In mid-July, as polls displayed US President Donald Trump trailing presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, the Republican president and his supporters slammed the surveys as "fake", implying that it is too early to draw conclusions, as POTUS won the 2016 race despite polling showing him behind Hillary Clinton by a wide margin.
A former first lady of the United States and Senator from New York state, Hillary Clinton worked alongside presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in former US President Barack Obama’s White House, as the nation’s US Secretary of State between 2009 - 2013.
Mediated by the United States, the deal envisaging a normalization of relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel was announced earlier in the day in a joint statement by the three countries.
Portland has seen violent protests over the past several months, amid which US President Donald Trump deployed federal agents in the city ostensibly to protect a federal courthouse that had seen constant attacks.
In June, US President Donald Trump teased that he might declassify some "very interesting" information regarding a UFO-related incident in Roswell, Nevada, that took place in 1974. Now, reports of aliens might be examined more closely, as the Pentagon is reportedly stepping into the investigation.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is satisfied with the progress made by China on the trade deal between the two countries, although Beijing’s political actions were still a sore point for President Donald Trump, White House Adviser Larry Kudlow said.
The presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee’s comments come as the United States is witnessing a resurgence of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections since late June, with the nation seeing over 166,000 dead.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A two year probe of Yale University’s admissions practices concluded that the university violates the 1964 Civil Rights Act by discriminating against Asian-American and white applicants, the US Justice Department said in a press release.
Reports emerged earlier suggesting that Donald Trump's senior adviser and son in law Jared Kushner had met with rapper Kanye West, who recently caused waves by announcing his presidential bid and holding an extravagant campaign event.
Weinstein, a prominent movie producer who worked on over 300 films, was sentenced to 23 years in jail after he was convicted in March of sexual assault and rape. The disgraced Hollywood mogul donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Party, including to former US Secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
On Thursday, the United States, joined by the United Arab Emirates and Israel, announced a deal between the three countries that envisages the normalization of relations between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv, with the Jewish state agreeing to halt its plans to extend its sovereignty over the West Bank territories
Testing for COVID-19 in the US has decreased in recent weeks, according to statistics compiled by the COVID Tracking Project, a collaborative volunteer effort to track the pandemic in the US.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US National Security Agency (NSA) and FBI on Thursday accused Russian military hackers of deploying new malware which they believe poses a threat to the Pentagon and the defense industry.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investigating incidents in which thousands of US citizens have received mysterious shipments from China carrying unidentified seeds, noxious weeds and bug larvae.
The unexpected victory of Donald Trump in the last presidential election stunned Democrats, with many claiming that the businessman-turned-politician had colluded with the Kremlin to influence the vote. Trump denied the allegations and accused the Democrats of staging a witch hunt.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has prohibited private charter flights to Cuba except in some limited cases such as for medical purposes, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said on Thursday that he will be succeeded by Elliott Abrams within the next two weeks and expressed confidence that Abrams will do “a great job."
According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, a fire broke out at 3:38 pm on Wednesday at Lake Hughes. The causes of the conflagration remain unknown. Some 1,059 personnel were deployed to battle the blaze, which had still not been contained as of 7 am.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Protesters armed with shields, batons, commercial grade fireworks and other projectiles battled police in the in Portland, Oregon beginning Wednesday night and into the early hours of Thursday, the city Police Bureau reported in a press release.
On 11 August, former Vice President and Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden announced that he had tapped Kamala Harris, a California senator of Jamaican-Indian descent, as his running mate. International observers have discussed Harris' strengths and weaknesses and weighed up what she may bring to Biden's ticket.