• Dozens dead in possible gas attack in Syria; regime denies allegation

    Dozens dead in possible gas attack in Syria; regime denies allegation

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    Basel Termanini, the US-based vice president of SAMS, told Reuters the total death toll in the chemical attacks was 35. "Douma has been subject to intense air strikes and much of the city is destroyed", he said. As Moscow pursued talks with Jaish al-Islam, the Islamist faction that holds Douma, bombing subsided and military operations appeared to be on hold for around ten days.
  • U.S. slaps sanctions on Russian oligarchs, govt officials

    U.S. slaps sanctions on Russian oligarchs, govt officials

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    Among them is Kirill Shamalov , who is married to Putin's daughter Katerina Tikhonova. Seven Russian oligarchs , 12 companies they control and 17 senior government officials are on the list announced by the Treasury Department. This week, the Kremlin expelled 60 U.S. diplomats from Russian Federation in response. Ty Cobb, a White House lawyer handling the Russian Federation probe, and Jay Sekulow, President Trump's personal attorney, declined to comment.
  • Syrian Forces Intensify Attacks On Rebel Pocket Near Damascus

    Syrian Forces Intensify Attacks On Rebel Pocket Near Damascus

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    Fighting has resumed in eastern Ghouta, an opposition stronghold near the Syrian capital of Damascus. State media said the rebels were responsible for the Damascus shelling. Douma-based activist Haitham Bakkar said clashes between Syrian troops and the Army of Islam rebel group are taking place on two main fronts in the town.
  • Magnitude 2.7 quake recorded in Colorado mountains

    Magnitude 2.7 quake recorded in Colorado mountains

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    Reports on the USGS website show it was felt as far away as Kansas City, Missouri, some 300 miles (480 kilometers) northeast of Covington. The Indonesian meteorology agency also reported that the 6.4-magnitude quake struck at 12.48 pm Jakarta time (0548 GMT) with the epicentre 243 km southeast Bovendigoel of Papua province.
  • Fremont County Forecast: Chance for snow flurries

    Fremont County Forecast: Chance for snow flurries

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    The chances of seeing freezing rain are very high as this storm first makes an appearance in Montana, then more of a rain and snow mixture can be expected. Sunday morning will be the coldest by far, flirting with 1972's record low of 24. We're not concerned about anything high impact at the moment. We'll have a dry Sunday .
  • Killed in Charter Bus Shooting

    Killed in Charter Bus Shooting

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    When officers arrived on scene they found three people who had died from gunshot wounds inside the private charter bus. The Rockford Police Department is calling for anyone with information to come forward to help the investigation. This is an active investigation. The shooting took place near the intersection of Auburn St. and Johnston Av. "The bus then traveled to Springfield Avenue, just south of Auburn Street, where the driver contacted 911 and subsequently met with officers".
  • Facebook Sought Access to Medical Records to Target Pharma Ads

    Facebook Sought Access to Medical Records to Target Pharma Ads

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    A Facebook spokesperson says 33 users in South Africa downloaded the quiz app and the 59,777 were friends of those who would have installed the app elsewhere in the world. "With important elections coming up in the US, Mexico, Brazil, India, Pakistan and more countries in the next year, one of my top priorities for 2018 is making sure we support positive discourse and prevent interference in these elections", Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post.
  • Sergei Skripal's cat and guinea pigs are dead, United Kingdom says

    Sergei Skripal's cat and guinea pigs are dead, United Kingdom says

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    He said Novichok - the nerve agent used in the poisoning - was "not copyrighted by Russia, in spite of the obviously Russian name" and was developed in many countries. Russian Federation has sent home the same number of those nations' envoys. But Britain's United Nations envoy Karen Piece shot back that Russian Federation has 24 theories on who bears responsibility for the poisoning, but the UK has only one -that it's highly likely Russian Federation was responsible.
  • USA imposes fresh sanctions on Russian entities

    USA imposes fresh sanctions on Russian entities

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    On the London Stock Exchange, global depositary receipts of En+, an energy company majority-owned by Mr Deripaska, dropped by 19% on news of the sanctions . Both Miller and Kostin are long-time key members of Putin's team. -Russian relations. Now, the sanctions cover heads of Russian business that refuse to play into Washington's scenario.
  • Texas begins operation to send National Guard troops to the border

    Texas begins operation to send National Guard troops to the border

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    The Friday mobilization comes after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday that the National Guard would be deployed to the U.S. The deployments under Bush and Obama also occurred under Title 32. "The Texas National Guard is a force that is ready and trained with first-hand knowledge of this mission, the operating area, and a longstanding relationship with federal, state, and local law enforcement", Norris said.
  • Trump Tower fire reported on 50th floor, officials say

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    US President Donald Trump tweeted that the fire was extinguished although the fire department has not corroborated his post. The New York Fire Department said on its Twitter feed that it was a three-alarm blaze and there were no immediate reports of injuries.
  • India police arrest man for retaining mom's physique in freezer

    India police arrest man for retaining mom's physique in freezer

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    On April 5, an officer stopped a vehicle with a broken brake light and expired registration. Fox got into an argument with the victim somewhere in north Columbus before robbing him and forcing him into a auto. Officers said Evans admitted he argued with his girlfriend and flipped over a couch, but he denied touching her. The warrant was issued for the man because he had removed an ankle monitor he was required to wear for a previous conviction, according to Bosques.
  • 'New sanctions are a mistake,' says Russian embassy in US

    'New sanctions are a mistake,' says Russian embassy in US

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    In parallel, and to Trump's fury, former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Robert Mueller has been empowered as a special prosecutor to investigate possible collusion between the president's campaign and Russian Federation. John McCain, who is the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, called the sanctions as "a clear message to Putin and his cronies that there will be a high price to pay for Russia's aggression in Ukraine and Syria".
  • Prep Girls Soccer: Driven Chi-Hi squad ready to compete

    Prep Girls Soccer: Driven Chi-Hi squad ready to compete

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    Nine different Cobras got a hit and eight drove in a run, led by Torres, Leyvas, Nowell and Feringa driving in two runs each. "I had no idea this was coming". With so many varsity-ready players, the players will rely on friendly competition within the roster to make each other better and put the best possible team on the courts when sections roll around.
  • Palestinian journalist dies after being shot during border protests

    Palestinian journalist dies after being shot during border protests

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    Demonstrators are demanding that Palestinian refugees be granted the "right of return" to their towns and villages in historical Palestine from which they were driven in 1948 to make way for the new state of Israel . Riyad Mansour told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY late Friday that one child is among the dead and a large number of children were injured, at least 48 according to one report .
  • Winnie Madikizela-Mandela memorial

    Winnie Madikizela-Mandela memorial

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    The African Union Commission head, Moussa Faki, said the passing on of Madikizela-Mandela was a loss to the whole of Africa. The official memorial service for Madikizela-Mandela will be held at the Regina Mundi Catholic Church, Soweto, in Johannesburg on April 11 and a special official funeral procession will be conducted at Orlando Stadium.
  • United States imposes new sanctions on some Russian leaders, entities

    United States imposes new sanctions on some Russian leaders, entities

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    US President Donald Trump has begun initial preparations for a potential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller who is now probing the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election , a media report said. As a result, all assets subject to USA jurisdiction of the designated individuals and entities, and of any other entities blocked by operation of law as a result of their ownership by a sanctioned party, are frozen, and United States persons are generally prohibited ...