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UK's Cabinet says Syria chemical attack calls for 'action'

UK's Cabinet says Syria chemical attack calls for 'action' Vincent Cable, leader of the opposition Liberal Democrat party, said that while his party did not rule out supporting military strikes, parliamentary approval was essential for any action to be taken. "History teaches us that the worldwide community must defend the global rules and standards that keep us all safe". Trump said the strikes were in coordination with France and the United Kingdom... [Full Article...]

Alleged Toronto serial killer charged with 8th count of first-degree murder

Alleged Toronto serial killer charged with 8th count of first-degree murder Idsinga said Kanagaratnam was never reported missing and was not identified until after police released an image that generated hundreds of tips. Kanagratnam is the second alleged victim of McArthur's who was an immigrant from Sri Lanka. Like most of the other men the self-employed landscaper is believed to have slain, however, Kanagaratnam's remains were recovered from planters at a central Tor... [Full Article...]

ZTE banned from using US-based hardware or software in its products

ZTE banned from using US-based hardware or software in its products Undersecretary of Commerce who was heavily involved in the case. Though there is no official confirmation, the AT&T is said to have stepped back only the U.S government intervention. As a result ZTE paid up to $1.2 billion (£837 million) in fines. The US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has imposed a denial of export privileges order against ZTE , after coming to... [Full Article...]

US pastor faces terror charges in fraught trial in Turkey

US pastor faces terror charges in fraught trial in Turkey Aliaga: An American pastor is going on trial in Turkey accused of ties to terror groups and spying, in a case that has strained ties between Turkey and the United States. In an interview with French television, Macron suggested that the air strikes against Syria regime targets over the weekend had succeeded in engineering a split in the Russia-Turkey alliance. [Full Article...]

Dozens injured in Armenia rallies against ex-president

Dozens injured in Armenia rallies against ex-president Unlike previous post-Soviet presidents in Armenia, Armen Sarkisian was elected by parliament instead of by popular vote. But Pashinian later returned - sporting a bandaged arm - and vowed to continue the demonstrations. Protesters have been gathering in front of the ruling Republican Party's headquarters since 9 April, when acting Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan announced that Serzh Sargsyan would... [Full Article...]

Telegram App Banned in Russian Federation

Telegram App Banned in Russian Federation As expected, messaging app Telegram has been formally blocked in Russian Federation after its owner refused to hand the authorities encryption keys to help with investigations. In a social media post on Russia's VKontakte , Durov said Telegram will use "built-in methods" to try and circumvent the government attempts to block the app. [Full Article...]

Theresa May: Syria air strikes carried out to alleviate further suffering

Theresa May: Syria air strikes carried out to alleviate further suffering In the televised address, Mr Trump said the allies would continue their response until Bashar Al-Assad, the Syrian president, ceased its use of chemical weapons. The government's legal position, drawn up with the advice of the attorney-general, Jeremy Wright, and presented to cabinet ministers last Wednesday, said force was justified to alleviate "overwhelming humanitarian suffering". [Full Article...]

Security Council rejects Russian request to condemn airstrikes in Syria

Security Council rejects Russian request to condemn airstrikes in Syria Russian news agencies say a group of Russian lawmakers met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Sunday. "The global community will not allow chemical weapons to come back into our everyday life", she said. The sanctions follow USA -led airstrikes against Syria's chemical weapons capability and President Trump's promise that Assad and his allies, namely Moscow, would pay a "big ... [Full Article...]

State police called to 'ongoing situation' at SC jail

State police called to 'ongoing situation' at SC jail Prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon said State Law Enforcement Division agents were required to help secure Lee Correctional Institution at 3am local time on Monday (8am in the UK). No officers were wounded, he said. These deaths at Lee are the most in any SC prison in recent years. Some local media outlets reported the local coroner had been called to the scene. [Full Article...]

Police Responding to 'Ongoing Situation' at Lee Correctional Institution

Police Responding to 'Ongoing Situation' at Lee Correctional Institution The riot began around 7:15 p.m on Sunday (April 15). One of South Carolina's most unsafe prisons was secured early Monday after a "mass casualty incident" involving multiple inmates at several housing units, officials said. Emergency services from neighboring SC counties responded to the incident. Corrections officials did not immediately say what led to the incident and why it took hours to s... [Full Article...]

Trump 'morally unfit' for office - fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Trump 'morally unfit' for office - fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Comey is blasting President Donald Trump as unethical and "untethered to truth" and his leadership of the country as "ego driven and about personal loyalty". Anthony Weiner's computer while investigating him for alleged sexting with a underage girl. Comey has a tell-all book, " A Higher Loyalty ", due out on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Air China flight forced to land for 'security' reason

Air China flight forced to land for 'security' reason Another passenger said flight attendants told passengers they had to land at a different airport but she had not heard of anything amiss. Air China flight CA1350 reportedly took off from Changsha, Central China's Hunan Province. An Air China flight headed for Beijing made an unplanned landing in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou on Sunday. The Xiaoxiang Morning Herald quoted a pass... [Full Article...]

After Skymet, IMD also forecasts normal Monsoon 2018 at 97 percent

After Skymet, IMD also forecasts normal Monsoon 2018 at 97 percent India had 95 per cent of the LPA rainfall a year ago - as against the first forecast of 96 per cent of the LPA (with an error margin of +/- 5 per cent). The IMD categorises rainfall in the 96 per cent to 104 per cent LPA range as normal while the rain immediately below that, it is considered below normal. [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi On Three-Day Amethi Visit From Today

Rahul Gandhi On Three-Day Amethi Visit From Today In a video, Jammu and Kashmir Congress President Ghulam Ahmad Mir was seen suggesting that the real culprits in the case were being protected, and that the distrust of local residents in the investigation could not be ignored. He also said that Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad should apologise to the nation since the chief of Jammu Bar Association was the polling agent of Azad in the 2014 Lok Sab... [Full Article...]

Britain says we had to attack Syria, strikes were highly successful

Britain says we had to attack Syria, strikes were highly successful Four Royal Air Force Tornado jets from the Akrotiri base in Cyprus fired Storm Shadow missiles at a military facility near Homs where it was assessed that Syria had stockpiled chemicals, Britain's Ministry of Defence said. "This massacre was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very awful regime", Trump alleged. "This collective action sends a clear message tha... [Full Article...]

Mom who drove SUV with family off cliff was drunk

Mom who drove SUV with family off cliff was drunk They say the items are consistent with a family on vacation and unspecified items were identified by relatives of the Thottapilly family. Jennifer Hart, the mother who drove her family off an oceanside cliff in a fatal crash, had a blood alcohol level that was over the state's legal limit, Capt. [Full Article...]

Florida Mom Let 2-Year-Old Child Smoke Meth And Weed

Florida Mom Let 2-Year-Old Child Smoke Meth And Weed Ecker admitted to using the drugs but said she never forced her daughter to use drugs. Others alleged Ecker let the child smoke meth out of a pipe. While being interviewed by detectives , Heinz admitted that she had a history of drug use , including heroin and opioid pills, having been at the Methadone Clinic in 2013, stopping sometime around past year. [Full Article...]

Woolies check-outs hit by nationwide outage

Woolies check-outs hit by nationwide outage A woman named Rose, from Hoppers Crossing in Melbourne, told 3AW customers were offered lollies as they were asked to leave. More than 20 shoppers were reportedly turned away by the security guard. Seven News in Adelaide is reporting that some customers at a Woolworths store in Adelaide's west got their groceries for free after the nationwide outage. [Full Article...]

West hesitates on Syria response as Russian Federation warns of 'war'

West hesitates on Syria response as Russian Federation warns of 'war' By releasing Sarin gas onto the Syrian people, it gives countries cause to attack Syria . We will remind, relations between Russia and great Britain strained after London accused Moscow in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, deported from the country of the Russian diplomats. [Full Article...]

Kerala: Newborn's body flushed down the toilet; parents on run

Kerala: Newborn's body flushed down the toilet; parents on run On trying to unblock the passage, the plumbers noticed an obstruction that looked like a ball. Her body was recovered last week when the plumbers were called in to take care of the clogged toilet. "There wasn't much of a foul smell emanating from the toilet", a sub-inspector of the Nattukal Police Station told The NewsMinute . So far the dead toddler's parents have not been identified and specu... [Full Article...]


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