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Kurds and Turks trade fire on Syria border

Kurds and Turks trade fire on Syria border Meanwhile, the USA said it was concerned over the Turkish strikes, as they were not coordinated with the us -led anti-terror coalition. Toner said any military action in Iraq should be approved by that government. There were no casualties but minor material damage.YPG spokesman Redur Xelil said there was heavy Turkish artillery fire across the border into Syria on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Body of missing toddler found in home after two day search

Hundreds of volunteers and police searched for Semaj on Tuesday night into Wednesday in the Preston Heights neighborhood of Joliet . According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, she was last seen on April 25 at around 4 the front yard of her home in Joliet Township. [Full Article...]

Turkey Demands End Of EU Interference In Referendum Outcome

Turkey Demands End Of EU Interference In Referendum Outcome He said the party would use all legal paths to challenge the vote. A constitutional reform package seeking to introduce an executive presidency in Turkey was approved by 51.4 percent of the voters in Sunday's referendum. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Erdogan and Trump would meet in person next month, before a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. "That the Turkish leadership... [Full Article...]

Merkel spokesman backs German minister in Israel visit spat

On Gabriel's meeting with Breaking the Silence, the official said: "Israel's prime minister would not go to Germany and meet with a group that was calling the German soldiers war criminals for their actions in Afghanistan". Being blackballed by Netanyahu "wouldn't be a catastrophe for me; I've been to this country so many times and have many friends". The spat reflects growing tension as Netanyahu... [Full Article...]

Melania and Ivanka Trump: mother-in-law and daughter would have "glacial" relationships

Melania and Ivanka Trump: mother-in-law and daughter would have It's darkly satisfying on some level to imagine that maybe one of the big players, the first lady, might not like her husband either. Some of the sources say that Donald Trump is more dominant out of the two, he never bothers about the happiness of Melania . [Full Article...]

White House blocks Flynn documents

White House blocks Flynn documents Flynn, who resigned in February as national security adviser, was paid $45,000 as a guest speaker by RT, the Russian state-sponsored news outlet regarded by the USA government as a propaganda instrument. Cummings said someone convicted of such a violation could face a punishment that included "fines and five years imprisonment". "The White House has refused to provide this committee with a sin... [Full Article...]

Flynn May Have Broken Law on Foreign Payments, Oversight Leaders Say

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings also commented on the briefing, saying that the documents he reviewed about Flynn were "extremely troubling". Marc Short, the White House director of legislative affairs, said that the White House did not have control over some of the documents the committee was seeking since they involved matters that took place before President Trump took office. [Full Article...]

At least 10, including 6 children, killed in Kurram tribal region blast

At least 10, including 6 children, killed in Kurram tribal region blast At least 13 people were also wounded in the deadly explosion. Jamaatur Ahrar, a faction of the PakistanTaliban, has claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the explosive device had been meant to target the Shia minority and workers in the area carrying out a population census. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin Dairy Farms Face Closure Due to Canadian Policies

Wisconsin Dairy Farms Face Closure Due to Canadian Policies Baldwin said Monday that one of Sonny Perdue's first trips as U.S. Department of Agriculture secretary should be to Wisconsin. "We seem to be doing just the opposite", he said. A report by Agri-Food Economic Systems shows American dairy exports to Canada increased from over US$423 million in 2012 to more than US$592 million in 2016. [Full Article...]

United Nations hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

Guterres and top government officials from Switzerland and Sweden co-hosted a pledging conference in the Swiss city aimed at collecting at least $2.1 billion in a United Nations relief appeal that was launched this year. "Our humanitarian appeal for 2017 is $2.1 billion and only 15 percent has been met until the present moment", Guterres said in his opening remarks to the gathering. [Full Article...]

France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

Syria has blamed terrorist groups for the attack, and Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that the attack was carried out by "forces" trying to frame the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, a former British Army officer and chemical weapons expert advising Syrian NGOs, tells Newsweek rumors persisted in 2014 as the weapons were removed that investigator... [Full Article...]

Opposition demands MM Mani's resignation; Vijayan rules it out

Opposition demands MM Mani's resignation; Vijayan rules it out Even though the Speaker urged them not to hinder the Q&A session, the Opposition didn't pay heed to it. On Tuesday, the Opposition moved an adjournment motion in the Assembly. Some vested interests have blown it out of proportion to make political capital out of it. CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Monday tried to put up a courageous front saying that Mr Mani had tendered a public ap... [Full Article...]

Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wall

Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wall The mixed messaging continued on health care, where Priebus and Mulvaney continued to push for a vote to repeal and replace Obamacare, days after Trump told reporters "it doesn't matter" if a vote comes to fruition this week. Republicans accept that compromise. "Were they for border security before they were against it?" "Democrats do not support the wall", she said, speaking also on NBC. [Full Article...]

Labour to lose out to Tories in Wales

Labour to lose out to Tories in Wales Ms Wood will say her party plans to capitalise on Labour's poor opinion poll ratings and divisions over its leader Jeremy Corbyn. The Conservatives are set to win the most Welsh House of Commons seats for the first time in 100 years, according to a YouGov poll published on Monday 24 April. [Full Article...]

Charity Worker Returns to US After Being Detained in Egypt

A Cairo court on Sunday acquitted Hijazi of child abuse and human trafficking charges after she had spent almost three years behind bars. Hijazi and her seven co-defendants - including her husband, Mohamed Hassanein - worked for a foundation dedicated to aiding Cairo's street children until May 2014 when its offices were raided. [Full Article...]

Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks In an interview with a conservative radio host Mark Levin on Wednesday, Sessions argued that he was in dismay that the Hawaii judge had the power to halt the president's apparent constitutional authority. After another federal court contemptuously stuffed another version of President Trump's Muslim ban in the trash last month, you might think that attorney general and inveterate dystopia... [Full Article...]

Russia vetoes UN resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

The Russian veto came after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said following talks in Moscow there was a "low level of trust" between the United States and Russia . Washington has been investigating Russia's possible involvement in the chemical attack in Syria that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to launch the first direct military assault against the Bashar al-Assad regime. [Full Article...]

Trump addresses Paris incident: Looks like a terrorist attack

Belgian security officials had warned French counterparts before the attack that El Osri was a "very risky individual en route to France" aboard a high-speed train. Early yesterday, the authorities were looking for a second suspect in connection with the incident. "Will have a big effect on presidential election!" he said, breaking a silence over Sunday's vote in a tweet.Trump tweeted hours after... [Full Article...]

Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem Pence's trip will also include stops in Indonesia, Australia and a visit with US troops in Hawaii. North Korea's failed test of a ballistic missile Sunday came the day after a major military parade in celebration of the birth anniversary of the country's founder, Kim Il Sung. [Full Article...]

British lawmakers set to approve PM May's June 8 election plan

Ever since last year's June referendum results calling for the United Kingdom to leave Europe, the United Kingdom farming and food industry has been calling for clarity on what that means for various sectors. She said she changed her mind on a walking holiday over the Easter break with her husband last week, after "reluctantly" concluding that the "game-playing" over Brexit among politicians in L... [Full Article...]

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