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The Syrian government has been locked in a six-year civil war against an array of opposition forces. The US has not ruled out additional strikes against the regime should it opt to use chemical weapons in the future. In this handout provided by the US Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross fires a Tomahawk land attack missile April 7, 2017 in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • That Shows How Things Have Changed - Sam Allardyce Hails Crystal Palace Fightback

    That Shows How Things Have Changed - Sam Allardyce Hails Crystal Palace Fightback

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    Leicester City have defied all the odds in the last two years, escaping relegation, winning the Premier League and then making it to the quarter-finals of the Champions League in their maiden appearance in the competition. "Before the game I'd like to think I'm measured but there has to be a tinge of motivation". Vardy says he now gets "abuse at every stadium", although he admits that he feeds on the notoriety.
  • North Korea vows to respond to United States aggression with 'nuclear attack'

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    United States aircraft carrier Carl Vinson, surrounded by a fleet of USA warships, was sent toward the Korean Peninsula in advance of this weekend's festivities in Pyongyang. " We will respond to an all-out war with an all-out war and a nuclear war with our style of a nuclear attack ", Choe said. Following the huge bomb dropped by the United States in Afghanistan, China's Global Times - the Communist Party's official newspaper - said North Korea must have felt the shockwaves.
  • Church marks Easter with helicopter egg drop

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    Over ten thousand eggs were scooped by kids at the third annual Operation Addy Easter egg hunt. Even with the expected rush of children, however, no one was hurt and everyone left with a tasty treat, CTV reported. The Easter Egg Hunt also served as a fundraiser for Safe Passage, and the team from the domestic violence and sexual assault prevention center said it appreciated being invited to participate and be involved in the event.
  • Hoffman looks to rebound from Masters letdown

    Hoffman looks to rebound from Masters letdown

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    He took time off at the beginning of this season after playing through December and seems to finally be rounding into form, although he hasn't been too far off his game with seven finishes in the top 25 in 12 starts this season. He was born in San Antonio and lives in Spring, Texas, but still is searching for his first PGA Tour victory in the Lone Star State. Jon Rahm made his pro debut past year after the U.S.
  • Pence Stares Down North Korean Troops

    Pence Stares Down North Korean Troops

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    Military officials believe shooting down North Korean test missiles would accomplish two things - hindering Pyongyang's ability to develop long-range missiles capable of reaching the United States, and sending a clear message that its saber-rattling will not be tolerated by President Donald Trump's administration.
  • Texas Senate Higher Education Committee passes 8 bills

    Texas Senate Higher Education Committee passes 8 bills

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    Other states are likewise looking to encourage self-driving testing and operation, and in December Michigan lawmakers passed some of the most permissive laws around operation of autonomous vehicles, setting up a framework for not just testing but eventual vehicle sales, too.
  • Donald Trump Didn't Mention Tom Brady Once In Patriots White House Speech

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    LeGarrette Blount , Chris Long , Alan Branch, Dont'a Hightower , Martellus Bennett and Devin McCourty all previously said they would not go to the ceremony. The White House celebrations were overshadowed by the suicide of the Patriots former star Aaron Hernandez , who hanged himself on Wednesday in a prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, prison officials said.
  • United States defence boss addresses fleet confusion

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    The United States ratcheted up its rhetoric ahead of North Korea's military parade and failed missile launch over the weekend. The Trump administration cited the deployment of the naval strike force, which includes the carrier and four warships, as a clear warning to North Korea, which was said to be planning a nuclear test last weekend in conjunction with a national holiday.
  • The ball didn't want to go in against Juventus, says Luis Enrique

    The ball didn't want to go in against Juventus, says Luis Enrique

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    After holding Barcelona to a scoreless draw at the Camp Nou to book their place in the Champions League semi-final, Richie Sadlier praised the shift put in by Juventus in nullifying their hosts. It's very important for French clubs and for France", said Falcao. "We are not in our best moment, but we can win". Football fans naturally found Alves not being on the pitch for kick-off very amusing, even if they were asking themselves what on earth he was doing.
  • Venezuelan anti-government rallies turn violent, two dead

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    That may be the case once more Wednesday, as the government has called on its supporters to pour into the streets in Maduro's defense. Clashes between protesters, police and government supporters started early. Opposition marchers included Liliana Machuca, who earns about $20 a month holding two jobs teaching literature. "The aim of these protests is to generate a definitive change of government and institutions", protester Eduard Grosse told Al Jazeera.
  • Explosion at north London property leaves man with serious burns

    Explosion at north London property leaves man with serious burns

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    Police, fire and ambulance services attended an address in Stapleton Hall Road, near Finsbury Park, north-east London, following a "localised explosion" at around midday on Wednesday. "He's lived in that house his whole life". The property has been evacuated as a precaution, but no other properties have been affected. One person had managed to get out the house before the Brigade arrived.