WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A former CIA officer has received a 20-year jail sentence after being convicted of seeking to send classified defence information to China in contravention of the Espionage Act, the Department of Justice said in a press release.
Attorney General William Barr revealed that the recently announced review of the origins of Mueller’s probe will partially focus on a controversial briefing that intelligence officials gave Trump shortly before he took office in 2017.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday released a statement calling on Congress to pass a slate of legislation aimed at guaranteeing abortion and other reproductive rights around the country, even if Roe v. Wade gets overturned by the Supreme court.
Freedom lasted seconds for the former commander of the Southern Bloc of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), who exited a Colombian prison Friday, only to re-enter shortly after new evidence was linked to his original charges of conspiracy to traffic tons of cocaine to the US.
An investigation found out that Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the 1990s and that university officials didn’t do anything to stop him.
Negotiations between the US and China appear to have stalled as both sides dig in after disagreements earlier this month.
A US federal judge has ordered the release of four anti-war activists arrested inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, DC, on Thursday. They will reappear in court on June 12.
Officials with the New York Police Department (NYPD) are on the lookout for two individuals who are linked to a playground shooting that occurred at the Walton Park in the city's Bronx borough earlier this week.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US diplomat specialising in East Asian and Pacific affairs will pay a three-day visit to Canberra to further boost the United States' alliance ties with Australia, and will also visit Papua New Guinea and Thailand, the Department of State said in a media note on Friday.
The legislation comes after earlier this week the Alabama Senate passed legislation banning almost all abortions during any stage of pregnancy. The bill has an exception for the mother's health, yet removed the exceptions for rape and incest cases.
The newly adopted facial recognition ban in San Francisco has raised the issues of security and privacy. Anil Jain, a professor at Michigan State University, and Joel Engardio, the vice president of Stop Crime SF, weighed up the pros and cons of the use of the technology by law enforcement agencies.
Earlier on Thursday, US President Donald Trump told reporters that he hopes the US is not going to war with Iran.
Earlier in the day, Trump has his administration 180 days to reach new deals with the European Union and Japan, thus, delaying his plan to implement 25 per cent tariffs on car and auto part imports.
Building a wall on the Mexico border was one of Donald Trump's key campaign promises in 2016, but staunch opposition from Democratic lawmakers prompted him to invoke emergency powers to secure funding for the project.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US federal court of appeals in the state of Virginia has ruled that the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program was unlawful, media reported on Friday.
CAIRO (Sputnik) - Venezuela has lost $30 billion over the past three months of sanctions and economic blockade, the Latin American country's Ambassador to Egypt, Wilmer Omar Barrientos, said in an interview.
The incident was reportedly triggered by issues with the jet's hydraulic system; however, there is no official information on the cause of the crash so far.
The creature was safely relocated away from the base’s premises via a loader, with the whole process being overseen by the wing safety office’s wildlife manager.
The programme, which was reportedly launched last year, has already seen the State Department allocating $190 million for the delivery of US-made military hardware to six countries, including Albania, Croatia, Greece, and Slovakia.
Earlier, US President Donald Trump was considering whether to use a national security justification to implement tariffs as high as 25% on car and auto part imports.