Missile Destroyed by Interceptor Launched from California in North Korea Drill

The Missile Defense Agency said it was the first live-fire test against a simulated ICBM for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ( GMD ) and hailed it as an "incredible accomplishment". The 44 GBI interceptor force positioned at Vandenberg, CA and Fort Greely in Alaska are now countermeasures capable of defeating such threats. It successfully collided with the missile fired from the Army base at Kwajalein Atoll .

Iraq attempts to seize last Daesh positions in Mosul

The enclave covers mainly the Old City center and three adjacent districts alongside the western bank of the Tigris River. They have narrow streets and closely-spaced buildings which pose significant challenge to the forces seeking to oust ISIL, also known as ISIS.

Spicer silent on questions over Kushner and Russian Federation

The reports about the December meeting between Russians and Trump officials in Trump Tower, which had already been under scrutiny from investigators, have thrust Kushner into the center of the ongoing Russia investigations. Trump semi-regularly retweets items from FOX News and promotes shows from the network. Then came the Fox News story, published without a by-line, and the headline: " Jared Kushner didn't suggest Russian communications channel in meeting, source says".

USA accuses Syria of mass executions and burning bodies

USA accuses Syria of mass executions and burning bodies

Along with the crematorium accusations , the source referred to the allegations of the government's use of "barrel bombs" and "chemical weapons" as calculated fabrications. The U.S. government has long accused Assad of a large list of human rights abuses, including multiple chemical attacks - the most recent of which killed almost 100 civilians and children in March, and drew a retaliatory missile strike from the United States.

Democrats aim to keep focus on Donald Trump's meeting with Russian diplomats

The White House has tried to downplay Kushner's contacts , and Trump himself issued a statement Sunday night saying that " Jared is doing a great job for the country". Trump also said that "many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies". Michael Flynn (l.) and Jared Kushner in the White House on February 13, 2017.

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to Review DC Life Every 6 Months

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to Review DC Life Every 6 Months

Major issues await Trump. - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names. McMaster refused to talk about the allegations. Kelly, the homeland security secretary, carried the same message on Sunday. But they did not dismiss the idea that the administration would go outside normal USA government and diplomatic channels for communications with other countries.