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Author: 0 Syria's Assad says Idlib chemical attack a 'fabrication'

He added that "this outrage is abetted by Russia's continuing efforts to bury the truth and protect the Syrian regime" from consequences of using chemical weapons. "There was no order to make any attack". Earlier on Thursday, Reuters reported referring to sources that the global chemical weapons watchdog has sent a team of experts to Turkey who will then fly to Syria for a probe into an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Syrian province of Idlib last week.

Author: 0 States can now stop funding Planned Parenthood

The law is a gain for anti-abortion conservatives bent on defunding Planned Parenthood and Trump himself. President Donald Trump's reversal of the Obama administration's position on federal funding for family planning shows why a new Maryland law is so important, said Karen Nelson, Maryland Planned Parenthood's president and CEO.

Author: 0 North Korean missile launch fails a day after pompous weaponry parade

USA and South Korean military officials are conducting further analysis of the launch at Sinpo on North Korea's eastern coastline. South Korea's defence ministry said in a statement: 'North Korea attempted to test an unidentified type of missile from Sinpo area in the South Hamkyong Province this morning, but we suspect the launch has failed'.

Author: 0 Misogyny certainly contributed to electoral loss, says Hillary Clinton

Meanwhile, Trump has repeatedly advocated for a refugee ban that would include people fleeing war in Syria - something Clinton implies is in direct contrast to his concern for these children. "And we need more young people, and we particularly need more young women". She is also writing a book. "Take criticism seriously, not personally".

World Senior Trump aide visits Afghanistan amid questions over strategy
Author: 0 Senior Trump aide visits Afghanistan amid questions over strategy

On Thursday, U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, the military's largest non-nuclear bomb on an ISIS target. "And we'll be prepared to execute whatever decision he makes", he said. Ghani says in the statement that terrorism is a serious threat to security and stability in the region and the world and if that is not defeated, it could affect the lives of future generations.

Author: 0 Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute inmates by end of month

A U.S. federal judge on Saturday blocked a plan by the southern state of Arkansas to execute a series of inmates there over a 10-day period this month, citing a constitutional amendment banning 'cruel and unusual punishment'. " As a public opponent of capital punishment, Judge Griffen should have recused himself from this case ". The company said it was reassured the drug would be returned and even issued a refund, but the drug was never returned.

World US Ambassador Says No Question Russia Meddled in Election
Author: 0 US Ambassador Says No Question Russia Meddled in Election

In an interview with news agency reporters, Mrs Haley demanded that China halt covert imports of North Korean coal and work seriously to halt Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes. "We don't need yet another investigation". He declined on Sunday to describe the contents, but criticized the unorthodox disclosure to Nunes, suggesting that the material was more likely an effort to distract the public.

Author: 0 Pope Francis Condemns Fatal Bomb Attack In Syria

Peter's Square in the Vatican City. The address featured prayers for relief for those affected by " armed conflicts, terrorist attacks, starvation and oppressive regimes", with a specific mention made for "a war that continues to sow horror and death" in Syria, where at least 112 people were killed in a bombing targeting buses evacuating people from war-torn towns Saturday.

World Russia: Putin Explained to Tillerson Why Relations Have Deteriorated
Author: 0 Russia: Putin Explained to Tillerson Why Relations Have Deteriorated

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday, April 12, said the relations between the US and Russian Federation were "at a low point" and the two countries remained divided on a range of issues, including Syria. The agreement was suspended after the United States launched its first attack on Syria during the country's six-year conflict last week. And he suggested that possible war crimes charges could be levied against the Syrian leader.

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Author: 0 US "Not getting along with Russian Federation at all", relations "all time low"

Though Russia critics welcomed Trump's newly hardened tone, there's less enthusiasm from America's allies in Asia, who fear the USA could overlook China's more aggressive posture toward its neighbours. "They're not currency manipulators", Trump told the The Wall Street Journal in an interview. The talk came after North Korea had reportedly fired an unidentified missile early on Sunday from its eastern coastal city of Sinpo.

Author: 0 Bucks steal Game 1 from Raptors thanks to stifling defense

The Raptors' Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan want to shake off the memories of a slow start in the 2015-16 playoffs. After allowing the Bucks to shoot 52 percent in the first quarter, Toronto held Milwaukee to just 33 percent shooting in the second, while also making 56 percent of its own field goals.

Author: 0 North Korea fires ballistic missile into Sea of Japan

Seoul had condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch on Wednesday. "The development of these two classes of missiles represents a major development in North Korea's strategic power", the Lowy Institute said in a Thursday note.

World Egg hunt by flashlight a unique challenge for Naperville kids
Author: 0 Egg hunt by flashlight a unique challenge for Naperville kids

The City of Odessa celebrated Easter with families Saturday morning. Greg Knight, director of children and youth ministries, was unsure how many years the church has held the egg hunt. There are two hunts, one at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Granted, European companies like Lindt have been selling their Easter chocolates in lamb, carrot and other shapes in the United States in recent years, and I'm a very loyal customer of those brands (I'm spoiled, I stick to my European chocolate!).

World Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms
Author: 0 Polls open in Turkey's historic referendum on reforms

Speaking to reporters outside the polling station after casting his vote, he said: "Whatever the result is, we will hold it in high esteem". Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan alongside his wife Emine and his grandchildren voted in Istanbul, calling the referendum not an ordinary vote.

Author: 0 Turkish PM to make statement on referendum at 1800 GMT - PM's office

But critics argue Erdogan, in power as prime minister or president since 2003, is becoming increasingly autocratic and fear the changes will simply cement his hold on power in a system that will have few checks and balances. The MHP backs the government-driven changes to strengthen Erdogan's powers but a significant dissident faction does not. Still, a widespread government crackdown has targeted followers of Gulen and other government opponents, branding them terrorists and a state of ...

World South Korea: North Korea missile test ends in failure
Author: 0 South Korea: North Korea missile test ends in failure

On Monday and Tuesday, the benchmark KOSPI sank 1.3 percent and the local currency dropped 1 percent against the USA dollar, with the credit default swaps (CDS) premium advancing to 57 basis points from 51. "Every time the USA had a new president, we had similar types of crises, but we passed through them without any major struggle", said Baek, a Seoul resident who only gave his family name.

World Taking all measures to gain consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: VK Singh
Author: 0 Taking all measures to gain consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: VK Singh

According to high-level officials, who are involved in the case, the next logical step would be to approach the authorities in Pakistan and file a petition against the death sentence given to Jadhav by the military court of the country. Jadhav was arrested in March a year ago, "for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan", according to a statement released by the Pakistan armed forces.

World Syrians stuck around Aleppo as evacuation deal stalls - monitor, activists
Author: 0 Syrians stuck around Aleppo as evacuation deal stalls - monitor, activists

Assad holds the military advantage over the opposition in the west of the country thanks to Russia's intervention in 2015, although the insurgents continue to fight back and have made gains in some areas. She said once many had gathered, there was an explosion that tore some of the children to pieces. An operation to move Syrian civilians out of two Shi'ite villages besieged by rebels and into government territory resumed overnight.

Author: 0 NDP promises freeze on BC Hydro rates if it wins election

The platform describes it as "a middle class tax cut". "With respect to the B.C. Liberal tax break, the billion dollar tax break that they gave to the top two per cent of wage earners, we're going to roll that back". He said Clark's Liberals are looking to turn attention away from last week's report by Ombudsman Jay Chalke into the government's flawed handling of an investigation that resulted in eight health workers being wrongly fired and one of the workers taking his own life.

World Cleveland police seek Facebook Live homicide suspect
Author: 0 Cleveland police seek Facebook Live homicide suspect

Scripps affiliate News 5 in Cleveland obtained the videos before Stephens' Facebook page was taken down. The highly-distressing footage shows the shooter approaching the elderly man - whom he doesn't appear to know - in the street, saying: "Can you do me a favour?" Police in Cleveland are searching for a man they said broadcast a killing on Facebook Live and who claims to have killed other people, police said Sunday.

Author: 0 Trump attends Easter service at Episcopal church

He arrived Thursday evening and by Friday morning was at his namesake golf course, where he stayed for about four hours. Trump is facing increasing scrutiny for frequent trips to his "Southern White House", which are costing taxpayers millions.

World Thousands in NYC call for president to release tax returns
Author: 0 Thousands in NYC call for president to release tax returns

The election is over!" According to multiple sources from BuzzFeed, the two groups violently clashed after pro-Trump supporters "were confronted by self-described anti-fascist protesters". The march was held on the traditional April 15 deadline for the USA federal tax returns, the filing however has been pushed back by two days. "We do care.