The U.S. military conducts a test of its missile defense system amid tensions with North Korea.
"A medium-range target ballistic missile (MRBM) was air-launched by a U.S. Air Force C-17 over the Pacific Ocean", the announcement says further, adding that part of the THAAD system stationed in Alaska pinpointed and intercepted the target.
This was the 15th successful intercept in 15 tests for the THAAD weapon system, the agency said.
However, early analysis of Friday's test can not determine how heavy a payload the missile was carrying in its warhead, Wright said.
"We have a responsibility to our allies and our nation to showcase our unwavering commitment while planning for the worst-case scenario".
Sam Greaves said that the exercise will help the U.S.to stay ahead of the evolving threat.
The U.S. Army launched the missile Sunday over the Pacific Ocean.
"If the USA continues to frantically cling on to the so-called "strong sanctions" and military adventures against us, we will respond with firm action of justice that we had already made clear". It does not target intercontinental ballistic missiles. South Korea had earlier deployed two such units but the rest were delayed due to environmental concerns.
Several administration positions that were usually managed by the chief of staff now reported directly to Mr Trump. Elaine Duke, deputy secretary of Homeland Security, will be acting chief of the department.
Starbucks acquired the US mall-based chain in 2012, with then-CEO Howard Schultz citing the huge potential for the tea market. While DavidsTea does have mall-based locations, the company doesn't restrict itself like Teavana does.
There is still work to do in the coming weeks, but United will believe they can challenge for the Premier League title this term. The Chelsea boss said: "We know it will be hard next season". "Such a young player needs time ".
Some critics argued that this wasn't the correct time to do so and that the economy couldn't support such monetary policy. While businesses probably continued to carefully manage their inventories, they appeared to spend more in some places.
If U.S. sanctions target western energy companies involved in Nordstream 2, a suspension of the project would be possible. Putin defied expectations and invited USA diplomats' children to Kremlin holiday festivities.
Former chief minister and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav accused the BJP of being behind the resignations of his party MLCs. Meanwhile, there are also reports coming in which claim that BSP MLC Thakur Jaiveer Singh has also resigned.
Hyde County public information officer Donnie Shumate says there are some 10,000 visitors on the island. Two are being loaded on to ferries at Swan Quarter Friday afternoon for transport to Ocracoke Island.
She then drew attention to the 2005 working groups constituted to address the internal dimensions of the Kashmir issue . CM of Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti is saddened to the see the way India is being projected on television prime times.
Ball was given the technical foul in the first half of his team's game against Team BBC. "She's got a vendetta", Ball told ESPN . If you're gonna be qualified you better be in shape and you better know the game.
Jamie Callum, Ella Eyre , Lianne La Havas and Marcus Mumford are just four of the 12 judges who created the shortlist. The Hyundai Mercury Prize awards show will take place at Eventim Apollo , Hammersmith on 14 September.
Liverpool end interest in Leipzig star Naby Keita
Hasenhuttl insisted he didn't have a problem with Liverpool's persistent pursuit, however, saying "that is football business". We don't have many injuries now, which is the best news and if we can stay fit, we can be very strong.
In subway announcement, Cuomo blames Con Ed
The union supports the subway rescue plan, which calls for fixing signals and tracks and hiring 2,700 workers. Also, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority was accused by the mayor of not spending its capital budget.
Wolfenstein II DLC Will Focus on Secondary Characters
The season pass is $25, while a pre-order will cost nothing if you grab it through Amazon , or $5 from other stores. The New Colossus launches in October, but publisher Bethesda has already unveiled the game's DLC plan.