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Military brass and senior national security officials huddled at the White House for 90 minutes on Thursday afternoon to consider their options. US President Donald Trump has taken a step back on comments he made about a possible attack on Syria , saying an attack could take place " very soon or not so soon at all ".
  • Driver charged with DUI, vehicular assault after multi-vehicle crash

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    Traveling south from Fourth Avenue, the driver traveled through the fairgrounds past several rides and food vending stands, police said. Sgt. Gary Young with the Cottonwood Heights Police Department told News4Utah that Alexander, who was almost three times over the legal drinking limit, grabbed the steering wheel and caused the vehicle to leave the road.
  • PM Modi skips reference to Cauvery dispute in Chennai

    PM Modi skips reference to Cauvery dispute in Chennai

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    The Tamil Nadu state unit of the Congress, out of power in the state and Centre, took part in protests last week to demand the constitution of the CWMB, a demand that is strongly opposed by the Congress in Karnataka. Similarly, members of the newly-formed Tamilaga Kalai Illakiya Panpattu Maiyam by noted filmmakers Bharathiraaja, Ameeer, Gouthaman and Thangarbachan, were also arrested as they staged a black flag protest at the airport.
  • GOP pushes bill to STOP Trump from firing Mueller

    GOP pushes bill to STOP Trump from firing Mueller

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    On Monday, just hours after Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, based on a referral from the special counsel, raided the home and office of his personal attorney, Trump asked reporters, "Why don't I fire Mueller?" Grassley indicated that some Republicans on the committee oppose it, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has shown little interest, saying earlier this week that he doesn't think Mueller will be fired.
  • CWG 2018: Five More African Athletes Missing After Cameroon Athletes Fiasco

    CWG 2018: Five More African Athletes Missing After Cameroon Athletes Fiasco

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    The accreditation to major multi-sports Games acts as a short-term visa to the host country and more than 100 athletes overstayed after the 2000 Sydney Olympics . The Cameroon team at the opening ceremony. They're expected to conclude Sunday. During the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, 25 competitors went missing, while 26 disappeared during the 2002 Games in Manchester.
  • Seven Iranians were killed in strike on Syrian air base - Tasnim

    Seven Iranians were killed in strike on Syrian air base - Tasnim

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    The White House has said Trump is considering striking Syria with missiles as one option to retaliate for the latest alleged chemical attack blamed on Syria's government forces. A U.S. guided-missile destroyer, the USS Donald Cook , is in the Mediterranean. A watchdog agency, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, announced that it will send "shortly" a fact-finding mission to Douma, after receiving a request from the Syrian government and its Russian backers to ...
  • Predators Quest for the Cup Begins Against Avs

    Predators Quest for the Cup Begins Against Avs

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    Is Nashville going to continue rolling tonight when it begins its postseason journey in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals versus the Colorado Avalanche? The first of four catfish into the tank will be followed by the second before Game 1 .
  • Trump May Fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein As

    Trump May Fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein As "Check" on Mueller

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    More recently, Rosenstein green-lit the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on the law offices and hotel room of Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen . He's gone from his deputy attorney general blessing a counter-intelligence investigation into Russian meddling to blessing FBI agents seizing material related to hush payments to a porn star .
  • British public oppose strikes in Syria, new poll shows

    British public oppose strikes in Syria, new poll shows

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    The president on Wednesday did actually confirm foreseeable future USA strikes in Syria if he tweeted that missiles fired in Syria "will probably be arriving, new and nice and 'smart!" May recalled the ministers from their Easter holiday for the meeting in Downing Street to discuss Britain's response to what she has cast as a barbaric attack that can not go unchallenged.
  • US And Russia Face Off Over Syria At UN Security Council Meeting

    US And Russia Face Off Over Syria At UN Security Council Meeting

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    Russian Federation has vetoed a resolution that would have investigated chemical weapons use in Syria and try to figure out who was responsible for it. The Syrian regime and Russian Federation have rejected claims of a chemical attack, with President Vladimir Putin warning against any "provocation and speculation on this matter".
  • European shares rise after China's Xi backs away from trade war

    European shares rise after China's Xi backs away from trade war

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    Economists and lawyers say China's tools include pressing foreign companies to hand over technology in exchange for market access in violation of Beijing's World Trade Organization commitments. Only utilities and real estate, which are sensitive to interest rates, posted losses after USA producer prices rose more than expected in March, indicating that inflation is strengthening, which could push interest rates up further.
  • Cantwell releases statement on new plan to raise park fees

    Cantwell releases statement on new plan to raise park fees

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    The per-person fee will rise from $15 to $20, and motorcycle charges will go from $25 to $30, according to the National Parks Service . A full list of updated entrance fees is available on the National Park Service website . Those passes, which allow a lifetime of entry to more than 2,000 sites and parks around the country for individuals who are 62 or older, won't be impacted by the new price increases for the national parks .
  • Imran Khan says will discuss FATA issues with army chief

    Imran Khan says will discuss FATA issues with army chief

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    With regards to the demand of a separate province in south Punjab by ruling party members, Imran said he supports the move and added that had local governments been empowered enough there would be no demand of another province. He called for mainstreaming of Fata by introducing the local government system and devolving power to the locals. The CEC through the resolution also reiterated the demand of the PTI to merge FATA with KP at the earliest.
  • Drake calls Ninja

    Drake calls Ninja "epic" after clutch Fortnite dub

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    Drake is a known fan of the game, triggering several Twitter users to create mash-up memes pairing the tools of the game and the artist's dance moves in the " Hotline Bling " video. "It has to happen, it's just gotta be the right way", Drake replied. It's got over 1.3 billion views on YouTube, and Drake wants it represented in Fortnite .
  • Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Michael Cohen is planning to plead the Fifth

    Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Michael Cohen is planning to plead the Fifth

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    Cohen's decision to speak with CNN anchor Don Lemon after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided his office triggered Avenatti's flurry of insults, as Trump's beleaguered lawyer attempts to recover from his week filled with bad PR. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, alleges she had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006. In an interview with MSNBC's " Deadline: White House ", Michael Avenatti said that Cohen wants to delay the suit on the grounds that he will plead the ...
  • Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty in two states

    Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty in two states

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    Four employees and the site founders pleaded not guilty to the charges. The founders were among those indicted this month by a federal grand jury in Arizona. The $45 million cited by prosecutors Thursday were dollars originated in Calfornia, said former Backpage prosecutor Maggy Krell, who was at the Sacramento hearing.
  • Red Sox pitcher, Yankess first basemen suspended for Wednesday night brawl

    Red Sox pitcher, Yankess first basemen suspended for Wednesday night brawl

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    Well, it looks like it's back. It didn't appear to be intentional and the Red Sox seemed to agree, because the benches didn't clear. Zim vs. Pedro . Those championship teams played with athleticism and verve, and they were endearing to those who paid attention. This is great for Boston , this is great for NY and this is great for the sport.
  • Blizzard Warning issued for much of Siouxland

    Blizzard Warning issued for much of Siouxland

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    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for parts of the northwest, southwest and Black Hills area and a blizzard warning for the rest of the state from Rapid City to Minnesota. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 15 inches are possible across central and west central Minnesota, with totals tapering off to 3 or 6 inches across south central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin.
  • Two-thirds of USA millennials 'do not know what Auschwitz was'

    Two-thirds of USA millennials 'do not know what Auschwitz was'

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    They got looks - some people whispered and took pictures of the soundless procession. Almost half of Millennials-41 percent-believed that less than two million Jews had been killed during the Holocaust, even though the actual number of those killed hovers around six million, according to the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany's study .
  • Trump expected to pardon Scooter Libby

    Trump expected to pardon Scooter Libby

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    As ABC reported , many conservatives have been pushing for Libby's pardon, including husband-wife lawyer team Joe diGenova and Victoria Toensing , who were at one point supposed to join Trump's legal team. He later changed the timeline of his initial account and said he forgot he learned about Plame's identity from Cheney a month earlier. At the time, President George W.