The assessment was included in at least one of President Donald Trump’s written daily intelligence briefings at the time, according to the officials.
Joseph James DeAngelo Jr, a former policeman and navy veteran, admits to being the notorious killer and rapist who stalked the state during the 1970s and 1980s.
Relations have been tense since 2017 when Venezuela became the first Latin American country to receive sanctions from the EU, including an arms embargo.
The BET Awards, which celebrated 20 years of highlighting excellence in Black-led entertainment, kept much of the focus on topics such as systemic racism and equal rights.
American intelligence officials concluded months ago that Russian officials offered Taliban-linked militants rewards for successful attacks on American service members last year.
The measure passes with a 91-23 majority vote in the House of Representatives, triggering cheers in the Senate gallery. A few hours later, the Senate voted 37-14 for the bill.
Organisers of a Facebook Inc advertising boycott campaign that has drawn support from a rapidly expanding list of major companies are now preparing to take the battle global to increase pressure on the social media company to remove hate speech.
The footage, apparently shot in a Florida retirement community, shows a man driving a golf-cart bearing "Trump 2020" and "America First" signs, being heckled by a roadside protester chanting "racist."
The Rolling Stones’ 1969 classic “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” is a popular song played at US President Trump's events and was last played at the close of his recent rally in Tulsa.
The US leads the world in Covid-19 cases by far, accounting for well over a third of the global total of over 10 million since the virus emerged late last year in China.
Washington has pushed allies to bar Huawei from building next-generation 5G mobile networks, claiming its equipment can be used to spy for Beijing.
Video posted on social media appeared to show a man opening fire into the park as people scrambled for cover. The footage later showed at least one person bleeding profusely on the ground.
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