The Republicans' 'Commitment to America' manifesto unveiled on Tuesday includes renewed pledges to support law enforcement officials and restore law and order after months of deadly rioting across the country.
Iran's top military commander Qasem Soleimani was assassinated in a targeted attack by the United States in January, which prompted a wide negative response both in the region and on an international level.
With the November election looming, the two presidential candidates have intensified their attacks on each other, both in real life and on social media.
Kentucky State Attorney Daniel Cameron is investigating three Louisville Metro Police Department officers involved over the March 13 shooting of Breonna Taylor, and is expected to bring the case before a grand jury this week.
Trump said earlier that the Chinese video-sharing app TikTok would be banned by 15 September if the company not acquired by a US entity, prompting the Chinese parent company Byte Dance to sue the administration in US court.
TORONTO, September 15 (Sputnik) - Earlier, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) said in a statement that the Trump administration has dropped its 10 percent tariff on Canadian aluminum.
A North Carolina resident has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and bonded out of jail after allegedly running over a pedestrian photographer during a peaceful protest over the weekend in Johnson City, Tennessee.
The centrist New Democrats faction and the fiscally-conservative Blue Dog Democrats have piled pressure on House of Representatives majority leader Nancy Pelosi to compromise with the Republican-held Senate on a new coronavirus bailout for the nation.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Violent attacks in protests against police abuses emerged as a key issue determining how people will vote in the upcoming US presidential election in a poll by Rasmussen Reports on Tuesday.
Over the past few weeks, Washington has managed to mediate two peace agreements normalising relations between Israel and two Gulf countries, the UAE and Bahrain. In exchange for establishing diplomatic ties, Tel Aviv has vowed to suspend its efforts to extend sovereignty over parts of the West Bank.
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is feeling “pessimistic” about the foreseeable future, warning that COVID-19 deaths, including in the US, could skyrocket again to the levels registered during the first wave of the pandemic, unless governments jointly take decisive action.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that he will not disclose intelligence information concerning a reported Iranian assassination plot of a US envoy.
Swing-state North Carolina backed the winner in four of the last five general elections, including Trump in 2016, Democrat Barack Obama in 2008 and George W Bush in 2000 and 2004. With 15 electoral college votes it is an important prize for candidates.
Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins, one of several 'third-party' outsiders in the election, has vowed to take Joe Biden's place in a four-hour marathon podcast debate with President Donald Trump if the Democrat refuses the challenge.
In 2018, POTUS rejected claims by veteran US journalist Bob Woodward that he had ordered the assassination of Syrian President Bashar Assad, adding that the issue had “never even” been contemplated.
Washington initiated a trade war with China back in 2018 by introducing hefty tariffs on several groups of Chinese goods over Beijing's alleged abuse of the existing trade agreements between the two countries at the expense of the United States.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Russia may be wishing to see his Democratic rival Joe Biden emerge victorious on Election Day.
Ms. Trump, who is a special adviser to the president, has hailed POTUS’s accomplishments in diverse spheres, dwelling on his effective work on criminal justice and a bunch of topical socio-economic issues, like assistance to small businesses and paid family leave.
The apparent gaffe on the part of Trump's campaign comes as the president struggles to deal with the scandal caused by an anonymous report suggesting that he had called the First World War's fallen US soldiers "losers".
Until now, the US has had a policy of not selling advanced weapons to the Gulf countries that could undermine the military edge of its long-term ally Israel in the region.