On 27 February, the House of Representatives passed the much-discussed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill proposed by President Joe Biden on a near party-line 219-212 vote. While no GOP lawmaker endorsed the legislation, two Democrats, Jared Golden (D-Maine) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.), cast votes against the proposal.
A black man in the US, George Floyd, died in Minneapolis after being brutally detained for the reported use of a fake banknote in a shop. A white police officer, Derek Chauvin, used his knee to press Floyd's neck to the ground for eight minutes and forty-six seconds as the man pleaded for his life and subsequently died of asphyxiation.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Earlier in the day, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing two senior Western diplomats, that Iran would not engage in direct negotiations on the nuclear deal in the coming weeks.
US District Judge J. Campbell Barker ruled on Thursday that the federal Centres for Disease Control and Prevention had breached the constitution by enforcing a moratorium on evictions announced by the former US president, Donald Trump, last year.
Simulations have long suggested that gargantuan galaxies must have been receiving cold gas from dark matter filaments, but their origins, and details of the chemical composition of these infusions have hitherto been unknown to science.
Movie fans have been demanding that Warner Brothers remove Amber Heard from the Aquaman sequel ever since the leak of audio tapes in which she admitted to hitting her ex-husband Johnny Depp, whom she herself accused of domestic violence.
When hearing about Bill Gates one invariably thinks about Microsoft and philanthropy and yet the world's fourth richest man is very much into farming. In recent years, his investment company Cascade has been buying land as if his life depended on it.
MOSCOW, February 28 (Sputnik) - The United States' armed forces have airlifted 10 militants affiliated with the Daesh* terrorist organisation from their non-authorised military base in the northeastern Syrian town of Ash Shaddadi to the eastern province of Deir Ez-Zor, state-run Syrian news agency SANA reported on Sunday, citing its local sources.