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World News Pompeo cites Russian aggression, says diplomacy must go on
Author: 0 Pompeo cites Russian aggression, says diplomacy must go on

The list of this administration's actions to raise the cost for Vladimir Putin is long". Pompeo will also distance himself from the management style of his predecessor, Rex Tillerson , who was accused of weakening morale and de-emphasizing the importance of human rights and USA values overseas.

World News Jordan Zimmermann exits start after taking line drive to the face
Author: 0 Jordan Zimmermann exits start after taking line drive to the face

CLEVELAND (AP) - Detroit pitcher Jordan Zimmerman was hit on the face by a liner drive off the bat of Cleveland's Jason Kopnis and left the game after two batters. Cleveland's Carlos Carrasco, the winning pitcher in Wednesday's game, was hit in the face with a line drive off the bat of Chicago's Melky Cabrera in 2015.

Author: 0 Mattis: US 'still assessing' suspected Syria chemical weapons attack

Earlier U.S. President Donald Trump announced about a coming missile attack in Syria . As a result of this attack at least 70 people died. The Pentagon chief said he would not rule out a U.S. As we reported Alexandr Zasypkin, the Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, stated that Moscow reserves the right to shot down the missiles, launched towards Syria.

World News Trump Promises Strike on Syria and Warns Russia Against Backing Assad
Author: 0 Trump Promises Strike on Syria and Warns Russia Against Backing Assad

Trump did not detail what a strike would look like, or whether these would be US missiles. Nebenzya said the United States and its allies didn't really want an investigation to assign blame for the attack in Douma, because they already have concluded that Syria and Russian Federation are responsible and should be punished.

World News US, France and United Kingdom discuss gas attack response
Author: 0 US, France and United Kingdom discuss gas attack response

When asked regarding civilian casualties, Prince Mohammed said the coalition was doing everything in order to avoid civilian casualties. The Yemen conflict has killed more than 10,000 people and displaced more than 3 million, with no sign of a diplomatic breakthrough to ease the crisis.

World News Bishop of Wellington welcomes end to oil and gas exploration
Author: 0 Bishop of Wellington welcomes end to oil and gas exploration

The decision has been called "a kick in the guts" by the Taranaki Mayor and "economic vandalism" by the National Party. "Today we are providing certainty for industry and communities so they can plan for the future". "It certainly has nothing to do with climate change", Mr Young said. "I don't think that's really the way the world's going", he told TV3. The Government's decision to continue to recognise existing permits was important, as doing otherwise would have had a potentially ...

World News Amid teacher protests, Kentucky governor signs the pension bill
Author: 0 Amid teacher protests, Kentucky governor signs the pension bill

Governor Matt Bevin has signed the controversial pension reform bill into law. But Bevin's vetoes are "misguided", according to Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, and Speaker Pro Tem David Osborne, R-Prospect. "It was passed without public comment , without any analysis about whether it would even work, and without a chance for most legislators to even read it".

World News Missiles Are 'Coming to Syria,' Trump Warns Russia on Twitter
Author: 0 Missiles Are 'Coming to Syria,' Trump Warns Russia on Twitter

Trump didn't say whether he was referring to a USA military strike. Vladimir Shamanov, a former commander-in-chief of the Russian Airborne Troops, vowed that Russia would take all political, diplomatic and military retaliatory measures if the USA carried out any attacks in Syria.

World News Trump Expects Talks with N.Korea in May or Early June
Author: 0 Trump Expects Talks with N.Korea in May or Early June

American farmers are "great patriots", he said, and if they get hit with tariffs, they will understand that they are making a sacrifice "for the country". "And we don't have fair deals", Trump said. Trump is to meet with his senior military advisers Monday evening at the White House. President Donald Trump began his latest Twitter rant Wednesday morning at 6:30, tweeting about a "phony" story in the "Failing New York Times", which might reveal just how little he knows about the ...

World News Cornyn-Sponsored Bill to Help End Online Sex Trafficking Signed Into Law
Author: 0 Cornyn-Sponsored Bill to Help End Online Sex Trafficking Signed Into Law

The bill is written to ensure justice for victims of sex trafficking and ensure that websites like Backpage.com, which knowingly facilitate sex trafficking, can be held liable and brought to justice. "Today, Republican women across the country are celebrating this important step toward shutting down the despicable websites used to exploit women through sex-trafficking and punishing those responsible".

World News Cardinals call up Greg Holland prior to Monday night's game
Author: 0 Cardinals call up Greg Holland prior to Monday night's game

He got his first two for Washington a year ago. He's expected to immediately take over closing duties in St. Louis. Carpenter turned around a pitch from J.J. Cardinals: Martinez was also held out of the starting lineup due to the collision with Cain. He was available in case of an emergency. Cardinals: INF Jedd Gyorko tested his strained right hamstring on the field prior to the game and go to Class A Palm Beach on a rehabilitation assignment.

World News Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL): Wall Street Analyst Views in Focus
Author: 0 Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL): Wall Street Analyst Views in Focus

Welch Forbes Ltd Liability Corp reported 2,299 shs. Eqis Capital Management holds 23,603 shares or 0.23% of its portfolio. Productivity proportions: Investigating the productivity proportions of Amazon .com, Inc. Even if a company reports a large earnings beat or miss, there is still no guarantee that the stock will move as expected following the results. The company operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments.

World News As Russia warns against US strike, Trump threatens missiles
Author: 0 As Russia warns against US strike, Trump threatens missiles

It has since spiralled into a complex war involving world powers. Trump tweeted earlier Wednesday that missiles would be headed toward Syria despite a warning from its ally Russian Federation that it would shoot them down. "Parliament should always be given a say on military action", Corbyn told the BBC when asked about Syria . Trump and other Western leaders have vowed a quick and forceful response to Saturday's alleged gas attack, which rescue workers say killed more ...

World News Pinarayi flags flaws in Finance Commission proposals
Author: 0 Pinarayi flags flaws in Finance Commission proposals

Briefing presspersons about the deliberations of the conclave that discussed the impact of the present Terms of Reference, Kerala Finance Minister T.M. The deputy chief minister's act may not come as a surprise for those who have been watching the Tamil Nadu government and his political activities for the past one year after the death of his leader J.

World News Nunes Threatens To Impeach FBI's Wray and DOJ's Rosenstein Over Key Document
Author: 0 Nunes Threatens To Impeach FBI's Wray and DOJ's Rosenstein Over Key Document

Appearing Tuesday night on Fox New host Laura Ingraham's show, Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said the FBI and Department of Justice were stonewalling attempts to obtain a two-page document the FBI reportedly used as the initial reason to begin its investigation of Trump campaign links to Russian Federation contacts.

World News Israel Bars Entry of Dublin's Mayor Over BDS Ties
Author: 0 Israel Bars Entry of Dublin's Mayor Over BDS Ties

Mac Donncha's name was misspelled as "Mícheal MacDonncha" - with no space between "Mac" and "Donncha" - on government press releases this week, though it's not clear if this is the same misspelling that allowed him to gain entry. Mac Donncha was invited by the Palestinian Authority to attend a conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah on the disputed status of Jerusalem .

World News California's Jerry Brown Agrees To Send National Guard To Border
Author: 0 California's Jerry Brown Agrees To Send National Guard To Border

Brown's letter said the California Guard will "do what it does best": focus on transnational criminal gangs, human traffickers, drug and firearm smugglers throughout the state. Trump has said that he wants as many as 4,000 guard members to assist Border Patrol agents until a wall is built. Trump last week ordered a military mobilization along the border with Mexico, accusing Democrats of encouraging illegal immigration and failing to protect the country from a flood of illegal migrants.

World News Trump says 'big price to pay' for Syria chemical attack
Author: 0 Trump says 'big price to pay' for Syria chemical attack

The U.S. threatened military action but later backed down. Probably by the end of today. "'We'll be making some major decisions over the next 24 to 48 hours", Trump said during a Cabinet meeting a day after saying there would be "a big price to pay" by Syria and Assad.

Author: 0 UN Security Council rejects Russian resolution supporting OPCW mission in Syria

In the aftermath of the chemical weapons attacks, however, Trump has used a decidedly different tone, lashing out at Iran and Russian Federation for supporting "Animal Assad" and hinting at a "big price" that will be paid. Russian military officials have said they will shoot down any United States missiles and counterattack against launching platforms if they are seen as a threat to Russian service personnel in Syria .

World News Japan's top envoy visits Korea after a long time
Author: 0 Japan's top envoy visits Korea after a long time

Ahead of the summit, which Seoul hopes will serve as a milestone in efforts to achieve denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula as well as peace and improvement in cross-border relations, a presidential official told reporters Friday that, after a subsequent summit between U.S.

World News Pep Guardiola and Liverpool charged by UEFA
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola and Liverpool charged by UEFA

Lahoz officiated City's contest against AS Monaco in the last 16 in 2017. They have, of course, the consolation of the Premier League title to come. "Now it is on us - whoever we get in the next round - to go and prove we can beat people in Europe as well". Over £500mn on transfer fees alone has been pumped into preparing City's squad for the latter stages of the Champions League in two seasons under Guardiola.

World News Four civilians, Army trooper killed in Kulgam, militants escape
Author: 0 Four civilians, Army trooper killed in Kulgam, militants escape

They were removed to the Army's Base Hospital at Badamibagh in Srinagar where one soldier succumbed to his wounds. A group of people from Khudwani and adjoining areas started pelting stones on security personnel during the encounter on Wednesday in order to facilitate the escape of the terrorists, the official said, adding 24 civilians, who were actually stone-pelters, were injured in the ensuing violence, four of whom died.

World News Syria braces for United States attack, said to evacuate airports and military bases
Author: 0 Syria braces for United States attack, said to evacuate airports and military bases

Trump's threats of retaliatory military action prompted a slew of Russian comments that warned that United States strikes could trigger direct military clash between the two former Cold War adversaries. British banks must severe ties with Kremlin-linked tycoons if they want continued access to American financial institutions, the U.S. has said as it ratcheted up its efforts to block Russian industrialists from doing business in the West.

World News Russian Federation vetoes Syria chemical weapons inquiry
Author: 0 Russian Federation vetoes Syria chemical weapons inquiry

Meanwhile, global chemical weapons experts are expected to go to Douma to investigate a suspected poison gas attack. President Donald Trump pledged on Monday that the incident would "be met forcefully", adding that the USA had several military options and a decision on a response would be taken "shortly".

Author: 0 Donald Trump cancels South America trip because of Syria crisis

The remarks came a day after Moscow rejected a draft resolution proposed by the USA to the Security Council on the alleged attack. Trump said , "If it's Russian Federation, if it's Syria , if it's Iran, if it's all of them together, we'll figure it out".

World News Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'
Author: 0 Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'

About 500 people may have been affected by a suspected chemical attack last week on Syria's rebel-held town of Douma, according to the World Health Organization. Also, the Navy says the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier and its strike group will depart Norfolk, Virginia, on Wednesday for a regularly scheduled deployment to Europe.

World News Patrick Reed says crowd favouring Rory McIlroy spurred him to Masters glory
Author: 0 Patrick Reed says crowd favouring Rory McIlroy spurred him to Masters glory

Reed had the game and the grit to beat them all. He has five tour victories, a wife, two children, a green jacket to wear around the house and $1.98 million more in his bank account that he did a week ago. "He won't back down". "Honestly, I felt like a lot of that pressure was kind of lifted and kind of taken off of me". But a runner-up finish in the Valspar Championship isn't necessarily a good guide to major championship form.

World News Parkland School District Votes Against Arming Teachers
Author: 0 Parkland School District Votes Against Arming Teachers

On Tuesday, Sinclair Broadcast Group, which has come under fire for bashing its fellow media in promotional spots, confirmed to CNN that Jamie Allman has tendered his resignation and his nightly show, which ran on KDNL in St. Allman's Twitter account was "locked" shortly after he sent the tweet, restricting access to his account, but a screenshot of it has been widely circulated on social media.

World News Boehner joins Marijuana Board After Years of Opposition to Legalization
Author: 0 Boehner joins Marijuana Board After Years of Opposition to Legalization

According to the National Conference of State Legislators, a total of 29 states and the District of Columbia now allow for "comprehensive public medical marijuana and cannabis programs". Plus he's been studying the problems of the USA criminal justice system for years. Over the past 20 years, they said, an increasing number of states have relaxed the regulation of marijuana under the protection of the 10th Amendment, which says that powers not delegated to the federal government are ...