On Friday, US intelligence declassified a report on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which claimed that the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, approved the assassination. The publication's findings were immediately refuted by Riyadh, which saw support from a handful of other Arab countries.
The Biden administration voiced its intention to return the United States to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as nuclear deal with Iran, an accord that Biden's predecessor, Donald Trump, unilaterally exited in 2018.
Already under fire for what is believed to be a concealment of the true numbers of coronavirus fatalities in New York state's nursing homes, state Governor Andrew Cuomo also faces allegations of sexual harassment from two former aides: Lindsey Boylan and Charlotte Bennett.
Etna is Europe’s highest active volcano, located in Italy on Sicilia’s east coast. On 16 February, the volcano erupted for the second time in less than a month, spewing lava and ash into the sky and down its slopes.
On 27 February, the House of Representatives passed the much-discussed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill proposed by President Joe Biden on a near party-line 219-212 vote. While no GOP lawmaker endorsed the legislation, two Democrats, Jared Golden (D-Maine) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.), cast votes against the proposal.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Earlier in the day, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing two senior Western diplomats, that Iran would not engage in direct negotiations on the nuclear deal in the coming weeks.
US District Judge J. Campbell Barker ruled on Thursday that the federal Centres for Disease Control and Prevention had breached the constitution by enforcing a moratorium on evictions announced by the former US president, Donald Trump, last year.
When hearing about Bill Gates one invariably thinks about Microsoft and philanthropy and yet the world's fourth richest man is very much into farming. In recent years, his investment company Cascade has been buying land as if his life depended on it.