Confirmation that an erroneous reading on an Iranian missile defense system led to the January 8 downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 and death of its 176 passengers and crew has resulted in increased skepticism of Tehran - but one expert tells Sputnik the Iranian government as a whole should not be held responsible.
The wreckage of an American World War II aircraft discovered in 1999 by the Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory is thought to be associated with at least three US soldiers who went missing in 1942.
US President Donald Trump on Monday retweeted a fake image of Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer photoshopped wearing Islamic attire and standing in front of the flag of Iran.
Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer and colonizer who made a series of visits across the Atlantic ocean in the late 15th and early 16th centuries which paved the way for European colonisation of the Americas and the Caribbean, is again the subject of historical revisionism regarding his initial descriptions of the inhabitants as cannibals.
The decision comes as both countries move towards improving trade relations and sealing the Phase One trade agreement on Wednesday. To that end, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, the head of the country's negotiating team in US-China trade talks, is slated to stay in Washington from Monday to Wednesday.
Officials from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, have reached an agreement with the local government to provide space to bury the carcasses of hundreds of pigs culled in connection to a recent outbreak of hog cholera, also known as classical swine fever.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States will work with Iraqi leaders to possibly reduce the Pentagon's military footprint in the country while preserving American interests, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested on Monday.
US Attorney General William Barr told members of the press at the Department of Justice Monday that the December shooting at Pensacola Naval Air Station last month was "an act of terrorism."
A Georgia cop’s chase of a burglary suspect almost resulted in a fatality after his reported “tunnel vision” of the task at hand blinded him from an oncoming train.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Federal prosecutors have recommended that former US Congressman Chris Collins should receive a sentence of up to four years in prison for his insider trading scheme and for lying to investigators, court documents showed on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declined to testify at the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on Iran amid partisan disagreements over a recent flare-up in the Middle East, Committee Chairman Eliot Engel said in a statement on Monday.
WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange faces up to 175 years imprisonment in the US on charges relating to his role in publishing classified US documents revealing war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly perpetrated by US forces in Iraq.
The news comes after Booker's campaign manager, Addisu Demissie, revealed he needed more donations to continue his race for the White House.
US officials have struggled to present a cohesive narrative on the threat allegedly posed by Qasem Soleimani to US interests in the Middle East, vacillating on whether the senior Iranian general posed an "imminent" threat or not.
Earlier this month, the US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said that Washington was looking at applying additional sanctions on Venezuela to "bring more pressure on the regime."
The judge overseeing Julian Assange’s extradition case has refused to intervene with prison authorities despite his lawyers saying he's being prevented from properly preparing his defence. Assange faces 175 years in prison for his role in publishing classified documents, some of which expose alleged war crimes committed by US forces in Iraq.
US Air Force officials said last year that the goal of equipping the F-16s with sophisticated radars is to bring its capabilities closer to those of the fifth generation F-35 jet which has faced a spate of technical problems in the past.
The first snow of 2020 fell on Washington, DC on 7 January, but the White House only tweeted about it five days later – when some people in the capital wear wearing shorts and shirts rather than winter coats.
Previously, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to warn the Iranian authorities against "killing protesters" and tweeted his support for the demonstrations sparked by Tehran’s unintentional downing of a Ukrainian jet amid spiralling US-Iran tensions.