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Russian Trolls Increased '2000 Percent' After Syria Attack, Pentagon Says
- April 14, 2018

Syria's chief allies, Russian Federation and Iran, called the use of force by the United States, Britain and France a "military crime" and "act of aggression" with the potential to worsen a humanitarian crisis after years of civil war. Donald Tusk, the head of the council of European Union leaders, said the EU would stand with "our allies on the side of justice" against Iran, Russia and Syria. (more...)
Trump mulling final decision on Syria Trump mulling final decision on Syria
- April 14, 2018

Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator, Bashar al-Assad", the president said from the White House. The White House has unleashed a blistering critique of former FBI Director James Comey as he begins promoting his memoir. But sources inside the White House have told CNN they have never seen the President so furious, and they sense something felt different this time . (more...)
UN Security Council rejects Russian resolution on Syria UN Security Council rejects Russian resolution on Syria
- April 14, 2018

Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said the council should vote later Saturday on a Moscow-drafted resolution condemning the "aggression" and demanding that the allies refrain from any further strikes. Peru, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Equatorial Guinea abstained. He said that the two research facilities that were targeted in the strike had been inspected by OPCW who didn't find any traces of chemical weapons there. (more...)
US locked and loaded if Syria uses chemical weapons again: Haley US locked and loaded if Syria uses chemical weapons again: Haley
- April 14, 2018

Haley relayed the message from President Trump at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council hours after a USA -led bombardment targeted Syrian chemical weapons facilities. Both France and the United Kingdom underlined that the strikes were narrowly targeted at defeating the Syrian regime's chemical weapons cabability, and were proportionate and legitimate. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convenes as Stoltenberg voices support for Syria strikes North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convenes as Stoltenberg voices support for Syria strikes
- April 14, 2018

After a debriefing of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ambassadors by the three allies on Saturday, Mr Stoltenberg said that "before the attack took place last night, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies exhausted all other possible ways to address this issue to the UNSC by diplomatic and political means". (more...)
Pentagon on Syria airstrikes: 'We successfully hit every target'
- April 14, 2018

She urged Russian Federation and Iran to help prevent any further use of chemical weapons by Assad's regime. "There have been many instances when we have seen them using those chemical weapons". However, there have been plenty of MPs, including some Conservatives opposed to action in 2013, who have publicly backed the prime minister. Saudi Arabia, a key regional ally of the West, has expressed "full" backing for the US-led strikes against Syria and other USA allies Jordan and Egypt ... (more...)
Syrian air strikes an 'act of aggression', Vladimir Putin says
- April 14, 2018

Arab media opposed to the Assad government claimed an alleged chemical weapons research facility near Damascus was destroyed in the overnight strikes. The Pentagon says none of the missiles filed by the USA and its allies was deflected by Syrian air defenses, rebutting claims by the Russian and Syrian governments. (more...)
Another JNU Prof booked for sexual harassment Another JNU Prof booked for sexual harassment
- April 14, 2018

Deputy Commissioner of Police Milind Dumbre confirmed that the accused belonged to the School of Social Sciences of the varsity. "Unless a student files a complaint with the Internal Complaints Committee of the university, we can not take any action", JNU Registrar Pramod Kumar told IANS . (more...)
BJP ministers' resignation being conveyed to J&K CM: Ram Madhav BJP ministers' resignation being conveyed to J&K CM: Ram Madhav
- April 14, 2018

Amid the growing outcry over the horrific rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, two Jammu and Kashmir ministers, belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party, were forced to quit after it emerged that they had attended a rally in support of the alleged rapists. (more...)
JK CM to take decision on resignation of BJP minister: Ram Madhav JK CM to take decision on resignation of BJP minister: Ram Madhav
- April 14, 2018

The Chief Minister is also slated to announced the termination of the accused police officers against whom a chargesheet has been filed. Later, during an investigation, the police arrested the caretaker and alleged that he was the mastermind of kidnapping, rape and killing of the girl from a nomadic tribe with an ulterior motive of terrifying the community and drive them out of the village. (more...)
FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: High winds, critical fire danger continues Friday FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: High winds, critical fire danger continues Friday
- April 14, 2018

Saturday morning with the likelihood of strong damaging wind gusts, hail, heavy rain and even a small chance of quick spin-up tornadoes. Any storms that do pop up in this area has a chance to produce some hail close to one inch and/or wind gust near 60 miles per hour. (more...)
US, Allies Seeking to Justify Presence in Region: Iran US, Allies Seeking to Justify Presence in Region: Iran
- April 14, 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a telephone conversation with his Syrian counterpart, Bashar al-Assad, condemned the recent attack by the U.S. and allies on the Arab country. Without naming the U.S. and its western allies, President Rouhani said certain states violate all worldwide treaties by carrying out airstrikes on the sovereignty state of Syria under false pretexts. (more...)
Weathercast: Severe storms on Wilson's radar for Sunday Weathercast: Severe storms on Wilson's radar for Sunday
- April 14, 2018

Damaging wind gusts with an isolated tornado is also possible , let alone some hail. A storm system coming together over Arkansas and Oklahoma is already triggering tornado warnings and severe thunderstorms warnings Friday evening. A first line of potentially damaging storms will cross the MS state line and move into Northwest Alabama from around 7-8 AM through 11AM-noon. The main threats to South Mississippi will be flooding and damaging winds because wind is expected to pick up as the ... (more...)
'The Simpsons' Showrunner Promises To Find Right Answer To Apu Controversy 'The Simpsons' Showrunner Promises To Find Right Answer To Apu Controversy
- April 14, 2018

Shanker defends the stereotypical Indian character. Taking to Twitter , Al wrote: '@TheSimpsons I truly appreciate all responses pro and con. Speaking directly to camera, Lisa said: 'Something that started decades ago and was applauded and inoffensive is now politically incorrect. (more...)
Facebook Stories to get AR drawings and Boomerangs in the near future Facebook Stories to get AR drawings and Boomerangs in the near future
- April 14, 2018

Instagram and Snapchat offer ways to draw on top of videos, but not like this. It's an interesting and fun feature to be fair to the firm, but Facebook Stories is still of dubious relevance at this stage. However, the GIFs created using the earlier tool restarted from the beginning, creating a slightly jarring effect; with the new tool, which has seen huge success on photo sharing platform Instagram, users can now create seamless GIFs on Facebook Stories as well. (more...)
Ram Nath Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti Ram Nath Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti
- April 14, 2018

SP Spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary said that leaders at district level would celebrate Dr Ambedkar's birth anniversary in style. Lourdes Central School celebrated the 127th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar on April 14 as a part of the nationwide celebrations. (more...)
Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti
- April 14, 2018

Popularly known as the Architect of Indian Constitution, Ambedkar wanted to burn the constitution if it did not take into consideration the welfare of the minorities. He said Ambedkar had recognised the difference between India and other countries and accordingly prepared plans for shaping future of the country. President Kovind will visit Mhow in Madhya Pradesh today. (more...)
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle finalise wedding photographer Prince Harry, Meghan Markle finalise wedding photographer
- April 14, 2018

The excited photographer says, "I could not be more thrilled or honoured to photograph this historic occasion". The couple chose fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski , who took the lovely engagement pictures of Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, at Frogmore House in Windsor late previous year. (more...)
Trump's renewed interest in TPP met with caution Trump's renewed interest in TPP met with caution
- April 14, 2018

But they also cautioned against making any significant changes. "The President multiple times reaffirmed in general to all of us, and looked at Larry Kudlow, and said Larry go get it done", Sasse said after exiting a White House meeting with the President about trade and agriculture that he attended with several governors and congressional leaders who represent states that they say will be adversely impacted by the President's recently announced tariffs. (more...)
Thousands Of Mourners Bid Winnie Mandela Farewell Thousands Of Mourners Bid Winnie Mandela Farewell
- April 14, 2018

Malema's assertions seem to have been confirmed by South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa , who is also ANC president when he said Madikizela Mandela was alone. He said Madikizela Mandela provided leadership at the most hard time and never demanded a reward. But on Saturday, her family and comrades used her funeral to both celebrate her enormous contribution to the anti-apartheid struggle and hit out against those who campaigned against her. (more...)
US, Britain, France launch air strikes in Syria US, Britain, France launch air strikes in Syria
- April 14, 2018

A day before a team from the global chemical weapons watchdog was to arrive in Douma, just east of Damascus, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. The measures would affect the US and any other countries that join its sanctions on Russian Federation. Speaking to reporters in Moscow , Lavrov reiterated a strong warning to the West against military action in Syria , saying any such "adventures" in Syria would increase flows of refugees into Europe. (more...)
Russia Wants UN Chief At Meeting On US Threats Russia Wants UN Chief At Meeting On US Threats
- April 14, 2018

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused the Government of "waiting for instructions" from USA president Donald Trump on what to do over Syria . Trump said anyone responsible for the attack, including Russian Federation, will "pay a price", and has cancelled a planned trip to Latin America to oversee the US response. (more...)
Moab Capital Partners LLC Decreased Tower Semiconductor LTD (TSEM) Stake
- April 14, 2018

Richard C Young & Company sold 98,975 shares as Sysco Corp (SYY)'s stock declined 2.24%. The institutional investor held 211,730 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $12.76 million, down from 220,675 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Kanye West Is Writing A Philosophy Book On Society's Obsession With Photographs Kanye West Is Writing A Philosophy Book On Society's Obsession With Photographs
- April 14, 2018

He activated his verified Instagram account on Valentines Day this year , and hours after wishing his wife, Kim Kardashian , "Happy Valentine's Day Babe", West again deleted his account. 'The ability to preserve time is more valuable than the ability to preserve a diamond because time is our most valuable resource'. It can be used to document, but a lot of times it overtakes [people]. (more...)
Connecticut substitute teacher arrested for starting 'fight club' during class, police say Connecticut substitute teacher arrested for starting 'fight club' during class, police say
- April 14, 2018

The next day, Officer Moorehead visited the school and spoke with the assistant principal, Tatiana Patten, who told her that on October 10, 2017, she had been made aware of a " fight club " happening in a math class. He has denied facilitating the fights, according to the police report. "(Did you ever know they were going to happen before they started?) No". The boy, whom police called Victim 1, reported that he had been robbed and beaten at Montville High by other students. (more...)
Bashar Al-Assad: Potential western action in Syria could cause more instability Bashar Al-Assad: Potential western action in Syria could cause more instability
- April 14, 2018

Russian soldiers are headed to Douma , the town where the attack reportedly occurred, to preserve evidence and protect the people still living there. A sustained US military pressure campaign that lasts long enough to significantly degrades the Assad regime's chemical weapon capabilities would necessarily increase the probability of American and Russian forces making contact with one another. (more...)
Putin: attack on Syria act of aggression
- April 14, 2018

Shortly after the one-hour attack ended, vehicles with loudspeakers roamed the streets of Damascus blaring nationalist songs. Those comments raised immediate questions as to whether the military operation would extend beyond an initial round of missile strikes. (more...)
US, UK announce US, UK announce "precision strikes" on Syria
- April 14, 2018

The attack is in response to an alleged chemical attack that the United States accuses the Syrian government of carrying out in Douma , Eastern Ghouta. We will continue to work with our worldwide partners to further investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria . "To Iran and to Russian Federation, I ask, what kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of innocent men, women and children?" In a statement, she said: "This evening I have authorised British armed ... (more...)
PM Modi presents slippers to tribal woman in Chhattisagrh's Jangla PM Modi presents slippers to tribal woman in Chhattisagrh's Jangla
- April 14, 2018

The scheme, branded Ayushman Bharat and also known as Modicare, will create a primary-healthcare network and also cover annual costs of up to Rs 5 lakh a family for free treatment of serious illnesses. The prime minister's visit to the state coincides with the birth anniversary of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar. "The consciousness in the communities which have been left behind in the race of development is because of Babasaheb", the PM told the gathering. (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory for ALL of CNY — ALERT Winter Weather Advisory for ALL of CNY — ALERT
- April 14, 2018

Total ice accumulations ranging from 0.25" to 0.75"+ are possible, especially over higher elevations. The counties covered by the winter weather advisory include: Cass, Gage, Jefferson, Lancaster, Pawnee, and Saline. The service's winter weather advisory said that St. Lawrence County could see 3 to 5 inches of snow, along with up to two-tenths of an inch of ice. (more...)

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