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But most of all, as Karen Smith and Jonathan Martinez are laid to rest, we must first imagine, then act to create, an America in which there are fewer and fewer guns. "In a world where individuals are against one another and taking deadly actions every day, we could all learn a great deal from those with Williams syndrome whose most extraordinary gift is the gift of natural joy and understanding, and their incredible ability to share their joy with everyone they meet".
  • Why did USA really attack Syria?

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    Syrian President Bashar-al Assad has said reports of a chemical attack by his forces were "100% fabrication". Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Thursday to support the investigation by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons into the chemical weapons attack in Syria last week, Turkish presidential sources said.
  • Turkey need not choose between Russia, US: Cavusoglu

    Turkey need not choose between Russia, US: Cavusoglu

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    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 priorities in the country wracked by civil war. Trump on Wednesday condemned the chemical weapons strike, saying it had a "big impact" on him and altered his view of Syria . "I think the real failure here has been Russia's failure to live up to its commitments under the chemical weapons agreements that were entered into in 2013", Tillerson ...
  • Egypt's parliament approves 3-month state of emergency

    Egypt's parliament approves 3-month state of emergency

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    The recent bombings of two Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday have sparked outrage at the government and a crackdown on forces that are trying to destabilize the country. The attacks in the Nile Delta cities of Tanta and Alexandria followed a Cairo church bombing in December and came weeks before a planned visit by Catholic Pope Francis meant to show support for Egypt's Christian minority.
  • Spicer apologises for 'reprehensible' Holocaust comments

    Spicer apologises for 'reprehensible' Holocaust comments

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    Both Israel and Germany also expressed anger. "Moreover, they are liable to strengthen the hands of those whose goal is to distort history", it said. While Spicer has already apologized again and again for his mishap, Congressman Kevin Cramer (R-ND) appears to be doubling down on Spicer's statement, according to CNN .
  • Misdirected airstrikes kill 18 allied soldiers in Syria

    Misdirected airstrikes kill 18 allied soldiers in Syria

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    The Defense Department said today that it fired a "misdirected airstrike" that killed 18 Syrian Democratic Forces members as the partnered forces have laid siege to a key ISIS-controlled city west of Raqqa. ISIS was fighting to hold their position; they continue to lose ground. The first incident was December 18, 2015 when a strike hit Iraqi army forces in Fallujah, killing about 25 soldiers.
  • Bruins beat Senators to take 1-0 series lead

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    Craig Anderson had to think about it for a second or two: About whether, in his more than decade-long National Hockey League career-and even before that, stretching back to when he was a kid-he's ever gone through an entire period without facing a single shot.
  • China Will Protect a Denuclearised North Korea, Says Chinese Paper

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    Although security chiefs in Seoul later said it had noted the "re-appearance" of a large part of the submarine fleet, the statement suggested that some were still missing four days after they disappeared. "It's unique to see that level of focus coming from the White House on economic topics that haven't usually been the purview of the administration", he said, explaining why markets continued to focus on Trump's remarks.
  • Flights cancelled as New Zealand waits for storm to hit

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    Among the hardest-hit areas were Northland, the Bay of Plenty, and Hawkes Bay, where thousands were left without power at the height of the storm. "Further very heavy rain and high winds are forecast until Saturday 15 April 2017 for much of New Zealand".
  • Here's what legalizing weed in Canada would mean

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    The Canadian government's movement toward legalized recreational marijuana will have major implications in American border cities like Buffalo, where Western New Yorkers would theoretically be free to cross the border to buy and use the drug at Ontario's discretion.
  • Canadian government introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

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    The bundle of bills tabled Thursday in the House of Commons mark the start of a lengthy process which the government hopes to have completed by July 2018. The Task Force expects the majority of Canadians will most likely purchase marijuana products supplied by commercial growers and dispensaries, all of which require approved licenses and will be heavily monitored by the federal government.