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President Erdogan, Trump discuss Syria in phone call

President Erdogan, Trump discuss Syria in phone call

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threated to launch a missile attack on Syria over the alleged chemical weapon attack, but he tweeted Thursday that the attack "could be very soon or not so soon at all!" Ankara appears keen to keep its distance from one of the worst outbreaks of tensions since the Cold War between its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Washington and increasingly close partner Moscow.



UK's May summons Cabinet to discuss Syria military strike

Russian military police had also been deployed in the town, Moscow said , as Russia prepared the ground for a delegation of specialists from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. But referring to the use of chemical weapons, Mattis said that "some things are simply inexcusable, beyond the pale" and require a response. Syria has denied carrying out such an attack.


Trump Pick for Number Two job at EPA Clears Hurdle

Trump Pick for Number Two job at EPA Clears Hurdle

Nicknamed "CAFE" (Corporate Average Fuel Economy), the anti pollutions standards for the period 2022-2025 had been set by the administration of Barack Obama shortly before the arrival of Republican Donald Trump at the White House. Pruitt "frequently stayed in" hotels that exceeded the allowable government per diem by as much as 300 times the cap permitted in exceptional circumstances.


Trudeau said ready to press BC to accept Trans Mountain pipeline

Trudeau said ready to press BC to accept Trans Mountain pipeline

Mr. Morneau met with the Alberta Premier after Liberal ministers emerged from a federal cabinet meeting on Tuesday to proclaim the government will ensure the completion of the Trans Mountain project, which would triple capacity of the pipeline and allow for greater crude exports to the Asia-Pacific market.


Hope for justice after VK Singh says, 'failed Asifa as humans'

Hope for justice after VK Singh says, 'failed Asifa as humans'

The chargesheet said the minor, who went missing from near her house in Rasana on January 10 and whose body was found seven days later in the forest area nearby, was gangraped and administered sedatives inside a "devasthan" (prayer hall).


Jersey Day across Canada, in support of victims of Humboldt crash

Jersey Day across Canada, in support of victims of Humboldt crash

It is the same team that Ed Tobin, the father of Humboldt Broncos victim Parker Tobin, played for in the late 1970s and took to the provincial championship when he was growing up in the eastern Newfoundland town. In Halifax, staff at Citadel High School were dressed in the school's oversized hockey jerseys as they greeted students arriving for morning classes.