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by | December 19, 2018 | 03:11

In June, the president said , "We are going to have the Air Force , and we are going to have the Space Force - separate but equal ". Expanding on the Trump administration's plans for the new unit during a visit to Cape Canaveral today, Mr Pence warned that the U.S.

by | December 19, 2018 | 01:55

Spending on defence has risen steadily since Abe took office in late 2012 vowing to expand Japan's military capabilities and turn it into what he has described as a "normal country". Abe has aggressively expanded Japan's alliance with the United States. More electronic warfare capabilities are planned. The new aircraft will supplement the 42 F-35As that the JASDF is acquiring to replace its ageing fleet of McDonnell Douglas-Mitsubishi F-4EJ Kai fighters.

by | December 19, 2018 | 01:38

Mr Miller said: "If it comes to it, absolutely". "I will take the mantle". "Anytime you hear a Democrat saying that you can have good Border Security without a Wall, write them off as just another politician following the party line, ' he wrote on Twitter Monday, reposting a tweet that had earlier misspelt "border" as "boarder".

by | December 18, 2018 | 22:29

The US State Department granted a Yemeni mother, whose 2-year-old son is on life support in an Oakland hospital, a waiver Tuesday to travel to the United States , according to officials with the Council on American-Islamic Relations. It bans nationals of Iran, North Korea, Venezuela, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen from entering the US. Abdullah was born with a degenerative brain disease that causes severe seizures.

by | December 18, 2018 | 20:25

The delay in implementing the cessation of hostilities comes amid renewed clashes on the outskirts of Hodeidah city on Sunday- the third round of fighting between warring parties since the ceasefire deal was first announced. Security Council Friday on the outcome. "We've got the good news from Sweden - parties have agreed initial steps to de-escalate the conflict or to try to move things forward", he said.

by | December 18, 2018 | 19:44

New York's attorney general and Trump Foundation lawyers filed a joint stipulation in a court laying out a process for shutting down the charity and distributing its remaining assets to other nonprofit groups. "This is an important victory for the rule of law, making clear that there is one set of rules for everyone", Ms Underwood added. The suit also claims that the foundation "illegally provided extensive support to his 2016 presidential campaign by using the Trump Foundation's name and ...

by | December 18, 2018 | 17:34

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who also spoke at the news conference, said the city had lost "two young men, both fathers with young families". Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson Johnson said the train was traveling 60 or 70 miles an hour and both officers were killed immediately.

by | December 18, 2018 | 16:58

Gardai are trying to establish how the baby got to the beach but say they are satisfied she was not washed up. No foul play was involved in the death of the newborn. "We've chose to name the baby, we're gonna call the baby Belle, after Belle's Lane and also because Belle is a derivative from the French meaning lovely", he said.

by | December 18, 2018 | 16:29

Chatting with crowds both here in the United Kingdom and during the tour I've found genuine affection and admiration for our new Duchess. Kate is also said to have cautioned Meghan over how she treats her staff, who are said to get emails at 5am.

by | December 18, 2018 | 13:11

Earlier this year, U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office indicted 13 Russian individuals and three corporate entities in an alleged conspiracy to tamper with the U.S. Getty Editorial The Russians' attempts to influence Americans on social media first became widely public in the fall of 2017. The study says that there were 187 million engagements with users on Instagram, while there were 77 million on Facebook.

by | December 18, 2018 | 10:54

Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of its former employees in connection with an global probe into suspected corruption and money laundering at a multi-billion dollar state-run fund. "The Offering Circulars and Private Placement Memorandum for the bonds filed with the Labuan Financial Services Authority, the financial regulator of Labuan, Malaysia's off-shore banking jurisdiction which are the subject matter of the charges, contained statements which were ...

by | December 18, 2018 | 10:28

Since delaying last week's Brexit vote, she had won no "meaningful reassurance" about MPs' concerns, Mr Corbyn said. He said: " Theresa May has lost her majority in parliament, her government is in chaos and she's unable to deliver a Brexit deal that works for the country".

by | December 18, 2018 | 10:13

U.S. military commanders have been briefed on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments and decided not to comment on them, said Pentagon spokesman Col. Several explosions have struck the region in the past month, and on Friday night, the Turkish defence ministry reported a Turkish soldier was killed in the Afrin region after coming under fire from the YPG.

by | December 18, 2018 | 08:58

Somalia's United Nations -backed government is at war with al Shabaab , which controls parts of the country. Under President Trump, the USA has dramatically ramped up its bombing campaign against al-Shabab, which boasts at least 7,000 fighters and has thrived in largely lawless areas beyond control of the central government in Mogadishu .

by | December 18, 2018 | 07:10

The Communist Party newspaper People's Daily said in its Twitter feed that Spavor was "suspected of engagement in activities that harm China's national security", and was "being investigated by the State Security Bureau of Dandong City" in northeast China's Liaoning province.

by | December 18, 2018 | 06:15

In a scathing attack on Wickremesinghe and his United National Party (UNP), President Maithripala Sirisena said he grudgingly gave the job back and intends to check his premier every step of the way. Throughout the crisis , Mr Wickremesinghe always maintained he was the rightful prime minister. Mr Rajapaksa was then defeated in a no-confidence motion on November 14.

by | December 18, 2018 | 02:26

Comey answered emphatically that he was not to blame for any damage to people's perceptions of the federal law enforcement agency and that "the FBI's reputation is taking a big hit because the president of the United States has lied about it constantly".

by | December 18, 2018 | 02:12

According to the newspaper DNA, more than 1,000 people attended the memorial, which ended with a minute of applause and a rendition of France's national anthem, " La Marseillaise ". Police previously questioned and released Chekatt's parents; two of his brothers were questioned by police last week and released. One was a 45-year-old Thai tourist, and another a 45-year-old Franco-Afghan garage owner who fled his country 20 years ago.

by | December 18, 2018 | 00:10

Economists believe that an worldwide trading system could be an effective way to drive down greenhouse gas emissions and raise large amounts of money for measures to curb global warming. On the political front, President Trump says he intends to withdraw the USA from the Paris agreement and has engaged China in a trade war; Brazil's new president-elect has signaled he may no longer support the agreement; and leaders in Europe are struggling with domestic challenges, including the recent ...

by | December 17, 2018 | 23:41

This warning now covers North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire. "In combination with strong winds, these hazards are likely to make journeys both on foot and in vehicles unsafe, so we are urging people to check the latest weather forecast and warnings and to take extra care when walking and driving".