MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Tehran has filed a complaint with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over effect of US sanctions during the coronavirus pandemic, as announced by Iranian Vice-President for Legal Affairs Laya Joneydi on Saturday, the Mehr news agency reported.
In baseball, a line drive refers to a ball that was batted in a low, fast arc, and is often dangerous for field players and even spectators. If a player gets hit by a line drive, he may be said to have been "lined out".
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Mexican government may be downplaying tens of thousands of deaths from official coronavirus statistics, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing a compilation of independent studies.
On Saturday, the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, held regularly since 1916, took place in New York. The date of the 2020 contest coincides with the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress in 1776, which formed what is now known as the United States of America.
Earlier, one of the top American football teams, the Washington Redskins, announced the rebranding of their name, which has long faced accusations by many of being racist toward Native Americans.
The United States is celebrating Independence Day, marking 244 years since the Continental Congress established it as a new nation, independent from the British crown. This year, people are holding mass rallies, festivals, and concerts across the country despite mounting concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
US Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control Marshall Billingslea on 3 July called Russia’s next-generation Poseidon and Burevestnik, experimental nuclear-powered as well as nuclear-armed submarine and air missile systems, "terrible" and urged for their abolition, while citing allegations of a rise in radiation levels in northern Europe.
At the moment, the number of COVID-19 cases is spiking in the United States, with major outbreaks registered in the country after several weeks of mass rallies. The pandemic is also on the rise in Latin America and India, reaching over 11 million cases worldwide.