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But the Pentagon said the pummelling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others intact to enable the Assad government to use banned weapons against civilians if it chooses. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Joseph Dunford, said the USA "specifically identified" targets to "mitigate the risk of Russian forces being involved" and that the normal deconfliction line was used in the run up to the strike to ensure clearance of airspace.
  • United Kingdom to become first country to ban plastic straws

    United Kingdom to become first country to ban plastic straws

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    The proposed move also includes plans to ban plastic drinking stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds from sale. Prime minister Theresa May is using the Commonwealth Heads of Government summit in London as a launch pad for the initiative, which will see consultation about the ban beginning later this year.
  • PM Abbasi reaches London to attend Commonwealth meeting

    PM Abbasi reaches London to attend Commonwealth meeting

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    A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the return of illegal immigrants, which had expired in 2014, will be officially renewed to take into account biometric and other developments in the field, along with a range of almost a dozen MoUs across different sectors.
  • Magnitude 5.9 earthquakr jolts southern Iran

    Magnitude 5.9 earthquakr jolts southern Iran

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    The is no report on damages at Bushehr nuclear plant as it is built resistant to earthquakes. The head of emergency services said no one was killed or wounded in the quake, media reported. The natural disaster was also felt in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Earthquakes of magnitude 5 or higher can have significant damage. A magnitude 5 natural disaster can cause considerable damage.
  • Internet invented by ancient Indians!

    Internet invented by ancient Indians!

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    In September, a BJP member said the airplane was first mentioned in the Hindu epic Ramayana , per the BBC , while Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also of BJP, has previously claimed plastic surgery was invented in ancient India. Else Sanjay could not have been updating blind king Dhritarashtra about the battle in Kurukshetra while sitting at the palace in Hastinapur, Mr Deb argued.
  • Cat Walks 12 Miles Back to Family That Doesn't Want Him

    Cat Walks 12 Miles Back to Family That Doesn't Want Him

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    In a heartbreaking twist, the pet owners then took the furball to an animal shelter to get him euthanized. Toby was given to another family when his family realized they didn't want him anymore. "If you have an animal that is willing to try to save himself, we thought it would inspire people to maybe walk one mile to save many more animals", Lynn says.
  • Chemical weapons investigators to visit Syrian attack site

    Chemical weapons investigators to visit Syrian attack site

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    He did not identify the assailants. The Pentagon presented Mr Trump with three options for how to respond to the chemical attack by the Syrian regime in Douma on April 7. Ms Sanders said: "We are considering additional sanctions on Russian Federation and a decision will be made in the near future". "The statement of " Mission Accomplished " and (the assertion) that Assad's ability to use chemical weapons has been fatally hit has no basis", the source said, likely referring to a ...
  • SC dismisses plea for SIT probe in Judge Loya case

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    Mr Shah was discharged from the case by Judge Loya's successor judge. Judge Loya passed away on December 1, 2014, during the pendency of the politically sensitive Sohrabuddin case. Meanwhile, those seeking an independent investigation into the matter had referred to the series of events to draw attention to a fair probe was needed to rule out any polluted play in the death.
  • What Owaisi had to say about the Mecca Masjid blasts verdict

    What Owaisi had to say about the Mecca Masjid blasts verdict

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    The MIM chief said, "In Dilsukhnagar case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) worked overtime to ensure that the three accused, including Indian Mujahideen (IM) founder Yaseen Bhatkal, were convicted and awarded death sentence". It held that the prosecution failed to provide evidence against the accused. Nine people were killed and 58 others were injured when the explosion ripped through the mosque during Friday prayers on May 18, 2007.
  • Trio convicted in Garden City bomb plot

    Trio convicted in Garden City bomb plot

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    Each defendant could receive life in prison for the convictions. Only there's just the two dots: Donald Trump whips up irrational fear of Muslim immigrants, right wing nutjobs decide to bomb Muslim immigrants. Trump himself has not commented on the case. "The defendants in this case acted with clear premeditation in an attempt to kill people on the basis of their religion and national origin", said US Attorney General Jeff Session .
  • Chemical weapons inspectors await United Nations approval to enter Syrian town of Douma

    Chemical weapons inspectors await United Nations approval to enter Syrian town of Douma

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    Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government. Syrian medical sources say bodies were found foaming at the mouth, and with discoloured skin and cornea burns. United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Wednesday the measures are needed in view of the small arms fire and explosive device detonated during a visit by the United Nations advance team Tuesday.
  • $-0.12 EPS Expected for Turtle Beach Corporation (HEAR) on May, 8

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    On a weekly basis, the stock is 30.03%. The S&P 500 index rose 21.54 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,677.84. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 212.90 points, or 0.9 percent, to 24,573.04. The stock has observed its SMA50 which is now 9.56%. The stock price volatility remained at 19.21% in recent month and reaches at 28.99% for the week.
  • Don't Rule Out an EU-US Trade War

    Don't Rule Out an EU-US Trade War

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    The consultations, however, don't fall under the World Trade Organisation's (WTO's) dispute settlement system. Along with other US allies, it negotiated for itself a temporary exemption from the tariffs on imported steel that President Donald Trump announced last month, citing national security concerns.
  • Daniel Amokachi, Kenya back Morocco in 2026 World Cup bid

    Daniel Amokachi, Kenya back Morocco in 2026 World Cup bid

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    Morocco is hoping to become only the second African country to host the World Cup after SA in 2010, but faces a stiff challenge from a joint Canada-Mexico-US bid when the vote is held in Moscow at the Fifa Congress on June 13. With the 2018 FIFA World Cup fast approaching a two-time Premier League victor and AFCON Champion believes no African side has what it takes to finally reach the last-four stage.
  • Chemical Weapons Watchdog in Syria to Begin Probe

    Chemical Weapons Watchdog in Syria to Begin Probe

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    Syria, which has taken control of Douma from the rebels who held it, has denied responsibility for the attack. OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu told a meeting of the organization's Executive Council on Wednesday that the team will not visit Douma until United Nations security experts, who came under fire in the town on Tuesday, deem it safe and only if the team "can have unhindered access to the sites".
  • CAF CC: Plateau United crash out

    CAF CC: Plateau United crash out

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    The five-day event will be attended by the elite panel of men match officials and will be used to gauge the readiness of the participants for impending competitions, notably the Confederation Cup and Confederation Champions group stage matches.
  • Tucson nurse places 2nd in Boston Marathon

    Tucson nurse places 2nd in Boston Marathon

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    I was actually kind of looking forward to running in the rain. "Supporters were still out there, and the atmosphere out here is just - it's like nothing you've ever experienced before". "It was a really humbling experience because it is the granddaddy of them all it's one heck of a race", Boston Marathon runner Jesse Anderson said.
  • IRS Extended Tax Deadline One Day

    IRS Extended Tax Deadline One Day

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    Taxpayers do not need to do anything to receive this extra time . No additional paperwork is needed to get the one-day extension, the IRS said. The IRS said this glitch was caused by technical dificulties. MA tax filers who waited until the last minute will have until midnight Wednesday to file their taxes. However, the issue appears to be fixed. Kentuckians have an extra day to fill out their taxes.
  • Judge Holds Kobach In Contempt Of Court

    Judge Holds Kobach In Contempt Of Court

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    The judge also criticized Kobach for appearing to throw his staff under the bus in his ever-changing defenses of his actions regarding her 2016 order, and said she was "troubled by Defendant's failure to take responsibility for violating this Court's order".
  • HR McMaster Sr.'s death at Philadelphia nursing home under investigation

    HR McMaster Sr.'s death at Philadelphia nursing home under investigation

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    McMaster's father 84-year-old H.R. McMaster, Sr. It is being investigated as a suspicious death. The elder McMaster was at Cathedral Village in Roxborough after having a stroke, the outlet said. Investigators are looking into that information, the TV station reported. According to WPVI , McMaster fell and hit his head, was put in a chair, and then died.