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Nancy Pelosi Complains About Ron Klain and Xavier Becerra, Forthcoming Book Reveals
April 9, 2022, 10:28 AM
The book "This Will Not Pass" by New York Times political correspondents Jonathan Martin and Alex Burns, set to be published in May, revealed US Speaker for the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi's attitude towards White House chief of staff Ron Klain and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra.
Biden ‘Underwater’, Has Lost ‘Ice Cream Joe' Likeability, Claims Ex-Hillary Clinton Pollster
April 9, 2022, 10:16 AM
Joe Biden's approval rating has been below 50 percent since last August, sinking to the lowest levels of his presidency in March, against the backdrop of high inflation, soaring consumer prices for gasoline, food and housing costs, as well as geopolitical concerns over Russia's ongoing special operation to "demilitarise and de-Nazify" Ukraine.
Ex-President Bill Clinton Says He Supported ‘Correct’ Albeit ‘Consequential’ Decision to Expand NATO
April 9, 2022, 9:58 AM
In mid-December 2021, Russia handed over draft security agreements which requested legal guarantees of NATO's non-expansion eastward and non-admission of Ukraine to the transatlantic alliance, among other matters. However, the US, the EU and NATO rejected core security provisions of the Russian drafts.
SpaceX & Axiom’s First Private Mission to Arrive at ISS
April 9, 2022, 9:49 AM
The first all-commercial crewed Axiom-1 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) took off on schedule on Friday morning from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
UK Queen Elizabeth II to Mark First Anniversary of Prince Philip’s Death Privately, Report Says
April 9, 2022, 9:08 AM
Earlier, media reported, citing Buckingham Palace, that Queen Elizabeth II will not be present at the Maundy Day church service on 14 April, but will instead be represented for the first time by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.
Biden's 'Asia Czar' to Visit Solomon Islands Amid US Concerns Over Security Pact With China: Report
April 9, 2022, 9:01 AM
US diplomat Kurt Campbell has argued Washington is entering a “period of intense competition” with China, while the period “described as engagement has come to an end”. He is believed to be the brain behind the trilateral AUKUS security pact. Under AUKUS, the US and UK will help Canberra develop advanced nuclear submarines and hypersonic missiles.
Russian MoD Shows Su-30CM & Su-35 Sorties Destroying Ukrainian Radar, Buk-M1 - Video
April 9, 2022, 8:08 AM
Russia has been destroying Ukrainian military equipment as part of its special military operation, which was launched in February to demilitarise and de-Nazify the neighbouring country.
Kiev Preparing Provocation to Accuse Russia of Mass Killing of Civilians in Ukraine's Irpen - MoD
April 9, 2022, 7:58 AM
On 24 February, Russia began a special operation to demilitarize and "denazify" Ukraine, responding to calls for help from the Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics in countering the aggression of Ukrainian forces.
US 'Bluntly' Rejects Pakistan PM's Allegations of 'Foreign Interference' Ahead of No-Confidence Vote
April 9, 2022, 7:02 AM
Pakistan’s National Assembly is set to vote on a no-confidence motion against PM Imran Khan on Saturday, who earlier suffered a major political setback as his government’s strength recently fell to 164 in the 342-member house. The opposition parties, on the other hand, enjoy a combined strength of 177 lawmakers.
Rishi Sunak Was Reportedly ‘Listed' in Tax Haven as 'Trust Beneficiary’ Relating to Wife’s Finances https://sputniknews.com/20220409/rishi-sunak-was-reportedly-listed-in-tax-haven-as-trust-beneficiary-relating-to-wifes-finances--1094608855.html
April 9, 2022, 7:02 AM
UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak saw popularity ratings drop after his Spring Statement in March, when critics questioned whether he was doing enough to address the cost of living crisis. He has also been under pressure over his family’s tax affairs since it was reported that his multi-millionaire wife benefited from tax-reducing non-domiciled status.
Le Pen More Likely to Enter 2nd Round of Presidential Race Than Melenchon, Ex-Candidate Says
April 9, 2022, 6:27 AM
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - Right-wing National Rally party leader Marine Le Pen has better chance to face off Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the country's presidential election than the best positioned left-wing candidate, leader of the France Unbowed party Jean-Luc Melenchon, Francois Asselineau, a former French presidential candidate, said.
Kevin Spacey Urges Judge to Drop Anthony Rapp's Sex Abuse Lawsuit
April 9, 2022, 5:57 AM
The scandal around Kevin Spacey erupted in the autumn of 2017, when actor Anthony Rapp claimed that the former House of Cards star molested him when he was 14 years old. After that, several more people alleged they had been harassed by Spacey.
Russian Military Operation in Ukraine Was Necessity, Says Ex-Indian Diplomat
April 9, 2022, 5:37 AM
Russia launched a special military operation in Ukraine on 24 February. Since then, there have been several rounds of talks between Russia and Ukraine, but there have been no concrete results. The Russian foreign minister said that Kiev's new draft peace agreement was very different from the proposals laid out at the latest talks in Istanbul.
Cracks Over How to Tackle Terror and High Costs of Living: Is Israel Heading to 5th Round of Polls?
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