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Syria Summit In Tehran To Decide Idlib Military Offensive

Syria Summit In Tehran To Decide Idlib Military Offensive The Observatory described the attacks on the rebel-held areas as the "most intense" since August and said they killed four in Abdeen, west of Khan Sheikhoun town, including two children and a woman. Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian president, said fighting in Idlib was an "unavoidable" part of the Syrian regime's mission to take back control of its territory, but he warned Damascus against employing "a... [Full Article...]

At Least 7 Dead As Strong Quake Strikes Japan's Hokkaido, Triggering Landslides

At Least 7 Dead As Strong Quake Strikes Japan's Hokkaido, Triggering Landslides A fire broke out at a Mitsubishi Steel Mfg Co (5632.T) plant in the city of Muroran but has largely been brought under control, NHK said, quoting local officials. HEPCO had only anticipated the possible loss of up to a third of peak power demand, or up to 1.3 million kilowatts, they said. This item corrects the spelling of the plant. [Full Article...]

Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea

Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea At one point, Trump drafted a tweet saying the United States planned to "pull our dependants from South Korea - family members of the 28,000 people there", Woodward told CBS. "There is a phrase that we used to use [when I was governor] for staff that acted this way, and it's called 'we know better, '" Paterson said. "I work for the president but like-minded colleagues and I have vowed to thwart ... [Full Article...]

North Korea holds military parade to celebrate 70th anniversary

North Korea holds military parade to celebrate 70th anniversary At one point jets trailing red, white and blue smoke - the colours of the North Korean flag - roared above the Juche Tower, the stone monument to Kim Il Sung's political philosophy. Troops, artillery and tanks have made their way past leader Kim Jong Un in the centre of Pyongyang, but the largest missiles shown were short-range battlefield devices, according to reports. [Full Article...]

Dallas cop who killed man at home should be charged: Lawyer

Dallas cop who killed man at home should be charged: Lawyer Here's the part that we're certain has gotten the attention of activists: Whether Guyger will be charged with a crime in connection with Jean's death is the subject of a Texas Rangers investigation. Jean's mother, Allison Jean , asked, according to the Associated Press . She said blood samples have been taken from the officer and will be tested for drugs and alcohol. [Full Article...]

Trump tells Apple to make products in US to avoid China tariffs

Trump tells Apple to make products in US to avoid China tariffs Will Samsung's Galaxy Watch end Apple's smartwatch dominance? The public comment period ended Thursday on proposed tariffs that could range from 10% to 25% on some $200bn worth of Chinese goods, including multiple seafood items, such as re-processed salmon and tuna as well as red swimming crab. [Full Article...]

Royal Navy warship HMS Albion involved in South China Sea 'provocation'

Royal Navy warship HMS Albion involved in South China Sea 'provocation' The Albion was on its way to Ho Chi Minh City, where it docked on Monday following a deployment in and around Japan. In May, China landed heavy bombers on Woody Island in the Paracels, a show of military might meant to boost its territorial claims in the area. [Full Article...]

Cops search home of couple who raised funds for homeless man

Cops search home of couple who raised funds for homeless man Authorities were reportedly seen removing bags of items from the residence. A BMW that Bobbitt claims the couple bought with the money was towed off the property. McClure and D'Amico are scheduled to answer questions under oath on Monday for depositions at their attorney's office. The judge in the lawsuit also said she wants to speak to the couple about what happened to the funds. [Full Article...]

Britain's Theresa May briefed Trump ahead of Novichok charges

Britain's Theresa May briefed Trump ahead of Novichok charges Prosecutor Sue Hemming said the United Kingdom is not asking Moscow to extradite the men because Russian law forbids extradition of the country's citizens. "On Sunday March 4 they made the same journey, travelling by underground from Bow to Waterloo station at approximately 8.05am, before continuing by train to Salisbury". [Full Article...]

Four Dead, Including Gunman, Dead in Cincinnati Bank Shooting

Four Dead, Including Gunman, Dead in Cincinnati Bank Shooting Perez had about 250 rounds in the satchel, Isaac said. Calderon, 48, was born in the United States, but he grew up in Columbia. The area around the skyscraper was shut down until about 9.15am (9pm Singapore time), and police found victims in and around 511 Walnut St, including one who was severely wounded and ended up at an ice cream shop steps from the building. [Full Article...]

President Trump's New Election Pitch: Vote for Republicans or I'll Be Impeached

President Trump's New Election Pitch: Vote for Republicans or I'll Be Impeached Linfesty, who is a part of the Democratic Socialists of America, said he saw the Trump rally staffer approaching and knew he was about to be kicked out. And, as fate would have it, he was randomly chosen by the Trump campaign for "VIP status". Republicans appear to agree with Democrats that impeachment would backfire, with many of Trump's allies circulating a video of Senate Minority Leader ... [Full Article...]

Police find five people dead in Perth

Police find five people dead in Perth WA Police Assistant Commissioner Paul Steel said a man in his 20s presented to a regional police station today. Homicide detectives are continuing to comb a house for clues after five people, believed to be two women and three children, were found dead in a Perth home. [Full Article...]

Dallas officer goes home to wrong apartment, kills man inside

As she walked into an apartment that she believed was her own, the officer found a 26-year-old man inside. Hall - who didn't provide details on that situation - said police aren't handling the case under the department's usual officer-involved shooting protocol. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump’s Own Crowd Expertly Trolled Him at His Rally Last Night

And given the midterm elections in November could shift the congressional balance of power toward the Democrats, Trump knows all too well that could trigger impeachment proceedings against him. "You look at this frightful thing that happened today-is it subversion, is it treason?" Trump said similar things when he tweeted about the op-ed on Wednesday - though he suggested the Times made up the... [Full Article...]

Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

The 31-year-old, who was also ordered to pay a $9,500 fine and perform community service, is the first person to be sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian Federation election interference. Team Trump tried to minimize his role in the campaign, labeling him a "coffee boy". "I don't know him", Trump said. Former Donald Trump presidential campaign foreign policy advise... [Full Article...]

Trump, escalating trade war, threatens tariffs on all goods from China

Trade Talks While China's response to United States demands has been unsatisfactory, Trump is still speaking to Chinese President Xi Jinping , and would be open to meeting in person, said Kudlow, director of the White House's National Economic Council. [Full Article...]

Twin blasts turn regular Kabul wrestling session into massacre

Twin blasts turn regular Kabul wrestling session into massacre An hour after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a sports hall in a heavily Shia neighbourhood on Wednesday, a vehicle packed with explosives detonated as journalists and security forces gathered at the scene, police said. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said four bodies had been recovered and 18 wounded had been taken to hospitals but the final casualty toll had not been establis... [Full Article...]

Cincinnati bank shooting reportedly leaves four dead including gunman

Cincinnati bank shooting reportedly leaves four dead including gunman The gunman was identified as Omar Enrique Santa Perez , 29, Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said at an afternoon news conference. Isaac said Perez died after the first officers on the scene shot him multiple times. Investigators searched the gunman's residence but there was no immediate indicator of motive. "Square and surrounding area will be closed to foot traffic", police wrote. [Full Article...]

Turkey can no longer take in more Syrian refugees: President Erdogan

Turkey can no longer take in more Syrian refugees: President Erdogan Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan appealed for a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib, saying a government offensive in the northwestern province would be a national security threat to his country and unleash a humanitarian catastrophe. The rare show of force in Syria comes months after US aircraft -including AC-130 gunships, jets and bombers - killed roughly 300 Russian mercenaries near Deir al-Zor i... [Full Article...]

Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own, kills man: authorities

Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own, kills man: authorities Jeffrey Scherzer, who lives at the complex, said when he returned home late at night an officer escorted him to his apartment and warned him to steer clear of a blood trail. The District Attorney's office is assisting in the investigation and the Texas rangers have also been called in to conduct an independent investigation. [Full Article...]


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