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Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said dozens of people had been injured. "There were 20 strikes in 15 minutes", Mohammed, a medic, told AFP from Douma on Friday. Earlier it was reported that the Syrian rebels and the Russian military agreed on a plan for the evacuation of the city Council. According to United Nations officials, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in the conflict to date.
  • Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Journalist Wearing 'Press' Vest

    Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Journalist Wearing 'Press' Vest

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    Israel said there were around 20,000 protesters and that they were seeking to breach the border. Israel has defended the wars as a response to intense rocket fire from Hamas-ruled Gaza , and notes the group's history of suicide bombings and other deadly attacks, especially during the second Palestinian uprising early last decade.
  • Syria: 40 reported dead in regime airstrikes on besieged eastern Ghouta

    Syria: 40 reported dead in regime airstrikes on besieged eastern Ghouta

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    Regime forces were locked in violent clashes with Jaish al-Islam rebels in agricultural areas to the southwest and east of the town, the Observatory said. Deadly bombardments pounded the last opposition holdout in Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Saturday, after regime troops resumed a military blitz to pressure rebels to withdraw.
  • Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Says There Were Likely Other Breaches Like Cambridge Analytica

    Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Says There Were Likely Other Breaches Like Cambridge Analytica

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    Facebook Inc .'s chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer will give evidence to United Kingdom lawmakers in late April, in the wake of allegations that information on millions of its users was misused. Social experiences provided to Facebook users, like viewing their friends' Facebook playlists, required data sharing, she explained. "You were right that we could have done this two and a half years ago", Sandberg conceded.
  • Spieth back in his comfort zone at Masters

    Spieth back in his comfort zone at Masters

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    He got off to a awful start, making a double bogey at the first hole and a bogey at the second, before dropping another shot with a bogey at No. 7. With the cut expected to fall around 5-over, Sharma would require a couple of birdies and play the back under par to stay on in the tournament .
  • China files WTO complaint over United States tariff measures

    China files WTO complaint over United States tariff measures

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    They therefore get tremendous perks and advantages, especially over the US. As part of retaliatory measures against China, the United States trade representative's office filed a complaint on March 23, saying China uses discriminatory licensing requirements to compel the transfer of technologies from United States companies to Chinese companies.
  • Syrian forces enter rebel-held Douma after talks fail

    Syrian forces enter rebel-held Douma after talks fail

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    More concerning to Iran's enemies - Israel, Saudi Arabia and the US security establishment in particular - is Iran's long-term aim to establish military installations across the country, turning Syria into Iran's outpost in the Levant and allowing a permanent Iranian (or Hezbollah, Iran's stand-in) presence near the Golan Heights.
  • Cauvery Management Board: Over 2000 arrested for staging rokos

    Cauvery Management Board: Over 2000 arrested for staging rokos

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    However he requested the match organisers to understand the problems faced by the people and act accordingly. While some political leaders, farmers' representatives and pro-Tamil activists have demanded cancellation of the IPL schedule in Chennai , some others have appealed to the public to boycott the matches and present an empty stadium to the TV cameras to carry their protest far and wide over multiple channels.
  • 70 today, snow tomorrow

    70 today, snow tomorrow

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    Another chance of snow is possible Sunday morning, the weather service said. Some clouds will likely spill over into the state during the day, leaving us with a partly sunny sky. North wind 16 to 23 miles per hour with gusts as high as 32 miles per hour. Up to 14 inches (35.5 centimeters) of snow were reported further north.
  • Facebook brings political ads under more scrutiny

    Facebook brings political ads under more scrutiny

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    Under the Honest Ads Act, digital platforms with at least 50 million monthly views would need to maintain a public file of all electioneering communications purchased by anyone spending more than $500. Messenger, which allows users to chat amongst themselves, became a point of interest this week after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company had "detected" that "sensational messages" were being sent via Messenger in Myanmar.
  • China and USA exchange further threats over trade as markets slump

    China and USA exchange further threats over trade as markets slump

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    And China has included soybeans on its list of 106 products that would be hit by retaliatory tariffs. But just as Liu arrived, the Trump administration announced global steel and aluminum tariffs aimed at punishing China for what Washington says is its overproduction of steel that hurts US steel makers.
  • Check out Avengers: Infinity War character posters

    Check out Avengers: Infinity War character posters

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    Showcasing his disappointment in having minions like Loki and Ronin fail to gather him his precious Infinity Stones. Billed as the culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the upcoming Marvel Studios epic will feature almost every hero in the MCU and now new individual character posters have given each member of the titular team the spotlight.
  • Uber app shutdown moved to 18 April

    Uber app shutdown moved to 18 April

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    Ride-sharing service Uber has announced that it will be suspending its licensed services in Greece as of next Thursday. At first, the service will operate across zones 1 and 2, and during its launch, ViaVan is offering rides in zone 1 for just £3.
  • Dust Storm Hits New Delhi

    Dust Storm Hits New Delhi

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    Temperatures had been soaring to a record high of 33 degrees Celsius. Normal life was thrown out of gear on Friday evening as a dust storm, recorded at 81 km per hour, blew across Delhi, followed by drizzle that brought down the temperature.
  • IPL 2018: Now watch IPL on Doordarshan!

    IPL 2018: Now watch IPL on Doordarshan!

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    The most awaited show is set to begin from today, it's the opening of 11th edition of Indian Premier League. So we're ready. But there's still the element of getting into the tournament and getting the team selections right."While the talismanic Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be back as Chennai captain, Fleming will miss the services of Faf du Plessis in this tie due to a finger injury.
  • Facebook backs USA regulation of internet political ads

    Facebook backs USA regulation of internet political ads

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Friday that the social media portal will require all political ads on its platform to clearly mention who is paying for the message and for their identity to be verified, "in a bid to curb outside election interference".