Business Democratic Senators Back Trump's Syria Strike: 'Reasonable Exercise of Presidential Power'
Author: 0 Democratic Senators Back Trump's Syria Strike: 'Reasonable Exercise of Presidential Power'

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said the strikes were "a limited but necessary response" and called on Trump to "develop a comprehensive strategy to end Syria's civil war". On Friday , senior US military officials were looking more closely at possible Russian involvement in the poison attack. "This was my position during the Obama administration, and it continues to be my position during the Trump administration".

Author: 0 Israel 'studying' Russian statement on Jerusalem recognition

In stating its support for a two-state solution to the long-standing conflict, the Foreign Ministry wrote: "We reaffirm our commitment to the UN-approved principles for a Palestinian-Israeli settlement, which include the status of East Jerusalem as the capital of the future Palestinian state".

Author: 0 Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, N Korea

The European Union on Thursday imposed additional sanctions on North Korea over nuclear and ballistic missile tests which it said threatened worldwide security. Gen. John Hyten, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command, maintained on Wednesday that "any solution to the North Korea problem has to involve China".

Author: 0 Advocates call for more salary transparency on Equal Pay Day

The law indicates that companies must publish their median and mean average pay for each gender, as well the proportion of men and women in each quarter of the pay structure. "Some have decried the "celebration" of this symbolic day (" 'Happy Equal Pay Day, ' said No Woman Ever "). Women working full-time in the state make an average of 78 cents for every dollar a man gets, adding up to a $9,000 difference each year.

Author: 0 The Russian embassy just trolled Boris Johnson for cancelling his Russia visit

Tillerson seemed to take a more patient stance in regard to Assad, saying on Saturday that Washington's first priority is the defeat of Islamic State. He has also said there was no role for Assad in Syria's future. Tillerson's close ties to Russia - Putin once gave him the "Order of Friendship" award - drew serious concerns during Tillerson's confirmation hearings, but he's since emerged as one of the Trump administration's more sober voices about Russia's behavior.

Author: 0 Children of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner perform for Chinese president

The mother-of-three was eager to send a warm welcome to Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan during their first-ever meeting with Trump in Palm Beach, Florida, on Thursday (US time). In the video, the president and First Lady Melania Trump can be seen speaking with President Xi and his wife just before Ivanka appears with her husband (and Trump's senior advisor) Jared Kushner and two of their three children, Arabella and 3-year-old Joseph.

Author: 0 Trump hails 'tremendous progress' with Chinese leader Xi

He said: "We have made tremendous progress in our relationship with China ". Trump's hesitancy to punish China for its unfair trading practices as he promised to do on the campaign trail exacerbated this view, in addition to the limited response to North Korea's repeated provocations.

Business Severe weather risk shifts to the south in Alabama today
Author: 0 Severe weather risk shifts to the south in Alabama today

Before embarking on a trip to survey storm damage in several parishes, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a statewide emergency declaration on Monday . Guy said the severe weather threat also extended over into northern Georgia and SC, where storms would begin hitting from midday through Monday evening.

Business Trump explained U.S. position on THAAD to Xi - S.Korea
Author: 0 Trump explained U.S. position on THAAD to Xi - S.Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US and China "agreed to increase cooperation and work with the worldwide community to convince the DPRK to peacefully resolve the issue and abandon its illicit weapons programs". The Chinese have opposed efforts to remove Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad from power and probably took offense at the attack, said Dennis Wilder, former senior director for Asia during the George W.

Business Tesla reports record auto deliveries in a record quarter
Author: 0 Tesla reports record auto deliveries in a record quarter

A delay in the start of Model 3 production could very well make Musk's 2018 goal unachievable. The stock traded at $287.57, paring earlier gains to a high of $289.60, to put it on track to open above the September 4, 2014 record close of $286.04, but below that day's all-time intraday high of $291.42.

Author: 0 Five things to know about the U.S. airstrikes in Syria

Meanwhile, the U.S. threatened further military action in Syria following its missile strikes. Russia , a staunch Assad ally, called the airstrikes an "act of aggression" and said it is suspending an agreement that prevents direct conflict between USA and Russian forces in the region.

Author: 0 Pentagon: Russia May Have Directly Participated in Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

They confirmed it had been used to warn Russian Federation of the USA missile strike in advance, and that it remained operational afterwards. Trump's first executive order relating to refugees, signed in late January, singled out Syrian refugees and banned them from entering the US for an indeterminate period of time.

Author: 0 USA threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes

International Development Secretary Priti Patel refused to say if Britain would support future strikes by the USA if there are fresh chemical attacks in Syria. A senior military source in the alliance fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad said the airbase had been mostly evacuated thanks to a warning from Russian Federation, which has deployed its military to Syria in support of Assad.

Author: 0 Trump tells Congress Syria strikes were 'vital'

Russian Federation has been fighting in Syria - but on Assad's side - since 2015. Responding to Russia's claim that the United States missile strike on a Syrian airbase wasn't very effective, President Donald Trump has explained as to why the runways were not attacked and remain undamaged.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner in Iraq for update on fight against ISIS

The visit to the Hammam al-Alil base allowed them to get an operational briefing from Iraqi and US commanders. The visit comes as Iraqi forces battle to retake Mosul from IS with support from US-led air strikes that have recently been criticised for causing civilian deaths in the city's west.

Author: 0 Russia to blame for Syria deaths - Sir Michael Fallon

On Tuesday, the Syrian National Coalition of Revolutionary and Opposition Forces reported a chemical weapon attack in Idlib province, a region of northern Syria that is mostly held by anti-government Islamic extremists. Sean Spicer, Mr Trump's spokesman, said the president had acted in line with his constitutional obligation to defend U.S. security. Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, said "getting Assad out is not the only priority" and that countering Iran's influence ...

Author: 0 Congress Overturns Internet Privacy Regulation

But the vote was close this time, with 15 Republicans siding with Democrats in the effort to keep the rule in place. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi warns people that they should be afraid of what could be ahead, "Stunning". Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) and Mike Capuano (D-Mass.) have launched a petition on calling on the president to veto S.J. Res. 34, the Congressional Review Act resolution that that repealed the FCC's broadband privacy rules.

Business South Africans march against President Zuma
Author: 0 South Africans march against President Zuma

Mmusi Maimane, leader of the DA party, was due to lead a march in downtown Johannesburg, where thousands of marchers wearing blue DA T-shirts gathered to start the march, with many bussed in from other areas. A coalition of civil society and political parties marched in the Pretoria to the State House (Union Buildings) under the banner of Save South Africa.

Business Trump urged to stay in Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump urged to stay in Paris climate deal

According to WRI experts Katie Ross and Ranping Song , China's first official report on national climate progress "indicates that of its four goals, China has already exceeded one, is close to meeting another, and is more than halfway toward achieving the remaining two".

Business Maple Leafs beat Penguins to clinch final playoff spot
Author: 0 Maple Leafs beat Penguins to clinch final playoff spot

The Lightning on the other hand still have everything to play for. Figuring out playoff scenarios over the past two weeks has created innumerable headaches around North America - and particularly the Atlantic seaboard. Toronto needs to respond after two disappointing efforts against Washington and Tampa with the same resilience they have displayed throughout the season and not depend on the Penguins and Blue Jackets to suit up watered down lineups.

Business President Donald Trump storms out of crucial meeting
Author: 0 President Donald Trump storms out of crucial meeting

The second executive order will give U.S. agencies, especially those working at the borders, greater power to collect import taxes. "From a policy point of view, it really goes like a laser at a problem, and it solves it quickly, one that's been going on for 15 years", National Trade Council leader Peter Navarro said .

Author: 0 China talks more about optics than substance

President Donald Trump's airstrikes in Syria are overshadowing his highly anticipated meeting with President Xi Jinping of China at Mar-a-Lago. Xi did not publicly comment on the U.S missile strikes, but a Chinese government official denounced the use of chemical weapons and said a political solution had to be reached with Syria.

Business Hard Rock International reveals plans for Atlantic City casino
Author: 0 Hard Rock International reveals plans for Atlantic City casino

Hard Rock is moving fast with its plans to put its own branded resort in the spot once occupied by the Taj Mahal. While the finished product is still well over a year away, Hard Rock shed some light on what future guests can expect to find at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City .

Author: 0 Banks won't quit France if it's out of euro - Le Pen

Centrist candidate and current front runner Emmanuel Macron was having none of it: "But Mme Le Pen, Sorry to tell you this but you are saying the same lies that we have heard from your father for 40 years". "I want to recover the optimism of the French", said 39-year-old centrist Emmanuel Macron , now tipped to win in May, asserting that entrepreneurs and businesses are job creators.

Business Greece bailout deal said to be step closer as ministers meet
Author: 0 Greece bailout deal said to be step closer as ministers meet

But talks to form a new coalition government in the Netherlands are likely to go on "for quite a while", Dijsselbloem said, hinting that a compromise may not come before January. EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici talks to journalists as he arrives for a meeting of European finance ministers, in Valletta, Malta, Friday, April 7, 2017.

Author: 0 Harry Styles: 'I haven't dated in a long time'

Fans of the pair immediately spotted the message and expressed their love for their bromance. While Styles has seen wild worldwide success with the boy band One Direction, he recently left the group to pursue a solo venture. "Harry brought delicate airiness, haunting vibrato, sultry rasp, belts & whimpers to his debut single #SignOfTheTimes ", another fan wrote. He even picked up some praise from fellow singers.

Business Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton commemorate Equal Pay Day
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton commemorate Equal Pay Day

In Sandberg's opinion, this pay gap is holding women back from achieving equality. U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro speaking in April 2014 during a news conference in Washington, mark Equal Pay Day . "That's 18 percent that you're missing out on", Terri Boyer, executive director of the Center for Women and Work at Rutgers, told New Jersey 101.5. Hispanic women made 54 cents for every dollar a white, non-Hispanic man earned, which means they will lose more than a million dollars over a ...

Author: 0 Chinese State Media Cheer Gaffe-Free Xi-Trump Summit

US President Donald Trump lived up to that idiom as he apparently did not push - or failed to - Chinese President Xi Jinping over North Korea as hard as he had said would. China is now the largest trading partner of the United States . The USS Porter was one of two destroyers that fired a total of 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield in retaliation for a chemical attack that killed scores of civilians this week.

Author: 0 Donald Trump leaves world guessing on next move in Syria

He also said the top USA priority in the region hasn't changed and remained the defeat of Islamic State militants. "We are prepared to do more , but we hope it will not be necessary". Despite its concerns about the Trump administration, Indonesia is likely to seek to maintain good relations with the U.S. during Pence's upcoming visit, said Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) global relations expert Adriana Elisabeth.

Author: 0 Gov. Brown: California Emergency Drought Has Ended

Conservation will surely still continue, as Californians cut down on their water use by more than 22-percent from June 2015 to January 2017. Following a series of powerful storms fed by subtropical moisture that began near the end of December and continued on into February, even Digital Journal was asking, "Does this mean the drought is over?" In an effort to achieve this goal, a number of state agencies, including the California Department of Water Resources, the California Energy ...

Author: 0 Oil nations look at extending supply cut

An earlier draft of the statement had said that the committee reported a "high level of conformity" and "recommends" a six-month extension. The reason for this change of wording was not immediately clear. The December agreement, which meant to boost the oil market, did in fact raise the price of oil to $50 a barrel which in return encouraged USA shale oil producers to boost output.

Author: 0 Suspect in fatal state police barracks ambush hospitalized; trial delayed

Eric Frein's parents said they were told Frein fell while brushing his teeth and hit his head. There is no word on his condition. Attorneys will have a phone conference with the judge at 10 a.m. Eric Frein was not represented by an attorney in that case. SERT is a tactical team, like SWAT. Later, FBI supervising Special Agent James Reightler and Troopers Sean Doran and James Hitchcock, both of the state police Forensic Services Unit, discussed evidence found at the camp, which included ...

Business Thousands turn out for
Author: 0 Thousands turn out for "Equal Pay Day"

An analysis from NWLC pointed to significant ethnic disparities in the Garden State when comparing women's earnings to those of white men. The answer is upsetting, yes, but also important to fully uncover in the journey to equality for all.

Business Airline facing backlash for barring girls wearing leggings
Author: 0 Airline facing backlash for barring girls wearing leggings

A spokesperson for the airline said the ladies wouldn't have been turned away had they been paying customers. Social media users accused United Airlines of sexist dress code practices when three girls wearing leggings were prohibited from boarding a flight due to their clothing.

Author: 0 In wake of Syria bombing, Trump sends warships toward North Korea

North Korea reacted strongly to the U.S. attack on Syria, saying the strike was "an unforgivable act of an aggression" that vindicated the communist country's decision to develop its own nuclear weapons program. "We feel the increased presence is necessary", a USA official told Reuters. North Korea denounced the USA military intervention in Syria, calling it an act of "intolerable aggression", adding that it justified the nation's nuclear interests.

Business Here's Why Mercedes Pulled Ads from The O'Reilly Factor
Author: 0 Here's Why Mercedes Pulled Ads from The O'Reilly Factor

Bill O'Reilly did not address the wave of advertiser defections that have hit his top-rated Fox News Channel program during Tuesday's edition of "The O'Reilly Factor ". Ailes has denied previous allegations. "Based on the recent allegations and our strong commitment to inclusion, respect and tolerance in the workplace, we have chose to pull Constant Contact's ads from The O'Reilly Factor ", the spokeswoman said, noting that ads could continue to run on the program through Tuesday evening.

Business Led force reduces attacks on ISIS in Syria after airstrike
Author: 0 Led force reduces attacks on ISIS in Syria after airstrike

But officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal planning said the commanders needed time to determine whether the Syrian president, Bashar Assad, and the Russian military would treat the US cruise missile strike as a one-time operation that they would not respond to militarily.

Business Uber restarts self-driving cars following weekend wreck
Author: 0 Uber restarts self-driving cars following weekend wreck

And there were no serious injuries. Friday night's crash was blamed on the driver of an oncoming SUV that turned left in front of the Uber vehicle carrying two test drivers and no passengers. Other companies testing self-driving cars in Arizona include Waymo, a Google spinoff company, and General Motors. "The idea that somehow a human driver makes the drive more secure is false comfort, and potentially dangerously misleading", he said.

Business Egypt state media: Bombing at church in Nile Delta
Author: 0 Egypt state media: Bombing at church in Nile Delta

It was the second of two attacks on Coptic churches that were packed with worshippers celebrating Palm Sunday. "Coptic churches and homes have been set on fire, members of the Coptic minority have been physically attacked, and their property has been looted", rights group Amnesty International reported in March.

Business Antonio Conte happy as Chelsea respond to Tottenham with a victory
Author: 0 Antonio Conte happy as Chelsea respond to Tottenham with a victory

But man-of-the-match Marcos Alonso made the game safe with an exquisite free-kick and Conte said: "Yes, I'm satisfied because it wasn't easy to play this game after the win by Tottenham but our answer was very good". "There are seven games to go". It's important to go game by game. After losing to Crystal Palace, we played City and could have dropped points and today we could have dropped points.

Author: 0 Metro Police Sponsor Easter Events For Area Kids

Calls to Norco Fire Company for details on the incidents leading to the decision to cancel this year's event were not immediately answered. To make sure no one goes home empty-handed, city staff will have extra treats for late arrivals and kids who do not find an egg.

Business Crowds attack Africans in India after teen's death
Author: 0 Crowds attack Africans in India after teen's death

From Libya to Malaysia, Nigerians have been victims of attacks across the world, the latest being in South Africa. Times of India reported that three Nigerians were attacked when they were crossing Pari Chowk, another Nigerian was beaten up near Jagat Farm.

Business Crunch Time for South Africa and the ANC
Author: 0 Crunch Time for South Africa and the ANC

Gordhan had been at loggerheads with Zuma for months, receiving public support from several ministers and foreign investors, as well as many ordinary South Africans and veterans of the anti-apartheid struggle. The scandal-ridden Zuma in November survived an attempt by senior party members to oust him as president. South Africa's economy is in a fragile state and the country is trying to appease rating agencies and avert a sub-investment ratings downgrade.

Business Democrats Urge Trump to Veto Bill Blocking Online Privacy Rule
Author: 0 Democrats Urge Trump to Veto Bill Blocking Online Privacy Rule

The resolution now goes to Trump's desk. On Tuesday, the House voted 215-205 to do away with the privacy rules that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission passed previous year. Why should you know what size I take? Many broadband providers already share some of their customers' browsing behavior with advertisers. ISPs collect huge amounts of data on the websites people visit, including medical, financial and other personal information.

Business Not assaulted anyone: Arjun Rampal
Author: 0 Not assaulted anyone: Arjun Rampal

Arjun Rampal took to Twitter to deny the allegations of assaulting a man at a nightclub in New Delhi. The actor has called the news fake. The incident occurred at Club Privee in a complex at Ashoka Road around 3.30 a.m. Reportedly, Arjun Rampal was playing the DJ console. The actor had apologised after the media persons filed a police complaint, The actor had said that this incident would have never happened if he was present on the sets.

Business Indian, Chinese navies thwart attack on ship by suspected Somali pirates
Author: 0 Indian, Chinese navies thwart attack on ship by suspected Somali pirates

The crew members started to emerge out of the vessel after they received the 'all clear signal.' They later carried out a search of the ship and ascertained that the pirates had fled the ship at night. It said that the crew had taken refuge in the ship's strong room, know as the citadel, once they learnt they were under attack - in line with established safe shipping operating procedures.