TORONTO (Sputnik) - Canada is counting on increased immigration targets to boost the economic recovery following the novel coronavirus-induced downturn, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marco Mendicino said in a statement.
The announcement comes the day after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed concerns about the possibility of civil unrest across the United States, as the voting is just days away.
Iranian hackers who reportedly sent threatening emails to thousands of Americans earlier this month also allegedly accessed US voter data, US intelligence officials revealed late Friday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US government has approved the sale of an additional 200 Javelin missiles to Australia for $46 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced in a press release.
MOSCOW(Sputnik) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) in conjunction with Tsifromed IT company — a subsidiary of state tech developer Rostec and Rostelecom network provider — as well as Doctis online medical consultation service is creating a joint venture (JV) to develop a unified telemedicine platform, the RDIF stated.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund and pharmaceutical company Uniao Quimica have filed for the registration of the coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V with Brazilian regulator, the fund said Friday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US government is going to spend more than $1.4 billion on two new development and sustainment Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contracts for its Aegis and Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) systems, the Department of Defense said in two press releases.
Japan is planning to upgrade its military air fleet with minimal foreign assistance. The government refused project proposals from American and British companies, including Lockheed Martin and Boeing, because the successful tests of the Japanese experimental stealth fighter X-2 opened great opportunities for country’s aircraft industry.
The US Space Force (USSF) has released a new recruitment ad that appeals to the “Star Trek” fan inside would-be service members, casting the defense of US space-based assets as equivalent to defending the galaxy from despotism.
After a two-week standoff with the New York Post, Twitter has finally unlocked the outlet's account on the site. The social media giant banned the Post from tweeting after it shared a story about Hunter Biden that Twitter concluded had hacked documents in it.
The Twitter account of CNN Communications decided to get extra petty when responding to programming grievances raised by US actor Kirstie Alley, a vocal supporter of US President Donald Trump.
A US judge on Friday approved the extradition of Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, to Wisconsin to face homicide charges.
The 35-year-old striker contracted the infectious disease two weeks ago as he was preparing with the Portugal’s national team for a game against Sweden in the UEFA Nations League tournament. Due to his diagnosis, Ronaldo recently missed a crucial game against Barcelona in the Champions League, which his side lost 2-0.
Juventus lost to Barcelona with a score of 0-2 in a match of the second group stage of the Champions League at the Allianz Stadium in Turin.
The Los Angeles Dodgers had not won the World Series for more than 30 years, coming into this year’s baseball season finale. For the first time in its history the seven-game play-off was played at a neutral venue.