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Law enforcement has lobbied for such legislation for years, and the bill had drawn support from Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a White House adviser. Last week, Backpage.com was seized by the Department of Justice even before the bill was signed into law. Rob Portman (R-OH), the chairman of the U.S.
  • Guardiola and Reds charged by UEFA

    Guardiola and Reds charged by UEFA

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    There was some merit to his complaints. City were dominant in the first half and thought they had scored a second goal before the break through Leroy Sane , only for the effort to be disallowed for offside, despite Liverpool's James Milner having touched the ball into the German's path.
  • Encounter underway in J&K's Kulgam

    Encounter underway in J&K's Kulgam

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    They said a gunbattle broke out between the militants and security forces in the early hours. The encounter began after security forces cordoned off Wani Mohalla at Khudwani in Kulgam in volatile south Kashmir at 11pm on Tuesday night.
  • New US sanctions rattle Russian stock market, ruble

    New US sanctions rattle Russian stock market, ruble

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    One of the targets of the new round of US sanctions is Russia's aluminum tycoon Oleg Deripaska and his Rusal company, the world's major primary aluminum producer. Another top Russian official warned Trump of "serious consequences'" if any Russians are wounded or killed in any possible airstrike on the war-torn nation.
  • Russian Federation vetoes UNSC resolution on Syria chemical weapons probe

    Russian Federation vetoes UNSC resolution on Syria chemical weapons probe

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    Russia vetoed a US text, while two Russian-drafted resolutions failed to get the minimum nine votes required for approval. A resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by Russia, China, France, Britain or the United States to pass. Last Saturday a chemical attack was reported to have taken place in Douma, where the rebel group Jaish al-Islam controls territory. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Syria has been asked to "make the necessary arrangements for ...
  • London Avoided Supporting US in Possible Attack on Syria

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    Trump says on Twitter Wednesday: " Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria ". The OPCW said it would "shortly" deploy a fact-finding team to Douma for an investigation, but U.S. "Today, the OPCW Technical Secretariat has requested the Syrian Arab Republic to make the necessary arrangements for such a deployment", the group said in a statement .
  • Syria repositions air assets as Trump hints at war

    Syria repositions air assets as Trump hints at war

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    But he was cautious in his public remarks about Syria on Wednesday, disclosing little about the decision-making process ahead of talks at the White House and saying the United States was still reviewing intelligence about the attack itself.
  • Trump warns Russian Federation to 'get ready' for U.S. strike on Syria

    Trump warns Russian Federation to 'get ready' for U.S. strike on Syria

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    Pence's deputy chief of staff, Jarrod Agen, said in a statement that Pence is "honored" to attend the summit, adding that a year ago he "traveled to the region to meet with the Presidents of Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Panama to increase the pressure against the Maduro regime and negotiate better trade deals that benefit American workers".
  • The Masters: Rickie Fowler is the 'next Mickelson,' not the 'next Garcia'

    The Masters: Rickie Fowler is the 'next Mickelson,' not the 'next Garcia'

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    I did a segment Monday afternoon with a sportswriter friend who has a talk show in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Even Fred Ridley, the new Augusta National chairman, had said this was the most anticipated Masters he could remember. "To actually finally be sitting down and have my first major be the green jacket, and to be able to sit here wearing it, it's a surreal moment for me and it's something that I'll never forget".
  • Killed Palestinian Journalist's Colleagues And Family Refute Israel's Hamas Claim

    Killed Palestinian Journalist's Colleagues And Family Refute Israel's Hamas Claim

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    Last week, Greenblatt published a statement in which he urged the leaders of the public protests in Gaza not to get close to the border fence with Israel. Dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli military gunfire and thousands were injured during the weekend marches towards the fence. Also Tuesday, Israel released the results of an investigation into video footage in which soldiers are heard cheering as a sniper shoots a Palestinian along the border.
  • Trump taunts Russia, says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

    Trump taunts Russia, says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

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    Russian Federation is Assad's most powerful ally and its devastating air power has helped him wrest back large swathes of territory from rebels since 2015. Chemical weapons attacks have killed hundreds of people since the start of Syria's conflict, with the United Nations blaming four attacks on the Syrian government and a fifth on the Islamic State group.
  • US, France and United Kingdom discuss gas attack response

    US, France and United Kingdom discuss gas attack response

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    Trump also wrote back then. Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin, meanwhile, told Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV station that any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down. "The continued use of chemical weapons can not go unchallenged". Defense Secretary Jim Mattis took a more measured tone, saying the US and its military coalition partners were still studying intelligence on the attack.
  • South Korean Ex-president Myung-Bak Charged With Corruption

    South Korean Ex-president Myung-Bak Charged With Corruption

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    Ex-President Lee Myung-bak is expected to be questioned in court next month, following his indictment on Monday. The businessman-turned-politician became the fourth ROK president to be indicted by prosecutors. Prosecutors estimate that he has received bribes worth a total of about 10 million dollars. The 11 billion won in bribes also include 1.7 billion won of secret funds from the country's spy agency Lee allegedly pocketed, and 3.5 billion won Lee reportedly accepted from five different ...
  • Tuesday, April 10 Morning Forecast Discussion

    Tuesday, April 10 Morning Forecast Discussion

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    Thursday we run the risk for a shower after some morning sunshine, but temperatures will be in the 50s and near 60 inland. The winds will bring in much warmer temperatures this afternoon , warming into the mid 80s today with sunny skies.
  • Russia's Putin: ties with Montenegro at odds with our age-old friendship

    Russia's Putin: ties with Montenegro at odds with our age-old friendship

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    The head of the Central Bank of Russian Federation said she didn't view Russia's economy as financially unstable. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday that Moscow should look at US goods or goods produced in Russia by USA companies when considering a possible response to sanctions imposed on Moscow by Washington.
  • Boehner Joins Advisory Board For Marijuana Company

    Boehner Joins Advisory Board For Marijuana Company

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    The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote for a new speaker to succeed Boehner today. When it comes to marijuana, former Speaker John A. Boehner has gone from " hell no you can't " to supporting the board of a cannabis corporation.