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United States hits Syria with new sanctions

The decision to expand sanctions on Syria comes less than a month after the USA fired a barrage of missiles on a Syrian airfield. Tel Aviv: US defence secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that Syria had dispersed its warplanes in recent days and that it retained chemical weapons, an issue he said would have to be taken up diplomatically.


Trump tax plan may produce some short-term budget issues - Mnuchin

Trump tax plan may produce some short-term budget issues - Mnuchin

White House aides and lawmakers have said the work is proceeding more slowly, with fundamental questions still unresolved about which taxes would be targeted and how rates would change. Mnuchin said the United States expected to be treated as it treats others. Although Trump has promised the biggest tax cut in US history, some economists say that can not be achieved without adding trillions of dollars in federal debt.


Local Expert Says North Korea Situation is More Volatile Than Cold War

Local Expert Says North Korea Situation is More Volatile Than Cold War

North Korea regularly threatens to destroy the United States and amid heightened tension on the Korean peninsula, it has escalated a war of words, warning of full-out nuclear war if Washington takes military action against it. A Security Council press statement has no binding power, but to issue them approval from all 15 members is required in principle. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations had a message for North Korea on Wednesday: "We're not trying to pick a fight so don't try and ...


Dry Tuesday, Stormy Wednesday

Dry Tuesday, Stormy Wednesday

Monday will also be nice with highs in the low 70s and sunny. There could be some high, thin clouds, which move in late in the day with our approaching storm system. Temperatures hindered behind this system with highs around 79° Wednesday and 74° Thursday . Temperatures will climb back into the 70s and 80s and the sunshine will return.



Captured Amber Alert suspect: 'I'm glad this is over'

Authorities said the girl is apparently healthy and unharmed. A federal criminal complaint charging Cummins with transporting a minor across state lines for sex says the two "are involved in a sexual relationship and traveled in interstate commerce to continue their relationship and to engage in unlawful sexual activity".



Bernie Sanders, DNC Chairman Lead Rally In Mesa

BERNARDO: You took someone that had corporate backing and that's what you got. "America was primed for something different". At Sanders' request, the DNC added a stop on the tour to promote Health Mello, prompting backlash from pro-choice groups and accusations that Sanders was applying a double standard - or perhaps a loyalty test - about what it means to be a progressive.