• Trump says U.S. not going into Syria, calls Assad 'an animal'

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    Trump was meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the time of the strike in Mar-a-Lago, his Florida estate. "And we had the most attractive piece of chocolate cake that you've ever seen and President Xi was enjoying it, and I was given the message from the generals that the ships are locked and loaded, 'what do you do?'" President Xi was enjoying it.
  • Security Council to vote on Syria gas attack probe

    Security Council to vote on Syria gas attack probe

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    The military action, coupled with American officials' change of tone over Assad's future, stirred speculation that the United States and its Western allies were ready to place boots on the ground in Syria. and to push for peace", she said. For example, the two helped negotiate a deal in 2013 in which Syriadestroyed more than 1,300 tons of chemical weapons.
  • Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

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    The Syrian people "have suffered six years of ever-escalating barbarity, over six years of failed ceasefires, and over the years, Russian Federation has held us ransom for the Assad regime". Tillerson said Wednesday that he did not have "firm information" to indicate any Russian involvement in the attack. He did play down suggestions from some United States officials that Russian forces could have been complicit in last week's slaughter of 87 civilians in the town of Khan Sheikhun.
  • Iran's Rouhani condemns US attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

    Iran's Rouhani condemns US attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

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    But about a week earlier, Haley said removing Assad from power wasn't a focus for the Trump administration. "Regime change is something that we think is going to happen because all of the parties are going to see that Assad is not the leader that needs to be taking place for Syria", Haley told CNN's 'State of the Union ".
  • United States' first female Muslim judge found dead in Hudson River

    United States' first female Muslim judge found dead in Hudson River

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    Suicide is not being ruled out. She had been reported missing earlier in the day, the newspaper reports. She held a series of judicial posts after being elected to a New York City judgeship in 1991. "I knew her for many, many years". "It's hard, it's very hard", he said. She had been reported missing by her husband Tuesday, according to news reports.
  • Sean Spicer sparks outrage after claim 'Hitler didn't use chemical weapons'

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    First, when you are in school, they teach you about what Hitler did to the Jewish people of Europe during World War 2. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., made the comments during a town hall meeting in Colorado. On Tuesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called the comments "shameful" and said he should be fired. Coffman isn't the only lawmaker calling for Spicer's resignation.
  • "I said it was obsolete. It's no longer obsolete".

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    SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: Well, part of it is that chill in U.S. -Russia relations, especially after last week's chemical weapons attack by Russia's ally Syria and the retaliatory strike by the United States. "I complained about that a long time ago, and they made a change and now they do fight terrorism". Stoltenberg confirmed that ensuring the cost burden is better shared among countries has become a top priority for him.
  • Lawyer says United apology was 'staged'

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    Dao disembark that plane", Demetrio said in a press conference Thursday. One of the officers involved in Dao's forcible removal has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation.