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Trump now sees inquiry into Cohen as greater threat than Mueller

Trump now sees inquiry into Cohen as greater threat than Mueller

The Justice Department announced Friday that Cohen has been under criminal investigation for months in NY relating to his business dealings. Lawyers for both Cohen and the president told a NY federal judge that the material is protected under attorney- client privilege.


UK's Cabinet says Syria chemical attack calls for 'action'

UK's Cabinet says Syria chemical attack calls for 'action'

The ambassador urged Britain, France and the United States "not to bring the world to such a risky threshold". May's office said in a statement that the Cabinet judged it "highly likely" the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad was behind the chemical attack last weekend in the town of Douma.


West hesitates on Syria response as Russian Federation warns of 'war'

West hesitates on Syria response as Russian Federation warns of 'war'

The United States and its European allies should explore with Russian Federation and Iran the possibility of a credible political transition in Syria that can end the seven-year war in that country, France's ambassador to the United States, GĂ©rard Araud, said at the Atlantic Council on April 12.


Russian Federation says Britain helped fake Syria chemical attack

Russian Federation says Britain helped fake Syria chemical attack

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis struck a cautious note, telling lawmakers that the need to "stop the murder of innocent people" had to be weighed up against the risk of things "escalating out of control". Trump had also said last week that Putin bore responsibility for the "atrocity" in Douma because of his support for the Syrian government. "We're still assessing the intelligence ourselves, and our allies".


Karnataka Polls: Cong Likely To Finalise First List Of Candidates Today

Karnataka Polls: Cong Likely To Finalise First List Of Candidates Today

The incumbent Congress Party, which is in power in the state under the leadership of Siddaramaiya, is predicted to win anywhere between 90 to 101 seats in the state election. Results will be out on May 15 . He said the NCP will support Siddaramaiah led Congress government without any conditions. An overwhelming 45% of those surveyed believe that the Congress should be given a second chance.


Top brass: Missiles of USA, allies steered clear of Russian air defenses

Top brass: Missiles of USA, allies steered clear of Russian air defenses

Anything is possible when the missiles start flying, but the USA and Russian Federation have a system for avoiding this scenario - it's known as the deconfliction hotline. Moscow had, time and again, warned in the lead-up to the US-led attacks that foreign-backed militants could stage chemical strikes in order to pin it on Damascus.