The Democrats earlier put all the blame for the 6 January storming of the Congress building on President Donald Trump, claiming that his speech at the "Stop the Steal" rally provoked the protesters. POTUS, however, was among the first to condemn the act and call on the demonstrators to remain peaceful.
On Sunday, the US Air Force conducted this year's second B-52 "presence patrol" over the Middle East, which came amidst rising military tensions between Iran and the US, which in cooperation with Israel has engaged in frequent air and naval patrols and reconnaissance in the region, prompting Iran to promise a powerful response to any escalation.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - A representative of Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido in the US says he has been invited to the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Conservative activist group Project Veritas on Monday posted a video recording in which a person who looks like Twitter senior executive Vijaya Gadde allegedly describes the company's civic integrity policy, which recently resulted in the suspension of thousands of accounts, as "a global approach."
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Telegram cracked down on hundreds of public calls for violence last week in the wake of the January 6 US Capitol unrest, the messenger's founder Pavel Durov said Monday.
The global coronavirus tally is now over 95,000,000, while the death toll has surpassed 2 million people worldwide, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University.