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France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

Although there has been considerable dispute about the intelligence used to tie the Assad regime to the chemical weapons attack, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons confirmed Wednesday after testing that victims of the attack suffered exposure to Sarin or a Sarin-like substance, putting to rest claims that there was another substance at play.


Syria evacuation resumes after bus bombing

Syria evacuation resumes after bus bombing

In the meantime, thousands more Shi'ite civilians who had been trapped in a pair of towns in Idlib were able to get out of the rebel-held area, and are being brought to the government-controlled city of Aleppo. Those leaving rebel-held areas will head to Idlib province, which is held by an opposition alliance. Both came under government siege in the ensuing civil war.


Nawaz, army chief say won't come under any pressure on Jadhav

Nawaz, army chief say won't come under any pressure on Jadhav

But only a few months ago they said there was inconclusive evidence against Jadhav. The Pakistan Army had released a "confessional video" of Jadhav after his arrest. Gopal Baglay, official spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs, India said on Thursday at a press conference that Pakistan has not yet shared any details about Kulbhushan Jadhav with India.


Pence says trade with South Korea must change

Pence says trade with South Korea must change

While visiting the demilitarized zone on the border between North and South Korea, Pence warned that the "era of strategic patience" was over, and that Washington would respond to acts of aggression. In Japan, they said Pence's two main goals are to spur increased US access to Japanese markets and strengthen Japanese foreign investment. Pence and Aso said they believed the dialogue could yield opportunities to create new jobs on both sides and to fortify the economic aspects of the alliance.



Gov. Abbott signals support for 'bathroom bill' from Texas House

Tuesday's vote moves it closer to a vote by the full House. Sen. Greg Steube , R-Sarasota, leads the Judiciary Committee and is sponsoring numerous gun bills , but a key Republican on the panel opposes the legislation. "I'm not looking to the federal government to address these problems". "We are in Week 7 right now, and this is the first committee this bill was to be heard in".


North Korea vows to continue testing missiles despite U.S. warning

North Korea vows to continue testing missiles despite U.S. warning

Over the weekend, North Korea had tested another missile, which blew up shortly after it was launched. His comments came as Mike Pence, the USA vice president, arrived in Asia and visited the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea, and warned North Korea not to "test" President Donald Trump.