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Dozens dead in possible gas attack in Syria; regime denies allegation

Dozens dead in possible gas attack in Syria; regime denies allegation Syrian state television reported that a military air base came under attack from missiles in the early hours of Monday, although the USA quickly denied it was behind the offensive. "It is necessary to warn once again that using far-fetched and fabricated pretexts for a military intervention in Syria, where Russian servicemen are deployed at the request of the legitimate government, is absolutely u... [Full Article...]

Japanese father arrested for caging son for 20 years

Japanese father arrested for caging son for 20 years Court papers say Mouhib used the knife to stab the boy in the upper back then cut his neck, severing his head. Deputies used pepper spray and a Taser to take Mouhib into custody and, when they checked the rest of the house, found her son. [Full Article...]

CWG: India's women's TT team clinches maiden gold

CWG: India's women's TT team clinches maiden gold India won the gold medal in the table tennis women's team event at the Commonwealth Games by beating defending champions Singapore 3-1 on Sunday. In the match played at the Gold Coast Hockey Center, Indian victory seemed imminent till the last 10 seconds when Pakistan converted a penalty corner and the match ended on equal footing. [Full Article...]

Syria attack: Trump blames Russia, Iran for 'backing Animal Assad'

Syria attack: Trump blames Russia, Iran for 'backing Animal Assad' One video of the new attack shared by activists showed bodies of about a dozen children, women and men, some with foam at the mouth. Britain's Foreign Office also called the reports, if confirmed, "very concerning" and said "an urgent investigation is needed and the global community must respond". [Full Article...]

Maginnis: Syria a mess but messier without US

Maginnis: Syria a mess but messier without US The US withdrawal from Syria would mean a certain confrontation between Turkey and the Kurds, which would also mean an increase in the confrontation between Israel and Iran. Above all, an American withdrawal would allow Russian President Vladimir Putin to be the biggest player and maybe even the only one in Syria, which would have repercussions for Syrians and the region as a whole. [Full Article...]

Kiwis' data exposed in Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal

Kiwis' data exposed in Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal Facebook has suspended another data firm after allegations surfaced that it may have improperly handled users' information . The company plans to post a link at the top of users' news feeds that will allow them to see which apps are connected to their Facebook accounts and what information those apps are permitted to see. [Full Article...]

Syria says strike on military base carried out by Israeli warplanes

Syria says strike on military base carried out by Israeli warplanes Reports of a chemical attack outside Syria's capital thrust the USA and Russian Federation into new confrontation on Sunday, with Washington calling for an immediate global response and Moscow warning against any military strike. Russia, whose military backing of Assad turned the course of the war in his favor, denied that Syrian government forces deployed chemical weapons in Douma, according to t... [Full Article...]

United Nations to hold dual meetings about alleged chemical attack in Syria

United Nations to hold dual meetings about alleged chemical attack in Syria The US president authorised missile strikes against Syria after a chemical weapons attack a year ago and, when asked about the possibility of further action, a White House aide said: "I wouldn't take anything off the table". "The evidence points towards yet another chemical attack by the regime". Russian Federation called for a meeting of the 15-member council on "international threats to pe... [Full Article...]

Seattle Mariners Pitcher Has Close Encounter With Bald Eagle

Seattle Mariners Pitcher Has Close Encounter With Bald Eagle Perhaps the bald eagle, the national symbol of the USA, wanted to show the Canadian pitcher a bit of American spirit. Paxton was in the outfield with his cap over his heart when the eagle, which was part of the pregame ceremony, flew around Paxton a couple of times then landed on his upper back. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation vows firm response to new U.S. sanctions

Russian Federation vows firm response to new U.S. sanctions President Donald Trump said Tuesday that "no one has been tougher on Russia ", but the administration has faced criticism for not imposing sanctions against Russian oligarchs sooner. Some of the sanctioned government officials include the head of the Presidential Directorate for Social and Economic Cooperation with the Commonwealth of Independent States Member Countries Oleg Govorun; Tula Governo... [Full Article...]

UK Opposition Leader Corbyn Condemns Gaza 'Outrage'

UK Opposition Leader Corbyn Condemns Gaza 'Outrage' Writing in the Sunday Times , Mr Johnson said the Kremlin had made a "cynical attempt to bury awkward facts beneath an avalanche of lies and disinformation". Mr Corbyn implied the foreign secretary had exaggerated the findings of the UK's defence laboratory Porton Down on the source of the Novichok nerve agent used in the attack. [Full Article...]

Several dead after missiles hit airfield in Homs

The reports of the missile strike come shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron vowed a "strong, joint response" to a suspected chemical attack that left dozens dead in rebel-held Douma . Both Syria and Russian Federation deny a chemical attack took place, and have reached an evacuation deal with the rebels who hold Douma. United States and other official... [Full Article...]

CWG 2018: Jitu wins gold in shooting, silver for Mehuli

CWG 2018: Jitu wins gold in shooting, silver for Mehuli Chandela had earlier smashed her own Commonwealth Games qualifying record from four years back by scoring 423.2. Earlier in the elimination stage, defending gold-medallist Apurvi Chandela's run came to an end after she shot a series of nine-plus pointers. [Full Article...]

McMurray avoids misfortune to score season-high third at Texas

McMurray avoids misfortune to score season-high third at Texas Suarez was still on pit road when the race went green again on lap 8. Be sure to join us back here at FanSided.com for coverage, highlights and reaction to the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500, as well as more NASCAR coverage all week long. Last race: Clint Bowyer snapped a winless streak that had stretched back 190 races by taking first in Martinsville. Kevin Harvick and Ryan Blaney started... [Full Article...]

Palestinian Children Inside Israeli Jails on Palestine Children's Day

Palestinian Children Inside Israeli Jails on Palestine Children's Day Tensions boiled outside the State Library as anti-Israeli activists came face-to-face with demonstrators against Islamic terror, a day after Israeli troops opened fire on the Gaza border and killed a Palestinian cameraman flying a drone . [Full Article...]

What Is Facebook Hiding? Facebook Deleted Zuckerberg's Personal Messages Retroactively

What Is Facebook Hiding? Facebook Deleted Zuckerberg's Personal Messages Retroactively We've reached out to AggregateIQ and Facebook , and will update if we hear back. "Our internal review continues, and we will co-operate fully with any investigations by regulatory authorities", read the statement. In addition, 87 million users whose data might have been shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a more detailed message informing them of that fact. [Full Article...]

Investment and Iran high on agenda as France hosts Saudi crown prince

Investment and Iran high on agenda as France hosts Saudi crown prince The 32-year-old prince, widely known as MBS, was received at the Bourget airport near Paris on Sunday morning by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.The trip follows a coast-to-coast tour of the United States as well as visits to Britain and Egypt, where the prince courted a host of business tycoons and struck multimillion-dollar deals from defence to entertainment. [Full Article...]

Moscow calls 'chemical attack' in Douma 'fake news,' warns against Syrian intervention

In a series of Tweets early Sunday, Trump said " Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria". President Donald Trump said the attack was meant to deter further Syrian use of illegal weapons. "We had a one-and-done missile attack". "This isn't just the United States". It said a total of 70 people suffered breathing difficulties. Meeting expected on Mond... [Full Article...]

Facebook Will Notify Those Affected by Data Breach

Facebook Will Notify Those Affected by Data Breach He's set to testify before Congress next week. Some of the information improperly harvested from Facebook Inc users might be stored in Russian Federation, said the former employee of Cambridge Analytica who blew the whistle on the data-privacy scandal involving the analytics firm's role in the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Alleged chemical attack strikes rebel-held Douma in Syria

Alleged chemical attack strikes rebel-held Douma in Syria Several Syrian activist groups Saturday reported that a brutal attack on the remnants of the rebel-held city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta left dozens of civilians dead and scores wounded. In recent months, Ankara has been working closely with Russian Federation and Iran in a bid to bring an end to the seven-year conflict. As grisly images emerged of bodies in basements and bloodied survivors a... [Full Article...]


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