Meta Platforms Inc said on Wednesday it will restore former US President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts in the coming weeks, following a two-year suspension after the deadly Capitol Hill riot on January 6, 2021. Trump has 34 million followers on Facebook and 23 million on Instagram.
The US State Department banned former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli from ever traveling to the United States, saying Wednesday that he had participated in “significant corruption” in awarding government contracts.
President Joe Biden will use a speech at a steamfitters union hall on Thursday to launch an attack against Republicans who control the US House of Representatives, saying that some of their proposals are dangerous for the US economy. Biden, believed to be laying the groundwork for a bid for re-election in 2024, will visit …
The FBI revealed on Thursday it had secretly hacked and disrupted a prolific ransomware gang called Hive, a maneuver that allowed the bureau to thwart the group from collecting more than $130 million in ransomware demands from more than 300 victims. “Using lawful means, we hacked the hackers,” Monaco told reporters. “We turned the tables …
A powerful storm system took aim at the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, spawning a tornado that caused damage east of Houston.
An agricultural worker killed seven people in back-to-back shootings at two mushroom farms that had employed him in Northern California and the massacre is believed to be a “workplace violence incident,” officials said Tuesday as the state mourned its third mass killing in eight days.
A gunman who killed three people, in what US police said was a random attack, telephoned his mother and then shot himself dead Tuesday in the state of Washington.
Former US vice president Mike Pence has revealed that he has uncovered documents marked as classified at his home. This comes in the wake of the revelations about classified material discovered in President Joe Biden’s private office and residence. Pence has agreed to “fully cooperate with congressional oversight and any questions we have about the …
The US announcement is expected in coordination with an announcement by Germany that it will approve Poland’s request to transfer German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, according to one official. Until now, the US has resisted providing its own M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, citing extensive and complex maintenance and logistical challenges with the high-tech …
The US will send 31 M1 Abrams battle tanks to Ukraine, senior administration officials said on Wednesday, reversing months of persistent arguments by the Biden administration that the tanks were too difficult for Ukrainian troops to operate and maintain.
Prosecutors will charge a farmworker accused of killing seven people in back-to-back shootings at two Northern California mushroom farms with seven counts of murder and one count of attempted murder, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Wednesday.
Police say two students were killed Monday and a teacher was injured in a shooting at a Des Moines school on the edge of the city’s downtown.
Seven people were killed in two related shootings Monday at a mushroom farm and a trucking firm in a coastal community south of San Francisco, and a suspect was in custody, officials said. The shooting followed the killing of 11 people late Saturday at a ballroom dance hall in Southern California.
The United States has evidence that some Chinese state-owned companies are providing assistance for Russia’s war effort in Ukraine. The administration is reviewing the evidence to determine its significance. If the administration determined that Chinese companies were supporting the invasion, it would have troubling implications on US policy toward both Russia and China.
Not familiar with BBC documentary, very familiar with shared ‘democratic values’ with India: US State Department
The US is not familiar with the BBC documentary, but it is familiar with the shared “democratic values” that connects Washington and New Delhi, a US State Department spokesperson has said. The controversial two-part BBC series, titled “India: The Modi Question” has claimed that it investigated certain aspects relating to the 2002 Gujarat riots when …
The Biden administration on Monday blew off questions about a controversial BBC documentary on then chief minister Narendra Modi’s purported culpability for the 2002 Gujarat riots while vigorously talking up shared values and close ties between the United States and India.
The man wanted for a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California during Lunar New Year is dead, apparently from suicide, police in Los Angeles said Sunday. Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna said police had tracked a wanted van and when officers approached, they heard one gunshot from within the van.