Asia and Australia Edition: Syria, United Airlines, North Korea: Your Morning Briefing

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know:• The United States and Russia hardened their division on last week’s chemical attack in Syria. The White House accused Russia of engaging in a cover-up, while President Vladimir Putin compared American certainty that the Syrian government was responsible to flawed U.S.

White House Accuses Russia of Cover-Up in Syria Chemical Attack

WASHINGTON — The White House accused the Russian government on Tuesday of engaging in a cover-up of the chemical weapons attack last week by Syrian forces that prompted American missile strikes, saying that United States intelligence and numerous contemporaneous reports confirmed that the Syrians used sarin gas on their own people.