June 23 marks 45 years since US President Richard Nixon and Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman were taped discussing whether the CIA could help derail the FBI's investigation into the Watergate affair. Nixon's obsession with leaks ended in his downfall – now President Donald Trump is waging a potentially dangerous war on disclosures of his own.
It appears that the latest media revelations about the Pentagon wasting millions of taxpayers’ dollars on impractical uniforms for Afghan security forces may actually echo a struggle for government funding in the US.
Two men have died while searching in vain for a US$2 million treasure chest which has been left somewhere in the United States. Treasure hunters, who have been following clues in a cryptic poem, have rejected calls by a police chief for the hunt to be called off.
A new Swedish government decision paves the way for the Swedish police to strike a long-anticipated deal with their US counterparts to use each other's fingerprint databases when looking for suspects.
Danish researchers are planning an expedition to the most remote part of Greenland to gauge the toxicity of meltwater around a former US Cold War-era military base. The base, which resembles something from a James Bond spy film, has long been a toxic stain on Danish-Greenlandic relations.
US President Donald Trump said he had not obstructed the FBI's investigation into alleged ties between Moscow and the 2016 presidential election in the United States, in an interview with the Fox News channel to be broadcast Friday.
The Pentagon announced on Thursday it had awarded a massive $130 million contract to provide acoustic engineering services for the navies of America and its allies.
US House Republicans would be supporting the Democratic Party and mainstream media’s "witch hunt" against President Donald Trump by passing an anti-Russia sanctions bill that hinders presidential authorities, former adviser to congressional Republican leaders Jim Jatras told Sputnik.
The White House wants Congress to weaken restrictions on presidential authorities contained within a Russia sanctions bill because it will handicap the Trump administration during talks with Moscow, former US Agency for International Development (USAID) consultant Paolo von Schirach told Sputnik.
A new investigation reveals that Al Qaeda terrorists in Yemen have been tortured by United Arab Emirates personnel and handed over to US forces for interrogation, the Associated Press reports.
A US federal court halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi nationals who were arrested during Immigration and Customs Enforcements (ICE) raids this month, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan said in a press release.
A US nuclear weapons lab tasked with producing an important element to the country’s store of nuclear weapons is under intensifying scrutiny for glaring safety issues that have gone unaddressed.
US lawmakers have prepared a bipartisan bill to support the Navy in a push to increase battle fleet from from 275 to 355 ships.
A Canadian man charged in the United States with committing violence at a Michigan international airport tried to buy a gun in America prior to the attack, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent David Gelios said during a press conference on Thursday.
The US Air Force recommended against relaunching its expensive F-22 Raptor fighter jet program in a classified report given to Congress, Congressional staff said Tuesday.
Robert Wood Johnson, a billionaire investor and Chairman and CEO of the New York Jets, has been nominated for the post of US ambassador to the United Kingdom.
President Donald Trump has took to Twitter to praise the US Senate Republicans for crafting a healthcare bill to replace Obamacare.
US Senator John McCain said in a statement on Thursday that he is concerned the Marine Corps has suspended operations of the F-35B aircraft at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) in Yuma, Airzona.
The District of Columbia and three of its police officers are being sued by activists and journalists accusing law enforcement of sexually abusing them after they were unjustly arrested during demonstrations on the day of US President Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall along the US’ Gulf Coast and is now making its way northeast, leaving flooding, strong winds and tornadoes in its wake. But the storm weakened as it went, and has now been downgraded to a Tropical Depression.
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