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Bombshell UFO report released! US cannot explain over 100 sightings by pilots and navy

On Friday, the Pentagon released its report of UFO and UAP sightings by military personnel. Out of 144 reports made by pilots and naval forces since 2004, only one could be explained by investigators.

The interim report said most of the 144 sightings came in the last two years following the US Navy introducing a reporting system for UFOs.

In 143 of all sightings, the report says they “lack sufficient information in our dataset to attribute incidents to specific explanations”.

But in a blow to extraterrestrial hopefuls, the Pentagon said there was “no clear indications that there is any non-terrestrial explanation” for the sightings.

However they did not rule out the possibility, and added UAP sightings “probably lack a single explanation”.

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Ahead of Congress receiving the Pentagon’s report into UAP’s, Senate members flagged concerns over national security.

Mark Warner, Democratic chair of the Senate foreign relations committee, told Fox 8 television: “If there are objects flying over military installations that could pose a security threat … [it] needs to be declassified and revealed to American public.

“If there’s something out there, let’s seek it out, and it is probably a foreign power.”

Marco Rubio, the Republican senator and vice chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, said ahead of its release: “There is stuff flying in our airspace.

“We don’t know what it is. We need to find out.”

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Marik Von Rennenkampff, analyst in the state department’s bureau of international security and nonproliferation, also told The Guardian foreign powers would have had to undergone a breathtaking technological leap to be behind the UAP’s.

He said: “China has well-documented issues with basic jet engines, they rely on espionage to develop their most advanced weapons systems. So, I struggle with China having developed this.

“Russia has a defence budget that is a fraction of the United States, and much of its military infrastructure is crumbling so I struggle with that too.

“So if it is China or Russia, then that’s extraordinary.

“I don’t know how they did it, and it would be a monumental failure of intelligence collection on the part of the United States, orders of magnitude worse than 9/11.”

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Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards this week – Final Bungie Loot report today

UPDATE: PvP is back on the menu this weekend as Guardians take on the latest Crucible challengeThe Trials of Osiris have returned to Destiny 2 between now and June 29, and Bungie has selected Twilight Gap as this week’s map arena. Guardians have also started to report what new rewards are available for putting together wins, although it will take some time before we have the full list.

Early reports indicate that the three-win reward for this week is the Sola’s Scar Legendary Sword, with The Messenger Adept Pulse Rifle the top prize for those who can go Flawless.

TRIALS OF OSIRIS REWARDS SO FAR

Three Wins: Sola’s Scar Legendary Sword

Five Wins: Trials Helmet/Armour

Seven Wins: Igneous Hammer Legendary Hand Cannon

Flawless: The Messenger Adept Pulse Rifle

ORIGINAL: Trials rewards will be back on the menu today, complete with a new list of weapons and armour to unlock. The Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris returns later today, with gamers taking on the latest Crucible challenges in teams of three.

The best rewards will be available to those who can win the most encounters alongside their fellow Guardians. A trip to the Lighthouse is the aim, and the Flawless rewards usually include Adept weapons.

The first Crucible encounters will be kicking off at 6pm BST on Friday, June 25, 2021, and the new rewards curated by Bungie will be available between now and the next Weekly Reset, which is scheduled for July 6.

Saint-14 is the full-time Trials of Osiris vendor who currently resides in the Tower Hangar with his pigeons and ship.

And visiting him will be worth it for those who can smash through the Crucible and score some wins as Saint’s inventory updates with Trials Passages, Bounties, and the option to turn in Trials Tokens.

The map rotations continue each week, although Bungie has made changes to the weapons you can pick up during an event.

Last week saw Bungie offer Legs as a three-win reward, the Exile’s Curse Fusion Rifle with five, and a Flawless run ending with an Eye of Sol Adept Sniper Rifle.

Details on other aspects of the Trials experience can be found below, courtesy of Bungie:

Trials Passages: “There are five unique Passages that can be bought from Saint-14 which offer their own mechanics. Each Passage will track wins and losses in a single Trials run. If three losses appear on a Passage, players will be restricted from the activity and have to either reset the Passage or purchase a new one.”

Mercy: Always available and Forgives one loss per run.

Ferocity: Always available and with zero losses, your Third Win grants a Bonus Win.

Confidence: Unlocks after going Flawless and grants a bonus reward from the Flawless chest.

Wealth: Unlocks at 5 wins and Increases Trials tokens from completing and winning Trials matches.

Wisdom: Unlocks at 7 wins and grants bonus XP from Trials Wins, scaling with the number of Wins on a Ticket.

Trials Bounties: Along with Passages, players can also purchase three different Trials Bounties which will reward players for completing them: Weekly Bounties will reward XP, Glimmer, 35 Valor Rank Points, and 5 Trials Tokens; Daily Bounties will reward XP, 15 Valor Rank Points, and 2 Trials Tokens; and Additional Bounties will offer XP and 2 Trials Tokens.

It will likely take at least an hour for gamers to find out all the rewards available from Trials of Osiris this week.

Bungie has also confirmed that they will be releasing new weapons in July as part of the game’s next big update.

The development team provided more details today, telling Guardians: “Back in January we announced that four weapons from the Dreaming City and four weapons from the Moon were being reissued with new perk pools but had not brought them all back yet.

“In our next update, currently scheduled for 7/6, we will be reissuing the remaining Moon and Dreaming City weapons with new perks.

“We know that several of these weapons have been popular in the past, looking at you Twilight Oath, and we hope you enjoy getting fresh drops. If you are a newer player who doesn’t have any of these weapons, happy hunting.”

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UFO BOMBSHELL: US to release landmark report – military pilots to lift lid on mystery

She said: “We take reports of incursions into our airspace – by any aircraft, identified or unidentified – very seriously, and investigate each one.”

On Wednesday last week, several members of Congress were given a confidential briefing on the anticipated report.

Experts have been speculating the reports’ contents for over a month but have warned elements of the document may remain classified for security and counterintelligence reasons.

In April, footage of UAPs and UFOs taken by US Navy Pilots was declassified by the Pentagon.

Speaking to Reuters this week, Alex Dietrich, a retired U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander, urged the public to keep an open mind about the topic and to report what they see even if they don’t fully understand it.

The fighter pilot was among several aviators from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz involved in a 2004 encounter off California’s coast with unknown aircraft described as resembling large “Tic Tac” breath mints.

She said the phenomena she saw lacked “any visible flight control surfaces or means of propulsion.”

Ms Dietrich said her higher ups took the event seriously as her account of the incident was “analyzed in a professional, sober way” by the military chain of command.

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To help eliminate the stigma surrounding the mysterious phenomena she urged the public to “speak up, even if they don’t know what they saw.”

“I’m trying to normalize it by talking about it,” she said, adding: “I hope I’m not the ‘UFO, Tic Tac person’ for the rest of my life.”

Earlier this month, Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, told the New York Post: “We take the issue of unexplained aerial phenomena seriously to the extent that we’re dealing with the safety and security of US military personnel or the national security interests of the United States, so we want to know what we’re dealing with.

“I think it’s important to understand that there are legitimate questions involving the safety and security of our personnel, and in our operations and in our sensitive activities, and we all know that there’s [a] proliferation of technologies out there.

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“We need to understand the space a little bit better.”

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UFO report: Congress given confidential briefing before release – 'Something’s going on’

Speaking to TMZ just one day before the briefing, Republican Congressman Tim Burchett, said: “Clearly, something’s going on that we can’t handle.”

Last week Luis Elizondo, the former director of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, said Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (the military’s name for UFOs) posed a serious threat.

In an interview with the Washington Post, he warned the phenomena are capable of turning “nuclear capabilities” on and off.

“In this country we’ve had incidents where these UAPs have interfered and actually brought offline our nuclear capabilities,” he said.

“We also have data suggesting that in other countries these things have interfered with their nuclear technology and actually turned them on, put them online.”

Experts have been speculating on the contents of the anticipated report for over a month but have warned there may be aspects of the document that will remain classified for security and counterintelligence reasons.

Alleged footage of UFOs has been circulating online for years but US lawmakers have been divided on whether to take the phenomena seriously.

Democratic Congressman, Sean Patrick Maloney told the New York Post: “We take the issue of unexplained aerial phenomena seriously to the extent that we’re dealing with the safety and security of US military personnel or the national security interests of the United States, so we want to know what we’re dealing with.

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Mr Burchett thought it was “ridiculous” to think UFOs could be advanced Russian or Chinese tech.

“If the Russians had UFO technology, they would own us right now.

“They used to say, they’ve heard people talk about how the Nazis had it in the Second World War — if they did, they would have won.

“That is ridiculous. It has to be something that’s out of our galaxy, it just has to be, if it is in fact real.”

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Man finds note threatening to report him for 'awful' singing during garden party

The day after a party with friends, Toby Cutner found the angry message attached to his car’s windscreen wiper. His small gathering at his home in Rugby, Warks saw friends belting songs from the likes of Lady Gaga, Cher and Alexandra Burke – though none expected their celebrations to end with a threat.

Mr Cutner, who works as a HR advisor, invited his partner and two friends over to his home to enjoy the warm weather over the recent bank holiday weekend.

He was left gobsmacked by the anonymous note which said he would be reported the council for his “awful” singing if it happened again.

The note, which appeared to have been typed on a computer and printed off, said: ”Nice party. But your singing is awful. Next time keep it down otherwise I will report to council for disturbing!

“You are not living in a forest!!!Treat others how you want to be treated!!”

The note shocked Mr Cutner because, he said, his party was very small and had ended completely by 11pm.

He also claimed that music was playing using a small Bluetooth speaker, meaning it was not particularly loud.

Mr Cutner claimed that the party was in full compliance with COVID-19 regulations, as only himself, his partner Glenn Fisher and two friends were in attendance.

He added: “Because it was a Bank Holiday and the weather was glorious we decided to have a barbecue in the back garden and invite a couple of friends around.

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He said: “But who could begrudge us a little singalong after the last year or so we have just had with Covid.

“I was really shocked to find the note. I didn’t even see it at first and then thought ‘what’s that on the windscreen?’

“I couldn’t believe the cheek of it. You don’t expect notes like that after inviting a few friends round.

“We’ve since bought a paddling pool from Marketplace and filled it up with water so we’re going to have a pool party with music. But we’ll be finished by 9pm or 10pm so there should be no need to complain.”

Since sharing the note on Facebook, Mr Cutner said he has received hundreds of supportive messages.

His post said: “If you had an issue with the noise and singing, knock on my door or pop round the garden and have a conversation instead of a threatening letter?

“Your notes go straight in the recycle bin! I would totally understand your frustrations if we had parties every night but we don’t, it’s probably once a month if that.

“Shoot me dead for enjoying the warm weather with friends, singing and music… Maybe you should try it yourself?”

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Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards this week and Bungie loot report

The Trials of Osiris begin today, with Destiny 2 gamers taking on the latest Crucible challenges to earn the best rewards on offer.

As usual, returning loot will be available to those who can string together a generous amount of wins.

The Legendary Shayura’s Wrath SMG has been a popular choice for Trials during Season 14, and there’s a good chance it will be available again before June ends.

The first matches will be kicking off at 6pm BST on Friday, June 11, 2021. The new rewards curated by Bungie will be available between now and the next Weekly Reset, which is scheduled for June 15.

Saint-14 is the full-time Trials of Osiris vendor who currently resides in the Tower Hangar with his pigeons and ship.

And visiting him will be worth it for those who can smash through the Crucible and score some wins as Saint’s inventory updates with Trials Passages, Bounties, and the option to turn in Trials Tokens.

The map rotations continue each week, although Bungie has made changes to the weapons you can pick up during an event.

Last week saw Bungie offer the Shayura’s Wrath SMG for three-wins, a Class Item for five-wins, seven-wins for the Sword, and Flawless offering an adept Fusion Rifle.

Season 14 has also seen Bungie release a new weapon as part of Trials, meaning something similar could happen again.

Details on other aspects of the Trials experience can be found below, courtesy of Bungie:

Trials Passages: “There are five unique Passages that can be bought from Saint-14 which offer their own mechanics. Each Passage will track wins and losses in a single Trials run. If three losses appear on a Passage, players will be restricted from the activity and have to either reset the Passage or purchase a new one.”

These include:

Mercy: Always available and Forgives one loss per run.

Ferocity: Always available and with zero losses, your Third Win grants a Bonus Win.

Confidence: Unlocks after going Flawless and grants a bonus reward from the Flawless chest.

Wealth: Unlocks at 5 wins and Increases Trials tokens from completing and winning Trials matches.

Wisdom: Unlocks at 7 wins and grants bonus XP from Trials Wins, scaling with the number of Wins on a Ticket.

Trials Bounties: “Along with Passages, players can also purchase three different Trials Bounties which will reward players for completing them: Weekly Bounties will reward XP, Glimmer, 35 Valor Rank Points, and 5 Trials Tokens; Daily Bounties will reward XP, 15 Valor Rank Points, and 2 Trials Tokens; and Additional Bounties will offer XP and 2 Trials Tokens.”

And Trials of Osiris isn’t the only PvP event available to Guardians today and over the weekend.

The Iron Banner is still in progress and will remain playable until Tuesday, June 15, with Bungie telling gamers last week:

“Last Iron Banner, the Riiswalker Shotgun and Archon’s Thunder Machine Gun were introduced through a Seasonal quest. We quickly identified an issue where these new tools of destruction weren’t available through alternate means. If you’ve been holding tokens for future loot, it’s almost time to sell.”

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Woman sentenced for making false 911 report that led to deadly HPD raid

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The woman who admitted to making a false 911 report that led to the botched Harding Street raid in January 2019 learned her sentencing for the crime on Tuesday.

Patricia Ann Garcia, 53, pleaded guilty back in March of this year to a charge of conveying false information.

A judge sentenced Garcia to 40 months in federal detention and three years probation.

According to an indictment, Garcia claimed her 25-year-old daughter was inside Rhogena Nicholas and Dennis Tuttle’s home doing drugs, but federal prosecutors said none of it was true.

Three weeks after the report to police, narcotics officers executed a “no-knock” warrant on the home.

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Nicholas and Tuttle were killed and four officers were wounded.

The judge also said Tuesday that Garcia may have planned for something bad to happen, calling 911 multiple times.

To date, 12 total officers, both former and current members of the Houston Police Department, have been indicted in the raid. Most have been accused of falsifying time cards and other alleged crimes related to their pay.

Just last week, one of the officers, Steven Bryant, pleaded guilty to federal charges of tampering with a government record. He was accused of lying to police to try to cover up a bad search warrant. He retired while under investigation after 23 years on the force.

The video above is from a report prior to Garcia’s sentencing.

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Democratic Report Raises 2022 Alarms on Messaging and Voter Outreach

Democrats defeated President Donald J. Trump and captured the Senate last year with a racially diverse coalition that delivered victories by tiny margins in key states like Georgia, Arizona and Wisconsin.

In the next election, they cannot count on repeating that feat, a new report warns.

A review of the 2020 election, conducted by several prominent Democratic advocacy groups, has concluded that the party is at risk of losing ground with Black, Hispanic and Asian American voters unless it does a better job presenting an economic agenda and countering Republican efforts to spread misinformation and tie all Democratic candidates to the far left.

The 73-page report, obtained by The New York Times, was assembled at the behest of three major Democratic interest groups: Third Way, a centrist think tank, and the Collective PAC and the Latino Victory Fund, which promote Black and Hispanic candidates. It appears to be the most thorough act of self-criticism carried out by Democrats or Republicans after the last campaign.

The document is all the more striking because it is addressed to a victorious party: Despite their successes, Democrats had hoped to achieve more robust control of both chambers of Congress, rather than the ultra-precarious margins they enjoy.

In part, the study found, Democrats fell short of their aspirations because many House and Senate candidates failed to match Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s support with voters of color who loathed Mr. Trump but distrusted the Democratic Party as a whole. Those constituencies included Hispanic voters in Florida and Texas, Vietnamese American and Filipino American voters in California, and Black voters in North Carolina.

Overall, the report warns, Democrats in 2020 lacked a core argument about the economy and recovering from the coronavirus pandemic — one that might have helped candidates repel Republican claims that they wanted to “keep the economy shut down,” or worse. The party “leaned too heavily on ‘anti-Trump’ rhetoric,” the report concludes.

“Win or lose, self-described progressive or moderate, Democrats consistently raised a lack of strong Democratic Party brand as a significant concern in 2020,” the report states. “In the absence of strong party branding, the opposition latched on to G.O.P. talking points, suggesting our candidates would ‘burn down your house and take away the police.’”

Former Representative Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, a Democrat who lost re-election in South Florida in November, said in an interview that she had spoken with the authors of the report and raised concerns about Democratic outreach to Hispanic voters and the party’s failure to rebut misinformation in Spanish-language media.

“Unfortunately, the Democratic Party has in some ways lost touch with our electorate,” Ms. Mucarsel-Powell said. “There is this assumption that of course people of color, or the working class, are going to vote for Democrats. We can never assume anything.”

The report, chiefly written by a pair of veteran Democratic operatives, Marlon Marshall and Lynda Tran, is among the most significant salvos yet in the Democratic Party’s internal debate about how it should approach the 2022 elections. It may stir skepticism from some quarters because of the involvement of Third Way, which much of the left regards with hostility.

A fourth group that initially backed the study, the campaign finance reform group End Citizens United, backed away this spring. Tiffany Muller, the head of the group, said it had to abandon its involvement to focus instead on passing the For the People Act, a sweeping good-government bill that is stuck in the Senate.

Mr. Marshall and Ms. Tran, as well as the groups sponsoring the review, have begun to share its conclusions with Democratic lawmakers and party officials in recent days, including Jaime Harrison, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee.

The study spanned nearly six months of research and data analysis that scrutinized about three dozen races for the House and the Senate, and involved interviews with 143 people, including lawmakers, candidates and pollsters, people involved in assembling the report said. Among the campaigns reviewed were the Senate elections in Arizona, Georgia and North Carolina, as well as House races in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Dallas, and in rural New Mexico and Maine.

The study follows an internal review conducted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that was unveiled last month. Both projects found that Democratic candidates had been hobbled by flawed polling and pandemic-imposed limitations on campaigning.

In the D.C.C.C. report, the committee attributed setbacks at the congressional level to a surge in turnout by Trump supporters and an inadequate Democratic response to attacks calling them police-hating socialists.

Some lawmakers on the left have complained that criticism of left-wing messaging amounts to scapegoating activists for the party’s failures.

Yet the review by Third Way, the Collective PAC and the Latino Victory Fund goes further in diagnosing the party’s messaging as deficient in ways that may have cost Democrats more than a dozen seats in the House. Its report offers a blunt assessment that in 2020, Republicans succeeded in misleading voters about the Democratic Party’s agenda and that Democrats had erred by speaking to voters of color as though they are a monolithic, left-leaning group.

Representative Tony Cárdenas of California, who last year helmed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’s political action committee, embraced that critique of Democratic messaging and said the party should discard the assumption “that voters of color are inherently more progressive.”

“That’s been a ridiculous idea and that’s never been true,” Mr. Cárdenas said, lamenting that Republicans had succeeded in “trying to confuse Latino voters with the socialism message, things of that nature, ‘defund the police.’”

Quentin James, the president of the Collective PAC, said it was clear that “some of the rhetoric we see from coastal Democrats” had been problematic. Mr. James pointed to the activist demand to “defund” the police as especially harmful, even with supporters of policing overhauls.

“We did a poll that showed Black voters, by and large, vastly support reforming the police and reallocating their budgets,” Mr. James said. “That terminology — ‘defund’ — was not popular in the Black community.”

Kara Eastman, a progressive Democrat who lost her bid for a House seat based in Omaha, said Republicans had succeeded in delivering a “barrage of messages” that tarred her and her party as being outside the mainstream. Ms. Eastman said she had told the authors of the 2020 review that she believed those labels were particularly damaging to women.

Matt Bennett, a Third Way strategist, said the party needed to be far better prepared to mount a defense in the midterm campaign.

“We have got to take very seriously these attacks on Democrats as radicals and stipulate that they land,” Mr. Bennett said. “A lot of this just didn’t land on Joe Biden.”

Democrats maintained a large advantage with voters of color in the 2020 elections, but the report identified telling areas of weakness. Mr. Biden and other Democrats lost ground with Latino voters relative to the party’s performance in 2016, “especially among working-class and non-college voters in these communities,” the report found.

The report found that a surge in Asian American turnout appeared to have secured Mr. Biden’s victory in Georgia but that Democratic House candidates ran behind Mr. Biden with Asian American voters in contested California and Texas races. In some important states, Democrats did not mobilize Black voters at the same rate that Republicans did conservative white voters.

“A substantial boost in turnout netted Democrats more raw votes from Black voters than in 2016, but the explosive growth among white voters in most races outpaced these gains,” the report warns.

There has been no comparable self-review on the Republican side after the party’s severe setbacks last year, mainly because G.O.P. leaders have no appetite for a debate about Mr. Trump’s impact.

The Republican Party faces serious political obstacles, arising from Mr. Trump’s unpopularity, the growing liberalism of young voters and the country’s growing diversity. Many of the party’s policies are unpopular, including cutting social-welfare and retirement-security programs and keeping taxes low for the wealthy and big corporations.

Yet the structure of the American electoral system has tilted national campaigns toward the G.O.P., because of congressional gerrymandering and the disproportionate representation of rural white voters in the Senate and the Electoral College.

Democratic hopes for the midterm elections have so far hinged on the prospect of a strong recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and on voters’ regarding Republicans as a party unsuited to governing.

Representative Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey, a moderate Democrat who was briefed on the findings of the report, called it proof that the party needed a strong central message about the economy in 2022.

“We need to continue to show the American people what we’ve done, and then talk incessantly across the country, in every town, about how Democrats are governing,” Ms. Sherrill said.

Largely unaddressed in the report is the immense deficit Democrats face among lower-income white voters. In its conclusion, however, Mr. Marshall and Ms. Tran write that Democrats need to deliver a message that includes working-class whites and matches the G.O.P.’s clear “collective gospel” about low taxes and military strength.

“Our gospel should be about championing all working people — including but not limited to white working people — and lifting up our values of opportunity, equity, inclusion,” they write.

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NASA chief orders researchers to study UFOs amid Pentagon report – ‘We want to know’

Bill Nelson, who recently became NASA’s new administrator last month, said there was not yet any evidence that extraterrestrials have visited Earth but admitted it was too early to rule out the possibility. The US space agency’s research into the phenomena comes as the Pentagon prepares to make public a report detailing all known UFO investigations by the US military.

Speaking on the recent UFO encounter filmed by US Navy pilots, Mr Nelson told CNN: “We don’t know if it’s extraterrestrial. We don’t know if it’s an enemy. We don’t know if it’s an optical phenomenon.

“We don’t think [it’s an optical phenomenon] because of the characteristics that those Navy jet pilots described … And so the bottom line is, we want to know.”

NASA press secretary Jackie McGuinness told reporters that Mr Nelson had not established a formal task force to investigate UFOs.

However, she added that researchers could look into the topic as they see fit.

She said: “There’s not really a lot of data and … scientists should be free to follow these leads, and it shouldn’t be stigmatized.

“This is a really interesting phenomenon and Americans are clearly interested in it [so if] the scientists want to investigate, they should.”

Recent reports have suggested the Pentagon is concerned that the mysterious objects filmed during the recent US navy encounter could be Chinese or Russian “hypersonic” weapon experiments.

The experimental technology which can launch aircraft or missiles up to 4,000 miles per hour would perhaps explain how the mystery objects are able to move in ways that defy the laws of physics.

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The highly anticipated Pentagon report is set to be released by June 25.

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Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards this week – Bungie Loot report June 2021

UPDATE: Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris will feature the Distant Shore map across PS4, Xbox One and PC until June 8. Bungie has not announced what new loot can be unlocked during this time, but luckily for us, Guardians have delivered the goods.

So far, Guardians are reporting that the three-win reward includes the Shayura’s Wrath SMG, the five-win being a Class Item, seven-win including a Sword, and Flawless offering an adept Fusion Rifle.

TRIALS OF OSIRIS REWARDS LIST:

  • Three Wins: Shayura’s Wrath Void SMG
  • Five Wins: Class Item
  • Seven Wins: Sola’s Scar Solar Sword
  • Flawless: Exile’s Curse Adept Fusion Rifle

ORIGINAL: Trials of Osiris returns to Destiny 2 today, and this time it will be a little different for those taking on the Crucible event. As usual, returning rewards will be available to those who can string together a generous amount of wins.

The first matches will be kicking off at 6pm BST on Friday, June 4, 2021. These rewards will be available between now and June 8 during the next Weekly Reset. This new loot will be unlocked in the coming hours, but some Guardians might find it harder when taking on the 3-vs-3 match.

This week’s Destiny update made some big changes to how Stasis works across several different classes.

The full list of Stasis changes can be found in the patch notes listed at the bottom of this article, with Bungie confirming last week that the Behemoth generally has the highest win rate of any subclass in most 6v6 game modes and is also among the strongest in 3v3 modes.

Meanwhile, the Revenant’s Crucible win rate, kills per minute, and average efficiency is generally within the top six of all subclass trees, but its usage rate is incredibly high.

So it will be worth checking the latest changes before jumping into Trials of Osiris this week.

Saint-14 is the full-time Trials of Osiris vendor, residing in the Tower Hangar with his pigeons and ship.

And visiting him will be worth it for those who can smash through the Crucible and score some wins as Saint’s inventory updates with Trials Passages, Bounties, and the option to turn in Trials Tokens.

The map rotations continue each week, although Bungie has made changes to the weapons you can pick up during an event.

Last week saw Bungie offer Gauntlets as the three-win weapon, and Shayura’s Wrath Adept Submachine Gun as the Flawless reward.

Season 14 has also seen Bungie release a new weapon as part of Trials, meaning something similar could happen in the coming weeks.

The patch notes for this week’s Destiny 2 Stasis changes can be found below and are now live on PS4, Xbox One, PC and next-gen consoles.

DESTINY STASIS CHANGES

Stasis Freeze

  • Reduced duration of all non-Super freezes vs. players to 1.35s.

  • Reduced Special-weapon, Heavy-weapon, and Light-ability bonus damage vs. frozen players from +50% to +5%.

Stasis Slow 

  • No longer reduces weapon accuracy. 

  • No longer suppresses class ability and air moves (e.g., Icarus Dash). 

  • Reduced movement speed penalty while slowed by ~20%.

Whisper of Hedrons Fragment

  • No longer increases weapon damage after freezing. 

  • Now increases weapon stability, weapon aim assist, Mobility, Resilience, and Recovery after freezing. 

Whisper of Rime Fragment

Coldsnap Grenade 

  • Seeker no longer tracks targets after initial target acquisition. 

  • Increased arming duration before seeker spawns from 0.3s to 0.8s. 

  • Reduced detonation radius vs. players from 3m to 1.5m. 

  • Now bounces off walls and detonates on the ground. 

Titan Behemoth 

Shiver Strike 

  • Reduced flight speed and distance. 

  • Reduced knockback vs. players. 

  • Removed slow detonation on player impact. 

Cryoclasm 

Howl of the Storm 

  • Reduced angle of initial freezing/damage cone. 

  • Reduced crystal-creation freezing radius. 

  • Slowed down sequence of crystal formation to allow victims more opportunity to escape. 

  • Now spawns a small crystal on walls if performed into walls. 

Glacial Quake 

Hunter Revenant 

Withering Blade

  • Reduced slow duration vs. players from 2.5s to 1.5s. 

  • Reduced Whisper of Durance slow-duration extension vs. players from 2s to 0.5s. 

  • Reduced damage vs. players from 65 to 45 (after one bounce reduced further to 30). 

  • Reduced projectile speed by 10%. 

  • Reduced tracking after bouncing off a wall. 

Winter’s Shroud 

Touch of Winter 

Warlock Shadebinder

Penumbral Blast 

Iceflare Bolts 

Winter’s Wrath 

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