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United States vows to act within 48 hours over suspected Syrian chemical attack

US officials are assessing whether Syrian President Bashar Assad's government was behind Saturday's suspected chemical weapons attack on rebel-held Douma , east of Damascus. U.S. officials told Reuters that Washington was weighing a multinationa...

Israel fires at suspects who briefly breached Gaza border

Palestinian news agency Maan said that an Israeli tank fired twice towards the Strip, however the Israeli military said it only used small arms fire. About 20,000 Palestinians participated in protests dubbed the "Friday of Tires" along the Israel...

Trump Planning to Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner Again

Talev, a correspondent for Bloomberg, said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders would represent the Trump administration at the April 28 dinner. "The April 28 dinner celebrates award-winning reporting, scholarship winners and the vital role of t...

Fire in Trump Tower in NY kills 1

Still, Trump said at the time that he would spend $3 million to outfit Trump World's 370 units with sprinklers because it would make tenants feel safer, according to a New York Times article from the era. "It was a very hard fire, as you can imagin...

Women Are Getting Raped 'At Levels Never Seen Before' During Border Crossings

I used the word rape. Apparently indicating the caravan , he added: "Yesterday, it came out where this journey coming up, women are raped at levels that nobody has ever seen before". They typically start off with a lot of people , and partici...

North Korea Hold Secret, Direct Talks

Trump agreed to the summit on the spot when visiting South Korean officials - South Korea's National Security Adviser Chung Eui Yong and intelligence chief Suh Hoon - presented him the invitation from Mr Kim early last month (March ). I don't thin...

Bomb near mosque in Syrian capital kills 1, wounds 6

In recent weeks, government forces have retaken most of Eastern Ghouta through a combination of ground assaults and Russia-brokered evacuation deals. In northern Syria, the Turkish military said on its Twitter account that it has established the ni...

India begins process to procure around 110 fighter jets for IAF

A Request for Information (RFI) was issued on Friday for the procurement stating that majority of these will be indigenously made in collaboration with foreign manufacturers under the strategic partnership model and the "Make in India" policy.

Long-lost daughter reunited with family after 24 years

The last time Wang Mingquing and his wife Liu Dengying saw their daughter Qifeng was when she was just three-years-old. They briefly took their eyes off of the 3-year-old, and she disappeared into the sea of people. Not having a likeness of how she l...

German court refuses to extradite Catalonia's Puigdemont

It ordered the release of former Catalan leader on bail at €75,000 ($91,786). Catalan parliament president Roger Torrent described Mr Puigdemont's conditional release as "very good news" on Twitter. According to a statement issued by the Court toda...

Jack Nicklaus 'amazed' at how Tiger Woods has come back

Against this backdrop, and over 21 years, Garcia went 0 for 73 in majors. He came close at Pebble Beach until Ted Potter Jr. beat him in the final round. It started with Garcia in the fairway. He flew the back of the green from there and had a 12-f...

Where Did Trump's False Info on Amazon and USPS Come From?

Because there's an actual law preventing it - the 2006 Post Accountability and Enhancement Act that prevents the post office from cutting deals below cost. The stock is strong among movers in the past month, as it showed 5.95% return. The true av...

Brazil judge orders ex-president Lula jailed by Friday

Da Silva has maintained his innocence, saying this case as well as several other corruption charges that have yet to be tried are attempts to keep him off the presidential ballot. Last year, Temer was twice charged with corruption but remained in o...

Prince Philip to have hip surgery today ahead of royal wedding

The husband of Queen Elizabeth II Duke of Edinburgh admitted to the London hospital king Edward VII. The late Queen Mother underwent two successful hip operations in the 1990s, first when aged 95 then later when she was 97. But he has generally b...

Chandrababu Naidu Meets Arvind Kejriwal, Seeks Support For No-Confidence Vote

With just two days to go to Parliament, it is obvious that the non-confidence motion can not be taken up. Andhra Pradesh , however, has made it clear that his visit is "focused only on securing state's interests" and there was "nothing political" ab...

Resolution condemning Indian brutalities in held Kashmir tabled in PA

Pakistan on Sunday had condemned the brutal and indiscriminate use of force by the Indian forces. The Indian police force in Kashmir, for its part, asked on Twitter for residents "not to fall prey to any speculations and #rumors which are meant t...

Windy and wet, with severe weather threat tonight

Wind will blow predominantly from the east at 8 to 13 miles per hour, with a shift to the south, late, to those who have that warm front pass north of you. That means numerous severe storms are possible. Some WAFB communities could still be dealing...

Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky stage protests

The educators' outcry was in response to legislation state lawmakers passed last week cutting pensions for new teachers. Andrew Beaver, 32, a middle school math teacher in Louisville, Kentucky, said he was open to changes in teacher retirement pr...

Putin, Erdogan launch construction of Turkey´s first nuclear power plant

Putin asserted that Russian partners would encourage Turkey's small- and medium-scale companies to participate in this project. Turkey and Russian Federation have put aside their traditional rivalries and differences on regional issues to forg...

Teen Survives 13 Hours Inside Sewage Pipe

The boy, Jesse Hernandez , was located in the pipe system about a mile east of where he fell Sunday during a family Easter celebration at the sprawling urban park between the San Fernando Valley and Hollywood. Rescuers finally found Jesse after se...

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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...