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People Sessions to address National Guard troops at Mexican border
Author: 0 Sessions to address National Guard troops at Mexican border

Meanwhile, authorities in Democratic-led California, another border state, has remained mum on any commitment of troops to the border security effort. "If they call us to do it then it would be an honor to do it", Spader said. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, another Republican, said his state would deploy about 150 Guard members next week to provide support operations such as air surveillance, reconnaissance and construction of border infrastructure.

People Syria strikes appear closer with flight warnings and military movements
Author: 0 Syria strikes appear closer with flight warnings and military movements

He declared that Russian Federation or any other nation found to share responsibility for Saturday's apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians will "pay a price". The US carried out air strikes a year ago after the Syrian regime used a sarin nerve agent in an attack at Khan Sheikhoun that killed 90 people. The Syrian government calls all opposition groups "terrorists", and has accused Washington of backing terrorism, including Islamic State militants.

People United Nations to vote three times on Syria as US, Russia duel
Author: 0 United Nations to vote three times on Syria as US, Russia duel

However, the charges of gas attack on the region has been denied by both Russian Federation and Syria . The incident has thrust Syria's seven-year-old conflict back to the forefront of global concern. "This is basically a diplomatic set-up", said Richard Gowan, the United Nations expert at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Speaking in Washington , President Donald Trump vowed earlier that "major decisions" would be made in the "next 24-48 hours" as Defence Secretary Jim Mattis ...

People Trump Hunkers Down - Cancels Trip to Latin America
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He warned Washington that it will "bear responsibility" for any "illegal military adventure" it carries out. Emphatic in his condemnation of the apparent gas attack, Trump noted graphic pictures of the dead and sickened, calling the assault "heinous", "atrocious", "horrible" and "barbaric".

People Trump Cancels Trip to South America to Oversee Syria Response
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Asked by a reporter if he had any doubt who was behind the attack , Trump said: "To me there's not much a doubt, but the generals will figure it out". Worldwide bodies led by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW ) were trying to establish exactly what happened in Douma, a rebel-held town in the eastern Ghouta district.

People Why this university student is copping 'online hate' for her graduation photo
Author: 0 Why this university student is copping 'online hate' for her graduation photo

The college senior later explained that she was wearing a concealed carry belly band and pulled the gun out a little more to show off in the photo. Brenna Spencer (not pictured) posed with a gun in her waistband. "They are tools. Why brag about carrying a gun?" Spencer did not respond to the hateful comments, and that, too, earned her disfavor with Twitter users who said she was only responding to the positive comments.

People End of the road for Oscar Pistorius - NPA
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NPA spokesman Luvuyo Mfaku said: "We have always contended as the NPA that their leave to appeal has no prospects of success, and the Constitutional Court has just confirmed that". In a television interview, he said he believed an intruder was in the house and "instant fear" drove him to grab his gun and walk on his stumps towards the bathroom before opening fire.

People Russian markets slide after United States ups ante with the worst sanctions yet
Author: 0 Russian markets slide after United States ups ante with the worst sanctions yet

While not indicating whether he plans to seek Mueller's removal, Trump again said prosecutors are acting unfairly because they know there is no evidence he worked with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. He vowed Monday to take action within two days, saying the public would "probably" be made aware of any retaliation "after the fact". But until then Trump will remain in Washington - as will Pentagon chief Jim Mattis, who also has postponed planned weekend travel - as several ...

People OPCW to send experts to Syria's Douma
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At least 60 people were killed and more than 1,000 injured in Saturday's suspected chemical weapons attack on the town of Douma, according to a Syrian relief group. That part of the overall conflict has gone well enough that Trump has mused he'd like to bring home the 2,000 US military personnel working alongside Syrian Kurdish allies.

People Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after explosive devices found near border
Author: 0 Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after explosive devices found near border

Ayman Odeh, a leading Arab legislator in the Israeli parliament, denounced the video , saying it "horrifies the soul". After the sound of a gunshot, he falls to the ground. Warning: The photo below is graphic and may be disturbing to some readers . Authorities said since March 30, 32 Palestinians have died from Israeli fire.

People Spearfish man pleads guilty to manslaughter in drug deaths
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Attorney's Offices to develop a district crime reduction strategy that incorporates the lessons learned since PSN launched in 2001. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line) has entered a guilty plea in the Australian Federal Court to criminal cartel conduct.

People Trump and allies mull possible joint response in Syria
Author: 0 Trump and allies mull possible joint response in Syria

British Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly not keen on joining the USA in its potential strike against Syria . Regime backer Iran has said that "with the Syrian army having the upper hand on the ground against the armed terrorists, it would not be rational for it to use chemical weapons ".

People House Speaker Ryan told confidants he won't run again: Axios
Author: 0 House Speaker Ryan told confidants he won't run again: Axios

Politico reported this week that Majority Whip Scalise's name comes up often, alongside Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, as a potential replacement if Ryan were to leave his post. Ryan, 48, planned to face reporters later Wednesday morning. Rumors of Ryan's departure have been circulating for months, even after he seemed to dismiss them late previous year.

People Giant Triassic Ichthyosaur is One of Biggest Animals Ever
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Accordingly, the new Ichthyosaur could've been about 25-meter long, making in it the largest prehistoric aquatic reptile that has ever been found. They also can't determine how big this big guy was, but the jawbone appears to be about 25 percent larger than that of Shonisaurus ...if its jaw-to-body proportions are the same, it could be 25 meters (about 82 feet) long, putting it in the same category as the blue whale, now the largest animal on the planet.

People Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Testifies On Capitol Hill
Author: 0 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Testifies On Capitol Hill

The closest competition that Zuckerberg could name were chat applications, some of which do have hundreds of millions of users. Senator Dick Durbin asked if Zuckerberg would be comfortable sharing the name of the hotel he stayed in last night.

People China defends military buildup in South China Sea
Author: 0 China defends military buildup in South China Sea

The US is not alone in carrying out naval patrols on the strategic waterway, where Chinese, Japanese and some Southeast Asian navies operate - a move which has undoubtedly increased tensions. "All of the operations that we do in and around the South China Sea or any of the bodies of water we operate in, there is a function of worldwide law and that is ultimately what we want to recognize", Koehler said.

People EU Countries Sign Declaration on Blockhain Partnership — European Commission
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The European Investment Fund , based in Kirchberg, and the European Commission announced their Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds programme, dubbed VentureEU, on Tuesday. (€815 mn). The hope is that 1500 start-ups and scale-ups will benefit from the fund. 'Access to capital is the name of the game. Europe has been lagging behind the United States and China in terms of start-up companies achieving unicorn status, a market cap exceeding $1bn (€808m).

People Spartan soccer snaps four-game skid with 4-2 victory
Author: 0 Spartan soccer snaps four-game skid with 4-2 victory

Despite that, the Plainsmen appeared headed to a 0-0 tie at halftime until Zhividze helped set up the Plainsmen's first goal. "Throughout all of it, it was we'd score, they'd score, we'd score, they'd score, so it was close", she said. Lydia Burke went to the line for the Lancers and buried the equalizer, bringing the score to two apiece. "There is a lot of fun and good spirit surrounded around it and come game time, it's time to put all that hard work and talk from spring to the test", D.

People Lee Myung-bak charged with corruption
Author: 0 Lee Myung-bak charged with corruption

Lee has denied any wrongdoing and has called the investigation "political revenge". The trial is expected to start in May. Lee Myung-bak faces a potential life sentence if he is convicted of the 16 charges levelled yesterday. Both Chun and Roh received presidential pardons after serving about two years.Another former leader, Roh Moo-hyun, committed suicide after becoming embroiled in a corruption probe.

People Israeli War Minister Praises Soldier Who Shot Palestinian in Video
Author: 0 Israeli War Minister Praises Soldier Who Shot Palestinian in Video

He stopped short of threatening a mass breach of the border, though another Hamas leader has done so in recent speeches. In 2017, the PA imposed a 30 percent pay cut on employees in Gaza, causing civil servants to take to the streets in protest, and forcing 6,000 into early retirement .

People Israel accused of attack on Syrian military base that killed 14
Author: 0 Israel accused of attack on Syrian military base that killed 14

The rebel Syria Civil Defense Force said more than 40 people were killed and entire families were gassed to death in the attack. Seven Iranians were among the estimated 14 people killed in the missile attack, and a senior Iranian official visiting Damascus said the attack "will not remain unanswered", according to Iran's state-run news agency IRNA.

People Kinder Morgan Suspends Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline Expansion Project
Author: 0 Kinder Morgan Suspends Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline Expansion Project

Kinder Morgan Canada on Sunday suspended most work on a $7.4 billion oil pipeline expansion that has become the focus of protests, a move underscoring uncertainty over major energy projects in Canada . She also wants Ottawa to use the courts or legislation to assert its jurisdictional authority over the pipeline , and to put its money where its mouth is - either as insurance for anxious investors or even as a stakeholder in the project.

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