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Both the United States and China differ on their approach to resolve the internal strife in Syria. "I directed this action in order to degrade the Syrian military's ability to conduct further chemical weapons attacks and to dissuade the Syrian regime from using or proliferating chemical weapons, thereby promoting the stability of the region and averting a worsening of the region's current humanitarian catastrophe ".
  • Trump gave orders to strike Syria

    Trump gave orders to strike Syria "during dessert"

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    However, there was one major eyebrow-raising instance in the interview: Trump seemed to forget which country he had bombed. We had finished dinner and we were now having dessert. And we made a determination to do it. But the thing is, Trump's actually had a much more "beautiful" chocolate cake in the past. He said to me, 'Anybody that uses gases to do that to young children and babies, it's OK.
  • BC party leaders launch opening salvos as election writ drops

    BC party leaders launch opening salvos as election writ drops

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    But she quickly zeroed in on her opponents, warning that the NDP's free-spending ways would drive the province into deficit. Perhaps, her countenance reflects the fact that just as certain athletes thrive under the pressure of the post-season, some politicians elevate their game during election races - especially those with the type of people skills the B.C.
  • Trump says China is not a currency manipulator

    Trump says China is not a currency manipulator

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    China officially banned North Korean coal imports in February, but US officials continued to put pressure on China to fully honored its ban. "U.S.A." A barrage of recent North Korean missile tests has stoked USA fears that Pyongyang may soon develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the United States mainland.
  • Infosys net profit flat in fourth quarter

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    But more people left the company in FY17 as compared to the year before, although Infosys' attrition rate dropped marginally to 13.5 per cent at the end of the March, as against 14.9 per cent in the December quarter. Infosys today said it will payup to Rs 13,000 crore to shareholders during the current financial year through dividend and/or share buyback. While Infosys Ltd's fiscal fourth quarter net profit was on the expected lines, and even as the company surprised with a strong operating ...
  • Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on chemical attack in Syria

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    While the move was met with a backlash from his base, President Donald Trump received widespread support from Europe after the military strike on Syria. Guest host Nicolle Wallace pressed Earnest claiming, "You can't, you're saying that we wouldn't have gained anything in terms of our credibility in the world by saying something and then doing what we said we would do?" The U.S.
  • Spain demands that ETA apologise and disband

    Economy

    A few days ago, ETA gave a press release announcing the it will disband today and called for a demostration to support the peace process in Bayonne. The Basque parliamentary spokesman for Spain's ruling People's Party, which has refused to negotiate with ETA and called for its full dissolution, said the handover was a final surrender after six years of broken promises.
  • United Airlines pledges to review passenger removal policies

    United Airlines pledges to review passenger removal policies

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    Now, Emirates have taken a fresh dig at United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz , referencing a comment he made about the rival airline earlier this month. "That is not who our family at United is", he said. "We have not provided our front-line supervisors and managers with the proper tools, policies and procedures that allow them to use their common sense", he said.
  • Russia Warns US: "Don't Strike Syria Again"

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    Russian Federation has criticized previous investigations carried out by the OPCW and the United Nations which blamed the Syrian government for at least three chemical weapons attacks without visiting the sites. Tillerson earlier met foreign ministers from the Group of Seven advanced economies and Middle Eastern allies in Italy. Can Russia abandon Assad? Tillerson said, "The reign of the Assad family is coming to an end".
  • United Kingdom government tests confirm sarin used in Syria attack

    United Kingdom government tests confirm sarin used in Syria attack

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    The U.S. cruise missile strike on Thursday, meant to dissuade Assad from using chemical weapons again, gives Tillerson more credibility with Russian officials and will boost his efforts, observers and former officials said . "The US will not passively stand by while Assad murders innocent people with chemical weapons, which are prohibited by global law and which were declared destroyed", Pentagon chief James Mattis said in a statement.
  • Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.81% in March

    Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.81% in March

    Economy

    Wage growth - including bonuses - was 2.3 per cent for the year to February, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today. Consumer price inflation is expected to rise in the coming months "due to pass-through from high property prices and the high PPI", Zhao Yang of Nomura said in a note.