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Trump says U.S. still investigating chemical weapons attacks of Syrian civilians

Trump promises quick decision on Syria response WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he will decide “probably by the end of today” on a U.S. response to the apparent chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians. He suggested Syria’s main military...

Missile attack reported at central Syria air base

By PHILIP ISSAAssociated PressBEIRUT — Missiles struck an air base in central Syria early today, its state-run news agency reported. Although the agency said it was likely “an American aggression,” U.S. officials said the U.S. had not launched airstrikes on...

Tariffs could take economic toll on both U.S. and China

By PAUL WISEMANand JOSH BOAKAP Economics WritersWASHINGTON — Higher prices. Slower growth. Farmers losing access to their biggest foreign market.Even President Donald Trump is warning that Americans might have to accept “a little pain” before they enjoy the...

U.S. sanctions target Putin’s allies

By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated PressWASHINGTON — The United States punished dozens of Russian oligarchs and government officials on Friday with sanctions that took direct aim at President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, as President Donald Trump’s administration...

Homicide rate in London on the rise; knife crime to blame

LONDON (AP) — The homicide rate in London so far has increased each month in 2018 as the British capital experiences a rise in knife-related crime. The Metropolitan Police said Monday there were eight homicide inquiries in January, 15 in February and 22 in March. Police...
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Trebes, France Terror: Hostage situation ended leaves 3 dead

French police storm supermarket in Trebes, kill hostage-taker; 3 dead By SYLVIE CORBET, SAMUEL PETREQUIN and JEAN-PAUL BONINCONTRO, Associated Press TREBES, France (AP) — An armed man went on rampage Friday in southern France, carjacking a vehicle, shooting at police and taking...
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A $740M Russian-Iranian oil partnership project signed

Iran signs $740 million agreement on oil project TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run oil company has signed a $740 million agreement with a Russian-Iranian consortium to develop two oil fields near the Iraqi border. Under the agreement signed Wednesday, some 105 million...
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Britain boots 23 Russian diplomats over spy poisoning in England

LONDON (AP) — Relations between Britain and Russia plunged Wednesday to a chilly level not seen since the Cold War as Prime Minister Theresa May expelled 23 diplomats, severed high-level contacts and vowed both open and covert action against Kremlin meddling after the poisoning...
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Turkish forces launch assault on Kurdish town

Turkish forces surround Kurdish town Afrin in northern Syria By SARAH EL DEEB and SUZAN FRASER BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey said Tuesday its troops and allied Syrian fighters have encircled the Kurdish-held town of Afrin in northern Syria, putting hundreds of thousands of civilians under...
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Hillary Clinton: US did not ‘deserve’ Trump presidency

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Hillary Clinton told an audience in India that the United States did not “deserve” Donald Trump’s presidency and these are “perilous times.” The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate spoke over the weekend at India Today...