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On Monday, Trump indicated that the administration would be making "some major decisions over the next 24 to 48 hours". The draft resolution singled out Saturday's attack in Douma and expressed "outrage that individuals continue to be killed and injured by chemical weapons".
  • Russia's foreign minister to visit North Korea

    Russia's foreign minister to visit North Korea

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    Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he has accepted any invitation to visit North Korea. "As you know, we of course made an appropriate response, we will never cave in to ultimatums, you can not talk with the Russian Federation using that kind of language", Lavrov said at the briefing in Moscow.
  • Trump cancels Latin America trip, cites Syria concerns

    Trump cancels Latin America trip, cites Syria concerns

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    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president cancelled the trip in order to supervise USA handling of the situation in Syria , given that Washington is evaluating a possible military reaction to the alleged chemical attack on Saturday in Duma, attributed to the Russia-backed government.
  • La. House panel kills bill eliminating death penalty

    La. House panel kills bill eliminating death penalty

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    Egypt (35) and Somalia (24), the US ranks fifth in the report with 23 executions. Worryingly, Amnesty's report also shows how large numbers of death sentences were carried out for non-violent crimes such as drug offences during 2017.
  • Hunger games: India PM to fast as politics gets gutsy

    Hunger games: India PM to fast as politics gets gutsy

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    According to the Association of Democratic Reforms, the Congress has been reduced to its weakest financial position since 2004-05, as it's share in the political income has plummeted to almost 14 per cent. While the Congress "fast" was to target the BJP for its communal politics and growing atrocities on Dalits, the BJP wants to expose the combined Opposition for working against national interests by provoking social unrest to gain lost political ground.
  • Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal 'no longer critical' after poisoning

    Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal 'no longer critical' after poisoning

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    On Thursday, she issued a statement through British police to thank hospital staff and people who came to her help when "when my father and I were incapacitated". Gary Aitkenhead said scientists there identified the substance used on Sergei and Yulia Skripal as a Soviet-developed nerve agent known as Novichok.
  • Trump axes trip amid discussions over Syria, raid on lawyer

    Trump axes trip amid discussions over Syria, raid on lawyer

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    Both Syria and its ally Russian Federation have called on the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) to investigate after first responders said more than 40 people died in the suspected chemical arms attack on Douma on Saturday.
  • Zakharova asks Trump if he wants to cover up provocations by missiles

    Zakharova asks Trump if he wants to cover up provocations by missiles

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    You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!" Get ready Russian Federation, because they will be coming, nice and new and "smart!".' Smart missiles must be directed against terrorists, but not the legal government that has been fighting the worldwide terrorism in its territory for several years.
  • Syria Warns of Dangerous Repercussions of Israeli Attacks

    Syria Warns of Dangerous Repercussions of Israeli Attacks

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    French President Emmanuel Macron spoke to Trump by telephone and the two agreed they would work together to establish clear responsibility for what Macron's office said they had agreed was a confirmed chemical attack. The ministry noted that Israel's repeated acts of aggression against Syria had failed to protect the regime's partners and agents represented by terrorist groups and prevent the Syrian army from achieving gains against terrorism.
  • Mike Pompeo to tell Senate soft United States policy on Russian Federation 'now over'

    Mike Pompeo to tell Senate soft United States policy on Russian Federation 'now over'

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    Pompeo will seek to convince skeptical senators that President Donald Trump - who until recently had resisted criticizing Putin directly - is determined to get tough on the Russian leader. "They also shared how demoralizing it is to have so many vacancies and frankly, not to feel relevant". He'll tell the Senate that he's read Central Intelligence Agency histories of past talks with North Korea and is confident that Trump won't repeat past mistakes.
  • Pornographic clip sent to rugby star Stuart Olding not shown to jury

    Pornographic clip sent to rugby star Stuart Olding not shown to jury

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    Both men had strenuously denied all allegations against them. She posted online: 'I genuinely have no words for how atrocious this statement is. The Tweet also said: "What, because "working class girls" wouldn't care/don't matter/think rape is normal?" "What is the implication of that comment even meant to be?" "The tweets related to a comment from a counsel's closing address regarding class and not evidence before the court, so were entirely unrelated to and made no reference or ...
  • Russian Federation vetoes UNSC resolution on Syria chemical weapons probe

    Russian Federation vetoes UNSC resolution on Syria chemical weapons probe

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    President Donald Trump has warned that there will be a "big price to pay" for the alleged use of toxic gas in Douma that killed at least 40 people, according to Syrian medics and rescuers. "Let us not forget that, ultimately, our efforts must be about ending the bad suffering of the Syrian people", said Guterres in a statement. China supported both the Russian resolutions.
  • Muslim-Australian Founder Of Youth Without Borders Is Denied Entry Into US

    Muslim-Australian Founder Of Youth Without Borders Is Denied Entry Into US

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    Ms. Abdel-Magied explained that whilst waiting in a living area until her return flight to Europe, she spent full time painting her nails and also reading a novel. "We call on Customs and Border to admit her to the U.S. so that she can take her rightful place in the urgent worldwide conversation to take place at the festival next week".
  • Deputy NSA resigns from White House

    Deputy NSA resigns from White House

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    But Bolton, also considered a conservative icon, reportedly wants his own team. "The administration thanks Schadlow for her service and leadership", The Hill quoted White House spokesman Raj Shah as saying on Wednesday. McMaster. Bossert was one of the original members of President Donald Trump's White House team, and he took on a prominent role during the natural disasters that plagued the country in the early days of Trump's presidency, including Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
  • Teachers Get Baseball Bats to Confront Shooters in Pennsylvania District

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    The Millcreek School District conducted a training day, during which it equipped 500 school teachers with baseball bats and guided the faculty on how to respond to a school shooting. "It is the last resort ", said Millcreek School District Superintendent William Hall. "Again, for consistency and for the symbolic piece that, unfortunately, we're in a day and age where we may need to use them to protect ourselves and our kids", Hall said.
  • Hamas Leader Vows to Continue Protests in Gaza Until 'Return of Palestine'

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    It also has suggested that it may attempt a mass border breach. The man's death brings to 32 the number of people killed by Israeli fire since March 30, including those killed during the protests at the Gaza-Israel border. So we use tires that will misguide the Israelis gunshots, as we are peaceful protesters. A Palestinian painter puts the finishing touch of a mural, during a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the Israel-Gaza border in the center of Gaza strip ...
  • ISRO launches navigation satellite IRNSS-1I from Sriharikota

    ISRO launches navigation satellite IRNSS-1I from Sriharikota

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    IRNSS-1H was ISRO's first backup satellite, launched in August 2017 with the intention of replacing IRNSS-1A. While the space agency has in the past had launches in the evening and morning too, this is perhaps the first time one has been scheduled as early as 4 am.
  • May weather to end the second week of April

    May weather to end the second week of April

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    The disturbance that gave us some light snow and flurries this afternoon is tracking east. We'll end the week on a dry, mild note - highs above average for a change, into the mid-60s we go! Stay tuned for updates on the severity of this weekend's storms over the next few days.
  • Defiant Trump warns missiles 'will be coming' over Syria attack

    Defiant Trump warns missiles 'will be coming' over Syria attack

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    The World Health Organization said about 500 patients showed signs of exposure to toxic chemicals following the Douma attack . Oil prices have soared to their highest level since December 2014 amid the possibility of the U.S. It gave no timeline but said the team is preparing to leave for Syria shortly. "According to a United Nations source , Syrian military planes were also transferred to the Russian Khmeimim air base, near Latakia, on the Mediterranean coast, in Assad's stronghold", ...
  • U.S. lifts travel ban on Chad citizens

    U.S. lifts travel ban on Chad citizens

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    The decision to remove Chad from a U.S.travel ban was made nearly exactly a month after the former Secretary of State visited the country. "Chad nationals will therefore again be able to receive visas for travel to the United States", the statement continued.
  • Bootleg alcohol kills dozens in weeks

    Bootleg alcohol kills dozens in weeks

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    In total, some 40 people were admitted with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath and unconsciousness, and several are still being treated, Sumpena said. Police displayed huge quantities of confiscated alcohol at a news conference, some of it in small clear plastic bags. Most Indonesians practise a moderate form of Islam and alcohol is available in big cities, but high taxes make it expensive and poorly paid workers sometimes turn to cheap but potentially risky homemade ...
  • Alberta premier convinced Ottawa will act soon on Trans Mountain impasse

    Alberta premier convinced Ottawa will act soon on Trans Mountain impasse

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    On Sunday, Kinder Morgan said it was cancelling plans to almost triple the capacity of the Trans Mountain pipeline unless legal and jurisdictional challenges were solved by May 31. Opponents of the pipeline fear potential spills along the B.C. coast, and argue that Indigenous communities have not given their consent to the project, violating their constitutional rights.
  • Texas Border Patrol agent charged in deaths of woman, child

    Texas Border Patrol agent charged in deaths of woman, child

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    Border Patrol killed a woman with whom he was romantically involved and her 1-year-old child before calling 911 claiming to have discovered the bodies near a park along the border with Mexico, Texas authorities said Tuesday. After a while, the border agents released the man and reportedly left him in a park on the US side of the wall. The agent was placed on administrative leave, officials said.
  • West London council bans vigils outside abortion clinic

    West London council bans vigils outside abortion clinic

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    Commenting on the cross-party support, Huq said: "I don't agree with lots that the Lib Dems have done... but I have enormous respect for Lord Steel. Ealing Council's historic decision is an awesome first step and we are extremely proud that our campaign has come this far. Let me be clear, this review is about ensuring the police, healthcare providers and local authorities have the right powers to protect women making these tough decisions.
  • Trump Signs Bill to Combat Online Sex Trafficking

    Trump Signs Bill to Combat Online Sex Trafficking

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    FOSTA amends the Communications Act of 1934 to create an exception for sex trafficking, making it easier to target websites with legal action for enabling such crimes. The bill also received support from U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, R-Misouri, who co-sponsored the bill and spoke on the Senate floor in support of the bill last month.
  • Brewers Outlast Cardinals 3-2

    Brewers Outlast Cardinals 3-2

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    Did Matt Carpenter know his walk-off homer was gone as soon as it left the bat? Dominic Leone (1-2) pitched a clean 11th inning before Paul DeJong set up Carpenter's victor with an infield single. He stuck out four and walked two. Mayers appeared in two games this season, allowing one run in two innings. Brewers: C Manny Pina was removed in the seventh inning with tightness in his right calf.
  • Watch Cynthia Nixon explain why NY needs to legalise weed

    Watch Cynthia Nixon explain why NY needs to legalise weed

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    Of the study, Cuomo said: "If it was legalized in Jersey and it was legal in MA and the federal government allowed it to go ahead, what would that do to NY, because it's right in the middle?" On Monday, the New York City-based progressive group New York Communities for Change, which advocates for tenants' rights and affordable housing, endorsed Nixon, saying that Gov.
  • Security clampdown in Indian Kashmir after soldiers kill 4 civilians

    Security clampdown in Indian Kashmir after soldiers kill 4 civilians

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    Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Mehmood Shah has paid tribute to slain youth in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, saying that Indian forces have "touched the climax of atrocities and brutalities". These included 45-year-old Abdul Salam Bhat, of Khudwani, who received a bullet in his neck which exited from his shoulder. We are acting on the advice of police and civil administration, railway official said adding the decision to suspend train service was being taken for the security and safety of ...
  • Mega-church pastor Bill Hybels steps down amid allegations of inappropriate conduct

    Mega-church pastor Bill Hybels steps down amid allegations of inappropriate conduct

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    Members of the church were surprised and torn over the decision, as well as the allegations against Hybels. He also said he regretted his initial angry response to the allegations, which included unwanted touching, a kiss, lewd comments, and invitations to his hotel room, as well as accusations of a previous consensual affair, which the woman involved later withdrew.
  • Trump says US-Russia relations worse than ever, offers economic help

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    In April previous year, Trump ordered air raids on Syrian government facilities in the wake of a chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun, a rebel-held town, which killed at least 80 people. Damascus and Moscow refer to rebels fighting Assad as terrorists. USA stock futures have dropped with the Dow falling by 245 points, or 1 percent, as the new concerns about military action in Syria appear to be overshadowing any relief about a reduction in trade tensions between China and the United States.
  • Trump says all is 'very calm' at White House

    Trump says all is 'very calm' at White House

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    The execution of search warrants at the office and hotel room of longtime Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen marked a new phase in the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and whether Trump's campaign collaborated with the Russians.
  • Russia Is Jamming US Drones in Syria, NBC Reports

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    Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis as well as Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo huddled at the White House yesterday to discuss options and game out the situation. A Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman responded to Trump's tweet: "Smart missiles should fly toward terrorists, not legal government". The White House says President Donald Trump will skip an upcoming summit in South America and will remain in the United States to "oversee the American response to Syria and ...
  • Monday's Weather: Light winds with high temps in the low 60s

    Monday's Weather: Light winds with high temps in the low 60s

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    Thursday is also going to be a sunny, windy and warm day. This will lead to cool mornings on Sunday and Monday morning along with sunshine through the middle of next week as highs gradually warm from the upper 70s to low 80s on Sunday and Monday to the middle 80s by Tuesday and Wednesday .
  • Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT): Wall Street Analyst Views in Focus

    Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT): Wall Street Analyst Views in Focus

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    Amazon .com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally.The company has $695.28 billion market cap. The insider Olsavsky Brian T sold $3.42 million. Randolph Com reported 272,600 shares. Asset Management Incorporated owns 70,426 shs. Dubuque Fincl Bank And Com reported 80,873 shares stake.
  • John Boehner Joins Marijuana Firm: 'My Thinking on Cannabis Has Evolved'

    John Boehner Joins Marijuana Firm: 'My Thinking on Cannabis Has Evolved'

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    A majority - on both sides of the aisle - support the legalization of marijuana, and the numbers are rapidly growing. Boehner, along with former Massachusetts Gov. "I am unalterably opposed to the legalization of marijuana or any other FDA Schedule I drug". A further nine states and the District of Columbia allow its recreational use.
  • United Nations to meet on threat of military action against Syria

    United Nations to meet on threat of military action against Syria

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    Last year, 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles targeted Syrian warplanes suspected of carrying out the chemical assault. While Russian experts who visited the town reported no trace of chemical agents, the United States complained the OPCW will only confirm or refute activists' claims but not identify culprits if chemical residue is found.
  • Putin calls on Netanyahu not to take any 'destabilizing action' on Syria

    Putin calls on Netanyahu not to take any 'destabilizing action' on Syria

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    A senior Russian lawmaker says President Donald Trump's tweet warning of an imminent missile strike on Syria reflects a dangerously light-minded approach to a critical situation. In reaction to a presumed chemical substance weapons strike upon a rebel-held community. Russian Federation is the biggest ally of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's regime and warned against strikes, notably by the United States in reprisal for an alleged chemical attack against rebel-held Douma that has sparked ...