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 news comes as members of the so-called progressive Democratic group known as the "Squad" continue to denounce Israel in the ongoing conflict. They also criticized US President Joe Biden's Wednesday speech in support of Israel, accusing him of siding with "the occupation," and slammed Israel's retaliation as an "act of terrorism."
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.
More than 120 retired US military leaders have signed an open letter criticising the Biden administration's policies and questioning the outcome of the 2020 election and the president's mental health. The retired brass' concerns reflect growing distrust in basic social institutions and federal authorities among Americans, observers say.
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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its mask guidelines, detailing that vaccinated people can participate in indoor and outdoor activities without the need of a mask or social distancing.
The global death toll from the coronavirus has topped 3.34 million and over 160.8 million cases of the infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University.
Plutonium is a radioactive chemical element that was once synthetically produced by Glenn T. Seaborg, Edwin M. McMillan, J.W. Kennedy and A.C. Wahl in 1940. The element is proven to be a key source of nuclear energy, and has been used in several experiments from nuclear weapons to nuclear batteries.