In April 2018 The Sun newspaper wrote an article claiming US film star Johnny Depp had beaten his wife Amber Heard. Depp has always denied he committed he was guilty of domestic violence and is suing the paper for defamation in London.
On Monday, the US government published a list of small business and nonprofit organisations which had earlier received loans under the Paycheck Protection Programme as a part of the Trump administration’s coronavirus relief act. The names of some of these beneficiaries turned out to be quite surprising to the public.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Democrats in the US House of Representatives have proposed a ban on spending the 2021 defence budget on the establishment by the US military of control over oil facilities in Syria and Iraq, according to the Fiscal Year 2021 Defence Funding Bill.
Ghislaine Maxwell, former confidante of the late convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, has been indicted for the alleged recruitment of women and girls for trafficking and sexual abuse, and awaits an upcoming remote appearance in a Manhattan federal court, set for 14 July.
The tantalising details of the soon-to-be released book by Mary Trump, the current US President’s niece, have been making headlines, as the tell-all volume will ostensibly feature an in-depth look into Trump family dynamics.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India recently banned 59 Chinese apps from operating in the country, citing national security reasons, following the border faceoff with the Chinese army in the Ladakh region. The popular Chinese app TikTok also got banned in India, worrying creators who use it to reach their audience.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - China is ready to join the disarmament talks with the United States and Russia if Washington agrees to reduce its nuclear arsenal to the Chinese level, Director-General of the Chinese Foreign Ministry's Arms Control Department Fu Cong said.
Last week, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) blamed Chancellor Rishi Sunak for failing to deliver on his previous promise to give the NHS “whatever it needs” to grapple with the impact of the coronavirus.