Ling was the first to add to the swimming medals of Adam Peaty and Jazz Carlin, when he won the bronze medal play-off against David Kostelecky . "We knew the Chinese would definitely win". His Olympic debut was in Beijing in 2008, when he was only fourteen years old, making him the youngest GB Olympian ever. At one point, the audience peaked at 7.7 million viewers, which is the highest audience for any 2016 Rio Olympics related programming yet.
Numerous questions that came the president's way focused on Trump. "I am pleased with the progress that we've made on the ground in Iraq and Syria ", Obama told Reuters. "And their message to followers - they're increasingly acknowledging that they may lose Mosul and Raqqa". "They will lose them". USA defense secretary Ashton Carter has set the capture of both cities, the principal redoubts of Isis in Iraq and Syria, as a priority for the U.S.
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation went out of its way Wednesday to insist that Turkey - whose president this week visited Moscow and promised a new level of cooperation with the man he repeatedly called his "dear friend", Russian President Vladimir Putin - remains a "valued ally" whose alliance membership "is not in question".
Washington and Seoul announced July 8 a plan to install the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) anti-missile system to counter, what they called, the increasing threat from North Korea's missile and nuclear programme. said they would not budge on the proposed changes China wanted the draft to reflect. All press statements issued by the Security Council also require the consent of 15 members of the Council, including states elected for two-year terms.
Hillary Clinton doubled down on her opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Thursday at a rally in Warren, Michigan, going against President Obama's support for the deal. Clinton has tailored her claim so narrowly that it obscures the bigger picture. A Trump campaign economic position paper says Clinton "will enact the TPP if given the chance".
The weather was apparently so rough that the pilots were forced to land the plane in Rapid City, where emergency crews promptly boarded the aircraft to treat the two dozen injured passengers. Another passenger on the flight, Rhonda Lynam told ABC News , "People were floating". Lee said that he didn't see anyone get up during the first hour and a half of the flight.