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Does Trump Want Assad To Go? Depends Who You Ask

Tillerson on Sunday blamed Russian Federation for enabling the poison gas attack by failing to follow through on a 2013 agreement to secure and destroy chemical weapons stockpiles in Syria. The Foreign Secretary said: "Crucially - they could do so again". Instead, he was thrust to the forefront after photos of the bodies piled in heaps in Idlib, Syria, dramatically altered the agenda. Read More

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Thunder: Robertson to attend Thunder regular-season finale

Russell Westbrook did the seemingly impossible in 2016-17, averaging a triple-double for the season for the first time since Oscar Robertson in 1961-62. Donovan said McDermott could have played if needed. What you're doing, I think it's historical. And to top off his historic night, the Thunder were down two with a couple seconds to go in the game. Read More

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Easter events in Yucaipa

Easter events in Yucaipa

The Hayes Presidential Libraries and Museums' Easter Egg Roll is from 2 to 3:30 p.m.at Spiegel Grove for children ages 3 to 10 on the lawn of the Hayes Home. The Cotopaxi Lions' Club Easter Egg Hunt starts at 8 a.m.at the Cotopaxi School, 345 CR 12, with a breakfast fundraiser sponsored by the Pleasant Valley Club. Read More

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Improperly stored raw meat among violations found at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Improperly stored raw meat among violations found at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

The inspections took place on Jan 26 and 27, just days before the state visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Inspectors ordered that the fish be cooked immediately or tossed out. A request for comment to Mar-a-Lago, asking what had been done to address the code violations, was not returned by press time. In January, inspectors found three high-priority violations, three intermediate infractions and four basic issues. Read More

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Assad calls chemical attack

Assad calls chemical attack "100 percent fabrication"

But Assad said it was possible to fake video and suggested the whole incident had been staged. Tests have confirmed sarin gas was used in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria. The fact-finding mission was sent by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague to gather biometric samples and interview survivors, sources told Reuters . Read More

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Russia Won't Broadcast Eurovision Over Singer Dispute With Ukraine

Russia Won't Broadcast Eurovision Over Singer Dispute With Ukraine

Ukraine is refusing to allow Julia Samoilova to perform at Eurovision because she has visited Crimea, the peninsula seized by Russian Federation in 2014. This comes following the implemented travel ban on Russia's selected representative, Julia Samoilova , which was introduced last month after it came to light that Samoilova had previously performed in Crimea back in 2015, breaching Ukrainian law in the process. Read More

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Dave Chappelle pays tribute to friend Charlie Murphy

Dave Chappelle pays tribute to friend Charlie Murphy

After reminiscing about Murphy, Chappelle and Mayer offered a musical tribute, performing " You're Gonna Live Forever In Me ", with Chappelle admitting "it reminds me of my friend". He also co-wrote screenplays for his brother's films "Norbit " and " Vampire in Brooklyn ". In a statement , his family said their hearts are heavy with loss. Read More

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Teenage couple flees hospital with their newborn baby girl

Teenage couple flees hospital with their newborn baby girl

Earlier, police appealed for Jenifer and Jayden to come forward, and had concerns about the baby, who still required hospital care. They went unnoticed by hospital staff and are believed to have left on foot. The teenagers and baby have links to the state's Central Coast and Mount Druitt areas. She was last seen wearing a white hooded, grey tracksuit trousers and "Ugg" boots. Read More

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Trump, in fresh warning: North Korea 'will be taken care of'

Trump, in fresh warning: North Korea 'will be taken care of'

A U.S. carrier strike group led by the nuclear-powered USS Carl Vinson was recently redirected to the peninsula, as Pyongyang continues its nuclear weapons development program and its regime of threats. 'That's a big step, and they have many other steps that I know about. Trump indicated on Tuesday that although he would much prefer working with China to resolve North Korea's nuclear ambitions, the United States would do so unilaterally if necessary. Read More

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Officer on Administrative Leave After Kicking Man in Head

That's when the report said McDonald arrived. Hollins was becoming angry at this point, according to police. Ayers and the rest of the command staff fired McDonald Thursday afternoon, less than 24 hours after the video was taken. When Hollins tried to get up, Bongiovanni used the stun gun again on him again and was then able to handcuff him, the report says. That's when Jones' roughly two-minute cellphone video starts. Read More

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The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Guggenheim

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Guggenheim

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. The Walt Disney Company (DIS ) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 9.9 Percent. During the same period past year, the firm posted $1.63 earnings per share. This quarter analysts say they expect sales to move at $44.61 million - higher from $43.02 million the year before. Read More

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No compromise on Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence, says Pakistan Army

No compromise on Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence, says Pakistan Army

Mr Baglay said, Pakistan should not put any pre-condition for the cosnular access. The Pakistan Army had also released a "confessional video" of Jadhav after his arrest. The minister was not alone in speaking out against the death penalty imposed on the 44-year-old by Pakistan. On reports of Jadhav carrying a fake identity or original Indian passport, Baglay said, "We can not ascertain anything since we did not have any consular access". Read More

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Pak university student killed, another injured for alleged blasphemy

Pak university student killed, another injured for alleged blasphemy

Police said the student was murdered by his fellow students on the university premises, The Express Tribune reported . He was forced to clarify his faith in Islam by reciting verses from the Holy Quran time and again. Police had not been investigating the two accused men, nor had any case been filed against them, and the mob appeared to have acted on rumours, the Dawn newspaper reports. Read More

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No positive shift yet on Russia-US ties

President Trump added, in an interview on the same day: "Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all". He said his forces had not been diminished by the USA strike. "Our impression is that the West, mainly the United States, is hand-in-glove with the terrorists", Assad said, according to the wire service. " They fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the attack ", he said. Read More

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War sacrifice of Canadian soldiers praised

Canadians who died at Vimy Ridge helped shape Canada into a nation committed to peace, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday at the commemorative ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. "Their sacrifice must inspire us to do everything to avoid that senseless losses happen again", Charles said of the long-ago Canadians who lost their lives in France. Read More

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Manafort registering with US as foreign agent

The details of the lobbying effort were detailed in emails obtained by the AP a year ago. They claimed it showed improper secret payments to Manafort from Ukrainian political and business interests including the Russia-leaning Party of Regions political group, which Manafort's firm advised from 2004 to 2010. Read More

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Tillerson meets with Putin in Moscow

Tillerson meets with Putin in Moscow

Despite initial hopes in Moscow of better ties with the USA under President Donald Trump, the two powers have descended into a furious war of words over the attack in the town of Khan Sheikhun and the retaliatory United States strike against the forces Kremlin ally Assad. Read More

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11-year-old Swedish girl killed in truck attack

11-year-old Swedish girl killed in truck attack

Two of those killed in attack were Swedish, one was British and one Belgian. ISIS claimed the attack in the wake of the brutal killings. Akilov, a construction worker, had sought asylum in Sweden, but his application was rejected. "So the only thing I am going to say is that he's pleading guilty". Husam Kranda, a Libyan living in Sweden for the past five years and now working as translator, was among the multi-ethnic gathering which underlined Stockholm's cosmopolitan inhabitants. Read More

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United States joins Syrian war, bombs base

Hassoun explained that everyone he knows still living in Syria was extremely happy over Trump's decision to attack an Assad-controlled airbase with 59 tomahawk missiles. Fresh strikes in Idlib came as Russian Federation sent a frigate armed with cruise missiles to a port in western Syria , in an apparent show of force in response to the United States action, CNN reported. Read More

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Records match some Ukraine ledger payments to ex-Trump aide

Manafort's spokesman, Jason Maloni, said the work at issue happened before he joined Trump's campaign and was not conducted on behalf of Russian Federation. Reached by Fox News at his home in Ukraine last month, Leshchenko told Fox News that he's focused on allegations of Ukrainian corruption, and he's trying to recover money he believes was unlawfully received from a party he opposed at the time . Read More

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Trump speaks with Chinese leader on N. Korean 'menace'

Trump speaks with Chinese leader on N. Korean 'menace'

Another potential date: An April 25 celebration of its armed forces. The North sees U.S. In fact, the Vinson was in South Korea last month for military exercises. According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, the two leaders agreed to step up communications in their talks last week, and Xi made the phone call "at the invitation" of Trump. Read More

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