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France: Analysis shows Syrian government behind sarin attack

April 26, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday April 4, 2017 file photo, Abdel Hameed Alyousef, 29, holds his twin babies who were killed during a suspected chemical weapons attack, in Khan Sheikhoun in the northern province of Idlib, Syria. France’s foreign minister says chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria shows that the [&hellip...

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US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

April 26, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 26, 2004 file photo, the USS Mahan, a guided-missile destroyer, moves up the Hudson River in New York during Fleet Week. A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the...

N. Korea watchers on why army’s big day has taken a backseat

April 25, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Saturday, April 15, 2017, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves during a military parade to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea. The broad avenues of Pyongyang were, by authoritarian North Korea’s...

The Latest: Le Pen sees French presidential vote ‘surprise’

April 25, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Marine Le Pen, National Front political party candidate for French 2017 presidential election, visits the meat pavilion at the Rungis international food market, near Paris, France, during her campaign, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (Charles Platiau/Pool Photo via...

US urges new sanctions against South Sudan, Russia says ‘no’

April 25, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki...

Researchers: Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaign

April 24, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

PARIS (AP) — Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers, adding a little more detail to previous suggestions that the centrist...

Powerful 6.9 quake shakes central Chile, no damage reported

April 24, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off central Chile’s coast Monday evening, but there were no reports of injuries or damage and authorities ruled out the possibility of a tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey said the...

Converting coal would help China’s smog at climate’s expense

April 24, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — China’s conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths each year. But there’s a catch: As the country shifts its use of vast coal reserves to send less smog-inducing chemicals into the air,...

Venezuelans stage sit-in on roads to protest government

April 24, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework and played cards on main roads around Venezuela’s cities Monday, joining in sit-ins to disrupt traffic as the latest slap at the socialist government. Thousands shut...

Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest

April 22, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

People protest in homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation’s Supreme Court stripped congress of its last powers, a decision it later reversed, during a silent march to the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference in Caracas,...