With the virtual defeat of Daesh as a territory-holding entity in Iraq and Syria, the US has begun to transfer air combat resources from those countries into Afghanistan as part of the Trump administration’s focus on gaining ground against militant groups there.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has improved the imprisonment conditions of Russian citizen Pyotr Levashov after numerous requests by the Russian diplomatic mission, the Russian Consulate General in New York said in a statement on Thursday.
The White House reportedly attempted to create a secret channel with Tehran to negotiate the release of prisoners last year, but Iran did not respond to any of the Trump administration’s attempts to reach out.
Iranian militias in Iraq have obtained up to nine M1 Abrams main battle tanks, according to a Pentagon inspector general’s audit of the mission to crush Daesh in Iraq and Syria.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - White House advisors would recommend that President Donald Trump sign a US Senate version of a bipartisan bill to fund the federal government, the Office of Management and Budget said in a press release on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US IT giant Oracle informed Russian oil and gas companies that it had joined Washington's elevated sanction policy, and thus would toughen conditions for the provision of products and services to its Russian clients, Russian media reported on Thursday.
For more than two centuries it has been a strict male-only sporting bastion - but now a historic Scottish golf course has decided to open its doors to female members for the first time.
A retired Alaska Airlines pilot was sentenced to a year in jail after flying passenger jets for two decades despite being an alcoholic.
The V-280 Valor Joint Multi-Role Demonstrator from Bell Helicopter has shown it is capable of reaching a forward flight speed of 80 knots in recent tests.
Per orders from US President Donald Trump, the Pentagon has begun planning for a military parade of epic proportions in order to showcase and celebrate America’s military strength and, more importantly, give Trump the event he has craved since Bastille Day 2017.
Four days after reporting their Texas vacation home missing, Jo and Lonnie Harrison were informed Tuesday that it had been repossessed.
The US Navy has requested the delay of planned shock testing on their newest aircraft carrier in order to fast-track the ship into combat duty. The Pentagon’s testing arm has opposed the delay, warning the $12.9 billion carrier could be vulnerable in combat without it.
Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke said on Wednesday that leaving sensitive DHS documents on a commercial plane is a breach of responsibility and that the case that occurred last week will be dealt with as a personnel matter.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Moscow has called on the State Department and Justice Departments to ensure that the rights of Russian citizen Pyotr Levashov detained in US prison are not violated, the Russian embassy’s press office said in a statement on Wednesday after the consular group visited the prison.
Two outraged mothers have accused a daycare center in Washington after their children allegedly had their eyebrows waxed without the parents' permission.
Washington's Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) 2018 is a double-edged doctrine, as it seeks to prevent North Korea from assertive actions, but could at the same time prompt other state actors to follow in the US’ footsteps and kick-start modernizing their nuclear arsenals, Japanese scholars told Sputnik.
The two-year budget deal that will prevent the US government shutdown was agreed upon in the US Senate on Wednesday, according to Mitch McConnell.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Republicans on a key US Senate committee released an interim report on Wednesday that they said raises serious questions about how the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) conducted its investigation into the private email server of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, the FBI employees who got into hot water last year for their anti-Trump bias in their roles in the Clinton email investigation and the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race, also had some nasty things to say about US lawmakers and Republicans in general, newly disclosed text messages reveal.
United States President Donald Trump has sparked a fierce backlash on social media over plans to mount a grand parade of armed forces personnel in Washington to celebrate the nation's military strength.
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