Russian and US air strikes attack targets in Syria

Opposition officials say Russia and Syria are capitalising on the world’s focus on Gaza to escalate attacks in Idlib.Russian air strikes have targeted Syrian rebels and the United States has bombed Iran-backed groups in Syria, with the Russian military criticising Washington for failing to coordinate its operations.Russian air strikes in Syria’s Idlib province have reportedly … Read more

Trump admits ‘various people’ saw ‘papers and boxes’ brought from White House

A Florida federal judge appointed by former President Donald Trump rejected his request — for now, at least — to delay the scheduled May 20 start of his criminal trial for keeping classified government documents after he exited the White House.Trump has pleaded not guilty in the case, arguing that he had the right to take whatever he wanted from the White House. On … Read more

Trump suggests he or another Republican president could use Justice Department to indict opponents

Former President Donald Trump mused in an interview Thursday that he or another Republican president could use the Department of Justice to go after and indict political opponents, as he claims his political opponents have done against him. Trump, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, told Univision News that the so-called “weaponization” of federal … Read more

US faces almost daily hazardous chemical accidents, research suggests

Hazardous chemical accidents are occurring almost daily, on average, in the United States, exposing people to dangerous toxins through fires, explosions, leaks, spills and other releases, according to a new analysis by non-profit researchers.The report, prepared by Coming Clean, in conjunction with a network of environmental and economic justice organizations in the Coalition to Prevent … Read more

Biden confirmed that 14 Americans have been killed in the attacks and that a number of others are being held hostage in Gaza

President Biden avoided any calls for de-escalation while addressing the nation Tuesday with regard to the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas.Speaking from the White House, flanked by Vice President Harris and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the president vowed that the U.S. “has Israel’s back” as it prepares for a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip just … Read more

Joe Biden administration deportation flights for Venezuelan migrants as arrivals grow

The Biden administration will resume deporting Venezuelan migrants, the largest single group encountered at the U.S.-Mexico border last month, back to their economically troubled country as their arrivals continue to grow.U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, speaking in Mexico City Thursday, cited the new measure as one of the “strict consequences” the Biden administration is pairing … Read more