UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Russia may veto a UN Security Council draft resolution during a vote on Thursday calling for a ceasefire in the northwest of Syria, a diplomatic source at the United Nations said.
When Japan’s two Izumo-class ships complete their retrofit and become proper aircraft carriers, they’ll fly US Marine Corps F-35Bs before getting Japanese versions of the advanced jet.
Approximately 140 Palestinian prisoners behind bars in Israeli jails banded together on Monday to continue a hunger strike launched by Hamas inmates who claim cellphone-jamming equipment is emitting high levels of radiation throughout the complex.
The number of abortions in the US has dropped to the lowest level since the procedure was legalized by the Supreme Court in 1973, according to a new study by the Guttmacher Institute.
Depression and debt are now part of the American dream, according to recent data from US financial services company Northwestern Mutual that claims the average individual is nearly $30,000 in the red and may even be left in a cycle of anxiety because of it.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States’ benchmark interest rate will decrease by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent, the US Federal Reserve’s policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee said in a statement.
Moscow has repeatedly cautioned the US against deploying short and medium-range missiles near Russia’s borders in the wake of Washington's withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.