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Chemical watchdog OPCW begins inspection in Syria following strikes

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He added that he knew the media would "seize" on the phrase, but said it should be used often. " This lets them [Russia] know that this [is] not good behavior ". On Fox News , Haley also said the United States would not pull its troops out of Syria before three goals have been accomplished: defeating ISIL militants, ensuring chemical weapons will not be used and maintaining the ability to watch Iran. Read More »

Paul Ryan is going home, and history has its eyes on him

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Over the course of the a year ago and change, Ryan's agenda has been set by the president's Twitter feed rather than the legislative calendar. And now, like more and more fellow Republicans in the House, he is abandoning ship. McCarthy, the House majority leader, talked up the provocative spending cuts on Thursday. "This is the nightmare scenario", said former Rep. Thomas Davis, a Virginia Republican. Read More »

Winnipeg is proving they have the most committed fans in the National Hockey League

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It is nearly never any one particular thing that goes into a win, and on Friday there was a lot that went right for the Flyers that went wrong in the first game. The concept of a whiteout was less fun for the Jets come Saturday, as they tried to make their way to the Twin Cities for Game 3. Vasilevskiy stopped 41 shots, while limiting the Devils to rookie Nico Hischier's unassisted goal in the opening period and Sami Vatanen's sixth career playoff goal late in the second before Blake ... Read More »

Former First Lady Barbara Bush's health is failing

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The short statement on Sunday did not indicate the nature of Bush's illness but said that she had had a series of recent hospitalisations. Jim McGrath, who issued a statement, said that she is surrounded by a familyand appreciates the messages and prayers she's been receiving from people. Read More »

In 'A Higher Loyalty,' James Comey Describes An 'Unethical, And Untethered' President

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Mr Comey, who stands at a tall 6ft8, describes his first impressions of President Trump. James Comey is embarking on a publicity tour. "Does anyone really believe that story?" he said at a press conference a year ago after a reporter asked if he had ever "engaged in conduct that you now regret" during past visits to Russian Federation and whether he was vulnerable to blackmail by Russian Federation. Read More »

Kim Jong-un meets top Chinese official, calls for strengthening ties

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The meeting suggests stronger bilateral ties after Kim Jong-un made a surprise visit to Beijing last month and met Chinese President Xi Jinping in his first trip outside the country as North Korea's leader. In attendance were China's ambassador to North Korea, Li Jinjun, and other diplomats from the embassy, as well as Kim Yo-jong, Kim Jong-un's younger sister and first vice director of the Workers' Party's Central Committee, and other top-ranking North Korean officials. Read More »

Wet weather returns late Sunday

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Then, rain showers and more thunderstorms increase as we head into late Saturday night and early Sunday morning. Widespread wind gust between 30 and 40 miles per hour are occurring, even outside of thunderstorms this afternoon. A dryline and cold front moved through South Central Texas last night with strong storms that produced heavy rain , small hail and damaging wind gusts. Read More »

Kathua Rape Case: BJP Ministers In J&K Govt Resign After Criticism

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Sengar is facing several charges under the Indian Penal Code, including sections 363 (kidnapping), 366 (kidnapping to compel a woman to marry), 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation). With opposition led by Congress mounting a massive attack, BJP's image has suffered a considerable blow. The resignations of two BJP ministers in the Jammu and Kashmir government have been accepted and now being forwarded to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, said party's national General Secretary Ram ... Read More »

Prominent LGBT rights lawyer dies after setting himself on fire

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In a suicide note left near his body, Buckel said he had used " fossil fuel " to ignite the fire and wanted his death to symbolize what humans are doing to Earth, the New York Daily News reported . "My name is David Buckel and I just killed myself by fire as a protest suicide", the hand-written message read. "A lifetime of service may best be preserved by giving a life". Read More »

I ensure justice to our daughters - Narendra Modi

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PM Modi also spoke about how his government had taken measures to protect Dalits. Ayushman Bharat Yojna aims to cover 10 crore poor families and provide a cover of Rs 5 lakh per family a year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. Read More »

Nassar survivor, mother speak out about private meeting with Engler

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I am sorry if anything said during the meeting was misunderstood. Kaylee Lorincz's attorney, John Manly, said Friday that Lorcinz and her mother called him and told him about the meeting the day after it happened. I said again, it's not about money. "It's MSU for ya, I guess", Lorincz told reporters after the trustee's meeting. "What are you afraid of that she's going to say?" The meeting allegedly went downhill from there, particularly after Kaylee's mother, Lisa, broached the subject ... Read More »

Chemical watchdog backs Britain: Nerve agent poisoned former spy

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The OPCW report does not name the nerve agent directly; its name and chemical structure were sent in a classified report to OPCW member states. However a "combination of credible open-source reporting and intelligence" showed that in the 1980s the Soviet Union developed a "fourth generation" class of nerve agents known as Novichoks. Read More »

US Launches Military Strikes On Syria's Chemical Weapons Capabilities

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President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response to a chemical weapons attack last weekend. "Last year, the president kept his promise to end the TPP deal negotiated by the Obama Administration because it was unfair to American workers and farmers", the White House said in a statement. Read More »

CBI picked up rape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

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After arresting BJP MLA, investigation agency will now file an application for cancellation of bail granted to other accused in the rape case. The Unnao police earlier on Thursday registered the case against Sengar under various sections of the IPC and provisions of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in the Makhi police station area. Read More »

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

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Top-level Israeli security officials met Wednesday to prepare for scenarios in which Israel is attacked by Iran or Syria, following a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump declaring he would bomb Syria. Meanwhile, the Assad regime denies using chemical weapons and called the images from the attack fake. "It's too bad that the world puts us in a position like that", said Trump, as Defense Secretary James Mattis headed to the West Wing to present options for a retaliatory strike. Read More »

#Kathua: When will our daughters get justice? Rahul asks PM Modi

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Targeting the BJP over the incidents, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said that Modi government does not deserve to be in power. On Friday evening, finally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke his silence over the horrendous rape cases in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao and Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua involving two minors. Read More »

Threat of Western Strike on Syria: What is Known So Far

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President Donald Trump has emerged from a meeting with his national security team without a "final decision" on how to respond to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria. officials familiar with the intelligence. The French president, who said he was in daily contact with President Trump, said any strikes would go after Syria's "chemical capabilities". Read More »

Draft Syria resolutions rejected at UNSC

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Resolutions drafted by each country have been rejected at the UN Security Council. Earlier the president's new national security adviser, John Bolton, urged President Donald Trump to skip his trip to South America this week because of the ongoing crisis in Syria . Read More »

Beyonce Slays Coachella With 'Performance of a Lifetime': See the Best Reactions

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Kelly and Michelle came out towards the end of their former bandmate's set, delighting the crowd with performances of Lose My Breath and Soldier . This surprise was just one of many Bey had in store for her 26-song set. We might also add it's the high rise where she lives that's also done with him because - as of now - he's banned from the building. The songstress, of course, performed a number of hits from her latest album Lemonade , before as well as paying tribute to Nina Simone and ... Read More »

Kathua Rape: Justice will be served, says Jammu Police

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Srinagar ( Jammu and Kashmir ) [India], Apr. 15 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that the unflinching resolve for ensuring justice in Kathua gang-rape and murder case would go a long way in restoring people's confidence in the institutions and reinforcing the sense of justice in the state. Read More »

PM Modi rolls out Ayushman Bharat scheme, inaugurates first health centre

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Modi also said that the people behind the violent activities were from outside the state and it was they who were responsible for the death of local youths. The Prime Minister asserted that the initiatives and decisions taken by the Union Government indicate its commitment to the welfare of the poor and weaker sections of society. Read More »

First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar

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The recent spasm of violence began when Rohingya insurgents launched a series of attacks last August 25 on about 30 security outposts and other targets. She cited a continued lack of access to health services, concerns among the Rohingya about protection and continued displacements. The United Nations has warned that a mass repatriation of Rohingya would be premature. Read More »