MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least three people, including a two-year-old were injured in a shooting in central Seattle, local police said.
Army officer Caron Nazario was stopped by police officers because there was no rear license plate on a car that he just bought. Body camera footage showed cops demanding Nazario exit the car and lie down on the ground, later taking him at gunpoint and pepper-spraying him after he failed to immediately comply with their orders.
Police officer Darian Jarrott died in February in the line of duty while pulling over a vehicle driver, who then shot him with an AR-15-style rifle. The shooter, Omar Felix Cueva, 39, had a "violent criminal history” and was suspected of being headed to a drug deal.
US border officials are dealing with significant illegal migrants influx from Central America as US president Joe Biden has abolished previous administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, suspending the US-Mexico wall construction, halting the Migrant Protection Protocol (MPP) and accepting migrant children that came unaccompanied.
Earlier on Saturday, the Los Angeles Police Department announced that it had taken Liliana Carrillo into custody, the mother of three small children who is suspected to have stabbed them to death.
The US has been increasing its military aid in recent years to the island - which Beijing considers to be a part of the People's Republic of China and therefore part of its own territory - despite formally recognising the "one-China" principle since the Seventies.
The White Lives Matter rally has been advertised on social media, with their opponents from the left-wing BLM reportedly getting ready to counter-protest.
Biden previously shot down any hopes of "resetting" relations with Russia, which had been deteriorating for the past six years. However, he said he was ready to cooperate with Moscow on a certain number of issues, such as arms control and climate.
In February Patrisse Khan-Cullors told media that the Black Lives Matter movement received $90 million in donations in 2020 after huge protests against racial discrimination and police brutality in the United States. Leaders of BLM did not specify which companies and donors sent money to the organisation.
A surge in violent crimes in the cities that slashed their funding for police departments is hardly surprising, says Maria Haberfeld, director of the NYPD police studies programme at New York’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice, denouncing the "defund the police" campaign as a tremendously dangerous step.
A guest at the Kahala Hotel & Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii, presumably a US Navy member, opened fire at security staff earlier today and barricaded himself in his room, forcing the police to evacuate the entire floor and move others to the ballroom. No one was hurt in the incident.
According to the author of a new biography on Nancy Pelosi, the House's top Democrat, who has served over 30 years in Congress, felt a visceral shock after it emerged that the GOP candidate had prevailed in the 2016 polls.
Ex-US President Donald Trump has repeatedly denied Democrat Joe Biden's win in the 3 November 2020 presidential election, which the former POTUS claimed was the most corrupt vote in American history.
The US is currently facing a historic influx of illegal migrants from Central America. President Biden earlier presented a $4 billion aid plan to address the root causes of migration from Central America to the US.
The Law Enforcement Officer's Bill of Rights (LEBOR) is legislation intended to protect police officers from investigation and prosecution that arise during the performance of their duties.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A shooting at a 24-hour convenience store in the US state of Missouri left one person dead and injured three others, according to US media.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has encountered multiple accusations of sexual harassment from several women, including ex-employees of his administration. Facing backlash and calls for resignation, he continues to deny the accusations.
As Biden promotes his infrastructure plan, many items were dubbed by supporters as "infrastructure", including paid leave and caregiving. Critics responded with sarcastically offering to label anything and everything as infrastructure. Now, the list of things that could be described as "infrastructure" grows long and even includes racism.
Restaurants in the Big Apple reopened on 12 February, and were permitted to work at a quarter of their indoor capacity amid mass vaccinations. New York City authorities then expanded indoor dining capacity to 50 percent last month. Customers are still prevented from ordering at the bar, but can be served at tables when they order food.
Texas Republican Representative and former US Navy SEAL, Dan Crenshaw, was injured while deployed to Afghanistan in 2012, losing his right eye after being targeted by an improvised explosive device (IED).