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It was the 12th time that Russian Federation has used its veto power at the council to block action targeting its Syrian ally. "For now we are mainly focusing on lowering exposure in Russian Federation and having a more cautious stance from a tactical perspective overall on asset allocation".
  • Donald Trump: Syria attack will be met forcefully

    Donald Trump: Syria attack will be met forcefully

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    In a pair of tweets on Sunday , President Donald Trump appeared to blame the Syrian government and Russian Federation for Saturday's chemical incident in the suburb of Damascus, and warned of "a big price". The U.N. Security Council is expected to convene Monday in NY for an emergency session on Syria . Syria and Russian Federation accused Israel of carrying out the attack.
  • Trump threatens Syria strike, cancels summit travel

    Trump threatens Syria strike, cancels summit travel

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    Just minutes later, Trump tweeted a threat at Russian Federation over reports it might try to shoot down missiles launched in retaliation for a Syrian gas attack on anti-government rebels. has said as it ratcheted up its efforts to block Russian industrialists from doing business in the West. Amid the tough talk from the White House, the USA military appeared to be in position to carry out any attack order.
  • Syrians showed signs of chemical attack

    Syrians showed signs of chemical attack

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    The US commander-in-chief - who previous year ordered missile strikes on a Syrian airfield after seeing gruesome images of civilians poisoned with sarin - looked poised to act again. Trump made the remark to reporters Monday evening during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House with his top military leaders, including Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen.
  • Poisoned ex-spy 'improving rapidly' after nerve-agent attack

    Poisoned ex-spy 'improving rapidly' after nerve-agent attack

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    Earlier Karen Pierce, UK's ambassador to the United Nations , told the Security Council that Britain's actions "stand up to any scrutiny" and pledged to keep the 15-member body updated on the inquiry. "I woke up over a week ago now and am glad to say my strength is growing daily". Yulia and Sergei Skripal were found slumped on a bench at an outdoor shopping precinct in the English city on March 4.
  • Trump expects NKorea meeting in May or June

    Trump expects NKorea meeting in May or June

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    The report did not specifically mention plans for Kim to hold a summit with Trump , but it suggests Pyongyang is actively preparing for the meeting and is ready to let North Koreans know big events may be ahead. That appears to clear the way for talks between Trump - who has mocked his counterpart as "Little Rocket Man" - and Kim, whose pursuit of nuclear missiles capable of reaching the United States has accelerated during the first 15 months of Trump's administration.
  • Israeli govt minister defends trigger-happy army sniper

    Israeli govt minister defends trigger-happy army sniper

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    Earlier two Israeli right-wing ministers defended the soldiers after the video appearing to show them shoot a Palestinian and rejoice in it spread widely on social media and news sites. A shooter opens fire, knocking the target down. Son of a bitch. What makes such casualty figures all the more disturbing, however, is the rhetoric from Israeli officials, political and military, as well as the army's open fire regulations.
  • Israel Says Sniper Deserves A Medal For Shooting Palestinian

    Israel Says Sniper Deserves A Medal For Shooting Palestinian

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    No injuries were reported in the explosion. Israel's defence minister has said an Israeli sniper who shot a Palestinian across the border in Gaza in a controversial video "deserves a medal". Israel says its forces only open fire to stop attempts to damage the fence, infiltrations, attempts to carry out attacks and at those seeking to harm soldiers.
  • Errors cost Lady Wranglers in second-place battle, 12

    Errors cost Lady Wranglers in second-place battle, 12

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    Games on Saturday for Coach Tyler Mogensen's squad at the Council Bluffs Classic against No. 4 (3A) Ankeny Centennial, Urbandale and Treynor were called off because of the cold. "I thought we moved the ball pretty well", said Mogensen. "I'm real happy with (this performance)", he said. At press time, the Marlins were 0-3-0.