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U.S. officials say Russian inaction enabled Syria chemical attack

Lavrov also reaffirmed Russia's position that accusations that the Syrian regime had launched a chemical weapons attack on the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun last week "are not in line with reality". "The Russians will continue to support the Assad (government) because it is in their interests to do so", Carafano said. Does President Trump need approval from Congress to take further action in Syria? The American attack on Shayrat Airbase in Syria killed 14 people including nine innocent ...

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Trump Considering Placing Nuclear Weapons in South Korea as Deterrent to North

In response, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson only offered a 23-word statement: "North Korea launched yet another intermediate range ballistic missile". U.S. Navy ships are a common presence in the Korean Peninsula region and serve in part as a show of force. The only thing that could worry the USA experts is the capability of North Korea's nuclear-tipped missiles to reach the US mainland.

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Just So You Know, Republicans Just Voted To Sell Your Internet Privacy

However, according to critics, the rule would have adversely impacted innovation. On the Republican side, 15 members split from their party and opposed the bill . "Please keep the FCC's Privacy Rules". The future of online privacy is in the hands of President Trump. The bill passed in a 215-205 vote today with Republicans overwhelmingly voting in favor of repealing the broadband privacy rules.

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Hamilton beats Vettel for Chinese Grand Prix win

Hamilton was once again pushed to the limit as he just held off Vettel to claim pole by nearly two tenths of a second - although that margin was a chasm compared to the one-thousandth of a second, the equivalent of 5.9cms of track distance, which separated Vettel from Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes .

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#ZumaMustFall: South Africans Take to the Streets In Protest

EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says, "All members of the ANC as well are invited to come and join because this is not a call to remove the ANC, it's a call to remove one individual who's at the infant stages of dictatorship". The country turned to democracy after white-minority rule ended in 1994 with the country's first all-race vote and the election of Nelson Mandela as president.

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GE CEO Calls For US Leadership On Climate Change

But if Tuesday's briefing was any indication, climate change - a critical issue on which the US and China recently parted ways - won't be on the agenda. Despite growing demand for energy, China has been shifting steadily away from coal. But since then the coal industry has been hit a ideal storm of stagnating electricity demand, a sharp fall in the price of gas, and a record warm winter in 2015/16.

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This Is What A Syrian Refugee Thinks About Trump's Airstrikes

In light of President Donald Trump's deadly attack against Syria Thursday evening, a local news organization in California talked to a Syrian refugee. cities on Friday, ARY News reported . Sen. Kamala Harris, California Democrat, said the administration should consult with Congress on its path forward in dealing with Syria, including a reconsideration of its executive order.

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Pressure on Maple Leafs going into final weekend of season

Toronto gets 0 points AND Islanders get 3 points or less. He was eventually helped off the ice by a team trainer and replaced by backup Curtis McElhinney. You can tell the desperation level. However, Kucherov then caught the Leafs defence napping, weaving through Morgan Rielly and Roman Polak and wristing his 39th past Andersen for a 2-1 lead.

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Trump is threatening 16 countries including India and China for trade deficit

From now on, those who break the rules will face the consequences and there will be very severe consequences", Trump said without naming any country. During the campaign, Trump criticized China's trade policies and the way Washington makes trade deals. "We're going to investigate all trade abuses, and, based on those findings, we will take necessary and lawful action to end those many abuses", Trump said.

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At Trump-Xi meet, showdown fails to materialize

Xi is therefore expected to come under pressure from Trump to take a tougher stance with its neighbour, with the U.S. president potentially calling for China to step up targeted sanctions on North Korea. It was quite a contrast to his pre-election rhetoric which said China was a "tremendous problem", with "unfair" trade deals "taking advantage" of United States workers.

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Atlantic City casino profit is new evidence of stabilization

The closing of five casinos since 2014, the loss of more than 20,000 casino jobs and the subsequent erosion of the city's tax base have devastated the town. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. Morris said he'll never forget buying the property from billionaire Carl Icahn who closed it last October, after a bitter strike over benefits with union casino workers.

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SpaceX relaunches landed rocket booster

Speaking at a post-flight press conference, SpaceX founder Elon Musk expressed his joy at successfully reusing the Falcon 9 for the first time. Following a successful main engine cutoff and first stage separation, Falcon 9's 14-story reusable core returned to Earth and landed on the " Of Course I Still Love You " droneship that was stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Greece & creditors agree key economic reforms

Even Wolfgang Schaeuble, the German finance minister who has been one of Greece's sharpest critics over the past few years, said he didn't expect any major hitches ahead. Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for economic affairs, said the agreement had been reached after "several months of hard negotiations", with a breakthrough made this week.

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Macron Would Be Second Choice for Le Pen Voters in French Ballot

Just behind him was one of the current front runners for the presidency, Emmanuel Macron, whose arguments were most convincing according to 21 percent of respondents. "There is no workers' immunity", said Poutou in a comment widely picked up on Twitter . The latest chapter in the seemingly never-ending drama that is the French presidential campaign brought yet more fireworks Tuesday as candidates clashed on stage in the latest televised debate.

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Harry Styles has revealed this is the best thing about dating him

He said: "I think the thing that's really cool about it is, you know, we all went through that together and it's like you know, something that we'll always have in common". He's opened up about writing his album, telling Nick: 'I started the album end of Feb previous year for about three weeks, and then had to stop for about five months when I went to do a movie [ Dunkirk ].

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Equal Pay Day celebrated Tues. across US

According to the American Association of University Women , "While more education helps increase women's earnings, it still doesn't close the gender pay gap". Across the nation, more than 80 percent of Black women are breadwinners, yet on average, they are paid 63 cents for every dollar paid to a White man.

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Taiwan issue irrelevant in Trump-Xi summit

PALM BEACH, Fla . (AP) - President Donald Trump says his meetings with China's President Xi Jinping went well but as for any progress on trade "only time will tell ". White House officials didn't make a direct connection between the action in Syria and any potential strike on North Korea's nuclear program. The move sent the important message that the U.S.is still the "preeminent power", according to a seasoned diplomat and China hand.

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Sunday shows preview: White House officials talk Syria strike

The attack prompted the United States to fire 59 cruise missiles into a Syrian air base from which it said the attack was launched. "I believe that such awful crime, war crime, can not go without punishment", Sawah said over the phone. role in the Syrian war. At the same time, Syria's President al-Assad also condemned the attack, although leaders in the West backed Trump's action.

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Drought is over in California, governor declares; some watering restrictions remain

Conservation will surely still continue, as Californians cut down on their water use by more than 22-percent from June 2015 to January 2017. Other key elements of the plan include banning wasteful practices, such as hosing sidewalks and watering lawns during or after rain; requiring urban water suppliers to prepare water shortage contingency plans, including a drought risk assessment every five years; and requiring more agricultural water suppliers to submit plans that quantify measures ...

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Oil producing nations consider extending oil output cut for another six months

Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Sunday it was too early to say whether there would be an extension. Oil prices peaked at over $100 a barrel in mid-2014, before sinking below $30 in early 2016. Trends in risk appetite will continue to be monitored closely in the short term with oil prices liable to weaken if there is a renewed deterioration in confidence and slide in equity markets.

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American mayors affirm climate goals even after Trump executive order

And, by the way, regulations not only in this industry, but in every industry. But with its capital often choked by smog and its people angry about the environmental devastation that rapid development has wrought across the country, Beijing has become a strong proponent of efforts to halt global warming rather than a hindrance.

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Suspect in fatal barracks ambush hospitalized; trial delayed

Bryon Dickson II, are asking a judge on the eve of his trial to throw out his videotaped confession. Troopers told the jury they knew he was dead even as they frantically performed CPR and tried to revive him with a defibrillator. FILE - In this January 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa .

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AAUW: Humans will 'walk on Mars' before gender gap closes

On average, women make up less than 30% of employees in each role. After strong progress shrinking the pay disparity in the 1980s and 1990s, the improvement has slowed recently. The charity is also calling for the Government to investigate the causes of low pay amongst young women and to make it an obligation for businesses to close any gender pay gaps.

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Tillerson says missile strikes carry a message for others

The Carl Vinson Strike Group, which includes an aircraft carrier and several destroyers, has been deployed to the region since the beginning of the year. A US carrier group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, shown here, departed Singapore on Saturday, April 8, towards the Korean Peninsula, according to a Navy news release.

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US steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russia talks

This was an immediate response to a lethal chemical gas attack by the Assad regime, that killed over 80 civilians. "Assad has to go", Morell said. The Senate's No. Unsurprisingly, the US military and its allies are adopting a cautious stance in Syria while they assess the changed dynamics and monitor signs of any moves to retaliate over the Shayrat missile strike.

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Oil rises on weak dollar, but bloated supply still weighs

However, it shouldn't be enough to start a rally since U.S. production continues to overwhelm any attempts by OPEC and non-OPEC countries to control supply and stabilise prices. As the U.S. output continues to rally and worries over OPEC cuts is looming, the discount on U.S. WTI crude prices to Global Brent crude grew at $2.90 per barrel, marking its widest close since 2015, in which U.S.

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Here's Why Mercedes Pulled Ads from The O'Reilly Factor

Allstate in a statement wrote that "inclusivity & support for women are important to us". BMW says it suspended advertising on the show due to the recent allegations. "In effect, they are paying for The O'Reilly Factor to stay on the air, and paying to settle the lawsuits against him", explained Nicole Carty, campaigner at SumOfUs .

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Uber to resume self-driving vehicle programme in Arizona, Pittsburgh

Also, unlike in Arizona and Pennsylvania, passengers are not allowed to ride in autonomous vehicles in California. There were no serious injuries, and Uber avoided yet another round of bad press even as its vehicle could not avoid a auto allegedly making an illegal left turn into it.

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Iran's Rouhani condemns USA attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday condemned as "flagrant US aggression on Syria " a USA missile strike on a on a Syrian air base this week and criticized Gulf Arab states for supporting it, state television reported. USA warships deployed to the eastern Mediterranean launched a barrage of 59 Tomahawk missiles against Shayrat Airfield, southeast of the western Syrian city of Homs, on Friday.

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Church bombing north of Egypt's capital kills 26

A man sits on a bench outside a church after a bomb attack in the. An Islamic State affiliate based in the Sinai Peninsula claimed an attack on a Cairo church in December that killed around 30 people and vowed more attacks on Christians.

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The Easter Bunny hops into Wheat Ridge this weekend

The Community Easter Egg Eggstravaganza will include fun activities. The Easter Egg hunt takes place at Oregon Trail Park, which is located near Geil Elementary and the Gering Armory. Children will have the opportunity to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. The hunt, which gives kids 12 and under a chance to track down an assortment of eggs containing candy and trinkets, will begin at 3 p.m.

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Lampard explains how Hazard has recaptured his best form at Chelsea

After London rivals Tottenham Hotspur thumped Watford 4-0 to cut their lead to four points, Chelsea faced a potentially hard visit to the sun-drenched south coast. Liverpool, the team placed third but which has played more games than its rivals, left it late as substitutes Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino earned a precious 2-1 victory at Stoke City.

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Indian mob beats African students near Dehli following drug death

The BBC reported that the attacks were prompted by the death of a local teenager due to a drug overdose. "The parents and 300 local people took out a candle march against the death of a boy, Manish Khari, who was allegedly drugged by Nigerian students".

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Outa "exploring legal action" to reinstate Gordhan and oust Zuma

South Africa was granted a reprieve at the end of previous year when rating agencies did not drop it to the "junk" investment category following a series of downgrades, but they warned of the impact of poor growth and political instability.

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SJ Res. 34 to be signed by Trump: ends internet privacy guidelines

The new rules would enable Internet service providers such as Verizon , Comcast and AT&T , to mine information they had collected from the browsing activity of their consumers for highly targeted advertising, an $83 billion market now dominated by Facebook and Google.


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