Earlier on Monday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Dick Durbin (D-IL) and 10 Democratic senators penned a joint letter to US Attorney General Merrick Garland, demanding answers regarding recent US media reports that the US Department of Justice issued secret subpoenas for metadata on members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
The administration of US President Joe Biden has ordered intelligence agencies to revisit the claim that the deadly virus was genetically engineered as part of 'gain of function' research to be infectious in humans, and was then accidentally released and carried into the population by laboratory staff.
According to a Variety report, the DC comics adult animated series about Harley Quinn could have featured a risque intimate scene between Batman and Catwoman - if it wasn't for the studio's differing opinion on what heroes can and cannot do.
At a Sunday protest on behalf of a black man killed by federal police in Minneapolis earlier this month, a car plowed into the crowd, killing one woman and wounding two others. The incident comes more than a year after George Floyd’s murder in the same city and just days after the city tried to dismantle a monument to his memory.
US National Security Agency whistleblower Reality Winner has been released from prison after serving just 2.5 years of a five-year sentence for leaking a classified report about the Russiagate investigation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he cannot recall his conversation with Joe Biden, when the then-vice president accused him of not having a soul during a 2011 visit to Russia.
While not directly related, the last attempt to hold a Jerusalem flag march, on 10 May, was interrupted by a barrage of rockets fired at the country's capital by Gaza-based Palestinian groups.