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Haley: Strikes 'crippled' Syria's chemical weapons program

The U.S. acted alone, focusing on a single target. He proclaimed on Twitter: "Mission accomplished", echoing former President George W. Bush, whose use of the same phrase in 2003 to describe the United States invasion of Iraq was widely ridiculed as violence there dragged on for years. Read More »

What We Know About The Strikes In Syria

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Russian Federation could also fire at the launch platforms used - potentially USA planes or ships. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland made the claim hours before U.S. Speaking from rebel-held northern Syria, Abdulrazek told The Associated Press there were perhaps 50 warehouses in Syria that stored chemical weapons before the program was dismantled in 2013. Read More »

No decision on Syria yet, Trump weighing all options: WH

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The US National Security Council is to meet on Thursday, while UK PM Theresa May has called a cabinet meeting. Mrs May is expected to ask her cabinet to approve some level of British participation in military action , led by France and the United States , aimed at Syrian President Bashar al Assad's chemical weapons infrastructure. Read More »

James Comey admits polls were 'a factor' in email announcement

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The first is that general over-confidence in a Clinton victory led her campaign to make a series of strategic errors (e.g, putting resources into states like Arizona and Georgia while shirking the "Clinton Firewall" states that eventually swung the electoral college to Trump) while convincing many of her potential voters that it was safe to stay home on Election Day. Read More »

Navy Ships Fire Dozens of Cruise Missiles in Syria Chemical Weapons Attack

Juncker says the world "has the responsibility to identify and hold accountable those responsible" for that kind of attack. "Good souls will not be humiliated", Syrian President Bashar Assad tweeted , while hundreds of Syrians gathered in Damascus, the capital, where they flashed victory signs and waved flags in scenes of defiance after the one-hour barrage launched Friday evening (early Saturday in Syria ). Read More »

Syria attacked 'just as it had a chance for peace' - Moscow

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Damascus did not prevent the arrival of inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in Douma. Anatoly Antonov, the Russian Ambassador to the U.S., says the military action threatens Russia - and there will be consequences. "We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences". Read More »

Driver in California Plunge That Killed Family Was Drunk, Officials Say

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Below is the famous photo of Devonte Hart . The family went missing while traveling from Portland, Oregon, to their home in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita. Relatives, who last heard from the family in the town of Klamath on April 5, reported them missing Sunday after they failed to show up for a scheduled visit in San Jose. Read More »

United Kingdom cabinet gives backing to take action against Syria

Britain and its allies accuse Damascus of carrying out the suspected attack on Douma and are considering military action against Syria in response. Corbyn, a veteran anti-war campaigner, said he had written to May to ask her to publish in full the legal advice she had received prior to taking action. Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies briefed on US-led Syria strikes

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Countries are obligated to act within the guidelines of the Charter of the United Nations and "international law in general", Antonio Guterres said in a statement on April 14. "The three Allies stressed that a significant body of information indicated that the Syrian regime was responsible for the horrendous attack against civilians in Douma on 7 April, which killed a large number of children, women and men". Read More »

UEFA Champions League and Europa League Draw

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The Argentine has already taken his side to two Champions League finals and, when he leaves the Spanish capital, Simeone will be wanted by a host of European clubs, including potentially Chelsea and even Arsenal , although he is 14/1 on Betfair Sportsbook to be the Gunners' next boss. Read More »

US House Veterans Slam Trump Tweets on Syria

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Thursday morning, President Trump revealed that he has directed his administration to look into rejoining the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement, indicating an extreme U-turn in his position and rhetoric around the TPP deal itself and global trade overall. Read More »

Constand to testify day after model says Cosby raped her

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She walked to the kitchen, feeling shocked and confused. Onetime supermodel Janice Dickinson regaled a courtroom audience on Thursday with a stream of anecdotes from her heyday, everything from partying at Studio 54 to having sex with actor Sylvester Stallone. Read More »

READ: President Trump announces strikes in Syria

McKenzie noted that the fact that Syria had shot 40 missiles into the air, and they fell down somewhere subsequently, should also be recognized as "a part of the equation". He said the US knew of no civilians killed by allied missiles. "It is not to get involved in the Syrian civil war", she said. Trump called the attack "evil" and "despicable", saying that it left mothers, fathers, infants and children thrashing in pain and gasping for air. Read More »

Judge allows taped testimony of dead woman

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She spent two years in the hospital being treated for burns on 80 percent of her body. A female who died after being put on fire with her boy friend would testify in his murder trial from outside the grave. Reece's decision to screen the pre-recorded testimony is a first in OH, according to the news station, and was met with significant push-back from the defense. Read More »

Theresa May's Statement on the Syria Strike

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May spoke with President Trump on Thursday night about the global response to Syria , and they "agreed that the Assad regime had established a pattern of risky behaviour in relation to the use of chemical weapons", according to the Downing Street. Read More »

Missing Valencia family's belongings found in NorCal river

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The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office and the California Highway Patrol have been working since last week to locate and recover the vehicle the family was traveling in that reportedly crashed into the Eel River on Friday afternoon at the height of last week's storm. Read More »

White House Veers From Missiles Coming to Diplomacy on Syria

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The president has the authority to deploy military force in the interest of self-defense. A French frigate, British Royal Navy submarines laden with cruise missiles and the USS Donald Cook, an American destroyer equipped with Tomahawk land attack missiles, have all moved into range of Syria's coast. Read More »

Pentagon: Syria, Russia didn't deflect missiles

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Marcon said that France's "red line has been crossed " after last week's chemical attack in Syria . "So there is no practicable alternative to the use of force to degrade and deter the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime", May said. Read More »

Kathua rape: BJP's Ram Madhav blames Congress for agitation in Jammu

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Madhav said the two ministers had participated in the rally to pacify the crowd. "There was indiscretion on part of our two ministers (Lal Singh and CP Ganga), coming under pressure from the local public they spoke at a gathering". Accusing the Congress of double-standards, "by leading an agitation in Jammu against the Crime Branch investigations in the matter", he said, "A girl's life will not come back, but we will ensure that justice is done to her and the guilty punished". Read More »

Kathua rape: BJP's Ram Madhav blames Congress for agitation in Jammu

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Madhav said the two ministers had participated in the rally to pacify the crowd. "There was indiscretion on part of our two ministers (Lal Singh and CP Ganga), coming under pressure from the local public they spoke at a gathering". Accusing the Congress of double-standards, "by leading an agitation in Jammu against the Crime Branch investigations in the matter", he said, "A girl's life will not come back, but we will ensure that justice is done to her and the guilty punished". Read More »

Will ensure Kathua rapists are brought to justice: Ram Madhav

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Jammu , Apr. 14 (PTI): The resignations of two Bharatiya Janata Party ministers who supported those accused of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl in Kathua will be handed over to Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, said senior BJP leader Ram Madhav. Read More »

Dry Saturday, storms expected Sunday

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This is all under sunny or partly sunny skies. What to expect Saturday: Showers and storms move into Northwest Alabama between 7 AM and 12 PM, then they spread east through Huntsville to Northeast Alabama by late morning through early afternoon. Read More »

World Cup could grow to 48 teams by 2022

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However, that expansion could now come as soon as 2022 in Qatar after the South American confederation asked for it to be brought forward. FAZ will hold an extraordinary council meeting after FIFA has carried out a forensic audit of Football House. Read More »