US Custom and Border Protection (CBP) officers are not always following protocol when they search travelers’ electronic devices, a new report by the Office of the Inspector General for Homeland Security has found.
British Prime Minister Theresa May called off Tuesday's parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal after a conference call with cabinet ministers, an indication that she believes she would have faced a crushing defeat.
Perhaps a walking schedule would more manageable!
A Canadian judge has granted bail for Meng Wanzhou, the Chinese national who is the chief financial officer of Huawei, the world's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) also warned that “crisis prevention is incomplete” and called on world leaders to bolster their financial systems to make the global integrated economy more resilient to a meltdown.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Companies that work in Russia's energy pipeline sector are risking US sanctions, and Washington is considering possible actions against the Nord Stream-2 project, Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis Fannon told reporters on Tuesday.
Croatia’s purchase of half a billion dollars’ worth of F-16 fighter aircraft from Israel has sparked a bit of controversy, with Croatian officials saying the deal has the green light, while US officials say that’s not the case.
BELGRADE (Sputnik) - The Serbian leadership calls on the international community and NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR) to stop the Kosovar authorities from creating an independent army since the move would endanger the Balkan region, the director of the Serbian government's office for Kosovo and Metohija Djuric told Sputnik.
The Indian Air Force is using only Russian origin systems during the ongoing joint exercise Aviaindra at the western air base in Rajasthan that coincides with the Cope India exercise between the Indian and the US Air Force currently underway at the eastern air base in West Bengal.
Australian Police charged the Fortnite streamer MrDeadMoth with assault after his fans reported that he hit a woman.
Although many have touted the notion of “use it or lose it” when it comes to cognitive ability, doing crosswords and Sudoku puzzles will not prevent mental decline or dementia, according to a new Scottish study.
KOROLEV (Moscow Region) (Sputnik) - Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko removed part of micrometeorite protection of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft's hull and discovered a hole under it, a Sputnik correspondent reports from the Russian Mission Control Center (MCC), where the Russian cosmonauts' spacewalk is broadcast.
Veteran boxing commentator Jim Lampley broke down during an interview at the weekend as he brought the curtain down on HBO Sports' coverage of boxing. The US network - which also makes Games of Thrones and a string of popular TV dramas - decided to quit the ring just as boxing is tipped to be entering a new golden age.
The fight, during which Shevchenko secured her championship title, became the 16th victory in her mixed martial arts career, which is marred by only three losses.
While the Williams-Sharapova head-to-head battle for the tennis crown is being viewed by some as a monopoly rather than a rivalry (given Serena's 19-2 record), it has become one of the most enduring confrontations in women's tennis.
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