This is just the latest act of US social media seemingly stifling and censoring one set of voices while giving a platform to others. Last year, Facebook started applying a similar policy, deliberately marking some media outlets, including Sputnik, as untrustworthy without publishing clear criteria for such a designation.
Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said this week that he hopes legislators will be able to reach a deal on a stimulus package that would extend help to millions of Americans that have been affected by the coronavirus crisis.
A recent study conducted by a doctor at the Indiana University School of Medicine and a grassroots COVID-19 survivor group known as Survivor Corps, has identified dozens of potential long-term COVID-19 symptoms, including hair loss.
Arguing that Canada has been "taking advantage" of the American aluminum business, US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that his administration will reimpose a tariff on aluminum imports from the US' northern trade partner.
The 55-year-old journalist, who is known for not mincing words, is a die-hard fan of the Gunners and has repeatedly criticized the club’s famous manager Arsene Wenger and players when Arsenal’s performance was not up to par.
What initially emerged as infighting in America's largest gun-rights advocacy group that went public now risks turning into a massive case of embezzlement involving the non-profit organisation's funds.
A Chinese military expert has spoken out, aiming to refute what he says is a misinterpretation of his statements. Earlier this week, a report in Japanese media citing his work was used to give credence to rumors of a provocative Chinese military drill.
Jason Copenhaver, a 47-year-old man from Florida’s Pinellas County, recently found himself booked into the local jail after he allegedly accosted a child when the minor refused to remove his mask inside an area restaurant.
Cats often crouch for stealth purposes when they hunt, while their movements are instinctive and largely similar among all feline species – and sometimes they prove to be quite amusing when they "synchronise".
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The microblogging site Twitter has announced that it will introduce new labels to designate accounts that are run by government officials or are representing state-controlled media outlets and their senior staff, according to a post on the company’s blog on Thursday.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his residence in India's Mumbai city on 14 June. Last month, Sushant's father K.K. Singh approached the Bihar Police and registered a case against his son's ex-girlfriend for abetment to suicide and cheating.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper discussed with his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe the need for transparency regarding the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic and Beijing’s activities in the vicinity of Taiwan and the South China Sea, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Jonathan Hoffman told reporters on Thursday.
137 people died and more than 5,000 were injured when a huge explosion ripped through the Lebanese capital Beirut on 4 August. Governor Marwan Aboud said the blast affected half of the city and left as many as 300,000 people homeless.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev-linked Patanjali Ayurved, which officially launched an Ayurvedic medicine and allegedly claimed that it was a cure for COVID-19, has made a U-turn and called it an immunity booster. The firm is now selling the medicine “Coronil” in Pantanjali’s megastores.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Senate has unanimously passed a measure banning all use of Chinese-owned TikTok on government devices on the floor of its chamber and has introduced other legislation to ban all US government employees from using them, Senator Josh Hawley said on Thursday.
The top Israeli spy has cautioned the US against returning to "appeasing" Tehran and reviving President Barack Obama's legacy, such as the Iran nuclear deal that lifted sanctions from the Islamic Republic in exchange for the country limiting its peaceful nuclear programme.
Those who deny history, or who are oblivious, are apt to repeat it. That is the frightening, perhaps most disturbing aspect of the 75th anniversary this week of the American atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The rapper has long claimed that he and Carey dated each other for several months, something that she has categorically denied. This resulted in a feud between the two, and Eminem has written several songs in which he lambasts the singer.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan sparked a fresh border controversy on Tuesday after Prime Minister Imran Khan released a "new" political map of the country, including the Indian side of Jammu and Kashmir as well as Gujarat's Junagarh. New Delhi slammed it as a politically absurd step.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Three US C-17 aircraft are en route to Lebanon to deliver aid supplies to support relief efforts after the deadly blast in Beirut, Central Command spokesperson Capt. Bill Urban said on Thursday.
Venus’s toxic atmosphere, mostly made up of carbon dioxide coupled with droplets of sulphuric acid, appears to be hiding an incredible structure that comes and goes back into the planet’s atmospheric depths every five days.