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Sanders adds that US officials are "continuing to assess intelligence" and are "engaged in conversations with our partners and allies". "Yes, it has happened", she said . That did not mean military strikes would continue. "The President has a number of options at his disposal and all of those options remain on the table".
  • Trump taunts Russian Federation, says 'get ready' for missile strike in Syria

    Trump taunts Russian Federation, says 'get ready' for missile strike in Syria

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    None of the three countries' leaders had made a firm decision, according to the officials, who were not authorized to discuss military planning by name. He wrote: 'Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria . Trump spoke from the White House Friday night. He said "the Cold War is back - with a vengeance but with a difference", because safeguards that managed the risk of escalation in the past, "no longer seem to be present".
  • Winnie Mandela funeral underway in SA

    Winnie Mandela funeral underway in SA

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    Mourners followed Madikizela-Mandela's coffin in procession into the stadium where the funeral began with the singing of the national anthem. Tens of hundreds of individuals sang, cheered and cried because the flag-draped casket of anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was escorted from her official funeral on Saturday.
  • There's a lot more to the Michael Cohen probe

    There's a lot more to the Michael Cohen probe

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    Federal investigators specifically asked for all communications about the recording - which surfaced a month before the 2016 presidential election - that personal attorney Michael Cohen had with then-candidate Trump, as well as with his campaign aides.
  • Trump wants back into Pacific trade deal, say GOP senators

    Trump wants back into Pacific trade deal, say GOP senators

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    Trump also indicated that he was keen to pursue bilateral deals with Japan and other countries in the region. Rep. Ryan and Sen. American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations president Richard Trumka said on Twitter that the TPP "was killed because it failed America's workers and it should remain dead".
  • Donald Trump yet to make 'final decision' on Syria missile strike

    Donald Trump yet to make 'final decision' on Syria missile strike

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    Trump's tweet was reacting to a warning from Russian Federation that any USA missiles fired at Syria over the deadly assault on Saturday on the rebel enclave of Douma near Damascus would be shot down and the launch sites targeted. Yet even more disturbing was Trump's signal last week to Russian Federation and Iran - and Bashar al-Assad - that he wants to pull 2,000 USA forces out of northeast Syria in four to six months.
  • Facebook scandal explained | Why Zuckerburg is testifying to Congress

    Facebook scandal explained | Why Zuckerburg is testifying to Congress

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    Mr Zuckerberg said that the company tracks non-users for "security purposes", without elaborating. But he stiffly defended Facebook's use of the data and postings of the 2.2 billion users of its free platform - in order to attract the ad revenue that the $480- billion company depends on.
  • US Launches Air Strike on Syria

    US Launches Air Strike on Syria

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    The strikes were aimed at " chemical weapons infrastructure" in what the United States billed as a warning against Mr Assad employing such weapons in the future - a warning he has not heeded in the past. He said Syrian surface to air missile batteries had attempted to fire back, but there were no initial reports of any allied losses. In a robust response to the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syria, the US, UK and France struck targets associated with those weapons in the area of ...
  • Syria regime launches conscription campaign amid threat of U.S. strikes

    Syria regime launches conscription campaign amid threat of U.S. strikes

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    Syrian state TV said the US, UK and France had launched attacks and said anti-aircraft units had responded. "We condemn in the strongest terms the use of chemical weapons ", Mr Stoltenberg said. Meanwhile, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says experts are travelling to Syria and will start investigations on Saturday.
  • British cabinet agrees 'need for action' in Syria

    British cabinet agrees 'need for action' in Syria

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    More than 1,000 people have been killed in eastern Ghouta in the past two weeks, according to Doctors Without Borders. The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said in a brief statement after Trump met with Mattis and other members of his National Security Council: "No final decision has been made".
  • The US just bombed Syria. What happens next?

    The US just bombed Syria. What happens next?

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    His generals pushed back, not wanting to escalate tensions with those two countries, the officials said. He stated, "We cannot purge the world of evil or act everywhere". The message to Assad must be that the cost of using chemical weapons is worse than any perceived benefit, that the United States and our allies have the will and capability to continue imposing those costs, and that Iran and Russian Federation will ultimately be unsuccessful in protecting Assad from our punitive response.
  • Former teacher goes to court for running 'fight club' in class

    Former teacher goes to court for running 'fight club' in class

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    The Oklahoma City-American Federation of Teachers, which like the OEA opposed the strike from the beginning, acknowledged Friday that a poll it had conducted showed overwhelming support for the continuation of the strike. The fights were captured on cell phone video, and Fish can be heard on a video seeming to give the fighting students directions, such as at one time saying something to the effect of, "Move this way, away from the door", the police report said.
  • Russia slams US military strikes in Syria, warns of consequences

    Russia slams US military strikes in Syria, warns of consequences

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    Trump made clear in his eight-minute television address that he is wary of a deeper entanglement in Syria , where about 2,000 US troops have been deployed to fight Islamic State. election, Putin is unlikely to show such tolerance now. All responsibility lies with Washington , London and Paris, Russian Ambassador to US Anatoly Antonov said, commenting on the strike.
  • USA launches 'precision srikes' on Syria as UK, France join in

    USA launches 'precision srikes' on Syria as UK, France join in

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    The source says they are "significantly enhanced" in terms of anti-strike and anti-aircraft capabilities. According to President Trump, "the objective of our actions tonight is to establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread and use of chemical weapons ".
  • Mills Woman Arrested for Child Endangerment After Drinking

    Mills Woman Arrested for Child Endangerment After Drinking

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    On one occasion, the girl said Deveraux forced himself on her when she got out of the shower and said they "should always do that" after she showered. At the end of the hour-long flight from Atlanta to North Carolina, the women exchanged numbers. Snipes regularly visits Vaughn and she and Phipps plan to write a book about their story.
  • Donald Trump: Syria Attack 'Could Be Very Soon or Not So Soon'

    Donald Trump: Syria Attack 'Could Be Very Soon or Not So Soon'

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    At least 40 people were killed and hundreds more were injured. President Donald Trump put off a final decision on strikes against Syria following a crunch meeting with national security advisors yesterday, as Moscow warned against any USA move that could trigger a conflict between the nuclear-armed rivals.
  • Pressure grows for Missouri Governor Greitens to step down

    Pressure grows for Missouri Governor Greitens to step down

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    He is criticized for engaging in political maneuvering on what has often been seen as a non-political board. Missouri's Republican House Speaker Todd Richardson called Wednesday for Governor Greitens to resign, and the state's top Democrat said lawmakers should begin impeachment proceedings if he doesn't step down.
  • State Senator to Trump: Ask Greitens to Resign

    State Senator to Trump: Ask Greitens to Resign

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    When she replied that she had, Greitens "slapped me across my face, just like hard", the woman said. Shortly before the report's release, the governor shot back that the committee's findings were "full of more false, outlandish and salacious accusations".
  • Trump's Personal Attorney Michael Cohen 'Under Criminal Investigation': DOJ

    Trump's Personal Attorney Michael Cohen 'Under Criminal Investigation': DOJ

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    The FBI raided Cohen's offices, home and hotel room earlier this week, taking his computers and phones and seizing documents related to a payment he said he'd made to adult film actress Stormy Daniels . Cohen's lawyer is asking for the lawyers themselves to review the material or a "special master" to decide what is relevant to the case, and Hendon is concerned about a taint team or however the material is handled.
  • Russia ridicules Trump's Twitter diplomacy in Syria standoff

    Russia ridicules Trump's Twitter diplomacy in Syria standoff

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    It comes as Russia and the United States traded fresh blows as the latest round of talks at the UN Security Council. Plans for Western strikes should carefully avoid Russian troops stationed in Syria to avoid any risk of military escalation with Moscow .
  • Changing tactics: Cosby defense aggressively attacks accuser

    Changing tactics: Cosby defense aggressively attacks accuser

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    The witness said: "I trusted him". In her second day on the witness stand, Heidi Thomas , a Colorado music teacher, told jurors she came forward with her allegations in early 2015 to support other women who have accused Cosby , not for the attention his lawyers say it brought her.
  • Loveland-area weather: Warm, windy today; colder tomorrow

    Loveland-area weather: Warm, windy today; colder tomorrow

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    Very large hail and damaging winds continue to be the main threats . "A Flash Flood Watch has already been issued for the entire area from 1 am Saturday morning to 1 am Sunday morning as we are expecting 2-4" + across the area. Strong storms could develop along this line and push east into Missouri this afternoon/ evening. "Bottom line, no matter what color risk area you are in everyone in central Alabama is at some level of risk for severe storms and should remain weather aware", ...
  • Russian military police deploy in Syria's Douma

    Russian military police deploy in Syria's Douma

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    A senior Iranian official said on Thursday he hoped the Syrian government and its allies would drive U.S. troops from eastern Syria, challenging U.S. Deconfliction lines between the United States and Russian Federation help. Any U.S. strike would probably involve the navy, given the risk to aircraft from Russian and Syrian air defences.
  • Oklahoma Teachers Urged to End Walkout

    Oklahoma Teachers Urged to End Walkout

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    Fish was a math substitute teacher at Montville High School and an employee of the Montville Board of Education. He was taken to the William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich for a mental health evaluation, the warrant says. "They achieved what no one has been able to achieve in over a decade: an increase in funding for schools and a pay raise for teachers and support staff".
  • Remember Paul Ryan For His Record

    Remember Paul Ryan For His Record

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    Ryan was listed as a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee target in 2018, and the DCCC added ironworker Randy Bryce to its "Red to Blue" program for promising candidates, which provides additional committee support. Trump's braggadocio and baggage. One of the owners, Joe Quarena, said Ryan's political success has brought attention to Janesville, particularly when he was a Vice Presidential candidate and Mitt Romney's running mate in 2012.
  • Woman, son killed in accident while taking back husband's body

    Woman, son killed in accident while taking back husband's body

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    The victim locked herself inside, and the woman proceeded to kick out a front and back window before yelling that she was going to kick in the victim's head. A reward up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment of anyone responsible for her death, the NYPD said . "Came here to comfort me and make sure I am all right", said Sondra James.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation raid linked to conversations about Trump's 'Access Hollywood' tape

    Federal Bureau of Investigation raid linked to conversations about Trump's 'Access Hollywood' tape

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    Trump was obviously angry about the event, calling it "frankly, a real disgrace" as well as an "attack on the country". Cohen often recorded phone conversations and replayed them for colleagues, the Washington Post reports . But that may be overstated, according to one of MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace's sources, who claims that Cohen not only won't take a bullet for the president, he's unlikely to go to jail for him either.
  • Michael Cohen Taped Calls, Stoking Fears After Raid — WashPost

    Michael Cohen Taped Calls, Stoking Fears After Raid — WashPost

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    The focus needs to be on achieving a legislative outcome, not a talking point. CNN has reached out to the White House for comment on the planned rallies. A third source familiar with the matter said the relationship with Mueller remains strong and constructive discussions are expected to recommence shortly.
  • USA - Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

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    Donald Trump concluded his national security meeting on Syria without reaching a decision on the type of response his administration may take, the White House said . Moscow's threat to down US missiles came from its ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, who said it was based on previous statements by President Vladimir Putin and the Russian armed forces chief of staff.
  • Syria conflict: No evidence of chemical attack - Russia

    Syria conflict: No evidence of chemical attack - Russia

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    The town is under the control of people who are against the government. Civilians reached by the Guardian said they were happy their suffering, which extended over several years of siege, punishing air raids and chemical attacks including a sarin gas attack in 2013, was finally at an end.
  • 'Mkhitaryan could return for Europa League semis' - Wenger

    'Mkhitaryan could return for Europa League semis' - Wenger

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    Hopefully we can progress another round and give it a shot in the final. Wenger made the right call and went with the Englishman, who has now scored five goals in four matches for the club. The Gunners have been linked with a potential switch to sign the playmaker at the end of the season following his impressive performances at CSKA Moscow .
  • Former FBI director Comey likens Trump to a mafia boss

    Former FBI director Comey likens Trump to a mafia boss

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    On Feb. 14, 2017, after a counterterrorism briefing, Trump ordered everyone out of the room except Comey, with whom he wanted to have a one-on-one chat, Comey writes. "What is happening now is not normal", Comey wrote. "He leaked CLASSIFIED information, for which he should be prosecuted", the president continued .
  • Xiaomi Black Shark gaming smartphone launched: Price, specifications and features

    Xiaomi Black Shark gaming smartphone launched: Price, specifications and features

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    According to Analysts, Qualcomm paused the development of Snapdragon 670 and decided to rename it the Snapdragon 710 . Rs. 31,200) for the base variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage space. It has a committed one-touch Shark key that gives an immersive gaming background. Rs. 36,400). The Bluetooth Gamepad controller is priced at 179 yuan (approx.
  • Meghan's sister vents her anger at wedding snub

    Meghan's sister vents her anger at wedding snub

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    Furious Samantha, hit out after Prince Harry and Meghan came up with a list of around 600 guests for the ceremony at at Windsor Castle scheduled for May 19. "She continued, "'I was a 13-year-old tomboy, never out of jodhpurs, and I would have to wear a dress". She said: "Her role is hugely important for ellenor and for the future care of our patients as it creates tomorrow's caring workforce".
  • Iran official hopes Syria expels US 'occupiers — The Latest

    Iran official hopes Syria expels US 'occupiers — The Latest

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    The architecture of every Syrian city reflects this duality, with mosques and churches surrounded by buzzing markets. It has been observed in subsequent military deployments in Libya and Iraq, and many British lawmakers and voters are deeply skeptical of deepening involvement in the Syrian conflict .
  • Fortnite experiencing extended downtime after 'critical failure' with database

    Fortnite experiencing extended downtime after 'critical failure' with database

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    The best thing is that the game is free! Know more about this update! Developer Epic Games was able to get it back up and running, but it acknowledged that fans had to endure many hours of frustration. According to the initial server status report, the problem is "due to a database failure which we are working to resolve as quickly as possible". Right now we don't know how long it will take, but we will update you hourly'.
  • School board member Mason passes away

    School board member Mason passes away

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    The consolidated Cherryvale will have a science, technology, engineering, arts and math concentration. But many are concerned that the four-member board , which has been unable to seat a fifth member for more than a decade, may be incapable of reaching a consensus.
  • Trump muddies the waters over timing of threatened Syria strike

    Trump muddies the waters over timing of threatened Syria strike

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    Mattis referenced the OPCW mission to Syria and complained about the "challenges we face where Russian Federation has six times in the United Nations rejected and made certain that we could not get investigators in". After an emergency closed-door meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday, Russia's UN ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, urged the United States and its allies to refrain from military retaliation in Syria.
  • SPECIAL START TIME: Prep Sports Weekly at 5:30 on 4/12/18

    SPECIAL START TIME: Prep Sports Weekly at 5:30 on 4/12/18

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    Myers spent most of the season injured, but is determined to pick up right where she left off a season ago. "He threw the last inning, 17 pitches (on Wednesday)", McCabe said. "I think she'll be a great addition to King University", Sinard continued. At McLouth, Conner Winter swept both the shot put and discus , tossing the shot 48-11.5, and the flinging the disc 119-1.
  • Israeli Snipers Celebrate Shooting of Palestinian

    Israeli Snipers Celebrate Shooting of Palestinian

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    The video came at a highly sensitive time for Israel's military, which has faced mounting criticism over its use of live fire in Gaza Strip, where at least 31 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds injured since late March while participating in the "Great March of Return".
  • Young Palestinians have legs amputated after Israel refuses medical help

    Young Palestinians have legs amputated after Israel refuses medical help

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    A Palestinian man told Reuters on Wednesday (April 11) that he was the person whose shooting by an Israeli sniper was captured on a leaked video, sparking worldwide criticism of Israel's response to the Gaza border protests. Israeli defence minister Avigdor Liberman said the sniper "deserves a medal". The grant had been approved, the official said, raising questions about how an affiliation with Hamas' military wing would not have been flagged if Murtaja was known to Israeli ...
  • Blood Samples Show Nerve Agent, Chlorine Used in Syria Attack

    Blood Samples Show Nerve Agent, Chlorine Used in Syria Attack

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    The Cook is the same class of ship that was used by the USA navy when Trump ordered his last - and limited - strikes against the Assad regime in April 2017 following a chemical weapons attack in Idlib. A US guided-missile destroyer, the USS Donald Cook , is in the Mediterranean. These two ships, possibly aided by a U.S. submarine, are likely to play a role in a strike.