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World News Air strikes kill at least 30 civilians in Syria's rebel Douma - monitor
Author: 0 Air strikes kill at least 30 civilians in Syria's rebel Douma - monitor

The White Helmets, a group of rescuers operating in opposition-held areas in Syria , said on Saturday that more than 50 air raids had struck the town, which sits just 15km east of the capital, Damascus, over the past 24 hours. Speaking to Al Jazeera from Fresno, in the USA state of California, Tarakji said that many families now in Douma are taking shelter in basements to protect themselves from barrel bombs and shelling.

World News Syrian government slams chemical weapon attack accusation
Author: 0 Syrian government slams chemical weapon attack accusation

On Wednesday, 650 fighters and civilians escorted by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent left Douma and headed north toward the town of Jarablus, according to SANA and opposition activists. It stressed the Syrian government's resolve to end terrorism in every inch of Syria. Syria's state news agency SANA said Syrian air strikes hit the town on Friday in response to rebel mortar fire from Douma that wounded seven people near the capital.

World News Victoria weather: Rain with risk of thunderstorm
Author: 0 Victoria weather: Rain with risk of thunderstorm

Thursday's high temperatures should be in the 50s and Cameron said there will be a chance for rain showers in the late afternoon or evening. While most areas can expect mostly rain with this system, the cooler temps could turn some of that into snow or wintry mix Saturday morning.

World News Three dead after party bus shooting in Rockford
Author: 0 Three dead after party bus shooting in Rockford

During an investigation, police say the suspect was a passenger on the bus. Rockford police say three people were fatally shot early Saturday on a private adult-themed charter bus. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department at 779-500-6551 or Crimestoppers at 815-963-7867. Police arrived to find three people dead inside the bus.

World News Leader comment: A former Russian spy with a vital story to tell
Author: 0 Leader comment: A former Russian spy with a vital story to tell

The UK government claims Russian Federation is behind the attack but Moscow has denied all involvement, calling the accusations "horrific and unsubstantiated". "I will stick with a simple theory that they ate something wrong at the pub, as well as the option that Yulia brought this with her on the plane from someone she knew".

World News Teenager arrested after homeless man found dead in derelict house
Author: 0 Teenager arrested after homeless man found dead in derelict house

The officer who shot an IN robbery suspect is one of those officers. A second man was also injured in the incident and remains in hospital with serious injuries. Brown also was charged with theft and unlawful use of a credit card for stealing a woman's purse from a business in the 100 block of South Schuyler Avenue on February 20.

World News Red Sox Power Past Rays, Losing Streak At Seven
Author: 0 Red Sox Power Past Rays, Losing Streak At Seven

J.D. Martinez added his first Red Sox homer in the seventh and Rafael Devers sent another solo shot into the visiting bullpen, as a lineup that had trailed the club's stellar starting pitching to date did some catching up. He went 2-for-2 with a walk and two RBIs on the afternoon. Devers made it back-to-back homers and gave the Red Sox a 10-2 lead with a fly ball to right center.

World News US imposes sanctions on Russian oligarchs, officials
Author: 0 US imposes sanctions on Russian oligarchs, officials

A state-owned arms-dealing company, accused by the U.S. of selling to Assad, was also targeted, along with a subsidiary bank. Above all else, Russia's attempts to subvert Western democracy prompted the United States sanctions , officials said , in a direct nod to concerns that the United States president has failed to challenge Mr Putin for alleged interference in the 2016 election that brought Mr Trump to power.

World News Weekend weather: Cool, sunny and blustery, but no cherry blossoms
Author: 0 Weekend weather: Cool, sunny and blustery, but no cherry blossoms

If you can believe it - we'll be even COLDER tomorrow with morning temps in the middle 20s and highs barely getting to 40°, as yet another chance for rain/snow rolls in. Overnight, temperatures will not be as cold, in the upper 30s and low 40s. Winds will be out of the north and northeast around 10-20 miles per hour, with some higher gusts.

World News 1 person in serious condition after fire breaks out at Trump Tower
Author: 0 1 person in serious condition after fire breaks out at Trump Tower

Horrified witnesses tweeted: "There is a fire right now in Trump Tower". Trump says it was "Very confined (well built building)". The President was not at Trump Tower, having relocated to Washington, DC for the weekend. Firemen (and women) did a great job. Police said that a number of nearby streets were closed . A fire also broke out at the building in January.

Author: 0 01:26Fire Reported at Trump Tower in NY

New York Daily News is reporting the fire is fast moving, and vision shows flames and smoke billowing from the building. US President Donald Trump has a home in the high rise. "Firemen (and women) did a gret job". It wasn't immediately clear what started the fire. 5th Avenue is closed between East 55th Street and East 57th Street.

World News Prominent Russian businessmen, officials on new US sanctions list
Author: 0 Prominent Russian businessmen, officials on new US sanctions list

Turner and Castro's sanctions bill re-ups measures taken to disrupt the Russian Central Bank and Russian Treasury and hinder the business of other Russian banks and financial institutions. Former Acting CIA Director in the George W Bush administration, John McLaughlin also welcomed the move. Mnuchin said in a news release. "We would like to advise Washington to get rid of illusions that we can be spoken with the language of sanctions", the ministry said.

World News Cactus cruises to win while honoring 2006 National Championship team
Author: 0 Cactus cruises to win while honoring 2006 National Championship team

He takes over for Robert Burdette, who was 35-47 in three seasons, including 10-17 this year. Of the Wildcats' 37 losses over the past seven years, over half have come against fellow BRC powers Eau Claire Memorial and Hudson. Hill scored two goals of her own to go along with two assists. "Uncharacteristic. We made five baserunning mistakes". "It's not fun going as long as we did without playing", Kish said.

World News Palestinians condemn U.S. stand from protests at Gaza border
Author: 0 Palestinians condemn U.S. stand from protests at Gaza border

Murtaja , who was well known in the local media scene, worked for the relatively small Gaza-based Al-Ain media production company, specialising in documentaries. But the US, Israel's closest ally, has blocked a UN Security Council statement supporting the rights of Palestinians to protest peacefully. Washington's plans to launch its new embassy across the identical time, to coincide with the 70 anniversary of the inspiration of the Israeli state, have additional stoked Palestinian anger.

World News There have been no trade talks between China and the US
Author: 0 There have been no trade talks between China and the US

The U.S. stock market fell again Friday, April 6, with the broadest measure, the S&P 500, falling more than 2%. "We reaffirm that the USA 301 Section investigation violates rules of the World Trade Organization and impairs not only interests of both countries, but also the world economy at large", the statement said .

World News Madikizela-Mandela memorial service moved to Orlando Stadium
Author: 0 Madikizela-Mandela memorial service moved to Orlando Stadium

South Africa's northern neighbour believes Madikizela-Mandela was a role model in politics and civil society throughout the African continent. "Many think we know Winnie because she was married to Nelson Mandela ", said Kgama. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's childhood friend Zuziwe Dlamini remembers the days they went to primary school together. The end of apartheid also marked the start of a string of legal and political troubles for Ms.

World News US slaps sanctions on Putin's allies
Author: 0 US slaps sanctions on Putin's allies

Following the news of the sanctions, Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov announced Russian state companies newly sanctioned by the U.S. "The fact that Rosoboronexport is the target confirms the true aim of the sanctions", it said. The action is taken under the Executive Order (E.O.) 13661 and E.O.

World News Father Charged With Homicide In Dickson Boy's Disappearance
Author: 0 Father Charged With Homicide In Dickson Boy's Disappearance

Daniels was booked into the Dickson County Jail and is being held on a $1,000,000 bond. Moreover, investigators said they obtained "credible" advice the little one was seen early Wednesday morning at his dwelling, the Tennessean noted. Although the child's father is the only person who has been arrested in the case so far, Dickson County Sheriff Jeff Bledsoe said the investigation is ongoing and "nothing is off the table".

World News Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Apache crash
Author: 0 Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Apache crash

The names of the soldiers will be released 24 hours after their loved ones receive notice. An Apache helicopter went down around 10 p.m. local time, killing two soldiers from the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade. A Marine jet also crashed in Djibouti on Tuesday. - An Air Force Thunderbird pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada during a routine aerial demonstration training flight on Wednesday.

World News Gold, gold, gold for record-breaking Aussie cyclists
Author: 0 Gold, gold, gold for record-breaking Aussie cyclists

The Australian quartet, which also included Shayna Jack and Emma McKeon , clocked three minutes, 30.05 seconds to beat their previous record of 3:30.65 from the Rio Olympics to win gold ahead of Canada and England . "I have had an unbelievable 14 years diving, chasing my dream of representing Australia ", said Kovchenko, who hails from nearby Brisbane. "I think I'm still in shock".

World News Take pledge for BJP's 2019 win, Shah tells party
Author: 0 Take pledge for BJP's 2019 win, Shah tells party

When huge floods occur, everything is washed away. "Setting aside their ideological differences, all these Opposition parties are coming together to fight the Modi wave". He made the remark on the BJP's Foundation Day in Mumbai yesterday. "It is shameful. What else do we expect from them". Our opposition tells dalits that we will get rid of reservation.

World News Not 'a Gabby Giffords': SC congressman pulls out gun at constituent meeting
Author: 0 Not 'a Gabby Giffords': SC congressman pulls out gun at constituent meeting

Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman, narrowly survived a shooting in 2011 outside an Arizona grocery store; she now advocates against gun violence . "Instead, I felt unsafe when he insisted on showing us his loaded gun and keeping it out on the table for much of our conversation". "If we want to protect our kids and communities, Congress must get serious about passing safer gun laws".

World News A 'few' Facebook advertisers have paused spending, says Sheryl Sandberg
Author: 0 A 'few' Facebook advertisers have paused spending, says Sheryl Sandberg

The data was collected after a Facebook app, called "This is Your Digital Life", included a personality quiz. "We were given assurances by them years ago that they deleted the data". Facebook has suspended Canadian company AggregateIQ from its platform, citing concerns that the firm has links to Cambridge Analytica's parent company and had unwarranted access to user data.

World News Shubhankar Sharma faces tough challenge to make cut at US Masters
Author: 0 Shubhankar Sharma faces tough challenge to make cut at US Masters

He had scored 51 career birdies there to just seven bogeys or higher. Leishman delivered the shot of the day at Augusta National when his approach at the par-five 15th stopped six feet from the hole, setting up an easy eagle. 15. "I just didn't execute, and that's what it comes down to". Reed was at 9-under 135. When it comes to Augusta , Leishman is probably best known for his role in a famous photo taken on the 72nd green in 2013 when he was compatriot Adam Scott's playing partner.

World News Russia's embassy seeks meeting with Boris Johnson on poisoning
Author: 0 Russia's embassy seeks meeting with Boris Johnson on poisoning

Russia's ambassador to the UK has requested a meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson amid tensions over the investigation into a nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent in England. "The stubborn refusal to cooperate, to provide transparency and to answer the numerous questions means Britain has something to hide", an embassy spokesman said.

World News Violence breaks out near Syrian capital killing dozens
Author: 0 Violence breaks out near Syrian capital killing dozens

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the suspension was triggered by measures taken by Turkish troops in areas where opposition fighters are arriving. But Jaish al-Islam spokesman Hamza Bayraqdar in a statement late Friday denied that the group had targeted any Damascus neighbourhood. The first two were evacuated under Russian-brokered deals last month that saw more than 46,000 rebels and civilians bussed to the northwestern province of Idlib, which the regime does ...

World News Police confirm 16 killed in Offa robbery
Author: 0 Police confirm 16 killed in Offa robbery

The governor called on anyone with useful information on the incident to contact the state police command on the following numbers ( 0803 739 1280 and 0803 702 4320 ). The report quoted a witness as saying that he saw the corpses of six policemen after the robbery operation and that the robbers made away with millions of naira after shattering bank buildings, terrorising workers, customers and passersby, as well as traders and other people in the vicinity.