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The irrelevancy of Paul Ryan

The irrelevancy of Paul Ryan While retiring Republicans often cite spending more time with family as a reason for leaving, it's also been the case that the home districts of many members leaving have been squarely in the crosshairs of Trump's most divisive issues: from immigration to Obamacare to higher state and local taxes during the tax reform debate. [Full Article...]

Syria Strikes an 'Important Signal' to Iran

Syria Strikes an 'Important Signal' to Iran Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, Sunday, April 15, 2018. The pre-dawn Saturday morning attack targeted a scientific research facility near Damascus, a chemical weapons storage facility west of the city of Homs, and military installation near Homs including a command post and a chemical weapons equipment stora... [Full Article...]

Top Diplomats of China, Japan Agree to Cooperate on N. Korean Issues

Top Diplomats of China, Japan Agree to Cooperate on N. Korean Issues The Chinese side was led by Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the first visit by a Chinese foreign minister for bilateral talks since 2009. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi yesterday began a visit to Japan described as a major step forward in improving frosty relations, as Tokyo tries to stay involved in a flurry of worldwide diplomacy over North Korea. [Full Article...]

Kathua: Crisis in BJP-PDP coalition averted after 2 ministers resign

Kathua: Crisis in BJP-PDP coalition averted after 2 ministers resign Sharma told PTI that a legislature party meeting of the BJP is scheduled for tomorrow in Jammu , which will take a call on their resignations. She said that women and children have no religion and that no politics should be done over such issues. [Full Article...]

Russian Trolls Increase '2000 Percent' After Syrian Bombing, Says Pentagon

Russian Trolls Increase '2000 Percent' After Syrian Bombing, Says Pentagon The US, Britain, and France say they launched airstrikes against Syrian chemical sites after obtaining "proof" that poisonous gas was used last weekend in Douma and in which at least 40 people, including children, were killed. "That failure is largely due to Russian obstruction". Chlorine, in contrast, has been used more widely in Syria's conflict without past U.S. reprisals, and the chemica... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Walks Back Eagerness to Rejoin TPP; Demands 'Better Deal'

Donald Trump Walks Back Eagerness to Rejoin TPP; Demands 'Better Deal' She says just because he's considering entering negotiations to join the partnership, doesn't mean it will happen. President Trump said in a late-night tweet Thursday that he will only rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership he backed out of a year ago if the deal is "substantially better than the deal offered to Pres. [Full Article...]

Taliban overrun Afghan district, kill its chief and at least 14 others

Taliban overrun Afghan district, kill its chief and at least 14 others Taliban insurgents overran a government headquarters in southeastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing a district governor and at least six guards, officials said. The attack occurred in Herat's Shindand district, said the district's governor, Shukrullah Shaker. Lawmaker Mohammad Arif Rahmani said the attack early Thursday morning in Khuja Omari district killed the district governor, intelligence... [Full Article...]

In Kentucky, teachers claim victory as vetoes rejected

In Kentucky, teachers claim victory as vetoes rejected Dozens of public school districts throughout Kentucky canceled Friday's classes to allow teachers and school personnel to be present at the Capitol rally, according to CNN affiliate WLKY. A survey done in 2011 and summarized in 2013 found that two percent of 5-year-olds and 6-year-olds who lived with their mother were left alone some of the time they weren't in school; that proportion increas... [Full Article...]

Why would Assad use chemical weapons?

The UK has blamed Russian Federation for the attack, promoting an unprecedented global diplomatic action against Moscow and the expulsion of diplomats by dozens of countries. The Syrian government posted a video of its leader, Bashar al-Assad, walking into his offices the morning after the strikes. Indeed, her speech explaining British involvement in the strikes on Syria this morning makes a poi... [Full Article...]

Feature: Palestinian women on front lines in Gazan anti-Israel protests

Feature: Palestinian women on front lines in Gazan anti-Israel protests Israel says it is doing what it must to defend its border, and to stop any of the protesters getting across the fence. Israel's army estimated there were 10,000 people "rioting" on Friday, with some attempting to breach the fence with firebombs and explosive devices. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions victor was a MI man

Mega Millions victor was a MI man He revealed himself as the mystery victor during Friday's news conference at New Jersey Lottery headquarters in Trenton. Richard Wahl, who moved from MI last summer to take a job at a Hillside, New Jersey-based food service industry supplier, said he probably will stop working and use his winnings to help his family and friends. [Full Article...]

Madikizela-Mandela was 'proud, defiant,' wounded

Madikizela-Mandela was 'proud, defiant,' wounded Some of the family members were transported to the stadium in white buses and President Cyril Ramaphosa's motorcade followed shortly after. After Mr Mandela was imprisoned by the apartheid regime, Mrs Madikizela-Mandela became an worldwide symbol of resistance to apartheid. [Full Article...]

Trump fundraiser resigns from RNC after payout report

Trump fundraiser resigns from RNC after payout report The woman's lawyer, Keith Davidson, also represents porn actress Stephanie Clifford - otherwise known as "Stormy Daniels" - and another former Playboy model, Karen McDougal, who sold the rights to her story about an alleged affair she had with Trump. [Full Article...]

Tyson Fury taunts Anthony Joshua: I would beat him TOMORROW

Tyson Fury taunts Anthony Joshua: I would beat him TOMORROW The 29-year-old was suspended in 2016 amid "anti-doping and medical issues" and accepted a backdated two-year ban in December. Although Joshua is the target, Warren told Boxing News last week that Fury would need "three or four fights" before a battle of the Brits can happen. [Full Article...]

Tristan Thompson Seen for First Time Since Khloe Kardashian Gave Birth

Tristan Thompson Seen for First Time Since Khloe Kardashian Gave Birth Celebrity website TMZ , television show Entertainment Tonight and the New York Post's Page Six column reported that Khloe gave birth to a baby girl in a hospital outside Cleveland, Ohio, early yesterday morning. Khloe gave birth around around 4 am on today, (Apr. 12) at a hospital just outside of Cleveland. And despite reports to the contrary, no members of the family have unfollowed Tho... [Full Article...]

California has agreed to deploy 400 National Guard troops at Trump's request

California has agreed to deploy 400 National Guard troops at Trump's request Some South Carolina members of the National Guard could be headed for border duty. "This will not be a mission to build a new wall", Brown wrote. "And the California National Guard will not be enforcing federal immigration laws". But in California, the federal request for troops is still being reviewed. Jerry Brown . Some Guard troops already are deployed on the border for counter-drug ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation and Syria blame Israel for deadly attack on Syria airbase

This content is restricted to site members. A 2013 chemical attack in eastern Ghouta that killed hundreds of people was widely blamed on government forces. In recent months, Israeli officials have been gravely concerned by Iran's efforts to build permanent military bases inside Syria. "The timing of the strike isn't coincidental", he said. [Full Article...]

Police to provide update on Bruce McArthur case today

Police to provide update on Bruce McArthur case today Those remains have been found in planter pots at a home in midtown Toronto where McArthur worked and stored his equipment. Further details are expected at a police news conference scheduled for this afternoon. The two middle-aged men were reported missing in 2017. Abdulbasir Faizi is shown in a Toronto Police Service handout photo. The remains of all but Kayhan have been identified among those... [Full Article...]

Yemen's Houthi rebels fire ballistic missile at Saudi capital

Yemen's Houthi rebels fire ballistic missile at Saudi capital Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted a missile over Riyadh on Wednesday, state media reports . The announcement came after an AFP journalist witnessed explosions and heard three blasts over the capital, which has previously been targeted by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen. [Full Article...]

Teen sexually assaulted by family acquaintance

Teen sexually assaulted by family acquaintance She later fled to a relative's home, where she called police. Disbrow told police that he awoke sometime during the night with the woman's head on his shoulder, and became aroused as he thought about giving her the massage, according to the complaint. [Full Article...]


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