Washington/UNI/Sputnik: A Pentagon official confirmed to Sputnik on Saturday that US forces came under attack in Syria’s Conoco, with no casualties reported.
Dhaka: The United States on June 1 remembered the death of 20 people in a terrorist attack in Bangladesh in 2016 which had left the nation shocked.
Geneva: US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are going to meet at Geneva, Switzerland for their first ever meeting Wednesday, media reports said.
Washington/IBNs: US President Joe Biden has scrapped the Trump-era executive order to ban popular apps Tikok and WeChat and ordered a Commerce Department review to examine security risks posed by such foreign controlled applications to the people of the United States and their data, according to media reports.
Mount View/IBNS: Search engine giant Google has joined 30 other tech companies to protect the work visas for spouses of highly skilled tech immigrants.
New York/Sputnik: A woman and a child have been shot in Times Square, a New York City Police Department (NYPD) spokesperson told Sputnik, adding that the search for the suspect continues.
Washington/Sputnik: At least three people were injured in a shooting at a mall in Aventura, Florida, local media report.
Washington/IBNS: Michael Collins, who was part of Apollo 11, the first moon mission, along with Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, died of cancer on Wednesday. He was 90.
Washington/Sputnik: A shooting at a 24-hour convenience store in the US state of Missouri left one person dead and injured three others, media reports said.
Washington/Sputnik: Ukraine has aspired to join NATO for many years but it is up to the alliance to decide whether it will accept the country, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said in a press briefing on Wednesday.
Washington/Sputnik: The United States condemns China’s response sanctions introduced against persons and legal entities in the United States and Canada over these countries' unilateral restrictions linked to the Chinese region of Xinjiang, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
Washington/IBNS: The US Congress has grilled the CEOs of tech giants Facebook, WhatsApp and Google over their brands' role in fueling the violence at the US Capitol in January this year and also for spreading misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines.
Ottawa/IBNS: It is almost one year since the Canada-US border has been shut down and the closure is still expected to be extended on March 21 for another month.
Washington/UNI: The United Nations and the US State Department have both condemned Myanmar's military rulers for their reported use of force against protesters.
Washington/UNI: The United States on Friday officially rejoined the Paris agreement on climate change, the US Embassy in India said.