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US delivering ‘peace through strength’: President Trump tells UN

New York: Speaking on Tuesday, United States President Donald Trump lauded the military power of his country, which, he said, demonstrates that the country is “fulfilling its destiny as peacemaker, but it is peace through strength”.

Twitter launches campaign motivating US users to register to vote - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Twitter will be sending push alerts and timeline notifications to users in the United States on Tuesday to encourage them to register to vote in the upcoming presidential election, USA Today daily reported.

US sentences UK national to 5 years in prison for role in hacking group: Justice Dept

Washington/Sputnik: A US federal judge has sentenced a United Kingdom national for his role in a hacking group that stole personal identifying information from companies and extorted them for ransoms.

China-backed hackers broke into 100 firms, agencies: US Justice Department

Washington: The US Department of Justice recently said a group of hackers, who are associated with China’s main intelligence service, infiltrated more than 100 companies and organizations around the world to steal intelligence.

No regime suppresses faith like the CPC does, says US

Washington/UNI: US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Monday said that China's incumbent Chinese Communist Party(CCP) has the worst track record when it comes to freedom of religion, especially disallowing their Muslim minorities from practising their faith.

Person suspected of sending letter with Ricin poison to White House detained: Reports

Washington/Sputnik: Law enforcement officers have detained a suspect who allegedly sent a package containing ricin poison to the White House, NBC Chicago reports.

Donald Trump says sale of TikTok to Oracle has his approval

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he has approved the purchase of TikTok, a video-sharing app owned by Chinese company ByteDance, to US software company Oracle.

Package containing deadly poison sent to White House: US official

Washington/UNI: US officials said on Sunday that they intercepted an envelope which was addressed to the White House and was found to be containing a substance identified as ricin, a deadly poison.

Two people killed, 14 injured in shooting in US' Rochester:  Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: A shooting incident in the city of Rochester, located in the US state of New York, left two people killed and 14 others injured in the early hours of Saturday, local media reported, citing Acting Rochester Police Chief Mark Simmons.

US to block downloading of WeChat and TikTok apps

Washington: People in the US will not be able to download TikTok and WeChat apps, officials said on Friday.

Trump will not visit UN General Assembly during upcoming session: White House

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump has abandoned his plans to deliver a speech at the United Nations General Assembly in person, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows told reporters.

Ontario's COVID-19 infections soar, Premier to impose severe fines to those ignoring health guidelines

Ottawa/IBNS: The failure of Ontario's Public health officials to trace roughly half of the city's latest rising COVID-19 infections has caused great concerns to the experts in hampering efforts to contain the spread of the virus in Canada, media reports said.

Former Los Alamos National Laboratory employee sentenced to probation for making false statements about being employed by China

Washington: Turab Lookman, 68, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, was sentenced on Sept. 11 to five years of probation and a $75,000 fine for providing a false statement to the Department of Energy.

Canada: New Brunswick's PCs re-elected in Canada's first election during Covid-19

New Brunswick/IBNS: In Canada's first provincial vote held during the coronavirus pandemic, New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative Party was re-elected with a majority government for Premier Blaine Higgs, media reports said. 

US to stop exports from Xinjiang citing China's human rights abuses

Washington/UNI: US will take steps to block some exports from China's Xinjiang region, over the country's alleged human rights abuses directed mostly against the Muslim Uighur minority of the region.