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Author: 0 Church Bombing North of Egypt's Capital Kills 13

A few months earlier, the unclaimed bombing of a Coptic church killed more than 20 people in Egypt's second city of Alexandria on New Year's Day. ISIS threatened Sunday that more attacks against Egyptian Christians are coming after claiming responsiblity for two bombings that killed dozens in Alexandria and the Nile Delta hours before.

Author: 0 Trump tells Congress Syria attack ordered to protect United States interest

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seeking assurances of USA protection, was an early visitor to both the White House and Trump's Florida resort Mar-a-Lago. In a similar attack back in 2013, Fox News pundit and staunch Trump backer Sean Hannity wrote: "Glad our arrogant Pres is enjoying his taxpayer funded golf outing after announcing the U.S.

Author: 0 Backed fighters battle IS around north Syria town

The US military , along with Kurdish forces and the multi-ethnic Syrian Democratic Forces rebel group, have moved to put a stranglehold on Raqqa with shelling, air support, and ground forces at the last route in and out of the city, according to a press release .

Global Media AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can proceed Monday
Author: 0 AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can proceed Monday

The Alabama House Judiciary Committee sought the investigation ahead of considering impeachment articles against the governor for willful neglect of duty and corruption in office. "I want to thank the members of the Alabama Supreme Court for quickly acting on our appeal and recognizing, what a circuit court judge didn't understand, that there are three branches of government and the Alabama Legislature is free to conduct its business as prescribed in the state constitution".

Author: 0 US Actions in Syria Reminiscent of Military Intervention in Iraq - Lavrov

Tillerson and Lavrov agreed to continue discussions in person, as Tillerson is expected in Moscow for talks with Russian officials next week. The Syrian government has denied it was behind the attack. A further 17 people were injured in the strike on Heneyda, according to the UK-based group. Johnson on Saturday called off a visit to Moscow in the wake of the "Syrian chemical weapons attack".

Author: 0 Chemical attack in Syria upends prospects of Russia-US detente

The U.S.is already involved in the conflict in Syria and has a number of special forces soldiers working with Kurdish groups fighting Islamic State militants in the east of the country, trying to retake the terror group's stronghold of Raqqa, Matthews said .

Author: 0 Rand Paul says no war with Syria without congressional approval

Asked if he would counsel Trump to reconsider the ban on Syrian refugees in light of the atrocities civilians are facing, McConnell said he would not offer the president any advice on the subject. If Kaine is the leading proponent of a new AUMF for Democrats, than Paul is his counterpart on the Republican side. President Barack Obama went to Congress several years ago to pass an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) for U.S.

Global Media Dunn scores twice to lead US to 5-1 win over Russia
Author: 0 Dunn scores twice to lead US to 5-1 win over Russia

After that the United States had more chances but clearly had taken their foot off the gas. None other than Captain Carli Lloyd stepped up to take it. "She's scoring goals, so I think she's in a really good spot leaving here". The game is the second match in a doubleheader. In the 54th minute, the USWNT made three substitutions.

Author: 0 Unexploded Second World War bomb found in Thames ahead of Boat Race

Cambridge's male rowers are defending the title they won last year but the university's women's team are hoping for better luck this year. Having eased ahead on the Tideway course, their victory was nearly never in doubt as they clocked in at 18 minutes 34 seconds with a commanding 11-length lead.

Author: 0 Dogs Are Increasingly Attacking Mail Carriers

Postal Service Safety Director Linda DeCarlo. Only Los Angeles, Houston and Cleveland ranked higher, with 80, 62, and 60 attacks, respectively. Sharon Varnado with the postal service says they are trying to get the word out to pet owners to make sure their dog is safely in another part of the house before opening the door to receive a package.

Author: 0 Syrian people should decide Assad's fate, Tillerson tells USA media

He also said the top USA priority in the region hasn't changed and remained the defeat of Islamic State militants. The US has failed to achieve the goal behind its attack on a military airfield in Syria, which is namely "raising the morale of the US-backed terrorist gangs", Syrian President Bashar Assad said on Sunday, according to the country's news agency SANA.

Author: 0 North Korea says US strikes on Syria justifies its own nuclear program

Diplomatically isolated North Korea considers Syria a key ally. Since then, North Korea has further ramped up its tests and rhetoric, emphasising a consistent message: To create a nuclear device small enough to mount on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), and fire it at the United States.

Author: 0 Russian UN envoy accuses USA of violating global law in Syria

Peskov's explanation for why Russian Federation has chose to drop the pact, which would presumably make accidents more likely, was rather snarky: "Amid the missile strikes, it is hardly reasonable to talk about any more increase in the risk, as the risk has increased considerably", Peskov said in a news briefing.

Author: 0 Larson To Congress: Get With The Program On Syria

The Syrian crisis took a more complex turn after United States of America's missile attacks on Thursday. One theory advanced by USA military officials is that the hospital bombing sought to cover up any evidence of the prior chemical attack.

Global Media Sovereignty of Gibraltar remains unchanged - Britain's Johnson
Author: 0 Sovereignty of Gibraltar remains unchanged - Britain's Johnson

Gibraltar will not tolerate being a bargaining chip and will not be the victim of Brexit negotiations, the British territory's chief minister , Fabian Picardo, said. Rising political tensions between the United Kingdom and Spain over the sovereignty of Gibraltar have been dismissed as a storm in a teacup and a distraction from real post-Brexit issues.

Global Media Israel treats thousands of war-wounded Syrians
Author: 0 Israel treats thousands of war-wounded Syrians

If such a move were possible, it was made clear that the children would be brought to Israel only for medical treatment, not relocation. Netanyahu's office said there was no vote on the matter and it was only being explored, adding that taking in refugees for resettlement was not being considered.

Author: 0 NHL's Olympic decision also big news at women's tournament

It's awful for the sport, not just because of the big-picture opportunity lost but because of what it might do to future labor negotiations. There are some NHL players such as Washington's Alex Ovechkin who say they will be going to South Korea regardless of the league's stance.

Global Media Syria missile strike was unwarranted
Author: 0 Syria missile strike was unwarranted

I was overwhelmed. I felt grateful for President Trump. "And that is the point I'm making today". Sending 59 cruise missiles to strike the country and government of Syria may have been necessary or important, but the United States was not attacked by Syria.

Author: 0 ETA disarmament move a "major step", says France

The group had declared a ceasefire in 2011 and has been inactive since then, but had not disarmed. In 2011, after a string of arrests among its senior ranks, ETA announced that it had abandoned its armed campaign. The letter says that "after giving up all its weaponry (arms and explosives) to Basque civil society representatives [the ETA] now is a disarmed organization".

Global Media Le Pen backs lifting European Union economic sanctions imposed on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Le Pen backs lifting European Union economic sanctions imposed on Russian Federation

She said that a show of support for the eurozone means the French "choose a model of governance imposed by the European Union " — which Le Pen also wants to exit. Then earlier this week, the satirical magazine Le Canard Enchainé reported that Fillon had taken $50,000 from a Lebanese businessman to set up a meeting with Putin during a conference that Fillon attended in Russian Federation in 2015.

Author: 0 N.Korea calls USA bombing of Syria 'unacceptable'

But according to one White House official, Trump is not ruling anything out when it comes to dealing with Pyongyang. "It's a signal that Trump's administration will not only talk, they will act", said Wang Dong, Associate Professor and Director of the School of International Studies at Peking University.

Global Media Kyrgios Clinches, Aussies Set to Face Belgium in Davis Cup Semis
Author: 0 Kyrgios Clinches, Aussies Set to Face Belgium in Davis Cup Semis

Isner beat Sam Groth 7-6, 6-3 in the fifth match, a dead rubber, to give a final scoreline of 3-2. The Americans won 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 after Jordan Thompson and Kyrgios triumphed in the opening singles rubbers on Friday. When I was in the States I always knew I had to come here and play two big matches. The 21-year-old revealed later that Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt had asked him to be the team's leader and he had been happy to accept the challenge.

Global Media What We Know About the Stockholm Terrorist
Author: 0 What We Know About the Stockholm Terrorist

Two Swedes were also killed in the attack, and 15 people were wounded. "We have found a device in the vehicle that doesn't belong there". Intelligence agency chief Anders Thornberg added that the Uzbek suspect "has appeared in our intelligence gathering in the past".

Global Media Briton killed in Stockholm attack
Author: 0 Briton killed in Stockholm attack

Chris Bevington's father said the family were devastated by the "untimely and tragic death" of a "wonderful husband, son, father, brother and close friend to many". A hijacked beer truck drove into a department store in the Swedish city on Friday. According to the Swedish TT news agency on Sunday, the suspect applied for a residence permit in Sweden in 2014.

Global Media Stockholm Attacker Was 'Rejected Asylum Seeker': British Citizen Among Dead
Author: 0 Stockholm Attacker Was 'Rejected Asylum Seeker': British Citizen Among Dead

Four people are confirmed to have died in the attack; two Swedish nationals - one reported to be an 11-year-old girl, a British man and a Belgian woman. Swedish borders have been tightened at the request of the country's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven - who call the incident a terrorist attack. Today, we are learning more about the 39-year-old native of Uzbekistan believed to be responsible for the attack and about the reaction for Swedes to the terror attack.

Global Media Russian warships return to Mediterranean Sea
Author: 0 Russian warships return to Mediterranean Sea

It is armed with Kalibr-NK cruise missiles, a missile self-defense system Shtil-1, and a 100 mm artillery piece A-190. Although Russia did not use any defense against the US when the missile strike was in action, Russia did confirm that they will cushion Syria's air defenses and strengthen their army for future attacks.

Author: 0 U.S. threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes

Abe said he's watching closely how China will react to the North Korea issue, according to NHK, after Trump held his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Florida. Syria denies it carried out the attack. It was the first USA attack on a Syrian government facility, although the country had previously targeted the Islamic State group in the region.

Author: 0 South Korea test-fires missile that can hit all of North Korea

Around 2,000 forces from American and South Korean military units will hold the drills, in which combat helicopters, armoured vehicles and multiple-launch rocket systems from both sides will be used. Their conversation comes as Trump prepares for his first bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Thursday and Friday, reports Efe news.

Author: 0 A timeline of recent attacks on Egypt's Christians

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the two separate terror attacks on Palm Sunday, Fox News reports, starting off Holy Week in the most horrific and despicable way possible. In 2015, 21 Egyptian Christians working in Libya were killed by Islamic State. While the Copts have stood steadfast alongside the government, repeating the mantra that Egyptians were all being targeted by terrorists, an increase in attacks on Christians has tested that support.

Global Media Russian Inaction Helped Fuel Syria Chemical Attacks, Tillerson Says
Author: 0 Russian Inaction Helped Fuel Syria Chemical Attacks, Tillerson Says

Russian Federation maintains a close political and military alliance with the Assad government and has been implicated in numerous attacks against Syrians opposed to Assad's rule, though Moscow adamantly denies such claims. Congress and the United Nations Security Council. Both the Assad regime and the Russians denied any use of poisonous gas in the Tuesday attack. But they aren't just held back by a desire to not slide into war - they also have converging interests in defeating ISIS.

Global Media Three people killed, several injured during protests in India's Kashmir
Author: 0 Three people killed, several injured during protests in India's Kashmir

In another incident, security forces opened fire on a stone-pelting mob in Budgam's Beerwah area, resulting in the death of a person. The long-held claim that participation of Kashmiris in elections is their endorsement of Indian sovereignty over the state suffered a major blow on Sunday with the voting turnout halted at the lowest ever, 7.14 percent in Srinagar parliamentary constituency, where almost 1.3 million people were eligible to vote.

Global Media Donald Trump's Syria strikes 'not start of campaign to topple Assad'
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Syria strikes 'not start of campaign to topple Assad'

This interview has been lightly edited for length and clarity. No, the primary question, the conservative columnist correctly argues, is should "the emotion generated by these pictures elicit our consent for the United States military, under President Trump, to intervene even more aggressively on behalf of al Qaeda in Syria, under the legal authority of a 2001 act of Congress declaring war on al Qaeda?" If Washington remains prepared to punish any further chemical strikes - "and I think ...

Global Media Fiji lift third straight Sevens crown
Author: 0 Fiji lift third straight Sevens crown

Regan Ware scored a try in New Zealand's loss to South Africa at the Hong Kong Sevens. Fiji will play Hong Kong in their first pool match at 4.52pm Saturday, their second game is against Russian Federation at 7.50pm and their final pool match against Canada at 12.06am Sunday.

Author: 0 Trump discusses Syria, North Korea with Japanese prime minister

President Trump on Saturday spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the recent missile strikes against the Syrian regime and about North Korean aggression. "If we judge that they have perfected that type of delivery system, then that becomes a very serious stage of their further development", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday on ABC's "This Week".

Author: 0 One Briton, one Belgian, two Swedes killed in Stockholm attack

The Guardianreported that two of the people killed were Swedish, one was Belgian and one was British. Hysing declined to give further information about the raids, but said "the evidence looks very strong" that the Uzbek man was the driver of the commandeered truck.

Author: 0 Watch clips from Melania Trump's visit to Bak Middle School

Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, on Friday visited an art school in this southeastern U.S. coastal town accompanied by U.S. First Lady Melania Trump. Arabella is well liked by Chinese netizens, and had previously been filmed reciting Chinese poetry and singing a song for Chinese New Year. After the White House failed to send the customary Lunar New Year greeting to Beijing in February, Ivanka and Arabelle paid a visit to the Chinese embassy in Washington, to celebrate the ...

Author: 0 U.S. missile strikes on Syria an intolerable act of aggression - North Korea

The council statement was issued hours before U.S. President Donald Trump meets China's President Xi Jinping at his Florida resort, where North Korea will be at the top of the agenda. 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 Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while

They say April has an increased appetite and feasting could be a sign of an imminent birth. On Friday, almost 200,000 people were still watching her online. "If you've been nine months pregnant and you've had to bend over and tie your shoes, it's hard". The live stream can be viewed here . You all know how much I love to be wrong about my predictions, but such is life.

Author: 0 Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting

In this handout provided by the U.S. Navy, The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter fires a Tomahawk land attack missile on April 7, 2017 in the Mediterranean Sea. Much of the worldwide community rallied behind Trump's decision to fire the cruise missiles in reaction to this week's chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of men, women and children in Syria.

Global Media USA warships sent towards North Korea over nuclear threat
Author: 0 USA warships sent towards North Korea over nuclear threat

Pacific Command ordered the Carl Vinson Strike Group north as a prudent measure to maintain readiness and presence in the Western Pacific", Cmdr. When it comes to putting a stop to North Korea's nuclear ambition, USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson said: "The policy of strategic patience has ended ".

Author: 0 Toronto commemorates 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Near the cenotaph, actors dressed in replica uniforms from the First World War portrayed actual Canadians who fought at Vimy . "Today we pay respect to those who fought and fell at Vimy Ridge and remember the price they paid so that we would have a better tomorrow".

Author: 0 Seoul test-fires missile that can hit any part of North

The U.N. Security Council on Thursday decried North Korea's most recent missile test as another violation of past sanctions resolutions imposed on the country. The latest punitive measures came in late February after the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Kaspersky said the addresses used by attackers were carefully concealed by routing their signals through countries such as France, South Korea and Taiwan, but one fateful error allowed ...

Author: 0 Man Suspected of Killing Four in Stockholm Terror Attack Is Arrested

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf says the number of people willing to help after the deadly truck attack in Stockholm is "many, many more than those who wish us harm". Peng Wu, 35, a postgraduate student from NY who moved to Stockholm in late 2013, was leaving a coffee shop near the shopping center when he saw people rushing toward him, many of them crying and in shock.

Author: 0 Crowds gather at truck attack site amid Sweden soul searching

Police also said about five people of interest remain in police custody. The man, detained on Friday night on terrorism charges after the attack in the capital, appeared to have acted alone but "we still can not rule out that more people are involved", he said.

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