China angered at new U.S. defence act, to assess content
16 August, 2018, 22:14 | Author: Lucille Rivera
The president also said the measure will help to create the new U.S. Space Force, which he said is necessary to counter military moves by China and others in orbit.
Trump has lifted an earlier ban on UnitedStates companies selling to ZTE, allowing China's second-largest telecommunications equipment maker to resume business and putting him at odds with both Republican and Democratic lawmakers.
The NDAA, outlines U.S. military policy and the funds needed to support it.
SHANGHAI, - China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday that it would conduct a comprehensive assessment of the contents of the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
So, will Turkey now reach out to Russian Federation or China after being deserted by the US? "Credit unions have played an important role in helping our military men and women gain access to needed financial services, and we are pleased that this will continue to be the case".
It also authorizes a 2.6 percent pay raise for troops, the largest in almost a decade, as well as boost the size of the Navy and the ranks of the military by 15,600 active-duty troops.
Congress named the legislation for Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, Arizona Republican, who is battling brain cancer., who has feuded with Mr. McCain for most of his presidency, didn't mention him during his remarks.
Trump signed the law at the US Army's Fort Drum base in upstate NY on his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in New Jersey.
The colossal bill authorizes an array of defense spending, including the Pentagon's base budget, overseas contingency operations funding and a two-point-six percent pay rise for troops.
Amid ruptured US-Turkey diplomatic ties, the US has put on hold the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Ankara. On the acquisition side, the act funds 77 F-35 joint strike fighters at $7.6 billion. Vice President Mike Pence speaks at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield before the president signs the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, at Fort Drum, N.Y., on August 13, 2018.
The administration is also angered by Turkey's detaining of a USA pastor on terrorism charges.
Revenue rose 30% to 73.68 billion yuan in the latest quarter, lagging 16 analysts' average estimate of 77.5 billion yuan. Online games are the single largest source of income for Tencent, accounting one-third of the internet giant's revenue.
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This has always been the case and the success or failure of bitcoin has always dictated the position of all other cryptos . The world's largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin , followed the downward trend to fall below $6000 early in the session.
The astronauts will also be conducting experiments in space, details of which are yet to be decided by ISRO. It should be noted Indian Airforce pilot Rakesh Sharma was the first Indian to have travelled in space.
Her father was a popular preacher and she grew up with gospel greats like Albertina Walker and Mahalia Jackson visiting her home. She also scored an worldwide number-one hit with "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)", her duet with George Michael .
Late Monday, Manafort's team also made a motion to dismiss all the charges, saying the government hadn't met its burden of proof. Defence attorneys have so far blamed any wrongdoing on Rick Gates , Manafort's former protege, who testified August 6.
As of Wednesday afternoon, 29 people had overdosed across New Haven, city spokesperson Laurence Grotheer told TIME. Federal officials issued a warning about the spread of synthetic marijuana across the country.
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