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Fox News' Mike Tobin reports with details. Russian media outlets reported Russian military officials as saying that Syrian air defence had shot down at least 71 of the cruise missiles fired by the US, UK and France. The UN official, who declined to be named, said the security team would remain in Damascus with the experts from OPCW for the time being. Omar Diab, the father of the 11-year-old Syrian boy called Hassan, said he is ready to go to global organizations to testify that no ...
  • Investors Buy Large Volume of Pretium Resources Put Options (PVG)

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    About 395,120 shares traded. ( NYSE :PVG). Cranbrook Wealth Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0.01% of its capital in Pretium Resources Inc . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Cibc invested in 0.01% or 104,275 shs. ( NYSE :PVG). United Kingdom-based Investec Asset Management Ltd has invested 0.02% in Pretium Resources Inc .
  • IMF's LaGarde: Global trade marked by lack of trust

    IMF's LaGarde: Global trade marked by lack of trust

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    The fact that "major economies are flirting with trade war at a time of widespread economic expansion may seem paradoxical - especially when the expansion is so reliant on investment and trade", Obstfeld said, adding that a trade war would "actually widen the US current account deficit".
  • Inspectors barred from attack site in Syria

    Inspectors barred from attack site in Syria

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    The warning came as the USA ambassador to the OPCW , Ken Ward, voiced fears that Moscow might already have " tampered with " evidence at the site. On April 16, the head of the global chemical-weapons watchdog said that inspectors had not yet been granted access to the site.
  • Volcano in Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Volcano in Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

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    The officials said the eruption of Mount Io was the first to be observed since 1768. The eruption of Io Yama, a 1,298 m (4,258 ft) high volcano on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, was the latest in a series of eruptions in Japan this year.
  • Saudi Arabia's First Cinema in Over 35 Years Open Doors

    Saudi Arabia's First Cinema in Over 35 Years Open Doors

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    Saudi Arabia's 32-year old Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is pushing for social reform and broadening the economy to reduce its reliance on oil to tackle youth unemployment. Commenting on Thursday's announcement, Majid Al Futtaim CEO Alain Bejjani said: "We thank the Saudi Government, the Ministry of Culture and Information and the General Commission for Audio-visual Media for the confidence they have placed in us to contribute to a new chapter in the history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia".
  • Cyril Ramaphosa leaves London as protests erupt in South Africa

    Cyril Ramaphosa leaves London as protests erupt in South Africa

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    Ramaphosa had been participating in the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in London, where he led a government delegation. The Democratic Alliance (DA) in North West said the ANC was protecting Mahumapelo rather than to intervene and alleviate the plight of communities in North West.
  • Modi Should Follow the Advice He Gave Me, Speak More: Manmohan Singh

    Modi Should Follow the Advice He Gave Me, Speak More: Manmohan Singh

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    Through press (reports) I know that he used to criticise me for not speaking up. Sources said that the CBI team, which grilled the Legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar's brother Atul Singh Sengar and four of his accomplices in connection with the killing of rape victim's father , took the family members of the victim and recreated scene of murderon Thursday morning.
  • Target hosting annual vehicle seat trade-in starting Sunday

    Target hosting annual vehicle seat trade-in starting Sunday

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    From April 22 through May 5 , you can bring in any unwanted vehicle seat to participating Target stores and get a 20 percent off coupon. Guests can get one coupon per seat dropped off. On Sunday, Target will kick off its annual car-seat trade-in event. The seats will be sent to Waste Management, and turned into grocery carts, plastic buckets, and construction materials.
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

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    The head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Üzümcü said Russian and Syrian officials have informed their inspectors that there are "still pending security issues to be worked out before any deployment could take place" to Douma.
  • After attack, UAE to end Somalia military training mission

    After attack, UAE to end Somalia military training mission

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    The Somali government has said it will utilise millions of dollars from United Arab Emirates seized last week at the Aden Adde International Airport for their intended goal. "The UAE has expressed its denunciation of the seizure incident which flies in the face of diplomatic traditions and ties between world countries and contravenes the agreements signed by both countries", read part of the statement.
  • Mass Planned Evacuation Takes Place in Central Berlin Over WWII Bomb

    Mass Planned Evacuation Takes Place in Central Berlin Over WWII Bomb

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    Trains, trams, buses and even some flights at the city's Tegel airport will be halted when a police bomb squad starts defusing the British 500-kilogramme bomb unearthed on a building site. An air traffic control spokeswoman said airlines may need to fly with greater separation between planes than usual during that time. In september a whopping 1,400kilogram bomb was discovered in Frankfurt.
  • Home Office under fire for destroying Windrush landing cards

    Home Office under fire for destroying Windrush landing cards

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    Mr Bristol's lawyer, Jacqueline McKenzie, said: 'He would come into the office and say: 'Will I ever get my passport?' We saw him get more and more depressed and anxious. "As Home Secretary, she removed the rules protecting Commonwealth citizens and as Prime Minister she has completely ignored the issue". Theresa May has insisted that none are at risk of deportation and that Windrush immigrants did have leave to remain indefinitely in the UK.
  • Goodlatte, Gowdy, and Nunes on the Comey Memos

    Goodlatte, Gowdy, and Nunes on the Comey Memos

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    It's not clear what in the memos led the president to reach the conclusion. The memos were released to the congressional committees on Thursday. Getting a little (lot) of their own medicine?' Trump tweeted. President Donald Trump expressed concerns about the judgment of his national security adviser Michael Flynn weeks before forcing him to resign, according to memos kept by former FBI director James Comey that recount in detail efforts by Trump to influence the bureau's expanding ...