US Military Forces Moving Into Position Near Syria

The CD drafted the Chemical Weapons Convention in 1992, which the U.S., Israel and Western democracies are accusing Syria of violating several times, including, most recently, last Saturday with a toxic gas attack in Douma that saw 42 people killed... More..

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Wednesday morning First Alert forecast
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday morning First Alert forecast

Behind the front, it will be brisk and chilly with a good deal of clouds along with scattered sprinkles, maybe flurries. Skies are mostly clear across the region with temperatures in the upper 40s and 50s. Satu...More..

Tennessee college student defends gun-toting graduation photo
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Tennessee college student defends gun-toting graduation photo

Brenna Spencer, who owns several guns and carries everywhere she is allowed to carry, set off a social media firestorm when she tweeted a picture of herself wearing a "Women for Trump" t-shirt she'd lifted to...More..

Why, yes. It's time to give Trump some credit on Russian Federation
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Why, yes. It's time to give Trump some credit on Russian Federation

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday virtually declared war on Russian Federation over Syria on Twitter , warning Moscow that he would use new "smart" missiles if it targeted the US launch sites or Ameri...More..

As Russia warns against USA strike, Trump threatens missiles
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

As Russia warns against USA strike, Trump threatens missiles

Russian Federation had earlier warned that any USA missiles fired at Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel enclave would be shot down, reported Reuters . He said that Russian Federation has...More..

India to soon highlight as manufacturer of defence products: Sitharaman
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

India to soon highlight as manufacturer of defence products: Sitharaman

Ms. Sitharaman said the defence equipment and armament which the country seeks to export has to be first tested and used by the armed forces to assess if such equipment meets global standards and are export wor...More..

Ithaca Police Releases Sketch of Collegetown Sexual Assault Suspect
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Ithaca Police Releases Sketch of Collegetown Sexual Assault Suspect

Just over an hour later, at 12.45am, police say she was assaulted in her room by a random intruder. Police responded to a sexual assault call on April 4. London police contacted the Halton Regional Police S...More..

U.S. takes Chad off travel ban list
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

U.S. takes Chad off travel ban list

The tailored travel restrictions imposed by Proclamation 9645, and reaffirmed by todays proclamation the President today, will keep our country safe and encourage countries to meet our baseline requirements. By...More..

ADB: India's GDP to Recover to 7.3% This Fiscal, 7.6% in Next
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

ADB: India's GDP to Recover to 7.3% This Fiscal, 7.6% in Next

In its Asian Development Outlook, 2018, Manila-based ADB said the growth will pick up as the new tax regime improves productivity and as banking reform and corporate deleveraging take hold to reverse a downtren...More..

Trump Pledges 'Forceful' Action On Syria
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Trump Pledges 'Forceful' Action On Syria

Establishing whether chemical weapons were used, and whether that "red line" has been crossed, is hard. "His family is also now in Damascus with their people", the politician said. First responders in Douma say...More..

by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Israeli missiles hit Syria but Iran pays price

Trump sees three defects in the deal: its failure to address Iran's ballistic missile program and regional activities; the terms under which global inspectors can visit suspect Iranian nuclear sites; and "sunse...More..

Azerbaijan's Aliyev eyes fourth term in presidential election
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Azerbaijan's Aliyev eyes fourth term in presidential election

Since Aliyev won the last election in 2013, Azerbaijan's constitution has been amended to extend the presidential term from five to seven years. "PACE Azerbaidjan [Azerbaijan] the election observation team...More..

In Indonesia, 90 people died, poisoned by alcohol
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

In Indonesia, 90 people died, poisoned by alcohol

Indonesian TV has broadcast images of distraught relatives in several cities and lines of gurneys bearing dead bodies in hospital hallways as the death toll relentlessly climbed since late last week. Police had...More..

Saudi forces downed Houthi drone in Abha city
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Saudi forces downed Houthi drone in Abha city

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Wednesday's attack was the fourth of its kind on Riyadh in five months. Houthi militants have launched missiles in recent months at Riyadh and Sa...More..

Timeline: key events in the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Timeline: key events in the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

Earlier this year, McArthur was charged with six counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of six men with ties to the city's LGBTQ2S community. As the Globe has previously reported, that inve...More..

CWG 2018: Cameroon weightlifters, boxers go missing
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

CWG 2018: Cameroon weightlifters, boxers go missing

Eight athletes representing Cameroon at the Commonwealth Games in Australia have been reported missing to police. The initial report said three athletes had gone missing namely: Olivier Matam (Weight lift...More..

Gold spikes after Trump warns Russian Federation to 'Get ready'
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Gold spikes after Trump warns Russian Federation to 'Get ready'

Russia's ambassador to Lebanon said any US missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launch sites targeted, a step that could trigger a major escalation in the Syrian war. USA crude futures were down 0...More..

Trump Threatens Possible Missile Strike In Syria
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Trump Threatens Possible Missile Strike In Syria

Donald Trump warned Russian Federation that USA missiles to Syria "will be coming, nice and new and "smart!" in a tweet Wednesday morning". The media reports said that three draft resolutions on the c...More..

Facebook COO: Users Who Want Privacy Would Have To Pay For It
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Facebook COO: Users Who Want Privacy Would Have To Pay For It

Unless you're Mark Zuckerberg , the CEO and cofounder of the social-media giant. "This may take some time ", a Facebook spokeswoman wrote in an email to Bloomberg . "We are ramping as quickly as possible...More..

Trump vows action on Syria chemical attack
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Trump vows action on Syria chemical attack

Trump and his advisers on Tuesday weighed a more robust retaliatory strike against Syria than last year's missile attack , reasoning that only an escalation of force would look credible and possibly serve ...More..

China defends military buildup in South China Sea
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

China defends military buildup in South China Sea

China's military deployments are "the natural right of a sovereign nation that helps safeguard national sovereignty and security", Ren Guoqiang said in a statement posted on the ministry's website. Those includ...More..

Pentagon denies Syrian media claims of USA airstrikes in Syria
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Pentagon denies Syrian media claims of USA airstrikes in Syria

The crisis was due to be discussed later on Monday at the Security Council, with the U.S. circulating a draft resolution for a new independent inquiry of chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The heated exchan...More..

Governor Colyer calling for lawmakers to pass school finance bill
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Governor Colyer calling for lawmakers to pass school finance bill

The Senate earlier declared a plan to phase in a $274 million funding grow within five years. Dozens of Kansas teachers, many wearing red shirts, converged on the State House and camped out for hours before t...More..

Bishops on both sides of Mexico border criticise troop deployment
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Bishops on both sides of Mexico border criticise troop deployment

There is not a end date for the deployment, Abbott talked about: "We may be on this for the prolonged haul". Members of the Arizona National Guard listen to instructions on April 9 at the Papago Park Military...More..

Trump cancels trip to Latin America, says White House й
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Trump cancels trip to Latin America, says White House й

The US has threatened a "forceful" response to the reported attack but Russian Federation has called it a pretext to attack its ally, Syria . Both stressed that the culprit still needed to be confirmed. He w...More..

US
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

US "Will Respond" To Syria Attack Regardless Of UN Action: Nikki Haley

French President Emmanuel Macron, at the same time, said the response will not affect Assad's allies. But France's Permanent Representative Francois Delattre countered that only the Syrian government an...More..

Trump Calls Off Latin America Trip to Focus on Syria
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Trump Calls Off Latin America Trip to Focus on Syria

The attack has drawn condemnation from Western leaders, with U.S. President Donald Trump vowing on Monday to come to a decision "over the next 24 to 48 hours" on how to make Syria pay a "big price". The a...More..

Russia warns US against Syria strike
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Russia warns US against Syria strike

Macron and Trump had again reiterated their desire for a "strong reaction" from the worldwide community, Macron's office said . How deadly was the attack? More than 40 people died of suffocation, inclu...More..

Myanmar not ready for Rohingya refugees to return: UN official
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Myanmar not ready for Rohingya refugees to return: UN official

The army in January made a rare admission that its soldiers had killed 10 Rohingya villagers who were captured and accused of being "terrorists" during insurgent attacks past year in Inn Din village in northern...More..

Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'

The guided missile destroyer is armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, the weapon of choice in a USA attack one year ago on an airfield in Syria following an alleged sarin gas attack on civilians. Mr Trump, who...More..

Trump to skip South America, will send Pence
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Trump to skip South America, will send Pence

Asked by a reporter about a possible US military response, Mattis said , "I don't rule out anything right now". News of the OPCW mission to Douma also came as the UN Security Council was due to vote late...More..

Poisoned Russian agent Sergei Skripal is getting better fast, hospital says
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Poisoned Russian agent Sergei Skripal is getting better fast, hospital says

Russian Federation has vehemently denied the accusation. If they came into contact with the agent at their doorstep - as British police said - how did they have the ability to first go to a pub and a restaurant...More..

United States official says North Korean leader ready to discuss nukes
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

United States official says North Korean leader ready to discuss nukes

According to diplomatic sources, Kim said, "If the United States comes forward sincerely for talks, [the North] is ready to take a position that is more proactive and open toward the inspection and verificati...More..

Israel sniper filmed shooting Palestinian civilian as fellow soldiers cheer
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Israel sniper filmed shooting Palestinian civilian as fellow soldiers cheer

Even as other excited soldiers can be heard confirming with each other if the kill was captured on video so they could watch it, a large group of Palestinians can be seen running towards the fallen man and st...More..

Palestinians detonate bomb next to IDF bulldozer in Gaza
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Palestinians detonate bomb next to IDF bulldozer in Gaza

Today, the Gaza health ministry said Marwan Qudeih, 45, who was wounded by Israeli fire east of Khan Yunis on March 30, died of his wounds. No injuries were reported in the explosion. Rushdi Al-Serraj, di...More..