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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Voices Support for Military Strikes in Syria Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Voices Support for Military Strikes in Syria
- April 16, 2018

We thank them both. They "are responsible for the regional consequences of this adventurist action", it said, condemning a "clear violation of worldwide rules and laws". "Tonight, under American leadership, the United States, France and the United Kingdom enforced that line", another Israeli official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton reveals the real reason he struggled in Chinese Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton reveals the real reason he struggled in Chinese Grand Prix
- April 16, 2018

They're all pretty fun. In order to allow the track marshalls to clean up the debris, the safety vehicle was deployed. The Red Bull man was unsurprisingly handed a ten-second penalty but that was of absolutely no concern to team-mate Ricciardo as he found an impossible gap to take Bottas and the race lead. (more...)
On the Chemical Attack in Douma On the Chemical Attack in Douma
- April 15, 2018

Trump warned there would be a "big price to pay" and called Assad an "animal". "Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria". - OPCW establishes a fact-finding mission in response to persistent allegations of chemical weapon attacks in Syria, "to establish facts surrounding allegations of the use of toxic chemicals, reportedly chlorine, for hostile purposes in the Syrian Arab Republic". (more...)
President Trumps Homeland Security Adviser Resigned President Trumps Homeland Security Adviser Resigned
- April 15, 2018

Schadlow is the third senior national security official to leave the administration this week following Bolton's arrival - and she will likely not be the last. In addition, Trump's Homeland Security Adviser, Tom Bossert , resigned on Tuesday. His sudden resignation, if forced, suggests that Bolton may be intent on ensuring that Bossert's replacement on cyber and counterterror strategy reports directly to him. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to convene emergency meeting on Syria North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to convene emergency meeting on Syria
- April 15, 2018

Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the members of the organisation to show moderation in the prevailing "dangerous" climate and to respect global law. "No. Actually on the contrary, I think if we have just been silent, and accepted the use of chemical weapons, it would have undermined the efforts to find a political solution". (more...)
Trump Pardons Ex-Cheney Aide Who Lied To FBI Trump Pardons Ex-Cheney Aide Who Lied To FBI
- April 15, 2018

Libby was convicted of making false statements, perjury and obstruction of justice in the 2007 investigation of Plame, a former covert Central Intelligence Agency agent and the wife of former ambassador Joseph Wilson IV. Last year, he pardoned Joe Arpaio, a former Arizona sheriff who campaigned for Trump, less than a month after he was convicted of criminal contempt in a case involving racial profiling. (more...)
Justice Department inspector general says McCabe repeatedly mislead Justice Department inspector general says McCabe repeatedly mislead
- April 15, 2018

Mr. Trump responded to Comey's book for the first time Friday, calling him a "LEAKER & LIAR" and saying he "should be prosecuted". "The core weakness of the OIG report is the lack of any understandable motive for his alleged wrongdoing", said the statement in part. (more...)
Knightdale Police investigate infant death, parents are father and daughter Knightdale Police investigate infant death, parents are father and daughter
- April 14, 2018

In that 911 call, obtained by WNCN , Steven's mother told the dispatcher her son said he had killed the baby. The child's grandmother, Steven Pladl's mother, had become concerned after he collected Bennett from her so alerted the police. (more...)
Woman who drove SUV with family off Mendocino Co. cliff was drunk Woman who drove SUV with family off Mendocino Co. cliff was drunk
- April 14, 2018

Members of the Hart family pictured at the annual celebration of "The Goonies" movie in Astoria. The Washington woman behind the wheel of an SUV that went over a cliff in California, presumably killing an entire family of eight, was drunk at the time, California Highway Patrol said Friday. (more...)
Full text of the Supreme Court order in Nawaz Sharif's lifetime disqualification Full text of the Supreme Court order in Nawaz Sharif's lifetime disqualification
- April 14, 2018

Justice Umar Ata Bandyal read out the 60-page verdict of the five-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, in cases involving interpretation and determination of the question of temporary or permanent bar from contesting elections. (more...)
Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook shadow profiles Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook shadow profiles
- April 14, 2018

Everson also said that during the past month, Facebook users have not updated their account privacy settings amid a series of recent crises for the company that led to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg attending two congressional hearings in Washington, D.C. (more...)
Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast
- April 14, 2018

One of the steps Facebook is taking to stop USA elections from being manipulated by foreign actors is to put in place geographic checks-including literally mailing a postcard to an ad buyer's address-to ensure that the money funding political ads comes from within the country. (more...)
Red Sox expect retaliation from Yankees for Kelly plunking Austin Red Sox expect retaliation from Yankees for Kelly plunking Austin
- April 13, 2018

When he was hit, Austin became instantly enraged, throwing his bat down and then his helmet before charging the mound. Thus ensued the following scenes. "Other than that, Kelly executed perfectly", Martinez tweeted . Holt said he doesn't believe the Yankees will throw at him, hinting that if it does happen, NY will probably seek out one of Boston's middle-of-the-order bats. (more...)
Comey book says John Kelly referred to Trump as Comey book says John Kelly referred to Trump as "dishonorable"
- April 13, 2018

The website, lyincomey.com , targets Comey's credibility and includes quotes from senior Democratic party leaders maligning his character during the 2016 presidential election. According to Axios , which has a preview of the interview, sources who were present at the taping say the special is "going to shock the president and his team". (more...)
Trump is considering rejoining the trans-Pacific trade pact Trump is considering rejoining the trans-Pacific trade pact
- April 13, 2018

In his remarks on Thursday, Trump cited a speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that the USA president interprets as a signal China is about to open its markets to more US goods. The EPA now bans the 15-percent blend, called E15, during the summer because of concerns that it contributes to smog on hot days. An array of business executives are expressing alarm to federal lawmakers Thursday about the impact that tariffs will have on their business. (more...)
Atlanta Hawks change Twitter to Minnesota Timberwolves fan account Atlanta Hawks change Twitter to Minnesota Timberwolves fan account
- April 13, 2018

Below is the schedule for Houston's First Round series vs. Minnesota (all games to be broadcast on either KBME 790 AM or KTRH 740 AM). They lost twice at Dallas, including a March 6 defeat in which Jokic and Murray were benched for the entire fourth quarter. (more...)
Donald Trump seethes over Federal Bureau of Investigation raid, ponders firing Rosenstein, Mueller Donald Trump seethes over Federal Bureau of Investigation raid, ponders firing Rosenstein, Mueller
- April 12, 2018

And I thanked them at the conclusion ", Cohen told CNN . Trump slammed the move as a "disgraceful situation" and "an attack on our country", reports CNN . And then you have to make sure - there's a number of guidelines within that the Justice Department has, but one of them is that the search warrant has to be written as narrowly as possible so that you make sure that you're not gaining more evidence than you need. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull facing embarrassment after failing to meet his own popularity benchmark Malcolm Turnbull facing embarrassment after failing to meet his own popularity benchmark
- April 12, 2018

Mr Turnbull, who noted the Abbott government had lost 30 Newspolls when he took the leadership in 2015, will be in Sydney on Monday to face inevitable questions about his leadership. Its energy and climate change policy is a "disaster", she added, and there has been a "big fail" on NBN. Malcolm Turnbull has acknowledged, without mentioning Mr Abbott , disruptions in the party were causing issues but said he was focused on winning the election due in the second half of next year. (more...)
'GET READY RUSSIA': Trump WARNS PUTIN 'Smart Missiles' Heading Towards Syria 'GET READY RUSSIA': Trump WARNS PUTIN 'Smart Missiles' Heading Towards Syria
- April 12, 2018

Russia's Ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, warned Tuesday evening in an interview on Hezbollah-linked Al-Manar TV that any usa missiles fired at Syria will be shot down and their launch sites targeted. U.S. Navy guides missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71); the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75); fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198); the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71); the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72); and the guided ... (more...)
Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement
- April 12, 2018

As the announcement on the missile interceptions emerged, Malki also said in a separate statement that Saudi air defenses had shot down two unmanned Yemeni drones Wednesday in southern Saudi Arabia. Despite its relatively simple technology, the Qasif-1 carries a 30kg warhead and has allowed the Houthis to target vessels in the strategic Bab Al Mandeb Strait. (more...)