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United Nations says chemical weapons use 'extremely alarming and disturbing'

United Nations says chemical weapons use 'extremely alarming and disturbing' Syrian opposition activists have described Tuesday's attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun as among the worst poison gas attacks in the country's six-year civil war. The civil defense, also known as the White Helmets - a rescue service that operates in opposition areas - said jets struck one of its centers in the area and the nearby medical point. [Full Article...]

Thousands protest against Serbian president-elect Vucic

The State Election Commission said that after counting 91% of ballots, Mr Vucic had won 55% of votes, followed by liberal candidate Sasa Jankovic with 16% and Luka Maksimovic, a parody politician, with 9%. Putin said Vučić's victory "testifies to the wide support for your efforts aimed at resolving current economic and social problems... and pursuing a constructive, balanced foreign policy", accor... [Full Article...]

Susan Rice: It's 'absolutely false' Obama officials unmasked names for political purposes

His columns are printed in major newspapers and websites including Townhall , ABCNews, WorldNet Daily, Human Events, FrontPage Mag, Family Security Matters, the Riverside Press-Enterprise and the Conservative Chronicle. Some "unmasking" is to be expected. "Unmasking" refers to revealing a name that has been blacked out in an intelligence report on surveillance. Some also reportedly contain po... [Full Article...]

Arab League: 'Reject apartheid system' in Palestine

Arab League: 'Reject apartheid system' in Palestine Federica Mogherini, the high representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, agreed that the two-state solution is the only way to the Palestinian issue, stressing that no regional power holds the key to peace in the region. [Full Article...]

Dem predicts Trump aides will go to jail in Russian Federation investigation

As a member of the committee, Mr Castro would not have access to the same amount of classified information as either its Republican chairman, Devin Nunes, or the ranking Democratic member, Adam Schiff. Trump on Tuesday met with Dana Rohrabacher , a California congressman who has been referred to as Russian President Vladimir Putin's "favorite congressman," as the Russia story swirled. [Full Article...]

2 more 'significant' arrests made in investigation into London attack

Although the police believe Masood acted alone, the IS group claimed he was one of its "soldiers" acting on a call to target countries fighting the jihadists in Iraq and Syria. Two people remain in a critical condition, one with life-threatening injuries, after Masood mowed down tourists and pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and stormed the Palace of Westminster with two knives, killing police con... [Full Article...]

Amid Tensions Over North Korea, Xi Jinping Leaves For First Trump Summit

Amid Tensions Over North Korea, Xi Jinping Leaves For First Trump Summit Analysts said Xi, mindful of Trump's campaign rhetoric, will seek to soothe his concerns and tout increased Chinese investment in the United States - a tactic also employed by Japan's Abe. The White House declined comment on the recommendations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). A bicyclist rides past a newsstand displaying a magazine featuring U.S. [Full Article...]

Ecuador's electoral council confirms Moreno's win

Ecuador's electoral council confirms Moreno's win Moreno served as vice president during the first administration of outgoing President Rafael Correa, and is best known for his worldwide advocacy for disability rights, living as a paraplegic since suffering a gunshot to his spine. Lasso has refused to concede and says he will demand a vote-by-vote review and present evidence to support his claims Wednesday in his home city of Guayaquil. [Full Article...]

London attacker was born Adrian Russell Ajao, lived in Birmingham

The Acting Deputy Commissioner of Metropolitan police, Mark Rowley, confirmed that the officers were keen to establish whether he had acted "totally alone inspired by terrorist propaganda" or whether he had support. Masood, a British-born Muslim convert, was born Adrian Russell Ajao , cops revealed Friday. PC Keith Palmer , American tourist Kurt Cochran, Spanish mother-of-two Aysha Frade and 7... [Full Article...]

Trump approves northern leg of Keystone pipeline

President Trump yesterday made good on his campaign promise with the state department approving the 800,000 barrel a day capacity northern leg of the Keystone pipeline. Four days after taking office in January, Trump invited TransCanada to reapply for the project. Some analysts think only two of the three pipelines will get built. [Full Article...]

Donald Tusk to UK: EU will set rules in divorce talks

May formally notified the European Union of Britain's intention to leave in a letter to Tusk on Monday that diplomats described as surprisingly conciliatory in tone for the most part. "We really are moving forward now". "It will then be for elected politicians in this country to make changes in the national interest", the Brexit ministry said. [Full Article...]

St Petersburg metro explosion suspect 'from Central Asia'

St Petersburg metro explosion suspect 'from Central Asia' As Russian investigators on Tuesday probed the previous day's blast in a St Petersburg metro, the death toll from the bombing rose to 14, authorities said. "If necessary, of course, one cannot exclude the fact that Russian Federation could resort to someone's help if it is needed in the interests of the investigation", Peskov said. [Full Article...]

Trump warns U.S. is prepared to act unilaterally on North Korea

Last year, the North conducted two nuclear tests and two dozen tests of ballistic missiles. A State Department spokesman said late Sunday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been in touch with a top Chinese official about the upcoming trip. [Full Article...]

North Korea fired medium-range ballistic missile

North Korea fired medium-range ballistic missile Regardless, nonproliferation experts say it is clear that North Korea is determined to make progress on its missile program - and presumably on its goal to attach a nuclear warhead to a missile capable of reaching the mainland United States. [Full Article...]

Flynn's New Financial Disclosure Lists Russia-Linked Payments Not Earlier Reported

I think Mike-he believes that-that Mike Flynn should go testify. Though it's not an impossible burden to meet, Justice Department prosecutors would inevitably have to prove that any case they bring did not rely on statements made to Congress. [Full Article...]

Petersburg blast is Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen

Petersburg blast is Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen RIA Novosti quoted Russia's health minister Veronika Skvortsova as saying on Tuesday that the death toll had risen to 14, with 50 wounded. The St. Petersburg City Hall said there are several foreign nationals among those killed and 49 injured but it would not give details. [Full Article...]

Dustin Johnson Returns To Augusta On Top Of The World

The Masters pairings are out for the opening two rounds with Day to play alongside Brandt Snedeker and Justin Rose. First, Day was asked by the facilitator to outline how things were with his Mum. Still, McIlroy said he'd think twice before participating in another round of presidential golf given some of the backlash he's received as a effect. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation identifies Akbarzhon Dzhalilov as St. Petersburg attacker

Russian Federation identifies Akbarzhon Dzhalilov as St. Petersburg attacker Russian Federation has waged a vicious series of airstrikes against ISIS in Syria. Putin has said that between 5,000 and 7,000 people from Russian Federation and other former Soviet republics were fighting alongside the Islamic State group and other militants in Syria. [Full Article...]

Whistling crowd protests Vucic's presidential election win

The results of Sunday's poll mark a political humiliation for Serbia's beleaguered opposition parties. "Those who have the time, it's always fine that they protest as long as it's peaceful... Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic spoke on Monday on the phone with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and invited him to visit Serbia . "This is an important day as it showed the way Serbia wish... [Full Article...]

Brazil become first nation to book place for Russian Federation 2018

Having played to date in the 13 rounds of the qualifying stage for the 2018 mundial, the Pentacampiones scored 30 points in these meetings with a total score of 32:10, which allows them to remain the leaders of the standings, where the gap between the nearest pursuer is 7 points. [Full Article...]

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