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United States accuses Russian Federation of role in Syria war crimes

United States accuses Russian Federation of role in Syria war crimes

Lindsey Graham said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's decision to launch warplanes from Shayrat Airfield just hours after it was bombed by USA cruise missiles was a "huge mistake". The strikes on Friday [NZT] - some 60 cruise missiles fired from two ships in the Mediterranean - were the culmination of a rapid, three-day transformation for Trump, who has long opposed deeper United States involvement in Syria's civil war.



U.S. confident it can thwart North Korean missiles

Trump has repeatedly said China must do more to curb North Korea's nuclear and missile development. Any launch of objects using the ballistic missile technology is a violation of U.N. The missile allegedly malfunctioned shortly after launching, causing it to spin out of control and crash into the sea. "The United States has spoken enough about North Korea".


Fight over motive as ex-NFL star's murder trial ends

Fight over motive as ex-NFL star's murder trial ends

Prosecutors called dozens of witnesses including the man who said he was driving the auto from which Hernandez shot and killed Cape Verdean nationals Daniel Abreu and Safiro Furtado after they left the club. "You know who the killer is: the same perpetrator who unleashed the same type of violence on the only man who could tell his vicious, very bad secret - his former best friend, Alexander Bradley ", lead prosecutor Patrick Haggan said of Hernandez on Thursday.


Sterling gives back some gains made after May calls UK vote

Sterling gives back some gains made after May calls UK vote

BY NOW YOU will know that Britain is heading back to the polls for a second general election in two years. She also claimed Labour, the Liberal Democrats and SNP were intent on "frustrating the Brexit process". The pound was lording it at $1.2824 GBP= on Wednesday having shattered a months' old trading range with a jump of 2.2 percent overnight. European Union officials say Britain's surprise election will not interrupt the bloc's preparations for Brexit talks - though they will slightly ...



United Kingdom parliament approves June 8 general election

May, 60, had stunned her allies as well as opponents when she called for a snap poll on Tuesday. Telling MPs it was time to "put our fate in the hands of the people and let the people decide", Mrs May told the House of Commons: "We are determined to bring stability to the United Kingdom for the long term and that's what this election will be about - leadership and stability".



USA to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

U.S. vice-president Mike Pence has again hinted at the use of military force to deal with North Korea's accelerating nuclear weapons programme, warning that: " all options are on the table". The official briefed reporters on customary condition of anonymity after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso in Tokyo to launch the U.S.