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That's why he sent me off. City applied relentless pressure on Loris Karius' goal in the first half as they strove to reduce their deficit further, but the visitors dug deep to get to the interval still 3-1 up on aggregate. As well as a central defence that looks much stronger since the addition of Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk in January and the emergence of Scottish full-back Andy Robertson on the left, Liverpool could again thank unheralded midfielder James Milner .
  • As crises swirl, US Senate to grill Pompeo for secretary of state

    As crises swirl, US Senate to grill Pompeo for secretary of state

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    The Associated Press obtained excerpts of his remarks from a senior Trump administration official. Pompeo is a known entity for Trump, someone who briefed the president almost daily and shares a gung ho attitude towards Iran. Pompeo's confirmation hearing will be held on Thursday. "A lot of us are anxious about the combination of Pompeo and Bolton putting a set of military options on the table for the president that could do real damage to our national security", Murphy said.
  • Russian lawmaker warns US against 'war crime' Syria strike

    Russian lawmaker warns US against 'war crime' Syria strike

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    The Khan Sheikhun attack prompted Trump to order US missile strikes on the Syrian airfield where he claimed the government's planes launched the attack. Trump spoke by phone with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Some lawmakers criticized Trump's apparent telegraphing by tweet of a missile strike in Syria.
  • Oil and gas ban will hurt NZ businesses, says BusinessNZ

    Oil and gas ban will hurt NZ businesses, says BusinessNZ

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    Still, the industry is important to the Taranaki region, where most of the activity is centered. She said all conservation land would be excluded from the final tenders. "We're protecting existing industry and protecting future generations from climate change", she said. "The initial money the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) committed to investigate establishing Taranaki as an internationally recognised leader in clean energy technology is an example of the collaboration needed between ...
  • Bevin talks about his veto plans for revenue, budget bills

    Bevin talks about his veto plans for revenue, budget bills

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    Bevin said lawmakers "probably" can't re-do the budget and tax measure in the two days before they adjourn. "We believe Governor Bevin would be best served to meet with legislators to understand their thoughts and rationale before making a final decision on vetoing the revenue and/or budget bills".
  • Trump signs anti-trafficking law that weakens online free speech protections

    Trump signs anti-trafficking law that weakens online free speech protections

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    Rob Portman (R-OH), the chairman of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, led a legislative call for the DoJ to investigate Backpage.com in June. Reddit has changed its policy "regarding paid services involving physical sexual contact" and Craigslist has closed down its personal ads section. She added there has been an 846% increase in child sex trafficking reports over the last five years and that problem is compounded by it's move from the streets to the internet.
  • Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'

    Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'

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    A senior Russian lawmaker says President Donald Trump's tweet warning of an imminent missile strike on Syria reflects a dangerously light-minded approach to a critical situation. we've tried that before", Haley said . Any US strike would probably involve the navy in waters within range of Syria , given the risk to aircraft from Russian and Syrian air defence systems.
  • South Leaders Gather In Kerala To Discuss Finance Commission's New Rules

    South Leaders Gather In Kerala To Discuss Finance Commission's New Rules

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    Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, Karnataka Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda and Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanaswamy are expected to participate in the meeting. "Without asking any state, the government arbitrarily has decided Terms of Reference which are against the law of the land". In fact, the Tamil Nadu government chose not to express its opinion on the 15 Finance Commission's ToR.
  • Bernstein: FBI Raid Tried To Scare 'The H**l Out Of' Trump

    Bernstein: FBI Raid Tried To Scare 'The H**l Out Of' Trump

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    Sources told ABC News that investigators were also searching for records of any discussions Cohen held about the infamous " Access Hollywood " tape released in October 2016 in which Trump can be heard bragging to host Billy Bush in 2005 that "when you're a star" women let men "do anything", including "grab them by the p--".
  • Israel Bars Entry of Dublin's Mayor Over BDS Ties

    Israel Bars Entry of Dublin's Mayor Over BDS Ties

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    This prompted Minister of the Interior, Arye Deri to deny Mac Donncha entry to Israel who he said wants to enter " Palestinian Authority territory in order to continue to incite and harm Israel". In January, Israel summoned the Irish ambassador in Israel for clarification and to express dissatisfaction in light of a proposed bill in Ireland's national parliament calling for a boycott of Israeli settlements.
  • Senate Dems push to EPA boss Scott Pruitt's security Asserts

    Senate Dems push to EPA boss Scott Pruitt's security Asserts

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    Two top Democrats on the committee, ranking member Thomas R. Carper of DE and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, on Tuesday demanded such hearings, saying they have confidential documents that contradict public statements made by Pruitt, EPA spokespersons and President Donald Trump regarding the administrator's security spending.
  • Bill Hybels, Megachurch Pastor, Retires Early After Misconduct Claims

    Bill Hybels, Megachurch Pastor, Retires Early After Misconduct Claims

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    The newspaper also reported allegations of a consensual affair with a married woman, and the woman who said she had an affair later retracted her allegations. Betty Schmidt, an elder at Willow Creek for over 30 years, also issued a statement saying that her testimony supporting Dyer's claims had been misconstrued by Willow Creek leaders in public statements.
  • Country struck by missiles; officials claim United States not responsible

    Country struck by missiles; officials claim United States not responsible

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    The Observatory also reported that dozens of people had suffered breathing problems following the attacks, but could not identify the cause. He added that it also hit posts outside the base used by the Iranians and Iran-backed fighters. He says Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran - influential Syrian backers - "are responsible for backing Animal Assad". Last week Trump said he wanted to bring home the 2,000 USA troops on the ground in Syria working to help fight Islamic State ...
  • Japan FM to voice N. Korea concerns in rare Seoul visit

    Japan FM to voice N. Korea concerns in rare Seoul visit

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    US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he planned to meet the North Korean leader next month or in early June, and hoped the discussions would ultimately lead to an end of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program. Kono asked that North Korea's abductions of Japanese nationals be discussed at the inter-Korean summit. Kang acknowledged that the two neighbors face challenges but said she hopes that they will beef up cooperation in such areas as economy, culture and personnel exchanges that ...
  • Liverpool still not good enough to challenge for Premier League title

    Liverpool still not good enough to challenge for Premier League title

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    Sergio Aguero , who was absent from last week's first leg at Anfield because of a knee complaint, came on as a substitute in City's 3-2 defeat to Manchester United at the weekend and may start against the Reds. Yet, Guardiola's outburst is the latest in a highly charged season that has also seen him reprimanded by the English Football Association for wearing a yellow ribbon in protest at the imprisonment of political activists who seek independence for his native Catalonia.
  • J&K encounter: Army jawan killed, 4 civilians die in ensuing clashes

    J&K encounter: Army jawan killed, 4 civilians die in ensuing clashes

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    Officials here said that fighting broke out at around 11 am on Wednesday after the security forces laid siege to Wani Mohalla of Khudwani area in Kulgam , about 72-km south of Srinagar . Pani refuted the allegations that the civilians were killed in firing by government forces. Sources said the army on Wednesday morning used explosives to blast the house in which two to three Lashker-e-Toiba militants were believed to be hiding.
  • Trump Tells Russia: 'Get Ready' For US Missiles Striking Syria

    Trump Tells Russia: 'Get Ready' For US Missiles Striking Syria

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    This image shows a medical worker giving toddlers oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria , Sunday, April 8, 2018. The move comes just hours after Donald Trump warned of imminent military action over the purported chemical attack in the rebel enclave on Saturday.
  • Russian Federation vetoes US-drafted Security Council resolution

    Russian Federation vetoes US-drafted Security Council resolution

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    Russian Federation vetoed the first resolution sponsored by the USA and its supporters calling for an independent investigative mechanism into the use of chemical weapons, after it got 12 votes for, two against and an abstention by China. Mr Nebenzia said the resolution was an attempt to recreate the old expert body, whose extension Moscow blocked in November. "Russia is holding the Syrian people to political ransom by supporting a regime responsible for at least four heinous chemical ...
  • Airlines Warned to Stay Cautious on Possible Syria Air Strikes

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    Options for US retaliation against the Syrian government over an alleged chemical attack on a rebel-held neighborhood near Damascus on Saturday run the gamut from light to heavy impact, according to a USA official. Citing unnamed USA officials, Reuters reported Monday that Trump is weighing a multinational military response to the purported poison gas attack.
  • Putin Urges Netanyahu to Avoid Actions That Destabilize Syria's Sovereignty

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    Russia's ambassador to Lebanon said any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launching sites targeted - a stark warning of a potential major confrontation. Accountability for war crimes - including the use of chemical weapons - must be an urgent focus for the Council, such as through the re-establishment of the UN Joint Investigative Mechanism.