Governors in at least 31 states have called up National Guard units to try to quell the ongoing nationwide protests over the killing of African American George Floyd at the hands of Minnesota police last week. 80 localities have implemented curfews to try and quell the violence, which has spread to nearly every major city in America.
In times of economic volatility, people are driven to put their money into something solid. The fact that 80 percent of all the $100 bills in circulation are currently held outside the United States is perceived as a sign of recognition that the US dollar is the de facto the global reserve currency.
Huawei has filed two lawsuits against the Trump administration, one challenging a ban on government use of the company’s products and another seeking to overturn a rule that stops rural telecom carriers from using Huawei network equipment.
American rapper and billionaire Kanye West made some noise this February after being spotted driving across Chicago with his pals in massive black off-roaders and giving his Yeezy sneakers away to passersby. But does the musician really possess an entire fleet of these menacing cars?
The fates of more than one million German soldiers and civilians who went missing at the end of World War 2 remain a question for historians and archivists. However, recently discovered mass graves may shed some light on the stories behind their lives.
Brent crude prices creeped up past $40 per barrel this week for the first time since mid-March following April’s historically unprecedented nose dive to negative spot prices. Prices collapsed in the wake of the global halt in economic activity due to the coronavirus, as well as the failure of major oil exporting nations to agree on cuts.
In addition to being a major component of Russia’s overall naval doctrine, submarines are of crucial importance to the country’s nuclear triad, with their silent operations lurking under the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic and Pacific guaranteeing a strategic response in the event of an enemy first strike.
The death toll from the global coronavirus pandemic has reached 394,000; over 6.73 million cases of infection have been detected, and almost 2.74 million of those patients have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.