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US, allies 'bombed' Syria peace talks by recent strikes: Lavrov

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He also said the U.N.is "doing everything" to accelerate the process of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) mission arrival in Syria's Douma. The presence of the advanced system in Syria, the report quoted Viktor Bondarev, head of the Russian Federation Council on Defense, "will sober the hot heads of not only North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military and generals". Read More »

Russian officials caution Israel ahead of S-300…

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The Western countries blame Assad for the attack that killed dozens of people. Lavrov criticised the US-led missile strikes on Syria last week as they undermined the Geneva talks for the Syrian settlement under the auspices of the United Nations at a time when Russia, Turkey and Iran very closely approached the resumption of the Geneva process. Read More »

Russian Lawyer Sheds Light on Her Meeting With Trump Jr. in 2016

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She claimed that Mueller would contact her if he was interested in the truth about the 2016 campaign, the AP reported. "We've been beyond cooperative with them, we're continuing to cooperate with them", she said. He also announced charges against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian organizations for allegedly interfering in the 2016 election. "They were not interrupting me". Read More »

White House Walks Back Haley's Announcement About Sanctions Against Russia

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Another source close to Haley said the ambassador "isn't going to let the President run over her like some of these star-struck men around the White House let him do". She said Mnuchin would be announcing them Monday, "if he hasn't already". Regardless! Haley quite clearly was led to believe that the sanctions were a done deal when she mentioned them on Sunday. Read More »

Soldier killed in Tral encounter

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As the joint team intensified the combing operation, the militants hiding opened the fire on forces. According to CNN-News18, militants fled the spot after they were involved in a gun battle with the security forces. Read More »

25th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence's death

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Many of those attending the service were wearing the orange ribbon lapel badges of the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust. Today (Apr 23), a memorial service took place at St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square in central London with Baroness Doreen Lawrence , Theresa May, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle among others in attendance. Read More »

Former US President George HW Bush admitted to Houston hospital

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It happened a day after attending the funeral of his late wife Barbara. Jim McGrath said on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering". He also was hospitalised in 2015 in ME after falling at home and breaking a bone in his neck, and in December 2014 for about a week for shortness of breath. Read More »

Ebrahim Rasool to lead ANC's Western Cape elections campaign

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Mbalula says that the party has confidence in Rasool, who needs no introduction, having served as premier between 2004 and 2008. "We saw the leader of the DA coming to the City to take over a City function of managing the water crisis". De Lille is now facing an internal motion of no confidence by the DA , and if it succeeds the party could, with the permission of the federal executive, invoke the " De Lille Clause " which allows party members in executive office to be removed or forced to ... Read More »

New Oriental (NYSE:EDU) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.29

Origin Asset Management Llp sold 74,900 shares as New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I ( EDU)'s stock declined 4.38%. Argent Capital Management Llc, which manages about $2.51B and $2.90 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Triton International Limited O by 21,890 shares to 105,510 shares, valued at $4.07M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Read More »

G7 Ministers Meet On Russia, North Korea Threats

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Freeland made no public comment on North Korea as she opened Sunday's talks at the University of Toronto. France's President Emmanuel Macron arrived in the United States on Monday for a state visit and talks with Trump, and Johnson said there was "not a wafer" or difference between London and Paris on the Iran deal. Read More »

AFSPA completely removed from Meghalaya

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Fatal casualties among civilian and security forces are down by 96 percent. The act empowers security forces to conduct operations, arrest anyone anywhere without prior notice. In Assam, sustained counter-insurgency operations against National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbjit) have resulted in neutralising 63 cadres and the arrest of 1,052 others besides recovery of arms and ammunition between December 2014 and March 2018. Read More »

Activist who helped uncover Flint water crisis wins environmental prize

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The honor recognizes grassroots environmental activists from around the globe. Walters now lives in Virginia but regularly returns to Flint, where thousands of home water lines are being replaced due to the lead crisis. The state of emergency was declared by the Obama administration and the state. Walters tells us that her children still have health concerns like hand-eye coordination issues and speech impairment because of the lead poisoning. Read More »

Shell Midstream Partners (NYSE:SHLX) PT Lowered to $25.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

Hills Bank & Trust Company who had been investing in Us Bancorp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $83.38B market cap company. EQT Midstream Partners, LP provides natural gas gathering, transmission, and storage services in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management has invested 0% of its portfolio in EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM). Read More »

Students Set To Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence In Schools

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Alfonso Calderon, a survivor of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 students and staff on February 14, came to Arizona to join in the March for Our Lives walkout and Capitol die-ins. Throughout the march from CHS to town hall, and back to CHS, Maplewood police blocked off streets, directed traffic, and generally kept the streets clear of vehicles while the students were walking. Read More »

China captures arson suspect in karaoke lounge blaze that killed 18

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The fire was reported at around 0:30 a.m.in a bar in Qingyuan City, and was put out at 0:55, said a statement issued by the public security bureau of Qingyuan. Deadly fires are very common is China as fire safety rules are often flouted in the country. According to reports, Chinese courts past year jailed 21 people including firefighters and government staff over a fire at a nursing home that killed 38 elderly people at the privately-owned home in central Henan province in 2015. Read More »

Missing child alert for Tampa newborn canceled

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Sage Cooper, who is just over a month old, was last seen at 9212 Oak Pride Court in Tampa with his mother, Kaitlynn Lovel, 25. Authorities canceled the missing child alert that was issued Monday for a 2-week-old baby boy from Tampa. According to TBO , investigators think that the parents absconded with the baby after learning that a Hillsborough County judge signed a court order on April 21 to immediately place the baby into state custody. Read More »

Uh oh: Ronny Jackson's VA nomination on the rocks over "allegations"

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Johnny Isakson to postpone Jackson's confirmation hearing , which was scheduled for Wednesday, in light of stories about Jackson told by current or former White House medical staff about the work environment. "And some questions that need to be answered". Jackson, who now serves as Trump's physician, is already facing scrutiny over his lack of experience managing an agency as large as the VA - the US government's second-largest agency. Read More »

Trump says he has given Kim no concessions

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The entire world has an interest in ensuring the security of North Korea's nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and weapons-usable materials. During a trip to China last month, North Korean leader Kim suggested that he wants step-by-step disarmament in return for the lifting of economic restrictions against his country. Read More »

Father arrested after Richmond toddler found dead in suitcase in New Jersey

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Richmond Police issued a missing persons' alert for Te'Myah Plummer, 2, and her father, 37-year-old Travis L. Plummer just last month. The girl's father was subsequently tracked by investigators to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he was arrested without incident by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on April 19, and is now awaiting extradition proceedings to Hudson County. Read More »

Taulia Tagovailoa, brother of Tua, commits to Alabama

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Taulia Tagovailoa is the No. 6-ranked pro style quarterback according to 247Sports.com's Composite Rankings. He announced his decision at Alabama's spring game. But he's excited to play, he told me today that he wants to go out and play, wants to go out and throw the ball. Those instincts may come in handy with the starting quarterback battle against Tagovailoa expected to continue deep into fall camp. Read More »

Pregnant teacher carjacked at Maryland school by group of girls, cops say

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Police are still searching for the suspects. The four suspects allegedly went to the elementary school posing as guardians registering a child and approached a teacher in the parking lot after speaking with school administrators. Talk of the attack quickly spreading through what parents say is a safe area. "I would have thought this is a very safe neighborhood", parent Teresa Lowenhaupt said. Read More »

Mousavi Warns Iran Will "Annihilate" Israel Within 25 Years

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Gadi Eizenkot and the General Staff Forum to celebrate Israel's 70th Independence Day, during which he responded to the remarks of the Iranian Foreign Minister who accused Israel of violating global law. The Iranian army is preparing to destroy Israel within the next 25 years according to army commander Maj. Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi, according to Iranian news agencies, said "the Zionist entity [Israel] will sooner or later receive the necessary response and will regret ... Read More »

Uranus Smells Exactly How You Think It Does

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The fact that its use has been extended to solve a longstanding mystery in our solar system is impressive, to say the least. The gas responsible for the odour, hydrogen sulfide , has been identified as the main component of the planet's upper cloud layer. Read More »

Monkeys Can't Sue over Selfies, After All

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A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco heard the appeal previous year - a court hearing the attracted crowds of law students and curious citizens who often burst into laughter. But as in the Cetacean case, the Copyright Act makes no reference to animal standing, warranting the case's dismissal. Humans are still allowed to file lawsuits on their behalf but the panel of judges suggested that the U.S. Read More »

Eagles Issue Interesting Statement On Potential White House Visit

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The Philadelphia Eagles won their first Super Bowl in franchise history in February, but their participation in a championship tradition - a visit to the White House - remains in question. Last September, Jenkins said Trump was "no different than a troll on social media". I want the guys who chose to go to enjoy that. The attacks prompted some fans to walk out of stadiums because of the protests by players, who were trying to highlight social injustice and police brutality against ... Read More »

Two teens charged with murder in deadly east Charlotte shooting

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Eskinder Dawit Asefaw, 26, died Saturday at Carolinas Medical Center hours after he was found fatally wounded inside a auto in the 1500 block of Wembley Drive. Police identified the 15-year-old as a suspect and obtained an order for his arrest. On Monday, police said 19-year-old Troy Rolle, 18-year-old Latrell Willis and two 15-year-olds were charged in the incident. Read More »

Analysts See $-0.15 EPS for Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)

Alaska Air had 31 analyst reports since October 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Neutral" on Wednesday, November 1. The PEG ratio is used to determine a stock's value while taking the company's earnings growth into account, and is considered to provide a more complete picture than the P/E ratio. Read More »

Drunk teenage son held, Gaya BJP MP cries foul

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Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on completion of two years of prohibition last fortnight said that about 1.28 lakh had so far been arrested out of which more than 8,000 were in jail. "It seems that stringent prohibition law is only for people who belong to the backward community. This shows that prohibition law is effectively working in the state". Read More »

Paris attack suspect given 20-year jail term

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A court in Brussels ruled that the "terror character of their action was established" as both had fled police who were searching for them four months after the Paris terrorist attacks that killed 130 people. Abdeslam remains in custody in France, where he is awaiting trial for his alleged involvement in the Paris terrorist attacks in November 2015. Three days later, Abdeslam and the accomplice were caught in Brussels. Read More »

Duchess of Cambridge has gone into labour

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In late afternoon, elder siblings Prince George and Princess Charlotte were brought to meet their baby brother. The news was tweeted by the official account of Kensington Palace . Similarly, everyone else of importance in the royal family - that is, the new baby's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth , their grandfather, Prince Charles , and his uncle, Prince Harry , were all made aware of the baby's birth as soon as was expedient. Read More »