A Marine F-18 and a C-130 crashed during aerial refueling off Iwakuni, Japan. Both aircraft went into the water. There were five on the C-130 and two on the F-18, condition unknown. Search and rescue is underway - @USMC
"Construction on the previously unidentified site has continued even after the Singapore Summit" between Kim and President Donald Trump in June, @ArmsControlWonk told CNN.
New satellite images reveal North Korea has significantly expanded a key long-range missile base. They also show construction on a facility that has not been publicly identified, located just 7 miles away from a previously known site.
The US sailed the guided missile destroyer USS McCampbell Wednesday "in the vicinity of Peter the Great Bay to challenge Russia's excessive maritime claims" in the Sea of Japan(East Sea), according to the US Navy
: ..considered to be the worst and most dangerous, addictive and deadly substance of them all. Last year over 77,000 people died from Fentanyl. If China cracks down on this "horror drug," using the Death Penalty for distributors and pushers, the results will be incredible.
: One of the very exciting things to come out of my meeting with President Xi of China is his promise to me to criminalize the sale of deadly Fentanyl coming into the United States. It will be considered a "controlled substance." This could be a game changer on what is.
: Very strong signals being sent by China once they returned home from their long trip, including stops, from Argentina. Not to sound naive or anything, but I believe President Xi meant every word of what he said at our long and hopefully historic meeting. ALL subjects discussed.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 27km NE of Cortes, Philippines
: "China officially echoed President Donald Trump's optimism over bilateral trade talks. Chinese officials have begun preparing to restart imports of U.S. Soybeans and Liquified Natural Gas, the first sign confirming the claims of President Donald Trump and the White House that
KCNA: "The north and the south, which are responsible for preserving peace of the peninsula, are obliged to establish a permanent and durable peace mechanism of the peninsula at any cost by halting the joint military drills with outsiders, the cause of military tensions."
KCNA: "Once a physical threat is created on the Korean peninsula where negotiations are underway, the hard-won atmosphere of dialogue will be broken and everything brought back to its original statethe war drills is the touchstone to distinguish between peace and confrontation"
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 139km SE of Sarangani, Philippines
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President Ashraf Ghani met with the Spanish Defence Minister María Margarita Robles Fernández at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday and discussed over development of relations, fighting against terrorism, peace process and reforms in security organization
Pakistan counterterrorism police arrests a TTP member from Karachi
Patna High Court lawyer shot dead by unidentified assailants in Rajvanshi Nagar Patna
KCNA: "Japan's bid to be a permanent member nation of the UNSC is aimed at creating an international climate in favor of overseas expansion and reinvasion. The political dwarf Japantries to take the responsible post in the international body. It is a mockeryto mankind."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 146km ENE of Arzak, China
KCNA: "Under the wise leadership of Chairman Kim Jong Il the Korean people rose up in the face of the trials and difficulties to honorably defend socialism of Juche and usher in a great heyday in the building of a thriving country."
KCNA: "The 1990s of the last century was a hard time when there was a fierce showdown between the Korean people who chose the way of living as independent lifeguards and the barbarous imperialists who were trying to make them their slaves."
KCNA: "The DPRK government delegation led by Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho arrived in Damascus on Dec. 3 to visit the Syrian Arab Republic."
: We are either going to have a REAL DEAL with China, or no deal at all - at which point we will be charging major Tariffs against Chinese product being shipped into the United States. Ultimately, I believe, we will be making a deal - either or into the future.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 254km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 238km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia
6 days after HysIS, Isro launches heaviest satellite Gsat-11 from French Guiana
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 96km NNW of Nggilat, Indonesia
State Dept official Scott Busby: "There are at least 800,000 and possibly up to a couple of million" of Uighurs and others detained in Chinese internment camps without charges, based on U.S. intel assessments.
McKenzie earlier estimated the size of the Taliban at 20,000 - later corrects himself and says 60,000 Taliban fighters out there.
: ..But if a fair deal is able to be made with China, one that does all of the many things we know must be finally done, I will happily sign. Let the negotiations begin. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.
: On seeing whether or not a REAL deal with China is actually possible. If it is, we will get it done. China is supposed to start buying Agricultural product and more immediately. President Xi and I want this deal to happen, and it probably will. But if not remember,
: The negotiations with China have already started. Unless extended, they will end 90 days from the date of our wonderful and very warm dinner with President Xi in Argentina. Bob Lighthizer will be working closely with Steve Mnuchin, Larry Kudlow, Wilbur Ross and Peter Navarro..
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Syria's President Assad met North Korea's FM in Damascus
Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirms that Tamim Shansab along with 18 armed men were arrested and that security situation is under control in Kabul's Shahr-e-Naw area.
As Iran supply dries up, South Korea petrochemical firms find new, costly oil sources
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 145km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 53km SSE of Tateyama, Japan
KCNA: "A national kimchi (pickled vegetables) show was given at the Food Festival House in PyongyangWhat caught the visitors' eyes werepear wrapped-up kimchi, mushroom kimchi, radish stuffed kimchi, whole cabbage kimchi and Chonggak kimchi (pickled young radishes)."
The Japanese government has created a nationwide television broadcast advising civilians on how to protect themselves in the event of a North Korean missile attack.