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UK's May summons Cabinet to discuss Syria military strike

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The development would mark a major victory for Syrian President Bashar Assad as the United States and its allies consider punitive military attacks against Syria following the suspected chemical attack that killed 40 people. The Britain-based monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said this week that Syrian forces were leaving bases to avoid casualties from any potential strikes. Read More »

Police officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant

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The K-9 officer died after he was shot in the head, a police source told Fox 25 Boston . The Boston Herald reported that police cruisers drove with their lights flashing as his body was transported from the hospital to the medical examiner's office. Read More »

Chinese exports drop in March, but trade gap with United States widens

Data from the Customs Administration showed Friday that, in dollar terms, exports fell 2.7% year-over-year in March, confounding economists' forecast for a more notable increase of 12%. Meanwhile, China's trade surplus with the 28-nation European Union, its biggest trading partner, shrank by half from a year ago to $3.6 billion. But the export outlook is being clouded by an escalating trade dispute with the United States, which could disrupt its shipments and supply chains, while a cooling ... Read More »

Young girl's brutal rape and murder highlights a religious divide

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Police say the assault was rooted in non secular politics, with native males planning the kidnapping to scare away her nomadic group. Four months after the gang rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in a small north Indian town, the investigation into the case has highlighted the volatile religious fault lines in a country with a awful record of sectarian violence. Read More »

Billionaire seeks to separate California into three states

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The smallest of the three states, simply referred to as California , would be composed of what is now known as the central coast and Los Angeles, with a median income of $53,000. That may not sit well with representatives from flyover country who already feel like California , which has grown deeply Democratic, has too much influence in Congress. Read More »

Aaron Ramsey Reveals Extent of Gruesome Gash He Suffered Against CSKA Moscow

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Arsenal progressed to the final four of the Europa League as they clinched a 6-3 aggregate win over CSKA Moscow in the quarter-final stage. Arsenal need to win the Europa League to secure a place in next season's Champions League given the Gunners are 13 points behind Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur with eight games to play. Read More »

I-69 corridor added to Winter Storm Watch

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Add to this a brisk east and northeast wind and it certainly won't be pleasant outside! A slow-moving low pressure system will track from the Plains through the southern Great Lakes and influence our weather from later tonight through the weekend into Monday morning, bringing plenty of precipitation and wind . Read More »

Stock Rally Stalls as Traders Try to Predict Trade War

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Chinese leaders are of the view that they can very much beat the Trump's rising supremacy and can beat the American superpower. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 5, 2018. "There is no way for China to back off", Ruan said. On Wednesday, China threatened 25% tariffs on agricultural products, aircraft and automobiles, potentially impacting $50 billion worth of USA exports to China. Read More »

Obamas and Trumps not invited to wedding

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Catalyst Inc, Northern Ireland's next generation science park, to meet young entrepreneurs and innovators on March 23, 2018 in Belfast, Nothern Ireland. Explaining her shock at receiving the invite Mrs Marshall said: "A letter landed on my desk and I thought it was an April fools prank". Meghan's careful curation of The Tig is emphasised throughout the book, but her blog, along with her Instagram account, was wiped soon after she met Harry. Read More »

Protests greet Narendra Modi in Chennai, 50 DMK workers arrested

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When Modi's cavalcade moved to Cancer Institute from IIT-Madras, a group of 20 students flashed placards bearing slogans on Cauvery . The prime minister also launched an Innovation for Defence Excellence' scheme. The Prime Minister's comments can be seen in the light of the relations between India and China, who have 3,488 km of un-demarcated boundary along the Himalayan ridgeline and the repeated attempts by Pakistan to foment trouble in Jammu and Kashmir. Read More »

High definition vinyl could be in stores by next year

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Austria-based Rebeat Innovation came up with the idea for HD Vinyl , hoping to solve problems the vinyl resurgence is facing and improving vinyl records. HD Vinyl will be marketed to audiophiles seeking a superior listening experience to the compressed sound commonly delivered by music streaming platforms. Read More »

Hunt, Davis eager to lead Mount View girls track and field

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He will run the 1,600, 3,200 and 800 in Sioux City again with the 800 the only race he didn't win a year ago as KP-WC's Alec Still beat him to the line. "And he's returning conference champion, so he will definitely have a bullseye on his back". Coach Flynn and Coach Gomez are extremely proud of the girls and how they represented not only the tennis program but Milan itself! He wouldn't mind a repeat of last season when he captured both the 1,600 and 3,200 titles in meet-record times of in ... Read More »

NBC5 Forecast: Windy and Warm Today

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Skies will remain mostly sunny throughout this afternoon. Lows on Sunday will drop down to 16 degrees in northern Taiwan, 18 degrees in central Taiwan and 21 degrees in southern Taiwan. Saturday morning's low will likely be near 60s. North of the front, during the day, scattered rain and thunderstorms will be a possibility. Thursday morning's rush house was sloppy and slow but the rain is expected to stop by 9 a.m. Read More »

Watchdog confirms UK findings on nerve agent used on Russian spy

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Karen Pierce told reporters at United Nations headquarters on Thursday that the U.K. has also asked the director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to call an executive council meeting next Wednesday. The government of Prime Minister Theresa May expelled 23 Russian diplomats in retaliation and called on ir worldwide allies to follow in ir footsteps. Read More »

Who are the world's most admired people in 2018?

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Following the Microsoft founder and the Hollywood actress, the next top two spots have been occupied by the former U.S. presidential couple Barack and Michelle Obama while the current U.S. By contrast, the male list contains more people from political, business and sporting backgrounds, including former US President Barack Obama, current US President Donald Trump, superstar footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read More »

Amazon And Ring Celebrate Acquisition With $99.99 Ring Video Doorbell Deal

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Amazon , which as of today officially owns video doorbell company Ring, is celebrating its latest acquisition by lowering the price of the original Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell in the US. The company cited statistics showing that Ring doorbells reduced burglaries in neighborhoods by as much as 55%. Unlike competitors, Ring does not offer AI-assisted video profiling, sticking to a simpler video locker-like approach that simply stores the recorded video for a certain period for ... Read More »

Russian Federation cautions about intensifying 'already' delicate condition inside war-torn Syria

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That then deterred the US administration of Barack Obama from similar action. He cautioned that even if inspectors confirmed chemical weapons were used in Douma, "we will not know who did it". Corker, who is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and is retiring from the Senate at the end of this year. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said parliament should be consulted before May approved military action . Read More »

'High purity' Novichok used in Skripal poisoning - watchdog

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Britain blamed Russian Federation for the poisoning and Prime Minister Theresa May said the Skripals had been attacked with a military-grade nerve agent from the Novichok group of poisons, developed by the Soviet Union. "The text has been composed in a special way so as to support official statements made by British authorities and at the same time to exclude every possibility of Yulia's contacts with the outer world - consuls, journalists and even relatives", the Russian Embassy said in a ... Read More »

Former Commonwealth Games medallist arrested for fight

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Triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi have been sent home from Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast after a needle and a syringe were found in their bedroom at the Commonwealth Games village. Migration agents on the Gold Coast, where the games are taking place, have reported receiving phone calls from athletes to inquire about how they can stay in Australia once the games concluded. Read More »

Imran Khan to Appear in Court for SSP Torture Case Hearing

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The CEC discussed issues including the next general election, the award of party tickets, installation of the caretaker setup, right to vote to overseas Pakistanis, delay in KP-FATA merger, and horse-trading of party's lawmakers in recently held Senate elections. Read More »

Release of Hindi film Nanak Shah Fakir gets Supreme Court nod

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This decision came hours post the Supreme Court cleared the release of the next movie on this 13 April and asked the state governments to make sure to have a smooth release of the films. "This censor board will first clear the script and only then production of the movie will start". "It is well settled that once the CBFC grants a certificate, it is final". Read More »

Hamas holds Israel responsible for military escalation in Gaza

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The two men, identified as Yousef Karnaz, 20, and Muhammad al-Ajouri, 17, were among hundreds of young Palestinians shot and wounded on March 30, in the first of a series of protests near the Gaza border, billed by... The demonstrations will continue until the Nakba anniversary on May 15, which will mark 70 years since 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from their villages and towns by Zionist militias in 1948. Read More »

APTOPIX UN Syria Russia

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The votes on Tuesday came amid an escalating war of words between Washington and Moscow and a looming threat of Western military action following a suspected gas attack on the Syrian rebel-held town of Douma on Saturday. The rival resolutions that paralysed the Security Council had small differences that Russian Federation and the West hoped to score points with rather than act on Syria. Read More »

Trump expected to pardon Scooter Libby

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Libby was convicted in 2007 of lying to the FBI and obstruction of justice in the investigation into the leak of the identity of Valerie Plame, a former covert Central Intelligence Agency operative. Mr Libby's prosecution became a symbol of the polarising politics of the Iraq War during the Bush administration. The affair dates back to July 2003 when the name of Central Intelligence Agency agent Valerie Plame, the wife of a diplomat who had accused the Bush administration of exaggerating ... Read More »

School district hands out baseball bats for classroom defense

The bats will be locked up in each classroom, the Erie News Now report said. "I think we lose that ability to say oh it won't happen in a small community", said Dr. "People are looking to solutions that are ineffective because they are reticent to try data-driven solutions that are proven to work, like stronger gun laws", Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America , told Yahoo Lifestyle in response to the "absurd" rocks-in-classrooms proposal. Read More »

Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Michael Cohen is planning to plead the Fifth

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Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti , declined to confirm that his client is cooperating with federal investigators, only telling the Daily News that he "can't comment". The $130,000 that Cohen paid Daniels in 2016 to keep her quiet about her tryst with Trump is a key element of the case, Avenatti said. The move by Cohen is a response to the specter of facing at least two hours of questioning in a deposition, Avenatti said. Read More »

Teacher's union ends walkout, switching focus to elections

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She added that Senate leadership has refused to pass a resolution committing to future education funding. She also says they may be back in school, but they will continue to make their presence known at the capitol. "It kind of made the last eight or nine days pointless", Camp said. When Oklahoma second-grade teacher Cyndi Ralston heard her state representative berate teachers for walking out of the classroom and marching on the Capitol, she knew she'd be running against him in November. Read More »

Calcutta high court stalls West Bengal panchayat election process till 16 May

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This content is restricted to site members. CPI-M and Congress, apart from BJP, too has moved the High court challenging the SEC's decision. In less than 12 hours of extending the last day of submission of nomination for the forthcoming panchayat elections till yesterday, the West Bengal State Election Commission had taken a U-turn and withdrawn the notification Tuesday morning citing legalities. Read More »

Trump nominee dodges question on segregation

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Vitter replied that she "had never heard those views before", and "at the end when I was giving action items on them what I was trying to encourage the participants who had heard this to do was to speak to their own medical provider because I thought a doctor, your own doctor would be the best person to provide information to you and provide you their opinion on this". Read More »

Dublin Lord Mayor accused of attending conference that 'glorified war criminal'

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Israeli authorities failed to deport the Dublin Lord Mayor due to a spelling mistake on the warrant denying him entry to the country. In January, the IPSC was among 20 groups blacklisted by Israel's strategic affairs ministry. This followed two motions passed by Dublin City Council on Monday which were supported by Sinn Féin - one to expel the Israeli ambassador and the other to support the boycott campaign. Read More »

Backpage.com, CEO Plead Guilty to Charges

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The state attorney general's office, which is prosecuting the case, alleges that Backpage's operators illegally funneled almost $45 million through multiple companies and created websites to get around banks that refused to process their transactions. Read More »

Canadians arrested in worldwide investigation into child sex abuse live-streams

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The victim was a young male, but police did not release his age other than to say he is over 12 but under 16 and was a "family acquaintance" of Bowen. Since 2014, a total of 153 arrests have been made and those convicted have been sentenced to between 30 months and 60 years in prison. Besides suspects from the Ontario communities of Toronto, Belleville, Ottawa and Thunder Bay, however, police said Canadians were arrested in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Quebec, Saskatchewan and ... Read More »

UK PM summons war cabinet over Syria response

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Mr Macron said he would make a decision on strikes "in due course". Just Thursday, Mrs. May stuck a more cautious tone , implying it was not "confirmed" that President Bashar al-Assad was behind the alleged use of banned chemical weapons in a Damascus suburb over the weekend. Read More »

Polish foreign ministry condemns suspected chemical attack in Syria

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Sullivan and Johnson agreed that based on reports in the media and from the ground, "this attack bore hallmarks of previous chemical weapons attacks by the Assad regime", the British foreign office said . "The scene was horrifying". The Army of Islam is holding thousands of people in the Tawba prison that they run inside Douma. Again, the "airfield bombing" was on a Syrian military base, not on Douma. Read More »

41% of millennials don't believe 6 millions Jews were killed in Holocaust

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Thirty-one percent of Americans, 41 percent of Millennials believe less than two million Jews were killed. We've got more newsletters we think you'll find interesting. That's why it's important to observe Holocaust Remembrance Day . Still, some of the findings of the new Claims Conference survey appear troubling in the lack of awareness of the tragedy's details, despite the fact that Holocaust denial is nearly nonexistent in the U.S. Read More »

Prosecutor in Greitens case accused of 'gross misconduct'

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On more than one occasion the woman was reduced to tears. A House committee report says Greitens' ex-mistress did not give him permission to rip her shirt open or pull her trousers down during a 2015 sexual meeting. "We have proof that Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner and her team hid evidence from the people of Missouri and from the Missouri House of Representatives - evidence that undermined the narrative pushed in the House report", Greitens said in a statement on Facebook. Read More »

Israel to investigate killing of Palestinian journalist

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The Hamas terror group, which rules Gaza, has called for a mass rally Friday at the border as part of a weeks-long campaign of protests against a decade-old blockade of the territory. UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been praised for his stance in relation to the Palestinian protests, questioning the continued sale of British-made arms to Israel. Read More »

Cohen raid was legal, proper and likely justified

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The FBI agents who raided the office and hotel of U.S. President Donald Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen , were seeking details on his relationship with the Trump campaign and his efforts to suppress negative information about Trump , according to three people briefed on the matter. Read More »

Mercer's Kahlia Lawrence selected in WNBA Draft

Barta made a decision to forgo her final season of eligibility and enter the draft after being named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year this past season. Laimbeer spoke glowingly of Wilson before the draft and reaffirmed her standing as the Aces' top player afterward. "I'm going to absorb everything she's going to give to me and run with it". Read More »

It's official! Sonam Kapoor, Anand Ahuja to Wednesday in May

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She is also part of the upcoming film " Veere Di Wedding ", which also stars Sonam Kapoor and marks comeback of Kareena Kapoor Khan . Meanwhile on the work front, Sonam will next be seen in Veere Di Wedding . It's not the typical boy-meets-girl romance which I think I've done so much of. If that wasn't all, known to discover and encourage young, fresh talent producers Rhea Kapoor & Ekta Kapoor will be launching a new music director Qaran Mehta. Read More »

No "final decision" yet on Syria response, White House says

The President has been pushing his counterparts to respond with more force than past year, according to CNN , which reported that no decision had been made when Trump fired off his Wednesday tweet. The Kremlin has called on all parties involved in Syria to refrain from actions that could destabilize the region. "They failed at that". France is already involved in the USA -led coalition created in 2014 to fight the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. Read More »

Scott Pruitt's 'Unethical and Potentially Illegal' Acts, 4 EPA Email Accounts

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The letter to Trump follows a Twitter message by the president on April 7 that appeared to brush aside concerns about Pruitt's conduct. Nicknamed "CAFE" (Corporate Average Fuel Economy), the anti pollutions standards for the period 2022-2025 had been set by the administration of Barack Obama shortly before the arrival of Republican Donald Trump at the White House. Read More »