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'No doubt' Syria has retained chemical weapons: Jim Mattis

The amount we won't get into right now because we don't want to reveal how we are finding out.I can say authoritatively that they have retained some and they are ill-advised to any again. Before the start of their talks, Netanyahu said he was optimistic about relations between the two countries under the new USA administration. "We sense a great change in the direction of American policy", Netanyahu said.


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

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

Unlike a broader past executive order created to roll back the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, the landmark legislation passed in wake of the financial crisis, Friday's executive memorandum focused on the orderly liquidation authority part of Dodd-Frank.


Flood warnings, advisories issued for Arkansas after storms

Flood warnings, advisories issued for Arkansas after storms

Today and Tonight: Thunderstorms this afternoon may become severe with isolated damaging winds and hail possible. The measures, which are to remain in effect until 5 o'clock this evening, comes amid heavy rains across large sections of the island in the last 24 hours.


Ivanka Trump 'won China trademarks as she dined with President Xi Jinping'

Ivanka Trump 'won China trademarks as she dined with President Xi Jinping'

They hope to make a killing on everything from sanitary napkins to chewing gum bearing the Ivanka label. Even since her father took office, her own fashion brand has continued to look overseas, filing four new trademarks in Canada and the Philippines, according to a New York Times analysis of trademark records.



White House revives push for health bill

One potential obstacle is that the White House is still insisting on money for one of the president's biggest promises: a wall on the Mexican border. The White House and GOP leadership have been involved in the talks and are aware of the latest progress, the source added .


Death row inmate Ledell Lee executed in Arkansas

Death row inmate Ledell Lee executed in Arkansas

Another inmate scheduled for execution next week has received a stay. Arkansas carried out an execution Thursday using the drugs after the state Supreme Court reversed a judge's order that had halted the use of the vecuronium bromide. Reese was found dead in her home in Jacksonville, where she had been strangled and beaten with a small wooden bat her husband gave her for protection.