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'Incontrovertible' sarin gas used in Syria: watchdog

Jean-Marc Ayrault, France's foreign minister, told French TV: "We will provide proof that the regime did indeed organise these strikes with chemical weapons". At least 90 civilians were killed in the attack using sarin gas. The air strike consisted in launching a chemical weapon with sarin gas. "We will provide proof that the regime did indeed organise these strikes with chemical weapons".


Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline looms

Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline looms

Formally known as the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare is President Barack Obama's signature domestic policy achievement, which Republicans are trying to repeal and replace. Democrats showed no sign of softening their opposition to wall funding on Sunday and sought to place responsibility for any shutdown squarely on Trump and Republicans who control the House of Representatives and the Senate.



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Reclusive North Korea said at the weekend it was ready to sink the US aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson , which Trump had ordered to waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning to the nuclear-armed North. The comments came ahead of a failed missile test coinciding with the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founder, Kim Il-Sung. Pyongyang said Sunday it was poised to destroy the USS Carl Vinson if provoked when the aircraft carrier and its armada arrive at the Korean ...



Marist Poll Survey Looks at Marijuana's Impact on the American Family

A poll from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale found that 74.4 percent of Illinois residents support legalizing recreational marijuana. Only the elderly age 65 and older believe that marijuana should still be illegal, with only 37 percent approving of legalization.



Ex-defence chief: Corbyn can't be trusted to protect nation

The Islington North MP has proposed no fewer than four new bank holidays for English workers - a move that would certainly be welcomed on Irish shores. Elsewhere, UKIP leader Paul Nuttall will make a policy announcement in Westminster, setting out plans to ban burkas and sharia law, and tackle FGM and postal voting fraud.



Who's who: Trump aides, associates drawing attention

Trump said , after ordering a Bannon-Kushner truce late last week. True to form, Trump said he's his own strategist. Trump is now trying so hard to reassert dominance in his own administration that he's acting like Bannon's official title isn't chief strategist.