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US Strike On Syria
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Hadas Kuznits
April 14, 2018 - 1:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What does the coalition airstrike on Syria mean for Americans? Dr. Asaf Romirowsky, Executive Director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, explains what he thinks prompted this strike on Syria now. "There is no doubt that the current domestic unrest within the...
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President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime.
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April 14, 2018 - 7:05 am
By Zachary Cohen and Kevin Liptak WASHINGTON, DC (CNN) -- The US, UK and France launched strikes against targets at three sites in Syria in the early hours of Saturday morning, following a week of threats of retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians in the Damascus enclave of...
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President Trump
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April 12, 2018 - 8:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that an attack on Syria could take place "very soon or not so soon at all," arguing he had never signaled the timing of retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack that he had suggested was imminent a day earlier. The president made his...
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President Trump (AP Photo)
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April 11, 2018 - 7:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to Russian warnings to the U.S. against military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Washington.
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April 09, 2018 - 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened an imminent military strike against Syria Monday night, vowing to respond "forcefully" to Saturday's apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians and warning that Russia or any other nation found to share responsibility will "pay a price." As he...
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Congressman Brendan Boyle
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Kim Glovas
April 09, 2018 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Congressman Brendan Boyle is supporting a military strike on Syria and sanctions on Russia after an alleged chemical weapons attack over the weekend. READ: Dozens Killed In Alleged Chemical Attack In Syria Boyle says even though there is no independent confirmation of...
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Canada Hockey Team Bus Crash
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April 09, 2018 - 11:44 am
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — Saskatchewan's Ministry of Justice said Monday one of the deceased in the crash that killed 15 people en route to a hockey playoff game was misidentified. The ministry said the body of Parker Tobin was mistaken for that of Xavier Labelle. It said Labelle is injured but...
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Prince William and Kate Middleton
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April 09, 2018 - 8:07 am
By Judith Vonberg and Max Foster, CNN (CNN) -- The third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be born at St. Mary's Hospital in London later this month, in the same wing as the royal couple's two previous children, according to new details revealed Monday by Kensington Palace. The...
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The logo of social networking site Facebook is reflected on the screen of a smartphone resting on a laptop keyboard.
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Tim Jimenez
April 09, 2018 - 7:41 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tens of millions of people are hearing from Facebook on Monday. The social media giant is letting them know that Cambridge Analytica may have picked up their data. Facebook says 87 million of its users will be seeing a link at the top of their newsfeeds. RELATED: Fed...
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Syria Chemical Attack
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April 08, 2018 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday condemned a "mindless CHEMICAL attack" in Syria that killed women and children, but he offered no evidence to support the claim by Syrian opposition activists and rescuers that poison gas was used. A top aide, asked about the possibility of a U.S...
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