WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A new US constitutional amendment will be proposed in Congress next week that if passed would prevent President Donald Trump from revoking security clearances at his own discretion, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mark Warner, said in a statement.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US decision to redirect $230 million away from stabilization efforts in Syria will allow Russia and Iran to strengthen their support for President Bashar Assad, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Bob Menendez said in a press release on Friday.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – The Brazilian Workers’ Party (PT) announced Wednesday it had registered former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as its candidate in this October’s election.
The lira has staged a small recovery but that is threatened by a fresh tweet from US President Donald Trump. He said early on Friday that Turkey had "taken advantage of the United States for many years" and that he was "cutting back on Turkey". In response, Turkish President Erdogan has accused the US of trying to "bring Turkey to its knees".
A teenage Yazidi girl previously sold into slavery by Daesh while in her home region of Kurdistan who later escaped from captivity, has now fled Germany after twice encountering her captor there and losing hope the police will do anything about it. She has shared the details of her hair-raising experience in an interview with Sputnik.
After spending two weeks looking for a man wanted in a racial intimidation case, Oregon's Springfield Police Department was handed a success story after one of its officers was able to track down the offender.
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Thanks to extensive conservation efforts, Chinese researchers announced Thursday that the giant panda was no longer threatened with extinction.
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