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Use of chemical weapons in Syria 'simply inexcusable': Mattis

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Trump says he has requested US companions "to take greater responsibility for securing their dwelling space, along with contributing large portions of money for the belongings, instruments and all the anti-ISIS effort". "It is very risky time", he said, pointing out that Trump's war of words with North Korea was the first time since the Cuban missile crisis in 1962 that a USA president has threatened military action against another nuclear-armed state. Read More »

President Trump to Look at Re-Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership

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The pact, which was conceived as a counterweight to China's rising economic power in the region, had been negotiated under the Obama administration but never approved by Congress. I don't know. I do know that rejoining the TPP would be quite complicated . Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, commenting after Trump's tweet , said it would be "great" to have the USA back in the pact though doubted it would happen. Read More »

Zuckerberg addresses rumours about Facebook tapping your microphone

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The 33-year-old is facing tough questioning from a joint hearing of the US Senate's commerce and judiciary committees. "This is a wake-up call to Silicon Valley and the tech community that if you let these things get out of hand, having grown up in a very lightly regulated environment, you could end up with a lot more regulation than you seek", he said after the hearing. Read More »

Two Vancouver-area police officers arrested, released in Cuba

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He's being held without bail until a hearing Tuesday to determine whether he poses a danger if released. Sadar Police Station IIC and a Sub Inspector (SI) also sustained injury during the encounter as the accused hurled bombs at them. SAPS Ilembe cluster spokesperson constable Sibusiso Khuzwayo said the residents handed over their memorandum to an official from the community safety and liaison department. Read More »

Trump announces USA launched strikes in Syria

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Independent inspectors are attempting to assess the attack this weekend. "We are very confident that chlorine was used and we are not ruling out sarin right now", Mattis said . Members of the U.S. Congress are starting to weigh-in on President Donald Trump's decision to launch airstrikes against targets associated with the Syrian chemical weapons program. Read More »

US claims it has "high level of confidence" Syria behind chemical attack

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Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator, Bashar al-Assad", said the President. Trump also had strong words for Syria's allies. His address to the nation Friday night came with little notice: The White House alerted television networks that it was coming but asked them not to report what was happening to ensure the safety of the operation. Read More »

Most rockets in Western attacks on Syria were intercepted: Russia

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They "are responsible for the regional consequences of this adventurist action", it added. Fox News reported that US military strikes would "go forward in Syria " and said the decision was made by Trump on the evening of April 13. The U.S., France and the United Kingdom launched an overnight strike on multiple Syrian targets Saturday, in response to Bashar Assad regime's chemical attack a week ago. Read More »

Pennsylvania School District Gets Beat Up Over Mini Baseball Bats

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In announcing an end to the walkout, the Oklahoma Education Association said it was now focused on the November elections. They approved these bills after the state of Florida did so last June and Rhode Island in 2016. Kim Coil juggles a busy schedule including being a full-time history teacher at Francis Howell North High School. The militant mood of teachers was spelled on the signs they were carrying Friday, including, "OEA doesn't speak for me", "The movement didn't start with the OEA ... Read More »

US, Britain, France launch air strikes in Syria

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The Russian ministry said the situation in Douma was "normalising". Syrian troops have braced for Western strikes across the country, hiding assets and deserting key buildings. The attack has drawn worldwide outrage and prompted the USA and its allies to consider a military strike on Syria , something Moscow has strongly warned against. Read More »

Russia Knows Responsible for Sketch of Chemical Attack in Syria

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All responsibility lies with Washington , London and Paris, Russian Ambassador to US Anatoly Antonov said, commenting on the strike. The Russian leader warned against "ill-considered and unsafe actions ... Ambassador Nikki Haley addressed the U.N. Security Council in emergency session ahead of a vote called by Russian Federation to attempt to block US action. Read More »

Strikes on Syria did not hit areas near Russian bases: Moscow

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Russian Federation has again denied that a chemical attack was conducted in Syria by showing footage of what it calls the testimony of Syrian residents. The attack has drawn worldwide outrage and prompted the United States and its allies to consider a military strike on Syria , something Moscow has strongly warned against. Read More »

USA concerned about triggering wider war as it weighs strike on Syria

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And Alexander Zasypkin, Russia's ambassador to Lebanon, vowed that any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launch sites attacked. Mr Trump described Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad as a "Gas Killing Animal" and said the US's relationship with Russian Federation was worse than it had ever been in history in a series of furious tweets posted this evening. Read More »

Google's Gmail set to get a major update

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Fortunately, Android Authority and The Verge were able to acquire images of the new Gmail interface. "These changes will also be made available to users with personal Gmail accounts, so we want to make sure you're adequately prepared for questions from your G Suite users in advance of the public announcement". Read More »

No Joel Embiid in Sixers vs Heat Game 1

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Embiid averaged 22.9 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.8 blocks this season. His game is not 100 percent back to his college form; however, with six games left against teams with an average winning percentage of 422, the lack of competition could surely help the young point guard round into form come time for the playoffs . Read More »

Woman killed in crash on Hwy 148 near Quyon

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Ellis felt that the couple had allowed her to be assaulted by another person who had also been at the apartment earlier that morning, Raphy Rodriguez told police. "I was kind of pushing her and she was getting it together and sometimes you needed dynamite under her butt", Woeppel said. She said the man threatened her with a knife. Read More »

Telegram chat app blocked in Russian Federation

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The app is also widely used by the Russian authorities, Reuters news agency reports. A Russian court have ruled that Telegram can no longer be used, and they ordered an immediate block on the app. " Privacy is not for sale, and human rights should not be compromised out of fear or greed", Durov wrote on Telegram. Third-party VPN/Proxy-might be overloaded, which is likely to result in slow operation during the first hours after the block . Read More »

No "final decision" yet on Syria response, White House says

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Sanders said Trump would speak later with French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May . Noting that inspectors from the Organisation for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) were due to visit the site shortly, it underlined the Damascus government's commitment that they will have full access and freedom of movement. Read More »

FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY tonight due to severe weather

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Forecasters in Shreveport said "potentially strong" tornadoes will be possible in southwest Arkansas. "A Flash Flood Watch has already been issued for the entire area from 1 am Saturday morning to 1 am Sunday morning as we are expecting 2-4" + across the area. Read More »

Donald Trump issues full pardon to former aide to Dick Cheney

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U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pardon former George W. Bush administration official Lewis "Scooter" Libby , who was convicted of lying in an investigation of the unmasking of a Central Intelligence Agency agent, a source said on Friday, in a step that would underscore Trump's willingness to grant pardons in high-profile cases. Read More »

Syrian government raises flag in Douma: Russian agencies

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Syria joined Russian Federation in denouncing Mr Trump's threat to attack the country, saying his words were "reckless" and endangered worldwide peace and security. Macron said Thursday that France would not tolerate "regimes that think everything is permitted". Yesterday, President Trump hit out at Russia's support of the Assad regime in Syria after a suspected chemical attack in the city of Douma - which left dozens dead - provoked global outrage. Read More »

Key Takeaways From The Greitens Report

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Greitens, who has resisted calls to step down amid the scandal as he awaits trial next month, declined to participate or testify for the committee's report . The woman told investigators that she felt fearful and told Greitens, "I don't want this", after which he then helped remove her from the tape and calm her down. Read More »

Democrats push for quicker action on Greitens

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Let's call this what it is - a political witch hunt. "This is not a witch hunt and the committee had no political agenda", Speaker Todd Richardson said. The office claims the accusations from the defense are an attempt to distract the court's and the public's attention from the merits of this case. The governor was indicted on invasion of privacy charges in February for taking photos of the woman without her consent and allegedly threatening to blackmail her. Read More »

Teachers 'walk-in' for raises, school funding

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Investigators found Fish was sacked months earlier after school leaders learned he hosted a " fight club " in a math classroom. He later received a mental health evaluation. The videos have not been released, but are described in detail in Fish's arrest affidavit. A Montville detective viewed a video that showed Fish - while smiling and laughing - motioning with his hands in a way that appears to signal the start of a fight. Read More »

House speaker Paul Ryan reportedly says he won't seek re-election

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Ryan's now retiring in early January. Ryan's plans have been the source of much speculation amid Republican concerns over keeping their majority in the House of Representatives . Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania told reporters that his colleagues are in an impossible position: Defy Trump and get scorched by supporters, or defend him and get singed by other voters. Read More »

USA assessment is Syrian town suffered chemical attack

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Trump threatened action, although it was unclear what he had in mind. There has been at least a half dozen suspecting chemical attacks in Syria the USA president launched the air strikes, which meant to deter. April 7, 2018: A suspected chemical attack kills at least 40 people in Douma . The reports could not immediately be independently verified. Americans are desperately in the quest for legitimate intervention in Syria possibly for another strike against government targets. Read More »

Syrians prep for 'coming' USA retaliation attack

You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!" Trump said, referring Moscow's alliance with Assad. He said that if airstrikes went ahead, they would target Syrian government chemical facilities. Speaking to Euronews, Chizhov said "Russia has warned US representatives, publicly as well as through proper channels, over the grave consequences that could arise if these strikes happen and whether deliberately or otherwise Russian citizens are hurt". Read More »

Outrage over Kathua, Unnao rape cases

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In a Statement Mir criticized the Chief Minister over maintaining silence on the involvement of two senior BJP ministers responsible for adding communal color to shameful act of murder "to serve their vested interests". Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the BJP MLA from Unnao, has been accused of raping a Dalit teenager. FIR itself came days after the Unnao girl tried to self-immolate in front of UP CM Yogi Adityanath's house on Sunday accusing authorities of inaction, and death of her father in custody ... Read More »

Fortnite Introduces Port-a-Fort Grenades

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Epic rolled out its latest Fortnite content update on Tuesday, adding the Port-a-Fort , squad commands, a new limited-time game mode, and lots more. This is the most substantial downtime since January when the game was down for nearly an entire day; it looks like this current downtime could run on for a similar time. Read More »

Proposed 4J bond would make schools safer, board says

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At a regular meeting, board members voted 10-1 to advance the finance committee's proposal. The board interviews the last finalist, Ross Kasun from New Jersey on Friday. Thompson in the past have addressed her issues with firing McClain which included long-term substitute teachers in classrooms, large classroom sizes, unsupervised students and an issue previous year involving a late loan payment made by McClain's staff in which a bank admitted fault. Read More »

OPCW Team en Route to Syria as US Mulls Missile Attack

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The Russian military, which has troops in Syria, said on Monday that its officers had visited the site of the alleged attack and found no evidence to back up reports of poison gas being used. It is very hard not to see Trump move in a direction where he pushes the U.S.to withdraw from the nuclear agreement. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Thursday that President Emmanuel Macron would decide whether to launch an attack over the "non-respect of the global convention against ... Read More »

IDF orders investigation into response to Gaza protests

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According to Israeli newspaper Haaretz , the Israeli army cleared the sniper of wrongdoing in a preliminary inquiry into the incident, but said the soldiers filming and heard cheering in the video would face "disciplinary proceedings". Of these, 15 journalists have been killed by Israeli fire. The Israeli army amassed soldiers along the militarized fence along with 100 snipers with orders to shoot to kill. Read More »