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Russia warship steams toward US destroyers in Mediterranean

Russia warship steams toward US destroyers in Mediterranean Russian Federation is deploying a missile-armed frigate to the Mediterranean Sea, where two US destroyers fired missiles targeting a Syrian airbase Thursday night. The President's national security adviser, HR McMaster, said measures were put in place to avoid blowing up what the U.S. believes was a "storage of sarin gas" at the base. [Full Article...]

Policeman slain in London attack gets Parliament honour

The body of Westminster attack hero PC Keith Palmer has been placed in a chapel at the Houses of Parliament so people can pay their respects before his funeral. Palmer's coffin, draped in a police flag, was brought to the 13th-century crypt Chapel of St. Mary Undercroft on Sunday, accompanied by police officers and family members. [Full Article...]

Norway police find 'bomb-like' device, arrest suspect

The arrested person appearing to have acted alone, without the police authorities to exclude the possibility that there are accomplices. Police in Norway have detonated an explosive device which was left on a busy commercial street in the centre of Oslo . [Full Article...]

Norway security police raises threat level after Oslo bomb scare

Norway security police raises threat level after Oslo bomb scare Norway's security service says a 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with an explosive device found near a busy subway station in Oslo and defused before it detonated. 'You could see cops in heavy armor going in every store and restaurant. Norway's police security service, which focuses on crimes that may pose a danger to national security, said in a tweet it had taken over the investi... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu says Israel committed to treating Syrian war wounded

Netanyahu says Israel committed to treating Syrian war wounded Israel "fully supports the American attack in Syria", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated at the opening of a cabinet meeting. On Thursday, the USA bombed an Assad regime military base in response to the chemical weapons attack launched on Syrian citizens, in which 90 people including 30 children were killed. [Full Article...]

Delta cancels flights for third day after storm hits Atlanta

Delta cancels flights for third day after storm hits Atlanta Delta Air Lines purchased pizza for passengers on Wednesday after it canceled hundreds of flights because of severe thunderstorms in the South . As a result the airline's schedule of crews and airplanes was left in disarray and out of position. [Full Article...]

Briton among those killed in Stockholm terrorist attack

Sweden's Prime Minister visits the scene of the suspected terror attack that killed four people and left 15 injured. The head of Sweden's domestic intelligence agency says the man had been on authorities' radar some time ago. A spokesperson for Spendrups brewery in Sweden confirmed to ABC News that the truck used in the attack had been hijacked. Prime Minister Theresa May had earlier phoned Lo... [Full Article...]

Church Bombings Kill 37 in Egypt

Church Bombings Kill 37 in Egypt He walks past a police officer and a woman, and steps into the security device before a blast erupts. He expressed his grief following the church attack. The blast killed 13 people. Hamas took over Gaza in 2007 after ousting forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Egypt has been battling a growing Islamist insurgency, in which hundreds of Egyptian security personnel have been ki... [Full Article...]

Stockholm Terrorist Was Ordered To Be Deported Shortly Before Attack

Press Association said he was 41. According to Sky sources, the suspect was detained after police were notified of a man who was confused and acting strangely. Police had said on Saturday they were increasingly sure the 39-year-old was the driver of the truck. Thousands of people have come to the Stockholm crash site, including the prime minister, several government officials and Sweden's crow... [Full Article...]

Trump seriously considering embassy move'

Sunday marked the start of AIPAC's annual policy conference held in Washington , with a former UK Prime Minister warning of the Iranian threat to the region at the opening session. Trading one president indifferent to defense of democracy and scornful of the USA role as leader of the free world for another president indifferent to democracy and scornful of the US role as leader of the free worl... [Full Article...]

Church bombing north of Egypt's capital kills 21

Church bombing north of Egypt's capital kills 21 Egypt declared a state of emergency in the months that followed the military ouster of the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi when his supporters staged mass demonstrations that descended into violence. An explosion took place near a church in Egypt's Alexandria April 9, RIA Novosti reported citing the Egyptian state television. The attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta was the latest in a ser... [Full Article...]

House committee responds to Supreme Court ruling

House committee responds to Supreme Court ruling Governor Robert Bentley reiterates that he is not resigning during a news conference on the capitol steps in Montgomery, Ala., on Friday April 7, 2017. "That panel says there's probable cause that the governor violated state campaign finance laws". "Let's end this embarrassment to our state right now", Alabama House Speaker Mac McCutcheon (R) said Friday. [Full Article...]

Swedish police say suspect supported IS

Apart from that, the suspect expressed radical ideas and "showed sympathies for extremist organizations, among them Islamic State", Hysing added. Jan Evensson of the Stockholm police told a televised news conference on Sunday that the 39-year-old suspect's request was rejected in June 2016 but police could not find him for deportation because he was not at the address he had given. [Full Article...]

At least 13 killed, 42 hurt in blast at Egyptian church

Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter and marks the start of Holy Week for Christians. "Where is the government?" screamed an angry Maged Saleh, who rushed to the church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta where his mother escaped the carnage. [Full Article...]

Trump orders Syria strike to send message to United States enemies

Trump orders Syria strike to send message to United States enemies Johnson said the situation in Syria has changed "fundamentally" following the chemical attack and the USA response. The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday declared that the administration does not see peace and stability in Syria with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad still in power. [Full Article...]

Korea hails results of Trump-Xi talks

Adding to the barrage of cautionary language aimed at Pyongyang, Tillerson framed the Syria missile strike as a more general warning against global outliers, even those whose actions did not pose a direct security threat to the U.S. The US President said some "very potentially bad problems will be going away" after the "tremendous" meeting on Friday. "Military action is not in our national securit... [Full Article...]

BC searchers look for five thought swept away

BC searchers look for five thought swept away He said it was unlikely that person would be found alive. A few of the hikers may have had some winter hiking equipment with them such as shovels, but Colwell said they didn't have full avalanche gear such as beacons and probes. Before the bodies were recovered Colwell told Postmedia: "This is a challenging search". He says there are some very steep cliffs near the summit, and getting too clos... [Full Article...]

US Navy strike group moves toward Korean peninsula

Pacific Command, has directed the Carl Vinson Strike Group to sail north and report on station in the Western Pacific Ocean after departing Singapore April 8", the release said. The US president reportedly pushed his Chinese counterpart to rein in North Korea and do more to curb its nuclear ambitions. President Trump has said the U.S. [Full Article...]

Warplane strikes Syrian town that was hit by chemical attack, again

Warplane strikes Syrian town that was hit by chemical attack, again The U.S. military launched 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield early Friday in the first direct American assault on Assad's government since that country's six-year civil war began. Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, told an emergency meeting of the world body's Security Council that Washington had taken "a very measured step" but was ready to go furthe... [Full Article...]

Hollande, Trudeau mark centenary of WW1 battle at Vimy Ridge

Hollande, Trudeau mark centenary of WW1 battle at Vimy Ridge French President Francois Hollande said the "blue ghosts of Vimy " serve as a reminder, not just of what happened 100 years ago, but what "free peoples" even today must sometimes do to protect peace. Lloyd Lewis, master of ceremonies for the event and Honorary Lieut. She said more people of her generation need to remember the heroic sacrifices of those long gone. [Full Article...]


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