MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Foreign Ministry urged the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Almagro to deal with pressing regional issues instead of "moralizing" about observer states actions.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Defense Department does not rule out the possibility of deploying additional capabilities to Afghanistan for the US drawdown, Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said on Friday.
For the second day in a row, rockets have been fired from Gaza into Israeli territory on Friday. Thursday was Israeli Independence Day.
Earlier, Washington slapped new sanctions on Russian individuals, companies, and sovereign bonds on the primary market in response to Moscow's alleged involvement in the SolarWinds hack and purported meddling in the 2020 election.
Authorities with the Ann Arbor Police Department (AAPD) were dispatched to Briarwood Mall on Friday following reports of shots fired around 3:20 p.m. local time. The shopping center has since been locked down.
Indiana's Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) confirmed last night that eight people, including the suspect, were shot and killed at the city's FedEx Ground-Plainfield Operation Center. Local and federal authorities are still searching for a possible motive.
Russia and China both have multiple hypersonic weapon systems in use or advanced development, while the US has none. The seemingly unstoppable weapons travel faster than Mach 5, or roughly 3,800 miles per hour.
The global coronavirus tally is now over 138 million cases, with the number of deceased approaching the 3 million mark, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University.