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Syria strikes: Site of chemical attack hit again

Syria strikes: Site of chemical attack hit again

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meanwhile plans to meet with G-7 foreign ministers in Europe next week before going on to Moscow. On Tuesday some 100 civilians were reportedly killed and 500...

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Tillerson to press Russian Federation on Syrian chemical weapons

Tillerson is due to travel to Moscow on Wednesday for talks with Lavrov. Syria decried a US missile strike early Friday, April 7, 2017 on a government-controlled air base where USA officials say t...

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What happened to Russia's agreement to eradicate Syria's chemical weapons?

U.S. President Donald Trump is open to authorizing additional strikes on Syria if its government uses chemical weapons again or deploys barrel bombs in the country, the White House said on Monday. "He...

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Three dead, two injured in San Bernardino school shooting

Two adults were killed and two children were critically wounded in a shooting at a San Bernardino, Calif ., school that authorities are calling a murder-suicide. The slain teacher was identified as ...

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U.S. adds barrel bombs to potential red lines in Syria

The snub - if it is such, and it certainly seems to be - is one indication that Russian Federation has gotten the message after the Idlib attack. With stability restored, they say, conditions will b...

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Syrian Forces Defiantly Take Off From Airfield Hit By US Cruise Missiles

Syrian Forces Defiantly Take Off From Airfield Hit By US Cruise Missiles

At least 70 people, including 20 children, were killed in the gas attack in northern Syria . "But as long as the parties to the conflict and in particular the Assad government is prepared to commit c...

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Russia knew in advance of Syrian chemical attack

The U.S. authorities believe that the airstrike on Idlib was launched from that air base. WSJ's Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer. It may also suggest that Tillerson will instead follow strict diplo...

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Gay Men are Being Forced Into Alleged Chechen

Gay Men are Being Forced Into Alleged Chechen "Concentration Camps"

The newspaper reported the family of one of the men who was arrested "had to urgently" sell their apartment and property to "saved their loved ones". Authorities in Chechnya, a Muslim stronghold, a...

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Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Mourners filled the Saint Mina monastery west of Alexandria Monday as they bade farewell to the victims of the deadliest attacks in recent memory on Egypt s Coptic Christian minority. Egyptian Prime M...

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Pope on Palm Sunday decries suffering from war, terrorism

Pope Francis was once again talking about youth concerns on Saturday, April 8, when he said, "At my age, we (old people) are about to pass away". "It was an attack on dialogue, on peace", Monsignor An...

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Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced a three-month state of emergency following twin church bombings by ISIS that killed dozens on Palm Sunday (April 9), the deadliest attacks on the mino...

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Days Of Unrest In Venezuela Come To A Head In Massive Protest

Days Of Unrest In Venezuela Come To A Head In Massive Protest

With both seemingly out of the running, the government may be trying to manipulate the electoral playing field to leave the opposition with fewer viable options should the government bow to pressure a...

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EU Takes Centre Stage in 'Chaotic' French Presidential Debate

EU Takes Centre Stage in 'Chaotic' French Presidential Debate

Writing in Le Monde before the debate, Michel Noblecourt, noted that President Francois Hollande - who decided in December not to seek re-election - warned that the "dangerous" innovation in French po...

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Arab leaders at summit endorse two-state solution

Arab leaders at summit endorse two-state solution

The declaration was issued at the end of an Arab summit, attended by 21 presidents, kings and top officials. During a tour of a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan on Tuesday, UN chief Antonio Guterres ca...

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Stockholm attack suspect showed interest in ISIL

Police are still questioning the main suspect, who has been named as Rakhmat Akilov by the Swedish media. The four victims killed included a British man, a Belgian woman and two Swedes, authorities ...

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Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts set to be awarded

Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts set to be awarded

Also nominated as finalists: The Chicago Tribune for reporting on prescription drug dispensing; and the Houston Chronicle for coverage of cost-cutting that denied tutoring, counseling and other spec...

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2 dead, 2 hurt in San Bernardino elementary school shooting

Police said that the school's staff knew Anderson and that he got into the school by saying that he had to drop something off to his wife. Jonathan Martinez , a student who was behind Smith, later ...

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North Korea calls US aircraft carrier dispatch outrageous

North Korea calls US aircraft carrier dispatch outrageous

The North called the USA action in Syria "absolutely unpardonable" and said it proves that its nuclear weapons are justified to protect the country against Washington's "evermore reckless moves for a ...

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After Syria attack, Tillerson vows to defend innocents

After Syria attack, Tillerson vows to defend innocents

The secretary of state's pledge to stand up for innocents came as Assad has continued to attack civilians in Syria in the days since the USA airstrikes, including in the part of Idlib province where t...

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Venezuela protesters target Maduro, vow to keep up pressure

Venezuela protesters target Maduro, vow to keep up pressure

The opposition said the TSJ's move was akin to a coup d'etat in favor of President Nicolas Maduro's regime. Mr Maduro called on his supporters "to set up plans to defend the peace. One person has di...

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United CEO says upset by man dragged off plane

The airline said it had asked for volunteers to leave because additional flight crew needed to get to Louisville . He recalled a group of high school students leaving the plane in disgust at that po...

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Egypt's cabinet approves three-month state of emergency

The attacks were claimed by the Islamic State group, and both bombings were said to have been timed to impact the greatest number of churchgoers. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered mi...

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Spanish gov't refuses to make evaluations on ETA disarmament

At a press conference in the French Basque city of Bayonne, a group called the International Verification Commission (IVC) confirmed that it had received a list of arms caches from intermediaries, and...

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Twitter sues Trump administration for demanding the identity of a critic

The Twitter account US CIS refers to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services which describes itself as "immigration resistance". Twitter has requested a court block the Trump administration's ...

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Sweden: Thousands of Demonstrators Condemn Recent Terrorist Attack

One of those killed was Chris Bevington, 41, a Spotify executive who was the company's director of global partnerships/business development. Swedes questioned their country's welcoming immigration...

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Egypt's Christians bury dead after church bombings

Egypt's Christians bury dead after church bombings

Parliament is set to meet on Monday as it summoned the interior and justice ministers for a hearing to discuss security measures taken on Sunday as well as an amendment to the Criminal Procedures Code...

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Trump modeling agency shutting down

Trump modeling agency shutting down

Shoppers began to boycott Ivanka Trump's clothing line before the November election in a movement spearheaded by the social watchdog group #GrabYourWallet, but as recently as February, Trump Models ...

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United Passenger Was Resisting Standard Procedure for Overbooked Flight According to Airline

United Passenger Was Resisting Standard Procedure for Overbooked Flight According to Airline

So, the airline initially asked for volunteers, offering up to $800 in vouchers, a hotel room, and a flight home on Monday afternoon. United said airline representatives chose four passengers at ...

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United Kingdom wants sanctions on Russian military commanders in Syria

The US missile strikes on a Syrian military base crossed "red lines" according to Russian Federation and Iran, who have threatened to respond with force to similar action. The United States launched...

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G-7 ministers aim to press Russian Federation to stop backing Assad

In the absence of answers, other countries seem to be moving ahead on their own terms. A USA military spokesman says the US has taken extra defensive precautions in Syria in anticipation of possible...

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UK: Mum crashes auto while sipping vodka

UK: Mum crashes auto while sipping vodka

Defending, Sarah Dunne urged Judge Sheraton not to jail Chikwature, and said her son would be a victim as a result. The dashcam video, which showed her illegally crossing double white centre lines, ...

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Officials track slow Washington landslide near 2014 disaster

Officials track slow Washington landslide near 2014 disaster

On Friday, crews saw additional movement at the site and the road was closed as a precaution. The slide ended up covering a one-square mile area; it was the deadliest single landslide in US history no...

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Trudeau extends Canada's condolences to Sweden after Stockholm attack

Trudeau extends Canada's condolences to Sweden after Stockholm attack

Police in Stockholm on Saturday. Police said they had now identified three of the four dead, one of whom was a Belgian citizen, according to a tweet from Belgium's foreign minister. "We will stand...

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Palm Sunday church bombings kill 36 in Egypt

Reports say 27 people were killed in that church and 78 were injured. ISIS's news agency Amaq stated: "A group that belongs to Islamic State carried out the two attacks on the churches in the cities...

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Law Enforcement Crackdown on Distracted Driving

Law Enforcement Crackdown on Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and Allyse Christensen from the Utah Department of Transportation joined Good Morning Utah to talk about the risks associated with distracted driving. Acco...

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