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On Wednesday he said the missiles were "coming", but on Thursday he tweeted that he had "never said when". Trump was also due to speak with French President Emmanuel Macron, who said France had proof the Syrian government carried out the attack near Damascus, which aid groups have said killed dozens of people, and will decide whether to strike back when all the necessary information has been gathered.
  • Searchers Find Woman's Body in Eel River

    Searchers Find Woman's Body in Eel River

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    Scroll for more content . "It was pure acceleration from the last brake application until it hit the bottom of the cliff", Greg Baarts, the acting assistant chief of the California Highway Patrol's northern division, said at the time. Nearly eight days after the family of Sandeep Thottapilly went missing in the Eel River in Northern Mendocino County, California, a body suspected to be of one of the family members has been found.
  • Turkey's Incirlik Airbase Wasn't Used for Airstrikes on Syria - Deputy PM

    Turkey's Incirlik Airbase Wasn't Used for Airstrikes on Syria - Deputy PM

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    Turkey regarded the operation launched by the US, Britain and France against the Syrian regime in response to the chemical attack in Duma on April 7 as appropriate response, APA reports. The Turkish leader also emphasised the importance of de-escalating the tension in the region. Calling on the global community to unite in order to prevent any such chemical attacks in the future, he said: "Efforts to only destroy chemical weapons will not be enough to end the instability in the region".
  • Justice will be delivered in Asifa rape & murder case: Mehbooba

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    We cannot let this happen with another child. The eight-year-old girl, who went missing on January 12, was found dead on January 17 based on a tip off by a local. While addressing a rally in support of the accused in Kathua, Chander Prakash Ganga, industries minister and Choudhry Lal Singh, forest minister, had made provocative speeches in their address.
  • Syria tensions can lead to 'full-blown military escalation', warns United Nations chief

    Syria tensions can lead to 'full-blown military escalation', warns United Nations chief

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    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that a new Cold War has begun in the wake of a deadly suspected chemical attack that has prompted warnings of military action by the West. The continued reports of chemical weapons use in Syria are outrageous, he said. US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Washington estimates that Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad's forces have used chemical weapons at least 50 times during the seven-year-long conflict.
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    Crime victims remembrance ceremony held

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    Those who are the victims can be relegated to an afterthought. "We just want to educate the community about what's out there", she said. One hundred balloons were released by students in honor of local victims and to raise awareness of victims' issues and rights.
  • Pena Nieto, Pence to meet on sidelines of summit

    Pena Nieto, Pence to meet on sidelines of summit

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    Senate Democrats are urging Vice President Mike Pence to use his trip to Lima to reset relations with a region where they say President Donald Trump's immigrant-bashing rhetoric is costing the USA influence. "We are with the people of Venezuela and will continue to do everything in our power to provide sustenance and support to those who have fled", Mr.
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled harder during second hearing

    Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled harder during second hearing

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    The 33-year-old internet magnate faced questions and concerns from members of the US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee, who asked what Facebook was doing to give users more flexibility to opt in to sharing their personal data with the company or third parties.
  • Three arrests as armed police swoop on Marks Gate

    Three arrests as armed police swoop on Marks Gate

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    Lindberg was also arrested on an outstanding Washington Department of Corrections Felony Warrant. The woman attempted to give chase to sticky-fingered reprobate, but quickly lost sight of her in the crowd, cops said. - At 8 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a report of a two-vehicle crash on Pleasant Valley Road in Saxtons River. Police arrested a woman for second-degree criminal trespass and interfering with a peace officer in the 700 block of Garden Way.
  • US launches strikes on Syria

    US launches strikes on Syria

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    Three waves of overnight strikes destroyed important infrastructure at sites connected with the Syrian regime's chemical weapons programme. This is not about intervening in a civil war. A broader question is whether the allied attacks are part of a revamped, coherent political strategy to end the war on terms that do not leave Assad in power.
  • FBI Seized Recordings Between Michael Cohen And Stormy Daniels' Former Lawyer

    FBI Seized Recordings Between Michael Cohen And Stormy Daniels' Former Lawyer

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    Early Monday morning, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents carried out a raid on the home, offices and hotel room of the president's longtime personal counsel. Cohen's attorney and a spokesman for Cohen's attorney did not reply to requests for comment. Cohen is asking for the right to review the documents before investigators do, so he can determine if any information was covered by attorney-client privilege.
  • Military Strikes Launched Against Syria

    Military Strikes Launched Against Syria

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    President Bashar Assad's government denies responsibility. Under no circumstances should President Donald Trump authorize action against Syrians that could lead to wider military involvement there. The report said the Syrian air force uses the base to launch strikes on Eastern Ghouta. Trump had dialled down the rhetoric on Thursday. Trump was expected to consult further with his national security team.
  • Russian Federation warns 'we are being threatened' after USA missile strike on Syria

    Russian Federation warns 'we are being threatened' after USA missile strike on Syria

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    President Donald Trump addresses the nation about the USA -led airstrikes in Syria April 13, 2018. Trump chastised Syria's two main allies, Russia and Iran , for their roles in supporting "murderous dictators", and noted that Russian President Vladimir Putin had guaranteed a 2013 worldwide agreement for Assad to get rid of all of his chemical weapons .
  • Syrian-Americans worry for families after Trump orders airstrikes

    Syrian-Americans worry for families after Trump orders airstrikes

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    This massacre was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very bad regime. "Without the sanction of the UN Security Council, in breach of the UN charter and the norms and principles of worldwide law, an act of aggression was committed against a sovereign state", the Kremlin said.
  • 'There Is Wisdom In Shifting Focus': Oklahoma Teachers Union Calls Off Walkout

    'There Is Wisdom In Shifting Focus': Oklahoma Teachers Union Calls Off Walkout

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    OPEA Executive Director Sterling Zearley said , "Recent discussions focus exclusively on education funding and exclude public safety, veterans' services, mental health, protective services, or any other state agency services". The teachers are upset with Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's vetoes of budget and revenue bills. Stephanie Ikanovic was one of the teachers at the rally.
  • Denmark has found an excuse not to block Nord Stream 2

    Denmark has found an excuse not to block Nord Stream 2

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    And yet, the Prime Minister acknowledged that while Denmark can not hamper the execution of the Nord Stream 2 project, it has all the necessary tools to slow it down. The national permitting procedures in the other three countries along the route - Russia, Sweden and Denmark - are proceeding as planned. The gas pipeline will connect the Russian Ust-Luga and German Greifswald.
  • African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

    African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

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    It means Babu will not be able to compete in the triple jump final today. Two Indian athletes have been kicked out of the Commonwealth Games after needles were discovered in their room at the athletes village. "When the Commonwealth Games Federation says no tolerance, the Commonwealth Games Federation means no tolerance", Martin said. As well as the athletes' suspensions, "strong reprimands" were issued to Indian officials including the team's chef de mission with a warning that any ...
  • Russian envoy warns of 'consequences' after US-led strikes on Syria

    Russian envoy warns of 'consequences' after US-led strikes on Syria

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    With Kremlin expectations of a cosy relationship with Trump fizzling amid United States investigations into allegations of Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA election, Putin is unlikely to show such tolerance now. Western companies, including Ford Motor Co, PepsiCo Inc and Coca-Cola's bottler Coca-Cola HBC, have also invested billions of dollars since the fall of the Soviet Union to set up local production in Russian Federation.
  • UN Chief Presses Security Council For Action Over Syria

    UN Chief Presses Security Council For Action Over Syria

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    US President Trump appeared to roll back somewhat on his threat for a military strike against Syria , tweeting that action could be taken "very soon or not so soon at all". Despite allegations that it carried out yet another deadly chemical-weapons attack last Saturday, Syria will next month chair the United Nations disarmament forum that produced the treaty banning chemical weapons.
  • Woman's body found near where SUV plunged into river with family

    Woman's body found near where SUV plunged into river with family

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    This is above the legal limit of 0.08 in the state, CBS SFBay Area reported . An autopsy was conducted on Tuesday but the results may not be known for weeks, the office said . Allman says DNA analysis from biological family members will be used to determine her identity. The 911 call is one of at least four incidents involving claims of abuse in the home and this isn't the first time the DeKalb family has reported neglect.
  • #Kathua: Bank sacks employee for posting distasteful comment about Kathua rape victim

    #Kathua: Bank sacks employee for posting distasteful comment about Kathua rape victim

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    Soon after the comment by the assistant manager of the Palarivattom branch of Kotak Mahindra went viral, thousands of people wrote to the bank seeking his termination. Posters, demanding action against Vishnu, also came up in front of the bank's branch at Palarivattam in Kochi . It is said that some of the customers also threatened to close their accounts with the bank if he was not dismissed immediately.
  • Russian ambassador: Top priority to avert war

    Russian ambassador: Top priority to avert war

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    Mr Trump was reacting to a warning from Russian Federation on Tuesday that any USA missiles fired at Syria over the deadly assault on a rebel enclave would be shot down and the launch sites targeted. "God forbid anything adventurous will be done in Syria along the lines of the Libyan and Iraqi experience", Lavrov told a news conference, referring to past Western military interventions elsewhere in the region.
  • Pence to meet with 4 Latin American leaders during summit

    Pence to meet with 4 Latin American leaders during summit

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    He began the week presiding over a Senate hearing on the summit, lunched Thursday with Pence at the White House to discuss the trip and starting Friday, when he arrives in Lima, will meet one-on-one with about a half-dozen heads of state — around the same number as Pence himself.
  • May summons cabinet to discuss possible military action in Syria

    May summons cabinet to discuss possible military action in Syria

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    Russia and Syria will jointly ensure the safety of experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), who were tasked with investigating reports of a chemical attack in the city of Douma near Damascus , Russia's United Nations envoy said on Thursday.
  • European Union sees $20B-plus trade deficit in Jan-Feb

    European Union sees $20B-plus trade deficit in Jan-Feb

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    China posted its first trade deficit in more than a year in March as exports declined unexpectedly as the Lunar New Year holidays disrupted activity, data from the General Administration of Customs showed Friday. Washington: The US has chose to review India's eligibility to enjoy duty free access for certain products in the US market under a tax benefit scheme.
  • Trump's Lawyer May Have Stored 'Gold Mine' Of Recorded Conversations

    Trump's Lawyer May Have Stored 'Gold Mine' Of Recorded Conversations

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    After weeks of news about President Donald Trump's difficulties in securing new legal help, he was represented in Manhattan federal court by a new lawyer. "She alone decided that she did not want to continue with the pregnancy and I offered to help her financially during this hard period", he said. The Justice Department's interest in Cohen appears to be connected to his efforts to silence two women, in the run-up to the 2016 election, who claimed to have had affairs with Trump.
  • Trump fundraiser resigns from RNC after $1.6 million payout report

    Trump fundraiser resigns from RNC after $1.6 million payout report

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    The woman who accepted the payment claims that before she became pregnant, Broidy had paid her to engage in an exclusive sexual relationship to last one to two years, the Journal reported . A Times report late last month detailed emails between Broidy and George Nader , a Middle East adviser who is now said to be cooperating with Mueller.
  • United States says it has 'proof' Syria's Assad used chemical weapons

    United States says it has 'proof' Syria's Assad used chemical weapons

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    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime was suspected of orchestrating a chlorine attack against the rebel-held town of Douma, near the capital of Damascus, earlier this month. The report said the Syrian air force uses the base to launch strikes on Eastern Ghouta. The US responded by firing 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airbase that was suspected of playing a role in the chemical attacks.
  • Scouts donate cookie money to veterans

    Scouts donate cookie money to veterans

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    The troop's goal is to sell 12,000 boxes of Thin Mints, Samoas, S'mores, and other coveted cookies by the end of the weekend. A report last year by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness found that the typical homeless elementary school student missed 88 days of school ― nearly half the school year.
  • REGIONAL: Man and woman found dead at flat

    REGIONAL: Man and woman found dead at flat

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    He told her that he was working at a very senior position in a reputed media house in Mumbai. The man later returned to the residence, where a female resident told 911 dispatchers she woke up to him pouring gasoline on her and around her bed with a lighter in his hand and a rifle slung over his shoulder, police said.
  • Annual candlelight vigil in Orcutt honors sexual assault survivors

    Annual candlelight vigil in Orcutt honors sexual assault survivors

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    A Le Center man is accused of sexually assaulting a female acquaintance while she slept. Another student said that she had been assaulted after her drink was spiked at a Halloween party off campus. "It takes a special person to be a staff member, a volunteer, to really care about this issue". Advocates at Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS) said in 2017, they saw a dramatic increase in the number of people they helped in Tulsa County.
  • California: Personal belongings of missing Indian family recovered from river, say authorities

    California: Personal belongings of missing Indian family recovered from river, say authorities

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    The automotive itself and the four members of the Thottapilly family have not been recovered from the Eel River, which stays too unsafe for divers to enter, nevertheless searchers alongside the banks located fairly just a few devices consistent with a Honda automotive and inside, and devices consistent with a family touring on journey, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office talked about in a press launch.
  • Tareen claims lifetime disqualification not for him

    Tareen claims lifetime disqualification not for him

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    The five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court headed by the Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and also consisting of Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed, Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan, and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah had reserved its judgement on February 14 on appeals and petitions challenging the length of disqualification under the said article.
  • Can Chief Justice Assign Cases To Be Examined By Apex Court

    Can Chief Justice Assign Cases To Be Examined By Apex Court

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    In Justice Karnan's case if it was a threat to the dignity of the court, the present one is a threat to the very life and existence of the institution. Observing that almost one lakh cases come to the top court every year, Justice Sikri wondered if the collegium will sit for each and every case. Indeed senior SC judge Kurian Joseph set to retire this year has written an anguished letter to the CJI, calling for urgent action to defend the independence of the judiciary.