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Author: 0 Senior Afghan officials injured in Nangarhar explosion

Officially known as a GBU-43B, or massive ordnance air blast weapon, the MOAB unleashes 11 tons of explosives. Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said the action was taken in coordination with his military and added that the bombing was "designed to support the efforts of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and U.S.

World Haley: 'We Think' Regime Change Is Likely To Happen In Syria
Author: 0 Haley: 'We Think' Regime Change Is Likely To Happen In Syria

Writing in the Sunday Times , Sir Michael reiterated his support for the US's action against Assad's brutal regime. "I am so happy that someone has chose to prevent Assad from using chemical attacks", said Raed Hassan, a resident of Idlib, where last week's chemical attack took place.

Author: 0 Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

The strike targeted a network of fortified underground tunnels that ISIS had been using to stage attacks on government forces in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border. In the Afghan village of Achin, just a few miles from where the bomb hit, Palstar Khan said: "Last night's bomb was really huge, when it dropped, everywhere, it was shaking".

Author: 0 Islamic State says no fighter killed by mother of all bombs

US special forces and Afghan commandos are now inspecting the site, Nicholson said, adding , "the weapon achieved its intended goal". The strike in Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border killed 36 ISIS fighters , Afghan officials said.

World Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president
Author: 0 Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

Amhadinejad's former deputy Hamid Baghaie was their front-runner until Ahmadinejad popped up, and they are now joined by three-times candidate Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the mayor of Tehran . He left behind a broken, destroyed country that suffered from problematic foreign relations and a deep economic crisis as the result of global sanctions resulting from the nuclear program.

Author: 0 Trump reelection effort raised $13.2 million so far in 2017

Since entering the White House, Trump has drawn criticism from ethics experts who say he hasn't appropriately distanced himself from his companies. Trump's campaign also directed more money to Trump properties this year. That includes giving more than $70,000 to the campaign committee's manager, Michael Glassner, who was Trump's deputy campaign manager, and more than $40,000 to John Pence, Vince President Mike Pence's nephew, who serves as the committee's deputy executive director.

World NazFamily Hosts Large-Scale Easter Egg Hunt
Author: 0 NazFamily Hosts Large-Scale Easter Egg Hunt

Participants can meet the Easter Bunny, win prizes and enjoy refreshments and candy. That's why members of the Tampa Bay Area Regional Bomb Squad chose to make some very special eggs for which every child may search. The church is located at 2300 E. Brundage Lane. In Wamac , Mayor Butch Mathis is coordinating the Easter Egg hunt for the 8th year at the Wamac Park at one Sunday afternoon.

World Vettel fastest in 1st session at Bahrain GP; Hamilton 10th
Author: 0 Vettel fastest in 1st session at Bahrain GP; Hamilton 10th

The. Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his vehicle during the first practice session for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Friday, April 14, 2017. Sunday's race also starts at 6 p.m. Carlos Sainz Jr. had shown good speed during practice, but qualified 16th as his Toro Rosso was hit by a power failure late in Q1.

Author: 0 No positive shift yet on Russia-US ties, Kremlin says

Where relations between the two countries go from this point on is hard to guess. Lavrov on Friday accused the US and its allies of what he described as attempts to stymie an worldwide probe into the attack. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says there is a shared understanding between his country and the United States that US air strikes on Syria should not be repeated.

World Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses
Author: 0 Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses

Critics say deals are permanently changing the ethnic and religious map, but in an exclusive interview with Agence France-Presse this week President Bashar al-Assad insisted the evacuations were only temporary and people would return once the "terrorists" had been defeated.

Author: 0 Thousands of evacuated Syrians stuck as transfer stalls

Now as Madaya is clear of the rebels, the Syrian Army entered the area after two years of laying siege to it. The state TV channel said the vehicle was carrying food aid but a rebel spokesman said the auto had been parked in the area and abandoned.

Author: 0 Japan PM: NKorea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

The US president also flexed his military muscle last week by ordering cruise missile strikes on a Syrian airbase the US believed was the origin of a chemical weapons attack on civilians in a northern Syria town. China is the North's main trading partner and has indicated after talks with Washington that it will broaden sanctions on Pyongyang if it goes ahead with more nuclear tests, including cutting off oil supplies.

World What Aspen Skiing buying Mammoth means for SoCal skiers
Author: 0 What Aspen Skiing buying Mammoth means for SoCal skiers

That's what led Skico to take the initiative on the Mountain Collective pass for the 2012-13 season, when four iconic ski resorts teamed on a multi-resort ski pass. "Mammoth Resorts does so many things well. We've built a strong and dedicated team and we are excited to continue working with our guests and the community".

Author: 0 Spicer says he let Trump down with comments comparing Assad and Hitler

During a White House briefing on Tuesday, Spicer sought to intensify criticism of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, describing his suspected use of sarin nerve gas against civilians last week as historically evil. "For that I apologise, it was a mistake to do that..." Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi released a statement in which she criticised Spicer's comments, and called on President Trump to fire his press secretary.

World Essex Junction schools under lockdown after threat
Author: 0 Essex Junction schools under lockdown after threat

Schools were scheduled to run as normal on today. Essex Police says the Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with them to investigate. Posts on social media in the 2 p.m. No injuries have been reported, says Murtie, and both police and administration in the school say no threat has surfaced. School will dismiss at the usual time at all buildings.

Author: 0 Warplane strikes Syrian town that was hit by chemical attack, again

Speaking two television programs Sunday, Tillerson said that he had not seen any conclusive evidence that Russians were involved in carrying out the chemical weapons attack. The US officials said Russian commanders in Syria were informed of the strike beforehand in order to avoid casualties that could prompt a broader crisis.

Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel jokes about Canada's pot bill

Each Canadian province will be able to set the rules on how marijuana is distributed and sold within the province's boundaries. A roadside saliva test would be used to determine whether a motorist had exceeded the legal limit of THC, the active compound in marijuana, in their system.

World China urges correcting 'historical injustice' to allow Palestinian state
Author: 0 China urges correcting 'historical injustice' to allow Palestinian state

China reaffirmed its support for the Palestinian government's claims for statehood on Thursday, during a visit by Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki. The latest effort to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict took place in January, when over 70 states and worldwide organizations took part in the Paris conference for peace in the Middle East.

Author: 0 French judges push for Le Pen to be stripped of immunity

Le Pen also said she had no regret for having met Russian President Vladimir Putin, who hasn't reneged on his support of Syria's leader Bashar al-Assad after a chemical weapon attack on a Syrian village on Apr.4. The case was triggered by a complaint from the European Parliament, which accuses the FN of defrauding it to the tune of some 340,000 euros ($360,000).

Author: 0 US berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syria chemical attack

USA -backed Syrian Kurdish forces say they have entered the fourth stage of their campaign to capture the Islamic State group's de facto capital Raqqa with an advance on the militants in a valley north of the city. As for a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun, the top diplomat noted that Damascus does not use chemical weapons either against terrorists or against its people.

Author: 0 Afghanistan: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by large blast

The Massive Ordnance Air Blast - a 20,000-pound weapon dubbed the " mother of all bombs " - shot flames and smoke into the sky for more than four hours and marked a sharp escalation of USA operations against Islamic State's affiliate in South Asia.

Author: 0 Final day of NBA season will decide some seeds, matchups

The teams finished with similar 51-31 records, but the Clippers held the tiebreaker, having won the season series 3-1. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Jazz are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -4 points against the Spurs.

Author: 0 No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

Some have suggested the use of the bomb was meant to be a signal to countries like North Korea and Iran, but Trump himself said Thursday: "I don't know if this sends a message; it doesn't make any difference if it does or does not". "If you look at what's happened over the last eight weeks and compare it to, really, what's happened over the last eight years, you'll see there's a tremendous difference, tremendous difference", Mr.

Author: 0 Egypt's parliament approves three-month state of emergency

The statement added that police killed seven members of the cell in Upper Egypt's Assiut governorate in a shootout during a security raid on Monday. The attacks challenge Egypt on multiple fronts. "Christians are - whether Coptic Christians or Catholics or any other Christian - a target these days for terrorists", Joseph Ghabour, the deacon of public relations at the Coptic Orthodox Church of St.

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