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by | April 15, 2018 | 19:11

A United States guided-missile destroyer, the USS Donald Cook, is in the Mediterranean. As ministers discussed the crisis yesterday, U.S. officials claimed to have evidence that chlorine gas and a nerve agent were used in a Syrian government attack on the town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta at the weekend that left around 70 dead.

by | April 15, 2018 | 18:34

May said the aim was to deter the Syrian authorities from further use of chemical weapons and to send a message to the wider world that it was unacceptable to use such weapons. "The government should do whatever possible to push Russian Federation and the United States to agree to an independent UN-led investigation of last weekend's horrific chemical weapons attack so that those responsible can be held to account", he added.

by | April 15, 2018 | 17:51

Kim's trip, during which he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, was considered an attempt to fix traditionally warm ties with China that have deteriorated over North Korea's development of ballistic missile and nuclear weapons technology and China's enforcement of United Nations economic sanctions.

by | April 15, 2018 | 17:47

Throughout the month of April, Compass Center for Families is calling on members of the community to help the program serve more of Sheridan's most vulnerable children. "It's important that people know that (child abuse) does happen", Piazza said. "Children grow up in abusive homes and they don't even know that's not normal until they go somewhere else and find out this isn't the way it's supposed to be", Barney said.

by | April 15, 2018 | 17:32

Around 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since August 2017 due to military operations in the Rakhine State against the minority Rohingya Muslim community. Several thousand Rohingya have been living in the zone since August, crammed into a cluster of tents beyond a barbed-wire fence that roughly demarcates the border zone between the two countries.

by | April 15, 2018 | 17:22

King Abdullah said, "It is our duty and our shared responsibility as an Arab group, and it is the duty of the worldwide community to provide the necessary support for Palestinian refugees, and to work towards enabling the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to continue to provide its humanitarian and social services until a fair and just solution is reached to the cause of refugees".

by | April 15, 2018 | 17:24

During the Security Council meeting, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley expressed Washington's preparedness to launch more military strikes on Syria if Washington learns that the Syrian government carries out a chemical weapons attack .

by | April 15, 2018 | 16:54

Russian Federation had sat idle back then, but this time, it had threatened to retaliate. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, released statements by medics from Douma's hospital who said a group of people toting video cameras entered the hospital, shouting that its patients were struck with chemical weapons and causing panic.

by | April 15, 2018 | 16:40

Both McDougal and Daniels have gone public with their stories despite the agreements they are fighting that they say kept them silent. The White House insisted Trump was focused on the response to Syria following the country's apparent use of chemical weapons on civilians over the weekend, killing more than 40 people.

by | April 15, 2018 | 15:58

The crash scene, about 322 km north of San Francisco, was discovered by a passing motorist on March 26. Below is the famous photo of Devonte Hart . "After learning of three additional children who were unaccounted for, the Sheriff's Office, the California Highway Patrol, and the United States Coast Guard out of Fort Bragg CA immediately initiated a second search and rescue effort in the Ocean waters where the accident occurred", the statement read.

by | April 15, 2018 | 15:53

That being said, the Malaysian veteran has now become first badminton player to win three singles gold medals, having won gold in 2006 in Melbourne and 2010 in Delhi. India's coach just sat there, unmoved in his chair by the court sidelines as Srikanth dispatched a smash into the net, shut his eyes and winced, nearly as if not wanting to take a second look at his schoolboy error.

by | April 15, 2018 | 14:25

But she said her students are her main motivation. "We are super excited to have him start", Kleefisch said. Mark Wemyss-Holden, national project manager, Land Rover 4x4 in Schools said: "It has been two inspiring days in which enterprise, business, design and development, manufacturing, coding, research, testing, teamwork, problem solving, resilience, literacy, numeracy, organisation and discipline skills were tested to the max and all our students have really risen to the challenge".

by | April 15, 2018 | 14:08

The IRFU also announced that they intend to ensure that these core values are applied across the board. In a statement, the IRFU have said they'll conduct an in-depth review of current structures and educational programmes within the game in Ireland.

by | April 15, 2018 | 13:26

Macron told Putin he wanted to "intensify" talks in order to "bring peace and stability to Syria ", the French President's office said in a statement . According to Reuters calculations, three Russian tycoons targeted by a new list of USA sanctions may have lost a combined $7.5 billion in less than a week since the list was announced.

by | April 15, 2018 | 12:06

But Pence, who is attending the Summit of the Americas in Peru, said that other leaders at the gathering had both publicly and privately expressed support for the allied strikes on Syria . He further underlined that Trump and his advisers did consider the possibility of a military response from Syria, Russia or Iran in the days leading up to the US-led attack on Friday night.

by | April 15, 2018 | 12:02

By treading on old paths, you can never reach new destinations. In the second phase of the scheme, a health insurance cover of Rs 500,000 would be provided to 500 million people across the country. Chhattisgarh now boasts of over 11,583 VLEs who are working at the Gram Panchayat level across the 27 districts of the State. Bijapur , Bahraich in Uttar Pradesh, and Mewat in Rajasthan are among the 115 aspirational districts, which have shown achievement in the last three months on three ...

by | April 15, 2018 | 09:42

Mr Trump phoned Mr Cohen to "check in" last Friday, according to two people familiar with the call. If the report is indeed true, it would mark a significant development in Mueller's investigation. It says he used a meeting with a Russian nongovernmental organization as cover to meet with Russian officials during a trip to Prague in August or September 2016.

by | April 15, 2018 | 09:41

According to the investigation team, a security camera in the police box recorded Imoto being shot from behind twice, in the back of the head and the back, at 7:47 p.m. But he added, "The officers who are in custody are considered some of the best officers and role models in the Western Division, so it is actually baffling for the association how we arrived at this point".

by | April 15, 2018 | 09:40

Still, American officials said the attack was intended as a proportional strike aimed specifically at Syria's chemical weapons facilities rather than a broader set of targets and was a one-time, one-night assault to punish Damascus for a suspected gas attack last weekend.

by | April 15, 2018 | 09:36

Friday. On Thursday, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said it had found belongings of the Thottapilly family, of Santa Clarita, as well as auto parts from their SUV about 14 miles down river from where investigators believe they rolled down an embankment.

by | April 15, 2018 | 09:32

Saturday is Israel's Sabbath, or the Jewish day of rest, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu generally refrains from making official statements in his name. Israel's National Security Adviser, Meir Ben Shabbat, also spoke with incoming U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton prior to the attack. Syria, Iran and Russian Federation say Israel was behind an air strike on a Syrian air base on Monday that killed seven Iranian military personnel, something Israel has neither ...

by | April 15, 2018 | 09:04

However, sources are revealing that Khloe is having a very hard time dealing with all the drama. On Wednesday morning, Kardashian gave birth to her first child with Thompson , a girl. She also mentioned, in another tweet , that she held up Khloe's leg while she was giving birth, a favor which apparently Khloé did for Kim , too.

by | April 15, 2018 | 08:46

The issue is one of the biggest differences between herself and her Democratic opponent incumbent New York Governor Andrew Cuomo . Nixon is expected to gain the endorsement from the Working Family Party as well. "The schism between the progressive unions who found the WFP and some of its member organizations is unfortunate, but in that divide the Governor stands with the unions who have left the WFP and no longer feel it represents the interests of middle and working class New Yorkers", ...

by | April 15, 2018 | 07:57

A different Trump administration official, briefing reporters, said the United States assessed that sarin was also used in the April 7 attack but suggested that US information on sarin came from analysis of reports from news media and other public sources of information, as opposed to USA intelligence.

by | April 15, 2018 | 07:37

The decision, read out by justice Umar Ata Bandial of a five-member bench, stated that the disqualification of any member of Parliament or a public servant under Article 62 (1) (f) of the Constitution in the future will be permanent. At the last hearing, the government had argued that the length of disqualification should be left for the Parliament to decide, not the court. "Pakistan is fighting the case for democracy, and Nawaz Sharif will take this to its final conclusion".

by | April 15, 2018 | 07:02

Sam Dickson delivered the flawless long ball to send Ware over for his second just after the break. The Canadian women's rugby sevens team will be playing for a bronze medal after a 33-7 loss to Australia . Up 12-7 at the break, the New Zealanders capitalised on a penalty to put Ware over for his second, and then held on after Alexander Davis' England effort.

by | April 15, 2018 | 06:33

It's just one of a series of wildfires in the state. Walker said the blaze in Dewey County has burned about 82,000 acres. Fires in northwestern Oklahoma have burned more than 200,000 acres in the last few days. According to Heaton local fire departments were already on site working to protect nearby structures as he also confirmed two structures were threatened by this brush fire.

by | April 15, 2018 | 05:49

Another curious development: The president's national security team held an afternoon meeting at the White House about Syria and the administration's response. "On Thursday, Mr. Trump tweeted that missiles, "new" and "'smart'" are coming. Sanders added that the administration was "maintaining that we have a number of options on the table", but noted, "final decisions haven't been made yet on that front".

by | April 15, 2018 | 05:48

The United Nations Security Council has convened after the USA, the UK and France had launched airstrikes at Syria in a move described as "brutal aggression" by Damascus. They also noted no Russian units engaged coalition forces during or after the strike. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the strikes were "unacceptable and lawless".

by | April 15, 2018 | 05:34

Security Council, Nebenzia said Russian Federation was very concerned with "the unsafe escalation" of the situation and "aggressive policies" and preparations that some governments were making - a clear reference to the Trump administration and its allies.

by | April 15, 2018 | 05:16

Singh and Ganga had attracted widespread anger and criticism for attending a meeting of the Hindu Ekta Manch, a lose group formed to support the accused, which demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the case. Bhim Rao Ambedkar) at party headquarter Trikuta Nagar Jammu under the banner of BJP State SC Morcha. She was said to have written to the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, seeking a fast track court to conclude within 90 days the trial in the case ...

by | April 15, 2018 | 04:30

But in a controversial move, Comey told Congress just days before the election that the FBI was reviewing additional emails in relation to the investigation. "We're no longer that group in America that is a part from the partisans and that could be trusted". The disgruntled former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is out with a new tell-all book on Tuesday in which according to excerpts released to various media outlets, he opines on such pressing national issues as the size ...

by | April 15, 2018 | 04:02

After condemning the air strike on Syria, Russia " s Foreign Ministry said Damascus has come under attack by the US, France and the United Kingdom at a time when Syria is returning to peaceful life, after battling a terrorist aggression for years.

by | April 15, 2018 | 04:03

As that meeting opened on Saturday night, amid talk in United Nations circles of a new cold war, the organisation's secretary general, António Guterres, urged all security council members to show restraint and avoid further escalation. Earlier this week, French Prime minister, Emmanual Macron said he had definitive proof that Assad's government had used poisonous gas in the missile strike in Duoma.

by | April 15, 2018 | 03:54

The Pentagon said there were three targets: a chemical weapons research and development site in the Damascus area, a chemical weapons storage facility near Homs and a chemical weapons "bunker" a few miles from the second target. Russia's US embassy released a statement warning that the airstrikes would "not be left without consequences". Trump, meanwhile, has issued a stern message of his own to Iran and Russian Federation.