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USA has 660 ICBMs, bombers in nuclear arsenal - State Department

USA has 660 ICBMs, bombers in nuclear arsenal - State Department

The United States of America now has 660 deployed Minuteman-III Inter-continental Ballistic Missiles, Trident-II, Submarine-launched ballistic missiles and B-2A and B-52H heavy bombers in its nuclear arsenal for deterrence. US President Donald Trump in February 2017 criticized New START, but in September the White House hinted there was a possibility the treaty might be prolonged.


Despite struggles, Tyronn Lue not anxious Cavs miss playoffs

Despite struggles, Tyronn Lue not anxious Cavs miss playoffs

The Cavs have lost six of their last 10 games, including their last two Saturday primetime games by an average of 28 points, and are now just 1/2 game up on the Wizards for third place in the Eastern Conference. "There's no doubt about that. We feel confident in that for sure". "It's too early for that, but, I don't think we'll be knocked out of (making) the playoffs", Lue added .


Top poaching investigator killed in Nairobi

Top poaching investigator killed in Nairobi

Last year, Martin and his colleague Lucy Vigne discovered that Laos had the world's fastest growing ivory trade. As news of his death rocketed around the world, condolences poured in from others fighting similar conservation fights. He wrote: "Shocked and very sad to hear of the death of Esmond Bradley Martin ". The study titled, "Decline in the Legal Ivory Trade in China in Anticipation of a Ban", was published in 2017 by Save the Elephants , a United Kingdom charity organization ...


Hong Kong court docket strikes down high activists' jail sentences

Hong Kong court docket strikes down high activists' jail sentences

The decision was made by a panel of five judges on Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal, led by chief justice Geoffrey Ma. The "Umbrella Movement", which drew hundreds of thousands of protesters at its peak, was formed after Wong and other demonstrators stormed into a courtyard fronting the city's government headquarters in September 2014, demanding an end to China's pre-screening of candidates for election of the region's leader.


Regime attacks kill 51 civilians in Syria's E. Ghouta

Regime attacks kill 51 civilians in Syria's E. Ghouta

They also expanded their operation two weeks ago into the nearby Afrin region to fight against Kurdish militias who hold that territory. Idlib, which is largely controlled by Islamist rebel forces, lies to the west of the Kurdish-held region of Afrin which is now the target of a major military operation by the Turkish army.


Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam refuses to reappear in court

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam refuses to reappear in court

Refusing to stand or to answer questions, he said: "My silence does not make me a criminal or guilty". "Muslims are judged and treated without pity. Days after his capture, extremists struck in Brussels . Ayari, who entered Europe via the Greek islands during the European migration crisis in 2015, said he had fought for IS in Syria but insisted: "I don't think I am a radical".