The P-3C had been on "a routine mission operating in accordance with global law", U.S. Pacific Command spokesperson Marine Maj. American and Chinese military aircraft have had an "unsafe" encounter over the contested South China Sea amid warnings that the risk of skirmishes is increasing in the contested region.
Asked about his plans on whether to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Trump said Israel should act reasonably in the peace process and expressed hopes for a breakthrough. I'm learning the subject, and we'll see what happens. Trump's comments are the strongest suggestion to date that he will adhere to the decades-long USA policy of pushing for a two-state solution that involves land concessions by Israel.
This will be President Zuma's fourth State of the Nation Address (SoNA) since he was re-elected in May 2014. "Sitting in front of us here is an incorrigible man". In December he beat back an attempt by at least four ministers to oust him, following local elections that delivered the ANC's worst-ever results. It is expected that economic growth in South Africa will be 1.3 percent in 2017 following an estimated 0.5 percent in 2016.
Abu Hani al-Masri was killed in an unmanned drone strike on Saturday, a U.S. senior defense official told CNN. Navy captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said a single airstrike on February 3 killed 10 operatives in a building used as an al-Qaeda meeting site.
Breitbart reports that journalists from some of the country's largest news outlets are furious with Gaga, whom they clam missed an opportunity to attack Trump during her halftime show. Sales of her albums and singles soared 1,000 percent after the show, according to NielsenMusic. The superstar singer who performed at the halftime show sold about 150,000 digital albums and songs in the USA on Sunday, a 1,000 percent increase over the day before, according to Nielsen Music.
The 20-million-euro ($21.4 million) wall to be erected this autumn will replace the metal fences thrown up around the 324-metre (1,063-foot) tower during the Euro football tournament in France past year. The French will follow Donald Trump and build a €20million (£17m) wall around the Eiffel Tower. The wall will be 2.5 meters high and will be transparent, which will be more aesthetically pleasing for visitors.