• Trump advisers: USA seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

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    Syria strike was in "vital national security interest" of US The Hill's 12:30 Report McConnell talking to Romney about Senate race MORE (R-Utah), the Senate president pro tempore. Russia's deputy ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, strongly criticized what he called the U.S. Republicans, however, who controlled Congress then as they do now, were adamant that Obama should not act without their approval, Obama aides said.
  • Mattis: Defeating Islamic State still top U.S. priority

    Mattis: Defeating Islamic State still top U.S. priority

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    Russia, which has advisers on the ground aiding Syrian President Bashar Assad, warned the USA strike could have serious consequences. The Syrian government has denied that it used chemical arms in an attack on a Syrian town last week. Putin quickly invited the Syrian and Iranian foreign ministers to Moscow on Friday, the day after Tillerson departs. Putin has angrily rejected the accusations against Damascus and slammed the USA bombing as "a violation of global law".
  • Tillerson, Lavrov open tense meeting in Moscow

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    The U.S. cruise missile strike on Thursday, meant to dissuade Assad from using chemical weapons again, gives Tillerson more credibility with Russian officials and will boost his efforts, observers and former officials said. In an interview on "State of the Union", the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, didn't directly answer whether the administration supported regime change.
  • Trump seems to rule out deeper United States intervention in Syria

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    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tillerson might meet Putin later on Wednesday if the two top diplomats decided it would be useful to brief the Russian president on their talks. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has dispatched a fact-finding mission to Syria. The official said the U.S. was continuing to gather intelligence on whether Russian forces in Syria were aware of the regime's plans, and whether they participated in the suspected chemical attack on a ...
  • Russia announces meeting with Iran, Syria

    Russia announces meeting with Iran, Syria

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    Tehran and Moscow both confirmed the visit. "On April 14, a trilateral meeting of foreign ministers of Russia, Syria and Iran will take place in Moscow", Zakharova said, noting that the military and political situation in Syria would be in focus of the talks.
  • Stocks Are Hot-Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC), Southern Co (NYSE:SO)

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    S&P Research maintained the shares of WFC in report on Thursday, August 13 with "Buy" rating. Among 28 analysts covering Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ), 12 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, April 5 report. But making Analog Devices Inc an even more interesting and timely stock to look at, is the fact that in trading on Tuesday, shares of ADI entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as ...
  • Kang leads Houston Open, Scott misses cut

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    However, he kept his poise and parred the last two holes for a three-shot lead heading into Sunday's final round. Henley started the final round four shots behind and caught up to Sung Kang with five birdies in eighth holes. Only four players have won the Houston PGA Tour event and then gone on to also claim the Green Jacket the next week, most recently Mickelson in 2006.
  • Russia accuses US of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

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    A two-day summit of G7 ministers in Italy ended in division over Syria, as the United Kingdom proposed - without success - sanctions against Syrian and Russian military figures over the chemical attack. pursuing a political settlement, and ultimately contributing to the costs of stabilization and reconstruction". The official said the Syrian government is also ready to grant access to the base for the OPCW experts.
  • North Korea warns of nuclear strike if provoked by US

    North Korea warns of nuclear strike if provoked by US

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    President Donald Trump spoke with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping by phone Wednesday, the latter calling for a peaceful resolution to escalating tensions between the USA and North Korea. Kim in turn sent a congratulatory message to Assad on the 70th anniversary of Syria's ruling Ba'ath party last Thursday, just as global outrage over his use of chemical weapons in the civil war reached boiling point.
  • May, Trump agree Russian Federation should break ties with Assad -UK PM's office

    May, Trump agree Russian Federation should break ties with Assad -UK PM's office

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    However Washington's Syria policy remains unclear to many, with Mr Tillerson saying that there had been "no change to our military posture" in Syria following the U.S. Until the promise of retaliation was published, Russian officials had been very careful in their condemnation of the U.S. attack, claiming that it violated global law, among other things, but not threatening action against the United States.
  • Egypts Parl votes unanimously in favour of state of emergency

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    Egypt's president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared a three-month nationwide state of emergency following the attacks, and established a Supreme Council to Combat Terrorism and Fanaticism. This is not, as Amnesty International said in its press release , a continuation of the sort of "sectarian violence" we have witnessed in the past half century, it is a concerted terror campaign which poses an existential threat to the Coptic community.