• Mattis says:
Mattis says: "I believe there was a chemical attack in Syria"

The president tweeted on Thursday that an attack "could be very soon or not so soon at all ". Later on Thursday he was noncommittal. President Donald Trump , in a Thursday morning meeting with governors and members of Congress at the White House, said , "We're looking very, very seriously, very closely at that whole situation".

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  • China's March trade balance weakens
China's March trade balance weakens

The statistical authority also said the U.S.is the top export market for the European Union with exports amounting to €61.7 billion ($75.9 billion), accounting for 20.58 percent of the 28 countries' exports in January and February. In 2017, China imported 1.4 billion bushels of USA soybeans, 62 percent of total US exports and almost one-third of ...

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  • Sunlight Elk's Lodge armed robbery suspect arrested
Sunlight Elk's Lodge armed robbery suspect arrested

Police say that the suspect was armed with a handgun during both robberies and pointed the gun at tellers during the most recent incident. She was able to provide a description of the suspects and their auto. The victim said Young and David forced him to sit on the couch while they took a tablet computer and some cash before leaving. "Then you ha...

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  • Republican amendment brings special counsel protection bill to temporary halt
Republican amendment brings special counsel protection bill to temporary halt

It was first reported that the search was executed to obtain documents relating to payments to Stormy Daniels , a porn star who alleges an affair with Trump in 2006. Sixty-four percent say they want the special counsel looking into Trump's business activities. The president criticized the raid as out of bounds in Mueller's investigation into Ru...

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  • Trump pardons '# 039 & Scooter; Libby
Trump pardons '# 039 & Scooter; Libby

Three years later, he was cleared to practice law again after the District of Columbia Court of Appeals reinstated him to the D.C. Bar. Since then, the Libby case has been criticised by conservatives, who argue he was the victim of an overly zealous and politically motivated prosecution by a special counsel.

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  • Unnao rape case: CBI detains BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar
Unnao rape case: CBI detains BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

Till the agency takes over, the local police would continue with the probe, but a decision on whether the MLA would be arrested would be taken by the CBI , Principal Secretary ( Home ) Arvind Kumar said. Another CBI team visited the hotel in Unnao where the victim is housed under police protection to take her statement. A case has been registere...

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  • Teachers have mixed feelings after walkout called off
Teachers have mixed feelings after walkout called off

Police weren't brought into the loop, however, until December, when one of the four teen victims, who ranged in age from 14 to 16, told a social worker he'd been robbed and beaten; the social worker went to the cops. Fish was arraigned in Norwich Superior Court on Thursday on four counts of second-degree reckless endangerment, two counts of risk of...

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  • Zuckerberg addresses rumours about Facebook tapping your microphone
Zuckerberg addresses rumours about Facebook tapping your microphone

With questions still swirling about how foreign entities use platforms like Facebook and Twitter to spread fake news and sow division, and how these networks handle user data, it's curious Congressional Republicans would spend so much time questioning Zuckerberg about two vloggers.

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  • First OPCW experts looking into incident in Syria's Douma arrive in Beirut
First OPCW experts looking into incident in Syria's Douma arrive in Beirut

In London , British Prime Minister Theresa May held an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss support for U.S. action against the Syrian regime. But Assad uses them anyway, Bronk said, to "depopulate" rebel areas, as the fumes from the weapons seep into shelters where regular bombs can't reach - and where civilians including children often take ...

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  • Baby boy is born four years after the death of his parents
Baby boy is born four years after the death of his parents

There was no precedent for this kind of case in the country and even after the legalities were settled, the two couples could not move the embryos from their home at the Nanjing hospital without first proving that another would be able to store them.

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  • Pregnant Singer Shot Dead after Being Told to Stand up While Performing
Pregnant Singer Shot Dead after Being Told to Stand up While Performing

She was six months pregnant. Police have reportedly arrested Tariq Jatoi in connection with the killing, though he disputed the story that he commanded she rise, and instead claimed he was firing a gun in the air and Sindhu was hit by accident.

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  • Late Ronaldo penalty puts Madrid into CL semifinals
Late Ronaldo penalty puts Madrid into CL semifinals

This goal allowed the Spaniards to reach the semi-finals of the most prestigious European football championship. A day after seeing Spanish rival Barcelona blow a three-goal advantage against Roma in Italy, Madrid almost did the same.

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  • Newspoll follows Turnbull highs and lows
Newspoll follows Turnbull highs and lows

She said that under the Turnbull government, billions of dollars have been cut from schools, universities, vocational education and hospitals while 100,000 pensioners have lost or are having their pension reduced. "None of us should live in the past or dwell on things", Mr Abbott told reporters in Melbourne on Sunday before pushing off on the ann...

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  • Trump issues terrifying challenge to Russian Federation after threat on USA missiles
Trump issues terrifying challenge to Russian Federation after threat on USA missiles

Syria denies the accusation. "They have threatened us a thousand times". "We will not leave our houses and our army is ready to retaliate". Others said they have readied underground basements for cover. The UN Security Council has failed to adopt two competing resolutions that would have established a mechanism to investigate use of chemical wea...

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  • Saudi Arabia intercepts missile over Riyadh -Al Arabiya
Saudi Arabia intercepts missile over Riyadh -Al Arabiya

The Houthis have stepped up ballistic missile attacks on the kingdom in what it says is retaliation for the air raids. Last month the Saudi army intercepted seven missiles over Riyadh launched by the rebels. Sharaf Lokman, a spokesman for the Houthis, said the attack came after Saleh al-Samad - president of the Supreme Political Council that runs...

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  • Wyandotte Teachers Ready for Another Week In Oklahoma City
Wyandotte Teachers Ready for Another Week In Oklahoma City

On Sunday, Washington Post business columnist Robert Samuelson said wages and funding were only the superficial causes of the teachers' strikes . The Oklahoma strike comes amid a wave of action by teachers in states where budgets have been slashed, as measured by per-student spending, over the past decade.

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  • Top government ethics official demands EPA investigate Pruitt's spending, housing controversies
Top government ethics official demands EPA investigate Pruitt's spending, housing controversies

OGE itself does not have authority to take action in response to potential ethical violations by Pruitt, and in the letter , Apol said OGE expects the EPA to "review and analyze" Pruitt's conduct alongside a simultaneous response from the inspector general for the EPA.

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  • Michael Cohen Speaks Out After FBI Raid
Michael Cohen Speaks Out After FBI Raid

Cohen arranged the Daniels payment in the final weeks of the presidential campaign. He is maintaining his innocence. The new details on the Cohen raid, first reported by The New York Times , emerged as the president boiled over on Twitter about it and amid evidence that investigators are zeroing in on his inner circle.

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  • BJP Releases First List Of 72 Candidates For Karnataka Assembly Polls
BJP Releases First List Of 72 Candidates For Karnataka Assembly Polls

The BJP's Karnataka unit chief B S Yeddyurappa today said the second list of party candidates for the May 12 assembly election in the state was likely to be announced on April 11. Another defector, Mallikarjun Khuba, has been accommodated in Basavakalyan. Yeddyurappa will be contesting from Shikaripura seat. Releasing the "charge sheet" BJP K...

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  • Trump to Skip Summit of Americas in Peru: White House
Trump to Skip Summit of Americas in Peru: White House

A source at the White House confirmed to El Tiempo that Pence would not travel to Bogota after his appearance at the summit in Peru . "The president will remain in the United States to oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world", Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.

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  • Sinclair pundit resigns after threatening Parkland survivor David Hogg on Twitter
Sinclair pundit resigns after threatening Parkland survivor David Hogg on Twitter

I've been hanging out getting ready to ram a hot poker up David Hogg's ass tomorrow. The tweet has since been deleted. "Busy working. Preparing." The St. Often overshadowed by their classmates, a group of Black Parkland, Florida school shooting survivors will rally with the Rev. Al Sharpton against gun violence in front of President Donald Tru...

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  • Mueller probing $150000 payment to Trump from Ukrainian tycoon
Mueller probing $150000 payment to Trump from Ukrainian tycoon

Trump appeared to directly float the idea of firing special counsel Robert Mueller at the start of his military leadership meeting on Monday, calling the special counsel's investigation a "disgrace" and defending his firing of former FBI Director James Comey as the "right thing" to do.

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  • Air strikes hit Syrian air base, state media report
Air strikes hit Syrian air base, state media report

Monday's missile attack followed a suspected poison gas attack on Saturday on the last remaining foothold for the Syrian opposition in the eastern suburbs of Damascus. "Yes, this is about the actions, the brutal actions by Assad and his regime". Israel does not typically comment on its operations in Syria, and it is unclear whether the missile atta...

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  • Kim Jong-un breaks silence on talks with Donald Trump
Kim Jong-un breaks silence on talks with Donald Trump

Well, it depends on who you're asking. Meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in late March, Kim was quoted as saying that he's willing to achieve peace and stability in the region through phased and synchronized steps toward denuclearization.

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  • Syria conflict: U.S. urges United Nations to condemn Russian Federation over chemical weapons attack
Syria conflict: U.S. urges United Nations to condemn Russian Federation over chemical weapons attack

Security Council is expected to convene Monday in NY for an emergency session on Syria. The politician said the Syrian government was expecting a limited USA strike, similar to the one on Shayrat air base past year, which came after an alleged chemical attack on a rebel-held town in northern Syria that killed dozens of people.

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  • Iran's Rouhani warns Trump would regret withdrawing from nuclear deal
Iran's Rouhani warns Trump would regret withdrawing from nuclear deal

During a ceremony held on Monday to mark Iran's National Day of Nuclear Technology, President Hassan Rouhani issued an order to transfer yellowcake produced in the Ardakan factory, located in the central province of Yazd, to a uranium conversion facility in Isfahan.

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"Amit Shah Equating Opposition With Animals Disrespectful": Rahul Gandhi

Now the opposition unity has gone to a point. For a second, the Congress chief looked stunned by what happened and then quickly removes it. Gandhi also exuded his confidence over roping in and managing alliance partners despite their varied personal and regional aspirations.

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  • Deutsche Bank boss John Cryan to step down
Deutsche Bank boss John Cryan to step down

In a statement , Chairman of the Supervisory Board Paul Achleitner said the move was made to obtain "a new execution dynamic in the leadership of our bank". The 47-year-old has worked at Deutsche Bank since 1989 in areas including audit and risk. The investment bank's revenue in 2017 was down 25 percent compared with 2015, a steeper fall than th...

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  • China will reduce trade barriers, Trump says
China will reduce trade barriers, Trump says

The move was a response to years of alleged intellectual property theft by China. Despite the ongoing dispute, the US President today insisted that a deal on intellectual property with China would mean a "great future for both countries".

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  • Arsenal, Atletico close in on Europa League semis after first-leg victories
Arsenal, Atletico close in on Europa League semis after first-leg victories

Aaron Ramsey and Alexandre Lacazette both struck twice in London. Spanish football giants Atletico Madrid defeated Sporting Lisbon 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa League quarterfinal tie here. Koke put his side ahead on just 22 seconds, slotting home after Diego Costa robbed dawdling Sporting defender Sebastian Coates. The home side doub...

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  • European Union calls for 'utmost restraint' after violence along Israel-Gaza border
European Union calls for 'utmost restraint' after violence along Israel-Gaza border

Britain should also consider stopping the sale of arms to Israel that "could be used in violation of global law", Corbyn said. Criticizing the silence from the global powers, Corbyn has urged the United Kingdom government to "support the UN Secretary-General's call for an independent worldwide inquiry into the killing of protesters in Gaza an...

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  • White House conducts ethics review of Pruitt
White House conducts ethics review of Pruitt

Pruitt denied in an interview with Fox News on Wednesday that he knew anything about efforts to circumvent the White House to approve raises for two top aides at EPA, and said that once he found out about it he put a stop to it. "The fact is that any government official is going to get scrutinized", she said. "I think he's a fantastic person", ...

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  • How this Indian Railways proposed link will bring India, Nepal closer
How this Indian Railways proposed link will bring India, Nepal closer

Prime Ministers Modi and Oli also recognised the untapped potential of inland waterways between the countries that can contribute in an overall economic development of the Himalayan region. "We need to boost our relationship". He said, India would like to improve waterways and rail connectivity. Prioritising other issues, the Nepal leadership kep...

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  • RBI Regulated Organisations Barred From All Cryptocurrency-Related Services
RBI Regulated Organisations Barred From All Cryptocurrency-Related Services

In a startling move , the Reserve Bank Of India ( RBI ) virtually banned cryptocurrencies on April 5, 2018, as they passed a mandate which bars banks and regulated financial institutions from providing services to any individual or business dealing in digital currencies.

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  • Syrian regime continue strikes on besieged Douma
Syrian regime continue strikes on besieged Douma

Leading Jaish al-Islam commander Mohammed Alloush told AFP that the Syrian regime were to blame for the collapse of the talks. However, negotiations failed this week and air strikes resumed on Friday. Moscow stepped in to negotiate a deal for Douma, the third and final pocket where Jaish al-Islam had been angling for a reconciliation agreemen...

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