UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The US government should stop blaming China for spreading the novel coronavirus and take responsibility for the way it handled the outbreak in the United States, Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Zhang Jun said in a statement on Friday.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died last week due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at the age of 87. A private memorial ceremony for her was held in US Capitol Building's Statuary Hall.
An Ohio woman has been charged with trespassing and may face additional charges after she resisted arrest and refused to adhere to a school’s mandatory mask policy during her son’s middle school football game earlier this week.
President Trump has promised to reveal his nominee for the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday, hinting that the nominee would be a woman. Democrats are demanding that the seat remain stay vacant until after the election. Republicans say they have the constitutional right to fill it immediately.
Rumours have long been circulating that Hollywood native Meghan Markle may have her eye on America’s number one job; however, the ex-actress’s representatives have never confirmed these alleged ambitions. The fresh claims come as Prince Harry’s wife strongly urged US voters not to ignore the upcoming presidential vote.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who had been a US Supreme Court judge since 1993, died last week aged 87. Her death left a vacancy which Donald Trump is keen to fill before the presidential election in November, in case he loses it.
The argument that Mr Assange conspired with Chelsea Manning in 2010 to hide her identity in order to secure classified US documents is not supported by the evidence a 20-year-long US Army investigator told the Old Bailey on Friday.
While some social media users seemed to appreciate Charles Barkley's sentiment, others went on to argue about what exactly "defunding" the police would imply.
Protests have engulfed Louisville, Kentucky for the second night in a row over a grand jury decision not to indict the three police officers accused of Breonna Taylor's death.
On Wednesday, Ginsburg's casket lay in repose under the Supreme Court's portico at the top of the front steps of the building, allowing members of the public to pay their respects.
On 21 September, Washington imposed sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claiming that "for nearly two years, corrupt officials in Tehran have worked with the illegitimate regime in Venezuela to flout the UN arms embargo".
Details about the cost of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s last official tour before they stepped down as working royals surfaced as the palace's annual accounts revealed the palace’s total travel bill in 2019/2020 amounted to £5.3 million.
British publishing heiress Ghislaine Maxwell is facing up to 35 years in prison for grooming minors for her close associate Jeffrey Epstein back in the 1990s. She has also been accused of taking part in the sexual abuse of minors herself.
A Kentucky grand jury decision on Wednesday to exonerate two of the police officers of their involvement in the fatal shooting of black medical worker Breonna Taylor has prompted a new wave of protests this week stretching all across the US to the state of California where Los Angeles demonstrators took to the streets.
Ahead of their first debate set for 29 September, Donald Trump and Joe Biden have weighed in on the civil unrest in Kentucky over a decision by state Attorney General suggesting that the use of force by two police officers in Breonna Taylor's death in March was justified under state law.
Riots broke out in Louisville on Wednesday after the state attorney general announced that no criminal charges would be filed against two of the police officers involved in the killing of African-American woman Breonna Taylor in March.
A video of a Seattle police officer walking his bike across the head of a man lying on the ground has rocked social media, with users decrying the cop's action and the Seattle Police Department later saying that the incident is under investigation.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Attorney General William Barr, in a letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, said the primary sub-source of the Steele Dossier was investigated by the FBI in 2016 for alleged ties to Russian intelligence.
US President Donald Trump has repeatedly opposed the nationwide shift to absentee and mail-in voting proposed amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, claiming that Democrats could win the November election via sending out millions of mail-in ballots or stealing millions of votes, in what he claims would be “the greatest scam in history”.
Earlier in the week, a continuing resolution was approved by the US House of Representatives aimed at preventing a government shutdown, as long as the US Senate passes it as well. In that case, Democrats and Republicans would have until December to resolve disagreements particularly involving a new coronavirus relief package.