WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump at the urging of advisers is considering picking a special envoy for nuclear talks including for extending the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), Politico reported.
As Democrats seek Attorney General Bill Barr’s removal following an about-face on Trump ally Roger Stone’s sentencing recommendation, one expert tells Sputnik the pushback may have more to do with the pending release of the Justice Department’s so-called “anti-Mueller report” than anything else.
Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) Chairman Troy Price earlier vowed to launch an independent investigation into the failure of a voting system that delayed the final release of the full results after the state's Democratic Caucus.
At the end of January, a Republican state lawmaker in the Tennessee House of Representatives, Micah Van Huss, introduced a resolution to recognize CNN and the Washington Post as fake news outlets, claiming that they are “denigrating” US citizens.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US House Judiciary Committee said Attorney General William Barr agreed to testify before the panel next month about how the Justice Department has been handling cases involving President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani and former campaign aide Roger Stone.
According to new data published by the New York Federal Reserve, US household debt has reached its highest volume ever, driven steadily upward over the last five-and-a-half years by increasing mortgage balances.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Dem-controlled US House earlier passed the War Powers Resolution Act, designed to limit a US president's ability to take unilateral military action without first receiving Congressional approval.
Researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) have discovered the presence of a new “baby giant planet” that is cosmically closer to Earth than any other planet of such a young age.
US Senator Bernie Sanders on Tuesday in a tough competition defeated Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the New Hampshire presidential primary, while former US Vice President Joe Biden failed to win a single delegate from the so-called Granite State.
To study how smoking marijuana can affect testimonies in crime investigations, scientists gave cannabis and a placebo to two groups of adults and provided them with VR-headsets to watch how they commit or witness a crime.
Peace talks between the Taliban and US appear to be making significant progress, as Taliban chief negotiator Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar reportedly issued an ultimatum to Washington, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo communicated that an agreement was just days away.
After he testified in the impeachment of US President Donald Trump, then-US national security adviser Alexander Vindman was fired and escorted out of the White House, his lawyer revealed. A twin brother, Yevgeny, who served as a senior lawyer on the National Security Council, was also removed.
The recent, horrific killings of two dolphins in Florida waters have raised an alarm and prompted an investigation by law enforcement officials, who have since offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to penalties or a criminal arrest.
An Arkansas school resource officer has been relieved of his duties after a video went viral on social media, showing the officer choking a ninth-grade student at a local high school.
Although Angela Merkel was one of the world leaders affected by a US phone-tapping scandal a few years ago, a report by The Washington Post has revealed that the National Security Agency and German spy agency BND used to own the world’s leading manufacturer of encryption devices, which could have given access to dozens of countries’ secrets.
Patrick is the third Democratic candidate to withdraw his bid since the primaries kicked off and was the last remaining African-American candidate. He submitted his bid shortly before Michel Bloomberg, who was the last to join the race.
On Tuesday, four US prosecutors assigned to the case of Roger Stone, an ex-Trump campaign adviser who was convicted on seven charges in November 2019, withdrew from the case after the Department of Justice (DOJ) said that it was planning to lower the sentencing recommendation for the president’s former aid.
Earlier, four prosecutors resigned from Stone's case that they were working on shortly after President Donald Trump criticised their decision to recommend a prison sentence of between seven and nine years for the veteran political consultant.
While the mainstream media in the US was preoccupied with Donald Trump's impeachment another legal drama has been unfolding since March 2019, namely Lawrence W. Doyle and John F. Moynihan v Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel has explained why the case matters more than the impeachment saga.
The Trump administration has long maintained that Chinese tech giant Huawei poses a threat to the national security of its allies and thus should not be granted access to their 5G networks. These warnings, however, have not stopped Great Britain from allowing Huawei to participate in building its next-generation infrastructure across the country.