The US Senate struck down a bill on Monday that would extend Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits to thousands of US Navy veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange while serving during the Vietnam War.
In a new global campaign dubbed “Operation Sharpshooter,” an unknown hacking group is infiltrating dozens of companies around the world with malicious software, cybersecurity firm McAfee reported Wednesday.
Dozens of bodies have been unearthed in seven mass graves found near Abu Kemal, Daesh’s former stronghold in eastern Syria, the country’s state news agency reported Tuesday.
A storm-like image appearing on radar has led inhabitants in the Midwestern region of the US to reexamine a mystery they thought they’d solved. Local reports indicate the radar anomaly came from a military aircraft, but it’s unclear where the aircraft could have originated.
The iconic magazine Time seems likely to have missed something, or rather someone, truly important, but a Telegram messenger user was quick to effectively make up for this.
MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski is in the hot seat after using homophobic language to describe US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during “Morning Joe,” the nationally televised show she hosts with her husband, Joe Scarborough.
The man, who was reportedly identified by police officials as 29-year-old French citizen Cherif Chekatt, killed three and wounded at least 13 others in a shooting near the famous Christmas Market in Strasbourg on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russian diplomats will attend jailed citizen Maria Butina's change of plea hearing in Washington on Thursday, Russia's Embassy to the United States said in a press release on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, the Brooklyn district attorney dropped charges against a 23-year-old mother who was arrested in a Brooklyn government office last week and a video went viral of police officers yanking her one-year-old baby from her arms.
The German chancellor announced her resignation as CDU chief and her decision not to run for another term as chancellor in November at a party meeting. In December, the CDU elected a new head, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who is considered to be Merkel's protégé and future replacement.
John Francis Kelly, a retired US Marine Corps general and former White House chief of staff for President Donald Trump, has resigned, prompting speculation about growing turbulence in the administration. Speaking to Sputnik, Professor Daniel P. Franklin shared his views on the reasons behind Kelly quitting and the White House's political future.
Late-night TV hosts have enthusiastically looked at the White House’s continuous search for a replacement for John Kelly as Trump’s chief of staff.
Netizens recently suspected Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson of aiming for the role of Tory leader when he appeared on TV in a brand new style and started working on his body.
PARIS (Sputnik) - Hundreds of security personnel were mobilized Wednesday as a search continues for a man who opened fire on a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg, the French interior minister said.
The murder in Steyr has entered the spotlight amid the public’s across-the-board concerns about the European migration crisis, with the crime rate being increasingly linked to the drastic influx of migrants all across Europe, particularly in Germany, France, Belgium, and even the comparatively well-off Austria.
Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to paying two women for their silence on alleged affairs with Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign.
MEXICO CITY, December 12 (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of preparing a plan to overthrow and kill him.
The Polish parliament, by a majority vote on Wednesday, expressed confidence in the country's government led by Mateusz Morawiecki, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States will work with UN Security Council members to reimpose ballistic missiles restrictions on Iran next year, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Wednesday.
The chancellor also expressed his confidence that Prime Minister Theresa May will survive the upcoming vote and the exercise will only serve to “flush” the rebels out.
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