Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Trump calls out 'Animal Assad' for suspected chemical attack Trump calls out 'Animal Assad' for suspected chemical attack

Syrian war monitors say government forces and their allies are on alert and taking precautionary measures at military bases and posts across the country amid fears of a U.S. Any riposte would most likely be in coordination with the United States, gov...

Syria attack barbaric, says Trump Syria attack barbaric, says Trump

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov also said on Tuesday that the position of the United States and other countries on the reported use of chemical weapons in Syria is not constructive. "This is about humanity and it can't be allowed to happen". "And...

Banks that deal with sanctioned Russians could draw USA ire Banks that deal with sanctioned Russians could draw USA ire

The guided missile destroyer is armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, the weapon of choice in a USA attack one year ago on an airfield in Syria following an alleged sarin gas attack on civilians. "This resolution is the bare minimum that the council...

Hospital says former Russian spy improves, no longer on 'critical' list Hospital says former Russian spy improves, no longer on 'critical' list

The two were poisoned with a Russian-made nerve agent , Novichok. On Thursday (Friday NZT), Russia called a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the Skripal poisonings . Following the announcement of the Skripals' improving health, Russia's e...

Trump seeks to build alliance to strike Syria Trump seeks to build alliance to strike Syria

The group is the implementing body for the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1997, which has been signed by 192 member states. Meanwhile, leading officials from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW ) have requested access to...

Video shows Israeli soldiers celebrating shot Palestinian Video shows Israeli soldiers celebrating shot Palestinian

The video, which according to the Israeli army is authentic and shows an incident from a few months ago, corroborates claims made by Palestinians and human rights groups that the Israeli army opens fire on Palestinian civilians who do not pose any ki...

Footage appears to show Israeli soldiers cheering shooting of Palestinian Footage appears to show Israeli soldiers cheering shooting of Palestinian

Israel claims it has only opened fire when necessary to stop damage to the border fence, infiltration and attempted attacks. The army said the bomb was planted under cover of mass protests along the Gaza-Israel border since March 30. The army say...

Three plead guilty to tax fraud charges Three plead guilty to tax fraud charges

Enriquez also pleaded guilty to one count each of aggravated battering resulting in bodily harm and false imprisonment. Judge Marc Long called him a "monster" who "preys on young victims" and ordered him to register for life as a violent sexual offen...

Springstowne Lady Wildcats wrestling team fourth out of 50 teams at state Springstowne Lady Wildcats wrestling team fourth out of 50 teams at state

Diana Garcia, who usually plays No. 6, filled in for No. 5 player Sofia Garcia and won 6-0, 6-1. In the first 25 minutes, Notre Dame Prep had won numerous draws, made good passes and found scoring chances throughout the arc. "You've got to keep fig...

National security adviser urged president to cancel trip overseas National security adviser urged president to cancel trip overseas

Shamanov emphasized that a retaliatory Russian strike could target US navy ships and aircraft. Aides have said the President remains preoccupied with the broader Russian Federation investigation, and has vented in private about Attorney General Jef...

Congressman to Trump: You're President Now, Stop Blaming Obama Congressman to Trump: You're President Now, Stop Blaming Obama

Obama said a year ago that he believed his decision to negotiate rather than respond with force to Syria's use of chemical weapons required some of the greatest "political courage" of his presidency. Tommy Vietor tweeted in 2013 that "remarkable" p...

House speaker Paul Ryan reportedly says he won't seek re-election House speaker Paul Ryan reportedly says he won't seek re-election

Two people with knowledge of Ryan's thinking said he has decided against seeking another term, but they did not say why. He was elected House speaker in 2015 after former House speaker John Boehner retired . On Monday it was reported that Ryan had...

Did Zuckerberg just suggest a paid, ad-free version of Facebook? Did Zuckerberg just suggest a paid, ad-free version of Facebook?

Mark Zuckerberg faced a mob of photographers as he took his seat before congress . "I believe there may be (a subpoena), but I know we're working with them", he said . Under mounting pressure over the hijacking of its user data by a British po...

Countries Sign Declaration For European Blockchain Partnership Countries Sign Declaration For European Blockchain Partnership

By leveraging the €2.1 billion to trigger up to €6.5 billion of investment from institutional investors such as pension funds, the intention is to significantly increase the VC funding available to European start-ups and scale-ups. 'Access to capital...

'Any change is good change' Students hold town hall on gun violence 'Any change is good change' Students hold town hall on gun violence

Even if a crime hasn't been committed, a family member can petition a court for a gun violence restraining order under a law passed in 2015. "It's very easy to to look at today's politics and make quick judgements", said Lèan Aguilar a Saugus High ...

Israel attacks Hamas after bomb explodes on Gaza border Israel attacks Hamas after bomb explodes on Gaza border

Gaza civil servants were left in the dark for days as to the reason why the salaries had not been paid, prompting fears at a time when relations between the West Bank-based PA and Hamas are at rock bottom. The Israeli army has killed at least 31 Pale...

Russia fails at UN in bid to create new Syria inquiry Russia fails at UN in bid to create new Syria inquiry

Israel rarely acknowledges carrying out strikes, but has admitted attacking targets in Syria dozens of times since 2012. The Syrian Arab News Agency said Syrian forces shot down eight missiles , and the attack resulted in an unspecified number ...

Kinder Morgan halts work on Canada pipeline expansion Kinder Morgan halts work on Canada pipeline expansion

Ahead of the meeting, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said the government is looking at regulatory, legal, and financial options to see the pipeline built. "We do not want to kick the can down the road, for example, until we have another $2...

Fake Facebook accounts can influence elections in Pakistan: Zuckerberg Fake Facebook accounts can influence elections in Pakistan: Zuckerberg

He also said the company was in an "arms race" with Russian Federation, warning there were people in the country tasked with finding ways to breach Facebook's systems. we have updated our policies to make sure that we don't make that mistake agai...

Karnataka Engineer, Allegedly Forced To Marry, Sends SOS To Supreme Court Karnataka Engineer, Allegedly Forced To Marry, Sends SOS To Supreme Court

Junking the PIL by advocate Asok Pande, Justice Chandrachud said that as the head of the institution there can not be a presumption of distrust in the Chief Justice. Interestingly, the petition, which has the Supreme Court as a respondent, was heard ...

BJP's income up by 81.18%, Congress's suffers from fall: ADR report BJP's income up by 81.18%, Congress's suffers from fall: ADR report

BJP's income of Rs 1,034 crore is equivalent to the income of all 7 national parties , including BJP in the year 2015-16. The saffron party declared the maximum expenditure of ₹710.05 crore in 2016-17, while Congress incurred a total expenses of ...

Israel's Labor cuts ties with Corbyn, citing anti-Semitism and hatred of Israel Israel's Labor cuts ties with Corbyn, citing anti-Semitism and hatred of Israel

And he claimed the boss had a "very public hatred of the policies of the Government of the State of Israel ". A letter from Avi Gabbay accused the Labour boss of showing "hostility to the Jewish community" and allowing "anti-Semitic statement...

Myanmar refuses to drop case against Reuters journos Myanmar refuses to drop case against Reuters journos

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are accused under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act for possessing secret government papers. Myanmar's military on Tuesday sentenced seven personnel to 10 years in prison and hard labor as alleged accomplices in the kil...

Track and field preview: Six athletes to watch Track and field preview: Six athletes to watch

The 4x400m relay team had a time of 4:53.39 for third place to close the meet. For the past three seasons, Big Foot's Jackson Enz has been a force on the track, qualifying for the state championship in the hurdles each year, and winning the state c...

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria after suspected chemical attack Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria after suspected chemical attack

Trump, asked at midday whether Russian President Vladimir Putin bore any responsibility for the weekend attack , responded: "He may, yeah, he may". A joint U.N. Mr Trump said the United States is still investigating the possible involvement of the...

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