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Explosion killed 100 people in attack near buses carrying Syrians evacuees

Later on Saturday, the SANA news agency announced that the final series of buses taking people from the villages of al-Foua and Kefraya have arrived in Aleppo. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the attack Saturday in a statement from his spokesman Stephane Dujarric, and called on all parties "to ensure the safety and security of those waiting to be evacuated".



Wait is over for April the giraffe, YouTube star and new mom

Giraffes have one of the longest gestation periods of any animal, about 15 months. She gave birth to her fourth calf just before 10 a.m. with over 1 million viewers. In this photo provided by Animal Adventure Park in Binghamton, N.Y., a giraffe named April stands with her new calf on Saturday, April 15, 2017. The money will be used for the care of the animals.


Conte relishing the pressure from Spurs and Chelsea's response to it

Conte relishing the pressure from Spurs and Chelsea's response to it

Spurs edged to within four points of the Blues on Saturday afternoon, but Conte's men defeated Bournemouth 3-1 to restore their seven-point advantage in the race for the Premier League title. "We know what we are playing for, motivation is 100% and I think we played a good game". "I like the pressure". Tottenham are in imperious form having won their past six league matches while Chelsea have won successive games after a surprise 2-1 home defeat against Crystal Palace.



Gorsuch Confirmed to High Court; At Least One Education Case Awaits Him

Republicans, possessing a 52-48 Senate majority, on Thursday overcame a ferocious Democratic effort to block a confirmation vote by resorting to a rule change known as the "nuclear option". Judge Gorsuch, 49, who served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Colorado, was appointed in 2006 by President George W. Bush. It was a gamble as McConnell said after the election that he didn't think Trump had a chance of winning nor of Republicans holding their Senate majority.



Afghan official says massive U.S. bomb death toll rises to 94

Trump himself told reporters Thursday that he has given the military "total authorization". A Ministry of Defense official had said Friday the number of dead could rise as officials assessed the bomb site in Achin district. Spicer said the bomb was dropped at around 7 p.m. local time and described it as "a large, powerful and accurately delivered weapon". Mr. Shinwari insisted there were "no military and civilian casualties at all".



United States intercepted chemical weapons communications in Syria

After Tillerson spent three hours talking with Lavrov and nearly two hours at the Kremlin with Putin, conveying Washington's demands that Moscow abandon Syria, the Russian Foreign Minister aired a long list of grievances with the USA, some dating back many years.