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United Airlines Is Getting A Lot Backlash Because Of A Dress Code

A condition of this benefit, however, is that passengers abide by a dress code policy which United Airlines claimed leggings violated. Regularly ticketed passengers are not subject to the same dress code and can wear leggings, Guerin said.

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Turkey says U.S. strikes 'cosmetic' if Assad stays in power

Despite no investigation into the incident, which Russian Federation and Syria said coincided with the bombing of a rebel warehouse storing munitions and toxic substances allegedly used in the production of shells used in Iraq and in some previous gas attacks in Syria , the USA and its western allies have jumped to conclusions that Syrian President Bashar Assad bears responsibility for " chemical attack ".

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Trump's Syria strike celebrated by 'terrorists', Iran says

Two US Navy destroyers in the Mediterranean Sea fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Shayrat air base in western Homs province at about 04:40 Syrian time (01:40 GMT) on Friday. In addition to deploying the frigate, the Russian defence ministry promised "measures to bolster and increase the effectiveness of the Syrian armed forces' air defence systems".

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Twitter Sues DHS After Agency Demands Identity of 'Alt Immigration'

Following Trump's election, a handful of popular " rogue " Twitter accounts sprang up, purporting to be run by disgruntled employees of federal agencies. "When rights of free speech-especially anonymous free speech-are at stake, courts generally permit an organization or business to assert those rights on behalf of its members or customers", the lawsuit states.

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North Korea blasts US strikes on Syria, says justify nukes: state media

The comments were made by a Foreign Ministry official and carried Sunday by North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency. "We will bolster up in every way our capability for self-defense to cope with the USA evermore reckless moves for a war and defend ourselves with our own force", KCNA added.

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Stockholm attack: 'Isis sympathiser' kills four in terror attack

The man is believed to be from Uzbekistan and is reported to be an Isis sympathiser. No Malaysians were involved in the truck attack in Stockholm , Sweden yesterday afternoon, said Wisma Putra. The Ahlens store described it as "a bad decision" on its Facebook page, saying its motivation "was born out of the idea of standing up for transparency and not allowing evil forces take control of our lives".

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The new bus, railway projects inaugurated by PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina

Three other pacts aimed at aiding Bangladesh in various aspects of the civil nuclear energy programme, from setting up nuclear power units to addressing issues related to nuclear safety, were signed. Sheikh Hasina also visited an exhibition at the venue on the war and met veterans who had served in the war which led to the break up of then East Pakistan and the formation of an independent Bangladesh.

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U.S. carrier group heads to Korean Peninsula to increase presence

Mr Abe said he's watching closely how China will react to the North Korea issue, according to NHK, after Mr Trump held his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Florida. Pacific Command Third Fleet told VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb. Now, in the latest sign that tensions are increasing, the United States has deployed a Navy strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier from Singapore.

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United States warships divert from Australia to Korea

In appearances on the Sunday news shows, Tillerson said advances in North Korea's ballistic missile program concerned the USA the most. The U.S. Pacific Command directed the carrier group to sail north to the western Pacific after departing Singapore on Saturday, according to a Navy news release.

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Olympic women's champ Adams wins pro debut

Indeed, there was a similar response to Katie Taylor on the undercard of Jorge Linages-Anthony Crolla here at this same venue two weeks ago. Carcamo, from Argentina, could not boast the amateur career Adams had, but she did at least have professional experience of fighting without a head-guard, having won four of her seven bouts.

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Trump jokes he's 'gotten nothing' from Xi so far

The White House has downplayed expectations for a breakthrough on U.S-China issues like trade and tariffs, insisting that the 24-hour summit is mostly an introductory meeting for Trump and Xi. "I'm not advocating pre-emptive war, nor do I think that the deployment of nuclear weapons buys more for us than it costs". While emphasizing support for a "political solution" to the Syrian Civil War, Hua refused to answer whether China considers Assad's regime "the sole legitimate government in ...

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Assad is on notice after United States air strikes

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has canceled a planned trip to Russia because of fast-changing developments in Syria - prompting a mocking tweet and a Russian official to take a dig at the West. The United States notified Russian Federation ahead of the strike, to avoid any possible misinterpretation, the officials explained . Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara sees the USA intervention in Syria as appropriate but not enough.

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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina accorded ceremonial welcome

Every neighbouring country of India should also prosper. Hasina, accompanied by five Bangladesh ministers in the 26-member delegation, visited Ajmer by helicopter. India's doors are always open for cooperation, but for that Pakistan has to shun terrorism, PM Modi said on Saturday. He also expressed hope for early implementation of the Bhutan-Bangladesh-India-Nepal Motor Vehicles Agreement.

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'N Korea blasts US strikes on Syria, says justify nukes'

The response, Reuters reported , came from the foreign ministry through the state-run news agency KCNA. Putting nukes in South Korea and assassinating Kim Jong-un are said to be among the solutions, according to top USA military officials.

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Warplane strikes Syrian town that was hit by chemical attack, again

Fresh strikes in Idlib came as Russian Federation sent a frigate armed with cruise missiles to a port in western Syria, in an apparent show of force in response to the United States action, CNN reported. But US allies took a different stance. 'The moral stain of the Assad regime could no longer go unanswered, ' the United States ambassador to the UN said.

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Rapport is key when Trump and Xi sit down

Placing nuclear weapons in South Korea will be the first nuclear deployment overseas since the end of the Cold War, NBC noted. Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Mar-a-Lago in Florida is the first real test of Trump's campaign promises to win negotiations with the US's chief economic and military rival.

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Spieth: 'You can't really Jordan-proof' Augusta

I'm a major champion, but I'm looking for more. "If you don't, you really don't have a chance to make a putt". In the end, Spieth had to settle for 29 feet after an incredible shot to set up an unlikely eagle try. He went wire-to-wire to win in 2015. If Spieth wins after an opening 75 that had him trailing by 10 shots, it would be the best 54-hole victory fightback in Masters history.

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Stockholm truck attack: Swedish prosecutor says second person arrested

Prosecutor Hans Ihrman told reporters that the suspect has not yet spoken to authorities and could not confirm whether he was a legal resident of Sweden. Sweden's Vice-Prime Minister Isabella Lovin and Education Minister Gustav Fridolin laid red and yellow roses Saturday morning, close to the site of the attack.

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USA envoy says Syria's Assad must go after 'chemical attack'

Last week, the USA launched a missile strike on a Syria military air base. "What we are going to say is, 'Look, when you have a violation of the chemical weapons issue, and you've got a violation of Security Council resolutions over and over again, and you vetoed, seven times, to protect this war criminal, we're going to call you out on it, '" she said.

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Klopp delighted with Liverpool smash-and-grab

Liverpool got away with it today, but the team may not get so lucky in future games. The availability of a healthy Sturridge must be hard for Jurgen Klopp to overlook normally, never mind amidst the team's current injury crisis. Nice weather, 63 points and I couldn't feel any better. Stoke nearly made it 2-0 in the 51st minute when an bad header from Wijnaldum obliged goalkeeper Simon Mignolet to foil Adam from point-blank range.

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North Korea says Syria airstrikes justify its nuclear arsenal

Sen. John McCain said Friday that the biggest threat facing the United States is not coming from the Middle East, it is coming from the "crazy fat kid" in North Korea - alluding to the nation's leader Kim Jong-un. Raising the alarming specter of a second Korean War, the president has effectively affirmed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's warning that unilateral military action to eliminate North Korea's nuclear arsenal has not been ruled out.

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Trump, Japan's Abe Agree to Keep Unity on North Korea: NHK

A White House official, who briefed reporters on Tuesday about the upcoming two-day meeting, said North Korea is "a matter of urgent interest" for Trump, and Washington feels that "the clock is very, very quickly running out". North Korea is known for its exaggerated and belligerent rhetoric in response to world events. North Korea has already conducted a number of weapons tests this year, including firing a ballistic missile into the waters off the Korean Peninsula last week, ahead of ...

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Russia warns of serious consequences from US strike in Syria

Johnson discussed the move with his United States counterpart last night after the United States launched 59 tomahawk cruise missiles at the Shayrat airbase in Syria, following intelligence that deadly chemical weapons attacks on civilians originated there.

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Russia's Lavrov and US Tillerson spoke by phone about situation in Syria

Much of the worldwide community accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government of responsibility for Tuesday's suspected chemical attack on Khan Sheikhun, though Damascus denied responsibility. He said: "Is this what taking back control looks like?" Iran's president Hassan Rouhani argued the move meant "all the terrorists in Syria are celebrating this U.S.

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Indian, Chinese navies rescue hijacked ship

The Chinese navy sent a team of 18 men to sanitise the 178-metre merchant vessel, with the Indian Navy providing the communication link and air cover with its helicopters. At the end of the operation, the Chinese Navy thanked the Indian navy for its role in successful operation. The Indian Navy also returned compliment to their Chinese counterparts.

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Swedish health service says 10 still in hospital

He declined to comment on Swedish media reports that the suspect was a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan. The man, detained on Friday night on terrorism charges after the attack in the capital, appeared to have acted alone but "we still can not rule out that more people are involved", he said.

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Stockholm 'Terrorist' Truck Attack: Store Sorry for Damaged Goods Promo

The unnamed suspect, aged 39 and from Uzbekistan, was detained on Friday evening in Marsta, 25 miles north of Stockholm , after a CCTV image of a person of interest wearing a grey hooded jacket was released to the public. Ireland offered Sweden its solidarity and support on Friday following what the Swedish government said appeared to be a terrorist attack in Stockholm .

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Hollande, Trudeau mark centenary of WW1 battle at Vimy Ridge

The commemorative ceremony at Vimy is being billed as a chance to mark what has come to be regarded as a seminal moment in Canada's history. And so, let us take this opportunity to pay tribute to the families of those courageous Canadians who fought at Vimy Ridge 100 years ago.

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Nikki Haley: 'We Don't See a Peaceful Syria With Assad in There'

President Donald Trump, before his election, described fighting ISIS and seeking Assad's removal at the same time as "idiocy". In the interview with CNN , Haley said peace in Syria was impossible with Assad in power. Secondly, we don't see a peaceful Syria with Assad in there. Syria and Russian Federation said the chemical explosion in Idlib, which left more than 80 people dead, was caused by an airstrike on a militant-controlled depot.

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Le Pen backs lifting European Union economic sanctions imposed on Russian Federation

The Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, on Thursday also said it was "fictional" to think Russia wanted to interfere in the French vote, before praising Le Pen as a "realist or anti-globalist" figure. She has visited Moscow on several occasions, enjoying positive Russian media coverage. Le Pen told the speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin , that she had "always pressed for the abolition of sanctions" because she regarded them as "counter-productive", ...

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North Creek Holy Week Services

Funds are also used to lovingly assist travelers in need. For information, call the church at 503-325- 3871. Episcopal Church of the Saviour will have the Great Vigil for Easter at 7:30 p.m. Transportation or more information: 256-837-6224 or 232-5606. SIOUX CITY | Palm Sunday service at Whitfield United Methodist Church , 1319 W. Fifth, will be held at 8:45 a.m.

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Donald Trump says U.S. 'representing the world' in Syria air strikes

The US has been pushing China to put pressure on North Korea to stop its nuclear program and missile testing, but Trump said in an interview published Sunday with the Financial Times that the US would be prepared to act alone to stop North Korea.

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US, Russia at odds over strikes on Syrian air base

But the Russian Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that the deadly gas contamination was caused by the explosion of chemical weapons produced and stored by the rebels, after Syrian aircraft bombed the area. US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has also said that Washington would announce additional sanctions on Syria in the near future. So far, they said, they do not have any confirmation of any military or civilian deaths.

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Little concern about border: John Kelly

On Wednesday, he again said he doesn't expect to build a 2,000-mile wall, based on recommendations from Customs and Border Protection agents about what they think would help prevent illegal entries. They will be constructed on a roughly quarter-mile (400-meter) strip of federally owned land in San Diego within 120 feet (37 meters) of the border, though a final decision has not been made on the precise spot, the official said.

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St Petersburg metro blast carried out by a Kyrgyz origin: Russian investigators

Kyrgyz officials said he was a member of the Uzbek minority in the southern city of Osh who received Russian citizenship in 2011 through his father. Russia's health minister on Tuesday raised the death toll from 11 to 14 and said 49 people are still in hospital.


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