With the presidential election in United States drawing closer, surveys have begun to turn on incumbent US President Donald Trump, as his presumptive Democratic rival, Joe Biden takes the lead. Trump's once-favoured Fox News has released a string of opinion polls in recent weeks showing that the former VP has a significant head start.
The overall number of coronavirus-infected people in the world has topped 5.1 million, with the death toll reaching over 330,000, according to data collected by the Johns Hopkins University Resource Centre.
Earlier, it had been reported that Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov was infected with the coronavirus and had been transferred to hospital in Moscow.
A senior airman of the US Air Force was arrested on April 25 after he and two other bikers attempted to evade Oklahoma police in a dangerous, high-speed pursuit that exceeded 180 miles per hour.
As several Iranian tankers approach the Caribbean Sea, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has dispatched anti-air missiles and long-range rocket artillery to several islands off the Venezuelan coast amid fears the US may try to intercept the vessels, which are carrying much-needed fuel.
TORONTO (Sputnik) - Canada condemns the Iranian Supreme Leader’s fiery comments in which he called for violence against Israel, Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said in a statement on Friday.
The leader of the Daesh terrorist group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was claimed to have been killed in October 2019 during a US Special Forces operation in the Syrian province of Idlib, according to US President Donald Trump.
The United Nations Command announced on Friday it had discovered numerous “deficiencies” in the visual warning markers used to divert aircraft from the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea. Photos show bent, dented and overgrown orange signs that a pilot might miss.
Citing human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, the United States Department of Commerce has announced its intent to add a total of nine new Chinese entities to an economic black list. A separate department measure called for two dozen Chinese companies "with ties to Weapons of Mass Destruction" to be added to that list.
Released under his alias Agust D the new track comes four years after his first mixtape.
On Friday, the chairs of four House committees sent a joint letter to the White House accusing US President Donald Trump of "providing or selling ventilators to other countries as gifts or favors to serve your own political or personal interests" and demanding a summary report of Trump's recent talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Archaeologists working in Santa Lucia, a town located roughly 30 miles from Mexico City, Mexico, recently came upon quite the discovery after managing to dig up more than 60 remains belonging to the long-extinct Columbian mammoth.
At least two people aboard the plane survived the crash, while the authorities have recovered some 57 bodies of those who perished.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that places of worship in the United States are now deemed as places that provide "essential" services and urged the governors of the 50 US states to allow them to reopen.
While Biden's campaign adviser claimed that the remark made by the former was merely a jest, a number of social media users didn't seem inclined to agree with her.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia will not accept any ultimatums and is determined to engage in dialogue based on equal terms, the Foreign Ministry warned Friday, after the United States said it will exit the Open Skies Treaty.
This week, the president of the United States not only revealed that he has been taking an anti-malaria hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) drug as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, but he also slammed a study warning about the dangers of its use. New research has now emerged that might soon become a further target of Donald Trump's ire.
More than 1.8 million homeowners have taken a three-month mortgage holiday since the scheme was announced in March to help borrowers in financial difficulty because of the coronavirus crisis, according to Treasury figures. It was due to expire at the end of June.
With just five months to go until the presidential election, Joe Biden's campaign has taken a fresh hit after new tapes implied that he had moved Ukrainian officials like chess pieces. The question is whether the story will have the magnitude of Trump's impeachment or get overshadowed like the Tara Reade scandal.
Earlier in the day, a Pakistan International Airlines A320 Airbus, carrying more than 100 people, en route from Lahore to Karachi crashed near Karachi's Model Colony area.