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Sanders calls on Trump to come to Congress over Syria strikes

House, called al-Assad's actions a "crime against humanity and a clear violation of global law". Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have since called on Trump to seek congressional approval before future military action. While Bernie Sanders has not outright condemned the strike in Syria, Bustle reported that he is "deeply concerned" about what lies ahead for the United States and has suggested that starting another war in the Middle East is something that could have very grave ...

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Airline facing backlash for barring girls wearing leggings

But two other girls were turned away and not allowed to board because they didn't have any other clothing, she said. "Since when does United police women's clothing?" "I don't care what kind of passengers they were". Longstanding policy requires those who enjoy the perks of airline employment, which include travel passes for family and guests, to present themselves in a way that represents the airline well.

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Delta Air Lines throws pizza party for stranded passengers

This is not the first time Delta has thrown food at a problem: past year, following a massive power outage that led to 2,300 canceled flights, the airline brought passengers doughnuts and pizza and offered free liquor, ABC News reported.

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Masters 2017: Fast-finishing Justin Rose pleased his patience paid off

He had it to as low as 7-under Saturday before faltering to a third-round 72, though, leaving him two shots out of the lead at 4-under. Ballesteros, who died in 2011, was the first European to win the Masters in 1980 and backed it up in 1983.

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He Did It! Kyrgios Leads Australia To Davis Cup Quarterfinal Victory

USA captain Jim Courier replaced scheduled doubles player Sam Querrey with Sock about an hour ahead of Saturday's match, despite Sock having lost his singles match to Jordan Thompson on Friday. "I couldn't be prouder of my boys", Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt said afterward. France need to win just one more rubber to eliminate Great Britain, who are severely weakened with the absence of Andy Murray.

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Egypt's Palm Sunday Church Bombings; 36 People Killed

ISIS threatened further attacks against Egypt's Christians, saying in an online statement carried by a news site affiliated with the group, "Let the crusaders and apostates know that they will pay a huge bill with their son's blood". Egypt has struggled to combat a wave of militancy since the 2013 military overthrow of an elected Islamist president. El-Sissi said in a statement that Sunday's attacks would only strengthen the resolve of Egyptians against "evil forces".

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As Westinghouse declares bankruptcy, what happens to the nuke plants it's building?

The announcement comes as nuclear technology provider Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC), which is also majority owned by Toshiba , files for US Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Westinghouse and affiliates intend to use bankruptcy to "isolate them from the one specific area of their businesses that is losing money: their construction of nuclear power plants in Georgia and SC", the company said in a filing in Manhattan's U.S.

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Imam-e-Kaaba addressing JUI-F congregation

He appealed to the Muslims to follow the teachings of the Quran and Sunnah to get success in this world and the life after death. Speaking to the faithful after leading Maghrib prayers at historical Badshahi Masjid here on Sunday, he said Islam is a religion of moderation, peace and reconciliation.

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Economic pact with Australia not to be inked during Malcolm Turnbull's visit

Assad in any solution or settlement". Besides the powerful coal lobby, the Liberal Prime Minister's visit to India would be followed with avid interest by the Australian universities and vocational training institutes. But FTA talks have been stalled since before Christmas with each side conducting a "stocktake" to determine where they are in terms of negotiations.

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Rand Paul: Syria strikes 'not in the national interest'

Now, Trump is learning the hard way demanding action in Syria is far more complicated than he thought. "The Constitution says that in order to declare war, you have to go to Congress and get approval", he said in a prepared statement Friday.

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Vimy Ridge: Royals to commemorate defining WW1 battle

Two Canadian Mounted Police sit on their horses prior to a sunset ceremony and mounting of the vigil at the WWI Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Canadian troops prepared carefully, learning from the mistakes made by British and French troops that had tried and failed to reclaim the ridge. Instead, rain and sleet and artillery shells had lashed what then was a muddy, bloody battlefield as 30,000 Canadian soldiers huddled in trenches ...

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Garcia wins 1st major title at the Masters

Thomas Pieters and Charl Schwartzel are also at 5 under. Another dramatic finish seemed assured at Augusta National as a star-studded lineup of contenders in the year's first major championship prepared for afternoon tee times. No one ever played more majors as a pro - 70 - before winning one for the first time. One of the players expected to make a big run Saturday was Rory McIlroy, who began the day five shots off the lead at 1-over.

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Bernie Sanders says Donald Trump 'does not have authority to launch missiles'

Trump had said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "choked out the lives of helpless men, women and children... even handsome babies", continuing that "no child of God should ever suffer such horror". "That's what they have got to do". You heard Lindsey Graham just say that was not the case and President Trump did not say the US was under eminent threat.

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The Trump Administration Has No Idea What It's Doing on Syria

Welch noted that US troops are on the ground in Syria and USA planes are conducting regular air strikes in the country. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have since called on Trump to seek congressional approval before future military action.

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Delta Says 150 More Flights Canceled as Storm Effects Linger

Storms that grounded planes for a few hours on Wednesday put Delta's planes and flight crews out of position. "We were canceled, stand by, canceled". Change fee waivers remain in place for those voluntarily changing their flights. Delta Air Lines is still struggling to recover after severe weather caused the airline to cancel thousands of flights, leaving passengers- including many spring break and holiday travelers- stranded.

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Trump, Xi showdown fails to materialize

The comments come as the two leaders wrapped up a Florida summit, and signal a U-turn from his anti-China rhetoric on the campaign trail a year ago. "Some forces are loud-mouthed that the recent USA military attack on Syria is an action of warning us but we are not frightened by it", the report said, adding that the North's "tremendous military muscle with a nuclear force as its pivot" will foil any aggression by the U.S.

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Daniel Cormier Submits Anthony Johnson, 'Rumble' Announces Retirement

After the fight ended, the head scratching continued, as another fighter has called it a career in Buffalo. So it's official now, Cormier-Johnson II is on for Saturday night. "To knock out Cormier would be the icing on the cake you know what I mean?" Johnson has yet to win a championship since he made his UFC debut in 2007.

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Do you agree with President Trump's decision to bomb Syria?

USA officials said Friday , though, that it's possible Assad's forces have a stockpile of chemical munitions that were kept hidden from weapons inspectors - and that the regime could also have the capability to produce more. Suddenly, he has to start thinking about whether his willingness to support USA action is limited. FRANCE/GERMANY: In a joint statement , President Francois Hollande and Chancellor Angela Merkel said Assad bore "sole responsibility" for the USA strike following the ...

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Trump, Xi record progress at summit

The meeting of the leaders of the world's two largest economies was largely overshadowed by the USA missile strike on Syria. Tillerson said the two leaders noted the urgency of the threat of North Korea's weapons program. "He had a very deliberative process of asking his national security team to develop options", he said. Trump also noted the importance of protecting human rights, and asked China to adhere to worldwide norms in the seas of East Asia.

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Greece cedes to reform demands to snap bailout impasse

Greece will legislate fiscal measures agreed with its global creditors in the coming weeks, the country's Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said after a meeting of euro zone finance ministers in Malta on Friday. The EU's Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has praised Greece's recent strong economic performance, saying the country was exceeding its targets under the program.

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West Jerusalem recognised as Israel's capital by Russian Federation, in surprise statement

The 1948 partition of Israel named Jerusalem an " international city " and most states have refused to guarantee that they will accept a new Israeli capital even as part of a negotiated solution. "We reaffirm our commitment to the United Nations -approved principles for a Palestinian-Israeli settlement, which include the status of East Jerusalem as the capital of the future Palestinian state", the statement said.

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Congressional leaders urge Trump for broader Syria strategy

Trump's strike was praised by former Obama administration officials, many of whom were frustrated with the former president for his failure to strike Syria after a massive chemical attack in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta in 2013. "Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women and children. It was a slow and brutal death for so many - even attractive babies were cruelly murdered in this very barbaric attack".

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EU Expands North Korea Sanctions After Missile Tests

South Korea is protected under an American security umbrella and is home to thousands of U.S. troops. U.S. intelligence officials say Pyongyang could be less than two years away from developing a nuclear warhead that could reach the continental United States.

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Elected leaders offer thoughts on Equal Pay Day, salary gap

Tuesday, the YWCA and community leaders sold lemonade to raise awareness about what they call the "sour truth" surrounding the pay gap between men's and women's wages. These figures are broad overviews and compare the pay among all full-time, year-round workers. The campaign coincides with Equal Pay Day , a nationwide event created by the National Committee on Pay Equity, which will take place Tuesday.

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Tillerson: 'No change' to Syria policy after strike

The nature of the substance used has not been confirmed, and Syria has insisted it would not and has not used chemical weapons. "Once we can eliminate the battle against ISIS, conclude that and it is going quite well, then we hope to turn our attention to cease-fire agreements between the regime and opposition forces".

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SpaceX makes history by launching recycled rocket

The impressive feat drew ecstatic cheers at SpaceX's mission control centre in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX reckons that reusing rockets will let it cut its costs by about 30 percent. Traditionally rockets will lose the majority of their parts during launches, but Musk's company hopes to increase the ability of rockets to be recycled.

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Donald Trump's granddaughter floors Chinese President Xi Jinping with her Mandarin skills

In the official meeting with the Chinese President, Ivanka Trump's children, Arabelle and Joseph, serenaded Xi Jinping and his wife Madame Peng Liyuan with a Chinese song " Mo Li Hua " ( Jasmine Flower). First lady Melania Trump and Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese president Xi Jinping, left, applaud while listening to an orchestra perform. The children also recited Chinese poetry " San Zi Jing " - a Confucian classic text used to teach young children about moral principles - though ...

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Trump explained U.S. position on THAAD to Xi - S.Korea

The trade relationship between the two countries and the rising threat of North Korea's nuclear program will be at the top of the agenda. Sitting across from Xi on the second day of a Florida summit overshadowed by United States missile strikes in Syria overnight, Trump declared on Friday that his relationship with the Chinese leader was outstanding after they discussed trade irritants and concerns about North Korea's nuclear program.

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'Marginal' chance of storms today, Tuesday

Some schools in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama canceled or delayed the start of classes Monday so students wouldn't travel in heavy rain or on flooded streets. Winds were expected to reach 80 miles per hour. Georgia Power's website said almost 18,000 customers remained without power as of 8 p.m. Monday .

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Three arrested in Atlanta I-85 bridge fire

Sophia Bruner and Barry Thomas were also charged in connection with the incident. The man had been smoking crack before he maliciously set the fire. "This is such a rare thing to occur". ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta area commuters crowded aboard mass transit trains and fewer cars hit the road Monday as public schools went on spring break, easing fears of fierce gridlock after last week's fiery collapse of a key interstate bridge.

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United Airlines accused of 'sexualising young girls' in leggings row

United Airlines is facing a lot of backlash today after a passenger witnessed a gate agent trying to enforce a dress code on the plane. Even better, they can extend this privilege to a select number of what we call " pass riders ". - Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts ) March 26, 20173) As the mother of 4 daughters who live and travel in yoga trousers, I'd like to know how many boys @United has penalized for the same reason.

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Xi Summit's Top Accomplishment: Getting to Know Each Other

The White House said the location was selected to give the two days of discussions a more relaxed feel. It has conducted five nuclear tests -two since the beginning of last year-and scores of missile tests. -China dialogue by putting the two presidents at the head of the forum. Trump said instead the two sides made " tremendous progress ", while striking a tone of optimism about future negotiations.

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Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA): Model S Sales Are Back on Track

They will be counted as deliveries in the second quarter. However, what is shaping up to be a record quarter for Tesla shows that demand for both the Model S and Model X remains strong, even with the highly-anticipated, less-expensive Model 3 on the horizon.

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USA strikes win global praise - but ratchet up Russian Federation tension

He called the Assad government a main force against terrorism and said it deserved the presumption of innocence in the chemical weapons attack. Trump basked in a chorus of support from USA lawmakers and from allies around the world, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Fallon blames Russian Federation for `every civilian death´ in Syria chemical attack

Syria's military said seven people were killed and several wounded. In a letter to the US Congress on Saturday, President Donald Trump explained his decision to launch an attack on the Shayrat Airbase in Syria, claiming he was acting to avert a " humanitarian catastrophe ".


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