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Bases evacuated on Russian warning: Syria

Bases evacuated on Russian warning: Syria

Putin told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani , also an Assad ally, that any new Western strikes in Syria would provoke "chaos in global relations". Saturday's airstrikes came shortly after a fact-finding mission from the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons arrived in Syria to investigate.


Surveyors confirm nine tornadoes in Arkansas from weekend storm

Surveyors confirm nine tornadoes in Arkansas from weekend storm

Sunday, causing one electrical wire to fall to the ground and others to hang low over the road, Iron Mountain police and firefighters said. The St. Cloud area has gotten 62.7 inches of snow for the season, 17 inches above normal. Two tornadoes were confirmed in central SC as storms swept across the state. What, 15 inches of snow wasn't enough? The 3.7 inches of snow received in Mitchell Friday also broke the record for April 13 all-time, which was 2 inches received in 1905 and in 1970.


Rafael Nadal believes new tennis rule is a negative for the fans

Rafael Nadal believes new tennis rule is a negative for the fans

Djokovic, who could potentially meet top seed and 10-time champion Rafael Nadal in the third round, has a 31-9 record at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament. This is my first event of the year, that I hope I can finish and I am excited about that. "Every match I win is very important". The 36-year-old Federer ruled himself out of the whole of the claycourt season, after skipping the same period last year and going on to win Wimbledon.


African leaders urged to emulate, sustain Winnie Mandela's legacies

African leaders urged to emulate, sustain Winnie Mandela's legacies

Mama Winnie was laid to rest on Saturday. "Her burning flame of passion shall continue to illuminate our lives, as we continue our struggle into its second phase -that of economic emancipation", he said. During Mandela's 27-year incarceration for his fight against apartheid, Madikizela-Mandela campaigned for his release and for the rights of black South Africans undergoing detention, banishment and arrest.


Avoid fakes: Sting uncovers $700k in faeces-laced makeup

Avoid fakes: Sting uncovers $700k in faeces-laced makeup

Among the counterfeit products were those purported to be by Urban Decay and Kylie Cosmetics , both of which have seen rampant knockoffs. Los Angeles Police said Saturday that some counterfeit cosmetics were contaminated with human waste.


James Harrison announces 'final retirement' with Instagram post of kids' photos

James Harrison announces 'final retirement' with Instagram post of kids' photos

He took to Instagram to make the announcement on Monday morning, posting a collage of photos of his children with the caption "I've missed way too much for way too long.and I'm done. Harrison, who turns 40 next month, retired for the first time in August 2014, only to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers less than a month later after the team's defense suffered a number of injuries.