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World News Pruitt wanted to highlight his name on EPA memorabilia
Author: 0 Pruitt wanted to highlight his name on EPA memorabilia

Tom Carper of DE and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, said in a letter Tuesday to Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) that they were provided with an internal EPA document that said a threat assessment did not justify such expenses.

Author: 0 Russian Federation invites chemical weapons experts to visit Syria site

The Syrian regime has denied being responsible for the attack, while Russian Federation - which backs the country's President Bashar al Assad - also rejected allegations the Syrian government was to blame. "We're still working on this". Monday was the first day on the job for his new national security adviser, John Bolton, who has previously advocated military action against Syria .

World News Chad No Longer On Travel Ban List
Author: 0 Chad No Longer On Travel Ban List

Reports suggested that the country was only added to the original list because it ran out of passport paper , preventing Chadian officials from providing passport samples to the Department of Homeland Security. The decision on Tuesday (April 10) was made nearly exactly a month after former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the country as part of his five-nation trip to Africa in March.

World News Toronto FC beat Club America to advance to CONCACAF League final
Author: 0 Toronto FC beat Club America to advance to CONCACAF League final

The Canadians joined CD Guadalajara after the Mexican side visited the Red Bull Arena and kept their 1-0 advantage from the first leg. And the home side was almost on the scoresheet inside of 10 minutes when a Bradley Wright-Phillips shot from close range was blocked and Tim Parker pushed his shot wide of the far post from the rebound.

World News Kevin Spacey assault Instance
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It is the first police investigation naming Spacey as a suspect in L.A. County. Prosecutors from the Los Angeles District Attorney's industry sex crimes task force are considering bringing a charge over a claim that Spacey attacked a man in West Hollywood in October 1992.

World News Kulgam encounter: Mobile internet services suspended
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In the encounter, three security personnel were injured. While police and army officials maintain that the search operation was in progress, sources said the security forces withdrew following the clashes. Sources say firing between the trapped militants- believed to be from Lashkar-e-Toiba- has started after lull. Expressing her grief, she said there was an urgent need "to get together to get Jammu and Kashmir out of this vicious cycle of violence and killings".

World News Relationship with Russian Federation 'worse than it's ever been'
Author: 0 Relationship with Russian Federation 'worse than it's ever been'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHeitkamp says Trump asked her to switch parties Trump to meet with GOP leaders at White House on Wednesday: report Ex-acting deputy AG Boente was asked to interview with Mueller: report MORE said Wednesday that America's relationship with Russian Federation is "worse now than it has ever been", after Russian Federation stymied efforts to investigate an alleged chemical attack in Syria .

World News Woman says Missouri gov. coerced her into sexual encounter
Author: 0 Woman says Missouri gov. coerced her into sexual encounter

That order did not, however, extend to legislators and the report they released on Wednesday. One hour before the release of the report, the governor said in a press conference that the report represented a political witch hunt . Louis home. The investigation is a potential precursor to impeachment proceedings. Toward the end of his remarks, Greitens said, "In 33 days this will all come to an end because in the United States of America, you get your day in court".

World News Defexpo 2018: Manufacturing hub theme belies India's status as largest arms importer
Author: 0 Defexpo 2018: Manufacturing hub theme belies India's status as largest arms importer

The four-day exhibition will showcase the strengths of India's defence public sector and uncover the country's growing private industry. Indian defence exhibition 2018 "DefExpo" is inaugurated in Chennai , today. Indian military is the biggest buyer of defence equipment but hopes to be a key manufacturer and exporter too. US Commerce Minister Patrick Santillo said, "This is a dynamic period in our bilateral relationship as the US and India develop the major defence partner relationship ...

World News 'The Simpsons' Slammed For 'Sad' Response To Apu Controversy
Author: 0 'The Simpsons' Slammed For 'Sad' Response To Apu Controversy

Director Michael Melamedoff joined forces with comedian Hari Kondabolu , who wrote and starred in the documentary , to explore how Apu influences the way that people view South Asians. "What am I supposed to do?" asks Marge . The show finally responded to the critics in an episode that aired on Sunday, April 8. Henry Smith Higgins wrote: "Each character is a stereotype".

World News Azerbaijan's strongman Ilham Aliyev re-elected for fourth consecutive term
Author: 0 Azerbaijan's strongman Ilham Aliyev re-elected for fourth consecutive term

His position has also been boosted by the steady influx of money from oil into his government's coffers. "Azerbaijan is on a firm and irreversible path of democratic development". But critics argue they have crushed opposition and used their power to fund a lavish lifestyle for themselves and their family. "For decades, the Aliyevs have been appropriating Azerbaijan's national riches, they have amassed huge hidden wealth", Khadija Ismayilova, an anti-corruption crusader, told AFP .

Author: 0 Global community needs to respond after Syria attack, agrees May

State news agency RIA Novosti on Wednesday quoted Andrei Krasov, deputy chairman of the State Duma's defense committee, as saying that Russian Federation will treat a US airstrike on Syria "not just as an act of aggression but a war crime of the Western coalition".

Author: 0 US, allies draw up plans for high-stakes strike against Syria

Interested in Syria? Add Syria as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Syria news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The New York Times noted that the White House is mulling a more "robust" strategy that may include an escalation of force.

World News Man pleads guilty to killing another man during fight in Las Cruces
Author: 0 Man pleads guilty to killing another man during fight in Las Cruces

County investigators determined that Escamilla embezzled $1,251,578 worth of meat over nine years, The Brownsville Herald reported. Moore faces 11-15 years in prison and a $100,000 fine. After being caught red-handed by Bossier City Police, two men from Austin, Texas, pleaded guilty last week to using a credit card skimmer to steal information to create fake credit cards and steal thousands from private accounts.

World News IDF to discipline troops who cheered shooting of Gaza protesters
Author: 0 IDF to discipline troops who cheered shooting of Gaza protesters

Abu Daqqa said he had thrown stones at Israeli soldiers over the border during the day, but denied being armed or posing any threat at the time of the gunshot. Hundreds of others have been wounded. The European Union, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and others have called for an independent investigation into the deaths, which included a journalist.

World News Light wintry mix and snow possible tonight
Author: 0 Light wintry mix and snow possible tonight

TONIGHT: Any clouds hovering through the evening, will slowly begin to decrease from the northwest to the southeast. Friday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 41. This next system will start off as rain in lower elevations and then transition to snow. Sunday we will have rain and even a few thunderstorms arriving by the afternoon.

World News Reed edges Fowler, Spieth to win Masters thriller
Author: 0 Reed edges Fowler, Spieth to win Masters thriller

I hope one isn't the end but the start. I'll be back tomorrow and possibly as late as Wednesday, with my Open de Espana and RBC Heritage previews. "There's pressure leading", McIlroy said. He knew he had thrown just about everything he had at Reed and it hadn't been quite enough, Reed rolling in a birdie putt on 18 to win, 1 up.

World News Russian Federation doesn't have firepower to retaliate against Trump, says ex-Putin aide
Author: 0 Russian Federation doesn't have firepower to retaliate against Trump, says ex-Putin aide

Russia's diplomat to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin pointed out that Russian Federation will react to pretty much any US missiles launched in neighbouring Syria by shooting all of them down, as well as targeting their launch locations. The attack at the weekend led to widespread condemnation, as Theresa May agreed with Trump and French president Emmanuel Macron that the global community "needed to respond" following the suspected attack.

World News Allman Report canceled after controversial tweet over Parkland shooting survivor
Author: 0 Allman Report canceled after controversial tweet over Parkland shooting survivor

In the tweet , Allman threatened to sexually assault David Hogg, a student who has spoken out about gun violence since 17 people were killed in a shooting at the school. Cruz is charged with killing 17 people and wounding 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the February 14 mass shooting. Several advertisers, including the Ruth's Chris steakhouse chain and local realty and healthcare companies, did just that, announcing they were no longer purchasing ads for the Allman ...

World News Israel probes video appearing to show sniper shooting Palestinian
Author: 0 Israel probes video appearing to show sniper shooting Palestinian

The killing of Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja by an Israeli sniper, with what the head of Reporters Without Borders called "an intentional shot", understandably got worldwide headlines. Mubarak has been a vocal supporter of the Palestinian cause, and recently led a march in Accra against the United States recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

World News Russian Federation summons Israeli envoy after Syrian airbase attack
Author: 0 Russian Federation summons Israeli envoy after Syrian airbase attack

Israeli military commanders and Defense Ministry officials are pushing for a new offensive against neighboring Syria, with a focus on fighting Iran . Amos Yadlin, a former Israeli military intelligence chief, wrote on Twitter that "the Iranians will probably respond to the strike attributed to Israel, even if not immediately".

World News Russian PM orders govt to draw up response to U.S. sanctions: Ifax
Author: 0 Russian PM orders govt to draw up response to U.S. sanctions: Ifax

Syrian opposition activists, rescue workers and medics say dozens of people died in a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma, in the Eastern Ghouta region. In response to the tweet, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said a looming missile strike would be counterproductive and prevent inspectors from investigating the site of the attack.

World News UK's May says Syria chemical weapons can't go unchallenged
Author: 0 UK's May says Syria chemical weapons can't go unchallenged

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump said this attack will be " met forcefully ". Officials suggested such evidence was lacking, or at least not yet at hand. "Instead of talking about the coalition's readiness to fire missiles at Syria , the United States would do better to rebuild the destroyed city (of Raqqa) and provide wide-ranging help to its suffering population", the ministry said in a statement.

World News Indonesian police vow crackdown — Made alcohol
Author: 0 Indonesian police vow crackdown — Made alcohol

Syafruddin said he had ordered all regional police chiefs to "make these cases stop" and to trace "producers, distributors, sellers, to those who have the idea of mixing alcohol with fatal chemicals". Potentially lethal methanol can be a byproduct of bootleg distilling and the tainted alcohol is also sometimes mixed with soft drinks. The deaths occurred in several parts of the provinces of Jakarta and West Java, according to the National Police.

World News Saudi Air Defense Intercepts Missile Over Najran, Shoots Down Two Drones
Author: 0 Saudi Air Defense Intercepts Missile Over Najran, Shoots Down Two Drones

The strikes by the rebels in neighbouring Yemen came just days before Saudi Arabia is to host heads of state and dignitaries for the annual Arab League summit, which will be held this year in the eastern Saudi city of Dammam. Iran denies arming the rebels. The channel did not provide any details on casualties of damage from the alleged attack, however Saudi authorities said its facilities in Jizan were operating "normally and safely" following the Houthis' announcement.

World News Queen Elizabeth Jokes About Donald Trump and Barack Obama
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth Jokes About Donald Trump and Barack Obama

In a clip from the special that was released this week though, Queen Elizabeth has Americans on her mind instead. "Why do they always go round and round when you want to talk?" the Queen said as the helicopters roared above. A petition was also created that hundreds of thousands of British citizens signed protesting Trump's visit with the queen . And that's what they can learn from Her Majesty.

World News Spartan soccer snaps four-game skid with 4-2 victory
Author: 0 Spartan soccer snaps four-game skid with 4-2 victory

While Tehya Dave' - the team's best athlete and rebounder - and Carmody were the starting forwards, the guard tandem of Timko, Haver and Drevna "really made us go and got us into the tempo we wanted to play", the coach said. According to Mr Mensah, the developmental is are poised to better their third-place finish from last season after impressing in their pre-season friendlies; the latest of which was a 2-2 draw with Karim Zito's Black Starlets.

Author: 0 U.S. not sole owner of nuke deal, says Iran

However, many exchanges were refusing to sell at the official new unified price and street corner traders, fearful of the new directive, were conspicuous by their absence. As they had with Trump's desire to leave Afghanistan, his advisers, mainly Defense Secretary James Mattis convinced him to walk that back. Rouhani reaffirmed his government's commitment to the deal and said Iran would not be the first to violate it.