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Author: 0 No doubt Assad regime behind chemical attack: Erdoğan

Turkey's president says the USA missile strike on a Syrian air base is a "concrete step" but argues that it's not enough. The governor of Homs, a city roughly 160 kilometers north of the capital Damascus, said at least five people were killed and seven were wounded in the United States strikes, Reuters reported .

World Media North Korea fires ballistic missile into East Sea
Author: 0 North Korea fires ballistic missile into East Sea

Trump and Xi are scheduled to hold their first face-to-face meeting this week at the United States president's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. "China has great influence over North Korea". It is likely to be an upgraded version of the submarine-launched missile named "Pukguksong" launched last summer. "Unlike the KN-15, which uses solid fuel, the missile fired Wednesday used liquid fuel and was sacked from a fixed location, rather than a mobile launcher", the official said.

World Media Leahy, Welch, react to airstrikes launch in Syria
Author: 0 Leahy, Welch, react to airstrikes launch in Syria

Patrick Leahy and Rep. "As the Constitution requires, the president must come to Congress to authorize any further use of force against the Assad regime", he said. "I would not in any way attempt to extrapolate that to a change in our policy or posture relative to our military activities in Syria today". New Hampshire Democratic Sens.

World Media U.S. missile strikes on Syria an intolerable act of aggression - North Korea
Author: 0 U.S. missile strikes on Syria an intolerable act of aggression - North Korea

President Trump stated earlier that the US would take action alone to stop North Korea's nuclear program testing if necessary. On Wednesday, Trump also spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about North Korea's recent missile test, and they both " agreed to stay in close communication to enhance cooperation on North Korea ", according to The Hill .

World Media Junk for South Africa as Fitch Joins S&P in Cut on Politics
Author: 0 Junk for South Africa as Fitch Joins S&P in Cut on Politics

Some backers of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) were trying to breach a cordon separating them from members of the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA). Fitch's downgrade to BB+ from BB- on both foreign and local currency debt follows that of S&P Global Ratings which also cut South African foreign debt to "junk" status.

World Media Chhattisgarh news reader 'breaks' news of hubby's death
Author: 0 Chhattisgarh news reader 'breaks' news of hubby's death

According the police, Supreet's husband, identified as Harshad Kawade was travelling in Renault Duster auto when the vehicle was hit by a truck from behind. Others reached out to the Indian news anchor online, sharing their condolences on the death of her husband and praising her professionalism. "But at her office, her strength and courage are still dominating the conversation".

Author: 0 New Jersey halts payments to Amtrak after train derailments

New Jersey Transit made a payment to Amtrak of $62 million last week for capital investment in the Northeast Corridor. " Amtrak engineering forces are making good progress as they work as safely and quickly as possibly to fix damage to one of the most complex interlockings on the Northeast Corridor, a location where two tunnel tracks diverge towards the 21 station tracks", spokesman Mike Tolbert said Wednesday.

World Media McIlroy rues cruel ricochet that leaves him five back
Author: 0 McIlroy rues cruel ricochet that leaves him five back

In 2016, Spieth had a quadruple bogey 7 on the par-3 12th in the final round to give away his likely green jacket. Reigning Olympic champion Justin Rose was at one-under with 13 holes remaining. He was third in 2012 after 36 holes, only to shoot 75 Saturday and go on a tirade. The Masters' biggest leaderboard logjam in 44 years could begin to get sorted out now that the four co-leaders have teed off.

Author: 0 NSA gives Trump option of putting nukes in South Korea

If the United States was facing a looming attack from a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), President Trump would have to act pre-emptively, Keane told Fox News . Despite the purposefully positive spin from both sides, there was no denying that the meeting had been overshadowed by USA missile strikes on Syria, which Trump announced just after his dinner with Xi on Thursday evening.

World Media United States suspected of inadvertently killing Iraqi civilians
Author: 0 United States suspected of inadvertently killing Iraqi civilians

The U.N. and Iraqi authorities have been building more camps but struggle to accommodate new arrivals with two families sometimes having to share one tent. "Protection of civilians must be the absolute priority", a post on Guterres' official Twitter account said. Votel also confirmed that USA forces are not going to change the rules of engagement in its fight against Islamic State in Iraq despite the risk of greater civilian casualties.

World Media North Korea fires ballistic missile into its eastern waters
Author: 0 North Korea fires ballistic missile into its eastern waters

Sinpo is the site of a North Korean submarine base. It also became known that the USA wants to address Russian Federation and China, so that they make North Korea refuse the build-up of nuclear potential. Shortly after the missile launch Cheong Wa Dae convened a National Security Council meeting chaired by its chief Kim Kwan-jin. North Korea often responds to the drills with its own military training and harsh rhetoric.

World Media Officials Believe Someone In Dallas Area Triggered Emergency Sirens
Author: 0 Officials Believe Someone In Dallas Area Triggered Emergency Sirens

She says the sirens started at 11:40 p.m. Friday and the system was completely shut off by 1:20 a.m. Saturday. City spokeswoman Sana Syed said officials believe the hack came from the Dallas area. "The city of Garland has determined that it's outdoor warning sirens did not sound during the night last night". Many people, naturally, found the sirens unsettling and some took to Twitter to post video of the incident while the city collectively wondered what impending doom the sirens ...

Author: 0 South Africa's president replaces embattled finance minister

Zuma's cabinet reshuffle underscores the growing fragility of the once-celebrated African National Congress (ANC) party, which Nelson Mandela led during the fight against apartheid. Ramaphosa said he was reminded of the conspiracy against him in 2001 while in former president Thabo Mbeki's government. Makgoba said in his March 31 statement, "Who stands to gain when corrupt elites enrich themselves on the side while doing deals worth billions of rands with State-owned enterprises?" But ...

World Media Closing arguments today in Aaron Hernandez double murder trial
Author: 0 Closing arguments today in Aaron Hernandez double murder trial

It's found in a house of a relative he (Hernandez) trusts more than anybody, " Suffolk First Assistant District Attorney Patrick Haggan said, via The Boston Globe. Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado were gunned down on July 16, 2012, as they waited in a auto at a stop light. That witness, Alexander Bradley , told the jury that he had thought Hernandez only meant to scare the men.

World Media Frenchman leading EU's Brexit negotiations urges quick divorce
Author: 0 Frenchman leading EU's Brexit negotiations urges quick divorce

A Spanish navy gunboat has been accused of an "illegal incursion" into British waters off the coast of Gibraltar amid growing tensions over the territory in the lead up to Brexit. 'What we're doing with all European countries in the European Union is sitting down and talking to them, ' she said . THE UK won't enter new agreements with the European Union if the Spanish government try to exclude Gibraltar.

World Media Percent of Americans See Partisan Bias in Media
Author: 0 Percent of Americans See Partisan Bias in Media

If there's been one consistent thread through Donald Trump's relatively brief political career, it's this: The media are bad, biased and generally awful people. Nearly nine in 10 Republicans believe that the media is biased against their side. And, while Trump's insistence that news with which he doesn't agree is "fake" generates frustration in newsrooms across the country, it is something that is taken at face value by lots and lots of Republicans.

Author: 0 South braces for stormy day expected to bring tornado risk

The severe weather outbreak was the second to hit the South in less than a week, but no deaths or significant injuries had been reported as of Thursday afternoon. Thunderstorms, lightning, strong winds and hail are possible. Heavy rain began falling before daybreak in parts of Alabama as severe storms continue their march across the Southeast.

World Media Sushma Swaraj calls on Bangladesh PM Hasina @ 4/7/2017 6:34:41 PM
Author: 0 Sushma Swaraj calls on Bangladesh PM Hasina @ 4/7/2017 6:34:41 PM

When Hasina was in New Delhi in January 2010, her meetings with Manmohan Singh had helped to take the bilateral relations between the two nations a giant leap forward. Quoting anonymous sources, several Bangladeshi news agencies have reported that India will be mostly focused on the defense pact during Hasina's visit.

Author: 0 What's next for Trump's foreign policy after Syrian strike?

Security Council resolutions on Syria, including a 2016 plan for a cease-fire in Aleppo and proposed sanctions on the use of chemical weapons. At a brief media appearance with Xi at his Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago, Trump said,"It is a great honour to have the President of China and his incredibly talented wife, a great, great celebrity in China, a great singer".

Author: 0 UP govt's farm loan waiver 'unfulfilled promise'

Please Wait while comments are loading. The decision is likely to benefit over 2 crore farmers in the state. And, under the farm loan waiver scheme, it is the farmers growing wheat who have largely benefitted. Government has also approved the proposal of construction of a multi-facility stadium at Ghazipur and 5 crore rupees will be spent on the project. All farmers will be paid for harvests immediately, with the money going directly to their bank accounts, Sidharth Nath Singh said.

Author: 0 Yogi waives loans for small and marginal farmers

Please Wait while comments are loading. But sources said there were 86 lakh farmers with harvest loan dues of up to Rs 1 lakh. So even after this date, farmers have taken loans twice. Farmers in the state were unable to repay loans worth around Rs 62,000 crore after natural calamities had lead to severe crop loss. The decision was taken at the first cabinet meeting of the BJP government, presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath .

World Media Basque parliament pressures ETA as disarmament day nears
Author: 0 Basque parliament pressures ETA as disarmament day nears

One of its most notorious attacks killed 21 people in a supermarket bombing in Barcelona in 1987. News that the disarmament takes place in Bayonne, France, first came when pro-Basque independence environmental group Bizi told Le Monde newspaper it had been given responsibility for the handover.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez wants to stay at Arsenal: Arsene Wenger

But he has cut a frustrated figure this season and reports have suggested he is seeking a move . Both players have yet to commit their respective futures and sign new deals, and coupled with the uncertainty over Arsene Wenger's future given his contract expires this summer, it has led to real issues at the club both on and off the pitch.

World Media Nvidia Titan Xp: Company's 'most powerful GPU ever' on sale now
Author: 0 Nvidia Titan Xp: Company's 'most powerful GPU ever' on sale now

Essentially, this is the same Pascal-based card as the Titan X, except considerably juiced up with a faster clock speed, more cores, and faster memory. Despite the fact that the new Titan Xp is much more powerful than its predecessor, it still has the same physical dimensions and power requirements as the original Titan X.

Author: 0 Judge blocks request to delay police hearing

U.S. District Judge James Bredar must sign off on the agreement and then make sure the parties follow it. Wednesday's ruling does not guarantee that the Justice Department will enter into the agreement with the Baltimore police, but the public will now have the chance to weigh in on the reforms at an earlier date.

Author: 0 Hyundai, BMW pull ads from Fox's O'Reilly show

More companies, including carmaker BMW and insurer Allstate , have pulled their advertising from Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor " television program days after the New York Times reported Fox and star host Bill O'Reilly paid five women to settle claims he sexually harassed them.

Author: 0 Israel Approves New Settlement, UN Condemns

The move comes after last month US President Donald Trump, who had been viewed supportive of settlements, told Netanyahu at the White House to "hold back on settlements for a little bit" in order to open space for renewed peace talks. Right-wing Israeli politicians may be pleased by Netanyahu's announcement, and the Trump administration may be only mildly peeved. Israel's pro-settlement government, which had sharp differences with Barack Obama administration on the issue, felt emboldened ...

Author: 0 White House officials offer change to health care bill

House Freedom Caucus members and White House officials are hopeful they can reach an agreement in negotiations over the resurrected plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, despite President Trump's threats to ditch the conservative voting bloc and strike a healthcare deal with Democrats instead.

World Media Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Clearing skies, warm, and windy
Author: 0 Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Clearing skies, warm, and windy

In the evening, temperatures will drop into the high 30s and low 40s. Highs will slip to near 70 on Wednesday . Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. A steady warming trend should begin Sunday and continue into early next week as we may come full circle and welcome back the 70-degree sunshine to start Easter week.

Author: 0 US ambassador to UN says no question of Russian interference

She added, "We don't want any country involved in our elections, ever". On the Middle East stalled peace process, she said "I do think the discussions that have happened at the United Nations have been more of a hindrance towards the peace process than it's been a help, because it's caused defensiveness to happen and that's never healthy for anything".

Author: 0 Malaysia surrenders Kim Jong-nam's body

Thae's testimony fits with what experts have told Business Insider: The focus of North Korea's nuclear program has shifted from a bargaining chip - something it could trade away for concessions from the global community - to an insurance policy.