US media reported earlier that Washington was planning to impose new sanctions in coordination with its European Union allies, with the specific restrictive measures to be outlined by US and EU officials in the coming days.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Joe Biden and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed at the beginning of a bilateral meeting at the White House to continue cooperation on matters of mutual interest, and specifically on economic and security interests.
Medical-and-pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson recently became the third COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be approved and granted an emergency use authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The injection now joins the ranks of vaccines currently being deployed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A 15-year-old boy has died after being wounded in a school shooting at the Watson Chapel Junior High School in the US state of Arkansas, a Pine Bluff Police Department spokesperson confirmed to Sputnik.
The Trumps were both infected with the coronavirus in late September, with the former president spending three days in the hospital due to more serious symptoms. Trump did not initially get the vaccine, citing the antibody therapy he got as part of his treatment for the disease.
In an attempt to criticize former US president Donald Trump, the Washington Post fact-checker got fact-checked himself.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Biden administration will explore legal options for reunited migrant families to remain in the United States, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas said on Monday.
Ron Klain is an American attorney and former lobbyist who is currently serving as the White House Chief of Staff under US President Joe Biden. From 2009 to 2011, Klain served as Biden’s Chief of Staff when he was vice president. He had also previously served as Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore, from 1995 to 1999.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Biden administration in a report to Congress on Monday said it will use every available tool to counter a broad spectrum of "unfair" trade practices committed by China.
Michael Taylor and Peter Taylor were arrested at their Massachusetts home in May 2020, months after they allegedly helped former Nissan executive Carlos Ghosn flee Japan and avoid trial. Last month, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer effectively made way for the father-son duo's extradition by denying a motion for more time to appeal the case.
Bill Gates let on that he preferred phones running the Android operating system to Apple's iOS because they often came pre-installed with software from Microsoft, the Big Tech giant he founded back in 1975.
Moments before the deadly Capitol riot broke out and saw thousands overrun security personnel and ransack the federal building, former US President Donald Trump held a “Stop the Steal” rally in Washington, DC, as congressional lawmakers prepared to certify the result of the 2020 election. The rally has largely been blamed for inciting the siege.
US President Joe Biden has long attacked the Saudi-led coalition's war in Yemen, calling for an end to hostilities. However, after becoming president, Biden has only taken minor measures to affect that war without applying major pressure to Riyadh.
Claims that Russian military intelligence offered bounties on American personnel first emerged in US media last June, months after then-president Donald Trump's administration signed a treaty to end the 19-year Afghan war. New president Joe Biden's team has already signalled that Washington will delay the agreed troop withdrawal.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - New York Attorney General Letitia James on Monday warned Americans they could face crippling losses from unprotected trading in cryptocurrencies.
According to school district officials, as quoted by the local KLRT-TV broadcaster, all campuses have been locked down, while police have arrived at the site to control the situation.
The US claims its jets raided the facility belonging to Iraqi militants, purportedly responsible for the February rocket attacks against American objects in Iraq, which claimed one life and left several US citizens injured. Washington insists that the attacks were sponsored by Iran.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has launched a legal action against the Griddy Energy utilities power providing company, saying it boosted energy consumers' bills after failing to make adequate preparations to deal with severe winter weather, a court document said on Monday.
The news raises the pressure on the New York governor, who has recently been accused of sexual harassment by former aides. The official is also under fire for allegedly hiding the true number of coronavirus deaths in nursing homes in his state.
There finally seems to be a full stop to perpetual rumours about the couple's alienation from each other in the wake of the hard last few months of Donald Trump't term, mired by the Capitol siege and impeachment proceedings, which, however, ended in the Republican ex-president's acquittal.