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Russia says it warned US of 'grave repercussions' if Syria attacked Russia says it warned US of 'grave repercussions' if Syria attacked
- April 11, 2018

Warning that any military action against Syria's government could have "grave repercussions", the Russian ambassador also accused US, France and Britain of "hawkish rhetoric" and "boorishness against my country", adding that their lack of a clear strategy for Syria was "appalling". (more...)
SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat boys soccer starts with a win SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat boys soccer starts with a win
- April 11, 2018

We missed one of those parts in no less than eight plays. Last year's top goalscorer Mike Blundell made his first start for the Reds since September after a season plagued by injury. It was Mason City's first time playing outdoors, practice or competition, this season. "You have your expectations up here but the reality is they're teenagers", Thomasville boys coach Keith Gwaltney said. (more...)
Syria 'chemical attack': what we know Syria 'chemical attack': what we know
- April 11, 2018

Syrian activists, rescuers and medics said a poison gas attack killed at least 40 people, with families found suffocated in their houses and shelters. The politician, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about secret military movements, said the atmosphere and US statements hint at a possible strike, "but there are no indications on the ground so far". (more...)
Ex-spy Skripal no longer in critical condition Ex-spy Skripal no longer in critical condition
- April 11, 2018

Piece told reporters ahead of Thursday afternoon's Security Council meeting that Britain looks forward to the chemical weapons watchdog's report and has "nothing to hide". In response to news of Mr Skripal's recovery, the Russian Embassy in London tweeted: "Good news!" "I woke up over a week ago now and am glad to say my strength is growing daily", she said. (more...)
President expects North Korea meeting in May or June President expects North Korea meeting in May or June
- April 11, 2018

China is planning retaliatory tariffs on USA farm products because Beijing is trying to hurt Mr. Trump politically in agricultural areas where he has strong support, the president said at a Cabinet meeting. Any response is likely to be coordinated with European allies, principally French President Emmanuel Macron, with whom Trump has spoken twice since the attack occurred. (more...)
Israel to investigate sniper shooting unarmed Gaza citizen video Israel to investigate sniper shooting unarmed Gaza citizen video
- April 11, 2018

Israeli politicians have defended a video of Israeli snipers celebrating after they shoot an unarmed Palestinian near the border fence with Gaza . The footage emerged Monday appearing to show a soldier shooting a Palestinian near the Gaza fence as other soldiers are heard cheering when he falls. (more...)
Palestinians practise parkour on Gaza-Israel border Palestinians practise parkour on Gaza-Israel border
- April 11, 2018

It has said some of those at the border tried to damage the fence, planted explosives or hurled fire bombs. The Israel Defense Forces has identified and questioned the soldiers heard on a video shared on WhatsApp cheering after a Palestinian man approaching the Gaza border fence was shot by an army sniper . (more...)
Donald Trump condemns 'animal Assad' over suspected chemical attack Donald Trump condemns 'animal Assad' over suspected chemical attack
- April 11, 2018

The Syrian government and its ally Russian Federation have denied involvement in any chemical attack . U.S. President Donald Trump has canceled a scheduled trip to South America later this week as Washington considers military action against Syria over an alleged chemical attack. (more...)
'No discussion on human rights at Kim-Moon summit' 'No discussion on human rights at Kim-Moon summit'
- April 11, 2018

The top diplomats shared the perception that the upcoming inter-Korean summit, ahead of the North Korea-US summit, offers a historic opportunity, an official from Seoul's Foreign Ministry told reporters on the condition of anonymity. Moon would be to persuade Mr. Kim and Mr. Trump to exchange key trust-building steps soon after they meet, like granting inspectors unfettered access to the North's nuclear facilities and setting up liaison offices in each other's capitals. (more...)
House Speaker Ryan announces retirement House Speaker Ryan announces retirement
- April 11, 2018

Ryan has served in the House of Representatives since 1999, and though sources say it's likely he would receive a re-election bid, he would have a more hard opponent to face in Democrat Randy Bryce . Ryan to addressed his decision in a closed-door Republican Party meeting on Wednesday, sources told CNN . "We're getting way ahead of ourselves". (more...)
BJP's income up by 81.18%, Congress's suffers from fall: ADR report BJP's income up by 81.18%, Congress's suffers from fall: ADR report
- April 11, 2018

The income of Congress decreased by 14 percent (Rs 36.20 crore) from Rs 261.56 crore during FY 2015-16 to Rs 225.36 crore during FY 2016-17. Grants, donations or contributions of Rs 997.12 crore declared by BJP forms 96.41 percent of the total income. (more...)
Real Madrid and Barcelona eye heir for Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi Real Madrid and Barcelona eye heir for Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi
- April 11, 2018

Barca skipper Iniesta is tipped to leave the Nou Camp this summer and he could not hide his disappointment at bowing out of Europe, maybe for the final time. He wrote on Twitter: "Being knocked out of the Champions League is a very tough blow for all Barca fans". Meanwhile, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu apologised to the club's supporters. (more...)
CBI grills Rabri Devi in IRCTC hotel scam CBI grills Rabri Devi in IRCTC hotel scam
- April 11, 2018

The allegation comes a day after the Bihar government withdrew the 32 Military Police jawans who were stationed at the residence of the former chief minister in Patna . How do I trust govt? "If the government asks us to vacate our house, we're ready to do it", Rabri told ANI. He is still undergoing treatment. "A team of seven CBI men came around at 11 am and questioned her for four hours", said a source. (more...)
It was my mistake, Zuckerberg admits in his testimony It was my mistake, Zuckerberg admits in his testimony
- April 11, 2018

He attributed that in part to the format for Tuesday's joint hearing before the Senate's Commerce and Judiciary committees that will give Zuckerberg an advantage, saying it would favor spectacle over thoughtful dialogue. They're looking for solutions, after Facebook allowed user information to get into the hands of British consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. "In retrospect it was clearly a mistake to believe them", he said. (more...)
Israel strikes Hamas target in Gaza Israel strikes Hamas target in Gaza
- April 11, 2018

In a statement, Fatou Bensouda's office expressed "grave concern" over the shootings of Palestinians by Israeli troops during mass protests along Gaza's border with Israel. There is an urgent need for an independent investigation into this incident. Demonstrators demand that Palestinian refugees be granted the "right of return" to their towns and villages in historical Palestine from which they were driven in 1948 to make way for the new state of Israel. (more...)
Theresa May to lead National Security Council meeting on 'barbaric' Syria attack Theresa May to lead National Security Council meeting on 'barbaric' Syria attack
- April 11, 2018

In February, the Israeli Air Force downed an Iranian drone that came from the Tiyas base in airspace over northern Israel , and followed the infiltration by attacking 12 targets in Syria, including three aerial defense batteries and four Iranian targets that are part of Iran's military establishment in Syria. (more...)
Kinder Throws Pipeline Into Doubt, Dealing Major Blow to Oil Sands Kinder Throws Pipeline Into Doubt, Dealing Major Blow to Oil Sands
- April 11, 2018

Challenges to the project include a reference case where B.C.is seeking a court ruling on whether it has jurisdiction over oil shipments through the province. "British Columbians expect us to stand up for our environment and our jurisdiction to do that and that's what we're doing", he said. Arvay must also decide whether to file the reference question to the B.C. (more...)
SC rejects plea to frame fresh guidelines on allocation of cases SC rejects plea to frame fresh guidelines on allocation of cases
- April 11, 2018

The Supreme Court said, "The Chief Justice of India (CJI) is the "first among equals" and has the constitutional authority to decide allocation of cases and setting up of benches to hear them". The petition also seeks that rules be amended so that the three-judge bench in the Chief Justice's court should also include two judges next in seniority to him. (more...)
Trump administration sends first national guard troops to US-Mexico border Trump administration sends first national guard troops to US-Mexico border
- April 11, 2018

WHAT THE PRESIDENT SAID: "We're not going to solve the problem just exclusively as a effect of sending National Guard troops down there", Obama said. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis approved using Defence Department money to pay for as many as 4,000 National Guard personnel to perform border security missions on Friday evening. (more...)
Pope Francis warns 'culture of zapping' blocks path to holiness Pope Francis warns 'culture of zapping' blocks path to holiness
- April 11, 2018

This time, the apostolic exhortation highlights the plight of migrants , an issue Francis has repeatedly called attention to. While he says " the silence of prolonged prayer" is critical, Francis adds that holiness at times requires the faithful to be loud and active, and says it "is not healthy" to seek prayer while disdaining service. (more...)
AAP replaces Kumar Vishwas as the party's Rajasthan in-charge AAP replaces Kumar Vishwas as the party's Rajasthan in-charge
- April 11, 2018

His replacement, Deepak Bajpai is the national treasurer of the AAP. "The party will fight the elections with "full strength", even as his party alleged that the state's ruling BJP was indulging in "jungle raj" and had failed to deliver on its promises", Ashutosh added. (more...)
Mueller looking at $150K payment from Ukrainian billionaire — NY Times Mueller looking at $150K payment from Ukrainian billionaire — NY Times
- April 11, 2018

Investigators subpoenaed the Trump Organization this year for an array of records about business with foreign nationals. Mueller is leading the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, which includes examining any potential ties between Trump campaign associates and Russia. (more...)
Russian Federation warns any USA missiles fired at Syria will be shot down Russian Federation warns any USA missiles fired at Syria will be shot down
- April 11, 2018

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government and its ally Russian Federation have said there was no evidence a gas attack had taken place and that the claim was bogus. 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 response". (more...)
Alta tensione in Siria: jet russi sorvolano nave militare USA Alta tensione in Siria: jet russi sorvolano nave militare USA
- April 11, 2018

Il pericolo che gli U.S., insieme a Francia e Israele , attacchino il regime di Damasco è concreto, in attesa dell'accertamento dell'uso di armi chimiche sui civili. In sei sono morti durante il ricovero, mentre i soccorritori hanno trovato altri 42 cadaveri nelle abitazioni con sintomi simili. Secondo fonti non ufficiali, i loro corpi sono stati trasferiti in Iran dove si svolgeranno le cerimonie funebri. (more...)
"Wheel of Fortune" contestant loses $7100 after mispronouncing word
- April 11, 2018

And to be honest, Flamingo Dance Lessons do sound a bit more intriguing than Flamenco Dance Lessons after all... "To explain, what we all heard was...you gave us a "g" instead of a 'c, '" Sajak told a bewildered Jonny. A rival contestant then solved the puzzle with the proper pronunciation. Fox News reports that Jonny had another fail earlier in the game when, with just two blank spaces left on the board, $2,500 was at stake and he could not complete the puzzle "dog and pony show me the ... (more...)

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