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Author: 0 Syrian Refugee Heaps Praise on Trump After Airstrike

British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon on Sunday accused Russian Federation of being "responsible" by proxy for the death of 87 civilians, including many children, killed last week in a suspected chemical weapons attack. Allies will also be seeking clarity from the USA on its Syria policy, after some apparently mixed messages. "My priority is now to continue contact with the USA and others in the run-up to the G7 meeting on 10-11 April - to build coordinated worldwide support for a ...

Author: 0 USA takes best shot at landing FIFA World Cup with joint bid

Sunil Gulati, president of U.S. football, said all games from the quarter-finals forward would be played in the United States under the proposal. Leaders from Mexico , Canada and the USA said their bid would also differ from the tournament's most recent and upcoming hosts, who spent billions to create stadiums and tourism infrastructure.

Author: 0 'Charging Bull' artist reportedly says 'Fearless Girl' sculpture violates his rights

Artist Arturo Di Modica said Wednesday, April 12, that the new neighboring statue changes his bull into something negative. Di Modica installed the " Charging Bull " in front of the New York Stock Exchange in 1987. Everyone knows that in a confrontation like that the bull wins-which isn't a very good message to be sending women hoping for careers on Wall Street.

Author: 0 Trump says United States not going to get involved in Syria

His comments, aired Wednesday on Fox Business News, come less than a week after Trump ordered a retaliatory strike on Syria based on US evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad attacked civilians with chemical weapons. The two officials were not scheduled to meet, but Putin's spokesman said it was possible they would. Differences over a USA missile strike on a Syrian air base last week also bubbled to the surface.

Global Media Why Trump the trade critic now offers an outstretched hand
Author: 0 Why Trump the trade critic now offers an outstretched hand

And as I said, I really think that China's going to try very hard and has already started, he said . Trump says that he was faced with a dilemma - whether to inform Xi, who "was eating the cake, and was silent" of the attack. If elected, Trump promised to impose heavy tariffs on Beijing and take it to court for shady trade practices. Trump's flip on China may be proof that Cohn carried out a successful coup on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Author: 0 North Korean Army Vows 'Merciless' Response To Any US Provocation

Gui Rui, the director of Jilin University's Institute of Northeast Asian Studies, said U.S. president Donald Trump's domestic troubles should prevent him taking such action, while North Korea does not appear to be on a war footing. "If the U.S. come with reckless military manoeuvres then we will confront it with the DPRK's preemptive strike". Outside experts say the North could conduct its sixth nuclear test at virtually anytime.

Author: 0 Dems ask FBI to suspend Kushner's security clearance

The New York Times reported last week that Kushner omitted having communicated with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, and Sergey Gorkov, the head of the government-owned Vnesheconombank. Anyone else would face severe discipline for failing to disclose meetings with foreign officials, a material omission which potentially amounts to a criminal offense.

Global Media United States warns Russian Federation it may use military force again
Author: 0 United States warns Russian Federation it may use military force again

The monitoring group said the toll in the strike on Urum al-Joz could rise further because a number of people wounded in the attack were in a serious condition. While there have been a few close calls between Russian and US jets, some of them unintentional, the USA -led air campaign has for the most part proceeded without interference from Russian or Syrian fighters or air defenses.

Author: 0 Trump adviser Steve Bannon attends NSC meeting after being removed

In this process, the roles of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and director of national intelligence were reportedly downgraded. Mr Bannon's addition to the NSC sparked concerns from Trump critics, who said it was inappropriate for the political adviser to play a role on national security matters.

Author: 0 This Is 'A Low Point' In US-Russian Relations

Global chemical weapons investigators have gone to Turkey to collect samples as part of an inquiry into an alleged chemical weapons attack in neighbouring Syria last week that killed 87 people. "We consider it of utmost importance to prevent the risks of replay of similar action in the future". Tillerson conceded the two world powers had "sharp differences" that have obstructed co-operation but voiced optimism that their talks could narrow those differences.

Author: 0 Russian Federation challenges U.S. to prove chemical attack in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry said that week that the Syrian air force airstrike near Khan Shaykhun hit a terrorist warehouse that stored chemical weapons slated for delivery to Iraq. Putin's view was shared by Tillerson who, on the first visit by the Trump cabinet to Russian Federation, said ties between the two countries were at a low point marked by serious distrust.

Author: 0 Nuclear test will be unsafe: China warns North Korea

Worry about North Korean aggression has also led to a deterioration of ties between China and South Korea because China objects to the deployment of a US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system in the South. He urged all sides to take a flexible approach to resuming dialogue. NBC News reported yesterday on a supposed plan to conduct a "pre-emptive strike" on North Korea if another nuclear test took place, a report that other sources later called "wildly wrong".

Author: 0 Iran's Ahmadinejad Will Run For Presidency, Flouting Ayatollah's Advice

Ahmadinejad, who frequently enraged the West with his rhetoric during his eight years in office, wanted to challenge Rouhani's bid for a second term, but Khamenei warned him last year not to nominate himself. Though Ahmadinejad still might not be approved for the ballot by Iran's clerically overseen government, merely the mention of the Holocaust-questioning populist might energize discontent hard-liners who want a Persian answer to U.S.

Author: 0 Call Now! Stop GOP's New Health Care Bill

One possible legal strategy, private lawyer Deepak Gupta told the outlet, would be to sue the administration for violating the "take care clause", which says the president much act in good faith to execute laws enacted by Congress . "We are people who have student debt and medical debt and who work 40 to 50 hours a week to keep our heads above water". Everybody knows that about one-third of the American population gets health coverage through a government program, like Medicare for ...

Global Media Egypt's Sisi declares three-month state of emergency after blasts
Author: 0 Egypt's Sisi declares three-month state of emergency after blasts

Speaking on Premier's News Hour, Bishop Angaelos, leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, urged people not to be distracted from the human cost of the attack. The Palm Sunday attacks, the single deadliest day for Egypt's Christians in decades, prompted messages of support from overseas, including from Pope Francis, who is to visit Egypt on April 28-29.

Author: 0 Evacuations from besieged Syrian towns begin under government deal with rebels

More than two thousand rebel fighters, their families and other civilians are in the convoy that left Madaya early Friday in the direction of rebel-controlled Idlib, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). The US maintains that its airstrike was a response to the alleged chemical attack in rebel-held Khan Sheikhoun, by the Syrian government. No civilians killed by massive bomb in Afghanistan; about 10,000 relocated in coordinated effort; United States more ...

Author: 0 Cases, but also cafeteria duty, await Gorsuch at high court

When Trump announced Gorsuch as his choice, the Democrats in Congress attempted to prevent the appointment with a filibuster, although he was eventually confirmed with a majority of 54 in favor to 45 against- the closest gap in the past 25 years.

Global Media Let the 2018 race for governor begin
Author: 0 Let the 2018 race for governor begin

Applauding is Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, rig. Dannel Malloy (D) will reportedly not run for another term. "I just think that's enough for me personally and for Cathy". More than 74,000 private-sector jobs gained since he took office and a 4.7 percent unemployment rate that's Connecticut's lowest since 2007. Malloy previously banned state-funded travel to IN because of a religious objections law he said was discriminatory toward gays.

Author: 0 Russian, Iranian presidents denounce United States strikes against Syria

Rex Tillerson says he's "seen no evidence" that Russian Federation is an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "Right now I think everyone in the world [sees] Russian Federation as part of the problem". " We have to learn the lessons of the past and learn the lessons of what went wrong in Libya when you choose that pathway of regime change". United States officials said the presence of Russian advisers at the air field used to launch the attack raised questions about how they could not ...

Author: 0 FBI Reportedly Got Court Order To Monitor Trump Adviser's Communications

The FBI obtained a secret court order previous year to monitor the communications of Page, whom the Trump campaign had hired as a foreign policy adviser in March 2016, The Washington Post reported . Page is the only American to have had his communications directly targeted with a warrant under the surveillance act in 2016 as part of the Russian Federation probe, officials said.

Author: 0 NKorea 'will go to war' if US provokes

In the same article, Pyongyang also threatened to launch "nuclear thunderbolts" at the USA, should Washington show any sign of a preemptive strike against the North. alliance, much as it has done for the past six decades", Yun said. White House foreign policy aides who requested anonymity to discuss the vice president's travel say North Korea has telegraphed the possibility of a nuclear or missile test to coincide with its national holiday.

Author: 0 Donald Trump warns 'problem' of North Korea 'will be taken care of'

A US -based watchdog group says the country is "primed and ready" after analyzing telltale signs of activity at the remote underground test site. Regardless of whether NBC's source remains credible, recent evidence suggests that North Korea may be gearing up for its sixth nuclear test underground.

Global Media Israel Police: Palestinian stabs woman in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israel Police: Palestinian stabs woman in Jerusalem

The woman was rushed to a medical centre but died soon after. "We can say the terrorist is relatively old, 57 years of age", Halevi said. "Of those, the police failed in the investigation of 183 files" the organization said, explaining that this failure manifests in the incapacity of police investigators to locate offenders or collect evidence in order to put suspects on trial.

Author: 0 Russian Federation pushes for United Nations probe into chemical attack

Both Damascus and its allies in Moscow have denied the regime used chemical weapons on the village, maintaining that the casualties were caused by gases released by gases released after an al-Qaeda affiliated ammunitions depot was hit by conventional munitions in a government air raid.

Author: 0 Vimy Ridge: Royals to commemorate defining WW1 battle

Ladies and gentleman, hundreds of thousands of Canadians crossed the cold, grey Atlantic to take a stand against tyranny and oppression. Dozens of cadets stood guard at the tomb of the unknown solider overnight Saturday and lit one candle for every Canadian killed during the battle.

Global Media US berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syria chemical attack
Author: 0 US berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syria chemical attack

At least 87 people, including 31 children, were killed in the alleged attack, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor. Assad said Syria would only allow an "impartial" investigation into the poison gas incident. Last week's poison gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in the rebel-held province of Idlib near the Turkish border was the most lethal since a sarin attack on August 21, 2013 killed hundreds in a rebel-controlled suburb of the capital Damascus.

Author: 0 Nuclear tests and preemptive strikes: fears grow over North Korea escalation

The Trump administration has warned that the USA policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over. Washington's primary concern is the North developing the ability to mount a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental missile. "I don't know if this sends a message, it doesn't make any difference if it does or not", Trump said. "If a war occurs, the result is a situation in which everybody loses and there can be no victor".

Global Media Sexual abuse at Choate Rosemary Hall went on for decades
Author: 0 Sexual abuse at Choate Rosemary Hall went on for decades

The fact that kids are separated from their parents at boarding school means "there are many more opportunities for teachers to do this", Paul Mones, a lawyer who represents sexual abuse victims, told the New York Times . Some cases involved inappropriate sexual contact, while others detailed instances of grooming and sexual relationships that continued after a student left the school.

Author: 0 Assad speaks on chemical attack

Western leaders including US President Donald Trump have accused Assad of being behind last week's attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun, saying his forces unleashed a chemical weapon during an air strike. In addition, Russia's position in Syria is not ideological or a matter of life and death, like it is with Iran and the terrorist "Hezbollah" organization, but it is negotiable.

Global Media Ohio State forward selected by CT in WNBA Draft
Author: 0 Ohio State forward selected by CT in WNBA Draft

I wouldn't expect to see her in a Lynx jersey this season. Then, with the fourth pick in the third round, the Sun picked her. The Sun finished ninth out of 12 teams in 2017. Prince came on strong in the postseason, garnering Big 12 Championship All-Tournament team recognition. In just her second game back, January filled out the stat sheet with 16 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in a 79-70 victory over Georgetown.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump just can't make up his mind

He said "we may be at an all-time low in terms of our relationship with Russia", but said it would be "a fantastic thing" if the relationship could improve with Russian President Vladimir Putin . "We're going to see how that all works out". Perhaps most surprising was Trump's complete reversal regarding China, which he once accused of "raping" the United States and made the villain of much of his tough talk on trade during the campaign.

Global Media Veteran kills wife at California school after making threats
Author: 0 Veteran kills wife at California school after making threats

Smith told family members that Anderson had also threatened her after she moved out, but she didn't take him seriously and thought he was just seeking attention, the police chief said. The note would not have been alarming if not for this violent event, he said. "I love being married to Karen Smith-Anderson!" he wrote on 27 February along with a video.

Author: 0 Trump's Populist Base Worry for Top Advisor Bannon

Friends of the president's chief strategist are anxious now that Bannon is being shoved toward the exits, the Associated Press reported . Kushner is dishing to Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, they've determined. As tensions have heightened in recent weeks, the Bannon and Kushner camps have devolved into opposing firing squads. Then in a February interview with Chris Matthews on Hardball, Conway referenced an event allegedly perpetrated by Iraqi terrorists that she ...

Global Media Senior New York judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson River
Author: 0 Senior New York judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson River

She had been reported missing earlier in the day when family members were unable to locate her. "There are no apparent injuries to her body ", he said. She grew up in a working-class family and first worked as a public defender before graduating from Columbia law school in 1977. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a statement calling her a "pioneer" and a "force for good whose legacy will be felt for years to come".

Author: 0 'Mother of all bombs' killed 36 ISIS fighters, Afghan official says

The US and Afghan forces had been unable to advance because IS - which has expanded into Afghanistan in recent years - had mined the area with explosives. Rep. Brian Mast, a combat veteran, on Friday said there was a level of "responsibility" and "restraint" in the United States' attacking an Islamic State terrorist group site in Afghanistan with the "mother of all bombs", compared to other methods that could have been used.

Author: 0 'San Bernardino strong' after town's second gun tragedy

The 8-year-old student killed by a gunman in a classroom at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino on Monday endured a great deal in his short life, CBS Los Angeles reports . mass shootings , a spouse or family member was one of those killed-and it is a phenomenon common enough to have been given official name by experts: "intimate terrorism", a step beyond "intimate partner violence" and towards better describing what it actually is.

Author: 0 Syria's Assad: Chemical Weapons Attack Is '100 Percent Fabrication'

Both Syria and Russian Federation, a longtime ally of Assad in the nation's ongoing civil war, have denied involvement in the chemical strike and have sought to place blame for the attack on terrorist groups in the region looking to spur USA military action against Assad.

Global Media Marine Le Pen Denies France's Role In Major Holocaust Raid
Author: 0 Marine Le Pen Denies France's Role In Major Holocaust Raid

And he repeated his accusation after Marine Le Pen's latest comments, telling CNN affiliate BFM TV: "Some had forgotten that Marine Le Pen is the daughter of Jean-Marie Le Pen". As well as trying to present himself as a genuine alternative to the far-right and free-market candidates Francois Fillon and Emmanuel Macron , Communist-backed leftwinger Jean-Luc Melenchon pitched himself as the candidate for peace on Sunday.

Author: 0 Russian Federation says it will veto new UN Syria resolution

Trump said, "when I saw that, I said we have to do something". He also said it was important the two governments maintain open lines of communication. "I hope that these contacts will continue", the foreign minister said. Mr Trump also backtracked on his criticism of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation at a joint press conference with its secretary general Jens Stoltenberg, saying: "I said it was obsolete; it's no longer obsolete".

Author: 0 In Colorado Trump's order on Planned Parenthood called an assault

The measure allows states to exclude Planned Parenthood and other women's health organizations that provide abortions at some of their clinics from receiving federal "Title X" money, which funds family planning services such as contraceptive counseling, pregnancy tests and STD testing.

Author: 0 Chemical attack was fabricated: Assad

United States officials say the base in Syria was used to launch a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians on last Tuesday. "Were they dead at all". Giving Tillerson a chilly reception, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia was trying to understand the "real intentions" of the Trump administration.

Global Media New Zealand Braces for 'Worst Storm in Decades'
Author: 0 New Zealand Braces for 'Worst Storm in Decades'

The remnants of Cyclone Cook, which battered New Caledonia earlier in the week, struck overnight Thursday. "Following severe flooding earlier in the week beginning April 10 2017, further very heavy rain and high winds are forecast until Saturday April 15 2017 for much of New Zealand".

Global Media Congress asks PM to mount pressure on Pak to secure Jadhav's release
Author: 0 Congress asks PM to mount pressure on Pak to secure Jadhav's release

He said India needs to immediately mount an worldwide diplomatic offensive to free Jadhav, who was on Monday given a death sentence for "espionage and sabotage activities" in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province and Karachi city. "If anything, he is the victim of a plan that seeks to cast aspersions on India to deflect global attention from Pakistan's well-known record of sponsoring and supporting terrorism", Swaraj had told both Houses of Parliament earlier in the day.

Author: 0 N. Korea army vows 'merciless' response to U.S. provocation

North Korea has denounced the United States for bringing "huge nuclear strategic assets" to the Korean peninsula, as the USA aircraft carrier group heads for the region. Han cited Trump's tweets as problematic, as well as the USA military's participation in exercises with South Korea and an aircraft carrier's move to the region.

Author: 0 Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'

Western leaders including US President Donald Trump have accused Assad of being behind last week's attack in the rebel-held town Khan Sheikhoun, saying his forces unleashed a chemical weapon during an air strike. The sources blamed forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Asad for the alleged chemical attack in the province on April 4. Meanwhile, the governments of European countries and Japan have expressed understanding of the USA military action against Syria, but Russia's argument has ...

Author: 0 Dollar's slide is Trump's gain after comments on low rates

If it remains a habit, US efforts to stop other countries from pursuing similar strategies could be undermined. "What we may be seeing is a re-centering of this administration", Nicholas Burns, a former ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and undersecretary of state, said on MSNBC.

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