NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Virgin Atlantic, a London-based carrier partly owned by US-based Delta Air Lines, has filed for bankruptcy protection in a New York court, media reported.
Levandowski was found guilty of intellectual property theft from Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo, just before he resigned and then briefly served as the head of Uber's self-driving car unit, prompting a legal dispute between the companies.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US and Chinese trade officials will hold high-level talks on 15 August to assess the Phase One trade deal, the media reported citing people briefed on the situation.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Walt Disney Company in a press release revealed that the company lost $4.7 billion in its third quarter of the fiscal year.
As the November 3 US presidential election draws near, impatience about Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s selection of a running mate grows. Journalist and author Daniel Lazare tells Radio Sputnik’s Loud and Clear that although Susan Rice is far from perfect, she will likely appear on the ticket alongside Biden.
Amnesty International’s latest report details that it has logged at least 125 separate cases of police violence against US residents within two weeks of the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has issued an alert to parents and healthcare providers for an expected outbreak of the polio-like disease acute flaccid myelitis in the next four months, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said in a release on Tuesday.
US Armed Forces leadership says that Japan-based troops partying and using dating apps to hook up while quarantined will face "quick and appropriate action,” as such actions are almost guaranteed to spread the COVID-19 novel coronavirus.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien has recovered from the novel coronavirus disease and is back at work in the White House, media reported on Tuesday citing an administration official.
Colorado’s Aurora Police Department recently launched an internal investigation after officers decided to draw their firearms on a local Black family and place young children in handcuffs during a weekend traffic stop that saw their car mistaken for a stolen vehicle.
Despite missing the deadlines for filing the signatures and documents required to be included on the November ballots in several states, Yeezy hasn’t given up on his hope to win the White House and is pushing forward with his presidential campaign.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Beijing has urged Washington to refrain from setting an example that other countries could follow against US businesses by demanding that video-sharing platform TikTok be sold to an American corporation, as the US could otherwise fall victim to similar circumstances, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said.
Washington has long been seeking to undermine and stop the project despite strong objections from its European allies, especially Germany. The US claims Moscow will use the pipeline for political gain, despite Berlin and other benefactors stressing that the endeavour is purely economic.
Isaias, the second-named hurricane of the 2020 season, has reached the US state of Florida as a tropical storm, bringing heavy rains that could lead to flash flooding.
Epstein, who was charged with running a sex trafficking network of minors, hanged himself in a jail cell on 10 August 2019. The circumstances of his death and that his friends and acquaintances were very powerful people – presidents, prime ministers, and royals – led to conspiracy theories, one of which says that the financier was murdered.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - China has prepared for a worst-case scenario, in which all Chinese journalists will have to leave the United States amid an ongoing row, and is ready to take retaliatory measures concerning US journalists based in Hong Kong, Hu Xijin, the editor-in-chief of the country's official newspaper the Global Times, said on Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US will reduce its military presence in Afghanistan to about 4,000 troops "very soon", US President Donald Trump said.
The order comes after Trump suspended the issuance of H-1B and several other types of temporary worker visas until the end of the year amid the pandemic in the country.
According to meteorologists, the hurricane will bring widespread heavy rain and strong winds to many parts of the US east coast through early Wednesday.
Anti-racism protests, often turning into violent riots, have been non-stop in the United States since Floyd's death in late May, after an officer pinned him to the ground for several minutes as the man repeatedly told him he could not breathe.