WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said that he is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without preconditions to establish a fruitful relationship between the two countries and seek a solution to the issue of abductees.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Foreign Ministry urged the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Almagro to deal with pressing regional issues instead of "moralizing" about observer states actions.
Late last month the famous Hollywood actor lost his right to appeal against the court's ruling forbidding him to file his libel lawsuit against the UK tabloid The Sun and its publishers, who in an article back in 2018 called him a "wife-beater".
Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raised eyebrows last year after admitting that he requested then-President Donald Trump to remove State Department Inspector General Steve Linick from his post. At the time of his termination, Linick was conducting an investigation into personal errand requests from Pompeo and his wife, Susan Pompeo.
Anti-racism protests were triggered by yet another in-custody death of a Black man - Daunte Wright - in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Wright was shot dead during a traffic stop on Sunday by a police officer, who claims to have accidentally drawn and discharged a handgun instead of a taser.
For the second day in a row, rockets have been fired from Gaza into Israeli territory on Friday. Thursday was Israeli Independence Day.
Indiana's Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) confirmed last night that eight people, including the suspect, were shot and killed at the city's FedEx Ground-Plainfield Operation Center. Local and federal authorities are still searching for a possible motive.
Russia and China both have multiple hypersonic weapon systems in use or advanced development, while the US has none. The seemingly unstoppable weapons travel faster than Mach 5, or roughly 3,800 miles per hour.