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Republican, Democratic lawmakers call strike against Syria unconstitutional

Russia on Friday condemned the US missile strike against Syrian government forces late Thursday, and said it was pulling out of an agreement to minimize the risk of in-flight incidents between USA and Russian aircraft operating over Syria .

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It Happened: US Launches Missile Strike On Syria After Chemical Gas Attack

April 2011: Security forces raid a sit-in in Syria's third-largest city, Homs , where thousands of people tried to create the mood of Cairo's Tahrir Square, the epicenter of protests against Egypt's autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Thursday night's strikes were launched from the USS Ross and USS Porter and landed in the early morning Friday in Syria . At least 70 people, including 10 children, were killed in the chemical attacks on Tuesday, in which banned sarin nerve gas was used.

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US general confident North Korean missile can be intercepted

North Korea launched a projectile on Wednesday, which US officials said appeared to be a liquid-fueled, extended-range Scud missile that only traveled a fraction of its range before spinning out of control and crashing into the sea. Many weapons experts say the North could have a functioning nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the continental US within a few years. The idea that the U.S.

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Liverpool FC must be more like Chelsea, says Jurgen Klopp

Third-placed Liverpool now have a better goal difference but only by two, which could easily be wiped out when Arsene Wenger's side eventually catch up on their fixtures. 'Probably you need things like last night to get more experience than this, even though [the result] was not that good. "On the other hand, we've probably still scored the most goals in the Premier League so far [66 - five more than Arsenal], so it's part of the game that we try to create moments all the time".

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Philippines arrests 2 suspected Daesh-linked militants

Police nabbed Husayn Al-Dhafiri and Rahaf Zina at an upscale district of Manila following a tip-off from the Kuwaiti authorities late last month, but the arrests were kept secret while Filipino authorities investigated further, officials said.

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United Kingdom government 'fully supports' USA air strike in Syria

Gabbard's comments came after USA warships in the Mediterranean launched almost 60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a military airfield in Syria. The Kremlin today confirmed it received an advance warning from the U.S. intelligence said some 1,400 were killed by a sarin gas attack, all eyes turned toward Washington. He also said the strikes were meant to "support the terrorists on the ground".' He told Al Arabiya TV that a fire raged for two hours in the base, until it was put out.

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China's Xi urges trade cooperation in first meeting with Trump

Trump also brought many of his top advisers to the meeting, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who spoke with reporters at Palm Beach International Airport after greeting Xi. Trump will put pressure on China to "strictly implement United Nations resolutions and sanctions" on North Korea, since about 90 per cent of Pyongyang's foreign trade is with Beijing, according to the same source.

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IT department raids premises of TN minister Vijayabaskar

In an early morning operation, income tax officials raided Vijaya Bhaskar's Chennai residence. I-T officials believe that the health minister and others associated with him have used black money for the April 12 RK Nagar byelection. The minister, one of the key members of the Sasikala faction, who is now lodged in a Bangalore jail, has always known to be her loyalist. Mr Vijayabaskar belongs to the Sasikala faction and Sarathkumar's All India Samathuva Makkal Katchi (AISMK), recently ...

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Wife of British parliament assailant condemns attack

It heard that Pc Palmer died despite despite wearing standard issue body armour. He said: "Two people in addition to the police officer and the attacker died at the scene; one other person was taken to hospital from the scene and died from his injuries".

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Iran condemns air strike in Syria, Britain, Australia give support

Peskov was also quoted as saying that Russian Federation did not believe that Syria possessed chemical weapons and that the US move would inevitably create a serious obstacle to creating an global coalition to fight terrorism, an idea that Putin has repeatedly pushed.

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Oil Prices Jump 2 Percent After US Launches Missile Strike in Syria

He added: "Tonight I call on all civilised nations in seeking to end the slaughter and bloodshed in Syria ". In this image provided by the US Navy, the USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a tomahawk land attack missile Friday, April 7, 2017, from the Mediterranean Sea.

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United States strikes on Syria: Are there more to come?

The Pentagon said 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired overnight. "I think what happened in Syria is a disgrace to humanity and he's there, and I guess he's running things, so something should happen", Trump said, stopping short of calling on Assad to leave office.

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South Korea Moves Ahead on Defense After North Missile Test

So perhaps Mr Trump is about to call in his "something". Trump is hosting the Chinese leader on Thursday and Friday at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. They will not discuss Taiwan, other than to perhaps reaffirm United States recognition that it is part of China. He said the U.S. Treasury Department would formally label China a currency manipulator on day one of his term in office.

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Airstrike leaves Syrian airbase destroyed, at least 4 soldiers dead

Speaking at dawn, he said rescue and fire-fighting operations had been going on for two hours at the base. The Syrian opposition has always been critical of United States policy towards the Syrian conflict, saying former President Barack Obama's administration had failed to give enough support to rebels fighting the better-armed Syrian army and its allies.

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Israel's New Planned Settlements Stir Emotions

It appeared he was also compelled, however, to demonstrate paying heed to White House concerns that settlement building could pose an obstacle to a lasting peace with the Palestinians. But Israel has not built a full-fledged new settlement since the 1990s. An Israeli government commitment to build a new community nearby for the 40 families evicted from Amona was part of the settlement agreement.

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Netanyahu: Trump 'sent strong message' with Syria strikes

Trump's decision to attack Syria came three-and-a-half years after President Barack Obama threatened Assad with military action after an earlier chemical weapons attack killed hundreds outside Damascus. Speaking in the Rose Garden this week, Trump said he now had a "responsibility" to take action and that the attack has changed his attitude toward Syria.

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Punjabs state highways are now city roads

The centre is reported to be considering the option of a Presidential Reference to the Supreme Court on the issue. CEO of Niti Ayog Amitabh Kant has also said that thousands of people will be unemployed due to the ban on sale of liquor around highways.

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Delta Encourages Fliers to Travel in 'Comfort' Amid United's Leggings Ban Controversy

United barred two teen girls from flying because they were wearing leggings. "This behavior is sexist and sexualizes young girls", Watts said on Twitter . "These tickets have a stricter dress code than the normal contract of carriage ", Seaney told ABC News. According to the policy, which was provided to CNNMoney by a United employee, "pass riders" aren't allowed to wear clothing that doesn't look "neat and professional".

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Devin Nunes' fall from the Russian Federation investigation

Republicans do not call it "outrageous" that Rice might have been involved in potentially asking for Americans to be "unmasked" in classified reports about legal surveillance of foreign targets - including potentially of Trump or his aides.

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Boat Race: Cambridge capitalise on Oxford error to win women's race

Asked what his next aim was he replied, "Number 13 (with Oxford)". And the final word went to Steve Trapmore, head coach of CUBC, after his tenth Boat Race on the Tideway: "We knew Oxford were fast", he told the press at Mortlake, "and we knew that we had to take the race to Oxford and that's what we tried to do".

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Ring roads worth Rs 4300 crore for Jammu and Srinagar

Rs 27 lakh worth of fuel is likely to be saved per day. Modi congratulated the Jammu and Kashmir youth who worked to make the tunnel a reality. It is a single-tube bi-directional tunnel, with a 9.35 metre carriageway, and a vertical clearance of 5 metres.

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Senator Capito continues to show support for Neil Gorsuch

Under the new rules, the Senate voted 55-45 to move ahead on the nomination. Jeff Merkley started talking Tuesday evening and was still going more than 13 hours later as he accused Gorsuch of siding with corporations over regular people, likening Gorsuch's approach to that of Antonin Scalia, the justice who died past year.

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Macron clashes with Le Pen in debate

In this photo dated Tuesday, April 4, 2017 far-left candidate for the French presidential election Philippe Poutou attends a television debate at French private TV channels BFM TV and CNews, in La Plaine-Saint-Denis, outside Paris , France.

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London Attack: Khalid Masood Identified As Killer

The Metropolitan Police said two men remain in custody, while two women have been released on bail until March. Kurt Cochran, an American tourist from Utah, Leslie Rhodes, a 75-year-old Englishman, and Aysha Frade, a London mother of two, were also killed in the brutal attack.

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Muslim man dies after attack by cow vigilantes

The cow vigilantes attacked Khan's cattle truck on a road in Alwar in the desert state of Rajasthan. Khan was among the 15 men who were attacked by a mob, near the highway in the Jaguvas Bahror area of Alwar in Rajasthan, for transporting cows in six vehicles.

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United States strike against Syria: How did we get here?

The New York Times reports that the attack is the first to come directly from President Trump's orders and was likely done quickly in order to maintain an "element of surprise" and also to perhaps "send a message" that President Trump is unafraid to act on extremely short notice.

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Trump, Xi dine together while Syria strike underway

Xi did not make remarks while reporters were in the Mar-a-Lago dining room, and Trump did not answer questions about Syria or North Korea directed at him by journalists. Connie - what can you tell us about the summit so far? "I don't expect a grand bargain on trade. I think what you are going to see is that the president makes very clear to Xi and publicly what we expect on trade", a U.S.

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London attack: More details released on suspect Khalid Masood

Four people were killed and 50 injured after Masood drove his auto into people on Westminster Bridge and stabbed an officer guarding Parliament. ( JollofNews ) - A Gambian woman who was detained by British anti-terrorism police investigating Wednesday Afternoon's terror attack in London has been released on bail.

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United States launches cruise missiles on Syrian air base

The strikes also risk thrusting the USA deeper into an intractable conflict that his predecessor spent years trying to avoid. From his resort in Palm Beach, Fla., Trump said Syrian President Bashar Assad "launched a terrible chemical attack on innocent civilians using a deadly nerve agent".

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Nunes steps away from Russia probe, citing ethics complaints

Mr Ryan said he trusts Mr Nunes, but the ethics inquiry "would be a distraction" for the House Intelligence Committee investigation. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he supported Nunes' decision and said the congressman is eager to talk to the ethics panel.

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Top US intelligence Democrat blasts White House over Nunes documents

He said he expected the documents, related to surveillance that swept up some communications by Trump associates, would be available to the full House and Senate intelligence committees "soon". "The skepticism is, you know, we'll need to consult with the Justice Department..." "At this point, I can't say whether anything was masked or unmasked improperly", he said.

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Bigg Boss 4 Kannada victor admitted in three hospitals in a day

His friends who saw the video early on Wednesday morning, rushed to his flat and shifted him to a private hospital. Pratham filed a complaint about a missing laptop and hard disk too, which apparently contained his yet to be released debut directorial venture Devrawne Budu Guru .

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Some in Congress, Syrian Rebel Forces, Praise American Strike on Assad Airfield

President Donald Trump cast the USA assault as vital to deter future use of poison gas and called on other nations to join in seeking "to end the slaughter and bloodshed in Syria". He added that "these heinous actions by the Assad regime can not be tolerated". August 18, 2011: President Barack Obama calls on Assad to resign and orders Syrian government assets frozen.

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Kim Jong-nam: Body 'arrives in Pyongyang' in exchange deal

The exchange ends weeks of tensions between Kuala Lumpur and Pyongyang that began after the older half-brother of Kim Jong Un was assassinated at a Malaysian airport. The statement did not mention Kim by name. Meanwhile, nine Malaysians who had been barred from leaving North Korea returned to Malaysia early on Friday.

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Allies abandon South Africa President Jacob Zuma

The bishops are concerned about Zuma's decision-making process and his motivation for shuffling the cabinet, said the statement issued by Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town, conference president. Mr Gordhan was at loggerheads with Zuma for months, receiving support from several ministers and major foreign investors, as well as many ordinary South Africans.


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