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China accuses U.S. of 'Cold War mentality'

China accuses U.S. of 'Cold War mentality' The US military has put countering China and Russian Federation, dubbed "revisionist powers", at the centre of a new national defence strategy unveiled earlier this month. "The same people who supposedly believe that using weapons of mass destruction is a crime against humanity ... are talking about new weapons to threaten or use against rivals", he said in his televised address. [Full Article...]

United States has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas, Mattis says

United States has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas, Mattis says Mattis also said on Friday that the US government was concerned about the Syrian government's use of sarin gas, but acknowledged that he did not have evidence to prove that it was using the nerve agent. A Syrian couple grieving for their children murdered in a chemical weapons attack on Aleppo. He was of the opinion that if global community does not act quickly to tighten the screws on Mr Assa... [Full Article...]

8 injured, kids lifted to HSC in head-on crash of bus, SUV

8 injured, kids lifted to HSC in head-on crash of bus, SUV Thomas More Catholic Secondary School, Sara Cannon, in Hamilton said all parents of the students on the bus have been contacted. OPP say the van, with Texas licence plates, was travelling on Highway 26 near Nottawasaga Sideroad 27/28 yesterday afternoon (FRI) when the vehicle crossed the centre line and struck the bus. [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels Hints Latest Statement Denying Trump Affair is Not Real

Stormy Daniels Hints Latest Statement Denying Trump Affair is Not Real On Tuesday night's show, Kimmel said to Daniels that he had seen the Tuesday letter, and noted a discrepancy between the signature on the statement by Cohen and the signature on the letter. Jimmy pointed out that in the image of the statement, her signature is noticeably different than her actual signature, leading to speculation that the statement was, in fact, fake. [Full Article...]

One held after four injured in drive-by shooting in Italy

One held after four injured in drive-by shooting in Italy The suspect had been a candidate for the anti-immigrant Northern League party in municipal elections past year, according to a party spokeswoman. He said: "Stay at home until further notice". This came just days after the dismembered body of an 18-year-old Italian woman was found in two bags near Macerata. "The closeness of the two events makes you imagine there could be a connection", Caran... [Full Article...]

Olympic doping ban overturned for 28 Russian athletes

Olympic doping ban overturned for 28 Russian athletes CAS also partially upheld 11 appeals made by athletes challenging sanctions made by the International Olympic Committee, with a further three having their hearings postponed until after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics - which start next week. [Full Article...]

Russia Confirms Its Su-25 Pilot Killed in Syria

Russia Confirms Its Su-25 Pilot Killed in Syria The U.N. says more than 270,000 people have been displaced in Idlib because of the government onslaught since December 15. Earlier on Saturday, the Turkish General Staff said one soldier had been martyred and another injured in Sheikh Haruz, where the terrorist group targeted a Turkish army tank. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says one of its warplanes downed in Syria, pilot killed

Russian Federation says one of its warplanes downed in Syria, pilot killed Idlib has always been the region where civilians and fighters have gone as they fled rebel-friendly areas under siege by the Syrian regime. Russia's defence ministry also said the aircraft was downed by a portable surface-to-air missile. A Russian warplane was shot down Saturday in Syria, according to Russian state-run news agencies. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported mo... [Full Article...]

Trump Plan Seeks New Nuclear Weapons, Citing Russia

Trump Plan Seeks New Nuclear Weapons, Citing Russia The Pentagon on Friday proposed to build new, smaller atomic bombs to counter Russian Federation, as its current arsenal is too catastrophic to be used - and hence, no more an effective deterrent. The Trump administration spent the past year conducting a nuclear posture review , an unclassified version of which was released to the public on February 2, 2018. [Full Article...]

Polish PM: Poles, Jews share need for WWII truth

Polish PM: Poles, Jews share need for WWII truth Polish prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki responded Thursday that "we understand the emotion coming out of Israel" but added that "spreading the truth about the Holocaust is not just Israel's job, but also Poland's ". The Israeli mission noted that "Israel stands with Poland in using the proper term for the death camps - German Nazi camps". Survivors and guests walk past the "Arbeit Macht ... [Full Article...]

Tillerson Visits Mexico Amid Strained Relations Over Immigration, Trade

Tillerson Visits Mexico Amid Strained Relations Over Immigration, Trade But as Tillerson kicked off his first major tour of Latin America, he and his Mexican counterpart sought to play down any tensions, focusing instead on fighting what the former oilman turned secretary of state called the "devastating impact" of the global narcotics trade. [Full Article...]

High Court orders State to restore signals for three TV stations

High Court orders State to restore signals for three TV stations Activists protested the arrest of controversial opposition figure Miguna Miguna, who had declared himself the "general" of the NRM and called for the public burning of portraits of Kenyatta. Kenyan households are still going without their favourite television stations a day after court ordered that private stations be allowed to resume broadcasting. [Full Article...]

Patriots' Rob Gronkowski cleared to play in Super Bowl

Patriots' Rob Gronkowski cleared to play in Super Bowl As Timbers revealed that only his band, The Tennesse Kids, would join him on stage, the social media activity of *NSYNC members somehow seemed to suggest that this may be the case. The superstar singer and actor is roaring back to the forefront of pop culture this weekend with a one-two punch - on Friday, the release of his first album in five years, and then Sunday as the headliner for the Sup... [Full Article...]

United States ready to hit Syrian chemical weapons

United States ready to hit Syrian chemical weapons A United States official said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces may be developing new types of chemical weapons, which could reach as far as the United States unless the worldwide community steps up its pressure on Assad's regime. "It will spread if we don't do something", the official warned. The official warned that Syria's chemical weapons could soon spread to other parts of the world... [Full Article...]

'Time to Talk' about mental health in Bucks

'Time to Talk' about mental health in Bucks [Full Article...]

Nearly 1000 miners trapped underground in Sibanye Gold mine in FS

Nearly 1000 miners trapped underground in Sibanye Gold mine in FS Without electricity, lifts could not bring the night shift workers to the surface, but they "appear to be fine", a spokesman for their employer said. "We are supplying food and water", company spokesman James Wellsted was quoted as saying by the AFP news agency. [Full Article...]

Court of Arbitration for Sport overturns doping bans on Russian athletes

Court of Arbitration for Sport overturns doping bans on Russian athletes But it remained unclear whether any of them would be able to compete in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which start on February 9. "I don't know what chances there are to go the Olympic Games, " he told Russian state television. [Full Article...]

Trump asking for 72 percent cut to clean energy research

Trump asking for 72 percent cut to clean energy research [Full Article...]

Starting Today, San Francisco Is Erasing Everybody's Misdemeanor Pot Convictions

Starting Today, San Francisco Is Erasing Everybody's Misdemeanor Pot Convictions Thousands of San Franciscans who have been arrested for low-level cannabis crimes over the past 40 years are about to have their criminal records cleared , thanks to a new plan by the city's District Attorney, George Gascón . Provisions in the state's 2016 voter-approved marijuana law allow those with past marijuana convictions to petition the court for expungement. "Instead of waiting for... [Full Article...]

Another blow to Trump, CDC chief resigns over stock scandal

Another blow to Trump, CDC chief resigns over stock scandal Brenda Fitzgerald , the director of the nation's top public health agency has resigned because of financial conflicts of interest. Politico reported on Tuesday that Fitzgerald had traded in tobacco and healthcare stocks a month after Congress confirmed her appointment by Trump in July. [Full Article...]


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