• US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a joint press conference with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland (off frame) at the National Arts Center, on August 22, 2019, in Ottawa
    Last update: 22:12 08.10.2019
    22:12 08.10.2019

    US Imposes Visa Bans Against Chinese Officials Over Alleged Human Rights Violations in Uighur Region

    The US Commerce Department earlier blacklisted 28 Chinese entities, including many police departments affiliated with the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region People’s Government Security Bureau, over allegations of a widespread ethnic crackdown on Muslims in the far northwestern Chinese province.

  • US President Donald Trump arrives for a photo opportunity with sheriffs from across the country on the South Lawn of the White House
    Last update: 22:00 08.10.2019
    22:00 08.10.2019

    Trump Impeachment Polls Show Contradictory Results Along Party Lines

    Recent polls measuring the weight of American public opinion about the Democrats’ impeachment probe into US President Donald Trump don’t give a clear-cut answer: while one shows a majority in the US supporting impeachment, another found voters in closely contested congressional districts are against it.

  • Stripper
    Last update: 22:00 08.10.2019
    22:00 08.10.2019

    US Professor Spent Nearly $200,000 in Research Grants on Strip Clubs, Sports Bars

    Drexel University will have to reimburse the federal government $189,062 after an investigation determined a former department head spent funds from various research grants at gentlemen's clubs and sports bars in Pennsylvania.

  • Massive, violent brawl breaks out at US high school softball game, which ultimately causes both teams to forfeit the Georgia High School Association state playoffs.
    Last update: 22:00 08.10.2019
    22:00 08.10.2019

    Video: Violent Brawl Gets US High School Softball Teams Banned From Playoffs

    The softball teams of Georgia’s South Atlanta and Booker T. Washington high schools were informed Monday that they would be barred from participating in the Georgia High School Association state playoffs as a result of a brawl that took place earlier this month between the two teams.

  • FILE PHOTO: SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk gestures during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 13, 2019
    Last update: 21:30 08.10.2019
    21:30 08.10.2019

    Elon Musk Weathers Fresh Legal Broadside in ‘Pedo Guy Defamation Case’, Court Docs Reveal - Report

    The new court filing makes surprising reveals about Musk’s alleged behavior both during the “pedo guy” scandal and during the rescue operation in Thailand which triggered his spat with Unsworth.

  • Trump personal attorney Rudolph W. Giuliani
    Last update: 20:56 08.10.2019
    20:56 08.10.2019

    Trump’s Lawyer Giuliani Says Won’t Testify or Provide Data in House Impeachment Inquiry - Report

    Former New York City mayor and personal attorney to US President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, reportedly said last weekend that he was preparing lawsuits against key Democrats in an attempt to fend off impeachment proceedings against the president.

  • House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff, D-CA, speaks to reporters after stepping out of a meeting with former special representative to Ukraine Kurt Volker at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on October 3, 2019.
    Last update: 19:53 08.10.2019
    19:53 08.10.2019

    Kurt Volker Steps Down As Head of McCain Institute Amid Trump-Ukraine Controversy

    As impeachment proceedings against the Trump administration heat up, Special Representative to Ukraine Kurt Volker resigned from his post last week and was later called to testify before the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs.

  • National Guard soldier observes migrants after crossing illegally into El Paso, Texas, U.S. to turn themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents to ask for asylum, as seen from Ciudad Juarez
    Last update: 19:40 08.10.2019
    19:40 08.10.2019

    US Apprehensions on Southern Border Drop for Fourth Consecutive Month - Commissioner

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Caravans of migrants from Central American countries seeking asylum began to move toward the United States through Mexico last fall. US President Donald Trump called the surge of arrivals a crisis and declared a national emergency in February to secure funds to build a wall on the border with Mexico.

  •  This Tuesday, March 7, 2017 frame grab from video provided by Arab 24 network, shows U.S. forces patrol on the outskirts of the Syrian town, Manbij, a flashpoint between Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters and U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, in al-Asaliyah village, Aleppo province, Syria
    Last update: 18:19 08.10.2019
    18:19 08.10.2019

    Pentagon Was Not ‘Blindsided’ Over Trump’s Move to Withdraw US Troops From Syria – Report

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    Commenting on Washington’s recent move to pull US troops out of northern Syria on Monday, President Trump tweeted that the time has come to get US out of “ridiculous endless wars.”

  • NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg delivers a press conference after a NATO defence ministers' meeting at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on October 27, 2016
    Last update: 17:53 08.10.2019
    17:53 08.10.2019

    Stol...What? Trump Fails to Recall NATO Chief's Name

    The US president is notorious for mispronouncing personal names and even inventing new countries. This time the Secretary-General of NATO has become the victim of Trump's articulatory struggles.

  • International Space Station
    Last update: 17:40 08.10.2019
    17:40 08.10.2019

    Astronauts Grow ‘Space Meat’ But Admit Taste ‘Needs to Be Improved'

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    As global consumption of meat is projected to rise by 88 percent between 2010 and 2050 by the World Resources Institute, science is seeking less resource-intensive ways of producing it, with in vitro cultivation of animal cells offering a possible solution.

  • In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers Hunter College's commencement address in New York.
    Last update: 17:10 08.10.2019
    17:10 08.10.2019

    Trump Calls on Hillary Clinton to Enter Presidential Race

    Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was President Trump's principal rival in the 2016 presidential election. She lost to Trump despite winning the majority of the popular vote.

  • A U.S. Capitol Police officer stands at the entrance to a secure area during closed-door interviews with Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, as House Democrats proceed with the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.
    Last update: 16:39 08.10.2019
    16:39 08.10.2019

    US Democratic Committee Chairmen to Subpoena US Envoy to EU in Impeachment Probe

    Earlier today, the State Department barred the US diplomat from testifying to Congress as part of the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump.

  • Saturn
    Last update: 15:24 08.10.2019
    15:24 08.10.2019

    Saturn Dethrones Jupiter as King of the Moons as Astronomers Discover Bevy of New Rocks in its Orbit

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    In July 2018, scientists announced the discovery of 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter, bringing the planet’s total number of known moons to an amazing 79—the most of any planet in our Solar System.

  • US Army commanders issued a special memo for soldiers and service members, warning of the potential of mass shootings launched by 'incels' during screenings of the upcoming thriller Joker
    Last update: 14:39 08.10.2019
    14:39 08.10.2019

    Serial Paedophile Rock Star Gary Glitter Could Make Mint From Joker Movie

    On top of whatever royalties he reaps from ongoing sales of his own music, Glitter has accrued royalties in the region of £1 million from the licensing, broadcast and sales of the 1995 Oasis song ‘Hello’, as it referenced his tune ‘Hello! Hello! I’m Back Again!’ without permission. He received a further £200,000 for copyright infringement.

  • In this March 6, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., sits with fellow Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee during a bill markup, on Capitol Hill in Washington
    Last update: 14:38 08.10.2019
    14:38 08.10.2019

    Ilhan Omar Says 'Speculation and Innuendo' From Political Foes Killed Her Marriage - Report

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    Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar reportedly filed for divorce from her husband Ahmed Hirsi on 7 October, with the 38-year-old Somalia-born politician describing the marriage as “irretrievable.”

  • Iran Semnan oil tankerker
    Last update: 13:14 08.10.2019
    13:14 08.10.2019

    Iran Vows to Defend its 'Legitimate Right' to Export Oil Amid US Sanctions Pressure

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    Iran’s oil exports were crippled in the wake of the US re-imposition of sanctions on the country last November, after Washington unilaterally pulled out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Samuel Little, who has confessed to 93 murders between 1970 and 2005, is believed to be America's worst serial killer
    Last update: 12:46 08.10.2019
    12:46 08.10.2019

    Meet America's Worst Serial Killer: Samuel Little Confesses to Strangling 90 Women Over Four Decades

    The United States has been home to many of the world’s worst serial killer - the Boston Strangler, the Night Stalker, the BTK Killer, the Southside Slayer, the Grim Sleeper and of course the still unidentified Zodiac Killer. But Samuel Little might top them all.

  • This combination of pictures created on 26 September 2019 shows US President Donald Trump speaking with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on during a meeting in New York on 25 September 2019, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly
    Last update: 11:27 08.10.2019
    11:27 08.10.2019

    Trump-Zelensky Call Was ‘Crazy’, ‘Frightening’, Whistleblower Claims Amid Impeachment Probe - Report

    Late last week, it was reported that a second US intelligence official is considering submitting his own whistleblower complaint over US President Donald Trump’s phone call with Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky in July. Earlier, the first whistleblower’s complaint over the call triggered an impeachment process against Trump.

  • Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky smiles as he speaks to members of the media, next to South Dakota Republican Senator John Thune, right, on 24 September 2019 after a GOP policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    Last update: 10:47 08.10.2019
    10:47 08.10.2019

    Top Republicans Rebel Over Trump's Move to Withdraw From Syria Amid Turkey's Offensive

    Donald Trump’s dramatic turnaround on Syria, which has already been condemned by Democratic lawmakers, is being strongly criticised by loyal Republicans as well, in a rare show of bipartisanship at a time when US politics are witnessing a sharp partisan divide.