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Days after the April 4 attack, President Trump ordered a missile strike on the Syrian military airbase where the regime is believed to have launched the chemical attack. The U.S. strikes are likely a one-off, sending a "message" that the use of chemical weapons will no longer be tolerated, although the messaging required further clarification and explanation.
  • Some Canadians Agree With Trump's Criticism Of Canadian Agriculture

    Some Canadians Agree With Trump's Criticism Of Canadian Agriculture

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    David MacNaughton is downplaying any cross-border tension with the United States over dairy tariffs, calling the relationship "terrific" and "a model for the rest of the world". "We feel obligated to help wherever we can", said Vice President Bill Mullins. On Tuesday, Trump told an audience of dairy farmers in Wisconsin that he would stand up for their livelihoods.
  • Pak university closes after journalism student lynched for 'blasphemy'

    Pak university closes after journalism student lynched for 'blasphemy'

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    Pakistan's blasphemy laws, which are embedded in Sections 295 and 298 of the Pakistan Penal Code, carry the death penalty, and yet there is no provision to punish a false accuser or a false witness of blasphemy. In a statement released to the press on Saturday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said he was "shocked and saddened by the senseless display of mob justice that resulted in the murder of a young student, Mashal Khan, at Wali Khan University".
  • Hunger Strike Day 2: Number of prisoners on hunger strike reaches 1500

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    It is led by jailed Marwan Barghouti, a leader of the Fatah movement of the Palestine Liberation Organization, who is serving five life terms after being convicted of murder in the killing of Israelis in a 2000-05 uprising. They also reportedly discussed the prisoners' demand that Israel "comply with worldwide law" with respect to their treatment. It added that Israel has also installed a field clinic in the Negev desert to use for placing the ailing hunger striking detainees after ...
  • Trump to meet Italian premier ahead of G-7 meeting in Italy

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    Last month, House Republican leaders pulled a health care bill from consideration when it became clear they lacked the votes to pass it. Mr. Trump rejected the characterization that it was a setback for his administration. Trump also says he is optimistic that a funding deal will be reached to keep the federal government open ahead of next week's deadline. In addition, he said this week he would make "some very big changes" to the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico or ...
  • Florida voters may get a say over casino gambling

    Florida voters may get a say over casino gambling

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    The effort, though, is still a long way from receiving enough signatures to be included on the ballot. Second, the ballot title and summary also do not mislead voters with regard to the actual content of the proposed amendment . State legislators have considered proposals to expand casinos the last several years. "Now the work of gathering signatures and mounting a successful campaign to change the Florida Constitution begins in earnest".
  • Putin says Russian people will choose his successor via ballot box

    Putin says Russian people will choose his successor via ballot box

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    Despite Russia's evident activity close to the North Korean border, Putin has warned the US from attacking the state in the same manner that they attacked Syria and Afghanistan in the past few weeks. The second document, which was written in October, is said to conclude that Hillary Clinton would probably win the election, so Russian Federation should start pushing voter fraud claims to undermine her presidency.
  • Incumbent Iranian President Rouhani to run for second term

    Incumbent Iranian President Rouhani to run for second term

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    Trump or the United States administration can not hurt Iran", he said. And the website's figures for the year 2016 are actually lower than those reported by some other human rights organizations, such as Amnesty International, which finds that at least 567 people were put to death by the government that year.
  • French media report 2 police have been shot in Paris

    French media report 2 police have been shot in Paris

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    The bustling shopping street in the heart of the city was blocked by armed officers and nearby metro stations closed. "We are on absolute vigilance, above all because of the elections". "I think this election is sufficiently unstable that it could still move things", he said. France has been under a state of emergency since November 2015, when gunmen killed 130 people in attacks on a concert hall and other sites in Paris .
  • Paris police say officer and attacker shot, killed

    Paris police say officer and attacker shot, killed

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    While it remained unclear what was behind the latest spasm of deadly violence in Paris, the city has had to contend with a series of terrorist attacks that have terrified the French. "It is a very, very bad thing that's going on in the world today, but it looks like another terrorist attack". Trump said. "It just never ends". "We're three days before a presidential election", Eleanor says.