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Global Media U.N. council to meet Wednesday on suspected Syria toxic gas attack
Author: 0 U.N. council to meet Wednesday on suspected Syria toxic gas attack

The head of the health authority in rebel-held Idlib said more than 50 people had been killed and 300 wounded. "Many children were among the victims", he said, adding that he expects the death toll to rise. The state-run Anadolu news agency quoted Mevlut Cavusoglu Tuesday as calling the attack "a crime against humanity". The gas attack happened before the start of a two-day conference on Syria's future in Brussels by the European Union.

Global Media Colombia Mudslide, Flooding Kills 254 in Midnight Deluge
Author: 0 Colombia Mudslide, Flooding Kills 254 in Midnight Deluge

From what the store owner has been able to gather, the torrents of mud, water and debris unleashed on the city of Mocoa by the rain-swollen river swept away his 18-month-old grandson, Jadir Estiven. Garreta said that night she had found a 5-year-old boy clinging to a washing machine that had been carried away by the waters. More than 1,100 soldiers and police officers were helping dig people out in 17 affected neighborhoods.

Global Media Blumenthal Opposes Gorsuch, Will Support Democratic Filibuster
Author: 0 Blumenthal Opposes Gorsuch, Will Support Democratic Filibuster

Senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Democrats who face re-election in states that voted for Trump previous year, said they would vote for Gorsuch . "I can not support Judge Gorsuch because a study of his opinions reveal a rigid ideology that always puts the little guy under the boot of corporations", McCaskill said in a statement.

Author: 0 Will a Gorsuch Filibuster Force Republicans to Go 'Nuclear'?

Only four Senate Democrats said they would vote to end debate over the Gorsuch nomination: Sens. That sets up a showdown later this week that will likely lead to a reinterpretation of Senate rules, so that the nominations of Supreme Court justices can be advanced with 51-vote majorities, rather than the preliminary 60-vote threshold that has long applied to high court nominations.

Global Media Sisi And Trump Bond in Washington
Author: 0 Sisi And Trump Bond in Washington

At a public press conference, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi lauded Trump for standing " very strong in the counterterrorism field " and that Egypt would be a staunch ally against "this evil ideology that is claiming innocent lives".

Global Media Suspect Named In Saint Petersburg Terror Attack
Author: 0 Suspect Named In Saint Petersburg Terror Attack

Petersburg subway. Russian investigators say they believe a suicide bomber was behind a deadly attack on the subway in Russia's second-largest city on Monday. Security was increased at transport hubs across the country in the wake of the attack. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. "At the same time , everyone knows very well the consistent line of Russian Federation in the war on terror and the consistent and very tough approach of President Putin to the issues of fight ...

Author: 0 President Trump meets with Egypt's Sisi at White House

Sisi led a military coup in 2013 against Egypt's first freely elected leader - the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammad Morsi - amid mass protests against his presidency. During the meeting, both agreed on enhancing military cooperation, as Trump stated that they are planning to reach the highest level of work in this part through tools to combat terrorism that will include "plane orders, ship orders, and aircraft carrier orders".

Global Media Theresa May defends Saudi Arabia ties amid concerns over human rights
Author: 0 Theresa May defends Saudi Arabia ties amid concerns over human rights

United Kingdom has plans to deploy military trainers in Jordan for helping the Middle Eastern country in its fight against IS militants in Iraq and Syria. Asked by British reporters if she would bring up humanitarian and rights questions in Riyadh, May told Sky News: "We have no difficulty in raising hard issues with those that we meet, be it in Saudi Arabia or elsewhere in the world".

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Author: 0 Coalition "probably" had role in civilian casualties in Mosul, says United States general

Shortly after landing at Baghdad International Airport, Guterres said on Twitter that his visit is to "focus on the dire humanitarian situation on the ground". About the video evidence he said: "What you see now is not the use of civilians as human shields". Islamic State fighters then positioned themselves inside the same structure to fire on Iraqi forces, according to an account provided in a briefing for Pentagon reporters by Col Scrocca.

Author: 0 Visiting Sissi says Trump can solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict

I met during the campaign, and at that point there were two of us, and we both met. Egypt has always been one of Washington's closest allies in the Middle East, receiving $US1.3 billion in USA military aid annually. Trump and El-Sisi first met last September when the Egyptian leader attended the opening session of the UN General Assembly. Trump was at his most obsequious in welcoming the Egyptian dictator.

Author: 0 US Senate Republican leader starts clock ticking to Gorsuch showdown

As McConnell has often noted, eliminating minority rights in the Senate means that when the political tables are turned, Republicans will be the ones with minimal influence on the future of the court. Earlier on Monday, Sen. McConnell has vowed Gorsuch will be confirmed Friday. However, there's mounting pressure to avoid the nuclear option. While she said she worked with Republican Sen.

Global Media Donors seek more funds for Syria, EU presses for peace
Author: 0 Donors seek more funds for Syria, EU presses for peace

The flow of Iranian tourists to Russian Federation increased by 50-70 percent following the operation of direct flights that connects Iran to St. Petersburg, Moscow and Sochi, she said . U.S. and Russian support for the UN-led process has also waned. The Russian military involvement follows an official request from President Bashar Assad to President Vladimir Putin.

Global Media Two to face court over 'hate crime' targeting asylum seeker
Author: 0 Two to face court over 'hate crime' targeting asylum seeker

Liam Neylen, 19, Ben Harman, 20, Ellie Leite, 19, James Neves, 22, were charged with violent disorder. On Monday people, including two sets of siblings, appeared in court on Monday charged with violent disorder. Detective Superintendent Jane Corrigan said: "Obviously he is going to be scarred for life as a result of the beating he sustained". All are due to appear at Croydon Magistrates Court.

Global Media Theresa May Probably Won't Go To War Over Gibraltar
Author: 0 Theresa May Probably Won't Go To War Over Gibraltar

The UK has held sovereignty over Gibraltar for more than 300 years after it was captured from Spain in the Spanish War of Succession in 1704. "We can't avoid some discussion because at the end Gibraltar has a border with Spain". He called EU Council chief Donald Tusk, who signed the EU guidelines "a cuckolded husband who is taking it out on the children" in an interview with Reuters.

Author: 0 PM to raise human rights issues in Saudi talks amid Yemen concerns

The Prime Minister has faced repeated calls to suspend arms sales following claims of breaches of worldwide law in Yemen under the Saudi-led coalition bombing campaign. Hundreds of those airstrikes have targeted schools, hospitals, wedding parties and funerals where hundreds of civilians were killed in what aid groups, including the United Nations, have said could amount to war crimes.

Global Media Florida White House to host a China summit starting Thursday
Author: 0 Florida White House to host a China summit starting Thursday

As The Canary previously reported, the USA under Donald Trump has simply adjusted the direction of its foreign policy gun; away from Russian Federation and towards states like Iran, North Korea, and China . US forces joined South Korean and Japanese troops in beginning a coordinated submarine military exercise on Monday, the South Korean Defence Ministry has said.

Global Media Utah Man Killed in London Attack Graduated from Md. High School
Author: 0 Utah Man Killed in London Attack Graduated from Md. High School

Family members of Westminster Bridge attack victims Melissa and Kurt Cochran attend a news conference at New Scotland Yard, in London . " Our family is heartbroken ", Kurt's brother-in-law Clint Payne said in a statement . The couple had visited Melissa's parents, who work as missionaries in the London Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. British police have identified the person responsible for the terror attack near Parliament as 52-year-old Khalid Masood, who was ...

Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino: What I really think about Tottenham's hopes of catching Chelsea

But despite taking a 2-0 lead against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on the penultimate day of the season, Tottenham stumbled and left west London with only a point, handing Leicester an unlikely title. Winks collided with Burnley defender Stephen Ward during Spurs' 2-0 victory at Turf Moor on Saturday and had to be carried off on a stretcher shortly before half-time.

Author: 0 'Ghost in the Shell' Shoots to $1.8 Million at Thursday Box Office

Director Rupert Sanders ( Snow White and the Hunstman ) creates a attractive and odd neon-lit nightmare of a dystopian world, so detailed and intriguing that as the agents of Section 9 roamed the streets, I often found myself thinking that the camera could abandon them at any point to follow someone else - a random pedestrian, a stray dog - and I'd have been cool with it.

Global Media Cyclone Debbie: Queenslanders wake up to devastation following 'monster' storm
Author: 0 Cyclone Debbie: Queenslanders wake up to devastation following 'monster' storm

Mr Stewart said the weather had contributed to the death of a woman in a vehicle crash and a man was seriously injured when a wall collapsed in the town of Proserpine. "I think there is going to be a lot of shock and awe in the morning", Ms Palaszczuk told Ten News . Deputy Police Commissioner Steve Gollschewski said up to half of the power network is out, and the premier warned it could take up to a week to restore supplies.

Author: 0 's position for bilateral redressal of Indo-Pak issue hasn't changed: MEA

The reaction came after Indian American Nikki Haley , the USA permanent representative to the United Nations, said April 4 that the US was concerned about relations between India and Pakistan, and that President Donald Trump might get involved in a peace process between the two South Asian countries.

Author: 0 Will Trump's Golf With China's Xi?

China called on the United States to respect global trade rules and improve cooperation and dialogue in reaction to two new orders by U.S. President Donald Trump calling for an investigation into trade abuses. President Donald Trump may have bashed China on the campaign trail, but as he prepares to meet with President Xi Jinping , Americans' feelings towards the country are warming.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn Initially Failed to Disclose Russia-Linked Income

Flynn reportedly did not reveal payments he received from three Russia-connected entities on a financial disclosure form he filed upon joining the Trump administration. "And just to give you a sense of what 3,500 looks like, here's a photo of 3,500 people", Meyers said as a photo of the crowd at Trump's inauguration popped on the screen.

Global Media UP meat sellers go on strike against crackdown
Author: 0 UP meat sellers go on strike against crackdown

A week after taking oath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that the benefits of development would reach all and nobody will be differentiated on the basis of caste, religion, and gender. The BJP leader, who was earlier called Yogi Adityanath, is now officially called Aditya Nath Yogi, as per the state government website. "NGT has been asking for dealing with unhygienic conditions and filth in the state.

Author: 0 Lionel Messi suspended for 4 games for insulting referee

Messi and the Argentine soccer federation can challenge the ban at FIFA's appeals committee. "The matches Messi is disqualified for are all World Cup qualifying matches". "We're surprised by how little time we were given to present our position", he said. Argentina have 22 points, one fewer than Chile, two behind Colombia and eight in arrears to group leaders Brazil.

Global Media Malaysia surrenders Kim Jong-nam's corpse
Author: 0 Malaysia surrenders Kim Jong-nam's corpse

According to media, a Malaysian Airlines flight carrying Kim's body and the two North Koreans arrived in Beijing early Friday morning. Tensions have escalated in the region following a series of missile launches by North Korea in recent months and reports suggesting Pyongyang may be preparing another atomic test.

Global Media U.S ready to tackle North Korea alone if China denies
Author: 0 U.S ready to tackle North Korea alone if China denies

Asked to clarify if he believed the U.S. could solve the problem without China, Trump said: "Totally". "The meeting next week with China will be a very hard one in that we can no longer have massive trade deficits ... BONNIE GLASER: The Trump administration is emphasizing that this is now not simply a regional threat. No global relationship is more important than the one between China and the United States.

Global Media Spain swoop targets uncle of Syria's Assad for alleged money laundering
Author: 0 Spain swoop targets uncle of Syria's Assad for alleged money laundering

Two of Rifaat Assad's wives and six of his sons were being investigated. In December , Spanish authorities found that Rifaat al-Assad had holdings in his name in Spain. While the bank accounts of 16 individuals linked to the exiled Syrian were being blocked, another 76 accounts were also affected. Real estate belonging to Rifaat al-Assad and his relatives in Spain includes parking spaces in garages to villas, luxury apartments and country estates, virtually all in Marbella and nearby ...

Global Media Missing schoolboy, 9, found - hiding under his bed
Author: 0 Missing schoolboy, 9, found - hiding under his bed

Michelle, a sales assistant and mum of eight, said: "I just couldn't bring myself to be angry with him, the relief that he was alive and well was just too much". Police were called at around 9.15am this morning when his family were shocked to find him missing from his room. What he didn't anticipate was that his distraught family would instigate a 3½-hour police search costing tens-of-thousands of pounds with a helicopter, dozens of officers, squad cars and a sniffer dog unit.

Author: 0 Nikki Haley: Trump is 'not stopping me from beating up on Russia'

Security Council, just two weeks into the Trump presidency, to spell out that the United States considers the Russian annexation of Crimea illegitimate, and that sanctions on Russia won't be lifted anytime soon. will mediate", said Parthasarathy. "We don't need yet another investigation". On other topics, Haley said the U.S.is also pressing China to take a firmer stand regarding North Korea's nuclear program.

Author: 0 Israel accuses Hamas of "abusing" Turkish aid fund

This investigation demonstrates the diverse fraudulent methods used by Hamas vis-à-vis the global community and humanitarian aid organizations. "Murtaja's interrogation provides broad exposure to the methods used by Hamas in acquiring resources for its buildup and in the operative military sphere", the Shin Bet stated.

Global Media ISIS trying to provoke U.S. into bombing civilians, United States says
Author: 0 ISIS trying to provoke U.S. into bombing civilians, United States says

Heavy sustained gunfire could be heard from the old city area, where militants are hiding among residents and using the alleyways, traditional family homes and snaking narrow roads to their advantage, fleeing residents say. "For the first time we caught this on video yesterday as armed ISIS fighters forced civilians into a building, killing one who resisted and then used that building as a fighting position against the [Counter Terrorism Service]", Colonel Joseph Scrocca said.

Global Media France says Assad's allies enabling him to act with impunity in Syria
Author: 0 France says Assad's allies enabling him to act with impunity in Syria

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault described the attack as "monstrous" and added: "I have called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council". The Russian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that Russian planes had not carried out air strikes on Idlib. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Tuesday's attack, Turkish presidential sources said.

Global Media Arab League Endorses Two-State Solution, Again
Author: 0 Arab League Endorses Two-State Solution, Again

The US president has said a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians is a priority but has recently said he would accept a one or two-state solution whereas Arab leaders on Wednesday remained committed to a two-state solution. The U.N. secretary-general has warned Arab leaders that their internal divisions have opened the door to foreign intervention and have helped breed sectarianism and terrorism.

Author: 0 Oxford beat Cambridge in the Boat Race

BROTHERS Jamie and Ollie Cook celebrated together as Oxford won the 163rd Men's Boat Race - their fourth victory in five years. Thousands watched the men's and women's rowing races, which involve eight rowers and a coxswain and are steeped in tradition.

Global Media Mother Nature ready to throw everything at Masters
Author: 0 Mother Nature ready to throw everything at Masters

Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus will act as honorary starters at 12.40pm Irish time, with Masters officials opting not to bring in a replacement for the late Arnold Palmer, who performed the role from 2007-2016 before his death last September.

Author: 0 Netanyahu welcomes new U.S. ambassador 'to Jerusalem'

Key members of the Trump administration are joining U.S. Congressional leaders for the opening of Washington's three-day annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee ( AIPAC ), as pro-Israel lobbyists and supporters voice hope for bipartisan U.S.

Global Media EU Brexit envoy sidesteps Gibraltar row
Author: 0 EU Brexit envoy sidesteps Gibraltar row

He added: "35 years ago this week another woman prime minister sent a taskforce halfway across the world to defend the freedom of another small group of British people against another Spanish speaking country". The European Union proposed on Friday offering Spain a right of veto over Gibraltar's future trade relations with the bloc. Although its has consistently rejected any notion of shared UK-Spain sovereignty - as proffered by a slew of Spanish governments - some 96 per cent of ...

Author: 0 United States urges China to take 'action' against North Korea

Professor Yang Moo-Jin of the University of North Korean Studies said the North is likely to hold off any provocative acts until after the Trump-Xi meeting. The traders must then pay a fee to the authorities as recipients of an email, he said. "We will make sure North Korea feels a pain that can not be endured".

Global Media Le Pen: 'We Need to Protect Our Nation Once Again'
Author: 0 Le Pen: 'We Need to Protect Our Nation Once Again'

With polls suggesting that she and Macron could be direct rivals in the decisive May 7 runoff of the two-round election, both sought to score points against each other. But he fought hard and with more passion than any of the other candidates. His campaign has been derailed by a police investigation into allegations he put his wife on the public payroll, even though she did no work.

Author: 0 Trump talks healthcare with Republican critic on golf course

During the bitter Republican primary, the pair regularly traded barbs, with then-candidate Trump claiming in a written statement he "easily beat" Paul on the links. "I think there are one of two possibilities on health care", Paul said. Not a lot of "love" has been seen in the back and forth between Trump and the 35-member Freedom Caucus to this point; however, the Paul golf outing, along with other comments by Trump and Freedom Caucus members, may indicate that both sides are pulling back ...

Global Media Scores dead in Syria after suspected chemical attack
Author: 0 Scores dead in Syria after suspected chemical attack

That deal followed a sarin gas attack on eastern Ghouta near Damascus in August 2013 that killed more than 1,000 people and almost prompted a United States intervention in the conflict. BEIRUT (AP ) - Chemical weapons have killed hundreds of people since the start of Syria's civil war, with the United Nations blaming three attacks on the Syrian government and a fourth on the Islamic State group.

Author: 0 US ambassador calls for 'very strong' stance on Russia

Haley said the U.S.is also pressuring China to take a firmer stand regarding North Korea's nuclear program. If a procedural vote is requested, the usa will need to garner nine votes in favor from the 15 council members to proceed with the meeting.

Author: 0 Frustrated Republicans prepare for the nuclear option

Republicans said this was the first partisan filibuster in the nation's history, while Democrats pointed to the unprecedented blockade of President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, noting that the refusal to even consider the nomination for almost a year was itself a form of partisan filibuster.

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