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World Strikes hit Syria as country had 'chance for peaceful future': Moscow
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Russian officials denied any involvement during the most violent days of the fighting between the Ukrainian military and Russian-backed forces in eastern Ukraine in 2014, while journalists and Western intelligence agencies reported tanks pouring across the Russian border into the Ukraine.

World I don't need any help from the Russian embassy - Yulia Skripal
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The worldwide chemical weapons watchdog has confirmed Britain's analysis of the chemical used in the Salisbury nerve agent poisoning, as Russian Federation continued to deny responsibility for the attack. Maria Zakharova, spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, told reporters that the report was part of a continuing British plot against Russia . He also said Russian intelligence cyber specialists had targeted Skripal's daughter Yulia's email accounts in 2013.

World Gay rights lawyer immolates self in NYC in ecology protest
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Buckel had been the lead lawyer in the case of Brandon Teena , a transgender teen who police were found to have failed to protect after he was brutally raped and later, murdered in Nebraska. 'A lifetime of service may best be preserved by giving a life... In the note, Buckel reportedly drew comparisons between his actions and those of the Tibetan monks who've self-immolated to protest Chinese rule.

World Unnao rape victim's family alleges harassment by BJP MLA's goons
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The father died on April 9 during treatment while in judicial custody. Following the arrest of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar in connection with Unnao rape case, posters appeared here in one of the localities here prohibiting the entry of any BJP leaders.

World Trump Seethes Over FBI Raid, Ponders Firing Those He Blames
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The raid on Cohen was not carried out by special counsel Robert Mueller's team. They claim it's protected by attorney-client privilege. Whether Cohen was recording conversations in his Trump Tower office was a source of concern to some Trump associates during the campaign, two former Trump campaign officials said.

World CBI registers three cases, detains BJP MLA in Unnao gangrape case
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During that time, his brother Atul Singh was arrested for a brutal assault on the girl's father, who was not just arrested with severe wounds on his body but died last week in police custody. Subsequently, the victim's father was booked by the police under the Arms Act on April 3 and put in jail on April 5. The Allahabad High Court took up suo motu cognisance of the case on Wednesday and on Thursday took a strong notice of the delay in the accused MLA's arrest.

World Local politicians react to Trump's announcement of strikes on Syria
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The target in Trump's sights on Monday evening, however, was not President Bashar al-Assad, whose gas attack last Saturday was the ostensible reason for the gathering of this war council. In 2013, President Putin and his government promised the world that they would guarantee the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons. According to Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford, the US did not notify Russian forces in Syria ahead of the strikes.

World Western powers walk legal tightrope with Syria strikes
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Trump has slammed Russian Federation for its partnership with "Gas Killing Animal" Assad, spurring concerns that a USA strike could lead to a conflagration with Russian Federation, which has major military facilities at Tartus and Khmeimim and works cheek-by-jowl with Syria forces that could be targeted.

World No 'final decision' from Trump on Syria
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Meanwhile, the Daily Telegraph has claimed that British submarines have been ordered to move within missile range of Syria amid reports about an imminent United States strike on President Bashar Assad's forces. That may prove too little, too late. Ms Pierce added: "I will take no lessons in worldwide law from Russian Federation". "All the indications are that the Syrian regime was responsible".

World Search called off for woman who went overboard cruise ship
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P&O Cruises said it could not confirm any details. The ship's owner P&O told the news site that a crew member witnessed the woman fall over the side of the ship about 4pm AEST, 150 nautical miles west of New Caledonia . A passenger onboard Pacific Dawn says its parent cruise ship company can not be faulted for the way it has handled the tragedy of a woman falling overboard.

World Destiny's Child Reunites at Coachella
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Cardi B 's upcoming performance at the 2018 Coachella music festival is already shaping up to be a grand one but the performance just got a bit more extravagant. The singer took to social media to share her look alongside her former fellow bandmates, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams . Beyonce's set took in the breadth of her 16-year solo career, including songs Baby Boy, 7/11 and Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It).

World Syria strikes send 'clear message' on chemical weapons: May
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President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was holding meetings on Syria and expected to make decisions "fairly soon". But she also drew a link with the nerve agent attack on Russian former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury.

World Sack Jitendra for obstructing investigation into Kathua case
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On Saturday, the BJP, one of the ruling alliance partners in the state, had handed over to the chief minister the resignations of its two ministers. The chief minister said that she was in constant touch with BJP president Amit Shah and Madhav as well as Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Stressing the urgency of responding to the challenges in Jammu and Kashmir through tangible political measures before the crisis degenerates into a catastrophe; Mehbooba said the people of J-K, irrespective ...

World Mom credited for change in child abuse case
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Two other events were planned for Jamestown and Dunkirk. She said gathering in the center of the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge symbolizes the combined efforts of agencies on both sides of the river in combatting child abuse and neglect, a problem that knows no state lines.

World First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar: government
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Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed a repatriation plan in January but its start has been repeatedly delayed as both sides blame the other for lack of preparation. "I hope, Myanmar will repatriate all the families within the possible shortest time", the home minister said. It comes despite warnings from the United Nations that Myanmar is not ready for their return.

World Threat of US-Russia clash hangs over Syria
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The Saturday report said the ministry warned of regional and trans-regional effects and consequences over the attack, . "It will be in defense of a bedrock global norm that benefits all nations", Haley said. He did not say what the evidence was. In the UK , Cabinet ministers said that it was "highly likely" the Assad regime was responsible for the attack.

World Jordan's achievements as president of Arab Summit
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The report said that the Palestinian cause, the central Arab issue, is going through a hard and delicate phase of the nation's history as a result of the stalemate in the peace process and a lack of a political horizon. In his speech at the summit, King Salman stressed that the Palestinian issue is "our first issue and will remain so" expressing his condemnation of the decision of the United States administration to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem.

World Henderson wins sixth LPGA Tour title
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But Henderson's round came unstuck with a double-bogey on the par-three 16th, followed by a bogey on 18 to turn what had looked like being a solid two-under score into a one-over 73. "I know it kind of affected my whole country". The $2 million LPGA Tour event ends Saturday. "I kind of got into more trouble, so I went back to my aggressive ways".

World Raid on Trump lawyer about payments to women
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Twitter users who share the common Jewish moniker with Trump's attorney were simultaneously amused and abashed as news of their namesake's legal jeopardy broke around the net. Nervous White House aides expressed new fears about the president's unpredictability in the face of the Cohen raid, which he viewed as an assault on a longtime defender and a sign that Mueller's probe into potential ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign was "going too far".

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Ferrari's back-to-back victories in the opening two rounds of this season has Hamilton believing it will be a tough order to stop the Italian marque from securing another 25 points. "They have a really strong auto", he said. We were quicker in the last race (in Bahrain) but they ( Ferrari ) were able to hold on. Row three for tomorrow's race is a Red Bull row, with Max Verstappen in fifth and Daniel Ricciardo , who had just a few minutes in Q1 after his engine blew, scraping in to Q2 ...

World Child's body found in California river where family vanished
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This March 20, 2016, file photo shows Hart family of Woodland, Wash., at a Bernie Sanders rally in Vancouver, Wash. The remains of Jennifer and Sarah Margaret Hart, both 38, and three of the children were found in the wreckage of a GMC Yukon after it ran off California Highway 1 and plunged over a steep embankment onto the rocky shoreline below.

World Great Chong Wei, unbelievable win: Najib
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In the second half, the Malaysian, who had bagged the gold in men's singles and mixed team events in Melbourne 2006 and New Delhi 2010, used his decade-long experience to outsmart Srikanth and take the summit clash to a thrilling decider.

World Extra glass of wine, beer takes 30 minutes off your life
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According to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines, a standard drink in the U.S.is a 12 fl oz. can of regular (5 percent alcohol) beer, a 5 fl oz. glass of 12 percent wine or a 1.5 fl oz. Scientists compared the health and drinking habits of alcohol drinkers in 19 countries, then calculated how much life a person could expect to lose if they drank the same way for the rest of their lives.

World Minnesota murder Defendant may be Connected into FL killing
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Investigators added Lois Riess does not have check-writing authority for either account. She afterward cast David's signature about three checks written to herself, totaling £11,000. Investigators believe she may be using the alias Pamela Sellers Hutchinson. Second-degree murder charges are pending against Riess in the killing of her husband David.

World Michael Pence says Russia 'on wrong side of war'
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The meeting with Pence was announced on Friday and follows Trump's push to deploy National Guard troops to the U.S. -Mexico border to fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling. There "will be a price to pay" if Syria ever uses chemical weapons again, as the U.S. is ready to take additional action, Pence told reporters travelling with him to Peru to attend the Summit of the Americas.

World Netanyahu says Israel
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We met our objectives. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday voiced his "total support" for US-led air strikes against Syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons. Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani (hah-SAHN' roh-HAH'-nee), tells Syria's Bashar Assad (bah-SHAR' AH'-sahd) that America's goal is to justify its continued presence in the region.

Author: 0 Arab media outlets: Airstrike targets Iranian base in Syria

The three countries defended the action at an emergency council meeting Saturday, with the USA vowing to take further action should the Assad regime launch another attack using weapons of mass destruction. "It is reasonable to expect that Russian Federation will limit the ability of Israel to exercise a similar attack in the future", Etzion said, referring to the T-4 strike.

World Trump Attorney Cohen denies media Record of Prague Journey
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A judge ordered Cohen to appear in person at a hearing set for Monday. Cohen's lawyers argued that they should decide which documents are protected and which can be handed over in the search for potential secret deals made outside a campaign to protect Trump and whether they constitute illegal campaign contributions.

World Cynthia Nixon Receives Endorsement from New York Progressive Action Network
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New Yorkers won't have any problem lighting up if Miranda gets her way. In a recent video she posted, Nixon explained: "I believe it is time for NY to follow the lead of eight other states and D.C., and legalize recreational marijuana". The party's executive director Bill Lipton accused Cuomo on Friday of trying to stiff arm party loyalists into backing his candidacy, threatening to pressure unions who support him to end funding for certain activist groups.

World Oklahoma Insurance Department prepared to work with wildfire victims
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Around midday Friday, the National Weather Service issued an advisory saying that fire was approaching the Iochem iodine plant east of Vici. They are working with a task force in Oklahoma. Woodward County Emergency Management Director Matt Lehenbaur said Friday that the fire has destroyed several homes near Woodward, about 125 miles (200 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City.

World Cauvery dispute: People in Tamil Nadu tell PM Modi to go back
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Why has IPL shifted matches out of Chennai? Amidst statewide protests, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately set up the Cauvery Management Board . What has the Supreme Court said on this? The deadline given by the apex court expired on March 30 and Tamil Nadu filed a contempt petition against the Centre on March 31.

World Trump Flip-Flops on Attacking Syria in Five Years
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The alleged attack was launched not long after Trump called for withdrawal of USA troops from war-ravaged Syria . The US National Security Council is to meet on Thursday, while UK PM Theresa May has called a cabinet meeting. "We must assume that not all chemical weapons in Syria were destroyed", Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Adebahr said. Trump a year ago ordered a strike against Assad following a deadly sarin gas attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun.

World Comey reportedly wishes he'd found 'better way' to describe Clinton's email use
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Comey was anxious that the country's top law enforcement agencies would suffer if the public later discovered the Federal Bureau of Investigation had obtained new emails in the Clinton probe. "I don't remember knowingly thinking about that, but it has to have been because I had been operating in a universe where by Hillary Clinton was going to overcome Donald Trump , and thus I'm pretty convinced it had been a factor", Comey explained in a excerpt of an interview aired on Saturday.

World Corbyn accuses May of waiting on Trump over response to Syria crisis
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The party was last night united around the need for a parliamentary vote to authorise any military action in Syria and heaped pressure on Theresa May to consult the Commons. The comments come after Theresa May won the backing of her Cabinet for military action against Syrian forces. Asked if Russian Federation or the USA posed the greatest threat to world peace, Ms Abbott said: "It's clear that at this point Russian Federation, its role in Syria, what we believe, beyond reasonable ...

World Raid on Trump's Lawyer Sought Records on 'Access Hollywood' Tape
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The FBI was also looking for information about the $150,000 payment made by the publisher of the National Enquirer , American Media Inc. -whose owner is friends with the president-to former Playboy model Karen McDougal. Attorney or Assistant Attorney General. "What else?" He also said reporters would have to ask Cohen about why the payment was made, and did not know where his lawyer got the money to make the payment.

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European Council President Donald Tusk said the European Union stands by the United States, France and Britain over their air strikes after alleged chemical attacks by the Damascus regime. Moscow wants an emergency session of the UN Security Council , where it is a permanent member, to discuss the "aggressive actions" of the USA and its allies.

World Zuckerberg's personal data included in Facebook leak
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In that respect, Facebook achieves its goal of connecting people, Milanesi said . The 33-year-old CEO conceded that some regulation of social media companies is " inevitable ", while offering a laundry list of reform pledges at Facebook and vowing to improve privacy and security.

World Items found belonged to missing California family
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They later left the state and never registered in local school districts in OR and Washington OR notified authorities they planned to home-school the children. The couple's former foster child, identified only as Lee, reflected on the troubling period she spent with them. "We believe that the Hart incident was in fact intentional", he said.

World Chemical attack in Syria: Britain has agreed on a response
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In August 2016, a report by the United Nations and the OPCW said the Syrian military used chemical weapons in the town of Talmenes in April 2013 and Sarmin in March 2015, while the Islamic State employed mustard gas in the town of Marea in August 2015.

World Huey Lewis Cancels 2018 Shows Due to Hearing Loss
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Huey Lewis and the News had about 30 shows lined up starting in May and running through September, including an August 9 gig at Boston's Fenway Park with Jimmy Buffett headlining. Another tweet shows Lewis and his band were supposed to play at Outside Lands at Golden Gate, Aug. 10-12. Lewis ended the message with a hopeful sentiment and said he would like to perform again in the future.

World Prime Minister attends Summit of the Americas and CHOGM
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Heads of State and Government of the Western Hemisphere are now meeting at the Eighth Summit of the Americas being held on April 13 and 14, 2018 in Lima, Peru. Pence landed in Peru shortly after Trump signaled his interest in possibly rejoining negotiations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Pacific Rim trade pact he frequently blasted during the 2016 campaign, injecting a dose of uncertainty among USA trading partners.