After the 'America First' foreign policy of Donald Trump - the first elected US president since Dwight Eisenhower not to start a major war - Joe Biden's election portends a re-run of the Obama years, when the promise of peace was betrayed.
Any mention of the prosecution of Julian Assange has been removed from the EU's latest report on fundamental rights, despite the best efforts of MEPs such as Ireland's Clare Daly.
Uncertainty has mounted over the fate of AstraZeneca’s vaccine following reports of inconsistent efficacy. The inoculation, which was developed in collaboration with Oxford University, is based on the monkey adenoviral vector, which experts say hasn’t proved its efficacy yet.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Some 778,000 Americans filed for jobless benefits last week, up about 4 percent from the previous week and higher for a second straight week, Labour Department data showed on Thursday, as the US job market continued to struggle nine months into the coronavirus pandemic.
On Tuesday, POTUS tweeted that his legal team is still pursuing numerous cases in order to prove that the 3 November race for the Oval Office was "the most corrupt election in American political history".
The Democrat's team has already started the preparations to move into the White House in January. The General Services Administration (GSA) initiated the transition process to a new administration with praise from POTUS, who nonetheless continues to challenge the results of the election, which so far project Biden as the winner.
US President Donald Trump pledged on Monday to win re-election despite authorising the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide resources for a transition to Joe Biden.
On Tuesday, the US secretary of state announced sanctions on three Russian companies – Aviazapchast, Elecon Joint Stock Company, and Elecon Group. According to the official document, no department or agency of the US government can enter into a contract for the procurement of goods, technologies, or services from these companies.
On Tuesday, Joe Biden claimed that the US presidential election is "over" and called on Americans to abandon their political disagreements in a Twitter post that came as the projected president-elect formally introduced his first cabinet picks.
Earlier this week, media outlets revealed that Ghislaine Maxwell had to quarantine after a guard working near her cell in the Metropolitan Detention Centre, in Sunset Park tested positive for coronavirus.
US sanctions imposed on Iran were meant to shake the country's economy and apply maximum pressure on Tehran, claims an Israeli expert. And given that they have been effective in achieving that goal, doubts run high as to whether they will be lifted that easily.
On Tuesday, projected US President-elect Joe Biden officially announced his first cabinet picks, including Antony Blinken and veteran politician John Kerry, who will serve as Secretary of State and Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, respectively.
TORONTO (Sputnik) – The administration of projected US President-elect Joe Biden may be more inclined to drop charges against Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, Canadian Member of Parliament Paul Manly said during a virtual panel assembled to advocate for the executive’s release.
Republican politicians have doubled down on persuading Donald Trump to lay down arms and recognise his defeat in the 2020 presidential election. US observers have discussed what appears to be a growing split within the GOP and Trump's rationale behind his refusal to concede.
US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participated part in the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon at the White House on Tuesday. Two national Thanksgiving turkeys, Corn and Cob, were picked for 2020, raised by the National Turkey Foundation's (NTF) chairman and Iowa turkey farmer Ron Kardel.
Many in the Trump administration, including the president himself, believe that Flynn has been a victim of political revenge on the part of ex-president Obama's administration.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - YouTube on Tuesday suspended One America News Network (OANN) from uploading content for a week for allegedly spreading misinformation about the novel coronavirus and demonetized the media outlet, CNBC reported.
The US General Services Administration (GSA) determined on Monday that the Biden team could access key post-election resources and services, acknowledging the 78-year-old as the likely president-elect in the 2020 race.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US court dismissed an excessive force lawsuit filed by the family of Ibragim Todashev against FBI agent Aaron McFarlane who shot him dead while investigating the 2013 Boston marathon bombings, court documents showed on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Chinese software company ZTE's request to free itself from a US national security threat designation has been denied, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said in a statement.