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Trump administration open to additional strikes on Syria: White House

Trump administration open to additional strikes on Syria: White House

In a statement he read to reporters on Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson repeated something he said on Sunday, that "the United States' priority in Syria and Iraq remains the defeat of ISIS...

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Boy Killed in School Shooting Had Survived Heart Surgery

Boy Killed in School Shooting Had Survived Heart Surgery

Police identified the gunman as local resident Cedric Anderson, 53, and said the teacher, Karen Elaine Smith , also 53, was his estranged wife. The gunman, Cedric Anderson , then fatally shot hims...

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Trump calls North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'no longer obsolete'

Trump said Tillerson had completed a successful meeting with Putin, where "things went pretty well". The meeting could be colored by the fact that Trump has previously called the alliance "obsolete"...

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Putin backing 'evil person' in Syria's Assad, says Trump

Putin backing 'evil person' in Syria's Assad, says Trump

He said the administration has conclusively assessed that the Assad regime planned, orchestrated, and executed the attack, but noted that US officials "don't know anything beyond that". The United S...

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Spicer apologises for 'inexcusable' Hitler gaffe

For that I apologise. Spicer went so far as the say the he let President Trump down by making the comment. Spicer's comments came on the first day of Passover and a day after the White House held ...

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Russia-US relations have 'worsened' under Trump: Putin

Russia-US relations have 'worsened' under Trump: Putin

Embassy and the Kremlin said. The confirmation of the face-to-face encounter came as the meeting was underway. Tillerson said USA airstrikes on the Syrian air base was both "a direct response to...

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Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosions

Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosions

The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group. It also mentioned Germany's deployment of Tornado reconnaissance missions as part of an anti-IS global coalition, they reported. Bartra was hit b...

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Putin: More chemical attacks being prepared in Syria

Syria has denied using chemical weapons. The US launched cruise missiles against a Syrian air base in Homs province on Friday after a suspected chemical attack that killed over 80 civilians includin...

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'No doubt' Syria responsible for deadly chemical attack: Mattis

But Tillerson and Mattis did go some way towards clarifying the USA position on Syria, which had become muddled by apparently conflicting statements from senior officials in Trump s administration abo...

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Trump says Putin is partly to blame for Syrian crisis

Trump says Putin is partly to blame for Syrian crisis

In a document provided by a senior White House official, the USA estimates that between 50 and 100 people, many of them children, died in the chemical weapons attack, and that hundreds more were inj...

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NY could become largest state to offer free college tuition

NY could become largest state to offer free college tuition

While New York is the first state to begin offering free tuition at four-year public colleges and Universities, two states offer similar plans for two-year schools. During the first phase, the sch...

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Basque group ETA gives authorities list of weapons caches

Basque group ETA gives authorities list of weapons caches

In Spain's capital, Madrid, the government on Saturday dismissed ETA's disarmament as a unilateral affair and warned that the group - which it denounces as a "terrorist" organisation - could expect "n...

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G7 foreign ministers seek USA clarity over Syria

G7 foreign ministers seek USA clarity over Syria

Live footage from the scene showed tall clouds of black smoke billowing just over the tarmac. Russian military involvement in Syria dates back to the 1950s, and Moscow has since become the country's...

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USA investigating possible Russian Federation collusion in Syria chemical attack

USA investigating possible Russian Federation collusion in Syria chemical attack

Obama had threatened Assad with military action after an earlier chemical weapons attack killed hundreds outside Damascus. At Tuesday's meeting in the walled Tuscan city of Lucca, the G-7 countrie...

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Iran defense chief discusses United States raid with Russia, Syria counterparts

The White House is accusing Russia's president of spreading false information about the chemical weapons attack last week in Syria. In Turkey, a main backer of the Syrian opposition, Health Minister...

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Malala Yousafzai receives honorary Canadian citizenship

Malala Yousafzai receives honorary Canadian citizenship

She was designated the role at a ceremony in NY on Monday. Ms. Yousafzai, who was shot in 2012 by the Taliban for attending classes, is the youngest-ever UN Messenger of Peace and the first one to...

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Tillerson says it's clear Assad rule of Syria 'coming to an end'

Tillerson says it's clear Assad rule of Syria 'coming to an end'

On Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to Trump, with both agreeing that there was "a window of opportunity" to persuade Russian Federation to break ties with Assad, May's office said. US...

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India, Australia to boost collaboration in skill development

India, Australia to boost collaboration in skill development

Referring to Smith's haul of 499 runs in the four-match series, Modi said,"I hope your visit to India is as productive as it has been for Steven Smith's batting, the other Australian Captain". R...

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Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson

Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson

Chinese President Xi Jinping told Trump in a telephone call on Wednesday that "any use of chemical weapons is unacceptable" and urged a political solution for Syria, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV sai...

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China Bends To Trump As Threat Of Trade War Looms

China Bends To Trump As Threat Of Trade War Looms

Ms Trump, the eldest daughter and second child of the US President, wrote: "Very proud of Arabella and Joseph for their performance in honor of President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan's official v...

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India Warns Pakistan Spy Case Could Impact Ties

India Warns Pakistan Spy Case Could Impact Ties

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday made a strong statement in both the Houses, asserting that India will go "out of way" to ensure justice to Jadhav who is an "innocent kidnapped Indi...

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'If Russia Didn't Back Assad the Animal, You Wouldn't Have Problem'

Air strikes have continued unabated since the USA attack on Friday. Russian President Vladimir Putin, Assad's main patron, is lashing out at the US for its retaliatory strikes. Iran's leader Hassan ...

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Re-polling today: Violence threat looms large in Budgam

Re-polling today: Violence threat looms large in Budgam

Meanwhile, to ensure incident free polling in re-poll bound areas, unprecedented security arrangements have been made by authorities while the deployments have been increased phenomenally. Likewise, t...

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UN Security Council Must Condemn Chemical Attack in Syria, Launch Probe

USA officials on Tuesday laid out the case against Assad over the chemical attack in the Idlib province that prompted Trump to order an airstrike with 59 cruise missiles on a Syrian airbase last wee...

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Modi announces $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh, Teesta remains unresolved

Modi announces $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh, Teesta remains unresolved

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has offered export of up to 1,000 MW of electricity to Bangladesh during her meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. "The two leaders are holding talks on...

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Stockholm Attacker Was 'Rejected Asylum Seeker': British Citizen Among Dead

A 39-year-old Uzbek man was arrested as the suspected driver. Four people, including a British man, a Belgian woman, and two Swedes, were killed on Friday (local time) when a stolen delivery truck...

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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, US State Secretary Tillerson Meet in Moscow

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson used a visit to a World War II memorial in Italy on Monday to vow that the USA will stand up against anyone who "commits crimes against innocents", days after the Trum...

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Beeping eggs bring Easter hunts to school for blind kids

Kids can load up on Easter eggs and egg hunts taking place all over the Central Okanagan this weekend. Each plastic egg contained small candies like Tootsie Rolls and Sweet Tarts. "We love this - it's...

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China to get better trade deal if it solves N Korea problem

North Korea reacted angrily, saying it was "ready for war" and and accused the US of a "reckless" provocation through its increased presence. The phone conversation between the Chinese and US leader...

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Russian Federation warns against push to rid Syria of Assad

The official said the USA was continuing to gather intelligence on whether Russian forces in Syria were aware of the regime's plans, and whether they participated in the suspected chemical attack on...

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Investigation into explosions near Borussia Dortmund bus continues

Bartra's operation went well but he won't be able to play for "several weeks", Dortmund said. The Borussia Dortmund players were on their way to their Europa League Match against AS Mondaco in t...

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Pakistan justifies death sentence awarded to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan justifies death sentence awarded to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, in a suo motu statement made in both the Houses of Parliament, warned Islamabad of consequences in bilateral relations if death sentence on Kulbhushan Jadhav i...

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Pair Of Easter Egg Hunts Scheduled On Saturday

Pair Of Easter Egg Hunts Scheduled On Saturday

Saturday, April 15. The event will feature bounce houses ($5), photos with the Easter Bunny, face painting, art activities, cartoon demonstrations by Larry Scott, a special character appearance from F...

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'UN in no position to judge Indian spy Jadhav's case'

'UN in no position to judge Indian spy Jadhav's case'

Strongly condemning Pakistan for its "inhumane" move, Athawale said the country was indulging in high-handedness and spreading terrorism in the world and thus "should be declared a terror state". But ...

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EU launches probe in Hungarian education law

EU launches probe in Hungarian education law

State Department acting spokesman Mark Toner said at a press briefing on Monday, the same day when Hungarian President Janos Ader officially signed the law, Hungary Today writes . Orban views the New...

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