Morning news brief: Taiwan-China tensions, Russian hypersonic nukes and more

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NEW DELHI Published: Oct 15, 2021, 10:05 AM(IST)

President Vladimir Putin and Tsirkon(Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile. Photograph:( WION )

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Russian President Putin boasts that hypersonic nukes capable of wiping out US cities are bigger, better, and already ‘on alert', sparking WW3 fears. Calling the US' commitment 'rock-solid,' White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said, "We will continue to support Taiwan's self-defence." Robert Durst, an eccentric multi-millionaire in the US, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering his best friend, Susan Berman.

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Russian hypersonic nukes capable of wiping out US cities 'on alert': Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said, speaking at the Russian Energy Week forum, that hypersonic intercontinental missiles are on combat alert in Russia.

'Rock solid': White House says US committed to support Taiwan

Calling the US' commitment 'rock-solid,' White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said ''we will continue to support Taiwan's self-defence.''

Millionaire Robert Durst sentenced to life imprisonment for killing best friend

The 78-year-old real estate scion had shot Berman two decades ago and was also involved in the disappearance of his own wife.

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