A pair of Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew near Alaska Monday night, two USA officials told Fox News, coming as close as 100 miles from Kodiak Island - the first time since President Trump took office that Moscow has sent bombers so close to the U.S.
Before this incident, the last time Russian bombers flew this close to the US took place on July 4, 2015.
After the bombers entered the United States' Air Defense Identification Zone, two F-22 stealth fighter jets and a Boeing E-3 Sentry, commonly known as an AWACS, took off from Elmendorf to make an intercept.
Ross described the intercept as 'safe and professional'.
It said the American jets escorted the Russian bombers for 12 minutes.
The zone is defended and monitored by the North American Aerospace Defense Command, which keeps track of monitors air approaches to North America and defends the airspace.
The bombers flew near the Aleutian Islands.
The Russian bombers were flying only 450 kilometers away from a US Air Force base, which is the closest distance that Russian planes have been to the US since US President Donald Trump began his term.
One big question is why Raisi would risk a run for the presidency if he has ambitions to become supreme leader as many speculate. But in an open election I think people would vote for Rouhani. "The nuclear deal is a legal document and a pact".
Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by 5 runs in a thrilling contest at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium on Monday. And, two balls later, it became worse when Rashid sent back Wriddhiman Saha with a googly, this time hitting the off stump.
They have shown that they can - they have a team that can adjust to play against nearly anybody. "He brings it every game". Including playoffs, Harden and Westbrook have faced off 16 times , each player walking away a victor in eight of those.
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No. 1 was the approach shot on No. 9, which landed 18 inches of the hole and led to a momentum-sustaining birdie. On Saturday, Jeff Knox, the most famous marker in the history of major-championship golf, played with Jason Day.
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However, the win came at a price for Real Madrid as Bale was forced off in the 59 minute after suffering a problem in his calf. We know they can harm the rival but they have also flaws, like all the teams.
Scuffles also broke out in Guayaquil, where Lasso is from, before riot police before pushed back protesters with tear gas. Polls showed a neck-and-neck vote between President Rafael Correa's hand-picked successor, Lenin Moreno, and conservativ.
This rate was even higher in the rural areas of the country. "It becomes harder as a society to respond to them with kindness". In the wake of the rising concerns associated with heroin crisis, the congress made a decision to lift the ban in January 2016.
Of the five members who voted to void the resolution , three switched their stance while two others had missed the vote last week. The new vote followed 2½ hours of contentious public comment during which more than 70 people spoke for and against the measure.
Accusing the opposition of concocting issues, Modi said: "It seems the opposition manufactures these issues in some factories". Shah has asked party workers to go the extra mile to strengthen the party in 120 Lok Sabha constituencies where it is weak.
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