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by | August 18, 2018 | 00:57

According to the Pentagon , China is building a " stealthy, long-range strategic bomber with a nuclear delivery capability that could be operational within the next 10 years ". In May, China landed a long-range nuclear-capable bomber on an island in the disputed South China Sea, a move that raised tensions in the region due to a prior commitment by China not to militarize the area.

by | August 17, 2018 | 00:59

In response to The Boston Globe's request, more than 300 news outlets across the USA, along with a few global publications, printed editorials promoting the free press with many using the hashtag #EnemyofNone. He assured the public he supported freedom of the press but criticized them for pushing "fake news". "The media here is the opposition party. And calling journalists the "enemy of the people" is risky, period".

by | August 14, 2018 | 01:40

More than 450 people were injured. Romania's President Klaus Iohannis condemned the "brutal intervention of the Gendarmerie" in a statement issued late Friday night, saying their actions were "strongly disproportionate with the demonstrations of the majority of people in Victoria Square".

by | August 13, 2018 | 01:33

The Turkish lira tumbled 16 per cent against the dollar on Friday. Relations between the two nations are in turmoil, over issues ranging from differing policies on Syria to USA evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson , who is now being held in Turkey on terrorism charges.

by | August 12, 2018 | 00:34

Citing Russia and China , he said that for years United States adversaries have "pursued weapons to jam, blind and disable our navigation and communication satellites via electronic attacks from the ground". These units provide space capabilities including "services, facilities and range safety control for the conduct of DOD [Department of Defense], NASA and commercial launches" of satellties, according to AFSPC's website .

by | August 11, 2018 | 02:00

The concessions the USA would offer in exchange - beyond sanctions relief or removing North Korea from the list of state sponsors of terrorism - remain unknown. The delegation, including 84 young footballers, will travel by bus to Pyongyang for their 10-day visit, marking the first overland trip by South Korean civilians to the North's capital in almost seven years.

by | August 10, 2018 | 22:52

That raised the toll of children killed in the raid from 29. The United States and other Western powers provide arms and intelligence to the alliance, and human rights groups have criticized them over coalition air strikes that have killed hundreds of civilians at hospitals, schools and markets.

by | August 09, 2018 | 17:29

Mr Gates, who faced a bruising cross-examination, returned to the witness stand yesterday for additional questioning from a Manafort lawyer who accused the government's star witness of being immersed in "so many lies " he can't even remember them all.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:39

The fire has now spread to more than 163,000 acres and is only 45 percent contained, according to the department. Tuesday morning, the Golden State's fire protection agency, Cal Fire, reported that the Mendocino Complex fire had now burned over 290,000 acres - over nine times the size of San Francisco - surpassing the previous record of 281,893 set in December by the destructive Thomas Fire .

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:40

The dispute appears to have been sparked by tweets from Canadian diplomats, including one from Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, who said she was "very alarmed" by news of the arrest of Samar Badawi, the sister of prominent activist and writer Raif Badawi.

by | August 07, 2018 | 00:49

When the ban went into effect, dozens of women came out in the Danish capital, Copenhagen, to protest it. The episode took place in the center of Hørsholm center where the woman with niqab came up to top with another woman by an escalator in the center.

by | August 07, 2018 | 00:46

Neither the woman nor child have been identified publicly. Officials said 911 calls started coming in around 4 p.m. from witnesses saying they'd seen a woman wade into the river just north of the Columbus Drive bridge with a child. A GoFundMe page that was created by Denson in October 2017 stated Je'Hyrah was diagnosed with autism, the report said. ". they felt paralyzed by the whole thing".

by | August 05, 2018 | 04:05

Picture: SuppliedAll passengers were believed to have been working for a subsidiary of the state oil company Rosneft. "As a result it fell, was destroyed and burned". The Russian government has set up a commission and begun investigations into the air crash. The country's Investigative Committee said it opened a criminal investigation into the crash.

by | August 05, 2018 | 02:44

The Mendocino Complex Fire grew to 157,450 acres (63,700 hectares) late Friday, about half the size of Los Angeles, forcing almost 16,000 homeowners to flee a blaze that has destroyed 88 structures about 93 miles (150 km) north of San Francisco , according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire).

by | August 04, 2018 | 02:31

Some lawmakers, particularly Democrats, questioned Trump's commitment to stop election meddling and said the administration has not done enough to help officials. Manafort is facing charges of bank fraud and tax evasion, though his alleged crimes occurred before he was involved with the Trump campaign. Several pundits and legal experts have reported that anyone found collaborating with Russian Federation during the 2016 election could be charged with other crimes, including conspiracy.

by | August 03, 2018 | 10:47

However, according to the Associated Press , around 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, a Federal judged issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of the blueprints online. The worry is, that they're unregistered and therefore undetectable. It was downloaded about 100,000 times until the State Department ordered him to cease, contending it violated federal export laws since some of the blueprints were downloaded by people outside the United States.

by | August 03, 2018 | 10:45

The North Koreans provided enough specifics about where each suspected body was found that USA officials have matched them to specific battles fought from 1950 to 1951, although not necessarily individuals, he said. Most of the remains returned to the USA were from the village of Sinheung Ri, near the Chosin Reservoir. "Looking back on it, I would say it was challenging but very successful", said Byrd, who took part in the joint field operations that stretched from the mid-1990s to the ...

by | August 02, 2018 | 01:17

The gun plans were pulled from the internet in 2013 by order of the U.S. State Department under worldwide gun trafficking laws. "When it comes to something as basic as public safety, our State Department's saying , hey, this is a giveaway for terrorists", said Bob Ferguson , Washington Attorney General.

by | August 01, 2018 | 00:33

Manafort was in charge of Trump's campaign when the NY real estate developer accepted the party's presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention in 2016. Opening arguments are slated to begin Tuesday afternoon following the final selection of jury members. Manafort's attorneys last week fingered over 50 exhibits included on a proposed government list as prejudicial and irrelevant and asked the judge to disallow them from his trial, set to begin with jury selection on Tuesday.

by | August 01, 2018 | 00:11

Dr Ang quit her job in 1982 to treat casualties in war-torn Lebanon. At the time, Israel's Foreign ministry said it had provided the flotilla with permission. This year's freedom flotilla was deployed just weeks after Israeli forces opened fire on demonstrators in Gaza protesting for the right of return, killing more than 60.

by | July 31, 2018 | 02:08

Lucia Guo , who has been married to the former health secretary since 2009, hails from the central Chinese city of Xi'an. You can imagine, then, how quickly the temperature dropped when Hunt, in a bid to ingratiate himself with his Chinese hosts, loudly announced "my wife is Japanese".

by | July 29, 2018 | 03:33

Trump seemed to be referring to an ongoing FBI investigation into Cohen's businesses , which include real estate holdings and an array of taxi companies. After news of the meeting broke in July 2017, the Trump team initially offered a misleading explanation of the session. Trump Jr. answered as follows: "No, I did not".

by | July 28, 2018 | 03:04

Even Trump's Republican allies joined in the criticism of the Helsinki sit-down. "I am ready for this". The president has been widely criticized for failing to publicly denounce Russia's interference in the 2016 USA election and appearing to accept Putin's denials of such activity.

by | July 27, 2018 | 10:04

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in Helsinki last week that he supported Trump in 2016 because of Trump's conciliatory outlook toward Russia. It wasn't immediately clear whether Trump's warning reflected an intelligence briefing he has received about actual Russian activity or whether he was simply "trolling people", as House Speaker Paul Ryan put it on Tuesday.

by | July 26, 2018 | 02:08

Meanwhile, TMZ - the outlet that broke the bad news - got conflicting reports about the drug that caused the overdose. "I don't think I would be where I am today, so well healed and getting over my eating disorder so well, if it wasn't for her".

by | July 25, 2018 | 02:04

Praising the White Helmets as "courageous volunteers" who risk their lives to help fellow Syrians targeted by senseless violence, Freeland said " Canada will continue to provide significant humanitarian assistance to the people affected by this conflict in Syria".

by | July 25, 2018 | 02:02

But if it turns out that there were multiple payments to women for the goal of aiding the Trump presidential campaign, which was formally launched on June 16, 2015, and those payments were not disclosed as campaign contributions, both the Federal Election Commission and the Department of Justice could potentially pursue claims against Trump and Cohen.

by | July 24, 2018 | 02:43

The chase ended with Atkins crashing the auto outside the store and heading inside. Gunshots were fired during the chase. A TraderJoe's employee is comforted after a suspect barricaded inside the supermarket in Silverlake, Los Angeles , on July 21, 2018.

by | July 24, 2018 | 01:54

At the news conference following the private meeting, Trump also appeared to accept Putin's denials of trying to undermine the USA election, even though U.S. On both questions, those who say they "strongly disapprove" of Trump's performance outnumber those who say they "strongly approve" by better than 2 to 1.

by | July 24, 2018 | 01:20

Federal officials hope a video recorder recovered from the duck boat will provide them with more information about the final minutes leading up to the sinking of the boat. It has been brought to NTSB labs in Washington, D.C., for analysis. They went on the duck boat because her eldest could be himself on the boat, she said.