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By authorizing the mission targeting a military base, the United States carried out its first direct military attack against the regime headed by Bashar al-Assad since the civil war began. Those include the failure to persuade Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare, legal challenges to Trump's travel ban and continuing investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the election, which Russia has denied, and into potential Trump associates' ties to Russia.
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    Foreign journalists in North Korea told to prepare for "big" event

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    China's foreign ministry on Wednesday reiterated Beijing's position of calming the situation via a "dual suspension" of North Korea's nuclear tests and the United States' joint military drills with South Korea. The ban followed strict, new sanctions imposed in November by the United Nations on North Korean coal exports, which China helped to draft and pass.
  • Re-poll in 38 polling booths tomorrow, 20 looted EVMs still missing

    Re-poll in 38 polling booths tomorrow, 20 looted EVMs still missing

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    There were 190 incidents of stone pelting, 120 polling boths were made dysfunctional, 24 EVMs were looted, two schools burnt down, eight people were killed and 150 others were injured in Srinagar yesterday. The Chief Minister said she has consistently held that peaceful means and not violence are the only way ahead in getting state out of the present difficulties.
  • US can handle N/Korea alone, Trump tells China

    US can handle N/Korea alone, Trump tells China

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    North Korea has in the past marked its April 15 holiday with tightly choreographed military parades. North Korea is working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles capable of hitting the United States and officials, including leader Kim Jong Un, have indicated an intercontinental ballistic missile test or something similar could be coming.
  • Putin meets Tillerson as US, Russia fiercely feud over Syria

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    If Russia or Syria were to use their military assets to fend off any future USA strike, it may put Moscow and Washington on the brink of a head-on confrontation, and the Kremlin's decision to cut the crucial communications link between the militaries could make matters worse.
  • Trump signs off on Montenegro's upcoming entry into NATO

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    President Donald Trump says the U.S.is "not getting along with Russian Federation at all" and relations between the two global powers are at an "all-time low". But he said in the Journal interview that he supports the bank, which helps USA exporters by making and guaranteeing loans. Just the USA and a handful of other countries are meeting the target.
  • Post-mortems show sarin gas used against Syrian town, Turkey says

    Post-mortems show sarin gas used against Syrian town, Turkey says

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    Mattis said during a briefing at the Pentagon: "It will not spiral out of control". Tillerson and Lavrov are expected to hold a news conference that begins soon. Johnson denied he had suffered a defeat, saying there was support for sanctions if further evidence of the chemical attack were gathered. "We know what I just told you, we don't know anything beyond that", Mattis said, when asked whether Russian Federation had a role.
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Registers to Run for President

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    Ahmadinejad was also quoted as saying by ILNA news agency that "the Supreme Leader advised me not to run". He will pose a significant challenge to the reelection of popular moderate President Hassan Rouhani. Since then Iran has resumed selling oil and signed deals worth billions of dollars for passenger planes to replace its aging fleet. Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad officially registered on Wednesday morning to run in the upcoming presidential race in his country, which ...
  • Trump seems dazzled by being able to bomb Syria over dessert

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    But amid the recent mutual recriminations over Syria, Tillerson demanded that Russian Federation end its support of the Syrian regime following the April 4 chemical weapons attack in the town of Khan Shaykhun. "If the regime is innocent, as Russian Federation claims, the information requested in this resolution would have vindicated them", she said. Trump said Tillerson had completed a successful meeting with Putin, where "things went pretty well".
  • Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to US Supreme Court After Senate Uses 'Nuclear Option'

    Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to US Supreme Court After Senate Uses 'Nuclear Option'

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    The judge's confirmation gives President Donald Trump a much-needed win, as his legislative agenda has been floundering since the Obamacare-repeal debacle. Gorsuch was confirmed Friday by the Senate. McConnell vowed that would not happen on his watch. A graduate of Columbia, Harvard and Oxford, Gorsuch served as a Supreme Court law clerk and worked as a lawyer at the Washington law firm and at the Justice Department.
  • Syria … Post the US Strike!

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    The United States said the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad was behind the gas attack, while Syria and its ally Russian Federation claimed the gas came from a rebel factory producing chemical weapons. Moscow's comments appeared to reflect a sharp change from previous year, when Putin hailed Trump as a strong figure and Russian state television was consistently full of effusive praise for him.