Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a 27-year-old Kyrgyz-American man found guilty in 2015 of the Boston Marathon bombings two years prior, has had his death sentence overturned by a US appeals court on Friday.
Earlier this month, Twitter users were subjected to a massive hacking attack involving over one hundred accounts, including those belonging to high-profile figures. Profiles of dozens of prominent people and companies were hijacked to promote a scam bitcoin address which pledged to double any payments sent to it.
Earlier this week, a group of Republican senators requested that the Trump administration look into the possibility of Beijing meddling in the 2020 election by means of its alleged control over ByteDance - a Chinese company that owns the TikTok video platform.
Social media platforms and streaming services, such as Twitch, have increasingly been used by the US Armed Forces in recent years in a bid to present a “range of opportunities” available in the military and “make connections” with potential recruits. But the military's efforts have come under increasingly heavy fire from liberal lawmakers.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Eliot Engel on Friday subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for records on Joe Biden and his family's dealings with Ukraine energy company Burisma Holdings.
George Soros, the Hungarian-born billionaire financier and hedge-fund manager, has been using his wealth to influence politics in countries around the world for over thirty years. Since 2016, the philanthropist has been accused of committing substantial financial resources to try to weaken the Trump administration.
The United States has held presidential elections in November every year since 1848. Republicans have poured scorn on Donald Trump’s suggestion that this year’s poll should be postponed because of mail fraud but what would happen if there was a delay?
Donald Trump avoided being photographed in a mask for months, but abruptly changed his stance in July as a second wave of the coronavirus hit the United States.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The accident took place during a routine training exercise alongside the 5th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, the statement said.
Despite his warnings, Gates also noted an apparent reduction in the risk of death from the coronavirus, describing it as "a sign of progress" in the treatment of severe cases.
The US West Coast city of Portland, Oregon has faced over two months of protests, some of them degenerating into violent encounters with police, since the killing of an unarmed African American by police in Minneapolis in late May. On Thursday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced that federal forces were preparing to leave the city.
American voters are rushing in growing numbers to vote by mail amid the coronavirus pandemic, but recent delays in mail delivery sparked concerns that some absentee ballots might not be counted in time during the election.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Oregon Governor Kate Brown said that federal troops are preparing to leave Portland after weeks of tensions in the west coast city.
On Wednesday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown said the Trump administration had agreed to immediately begin a gradual withdrawal of federal law enforcement officers sent to Portland to prevent rioters from damaging federal property.
The sealed deposition of Epstein’s alleged victim, Virginia Giuffre, has been released as US prosecutors are investigating sex crime-related charges against his long-time confidant, Ghislaine Maxwell.
The report by CNN went noted that neither the investigators on Russia or Trump's lawyer grabbed the chance to "aggressively" dig into cases and make use of the preserved documents.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - St. Louis county prosecutor Wesley Bell said he conducted a new review of the investigation into slain black teenager Michael Brown and has decided not to charge the officer involved in the shooting.
Despite a second campaign caravan crash that followed an earlier mishap, no casualties were reported after a minor collision, and the vice president continued his journey in a limousine in a motorcade.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The House of Representatives has added an amendment to a package of appropriations bills that would cut funding to the Department of Jusrice's (DOJ) operations to send federal agents to US cities to quell violence, Congressman Ted Lieu's office said in a press release on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated it earlier ruling from last month and agreed to rehear the case in which the court's three-judge panel ordered a lower court to dismiss the criminal case against former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, according to a filing on Thursday.