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World New strikes pound Ghouta after alleged gas attack
Author: 0 New strikes pound Ghouta after alleged gas attack

He said: "If there is incontrovertible evidence of the use of chemical weapons , verified by the Office of the Prevention of Chemical Weapons, if we know that it's happened and we can demonstrate it, and if there is a proposal for action where the United Kingdom could be useful, then I think that we should seriously consider it".

World Study shows Americans are forgetting about the Holocaust
Author: 0 Study shows Americans are forgetting about the Holocaust

Adolf Hitler's fascist Nazi regime killed approximately 6 million Jews before and during World War II. Poland was once home to Europe's largest Jewish population, numbering around three million people, or 10 percent of the population in 1939.

World Hamas calls for more protests
Author: 0 Hamas calls for more protests

Israeli troops have killed at least 30 Palestinians and wounded more than 1,000 in more than a week of protests, according to Palestinian officials, and Israel has rejected accusations of excessive use of force. "This is a stupid lie by Lieberman", Serraj said. Hamas and other Palestinian factions issued banners mourning Murtaja's death, and Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh eulogized him at his funeral.

World Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies
Author: 0 Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Despite the tension, there were signs of a global effort to head off a direct confrontation between Russian Federation and the West. "Never said when an attack on Syria would take place". The allies wants to prevent a repeat of an apparent chemical attack in Douma. In response, Trump tweeted that America's relationship with Russian Federation "is worse now than it has ever been, and that includes the Cold War".

World The FBI Raid on Trump Lawyer's Office
Author: 0 The FBI Raid on Trump Lawyer's Office

Mr Trump yesterday branded Mr Mueller's investigation "an attack on our country", fuelling speculation that he will try to get him dismissed. "It also gave prosecutors a reason to believe that Cohen was acting on his own rather than in a representational capacity", Super said.

World Erdogan anxious by world powers' 'arm wrestling' on Syria
Author: 0 Erdogan anxious by world powers' 'arm wrestling' on Syria

The President of the United States Donald trump and President Recep Tayyip erdoğan discussed the crisis in Syria and agreed to maintain close contacts, the White house said. Trump's posts on Twitter followed a warning from Moscow that the risk of a direct military clash between Russia and the United States in Syria "is higher than before", with a Russian envoy saying that USA missiles flying over the war-ravaged country would be shot down.

Author: 0 Syria and Allies Ready for War If Trump Attacks, Official Says

Initially, an attack in Syria seemed all but certain, with the president tweeting a warning to Russian Federation to "get ready' and talking about missiles that are "nice and new and smart" - words that put the USA military on alert". But referring to the use of chemical weapons, Mattis said that "some things are simply inexcusable, beyond the pale" and require a response. "Syrian President Bashar al-Assad leaves the capital Damascus in a Russian military convoy towards the Syrian-Lebanese ...

World Top Dems Release Detailed New Info from Senior EPA Whistleblower
Author: 0 Top Dems Release Detailed New Info from Senior EPA Whistleblower

Steven Hart was not a landlord and that the Hart family didn't know Pruitt's daughter shared the condo. When planning a trip to Italy, Mr. Pruitt "refused to stay at hotels recommended by the U.S. Here are nine of the most shocking things Chmielewski told Congress about Pruitt's tenure in charge of the EPA. Pruitt also allegedly exceeded the amount he was allowed to spend at hotels per night, and twice refused the recommendations from the US embassy on worldwide trips to Italy and Australia ...

World Canadian Blood Services says donations spiked after Humboldt Broncos bus crash
Author: 0 Canadian Blood Services says donations spiked after Humboldt Broncos bus crash

The tragedy brought to mind an accident in 1986, when the Swift Current Broncos team bus slid off an icy highway and crashed in late December, killing four players. Oates said he doesn't know anyone from the Tobin family, but "still felt it" when he heard the news. "We are all them". "It's nice that hockey stretches out so far".

World 'Major ice storm' may hit parts of Eastern Ontario this weekend
Author: 0 'Major ice storm' may hit parts of Eastern Ontario this weekend

The freezing rain should be brief but may persist for a couple of hours in the north and higher terrain areas. Environment Canada has a special weather statement in place for SD&G and much of southern and eastern Ontario as a complex weather system moves into the province.

World Paul Ryan's retirement launches speculation about Steve Scalise
Author: 0 Paul Ryan's retirement launches speculation about Steve Scalise

As several people have noted over the past day, it seems likely that Trump would back McCarthy over Scalise and might even act to discourage Scalise from challenging the California Congressman if he wants the job. "That election is in November, so it's not something we have to sweat right now". Multiple House Republicans - conservative and moderate - cautioned Thursday the GOP leadership race needs to be open, and that Ryan should not presume to pick his successor.

World Trump has not laid out timetable for Syria attack response - White House
Author: 0 Trump has not laid out timetable for Syria attack response - White House

People close to Trump say he's at a "breaking point" and may soon fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the head of the Russian Federation probe. Mr. Cohen has steadfastly denied wrongdoing in his $130,000 payment to adult-film actress Stormy Daniels and has publicly defended Trump, nevertheless he has confided in associates that he is terrified of being a fall man, in accordance with a person accustomed to his contemplating nevertheless not licensed to speak publicly about private ...

World Hurricane names Harvey, Irma and Maria officially 'retired'
Author: 0 Hurricane names Harvey, Irma and Maria officially 'retired'

The names will be replaced by Harold, Idalia, Margot and Nigel, which will first appear in the 2023 approved list of storm names , the agency said in a statement. In the USA, seven direct deaths were reported, and an additional 85 indirect deaths occurred, 80 of which were in Florida. Maria was still a category 4 hurricane when it reached Puerto Rico as the strongest storm to hit the island since 1928 and by far the most destructive.

World France President Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response
Author: 0 France President Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response

He did not say whether France is planning military action against Assad's government. Macron confirmed that he had talked to U.S. President Donald Trump on the matter. British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned her Cabinet back from vacation to discuss military action against Syria . Meanwhile, an global chemical weapons watchdog organization said Thursday that its team is en route to Syria and will begin work Saturday to investigate the attack, the Organization for the ...

World Cynthia Nixon: Marijuana is
Author: 0 Cynthia Nixon: Marijuana is "Effectively Legal" For White People

The ordinance is in response to the statewide Proposition 64, also known as the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative. "Politicians have traditionally lagged behind the people on this issue, so it is wonderful to see one so adamantly opposed to legalization reversing course like this", Morgan Fox, Director of Communications for the Marijuana Policy Project, said to NPR .

World 'No discussion on human rights at Kim-Moon summit'
Author: 0 'No discussion on human rights at Kim-Moon summit'

Kim's seemingly sudden switch from launching missiles at a record pace previous year to exploring dialogue has generally been welcomed. After Trump's shock March announcement that he had accepted an invitation to meet the reclusive North Korean leader, there have been doubts about whether the talks will go ahead.

World Taliban kill local governor, 6 police in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Taliban kill local governor, 6 police in Afghanistan

The militants launched the attack on the Khwaja Omari district headquarters in the southeastern province at 2:00 am in which nine intelligence officials were also injured. Rahmani said the district is very close to the provincial capital, Ghazni city. Ramazan Ali Moseni, a deputy chief police in Ghazni province, said 25 Taliban were killed in the gunbattle that started Wednesday night and lasted into the morning.

Author: 0 GOP slams 'Lyin' Comey' ahead of anti-Trump book tour

Andrew Harrer/Pool, Getty Images Ronna McDaniel, the RNC's chairwoman, told CNN that Comey's "misconduct" warranted condemnations from both Republicans and Democrats, and that the public should be reminded of them before his book launches. "I don't know James Comey , but I'm certainly not someone who would have any desire to criticize or bring him down", he said. Other prominent conservatives, however, appear to have already adopted arguments similar to those that the RNC laid out.

World I'v Proof Syria Attacked Citizens With Chemical Weapons - Macron
Author: 0 I'v Proof Syria Attacked Citizens With Chemical Weapons - Macron

On Thursday a foreign ministry spokeswoman asked whether the aim of Western strikes might be "to quickly remove the traces of the provocation". With increasing concerns about a US-Russia proxy war in Syria , Mr Macron insisted that "France will not allow an escalation or something that could damage the stability" of the region.

World President Trump: Syria attack 'very soon or not so soon at all!'
Author: 0 President Trump: Syria attack 'very soon or not so soon at all!'

French President Emmanuel Macron , whose forces are also in the USA -led coalition, told broadcaster TF1 that his government had proof that Assad was behind the attacks, which the World Health Organization says killed more than 40 people and affected 500 with poisoning symptoms.

World Florida school shooter wants victims to have his inheritance
Author: 0 Florida school shooter wants victims to have his inheritance

The hearing Wednesday will look into whether Cruz could instead pay for his own defense. He is now represented by the Broward Public Defender's Office, which handles clients who can not afford to hire their own lawyers. A statement shows one annuity included a deposit of more than $3,333 into Cruz's account past year, but he does not have access to the money at this time, his attorney said.

World Three UNSC resolutions on Syria fail; investigators on way
Author: 0 Three UNSC resolutions on Syria fail; investigators on way

Vassily Nebenzia, Russia's ambassador to the United Nations , accused the USA of "trying to mislead the worldwide community". A second defeated Moscow-drafted resolution would have offered backing for the fact-finding mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to Syria , but would not identify the perpetrators of attacks.

World More counts filed in college basketball scandal involving additional programs
Author: 0 More counts filed in college basketball scandal involving additional programs

The United States Attorney's Office announced Tuesday that it has filed a superseding indictment in its ongoing investigation into corruption and bribery in college basketball. The timeline of events in Tuesday's indictment does not match Jackson's career at Kansas. As in other cases, the payment was concealed from NC State officials and the NCAA, according to prosecutors.

Author: 0 Mattis Says US Military Still Assessing Intelligence on Alleged Chemical Attack

The White Helmets, a civil defense agency, blamed the Assad regime for a chemical attack Saturday night in the city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta, which it said killed 78 civilians and injured hundreds of others. On Thursday, Trump followed up that threat by saying it could happen "very soon or not soon at all". "Now we have to make some further decisions".

World Hamas: Israeli jets interception shows resistance on full alert
Author: 0 Hamas: Israeli jets interception shows resistance on full alert

Even as other excited soldiers can be heard confirming with each other if the kill was captured on video so they could watch it, a large group of Palestinians can be seen running towards the fallen man and start carrying his body away. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the European Union have called for an independent investigation into Israel's use of force, which Israel has repeatedly rejected.

World Sub-Saharan Africa is beacon against death penalty
Author: 0 Sub-Saharan Africa is beacon against death penalty

According to the report, released on Thursday, China implemented "more death sentences than the rest of the world combined". China is believed to be the country that executes the highest number of people; "however the exact number is unknown as the data is classified as a state secret".

Author: 0 Sirens blare as Israel comes to a halt to remember Holocaust victims

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used his address at the event to warn that "today, too, there's an extremist regime that's threatening us, threatening the peace of the entire world". Meanwhile, Netanyahu also held a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, where the Israeli leader apparently reiterated Israel's stance that it will not allow Iran the establish a foothold in Syria.

World Thursday morning First Alert forecast
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A few showers may be possible late Saturday night as a backdoor cold front to our northeast starts pushing southward. Monday there's a slight chance of rain showers with temperatures below average in the low 50's. Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Relative humidity for the western half of the state will be less than 15 percent, with temperatures expected to climb into the 70s and 80s and wind gusts up to 55 miles per hour.

World OPCW fails to identify origin of nerve agent in Skripal case
Author: 0 OPCW fails to identify origin of nerve agent in Skripal case

The global chemical weapons watchdog has said an analysis of samples gathered from Sergei Skripal , Yulia Skripal and detective sergeant Nick Bailey - the officer affected during the emergency response - confirmed the U.K.'s assessment of the incident.

World Dodgers to host 2020 All-Star Game
Author: 0 Dodgers to host 2020 All-Star Game

Dodger Stadium will host the 2020 All-Star Game, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. Griffey Sr. also hit a homer off of Tommy John of the infamous surgery. The last time the Dodgers hosted was in 1980, a game that Los Angeles pitcher Jerry Reuss actually got the win. That time around the National League team (managed by Chuck Tanner) defeated the American League team (managed by Earl Weaver) with a final score of 4-2.

World Man Accused Of Striking Woman & Violating Protection Order
Author: 0 Man Accused Of Striking Woman & Violating Protection Order

Jared Lance Haynes, also known as Lance Carswell, 48, visited the woman's family about 7 p.m. Monday He said he was going to a gas station and asked whether he could take the woman with him, according to documents filed in Allen Superior Court.

World PM, Amit Shah among BJP MPs to observe fast on April 12
Author: 0 PM, Amit Shah among BJP MPs to observe fast on April 12

Tiwari was attended by a doctor as he complained of "some pain" at the venue of the fast being held by party members in protest against the impasse in Parliament , in Delhi. BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday compared the NDA government at the Centre to a power station and the Congress government in Karnataka to a burnt transformer.

World Polls open in presidential election in Azerbaijan
Author: 0 Polls open in presidential election in Azerbaijan

Voting began on Wednesday in the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation where incumbent Ilham Aliyev is expected to win by a landslide, extending his 15-year rule. Other candidates refrained from directly challenging or criticizing the incumbent, and distinction was not made between his campaign and his official activities, the worldwide observers concluded in a preliminary statement today.

World New Zealand bans new offshore oil exploration to tackle climate change
Author: 0 New Zealand bans new offshore oil exploration to tackle climate change

The decision to allow existing permits to continue was important "as doing otherwise would have had a potentially devastating effect on investment into New Zealand". "You watch there will be a retrenchment in that industry and as some media have already reported this is the long-term death of Taranaki, it's unacceptable when the opportunity is there for NZ to participate", says Todd Muller, opposition for climate change.

World Sunny And Warm For Now; Storms This Weekend
Author: 0 Sunny And Warm For Now; Storms This Weekend

That's because of the questions still in place about the when the storms will arrive, and how strong they will be when they get here. The wind gust could reach over 40 miles per hour Thursday . This Friday we will see our first increased chance for severe weather outbreak this season. A warm front will track through part of eastern Iowa from the south on Friday .

World Hyannis man pleads guilty to drug charges
Author: 0 Hyannis man pleads guilty to drug charges

The charges stem from an investigation into the distribution of fentanyl analogs that allegedly contributed to the deaths of Troy Kuntz, 38, and Carrera Hall, 23. The girl eventually notified Wiltshire Police in England. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison with 15 years suspended. Fox deployed to Guam and, when he returned to Hawaii, U.S.

World Chinese baby born four years after parents' death in vehicle crash
Author: 0 Chinese baby born four years after parents' death in vehicle crash

But five days before one of the fertilised embryos was due to be transplanted into Liu, the couple died in a auto accident in March 2013 in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. But no airline wanted to take a thermos of liquid-nitrogen encased embryos onboard, BBC reports, so the eggs had to be transported across the border by auto.

World Liverpool fan allegedly attacked by Manchester City fans after Salah's goal
Author: 0 Liverpool fan allegedly attacked by Manchester City fans after Salah's goal

Roberto Firmino made it 2-1 for Liverpool with 13 minutes remaining. The Reds won the series 5-1 in aggregate, following a 2-1 victory Tuesday at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England. I don't have to tell you this - everyone knows how great they've been. Bayern and Real are potential semi-final opponents should they come through their quarter-finals unscathed on Wednesday.

World Top homeland security aide resigns day after Bolton starts
Author: 0 Top homeland security aide resigns day after Bolton starts

But the president's top spokesperson did quickly add "we'll certainly keep you guys posted". Sarah Sanders, a spokeswoman for the White House, confirmed Bossert's resignation in a statement saying Trump is "grateful for Tom's commitment" to the country's security and safety.

World No more money or officers in new strategy to tackle street violence
Author: 0 No more money or officers in new strategy to tackle street violence

The Home Office will provide £3.6 million to support the development of a new National County Lines Co-ordination Centre, while the strategy details how modern slavery legislation could be used to prosecute cases. Rudd said local councils have the option of raising police precepts on council tax to help support services, but Macleod said funding for youth offending programmes has already been halved since 2010.

World Federal Bureau of Investigation sought 'Access Hollywood' tape records in Trump lawyer raids
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation sought 'Access Hollywood' tape records in Trump lawyer raids

The Times said Cohen's connection to the tape was unclear. After the search warrant, Mr Trump now is now convinced that his initial belief that Mr Mueller is simply out to destroy his presidency was correct. Still, Mr Cohen was able to fill certain political voids that no one else seemed able to, such as forming a so-called diversity coalition of African-American, Hispanic and Muslim supporters, and he also raised money for the campaign and later for Mr Trump's inaugural committee.

World Man arrested after multiple calls to residence
Author: 0 Man arrested after multiple calls to residence

The driver, Marty S. Clark, 30, of Indianapolis, was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting police by fleeing in a vehicle, leaving the scene of a property damage crash and reckless driving. Race St. Following Gwatkin's guilty pleas, police opposed his release on bail. The 25-year-old ex-boyfriend reportedly then pulled a handgun and told Allen to stay away from him, according to a Little Rock police report.

World Iranians killed in alleged Israeli airstrike on Syrian base T-4
Author: 0 Iranians killed in alleged Israeli airstrike on Syrian base T-4

Israel has sought to avoid direct involvement in Syria's civil war, but it acknowledges carrying out dozens of air strikes there to stop what it says are advanced arms deliveries to its enemy Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite group that is backing President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

World Mike Pompeo to tell Senate soft U.S. policy on Russian Federation 'now over'
Author: 0 Mike Pompeo to tell Senate soft U.S. policy on Russian Federation 'now over'

One of Pompeo's immediate aims will be to restore morale at the State Department, where people felt adrift and ignored by Tillerson and dispirited by the administration's slow pace in filling top positions. Trump has vowed to withdraw the USA if agreement with European allies to revamp to deal can't be reached by May 12. Democrats are anxious about Pompeo stoking Trump's pugilistic instincts, and at least one Republican, Sen.

World Russian Federation vetoes US-drafted Security Council resolution
Author: 0 Russian Federation vetoes US-drafted Security Council resolution

On Monday, the United Nations said the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, or OPCW, is investigating Saturday's alleged attack. The attack late on Saturday killed at least 60 people and hurt more than 1,000 at several sites in Douma, a town near the capital, Damascus, according to the Union of Medical Care Organizations.

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

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has avoided committing to military action against the UK, asking Donald Trump to present more evidence of Saturday's chemical attack . He stressed that any action would be limited to targeting production facilities for chemical weapons. "In this framework, we will continue exchanges of technical and strategic information with our partners, especially the British and Americans, and we will in the next days announce our decision", Macron said on Tuesday.