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Clinton Calls For Action To Stop Russian Meddling In US Elections

Clinton also condemned Tuesday's chemical attack in Syria and called for a strong military response to confront President Bashar Assad. Her plan would have seen the USA arm anti-Assad rebels "to provide back-up to what I thought would be a one-sided battle", she said, adding: "This was before [Islamic State]". Read More »

Concern over agitating TN farmers expressed in RS


Besides a drought fund of Rs. 40,000 crore, the farmers have demanded for their loans to be waived off and pensions for those farmers who do not work on the field anymore. "This is a state government issue". Earlier, the farmers had displayed the skulls of the farmers who died apparently due to severe drought in the state. Read More »

Prince George, Princess Charlotte to attend Pippa's wedding


The hedge fund manager hails from a hotel-industry family (his parents own the Eden Rock Hotel in St. Barts) and he actually attended the same boarding school as Prince William and Prince Harry . According to several outlets , the guest list is expected to be capped at 150 people . The announcement comes after many hoped that Pippa's older sister Kate might be maid of honour. Read More »

What is the US goal In Syria?

The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. strike - 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles - also sent a muscular message to Moscow, which has been bragging about its own military's upgrades. "He will visit Moscow as planned and, following the G7 meeting, will be able to deliver that clear and co-ordinated message to the Russians". Read More »

Sen. Bernie Sanders and DNC Chair Tom Perez coming to Utah


Sanders is in the midst of planning a multi-state Democratic "unity tour" with Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez , according to CNN . Mr. Sanders and Mr. Perez plan to advocate for raising the minimum wage to $15, investing in roads and bridges, making public colleges tuition-free and overhauling the immigration system. Read More »

At Trump-Xi Summit, Ivanka's Daughter Stole The Show. Watch Here

This was not the first time the Trumps have showed off Arabella's Mandarin skills in what many believe was the U.S. first family's soft approach in their attempt to win China's favour. Arabella followed it up in February with a video of her celebrating the Chinese New Year with a song. Donald Trump seemed to have broken the ice with China with the help of his grandchildren. Read More »

Israel Closes Border Crossing To Egypt On Warning Of "Imminent" Attack


Southern Sinai, with its pristine beaches and Red Sea coral reefs, has traditionally been a popular Israeli tourist destination - especially for secular Israelis during the Passover holiday that starts Monday evening. The Israeli government shut down its border crossing with Egypt Monday in response to a threat of a terrorist attack. The block was imposed as "a protective measure", the statement said, to prevent Israelis from traveling to resorts in Sinai, where many Israelis to spend their ... Read More »

Actor From Kendall Jenner Pepsi Commercial Addresses Backlash


News, the company said: "This is a global ad that reflects people from different walks of life coming together in a spirit of harmony, and we think that's an important message to convey". Unlike her fellow protesters who keep their distance, Ms. Jenner appears to have a strategy for winning over at least one of the cops. German skincare brand Nivea apologized over an advert which declared that " white is purity " after social media users raised eyebrows about its racist connotations. Read More »

Brexit EU's Barnier calls for calm over Gibraltar


Prime Minister Theresa May has laughed off suggestions that Britain might go to war over "the Rock". A decision by the European Union to grant Spain a role in shaping agreements on the future of the British enclave in the Mediterranean has Gibraltarians like Montegriffo anxious about the influence the Iberian nation may have on their economic future. Read More »

Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked


On Saturday, city spokeswoman Sana Syed, said that investigators believe the hack came from the Dallas area. The city's Office of Emergency Management says there is no emergency and they are asking people not to call 911. In the meantime, the public has access to other alert systems, including reverse 911 . City officials hope to have the system up and running by Sunday or Monday at the latest. Read More »

Russia ups ante by freezing communications with U.S


A USA -led coalition has been bombing Islamic State-held territory across Syria, launching 24 strikes on Thursday alone, according to the US military's Central Command. This satellite image released by the U.S. Department of Defense. "We are prepared to do more, but we hope that will not be necessary", she told the U.N. Read More »

Truck Crashes into Swedish Shopping Center, Killing 4


Neutral Sweden has not fought a war in more than 200 years, but its military has taken part in United Nations peacekeeping missions in a number of conflict zones in recent years, including Iraq, Mali and Afghanistan. He says "I looked out of the store and saw a big truck". Police said it's unclear whether this was an isolated attack or if it's related to any other incidents. Read More »

No West Bank settlement freeze: Israeli official

Witnesses told the media that the attacker aimed his vehicle at the two young men and accelerated towards them. The military said Thursday's assault took place near the settlement of Ofra and that the Palestinian was apprehended after the attack. Read More »

Iraq airstrikes kill at least 150 ISIS militants near Mosul

The Iraqi government said earlier that Iraqi fighter jets carried out airstrikes against IS outside Mosul , killing more than 100 jihadists. The figures, released in a monthly report compiled by the USA military, bring the Pentagon's total official civilian death toll to 229 since the air war against the Islamic State group began almost three years ago. Read More »

Boulder weather: Sunny skies with a high of 54


Winds will be light and southerly, 5-10 miles per hour. High temperatures Wednesday ranged from 66 in Cisco to 70 in Breckenridge and San Angelo. With recent rains, minor river flooding is occurring in parts of the region, but it should improve during the next few days with dry conditions expected, according to the National Weather Service . Read More »

Seoul: North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

But Wednesday's missile did not appear to fly very far, only about 40 miles, after being launched at 6:40 a.m. Seoul time, South Korean military officials said. A man watches a TV news program showing a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul , South Korea, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Read More »

US, Russia Trade Claims About Who Used Chem Weapons in Syria

If they are right, Damascus has not only committed a war crime but also violated a major global agreement. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said the United Kingdom had seen nothing that would suggest rebels "have the sort of chemical weapons that are consistent with the symptoms that we saw yesterday". Read More »

Balancing act for Fed debating changes

With improving economic conditions, the Fed increased interest rates by 25 basis points on March 15. The gains followed a positive lead from Wall Street after the US Commerce Department said the trade deficit narrowed in February by the most in six months. Read More »

Carter Page Russia Spy Meeting: 3 key takeaways on former Trump adviser


He was freed from prison last week and ordered deported to Russian Federation. According to transcripts from court documents in the 2015 case against Podobnyy, he and another suspected Russian spy tried to recruit Page, an energy consultant, who confirmed to Buzzfeed that he is "Male-1" in those transcripts. Read More »

Trump admin cites abortion as it halts funding to UN agency


The pulling of funds is not related to the reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy, which withdraws government funding from U.S. NGOs that mention or actively promote abortions overseas. The State Department said it was dropping the funding because the U.N. Population Fund "supports, or participates in the management of, a programme of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilization". Read More »

Malaysia opens door to Indian film makers


Experts believe that the prime minister is probably trying to woo the Muslim Tamils in Malaysia, who have now formed a new party on religious lines, the Malaysian Indian Muslim Congress, after breaking away from the MIC. Bilateral trade between Malaysia and India was at $12.8 billion in 2015-16 with the trade balance in favour of Malaysia. Superstar Rajinikanth might replace King Khan as the Brand Ambassador of Malaysian Tourism . Read More »

Officer gets 40 years in prison in child's shooting death


A spokeswoman for Attorney General Jeff Landry says Stafford was sentenced to 40 years for manslaughter and 15 years for attempted manslaughter. Stafford was convicted in the November 2015 shooting that killed Jeremy Mardis and critically wounded his father after a 2-mile (3-kilometer) vehicle chase in Marksville. Read More »

The Dalai Lama recalls his 1959 fight to India

The Assam CM also hailed the role of the Assam Tribune Group of Newspapers for their enormous contributions to make an illuminated society. The Dalai Lama said Saturday that he had no option but to escape Tibet in view of Chinese military action. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation information suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russian Federation

The House is expected to vote Thursday on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. "There's still a lot of information that needs to be discussed", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said. And Rep. Nunes pressed Director Comey to investigate if Democrats crossed the line. And remember this - this is also supposedly a counter-intelligence investigation, which that means it is basically national security matters. Read More »

Malaysians' emotional return from Pyongyang in Kim body swap

North Korea had been demanding the handover of Kim's body and that three remaining suspects inside its embassy be returned to Pyongyang in exchange for an end to the travel ban on Malaysians, diplomatic sources have said. Malaysia said it held on to the body in order to formally identify the corpse, which it now says it has done, using DNA from Kim's son. North Korea had insisted the body be returned to North Korea, despite North Korean officials claiming the dead man was not Mr Kim. Read More »

Number of Syrian refugees passes 5 million: United Nations


Non-government organisations have regularly sounded the alarm about the crisis, appealing for more funds and global action to end the war. "We still have a long road to travel in expanding resettlement and the number and range of complementary pathways available for refugees", the UNHCR chief, Filippo Grandi, said. Read More »