US berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syrian chemical attack

The US, UK and France reacted angrily on Wednesday after Russia, Syria's key ally, vetoed a draft resolution at the UN Security Council - the eighth time it has done so over the Syrian conflict. They recounted the horrific aftermath of a gas attack, saying the town of Khan Sheikhoun was struck by regime warplanes. In 2015 he denied using chemical weapons in Aleppo, despite being shown photographic evidence of chemical barrel bombs being dropped from helicopters. Read More

India to ban discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS

India to ban discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS

Proclaiming that India runs the second largest Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) programme in the world, Nadda also said that the government spent Rs 2000 crore on ART alone for infected patients a year ago. He said the government spent Rs 2000 crore on ART alone and this was a 100% centrally-sponsored scheme as the "government is committed to (treating every patient) and no one will be left out". Read More

Rebellion is on the march against Zuma

At 74, Zuma's nearly seven years in office as South Africa's President has been littered with accusations of cronyism and cultivating inappropriate relations with wealthy business tycoons. Holomisa added that the recent two credit downgrades to junk status make South Africa an unsafe investment destination and the effects will be felt by all. Read More

Iraqi Military: Islamic State Only Holds 7 Percent of Country

Iraqi Military: Islamic State Only Holds 7 Percent of Country

The terror group removed one ear from 33 soldiers caught fleeing the battle in Mosul , their last stronghold in Iraq, a source told Alsumaria News . "Military operations in Mosul's right back have been cautiously going on in order to prevent ISIL from using the civilians as human shields". However, Rasool asserted that the United States and other Western countries have provided airstrikes, intelligence and equipment to the Iraqi forces which began their offensive in October to free the ... Read More

Russian Federation knew Syrian chemical attack was coming

She's urging Russian Federation, long a supporter of Assad, to break with the Syrian president and help broker his departure in order to establish a lasting peace in the troubled region. He refused to be drawn on whether the United Kingdom would support further USA military action in Syria. "The question wasn't mentioned by anyone, except Boris Johnson, but we didn't talk about it any further", Ayrault said. Read More

Chief Keef Arrested in Marijuana-Related DUI

Chief Keef Arrested in Marijuana-Related DUI

Law enforcement sources tell us Keef was driving a green Lamborghini when his passenger allegedly got out and started talking with the vehicle behind theirs. The three people in the Altima, Eddie Bryant, Devante Reaves and Jamil Perkins, were also arrested. He was arrested and later charged with a DUI, though he didn't seem the least bit bothered about it. Read More

Dalai Lama's visit negatively impacts border dispute: China

Dalai Lama's visit negatively impacts border dispute: China

The Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday it will select the next highest monk of Tibetan Buddhism through the traditional way of drawing lots from a sacred urn at Dachau Temple in Lhasa, dismissing the Dalai Lama's assertion that Beijing can not choose his successor. Read More

Somali pirates flee hijacked Indian cargo dhow, taking one crew member

Somali pirates flee hijacked Indian cargo dhow, taking one crew member

The Indian Navy said that all 19 Filipino crew members were unharmed, with the ship's master thanking the naval forces for the prompt response and rescue. However, on March 13, pirates seized the Aris 13 oil tanker and eight Sri Lankan hostages in the first attack on a large merchant vessel by Somali pirates since 2012. Read More

Jeff Sessions Prepares DOJ For Crackdown On Unauthorized Border-Crossers

In Maryland, where a street gang called MS-13 operates, overdose deaths from the synthetic heroin-like drug increased 62% in the first nine months of 2016. Attorney General Jeff Sessions paid a visit to the U.S. -Mexico border today during a trip to Nogales, Arizona, where he spoke to a group of Customs and Border Protection agents and prosecutors. Read More

Houston apartment building has glass-bottom pool 42 stories above the street

Houston apartment building has glass-bottom pool 42 stories above the street

If you've ever wanted to see what it's like to take a dip hundreds of feet in the air, there's a swimming pool made for you. The video, posted on the building's official Facebook page , shows a courageous person treading the risky waters of the pool, hung off a towering building. Read More

Donald Trump ordered Syria strikes while eating 'the most lovely cake'

Donald Trump ordered Syria strikes while eating 'the most lovely cake'

President Trump launched a US airstrike on a Syrian airfield late Thursday night in response to the Syrian government initiating a deadly chemical weapons attack on its people. I said, 'Mr. President, let me explain something to you.' This was during dessert. He said seeing the chemical attack prompted him to say, "we have to do something". Read More

The shocking facts of distracted driving

The shocking facts of distracted driving

New York State Police are cracking down on distracted drivers as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month , with "Operation Hang Up". "Unfortunately, [technology has] become an even bigger distraction than we've seen in previous years", Redman tells OneNewsNow. Read More

Why Are Chemical Weapons a 'Red Line' for US Intervention?

Why Are Chemical Weapons a 'Red Line' for US Intervention?

He also told Tillerson that assertions that the Syrian military used chemical weapon in Idlib province on April 4 do not correspond to reality, the ministry added. The strike was the first time American forces targeted a Syrian government installation in the course of the war. Assad said the USA missile strikes on a Syrian air base, launched in response to the chemical weapons attack, only made him more determined. Read More

Venezuelans protest after opposition leader sidelined by Maduro

Venezuelans protest after opposition leader sidelined by Maduro

The state prosecutor's office said it would investigate the death. "They are trying to raise the costs of protest, plain and simple", said Michael McCarthy, a research fellow focused on Venezuela at American University. Venezuela's Attorney General also slammed the court decision, prompting Maduro to convene a meeting of the National Defence Council, a mechanism in the constitution that combines various branches of the state to resolve urgent matters. Read More

UN designates Malala as youngest Messenger of Peace

UN designates Malala as youngest Messenger of Peace

Malala answered questions from young people after Secretary-General Antonio Guterres officially bestowed on her the highest honor the United Nations chief can give a global citizen, calling her "a hero" and an inspiration for defending the rights of all people to education and equality while putting her life at risk. Read More

'Sufficient progress' needed in divorce talks before trade negotiations, says EC

'Sufficient progress' needed in divorce talks before trade negotiations, says EC

But once there is a tentative consensus between the two sides on the reciprocal treatment of citizens in each other's nations, billions in budget commitments, legal clarity for companies working in Britain and a solution for Ireland's border with the United Kingdom, the European Union says it would be willing to look ahead. Read More

What Could Be Next for Susan Rice in 'Unmasking' Controversy

What Could Be Next for Susan Rice in 'Unmasking' Controversy

In a New York Times interview published Wednesday afternoon, Trump again accused someone of a crime, citing zero evidence. Rice previously called allegations that she requested the unmasking of Trump campaign and transition members for political reasons "absolutely false". Read More

Markey to Trump: Negotiate with Kim Jong Un

Markey to Trump: Negotiate with Kim Jong Un

News reported on Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump is considering the options presented to him by the National Security Council on how to respond to Pyongyang's nuclear program. Tensions have been even higher than usual over the past few weeks because annual war games between the US and South Korean militaries are underway. Read More

U.S. cites Russian inaction in Syria attack

U.S. cites Russian inaction in Syria attack

Trump has received widespread support for the military action, taken to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad's government after the US concluded he used chemical weapons against Syrian civilians. This week's airstrike "was a message to Bashar al-Assad that your multiple violations of your agreements at the United Nations, your agreements under the chemical weapons charter back in 2013, that those would not go without a response in the future", he said. Read More

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

There have been pressures and issues on North Korea and South China Sea and Trade conflict between the two sides. Trump's aides insist the timing is coincidental, but the administration is touting the moves as evidence of it taking an aggressive but analytical approach to closing a trade gap that is largely due to the influx of goods from China . Read More