US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents will start raids on Sunday against thousands of undocumented migrants who have existing deportation orders, a move described by Juan Jose Gutierrez, executive director of the Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition, as “psychological terror” unleashed by US President Donald Trump.
A new annual report from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) warns that the recent increase in “nuisance” flooding in coastal areas is expected to continue in coming years as relative sea levels rise.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Lawyers defending billionaire hedge-fund manager Jeffrey Epstein on charges of sex-trafficking of underage girls have asked a judge to release him on bail while he awaits his trial, a court filing showed on Thursday.
Majorities of the American public generally and US veterans specifically agree that the Iraq and Afghanistan wars were not worth fighting, according to survey results released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center think tank.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Japanese Fukuichi Fishing Company has received a $1.5 million fine and a five-year ban for breaking US pollution laws with its discharges of waste in territorial waters, the Department of Justice said in a press release on Thursday.
On Thursday, US President Donald Trump said he is issuing an executive order requiring government agencies to hand over requested documents regarding citizens and non-citizens to the US Commerce Department.
On Wednesday, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held a hearing that included various groups speaking out against the interim nuclear waste storage proposed by Waste Control Specialists in Midland, Texas. Though crucial, this hearing is just one step in a multi-level fight for public safety.
Democrats have long been criticising the president’s "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which has resulted in cases of immigrant children being separated from their parents. However, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) statistics show that often these so-called "parents" are complete strangers to the children.
Newly surfaced cellphone footage making the rounds on social media captures the moment that two elderly women dining at a Burger King in Eustis, Florida, demanded that restaurant workers stick to speaking English.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden said on Thursday that if elected in 2020 he will pursue an extension of the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia.
The incident occurred on Ninth Avenue, between West 53rd and 54th Streets after 12:30 pm, according to fire officials.
Hardly had the POTUS’ subscribers lived through the double-posted meme of him eternally campaigning for the presidency when Mr Trump got back to the topic by mentioning in passing that the “fake news media” would be crushed by the time he resigns – in about a decade.
A 3,000-pound safe was found in June by plumbers digging in the parking lot of Anshe Emet Synagogue in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.
The subpoena request comes amid ongoing Democrat efforts to find evidence of crimes committed by President Trump, such as alleged obstruction of justice and tax evasion. The president himself has repeatedly branded such probes as "witch hunts".
One might have thought that naming a square, a football club, and even a settlement after the US president for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the Golan Heights as Israeli territory is a pretty big deal, but the wife of US magnate Sheldon Adelson has suggested an even more radical take - editing the Good Book itself.
The 15-second video shows “the plaintiff’s allegations in the complaint that Mr. Trump ‘forcibly’ kissed her, and kissed her ‘on the mouth’, are entirely false,” attorney Charles Harder wrote in a court filing.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Chinese side considers the decision of the United States to abolish 25-percent duties on 110 imported Chinese goods as a common practice and, for its part, has already established an appropriate mechanism for some US goods to be exempted from duties, the spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, Gao Feng, said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has held a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, expressing her concerns about Japan’s restrictions on high-tech materials exports to the South, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
The billionaire financier faces up to 45 years in prison for running a sex trafficking ring that exploited dozens of underage girls. Epstein, however, has denied the accusations, pleading not guilty to all the charges.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a non-prosecution agreement he had approved more than ten years ago with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, and rejected calls demanding that he resign.