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Lavrov hopes West won't follow Iraqi or Libyan scenarios in Syria

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Now, I hope, no one will gamble on embarking on such a risky venture. Russian Federation and the United States are using their channels of communications on Syria, according to Lavrov. The Kremlin said that Mr Putin warned against rushing to blame the Syrian government before conducting a "thorough and objective probe". Mr Lavrov earlier expressed that Russian Federation is open to communication with the United States over the situation in Syria, saying that a joint discussion is necessary. Read More »

March for Science returns to downtown Spokane on Saturday

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About 5,000 people were expected to attend the Washington D.C. March for Science on Saturday, with thousands of others attending similar marches in cities around the country, the Washington Post reported . Organizers estimate this year's march won't be as large as last year's. Their behavior has been adjusting. They're raising awareness for the scientific community. Read More »

Girls' soccer: Tigers make strides in loss to Wolves

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Even with the early lead, Norris wanted to see more from her team, including more scoring chances. "Compared to previous seasons, we now have more of a soccer culture so it feels like we have a few more soccer players", Bernardini said. Wednesday's game against the Titans remained scoreless almost halfway through the second half until freshman Nadia Davis received a pass from junior Cami Dubois, put a nifty move on her defender and buried a shot in the upper corner to give the Vikings the ... Read More »

Peru opens Americas summit decrying corruption

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A lot of Pence's message on the summit can be aimed toward constructing assist for additional isolating Venezuela , which has confronted a political disaster underneath President Nicolas Maduro . He was meeting with Venezuelan opposition leaders. He was meeting with Venezuelan opposition leaders. The vice president, filling in for Trump at the Summit of the Americas, said the USA remained "hopeful" that with the cooperation of Great Britain and France, and support of allies like Canada, ... Read More »

PM Modi launches India's first wellness centre under Ayushman Bharat

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You need not pick up weapons to ruin your lives", he told a gathering. This is the prime minister's fourth visit to the state since the NDA came to power in 2014 and second to Bastar, having visited the area earlier on May 9, 2015. The prime minister's visit to the state coincides with the birth anniversary of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar. "But he studied outside, came back to India and dedicated his life to welfare and uplift of Dalits". Read More »

Major New York progressive group endorses Cynthia Nixon

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After releasing a video on Wednesday where she officially called for the legalization of marijuana in New York, Nixon said her campaign received a ton of donations for $4.20. The 52-year-old also says that legalizing would "generate millions of dollars in tax revenue" and "create new agricultural opportunities for New York's farmers". Read More »

Teen Misses Bus, Gets Shot At By Homeowner After Asking For Directions

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He said his mother told him black boys get shot because they don't look their age, huh? Sheriff's investigators are reviewing home security video footage. "I feel awful for the young man; I feel bad for the mom and the anxiety that they had to go through". Wafer, an airport maintenance worker, told authorities he was in fear of his life when he saw her outside his home so he opened his front door and shot her in the face with a 12-gauge Mossberg shotgun. Read More »

Diane Abbott: We will only back conflict in WW2 scenario

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Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a statement Saturday denouncing the United States-led military attack in Syria calling it " an aggression against a sovereign state which is at the forefront of the fight against terrorism ", and echoing Corbyn's concerns that the multi-national strikes were not sanctioned by the U.N. Read More »

IRFU confirm Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding's contracts have been revoked

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People took to Twitter in response to the verdicts, using the hashtag #IBelieveHer - an worldwide hashtag which has been used previously to criticise how the justice system handles sexual assault and rape cases. Kellie Turtle, from the Belfast Feminist Network, set out five points the group wanted to see addressed, including reforms to the criminal justice system in sex offence cases and the introduction of sex education programmes tackling "toxic masculinity". Read More »

US, France and Britain brief North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on Syria

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Despite Putin's condemnation, the United Nations Security Council just voted to reject Russia's resolution condemning "aggression" against Syria by the U.S. In separate calls, the Prime Minister spoke to the United States and French presidents to discuss the offensive. "Saudi Arabia fully supports the strikes launched by the United States, France and Britain against Syria because they represent a response to the regime's crimes", a foreign ministry statement said. Read More »

Sir Cliff Richard criticises BBC over raid footage

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The 77-year-old singer is suing the corporation over coverage of the raid - which followed a sex assault allegation. He added that felt he was going to suffer a heart attack or a stroke after the coverage of... The news team argues that it got a tip-off from South Yorkshire Police about the raid and was simply reporting the facts in the public interest. The BBC previously offered an apology to the singer in 2016. Read More »

Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park to raise entrance fees

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The fee increase is part of ongoing efforts to address the almost $ 12 billion backlog in annual repairs for park infrastructure. We have no quarrel with a modest increase in fees, especially if the money goes to the parks themselves, but triple-digit percentage increases would have burdened folks way too much. Read More »

Pentagon calls Syria air defense ineffective, Russian Federation says downed 71 missiles

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Anti-war demonstrators during a protest opposite Downing Street over the possibility of British military involvement in Syria on April 13, 2018, in London, England. Support from elsewhere in Europe was more muted, with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni saying his country didn't provide its usual logistical support to western military operations in the eastern Mediterranean. Read More »

World Leaders Respond To The Coordinated Strike In Syria

Marine Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie, director of the Joint Staff, rejected assertions from Russian Federation and Syria that scores of the Western missiles were shot down. The statement said that Croatia would continue following developments in Syria and the wider region. Trump said the strikes were in coordination with France and the United Kingdom, adding that the goal of the campaign is to "establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread and use of chemical ... Read More »

Putin sits back as United States, allies strike Syria

Trump said the US was prepared to sustain economic, diplomatic and military pressure on Assad until he ends what Trump called a criminal pattern of killing his own people with internationally banned chemical weapons. Similarly, Socialist Party head Olivier Faure said the "repeated" chemical attacks allegedly carried out by the Syrian government "demanded a reaction". Read More »

Kathua rape case draws widespread protests across the country

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The victim was abducted, kept on sedatives and raped for three days before she was murdered. "I came last month and we had a meeting, " Madhav said. Addressing the gathering during Dr Ambedkar National Memorial inauguration ceremony here, the Prime Minister assured that justice will be served to the daughters of the country. Read More »

No threat to PDP-BJP coalition: Ram Madhav

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Their intention was not to hamper the investigation. The meeting had been called in support of the accused in Kathua rape and murder case. "Sometimes, lack of discretion does not amount to a tilt, but the lack of discretion led to a misconception even about the ministers, their own person, and that is why they chose to step down". Read More »

Ambedkar's birth anniversary celebration today

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Kovind said, "In his last speech at the Constituent Assembly, Ambedkar had said now we have constitutional ways to protest and therefore, we should stay away from lawlessness". "Congress leaders have no respect towards Dr Ambedkar", said B Y Vijayendra. "He will visit Babasaheb Ambedkar's memorial to pay tributes", Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Kailash Wankhede told PTI . Read More »

US, Britain, France launch air strikes in Syria

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The United States and allies struck Syria Friday night and Russian Federation has promised that the attack will come with consequences. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denied the alleged chemical attack in Syria during a press conference Friday. Read More »

The late Winnie Mandela's burial underway in Johannesburg

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Family members, President Cyril Ramaphosa and dignitaries walk beside the casket of the late stalwart, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as it is led out of Orlando stadium. She said it was she that convinced Madikizela-Mandela to use Madikizela in her surname so that people will know she was a Madikizela before she was a Mandela, and that she jumped up and down in excitement when she heard the double-barrel surname for the first time on the news. Read More »

Trump Says US-Russia Relations Are Worse Than During Cold War

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The Kremlin itself has not said if it backs the draft legislation - which would allow the government to impose the measures should the need arise - and it was not clear if would it become law in its current form. It gives the government the power to ban cooperation with the USA on atomic power, rocket engines and aircraft making, and to bar United States firms from taking part in Russian privatization deals. Read More »

Egypt extends state of emergency

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The incident comes amid Egypt's ongoing Operation Sinai 2018, launched "to implement the plan of comprehensive confrontation of terrorist and criminal elements and organisations in North and Central Sinai, and in other areas in the Nile Delta and desert areas west of the Nile Valley", according to the armed forces. Read More »

Zidane sick of Real Madrid "robbery" jibes after Juve game

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The Wales star has endured another injury-affected season, starting only 16 LaLiga games, and appears to have been usurped by Isco in Zinedine Zidane's preferred starting line-up, despite starring at the Club World Cup. But the Independent report that Madrid now have zero interest in signing Bale, as the club already spent big to bring in Alexis Sanchez. Real Madrid travel to play bottom of the table Malaga on Sunday night with half an eye on Europe and the remainer on the Liga ... Read More »

South Africans say good-bye to Winnie Mandela after days of mour

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Model Naomi Campbell was a surprise speaker. In the documentary, Vic McPherson, then Director of apartheid government's Covert Strategic Communications (StratCom), revealed the details of Operation Romulus - a counter-revolutionary strategy that had Madikizela-Mandela as its primary target. Read More »

FG explains efforts made to release Chibok girls

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In September 2015, Buhari raises the possibility of an exchange of Boko Haram prisoners for the girls. Ezekwesili in a series of tweets, also lashed out on the government over the non-release of Leah Sharibu , the only girl yet to be rescued after Boko Haram kidnapped over 100 girls in Dapchi, Yobe State. Read More »

A Goldilocks Strike against Assad has Few Benefits, Many Risks

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The targeted al-Shirai air base is located in al-Dimas, the commander told Reuters . Asked about Trump's tweet about an impending attack on Syria , former Defense Secretary William Cohen, who ran the Pentagon for President Bill Clinton, said on CNN that it "compromises the mission somewhat". Read More »

Syria: from 'chemical attack' to retaliatory strikes

Despite a U.S. -Russian agreement to completely eliminate Syria's chemical weapons program after hundreds of people were gassed with sarin in Ghouta on August 21, 2013, the OPCW had been unable to verify that all manufacturing, storage and research facilities were destroyed. Read More »

01:21OPCW to Start Investigation Into Alleged Chemical Attack in Syria's Douma

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Russian Federation warned the West not to make any "dangerous" moves against its ally Bashar al-Assad's regime and claimed to have proof that the attack had been staged by rescue workers acting on Britain's behalf. Guterres said he will continue to engage with member states to help achieve this objective. "In Syria , we see confrontations and proxy wars involving several national armies, a number of armed opposition groups, many national and worldwide militia, foreign fighters from ... Read More »

Driver in Hart family cliff crash was drunk

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Preliminary toxicology tests found Jennifer Hart had an alcohol level of 0.102, said California Patrol Capt. Bruce Carpenter. "It was pure acceleration from the last brake application until it hit the bottom of the cliff", Greg Baarts, the acting assistant chief of the California Highway Patrol's northern division, said at the time. Read More »