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Author: 0 Russia Vetoes UN Resolution On Suspected Chemical Attack In Syria

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands, reporting from Moscow , said Russia , Syria and Iran were likely concerned the Tomahawk missile barrage could signal deeper United States involvement in the Syrian conflict. "We both believe in a unified and stable Syria", Tillerson said . At the press conference, Syria's Muallem reiterated that his government no longer possesses chemical weapons and the destruction of its previous stockpiles had been confirmed by the OPCW.

Global Media Public to weigh in on consent decree Thursday
Author: 0 Public to weigh in on consent decree Thursday

Since 2009, according to The Washington Post , the department has opened 25 investigations into law enforcement agencies and enforced 14 consent decrees, among other agreements, in the wake of civil rights violations and corruption in police departments around the U.S.

Author: 0 Mark Canada's Triumph and Losses at Vimy Ridge

Among them are members of Liberation Tours, based in Georgina, who took in the moving and stark image of rows upon row of empty boots placed on the Vimy memorial to represent the almost 3,600 who died in what is considered a seminal moment in Canadian history.

Author: 0 After attacks, Egypt's Pope curbs Easter celebrations

During his sermon on Good Friday, Pope Tawadros said, "Easter celebrations shouldn't come at a time of offering condolences to our martyrs". On Wednesday, it also offered a 100,000 pound (about $5,500) reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects it said belonged to jihadist cells linked to the church attacks.

Global Media Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?
Author: 0 Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

Outside of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Cairo's central downtown area, a military tank is stationed with five soldiers on top - one of the more overt manifestations of President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi's declaration of a three-month state of emergency.

Global Media James Brokenshire demands Northern Ireland deal
Author: 0 James Brokenshire demands Northern Ireland deal

The decision was made by Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire on Wednesday as a deal looked unlikely to be reached. Party leaders have said that their talks have been constructive but there has been little progress on key issues.

Author: 0 Leftist Melenchon just behind Fillon as Macron still leads French polls

Earlier this week a Harris Interactive poll found that 53 percent of voters felt Hamon should pull out of the race in favor of Melenchon, a firebrand left-winger who quit the Socialist party several years ago and is now candidate of the Left Party, or what the French call "the Left of the Left".

Global Media Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94
Author: 0 Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

The death toll from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb almost tripled Saturday, with Afghan officials saying at least 90 Islamic State fighters were killed, as US-led forces conducted clean-up operations over the rugged terrain.

Global Media Trump tweets fuel 'vicious cycle' of tension: Korean official
Author: 0 Trump tweets fuel 'vicious cycle' of tension: Korean official

But a defense official said this was "speculative" and analysts said they highly doubted that the U.S. would take such action, describing a situation where tougher sanctions and tougher implementation remained the best remedy. Mr Han also cited a tweet Mr Trump posted on Tuesday in which he said the North was "looking for trouble". "The army and people of the DPRK will as ever courageously counter those who encroach upon the dignity and sovereignty of the DPRK and will always mercilessly ...

Author: 0 Trump praises China for abstaining from United Nations vote

The move left Russia - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chief ally - as the only veto-wielding council member to oppose the resolution. That, Trump said, is "very bad for Russia" and "very bad for mankind" and the world. It's an accusation he has often made against the US' largest trading partner and his sabre-rattling brought fears of a pending trade war between the USA and China.

Author: 0 UN Peacekeepers Ran a Child Sex Ring in Haiti

United Nations spokesman Stéphane Dujarric said that troop contributors have a responsibility to certify that none of the soldiers that are being deployed from wherever they come from have ever been implicated in any sexual abuse, and so the United Nations would expect Sri Lanka and all other troop contributors to do the same.

Author: 0 Air strikes kill at least 18 in northwestern Syria

The focus of USA policy has turned to possible Russian complicity with last week's chemical attacks which the United States says were launched from Syrian aircraft based at the Shayrat air field near Homs. Johnson on Saturday called off a visit to Moscow in the wake of the "Syrian chemical weapons attack". "And Secretary Tillerson basically saying the same thing after kind of contradicting himself and then saying the same thing argues vigorously for a plan and a strategy", McCain said on ...

Author: 0 Massive US bomb dead toll rise to 94

The GBU43/B is a 30-foot long, more than 21,000-pound Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, or MOAB. "It was a strong position and four times we had operations (attacking the site) and it was not possible to advance", he said, adding that the road leading to the complex "was full of mines".

Author: 0 India an opportunity for Australian educators: Visiting minister

They held comprehensive discussions on bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest and concern. "The prime minister (of Australia) and I recognise that our future is deeply tied to peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific". On education, Prime Minister Turnbull said his government and nation will continue to ensure that we provide outstanding opportunities for Indian students.

Author: 0 China agrees to 'strong measures' if N. Korea conducts N-test

A full US Navy strike group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, has been diverted from Australia to the Western Pacific, in what many are calling increased vigilance on the part of the US, as North Korea continues to test newer, and more deadly, weapons in the region.

Author: 0 Donald Trump planning to launch 'preemptive strike' if North Korea tests nuke

It could "beat down enemies with the power of nuclear justice", he said , and was "prepared to respond to an all-out war with an all-out war". A North Korean leader told The Associated Press the country is ready to launch its own preemptive strike if the US shows any sign of "reckless" military aggression.

Author: 0 Rajasthan denotifies 21 state highways as urban roads

According to the government official, the state "may bring changes" in nomenclature for more stretches of state highways. "To approach the apex court, we need to do proper documentation", the Chief Minister said. The Excise Department said it launched the drive the Friday (March 31) midnight which will continue on Monday. The State economy, which is reeling under the aftermath of the mining ban, too will take a hit of hundreds of crores of rupees.

Global Media Governor's egg hunt back on after fugitive captured
Author: 0 Governor's egg hunt back on after fugitive captured

Food and beverages will also be available for purchase. Whisker face-painting, saying hello to the Big Bunny , live entertainment, and the making of mega bubbles are on the docket, though an egg hunt is not, do note . For a full list of events, check out the online Events Calendar. The American Egg Board has kept to its regular timeline, particularly because the eggs, hats and aprons they contribute to the event are all donations.

Author: 0 Carter Page dodges Russian Federation questions and insists no jail

Former Donald Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page Thursday denied suggesting during a trip to Russian Federation last summer that the president would be open to easing sanctions, but then admitted that he did not "recall every single word" that he had said during his visit.

Author: 0 BJP targetting me for raising voice on EVM tampering: Mayawati

Reacting to Mayawati's comment, SP spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary said, "The party is committed to protecting the secular character of politics in India and will do whatever it takes to ensure it". She said she has no reservations in joining hands with other parties to fight against the BJP since "it is the democracy which comes first.we have to keep democracy alive".

Global Media Mayawati chooses brother as successor, surprises party
Author: 0 Mayawati chooses brother as successor, surprises party

Officials in the Enforcement Directorate said money had been deposited in the accounts of Anand Kumar and the BSP. Reacting to Mayawati's comment, SP spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary said, "The party is committed to protecting the secular character of politics in India and will do whatever it takes to ensure it".

Author: 0 US puts 6 nations on monitoring list for currency practices

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration declined Friday to label China a currency manipulator despite President Donald Trump's insistent pledge during the election campaign that he would do so as soon as he took office. "An essential component of this administration's strategy is to ensure that American workers and companies face a level playing field when competing internationally", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement.

Author: 0 By-Poll Results: BJP wins 5 out 10 seats, Congress bags three

Moreover, BJP believes that AAP has lost its trust of people in Delhi as the result of the assembly seat has rightly revealed and the party has clearly told its state unit leaders to highlight this in the campaign. While the BJP candidate polled 75,217 votes, his Congress rival garnered 65,932 votes, the election office here said. The saffron party may rejoice over the fact that it managed to wrest the Delhi and Rajasthan seats from other parties.

Author: 0 People were upset over MLA quitting: AAP after bypoll defeat

BJP-SAD candidate Manjinder Singh Sirsa won the Rajouri Garden byelection in Delhi, while the BJP also won the Dholpur constituency in Rajasthan. Their vote share has increased to 33% this time. Voter-verifiable paper audit trails (VVPATs) are being used at all the 166 polling stations of the west Delhi constituency, following the AAP's allegations that the EVMs were tampered with.

Author: 0 Trump's Reversals Come After Crash Course on Issues

Very powerful". And the only thing Beijing might think was worse, she said, would be a unified and US-allied Korean Peninsula on the border. "We talked trade", Trump said in a Wednesday press conference. President Trump said: "We had finished dinner, we were now having dessert and we had the most attractive piece of chocolate cake you have ever seen".

Author: 0 Delta Airlines Will Now Offer Nearly $10000 To Passengers On Overbooked Flights

It said the new policy would ensure that a situation in which a passenger is forcibly removed from a plane does not occur again. And now Delta seems to be reacting to the situation by taking steps to help it significantly decrease the odds it would have to bump passengers off flights against their will.

Global Media Delhi government not giving funds to regularise colonies: BJP
Author: 0 Delhi government not giving funds to regularise colonies: BJP

It had two other offices as well besides a plot of land in Delhi, he added. This election is being seen as a litmus test for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which had won 67 seats in 70-member Delhi Assembly. Kejriwal wondered why the Congress and the BJP, despite having negligible presence in the Delhi politics, have five and seven office spaces respectively, along with one plot each.

Global Media CPI (M) corners Centre over low voter turnout in Srinagar by-polls
Author: 0 CPI (M) corners Centre over low voter turnout in Srinagar by-polls

Officials said the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat recorded almost seven percent voter turn out, a sharp dip from the 2014 Lok sabha elections where over 26 percent voters had exercised their franchise. The seat had fallen vacant after a lawmaker resigned to protest the killing of civilians during unrest a year ago. Markets, public transport, educational institutions and other businesses were closed in Srinagar and other parts of the troubled valley.

Global Media Macron ahead of the other 10 candidates in French election
Author: 0 Macron ahead of the other 10 candidates in French election

With a second solid performance thanks to his sharp wit, hard-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon marked further poll gains, almost catching up with erstwhile favorite Francois Fillon, a conservative former prime minister. . He maintained a one-point lead over National Front leader Marine Le Pen, who is polling at 24 percent. "François Fillon - the more one digs, the more it smells of corruption, trickery".

Author: 0 Officer investigated after handcuffed man kicked

Chief Ayers called his action inexcusable. Ayers told local media that he is "literally sickened" by the event, and the firing of these officers was in no way debated after news made its way back to him of what had happened. "Situations like this one only makes things worse". Gwinnett's police chief said he's at a loss for words. Cellphone video, captured by neighbor Naomi Montaie, shows the officer then shoving Cain, slamming him to the ground and climbing on top of him while beating ...

Author: 0 Rubbish dump landslide kills six in Sri Lanka

According to officials, dozens of homes had collapsed earlier after heavy rains caused the garbage mountain to shift and condition became further destabilized after the fire triggered landslides that buried the houses. "We have found 10 bodies and sent 14 more to the hospital" Brigadier Roshan Seneviratne, the military spokesman, said. Rescue operations continued for a second day on Saturday with soldiers using heavy equipment to remove the garbage.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton calls for strikes against Syrian airfields

We've got to once again start recognizing norms of behavior in our own country and globally are just as important to keeping peace and preventing atrocities as any law that is written down. "But then the Comey letter coming as it did, just 10 days before the election really raised questions in a lot of people", said a disappointed Hillary Clinton.

Author: 0 US Assessing 'Military Options' as North Korea Test Looms

The official added that if the U.S. shows any sign of "reckless" military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its own. Han told AP that Pyongyang won't "keep its arms crossed" in the face of a US pre-emptive strike.

Author: 0 Led Coalition strikes against ISIS have killed 229 civilians: Pentagon report

Some 5,262 USA troops are now authorized to be in Iraq, a U.S. military official told the Military Times last Thursday. About 200 civilians were reported killed in the collapse of a building in the city, CNN reports . It is not clear whether Baghdadi is still in Mosul, but U.S. and Iraqi officials believe he has left operational commanders behind with diehard followers to fight the battle of Mosul and is now hiding out in the desert.

Global Media Gun theft fugitive caught in southwest Wisconsin, had guns nearby
Author: 0 Gun theft fugitive caught in southwest Wisconsin, had guns nearby

CT. " Basically, he's angry at all government officials, whether it's the president or local officials or whether it's law enforcement ", Rock County Sheriff Robert D. A friend of Jakubowski's told authorities on April 6 that Jakubowski had said he was going to steal guns from Armageddon Supplies. When he returned to his house, Gorn said he felt a bit uneasy with the campsite and called the Vernon County Sheriff's Office.

Author: 0 Georgia cops fired after videos of violent traffic stop surface

In a second video , Hollins then can be seen lying handcuffed on the ground in the middle of the highway, when another officer, Robert McDonald , sprinted over to the scene and kicked Hollins in the face. But Bongiovanni reportedly didn't. Another video came to light late Thursday showing the first officer involved in the stop, 19-year veteran Sgt.

Author: 0 McDavid, Kassian score short-handed, Oilers beat Sharks 2-0

However, experience is a huge factor in the postseason, and the Sharks have plenty of that going around their locker room. The Sharks were without Joe Thornton, who is doing his best to make it back from a knee injury, and had Logan Couture playing in a full cage after taking a puck in the face late in the season, but they were nobody's pushover.

Author: 0 Resolving Kashmir issue is not easy: Parrikar

Panaji: After its "no late night parties in Goa" diktat, the state government is now planning to make the casinos out of bounds for Goans. But he was quick to add that "it is human nature to gamble that is why we can not eradicate it completely".

Author: 0 Zuma supporters muster for the President's birthday bash

The cracks in the tripartite alliance have been further laid bare by leaders from the ANC, South African Communist Party (SACP) and union federation Cosatu being largely absent from President Jacob Zuma's birthday celebrations. " The marches that took place last week demonstrated that racism is real and exists in our country ", he said. Zuma's office said he was expected to hold a cabinet meeting to discuss the economic situation after Fitch and S&P Global Ratings last week downgraded South ...

Global Media Man City boss Guardiola: Hart? I'm watching our loan players
Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola: Hart? I'm watching our loan players

Torino head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic claims that Joe Hart wants to stay at Torino next season, but the Serie A club can not afford to sign him permanently. What's more, City may prefer a permanent deal with a prospective buyer since Hart clearly does not have a future at the club. Clearly City are expecting to make some major changes to their squad once the season ends, with Hart's future one of many things yet to be decided.

Global Media Misdirected coalition airstrike kills 18 US-allied rebels in Syria
Author: 0 Misdirected coalition airstrike kills 18 US-allied rebels in Syria

Obviously that was not the case leaving one to imagine that even a tad more " scrutiny " may have identified the target as what Central Command discovered " turned out to be a fighting position " for the Syrian Democratic Forces; an anti-Assad rebel group that has been fighting alongside America to defeat ISIS.

Author: 0 Syria's Assad claims USA 'fabricated' chemical attack, despite consensus

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with Croatian newspaper Vecernji List in Damascus, Syria, in this handout picture provided by SANA on April 6, 2017. Senior national-security officials at the White House said Tuesday that it was "clear the Russians are trying to cover up what happened" in Syria with a "disinformation campaign".

Author: 0 Trump Considering Sanctions Against Russia, Iran for Supporting Syria

The Syrian government called the strikes "foolish and irresponsible", while Russian Federation accused the U.S. of "an act of aggression against a sovereign state delivered in violation of worldwide law under a far-fetched pretext". "The world is waiting for Russian Federation to reconsider its misplaced alliance with Bashar Assad". Advisers said he was outraged by heartbreaking images of young children who were among the dozens killed in the chemical attack and ordered his national security ...

Author: 0 A list of Easter Egg Hunts in Gwinnett

There will be bikes available for all age groups, and hunters are encouraged to register to win before the hunt begins. The drop is scheduled for 10 a.m., when a helicopter will fly over open space in the park and drop 15,000 marshmallows - not to be eaten, but instead turned in for prizes.

Author: 0 Turkish referendum polls put 'yes' vote slightly ahead

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the West of openly campaigning against a referendum that would give him wide-ranging new powers and secure his leadership until 2029. Its leader Erdogan becomes prime minister in March 2003. The government is making use of all the advantages at its disposal to silence the opposition .

Global Media 5-Year-Old Charlotte Boy Killed in Accident at Atlanta Rotating Restaurant
Author: 0 5-Year-Old Charlotte Boy Killed in Accident at Atlanta Rotating Restaurant

Police say the family was sitting near a window at the Sun Dial Restaurant on the 72nd floor of the Westin Hotel. Police said the boy and his parents were visiting town from Charlotte. He was pronounced dead about an hour after getting caught, WSB-TV reported. Hotel manager George Reed told the Atlanta Journal Constitution , in an emailed statement, that they are cooperating with the police authorities in an investigation into the incident.

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