Weapons of mass destruction

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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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 - 9:46 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Britain (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Russia's Foreign Ministry says the West's angry reaction to a nerve agent attack in Britain is connected to the war in Syria. Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Saturday reiterated...
Read More
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 - 8:43 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Britain (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain "will consider our next steps in the coming days alongside our allies and partners" in a dispute with Russia over the nerve agent poisoning of a former...
Read More
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 - 7:16 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Britain (all times local): 2:15 p.m. British police are trying to reconstruct the movements of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the crucial hours before they were found unconscious from nerve agent poisoning...
Read More
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 - 7:02 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Britain (all times local): 2 p.m. The British government has confirmed the expulsion of 23 of its diplomats from Russia, and says the U.K. National Security Council will meet early next week to consider the next steps in its...
Read More
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 - 6:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — 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. The Russian Foreign Ministry also said in a statement that it is ordering the closure...
Read More
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 - 5:57 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Britain (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A Russian lawmaker is warning Britain against escalating the crisis over the poisoning of a former Russian spy. Moscow and London have both ordered diplomats expelled in the deepening dispute...
Read More
British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized Britain's defense minister for what he called "uneducated" comments about Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 16, 2018 - 1:57 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy (all times local): 8:50 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Europe is looking for "the most appropriate response" to the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy. Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, meeting in Paris...
Read More
British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized Britain's defense minister for what he called "uneducated" comments about Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 16, 2018 - 1:18 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Russia's health minister says that there are antidotes to all poisonous substances, including nerve agents of the class believed to have poisoned a former Russian double agent and his daughter in Britain...
Read More

Pages