Protesters stand outside the United States Courthouse in New York City. Agence France-Presse
The Pentagon said there were 6,053 reports of sexual assaults last year, according to an anonymous, bi-annual survey. It is a record number and the highest since the US military began collecting this kind of survey data in 2004.
President Donald Trump’s top adviser for Russian and European affairs is leaving his job at the White House, a day before he’s scheduled to testify before the House impeachment investigators,
Philip Reeker, the acting assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, spent about eight hours with the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs, Intelligence and Oversight committees behind closed doors at the US Capitol.
Almost simultaneously, House impeachment managers responded to an earlier Trump filing, saying the president had engaged in "corrupt conduct... to cheat in the next election" and that the Senate should remove him from office "following a fair trial."
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Saturday reported 1,078 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 857 recoveries. Two deaths were also reported.
The brief period of isolation, Will Bradley says, he can live with. But the thought he cannot see his family back home in Worcester, possibly until Christmas, is harder.
The Dubai Police have helped a tourist return safely to her home country after she had been stranded in the UAE due to the global outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).