Washington's so-called "rendition program," under which suspected Islamist militants from conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq were spirited to jails outside U.S. jurisdiction, remains shrouded in secrecy.But the European Court of Human Rights has confirmed the 10-room building, in a pine forest of the village of Antaviliai outside Vilnius, was used by the CIA to hold terrorist suspects from 2005-2006.The Lithuanian government's real estate fund, which handles assets no longer needed by the state, is preparing to offer the barn to the market at a yet-to-be-decided price.The fund took over the site from Lithuania's intelligence service which used it as a training facility from 2007-2018.Lithuania's defence minister Arvydas Anusauskas, who led a Lithuanian parliamentary investigation into the site in 2010, said it was somewhere "you could do whatever you wanted".A local resident who gave his name as Alfredas said, "I am a construction worker. They dug so much ground. So they must have three or four floors under the ground. The whole field was covered in earth. So, what was going on there? And they say that nothing happened."
That's bad news for Trump in light of the former attorney general's cooperation with the House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol riot.
Dior celebrates the craft of Indian art and embroidery for the fashion house's spring/summer 2022 haute couture collection, presented in Paris, with works of young Indian women being incorporated into the collection.
Several U.S. states sued Google on Monday over what they call deceptive practices in location-tracking.Texas, Indiana, Washington State and the District of Columbia all accuse the tech giant of invading users' privacy.The bipartisan suit accuses Google of falsely leading customers to believe that changing their account and device settings would allow them to protect their privacy.But instead, the suit alleges, Google continues to systematically surveil its customers and profits from their data.Google has been quick to respond.Spokesperson Jose Castaneda said the case was based on "inaccurate claims and outdated assertions".He added "we have always built privacy features into our products and provided robust controls for location data. We will vigorously defend ourselves and set the record straight."A similar case was filed against Google by the state of Arizona in 2020.It alleged the U.S. firm used “deceptive” and “unfair” practices to obtain the location data of users.That lawsuit is pending.
The first rule of Fight Club in China? Don't mention the original ending. The second rule of Fight Club in China? Change it so the police win.
Nearly two years after the pandemic first shut her classroom, Mexican schoolgirl Elena Delgado is struggling to avoid falling far behind in her studies -- like millions of other children around the world.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, one of the most recognisable figures of the global battle against Covid-19, will stand unopposed Tuesday for the nomination to continue heading the World Health Organization.
US President Joe Biden is caught on a live microphone swearing at Fox News journalist on the sidelines of a White House photo op. As journalists leave the room following the event, a reporter from Fox News, the favorite channel of conservatives, asks whether inflation is a political liability. The Democratic leader, seemingly unaware that his microphone is still on, begins by deadpanning, "It's a great asset. No more inflation," before muttering the insult.
The ex-president's son seems to think the current president's son is pulling the strings in the global arena.
At least 18 people were killed during clashes between two groups at a club in the town of Sorong in Indonesia's West Papua province, police said Tuesday, with most dying after the night spot caught fire in the violence.
With abortion rights under historic threat in the United States, directors brought three films to the Sundance festival that spotlight the grave dangers women face by undergoing or organizing illegal backstreet procedures.
COVID-19 infections nationally are down by 12% in the last seven days compared with the prior seven, the analysis found.Cases have decreased in states such as New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland, plus Washington, D.C.Wafaa El-Sadr, a professor of epidemiology and medicine at Columbia University, said she expects the drop in cases to go from east to west across the US."I think we're beginning to see already peaking in the United States overall. But does that make that mean that we've peaked everywhere? The answer is no. That will be on a rolling basis across the country," she said.The Reuters tally shows that nationally hospitalizations are now under 147,000, compared with a peak of 152,746 on January 20. But in many parts of the US infections continue to increase.
But the president called later to apologize. "It's nothing personal, pal," Biden told the reporter, Doocy said later on Sean Hannity's show.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis will be able to seat the special grand jury May 2, moving forward with her investigation into the ex-president's actions.
The former president tried to use $391 million in military aid as leverage to get Ukraine to smear Democrat Joe Biden and was later impeached for it.
Democratic senators in the Commonwealth appear confident they can defeat Andrew Wheeler's nomination as the state's secretary of natural resources.
The legendary rocker and known vaccine skeptic embraced the widely debunked theory and slammed the media in a bizarre interview.
The Australian government has struck a US$14 million deal to buy the copyright to the Aboriginal flag, ending a long-running debate about its public use.
Members of the Afghan diaspora protest Norway's invitation to the Taliban outside the foreign ministry in Oslo. The landmark talks with Western diplomats over the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan have been described as an "achievement in itself" by the Islamist regime's delegation.
Seven US sailors were injured Monday in a Navy F-35C fighter "landing mishap" on an aircraft carrier in the South China Sea, the Navy said.
The Republican governor has issued an order allowing the parents of public-school students to choose whether their children wear masks at school.