Documents obtained by the Washington Post reveal the US Secret Service wanted an intelligence aircraft and a Black Hawk helicopter loaded with “fast rope” commandos on call to defend the White House as protests against the police killing of George Floyd raged in Washington, DC, in May and June.
US federal authorities have seized millions of dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency they say were intended to finance the activities of terrorism, marking the largest terrorism-related confiscation of cryptocurrency to date.
Taiwan has formally signed an agreement to buy 66 of Lockheed Martin’s latest F-16 jets, marking the first sale of advanced fighter jets to Taiwan since 1992, when then-US President George H.W. Bush approved the sale of 150 F-16s.
The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in the United States prompted election officials to encourage mail-in voting for the upcoming US presidential election in November, with incumbent President Donald Trump voicing strong opposition against voting by mail for several months, claiming that the practice could lead to “fraud”.
The US Air Force (USAF) recently said construction of its first B-21 Raider stealth bomber has remained on schedule despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and the service expects a first flight no earlier than December 2021.
US TikTok employees are planning to take US President Donald Trump’s administration to court after the commander-in-chief earlier this month issued an executive order stating that he would ban the Chinese social media app if its US operations were not sold by its parent company within 45 days.
Bayern Munich led beginning early in the first half of the meeting, easily securing the win over Barcelona to proceed into the semi-final. On Saturday, the meeting between Manchester City and Lyonnais will decide what team joins Bayern in Munich.
The pandemic has so far claimed over 754,000 lives worldwide, with the highest death toll confirmed in the US, Brazil, and Mexico. At the same time, India remains the country with the highest daily increase in infections. A significant rise in the number of cases is also being registered in Colombia, Peru, and Argentina.