by | December 23, 2017 | 05:07

That includes purchases of a new longer range interceptor - the SM-3 Block IIA - created to strike ballistic missiles in space, upgrades for the Patriot missile batteries, which are the last line of defence against incoming warheads, and preparations for the construction of two ground-based Aegis radar stations.

by | December 23, 2017 | 04:19

The cost of the blue passport will be the same as what travellers now pay for the burgundy one - £72.50. Now arch-Brexiteer Tory MPs have demanded they are manufactured in Britain. A £490million contract to redesign and produce a new version of the document was announced earlier this year. The passport is routinely redesigned every five years and Eurosceptics view the new contract as a way to ditch the European Union burgundy cover in favour of a return to the colour of the past.

by | December 23, 2017 | 04:07

Coast Guard Commander Jose Diaz said the drugs were probably abandoned by a "go-fast vessel" used to smuggle in the area. A military plane spotted the bales, which looked like debris floating in the water, NBC News reported . Crew members of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis were on temporary assignment to the Pacific Ocean in late November. "Operation Martillo demonstrates a clear commitment of the Western Hemisphere and European nations to work as partners to counter the spread of ...

by | December 23, 2017 | 03:40

The last jackpot hit was on October 13th of a shared amount of $43 million sold in MI and Rhode Island. Powerball's jackpot is $300 million for Saturday. This is the fourth time that the Powerball jackpot has reached the $300 million mark in 2017. A single ticket costs $2, with an extra dollar if you add the Powerplay option.

by | December 23, 2017 | 03:35

The ice is likely to be the bigger issue than the snow, which will only amount to 1 to 3 inches from the Boston area, back to Worcester and Hartford. "I'd say it's pretty safe to say that everyone [in Maine] is going to have a white Christmas", Mignone said. Snow will continue Friday night, and because of the cold temperatures, it will be generally light and fluffy.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:58

He said a three-hour film will be too short to bring Thackeray's illustrious life on screen. Amitabh said, "I have had a very personal and familial relationship with Balasaheb Thackeray ". He said to a leading Indian news channel, "I had goosebumps when I saw the trailer". Complainant states the Bollywood actor behaved inappropriately over parking space dispute.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:45

Noting that the exact number of cholera cases in the country had reached 1,001,428, Jasarevic said 2,227 cholera-related deaths had been documented in the country. The health system has virtually collapsed, with health workers unpaid for a year, although the WHO gives incentive payments for cholera work. Coalition air raids killed 43 Huthi fighters in the Red Sea province of Hodeida in the past day alone, amid a push by pro-government forces to advance toward a key port there, medical and ...

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:28

The legislators said the decision of the State Department to certify the country's progress in protecting human rights and attacking corruption shortly after the election "has helped to foster the perception that the United States is biased, and is either unwilling or unable to serve as an honest broker".

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:23

Facebook on Friday quietly rolled out a new page that says, "How can I see if I've liked or followed a Facebook Page or Instagram account created by the Internet Research Agency?", referencing the infamous Russian entity and "troll army" accused of trying to influence American elections and British politics on social media.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:25

It would certainly be premature, on the basis of a single journalist piece, to judge the Obama administration guilty of a high conspiracy to protect Hezbollah in order to further its paramount policy aim of a deal with Iran . "While American soldiers were bravely fighting ISIS terrorists, with some paying the ultimate price, the Obama administration reportedly was protecting Hezbollah terrorists who were funding themselves by trafficking illegal drugs", Pittenger said.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:22

That's Gov. Andrew Cuomo's message after he issued Friday an executive order meant to make it easier for New Yorkers to pre-pay next year's property taxes prior to December 31. Nor are tax collectors permitted to accept partial payment of taxes. While legislators in the past criticized Cuomo's use of executive orders that they say often supersede the authority of the Legislature, one top lawmaker was on board with Cuomo's action on Friday.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:14

Winds are breezy and wind chill values are in the 20s. It is expected to rain throughout the day, but it will be warm enough so there will be no risk of ice until later that night when a mix of rain and scattered snow is predicted when the temperature drops.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:09

President Trump celebrates with Vice President Pence and congressional Republicans outside the White House on Wednesday after Congress passed a sweeping tax overhaul. Bannon said he blamed Alabama Sen. Conversely, Bannon believed that apologizing or making a phone call would provide no benefit. "One of the things I realized during the campaign is that, like in the military, it all comes down to one or two decisions in the heat of battle", Bannon said.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:59

He worked for WSAM 1410 AM in Saginaw and eventually went on to Indiana University where he earned a master's and doctorate degree in health sciences. And then the thing that had to happen, and Coach Wooden hated when I said this, but UCLA had to lose. He had two distinct catchphrases, including his "Oh, my!" exclamation for exciting plays, and "Touch 'em all!", which he said after every home run.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:44

Marine archaeologists have now discovered the historic wreck, ending a mystery that has endured for over a century. HMAS AE-1 vanished off Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, in the Duke of York islands on September 14, 1914, less than three months after the start of World War I.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:24

Andy and Jody Fritz of Olympia, Washington, were killed in the Yucatán Peninsula crash , Andy's brother Sam Fritz told CNN. Jody Fritz was an assistant principal at an elementary school, and her husband, Andy Fritz, taught environmental science at a technical college.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:24

It has been a long time since we had a result like that at Ashton Gate. Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City await in next month's semi-finals, but the Championship promotion challengers have five games in a fortnight before then.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:20

The court also dealt with the CBI's allegations that Raja had misled Singh on the issue of opinion of the law ministry to refer the issue to the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM). "BJP, particularly Shri Narendra Modi , Shri Arun Jaitley and their stooge Shri Vinod Rai , created a "fallacious web of allegations of corruption".

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:15

The deaths were all ruled homicides. The death of the gunman, Stephen Craig Paddock, was ruled a suicide. Experts have said more than 500 individuals were harmed when Paddock, a high-stakes video poker speculator, released gunfire from the 32nd story of Mandalay Bay into a horde of 22,000 individuals at the Route 91 Harvest Festival beneath.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:10

That's an increase in unpopularity from October, when 35 percent said it was a bad idea, and 25 percent said it was a good idea. ".trump.and.taxes.pdf" class="local_link" >a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS . The Pew researchers also found that the age of Trump continues to show evidence of stoking hardcore partisan tensions: A sky-high 86 percent of those polled said there are strong conflicts between Republicans and Democrats.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:01

The reporter said: "Speaking of threat, at one point you mentioned in a debate that there are no-go zones in the Netherlands and that cars and politicians are being set on fire". Hoekstra interjected: "I didn't call that fake news ". Hoekstra was confirmed as the ambassador to the Netherlands prior this month. After showing Hoekstra the footage of his 2015 remarks, Zwart tried again for an explanation.

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:55

The deputy lost sight of the woman and called for backup with multiple units assisting, including helicopters and two K-9 units, as the woman led police on a chase lasting several hours across half a mile to one mile. After learning a child was hit inside of the mobile home, deputies reportedly rushed into the home and attempted to save his life, according to Salazar.

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:44

According to the FBI , Jameson was identified as an ISIS supporter in September based on his social-media activity, which was brought to authorities' attention by an agency informant. Mr Jameson attended basic recruitment training for the US Marine Corps in 2009, but was reportedly discharged for not disclosing details of his asthma .

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:42

But parents in OH got something more practical for their young son's teachers this year. Daniel Joseph "DJ" Sommers, who is their eldest son and a sophomore at Ohio State University, tweeted about the gifts, and it went viral. Sommers told NBC affiliate WDTN that while his parents don't believe the younger child is a bad kid, they do say he's "that kid". "(Jake) always has something to say.

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:30

A college party is gaining headlines all over the world after police said the even the air inside the house tested positive for alcohol on a breathalyser. The charged students did not say how they obtained the amount of alcohol in question as all six of them are 20 years old. Six of the home's occupants - Jeffrey Becker, Ashton Acosta, Anthony Santana, Kevin Alkinburg, Matthew Berger and Tristan Ralph - were charged with 126 counts allowing underage possession of alcohol and furnishing ...

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:16

However, the Gunners struck three times in the six minutes that followed the Egyptian's effort to incredibly go in front as Alexis Sanchez , Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil all found the target to stun the visitors. Last season's double over Arsenal was their first since 1999-2000 and included a 4-3 Liverpool win at the Emirates on the opening weekend of the campaign.

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:16

Patrick was arrested, but Barbara was not. An elderly California couple caught with more than $300,000 worth of marijuana during a cross-country road trip told authorities they wanted to give the pot out as Christmas gifts. The York County Sheriff's Department said the street value of the haul is estimated at $336,000. In fact, it's illegal to possess marijuana at all in Nebraska.

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:12

A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We are aware of reporting about the arrest of Stanislav Yezhov in Ukraine". A Ukrainian government official has been detained on charges of spying for Russia, Ukraine's security agency said Thursday. The Kremlin is aware of Stanislav Yezhov's detention in Ukraine on charges of treason in favor of Russian Federation. A spokesman said: "We've read news but we have no information".

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:13

Sources also stated that the Prime Minister asserted his electoral track record, saying that under the reign of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the Congress had been in power in 18 states, while the BJP now shares power in 19 states. I don't call it the " Gujarat model" because it is not the " Gujarat model", it is actually the "Modi model". The party will also discuss its future strategy after the Gujarat elections, where it managed to restrict BJP to 99 seats.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:08

Cornyn said that he has confidence in Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who was named in May to lead a probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. So I have confidence in Director Mueller. Fox News first reported the existence of the letter , following an Axios report about the emails having been obtained by Special Counsel's Office.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:10

She was traveling with four other family members. The driver, who has not been identified, was shuttling 27 cruise ship passengers to the popular Chacchoben ruins in Quintana Roo when he lost control and struck a tree, causing the large coach bus to flip over around 10 a.m.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:56

The foreign ministers' meeting will be held in Vancouver on 16 January. The Rodong Sinmun said the North rejects the idea on the grounds that the US wants the country to give up its nuclear weapons , regardless of whether talks occur with or without preconditions.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:47

The anti-independence, pro-business Ciutadans (Citizens) party garnered 37 seats in the 135-seat regional assembly with almost 99 percent of the votes counted. Protesters carry Esteladas, Catalan separatist flags, and Basque flags, during a rally in favour of a referendum on independence from Spain for the autonomous community of Catalonia, in the Basque city of Bilbao, Spain September 9, 2017.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:34

The Mouse House's Hall of Presidents attraction features a number of great figures from American history and now also Trump. The "Hall of Presidents " attraction closed for remodeling shortly after Trump took office and will officially re-open on Tuesday.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:33

The actor has topped the 2017 chart with Rs 232.83 crore revenue earnings. This isn't the first time Salman has defeated SRK. Shah Rukh Khan held the title of the most valuable celebrity since 2014. However, their cumulative earnings has declined by nearly 20 percent, down to Rs 504.05 crore compared to last year's total of Rs 626.52 crore. Other sportspersons to feature in the Top 20 list are MS Dhoni and PV Sindhu , at number 13 and number 15 respectively.