North Dakota sues Biden admin for oil and gas lease moratorium

U.S. 07/11/21, 16:17

North Dakota sued the Biden administration on July 7 for not granting new oil and gas leases on public land. A document filed at the U.S. District Court for North Dakota's Western Division accused the moratorium of significantly hindering the local economy. The Peace Garden State is the nation's second-largest oil producing ...

Report: As China, Russia stockpile weapons, Pentagon warns of potential nuclear war

U.S. 07/09/21, 04:15

As this country's biggest rivals are accumulating nuclear weapons, the U.S. claims there is a "increased potential" threat of coming nuclear warfare. According to a newly released 2020 Pentagon study on nuclear activities, Russia and China have been upgrading and increasing their respective arsenals over the previous decade. North Korea has escalated ...

Bill to prevent foreign adversaries from buying land near US military bases

Europe 06/19/21, 05:01

Representative Mark Green (R-Tex.) presented a bill to restrict foreign rivals such as China and Russia from purchasing land near U.S. military bases in the United States. The Military Perimeter Transparency Act would require the Secretary of Defense to provide regular reports on “foreign adversaries’” land purchases and occupations of US ...

Biden spotted bringing flashcards into his summit with Putin

Europe 06/17/21, 15:25

President Joe Biden needed his flashcards when he met face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin in their highly anticipated summit on Wednesday, June 16. The meeting between the U.S. and Russian presidents, the first of its kind since 2018, took place at the Villa La Grange in Geneva, Switzerland. “Biden brought his ...

Trump wishes Biden ‘good luck’ before he meets with Putin

Europe 06/12/21, 05:27

Former President Donald Trump has offered a piece of advice to his successor Joe Biden before his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week, wishing Biden good luck in negotiating with the strongman. “Good luck to Biden in dealing with President Putin—don’t fall asleep during the meeting, and please give ...

Joe Biden lifts Nord Stream 2 sanctions after pocketing donations say records

Europe 06/01/21, 03:11

Official election finance data shows the president removed international sanctions after receiving political contributions. Joe Biden has been accused of granting a Russian gas pipeline project favors in exchange for donations to the presidential election campaign fund. The latest Federal Election Commission (FEC) records revealed former Reagan-era U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard ...

Lioness mauls whip-cracking tamer at Russian circus show

Europe 05/25/21, 08:26

Families hoping for a little excitement at the circus got more than they bargained for, after one of the world's biggest cats attacked their handler. A video that went viral on social media shows the terrifying moment a lion tamer quickly escaped a lioness attack. The footage shows lionesses Vega, 5, and ...

Biden sanctions Russia, cites harmful actions against US interests

Europe 04/17/21, 02:03

President Joe Biden signed an order on Thursday, April 16, sanctioning Russia for the Solar Winds cyberattacks on U.S. federal agencies and other misconduct, such as attempts to meddle in American elections. "Today, I’ve approved several steps, including expulsion of several Russian officials, as a consequence of their actions.  I’ve also ...

Putin blocks Black Sea entrance as Biden decides on warships withdrawal

Europe 04/16/21, 06:09

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kerch Strait bridging Crimea and Russia will not welcome international warships until next fall. His order came as President Biden is considering a plan of sending warships to the Black Sea to aid Ukraine amid growing tensions between the two neighboring nations.   On Thursday, the ...

Biden administration withholds $150M of Ukraine aid amid Russia—Ukraine tensions

Europe 04/14/21, 03:07

As part of an attempt to pressure Ukraine into making "appropriate progress on crucial security reforms this year," the Biden Administration is withdrawing $150 million in military funding that Congress had already approved. According to One America News Network, the withholding of funds came amid disruptive Russian military exercises near Ukraine's ...

Lobbyist for a controversial African dictator to be a Biden diplomat

U.S. 04/09/21, 16:22

The Biden administration is in talks with controversial lobbyist Amos Hochstein to join the diplomatic corps to lead the efforts to cut off the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Europe. The project, almost complete, would connect vital oil and gas resources via a pipeline from Russia to ...

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