CNN10 - 5/14/19
It. Tuesday on CNN, ten strains sabotage and one small step on Karl Zeus. Always glad to have watching US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo had been planning a trip to Moscow Russia this yesterday, he cancelled it, and instead headed to Brussels Belgium, that's where the leaders of the United Kingdom Germany and France were scheduled to discuss international tensions with Iran in the US secretary of state decided to join them US military officials recently said they had intelligence that Iran and groups that operate beneath its military. We're planning to target US troops in the Middle East and it sea in response, America's sent warships bomber planes and other military equipment to the strait of Hormuz, a narrow passage of water that borders Iran, now US intelligence indicates are on maybe putting missiles aboard small Iranian boats in the Persian Gulf and the US has moving missiles of its own to the region and American military officials says they're defensive in nature, but the US. Says that the threat from Iran is still real and credible. And that America is taking it seriously with tension simmering between those two countries an official with the British government is calling for a period of comb, very worried about the risk of conflict in by accident with mess. Flation is unintended early on either side and with some kind of conflict, and so we'll be sharing those concerns with my European counterparts with my compare as US secretary pump AO meets with those officials in Belgium, Iran, flexing its muscles in the Middle East. And Ronnie in naval show of force in the Persian Gulf, just as the US deployed and aircraft carrier to the region. A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander going on state TV saying American military assets are in their crosshairs files. Minogue? Imagine this is their hair craft carrier. He said at least forty or fifty aircraft are on board and six thousand personnel right now. There are target for us. The US says it urgently deployed the USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN to the Persian Gulf and sent both be fifty two bombers and additional patriot anti-aircraft batteries to the Middle East after the US said it detected Iranian military movement that could indicate a threat to US bases in the region before leaving for Brussels secretary of state palm peyot with a warning for the Iranians an attack on American interest from an Iranian led force whether it's an Iranian proper or as an entity that is controlled by the Iranians, we will hold the responsible party accountable. Iran accuses the Trump administration of escalating the situation Tehran, accusing Washington of trying to bring Iran to its knees through economic and psychological warfare Iranian parliamentarians, telling CNN talks with the Trump administration or out of the question for now on American's are not were having a dialogue with this parliamentarian says they can't be trusted for talks. They're not worthy of dialogue, and they lie about their intentions for meeting and talking with us if they wanna dialogue. They would have threatened us militarily with tough talk on both sides, then you Iran ins are ready. Suffering under tough US. Sanctions are concerned the situation could escalate into armed conflict with devastating consequences for play conc-. Take wrong. Meantime, US President Donald Trump is warning Iran. Not to take action against American interests saying, quote, if they do anything, it would be very bad mistake. We'll see what happens if there's a confrontation between Iran and the US the Middle Eastern country has threatened to close the strain of Hormuz that can impact the global economy since about thirty percent of the world's crude oil is shipped through the strait. There was an incident earlier this week involving four oil carrying ships that were near the strait. They were apparently targeted by an act of sabotage international officials, including US secretary of state Pompeo are not saying Iran was behind it and Iran's government called the incidents, quote alarming and regrettable but anxiety is high in the region. What will learning as that these full vessels these commercial vessels? That was sabotage one of this one the L Zucca Saudi registered vessel appear to have had these sabotage incidents in the early hours of Sunday morning. We know we now know that there were the full vessels two of them were registered to Saudi Arabia one to registered to the some one registered to Norway. What appears to have happened undestanding lending is that a coal was made in the early hours of Sunday mooning saying that water was perhaps getting into the engine room that something out of the ordinary was happening. The space of the next couple of hours, it appeared that full vessels out here in the states of HMOs off the port of Fujeirah were experiencing some sort of irregularities Emirati authorities began investigating and that's when they realized they were these incidents of sabotage. Now. It's not quite clear yet what cold. Ause the this sabotage how it was perpetrated or even for that matter who perpetrated it emerald Chea throat is clearly investigating. But what we what we know is that these full vessels out here, and you see across the horizon here about a hundred vessels top these four different vessels that were impacted by the sabotage not in the same place. They were scattered throughout the area. And of course, this comes at a time when is rising tensions between the United States. And around the Brahim Lincoln back carrier battle group is on the way into the area patriot missile batteries on the way into the area as well as well as be fifty two bombers Costa Rahm not far away from here. So while the Emirati authorities continue to investigate and we're awaiting the outcome of that investigational quite clear yet when it will come above waiting for the outcome of investigation. Of course, this these sabotage incidents risk raising tensions. Ten second trivia, what was the name of Nath as last manned mission to the mood. Luna to Apollo thirteen. Constellation Apollo seventeen. The last time if human set on the moon surface was during Nasr's Apollo seventeen mission. The first time someone set foot on the moon occurred fifty years ago on July sixteenth nineteen sixty nine as part of Nasr's Apollo eleven mission. Nasa estimates that five hundred thirty million people around the world watched on TV or listened on the radio as commander Neil Armstrong took the first steps he also took a little bit of heat over something. He said. The eagle has landed. When Neil Armstrong stepped out to become the first man on the moon, not a soul on earth could have guessed. He would land in the middle of a cosmic controversy. All. Topley? The problem the first part of his stork sentence. That's one small step for man is grammatically. Incorrect. It should have been one small step for a man, and that missing a has been setting off grammarians ever since lift off the final lift off of Atlantis through all the years. Nasa has insisted that he did say, the a and modern microphones would have picked it up. Instead, the word was lost on scratchy old Queant operating nearly a quarter million miles away and Armstrong though, he rarely gave interviews throughout his life. Agreed with NASA so much many scientists have tried lies the recordings and break down the sound waves with inconclusive results. But now researchers from Michigan state and Ohio State believe they have evidence that Armstrong's utterance may have been shaped less my space than by something very down to earth, the famous. Astronaut was an Ohio boy, and these researchers studied hundreds of recordings of native saying the words for a and they found almost two hundred times the words were pushed together making a sound like FRA. So listen again, I'm all for man. Like the moon trip itself. The theory may be a long shot. But it could also prove the final word on the words of the man on the moon. Tom foreman CNN Washington. Maybe you've heard of gorillas in the mist this video proves they don't like the rain, at least these gorillas don't zookeeper recorded this at the riverbanks zoo, and South Carolina the animals are apparently under an awning. But where they really wanna be is under their roof after one of them makes the trip it's not long before the others follow suit for the primates in that climate. It's high time it got more dry. It makes them site. If there's a giant storm, so violent. They revilement wonder why won't be quiet. They could riot. They will buy it. So to tie up just dry it up and give the brain when the weather becomes wetter. And you don't want helter skelter gasoline to get to root for gorilla glue shelter. Carlos and that CNN.