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January 15, 2019 2:27 AM WW3 THREAT: China develops ‘impenetrable’ system too strong for hypersonic missiles

A TOP Chinese defence strategist claims to have created an “Underground Steel Great Wall” defence to nullify the threat of future hypersonic weapons destroying their arsenal. Qian Qihu, 82, won the prestigious 2018 State Preeminent Science and Technology Award due to his contributions to national defence for the system which he described as the country's 164

January 11, 2019 5:02 PM World War 3 FEARS: Turkey REFUSES to reject deal with Russia

TURKEY has ignored the ultimatum issued by the US over a deal with Russia, further stirring tensions between Ankara and Washington. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to ditch the agreement struck with Moscow over the purchasing of S-400 air defence systems. Washington told Turkey in September 2018 the precondition for buying American-made 105

January 10, 2019 8:51 PM WW3: Former CIA worker reveals how he ‘stopped DEVASTATING attack from China'

A FORMER CIA worker has revealed how he prevented a devastating attack from China on the US during a bombshell documentary. is chairman of the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission but formally worked as a CIA agent. He detailed during Amazon Prime’s “China vs USA: Empires at War” documentary how in March 2006 his department almost 111

January 10, 2019 2:40 AM Official SACKED after Melania Trump ROW could be given another job in Trump administration

A FORMER Trump administration official dismissed after a fiery public spat with First Lady Melania could be given a top Department of Defence job at the Pentagon, according to reports. Mira Ricardel lost her job as deputy national security advisor in November. It came shortly after very public criticism from the First Lady. Melania is believed to have clashed 124

January 9, 2019 2:21 PM Alex Hepburn trial: Cricketer in tears as he denies raping woman in teammate's bed

Ex-Worcestershire star Alex Hepburn breaks down in court as he tells jurors the alleged victim "enjoyed" having sex with him. Ex-Worcestershire star Alex Hepburn denies attacking the alleged victim after she had sex with England Lions batsman Joe Clarke following a night out in April 2017. Jurors have heard the woman - who cannot be named - believed 105

January 6, 2019 3:52 AM Pentagon chief of staff Kevin Sweeney resigns

Department of Defence chief of staff Kevin Sweeney has resigned, a month after the Defence Secretary James Mattis announced his departure. He is now the third senior Pentagon official to announce his resignation after President Donald Trump said US forces would leave Syria. Rear Adm Sweeney held his post for two years from January 2017, and called it "an honour 70

January 5, 2019 10:56 PM Two British soldiers injured in Islamic State attack in Syria

Two British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic State attack in Syria, the BBC understands. British special forces are believed to be operating in Syria but the Ministry of Defence would not confirm this. Social media reports said the two British soldiers were attacked by a missile near the town of Deir al-Zour. They were reportedly 60

January 4, 2019 12:20 PM Liverpool balls: Virgil Van Dijk kills the Reds

Football journalism is a tricky affair. The need to create sensation from dust is testing. Before Manchester City and Liverpool’s big Premier League title decider last night (there are 18 games to go! – ed), the Sun’s Neil Ashton told us that Liverpool are on the up: “Recent history is with them. The night they shook the Kop in last season’s Champions 60

January 4, 2019 10:02 AM Jury to decide whether Ed Sheeran copied Marvin Gaye

In a new ruling, a judge says there are "substantial similarities" between Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud and Gaye's Let's Get It On. Instead, District Judge Louis Stanton ruled that a jury should decide on whether parts of Let's Get It On, released in 1973, were copied in the singer's 2014 number one and Grammy-winning hit Thinking Out Loud. In a decision 130

January 3, 2019 7:20 PM ‘Seek IMMEDIATE medical attention!’ Warning as dangerous chemicals wash up on beach

HAZARDOUS chemicals that fell off one of the world’s largest container ships have washed up on a Dutch beach today, officials said. The Dutch Defence Ministry said the loss of 270 containers from the freighter MSC Zoe on Wednesday was one of the biggest of its time. Some of the containers are thought to have been carrying dangerous chemicals after a 55-pound 66