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Smoke rises after the Syrian army's shelling targeted the Douma district in Eastern Ghouta countryside of Damascus , Syria , on April 7, 2018. As the Trump administration considers military operations against Syria in the wake of a suspected chemical weapons attack Saturday (April 7) in the town of Douma , a University of Notre Dame Law School professor and world-renowned expert on worldwide law on the use of force says a reprisal attack would be illegal.
  • Trump lawyer tries to prevent use of materials found in FBI raid

    Trump lawyer tries to prevent use of materials found in FBI raid

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    Cohen and their teams were still scrambling on Friday to assess the damage from the raid early Monday morning", The Times reported . Prosecutors also confirmed in a court filing on Friday that they have been investigating Cohen for months, largely over his business dealings rather than his legal work.
  • Global Chemical Weapons Watchdog 'On Its Way To Syria'

    Global Chemical Weapons Watchdog 'On Its Way To Syria'

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    The U.S. Navy was moving an additional Tomahawk missile-armed ship within striking range of Syria as President Donald Trump and his national security aides mulled the scope and timing of an expected military assault in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack.
  • Russia pledged to counter any US missile strike on Syria

    Russia pledged to counter any US missile strike on Syria

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    It would provoke a retaliation operation by government forces and the White Helmets were to use it to stage a provocation with an alleged use of chemical weapons ", he said. "We had an early warning of the strike from the Russians. and all military bases were evacuated a few days ago", the official said. The Kremlin said a crisis communications link with the United States, created to avoid an accidental clash over Syria , was in use.
  • Five members of Cameroon team go missing at Commonwealth Games

    Five members of Cameroon team go missing at Commonwealth Games

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    At the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, 26 athletes and officials sought asylum in Australia . It's believed two athletes from Uganda, one from Rwanda and two squash athletes from Sierra Leone have also gone missing. "(But) I think it's important to remember that these athletes are guests and within their visas they have the right to travel freely, but this is obviously an issue that Team Cameroon is monitoring very closely".
  • READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes

    READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes

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    We thank them both. He insisted he wanted to go further than the limited strikes he ordered at this time previous year, which did little to prevent the Assad regime from attacking civilians again which deadly chemicals. "Not one of the cruise missiles released by the United States and its allies entered the zone of responsibility of Russian air defences protecting facilities in Tartus and Hmeimim", the ministry 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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    Haley continued to say that the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government , which is led by Bashar al-Assad, constitutes "one of the most blatant and grotesque violations of global law in the world today". It also said Russian officers found no patients with chemical attack symptoms at a local hospital, and no indication of any burials having taken place of the victims.
  • US, Britain, France make case at United Nations for Syria strikes

    US, Britain, France make case at United Nations for Syria strikes

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    I urge all Member States to show restraint in these unsafe circumstances and to avoid any acts that could escalate the situation and worsen the suffering of the Syrian people."The joint operation by the USA and its allies was in response to a suspected chemical attack in the city of Douma last week".
  • Woman who drove SUV with family off Northern California cliff was drunk

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    Bruce Carpenter. But after spending two weeks with the family Argyropoulos said she noticed kindness, love and respect for the children was largely absent. Five bodies were found March 26 but three children were missing. The woman had not been formally identified but Mendocino County Sheriff Thomas Allman earlier said the body was believed to have been one of the people in the auto.
  • SC/ST ruling led to damage and disharmony

    SC/ST ruling led to damage and disharmony

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    The Centre said that separation of powers was part of the basic structure of the Constitution, and there was no room for the court to declare that it could legislate. "No relief can be given to the SC/ST community without protecting the fundamental rights of an innocent person", Justice Goel had said. "They might not know what is in the order or they may have been misled with people having vested interest".
  • Former Red Deerian coached three Humboldt hockey players

    Former Red Deerian coached three Humboldt hockey players

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    The team was on its way to a playoff game when the bus collided with a semi truck at an intersection near Tisdale, Sask. Some teachers and staff even billeted the players, he said. Fourteen people were also injured in the crash, and four remain in critical condition. The family of Dayna Brons says the 25-year-old died this afternoon in Saskatoon hospital from injuries sustained in Friday's crash.