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Lavrov to Tillerson: US attack in Syria plays into terrorists' hands

Lavrov to Tillerson: US attack in Syria plays into terrorists' hands The air strikes on the opposition-held northern town of Khan Sheikhoun, where 87 people were killed in the chemical attack, killed a woman and wounded her son, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Local Coordination Committees, an activist collective. [Full Article...]

Movement of US Navy strike group a reaction to North Korea - McMaster

The pair discussed a range of issues, including North Korea, which the USA believes is trying to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the west coast of the US. She wrote that she was "very proud of Arabella and Joseph for their performance in honour of President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan's official visit to the U.S.!" Agreeing to negotiate directly with North ... [Full Article...]

French election debate: Macron marches on as Le Pen loses out

Macron was seen winning the presidency 62 per cent to Le Pen's 38 per cent, a margin that was down from 65 per cent to 35 per cent two weeks ago. The comment appeared to be a swipe at Le Pen's efforts to detoxify the party her father Jean-Marie Le Pen founded and make it more palatable to mainstream voters. [Full Article...]

The Aaron Hernandez double murder trial is nearly over

The biggest reason for that is the inclusion of Pats coach Bill Belichick as a potential witness in the current trial. According to Hernandez lawyer, Jose Baez , via Christina Hager of WBZ, Belichick was served a subpoena but ended up not appearing at the trial. [Full Article...]

Rand Paul Optimistic on Healthcare Deal After Playing Golf With Trump

Rand Paul Optimistic on Healthcare Deal After Playing Golf With Trump President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress lurched between repealing Obamacare or rewriting the USA tax code as their top priority, with House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday dampening White House hopes for a quick vote on healthcare legislation. [Full Article...]

Tillerson says US missile strikes carry message for others

Tillerson says US missile strikes carry message for others In a statement late Saturday, the U.S. Navy's Third Fleet said the strike group had been directed to sail north, but it did not specify the destination. "That is not our objective and so the whole reasons underlying the development of a nuclear program in North Korea are simply not credible", Tillerson told the ABC program "This Week". [Full Article...]

Man forcibly removed from United Airlines flight

Man forcibly removed from United Airlines flight The videos were posted by Twitter user Kaylyn Davis, who said her husband was on the plane. The 31-second clip shows three men wearing radio equipment and security jackets speaking with a man seated on the plane. Bridges' wife told him she saw the man taken away on a stretcher, he said. The shocked passengers berated United employees who boarded the plane in the ejected flyers' place. [Full Article...]

Gorsuch sworn in as US Supreme Court justice

A review by NARF found that Gorsuch's rulings while on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals bode well for Indian Country. "I am humbled by the trust placed in me today", Gorsuch said. Those years begin right away. "And although he could not be here today, I especially want to express our gratitude to Senator Mitch McConnell for all that he did to make this achievement possible", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Fresh clash erupts in R K Nagar, two seriously injured

Fresh clash erupts in R K Nagar, two seriously injured It had also given AIADMK (Amma) faction time till 11 AM today to explain as to why its order on freezing of the name AIADMK and its election symbol has been violated. He said that people will reject efforts to bribe them. Hitting out at former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam for using the replica of a coffin with former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's figurine, he also stepped up attacks on AIADMK (... [Full Article...]

US, UK call on Putin to rethink support for Syria

US, UK call on Putin to rethink support for Syria At the White House, administration officials said they were not ruling out ordering another strike in Syria, should Damascus use chemical weapons again. "What we should do is focus on ISIS". "We have 15 years of a foreign policy that have been a total disaster, that has blown up in Iraq and Lybia and Syria", he added. [Full Article...]

7 years later, Poland still wrestles with plane crash trauma

7 years later, Poland still wrestles with plane crash trauma There was no explosion aboard the plane of former Polish President Lech KaczyƄski, which crashed near the Russian city of Smolensk in 2010, taking the lives of all 95 passengers, many of whom were high-ranking government officials, said Maciej Lasek, the Chairman of the Committee for Investigation of National Aviation Accidents of Poland and the head of the first commission that investigated the... [Full Article...]

Celebrations begin to mark Champaran Satyagraha's 100th year

Celebrations begin to mark Champaran Satyagraha's 100th year Addressing a national conclave of Gandhian thinkers at the Samrat Ashok International Convention Centre to mark the beginning of yearlong centenary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi's Champaran Satyagrah, Nitish said he was stunned to know that Rajasthan and a few other state governments were denotifying their state highways with an apparent intention to circumvent the Supreme Court order prohibiting... [Full Article...]

WB CM Mamata Banerjee calls on PM Narendra Modi

WB CM Mamata Banerjee calls on PM Narendra Modi The West Bengal chief minister drew the PM's attention to the problems arising out of lack of funds, saying that dues worth Rs 10,469.01 crore were pending with the Centre for MNREGA, Swachh Bharat Mission and food subsidy among other programmes. [Full Article...]

USA military: U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan during operations against Islamic State

USA military: U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan during operations against Islamic State Afghan forces have struggled to combat the Taliban since the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formally concluded their combat mission more than two years ago and shifted to a support and counterterrorism mission. A US military official separately told CNN the service member is a special operations soldier. The Islamic State group has a growing presence in eastern Afghanistan, where it ... [Full Article...]

Egyptian Coptic churches bombed on Palm Sunday by ISIS, 44 dead

Egyptian Coptic churches bombed on Palm Sunday by ISIS, 44 dead The emergency still technically needs the approval of Egypt's parliament - a formality, given the number of pro-Sisi delegates. Before the announcement, he had called a National Defence Council. Al-Azhar, the world's highest seat of Sunni Islam, called the attacks an "outrageous crime" against all Egyptians. The latest attacks and the driving out of Copts from Sinai in February, under threat of as... [Full Article...]

France's Macron on course to win presidency

France's Macron on course to win presidency The first round of presidential election in France is scheduled for April 23, while the run-off is set for May 7. Mr Macron raised concerns over the affect Brexit would have on French nationals living in London but added: "Obviously we will work together with the United Kingdom and with London because they live there". [Full Article...]

Stockholm truck attack suspect reported to have confessed

Police Spokesman Lars Bystrom has since told news agencies, "We suspect that the man who was arrested is the perpetrator". "I think it's very important to stay strong together against anything that wants to change our society, which is based on democracy", said Marianne, who gave only her first name and came with her elderly mother. [Full Article...]

Venezuela attorney general breaks ranks with Maduro

Venezuela attorney general breaks ranks with Maduro Venezuela's Supreme Court restored powers to the country's legislature amid increasing domestic and worldwide accusations that President Nicolas Maduro and the allied court were consolidating power. President Nicolas Maduro's opponents called on Venezuelans to take to the streets and urged the army to abandon him, branding moves to consolidate his power a "coup d'etat". [Full Article...]

Airstrike hits Syrian town struck by chemical attack

Airstrike hits Syrian town struck by chemical attack On Tuesday, a chemical attack by the Syrian government against civilians left at least 72 people dead and hundreds were injured. "Under what law or authority did you launch your missiles at this independent country?" Saudi Arabia hailed the strike as a "courageous decision" by President Donald Trump and a Saudi ally, the United Arab Emirates echoed that support . [Full Article...]

Neil Gorsuch sworn in as US Supreme Court justice

Neil Gorsuch sworn in as US Supreme Court justice He replaces the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who was one of the court's conservative members for nearly 30 years before his sudden death in February last year. California as soon as this week. "This process has reminded me of just how outrageously blessed I am", Gorsuch said in the Rose Garden ceremony. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. [Full Article...]


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