- 2017-11-14 14:05:33Z
WASHINGTON ― Senate Republicans are increasingly lining up behind the women accusing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) of sexual misconduct, saying he shouldn't be able to serve given the disturbing allegations against him.
Could Paris have the world's best tank? Could France's Leclerc Tank Destroy America's M1 or Russia's Best Armor in Battle? At 60 tons, the Leclerc is 10 tons lighter than most Western main battle tanks are. "So what do you think of France's new super tank, the Leclerc?" a retired colonel in the French army's logistical brigade jokingly asked me in 2002.
President Donald Trump tweeted in the early hours of Tuesday morning about new Rasmussen polling data that finds his approval rating around 46 percent -- using it as an opportunity to call out "fake news" for Rasmussen polling data has traditionally been more favorable to the president than many other polls -- but also has his disapproval at 53 percent in the same survey.
North Korea warned at the United Nations Monday that the deployment of three US aircraft carriers in joint navy drills with South Korea was fueling tensions that could lead to nuclear war. The first such deployment of three US carriers since 2007 "is making it impossible to predict when nuclear war breaks out due to the US nuclear war equipment" taking up a "strike posture," wrote the ambassador.
The United States and Russia issued a presidential joint statement saying there was "no military solution" to the war in Syria, the Kremlin said Saturday, after their leaders met briefly on the sidelines of a regional summit in Vietnam. There had been mixed messages for days from both Moscow and the White House on whether president Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin would hold face-to-face discussions during the APEC summit in Danang.
Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah on Friday accused Saudi Arabia of detaining prime minister Saad Hariri and of asking the Shiite movement's arch-foe Israel to launch strikes. Hariri's sudden resignation on November 4 in a statement made from Riyadh took the Lebanese political class by surprise and has sparked international concern. The United States warned against using the tiny country as a "venue for proxy conflicts" and the United Nations said it was "essential no new conflict erupt in the region".