The stated objective of the THAAD system is to defend South Korea from missile attack from the North, but Beijing views it as an attempt to shift the regional power balance in favor of United States allies. In January, North Korea said it had successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb, its fourth nuclear test, and vowed to build up its nuclear program as deterrence against potential aggression from the United States and its regional allies.
Like the new CNN/ORC poll indicating that the Republican nominee possesses a two point lead over his Democratic rival just nine weeks before the general election. As he left Cleveland for his next stop in Youngstown, Trump extended a rare invitation to a handful of journalists on his private jet, and said that "on occasion", he will invite journalists to travel with him.
Obama's comments came at the end of his last G-20 summit meeting, a gathering that served to dramatize both his lame-duck status and the changed world that his successor will face. The two countries are also sharply divided over strategy for combating the Islamic State in Syria. The US hopes to align with Russian Federation to identify terrorist targets, including ISIS and the Nusra Front, a group formerly tied to al-Qaeda.
Backed by Russia, Iran and the powerful Lebanese Hezbollah group, President Bashar al-Assad aims to recapture the whole of Aleppo, which was the most populous city in Syria before the civil war began over five years ago. The rebel-held eastern half of Syria's largest city was once again cut off by government advances on Sunday, a monitoring group said, as attempts by the United States and Russian Federation to close a deal on the Syrian conflict faltered.
The receiver spot is also deep. The Patriots have stuck with Cannon a lot longer than many thought or wanted, but this will certainly be a make or break year after a disappointing 2015. Can the inexperienced young passer keep the team afloat with games at Arizona and three straight at Gillette Stadium against the Dolphins, Texans and Bills? Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is apparently taking this loss as hard as the team's fans.
Scotland Yard says they are "negotiating" with the group - however it will take time to "unlock the protesters". Pictures from the airport showed the protesters lying down on the tarmac beneath a wooden tripod, next to a sign reading: "Climate Crisis is a Racist Crisis".