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Syrian jets take off from air base US missiles struck

Syrian jets take off from air base US missiles struck

A Syrian military source told AFP that Syria's armed forces were warned about possible U.S. military action hours before the strike took place. Te US president, announced the attack from his Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago, where he was meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping, after at least 86 people including 33 children were killed in a nerve-gas attack in rebel-held Idlib province earlier this week. Read More

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Trump to sign executive orders cracking down on unfair trade

Trump to sign executive orders cracking down on unfair trade

He will host Chinese President Xi Jinping this Thursday and Friday at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida, where trade is expected to be a central talking point as well as North Korea and China's ambitions in the South China Sea. Gabriel said the USA seemed prepared to give United States companies "unfair competitive advantage" over European producers, even though this violated worldwide trade legislation. Read More

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Awami League cancels mass reception for PM Hasina

Awami League cancels mass reception for PM Hasina

The Teesta deal was set to be signed during the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Bangladesh in September, 2011, but was postponed at the last minute due to objections by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. On her part, Sheikh Hasina appreciated PM Modi "for his dynamism and innovative ideas that are not only taking India forward but adding value to our our bilateral relationship". Read More

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Street racing leads to fatal crash on highway

Street racing leads to fatal crash on highway

At 11:20 p.m., "Firefighters arrived within minutes to find a Toyota Yaris had crashed into the rear corner of a tractor-trailer truck and then spun into the nearby woods", Geiger said. Michael Espinola , 38, of Peabody, who state police say was behind the wheel of a 1997 BMW convertible that crossed the highway's median, was transported to Beverly Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Read More

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Syria strike 'vindicates' North Korea's nuclear choice

The former senior vice foreign minister also said the US missile attack on Syria could cut both ways - it could work as a deterrent toward the North or it could push Pyongyang into a corner. Tensions have been even higher than usual over the past few weeks because annual war games between the USA and South Korean militaries are underway. Read More

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Lights out at 9pm for ousted South Korean president

Lights out at 9pm for ousted South Korean president

A convoy of vehicles, including a black sedan carrying Park, entered a detention facility near Seoul after the Seoul Central District Court granted prosecutors' request to arrest her. She and Choi have both denied any wrongdoing. Her detention is the latest milestone in a corruption scandal that has gripped the nation for months, leading to her removal from office and raising questions over connections between the government and large conglomerates in Asia's fourth-largest economy. Read More

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Was Donald Trump's missile strike in Syria illegal?

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson's cancelation of his trip to Moscow over the chemical gas attack on civilians in Idlib, Syria and the US airstrike against the Syrian regime that followed Thursday. The hope, he said, is that "we can navigate a political outcome in which the Syrian people, in fact, will determine Bashar al-Assad's fate and his legitimacy". Read More

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Trump explained US position on THAAD to Xi - S.Korea

Trump explained US position on THAAD to Xi - S.Korea

And in an indication that joint efforts to tackle global warming will lose steam, the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, admitted the environment "was not a major part of the discussion, nor do I recall the Chinese specifically raising it". "The president said that he would look at the dates, and we would work with them to see when that visit might occur", he said. "If they manage to strike up a good personal relationship, it will be the first step to good US-China relations under the Trump ... Read More

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Red Sox's Betts out with flu-like symptoms

Red Sox's Betts out with flu-like symptoms

But Renteria said the team is focused on the prospects they received for Sale and outfielder Adam Eaton, like No. 2 overall prospect Yoan Moncada, who will make his Triple-A Charlotte debut Thursday. Once again, the Pirates fell victim to a three-run homer, and once again, they lost. Rick Porcello is the reigning Cy Young Award victor in the American League. Read More

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Whistling crowd protests Vucic's presidential election win

With Belgrade now negotiating judicial and fundamental rights with Brussels, no European Union official voiced reserve over Vucic's campaign despite opposition claims he is authoritarian and controlling the media with an iron fist. Putin has reportedly promised his signature on the delivery of fighter planes, battle tanks and armored vehicles to Serbia. It would also have to follow the political "direction" that Vucic says voters chose in electing him. Read More

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Klopp wants Liverpool to close out matches like Chelsea

Gary Lineker hailed Liverpool's two fabulous goals as Jurgen Klopp's side came from behind to win 2-1 at Stoke City on Saturday afternoon. "The second was spectacular but both are good", a jubilant Klopp told BBC Sport . I thought he was lucky not more happened. Xherdan Shaqiri made an instant impact as he returned to action for the first time since January to cross for Walters to give Stoke the lead with a near post header right before halftime. Read More

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Rose, Garcia share Masters lead entering last round

Rose, Garcia share Masters lead entering last round

Let's play first to 10 under wins and 9 under is in a playoff. "We fought back tremendously to have a chance to win this golf tournament". This is Spieth and this is the Masters. Spieth made a quadruple bogey in the opening round. Garcia responded with a wonderful approach to the green that had the crowd roaring, they sensed it was his time and indeed despite a good shot onto the green from Rose it was Garcia's time as his opponent had to settle for a bogey. Read More

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Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal

Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal

John Peers and Sam Groth are due to take on Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson, but Australian skipper Lleyton Hewitt suspects the Americans might change things up, possibly by injecting Sock into the mix. But he jogged to his chair with an uncustomary wide, mid-match smile when he took the second set with a drop shot. But he quickly found his groove, breaking back with a cracking forehand return in the seventh game, before forcing and winning the tiebreak. Read More

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Tornado watch issued for Wilson County until 9 pm

Tornado watch issued for Wilson County until 9 pm

He reported no deaths or injuries there. "Those storms are also going to have the ability of producing some tornadoes , certainly some hail and some big-time wind". Officials cut short the final afternoon practice and ordered rain-bedraggled fans to leave the course. But a tornado watch for southern Georgia stretching into Florida including Jacksonville and Orlando, remains in effect until Thursday 8 a.m. Read More

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Death toll from Egypt church bombing rises to 21

In Alexandria, the Interior Ministry said in a statement that police assigned to St. Mark's stopped a terrorist with an explosive belt from breaking into the church. The Coptic Church is one of the oldest Christian communities in the Middle East, and its members make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population. In December , a suicide bombing claimed by IS killed 29 worshippers in a Cairo church. Read More

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Toshiba's nuclear unit Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

The announcement comes as nuclear technology provider Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC), which is also majority owned by Toshiba , files for US Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Westinghouse also incurred substantial losses on its 2015 acquisition of a nuclear construction and services business from Chicago Bridge & Iron, after it came to light the assets it took control of were worth less than initially thought. Read More

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A slice for the stranded: Delta buys pizza for passengers

In Panama City, Florida, Delta ordered 60 pizzas and 20 trays of chicken biscuits to feed more than 300 customers, corporate communications manager Michael Thomas told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The No. 2 U.S. airline, which already canceled around 3,000 flights in the wake of the powerful mid-week storms, said in a statement on Saturday that it's possible even more flights will be called off, stranding and frustrating passengers during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. Read More

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Energy, trade on Turnbull India agenda

April. 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold delegation-level talks with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull during which they will discuss the entire gamut of bilateral relations. In the last decade, trade between the two countries has enhanced by 100 percent to more than $20 billion. The visit is taking place at a time when decks having been cleared for export of precious nuclear fuel Uranium to India but the much-delayed economic pact between India and Australia will ... Read More

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What role should Congress plan when president orders attack?

He retweeted late Thursday a 2013 tweet from Trump aimed at Obama, who at the time was considering taking military action in Syria. "There's Iraq, there's George W. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said before Thursday's missile launch that he thought it would be prudent to consult with Congress, but didn't insist Congress had to approve Trump's actions. Read More

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Services across London mark centennial of historic Vimy Ridge battle

But there was one key similarity between that Easter Monday on April 9, 1917, and the scene 100 years later: Canadians stood together, shoulder to shoulder, proudly and unabashedly as one people. Earlier in the day, hundreds of citizens from this French city of Arras turned out in a heartfelt display of thanks to Canada and the thousands of Canadian soldiers who fought and died at nearby Vimy Ridge exactly a century ago. Read More

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Rose, Garcia share lead at Masters as Spieth lurks

In comparison to Rose, who was five-under for the last seven holes, McIlroy failed to pick up any birdies over the closing stretch as he had to settle for a third-round 71. Asked about the two houses that the Hagestad party is renting this week, he said, "I'm supposed to be in the quieter one, so I've been going to bed". Read More

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Ready to go to jail for Ram Temple in Ayodhya: Uma Bharti

Ready to go to jail for Ram Temple in Ayodhya: Uma Bharti

In remarks that could trigger another controversy over the Ram Mandir issue, a BJP MLA in Telangana has threatened to "behead" those opposing the temple construction in Ayodhya town of Uttar Pradesh. Amid the row, the Congress hit out at the BJP, saying its "mask" has fallen off and that minorities were being "intimidated" under the Modi government. Read More

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A timeline of recent attacks on Egypt's Christians

Hours later a second blast at St Marks Cathedral in Alexandria killing 11 and injuring 35. ISIS is claiming responsibility for two attacks on churches in Egypt that were packed for Palm Sunday services. "The attack adds to fears that Islamic extremists who have always been battling security forces in the Sinai Peninsula may shift their focus to civilians". Read More

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The Trump Administration Has No Idea What It's Doing on Syria

There's got to be congressional approval". But where a - I differ, and I took the same position with President Obama We are a nation you're not supposed to start a war without a plan that is brought to you by Congress. So I voted for a limited strike to do exactly the same thing. "If the last 15 years have shown anything, it's that such engagements are disastrous for American security, for the American economy and for the American people", he said. Read More

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Delta Cancelled 3000 Flights This Week...and People Are Pissed

The airline and travelers should be helped by the weather, as forecasts call for a mostly rain-free week in the Atlanta region, with showers expected Wednesday and Friday. Rebooked again, her 1:30 p.m. departure on Friday was also canceled for lack of a flight attendant. Jim Schmitz said he was at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for what seems like an eternity, going from line to line, unable to catch a flight to nearby Birmingham. Read More

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UFC 210: Daniel Cormier beats Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson

They just basically got away with one of the dirtiest things I've seen in sports."-Jon Jones on Daniel Cormier's controversial weigh-in". This allowed Daniel Cormier to come back again, less than three minutes later and step on the. It took 22 years for the UFC to return to the Queen City, but when it finally made its way back, boy did it deliver. "It was insane, I weighed in upstairs and I was like 'Man I'm okay, I'm going to do this", Cormier said, as transcribed by MMAFighting .com. Read More

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Boris Johnson cancels Russian Federation trip after United States air strikes in Syria

Boris Johnson cancels Russian Federation trip after United States air strikes in Syria

Nikki Haley , the USA ambassador to the United Nations, warned Friday that the United States is prepared to do more. We are prepared to do more , but we hope that will not be necessary. has relied upon since 1991. Meanwhile, experts on the Kremlin's foreign policy-both in the United States and Russia-said that any hopes for a rapprochement between the Trump administration and Moscow are fading fast as a result of last night's cruise-missile strike. Read More

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Four of five bodies recovered from mountains near Vancouver snow slide

Four of five bodies recovered from mountains near Vancouver snow slide

Searchers in a helicopter spotted debris from the group left behind in the long track down the mountainside, he said. "Really, for this mountain, for this time of year at that height, they should have had full avalanche gear", he said. He descended and phoned 911. He said it appears the group stepped out on the ledge, or cornice, of unsupported snow and it collapsed under them. Colwell says the trail the hikers used isn't usually considered unsafe, but snow and wintry conditions can pose ... Read More

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