• Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
    Last update: 03:58 06.12.2018
    03:58 06.12.2018

    Wisconsin Legislature Moves to Overthrow Democracy in Lame-Duck Session

    On Wednesday, the Wisconsin legislature approved a number of bills that will weaken the powers of incoming Democrats, namely Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul, in an effort to strengthen the GOP-majority legislature.

  • Russian Embassy in Washington, USA
    Last update: 03:50 06.12.2018
    03:50 06.12.2018

    Russian Diplomats Probe Death of Russian Citizen in US Detention Center

    NEW YORK (Sputnik) - The Russian Embassy in the United States said in a statement on Wednesday that it is investigating the causes of death of a Russian citizen who was detained in Tacoma, Washington.

  • National security adviser General Michael Flynn delivers a statement daily briefing at the White House in Washington U.S., February 1, 2017
    Last update: 03:24 06.12.2018
    03:24 06.12.2018

    Mueller Recommended No Jail Time for Flynn Because He ‘Had Nothing’

    Special counsel Robert Mueller recommended no jail time for former National Security Advisor to US President Donald Trump Michael Flynn on Tuesday night.

  • Illinois State Capitol in Springfield
    Last update: 02:37 06.12.2018
    02:37 06.12.2018

    Illinois Man Jailed for 10 Years Over $33 Underwear Heist

    The sentence amounts to one year in prison for each $3.33 stolen.

  • Gabby Douglas competes on the balance beam
    Last update: 02:09 06.12.2018
    02:09 06.12.2018

    USA Gymnastics Files for Bankruptcy Amid Sexual Abuse Scandal

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that it has filed a petition for protection under the US Bankruptcy Code in order to expeditiously resolve sexual abuse claims perpetrated the organization’s former doctor Larry Nassar.

  • Fish Tank Taxi? Turtle Hitches a Ride on Suckerfish’s Back
    Last update: 01:00 06.12.2018
    01:00 06.12.2018

    Fish Tank Taxi? Turtle Hitches a Ride on Suckerfish’s Back

    Free rides? This fish really is a sucker!

  • This is an aerial view of the five-sided Pentagon building, headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, in Arlington, Va., in 1975
    Last update: 00:18 06.12.2018
    00:18 06.12.2018

    Pentagon Has World’s Biggest Carbon ‘Bootprint’ - Activist

    The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and scientists from across the US government have sounded the alarm again in recent weeks with new reports about the dangers and potential ramifications of changing temperatures and rising sea levels.

  • The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a military honor guard
    Last update: 23:30 05.12.2018
    23:30 05.12.2018

    ‘The Best Father’: Public, Personal Tributes at State Funeral for George H.W. Bush (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

    On Wednesday, a funeral service for former US President George H.W. Bush took place at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC, after the president lay in state in the US Capitol Building for three days of public viewing.

  • Casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to a hearse at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland
    Last update: 23:03 05.12.2018
    23:03 05.12.2018

    Russian Envoy to UN Offers Condolences on Death of George H. W. Bush

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russia expresses its deepest condolences to the United States upon the passing of former US President George H. W. Bush, Russia’s First Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyanskiy said on Wednesday.

  • White House in Washington, DC
    Last update: 22:29 05.12.2018
    22:29 05.12.2018

    Public to Be Snared by Secret Service Facial Recognition Project at White House

    The US Secret Service is testing a facial recognition program outside the White House, a document from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shows.

  • Migrants, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, stand outside of the El Chaparral port of entry border crossing between Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, November 22, 2018
    Last update: 22:03 05.12.2018
    22:03 05.12.2018

    Backlash as Fox News Host Says Immigrant Caravan Carries Diseases to US

    US Host Tomi Lahren previously caused a storm of reaction online after she shared that the view of tear gas being fired at hordes of migrants at the US-Mexican border, including children, was the “highlight” of her Thanksgiving vacation.

  • Belgian troops take part in artillery drills as part of Trident Juncture 18.
    Last update: 22:00 05.12.2018
    22:00 05.12.2018

    Russians ‘Saw Pretty Much Everything’ at Largest NATO Drill Since Cold War Ended

    A US Navy commander involved in the recent NATO drills held from late October to early November said that conducting operations in the cold off the Norwegian coast was a wakeup call for America’s sailors and ships.

  • Ivanka, Melania and Donald Trump
    Last update: 21:56 05.12.2018
    21:56 05.12.2018

    Baby Names ‘Melania,’ ‘Ivanka’ Soar in Popularity in US, ‘Donald’ Plummets

    The names “Ivanka” and “Melania” are trending big time as baby names in the US, while “Donald” and “Eric” are taking a dip, according to an analysis of Social Security Administration data.

  • Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton pause during their presidential town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., October 9, 2016
    Last update: 21:22 05.12.2018
    21:22 05.12.2018

    Trump and Clintons Completely Ignore Each Other at Bush Funeral (PHOTO, VIDEO)

    During the 2016 presidential election, Trump promised to prosecute Hillary Clinton and put her in jail, while the former secretary of state and first lady called him a "puppet" of Moscow.

  • n this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series Star Trek: Discovery in Los Angeles. Prosecutors in Southern California have declined to pursue sexual abuse claims against Moonves because the statute of limitations has expired. Moonves acknowledged making advances that may have made women uncomfortable but said he never misused his position to hinder anyone's career. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
    Last update: 20:53 05.12.2018
    20:53 05.12.2018

    Ex CBS Chief Had Staffer 'On Call' to Perform Oral Sex on Him – Reports

    Investigators have issued a report, due to be handed to the CBS board of directors next week, in which they outline evidence that might be sufficient to deprive the media outlet’s former head of a hefty buyout from his previous employer.

  • Iranian navy fires a Mehrab missile during the Velayat-90 naval wargames in the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran (file)
    Last update: 19:31 05.12.2018
    19:31 05.12.2018

    Tehran Will Never Make Nuclear-Capable Missiles - Iranian Foreign Ministry

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Tehran has never planned to and will not make missiles that are capable of carrying nuclear warheads, the Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman said Wednesday.

  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018
    Last update: 19:00 05.12.2018
    19:00 05.12.2018

    Crown Prince Knew About Khashoggi Murder, Will Continue to Test US-Saudi Ties - Senator

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman knew about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will continue to test the limits of the US-Saudi relationship and as long as the United States does not take any measures, US Senator Marco Rubio said in a TV interview on Wednesday.

  • Russian activist Mariia Butina was arrested Sunday, July 15 by the FBI on charges of being an unregistered agent.
    Last update: 17:41 05.12.2018
    17:41 05.12.2018

    US Prosecutors Investigate Butina's Friend as Russian Agent - Reports

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Federal prosecutors in the United States are investigating Russian national Maria Butina's friend Paul Erickson and may soon charge him with acting as a covert foreign agent, The Daily Beast reported on Wednesday.

  • Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, from left, attend a panel at the W20 Summit in Berlin Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    Last update: 17:00 05.12.2018
    17:00 05.12.2018

    Merkel on Top, Ivanka Breathes Down Queen’s Neck: Forbes Reveals Most Powerful Women

    Despite surfing through political turmoil, two European leaders – Germany’s Angela Merkel and the UK’s Theresa May - managed to secure leadership in the US magazine’s renowned list of female influencers, which includes billionaires, CEOs, and celebrities, each shaping the face of the world in her own way.

  • Mushrooms
    Last update: 16:42 05.12.2018
    16:42 05.12.2018

    'Trippy Treat': US State of Oregon Seeks to Legalise Magic Mushrooms to Cut Crime Rate

    Oregon’s attorney general has given the green light to language for a ballot measure to make psychedelic mushrooms legal – and it’s for a good cause.