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Syria operation legitimate, within worldwide community framework: France's Macron

Syria operation legitimate, within worldwide community framework: France's Macron On Thursday, Macron said he had "proof" that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime had used chemical weapons in Saturday's attack on Douma, the main city in the longtime rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta, and that the United States and France would response "in due course". [Full Article...]

USA to Impose Sanctions on Russia Following Syrian Chemical Attack

USA to Impose Sanctions on Russia Following Syrian Chemical Attack I think everyone is going to feel it at this point. "I think everyone knows that we sent a strong message, and our hope is that they listen to us", she said. "Now they punish us for the mere fact of being in the global arena", Zakharova said. Three chemical weapons facilities in Syria were struck, although other chemical weapon facilities were left untouched. [Full Article...]

Student fatally stabbed at Binghamton University

Student fatally stabbed at Binghamton University The suspect fled the scene on foot. He was described as a "light-skinned male wearing dark trousers and a dark, Puma hooded sweatshirt". The university also said in a statement, "Investigators from multiple agencies have been interviewing numerous people throughout the night". [Full Article...]

Children Get First Choice School

Children Get First Choice School The number of families getting their first choice primary school in Wiltshire has risen slightly. Cumbria County Councillor Sue Sanderson, Cabinet Member for Schools and Learning, said: "It's great news that the vast majority of pupils have secured a place at their first choice school ". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom jets fire at Syrian base in 'limited and targeted strike'

United Kingdom jets fire at Syrian base in 'limited and targeted strike' May, also speaking earlier on Wednesday, said all the indications were that the Syrian authorities were responsible for the chemical attack in the town of Douma and that such shocking assaults could not go unchallenged. "We can not allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalised - within Syria, on the streets of the United Kingdom , or anywhere else in our world", she said. [Full Article...]

Bruce McArthur charged with 8th count of first-degree murder

Bruce McArthur charged with 8th count of first-degree murder While Idsinga has an idea of how at least some of McArthur's alleged victims were killed, he said investigators have been unable to definitively determine the cause of death in each case. Police say he buried his victims' body parts in potted plants on properties where he worked as a self-employed landscaper. Bruce McArthur has officially been charged with 8 murders now. [Full Article...]

Turkey: We Differ From Iran, Russia, US on Syria and Middle East

Turkey: We Differ From Iran, Russia, US on Syria and Middle East Turkey has also been at loggerheads with Washington over U.S. support for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara considers a terrorist organisation linked to Kurdish militants PKK, waging a decades-long insurgency on Turkish soil. [Full Article...]

UK, US Governments Warn Against Buying ZTE Hardware

UK, US Governments Warn Against Buying ZTE Hardware The company may still have a chance at redeeming itself in the United Kingdom, but as far as the US goes, that's a much different story. In March 2017, ZTE settled after the US government discovered that it was shipping USA technology to sanctioned countries such as North Korea and Iran . [Full Article...]

Weibo bans gay content as part of 'clean-up'

Weibo bans gay content as part of 'clean-up' Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, had said on Friday that it meant to keep the site clear of postings containing homosexual content. Weibo - comparable to Twitter - has 392 million active monthly users, and a three-month campaign is now underway to help create what the company describes as a "clean and harmonious community environment" in accordance with China's "laws and regulations s... [Full Article...]

Protests erupt in Armenia ahead of ex-president's 'appointment as PM'

Protests erupt in Armenia ahead of ex-president's 'appointment as PM' The parliament is expected to vote Tuesday on the matter. The opposition is launching acts of protest in order to undermine the election. The demonstrations started oat 8am when the Opposition MP, Nikol Pashinyan closed one of the main streets of Yerevan- the Baghramyan Avenue, by lying down in front of the buses. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to Block Telegram Over Encryption Battle

Russian Federation to Block Telegram Over Encryption Battle On Friday, a Russian court ruled in favor of the Federal Security Service (FSB) that has claimed that the app enables criminals, terrorists and extremists by not offering backdoor access to the Kremlin. He also said that the agency would soon address the App Store and Google Play with official demands to make the downloading of Telegram's applications impossible in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Humanitarian grounds justify Syria attack, says Theresa May

Humanitarian grounds justify Syria attack, says Theresa May 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". Theresa May will face MPs over her decision to launch air strikes against Syria as Labour questioned the legality of the bombing raid. "We are prepared to sustain this res... [Full Article...]

USA to hit Russian Federation with sanctions for aiding Assad

USA to hit Russian Federation with sanctions for aiding Assad Security Council to make it easier to investigate the use of chemical weapons. The United States, the United Kingdom, and France conducted air strikes against Syria on April 14 in response to a suspected chemical attack by the Syrian government that killed dozens of people last week. [Full Article...]

Shire to Sell Oncology Unit for $2.4 Billion to Servier

Shire to Sell Oncology Unit for $2.4 Billion to Servier Shire is engaged in the development of novel therapies across various rare disease areas, including hematology, immunology, genetic diseases, neuroscience, as well as ophthalmics and oncology. Shire Chief Executive Flemming Ornskov said the sale of the oncology business to Servier demonstrated the value embedded in Shire as shares in the company rose 0.8 percent by 1230 GMT. [Full Article...]

7 inmates killed in SC prison violence

7 inmates killed in SC prison violence In 1993, nine inmates and a corrections officer were killed in the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison in Lucasville, Ohio. "If everybody has an uprising, you are always going to be understaffed", Logan said. Four inmates were killed by a pair of prisoners in the state's Kirkland Correctional Institution previous year. [Full Article...]

7 inmates dead, 17 injured in Lee Correctional Institution riot

7 inmates dead, 17 injured in Lee Correctional Institution riot The riot began around 7:15 p.m on Sunday (April 15). Seven inmates were killed and 17 others were injured in a large riot that broke out Sunday night at a maximum-security prison in SC, the authorities said. There wasn't any more information immediately available on the incident. Lee Correctional Institution, which opened in 1993, houses about 1,500 male inmates. [Full Article...]

Comey: Donald Trump is 'morally unfit' to be US president

Comey: Donald Trump is 'morally unfit' to be US president Fired FBI director James Comey gave an in-depth interview to ABC News that was broadcast on Sunday night. Mr Comey has kept quiet about his time under Mr Trump for almost a year, with the interview and his new tell-all book, A Higher Loyalty , breaking the silence. [Full Article...]

IMD forecasts normal monsoon this year

IMD forecasts normal monsoon this year Rainfall is likely to be normal during the June-to-September south-west monsoon season, the government's weather office said on Monday. The date of onset of monsoon will be announced in the middle of May. IMD's SEFS model for the April forecast uses the following 5 predictors that require data upto March . The four-month monsoon season provides about 70 per cent of the country's annual rainfal... [Full Article...]

Congress must sack leader for statement on Kathua probe - BJP

We want to ask Rahulji, our two ministers had resigned for joining the rallies in support of the rape accused. "Pointing fingers at others but protecting people who do the same - this is the Congress' character". Anguished over the tussle between the Sitaram Yechury and Prakash Karat camps within the CPI (M), an All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) leader has suggested that a worker-farmer alliance and ... [Full Article...]

France says Syria's capacity to produce chemical weapons considerably weakened

France says Syria's capacity to produce chemical weapons considerably weakened Britain's defense ministry said initial indications were that the precision weapons and meticulous target planning had "resulted in a successful attack". Much of the criticism will come from opposition lawmakers, but the prime minister may also have to work hard to defend her speed of action to members of her own Conservative Party who had wanted parliament recalled. [Full Article...]


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