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Owner of tanker attacked in Gulf of Oman blames ‘flying objects,’ seeming to contradict US suggestion that it was a mine

The US military said it saw what it believed to be a mine on the side of the ship, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the attacks.

WATCH: Iranian forces allegedly remove naval mine from tanker after US Navy rescues its crew members, US military claims

CENTCOM released videos and pictures of it what alleged to be Iranian forces removing what is believed to be an unexploded limpet mine from a tanker.

The Navy has found a possible smoking gun as the US blames Iran for the latest tanker attack threatening the global oil market

The US accused Iran of attacks on two tankers outside the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than 30% of the world's seaborne crude oil passes.
The three people who were trapped in a West Virginia coal mine were rescued Wednesday night. Circled left to right: 21-year-old Cody Beverly, 25-year-old Kayla Williams and 31-year-old Erica Treadway.

3 people were rescued from an abandoned West Virginia mine after being trapped underground for 4 days

Cody Beverly, Kayla Williams and Erica Treadway got trapped in the mine on Saturday while scavenging for lucrative copper wire.
The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan on the Strait of Hormuz, October 29, 2011.

The US Navy faces ‘a huge liability’ in countering one of Iran’s favorite and most dangerous weapons

Iran's naval forces are no match for the US Navy and its partners, but Tehran often relies on asymmetric tactics, and one weapon it could bring to bear in the Persian Gulf may present a particular challenge for the Navy.

Earth entered a new epoch on July 16, 1945 — and that’s just the beginning of how humans have changed the planet

While nature is responsible for more than 5,000 of Earth's minerals, people are responsible for more than 200. That impact will be noticeable for many years.