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by | August 27, 2016 | 07:06

Moreover, the submarine has only been put to sea for short periods in coastal waters to verify basic seaworthiness and conduct a few launches. A nuclear-powered sub does not have to do so and can stay submerged as long at it has fuel, making it possible to operate clandestinely underwater for a very long stretch of time.

by | August 27, 2016 | 07:05

According to the report, ISIS used mustard gas in one attack, while the Syrian Government was accused of using chlorine in two attacks. The director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ahmet Uzumcu, wrote in a summary of a classified report that most of the 122 samples that the OPCW collected at multiple sites in Syria "indicate potentially undeclared chemical weapons-related activities".

by | August 27, 2016 | 07:06

Authorities declined to identify the officer, adding that some of his family members were out of town and had yet to be notified. The officer had been with the Maryville Police Department for several years and had just recently been assigned to the narcotics division.

by | August 26, 2016 | 00:24

PENCE: I think that's yet to be seen. The last Republican to win the four suburban counties was George H.W. Bush in 1988, blunting a huge Democratic advantage in Philadelphia, on his way to winning the state and the White House. The idea of upending the status quo in Washington has been a driving force in the Trump campaign , and Pence held true to that strategy in a 30-minute speech to almost 500 supporters at the mechanical contracting company Tuesday afternoon.

by | August 25, 2016 | 01:27

The new service will only run on weekends and initially be available on just the popular Central and Victoria lines. London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who was among the first to travel on the Night Tube, said: "It's wonderful that so many thousands of Londoners were able to benefit from a faster and simpler journey home overnight".

by | August 25, 2016 | 01:23

It was the highest-level visit of a Western official since the failed attempt to overthrow the government on July 15. "Can you imagine what the American public would be saying or doing?" Yildirim said that while some Turkish people might feel Washington had supported the coup attempt, that is not the official position of his government.

by | August 25, 2016 | 01:24

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says Monday that the blaze in San Luis Obispo County has charred almost 50 square miles - up from about 43 square miles a day earlier. Meanwhile, a fire in mountain areas east of Los Angeles that burned more than 100 homes was contained after charring almost 57 square miles of drought-stricken brush.

by | August 25, 2016 | 01:24

The premier added that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could be accepted as an actor during the transition period but he has no place in Syria'sa future, as he would not be able to keep the integrity of the country in the long run. A transition may be facilitated. Turkey is afraid that strong Kurdish militant groups in Syria will encourage its own Kurdish insurgency. The "Islamic State" (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh) is the most active terrorist group in Syria.

by | August 25, 2016 | 01:22

As finance minister, Mr. Gordhan heads the National Treasury, the government agency that manages the economic policy and the government's finances. But he added the rand weakness may be short lived. If the goal is to replace Mr Gordhan with someone more amenable to signing the cheques for the nuclear deal, logically soon is the time to do it. He said it was an essential part of the institution's enforcement strategy and that, as far as knew, it had performed its functions legally.

by | August 24, 2016 | 05:16

Because Internet usage is so restrictive in the country, much of the content will be state-sponsored documentaries about the government and its leader Kim Jong-un. "I don't think there is any clear sign that the Xi Jinping government of China is ready to pull the plug on North Korea", said Bong. The number of intranet subscribers in North Korea is unknown, but KCTV said "hundreds" of people had signed up to the Manbang service in Sinuiju - one of three cities where the system is being ...

by | August 23, 2016 | 03:02

Trump not only demanded that the Clinton Foundation be shut down immediately but that it return money donated to it from dictators and countries with bad human rights records. " Hillary Clinton is the defender of the corrupt and rigged status quo", he said in a statement released through his campaign. Emails released earlier in August revealed correspondence between members of the foundation and the State Department when Clinton was secretary of state.

by | August 23, 2016 | 03:00

Mook avoided the question several times, stating that the foundation is getting extra scrutiny because it is willing to be so transparent. News reports have recently revealed repeated contact between staff members at the foundation and the U.S.

by | August 23, 2016 | 03:02

North Korean forces are "ready to mount a pre-emptive retaliatory strike at all enemy attack groups involved in Ulchi Freedom Guardian", he said, referring to the exercise by its official name. Amid last year's drills, tensions also were high on the Peninsula after two South Korean troops were seriously wounded by North Korean mines placed in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between the two countries.

by | August 23, 2016 | 03:01

The city's population is receiving a variety of assistance throughout the area. Russian Federation has killed more civilians in Syria than Islamic State, according to a monitoring group Syrian Network for Human Rights . Gen. Townsend pointedly threatened both Russian Federation and Syria over recent flights and airstrikes around the northeastern city of Hasakeh. "And I don't intend to turn this over to whoever has to come behind me".

by | August 23, 2016 | 02:57

Telangana Government had made large-scale arrangements to welcome the Hyderabad star, who became the first woman to win an Olympic silver medal for the country. Sindhu won silver medal in Women's Singles in Rio Olympics 2016. From airport PV Sindhu was taken through a grand procession to GMC Balayogi Athletic Stadium at Gachibowli.

by | August 23, 2016 | 02:55

He declined to provide details of his father's plans, but said they will be "humane and ethical and treats everybody well, but we have to solve a problem", referring to illegal immigration. Lawyers for the department said they anticipate releasing the first batch of these new emails in mid-October, raising the prospect new messages sent or received by Democratic nominee could become public just before Election Day.

by | August 22, 2016 | 01:41

As Ganzorig rolled around the mat in frustration, one of his coaches stomped to the judges' table and slammed his hands on the mat. In a surprising, slightly freakish turn of events, the Mongolian wrestling coaches stripped out of their clothes after the men's freestyle 65-kilogram division third place competition on Sunday in Rio.

by | August 21, 2016 | 01:18

Doctors Without Borders , which operates in conflict zones around the world, has had a number of its facilities attacked over the past year. Saudi Arabia said the school it targeted was a "training camp" for child soldiers, suggesting it was not the coalition's responsibility that children were killed.

by | August 21, 2016 | 01:13

It was another bumper year with hundreds if not thousands of teens gaining the desired grades with many now heading off to university and an increasing number preferring the apprenticeship option. Alex Shepherd, who achieved an A in History, English Literature and Sociology. "The pass rate is an impressive 98.5% with significantly high proportions of higher grades with A*to B grades at 47% and A*-C grades at 74.2%".

by | August 21, 2016 | 01:17

Judge Michael Bohren then ordered doctors to examine her. The other girl in the case, Anissa Weier , who is now 14 as well, also faces one count of attempted first-degree intentional homicide. Leutner crawled to a road where a bicyclist found her. The girls were found and detained later that day. The victim has recovered and returned to school.

by | August 19, 2016 | 00:53

Only one person was injured. A spree of explosions in southern Thailand this past week will likely have profound effects on the country's tourism industry, experts say. Prayut Chan-o-cha and Defense Minister Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan, hail from her elite military guard. Malaysian police chief Khalif Abu Bakar confirmed Thai authorities have reached out, and officials on his side of the border were searching for those who purchased and sold the phones.

by | August 19, 2016 | 00:48

On Wednesday, the paper reported , citing unnamed U.S. officials and other sources briefed on the operation, that at a time of the suspected exchange the United States waited for a Swiss Air Force aircraft carrying the three freed USA citizens to take off from Tehran before allowing Iranian officials take the sum and depart home on a cargo plane from a Geneva airport.

by | August 18, 2016 | 02:45

Nigeria's defense ministry disputed that Monday. Boko Haram released a video on Sunday saying that the Nigerian air force bombings killed some of the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls that were kidnapped. On the planned marching to the villa by BBOG, he noted that the government appreciate their commitment to the return of these girls but there are few things they need to do behind the scenes while affirming the commitment of the administration to rescue the girls .

by | August 17, 2016 | 01:05

Joe Biden lent Hillary Clinton a hand in attempting to derail the Trump Train by appearing at a rally with her on Monday. Seeking a common bond, both Democrats pointed back to their family ties in northeastern Pennsylvania. White House National Security Council Monday. "We will strike their sanctuaries from the air and support local forces taking them out on the ground".

by | August 17, 2016 | 01:01

Any country that wants to work with the defeat "radical Islamic terrorism" will be a US ally, he is expected to say. Trump used "immigrants" and "visitors" during his Monday speech, raising the prospect he could scrap an existing waiver program allowing people from friendly countries to visit the tourists without a visa.

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:58

Gordon doubled with one out and advanced on a wild pitch. Kennedy moved to 7-and-9 with the victory and Kelvin Herrera closed it out for his fifth save. Kennedy gave up one run and six hits in 6 1/3 innings against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday in his last start, which the Royals won in extra innings.

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:55

Amnesty International India, which was booked in a case of "sedition" and "promoting enmity" by Bengaluru police on Independence Day, has issued a detailed rebuttal of the allegations levelled against it. Police, on the other hand, wanted to probe the matter before it filed the case. Claiming that the atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir is not congenial for education, Azad said: "I would request our children who are studying here, whichever religion they may belong to, I would appeal to both ...

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:58

The three other who were injured in the firing, succumbed to their injuries in the hospital, added the police official. Indian policemen take up a position behind a jeep near the site of a gunfight between Indian Security Forces and suspected militants in Srinagar , August 15, 2016.

by | August 16, 2016 | 01:22

Trump . As Trump's campaign manager went to the bank to cash the latest check from Putin, Trump stressed that he believed that the U.S. could have a good relationship with Russian Federation. He also mentioned Hillary Clinton many times in his speech and referred to her email scandal as a growing problem for national security. The Republican nominee, who is tanking in the polls following weeks of self-inflicted disasters, made his pitch to be a security strongman as the Democratic vice ...

by | August 16, 2016 | 01:09

Zambia's incumbent President Edgar Lungu was on Monday declared the victor of a closely-fought election in the southern African country, a victory that was immediately challenged by his main rival. Zambia's president Edgar Lungu led Monday in almost complete results from an election whose vote-counting process has taken days and prompted opposition allegations of irregularities.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:47

CCIF lawyer Sefen Guez Guez said he would appeal the decision before France's highest administrative court, adding: "This decision opens the door to a ban on all religious symbols in the public space". "Ten women have asked us to sue the town of Cannes", Marwan Muhammad, the executive director of the Collective Against Islamophobia in France , said in a statement posted on the group's Facebook page on Friday.

by | August 14, 2016 | 00:24

A travel-associated case means that a person with Zika became infected during travel to an area with active Zika transmission. "As the first virus that can be transmitted by mosquitoes known to cause severe birth defects, we are working closely with Puerto Rican officials to pursue solutions to fight the virus in Puerto Rico with a focus on protecting pregnant women ".

by | August 13, 2016 | 00:46

Sukur, who reportedly left Turkey previous year, played for Inter Milan and Galatasaray and was Turkey's top goal-scorer in global competitions. Officials said the sportsman faced charges of being a member of an "armed terrorist group".

by | August 13, 2016 | 00:39

The entire apparatus of our national security team has understood that we are not going to talk about this in a way that reflected the reality on the ground. Trump's reply: "No, it's no mistake". "I think in any other context, these people would be paid consultants". If the cheering crowds at his hate-filled rallies are happy, Trump is happy.

by | August 13, 2016 | 00:35

The current situation in Kashmir, he said, was the result of the continued denial by India of the right to self-determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir that was promised to them by the UN Security Council in relevant resolutions. "Pakistan has forgotten that it bombards its own citizens from fighter planes", Modi said in an apparent reference to Islamabad's allegation of excesses by Indian security forces battling violent mobs in Kashmir since the killing of a Hizbul commander on ...