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Author: 0 Trump orders military strikes against Assad airbase in Syria

The Pentagon said the strike targeted aircraft, aircraft shelters, petroleum, ammunition supply bunkers, air defense systems and radars, and that the USA took precaution to avoid civilian casualties. The Syrian National Coalition of Revolutionary and Opposition Forces blamed the Syrian government troops for the attack, while Damascus has refuted these allegations.

Global Media House intelligence committee chair steps aside
Author: 0 House intelligence committee chair steps aside

Conaway has been tapped to lead the House probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The president spoke to reporters aboard Air Force One on the way to his Florida resort. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the uproar over Nunes "wasn't a problem for us". The recusal is temporary and as soon as possible, the chairman intends to resume full control of the committee as soon as the House Ethics Committee resolves the charges made by left-wing groups, the ...

Global Media US, Japan, South Korea Discuss North's Latest Threat before Trump-Xi Summit
Author: 0 US, Japan, South Korea Discuss North's Latest Threat before Trump-Xi Summit

Trump has called on China to do more to rein in North Korea, while Beijing has urged the abandon its plan to deploy an Army missile system called Thaad in South Korea that is made for intercepting short and medium-range systems. "He is making it clear that, no matter what North Korea does, the United States won't commit to direct negotiations unless Pyongyang shows real willingness for disarmament".

Global Media Schiff says WH was 'duplicitous' on Russia
Author: 0 Schiff says WH was 'duplicitous' on Russia

After that disclosure, several watchdog and activist organizations filed complaints with the Office of Congressional Ethics asking for an investigation into whether Nunes violated House rules. The intelligence committees in both the House and Senate, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, have been investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible ties with the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Growing challenge to South Africa's beleaguered president Jacob Zuma

Earlier on Thursday, two former members of Zuma's cabinet whom he sacked together with Gordhan resigned as ANC legislators, dealing another blow to the embattled party. The South African bishops have declared war on corruption, which must be rooted out at every level of government in the country. His ties to the Guptas, an Indian immigrant family previously accused of trying to steer the selection of Cabinet picks in order to promote its businesses, have come under scrutiny.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn initially did not disclose Russian-linked payments

House investigators did not discuss Russian Federation at Monday's meeting, multiple sources said, but instead plan to talk about it at a separate meeting Tuesday. Michael Flynn attends a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on January 22, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Author: 0 'Turkey ready to support USA military action in Syria if realized'

If confirmed as an attack, it would be among the worst incidents of chemical weapons use in Syria's civil war, which has killed more than 320,000 people since it began in March 2011. Other members of the Trump administration have expressed a similar change since the chemical attack. Britain, France and the United States strongly condemned Russia Wednesday during an emergency session of the U.N.

Global Media Smiling Kim Jong-Un inspects North Korea tank competition
Author: 0 Smiling Kim Jong-Un inspects North Korea tank competition

In exchange, Malaysia not only allowed more than 300 North Koreans to return home, but also granted Pyongyang's most important demand - custody of Kim Jong Nam's body - and even allowed three people sought for questioning who had been holed up at the North Korean Embassy to leave the country.

Author: 0 Senate triggers 'nuclear option' for Gorsuch nomination

The U.S. Senate is set for a vote on Thursday that will test the resolve of Democratic opposition to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, and likely prompt Republicans to change the chamber's rules to allow his confirmation by the end of the week.

Author: 0 McIlroy grits it out to stay in grand slam hunt

That was Jack Burke Jr., in 1955, when his 67 was far and away the best score of the day. Smiling Phil Mickelson, one of the few players who savored the conditions: wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour. Nothing had but the wind, which was now howling. Using that metric, Hoffman's round is not only the best since Darren Clarke's 66 in 2003, but it's also the fifth-best first round since World War II.

Global Media Facebook's Plan to Win Over India With WhatsApp
Author: 0 Facebook's Plan to Win Over India With WhatsApp

We're exploring how we might work with companies that share this vision and continuing to listen closely to feedback from our users . WhatsApp seems to be laying down the groundwork for a P2P operation in India. Just last week, Sweden's Truecaller, which also considers India as its largest market - launched a P2P payment feature in partnership with ICICI Bank.

Global Media LSE CEO taking part in Saudi Arabia visit by British PM May
Author: 0 LSE CEO taking part in Saudi Arabia visit by British PM May

The leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn , said May must put human rights and global law at the center of her talks with Saudi Arabia's government. She told reporters that she hoped her visit to Riyadh, where women still need permission from male guardians to travel abroad-and sometimes even to work and study-would set an example for Saudi women.

Author: 0 Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea

Citing a high-ranking government official, Yonhap said the South's missile with a range of 800 kilometers could serve as a strong deterrent to Pyongyang. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged the launch in a brief statement but said the U.S. had spoken enough about North Korea and would not comment further.

Author: 0 Senate's Supreme Court Nuclear Countdown Reaches Zero

Filibuster versus the nuclear option. "This is going to be a chapter, a monumental event in the history of the Senate, not for the better but for the worse", warned Sen. His being on the prevailing side would mean that he could ask for a revote. Kaylie Hanson Long, a spokeswoman for NARAL Pro-Choice America, added separately that if Republicans decide to employ the "nuclear option" on Gorsuch, they will be changing the rules for "a president under active FBI investigation for potential ...

Author: 0 Currency 'misalignment' gains stature in Trump trade plans

But Xi likely won't be participating in any golf diplomacy when he holds his first face-to-face meeting with the new American president this week. -Chinese relations in the near future. Comcast rose 2.6 percent after the cable company announced its entry into the US wireless business. China has also demonstrated that it wants a greater global role in issues such as climate change and worldwide trade.

Author: 0 French candidates spar over corruption in debate

A self-described patriot, Le Pen hopes to extract France from the European Union and do away with France's membership in the shared euro currency. "You are repeating the lies that we've heard for 40 years and that we heard from the mouth of your father", he said.

Author: 0 Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad boards train after flight ban

An IndiGo spokesperson said the airline supports a "no fly" list. 'Air India and the member airlines of the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) that includes IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and Go Air, condemn the assault on an Air India staff member by a passenger who happens to be a Member of Parliament on March 23, 2017, ' a joint statement from Air India and the FIA said.

Author: 0 Xi arrives in US for first meeting with Trump

North Korea has carried out several test missile launches - possibly including one medium-range missile - so far this year. Unlike Abe, Xi will not stop at the White House, nor will he and Trump hit the links. "I don't think the United States can or should go it alone". Earlier, Trump and members of his administration made it clear they hope to pressure Beijing into doing more to rein in North Korea's nuclear weapons development.

Author: 0 Defeat Daesh in Syria, Then Worry About Assad - US Senator

He said that terrorist groups like the Al Nusra Front and ISIS had smuggled chemical weapons into the country from Iraq and Turkey. Survivors told reporters they saw planes drop chemical bombs from the sky. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault today said France is trying to convince allies to back the resolution, in spite of pushback from Russian Federation.

Global Media Iraqi government: IS downs army helicopter over Mosul
Author: 0 Iraqi government: IS downs army helicopter over Mosul

The incident happened during the operation to retake the city from IS militants, the ministry of defence said. The two crew members on board the flight were killed when the chopper was shot down over Mosul. The hardline group seized the city almost three years ago, declaring from one of its old mosques a "caliphate" that also spans parts of Syria. Extremists have fought the advance using mines, booby traps, ambushes and suicide bombings in densely populated districts, where militants have ...

Author: 0 Trump, China's Xi dine ahead of talks

As US president Donald Trump this week meets for the first time with Chinese president Xi Jinping at Trump's Florida golf club of Mar-a-Lago, the stakes couldn't be higher. Ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, told "Closing Bell" the most important thing right now is that Trump and Xi get to know each other.

Author: 0 United States forces launch 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield

The US missile strike on Syria "targeted aircraft, hardened aircraft shelters, petroleum and logistical storage, ammunition supply bunkers, air defense systems, and radars", a Pentagon spokesman has said . Russian Federation argued at a U.N. Security Council meeting on Wednesday against holding Assad's government responsible for the Idlib attack. More than two dozen victims of the attack were brought over the border to Turkey for treatment and three died in hospital, broadcaster NTV ...

Global Media Here's why Aamir Khan's Dangal won't release in Pakistan
Author: 0 Here's why Aamir Khan's Dangal won't release in Pakistan

Aamir Khan's Dangal released in December, previous year and it was an instant hit with critics and moviegoers. Last year, theatre owners and exhibitors in Pakistan temporarily stopped screening Indian films after Pakistani artistes and technicians were banned by the Indian Motion Pictures Producers' Association (IMPPA) from in India.

Global Media Avalanche kills 3 Indian army soldiers in Kashmir
Author: 0 Avalanche kills 3 Indian army soldiers in Kashmir

While two of them were rescued, the others could not be saved despite efforts and their bodies have been recovered, the official said. "Specially trained and equipped ARTs have been pressed into service", said Colonel Kalia. The avalanche has hit the army post a day after Additional Commissioner Kashmir issued an advisory cautioning of possible landslides and avalanches at vulnerable areas of Srinagar-Jammu and Srinagar-Leh highways on April 5 and 6.

Author: 0 Syrian opposition SNC welcomes U.S

Syrian officials decried a missile strike by US forces early Friday launched in retaliation for a poison gas attack, calling it an "aggression" that led to "losses". There can be no dispute that Syria used banned chemical weapons , violated its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention, and ignored the urging of the U.N.

Author: 0 Trump says Assad may have to step down after chemical attack

Trump called on "all civilized nations" to join the seeking an end to the carnage in Syria. At least 70 people, among them 27 innocent children, were killed with over 500 others wounded on Tuesday in a toxic gas attack by Syrian warplanes on the Islamic State-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in the country's Idlib province.

Global Media Dozens of advertisers dump Bill O'Reilly as Trump defends him
Author: 0 Dozens of advertisers dump Bill O'Reilly as Trump defends him

The snowball effect began Monday after a weekend report in The New York Times that O'Reilly and his employer paid five women $ 13 million to settle harassment or other allegations of inappropriate conduct by Fox's top star. The National Organization for Women called for an independent investigation into the "culture of sexual harassment" at Fox News on Tuesday. "I don't think Bill did anything wrong ".

Global Media It's impossible to know what to get you
Author: 0 It's impossible to know what to get you

During the traditional exchange of gifts that followed the private meeting that lasted nearly half an hour, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church told the heir to the throne "Wherever you go, may you be a man of peace" and the prince replied "I'll do my best".

Author: 0 Syria opposition hails US strike, calls for continued action

He said the attack was a form of "support for the armed terrorist groups, and it is an attempt to weaken the capabilities of the Syrian Arab Army to combat terrorism". The US strike follows worldwide outrage this week over a suspected chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians including many children in the rebel-held northwestern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun.

Author: 0 Five issues for Xi and Trump's first meeting

An Air Force general says she is extremely confident the United States could intercept a ballistic missile fired by North Korea. North Korea has been pursuing its nuclear and missile programs at an unprecedented pace since previous year, with an aim to expand its deterrence against Washington and diversify its line-up of nuclear-equipped missiles, another expert said.

Global Media PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest road tunnel today
Author: 0 PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest road tunnel today

In line with the Skill India initiative of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the skill sets of local people were developed and improved, and they were engaged for construction of this tunnel. Armed encounters between security forces and rebels fighting to end Indian rule over Kashmir have become more frequent since massive protests a year ago, sparked by the killing in July of popular commander Burhan Wani.

Author: 0 Chemical weapons watchdog contacts Syria on 'gas attack'

CNN reported that Trump has spoken to some members of Congress about military action in Syria. 'Assad's role in the future is uncertain, clearly, ' Tillerson said, explaining that USA officials believe Assad's regime orchestrated the attack .

Author: 0 Rodgers believes ´iconic´ Celtic would be top six in the Premier League

So I've just an in-built thing in my mind to be perfection. Celtic captain Scott Brown insists his team are not satisfied yet despite clinching the Scottish Premiership title with a record-breaking eight games remaining. "The players will improve because their awareness of the game is getting better so we play the game better". On the evidence of this season, Celtic clearly need to sweat when they start games without a recognised striker; the last time they played Hearts they knocked ...

Author: 0 Russian Federation seeks good partnership with US: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin erroneously quoted Ronald Reagan as he reached out to American conservatives who are friendly to his administration. Putin participated in a panel Thursday that featured Icelandic President Gudni Johannesson, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, who moderated the event at the International Arctic Forum in Russian Federation.

Author: 0 US Launches Airstrikes on Syria in Response to Chemical Weapons Attack

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson suggested, in a sudden shift of US attitudes toward Assad, "it would seem there would be no role for him to govern the Syrian people". He suggested, however, that he was speaking about a long process and not some sudden military move. "President Obama, do not attack Syria". US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had earlier Thursday vowed an "appropriate response" to the attack in Khan Sheikhun in rebel-held Idlib province.

Author: 0 United Nations strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

Ted Poe of Texas in January, nearly unanimously with 394 votes for and just one against. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un guides on the spot the underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) in Pyongyang on April 24, 2016.

Global Media Former Campbell pitcher Ian Kahaloa suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball
Author: 0 Former Campbell pitcher Ian Kahaloa suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball

The Cincinnati Enquirer reported there have been Snapchat videos of Kahaloa circulating for the past few weeks that appear to show him using recreational drugs while wearing a Cincinnati Reds shirt. Matranga said Kahaloa is now in a drug treatment program. Kahaloa shared the videos on Snapchat. "We're doing everything we can to help the young man get his life back on track".

Global Media South African ministers sacked by Zuma resign as ANC lawmakers
Author: 0 South African ministers sacked by Zuma resign as ANC lawmakers

Zuma has denied any inappropriate influence on his selections, and the Guptas deny wrongdoing. ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe told reporters on Wednesday that although the party had "reflected" on the resignation demands, "we won't recall President Jacob Zuma because opposition parties say so".

Global Media Angry mob in India attacks Nigerian students accused of cannibalism and murder
Author: 0 Angry mob in India attacks Nigerian students accused of cannibalism and murder

External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday assured the Rajya Sabha that an impartial investigation will take place and proper action will be taken against those who had attacked African students in Greater Noida on Monday last. 'The locals look at us like cannibals, ' said Presidoe Okujuna, spokesman for the Association of African Students in India, which is advising students to avoid classes for their own safety.

Author: 0 North Korea launches ballistic missile ahead of Xi-Trump summit

North Korea's liquid fuel-powered ballistic missiles up until now required a garrison, fuel storage tanks and support vehicles to launch, which can be identified with imagery, experts say. official. Seoul and Washington are now analysing both the missile type and the possible range of the missile launched by Pyongyang, the Yonhap news agency reported, adding that it was most likely a KN-15 medium range ballistic missile.

Author: 0 Trump, China's Xi dine ahead of talks on security, trade

However, the motivation behind the message is also a window into what Beijing is most anxious about - that the talks could lead to finger-pointing and potentially herald a period of uncertainty in the Sino-U.S. The European Union on Thursday expanded sanctions against North Korea over the country's nuclear tests and launches of ballistic missiles. There may also be a stroll around the grounds of the beach-side resort, said administration officials who briefed reporters Tuesday on condition of ...

Global Media Top Intelligence committee Dem: Too early to draw conclusions on Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Top Intelligence committee Dem: Too early to draw conclusions on Russian Federation probe

Schiff said in a statement he would review those documents at the White House Friday, but also called on the White House "to make all these documents available to the full House and Senate Intelligence Committees". The materials that he shared with the White House, it turned out, were produced for him, at least in part, by - yes - the White House. Rep. Schiff caught the White House red-handed in their cover-up.

Global Media Gordhan won't resign as South African lawmaker before Zuma vote
Author: 0 Gordhan won't resign as South African lawmaker before Zuma vote

With the ANC retaining a large majority in parliament, Zuma can only be ousted if the ruling party choose to recall him. The party publicly backed Zuma after an ANC committee meeting aimed at airing difference on Wednesday, lowering the chances of him being forced out of office before his presidential term ends in 2019.

Global Media The First Church of Christ Holy Week Schedule
Author: 0 The First Church of Christ Holy Week Schedule

A Seder Dinner is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Holy Thursday, followed by a Maundy Thursday worship at 7:30 p.m. on April 13 . Time for the service has yet to be confirmed. Palm Sunday , April 9: 8 a.m. Maundy Thursday, April 13: 6:30 p.m. St. Nicholas, Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 80 Laurel Roseland, will have a full week of services.

Author: 0 Assad may have to step down after chemical attack, hints Trump

The United States fired cruise missiles into central Syria early Friday morning, striking an Assad government-controlled air base where USA officials say the Syrian military launched a deadly chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians earlier this week.

Author: 0 Pakistan hosts Afghan Taliban leaders for peace talks

So-called insider attacks - when Afghan soldiers and police turn their guns on their colleagues or on worldwide troops - have been a major problem during the more than 15-year-long war. Both the U.S. and United Kingdom lost more soldiers in Sangin than in any of around 400 other districts in Afghanistan. According to usa estimates, government forces control less than 60 percent of Afghanistan, with nearly half the country either contested or under the control of the insurgents, who are ...

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