WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Four US Senators have introduced legislation that would secure full funding for the wall at the US southern border with Mexico, Senator Mike Rounds, the co-sponsor of the bill, said in a press release on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US Special Counsel Robert Mueller has forwarded the documents related to former National Security Adviser to the US president Michael Flynn's lobbying efforts on behalf of Turkey to federal prosecutors in the state of Virginia for further investigation, The New York Times reported.
The US has the largest debt in the world, in excess of $21 trillion. While the American economy could be hit hard by the debt problem, President Donald Trump reportedly doesn't see this as a problem.
The prosecution argued that the main reason why he targeted precisely the female sex workers’ community was that the border guard, who doubled as a perfect family man, allegedly considered the victims to be “disposable” members of society, whose loss would go unnoticed and arouse no suspicion.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United Nations General Assembly must vote in favour of a US-backed resolution condemning Hamas so it does not lose credibility, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said in a Twitter post on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - At least one US Marine died in the crash of a KC-130 Hercules and F/A-18 Hornet off the coast of Japan, the III Marine Expeditionary Force announced in a press release on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US trade gap increased by nearly $1 billion in October to $55.5 billion, the US Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis said in a press release.
Earlier an Ohio court issued a warrant for the arrest of Kenneth Bernard Hendricks, an American Roman Catholic priest, who was accused of sexually abusing Filipino children, who served as altar boys in the Biliran province of the Philippines.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced its nominees for the Foreign Language Film category in the 2019 Golden Globe Awards on Thursday, with films from Belgium, Germany, Lebanon, Mexico, and Japan among the list.
Previously, the Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) aimed to find existing marine organisms capable of reacting to unknown, man-made objects so that the US military could use them without tapping into their DNA. It seems that the Pentagon has abandoned this plan for a gene-modified one.
Michelle Obama has once called George Bush her “partner in crime” at every major event where all former residents of the White House gather to highlight the importance of their friendship for her.
A group of US citizens has been trying to sue the Saudi government for a long time over its alleged funding of terrorist groups, including Al-Qaeda, which organised the terror attack on September 11, but failed due to the US legislature’s limitations. Riyadh has denied these claims, pointing out that no Saudi was found responsible for the attack.
The Russian Foreign Ministry’s response comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that Washington would suspend its participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty in 60 days "unless Russia returned to full compliance with the agreement".
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has never carried out tests of Iskander-M tactical ballistic missile systems, as is claimed by the United States, and therefore has not violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, head of the Russian State Duma's Committee on Defence Vladimir Shamanov said on Thursday.
On the day of George H. W. Bush's state funeral, former US President Bill Clinton and Ex-Vice President Joe Biden somehow managed to garner particular attention on social media.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Mikhail Gorbachev has said in remembrance of former US President George H. W. Bush, that the two politicians had managed to form the basis of a partnership between the two countries, but argued that the achievements of the past were at risk since the world at the moment was on the edge of confrontation and a new arms race.
It cannot be ruled out that the US-Chinese truce is a lull before the storm, as the two sides have yet to articulate new rules of the game. While US President Trump is talking about considerable success in the US-Chinese negotiations, stock markets are shattering over the uncertainty in Sino-American relations.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The US high-tech giant Facebook denied claims it had sold users’ personal data to third parties amid a release of the company’s internal documents suggesting Facebook entered into "whitelisting" agreements with other tech companies and app developers, allowing them access user details after the 2014-15 platform update.
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Sputnik) - Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it was unaware of any wrongdoing on the part of its Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou who had been arrested in Canada at the request of the United States.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian national Maria Butina, jailed in the United States on charges of being an unregistered foreign agent, might be unable to fund lawyers, her father said.