• Russia, Iran warn U.S. over strikes in Syria

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    Russian Federation had agreed to "be the guarantor of the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles. the result of their failure has led to the killing of more children and innocents", Mr Tillerson added. The U.S. missiles hit at 3:45 a.m. (0045 GMT) Friday morning and targeted the base's airstrips, hangars, control tower and ammunition areas, U.S. officials said.
  • How Trump can make his Syria strikes really count

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    The joint command center also said the presence of US troops in northern Syria where Washington has hundreds of special forces helping the multi-ethnic and religious Syrian Democratic Force, SDF, to oust the Islamic State group was "illegal" and that Washington had a longterm plan to occupy and divide the area.
  • Tehran, Moscow Say US Crossed Redlines in Syria

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    He emphasized that point on CBS' Face the Nation , noting that the administration is "hopeful ... we can navigate a political outcome in which the Syrian people, in fact, will determine Bashar al-Assad's fate and his legitimacy". "It agreed to be the guarantor of the elimination of the chemical weapons, and why Russia has not been able to achieve that is unclear to me", said Tillerson, who is to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on April 12.
  • Pence says US set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

    Pence says US set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

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    The administration "believes the most productive pathway forward is dialogue among the family of nations that can isolate and pressure North Korea into abandoning permanently and dismantling" its nuclear and missile programmes, he said. North Korea could react to a potential U.S. strike by targeting South Korea or Japan, and officials in both countries have been ill at ease with the more bellicose language deployed by President Donald Trump's administration.
  • Potential Matches in United States of America, 10 Each in Mexico, Canada

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    US Soccer Federation chief Sunil Gulati, who announced the bid in NY with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts, insisted they had the full backing of President Donald Trump, despite the US leader's rocky relations with Mexico . Gulati said that the principals have been discussing a joint effort for several years, "dreaming of a World Cup in North America and sharing it".
  • France arrests 2 suspects for plotting terror attack

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    French interior minister Matthias Fekl said the "radicalised" suspects were preparing to strike Marseille "in the next few days". France votes Sunday in the first round of its two-stage election, with security ramped up for the ballot after a series of attacks in recent years that have made security one of the major issues of the campaign.
  • First takeaways on Britain's snap election

    First takeaways on Britain's snap election

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    Mrs. May emphasizes that the country can make a success out of Brexit only if everyone stands united, and this is now not the case. While 100+ seat Conservative majorities and an electoral wipe-out for Labour have both been predicted, neither of these outcomes can be assured.
  • British PM refuses to participate in TV debates before snap election

    British PM refuses to participate in TV debates before snap election

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    This story will be updated as we await further responses from local political parties. At this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, but instead there is division . The vote is set to take place on June 8 with MPs due to vote tomorrow in the House of Commons on whether to back Theresa May's call. And, despite polls suggesting May has a good chance of winning, progressive parties need to embrace the chance to get the Conservative government out.
  • Sen. McCain on North Korean leader: 'He is a insane fat kid'

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    Pyongyang watchers have been expecting a sixth nuclear test by the North in line with key anniversaries this month. "Casual talk by the President or Vice President - or tweets - about solving the North Korea problem with military force risk a confrontation that could quickly and unpredictably embroil the region in a shooting war", he said in a statement Tuesday.
  • Facebook murder suspect shot and killed himself

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    Zuckerberg, speaking at Facebook's annual conference for software developers, took time out of a keynote address about an augmented reality project to express sympathy to the friends and family of the shooting victim, Robert Godwin Sr. One of Godwin's daughters, Debbie Godwin, said she wished Stephens had been captured. The supervisor told him Stevens seemed "nerved up, a little agitated" and said he had to go.
  • Alabama governor resigns and Kay Ivey is sworn in

    Alabama governor resigns and Kay Ivey is sworn in

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    Bentley in November loaned his campaign $50,000 to pay mounting legal bills in the face of various investigations. Bentley, 74, was embroiled in controversy ever since recordings surfaced past year of him making sexually charged comments to political adviser Rebekah Caldwell Mason, 45.