No Credibility to Russian Denials on Syrian Gas Attack, White House Says

Mattis told reporters that Washington's military strategy in Syria had not changed even after its retaliatory missile strikes on a Syrian air base, noting "our priority remains the defeat" of the Islamic State group. He said the US launched ... More..

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North Korea's parliament meets, with Kim Jong Un at center
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

North Korea's parliament meets, with Kim Jong Un at center

It said Xi stressed the need for an end to North Korea's nuclear weapons program, and that China insists on peace and stability on the peninsula and advocates resolving the problem through peaceful means. In co...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Tillerson heads to Moscow carrying Western call for Russian Federation to abandon Assad

At least 70 people died in what the United States says was a chemical weapons attack in rebel-held Syria. This comes after it was confirmed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will go ahead with a planned t...More..

Hazard backs 'professional' Chelsea to see out title race
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Hazard backs 'professional' Chelsea to see out title race

Seemingly unassailable leads have been blow before and in the not too distant past as Man City showed when they overhauled Manchester United's eight-point advantage with just six games remaining in 2012. Spurs ...More..

German police: soccer player hurt in explosion in Dortmund
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

German police: soccer player hurt in explosion in Dortmund

There were three explosions near the Dortmund bus as the team left the L'Arrivee Hotel and Spa on the outskirts of the city for the stadium, around six miles away, at 7.15pm local time. The incident is believed...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Borussia Dortmund - Monaco Match Cancelled After Team Bus Hit By Explosions

The other players are not believed to have been injured. Dortmund were on their way to their home game with Monaco at the time, a game which has been postponed and will now take place on Wednesday afternoon...More..

Three people shot near Tennessee auto parts plant
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Three people shot near Tennessee auto parts plant

Laura Hull, public information officer for the Putnam Sheriff's Department, said the area where the shooting took place was secure. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Police have not yet release...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Dortmund's Bartra injured in team bus explosion

He expressed gratitude to the clubs, local authorities and supporters for their co-operation. Images of the bus after the explosion showed a broken window toward the rear of the vehicle and police said the ex...More..

What exactly is US Syria policy? Big questions for allies
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

What exactly is US Syria policy? Big questions for allies

Calling for a United Nations investigation, Putin held to his claim that it was actually Assad opponents who introduced chemical weapons into Syria's harrowing civil war. Leading up to the USA missile attack, T...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

China Curbs North Korean Coal Trade

Reuters cited an unidentified source at Dandong Chengtai Trade Co., the biggest buyer of North Korean coal, as saying that about 2 million tons of North Korean coal are at various ports in China waiting to be...More..

Korea Threatens US Navy
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Korea Threatens US Navy

Trump is suggesting ahead of his two-day meeting starting Thursday, April 6, 2017 with Xi that with or without Beijing's help, he can "totally" handle North Korea, but his solution would have to be pretty cleve...More..

G-7 nations reject new sanctions against Russian Federation in Syria crisis
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

G-7 nations reject new sanctions against Russian Federation in Syria crisis

The latest exchange of accusations nevertheless came amid burgeoning tensions between US - which launched 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian air base last week in retaliation for Assad's lethal chemical attack on...More..

Does Trump Want Assad To Go? Depends Who You Ask
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Does Trump Want Assad To Go? Depends Who You Ask

Namely, Washington wants Moscow to "side" with the United States and its allies - or "embrace" Iran, Hezbollah, and Syrian President Bashar Assad. The US launched Friday 59 missiles on a Syrian airbase in r...More..

Donald Trump says North Korea is 'looking for trouble'
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Donald Trump says North Korea is 'looking for trouble'

China agreed today to take part in efforts now underway to counter North Korea's nuclear threat. Spicer said that Trump spoke last week with Xi about the "shared national interest" in stopping its close al...More..

U.S. warned of retaliation after missile attack on Syria
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

U.S. warned of retaliation after missile attack on Syria

He said the upcoming visit by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Moscow should "lead to an agreement on the part of the Russians that they will not allow Syria to ever again use chemical weapons". "Re...More..

US military takes extra precautions in Syria
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

US military takes extra precautions in Syria

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Saturday about the situation in Syria, a longtime Russian ally. A USA defence official also clarified that the strikes con...More..

Zambian police raid home, detain opposition leader
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Zambian police raid home, detain opposition leader

The Justice Minister said Government was also saddened with Mr. Hichilema's persistent claims that there was a matter concerning Zambia before the International Criminal Court (ICC). we are on our way to Lilayi...More..

Giants' Buster Posey placed on 7-day concussion disabled list
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Giants' Buster Posey placed on 7-day concussion disabled list

The Giants hope their beloved catcher will not share the same fate their second baseman did past year. As a result of Posey's injury - and Trevor Brown's hip malady that has the backup catcher on the 10-day d...More..

Spicer apologizes for Hitler comparison: 'It was a mistake to do that'
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Spicer apologizes for Hitler comparison: 'It was a mistake to do that'

More debates around the legality of United States strikes against Syrian airbaseThere's a legal debate about the USA strikes against a Syrian military airbase. "I understand the point, thank you, thank you I ap...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

UN Security Council to vote on Syria gas attack probe

Officials from the World Health Organisation and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons participated in the autopsies. The U.N. Security Council could vote as early as Wednesday on a push ...More..

Taiwan bans sale, consumption of dog and cat meat
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Taiwan bans sale, consumption of dog and cat meat

Prior to the amendment, Taiwan's Animal Protection Act had only penalised the act of selling or purchasing dog and cat meat. The legislature amended Taiwan's animal protection law to double the maximum penalt...More..

Wife of teacher accused of kidnapping student files for divorce
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wife of teacher accused of kidnapping student files for divorce

Authorities have sent out an Amber Alert for the victim, though authorities expressed that no tips had so far been successful because people were not reporting leads fast enough, according to The Tennessea...More..

Missouri House passes bill to allow industrial hemp farming
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Missouri House passes bill to allow industrial hemp farming

Jim Justice extended session one day to further discuss the budget bill, House Bill 2018. "The people in our districts have told us loud and clear they are exhausted of seeing tax-and-spend Charleston po...More..

Putin warns of chemical weapons 'provocations' to frame Assad
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Putin warns of chemical weapons 'provocations' to frame Assad

Trump campaigned on a nationalistic platform that discouraged USA military intervention in other parts of the globe. "We are prepared to do more", he said . "We haven't had one for six years during the Obam...More..

Dion Jordan signs with Seattle Seahawks
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Dion Jordan signs with Seattle Seahawks

He was selected by the team No. 3 overall back in 2013 after Miami traded up to acquire his services. Just over a week after being cut by the Dolphins, the defensive end has signed a deal with the Seattle Sea...More..

Florida school bus crash injures 7 students, 4 adults
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Florida school bus crash injures 7 students, 4 adults

Rans made an improper left turn, colliding with the bus. The Sarasota County School District told ABC Action News there were students on the bus from Oak Park School, a special needs school , located at 7285...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

G7 backs Tillerson ahead of Syria talks in Moscow

What does the outcome mean? The British foreign secretary had been due to visit Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow before the G-7 meeting. The inclusion of those countries is important because the US...More..

DPRK says ready for war as US navy group heads to region
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

DPRK says ready for war as US navy group heads to region

Trump launched a missile strike on Syria late on Thursday while meeting Chinese leader Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. When the US dispatched an aircraft carrier group to the Korean peninsula ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Putin says expects 'fake' gas attacks to discredit Syria's Assad

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says the country doesn't see a peaceful end to Syria's civil war if Assad remains in power. In a series of media interviews on Sunday, Ms Haley and Secretary ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

'Regime change... is going to happen': U.S. on Assad's future in Syria

He then continued: 'Clearly that requires the participation of the regime, with the support of their allies, and we're hoping Russian Federation will choose to play a constructive role in supporting ceasefire...More..

USA, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

USA, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup

But whichever way you look at it, there can be no mistaking which country is calling the shots. The North American proposal is for 60 games to be held in the United States with Mexico and Canada each gettin...More..

Defendant in triple slaying dies in jump from court balcony
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Defendant in triple slaying dies in jump from court balcony

He was in the Mahoning County court for a last-minute status hearing before the trial. Seman, dressed in a white shirt and khaki trousers, was not wearing handcuffs at the time of the incident and managed...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

US sought to monitor Trump adviser last summer

Page, who had been informally brought onto the campaign team as a foreign policy adviser, had previously worked as an investment banker in Moscow. After convincing a judge that there was "probable cause" to b...More..

US, Mexico, Canada launch joint football World Cup bid
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

US, Mexico, Canada launch joint football World Cup bid

No other country has even shown that they are close to launching a bid, with general interest from Uruguay the furthest along that any other nation has come to joining the race. The political and logistical dif...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Trump's pick Gorsuch sworn in, restoring top court's conservative tilt

There was laughter as he asked: "You think that's easy?" He began his legal career as a clerk to the late Byron White, a Democrat from Colorado who was appointed to the Supreme Court by John F. In several key...More..