Weapons of mass destruction

FILE - In this Friday, March 16, 2018 file photo, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks at a joint press conference with the Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz during a visit to the Battle of Britain Bunker, in Uxbridge, England. Britain’s foreign secretary said Sunday, March 18, 2018 that the trail of blame for the poisoning of a former spy “leads inexorably to the Kremlin,” after a Russian envoy suggested the nerve agent involved could have come from a U.K. lab. (Tolga Akmen/Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 18, 2018 - 9:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's foreign minister said Sunday that he has evidence Russia has been stockpiling a nerve agent in violation of international law "very likely for the purposes of assassination." Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the trail of blame for the poisoning of former Russian spy...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 16, 2018 file photo, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks at a joint press conference with the Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz during a visit to the Battle of Britain Bunker, in Uxbridge, England. Britain’s foreign secretary said Sunday, March 18, 2018 that the trail of blame for the poisoning of a former spy “leads inexorably to the Kremlin,” after a Russian envoy suggested the nerve agent involved could have come from a U.K. lab. (Tolga Akmen/Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 18, 2018 - 8:16 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's foreign minister said Sunday that he has evidence Russia has been stockpiling a nerve agent in violation of international law, after a Russian envoy suggested the toxin used to poison a former spy in England could have come from a U.K. lab. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson...
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People walk passed the British Consulate General, in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
March 18, 2018 - 6:54 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary said Sunday that the trail of blame for the poisoning of a former spy "leads inexorably to the Kremlin," after a Russian envoy suggested the nerve agent involved could have come from a U.K. lab. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain has evidence that...
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People walk passed the British Consulate General, in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
March 18, 2018 - 6:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary said Sunday that the trail of blame for the poisoning of a former spy "leads inexorably to the Kremlin," after a Russian envoy suggested the nerve agent involved could have come from a U.K. lab. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain has evidence that...
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People walk passed the British Consulate General, in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
March 18, 2018 - 5:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Russia's ambassador to the European Union has suggested a nerve agent that poisoned a former spy in England could have come from a British lab. Vladimir Chizhov says Russia has no chemical weapons stockpiles and was not behind the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. In...
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull makes an opening speech at the Leaders Plenary during ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Sydney, Australia. It is the first time Australia has hosted the summit with ASEAN leaders in Australia. (Mark Metcalfe/Pool via AP)
March 17, 2018 - 9:40 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Southeast Asian leaders were using their meeting Sunday to discuss the "deadly threat" posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Australia is hosting a two-day summit in Sydney of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, and...
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British ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow, arrives for a meeting at the Russian foreign ministry building in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Russia's Foreign Ministry has summoned Bristow for talks in a heightening dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. Russia is expected to announce the expulsion of some British diplomats in a retaliatory measure. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 17, 2018 - 1:57 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further retaliatory measures in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. Britain's government said the move was expected, and that it doesn't change their...
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British ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow, leaves after a meeting at the Russian foreign ministry building in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Russia's Foreign Ministry has summoned Bristow for talks in a heightening dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. Russia is expected to announce the expulsion of some British diplomats in a retaliatory measure. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 17, 2018 - 12:01 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Britain (all times local): 7 p.m. A Russian lawmaker is blaming Britain for the escalating tensions between London and Moscow over the nerve agent poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter. Hours after Russia on...
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian civilians with their belongings as they flee from fighting between the Syrian government forces and rebels, near Hamouria in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Friday, March. 16, 2018. The government offensive has pushed further into eastern Ghouta, chipping away at one of the largest and most significant opposition bastions since the early days of the rebellion, communities where some 400,000 people are estimated to be holed up. (SANA via AP)
March 17, 2018 - 11:05 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to the war in Syria (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The head of Russia's military general staff is saying that American instructors are training groups of Syrian rebels to carry out chemical weapons attacks. Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi also said at a...
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2016 photo provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office shows Gavin Wright. Wright is one of three members of a militia group are set to stand trial on charges alleging they were plotting to bomb a mosque and a southwestern Kansas apartment complex IN 2016 where Somali refugees live. Wright, Eugene Stein. and Curtis Allen have pleaded not guilty to charges including conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction. Their trial is scheduled to start Tuesday, March 20, 2017 in Wichita. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP File)
March 17, 2018 - 10:58 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Months before the 2016 general election, members of a Kansas militia group that prosecutors say came to be known as the "the Crusaders" met in an office to pick the targets of bombings that they hoped would inspire a wave of attacks on Muslims throughout the U.S. In a business...
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