The incident occurred at a time when the number of Americans engaging in air travel has reached the highest level since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out. And "unruly passenger" incidents have risen substantially, typically provoked by conflicts over mask-wearing rules.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - One out of two suspects in the Saturday shooting in downtown Austin, Texas that resulted in the injury of more than a dozen people has been detained, the Austin Police Department said.
The march on Saturday was anticipated to be the last weekend protest against the current prime minister, which have been held weekly since summer 2020, before a new coalition to depose him is sworn in on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The White House expects that the upcoming summit between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will present an opportunity for the US leader to deliver "a strong message" to Moscow, NBC reports.
The Brazilian president is a well-known COVID-19-skeptic, who has repeatedly violated the restrictive measures introduced in the country to combat the virus, as well as several times publicly belittled its danger, although he claimed he contracted the virus twice over several months.
The world-renowned, eccentric entrepreneur stated during the presentation that the vehicle has a range of about 628 km (390 miles) and more than 1,000 horsepower, with a max speed of over 320 kph (200 mph).
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has the most powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker fleet in the world and will continue to develop it, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a Kremlin Russia Day celebration.
The US vice president, whom Biden appointed to be in charge of dealing with the immigration crisis, has been facing criticism for months from both sides of the aisle over failing to show up at the US-Mexico border to assess the situation on the ground with her own eyes.