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1 year ago

Blinken describes confronting China about spy balloon, warns against military support for Russia

Antony Blinken said he met with his Chinese counterpart at the Munich Security Conference and issued blunt warnings, including about the suspected spy balloon
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Blinken describes confronting China about balloon, warns against support for Russia
1 year ago

US concludes search for 2 objects shot down over Alaska and Lake Huron

The U.S military has announced that it has concluded its search for flying objects shot down over Deadhorse, Alaska, and Lake Huron.
1 year ago
US concludes search for 2 objects shot down over Alaska and Lake Huron
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President Biden addresses shootdowns of unidentified objects

Biden on Thursday stood by his decision to shoot them down.
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President Biden addresses shootdowns of unidentified objects
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Biden explains shootdowns of mysterious air objects

President Joe Biden said the U.S. "acted out of an abundance of caution" when ordering the shootdown of three unidentified aerial objects flying over North American airspace.
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Biden explains shootdowns of mysterious air objects
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US ends balloon recovery mission

The search for parts of the downed Chinese balloon over the coast of South Carolina has ended.
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US ends balloon recovery mission
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US suspends search for shot-down objects

The search for the debris from the Chinese spy balloon shot down off of the South Carolina coast has officially ended.
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US suspends search for shot-down objects
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Why is the US shooting down so many ‘unidentified objects’ lately?

In the wake of the suspected Chinese spy balloon that was shot down on Feb. 4, the U.S. military has detected and shot down at least three other unidentified flying objects, or UFOs.
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Why is the US shooting down so many ‘unidentified objects’ lately?
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'I'll take it down': Biden vows action but says 3 objects shot down not spy vehicles

President Joe Biden addressed his response to recent aerial objects" from the White House.
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'I'll take it down': Biden vows action but says 3 objects shot down not spy vehicles
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How the US watches the sky -- and tracks what's flying overhead

Monitoring U.S. airspace, even before the suspected Chinese balloon, includes a combination of military and other government systems watching the skies above
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How the US watches the sky -- and tracks what's flying overhead
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4 flying objects have been shot down over North America: Timeline of key moments

Below is a timeline of key moments involving the four flying objects that were seen and shot down over Alaska, Canada, Lake Huron and off the coast of South Carolina
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4 flying objects have been shot down over North America: Timeline of key moments
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Biden says 3 objects shot down are not spy vehicles

President Joe Biden on Thursday addressed the public for the first time after ordering the shooting down of unidentified objects flying over North American airspace.
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Biden says 3 objects shot down are not spy vehicles
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Biden: 'I make no apologies' for shooting down Chinese spy balloon

ABC News correspondents and contributors break down remarks from President Joe Biden after he ordered a Chinese spy balloon to be shot down.
1 year ago
Biden: 'I make no apologies' for shooting down Chinese spy balloon
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Biden speaks on recent shootdowns of unidentified aerial objects

President Joe Biden on Thursday delivered remarks about the country's "response" to four aerial objects that have been shot down in recent weeks.
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Biden speaks on recent shootdowns of unidentified aerial objects
1 year ago

Under pressure, Biden considering speech on Chinese spy balloon, other objects shot down

The president has yet to extensively address the Chinese spy balloon or the three unidentified objects taken down over North American airspace.
1 year ago
Under pressure, Biden considering speech on Chinese spy balloon, objects shot down
1 year ago

Senate offered briefing on air shootdowns

As the investigation into the three unidentified air objects continues, U.S. senators were offered a classified briefing to get more information.
1 year ago
Senate offered briefing on air shootdowns
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White House 'transparent as we can be' as Biden says little about shootdowns

President Joe Biden has remained largely silent about the most recent U.S. shoot-downs of unidentified objects.
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White House ‘transparent as we can be’ as Biden says little about shootdowns
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NSC spokesperson John Kirby on shootdowns of suspicious objects

The top spokesperson for the National Security Council joins “GMA” to talk about the wave of shootdowns of suspicious objects.
1 year ago
NSC spokesperson John Kirby on shootdowns of suspicious objects
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A 'leading explanation' is 3 downed objects were commercial, benign balloons, White House says

White House spokesperson John Kirby told ABC's "Good Morning America" it could "take us a while" to collect and analyze debris from the downed objects.
1 year ago
A 'leading explanation' is 3 downed objects were commercial, benign balloons: WH
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White House reacts to recent shootdowns of 3 unidentified objects

A senior administration official said President Joe Biden ordered one object to be shot down "out of an abundance of caution and at the recommendation of military leaders."
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White House reacts to recent shootdowns of 3 unidentified objects
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What you need to know about flying objects over US

After another high-altitude object was shot down on Sunday afternoon, ABC News’ Martha Raddatz and retired Col. Steve Ganyard break down the latest string of similar incidents.
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What you need to know about flying objects over US
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US military shooting down yet another high-altitude object

President Biden ordered to shoot down fourth unidentified object flying over North American airspace in over a week. Joint recovery operation from troops underway.
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US military shooting down yet another high-altitude object
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Questions grow after fighter jets shoot down more high-altitude objects

ABC News’ Elizabeth Schulze and retired Gen. Robert Abrams, an ABC News contributor, discuss the unidentified objects shot down over U.S. and Canadian airspace.
1 year ago
Questions grow after fighter jets shoot down more high-altitude objects
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Aerial objects a ‘continued probing effort’ by adversaries: Former commander

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos spoke to retired NORAD commander Gen. Gene Renuart about how the U.S. has altered its detection systems and the significance of recently downed objects.
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Aerial objects a ‘continued probing effort’ by adversaries: Former commander
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White House says 'no indication of aliens' as questions swirl about objects shot down

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Monday there's "no indication of aliens or extraterrestrial activity" with the U.S. takedowns of flying objects.
1 year ago
White House says 'no indication of aliens' as questions swirl about objects shot down
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White House gives update on takedowns of unidentified objects

The U.S. military has shot down three unidentified objects since Friday.
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White House gives update on takedowns of unidentified objects
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Sen. Schumer says he supports bipartisan investigation into unidentified objects

After the U.S. military shot down unidentified objects out of the sky, the Senate majority leader tells "The View" co-hosts "they will be dealt with appropriately."
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Sen. Schumer says he supports bipartisan investigation into unidentified objects
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Military shoots down 4th flying object

An unidentified, uncrewed object was shot down over Lake Huron in Michigan Sunday. ABC News’ Ike Ejiochi reports on the questions that remain unanswered.
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Military shoots down 4th flying object
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US shoots down 3 unidentified objects in 3 days

The latest objects shot down over North America are not comparable to a suspected Chinese spy balloon that was first spotted in late January, according to a senior U.S. official.
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US shoots down 3 unidentified objects in 3 days
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Military shoots down another high-altitude object, over Lake Huron, officials say

The U.S. military shot down another high-altitude object on Sunday afternoon, this one over Lake Huron, three U.S. officials confirmed to ABC News.
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What to know as military downs another high-altitude object, this time at Lake Huron