Kremlin War Games & New Eye On Hurricanes: VICE News Tonight Full Episode (HBO)
VICE News examines a new satellite launched by NOAA in November, GOES-16. It has four times the resolution as the legacy satellites and five times the refresh rate of being able to take images, and it’s been used so far to track Harvey and Irma.
Russia and Belarus have have just wrapped large-scale joint military exercises known as Zapad which made NATO allies nervous.
Conventional western wisdom says that Russia is promoting the rise of far right populists across Europe with money, fake news and cyber attacks to undermine the liberal consensus. The idea being that a weakened EU would be less likely to challenge it with things like sanctions. In Germany, that movement is the AfD. But how far can the AfD’s rise be credited to Moscow? Is there any evidence Russia is providing money, spreading fake news or launching cyber attacks to undermine German democracy?
McConnell has announced that the Senate will vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill next week. States are due to have the decision on final premium increases by today.
Plus, a man who stakes out at to UN General Assemblies to get baseballs signed by world leaders.
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