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France links sarin gas used in Syria to regime

The U.S. Treasury Department has announced sanctions on 271 individuals, who it says are scientists working on weapons development for Syrian President Bashar Assad. Syria has strongly denied the accusations. Lavrov also said the Syrian government had offered security assurances for any experts who would like to visit.



Portion of SH1 Brynderwyn closed due to truck crash

Stop/Go signs for north and southbound traffic on SH1 are being used on the northbound passing lane. A truck carrying hazardous material has gone off the road. It is not yet known when it will be fully reopened. A Fire Service spokesman said a truck rolled near the Northland town of Kaiwaka about 4am. The driver of the truck received moderate injuries in that crash and a crane was being brought in to move the vehicle.


Swing is king: Key Congress bastions go to BJP

Swing is king: Key Congress bastions go to BJP

The AAP's humiliating defeat plunged it into a crisis even as its top leadership put up a courageous front suggesting it was all expected due to tampering with EVMs, an allegation that has been rubbished by the Election Commission. The AAP leaders including Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia were huddled at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence as the trends showed a poor show by the party.


One dead after vehicle fleeing police crashes

One dead after vehicle fleeing police crashes

Inspector Kerry Watson told reporters at the scene that the Honda had been spotted doing burnouts on Mangere Road at 3am by an undercover police vehicle. Lim and his wife waited in their vehicle until they were allowed to assess the damage. "It's pretty sad. We are thinking of the family", Lim said.



France Elections: first round of elections raises stocks in France and Europe

Her niece Marion Le Pen is already more popular among numerous harder factions of the FN, and is perhaps now likely to succeed Tante Marine sooner rather than later. For Marine Le Pen, the answer to security, terrorism and economy issues is to block legal and illegal immigration , cease admitting refugees, say goodbye to the European Union and reintroduce the franc.


Suspect in Facebook clip killing shoots himself to death

Suspect in Facebook clip killing shoots himself to death

The story was fluid late Tuesday morning; at a press conference earlier in the day, Cleveland police said they did not know where Stephens was. The order came through the McDonald's drive-thru window in Harborcreek Township, Pennsylvania: Chicken McNuggets and a side of fries.