So three US Congressmen urged the Federal Communications Commission to investigate Sputnik Radio's alleged role in the 2016 Presidential Election. The thing is, the station went on air on FM radio on July 1, 2017, that is eight months after the vote.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) questioned former Sputnik employee as part of the investigation of reports that the agency allegedly acted as a Russian propaganda agency in violation of the US Foreign Agents Act (FARA). At the same time, the portal claimed that the FBI also received access to Sputnik's working correspondence.
Newsweek published a bizarre story over the weekend that linked the Russian government to pretty much everything wrong in the world from the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing to the Syrian Civil War and ensuing refugee crisis.
On Tuesday, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration would cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on March 5. The DACA program allowed temporary legal status to children of undocumented immigrants.
On Thursday, the US Department of State demanded that the Russian government close its Consulate General in San Francisco, a chancery annex in Washington, DC, and a consular annex in New York City by September 2, in what it called "the spirit of parity invoked by the Russians."
As the newest round of negotiations on Brexit proceeded, the UK came under fire from EU authorities, who criticized London's position as "unserious" and non-constructive. The EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier urged Britain to speed up and start "negotiating seriously".
Media have been alerted after the head of Iran's atomic energy organization said Tehran could easily restore its military nuclear capabilities by resuming uranium enrichment to 20 percent should the US keep escalating the situation around the republic's alleged violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
While millions of Americans are affected by Hurricane Harvey, one of the worst natural disasters to hit the United States in decades, US President Donald Trump has continued to push for his southern border wall to separate the United States from Mexico.
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