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The comment , comparing Syrian President Bashar Assad with the Nazi leader, came as Spicer was defending President Donald Trump's decision to strike a Syrian air base. Spicer said he "let the president down". There are historical facts proving Hitler did use gas chambers to kill six million Jewish people during the Holocaust.
  • Trump likely to gain popularity after missile strike

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    In this case, that means taking action against the proliferation of chemical weapons. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, in Florida with Trump, said on Friday the United States would announce additional sanctions on Syria in the near future but offered no specifics.
  • Tillerson says to press Russian Federation on Syrian chemical weapons

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    In a phone conversation with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Rouhani said that the USA airstrike against Syria was a violation of worldwide law and the UN Charter. A United States defence official also clarified that the strikes conducted by the nation were not meant to damage runways or fully disable the Syria base.
  • Phillies righty Clay Buchholz will see Dr. James Andrews

    Phillies righty Clay Buchholz will see Dr. James Andrews

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    Buchholz allowed eight hits - including a long home run to dead center field for the first of Yoenis Cespedes' three dingers - and six earned runs in 2 1/3 innings on the hill. Neither Buchholz nor anyone from Phillies management were available for a comment. Buchholz's absence will provide the Phillies a chance to get a look at someone now in the starting rotation at Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  • Wildfires scorch parts of Florida

    Wildfires scorch parts of Florida

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    Since the start of the year, the Florida Forest Services has recorded just over 1,440 wildfires, collectively consuming almost 70,000 acres, double the number of acres burned at this point a year ago. "It started as one fire and then the winds increased about 2:30 this morning". The dry conditions mark a sharp contrast to 2016, when the state was drenched by two hurricanes.
  • Syria's Assad says United States missile attacks fail to achieve goal

    Syria's Assad says United States missile attacks fail to achieve goal

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    The Syrian chemical attack on a rebel-held town killed more than 80 people and injured more than 500, according to a Syrian Civil Defense report on the attacks. Russian Federation has consistently denied that Syrian forces used chemical weapons, insisting the incident at Khan Sheikhoun was caused by a hit on a rebel chemical weapons plant, a claim dismissed by the West.
  • Tough talk on immigration as US Attorney General visits AZ

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    A new era indeed. "I'm an admirer of Steve Bannon and the Trump family, and they've been supportive of what we're doing", he said . "The lawlessness, the abdication of the duty to enforce our immigration laws and the catch and release practices of old are over", he said.
  • China tells U.S. to resolve North Korea tensions peacefully

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    They are done with extreme control from the host nation and there are security checks at events attended by leader Kim Jong Un. Another potential date: An April 25 celebration of its armed forces. The special forces veteran also eased his reservations over the U.S.'s move to install a missile shield on South Korean soil over China's objections.
  • Tillerson faults Russian Federation for not enforcing Syria chemical weapon pact

    Tillerson faults Russian Federation for not enforcing Syria chemical weapon pact

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Moscow got off to a heated start Wednesday when his Russian counterpart warned the US shouldn't retaliate against Russia's ally Syria. President Trump took to Twitter, saying help from China would be "great". Asked about accusations that Syria's government launched a chemical weapons attack in Idlib province, Putin said that Damascus had given up its chemical weapons stocks.
  • Blumenthal wants probe into United Airlines dragging incident

    Blumenthal wants probe into United Airlines dragging incident

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    A 69-year-old passenger who did not want to give up his seat wound up being dragged off the plane by security officers. Law enforcement experts say airport police called to remove a passenger who refused to leave a United Express flight essentially walked into a no-win situation by trying to enforce a private company's business decision.
  • Syria: New airstrikes hit site of chemical attack

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    The statements by Assad's opponents and backers came as warplanes struck the northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun where the chemical attack killed 87 people earlier this week. Nikki Haley's comments in an interview airing Sunday came as part of an apparent shift in U.S. policy towards Assad's government after the alleged chemical attack last week on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun that killed 87 people, including many children.
  • U.S. strikes in Syria violate UN Charter: Rouhani, Putin

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    In the days after the Khan Sheikhoun attack, Turkey provided the Syrian Civil Defense search and rescue outfit with 50 protective kits for responding to chemical attacks, and trained them in their use, Anadolu said. "This was something that needed to tell Assad, 'Enough is enough.' And this is something to let Russian Federation know, 'You know what?" US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said in an interview that she sees regime change in Syria as one of the Trump administration's ...