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Apr 17 2017

Syria's Assad: Idlib Chemical Attack 'Fabrication'

The description appeared meant to corroborate the Syrian government's claims that all chemical-weapons attacks in the war have been carried out by militant extremists. As...

Apr 17 2017

Assad calls chemical attack '100 percent' fabrication

This assertion is a departure even from the statement given by the Syrian army In the aftermath of the attack, which blamed "terrorist groups" for the carnage. "At the ri...

Apr 17 2017

Air Base Struck By US Missiles Operating Again, Syrians Say

The U.S. decision to carry out the retaliatory strike marked a drastic escalation of the U.S. use of force in Syria and was widely praised by world leaders. Washington h...

Apr 17 2017

Trump allowing states to block some Planned Parenthood money

About 1.5 million Planned Parenthood patients benefit from Title X funds, according to the group, 78 percent of whom live with incomes of 150 percent of the federal pov...

Apr 17 2017

British woman fatally stabbed by Palestinian in Jerusalem, police say

Police added that the 25-year-old female was stabbed on board the city's light rail line. "At the time of her death she was part of a student exchange programme and w...

Apr 17 2017

Trump mum about failed N. Korea missile launch

Pyongyang Time, CNN reported . North Korea has attempted to launch a missile on its east coast, but it is believed to have failed, South Korea's military says . Weapo...

Apr 17 2017

United Airlines Changes Its Policy On Displacing Customers

United Airlines has confirmed that on the same day a doctor was dragged off a plane in Chicago, a scorpion fell from an overhead bin and stung a Canadian man on a United...

Apr 17 2017

Hillary Clinton says misogyny "played a role" in her incredible election defeat

Comparing herself with Mary Mallon, who was isolated after she became the first person in U.S. to be diagnosed with typhoid, Clinton said that public opinion changed wh...

Apr 17 2017

Classic Empire clinches Kentucky Derby spot with Oaklawn win

Oaklawn handled a meet-high $13.5 million on its 12-race card Saturday. Classic Empire and jockey Julien Leparoux win the 2017 Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park, 4/15/17...

Apr 17 2017

Mumbai NGO appeals to Pakistani activists to save Jadhav

Both institutions meet every year to evaluate and address various aspects of common interest, this time the talks would focus on the arrests of fishermen from the two cou...

Apr 17 2017

In Afghanistan, Trump aide promises coordinated response to enemies

It is believed that the Trump administration will announce the future strategy of the U.S Forces in Afghanistan once the U.S delegation, under the leadership of McMaster,...

Apr 17 2017

Arkansas' multiple execution plan in limbo after rulings

Scott Braden, an assistant federal defender representing Ward, praised the court for its decision Friday. Governor Asa Hutchinson has said the state must act quickly be...

Apr 17 2017

DMK-led parties' meet give TN bandh call over farm issues

A meeting of political parties chaired by DMK working president M K Stalin on Sunday chose to observe a state-wide bandh on April 25 in support of drought-hit Tamil Nadu ...

Apr 17 2017

US ambassador calls for 'very strong' stance on Russia

In an interview that aired Sunday on ABC's "This Week", Nikki Haley criticized a handful of countries for their foreign policies, but focused much of her criticism on...

Apr 17 2017

Pope Francis Calls for Divine Support for Good Seekers in Lat Am

Peter's Basilica, Francis reflected on a litany of suffering in the world, including wars, oppressive regimes, human trafficking, corruption, starvation and domestic viol...

Apr 17 2017

Tillerson Says US and Russia Remain Divided on Syria

At the press conference, Trump, who frequently called for warmer ties with Putin during his presidential election campaign, defended his decision to launch 59 missiles at...

Apr 17 2017

Trump reverses views on Russia, China

Trump said it was "certainly possible" though "probably unlikely" that Syria could have launched the chemical attack without Russia's knowledge. On February 23, 2017, T...

Apr 17 2017

Young Bucks battle history against Raptors

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 28 points, rookie Malcolm Brogdon had 16 and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Toronto Raptors 97-83 on Saturday in Game 1 of their first-...

Apr 17 2017

US Treasury says China does not manipulate its currency

But the US Treasury concluded China was doing the opposite, preventing its yuan from falling against the dollar and other currencies. Still, despite that reversal, th...

Apr 17 2017

North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

Visitors sit in front of the TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul , South Korea, Wednesday, A...