Weapons of mass destruction

Nikki Haley, United States' Ambassador United Nations, shows pictures of Syrian victims of chemical attacks as she addresses a meeting of the Security Council on Syria at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 05, 2017 - 12:43 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 7:40 p.m. The U.S. envoy to the U.N. has warned that the Trump administration may take action against chemical attacks in Syria that bear "all the hallmarks" of President Bashar Assad's government if the U.N...
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Visitors sit in front of the TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. North Korea fired a ballistic missile into its eastern waters Wednesday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, amid worries the North might conduct banned nuclear or rocket tests ahead of the first summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week. The letters read "North Korea fired a ballistic missile into its eastern waters." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 05, 2017 - 11:29 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile test ended in failure Wednesday when the rocket spun out of control and plunged into the ocean in a fiery crash, a senior U.S. defense official said. The launch came shortly before U.S. President Donald Trump's first meeting with Chinese leader Xi...
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks during a media conference at an EU Syria conference at the Europa building in Brussels on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The EU and other nations met Wednesday to discuss what will be needed to rebuild war-ravaged Syria. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 05, 2017 - 11:20 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Israeli defense officials say military intelligence believes Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces were behind the suspected chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians. The officials said Israel...
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April 05, 2017 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration and Syria (all times local): 10:42 a.m. President Donald Trump will speak Wednesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as concerns echo across Europe over the urgent need to respond to violence in Syria. A suspected chemical attack in...
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks during a media conference at an EU Syria conference at the Europa building in Brussels on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The EU and other nations met Wednesday to discuss what will be needed to rebuild war-ravaged Syria. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 05, 2017 - 10:41 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 5:20 p.m. A top Syrian rebel representative says he holds U.N. mediator Staffan De Mistura "personally responsible" for the suspected chemical weapons attack that killed more than 70 people in northern Syria one...
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April 05, 2017 - 10:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration and Syria (all times local): 10:35 a.m. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka is tweeting about the chemical weapons attack in Syria. Ivanka Trump, a top adviser to the president, tweeted Wednesday that she is "Heartbroken and outraged by...
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as he arrives for a town hall with business leaders in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 05, 2017 - 10:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia are trading conflicting assertions about who launched a chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed 72 people. The White House says Syrian President Bashar Assad's government is responsible. But Russia says anti-Assad rebels are to blame. Russia's...
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks during a media conference at an EU Syria conference at the Europa building in Brussels on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The EU and other nations met Wednesday to discuss what will be needed to rebuild war-ravaged Syria. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 05, 2017 - 9:16 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 4:15 p.m. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain and the United States were wrong when they failed to act against Syrian President Bashar Assad in 2013 after he crossed their "red line" and used...
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Chemical attacks in Syria since 2012
April 05, 2017 - 9:09 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 4 p.m. Russia says it will submit information from its Defense Ministry to a U.N. Security Council session called to discuss a suspected chemical attack in Syria that killed dozens of people. Western countries say...
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Chemical attacks in Syria since 2012
April 05, 2017 - 7:39 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria, the deadliest in years (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Turkish officials have raised the number of Syrians being treated in Turkey after a suspected chemical attack to 58. A statement from the governor's office for the border province...
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