Law enforcement officials have responded to a shooting in Providence, Rhode Island, where authorities have indicated several were wounded. The incident is believed to be the largest shooting in the city's history.
The focus was detected at a depth of about 40 kilometres, according to preliminary data. The epicentre was located in the sea, at a distance of approximately 92 kilometres from the city of Sendai, with a population of over 1 million.
Deconfliction protocols committed in December 2019 call for US and Russian military forces to inform each other of their movements in Syria. In recent days, dozens of US military vehicles crossed into northeastern Syria via al-Tanf to join US forces stationed at Rmelan camp.
The US had reportedly blocked a proposal to convene the UN Security Council on Friday earlier in the day. Norway, China, and Tunisia had demanded the public meeting, but it will not take place “because members could not reach consensus,” according to sources.
Gaza health officials have reported that at least 103 people - including 27 children - have been killed amid airstrikes between militants and the Israel Defense Force (IDF). The Israeli military has claimed some 1,750 rockets have been launched from the Gaza strip, resulting in the deaths of at least seven people - including one IDF serviceman.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in an interview with David Axelrod that the president had been advised not to take impromptu questions, but added that he does the press conferences his way anyhow.
The musician is the latest celebrity to back Depp in his much-publicised divorce against actress Amber Heard, who claimed he was verbally and physically abusive towards her during their relationship. Depp has denied the accusations and filed a $50 million lawsuit against his ex-wife.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Claims of Russia having a role in the hacking attack on US tech firm SolarWinds are a part of the US intelligence’s false flag operation to secure more funding, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday.