After months of persistent protest, activists in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, seem to have forced the city’s housing authority to turn over dozens of vacant units to a community land trust to provide affordable housing for the city’s growing homeless population. Two of the activists told Sputnik the victory was the result of years of organizing.
Recently released dashcam footage shows a Florida driver opening fire at another vehicle. It is unknown whether the man, seen repeatedly firing through his windshield, or the other armed motorist has been charged with any crimes in relation to the documented incident.
US Army officials unveiled plans on Tuesday for a vehicle-mounted electronic jamming system that will uniquely have the ability to jam incoming projectiles, fouling their targeting in the moments before impact.
French Olympic figure skater Morgan Cipres has retired from the sport amid an ongoing criminal probe into his allegedly sending lewd direct messages to a 13-year-old American figure skater via Instagram.
The presidents discussed the tense situation in the region via is a phone call initiated by the French side, calling on the parties to the conflict to immediately down arms.
China’s AR-500C unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) prototype has completed a test flight at a high-altitude airport and is confirmed to be capable of carrying an 80-kilogram (176-pound) payload, according to new state media reports.
The long-existing tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan escalated into a direct confrontation on Sunday after the two sides accused one another of sparking clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh, an Armenian-majority region that proclaimed independence from what was then Soviet Azerbaijan in 1991 and has since remained internationally unrecognised.
The coronavirus continues to spread across the world, forcing numerous countries to re-impose severe anti-pandemic measures. The number of infected globally now stands at 33,500,000, while the death toll has climbed to more than one million.