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US has proof Syria carried out chemical weapons attack: State Department

US has proof Syria carried out chemical weapons attack: State Department France said it would consider a response with the United States and Britain. The Syrian government and Russian Federation, which backs it, strongly oppose the claims, which they say are fabricated. "The immediate priority is to avert the danger of war ", said Moscow's United Nations ambassador Vassily Nebenzia on Thursday. But a special hotline for the United States and Russian mi... [Full Article...]

Man jailed for allegedly threatening, assaulting woman

Man jailed for allegedly threatening, assaulting woman Thresher's body was never found, but according to police, "recent forensic analysis" of evidence taken from Thresher's apartment at the time of her disappearance led investigators to believe that she was "murdered inside her apartment", and that the suspect "attempted to destroy evidence at the scene". [Full Article...]

Mississippi Girl Scouts donate cookies to local heroes

Mississippi Girl Scouts donate cookies to local heroes Last July, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio announced the city would invest $1 million over a three-year period in the group. They don't feel alone'. Homeless children make up almost 40 percent of those housed by the city's shelter system . She said the program is created to "inoculate girls against the constant drum of media that tells them they must be flawless and sexually desirable" as ... [Full Article...]

Trump to confer with UK, France on Syria action

Trump to confer with UK, France on Syria action She said Friday that "the United States estimates that ( President Bashar) Assad has used chemical weapons in the Syrian war at least 50 times ". Britain's U.N. Ambassador Karen Pierce, meanwhile, rejected a charge by a Russian defence ministry spokesman that Britain was involved in staging a fake chemical weapons attack in Douma. [Full Article...]

Driver of Hart family SUV was drunk, authorities say

Driver of Hart family SUV was drunk, authorities say The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office and the California Highway Patrol have been working since last week to locate and recover the vehicle the family was traveling in that reportedly crashed into the Eel River on Friday afternoon at the height of last week's storm. [Full Article...]

SC agrees to examine PIL on CJI's power to allocate cases,

SC agrees to examine PIL on CJI's power to allocate cases, A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan sought the assistance of Attorney General K K Venugopal and Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta in dealing with the PIL stating that the CJI can not exercise arbitrary power in allocation of cases. [Full Article...]

SC/ST Act: Supreme Court Cannot Make Law, Says Centre

SC/ST Act: Supreme Court Cannot Make Law, Says Centre The statement further told the SC that the order delivered by a two-judge bench of Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit is also creating anger, unease and a sense of disharmony in the country. It has been alleged that the "dilution" in the Act would spike violence against Dalits. "The order only safeguards abuse of power of arrest or of false implication of an innocent without in any manner affecting t... [Full Article...]

Syria emptying air bases ahead of possible U.S. strike: monitor

Syria emptying air bases ahead of possible U.S. strike: monitor Moscow and the Syrian regime deny that the gas attack took place or that either regime was involved. "Could be very soon or not so soon at all! ", the President tweeted . Bouthaina Shabaan, the political and media adviser to President Bashar al-Assad, said on Wednesday that her country is not fearing the U.S. threats of striking Syria . [Full Article...]

House Speaker Paul Ryan Endorses Kevin McCarthy to Succeed Him

House Speaker Paul Ryan Endorses Kevin McCarthy to Succeed Him Ryan announced this week he will not seek re-election this fall in his Wisconsin district. The story is developing. Ryan's endorsement, however, gives McCarthy an edge in the leadership contest. "I think what we want to do is focus on getting our jobs done, what we want to do is focus on executing our agenda, focus on fighting for our majority, and all these other things would be needless di... [Full Article...]

Russia spied on Skripals for years: UK

Russia spied on Skripals for years: UK Among the enlightened is Yulia Skripal , who remained a Russian citizen and resident after her father's release and happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time for the Salisbury attack. Sir Mark also identified the key institute for developing Novichok in the former Soviet Union as a branch of the State Institute for Organic Chemistry and Technology at Shikany near Volgograd. [Full Article...]

Police Searching For Southern Minn. Woman, Suspected In Husband's Murder

Police Searching For Southern Minn. Woman, Suspected In Husband's Murder SUSPECT SEARCH UPDATE: The Dodge County Sheriff's Office announced new information in the search for Lois Riess, who is... The vehicle that she was driving - a auto belonging to Hutchinson and thought to have been stolen by Riess - was last seen in Louisiana and in Corpus Christi, Texas, Marceno said. [Full Article...]

Russians Killed In Syria Clash, Says Pompeo

Russians Killed In Syria Clash, Says Pompeo Pompeo's confirmation came a day after Trump casually admitted to committing to obstructing justice on Twitter . Pompeo refused to comment on the FBI investigation into Russian collusion in the USA elections but did say he believed there was interference from Moscow. [Full Article...]

KSRelief donates $3m to UNHCR for emergency aid to Rohingya

KSRelief donates $3m to UNHCR for emergency aid to Rohingya A seven-member Bangladesh delegation led by Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque is already in Geneva to sign the MoU, an official told UNB. During a visit to Bangladesh on April 11-12, Win Myat Aye, Myanmar's minister of social welfare, relief, and resettlement, met with Bangladeshi government officials, United Nations representatives, and Rohingya refugees to brief them on the plan for the ret... [Full Article...]

Ecuador confirms deaths of journalists kidnapped by Colombian rebels

Ecuador confirms deaths of journalists kidnapped by Colombian rebels The journalists, reporter Javier Ortega and photographer Paul Rivas , on assignment for the Quito-based daily, were abducted with their driver Efrain Segarra on March 26 in Mataje, a village on Ecuador's northwest border with Colombia . [Full Article...]

California: Personal belongings of missing Indian family recovered from river, say authorities

California: Personal belongings of missing Indian family recovered from river, say authorities Search teams climbed into inflatable boats and got on River Boards - a small floatation device created to allow full access under overhanging trees or tight areas not accessible by boat. They had planned to stop by a family member's home in San Jose but never arrived. They used an underwater probe to see if the vehicle or anything metallic could be located. [Full Article...]

Watchdog: Fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe misled investigators

Watchdog: Fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe misled investigators Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz has delivered to Congress his report finding that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe repeatedly lied to investigators looking into the matter involving a particular leak to the Wall Street Journal . [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley Roasts Russian Counterpart At Emergency UN Meeting

Nikki Haley Roasts Russian Counterpart At Emergency UN Meeting Security Council session. On Friday, Haley responded by condemning Russian Federation for how often they block the United Nations Security Council from taking action to prevent the use of chemical weapons. He said France would "shoulder its responsibility to end an intolerable threat to our collective security", and ensure respect for worldwide law and Security Council resolutions. [Full Article...]

Connecticut Teacher Arrested For Running A High School 'Fight Club'

Connecticut Teacher Arrested For Running A High School 'Fight Club' OPEA Executive Director Sterling Zearley said, "Recent discussions focus exclusively on education funding and exclude public safety, veterans' services, mental health, protective services, or any other state agency services". When police obtained a warrant and reviewed the video clips, they saw what looked like two fights on two separate days. Fish's arrest warrant says one student vomited dur... [Full Article...]

Liverpool protest held over withdrawal of toddler's life support

Liverpool protest held over withdrawal of toddler's life support Mr Justice Hayden described what had happened to Alfie as "profoundly unfair" as he endorsed an end-of-life care plan drawn up by specialists. A spokesman for Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust said: "Alfie's clinical condition is truly heart rending but at each stage of the legal process which has to be followed in such cases, the courts have agreed with the treating team and the indep... [Full Article...]

Tornado watch issued Friday for North Texas

Tornado watch issued Friday for North Texas While most were either EFO or EF1, the state did record an EF3 on May 16, 2017. Only one of those tornadoes was greater than an EF1 - that was an EF3 last May that went through Polk, Barron, Rusk and Price Counties, killing one person. Blue Earth County Emergency Management recommends participation in local tests so that homeowners, families, schools, businesses, hospitals and other organizations ... [Full Article...]


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