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Republicans, however, saw Thursday's filibuster as nothing more than payback from Dems still angry over the GOP's refusal to consider former President Barack Obama's SCOTUS Nominee, Merrick B. Gorsuch will be sworn in on Monday morning by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.in a private ceremony, the Washington Post reports. Speaking on the Senate floor, the Kentucky Republican reminded Democrats they had used the nuclear option in 2013.
  • The real recipient of Syria strikes: China

    The real recipient of Syria strikes: China

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    Xi invited Trump to make a state visit to China this year, and the USA president accepted. Pyongyang is a "bad toothache" for Beijing but in order for Xi to take more forceful action, increasing the toothache's pain is key, former CIA Director Michael Hayden told South Korean media earlier this month.
  • Xavier's Bluiett arrested for hash

    Xavier's Bluiett arrested for hash

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    At 3:30 p.m. Monday, police pulled over a 2003 silver Chevrolet Impala that was heading south at approximately 75 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone on US 31 near 126th Street after it failed to signal a lane change, according to a statement from the Carmel Police Department.
  • Russian Federation hits out over Boris Johnson's decision to cancel Moscow trip

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    Would Trump just go back and say, "Now we can go back to focusing on ISIS"? The signs communicated by the Trump administration largely indicate that there is still no significant shift in the U.S. In one interview, Tillerson said he sees no reason for retaliation from Russian Federation for the USA missile strikes. Syria: What led to the United States airstrikes? Haley said she doesn't see a political solution in Syria with Assad remaining as president, but that other US priorities were ...
  • Two dead, two injured in shooting at California elementary school

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    A few minutes after buses began leaving the elementary school, they began arriving at the university, where students were seen bounding out of their doors. They were reunited with their parents hours later. A teacher was also killed and another student was critically wounded in the attack Monday at North Park School.
  • Tillerson, Other G7 Foreign Ministers Meet In Italy, With Syria On Agenda

    Tillerson, Other G7 Foreign Ministers Meet In Italy, With Syria On Agenda

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    At the weekend, USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley suggested regime change in Syria was inevitable in the wake of last week's chemical weapons attack that was widely blamed on the Assad regime. "What we should do is focus on ISIS". During the campaign, Mr. Trump also advocated against military intervention in Syria. International Development Secretary Priti Patel said Britain will provide medical teams on the ground in Syria following the chemical attack .
  • North Korea: Friendship with Syria 'Will Be Strengthened and Developed'

    North Korea: Friendship with Syria 'Will Be Strengthened and Developed'

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    A military parade is expected in the North's capital, Pyongyang, to mark the day. The deployment of the THAAD missile defense system to the Korean peninsula was not mentioned in the briefing, but in a phone call with South Korea's acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn, Trump reportedly conveyed America's stance on THAAD to the Chinese leader.
  • China's nuclear envoy holds talks S.Korea

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    A Chinese envoy has held talks in South Korea on North Korea's increasingly defiant weapons program as a US Navy strike group headed to the region amid concerns that Pyongyang may be preparing a fresh nuclear test. "(The U.S. President said that) during the summit, considerable time was spent in discussing issues of the Korean Peninsula", it said. While a United States unilateral strike on North Korea from a shorter range might be more effective, it would likely endanger many civilians in ...
  • US Naval Carrier Group Inbound to Korean Peninsula

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    U.S. intelligence indicated "that Syrian military forces operating from this airfield were responsible for the chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians in southern Idlib Province, Syria, that occurred on April 4", Trump wrote. Despite intense worldwide pressure, Assad has clung to power since a civil war broke out in his country six years ago, helped by financial and military support from both Russian Federation and Iran.
  • Pope still plans Egypt visit despite bombings

    Pope still plans Egypt visit despite bombings

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    At least 43 people have been killed and about 100 more wounded when bombs exploded at two Coptic churches in two Egyptian cities in attacks claimed by Islamic State. "These atrocious gestures make us firmer in the faith and stronger", he said. "They see them as infidels", he said. The attacks also raised security fears ahead of a visit to Cairo by Roman Catholic Pope Francis planned for April 28-29 meant to promote interfaith dialogue between Muslims and Christians.
  • Two shot dead in 'domestic dispute' at US school

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    Jonathan Martinez , 8, died at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda after being airlifted from the school, the police chief said. A second wounded student, a nine-year-old boy, was in critical but stable condition. Students at the school were evacuated to the nearby campus of Cal State San Bernardino, where they were picked up by their parents. Husband-and-wife shooters Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik were later killed in battle with authorities.