Special grand jury to investigate criminal fraud of Trump organisation, former US president calls it ‘witch hunt’

New York: New York prosecutors have convened a special grand jury to consider evidence in a criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump’s business dealings, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday (May 25). The development signals that the Manhattan district attorney’s office was moving toward seeking charges as a […]

US airlines add COVID-tested flights to Italy as it eases travel restrictions

Chicago: United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines are adding flights to Italy with protocols for coronavirus testing as the country opens to leisure travelers from the United States for the first time in more than a year. On Sunday (May 16), the Italian government eased a number of COVID-19 travel restrictions and requirements […]

New York to send ventilators, oximeters and other COVID-19 medical supplies to India, says Mayor

New York: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday (local time) announced that the city will send essential medical supplies to India as it battles a deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement, de Blasio said that New York will tap into its stockpile to send COVID-19 test kits, swabs, […]

Israel, Palestinian supporters clash near Israeli embassy in New York

New York: At least a thousand pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian protesters clashed at a demonstration near the Israeli consulate in New York City over the recent escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene. The demonstration did not turn violent Tuesday (May 11) afternoon, however, it grew […]