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by | April 11, 2018 | 10:23

BEIRUT (AP) - Russia has vetoed a USA -drafted United Nations resolution that would have condemned last weekend's suspected gas attack near Damascus and established a new body to determine responsibility for Syrian chemical weapons attacks.

by | April 11, 2018 | 10:22

It was the first direct USA military action against forces commanded by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The official said: "All necessary assets (ships, warplanes, and cruise missiles) are in place, armed and ready to attack Syria ".

by | April 11, 2018 | 10:16

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the 20th Medical Group Family Advocacy and Resiliency Programs are working with Team Shaw members to promote healthy families and relationships. Between Oct.1, 2016 and March 31, 2017, the Child Abuse Hotline of the Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) received 23,579 calls reported suspected child abuse.

by | April 11, 2018 | 09:47

Three Army jawans and four civilians were also killed in the incident. The officials said a 25-year-old man succumbed to injuries at a hospital. Meanwhile, authorities on Wednesday suspended Internet services in the area to check the spread of rumours by anti-social elements, police sources added.

by | April 11, 2018 | 09:41

When he stopped, she said St. Hubert ran out and she knew PJ was dead. "It is impossible to fathom that someone would brutally stab small, innocent children who were going to get some Icees after playing in a playground", District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said in a statement.

by | April 11, 2018 | 09:28

Bossert abruptly resigned Tuesday after being told that John Bolton, who took over Monday as national security adviser, wanted him out. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any involvement in the investigation. Under Justice Department regulations, only Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who oversees the Russian Federation investigation, can fire Mueller .

by | April 11, 2018 | 09:27

In that time, however, he has undertaken more distant trips to Europe, Asia and the Middle East on several occassions. The decision came after an apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians in Syria . The change comes amid a tumultuous week for the White House - an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid Monday targeted the Manhattan office and hotel room of Michael Cohen , the president's personal lawyer.

by | April 11, 2018 | 08:53

China will take down its Trade Barriers because it is the right thing to do. The latest round began March 22 when the Trump administration announced plans for tariffs of up to $50 billion to $60 billion in goods from China, in response to what it called Chinese theft of US trade secrets, including state-of-the-art technology.

by | April 11, 2018 | 08:46

In response, China announced tariffs up to 25 percent on US exports to China , including farm products, especially corn, soybeans and hogs, which come primarily from the Midwest. China vowed to "fight back immediately and without hesitation", state media said. Beijing has also unveiled plans for painful import duties targeting politically-sensitive USA exports, including soybeans, aircraft and autos.

by | April 11, 2018 | 08:33

Erdogan has repeatedly warned that Turkish troops would enter Manbij if necessary to dislodge the Kurds. "This is a wrong approach". "But, we will define the time", he added. Turkey recently joined multilateral talks with Russian Federation and Iran on how best to protect civilians in the Syrian civil war. Erdogan last week hosted Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , another ally of the Syrian regime.

by | April 11, 2018 | 08:20

In honor of his wishes, Ted will be cremated at Holden Cremation and Funeral Service and a private inurnment will take place at a later date. She helped operate a business, Rippe's women's apparel and raised their children. She also enjoyed crafts especially scrap booking. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Lexington. Her greatest pride and joy was her granddaughter Gianna.

by | April 11, 2018 | 08:18

He calls Mueller investigation a " witch hunt ". A bipartisan group of four senators is reviving legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job as President Donald Trump publicly muses about firing him. An iconic figure as a billionaire entrepreneur who changed the way people around the world relate to each other, he made a point of repeatedly referring back to the Harvard dorm room where he said Facebook was brought to life.

by | April 11, 2018 | 08:14

The world's largest exchange-traded fund tracking Russian stocks took in a chunk of cash at the end of last week as the Trump administration unleashed sanctions on Russian billionaires and companies. The benchmark MOEX Russia Index sank 8.7 percent on Monday, the steepest slide since March 2014, when Moscow's annexation of the Crimean peninsula triggered global penalties.

by | April 11, 2018 | 08:14

During a press conference this morning, Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Director Pat McDonald said there have been many requests for voting ballots by mail. Early voters will need to bring their driver's license and vote card if they have one. In the wake of that decision, state legislatures across the country, especially those dominated by Republicans, passed laws that reduced access to the ballot in ways that particularly affected these historically disenfranchised voters.

by | April 11, 2018 | 07:43

That number increases with work zones on roads and highways outside of the City. In 2017, 13 people were killed in work zone crashes on state system routes and an additional three on the local system, for a total of 16 fatalities. "Paul was a quiet gentleman he always did his job he never complained - he did anything you asked him to do", said a former co-worker. In 2017 alone, almost 2,700 crashes occurred in road construction and maintenance zones, resulting in more than 1,000 injuries and ...

by | April 11, 2018 | 07:32

Mallex Smith stayed hot by starting a rally with a single in the fourth, Wilson Ramos singled in Matt Duffy in the fifth and Carlos Gomez took over the team home run lead with his second in the sixth. Miguel Gonzalez allowed four runs over 4.1 innings on eight hits to get his second loss. It certainly didn't look like a baseball field, or that baseball would be played, though about four hours before the 2:10 Eastern scheduled first pitch stadium crews started clearing the snow.

by | April 11, 2018 | 07:21

The decision marks the first time an American president has not attended the summit. The US has threatened a "forceful" military response to the attack, while Russian Federation has warned of "grave repercussions" if military action against Syria is launched .

by | April 11, 2018 | 06:58

Pechino ha risposto prontamente alla decisione degli Stati Uniti di imporre nuovi dazi per 50 miliardi di dollari , soprattutto su beni tecnologici, annunciando a sua volta nuove imposte alle importazioni di beni americani. Se Trump approva dazi su 1300 prodotti cinesi, la TV nazionale della Cina annuncia dazi su 106 prodotti fatti negli Stati Uniti , tra cui veicoli a motore, alimentari, prodotti chimici e altro.

by | April 11, 2018 | 06:56

Interestingly, it has been noticed that nominations submitted by the ruling TMC in all the three-tier panchayat polls is more than the number of seats. The BJP in its petition had alleged that its candidates were not being allowed to file their nomination papers for the upcoming Panchayat polls in the state.

by | April 11, 2018 | 06:54

Sheriff's officials said the body appears to be that of an African-American female but the age, identity, and cause of death are not known. Sarah and Jennifer Hart and their six adopted children were believed to be in the family's SUV when it plunged off a cliff last month.