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Firefighters battling brush fire in Carter County Firefighters battling brush fire in Carter County
- April 15, 2018

Several smaller brush fires were reported throughout the county Thursday, officials said . The fire closed portions of Bungletown, Green Creek and Alberene roads and had burned about 40 acres late Thursday, fed by strong winds and dry conditions. (more...)
Trump cancels first Latin Ameria trip to 'oversee Syria response': White House Trump cancels first Latin Ameria trip to 'oversee Syria response': White House
- April 15, 2018

On Monday, it was revealed that Mueller referred federal prosecutors to obtain a search warrant on Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., who announced Wednesday he would not seek re-election, said he had been assured by the White House that Trump would not seek to remove the special counsel. (more...)
Trump Announces Joint Military Strike On Syria Trump Announces Joint Military Strike On Syria
- April 15, 2018

The order marked a dramatic reversal for President Donald Trump . "Could not have had a better results" Trump tweeted . Besides that being an unfortunate echo of former President George W. It said "initial indications" show that the airstrikes produced a "successful attack" on the military facility. He accused the allies of violating the U.N. (more...)
Trump just tweeted that a strike on Syria is imminent Trump just tweeted that a strike on Syria is imminent
- April 15, 2018

Syrian rescuers from the White Helmets documented 42 fatalities in Saturday's reported chemical attack but were impeded from searching further by strong odors that caused breathing difficulties, said Siraj Mahmoud, a spokesman for the group. (more...)
Former FBI Mind: assumption Clinton would Triumph a Element in Re Search Former FBI Mind: assumption Clinton would Triumph a Element in Re Search
- April 15, 2018

And then he answered with a resounding: "No". The first is that general over-confidence in a Clinton victory led her campaign to make a series of strategic errors (e.g, putting resources into states like Arizona and Georgia while shirking the "Clinton Firewall" states that eventually swung the electoral college to Trump) while convincing many of her potential voters that it was safe to stay home on Election Day. (more...)
Sergey Lavrov could speak on Syria at press conference Sergey Lavrov could speak on Syria at press conference
- April 15, 2018

He added: "Nevertheless, even the smallest miscalculation in Syria will again lead to new waves of migrants in Europe and other things that neither us nor our European neighbours need whatsoever". "All responsibility for them rests with Washington, London and Paris". "Our warnings have been left unheard", he said. Anatoly Antonov, the Russian Ambassador to the United States, says the military action threatens Russia - and there will be consequences. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn: May waiting for Trump instructions on Syria Jeremy Corbyn: May waiting for Trump instructions on Syria
- April 15, 2018

But Mr Corbyn said in a statement this morning: " Bombs won't save lives or bring about peace ". This legally questionable action risks escalating... The Prime Minister said she judged the operation to be in Britain's national interest, adding that there was "no practicable alternative to the use of force". (more...)
US, UK and France launch Syria strikes targeting chemical weapons
- April 15, 2018

The strikes, more limited than once seemed likely, were created to deter the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons once and for all. "For all the sound and fury of these strikes, their net effect is a slap on the wrist of Bashar al-Assad", said Nick Heras, an analyst at the Center for a New American Security. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg made $3 billion while he sat for Congress' questions Mark Zuckerberg made $3 billion while he sat for Congress' questions
- April 15, 2018

King said that Facebook's data would be heavily protected. "They would advertise for housing but would say, 'Well, we don't want to advertise to, say, racial or religious minorities, for example". It's not just about privacy, said Representative John Sarbanes, a Democrat from Maryland. That's a question of these companies being information fiduciaries. (more...)
Syria chemical attack evidence must be preserved Syria chemical attack evidence must be preserved
- April 15, 2018

After the defeat of Russia's second resolution, Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said to U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley: "I would once again ask you, once again beseech you, to refrain from the plans that you're now developing for Syria". (more...)
Woman told she couldn't have children celebrates 1st birthday of 'miracle' baby Woman told she couldn't have children celebrates 1st birthday of 'miracle' baby
- April 15, 2018

Toxicology tests also found that her wife Sarah Hart and two of their children had "a significant amount" of an ingredient commonly found in the allergy drug Benadryl, which can make people sleepy. Days went by without a word from the family and they were officially reported missing on Sunday to the San Jose Police Department. And authorities have said social services officials in OR contacted the West Linn Police Department about the family in 2013 while they were living in the area. (more...)
United Kingdom opposition leader says no legal basis for attack on Syria
- April 15, 2018

The Prime minister spoke to Donald Trump by phone within hours of the meeting, with the two leaders agreeing to work closely together on the global response. Speaking Thursday , Merkel said that the "whole spectrum of measures must be considered" when responding to the use of chemical weapons, adding: "Germany will support all activities with the United Nations security council". (more...)
President Trump announces U.S. military action in Syria President Trump announces U.S. military action in Syria
- April 15, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence says the USA will provide almost $16 million in humanitarian aid for Venezuelans who have fled their country during the political crisis under President Nicolas Maduro. The White House said on Tuesday that Trump had chose to call off his trip to Peru - which would have been his first trip to Latin America as president - to focus on Syria following a suspected chemical weapons attack. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation supports airstrikes in Syria North Atlantic Treaty Organisation supports airstrikes in Syria
- April 15, 2018

The attack evoked large-scale criticism of President Bashar al-Assad's regime. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the attack was a "crime" and declared Theresa May, Donald trump and Emmanuel Macron "criminals". In separate calls, the Prime Minister spoke to the U.S. and French presidents to discuss the offensive. It demanded that military action stop "immediately and without delay". (more...)
Arsenal draws Atletico Madrid in Europa League semifinals Arsenal draws Atletico Madrid in Europa League semifinals
- April 15, 2018

Marseille edged ahead in the tie for the first time when inspirational captain Dimitri Payet's whipped free kick was stabbed home by Florian Thauvin before halftime. They are the first Austrian side to reach a European semi-final since 1996 and are now unbeaten in 25 home games in all competitions this season. He was substituted early in the second half. (more...)
Chemical weapons are an arbitrary red line Chemical weapons are an arbitrary red line
- April 15, 2018

The norms against chemical weapons must be upheld. A resolution needs at least 9 "yes" votes to be approved. "You do not want to hear the fact that no traces of a chemical attack were found in Douma", Nebenzia said. The mission will goal to find out whether or not banned munitions have been used however won't assign blame. "Syria is eager on cooperating with the OPCW to uncover the reality behind the allegations that some Western sides have been promoting to justify their aggressive ... (more...)
Egypt's armed forces foil attack, 14 terrorists, 8 army personnel killed Egypt's armed forces foil attack, 14 terrorists, 8 army personnel killed
- April 15, 2018

The Sinai Peninsula has remained the epicenter of a militant insurgency since 2013, when the army ousted Mohamed Morsi - Egypt's first freely elected president and a Muslim Brotherhood leader - in a military coup. At least eight soldiers were killed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Saturday amid an ongoing security operation in the restive region, according to the Egyptian military. (more...)
CWG'18 : Manika Batra strikes gold, Harmeet, Sanil take bronze in TT CWG'18 : Manika Batra strikes gold, Harmeet, Sanil take bronze in TT
- April 14, 2018

Indian shooters continue to delight and win medals. Earlier in the day legendary Mary Kom bagged a gold medal in the 45-48kg women's boxing in her debut CWG campaign. Batra, who had led India to a historic triumph in team championship, could not do the same alongside Das on Friday. The men lost 1-2, and the women lost 0-6. (more...)
France says analysis of open sources, intelligence proved Syria gas attack
- April 14, 2018

Trump signaled last month that he wanted a complete withdrawal of USA forces in Syria, taking many observers by surprise. "Thank you to France and the United Kingdom for their wisdom and the power of their fine Military", the commander-in-chief continued. (more...)
'Mission Accomplished' in Syria, Trump declares after strikes
- April 14, 2018

At a Pentagon news conference alongside Mattis, and with British and French military officers beside them to emphasize allied unity, Gen. Joseph Dunford said the attacks targeted mainly three targets in western Syria . Trump announced Friday the US, along with France and Britain, had launched precision strikes in retaliation for a chemical attack they concluded the Bashar al-Assad regime carried out last week in the rebel-held suburb of Douma. (more...)
Eight athletes from Cameroon abscond at Commonwealth Games in Australia Eight athletes from Cameroon abscond at Commonwealth Games in Australia
- April 14, 2018

Australian boxer Anja Stridsman has won an extraordinary gold medal just months after she suffered a devastating knee injury. The 27-year-old was initially left out of Australia's road team for the world championships last September in a controversial selection decision by Cycling Australia's high-performance manager Simon Jones. (more...)
BJP ministers not pro-rapists, says Ram Madhav in Kathua rape case BJP ministers not pro-rapists, says Ram Madhav in Kathua rape case
- April 14, 2018

Meanwhile, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti is in Srinagar where she is meeting party legislators and senior ministers to discuss the future course of action on the Kathua rape and murder case of an eight-year-old minor girl. Mehbooba Mufti, who chaired the party's meeting in Srinagar, thanked the prime minister and the national media and said the unity in ranks was an emotional reach out to protest against the heinous crimes. (more...)
Ambedkar on 127th birth anniversary Ambedkar on 127th birth anniversary
- April 14, 2018

The Lt. Governor, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd), will lead the Islanders in paying tributes to Dr. B. Dr B R Ambedkar was a multifaceted personality who waged a life-long struggle for a modern India free of caste and other prejudices, ensuring equal rights to women and for the disadvantaged across the country. (more...)
Russian Federation warns of 'consequences' for US-led strike on Syria Russian Federation warns of 'consequences' for US-led strike on Syria
- April 14, 2018

In a statement released on Twitter, Russia's ambassador to the US said the country was being "threatened", and issued an ominous warning that reprisals could follow. During his meeting with Mr Trump and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Joe Dunford, Mr Mattis pushed for more evidence of the Assad regime's culpability for the attack to bolster the case for air strikes. (more...)
Pacific trade partners 'are not counting on America' Pacific trade partners 'are not counting on America'
- April 14, 2018

Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan's minister in charge of TPP , also said it would be hard to change the deal, calling it a "balanced one, like fine glassware". Trump pulled out of the TPP at the start of his term but recently floated the idea of rejoining. Negotiating a new pact could take years. The news infuriated labor unions and many working-class supporters of the president. (more...)

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