DRONE STRIKE GONE WRONG: The Pentagon has declassified video footage of a U.S. drone strike on August 29 in Kabul that killed 10 civilians in the final hours of the chaotic American withdrawal that ended a 20-year war in Afghanistan.
“I can’t understand how my Republican colleagues can sit here today and ask paid staffers and pages to bring them water ... and then say nothing to stop a law that makes it illegal to give water to Americans waiting hours in line at polling stations” — @SenDuckworth
Cybercriminals are trying to steal financial information from Americans through the QR codes that restaurants and businesses have increasingly turned to during the coronavirus pandemic, the FBI warned this week.
Robots, UV lights, and virus-killing seat covers are in the works now that hygiene is the most important factor in choosing a travel company for 60% of Americans
Ismail Hassan is one of millions of people struggling to feed his family, as Yemen's seven-year war drags on. A father of ten, Hassan houses his family in an abandoned shop and scavenges recyclable items from trash bins to survive. More here:
On pulling US troops out of Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden says, "I make no apologies for what I did. Had we stayed, we would be asked to put between 20,000-50,000 troops back in. Do I feel bad about what's happening as a consequence of Taliban's incompetence? Yes, I do."
Julian Assange speaking in 2011: "The goal is to use Afghanistan to wash money out of the tax bases of the US and Europe through Afghanistan and back into the hands of a transnational security elite. The goal is an endless war, not a successful war" #Afghanistan
Italy has banned weddings and funerals for 16 million people. Japan has closed schools for a month. France and Iraq have banned public gatherings. The U.N. has canceled all physical meetings to address climate change. Americans are uncertain what to do about Coachella.
Trump began his term promising to build a wall to protect America from the world. He ends it building a wall to protect himself from Americans.
My fellow Americans - My first and highest duty as President is to defend our great Country and the American People. I swore an oath to uphold the laws of our Nation -- and that is exactly what I will do…