Endangered whale gives birth while entangled in fishing rope
Scientists off the coast of Georgia have spotted an endangered right whale that gave birth while entangled in fishing rope.
British woman second to take the witness stand against Maxwell in federal court in Manhattan.
But unlike the first, she was at the age of consent in Great Britain and the United States during her sexual contact with Epstein, so the judge barred her from detailing specific sex acts.
British woman testifies about Ghislaine Maxwell pressuring her into giving Jeffrey Epstein sexual massages when she was still a teenager, assuring her she would have “fun” with him.
The United States will boost its military presence in Eastern Europe should Moscow invade Ukraine, the White House warned.
News anchor Chris Cuomo says he will no longer host his SiriusXM radio show
News anchor Chris Cuomo, who was fired from CNN on Saturday after a probe into his attempts to help his brother fight sexual harassment allegations as New York governor, said on Monday he will no longer host his daily show.
Ex-US Marine’s parents urge Biden to push for jailed son’s freedom at Putin talks
The parents of Trevor Reed, a former US Marine held in a Russian jail, urged President Joe Biden on Monday to raise their son’s case with Russian President Vladimir Putin at virtual talks to push.
Hedge fund founder Steinhardt will return looted antiquities
The Manhattan district attorney says billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities
Ukraine’s president agrees ‘joint and concerted action’ with Blinken ahead of Putin-Biden call: Tweet
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy spoke to US secretary of state Antony Blinken and agreed to continue “joint and concerted action” ahead of US President Joe Biden’s call with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
IOC “respects” US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics, says the sports body.
US regulators are scrutinizing a deal between Donald Trump’s fledgling social media company and an investment vehicle to bring the former president’s venture to the stock market, documents showed.
Biden will consult European allies before Putin call, brief Zelensky after, senior official says
US secy of state Blinken spoke with Ukraine’s President Zelenskiy on Monday.
United States secretary of state Antony Blinken spoke to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Monday ahead of President Joe Biden’s call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Health care should be right, not privilege in this country.
Justice department sues Texas over new redistricting maps
W House says Myanmar’s unjust conviction of Aung San Suu Kyi is further affront to democracy.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., called such a diplomatic boycott “a necessary step to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to human rights in the face of the Chinese government’s unconscionable abuses”.
The US diplomatic or official representation would treat these games as business as usual in the face of the PRC's egregious human rights abuses and atrocities in Xinjiang, and we simply can't do that.
W House says Biden to speak to allies about Russia sanctions this afternoon
W House says possible pulling back of southern Africa travel bans is being discussed on daily basis.
US athletes will attend the games and have the government’s full support, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters.