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Israel backs joint airstrikes on Syria regime

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We met all of our objectives, we hit all of our targets successfully. On Saturday, Trump praised the strikes, which the Pentagon said were "successful". Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday said Israel "fully supports" President Donald Trump's "stand against the use and spread of chemical weapons". Read More »

Trump's national security team meets on Syria

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The Russian army on Wednesday accused the White Helmets civil defence organisation of staging a chemical weapons attack in Douma, where observers say more than 40 people died in a gas attack. Joint Chiefs of Staff about the situation. We are totally predictable. Official said at the time he was moved by images brought to him by his daughter Ivanka and other White House officials. Read More »

Cops: Murderer on the Run Killed Lookalike to Steal ID

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Law enforcement say they believe that after David Riess was killed, Lois Riess transferred almost $10,000 from his business account into his personal account and then forged her husband's signature on three checks to herself for $11,000. Business partners of her husband hadn't seen him for two weeks and asked for a welfare check. Authorities were unable to find his wife, but a tip led them to the Diamond Jo Casino off Interstate 35 just across the border in Northwood, Iowa, on March 24. Read More »

Man arrested for drug, gun possession

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The man resisted and they dragged him on the asphalt. Police reported in a criminal complaint that they had received many complaints on a particular address in that block, about constant foot traffic and suspected drug trafficking, and that vehicles would come and go from there, day and night. Read More »

Israeli official justifies US-led strikes on Syria

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The U.S., Great Britain and France fired 105 missiles at three sites in Syria early Saturday morning local time, Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, director of the joint chiefs of staff, said Saturday at the Pentagon. Israel responded with a broad wave of strikes against a dozen Syrian and Iranian targets in Syria. "While this action is specifically about deterring the Syrian regime, it will also send a clear signal to anyone else who believes they can use chemical weapons with impunity", May said. Read More »

Child's body found in California river where family vanished

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Allman said preliminary reports also show Sarah Hart and two children had the active ingredient in Benadryl in their systems. Authorities have said data from the vehicle's software suggested the crash was deliberate, though the California Highway Patrol has not concluded why the vehicle went off an ocean overlook on a rugged part of coastline. Read More »

Cohen Again Denies He Made Prague Visit During Trump Campaign

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Cohen's attorneys have filed a temporary restraining order in the matter, asking the court to stop federal prosecutors from using some of the records they seized. "We're pretty confident there are thousands of privileged communications", Mr Cohen's lawyer Mr Todd Harrison told the judge. Trump said he'd not learn about the cost. Read More »

Smoky smell in North Texas coming from Oklahoma wildfires

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The man who was burnt was hospitalised in serious condition, Ms Finch-Walker said . A hunter was also reported missing Thursday, but was thankfully he was found alive Friday. A second fire has burnt more than 485 square kilometres, several homes and forced the evacuation of about 450 people from their homes near Woodward, about 65 kilometres north of Leedey, according to Woodward County Emergency Management Director Matt Lehenbauer. Read More »

Syria attacked 'just as it had a chance for peace' - Moscow

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Russian Federation said that the Western powers "cynically" carried out military action hours before a team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was set to begin an investigation into the suspected chemical weapons attack in the town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta that sparked the intervention by the U.S. Read More »

Sharif's party rejects ruling

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Sharif is now appearing before an accountability court in Islamabad on other charges linked to London properties his family owns - proceedings ordered by the Supreme Court last July - that could see him jailed if found guilty. Both the PPP and the PML-N accuse each other of violating the 36-point Charter of Democracy (CoD) signed by the two parties in London in 2006 when Mr Sharif and former PPP chairperson Benazir Bhutto were living in exile during the military rule of retired Gen Pervez ... Read More »

United Kingdom jets fire at Syrian base in 'limited and targeted' strike

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May said the aim was to deter the Syrian regime authorities from further use of chemical weapons and to send a message to the wider world that it was unacceptable to use such weapons. "We can not allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalized - within Syria, on the streets of the United Kingdom, or anywhere else in our world". Read More »

March For Science' To Take Place Saturday In Downtown San Diego

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Marchers, some dressed in lab coats and others as their favourite scientist, held signs reading, "There is no planet B" and "Science doesn't care what you believe" as they listened to speakers before making the trek up to Fourth Avenue and 22nd Street and back to the pagoda in Victoria Park. Read More »

In focus: Which weapons were used to attack Syria?

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The U.S. -led coalition is being called the biggest intervention in Syria's civil war by Western powers since the conflict began in 2011. Those comments were more measured than the taunting tweets about potential missile strikes Trump sent early in the week, which were the antithesis of how a president should proceed when considering use of force. Read More »

Facebook Stories will now add Instagram's Boomerang feature and AR drawings

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Facebook is also bringing Instagram's Boomerang feature to Stories. The doodles will then stick to the objects captured in the frame, and users can move around to see their artwork from different angles - a bit like virtual graffiti. Further, the reports from web suggest that the technology behind the AR feature can also sense corners and objects in space, and can also detect walls and tables. Read More »

Syria: Corbyn accused Government of 'waiting for instructions' from Trump

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He said: " Bombs won't save lives or bring about peace ". "Even US defence secretary James Mattis has said we "don't have evidence" and warned further military action could "escalate out of control". Her office said that she had talked with Mr Trump by telephone on Thursday evening to discuss Syria. Downing Street said there had been ministerial agreement that such actions should not go "unchallenged". Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation supports airstrikes in Syria

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Stoltenberg said that the strike "will reduce the regime's ability to further attack the people of Syria with chemical weapons". "NATO considers the use of chemical weapons as a threat to worldwide peace and security, and believes that it is essential to protect the Chemical Weapons Convention". Read More »

Burnley close on Europe as Chris Wood and Kevin Long sink Leicester

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Dyche's remarkable success has been built on a small, tight squad and meticulous preparation, things that would be severely tested by the Europa League. It is more than 50 years since the Clarets have been involved in a continental competition. For example, our first half in the last game, it was not enough with the play forward or the quality and I like when my players play with this good tempo and good quality and to play this way is encouraging. Read More »

Hart Mother Was Drunk When She Drove Family Off a Cliff

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Jennifer Hart's blood alcohol content was 0.102, according to California Patrol Capt. Bruce Carpenter. In California, a person is legally drunk if they have a BAC of.08 or higher. Authorities believe the entire family was in the vehicle when it crashed into the rocky Pacific Ocean. A body pulled out of the surf last weekend was not immediately identified. Read More »

Salah joins 30-goal club, breaks Didier Drogba's English Premier League record

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Liverpool came back underway at Anfield for the second half of the Premier League showdown against Bournemouth and there was no change by either of the team managers. Enjoyed his finest performance of the season. Liverpool: Karius 6, Alexander-Arnold 9, Van Dijk 7, Lovren 7, Robertson 7, Henderson 7, Wijnaldum 6, Oxlade-Chamberlain 8, Mane 8, Salah 8, Firmino 8. Read More »

Europa League: Arsenal play Atletico Madrid in semi-finals

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Success in the Europa League now appears the only route back to the Champions League given the distance to the top four, but the strain of playing on Thursday and again on Sunday is starting to take a toll on his squad. Atletico are considered the clear favourites to win the competition for what would be the third time in their history, while pressure is increasing on Arsenal to lift the trophy following a turbulent domestic campaign. Read More »

CWG: Indians paddlers lose in mixed doubles semis

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The 35-year-old Mary Kom had won the Asian Championships gold five months ago, before taking the top honours at the India Open in January. With India already crossing their Gold medal tally of the 2014 Glasgow games, fans can certainly be excited heading into the final two days of the Games. Read More »

It's Business as Usual for Syria's Assad After US-Led Attacks

World leaders react to the airstrikes in Syria carried out by the US, UK and French forces following the latest in a series of alleged chemical attacks by Bashar al Assad's regime. Second, it's possible Assad's allies - mainly Russian Federation and Iran - may retaliate against the approximately 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria. "The attack this morning against Syria is a crime", Khamenei said. Read More »

Team Nigeria win 2 bronze medals at Commonwealth Games

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People say for road cycling Commonwealth Games isn't that big a deal but you know what? Although her journey is over, Robertson still walks away with a bronze medal on her debut at the Games. A boxer patched together with a corpse's tendon and another honouring dead siblings have joined Australia's golden surge at the Commonwealth Games. Read More »

Russia's USA ambassador warns of consequences for Syria strikes

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In the near term, the military strike appeared to ramp up a searing war of words between Washington and Moscow , which regarded the action as a attack on Russian Federation itself. Mr Putin and Mr Macron instructed their foreign and defence ministers to maintain close contact to "de-escalate the situation", the Kremlin said. Russia , which has backed the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad, has joined Damascus in denying an attack even took place - even though USA authorities ... Read More »

Donald Trump Walks Back Eagerness to Rejoin TPP; Demands 'Better Deal'

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Obama". He added the USA already has bilateral trade agreements with six of the 11 nations in the TPP, with a separate agreement with Japan already in the works. When and where the two leaders will meet has been a growing question since Trump accepted Kim's invitation to a summit last month. Barack Obama was the first United States President to use Twitter , or any social media site, to connect with the world - particularly the citizens and residents of the great United States of ... Read More »

'Mama gave me a sense of place' - women rewrite the Winnie narrative

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The programme at the 40-000 capacity stadium started at 9am. In death‚ she has brought us all together‚ from near and far‚ across many nations and continents‚ to mourn‚ to pay homage‚ to remember and to fondly reminisce. Before her death, Winnie held several government jobs. "We know her. We don't need [former police commissioner during Apartheid] George Fivaz to tell us about Winnie Mandela‚" Malema said. Read More »

Why remaining Chibok girls have not been released

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Yakubu Dogara has expressed regrets that numerous over 200 Chibok school girls in Borno State were still in captivity 4 years after their abduction by notorious Boko Haram sect. The President assured that as long as he remains the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces the Chibok girls will never be forgotten and all will be done to have them reunited with their families. Read More »

Western Trade Surges With Russia Despite Sanctions

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If driven into a corner by a USA attack, Putin will be unlikely to sit back. The Syrian government says USA threats to attack it are "reckless" and endanger worldwide peace and security. Pence's aim, he told another White House official, was not to overshadow or undercut Bolton on his first day at work, but to "provide some continuity at a time when we have some changes and a lot on our plate". Read More »

Sen. Murray and Rep. McMorris Rodgers respond to strikes on Syria

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Donald Trump ordered retaliatory strikes on Syrian targets Friday, less than one week after President Bashar al-Assad was suspected of launching a chemical attack outside of Damascus , resulting in more than 40 civilian deaths. After the attack ceased and the early morning skies went dark once more , vehicles with loudspeakers roamed the streets of Damascus blaring nationalist songs. Read More »

Hearing related to Federal Bureau of Investigation raid at Trump lawyer's office set

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Joanna Hendon appeared on behalf of Trump in Manhattan Federal Court as prosecutors and defense attorneys argued over who would get the first shot at reviewing documents and records seized from Michael Cohen. "His attorney-client privilege is no greater than any other person who seeks legal advice", he said. The judge said prosecutors believed either a special "taint team" of government lawyers should decide what evidence can be properly viewed by criminal prosecutors. Read More »

The Overtones singer Timmy Matley has died aged 36

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However, he was in remission from his illness. "Then after that, that led on to Fame: The Musical", Timmy told his fans, showing off a poster of the production. You can honour Timmy, by raise as much money as possible for a cause that was very close to his heart - The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity via JustGiving. Read More »

United Nations chief says Mideast 'peril' threatens security

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Those "fault lines" also include the Palestinian-Israeli divide as well as the Sunni-Shia divide, evident from the Gulf to the Mediterranean. "Nine people reportedly died in last year's attack, including four children". Jaish al-Islam has said it only agreed to the deal because of the Syrian government's purported use of toxic chemicals on Douma , which medics said killed more than 40 people. Read More »

Erdoğan calls US-led strikes on Syria 'appropriate'

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Ankara said chemical weapons attacks that indiscriminately target civilians "constitute crimes against humanity" and should not go unpunished. Speaking at the sixth ordinary congress of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in Istanbul, Yildirim said: "We see this [U.S. Read More »

France says wants to relaunch Syria political process 'right now'

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The Russian military had vowed to respond to any attack, and Russian President Vladimir Putin's administration had repeatedly warned that Trump was taking America down a unsafe path. and the United Kingdom and directed against the clandestine chemical arsenal of the Syrian regime. France wants to start working "right now" on resuming the political process aimed at ending the conflict in Syria, the French foreign minister said Saturday, following air strikes by Western powers against the ... Read More »

Pence to press hard line on Venezuela, promote USA trade

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Speaking at a business leaders' meeting prior the Summit of the Americas April 13-14 in Peru, the president said it was necessary to protect existing trade agreements and "work toward next generation agreements like the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which links Latin American countries with the Asia-Pacific". Read More »

Cambridge man charged after barricading himself in home

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Not a man of many words, Nojulumba was awarded with a commendation by Metro Police Chief Yolande Faro on Friday. HIKONE, Shiga Prefecture-A teenage police officer accused of killing a supervising sergeant here on April 11 told investigators that he fired his weapon because the victim had given him a harsh scolding, police sources said. Read More »

Games: Athletes expelled, India to appeal after needles found

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The needle was found by a cleaner working for the Icognitus Cleaners company. "I don't think they will be back", Cameroon's Molombe told CNN Sport, confirming their disappearance had been reported to Australian police. "But we appeal on these grounds - why was Irfan given this punishment?" India said a third athlete , weightlifter Vikas Thakur, who won bronze in the 94kg weight class here, was stopped on his way to the airport in relation to the incident. Read More »

Trump advisers see Cohen probe as greater threat to Trump than Mueller

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The president has also "found himself increasingly isolated" The Times explained. Whatever the state of their relationship, Trump and Cohen's lawyers went to court Friday in an effort to block the Justice Department from reading seized documents, and although Cohen was not technically required to be there, a judge seemed upset that he didn't appear. Read More »

With Russia on his mind, Trump looks for tougher approach on Syria

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In announcing the strikes Friday , Trump said he had ordered "precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapon capabilities" of the Syrian regime. British opposition lawmakers have called on May to give Parliament a vote before any military action. "They agreed it was vital that the use of chemical weapons did not go unchallenged, and on the need to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime". Read More »

EC denies leak of Karnataka Assembly elections poll date

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While the Congress is estimated to win 90-101 seats, its primary challenger BJP is slated to win 78-86 seats. Last time around, in the 2013 Assembly polls, CM Siddaramaiah had stormed in to power by winning 121 seats. He said the party was ready to take up any issue but that the Congress did not allow the Parliament to function in the recently concluded session which saw more disruptions than discussions leading to a complete washout. Read More »

Syria, Russia and Iran condemn tripartite attack on Damascus

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Putin also reaffirmed Russia's view that a purported chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma that prompted the strike was a fake. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that an attack on Syria could take place "very soon or not so soon at all", arguing he had never signalled the timing of retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack that he had suggested was imminent a day earlier. Read More »