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Trump defends 'mission accomplished' statement after strike on Syria

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In May 2003, President George W. Bush stood on an aircraft carrier under a giant "Mission Accomplished" banner and declared that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" - just six weeks after the invasion. "Good souls won't be humiliated", Assad tweeted, whereas a whole lot of Syrians gathered in Damascus, the capital, the place they flashed victory indicators and waved flags in scenes of defiance after the early morning barrage. Read More »

Assumption Walks Off With 6-5 Win Over Baseball in 11 Innings

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Justin Herberger added another run in the fifth to pull St. Paul to within one, but Kennedy answered back with two runs in the sixth to make it 8-5. Schoch had a hit and an RBI, while Bielas had one hit. Gonzalez struck out 10 while going 2-for-4 with two RBIs. The Bucks broke a 4-all tie with a five-run seventh. The hurler held Marian to one hit over his 3.2 innings of relief. Read More »

Man accused of hitting woman with baby in her arms

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George's, near the junction with Fort George Hill". According to the police, a girl from Mangor-Hill in the port town noticed some burn injuries on the hands of the victim schoolgirls when they visited a church based at Mangor-Hill for prayers on Saturday evening. Read More »

Russian Federation nixes US-draft Security Council Syria resolution

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She said the U.S. version is the "bare minimum" of what the UN Security Council could do in response to the attack and that it guarantees an independent investigation. And Ambassador Haley denies the Trump administration is acting impulsively. "The intelligence provided certainly paints a different picture", Sanders said. Read More »

Carrie Underwood 'Ready' For ACM Awards After Freak Accident

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CBS is trying to add more subscribers to CBS All Access service by pleasing new ones to try the serivce free for a week. You can also sign up for a free 7-day trial for CBS All-Access , and then you can watch the show on your computer via the CBS website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the CBS app . Read More »

Child's body found in California river where family vanished

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A truck drives by the pullout where the SUV of Jennifer and Sarah Hart was recovered off the Pacific Coast Highway, near Westport, Calif., Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The multiracial Hart family lived together in three states , and officials investigated child-abuse allegations in each, including one that prompted an official from Washington's Child Protective Services to visit their Woodland house right before they drove off for California. Read More »

Tornado Watch issued for parts of Central Texas

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A National Weather Service forecaster said it's likely that officials won't be able to conduct a survey to determine if the damage actually resulted from a tornado touchdown until Sunday . Hanko says many people have wanted to know how long the snow is expected to fall and if they can drive. The colder air will be evident Monday . Temperatures...in the upper 70s to near 80. Read More »

Your Gmail May Have a Handy Self-Destructing E-Mail Feature Soon

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The redesign will reportedly feature an easier-to-access Calendar, the ability to send smart replies , support for offline mode, and much more. You'll also be able to send emails in " Confidential Mode ", which will block the recipient from forwarding, copying and pasting, downloading, or printing the email. Read More »

Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression

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USA military officials said the air strikes took out "the heart" of Syria's chemical weapons facilities, but it remained to be seen how Syria would respond. "That's why you saw the president strike this past weekend", she continued. "There is no proposal on the table for further attacks because so far, thank heavens, the Assad regime has not been so foolish as to launch another chemical weapons attack", he told BBC1's Andrew Marr Show. Read More »

Djukanovic Set to Win Montenegro Presidency

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According to head of the Center for Democratic Transition Milica Kovacevic, Djukanovic has garnered 54.2% of the vote, while Mladen Bojanic is second with 33.3%, the only female candidate Draginja Vuksanovic is third (8.1%) and leader of the Real Montenegro party Marko Milacic is fourth (2.7%). Read More »

Japan, China agree to mutual official visits by Abe, Xi

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Mr Wang said his visit was China's answer to "positive" messages and policies by Japan. British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to face critics in Parliament today after her government joined the United States and France in launching missile strikes against Syrian targets at the weekend. Read More »

US Warns of New Syrian Attack if Chemical Weapons Used Again

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The limited strikes were deplored by the Syrian opposition, which saw the West as lacking an worldwide strategy for dealing with the civil war. And he doubts that sanctions against Russian Federation will move the needle. Haley stressed the US was "not looking for war" and "not looking to kill people". Francoise Mercho said he was at dinner when he heard about the airstrike. Read More »

Vehicle fire sparks brush fire in McClellanville

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Several smaller brush fires were reported throughout the county Thursday, officials said. "It was in a very remote area and it was all hand work", he said. Brush fires had been reported earlier in the day in Lower Burrell and Allegheny and Sewickley townships. Arriving units say the fire is affecting at least a quarter acre of land and is rapidly spreading. Read More »

Russian Federation 'severely condemns' attack on Syria

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Vladimir Putin has condemned the air strikes on Syria by UK, US and French governments as an "act of aggression". "Russian Federation will demand a meeting of the UN Security Council, I think, for sure", Vladimir Dzhabarov, who is the deputy head of Russia's foreign affairs committee, was quoted by RIA newsagency as saying. Read More »

New campaign calls for 'people's vote' on final Brexit deal

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James McGrory, executive director of Open Britain - which is supporting the People's Vote campaign, said: "Whether you think the Government will negotiate a good deal or bad deal, Brexit is definitely a big deal". The UK is due to leave the European Union in March 2019 following the referendum which saw Britain vote 51.9% to leave and 48.1% to remain. In the first referendum in June 2016, Britain voted by a 52-48 margin to leave the EU. Read More »

The Funniest Tweets About Paul Ryan's Retirement

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Despite that caution from progressive strategists, one House Democratic lawmaker who asked not to be named said a decision by Trump to fire special counsel Robert Mueller would lead the party to be much more aggressive. In addition to serving on the House Budget and Banking committees together, I consider Paul a good friend and speak with certainty in saying he is a terrific public servant, husband, and father. Read More »

US President in slanging match with former FBI director

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House Republicans have repeatedly threatened to hold Justice Department officials in contempt as they have sought more than a million pages in documents related to Democrat Hillary Clinton and the beginning of the department's Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Trump Again Rips Comey Book

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Comey's book, " A Higher Loyalty ", will be released Tuesday, and he is now amid a media blitz to promote it - including a Sunday prime-time interview on ABC. In this view, Comey is an ego-driven false martyr, not only bitter and vengeful but downright corrupt - a sellout to the Democrats who have refused to accept their loss or Trump's triumph in 2016. Read More »

Trump Rages Against Comey Over Claims In New Book

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Comey himself admits in his new book, " A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership", that he was shocked Trump won. On Sunday, Trump appeared to respond to Comey's comments, tweeting that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was a "slimeball" for "making decisions based on the fact that he thought she was going to win, and he wanted a job". Read More »

Barbara Bush, in deteriorating health, to halt medical treatment

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Her husband, George H.W. Bush, the nation's 41st president, is now 93 years old and struggling with a Parkinson's-like disease that forces him to use a wheelchair and made it hard for him to speak. She continued: "Also, George Bush has given me the world". Barbara Bush served as the country's first lady from 1989 to 1993. He also served as a congressman, Central Intelligence Agency director and Ronald Reagan's vice president. Read More »

James Comey comes back to haunt Trump

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Republican allies of Trump's have planned a counteroffensive and created a "Lyin' Comey" website aimed at discrediting the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief. Comey describes the president's many attempts at explaining away the dossier that alleges that Russians filmed Trump in 2013 interacting with prostitutes in Moscow. Read More »

Mass Protests in Budapest Against Re-Election of Orban to a Third Term

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Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban retained his controlling two-thirds majority in parliament following last week's election , a final ballot count revealed Sunday, giving him free legislative rein for the next four years. The demonstration was attended by representatives of several opposition parties, the exact number of protesters was not reported . Hungary's incumbent is deemed a controversial figure among European Union leaders, having built his platform on a hard-line ... Read More »

Saudi King Salman Insists 'East Jerusalem Must Be Capital of Palestinian State'

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King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud announced Sunday that the 29th Arab League Summit is the "Summit of Jerusalem", to emphasize the stature of the Palestinian cause in the Arab mind. "We renew our strong condemnation of Iran's terrorist acts in the Arab region and reject its blatant interference in the affairs of Arab countries", the king said. Read More »

Pro-Independence marchers back on the streets of Barcelona

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Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Barcelona on Sunday to protest the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders facing trial on "rebellion" charges . It is not the moment of trials or arrests, but of building bridges and finding a solution, assured the General Secretary of the UGT of Catalonia, Camil Ros. Read More »

Unnao rape case: Accused Kuldeep Sengar's goons threaten villagers, alleges victims's uncle

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Sengar was arrested by CBI from Bangarmau last night after 16 hours of questioning at its office in Lucknow . Sengar appeared in court the same day and was ordered detained for seven days. So that they can elaborate the inconsistencies found in Sengar's statements over the rape case. She has also alleged in the FIR filed in this case that Shashi Singh was present at the spot when the incident happened. Read More »

Two FC personnel martyred, five injured in cross-border attack from Afghanistan

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Col. Abdul Hanan, interim chief of the Afghan National Police, said clashes broke out in the morning when Pakistani border forces allegedly opened fire at Afghan villages in Zazi Maiden district along the Durand Line. Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in cross-border fire from Afghanistan while working on a fence meant to cover almost all of the disputed 2,500km border separating the countries, the Pakistani military said on Sunday. Read More »

Theresa May 'seeks full role' in Syria strikes

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Trump has slammed Russian Federation for its partnership with "Gas Killing Animal" Assad, spurring concerns that a U.S. 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. Read More »

Haley says USA prepared to maintain pressure on Syria

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His comments, made on Twitter late Thursday, came only hours after he had unexpectedly indicated the United States might rejoin the landmark pact, and amid heightened volatility in financial markets as Washington locked horns with China in a bitter trade dispute. Read More »

Identity unknown of dead woman pulled from Mokelumne River

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The 37-year-old was transferred to a Boston hospital where she was placed in the intensive care unit after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on her brain, according to a police report. "She did not tell me initially but later I got to know that she had gotten threats from the culprits", he told Newsclick. They consider Riess shot and killed Hutchinson to believe her own individuality, although police are not mindful of any relationship between the two girls. Read More »