On Saturday, President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for the work stoppage, calling them "obstructionist losers, not legislators." In a separate remark, Trump accused Democrats of holding the US military "hostage."
A summary of the first day of a globally-disputed military operation launched by the Turkey against Kurdish organizations in Syria.
French national Jean-Pierre Duthion lived in Syria in 2007-2014 and witnessed the outbreak and developments of the war that plunged the once prosperous republic into chaos. He also exposed the staggering discrepancies between the real string of events and their depiction by mass media. Duthion shared with Sputnik his unforgettable experience.
The attack took place late Saturday, claiming lives of at least five people.
BELGRADE (Sputnik) - The final decision on Macedonia's name issue within the dispute with neighboring Greece will be taken at the nationwide referendum, Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said.
According to Bild am Sonntag, the German authorities have discovered "illegal mechanisms shutting off cleaning systems" in A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, Q5 and Q7 models. In addition, the authorities threaten to ban the sale of Audi A8 vehicles, released before mid-2017.
Talk about sloppy US intelligence: A British 15-year-old managed to access top secret US intelligence on Afghanistan and Iran by posing as former CIA chief John Brennan.
Accusations that US President Donald Trump and former adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, had sex in 2006 have been denied by both the president and the actress, but an uncovered 2011 interview between Daniels and In Touch magazine says otherwise.
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