At least 87 people, including 31 children, were killed in the alleged attack, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor. Russia, Syria and Iran have strongly warned the United States against launching new strikes on Syria . "I like to think they didn't know. I have absolutely no doubt we did the right thing".
Estes received 53 percent of the vote in Kansas's 4th Congressional District, compared to Thompson's 46 percent. But now, after the Kansas election, what if you're a Republican in a district that Trump won by, say, 5 points? President Donald Trump made a Twitter appeal for Kansas Republican Ron Estes on Tuesday.
India has said that if Mr Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer, is executed, it will be "premeditated murder". It is particularly significant that Jadhav's arrest was announced even as Pakistani investigating officials were being shown evidence of the attack on the Pathankot airbase in India.
Associated Press journalists watched as surprised election officials processed Mr Ahmadinejad's paperwork on Wednesday. Baghaei held the post of vice president for executive affairs under Ahmadinejad. Ahmadinejad's candidacy may be a stunt to ensure at least one of his acolytes makes the cut. More than 500 people have filed as possible candidates since registration began Tuesday and ends Saturday.
But following a tremendous 2016 performance that saw him put up 6.5 sacks and 52 tackles while grading out as one of the top pass rushers in the National Football League, this decision was made easy for Houston . The former No. 1 overall pick spent his first two National Football League seasons existing in relative obscurity, recording a grand total of 47 tackles and 4.5 sacks.
Personal belongings could be seen dangling out of the windows. Abu Bakir al-Habeeb al-Hakim used to work with al-Qaida and then the al-Nusra Front in Syria, the statement said. "All these thousands of people are stuck in less than half a kilometer (500 yards)". He said the area was walled off from all sides and there were no restrooms.
Evacuees who were waiting to enter Aleppo were targeted in an explosion this afternoon. An evacuation deal had stalled and the buses were stranded for some 30 hours prior to the attack. Pictures on social media showed the apparent aftermath of the blast, with bodies lying on the ground and blackened buses with windows blown out. The buses carrying almost 5,000 pro-government evacuees have been stuck in an area on the edge of Aleppo city, as a much criticized population transfer deal stalls.
In order to cope with the rising nuclear threat, Washington authorized a deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system in South Korea, which it began to deploy last month. Tillerson also said the USA goal is the North's denuclearisation, not regime change. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? "I think that in North Korea, it's an enormous unknown".
Both sides struggled to create much in a disappointing first half in which neither goalkeeper was tested, though Leroy Sane will have been aggrieved not to have earned a penalty. "Last season Manuel [Pellegrini] was so upset he could not use him and this season is the same". This actually was a must-win match for City and win it they did to give their top four hopes a tremendous increase.
Following the 4 April atrocity, President Donald Trump ordered a cruise missile strike on a Syrian regime airbase from where the chemical attack was allegedly launched. Last week Trump ordered airstrikes on a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack which killed 80 people and was described by the U.S.
Egypt has named the suicide bomber who attacked a cathedral in Alexandria as 31-year-old Mahmoud Hassan Mubarak Abdullah, describing him as a fugitive with links to militant cells that carried out previous strikes in the country. On a visit to Algeria, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini expressed solidarity with the Egyptian government and people in the fight against terrorism and stressed that those responsible for the attacks must be held accountable.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after a two hour meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin delivering a grim outlook. Tillerson's stance changed after the attack on Idlib province, and he said Thursday the United States is part of an worldwide coalition to remove Assad via a political process.
The Children's Safety Fair begins at 10 a.m. Kids can explore fire trucks and a police cruiser, and receive bike helmet stickers and certificates for free bike helmets from Providence. The egg was a symbol of the rebirth of the earth in pre-Christian celebrations of spring. She says this is Colton's fifth egg hunt and events like these help visually-impaired kids feel more independent.
Spicer said Manafort had a "limited role for a very limited amount of time ". NPR's Lucian Kim says Paul Manafort's name keeps popping up as the Ukrainians investigate. This could mean that two former Trump higher-ups, Manafort and Flynn, will have had to register as such, though neither is registered as working in the interests of the Russian government ― for Manafort it'd be Ukraine, whereas Flynn filed due to his work for the Turkish government.
Economic woes Opposition parties said their first protest would form part of a rolling mass action campaign that would continue until Mr Zuma had voluntarily stood down or been recalled by his party, the African National Congress. We are anti-corruption. It's not a white thing, it's not a black thing, it's a human race thing. It has nothing to do with color. The marches were follow-ups of the nationwide anti-Zuma protests on April 7.
Western allies blamed the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad and US President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against a Syrian air force base in response . Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Trump's administration has found itself under pressure from those who "want to prevent it from curing the wounds inflicted by Barack Obama's administration and are using the Russian card in internal political struggle".
According to the Vienna Convention, the State which detains a national of another country must allow consular officers of the other country to access the detainee. A year ago in July, Director General of Indian Coast Guard Rajender Singh was given warm welcome by Pakistani authorities, when he led an Indian delegation for the annual talk for Islamabad .
Mr. Assad said the reports of a chemical attack by government forces were fabricated and he also questioned the authenticity of the video footage. Assad had agreed to turn in his entire chemical weapons inventory in 2013 when the U.S. The pair criticised Russian Federation for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution on Syria and accused Moscow and Tehran of covering up details of Mr Assad's chemical weapons use.
State media says the incident was caused by a "suicide bomber" who reportedly used a van meant for carrying supplies to gain entrance to the area. This frame grab from video provided by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media shows Syrian families gathering to leave in buses from Madaya, an opposition-held town near Damascus, Syria, Friday, April 14, 2017.
Protesters wielded signs and marched up and down the street. "Come on, really? What are you hiding?" Thousands of people descended on downtown Seattle Saturday to take part in Tax Day protest marches. Rallies were held in more than 150 cities around the country. Check out the masses that turned out and some of the signs protesters brought to the Tax March below.
Wang last month urged North Korea to suspend its nuclear weapon and missile tests in exchange for South Korea and the US putting their war games on hold, reviving a proposal first raised by Pyongyang. Kim Jong Un has overseen three nuclear tests and a string of missile and rocket launches since taking over after the death of his father, dictator Kim Jong Il, in late 2011.
On Saturday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived at Pyongyang's main Kim Il Sung Square, named after his grandfather. Pictures on state television showed thousands of soldiers marching in formation alongside tanks, balloons and enormous crowds.
Cyclone Cook - believed to be the most bad storm in almost 50 years - caused landslides and uprooted trees. Ahead of the storm's arrival, some residents fled their homes as authorities declared a state of emergency in parts of the North Island.
The two countries iterated the importance of stability and security of Indo-Pacific region through which important Sea Lines of Communication (SLOCs) pass. The joint statement underscores the mutual benefits of strong bilateral relations. In his statement after holding bilateral talks with Turnbull, Modi drew cricket analogies to describe the ties between the two countries.
Pence is due in Seoul at the start of a 10-day trip to Asia in what his aides said was a sign of the US commitment to its ally in the face of rising tension. The US said a ballistic missile exploded within seconds of the launch. Another missile test from Sinpo ended in failured earlier this month, when the rocket spun out of control and plunged into the ocean.
Jammu and Kashmir former chief minister and National Conference stalwart Farooq Abdullah, who had lost the seat in the 2014 elections, is locked in a straight fight with Nazir Ahmad Khan of the ruling PDP along with seven other candidates. The decision to order re-polling was taken after officials of the State Election Commission and election observers held a meeting with leaders of mainstream political parties in Srinagar .
The EU wants a draft deal by October 2018 so that national leaders will have time to approve it before ratification by the European Parliament, most likely in early 2019. You think we are a hostage. EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier attends a debate on Brexit priorities and the upcomming talks on the UK's withdrawal from the EU at the European Parliament in Strasbourg , France, April 5, 2017.
Syria has denied it carried out a chemical-weapons attack, but USA and other Western leaders have said there was no doubt Assad's government was responsible for the attack that killed at least 70 people. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has recalled that the United States, just as Russia, is a guarantor of Syria's chemical disarmament, and the very instance of chemical weapons elimination was stated "in bold print" in an OPCW report.
US Pacific Command detected and tracked what it assessed to be a North Korean ballistic missile launch on Sunday morning, said US Navy Commander Dave Benham, a spokesman for US Pacific Command. The North has warned of a nuclear strike against the United States if provoked. "We've got a powerful nuclear deterrent already in our hands and we certainly will not keep our arms crossed in the face of a USA pre-emptive strike", Vice Foreign MinisterHan Song-ryol said.
As part of the ongoing probe into Russian manipulation of the 2016 election, Manafort is among four people being reviewed by congressional investigators. It cited unspecified information brought to light in recent months and conversations with Justice Department employees as the reason for its decision.
It also noted Korea's track record of "asymmetric foreign exchange interventions". "I'm going to instruct my treasury secretary to label China a currency manipulator!" The Wall Street Journal paraphrased Trump as saying that the reason he changed his mind on the currency issue was because China has not been manipulating its yuan for months and because taking the step now could jeopardize his talks with Beijing on confronting the threat from North Korea.
Russia's alleged meddling in the USA presidential election also hovered over the first face-to-face encounter between Mr Putin and a Trump administration Cabinet member. Syria's military had given up all chemical weapons in 2013 and would not have used them anyway, Assad told agency AFP in his first interview since the deaths.
He received applause when he made the Spicer comments, but was booed and jeered when he tried to explain what Spicer was trying to say. Spicer was attempting to compare the actions of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his chemical attack that killed more than 80 people to Hitler and the Holocaust.
Meanwhile, India has called off the Indo-Pak maritime security dialogue it was to host next week in the backdrop of tensions arising over the death sentence handed down to Kulbhushan Yadav, the PTI reported. Pakistan claims Mr Jadhav was arrested while crossing into the restive province of Balochistan from Iran in March 2016 and that he was working as a spy working for RAW.
April, who was due to give birth in January or February at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, in western NY, was pregnant for at least 16 months, compared with the typical gestation period of 15 months, according to zoo officials. The money earned will be used to take care of the animals. These births are worth celebrating: Giraffes are now classified as "vulnerable" to extinction, having plummeted in numbers by almost 40 percent over the last three decades, according to the ...