WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Senate Democrats have reached a deal to extend weekly unemployment insurance for Americans through September instead of an original August cutoff, but the payout will also be lower, Politico reported on Friday.
“If you ever have the pleasure of meeting Meg - and I hope more of you do - you will see the altruistic, magnanimous friend who I am so lucky to have in my corner,” wrote a friend of the Duchess of Sussex on Thursday.
Increased social media and tech censorship must be understood in the wider context of the establishment desperately seeking to hold on to what used to be called "the vital centre", a US-based author and economist tells Sputnik.
The price of Bitcoin took another fall earlier this week, after Gary Gensler, the nominee to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, said that ensuring that cryptocurrency markets are free of fraud and manipulation was a challenge.
Democrats in Congress have blamed President Donald Trump over the 6 January violence at the Capitol complex in Washington, DC, impeaching him on charges of "inciting an insurrection" in an attempt to permanently bar him from another run for office. Five people including four protesters and a police officer died in the mayhem.
The design for the company's new motor has been around for a while but the arrival of microchips have made its production possible.
Previously, Republican Texas governor Greg Abbot fought off criticism for a decision to rescind most COVID-19 restrictions in the state, including obligatory wearing of masks, with President Joe Biden slamming the move as a “big mistake”.
Glenn Greenwald appeared on the “Wall Street Meets Washington” programme by Daily Caller, where he talked about how the fundamentals of socialism are applied on the political right as well as the left.
A succession of minor earthquakes were registered at 12:13 p.m. on 1 March about three to four miles beneath the summit of Mount Hood, Oregon, which is currently a dormant volcano. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network measured eight quakes with a maximum magnitude of 1.3.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo clearly signalled on Wednesday that he was not planning to resign over a flux of sexual harassment claims. Three women have come forward to accuse the politician of inappropriate behavior.
The exoplanet, spotted orbiting a star relatively near our solar system, has been hailed as potentially presenting a prime research target that could aid in the hunt for extraterrestrial life.
In a coordinated move, the EU on Tuesday unveiled sanctions against four Russian officials for their "roles in the arbitrary arrest, prosecution and sentencing of [Russian opposition figure] Alexei Navalny”; hours later, the US imposed sanctions on seven Russian officials, including Federal Security Service (FSB) director Alexander Bortnikov.
Buckingham Palace announced on Wednesday that it would be investigating allegations that Meghan Markle bullied several staff members during her time as a royal, after a British media report revealed claims the Duchess of Sussex had driven some of her assistants to quit their jobs.
Washington has recently imposed sanctions on Russian individuals and organisations over the alleged mistreatment of Russian vlogger Alexey Navalny. Moscow, in its turn, said it was already preparing reciprocal measures it will introduce in response to the new US sanctions.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises (DSE), a company that oversees the famed children's book author's legacy, issued a statement earlier this week announcing it would cease publishing and selling six books, including "And to Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street," because "these books portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong."
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States increased to $5 million a reward for information that would facilitate an arrest of suspected Kyrgyz criminal ringleader Kamchybek Kolbaev and disrupt his transnational network’s illegal operations, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Biden administration should push ahead with significant arms sales to Taiwan to enable the island to defend itself against any military threat from China, Indo-Pacific Command head Adm. Philip Davidson said.
Catsimatidis donated to former President Clinton during his years in office and was generally considered to be a supporter of the Democrats until he decided to run for New York City mayor as a Republican candidate in 2009, the first of his several bids for the mayor's office. In recent years, he has also been a vocal Trump supporter.
Prior to 2020, National Safety Council (NSC) data showed that fatal motor-vehicle deaths decreased for three consecutive years, with 39,107 deaths on the road in 2019.
The US Department of Commerce added Mynamar's Defense Ministry and two key conglomerates run by its military to a trading blacklist on Thursday in the Biden administration's latest reaction to the ongoing violence following the military seizure of power in Naypyidaw last month.