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Russian Federation and Iran warn U.S. over future 'red lines' in Syria

National Security Adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster addressed the apparent difference in his appearance on "Fox News Sunday ", saying, "Both Secretary Tillerson and Ambassador Haley are right about this". Trump's note said the United States would "take additional action, as necessary and appropriate". The allegation is grave, even by the standards of the now dismal U.S.

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Surprise attack on Syria sends CLEAR message to North Korea

Heading into the first talks between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, North Korea was the front-and-center security issue on the table. Abe applauded America's approach, stressing that the strong US security commitment will lend weight to Japan's intent to urge North Korea to refrain from further provocations and observe U.N.

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Title contenders admit Mercedes, Ferrari close

Driver of the day Max Verstappen jumped up nine places on lap one from his 16th-place grid start and continued to impress on his way to third place in the Grand Prix. He enjoyed a close battle with Ricciardo on track, which featured a great pass from Vettel around the outside at Turn 6. The Canadian beached his Williams in the gravel, bringing out the virtual safety vehicle.

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Mexico, Canada, US planning joint bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup

The US was the host of the 1994 World Cup while Mexico has hosted the tournament two times, 1970 and 1986. The 2026 World Cup is nine years away but the next two already have a host, Russian Federation and Qatar. Trump as the U.S. president and his evolving immigration policies and promise to build a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, there are worries that the U.S.

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Dalai Lama says Tibetan people should decide on his succession

En route to Arunachal, the Dalai Lama was reunited with the Indian border guard who escorted him into the country after he fled his native Tibet following a failed uprising almost 60 years ago. Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama arrived in Tawang on Friday and will remain in the town for the next four days. He also criticised China for making his visit clubbed with Politics.

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Delta cancels flights for 3rd day after storm

Four days after severe weather hit Atlanta , air travelers flying Delta in Detroit and around the country continue to be inconvenienced. Delta Air Lines Inc., the second-largest airline in the USA, canceled about 275 flights on Saturday and warned that more could be scrapped after severe thunderstorms stymied travel out of the company's largest hub this week.

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United States investigates whether Russian Federation took part in Syrian chemical weapons attack

Speaking at the same U.N. Security Council session, Russia's deputy U.N. envoy offered a scathing rejoinder to the US actions. The UAE expressed its full support for the United States strikes in retaliation for the chemical attacks . The Russian Defense Ministry, calling the accusation "groundless" and a pretext used to justify the latest US action, reiterated that the Syrian troops did not use chemical weapons.

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Cyclone rips off roofs, flings boats onto land in Australia

Thousands of people evacuated low-lying areas in the storm's path on Monday. The area's once-beautiful lagoon was filled with uprooted trees and locals and business owners are starting to count the cost, with lights dangling from electrical wires and roads blocked with debris.

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Crackdown hits Dutch dual citizens in Turkey

The national broadcaster claimed on Thursday night that "certainly ten and perhaps up to 100 people" of dual nationality have had their passage home blocked, in the run-up to a constitutional referendum that would give Erdo─čan sweeping new powers.

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US officials say military hotline with Russia remains open

Meanwhile, the Pentagon urged Russian Federation to keep military channels open after Moscow abruptly hung up a vital hotline that was established to avoid mishaps between the two powers in Syria. "It is to the benefit of all parties operating in the air over Syria to avoid accidents and miscalculation, and we hope the Russian Ministry of Defense comes to this conclusion as well".

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California governor declares end to drought emergency

Brown Jr. today ended the drought state of emergency in most of California, while maintaining water reporting requirements and prohibitions on wasteful practices, such as watering during or right after rainfall. It also dried up wells, forcing hundreds of families in rural areas to drink bottled water and bathe from buckets. "Technically, the drought is over, but this framework extends and expands our dry-year habits", California Department of Water Resources Acting Director Bill Croyle ...

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Moody's pushes back South Africa credit rating decision

Moody's will likely downgrade the sovereign to Baa3 (the lowest IG rating) at their review on Friday, but this will likely have less of an impact than the surprise of the S&P move and the gravity of any potential action at Fitch. "The country's balance sheet problems are actually fairly limited at present (see our forthcoming Africa Economics Update ), and we expect the economy to fare better than most are anticipating this year", says Harvey.

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Kiwis warned terrorists may seek to target Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli

ANZAC Day is an annual holiday commemorating the April 25, 1915, landings in Gallipoli - the first major military action fought by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during World War I. Nearly 500 Australians and New Zealanders have registered to travel to Gallipoli to mark Anzac day on 25 April, which commemorates the deaths of thousands of soldiers in the first major military action fought by the two countries' corps in 1915.

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Will Bill O'Reilly survive advertiser defections?

The past five days have amounted to a flawless storm against O'Reilly and Fox. Trump spoke as O'Reilly continued to face backlash from advertisers over the Times article , with more than 20 sponsors pulling out of his show in the last few days.

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Axon Offers Free Body Cameras for Every Police Officer in the US

Along with body cameras, Axon is offering free supporting hardware, software , data storage and training for the first year. The cameras have the "potential to change police work as we know it", according to Axon, as well as protect officers and their communities, through collection of unbiased records.

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Judge puts on hold Seattle law allowing a ride-hailing union

Judge Robert Lasnik put an injunction on Tuesday on the ordinance after the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sued to block the rules. The Chamber claimed the law posed an immediate threat to companies like Uber and Lyft because it requires them to hand over the names of their drivers to unions hoping to organize drivers.

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Syrian activists say several dead in Idlib chemical attack

Numerous victims were seen to be choking and fainting following the attack, and some had foam coming out of their mouths, according to medical sources who described the symptoms as related to a gas attack, as cited by media reports. The Observatory says numerous victims in the attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in the northern province of Idlib were choking, suffocating, vomiting and foaming at the mouth after the bombing.

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Are Interest Rates Heading Higher?

He welcomed the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority's new limit on interest-only loans to 30 per cent of new mortgage lending, and monitoring of lenders and mortgage brokers by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission. On the data front in Australia, today sees the release of data for retail sales and building approvals for February, as well as house prices in March from CoreLogic.

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Ralph Lauren to shut down Fifth Avenue Polo store

The Polo store will be integrated into the Ralph Lauren stores on Madison Avenue and its downtown locations . The shares had already slid 9.9 percent this year through Monday's close. Though the brand's flagship store on Fifth Ave.in Midtown Manhattan will be closing its doors on April 15, there are seven other store locations in the city that will remain.

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FDA alerts consumers of nationwide voluntary recall of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

This recall is due to the potential that these devices may contain a defective part that may result in the devices' failure to activate. The recall impacts the 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg strengths of EpiPen Auto-Injector. Though the defect is extremely rare and the company did not find any defected unit during the testing and analysis of the potentially impacted lots, the recall is more of a precautionary measure.

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Tesla reports record deliveries of vehicles in 1st quarter

From what little is known already, the incoming electric vehicle is all the young, luxury vehicle maker needs to transform itself into an truly formidable auto brand. Tesla is an attractive play for the short term value investors, as it can generate big gains from its share price volatility. Tesla has plenty of time to boost production rates, and there's reason to believe it could still reach those targets.

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Google Maps Adds Real-Time Location Sharing, Including Trip Progress

Google has announced the upcoming rollout of a new feature to Maps that will let people share their location with friends and family - even if they don't have the Maps app. You can check if the update has reached you by going to your Google Maps' Google Play page. The upgraded UI introduced with the upcoming update to Google Maps shows how not only locations sharing, but certain features from the Trusted Contacts app have been integrated into the Maps ecosystem.

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Shakespeare fairytale continues as Foxes beat Stoke

And Leicester extinguished any hopes of a second-half Stoke revival just 76 seconds after the re-start. The first chance fell to Leicester in the seventh minute after midfielder Danny Drinkwater lofted a unsafe free-kick into the Stoke goalmouth.

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Trump says US is ready to act alone on North Korea

The review, according to Reuters, includes both economic sanctions and military measures the USA can use to deal with the increasingly aggressive state. It is not clear whether Trump's comments will move China, which has taken steps to increase economic pressure on Pyongyang but has long been unwilling to do anything that may destabilize the North and send millions of refugees across their border.

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US stock indexes wavering between small gains and losses

Stocks to watch: BlackBerry Ltd. (BB.T) shares rose 3.5% in premarket after trimming losses and stating that it expects to be profitable on an adjusted earnings-per-share basis in fiscal 2018. ConocoPhillips stock was the biggest gainer in the S&P 500 index, climbing $4.05 to $50. Yoga and athletic attire company Lululemon Athletica sank 23.4 percent as it projected first-quarter sales and profits well below analyst expectations and said it experienced a "slow" start to 2017.