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Author: 0 Can the president attack another country without Congress?

President Donald Trump says the USA missile attack on a Syrian air base Thursday night was in the nation's "vital national security interest". Some 50 Tomahawk missiles were launched from U.S. Trump's actions in Syria could signal to China that the new president isn't afraid of unilateral military steps, even if key nations like China are standing in the way.

Global Media Nunes steps away from Russia probe, citing ethics complaints
Author: 0 Nunes steps away from Russia probe, citing ethics complaints

Representative Devin Nunes of California said the decision was prompted by "entirely false and politically motivated" ethics allegations that he said had been filed against him by "several left-wing activist groups". Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia told NPR's Mary Louise Kelly on Thursday that he and his committee would pursue the evidence in their investigation wherever it leads, but that so far nothing substantiates the White House's Rice storyline.

Author: 0 North Koreans hiding in Malaysian embassy return to Pyongyang

The suspects had been caught up in a diplomatic battle following the weird killing of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler. "If you maintain a relationship with North Korea that includes the presence of many North Koreans in your country, you run certain risks". Thae, who had served as North Korea's deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom, said he was not directly involved in the dictatorship's weapons program.

Global Media EU's Tusk, Britain's May seek smooth start to Brexit talks
Author: 0 EU's Tusk, Britain's May seek smooth start to Brexit talks

While few at Westminster seriously expect it to come to an armed conflict, there is concern among some MPs the European Union intends to use the issue as leverage in the Brexit talks. May began a two-year countdown to Brexit last week by invoking Article 50 of the EU's key treaty. "If you think about it, once we've got the deal, once we've agreed what the new relationship will be for the future, it will be necessary for there to be a period of time when businesses and government are ...

Author: 0 Chinese president Xi Jinping arrives in United States for talks with Donald Trump

The missile strikes on Syria bring more weight to that statement. North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes will be high on the agenda when Trump and Xi meet at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida later on Thursday, with anger in Beijing simmering over the deployment of an advanced US anti-missile system in South Korea.

Author: 0 Trump, Xi prepare for hard talks on trade, North Korea

No response from the White House to that idea. The Republican president tweeted last week that the United States could no longer tolerate massive trade deficits and job losses and that his meeting with Xi "will be a very hard one". North Korea is "also pursuing development of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) and Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles capabilities, and an improved Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile", Hyten told senators.

Global Media Tusk, May to maintain regular contact during Brexit negotiations
Author: 0 Tusk, May to maintain regular contact during Brexit negotiations

The Pound Sterling inched lower versus the US Dollar in Thursday trading as uncertainty grows over Britain's exit from the European Union. Mr Flanagan told BBC Two's Newsnight: "I believe it's important, in our context, that we have a situation at the end of these negotiations in two years' time, or maybe even longer, where a member of the European Union, namely Ireland, can not be placed in a position of more disadvantage than somebody who is leaving".

Global Media US missiles blast Syria base where chem planes took off
Author: 0 US missiles blast Syria base where chem planes took off

The U.S action is in response to a chemical attack that killed at least 80 people including children earlier this week in a rebel controlled area. Even handsome babies were cruelly murdered in this very barbaric attack. Still, he said the Russians would likely treat Tillerson warmly in hopes his trip could smooth the path toward a Trump-Putin meeting. " What happened in Syria is truly one of the egregious crimes and it shouldn't have happened".

Global Media Mishap averted at Delhi airport as Air India, Indigo flight come face-to-face
Author: 0 Mishap averted at Delhi airport as Air India, Indigo flight come face-to-face

The pilots of both the planes avoided a disaster by following Standard Operating Procedure, say sources. The Air India aircraft eventually took off at 12.50 pm. ATC asked the AI to abort take off while Indigo was asked to go around instead of landing", a source said. This is not the first time flights have come face to face at the Delhi airport.

Global Media Read: Pentagon Statement On US Military Strike In Syria
Author: 0 Read: Pentagon Statement On US Military Strike In Syria

US officials said the military fired dozens of cruise missiles against the airbase controlled by Assad's forces in response to the poison gas attack on Tuesday in a rebel-held area. The strike was in response to a deadly chemical attack Tuesday outside Khan Sheikhoun that killed more than 70 people. "Years of previous attempts at changing Assad's behavior have all failed and failed very dramatically", Trump said from his resort in Mar-a-Lago where he was attending a summit with Chinese ...

Global Media Yogi Adityanath asks people to exercise restraint during protest against liquor shops
Author: 0 Yogi Adityanath asks people to exercise restraint during protest against liquor shops

After the meeting, the UP Minister Siddharth Nath Singh has given a brief to the media, regarding their decision to waive off loans to farmers. "We will take a decision that will help farmers in the long term". But there is little clarity on who would be buying these bonds, how much interest would be paid and by when. Lokendra, from village Naujhil Tahsil Mant, who has not taken any loan, said it may be a boon for farmers who had taken crop loan only previous year, and asked why the relief has ...

Global Media Kashmiri cricketers in Pakistani cricket team uniform
Author: 0 Kashmiri cricketers in Pakistani cricket team uniform

A cricket match held on Sunday at Wayil grounds in Ganderbal became a thorn in the Indian government's side as one of the playing teams, "Baba Darya Ud Din", wore green shirts and sang the Pakistani national anthem to show their allegiance to Pakistan.

Author: 0 Trump's full remarks following US strikes on Syria

The strike, launched from ships in the Mediterranean Sea , reportedly targeted al-Shayrat airfield-the same location that the administration believes the Assad regime used to carry out its chemical attacks. Russian President Vladimir Putin believes the strikes broke worldwide law and have seriously hurt U.S. -Russia relations, news agencies cited the Kremlin as saying on Friday.

Author: 0 Chinese Real Estate Mogul: China is Concerned About a Trade War

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he will try to persuade China to use its leverage over North Korea when he holds meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping starting later in the day. In another call on Thursday, Trump's national security adviser H.R. McMaster told his South Korean counterpart that Washington remained committed to the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea.

Author: 0 Iran says United States strike in Syria "dangerous, destructive"

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley shows pictures of Syrian victims of chemical attacks as she addresses a meeting of the Security Council on Syria at UN headquarters on April 5, 2017. U.S. officials said the action was in response to the poison gas attack in a rebel-held area on Tuesday. "It will take some time to determine the extent of the damage", Talal Barazi told AFP .

Global Media Police find missing mother and two sons
Author: 0 Police find missing mother and two sons

Police in Nottinghamshire said the 40-year-old and her boys Louis Madge, nine, and Dylan Madge, six, were now with officers. A Nottinghamshire Police spokesman said: 'They are now with officers and are safe. The..." The owners are assisting officers with their inquiries. CCTV images from Nottingham on the day she went missing released by police showed her alone at two locations in the city centre.

Author: 0 Airstrike leaves Syrian airbase destroyed, at least 4 soldiers dead

Al Shayrat is the base from which it is believed Syrian war planes staged Tuesday's attack on Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province. "It is at the present not the intention to have more than this single strike", Schiff told MSNBC on Thursday. The Pentagon added that the strike was intended "to deter the regime from using chemical weapons again". At the same time, another USA. official said the Russians had been warned before the U.S.

Global Media USMNT Leaves Panama With a Hard-Fought Point
Author: 0 USMNT Leaves Panama With a Hard-Fought Point

Gabriel Gomez tied the score four minutes later following a throw-in. United States will face Panama for 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match on Tuesday. As far as betting is concerned, there is no real value in betting on the outright result since the United States of America is nearly surely going to win and the odds we are getting are way too short to make any profit of this play.

Global Media U.S. illegal immigration plunges on Trump crackdown
Author: 0 U.S. illegal immigration plunges on Trump crackdown

President Donald Trump has vowed to build a physical wall along the border with Mexico from the early days of his presidential campaign. Kelly also announced last month that authorities might start separating adults and children crossing the border, to deter families from trying to enter the U.S.

Global Media Bulgaria president says won't accept lessons in democracy from Turkey
Author: 0 Bulgaria president says won't accept lessons in democracy from Turkey

The relationship between Erdoğan and US President Donald Trump, both populist leaders, will be closely watched, with ties between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies deeply strained. He accused past coalition governments of fostering instability, saying the reforms offered in the coming referendum aimed to ensure Turkey's political system stays stable and secure.

Author: 0 Trump hints at military action to retaliate against Assad

He added: "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 UN Security Council". Assad's military operates modest S-200 surface-to-air missile systems but is backed by Russian forces, which have more advanced S-300 and S-400 missiles.

Author: 0 North Korea test was of Scud missile

Two weeks ago, the South Korean and USA militaries said they detected what they called a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch. The Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch and demanded a halt to all missile tests, stressing again that they violate United Nations sanctions and "are significantly increasing tension in the region and beyond".

Author: 0 Syrian opposition SNC welcomes United States strike on airbase

He also asked how could the world powers be so quick to hurl accusation against the Syrian government within an hour of the attack . On President Donald Trump's orders, United States warships launched 50 Tomahawk cruise missiles. The gruesome chemical attack caused immediate worldwide outrage. Trump commented aboard Air Force One en route to meet China's President Xi Jinping at a Florida summit, which will include talks about North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.

Author: 0 Consumers Energy | Charting a Future for Clean Energy

Instead, it's beginning to look bleak - very bleak. Let's be perfectly clear. "We love our coal miners". In a last-ditch effort to save the dying coal industry - in the name of preserving working-class jobs - Trump promised to cut the red tape around carbon emissions and the obligation to consider environmental impact in congressional decisions.

Author: 0 US defence official calls US strike on Syria a 'one-off'

Defense Department officials aren't anxious by the legal questions, though. "There should be limited market follow-through however, with no indication at this stage that this is the start of a broad-based, sustained USA military campaign".

Author: 0 Russian Federation preparing statement on U.S. strikes

During the presidential campaign he promised he wouldn't intervene in foreign conflicts but after seeing the horrific images from a "barbaric" sarin nerve gas attack in Syria, Donald Trump ordered a missile strike on the country. "We feel the strike itself was proportionate", said U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . Trump had already deployed more than 400 troops to Syria in preparation for a future assault on Raqqa, Daesh's self-proclaimed capital.

Author: 0 North Korea is proving its nuclear prowess with land and sea missiles

The North has fired missiles when South Korea hosted the 2010 Group of 20 summit and other events, and while top US officials were traveling in the region. Trump has said the United States is prepared to go it alone in bringing Pyongyang to heel if China - North Korea's top ally - does not step in. "This administration wants to see them act, and I think they're going to pressure them to do that", she said.

Author: 0 Cardinals Stephen Piscotty Gets Hit THREE Times in ONE Inning!

He eventually walked off the field. Piscotty didn't return to the game after being diagnosed with a head contusion, and he'll undergo concussion tests Wednesday. "I said it a year ago, I'll say it again: In our heads, it's a little lopsided, as far as where we want to be". Fowler has seen that kind of call many times before from Maddon.

Global Media British police investigate attack on parliament that killed 5
Author: 0 British police investigate attack on parliament that killed 5

He continued: "Nevertheless, we are determined to understand if Masood was a lone actor inspired by terrorist propaganda or if others have encouraged, supported or directed him". More candlelit vigils for the victims are scheduled today in Birmingham and London . The new footage follows the release of earlier video showing slight delays and confusion during the evacuation of Prime Minister Theresa May from Parliament as the attack unfolded.

Global Media EU says it's unrealistic to imagine Syria's Assad can stay
Author: 0 EU says it's unrealistic to imagine Syria's Assad can stay

In a statement, Rifaat al-Assad, now aged 79, and his family retorted that they had "never benefited from financing that in any way wronged the Syrian state and its people". "We still have active conflict, we still have clashes every day, we still have airplanes bombing, we have a very fluid situation with Isis controlling part of Syria ".

Global Media Tests on Syria victims show chemical weapons used in attack, says Turkey
Author: 0 Tests on Syria victims show chemical weapons used in attack, says Turkey

The president called the incident "horrific" and said that the deaths of many innocent babies, children and women were an assault on the humanity. Many more were critically injured, with some not expected to survive. "It's indeed a very menacing course of events, risky and disgusting crime". Western countries, including the U.S., have blamed the Syrian President Bashir al-Assad of being responsible for the poison gas attack, the worst in Syria for more than four years.

Author: 0 Putin says bomb shows terror threat still real

Twenty-five-year-old Denis Romanovich Petrov, a Russian hand-to-hand combat champion - a Russian martial art that has its origins in the Soviet Armed Forces - was killed when an explosion ripped through a train on the city's metro. Authorities briefly closed subway stations. The building maintenance worker, who asked not to be identified, said: "They forced open the apartment.

Author: 0 Trump right to strike against Syria for chemical attack

A White House official said 59 "precision munitions" had been blasted at the base, while a U.S. defense official said "dozens" of Tomahawk cruise missiles were launched. "These tactical strikes make clear that the Assad regime can no longer count on American inaction as it carries out atrocities against the Syrian people", Ryan said in a statement.

Author: 0 Ron Paul: 'Zero Chance' Assad Behind Syria Chemical Weapons Attack

President Trump signaled Thursday that he was considering action against Syrian President Bashar Assad in response to the deadly chemical weapon attack, saying " something should happen ". But Assad and his Russian allies deny responsibility for the newest attack. A US official said that radar had detected a Syrian military fixed-wing aircraft dropping chemical weapons bombs in Idlib earlier this week.

Author: 0 Making sense of Equal Pay Day

According to the American Association of University Women , Equal Pay Day for Native Women falls on September 3, and yes, you read that correctly. She encourages men to fight for what they want. "It's truly shameful that in 2017 this wage gap still exists, hurting millions of women and their families", said Stirpe.

Global Media US Attorney-General steps up pressure on 'sanctuary cities'
Author: 0 US Attorney-General steps up pressure on 'sanctuary cities'

According to Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law president and executive director Kristen Clarke, "Attorney General Jeff Sessions seeks to create a police state in which local and state law enforcement are acting at the behest of the federal government to round up immigrants in communities across the country".

Global Media Donald Trump threatens military action against Syria over 'sarin attacks'
Author: 0 Donald Trump threatens military action against Syria over 'sarin attacks'

US President Donald Trump told some members of the U.S. Congres Thursday that he is considering a military intervention in Syria upon the Assad regime's recent Idlib chemical attack, according to reports . "It's my belief that if you're Bashar al-Assad and you read that it is no longer a priority of the United States to have you removed from power, I believe that that is an incentive to act with impunity", the Florida senator said during a news conference Wednesday.

Global Media Most young people say government should pay for health care
Author: 0 Most young people say government should pay for health care

Meanwhile, some House Freedom Caucus members, representing the most conservative Republicans who control Congress, were already criticizing the revamped health care outline. Despite propaganda to the contrary, the Affordable Care Act is stable, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Each of our 50 states has different populations with different health care needs.

Author: 0 Russian Federation relations 'maybe even worse' than Cold War

Putin also explained that his government is not interfering with the President Donald Trump's administration at this time either, waiting for things to "rectify". He said Russian Federation expects the USA political wrangling over the Trump team's connections to Russian Federation to end at some point, opening the way for a constructive summit.

Author: 0 Don't like the proposed border tax? House GOP is changing it

Rob Portman , R-Ohio, is the latest in a long line of Republican senators to come out against the tax. They want to lower tax rates for individuals and corporations, and make up the lost revenue by scaling back tax breaks. A House panel has been working on a plan since mid-2016 that would cut the corporate tax rate to 20 percent from 35 percent, end taxing foreign profits for US -based multinationals and cut other tax rates for businesses and investors.

Global Media Death toll in Syrian gas attack now 86
Author: 0 Death toll in Syrian gas attack now 86

On Tuesday, Trump blamed Obama for failing to enforce his "red line" after Assad used chemical weapons four years ago. "I think the status and the longer term, longer term status of President Assad will be decided by the Syrian people", said Tillerson, who O'Donnell called "horrifyingly dim".

Global Media Flynn immunity offer hangs over Russia investigators
Author: 0 Flynn immunity offer hangs over Russia investigators

Flynn's overture seemed to have been aimed principally at the Senate committee, as Democrats on the House committee said they had not received word of an offer of testimony for immunity. Flynn is not getting immunity from prosecution in exchange for his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. "I wouldn't want them to wait that long to find out what Flynn knows".

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 ...