WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US citizens who did not own guns are far more likely to support setting up a national data base to track them than registered weapon owners are, the Pew Research Center reported in a new poll on Wednesday.
Boston’s mayor has shut down suggestions the city would follow New York’s example, saying requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for people to participate in public indoor activities followed a long history of minorities “needing to show their papers.”
Hours after Israel shelled positions in southern Lebanon in response to several rocket launches, jet aircraft were reported flying over the area carrying out airstrikes early Thursday morning.
Late last year, the Chinese Foreign Ministry imposed sanctions on several US defense contractors, including Lockheed Martin, after learning then-US President Donald Trump's administration approved an arms sale to Taiwan valued at $1.8 billion.
Since 1967, Palestinians in the West Bank have been legally barred from sinking their own wells without a permit from the Israeli military, forcing them to buy water at inflated prices from Israeli water providers.
On Tuesday, popular pressure won out over threats by the US Supreme Court and the Biden administration re-imposed a moratorium on evictions for another 60 days, protecting many Americans behind on rent from losing their homes until October 3. However, the Court is sure to act quickly against this defiance.
The new variants of the coronavirus may potentially be more infectious that the Delta variant, with the director of molecular pathology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre saying he “wouldn't be incredibly surprised if something else came along that's even more transmissible."
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Wildfires in the southwestern Turkish city of Milas have reached a thermal power plant, the city mayor, Muhammet Tokat, said on Wednesday.