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Haley warns Assad: Trump 'watching,' USA work in Syria 'not done'

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Russia, whose ties with the West have sunk to levels of the Cold War-era, denies any gas attack in Douma and said Britain staged it to whip up anti-Russian hysteria. He was able to reach his family and is relieved that they are safe. However, airfields can easily be rebuilt. The text calls for a ceasefire resolution adopted in February but which never materialized to finally take hold and "demands" that President Bashar al-Assad's government engage in peace talks "in good faith, ... Read More »

Risks loom for Comey's book blitz

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Comey's book " A Higher Loyalty ", details his conversations with the President, mocks Trump's appearance, and slams the "forest fire that is the Trump presidency". "(Obama) looked directly at me", Comey recalled, according to The Washington Post . Comey also said the allegations in the dossier had not been verified at the time he left the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Area Republicans: Ryan's retirement to have little local effect

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Ryan and his allies have been trying to head off a power struggle within the House GOP in the wake of his retirement announcement , which comes as the party is fighting to cling to its majority after November congressional elections. King tried to get Ryan to throw the president under the bus, asking him if " Trump fatigue" played a role in his decision to not run for reelection. Read More »

Snow winds down heading into Sunday

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We could see a mix of rain and snow move through quickly Tuesday night with maybe a bit of that lingering into early Wednesday. A record-breaking late winter storm will continue to affect the area for the rest of the weekend. At the most, five inches. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up around 6 inches A light glaze of ice is also possible. Read More »

Trump Slams Comey As 'Weak And Untruthful Slime Ball'

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I do know that, as of this writing, Special Counsel Mueller and his team are hard at work and the American people can have confidence that, unless their investigation is blocked in some fashion, they will get to the truth, whatever that is". Read More »

President Trump: US launches strikes on Syria

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And then yesterday, he told a group of lawmakers that he was looking into rejoining the TPP. Including the US, the member countries represented approximately 40 percent of global trade. We thank them both. Turkey is a USA ally despite considering certain Kurdish groups in the region to be terrorists while the US has backed those groups as a fighting force against ISIS. Read More »

Stormy Daniels may show up at Cohen hearing

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On Monday, Michael Cohen's office and hotel room were raided by a dozen Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on search warrants that had been executed by the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY, which Berman leads, according to Cohen's attorney Stephen Ryan. Read More »

Direct clash between US, Russia in Syria unlikely

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The Russian government will compile a list of USA nationals who will be forbidden to enter Russia , within the framework of a draft law on new sanctions, leader of the Russian LDPR party Vladimir Zhirinovsky said Friday . She would not seek approval from Parliament, the BBC said, despite calls from the opposition Labour Party for parliament to be given a say. There was no direct word from Russian President Vladimir Putin on the crisis, though he discussed the situation with Turkish ... Read More »

Hamilton quickest in both practice sessions for Chinese GP

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On Saturday, former world champion Damon Hill suggested that the performance of Ferrari indicated a shift in the power stakes and Hamilton accepts the era of domination is certainly over. Carlos Sainz and Romain Grosjean's Haas completed the top ten. "It's not going to be easy to beat Kimi and Sebastian tomorrow, they're the quickest on the straights too, so overtaking will be tough". Read More »

Long Ball: Gryphons hit six home runs in rout of rival Knights

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PBL - Baylee Cosgrove 1-3, 2 R, 2 BB. Offensively, the Cougars combined for 23 basehits in the twinbill with 11 coming in the opener and 12 in the nightcap. In the fourth inning, Cosgrove tripled to center field before Bender singled to center field to send Cosgrove across home plate for the go-ahead run. Read More »

Pentagon says Syria strikes 'hit every target'

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USA -led airstrikes against Syrian chemical targets drew words of support across the globe Saturday - mixed with some condemnation - hours after explosions rumbled through the capital of Damascus. The US and its allies fired more than 100 missiles at Syria. He said there were "no reports of losses" on USA and allies. "These limited strikes may serve to deter future chemical weapons use, but assuming they don't trigger escalation or a retaliation, they won't dramatically alter the course of ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo hugs Gianluigi Buffon after dramatic Champions League clash

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Unlike the reaction that followed Roma's triumph, the Italian press was up in arms over Juve's elimination, while the outlook of Catalan papers contrasted with the views of other Spanish outlets that praised the tenacious Los Blancos. His post-match comments to the media, about Oliver having a rubbish bin for a heart, not knowing "shit", and having no personality, were unworthy, the Champions League equivalent of waiting for a referee in the auto park after a disagreement on the public parks. Read More »

Trump Promises Decision on Military Action Against Syria in Next Two Days

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Energy Aspects' Mallinson said Trump's reference to Iran could be viewed as further evidence the US president is not likely to renew the Iranian nuclear agreement. Russia's envoy to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said his country has warned the USA against striking Syria, stating that "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 ... Read More »

Stormy Daniels may appear at hearing for Trump lawyer

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Pressed later whether Cohen was still acting as Trump's attorney, Sanders demurred. The confirmation was in a response by the USA attorney's office for the Southern District of NY to Cohen's motion seeking to prevent prosecutors from reviewing some evidence obtained on Monday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in raids of his hotel room and office. Read More »

UN Security Council rejects Russian Federation draft resolution slamming strike on Syria

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He said that the strikes were a response to the Syrian regime's actions and were not a provocation against the Russian Federation or its forces in Syria . Trump had told her that the United States was "locked and loaded" and ready to strike again should Syria use banned weapons again. The operation , which was led by the U.S., was undertaken in response to a devastating chemical attack in the rebel-controlled Damascus suburb of Douma, which killed dozens of people earlier this month. Read More »

Trump speaks to UK, French leaders after strikes

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the military action against Syria was legally questionable and makes real accountability for war crimes less likely. Western governments, Al Bardan said, must "push Assad to sit at the negotiation table and be serious on a political transition". Nikki Haley, the US's ambassador to the United Nations , said the USA would be "locked and loaded" if Assad used chemical weapons again. Read More »

Zuckerberg assures Congress that Facebook is not listening to users' conversations

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It's not something that you have property rights to and it can't be stolen. He repeatedly told the committee that users have full control over who sees their information. Despite the fact that Zuckerberg was out there mostly answering softball questions, and explaining how the internet works , investors thought his appearance showed reason to have more confidence in the company . Read More »

Facebook: 'If a Service is Free, You are the Product' - Hacker

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The data debacle sparked outrage over consumer privacy, but also reignited broader concerns about Facebook's impact on privacy, civil discourse and domestic institutions around the world. There is no notification on either site that a Facebook pixel is tracking your activity, but using tools such as Ghostery , a browser plug-in that scans code on sites you visit and alerts you what trackers have been added, makes it easy to determine where a Facebook pixel is installed. Read More »

Putin sits back as US, Britain and France strike Syria

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No military measures were immediately announced, but in a clear warning to the US and its allies, Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the Russian military's General Staff said Moscow could boost Syria's Soviet-era air defense assets with batteries of state-of-the-art S-300 missiles. Read More »

Janice Dickinson testifies against Bill Cosby in retrial

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Cosby says Constand consented to their sexual encounter. The other women's harrowing, sometimes tearful stories could help. The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand and the other women have done. Read More »

'Mission Accomplished' In Syria Strikes

Those words later took on an irony as the war dragged on, and at the end if his presidency, Bush called the use of the phrase " a mistake ". Later he tweeted: "Mission accomplished". While Germany did not take part in the action against Syria, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she supported steps taken by the allies. The US president thanked London and Paris for their "wisdom and the power of their fine Military" in joining Washington in launching more than 100 missiles on ... Read More »

Joint strikes in Syria draw mixed reactions from the Middle East

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French President Emmanuel Macron said the response was "limited to the Syrian regime's capabilities to produce and use chemical weapons ". U.S., British and French attack aircraft, including two U.S. Indeed, while the Pentagon did not forewarn or coordinate with Moscow , the United States used its bilateral deconfliction line to ensure that there were no unintended clashes with Russian forces. Read More »

World leaders react to joint Syria airstrikes

Mattis, however, said the assault was a "one-time shot", so long as Assad does not repeat his use of chemical weapons . Despite severely damaging the infrastructure with the strikes , McKenzie said the Pentagon would not rule out that the Assad government still had capability to use such weapons again. Read More »

Chinas 1Q trade surplus with US rises 19.4% yoy

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He told regional reporters in Beijing as a part of a China-Latin America and Caribbean press programme, that while some in the region could "feel the punch" from the ongoing dispute, Beijing fully intends to uphold the system and rules of trade as presented by the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Read More »

The US may have missed its chance to rejoin the TPP

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She says mixed signals from the administration could cause problems. The 11-member pact includes Mexico and Canada, which are in the process of re-negotiating the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement with the United States. He will work to increase access for our farmers to the worldwide markets that have tried to shut them out, including through trade agreements that break down unfair barriers. Read More »

South Africans say good-bye to Winnie Mandela after days of mour

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Women, men, and young people expressed their love and admiration for her, saying she was "a fearless fighter, and leader in her own right, not just Mandela's former wife ". As evidence emerged in the dying years of apartheid of the brutality of her Soweto enforcers, known as the " Mandela United Football Club ", some South Africans questioned her " Mother of the Nation " soubriquet. Read More »

Trump Says US-Russia Ties 'Worse Now' than During Cold War

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This is a real concern on both sides, with fear of a U.S. strike on Syria escalating out of control said to be a major reason why the administration is shifting away from a strike. In the United Kingdom, cabinet ministers agreed that it was "highly likely" the Assad regime was responsible for the alleged attack and said the use of chemical weapons must not "go unchallenged". Read More »

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has left her Soweto home for the last time

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Her Xhosa name was Nomzamo (She who tries). She will be buried in Johannesburg. Her research on the high infant mortality rate in a black township was central to her politicization. She was one of the people. Since apartheid ended in the 1990s, she served in several government roles, including as a member of parliament and leader of the ruling party's women's league. Read More »

Hearing scheduled regarding Michael Cohen raids

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A White House spokesman referred a request for comment to Mr Cohen and his attorney. Avenatti said he thinks that some of the documents obtained from the Cohen search relate to his client. McKay argued that a so-called "Filter Team" from the justice department should be allowed to check all the seized documents for possible privilege. Read More »

Syria air strikes: Jeremy Corbyn's letter to Theresa May

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The April 7 attack in the rebel-held town of Douma killed at least 70 residents and injured hundreds more. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the missile strike against Syria's military and civilian infrastructures was carried out by United States planes and naval ships in cooperation with British and French air forces between 03:42 and 05:10 Moscow time on Saturday. Read More »

Over 100 cruise missiles fired at Syria, many intercepted: Russian Federation

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Syrian state media said the attack would fail and called it a "flagrant violation of worldwide law". In conflicts, there are rules about what's acceptable - and chemical weapons are never supposed to be used. Russia sees Saturday's missile strike by the U.S. and its French and British allies as the West's response to Moscow's growing role in the world, said Sergei Markov, a Russian political analyst and a former member of Putin's United Russia Party. Read More »

I would give Oblak a blank cheque to stay at Atlético — Koke

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The other tie by Eric Abidal, ambassador of the final and innocent hand draw, will measure Olympique de Marseille with Red Bull Salzburg with the return in Austria. Red Bull Salzburg came in second at the 1993-94 UEFA Cup. "Gameiro, Thomas and Correa already warmed up in the first half", Simeone insisted. They have beaten Real Sociedad, Borussia Dortmund , and Lazio . Read More »

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 »