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USA officials said the military fired dozens of cruise missiles against the airbase controlled by Assad's forces in response to the poison gas attack on Tuesday in a rebel-held area. But Russia , which is a staunch ally of Mr Assad, immediately condemned the strikes, describing them as "aggression against a sovereign state in violation of worldwide law".
  • Trump calls Erdogan to congratulate him on referendum win

    Trump calls Erdogan to congratulate him on referendum win

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    President Donald Trump, meanwhile, ignored the concerns about voting irregularities and congratulated Erdogan on his referendum victory. "In general, the referendum did not live up to Council of Europe standards". In Ankara, hundreds of people were queuing outside the election board's offices to submit petitions requesting the board reverse its decision to accept the ballots without official stamps.
  • Spicer defends White House policy on visitor logs

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    White House press secretary Sean Spicer responded during Monday's press briefing to questions about why the Trump administration chose to keep its visitor logs secret rather than opting for more transparency. Much of the money came from small donors who gave less than $200 in response to email solicitations urging them to support the president's agenda and stymie "the Fake News and Democrats in Congress", as one put it.
  • May seeks British election June 8

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    Prime Minister Theresa May accused her opponents of "political game-playing" and undermining the country in the upcoming talks to exit the European Union. "She has a lot of MPs in her own party that are hardcore "Brexiteers" and that have threatened to block some of the softer versions of Brexit that inevitably will come out of the negotiations with Brussels", said Novy.
  • Pot stocks sell off in wake of release of federal legislation

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    The legislation would set the minimum legal age for use and purchase at 18, though provinces would be able to raise the age . On April 13, the Canadian government unveiled a bill to legalize cannabis by July 1, 2018. The market action was likely a "sell the news" reaction as the legislation was largely in line with what an official task force recommended a year ago, said Aaron Salz, founder of Stoic Advisory.
  • McCain: Russia 'Probably' Knew About Syrian Chemical Attack

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    Saudi Arabia said the missile launch by Trump was the right response to "the crimes of this regime to its people in light of the failure of the global community to stop it". Assad accused the US of trying to boost the morale of "terror groups" in Syria . But Prime Minister Trudeau - also to his credit - has said Canada "fully supports" the American airstrikes.
  • Off and Running: 121st Boston Marathon Is Underway

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    The Kenyan maintained her long lead despite briefly stopping in the final miles when she realized she had grabbed a rival's water bottle from an aid station and went back to return it. Rupp, also running his first Boston, trailed by 21 seconds. HAIL HAYLEHayle gave Ethiopia its first-ever sweep past year when he pulled away from countryman and two-time champion (2013, 2015) Lelisa Desisa with about a mile to go to join Baysa on the victory stand.
  • U.K. Prime Minister Calls For Early Election

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    This proposal goes against her previous assertions that a general election would not be called until 2020, so what?s changed and how does it affect the investing landscape? Mrs May said the lack of "unity" in Westminster over the Brexit process was weakening the Government's negotiating hand with Brussels and meant an election was required.
  • Take our poll: has your vote changed since the 2015 General Election?

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    MPs must approve decision to dissolve Parliament part-way through full term. London's blue-chip index was on course for its biggest daily fall since January this morning as Theresa May called a general election for June 8. In order to call the early election, Ms May will need the support of two-thirds of the 650 MPs in the Commons - but Labour is expected to support her, as any opposition would look weak if it did not agree to the chance to take office.