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World News Missiles light up night sky as Trump orders military strike against Syria
Author: 0 Missiles light up night sky as Trump orders military strike against Syria

Trump says he has asked US partners "to take greater responsibility for securing their home region, including contributing large amounts of money for the resources, equipment and all of the anti-ISIS effort". Before reports of the latest chemical attack, Trump said the American military would be withdrawing from Syria "very soon", once the defeat of Islamic State militants was secured.

World News Where do different countries stand on Syria missile strikes?
Author: 0 Where do different countries stand on Syria missile strikes?

Speaking to reporters after a closed emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Nebenzia said Russian Federation was very concerned with "the unsafe escalation" of the situation and "aggressive policies" and preparations that some governments were making - a clear reference to the Trump administration and its allies.

World News Woman adopts baby after chance encounter with his mother at airport
Author: 0 Woman adopts baby after chance encounter with his mother at airport

As fate would have it, Snipes went into labor three days later and called Phipps. One was considering putting her baby up for adoption and the other was looking to adopt. Pamela Hutchinson, 59, was found shot to death in her home, according to Lee County Undersheriff Marceno Bio. "For a variety of reasons, it just never happened for me".

World News Scouts donate cookie money to veterans
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Troop leader Becky Veto said the troop raised nearly $1,000 and sold 3,800 boxes this year. Last July, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio announced the city would invest $1 million over a three-year period in the group. Since then, the troop has been trying to sell cookies to raise money, but organizing cookie delivery and ensuring safety for the girls has been a challenge, Girl Scouts of Greater New York CEO Meredith Maskara said.

World News SC to hear plea on CJI's roster power
Author: 0 SC to hear plea on CJI's roster power

At this juncture, Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal said he had come to court with a "heavy heart" and added that he didn't want to make any personal charges as that would harm the institution. This comes days after Justice Chelameswar's letter to the CJI and other judges on executive interference into the Collegium's recommendation with regard to elevation of Karnataka judge P Krishna Bhat to the high court.

World News SC/ST ruling led to damage and disharmony
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He also stressed that there was separation of powers between the legislature, the executive and the judiciary, which was "inviolable". The government said that the verdict has failed to fill gaps in the SC/ST Act and thus should be withdrawn.

World News Allahabad HC orders immediate arrest of Unnao rape accused MLA
Author: 0 Allahabad HC orders immediate arrest of Unnao rape accused MLA

A special team that the government had set up to probe the case was disbanded and the state police refused to arrest the lawmaker, because the case was going to be probed by the CBI. The UP police lodged FIR against him after a massive outrage widespread across the nation. A furore followed after his comment at the press conference where he said, "Nobody is defending honourable MLA, all we are saying is that we have to hear both sides".

World News No 'final decision' from Trump on Syria
Author: 0 No 'final decision' from Trump on Syria

As president, Trump has boasted that he does not disclose his plans ahead of time . But the United States administration is giving alarmingly contradictory signals. " Cabinet agreed that the Assad regime has a track record of the use of chemical weapons and it is highly likely that the regime is responsible for Saturday's attack ".

World News US Has History Of Meddling In Foreign Elections, Regimes: Russian Embassy
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He lamented the "demoralizing" vacancies at the top echelons of the department during Tillerson's brief tenure and said he planned to fill those vacancies. Still, he affirmed that he won't support staying in over the long term unless more restrictions are placed on Tehran. But on Thursday, he strove to emphasize that he would work to "fix" the deal with skeptical European allies by a May 12 deadline.

World News Ecuador president says journalists likely killed
Author: 0 Ecuador president says journalists likely killed

The bloodshed highlights problems ahead for governments in both countries, which in 2016 celebrated the signing of peace accords between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , known as the FARC, and the Colombian government. The media crew was reporting on violence in the Esmeraldas region of the border when they were snatched by a group led by an Ecuadorean man identified as Walter Artizala, alias "Guacho".

World News California Rescuers Find Items Belonging to Missing Family
Author: 0 California Rescuers Find Items Belonging to Missing Family

They found a possible auto part, that was thought to have been broken from the vehicle, at the scene and determined it belonged to a Honda Pilot, maroon in color. "The responsibility is felt", said California Highway Patrol Officer William Wunderlich. "Some of these items were consistent with a Honda vehicle". Authorities did not elaborate on items that were found in the river this week, but said that a vehicle seen going into the river on April 6, when a massive storm swamped areas of ...

World News Trump slams fired FBI Deputy Director McCabe
Author: 0 Trump slams fired FBI Deputy Director McCabe

It also says McCabe and Comey contradicted one another in their descriptions of how a media disclosure was authorized. It asserts that McCabe personally instructed his aides to provide information to a Wall Street Journal reporter, who was writing an article on internal divisions within the Federal Bureau of Investigation over how to proceed with a probe into the alleged financial improprieties of the Clinton Foundation.

Author: 0 Haley: Trump weighs Syria options six days after alleged chemical attack

During Friday's U.N. Security Council meeting, Haley also called out Syria, claiming Bashar al-Assad's regime has used chemical weapons at least 50 times during the country's civil war . U.S. Ambassaodr to the U.N. Nikki Haley addresses a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on April 13, 2018. "This is a situation to which the world must provide robust, united and steadfast response and this is our responsibility", Delattre told the council Friday.

World News Union seeks to shut down strike: The way forward for Oklahoma teachers
Author: 0 Union seeks to shut down strike: The way forward for Oklahoma teachers

Oklahoma lawmakers say they're looking for a way to end the now nine-day teacher walkout, but are getting mixed messages about what it will take. "We are proud of what we have accomplished, but truthfully there's no one left to negotiate with in the statehouse", said Ed Allen, president of the Oklahoma City American Federation of Teachers.

World News Claim: Hospital, Police Block Alfie's Parents 'Legally' Removing Him
Author: 0 Claim: Hospital, Police Block Alfie's Parents 'Legally' Removing Him

Pointing to documents in a Facebook video filmed Thursday night from Baby Alfie's bedside, Mr. Evans said : "I have the documentation that says I have a right to take my son out of the hospital..." His parents, Tom Evans and Kate James, want to take Alfie to Rome so he can remain on life support where a neurologist can assess his condition, seeking new diagnoses and treatment options.

World News Severe weather safety: 2 statewide tornado drills scheduled for Thursday, April 12
Author: 0 Severe weather safety: 2 statewide tornado drills scheduled for Thursday, April 12

Another tornado season is making its way through the Badger State, and Wisconsin averages 23 tornadoes each season. The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Watch for the Ozarks into Friday night. The state also experienced an outbreak of 10 tornadoes on June 14, 2017, across Shawano, Winnebago, Outagamie, Brown and Waushara counties. Later, a mock tornado warning will be issued at 6:45 p.m.to give families and second-shift workers a chance to practice their emergency plans.

World News Punjab government seeks Navjot Singh Sidhu's arrest in road rage case
Author: 0 Punjab government seeks Navjot Singh Sidhu's arrest in road rage case

Counsel for the Punjab government told a bench of Justices comprising Justice J Chelameswar and Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul that the statement given by Sidhu denying his involvement in the case was false. Secondly, Saron pointed out to the medical board report of the deceased which said Gurnam Singh had died of subdural brain haemorrhage and not cardiac arrest.

World News Russian envoy says United Kingdom spying claims about Skripals a
Author: 0 Russian envoy says United Kingdom spying claims about Skripals a "big surprise"

On Thursday, OPCW confirmed Britain's finding that Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury on March 4. A program set up in Russian Federation in the 2000s trained personnel from special units in the use of chemical warfare agents, he said, including investigating how nerve agents could be administered through door handles.

World News Offa bank robbery: Police arrest 12 more suspects
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Others are Azeez Salawudeen , 20; Adewale Popoola , 22; Adetoyese Muftau , 23; Aminu Ibrahim 18; Richard Buba Terry , 23; and Peter Kuunfa , 25. The governor advised residents and indigenes of the state to resist any attempt by anyone to use the Offa robbery attack for political purposes, said during the swearing-in of a new Khadi of the state Shariah Court of Appeal, Honourable Mas'ud Adebayo Oniye.

World News NKY schools close as teachers rally in state capital
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If every one of the 212 film projects approved so far this year gets made, the resulting bill to taxpayers would be enough to wipe out nearly all of the $500 million in new revenue the state expects to collect over the next two years from a tax overhaul plan lawmakers approved last week to help balance Kentucky's budget.

World News Grim news emerges on missing Indian family in the US
Author: 0 Grim news emerges on missing Indian family in the US

The sheriff's office released a statement Thursday saying that along with various personal items found that were consistent with a family traveling on vacation, there were several items positively identified by relatives as belonging to the Thottapilly family.

World News United Nations chief says Syria tensions could spark 'full-blown military escalation'
Author: 0 United Nations chief says Syria tensions could spark 'full-blown military escalation'

The UN's secretary general has said the Middle East is "in chaos" and the Cold War is "back with a vengeance". "I have also been closely following developments in the Security Council and regret that the Council has so far been unable to reach agreement on this issue", Guterres said in a statement, referring to members the United States, Russia, China, France and Britain.

World News Historic: Saudi Arabia holds its first fashion week with no men attendee
Author: 0 Historic: Saudi Arabia holds its first fashion week with no men attendee

For all the fashion conscious people in Saudi , this was like transforming the conservative and religious dominated kingdom into an ultra-liberal society. She hopes the event will bring revenue into the kingdom and highlight local talent. "The decision for postponing the event was made simply so that we are able to accommodate all the worldwide guests who had applied to attend", Jacob Abrian, the chief executive of the Arab Fashion Council told The New York Times .

World News Nyairera bags silver as Semenya completes the double
Author: 0 Nyairera bags silver as Semenya completes the double

Semenya, who had won Games women's 1,500m gold on Tuesday, erased the previous Games Record of 1:57.35 set by Joanna Houareau from Seychelles from the 2002 Manchester Games. Fedrick Dacres and Traves Smikle took a 1-2 in the men's discus but it was Danniel Thomas-Dodd who sprung the biggest surprise of the evening by hurling a personal best 19.36m with her final throw to relegate Adams to silver.

World News Victoria police officer dies after laying in a coma since 1987
Author: 0 Victoria police officer dies after laying in a coma since 1987

He remained unconscious until he passed away on Wednesday night. As officers rushed to the scene, Jordan's vehicle crashed into another Victoria police auto at the intersection of Douglas and Fisgard streets. Ole Jorgensen, suffered a serious injury in the collision. Police say Jordan was at police headquarters, getting ready to go home, when the fateful call came in.

World News Everyone benefits by protecting Mueller - even Trump
Author: 0 Everyone benefits by protecting Mueller - even Trump

This has been the kiss of death for more than a couple top-level officials; just ask Steve Bannon and Rex Tillerson. Firing Mueller would be a nightmare for the Trump White House. But special counsels - lawyers named by the Justice Department to take over sensitive investigations - answer to the Justice official who appoints them, according to the 1999 rules that guide the role.

Author: 0 Trump is analyzing situation over Syria

Following an emergency Cabinet session, the British government called the Douma incident "a shocking and barbaric act" likely perpetrated by Damascus, and pledged to "coordinate an global response". "Any possible action will only cause more instability in the region and threaten worldwide security and peace", Syrian state TV quoted Assad as saying at a meeting with a high-level Iranian delegation in Damascus on Thursday.

World News Fresh protests erupt along Gaza border for 3rd week
Author: 0 Fresh protests erupt along Gaza border for 3rd week

Rights groups have strongly criticized Israeli forces while pointing to unverified videos that have spread online of Gazans appearing to be shot, including one seeming to show a Palestinian targeted as he ran away from the fence while holding a tire.