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Trump promises decision 'very quickly' on Syria response


Allegations of a government sponsored chemical attack in in Syria on Saturday comes as pro-government forces concluded an operation to liberate the region from Islamic militants that had taken control of vast swaths of the country, and only days after Trump publicly stated his intention to get USA troops out of Syria. Read More »

Trump Calls Off Trip To South America To Focus On Syria

An American official said the USA was discussing with allies whether they would participate in a retaliatory strike. Under a 2013 agreement for which Russian Federation was a guarantor, Syria was to have eliminated all its chemical weapons , but it has used chlorine and perhaps other chemicals since then. Read More »

Japan asks S. Korea to raise abduction issue at North-South summit


But the focus will stay on North Korea denuclearization and the objective of complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement, or CVID, of Pyongyang's weapons of mass destruction, according to the report . Mr Kono, before the Seoul visit, also said he would try to ensure that the "abduction issue will be talked about in the North-South summit", as well as Pyongyang's "nuclear and missile issues". Read More »

Pep Guardiola charged with improper conduct after Liverpool defeat


But the Liverpool defense stood resilient, despite conceding an early goal to the relentless attack. Yet City's hierarchy, who have already backed Guardiola to the tune of nearly £450m since he took charge in June 2016, believe there is no cause for alarm and will continue with plans to sign a defensive midfielder, versatile forward and probably a centre-half. Read More »

Four civilians, soldier killed in Kashmir


He said that the fire was halted on both sides after the initial exchange of fire and was resumed early morning on Wednesday. "One of them, identified as Sepoy S. "They have been sent to Srinagar for specialized treatment", the police officer said. A police spokesperson confirmed the death of three civilians but claimed they died in the " crossfire ". Read More »

Russia's Putin: ties with Montenegro at odds with our age-old friendship


Mandelker said there had been great unity on Russia among European nations since March 4 when former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal was found poisoned in southwestern England. "Get ready Russian Federation, because they will be coming, nice and new and "smart!" Maria Zakharova , spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, in a Facebook post Wednesday, wondered if the chemical weapons watchdog investigating the reports of the attack on Douma had been warned that United States ... Read More »

What You Need To Know About The Suspected Syrian Chemical Attack

The US, France and Britain have been consulting about launching a military strike within days, and President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that missiles "will be coming". "By telegraphing our punch so early, you give the Syrians the opportunity to harden themselves as a target and you give them the opportunity to have more time to think through what our potential response might be", said Christine Wormuth, a former undersecretary of defense for policy in the Obama administration. Read More »

Russia Vetoes US Resolution on Syria Chemical Weapons


Trump also conflated United States tensions with Russia over special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, saying "much of the bad blood with Russia is caused by the Fake & Corrupt Russia Investigation". Dozens more buses arrived on Tuesday, according to Syria monitors. Ali Akbar Velayati, the top adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said during a visit to Damascus on Tuesday that an Israeli attack on an air base in Syria earlier this week would "not remain without ... Read More »

Master of golf's new order


Reed did, though, swat aside the notion of him being an unpopular victor. "I am who I am". But there is a bigger story to emerge from the 2018 Masters , the first of the year's four major golf tournaments. Expectations that Woods could contend in his first major championship since 2015 fueled an explosion in sports betting and a surge in television ratings. Read More »

Hamas slams Israel for bombing Gaza military sites


Israel's Air Force (IAF) on Monday morning targeted a Hamas terror target Gaza in response to a cross-border attack earlier in the day. According to the spokesman, around 3,080 people have been injured by Israeli gunfire since March 30 in Palestinian rallies demanding the right of return to refugees to their towns and villages in historical Palestine, from which they were driven in 1948 to make way for the new state of Israel. Read More »

Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'


He said any action would "target chemical weapons" stocks. What if Russian Federation does shoot down USA missiles? President Donald Trump has vowed to respond "forcefully" to Saturday's attack on civilians in the town of Douma, and warned that Russian Federation - or any other nation found to share responsibility - will "pay a price". Read More »

Russian Federation to deploy troops to site of chemical attack in Syria


The United States and several of its allies have focused on Syrian forces as being responsible, while Syria and Russian Federation have denied President Bashar al-Assad's military carried out a chemical attack. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitor, said the Syrian army has put all of its military facilities, including airports and bases, on alert for the next three days. Read More »

Increased Federal Role in Education Fails to Improve US Student Performance


The school system's fourth-graders scored second in the nation in reading - behind MA - while DODEA eighth-graders tied for third with New Hampshire in math, after MA and Minnesota. In eighth grade, 3,100 students were selected to take reading, and 3,100 were selected to take mathematics. 20 states that were not significantly different than Colorado and 27 scored significantly lower than Colorado. Read More »

More Active Weather This Weekend. Cool Start To Next Week


A second storm moving in Wednesday and Thursday is expected to be colder and could bring snow as low as 3,000 feet. Average high temperatures are in the mid-50s and we may get there by Wednesday . The low at night will be 31. A warmer afternoon is anticipated with highs approaching 80 degrees. Saturday is a tricky day, with colder air moving in from the north while there is exceedingly warm air over CT and parts of NY. Read More »

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Russia-linked Jersey companies


Get ready Russian Federation, because they will be coming, nice and new and "smart". Defying Russian warnings against USA military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. Read More »

US, Russia step up warnings ahead of possible Syria strike


Syria has denied that it used poison gas. Russia's ambassador to Lebanon said any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launching sites targeted - a stark warning of a potential major confrontation in Syria. Russian Federation joined the Syrian civil war to fight alongside Syrian President Bashar Assad in 2015. This weekend listen to the complete story of the trial that gripped that nation. Read More »

Steel tariffs: China files trade plaint against US


According to WTO, China claims the 25-percent steel tariff and 10-percent aluminum tariff are inconsistent with provisions of the WTO's Agreement on Safeguards and the WTO's General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade ( GATT ) 1994. Huntington Ingalls Industries, the largest shipbuilder for the USA government, said new tariffs on steel and aluminum should not impact the price of its own shipbuilding in the near-term, but does not know if tariffs will raise prices for its suppliers. Read More »

Chainsaw revved in Sydney road rage brawl


In the video, a motorcyclist is seen visibly angry and arguing with the driver of a gray auto. The video was released on social media by a witness Sunday evening and is now being shared by detectives in hopes that someone can identify the suspect's vehicle. Read More »

Forced marriage: SC asks Centre, police to grant protection to woman


She had subsequently escaped to Delhi and approached the Court seeking protection. The bench observed that the Section 12 C of the Act provides for annulment of a marriage if there is forced or fraudulent consent. He said that the law per se says that consent is required in cases of unsound mind. Her case synopsis, as presented by the appellant, tells of a tale of unbridled patriarchy in villages that run rampant with the lives of women, even those who are educated enough to resist. Read More »

Trump mulls very tough military response to Syria attack

The United States warned Russia prior to the strikes themselves, seeking to avoid killing Russian forces. "Either way, the United States will respond", she warned. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley told the Security Council on Monday that both Russian Federation and Iran could stop the Syrian government's "murderous destruction", adding that Moscow's hands are "covered in the blood of Syrian children". Read More »

Key GOP members warn Wray, Rosenstein in contempt


Boyd also addressed House Speaker Paul Ryan, who has shown his support for Nunes regarding the Committee's requests for the documents. "We're not only going to hold in contempt, but we will have a plan to hold in contempt and impeach", Nunes responded. Read More »

Fake Hillary Clinton Sex Video Pushed by Russia-Linked Account


While Reddit's "suspicious accounts" list shows that that 7o percent of the accounts had zero karma (the "upvoting" scoring system based on likes and comments), 13 accounts, or 1 percent of the total 994, had 10,000 in karma or more, with Rubinjer having the most at 99,493. Read More »

Special counsel team met with Trump lawyers on day of Cohen raid


Dershowitz, who has appeared on cable news critical of the investigation, said the president did not seem angry or distracted. On Tuesday, Democratic members including Senate Judiciary member Richard Blumenthal called Trump "unhinged" in his Monday rant and expressed concern he might fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions , Rosenstein and Mueller. Read More »

'Poison gas attack' in Syria probed


Trump's threat comes just hours after Russia's ambassador to Lebanon vowed that any United States missiles fired in Syria would be shot down. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor, said the regime carried out a wave of air strikes on Douma on Friday and Saturday that killed almost 100 people, including many who suffered breathing difficulties. Read More »

Once 'unalterably opposed' to legal pot, ex-Speaker John Boehner changes tune


Boehner said in a statement his position "has evolved" from opposition to legalizing marijuana. And coming on the same day that his successor, Paul Ryan, announced that he will not seek re-election, was just too, too much news for some folks to process in a single news cycle, though there are now dreams of the two opening a pot dispensary together. Read More »

Iranian media publishes images of Syrian hangar reportedly struck by Israel

US President Donald Trump earlier blamed the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma on Russian Federation and Iran, citing their support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. A number of strikes on Iranian targets in Syria since 2013 have been attributed to Israel , though it rarely confirms such raids. Together with Russia, " Iran was a vital ally of Syria's president Bashar al Assad, supporting his administration militarily, economically and politically since a 2011 rebellion turned in ... Read More »

7 takeaways from Zuckerberg's marathon congressional testimony


They focus on data privacy, the Cambridge Analytica scandal , Russian election interference, and what Facebook is doing to better address these concerns. Democrats like Nelson have argued that federal laws might be necessary to ensure user privacy. The data was used to influence the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Bruce McArthur charged with seventh count of first-degree murder


As of now, the charges against McArthur haven't been proven in court. Faizi was last seen in the Church and Wellesley area, where some of the other victims had also gone missing. and St. Clair Ave. E. Those remains have been found in planter pots at a home in midtown Toronto where McArthur worked and stored his equipment. The independent investigation was initiated by groups within the LGBTQ community and brought forward by Mayor John Tory. Read More »

Cameroon officials search for eight missing athletes at Commonwealth Games


AUSSIE immigration authorities are searching for eight Cameroonian athletes who have gone missing from the Commonwealth Games. Three weightlifters and two boxers were initially reported to Australian police after not being seen since Tuesday, triggering suspicion they had fled with no intention of returning to Cameroon . Read More »

Trump taunts Russian Federation, says U.S. military response coming in Syria


Deadly missile strikes hit a Syrian military airbase on Monday, state media said, but Washington and Paris denied carrying them out in response to an alleged poison gas attack . and Russian Federation on the suspected attack. The Associated Press reported that U.S. officials and counterparts in Britain and France had been discussing a possible joint military response, with sources saying the allies had been weighing up a strike as early as the end of the week. Read More »