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Worldwide J&K encounter: Army jawan killed, 3 civilians die in clashes
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As the gunbattle went on, protesters gathered and pelted stones at the security personnel to disturb the operation and clashes ensued, police officials said. Two army soldiers were also injured during the encounter, he said. But there was no trace of the militants, who appeared to have escaped in the clashes between civilians and security forces.

Worldwide Ruble falls for 3rd day following U.S. sanctions
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There is a proposal to start with the destruction of chemical weapons. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis took a more measured tone, saying the US and its military coalition partners were still studying intelligence on the attack. "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria". Syria has denied that it used poison gas. "We have a lot of options, militarily", he said.

Worldwide Options for U.S. military strike on Syria run the gamut, official says
Author: 0 Options for U.S. military strike on Syria run the gamut, official says

Russian Federation vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria . There has been no comment from Israel on the strike on the T4 air base in Syria's central Homs province. Nebenzya noted that over the weekend, when Douma was allegedly targeted by chemical weapons, the United States side declared it already knew who was at fault - "Animal Assad", Russia and Iran - so the U.S.

Worldwide What You Need To Know About The Suspected Syrian Chemical Attack
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He was expected at a White House meeting Wednesday for further consultations on Syria. A child affected by an alleged chemical attack in Syria over the weekend. It comes after a suspected chemical attack in Douma, Syria believed to have been carried out by the Assad government. "Upon an initiative of the Israeli side, a telephone conversation took place between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu".

Worldwide Evidence Suggests Nerve Gas Used in Syria Attack — WashPost
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Russian Federation has vetoed a US-drafted United Nations resolution that would have condemned last weekend's suspected gas attack near Damascus and established a new body to determine responsibility for Syrian chemical weapons attacks. Ambassador Nikki Haley: "I would once again ask you, once again beseech you, to refrain from the plans that you're now developing for Syria ". Wednesday's statement is also notable because Trump has criticized his predecessors for publicly telegraphing ...

Worldwide Trump signs order calling for work requirements in welfare programs
Author: 0 Trump signs order calling for work requirements in welfare programs

Those department heads are expected to submit a report within 90 days with a list of recommended changes to achieve Trump's goals, according to the executive order. That includes certain Medicaid programs, which could force work requirements on Medicaid recipients for the first time in the history of the program.

Worldwide Reed Masters win no surprise, nor McIlroy's putting meltdown
Author: 0 Reed Masters win no surprise, nor McIlroy's putting meltdown

It was the United States that dominated much of the tournament with Patrick Reed , Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth all making up the top three. He casually "popped" it back into place and continued the event. The charge was killed at the ninth, another thumping drive leaving him a wedge in that rolled to nine feet, but the putt didn't even shave the hole on the way by.

Worldwide Palestinian Health Ministry: '3080 people injured by Israeli gunfire since March 30'
Author: 0 Palestinian Health Ministry: '3080 people injured by Israeli gunfire since March 30'

Hamas hopes the protests can create pressure to break a border blockade enforced by Israel and Egypt since 2007, when Hamas took over Gaza, without the militant group being forced to disarm. At the funeral Saturday, Murtaja's body was draped in a Palestinian flag with his flak jacket reading "press" placed upon it as it was carried through the streets of Gaza.

Worldwide Direct clash between US, Russia in Syria unlikely
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Trump also discussed Syria with French President Emanuel Macron, who said Tuesday that France would decide in the coming days on "a strong and joint response" with the USA and Britain to the suspected attack. A draft resolution requires nine votes to be adopted in the 15-member council and no veto from the five permanent members - Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States.

Worldwide Mnuchin says there's 'potential for a trade war' with China
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FILE - A man pushes a shopping cart past a display of nuts imported from the United States and other countries at a supermarket in Beijing, Apr. 2, 2018. A list of products has yet to be identified. Instead, he said the Trump administration was still willing to negotiate with China, while sending a direct message it would defend United States interests.

Worldwide Deadpool star TJ Miller arrested for reporting false bomb threat on train
Author: 0 Deadpool star TJ Miller arrested for reporting false bomb threat on train

According to the prosecutors, Miller called 911 on March 18 when traveling on an Amtrak train to Penn Station in New York City from Washington D.C. He reported that a fellow female passenger "has a bomb in her bag". They also determined her seat was not directly in Miller's sight path from his seat. The investigator alleged Miller was slurring and claimed he only had one glass of wine, according to the DOJ.

Worldwide Vermont education scores still above U.S. average, but falling
Author: 0 Vermont education scores still above U.S. average, but falling

Almost 600,000 fourth- and sixth-graders took the reading and math exams in 2017 in all 50 states and 27 large school systems across the country. DODEA eighth-graders in reading scored an average of 280, three points higher than eighth-graders did in 2015 and 15 points higher than the national average of 265.

Worldwide TRACKING: Warmer weather with rain, storm chances
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New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. A few extra clouds will blend in mid-morning to midday with more sunshine for the afternoon. In the wake of the moisture, clouds should give way to sunshine and temperatures really start to work higher.

Worldwide Family goes missing in same county where SUV plunged off cliff
Author: 0 Family goes missing in same county where SUV plunged off cliff

The Thottapilly family left Valencia, Calif., on March 30, driving more than 900 miles to Portland and stopping at several destinations along the way. The vehicle is the same kind that the Thottapilly family owned. They were last known to be in the "Klamath - Redwood National Park area", the flyer stated.

Worldwide NRA discloses additional contributions from Russian donors
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After telling ABC Info the group had acquired only one contribution from a single Russian explicit individual, the NRA revised that entire in an April 10 letter to Sen. The NRA was Trump's biggest supporter, spending about $30 million on him during the campaign. "Sen. Wyden is perhaps referring his correspondence with the NRA to the Federal Elections Charge to contribute to their inquiry", the aide acknowledged.

Worldwide As Russia warns against USA strike, Trump tweets missiles are coming
Author: 0 As Russia warns against USA strike, Trump tweets missiles are coming

Gold spiked to session highs, trading up 0.79% at $US1351 an ounce, Wednesday morning after President Donald Trump warned Russian Federation about its cooperation with the Syrian government. Trump on Tuesday warned that the USA was prepared to take "forceful" action. I would hope that it's true that the administration is in contact with the French and other allies, so it becomes not just a USA strike, but a coalition strike, if you will.

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