dollars or even Democrat Shutdowns over Borders," he wrote. The only problem our economy has is the Fed. They don’t have a feel for the Market, they don’t understand necessary Trade Wars or Strong Dollars or even Democrat Shutdowns over Borders. T...
San Francisco 49ers put DB Jimmie Ward on injured reserve

San Francisco 49ers put DB Jimmie Ward on injured reserve

Sports
San Francisco 49ers defensive back Jimmie Ward was placed on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday. A broken forearm ended Ward's season for the second straight year. His rookie contract expires after this season, making him a free agent in March. Ward played in nine games this season and made seven starts. He did not have any interceptions and had 24 total tackles. Last season, he played in seven games with six starts and recorded 32 total tackles. The 2018 season was his fifth in the NFL, and he has made 31 starts and intercepted two passes. The 49ers also announced they have claimed defensive back Godwin Igwebuike off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs waived Igwebuike after he spent two weeks on the 53-player roster. He played 12 snaps on special teams two week...
Researchers locate carbon reserve six feet below the soil's surface

Researchers locate carbon reserve six feet below the soil's surface

Science
Nov. 26 (UPI) -- At least a quarter of all the carbon stored in Earth's soil is found locked up in minerals roughly six feet beneath the surface. But new research suggests this unique carbon reservoir will become less efficient at carbon storage as the planet warms. To better understand how rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere will impact the planet's climate, scientists need to more accurately model Earth's many carbon cycles. Soil hosts one of those carbon cycles. As part of a new survey, the first of its kind, researchers detailed the way carbon physically and chemically binds to minerals in soils across the globe. The results of the survey were published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. "We know less about the soils on Earth than we do about the surface of Mars,"...