MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Treaty on Open Skies will see its signatories convene for a meeting on Monday to discuss the decision of the Trump administration to withdraw the US from an agreement that allowed parties to conduct regular unarmed surveillance flights over each other's territory as a means of collecting data on military activities.
The construction of an Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), to deliver fracked natural gas 600 miles from West Virginia, through Virginia to a North Carolina port, has faced heavy opposition by environmental activist groups since it's 2014 announcement. Activists also opposed a pipeline tunneling below the famed Appalachian Trail.
Frederick Douglass was a black man in 19th-century America, a social reformer, outstanding orator and a national leader of the abolitionist movement that sought to end enslavement in the United States, after escaping from slavery himself.
Nick Cordero, a Canadian actor nominated for a Tony Award, was infected by the COVID-19 coronavirus in late March, and was subsequently placed on a ventilator before slipping into in a coma.
Vanessa Guillen, a 20-year-old US Army soldier, has been missing since late April. Earlier in June, human remains were discovered near Fort Hood, not long before a key suspect was confirmed to have committed suicide.
The species is said to cause a rare brain illness known as primary amebic meningoencephalitis, that destroys brain tissue, causing brain swelling and death. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has registered 34 PAM infections in the country between 2009-2018. Florida has seen 37 cases since 1962.
By tweeting his presidential bid, Kanye West triggered a massive online flashmob of people jokingly joining the race for the Oval Office, with many of the famous happily engaging as well.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Over a dozen people were arrested in Portland, Oregon, after Independence Day demonstrations that turned violent, the city police said in a statement.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump will hold an outdoor campaign rally in New Hampshire on July 11, his team announced amid a continuing spread of the coronavirus in the US.
Nancy Sinatra, one of three children of iconic American singer Frank Sinatra, is known to publicly criticize US President Donald Trump. Particularly, she made headlines in the media when she shaded Trump in 2017 with the lyrics of Sinatra's "My Way", pointing to the song's first line.
CAIRO (Sputnik) - A rocket landed near the Baghdad International Airport in the early hours of Monday, which comes after the US embassy in Baghdad came under a rocket attack, Iraq’s Al Sumaria TV reports.
After an explosion at the Natanz Fuel Enrichment Plant, unconfirmed reports have begun to circulate claiming that Iranian officials regard the incident as "sabotage" and have warned that there will be retaliation against any country that conducts such attacks.
Police said that the shooting, in which a 20-year-old man was killed and a woman was left with several gunshot wounds, took place in front of 41 New Lots Avenue in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood at around 6:45 p.m. on Thursday.
Gender remains a requirement on passports due to existing EU regulations. At the same time, the Netherlands is not the first European state to manipulate gender options in domestic documents.
The global health body has repeatedly faced criticism over its slow rate of changing its stance in response to the rapidly developing coronavirus outbreak. Namely, the organisation has failed to endorse wearing face masks in public places, despite many governments introducing such requirement domestically.
The disease, which is spread mostly by rodents and infected fleas, is highly infectious and often fatal. A 14th century plague pandemic swept through Asia, Europe and Africa, killing an estimated 50 million people.
BELGRADE (Sputnik) - The ruling Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) party of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic is leading the parliamentary elections with an outlook of securing 61 seats in the legislature, according to an exit poll by the Ipsos research lab.
The New York Times report claiming that President Trump saw a piece of intel saying Russia paid Taliban to attack American soldiers, was repeatedly denied by Washington, Moscow, and US intelligence community members. However, the story is still being treated as factual information by the US media and Trump's opponents alike.
On 2 July, the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) said there was an incident during construction work at the Natanz uranium enrichment plant in the central province of Isfahan, which damaged one of the awnings under construction.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles company will recall nearly 668,954 cars from the Chinese market due to concerns over engine oil leaks, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday, citing the State Administration for Market Regulation.