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Donald Trump - Syria
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
April 13, 2018 - 9:27 pm
In an announcement from the White House, Trump said the U.S. is prepared to "sustain" pressure on Assad until he ends what the president called a criminal pattern of killing his own people with international banned chemical weapons.
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Nikki Haley
Xinhua/Sipa USA
April 13, 2018 - 11:24 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says President Trump "has not yet made a decision about possible actions in Syria" in response to a suspected poison gas attack last week in Douma, which killed more than 40 people. Nikki Haley told an emergency meeting of the U.N...
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Donald Trump
Chris Kleponis / Sipa USA
April 11, 2018 - 8:15 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/CBS News/AP) -- After Russia warned the United States against military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump says missiles "will be coming.'' "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and 'smart...
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United Nations
Xinhua/Sipa USA
April 10, 2018 - 7:13 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- Syria carried out a reported chemical weapons attack in a rebel-held area last weekend, and President Donald Trump has vowed a reaction. Trump has called several world leaders in an effort to coordinate a response. Officials say the U.S., France and Britain have been in...
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Donald Trump
Jim Lo Scalzo/Sipa USA
April 09, 2018 - 10:05 am
Speaking during a Cabinet meeting, Trump condemned the "heinous attack" Saturday that killed at least 40 people, including children. "It was an atrocious attack," he said. "It was horrible." He said he will be huddling with military advisers to consider U.S. options and "nothing's off the table."
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Berlin Half-Marathon
Paul Zinken/dpa via AP
April 08, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Police on Sunday said they foiled a knife attack on a half-marathon in Berlin.
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Alleged Chemical Attack In Syria
Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
April 08, 2018 - 12:14 pm
DOUMA, Syria (WCBS 880/CBS News/AP) -- An alleged poison gas attack killed at least 40 people in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, local responders said on Sunday. Syrian state media, meanwhile, reported that rebels there have agreed to give up their last foothold in the area. The alleged attack in...
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Emergency crews continue to block the highway on Saturday, April 7, 2018, near the area where a bus carrying a junior hockey team to a playoff game was struck by a semi Friday, north of Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Canada. Police say there were 28 people, inclu
(Matt Smith/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 07, 2018 - 12:16 pm
Fifteen people were killed and 13 others injured when a truck collided with a bus carrying a junior hockey team to a playoff game in western Canada, authorities said Saturday.
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Police vans stand in downtown Muenster, Germany, Saturday, April 7, 2018. German news agency dpa says several people killed after car crashes into crowd in city of Muenster.
(dpa via AP)
April 07, 2018 - 11:31 am
Police in the western German city of Muenster say a vehicle has crashed into a crowd there, killing several people and injuring others.
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
Xinhua/Sipa USA
April 02, 2018 - 11:38 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died, according to South Africa's state broadcaster. She was 81. Madikizela-Mandela was married to Nelson Mandela from 1958 to 1996. Mandela was imprisoned throughout most...
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