Nuclear deal: Iran asks US to activate $10 billion

Washington 10/03/21, 02:17

As the Biden administration is looking to resume a nuclear deal with Iran, its government on Saturday set out the first condition—unfreeze $10 billion of Tehran's frozen funds. The condition was issued indirectly via intermediaries at the United Nations, reports Reuters. "The Americans tried to contact us through different channels (at the ...

Liberals: Settle party divisions or no infrastructure bill vote

Washington 09/30/21, 02:36

Liberal Democrats on Tuesday, Sept. 28, said they would strike down the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill unless conservative-leaning Democrats change their stance over a broader social policy and climate package. Using the infrastructure bill as a leveler, the liberals demand that Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) show ...

Pentagon blames State Department for delaying exit from Afghanistan

Washington 09/29/21, 17:20

During the second day of U.S. congressional hearings with Pentagon leaders, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the delay in evacuating U.S. and Afghan civilians from Afghanistan was the State Department's decision and responsibility, not the military's, Fox News reported. President Biden's three top military advisors, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Joint Chiefs of Staff ...

Washington: 9/11 student tribute canceled for being ‘racist’

Washington 09/13/21, 18:46

A Washington state high school canceled a student-run football game tribute to 9/11 victims because it was allegedly prejudiced against people belonging to another race. Eastlake High School officials made a last-minute decision to call off the spectacle because the proposed red, white, and blue attire might be considered "racially sensitive ...

Pentagon requests public opinion on Military bases that honor Confederate soldiers

Washington 09/09/21, 19:06

The Pentagon is requesting public help in renaming military bases that commemorate Civil War Confederate soldiers. The department opened the name panel on Monday, Sept. 6, inviting “interested citizens” to submit comments and suggestions for replacements.  The Naming Commission was established when the National Defense Authorization Act for 2021 was passed in ...

Adam Schiff says he could subpoena Trump over Jan. 6 incidents

Washington 08/25/21, 20:05

California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff said in an interview Wednesday, Aug. 25, that the House committee he leads to investigate the Jan. 6 incidents on Capitol Hill could even subpoena the former president and other Republican lawmakers. Responding to the MSNBC news anchor, who asked him if the investigation could come ...

Judge lets homeless man live in truck without being towed

Washington 08/16/21, 17:59

A Washington state court will let a homeless man sleep inside his vehicle in peace on Aug. 12. King County Superior Court recently ruled Steven Long is exempt from Seattle's 72-hour parking rule because he lives on the streets. Long will be able to spend the night in his 2000 GMC ...