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Russia blames Britain for Syrian chemical attack

Associated Press Published 9:33 a.m. ET April 13, 2018 | Updated 11:40 ET ET April 13, 2018 A child evacuated from Douma receives preventive medicine upon arrival in the Al-Bab district, Aleppo, Syria , April 11, 1968 (issued April 12, 2018). (Photo: AREF TAMMAWI, EPA-EFE) The Russian military says that an alleged chemical attack in Syria was staged and directed …

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Marijuana trails can be measured in Canadian wastewater: Shots

The University of Puget Sound Chemist Dan Burgard holds a freezer full of filed samples from two sewage treatment plants in western Washington if he needs to rethink the samples or analyze a specific drug that he did not test for the first time. Dan Burgard hide caption change caption Dan Burgard The University of Puget Sound Chemist Dan Burgard …

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China Delays Deal Reviews as US Trade Frictions Build

BEIJING-In view of escalating trade tensions, China is holding business audits that could clear the way for US companies Qualcomm Inc. and Bain Capital to make multibillion dollar acquisition of semiconductor companies, people familiar with the question say. The delay may end quash Qualcomm's planned acquisition of the Dutch semiconductor company of $ 44 billion NXP semiconductor NV, an agreement …

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Tibet group thank Sweden in the "Chinese spy" case

Image copyright AFP Image texts China's monitoring monitors the activities of Tibetan separatists A Tibetan leader says she hopes that other countries will follow Sweden's example by prosecuting alleged spies giving China information about exiled Tibetans. On Sunday, Sweden accused a Tibetan man, Dorjee Gyantsan, with espionage. The tibetan community leader Jamyang Choedon said that Sweden's action could be "an …

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China Posts Trade Blip, Soft Credit as optimistic GDP report awaited

China's foreign shipments showed a decline in seasonal effects around the month of New Year's Day and credit growth slowed down – two final data points for a first quarter, expected to show an expansion rate adjustment at the end of 2017. [19659002] Exports fell 2.7 percent in March from one year earlier rising in February The trade balance showed …

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NYT says we forget about the Holocaust, but the story suggests otherwise.

A general view of Auschwitz main gate during 73 rd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oświęcim. Omar Marques / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images We forget about the Holocaust. Or, argues a survey of the conference that was released on Thursday and was written in the New York Times under the despicable title "Holocaust Is Fading …

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Saudis ignores terrible war next to the door in Yemen

Saudi soldiers reveal the remains of missiles as a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia's allegations are Iranian during a press conference at the Armed Forces in Riyadh on March 26. (Fayez Nureldine / AFP / Getty Images) ] RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – A war around the borders of Saudi Arabia, in Yemen, less than 500 miles south of this …

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Pakistani court orders Lifetime political ban on Sharif

The Supreme Court of Pakistan issued a lifetime ban on politicians holding the office after legal disqualification – a verdict that will carry former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from ever having a chosen post after a corruption test against ex-prime minister last year. The High Court's 5-member panel took them on Friday after July's decision to expire Sharif did not …

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China tried to control Tibetan refugees in Sweden by spying on refugees

Tibetan Buddhist monks praying for the Rongwo monastery in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture on March 1, 2018. JOHANNES EISELE / AFP / Getty Images Sweden called a man this week for allegations he spied on with Tibetan exiles to China. The man gathered information about where people lived, their family members, travel, meetings and political activities and suspected of giving …

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