Tag: United States

Federal Court Overturns Kentucky Ban on In-Person Church Services: ‘The Constitution Will Endure’

A federal judge in Kentuck has overturned Governor Andy Beshear’s ban on mass gatherings as it relates to in-person church services. The ruling clears the way for churchgoers to attend services on Sunday. U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove issued a temporary restraining order against the governor’s rule after two other federal judges upheld […]

America and Britain play Cold War games with Russia in the Arctic

LA MER DE BARENTS is not a welcoming place for visitors. “Frequent snowstorms … wiped out the country for hours,” wrote an unlucky British submariner sent there to snoop during the Cold War. “We were confronted with the bestiality of the spray that turned into ice before they even hit our faces. It is therefore […]

Kansas City Forces Businesses, Churches to Keep Lists of Visitors for COVID-19 Tracking

As part of its partial reopening of “nonessential” institutions, Kansas City, Missouri, is now requiring businesses and churches to maintain lists of people who enter their doors, an Orwellian policy established ostensibly to enable the city health department to respond quickly to reports of COVID-19 exposure. On Thursday, Mayor Quinton Lucas (shown), a Democrat, issued […]

Chinese report warns coronavirus could lead to confrontation with US

An internal Chinese report warns that Beijing faces a rising wave of hostility in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak that could tip relations with the United States into confrontation, people familiar with the paper told Reuters. The report, presented early last month by the Ministry of State Security to top Beijing leaders including President […]

World leaders pledge to fight coronavirus, but the U.S. skips the meeting

An EU-led fundraising extravaganza for Covid-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostics fell just short of the European Commission’s €7.5 billion goal on Monday — even after organizers decided to count money already spent or allocated. But an even bigger challenge for world leaders could be keeping a pledge to fight the pandemic without fighting each other. […]

Saudi Arabia’s Oil Tanker Flotilla Is Reaching The U.S., Despite Some Objections

A flotilla of Saudi tankers loaded with crude oil has begun arriving on the U.S. Gulf Coast, worrying American shale producers who face uncertainty because of an oversupply of oil. At least 18 very large crude carriers, each carrying 2 million barrels of oil, are headed to the U.S., according to Michelle Wiese Bockmann, markets […]

US salutes Jewish People who ‘Demonstrate an unbreakable spirit’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today issued a special announcement on the occasion of Jewish American Heritage Month in the United States. “In the centuries since the founding of our nation, Jewish Americans have enriched our country’s culture and character. As Jewish American Heritage Month commences, we reaffirm our support for the Jewish community […]

WW3 warning: ‘Iran’s desire for more Uranium could spark Middle East conflict’ – expert

World War three fears remain high as Iran and US tensions continue to escalate. Dr Pupak Mohebali, an expert from Iran International, owned by Volant Media, noted Tehran’s quest for more nuclear material could create uncertainty and instability in the Middle East. During an interview with Express.co.uk, Dr Mohebali said if Iran continues to acquire […]

U.S. discloses its strategy towards Iran on the eve of the arms embargos’ deadline

A U.S. official revealed that Washington disclosed its strategy towards Iran on the eve of the deadline for the arms embargo imposed on Tehran. Washington has shared its strategy, confirmed by a U.S. official speaking on condition of anonymity, with Britain, France and Germany, who are council members and parties to the 2015 deal between […]

US official: We’re ready to recognize Israeli application of sovereignty

A State Department spokesperson indicated on Monday that the US would be ready to recognize an Israeli application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria but asked that Israel’s new unity government also negotiate with Palestinian Arabs. “As we have made consistently clear, we are prepared to recognize Israeli actions to extend Israeli sovereignty and the […]