Russia will reportedly consider abandoning captured Russian troops in Ukraine to avoid having to exchange captured members of Ukraine's Azov regiment. read more
A Twitter account that shared every message Donald Trump posted on Truth has been suspended, at the same time as the former president's spokeswoman Liz Harrington made a dramatic exit from the platform. Meanwhile, the @PresTrumpTS, which shared each and every one of the messages Trump has been writing on Truth, has been suspended as of Tuesday, May 17. The account"which had only been active since April"was "making sure President Trump is heard on Twitter while he and Devin Nunes focus on Truth Social." Trump's life ban from Twitter was declared in 2021 after the January 6 attack on the Capitol, the platform's management saying that some of the former president's tweets had incited the violence. The identity of the people managing the @PresTrumpTS account was never confirmed, but there's been speculation that it was run by Trump's team. read more
The Biden administration is opening CovidTests.gov for a third round of orders while reiterating its calls on Congress to act on additional Covid response funding. US households are now able to order -- an additional eight free at-home tests at COVIDTests.gov -- bringing the total number of free tests available to each household since the start of the program to 16," the White House said in a fact sheet on Tuesday. read more
Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) blamed the media this week because she said people believe that she is "angry or crazy or unintelligent."
FDA press release: Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a guidance to manufacturers of infant formula to announce the agency's intention to temporarily exercise enforcement discretion, on a case-by-case basis, for certain requirements that apply to infant formula. This action is designed to increase infant formula supplies in the United States while protecting the health of infants, for whom infant formula is often the sole source of nutrition during a critical period of growth and development. The guidance will be in effect until November 14, 2022, and we will evaluate whether any extension is necessary. read more