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US 'Acted Appropriately' with Syria Strikes

Meanwhile, the Russian army said Syrian air defense units downed 71 out of 103 cruise missiles launched by the US and its allies, and that the Russian Air Force is "combat-alert". We thank them both. The response from Syria and its backers following the 2017 U.S. strike in Syria was muted despite repeated threats. Israel considers Iran an existential threat because of its nuclear and missile programs, its support of violent anti-Israel groups in the region and frequent calls for the ...


Cohen Denies Report That Mueller Has Evidence Of Secret Prague Trip

Cohen Denies Report That Mueller Has Evidence Of Secret Prague Trip

Federal prosecutors on Friday said President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen is the target of a "months-long" criminal investigation that centers on Cohen's own business dealings rather than his legal work on Trump's behalf. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is suing Cohen for defamation and has claimed the nondisclosure agreement she signed as part of the deal is invalid because Trump never signed it.


Mom who drove SUV with family off cliff was drunk

Mom who drove SUV with family off cliff was drunk

The Mendocino County Coroner's office recovered the body on Friday about seven miles south of where the SUV was seen entering the rain-swollen river. They were last heard from while visiting the redwood forests of California's far north coast.


Theresa May 'seeks full role' in Syria strikes

Theresa May 'seeks full role' in Syria strikes

Senior government ministers were summoned back from a spring break to discuss the attack last week in Douma, which has sparked a tense confrontation between Western nations and Syria and its allies, led by Russian Federation. Britain last night stopped short of committing to an imminent military attack against President Bashar Assad's regime in Syria as Theresa May's "war" Cabinet agreed an "international response" was needed.


Pak SC bars Sharif from contesting polls for life

Pak SC bars Sharif from contesting polls for life

Such a person can not contest elections or become a member of parliament. The three-time prime minister and three of his children continue to face trial for corruption charges in a National Accountability Bureau court, which is due to deliver a verdict in the coming weeks.


Head of Nobel literature prize panel quits over sex abuse scandal

Head of Nobel literature prize panel quits over sex abuse scandal

He believes that Sara Danius , who succeeded him in 2015, is the target of "unwarranted" internal criticism. Arnault's wife, Katarina Frostenson, has also been forced out of the academy recently in a scandal that threatens to hurt the image of the acclaimed body.