Washington and Moscow previously agreed to extend the New START Treaty, also saying in a joint statement that both sides are committed to nuclear arms control, stressing that "a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought".
Due to a severe shortage of medical goods on the island caused by US trade-blocking sanctions, solidarity groups in the US have donated millions of syringes to help Cuban doctors administer the country's highly effective self-developed COVID-19 vaccines. Mexico, Russia, and Nicaragua have also shipped hundreds of tons of aid to Cuba.
Four-time Olympic gymnastics champion and 19-time world champion Simone Biles has refused to compete in some events at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after making a mistake in the first exercise in the team all-around.
A moratorium on evictions was declared by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent tenants from eviction for failing to pay rent amid a raging coronavirus pandemic and financial troubles caused by lockdowns.
Stings by dozens or hundreds of bees at the same time can cause a major toxic reaction in humans that, in some cases, can lead to death. In addition, a single bee sting can be fatal for those susceptible to certain allergic diseases.
Earlier on Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Hollywood blockbuster actress Scarlett Johansson, a.k.a. Marvel's Black Widow, has filed a lawsuit against Disney over the studio's dual release of the 'Black Widow' movie, arguing that it was done in breach of her contract with the company.
Earlier this month, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed Washington’s support for Manila’s territorial claims in the South China Sea, saying in a thinly-veiled message to Beijing that an “armed attack” on Philippine military or civilian vessels “would invoke US mutual defense commitments.”
Facebook has seen a lot of backlash in various fields recently, particularly in relation to the platform allegedly allowing the spread of misinformation about coronavirus vaccines - with even the Biden administration joining the choir of critics.