Digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin saw its market value increase by nearly 5% on Tuesday, the day after the New York Stock Exchange posted huge losses on the heels of news that the COVID-19 pandemic was getting worse and government relief was largely absent from the horizon.
In a Friday letter to the US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) inspector general, five lawmakers demanded an investigation of Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) warrantless tracking of Americans using cellphone app data collected by a private firm.
A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that US President Donald Trump can be personally sued for defamation in connection to a lawsuit filed by writer E. Jean Carroll, who claims Trump raped her in the mid-1990s.
Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program will once again be delayed from receiving a full-rate production designation by the Pentagon, as the necessary test simulator is still not functioning. That means the Pentagon will have to continue buying the stealthy jet in small batches.
A new analysis of Google trend data has found that a growing number of US voters are turning to the popular search engine to research topics such as corruption and “Trump lies” amid the ongoing 2020 presidential election.
The report by the New York Post alleging corrupt dealings of the Biden family caused a stir among the US public nearly two weeks before the November poll. The claims are based on emails said to be found in an abandoned laptop of Hunter Biden – a device which apparently has many more things to reveal.
Earlier, Vahram Poghosyan, spokesman for the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), said two Azerbaijani drones had been destroyed.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 1.158 million, over 43.4 million c cases have been detected, and over 29 million of those have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.