On Monday, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab unveiled new sanctions against 49 persons and groups accused of violating 'Magnitsky amendment' legislation from countries including Russia, Saudi Arabia, North Korea and Myanmar.
An active shooter was reported at the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center on Tuesday morning.
Last week, Iranian authorities issued an arrest warrant against US President Donald Trump and 35 other persons over the drone strike assassination of Revolutionary Guards Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad on January 3. Interpol indicated that it would not honour any Iranian extradition request over the Soleimani case.
On Monday, the UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced the first wave of sanctions under the so-called "Magnitsky amendment" to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, targeting 49 individuals and entities from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea. Observers have questioned the UK's rationale for introducing the new legislation.
In June 2019, London’s court of appeal forced the UK government to suspend new licences for the export of arms to Saudi Arabia and to review existing ones over possible breaches of international law by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. UK officials now say that there is no risk of breaches and arms exports can restart.
The detention facility where Maxwell is now being held is not the one where her former partner Jeffrey Epstein met his end in 2019.
According to a Reuters tally, the total number of infected people has exceeded 11.64 million, while 536,693 have lost their lives since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak in late December in China.
American actress Scarlett Johansson dropped out of her role in the drama Rub & Tug in 2018 after a backlash from the trans and LGBT community for being cast to play the role of crime kingpin Dante “Tex” Gill, who was born Lois Jean Gill but identified as a man.