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USA strikes on Syria aid extremists: Russian Federation

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And over the weekend, the prime minister of Russia , Medvedev, wrote , the U.S.is, quote, "on the verge of a military clash with Russia". The two leaders also called for an objective investigation into Khan Sheikhun. Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said Russian Federation was responsible for "every civilian death" in the Syrian chemical weapons attack , claiming President Putin was to blame "by proxy" as Assad's "principal backer". Read More »

First woman to run Boston Marathon does it again 50 years later

Switzer was given a number for the men's-only race in 1967 only because she used her initials - "K.V." - when she filled out her entry forms. "After the 30km mark, I tried to push before breaking away with 5km to go", said Kiplagat, who was cheered to victory by her children Carlos and Wendy. Read More »

Swedish prosecutor asks to extend custody for Stockholm truck attack suspect

Responding to the attack, Swedish Justice Minister Morgan Johansson said he wanted to toughen the nation's terrorism laws. Swedish police said Akilov had "shown sympathies to extreme groups", including the Islamic State. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has described the incident as a terrorist attack, and asked for tightening of borders. "We will never surrender to terror". Read More »

British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

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The European Union will stick to a timetable for preparing to launch Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom despite the British government's call for an early general election, an EU spokesperson said. European Union leaders except May are set to hold a summit on April 29 where they will agree on the strategy for negotiating Britain's expected departure in 2019. Read More »

PM scraps 457 visas for foreign workers

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To circumvent provisions in the Offshore Resources Act that required skilled workers from overseas to only be accepted with a 457 visa, the then-assistant immigration minister, Senator Michaelia Cash, planned to introduce a new arrangement. Read More »

United States envoy Nikki Haley says Syria regime change is inevitable

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Trump had frequently called during the 2016 United States presidential election campaign for warmer ties with Putin, despite criticism from lawmakers in his own Republican Party. There were only a handful of issues Tillerson and Lavrov said they broadly agreed on - that the Korean peninsula should be denuclearized, Syria should be "unified and stable" after the Islamic State is defeated, and that there should be more communication between USA and Russian diplomats and militaries. Read More »

Russia BLOCKS United Nations from condemning Syrian chemical attack

Trump ordered a cruise-missile strike Thursday on a Syrian airbase where the USA determined the sarin gas attack had been launched and where the Russians had also stationed forces. Beyond Syria, Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. presidential election also hovered over what was the first face-to-face encounter between Mr Putin and any Trump administration Cabinet member. Read More »

Lalu Yadav's son hid assets info from EC: BJP

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Later, the firm purchased another plot of "two kattha one dhur" (one kattha is about 1.65 decimal or 720 square ft and 20 dhur is equal to one kattha) with a two-storey building on it at Salempur Dumra for Rs70 lakh from Lalu's sons Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejashwi Prasad Yadav in 2010. Read More »

French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

With an eye on surveys showing his status as favorite being eroded by a late surge in support for far-leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon, Macron hit back at the Communist-backed candidate who wants France to join a Latin American alliance of leftist leaders founded by late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez. Read More »

Mike Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Standard policy - which calls for shooting down of a North Korean missile after launch if the trajectory is deemed to threaten South Korea, Japan or the USA - remains in place. "But I would be concerned [Kim Jong-un] would feel the need to react strongly, as he would not want to appear weak". Another potentially serious effect, experts say, is failure. Read More »

Boston Marathon retires Bib 261 for women's pioneer Switzer

She even posted updates on social media throughout the trek! Other runners helped Switzer bat off the race official, and she went on to finish the marathon. She finished in 4:44:31. The ceremony capped off a big weekend for Switzer, who ran Monday with 125 charity runners for her 261 Fearless foundation. Read More »

US VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

The official briefed reporters on customary condition of anonymity after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso in Tokyo to launch the U.S. There have been several cases of Chinese companies and banks working with North Korean networks to evade sanctions, Ruggiero argues, and only the threat of United States legal action with halt this. Read More »

Jon Ossoff Heads to Runoff With Big Vote in Georgia House Race

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They predict conservative voters would be energized in a Republican vs. Democrat scenario. A voter leaves a polling site after casting a ballot in a special election in Marietta, Ga., Tuesday, April 18, 2017. We have shattered expectations. "But my job.is to be the representative for the people of the 6th District, and that's what I believe regardless of who is the president". Read More »

No long wait for students; HSSC results later this month

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Almost 18,000 students of both general and vocational streams appeared for the HSSC 2017 exams, which were held from March 1 to March 22. Almost 18,000 students of both the general and vocational streams appeared for the HSSC 2017 exams that were held between March 1 and March 22. Read More »

Why Ivanka Trump's China Ties Raise Eyebrows

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Ivanka Trump's brand is doing well, and its supporters extend well beyond Trump country. By law, federal employees - like Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner - are not allowed to participate in government matters that could affect their financial interests , according to the Associated Press . Read More »

How Assad Pushed Russia & U.S. Involvement In Syria

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Mr Johnson, who was widely attacked for failing to get the G7 to back his bid for new sanctions against senior Russian and Syrian figures in the aftermath of the chemical weapons attack on civilians in Idlib province, continued to criticise Vladimir Putin's stance. Read More »

Mike Pence: It's time for North Korea to 'get the message'

The US and South Korea have activated the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system, which is capable of intercepting incoming warheads from North Korea. China says its powerful radar can penetrate its territory and undermine its security and spoke out against it again on Monday. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Monday he had no information to share about any such visit, adding that "China and the DPRK maintain the tradition of friendly exchanges". Read More »

Stock Rating Report: Devon Energy Corporation's (DVN)

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Bokf Na invested in 14,340 shares or 0.03% of the stock. It has outperformed by 15.53% the S&P500. EP Energy Corporation has 251,300,000 shares outstanding at the moment which are trading around 4.87 bringing EP Energy Corporation's market capitalisation to 1.22B Dollars. Read More »

NC Women Killed in Wrong Way Wreck in Phoenix

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Karli Arlene Richardson, 20, and her sister Kelsey Mae Richardson, 18, both of Mooresville, North Carolina, died in the crash, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said. "There were no signs of either vehicle attempting to brake or avoid the collision", according to an Arizona Department of Public Safety press release. Read More »

French Police Arrest Two Men In Connection To Imminent Attack

The foiled plot sparked fears the closing days of the campaign could be a target for extremists ahead of Sunday's vote. While searching the suspects' shared Marseille apartment, authorities uncovered an arsenal including a loaded Uzi submachine gun, two loaded pistols, three kilos of TATP explosives and a home-made grenade as well as the flag of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins told reporters. Read More »

Global sales of Ivanka Trump merchandise set record since election

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Trump and Kushner attended the state dinner that evening, sitting next to the world leader. Ivanka's company said she did not sign off on the new trademark applications, adding that the trademarks are not "not necessarily an indication that the brand is planning to launch a category or a store in a specific territory". Read More »

On eve of election campaign, BC parties focus on pocketbook issues

According to the BC Liberal platform, the cap will cost the government $30 million a year. "She's on her own, and she should speak the truth". Billing their promised cut to medical premiums as "a billion-dollar tax cut", the BC Liberal Party released a stand-pat election platform Monday that vows to control spending and hold income taxes at current levels. Read More »