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USA threatens Syria, says Assad is planning chemical weapons attack

USA threatens Syria, says Assad is planning chemical weapons attack

The U.S. has several guided-missile destroyers in position from which to launch attacks. Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said the statement was spurred by satellite imagery that found a plane - the same that is believed to have carried out chemical attacks in the past - parked less than 30 meters from the bunker where the chemical weapons are thought to be stored.


Morcha holds rally in Darjeeling, burns GTA accord papers

Morcha holds rally in Darjeeling, burns GTA accord papers

However, Tuesday's burning of the GTA symbolises the dissolution of a peace treaty worked out after years of struggle and discontent. On the 13th day of the indefinite shutdown, some GJM activists also participated in the protests bare-chested, and broke tubelights over their backs, leading to injuries, said PTI.


Majority Of Global Poll Respondents Find Trump Arrogant, Dangerous

Majority Of Global Poll Respondents Find Trump Arrogant, Dangerous

According to the survey , a median of 22% across all the countries surveyed expressed confidence that Mr Trump will do the right thing when it comes to world affairs. 75% of respondents worldwide praised trump as an arrogant leader, and 62% as unsafe. According to a new Pew Research Center survey, USA favorability ratings across the globe have declined "steeply" since a certain paranoid kleptocrat became our beloved leader, far outpacing even his piss-poor domestic approval rating.


European Union slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fine

European Union slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fine

Probes were triggered after the European Commission received dozens of complaints from USA and European competitors who claimed that the search engine company abused its search market dominance to give its Google Shopping service an advantage over other retailers and create a monopoly over consumers.


What You Need To Know About The Supreme Court's Travel Ban Decision

What You Need To Know About The Supreme Court's Travel Ban Decision

In issuing the opinion , the Supreme Court partially granted the government's request to reinstate the travel ban , but limited the scope through a " bona fide relationship" test. Q When does this take effect? . Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, known for his conservative judicial philosophy, wrote in a dissent to the majority travel-ban ruling that the current state of the ban would prove "unworkable".


Macron teams up with Schwarzeneggar to take swipe at Trump

Macron teams up with Schwarzeneggar to take swipe at Trump

The environmental comrades in arms - both of whom have been critical of President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement - shot a brief video selfie together on Friday at the Élysée Palace in Paris , after meeting to discuss all things green.