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Speaking in his first interview since the incident, Mr Assad said he gave "no order to make any attack" in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun and claimed 'even if we had (chemical weapons) we wouldn't use them'. He added that "this outrage is abetted by Russia's continuing efforts to bury the truth and protect the Syrian regime" form consequences of using chemical weapons.
  • Press Secretary Sean Spicer Apologized for Hitler Comment

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    Coffman, a moderate representing a swing district in and around Aurora, was asked at a town hall about Spicer's remarks this week that even Hitler didn't "sink to using chemical weapons " during the Holocaust. "There was clearly. I understand your point, thank you". After the briefing, Spicer emailed a statement to reporters: "In no way was I trying to lessen the horrendous nature of the Holocaust".
  • China Warns of 'Storm Clouds Gathering' in US-North Korea Standoff

    China Warns of 'Storm Clouds Gathering' in US-North Korea Standoff

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    This Saturday marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il Sung, "eternal president" of North Korea, and grandfather of Kim Jong Un . It said North Korea will face strong punishment it will find hard to withstand if it makes a significant provocation, such as another nuclear test or an intercontinental ballistic missile launch.
  • Campaigning for Turkey referendum hits final stretch

    Campaigning for Turkey referendum hits final stretch

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    Turkey is heading to a contentious April 16 referendum . Over the past several months, the president has purged more than 100,000 public officials, including judges, prosecutors, police officers, civil servants, teachers and university rectors, accusing them of being aligned with Fethullah Gulen, a preacher who was once his ally but whom he now accuses of masterminding the July coup attempt.
  • Son levels S Korean scoring record as Spurs beat Bournemouth

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    But within three minutes of the restart it was 3-0 as Kane made space inside the area after an Alli pass before striking low to put the outcome beyond any doubt with his 20th league goal of the season. "I don't know. I've got no idea - I know as much as what you saw", Howe was quoted as saying of the injury by the Evening Standard . Bournemouth are coming into a third straight game against a top four side.
  • David Dao Just Filed a Lawsuit Against United Airlines

    David Dao Just Filed a Lawsuit Against United Airlines

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    He said the world caught United at a bad moment and that it would never happen again. The airline announced Wednesday it is "reaching out" to customers on the United Flight 3411 and "offering compensation for their flights". A spokeswoman for Dao's attorneys at the law firm Corboy & Demetrio said a press conference to discuss the petition would be held Thursday. At first, the airline asked for volunteers, offering 400 dollars (£320) and then when that did not work, 800 dollars (£640) per ...
  • Anantnag bypolls postponed to 25 May: Election Commission

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    Reports suggest polling stations were attacked and EVM machines were also vandalised at many places. The poll turnout was only 6.5%.Earlier on Monday, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday had deferred the Anantnag by-polls till May 25.Earlier, it was scheduled to be held on April 12.
  • North Korea struts its military stuff

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    Kim Jong Un didn't speak before North Korean television ended the live broadcast. "Under the prevailing grave situation, the United States has to come to its senses and make a proper option for the solution of the problem", continued the statement , which was initially carried by the country's official Korean Central News Agency and later broadcast by Pyongyang's central radio station.
  • J&K: 20 injured in clash between protesters, security forces; firing reported

    J&K: 20 injured in clash between protesters, security forces; firing reported

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    Meanwhile, a pellet victim who was rushed to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) Hospital in Srinagar told Hindustan Times that security forces also barged into the college thereby aggravating the situation. Dr Abdul Rashid Parra, Medical Superintendent of Pulwama hospital, said that 54 injured students were treated at the hospital. Three critically injured persons have been referred to Srinagar .
  • North Korea displays new missiles in military parade

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared. North Korean soldiers reportedly paraded large rockets covered by canisters which were rolled out in two different types of transporter erector launcher trucks, or TELs. "Our toughest counteraction against the U.S. and its vassal forces will be taken in such a merciless manner as not to allow the aggressors to survive", it added.