Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty in April of murdering George Floyd, after he kneeled on the man’s neck for over 9 minutes during an arrest in May 2020.
The Russian Ministry of Defence stated on Wednesday that the UK destroyer HMS Defender had entered its territorial waters off the coast of Crimea in the Black Sea deliberately as a provocation, with a Russian border patrol vessel firing warning shots at the warship, as the British side repeatedly made contradictory statements about the incident.
Those employees who do not have a medical or religious exemption and do not comply with the requirement could could be fired. This makes San Francisco the first county in California - and probably in the US - to mandate vaccinations for all government employees.
The White House's top COVID advisor Anthony Fauci previously revealed that he and his family had received death threats, prompting him to hire a security team.
The US President’s bizarre behaviour at a White House press conference on Thursday has left many concerned about his emotional state, as Biden repeatedly leaned towards the mike to whisper his responses to the questions. But then he went to North Carolina to promote COVID vaccines.
Joe Biden's gaffe-prone behaviour at press conferences has often made headlines, with the US POTUS recently under fire for snapping at CNN reporter who asked about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A plethora of books have emerged embracing the so-called Donald Trump genre, penned by Mary Trump (Too Much and Never Enough), John Bolton (The Room Where It Happened), Bob Woodward, and Michael Cohen. Michael Bender, senior White House reporter for the Wall Street Journal, now offers his take on the 45th President’s final year in office.
On Thursday a multi-story condominium building had partially collapsed in the Florida resort city Surfside.
Senate Republicans previously blocked an initiative passed in the House of Representatives that sought to establish a bipartisan commission to investigate the factors that allowed for thousands of Trump loyalists to storm the US Capitol. The bid, which failed in the Senate with a 54-35 vote, needed 60 votes to proceed.
Earlier, the US media had circulated information that some supporters of the QAnon conspiracy theory are waiting for the summer with the hope of a "military coup", which, they believe, will return Trump to power to continue his fight against a pedophile sex trafficking ring within the US government, which proponents of QAnon allege exists.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Capitol Police Department needs an infusion of money to replenish a budget depleted by the January 6 riot, with a security crisis looming in August when the force will otherwise run out of money to pay officers, Senator Patrick Leahy said.
Roughly 650 US troops will stay behind in Afghanistan to provide security for US diplomats in the country after the main force pulls out in July, according to US officials whole anonymously spoke with the Associated Press. The US was supposed to completely pull out by May 1, but later unilaterally extended the deadline to September 11.
US lawmakers had been working for weeks on how best to map out a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure package that would clear both congressional chambers without any hiccups. However, the biggest challenge was deciding how the plan would be paid, as Republicans stood firm against allowing changes to the Trump administration’s 2017 tax overhaul.
Early in the pandemic, suggestions COVID-19 had escaped from a top-level Wuhan biolab were dismissed as conspiracy theories, but as the virus killed thousands in the US, it gained new currency as politicians sought to shift blame from their failed policies and onto China.
A 12-story residential building collapsed early Thursday in the Floridian town of Surfside, destroying 55 of the apartments and prompting a bevy of first responders to be dispatched to the area. Rescuers have evacuated dozens, however, many remain unaccounted for.
A multi-storey condominium building partially collapsed in the Florida resort city of Surfside in the early hours of Thursday morning.
The authorities have not commented on possible causes, with Surfside City Commissioner Eliana Salzhauer stating that she wants to know why the tragedy happened and whether “any other of our buildings in town are in jeopardy.”
Joe Biden successfully swept President Trump from power in November, with Democrats making gains in the House of Representatives and bringing Republicans within one seat of losing the Senate. However, since the passage of the latest Covid relief package in March, the president’s party has failed to make much progress in passing major legislation.
The 77-year-old attorney and former New York City Mayor was central to Donald Trump's probe into suspected pay-to-play politics by Joe Biden in Ukraine during the Obama years, which itself sparked impeachment proceedings against Trump. In late 2020, the lawyer represented Trump in lawsuits to overturn the election over alleged fraud.
The hoarding of DNA samples and Intense interest in virology research recently expressed by private corporations, including Google, and even politicians has promptedconcerns as to how this sensitive information could be used and whether the parties involved are on a power trip, notes Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel.