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UN Security Council Rejects Resolution Condemning US-Led Airstrikes in Syria

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Members of the United Nations Security Council vote on a resolution during a meeting on the situation in Syria, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. She said the message from airstrikes that "crippled Syria's chemical weapons program" was "crystal clear". The U.S., Britain and France said they launched airstrikes against Syrian chemical sites after obtaining evidence that poisonous gas was used last weekend on the Damascus suburb of Douma by President Bashar Assad's ... Read More »

Mets announce catcher Travis d'Arnaud will undergo Tommy John Surgery

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During his 2014 rookie year, d'Arnaud suffered a concussion and a chipped a bone in his throwing elbow. Because of the location of the tear, d'Arnaud said it was unlikely to heal without surgery. Among available stopgaps, two-time All-Star Miguel Montero was designated for assignment earlier this week by Washington, while veterans such as Ryan Hanigan, Geovany Soto and Chooch Ruiz also remain unsigned. Read More »

Trump declares 'mission accomplished' in Syria missile attack

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Residents gathered in central squares and danced to patriotic songs, waving Syrian flags alongside those of Russian Federation and Iran, Syria's allies in the fight against the anti-Assad rebellion. Speaking from rebel-held northern Syria , Mr Abdulrazek told The Associated Press there were perhaps 50 warehouses in Syria that stored chemical weapons before the program was dismantled in 2013. Read More »

US Grateful for Croatia's Support for Syria strikes

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Trump said. "Today, the nations of Britain, France , and the United States of America have marshaled their righteous power against barbarism and brutality", Trump said. Even in a conflict already as debased as Syria's vicious civil war, there must be global norms and laws that civilized nations enforce. The head of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, predicted: "This will reduce the regime's ability to further attack the people of Syria with chemical weapons". Read More »

Gun rights supporters brave blustery day to rally in Wyoming

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The event was one of dozens of " Rally for Our Rights ", planned across the country and led by students from local high schools. Top of mind for protesters was safety within schools, as just weeks ago people calling for stricter gun laws gathered in the same spot to call for change following the mass shooting at a Florida high school. Read More »

Top cop welcomes sentence for mom who protected child's rapist

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When she arrived in her vehicle, Hurley rammed it with his pickup truck until the victim got out and ran. However, the woman and her husband shifted to a different colony, last month. "I wasn't aiming anywhere, on any place of his body". She looks so happy. He later pounced on her and covered her mouth and nose with his hands after accusing her of having sex with other men. Read More »

Predators fans fired up after Game 2 victory over Avalanche

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For the second straight game the Avalanche scored on their very first shot attempt when Ryan Hartman turned the puck over in the Preds' defensive zone and former Pred Gabriel Bourque buried a shot from the slot. NOTES: Nashville had been 12-14-5 after giving up the first goal and 8-10-2 when trailing after the first period in the regular season. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 41 shots, limiting the Devils to rookie Nico Hischier's unassisted goal in the opening period, Sami Vatanen's sixth ... Read More »

US Vice President expects NAFTA deal within weeks

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LIMA, Peru Vice President Mike Pence told allies at an global summit in Latin America on Saturday that the USA -led airstrikes on Syria "degraded and crippled" the country's chemical weapons capability. Shortly before Trump's address to the nation Friday night, Pence was whisked away from the summit in his motorcade so he could return to his hotel to inform congressional leaders of the pending missile strikes. Read More »

Pakistan HC bars Nawaz Sharif from contesting elections for life

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The Pakistan SC, in February, disqualified Sharif from the post of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party chief, saying all decisions made by him now stand "null and void". The arrival of the much-awaited court verdict over Nawaz Sharif's political future has overturned the entire hierarchical dynamics of the party. The decision comes after the Supreme Court forced Sharif, 68, to resign as prime minister in July amid a corruption scandal triggered by the leak of the Panama ... Read More »

Colorado police arrest woman found in dumpster for filing false report

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The 19-year-old suspect was arrested early April 12 on suspicion of slaying 41-year-old Sgt. Akira Imoto with a sidearm issued for duty at the Kawase-ekimae police box where the two worked together. He added that Hillcrest police acted decisively and initiated an investigation that led to the arrest of three people, believed to be private security guards, who can be seen on video. Read More »

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Meets Trump's Lawyer

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Before the adjournment, lawyers for Trump and Cohen told a federal judge in NY that they believe some of the documents and devices seized from Cohen during an FBI raid are protected by attorney-client privilege, and they want a chance to review the material before prosecutors get to examine them. Read More »

Former Michigan QB transferring to UCLA

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Chip Kelly struck out with his first attempt at a grad transfer quarterback, but the UCLA head coach reeled in another Thursday. More recently, Speight has been spotted at multiple spring practices for UCLA in the past week, including again on Thursday . Read More »

UN Security Council turns down compromise draft resolution on Syria

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Haley said the draft resolution was not impartial or independent since it would allow Russian Federation to veto investigators and staff for the new body - and to block its findings. Condemning Moscow's veto, US Permanent Representative Nikki Haley said, "History will record that, on this day, Russian Federation chose protecting a monster over the lives of the Syrian people". Read More »

Trump says all is 'very calm' at White House

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Another curious development: The president's national security team held an afternoon meeting at the White House about Syria and the administration's response. No final decision has been made. Trump called it "an atrocious attack" and said he'll decide on a response soon. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told Fox News radio Wednesday that promising an attack and not delivering sends a terrible message. Read More »

USA intel examining evidence from suspected chemical attack in Syria

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And one person said, 'You can cut the tension with a knife here'. But it's also one that Trump's millions of supporters bought into in 2016. He said on Monday that a decision would be made within 48 hours. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a Britain-based war monitor, said pro-government forces were emptying main airports and military air bases. Read More »

Sikh Groups Protest Release of Controversial Film 'Nanak Shah Fakir'

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Sikhs groups are protesting the film, which is based on the life and teachings of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, saying the Guru can not be shown in human form. Sikka on his part reiterated that he bows down before the Akal Takht . "If such activities are encouraged, the same has the potentiality to bring in anarchy and cripple the right of freedom of speech and expression", the court said. Read More »

Kansas City Royals vs. Los Angeles Angels

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RBIs: Kinsler (1), Trout (11), Calhoun 2 (9), Ohtani 3 (11), Duda (8). It may be close, but I'm going LA here. Currently, 54% of the wagers are going on the Angels on the road tonight. The Angels are 3-10 in their last 13 versus the AL Central and 0-5 in their last five Thursday games. The Halos have been very strong on offense this year and Eric Skoglund is not a very good starter. Read More »

Wildfires burning in northwestern Oklahoma

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The fire, which had burned 1,900 acres in the area, threatened 800 buildings. Officials said they were unsure of what caused the fire, but said they believe it could have been sparked by a power line in the wooded area with mountainous terrain. Read More »

US, Russia communication line on incidents prevention is active,

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Dimitri Peskov, spokesperson for the Kremlin, warns of escalating "already" fragile situation in war-torn Syria. "We think that it will extremely destructively influence the process of the Syrian crisis settlement", he said. A senior Russian lawmaker says President Donald Trump's tweet warning of an imminent missile strike on Syria reflects a dangerously light-minded approach to a critical situation. Read More »

Russia: Syrian regime now controls rebel town hit in chemical attack

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The Pentagon chief, James Mattis , also admitted that the United States military is still " looking for the actual evidence ", but said he still believes that the attack did take place. Hinting that a retaliation is imminent, May and Trump agreed that it was " vital " that what they claim was a chlorine attack on civilians on April 7 " did not go unchallenged ". Read More »

Vikas Krishan adds to the boxers golden run at CWG 2018

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Even as the competition became close towards the end of the round, Mary won unanimously in the end, in what was her maiden Commonwealth Games . In the men's category , the gold medal went to Australia, outplaying New Zealand while in women's final, New Zealand won the gold, defeating Australia. Read More »

Assumption Clinton would Triumph a Element in Re Search — Former FBI Mind

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Some outlets got their hands on copies of James Comey's upcoming book A Higher Loyalty , and while a lot of attention has been paid to President Donald Trump's attitude toward rule-of-law and the infamous pee tape , the fired FBI Director also had a less-than glowing attitude toward Obama-era Attorney General Loretta Lynch . Read More »

Vladimir Putin condemns US-led airstrikes on Syria

The Syrian Government has accused Washington of seeking to use it as a pretext for attacking. Thus, this attack looks much more like it was meant only to degrade Syrian chemical weapons themselves. Syria has denied carrying out the chemical attack and warned that Western military strikes would risk starting a war. "The objective of our actions tonight is to establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread and use of chemical weapons", Trump said. Read More »

Winter weather advisory issued for eastern Iowa, southwest Wisconsin

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Sleet could fall in northern Oneida County, and widespread freezing rain could bring up to a quarter-inch of ice. "Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice", the National Weather Service said . Periods of light freezing rain and sleet are expected across parts of central and western MA and ice accumulations of up to one-tenth of an inch are possible. Read More »

What Mark Zuckerberg said about Facebook Messenger Kids

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Even more astounding, when questioned by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo if Zuckerberg would consider changing its business model for the betterment of user privacy, he simply responded that he was "not sure what that means". It's time to move on from everyone's favorite Facebook conspiracy theory: No, Facebook is not listening to you through your phone's microphone. Read More »

Western missile attack on Syria was 'right and legal,' Britain's May says

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The government's legal position, drawn up with the advice of the attorney-general Jeremy Wright and presented to cabinet ministers on Wednesday, said the use of force was justified to alleviate "overwhelming humanitarian suffering". "This was not about interfering in a civil war, and it was not about regime change", May said on Saturday. Another British-based anti-war group, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, said the airstrikes were "in defiance of global law". Read More »

UK Supports International Response To Alleged Douma Chemical Attack

Any potential strike against Syria could be carried out by extensive US and United Kingdom military assets already in the region, including two US Navy destroyers armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles. "This collective action sends a clear message that the global community will not stand by and tolerate the use of chemical weapons", May told a press conference. Read More »

Disqualification for life not applicable to my case: Tareen

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The verdict was issued unanimously by all five judges of the bench while hearing a case related to determination of time duration for disqualification of a lawmaker under the Constitution, the Dawn reported. Though Jahangir Tareen among others approached the Supreme Court to seek clarification on the disqualification period but Nawaz Sharif didn't become party in the case. Read More »

Equifax (EFX) Earns Underperform Rating from Analysts at Bank of America

Sands Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Ross Stores Inc (ROST) by 574.25% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Whitnell & Co sold 27,365 shares as the company's stock declined 23.20% with the market. Therefore 50% are positive. Morgan Stanley maintained Equifax Inc. EFX has been the topic of several research analyst reports. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 8 by Evercore. Read More »