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OPCW confirms chlorine use in February attack in Syria

OPCW confirms chlorine use in February attack in Syria

The team's conclusions were based on finding two cylinders that were determined as previously containing chlorine. Uzumcu strongly condemned "the continued use of toxic chemicals as weapons by anyone, for any reason, and in any circumstances".


With friends like Trump, who needs enemies?: EU's Tusk

With friends like Trump, who needs enemies?: EU's Tusk

In the Bulgarian capital Sofia for an European Union leaders' dinner that will focus largely on the fallout from Trump's recent policy moves, Tusk cited the "capricious assertiveness of the US administration" and said developing a unified response to Trump would be a main topic of discussion.


Kami Rita Sherpa summits Mount Everest for record 22nd time

Kami Rita Sherpa summits Mount Everest for record 22nd time

Kami Rita made it to the peak at 8.30 am on Wednesday, breaking the previous record of 21 ascents set by Apa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi Sherpa of Nepal, both of whom have retired from mountaineering expeditions. This year, her climb was sponsored by the outfitter Black Diamond, who provided gear and monetary support. Before leaving for the mountain last month, Kami Rita told The Associated Press that he wanted to scale Everest at least 25 times.


Spartans 10th After Opening Round of the NCAA Columbus Regional

Spartans 10th After Opening Round of the NCAA Columbus Regional

The Nittany Lions were led by junior JD Hughes (Carlisle, Pa.) who carded an opening round of even-par 71 to share eighth place among individuals. Freshman Davis Shore is tied for 23rd with a 1-under par 143 (69-74) on the par 72, 7,239-yard Reserve at Spanos Park layout.


Gunman shot by cop after opening fire at high school

Gunman shot by cop after opening fire at high school

Students and staff at the high school responded "extremely well" to the situation, Howell said, adding that the district has received police department training on how to respond to shooters. "A tragedy was averted today in Dixon because a police officer put his life on the line to protect his fellow citizens", Roselieb said. The officer, who has been identified on social media as Officer Mark Dallas, will be placed on paid administrative leave as per police policy on shooting incidents.