WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A federal grand jury has indicted a Canadian citizen on charges of illegally exporting laboratory equipment to Iran, the US Justice Department said.
The short race ended next to the Rochambeau statue in Lafayette Park, where the jumper was wrestled to the ground by law enforcement.
Facebook has seen a lot of backlash in various fields recently, particularly in relation to the platform allegedly allowing the spread of misinformation about coronavirus vaccines - with even the Biden administration joining the choir of critics.
Citing a rise in COVID-19 infections, Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) issued an Executive Order on Wednesday, directing the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) authority to stop "any vehicle" in suspicion of transporting "migrants who pose a risk of carrying COVID-19 into Texas communities."
"Joe Biden and his cards at pressers" is perhaps one of social media users' favorite genres of viral discussion. The 46th US president has been mocked and criticized for using "cheat cards" during press conferences, but this time the card was from a staffer and did not have any key points on it. Or maybe just one.
In May, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testified to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has never funded gain-of-function research. However, some GOP lawmakers have argued that a 2014 NIH subgrant did just that.
The Pentagon's security network for classified documents became a source of a major leak in 2010, when an Army analyst, Chelsea Manning, transferred thousands of logs and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange. The documents were subsequently distributed on the Internet.
The US Department of Justice issued a ruling on Friday saying that the US Treasury must comply with requests by federal lawmakers to turn over the tax returns of former US President Donald Trump, long sought by Democrats due to beliefs and hopes that their contents could bar him from returning to office.
WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) - The second test of the Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) hypersonic missile failed this week after the rocket motor did not ignite, the US Air Force said in a release on Friday.
WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) - The House Oversight Committee on Friday released documents that it claims show that former President Donald Trump pressured the Justice Department to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
The Israel-based NSO Group first hit the headlines in 2016, when it was accused of helping the United Arab Emirates spy on a dissident. NSO was founded in 2010 by Shalev Hulio and Omri Lavie and is based in Herzliya, near Tel Aviv, a hub for Israel’s hi-tech industries.
Widespread in South America, the eel-like creature's name is Typhlonectes natans, but due to its head's uncanny resemblance with male genitalia scientists gave them a cheeky nickname. Researchers say not much is known about this genus of amphibians.
Some animals are really lazy and like to sleep all day, while others prefer to invent new moves and try new tricks every single minute of their lives. This means they are always doing something fun, which is very nice for us to watch.
Earlier this month, it became known that Joe Biden's second son, who has no education in the arts, will exhibit his works at the Georges Berges Gallery in NY and sell them at an auction, with reports saying the items are expected to fetch up to $500,000. This has prompted concerns that Hunter is profiting off his father's presidency.
In an about-face on Tuesday, Rochelle Walensky, the director of the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said that fully vaccinated people should wear face masks in "indoor public settings" in areas with high COVID case counts.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Delta COVID-19 strain spreads as easily as chickenpox, with fully vaccinated people also transmitting the virus, The Washington Post has reported, citing an internal document from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), expected to be published later on Friday.
In mid-June, the Biden administration signalled its readiness to start evacuation flights for Afghan interpreters and translators who aided the US military effort in Afghanistan.
Amid the surge of COVID-19 cases in the US, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new recommendations to reintroduce a number of anti-pandemic measures, including mandatory mask wearing in many places. The rules again stirred the ongoing "mask wars" in the US Capitol.
Former CIA officer Alexander Yuk Ching Ma was arrested in August 2020 on espionage charges, and is now facing a life sentence for allegedly conspiring with a relative to leak classified defense information to China.
Whether to vaccinate against the COVID-19 coronavirus has become a polarising issue in parts of America, with the Biden administration voicing concern over what they term a "pandemic of the unvaccinated".