US troops have not been based on Saudi soil since shortly after the September 11, 2001, attacks, which al-Qaeda claimed were motivated in part by the presence of US forces in the Muslim holy land.
The Ute Indian Tribe wrote to the new administration last week, pleading for an exemption from the widely-mooted plans to ban new oil and gas wells on federally-owned land, including their reservations in Utah.
Amazon's satellite internet plan, known as Project Kuiper, is similar to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s plan to launch thousands of Starlink satellites so as to offer global access to high-speed internet, but the number of spacecraft are limited as astronomers suggest that too many satellites will harm astronomical observation.
It’s not the first time that former Trump's Counselor Kellyanne Conway’s 16-year-old daughter, Claudia, has confronted her parents in social media. Last year the teen asked for emancipation from her folks against a background of political disputes, particularly as the mother was a close Trump adviser, asking for someone to adopt her.
Protests against new coronavirus-related lockdown restrictions, particularly a curfew introduced in the Netherlands on 23 January, have been ongoing since Sunday. Some of the demonstrations evolved into riots, with violent protesters looting stores, storming through the streets, smashing vehicles and turning them over.
After kicking off his first days as president, Joe Biden moved to undo much of his predecessor's legacy, pledging to halt the building of Trump's wall on the US border with Mexico and implement less militarized immigration policies.
The iconic Los Angeles Lakers basketball player, Kobe Bryant, and his daughter Gianna, along with several family friends and the pilot, died in a helicopter crash in California a year ago, plunging much of the world into shock.
The news comes as the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced on Tuesday it would back mainland and foreign enterprises in the nation's semiconductor sector to boost production of integrated circuits, a South China Morning Post (SCMP) report revealed.