Around 2,000 US Army soldiers were temporarily banned from a main street in the Italian city of Vicenza for 45 days after a brawl broke out between soldiers and locals.
An 18-year veteran of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office was arrested over the weekend on misdemeanor charges stemming from an investigation launched after several women claimed the officer conducted inappropriate strip searches on them.
A Southern California church has displayed a Nativity scene portraying Jesus, Mary and Joseph as a refugee family trapped in three separate cages, each topped with barbed wire.
American multinational retail corporation Walmart has apologized for its Christmas sweater featuring a wide-eyed Santa Claus sat at a table with lines of cocaine. The sweater was being sold on the company’s Canadian website.
At least two US Navy service members stand accused of, and another has admitted guilt to, using fellow sailors’ information to obtain discounted SeaWorld tickets and resell them to civilians.
The Normandy format talks, which include Russia, Germany, France, and Ukraine, were launched back in 2014 when the four countries decided to facilitate the peace process in Ukraine amid the ongoing civil war in the east of the country. The last summit in this format was held in Berlin in 2016.
The move is likely a response to the crackdown campaign the US initiated against Chinese tech companies this year, specifically against Huawei. Washington justified the significant move amid the ongoing trade war between the countries, by calling Chinese hardware a national security risk.
Pete Frates, the inspiration behind the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, has passed away at the age of 34 after a heroic battle with ALS.