The total includes roughly $1.3 million in transactions that are considered "foreign military sales", plus another commercial deal that also requires USA government approval and brings the total to $1.4 billion. But those in the package were "defensive". The U.S.is legally obligated to sell weapons to Taiwan for its self-defense. It also comes a day after the US Senate Armed Services Committee approved a bill that would allow regular stops by US naval vessels to Taiwan's ports and permits ...
It's good that Ibaka responded to these claims, even though he himself recognized that not everyone will see it. Assuming Kyle Lowry will return to Toronto-an increasingly likely scenario-the Raptors will remain exactly who they have been in recent years.
British Environment Secretary Michael Gove said: "Leaving the London Fisheries Convention is an important moment as we take back control of our fishing policy". And one of the reasons we want to change it is that we want to ensure that we can have sustainable fish stocks for the future ... Barrie Deas, chief executive of the National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations, welcomed the government's decision today.
But Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, speaking to reporters in Rome , said Doha was still ready to sit down and discuss the grievances raised by its Arab neighbours. US President Donald Trump has said that Qatar should stop funding terrorism, according to a newly released recording. He warned that if Qatar goes ahead and shutters Al-Jazeera, "it would open a Pandora's Box of powerful individual states or groups of states seriously undermining the right to freedom of expression ...
On Thursday, RDU police said the surveillance video did not show the 24-year-old Cope was under any distress. Police said there was no evidence that she is under any distress and no evidence of any crimes being committed at the airport or anywhere on the airport campus.
According to local media reports, the 71-year-old politician will have to register in police twice a month and will not be allowed to leave the country until his prison term expiry in May 2018. Olmert's attorney Eli Zohar told The Times of Israel that if granted, the request would not remove the "moral turpitude" designation that accompanied the conviction and sentencing, a designation that prevents Olmert from returning to political office for seven years from his release.
With the slogan "Mo Booth Sabuthu Majboot" in the poster, the party has called upon people of Odisha to fight for their rights. Shah said since its inception, the BJP has followed the ideology of not carrying out governance on the basis of religion, caste or creed.
She and another driver in the pickup truck were traveling along Route 100. He struggled to find words for the man who shot her. Now, authorities have released a composite sketch of a white male suspect, with light colored hair.Between 30 and 40 years old.
It was not clear from the live broadcast if anything went wrong. China says launch of Long March-5 Y2 "unsuccessful". "Abnormity was detected during the flight of the rocket", the Xinhua news agency reported. With a weight of 7.5 tonnes, Shijian-18 is China's latest technology experiment satellite and the heaviest satellite China has ever launched into space.
The Washington Examiner reported that the original video came from a 2007 WrestleMania match between Trump and WWE owner Vince McMahon . Defending his remarks, the president tweeted: "My use of social media is not Presidential - it's MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL ".
China has built new military facilities on islands in the South China Sea, a United States think tank reported on Thursday, a move that could raise tensions with Washington, which has accused Beijing of militarizing the vital waterway. China has made other advancements on the reefs in the past few months. And new construction of "very large underground structures", four at each reef, is underway, which AMTI said was likely created to house munitions and other essential goods.
Recently, the country has been leading the way in "green living" with the government announcing the completion of the world's largest floating solar farm and now the beginning of the construction of the world's first forest city to help reduce air pollution .
The heaviest rainfall within these storms is expected across Wyoming and Erie counties, and the southern tier. Such storms could bring heavy rain, winds 40 to 60 miles per hour and hail up to an inch in diameter. The National Weather Service said in an alert that strong thunderstorms were detected along a line extending from Snyder County to near Duncannon.
Earlier this week, Trump directed his attention to the hosts of " Morning Joe ", accusing Joe Scarborough of being a "psycho", while claiming Mika Brzezinski was "dumb as a rock" and had a "facelift". "My use of social media is not presidential - it's modern day presidential ", he tweeted on Saturday. Trump drew broad condemnation for his tweets on Thursday calling Brzezinski " crazy " and saying she was "bleeding badly from a face-lift" when he saw them at his Florida estate.
Opposition to the July 30 vote has come not just from Venezuelan opposition parties but also from the chief state prosecutor Luisa Ortega and one-time government heavyweights such as former intelligence service boss Miguel Rodriguez. Nauert says Holt's case has been raised at the highest levels of the Venezuelan government by numerous US officials. She goes on to say Holt's confinement is more hard due to ongoing medical ailments, and she says "dozens of diplomatic notes and public ...
It said security forces intercepted three suicide vehicle bombers on Sunday morning, blowing up two at the entrance to the city. A mortar round further landed in the area between the al-Saadat and Bab al-Salam neighborhoods, while several others hit the Bab Touma Borough and Baghdad Square at the capital's al-Qadir Square.
The Blue Jays are 2-6 in their past eight home games. After torching the Blue Jays on Saturday, Sale now has 56 more strikeouts than baserunners allowed this season. "I think he's all about baseball", said bench coach Gary DiSarcina, who filled in for manager John Farrell while Farrell watched his son pitch in Kansas City.
The announcement, however, "does quash a lot of speculation" over the stability of bilateral relations amid concerns of horse trading between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) in the wake of the U.S. Additionally, the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network called for a Chinese bank, which reportedly assisted North Korea acquiring global funds, to be penalized.
On Saturday, the state joined four others - Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington - that allow people to purchase cannabis for recreational use. That's why dispensaries seem to be banking on the popularity of edibles, particularly in Las Vegas .
The left-handed batsman smashed 90 runs in the opening game against England, and then she scored a stunning hundred against West Indies in the second game to win the hearts of Indian cricket lovers. Meanwhile, Iram Javed will now replace Maroof informed the International Cricket Council (ICC). I don't think people from outside of India and Pakistan quite understand the rivalry between those countries until we see it up close and witness how important that game is to the players and how ...