WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of more than $1.4 billion worth of military training and equipment for Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Monday, part of a $110 billion arms deal U.S.
Duterte declared military rule on the southern island of Mindanao on May 23 after hundreds of militants from the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) linked Maute Group began fighting government forces in the city of Marawi following attempts to arrest their leader Isnilon Hapilon.
The suit alleges that two Baltimore-based companies, USALCO and Delta Chemical Corporation, were in on the conspiracy with 16 other companies conspired to fix prices of aluminum sulfate (alum) and rig bids, defrauding the city.
This year marks the highest number of FBI background checks ever conducted in the month of May since the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) began keeping records in 1998.
The Air Force’s wish list includes $1.76 billion for 14 more F-35A fighters, made by Lockheed Martin, in addition to the 46 currently covered by the budget proposal. Another $1.3 billion would buy a dozen MC-130J special operations tankers and one additional HC-130J search-and-rescue plane, both based on Lockheed’s C-130 platform.
Marouane Fellaini scored the winner as Belgium saw off Czech Republic 2-1 in a friendly in Brussels on Monday night.
Andy Murray feels he is getting better with each match after reaching the French Open quarter-final with a straight-sets victory over Karen Khachanov.
Third seed and 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka reached the French Open quarter-finals on Monday, defeating Gael Monfils 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 6-2.
GENEVA The United States is expected to signal on Tuesday that it might withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council unless reforms are ushered in including the removal of what it sees as an “anti-Israel bias”, diplomats and activists said.
He is, without doubt, the undisputed ‘King of Clay’ with a record-breaking nine titles at Roland Garros and 14 major titles to his name, but can he now end the three-year drought in Paris?