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Haley said the three United States goals for accomplishing its mission are making sure chemical weapons are not used in a way that could harm America's national interests, defeating ISIS and having a good vantage point to watch what Iran is doing.
  • France convinced Trump to stay in Syria, says Macron

    France convinced Trump to stay in Syria, says Macron

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    He added "the facts and the responsibility of the Syrian regime are not in doubt, ' concerning the 'deaths of dozens of men, women and children" in what he said was a chemical weapons attack on April 7 in Douma. mission has not changed - the president has been clear that he wants U.S. forces to come home as quickly as possible". Appearing in a two-hour live broadcast on French television BFM and online investigative site Mediapart, the 40-year-old leader said the U.S., Britain and France had ...
  • Nikki Haley warns U.S. chemical weapons attack 'could easily happen' here

    Nikki Haley warns U.S. chemical weapons attack 'could easily happen' here

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    So I think everyone is going to be feeling it at this point. The ambassador added all allies of America know the USA sent a strong message, and the hope is that they listen. "Saying it's been a success - we won't know until we see if the regime continues to use chemical weapons". Haley was also asked by Fox News' Chris Wallace on what the Trump administration would do if Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad continued to use chemical weapons, noting that President Trump and Defense Secretary ...
  • Fatal Stabbing At Binghamton University

    Fatal Stabbing At Binghamton University

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    The incident happened at around 10:30 p.m.at Binghamton University in upstate NY. "We are in the process of contacting them". The suspected assailant remained at large. 'At this time, the police are confident this was not a random act, ' the university said on its website . The university offered counseling services to anyone who needs it by calling the Dean of Students Office at 607-777-2804.
  • Lawton teachers express mixed feelings about returning to school

    Lawton teachers express mixed feelings about returning to school

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    We are investing in programmes to help raise standards in those crucial early years of education , funding specialist English hubs around the country to improve pupils' literacy and using the same approach to teach maths as world-leading countries through our Shanghai mastery for Maths programme .
  • Theresa May BLASTS Assad and LAUNCHES airstrikes in SYRIA

    Theresa May BLASTS Assad and LAUNCHES airstrikes in SYRIA

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    Corbyn has written to May seeking assurance that there would be no further bombing raids and urged the government to negotiate a pause in the Syrian civil war. "The facility which was struck is located some distance from any known concentrations of civilian habitation, reducing yet further any such risk", the MoD said in a statement.
  • Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur charged with murdering Sri Lankan man

    Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur charged with murdering Sri Lankan man

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    Hank Idsinga said Monday. The latest victim has been identified as Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam. Kanagaratnam arrived in Canada in 2010 from Sri Lanka. "We've had lots of global calls since our pleas began from people who just haven't seen family members in years". The remains of all but Kayhan were found in planters at the home of one of McArthur's landscaping clients, Idsinga said, adding Kayhan's remains have yet to be identified.
  • US pastor goes on trial in Turkey after arrest in coup crackdown

    US pastor goes on trial in Turkey after arrest in coup crackdown

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    Acting U.S. Secretary of State John Sullivan briefed Turkey's Foreign Undersecretary Umit Yalcin over the phone on Friday on the latest developments in Syria. Washington has called for Brunson's release while Erdogan suggested a year ago his fate could be linked to that of US -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen , whose extradition Ankara has repeatedly sought to face charges over the coup attempt.
  • UK PM May: British forces conduct targeted strike against Syria

    UK PM May: British forces conduct targeted strike against Syria

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    Mrs May will make the statement explaining why she ordered British cruise missile strikes and will then take questions from MPs. She said: "In Douma, last Saturday a chemical weapons attack killed up to 75 people, including young children, in circumstances of pure horror".
  • Seven inmates dead, 17 hurt in SC prison incident

    Seven inmates dead, 17 hurt in SC prison incident

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    Prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon said State Law Enforcement Division agents were required to help secure Lee Correctional Institution at 3am local time on Monday (8am in the UK). Lee County Fire/Rescue said ambulances from multiple jurisdictions lined up outside to tend to the wounded. These deaths at Lee are the most in any SC prison in recent years.
  • Inmates Killed in South Carolina Prison Riot

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    One of South Carolina's most risky prisons was secured early Monday after a "mass casualty incident" involving multiple inmates at several housing units, officials said. Lee County EMS personnel are also responding, according to a source. An investigation has been launched into how the riot broke out. The facility, which opened in 1993, houses around 1,500 prisoners, including some of the state's most violent criminals, reports the Associated Press.
  • IMD forecasts a normal monsoon in 2018

    IMD forecasts a normal monsoon in 2018

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    This is the third consecutive year when the IMD predicted normal monsoon rains for the country. Skymet said the monsoon this year could be 100 percent of the long period average (LPA) with a model error of plus and minus 5 percent. A good monsoon is good news for the Indian economy. Assessment of onset of monsoon will be done on May 15. A figure between 96 to 104 percent is considered normal monsson.
  • Kathua case: BJP demands action against Jammu and Kashmir Cong chief

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    Rahul Gandhi will also lay the foundations of some development projects during his visit. "Congress officially supported the pro-rapist bandh". At his press conference on Sunday, Javadekar also asked Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to apologise to the nation because the head of the Bar Association of Jammu, BS Slathia, was reportedly his polling agent in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
  • Syria Strikes Send 'Clear Message' On Chemical Weapons - British PM

    Syria Strikes Send 'Clear Message' On Chemical Weapons - British PM

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    Yesterday Prime Minister Theresa May insisted the military action was "legal" and defended the decision to go ahead without securing the backing of Parliament. May is not obliged to win parliament's approval before ordering military action, but a non-binding constitutional convention to do so has been established since a 2003 vote on joining the US -led invasion of Iraq.
  • California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk: sheriff

    California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk: sheriff

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    California drivers are considered drunk with a level of 0.08 or higher. Debris at the accident site and other material found along the riverbanks also was consistent with that vehicle, officials have said. A neighbor of the Harts in Woodland, Washington, had filed a complaint, saying the children were apparently being deprived of food as punishment. The children's adoptive parents, Jennifer and Sarah Hart , and three of their siblings were confirmed dead after the crash, police said.
  • Crawfordville woman accused of letting toddler smoke meth, marijuana

    Crawfordville woman accused of letting toddler smoke meth, marijuana

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    Kaitlyn Ecker , 20, was arrested April 12, 2018 on charges of child abuse, lewd and lascivious battery and transmission of harmful material to a minor. The tests concluded it likely wasn't a one-time event, either. In addition, although most presume that the child discovered in Ecker's home is her daughter, the authorities are still trying to determine the nature of the relationship between the Florida woman and the 2-year-old baby.
  • Trading halted at Woolworths stores across Australia

    Trading halted at Woolworths stores across Australia

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    A Daily Mercury reporter at the scene said services had just been restored and customers were once again flowing through the registers. Social media posts indicate stores impacted locally include Walkerston and Caneland Central. Staff said every register in every store nation wide has shut down. The issue began affecting all registers across the country shortly after 4pm, leaving consumers with trolleys full of shopping but no way to pay.
  • Kerala: New born baby found inside toilet duct

    Kerala: New born baby found inside toilet duct

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    Dr Abdul Rehman, who runs a clinic next to his house in Perinthalmanna town, called the plumbers after his domestic worker noticed the clog and what she believed was muddy water. "There wasn't much of a foul smell emanating from the toilet", a sub-inspector of the Nattukal Police Station told The NewsMinute . "Investigations are underway.
  • USA preparing new sanctions on Russian Federation over Syria, says Nikki Haley

    USA preparing new sanctions on Russian Federation over Syria, says Nikki Haley

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    The official added that "while the available information is much greater on the chlorine use, we do have significant information that also points to sarin use" in the attack. Trump said a small American force over the past year has virtually eliminated Islamic State control over what once was a vast territory spanning parts of Syria and Iraq.
  • Shark attack suspends elite surfing competition in Australia

    Shark attack suspends elite surfing competition in Australia

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    The wounded victim is a man in his thirties. The man was conscious and breathing when paramedics arrived and has been flown to Royal Perth Hospital. "Further enhanced safety measures, including ski and drone presence, will be added to the event's mitigation protocols". He said the incident emphasised the need to do more, including using SMART drumlines, rather than the Labor government's subsidised shark deterrent devices.
  • The President of France has confirmed the planned visit to Russian Federation

    The President of France has confirmed the planned visit to Russian Federation

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    The French president said on Sunday that Paris had convinced the U.S. administration to "stay in Syria long term". She added that the U.S. still wants to "crush ISIS" and expects regional allies to help securing the region. Mr Macron insisted the Western allies had "complete worldwide legitimacy to act" in Syria. Macron said the U.S., Britain and France had "full worldwide legitimacy to intervene" with the strikes, to enforce global humanitarian law.
  • If Syria uses toxic gas again, US 'locked and loaded': UN envoy

    If Syria uses toxic gas again, US 'locked and loaded': UN envoy

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    Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations , said Sunday that the United States will place more sanctions on Russian Federation this week related to its support for Syria's chemical weapons program. We convinced him to remain. The Pentagon said it gave no explicit warning. "I urge all member states to show restraint in these unsafe circumstances and to avoid any acts that could escalate matters and worsen the suffering of the Syrian people", the UN Secretary General said.
  • People run course that spells out 'Boston' on 5th anniversary of bombings

    People run course that spells out 'Boston' on 5th anniversary of bombings

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    In another spot, Walsh comforted your category of Lü Lingzi along with victims Martin Richard as another Environmentally was placed where in fact the bomb went by the Atlantic Fish restaurant. Lingzi's uncle, Sherman Yee, was current on the ceremony and personal gathering. "It was a way for our team to come together. and support each other".
  • Arab leaders call for probe into Syria chemical attacks

    Arab leaders call for probe into Syria chemical attacks

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    Delegates pledged in the closing statement to support the Palestinians and ensure regional security with a call for regional actors to respect Arab sovereignty and for militias to disarm. Earlier this month, the monarch reiterated the kingdom's "steadfast stance on the Palestinian issue and the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people to an independent state with Jerusalem as its capital".
  • Kathua: Crisis in BJP-PDP coalition averted after 2 ministers resign

    Kathua: Crisis in BJP-PDP coalition averted after 2 ministers resign

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    Ms Mufti's People's Democratic Party and the BJP had nearly reached a breaking point after the two BJP leaders participated in a rally on March 1 to protest against the Crime Branch. CBI officials said they would question the MLA at length and would take him to Unnao to reconstruct the scene of the crime and to collect evidence against him.
  • Trump won't back down from saying 'Mission Accomplished' in Syria

    Trump won't back down from saying 'Mission Accomplished' in Syria

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    At a news conference at the Pentagon after Trump announced the operation Friday night, Defense Secretary James Mattis described the strikes as a "one-time shot" and "a little over double the weapons" used by the Trump administration when it carried out a similar assault in April 2017 that consisted of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles.
  • Cheeky Jordan Henderson joins the Harry Kane banter bus

    Cheeky Jordan Henderson joins the Harry Kane banter bus

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    Mohamed Salah is in the middle of the most prolific scoring season by a Liverpool player since the heyday of Ian Rush. The England striker had one his quietest ever games in a Spurs shirt at Wembley, although he did have a hand in Christian Eriksen's goal.
  • England hold off Canada comeback to win historic Commonwealth Games bronze

    England hold off Canada comeback to win historic Commonwealth Games bronze

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    HAHA! Massive thank you to the Commonwealth Games for having me play such a huge part in both the Opening & Closing Ceremonies in my home town - it was such a huge honour! Despite the finale being heavily criticised, Gold Coast Commonwealth Games organising committee chairman Peter Beattie labelled the last 11 days as "innovative" and "inspirational".
  • Gillis' baseball squad bounces back with conference wins

    Gillis' baseball squad bounces back with conference wins

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    The University of North Carolina at Pembroke commit's description of his outing nearly didn't do justice to his masterful outing against the Bulldogs. Matt Stamatis had an RBI single and Price drove in another run with a sacrifice fly. Hunt later scored on a passed ball to take the lead, and Pine Valley added another run for a five run inning.
  • Husband pays tribute to woman found dead in Sussex home

    Husband pays tribute to woman found dead in Sussex home

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    Thomasson had told investigators that the girl was injured when a crutch fell and struck her on the head. "U.S. Marshals are actively involved in a national search for this risky fugitive". Cops discovered David's bullet-riddled body after his anxious business partners reported they hadn't seen him in two weeks. Police tried to track down Riess with no luck.
  • Top Diplomats of China, Japan Agree to Cooperate on N. Korean Issues

    Top Diplomats of China, Japan Agree to Cooperate on N. Korean Issues

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    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet with his Japanese counterpart today in what will be the first high-level economic dialogue between the two countries in almost a decade. Japanese officials said Kono and Wang agreed on the importance of maintaining the world's system of free trade. But Tokyo is eager to get the relationship back on a firmer footing, especially as it fears being shut out of negotiations on North Korea's nuclear programme in which Beijing is likely to be a major player.
  • Kentucky governor apologizes after comments on teacher protests

    Kentucky governor apologizes after comments on teacher protests

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    Bevin on Sunday in a social media post on Facebook apologized if his comments hurt anyone. Mary Nishimuta, executive director of the Kentucky Democratic Party, called the comments "inappropriate and perverse". Matt Bevin issued an apology Sunday for remarks he made Friday that suggested a state-wide teachers' strike left schoolchildren vulnerable to harm, sexual assault and drugs , saying his remarks had "unintended consequences".
  • UN Security Council rejects Russian Federation draft resolution slamming strike on Syria

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

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    Charter, which includes sanctions and can be enforced militarily. Russian Federation called for the U.N. Security Council to convene in an emergency session Thursday amid tensions over a suspected chemical attack in Syria. But UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the use of chemical weapons is "abhorrent and requires a thorough investigation", according to his chief spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, at a briefing Monday before the emergency meeting.
  • Schalke go four clear of Dortmund

    Schalke go four clear of Dortmund

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    The win sees Schalke go four points clear of third-place Bayer Leverkusen , with a place in next season's Champions League looking extremely likely. Konoplyanka had the beating of Burki on the stroke of half-time after cutting in from the left, but his strike flew inches past the far post.
  • Djukanovic declares victory in Montenegro presidential elections

    Djukanovic declares victory in Montenegro presidential elections

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    The Balkan nation's ruling social democrat party declared its head Milo Djukanovic the victor after 90% of the votes were counted, winning 53% of the ballots. Approximately 530,000 voters can choose among candidates. Djukanovic has served both as prime minister and president in several mandates since becoming the youngest head of government in Europe at the age of 29 in 1991.
  • Rally in Barcelona to demand the release of jailed separatist leaders

    Rally in Barcelona to demand the release of jailed separatist leaders

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    Spain's justice minister, Rafael Catala, has called the use of yellow ribbons "insulting", arguing that Spain has no political prisoners but "politicians in prison". Supreme court judge Pablo Llarena refused last week to release him from jail and he faces up to 25 years on charges of rebellion, marking the latest of four unsuccessful attempts to elect a new leader.
  • Indian family missing in California, search teams find woman's body

    Indian family missing in California, search teams find woman's body

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    After Sarah Hart pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault, she and Jen pulled their children from schools in Minnesota, in favor of homeschooling. two days earlier. It's also about providing local youth with constructive activities, building self-esteem and teaching them about college and career, she said.