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  • Do you agree with the U.S. missile strike against Syria?

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    Yes, the chemical attack on civilians was the last straw
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  • Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:32:27 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 4:23 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:23:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.More >>
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.More >>
  • UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

    UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:01:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:04:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A girl shops at a kiosk in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Arabic on the right reads, "Regards Assad, God protect you Assad."(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A girl shops at a kiosk in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Arabic on the right reads, "Regards Assad, God protect you Assad."
    International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.More >>
    International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.More >>
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:11:31 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:35:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
  • Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

    Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:41:35 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:48:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). In this April 13, 2018, photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Haley is firing back against a Trump administration official who said...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). In this April 13, 2018, photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Haley is firing back against a Trump administration official who said...

    The White House had been struggling to explain remarks that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would be announcing new sanctions directed at companies associated with Syria's chemical weapons program on Monday amid reports that Trump put the brakes on the new sanctions.

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    The White House had been struggling to explain remarks that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would be announcing new sanctions directed at companies associated with Syria's chemical weapons program on Monday amid reports that Trump put the brakes on the new sanctions.

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  • Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

    Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:02:03 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:34:12 GMT
    The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical...More >>
    The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma.More >>
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:41:35 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:54:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
  • Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

    Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 05:40:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:05:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday...

    The reports came just a few days after the United States, Britain and France conducted airstrikes targeting alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria, in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack that they blamed on the Syrian government.

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    The reports came just a few days after the United States, Britain and France conducted airstrikes targeting alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria, in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack that they blamed on the Syrian government.

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  • The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

    The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 07:50:29 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:54:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his count...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his count...
    The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.More >>
    The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.More >>
  • White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

    White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 04:48:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:36:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a bilateral meeting with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a bilateral meeting with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.

    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley made clear the United States won't be pulling troops out of Syria right away, saying U.S. involvement there "is not done."

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    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley made clear the United States won't be pulling troops out of Syria right away, saying U.S. involvement there "is not done."

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  • Correction: Syria-Destroyed Town story

    Correction: Syria-Destroyed Town story

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:00:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:34:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to Douma residents, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops dec...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to Douma residents, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops dec...
    The streets of the town of Douma near the capital, Damascus, had few people with the majority of its residents now displaced to the country's north.More >>
    The streets of the town of Douma near the capital, Damascus, had few people with the majority of its residents now displaced to the country's north.More >>
  • Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

    Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-04-16 08:28:37 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-04-17 05:51:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk in the Hamidiyeh Market, in the Old City of Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Syria’s President Bashar Assad spoke Sunday to a group of visiting Russian politicians saying that Western airstrikes against his...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk in the Hamidiyeh Market, in the Old City of Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Syria’s President Bashar Assad spoke Sunday to a group of visiting Russian politicians saying that Western airstrikes against his...
    Syrians rally in landmark Damascus square to cheer their armed forces' confronting unprecedented joint airstrikes.More >>
    Syrians rally in landmark Damascus square to cheer their armed forces' confronting unprecedented joint airstrikes.More >>
  • Allies vague on evidence linking Syria to chemical attack

    Allies vague on evidence linking Syria to chemical attack

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:30:46 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:14:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Demonstrators take part in a protest organized by the Stop the War coalition against the British government carrying out airstrikes on targets in Syria, in Parliament Square, London, Monday, April 16, 2018. British Prime Ministe...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Demonstrators take part in a protest organized by the Stop the War coalition against the British government carrying out airstrikes on targets in Syria, in Parliament Square, London, Monday, April 16, 2018. British Prime Ministe...
    The United States, France and Britain have said their airstrikes on Syria were a response to a reported chemical attack in a rebel-held Damascus suburb.More >>
    The United States, France and Britain have said their airstrikes on Syria were a response to a reported chemical attack in a rebel-held Damascus suburb.More >>
  • The Latest: EU defends Iran nuclear deal; no new sanctions

    The Latest: EU defends Iran nuclear deal; no new sanctions

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:48:34 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:04:04 GMT
    (Master Sgt. Phil Speck/U.S. Air National Guard via AP). This photo provided by the U.S. Air National Guard shows 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer aircraft departing from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. The U.S., B...(Master Sgt. Phil Speck/U.S. Air National Guard via AP). This photo provided by the U.S. Air National Guard shows 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer aircraft departing from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. The U.S., B...
    The Latest: EU foreign policy chief wants bloc to use major meeting on Syria next week to give impetus to UN peace moves.More >>
    The Latest: EU foreign policy chief wants bloc to use major meeting on Syria next week to give impetus to UN peace moves.More >>
  • Syria's allies say airstrikes undercut political resolution

    Syria's allies say airstrikes undercut political resolution

    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:07 AM EDT2018-04-15 09:07:47 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:51 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:51:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...

    While Western countries blamed Syria's government for a chemical attack earlier this month that killed more than 40 people, the Syrian government and its ally Russia denied the allegations.

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    While Western countries blamed Syria's government for a chemical attack earlier this month that killed more than 40 people, the Syrian government and its ally Russia denied the allegations.

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  • Western airstrikes unlikely to impact Assad's war machine

    Western airstrikes unlikely to impact Assad's war machine

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-04-14 18:19:16 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:00:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A Syrian soldier films the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chemical attack against civilians, in Bar...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A Syrian soldier films the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chemical attack against civilians, in Bar...
    The Western airstrikes on suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities might have rained down punishment from the sky, but they will not fundamentally degrade a war machine whose main bases, weaponry and personnel...More >>
    The Western airstrikes on suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities might have rained down punishment from the sky, but they will not fundamentally degrade a war machine whose main bases, weaponry and personnel remain in place.More >>
  • US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-04-15 04:38:05 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 2:39 AM EDT2018-04-16 06:39:23 GMT
    (Department of Defense via AP). This image provided by the Department of Defense was presented as part of a briefing slide at the Pentagon briefing on Saturday, April 14, 2018, and shows a photo of a preliminary damage assessment from the Him Shinshar ...(Department of Defense via AP). This image provided by the Department of Defense was presented as part of a briefing slide at the Pentagon briefing on Saturday, April 14, 2018, and shows a photo of a preliminary damage assessment from the Him Shinshar ...

    "A perfectly executed strike," Trump tweeted after U.S., French and British warplanes and ships launched more than 100 missiles nearly unopposed by Syrian air defenses. "Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!"

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    "A perfectly executed strike," Trump tweeted after U.S., French and British warplanes and ships launched more than 100 missiles nearly unopposed by Syrian air defenses. "Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!"

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  • The Latest: Spokeswoman says Trump still wants Syria exit

    The Latest: Spokeswoman says Trump still wants Syria exit

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-04-15 10:17:47 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:30:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...
    A group of Russian politicians has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose mood they describe as good a day after Western airstrikes.More >>
    A group of Russian politicians has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose mood they describe as good a day after Western airstrikes.More >>
  • Certain of gas attack, allies struck Syria before UN report

    Certain of gas attack, allies struck Syria before UN report

    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-04-14 17:36:07 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-04-15 19:42:08 GMT
    The United States, Britain and France decided to strike Syria for its apparent use of chemical weapons without waiting for a report from U.N. inspectors.More >>
    The United States, Britain and France decided to strike Syria for its apparent use of chemical weapons without waiting for a report from U.N. inspectors.More >>
  • Trump uses phrase that haunted Bush: 'Mission Accomplished!'

    Trump uses phrase that haunted Bush: 'Mission Accomplished!'

    Saturday, April 14 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-14 13:36:35 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-04-15 19:10:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2003 file photo, President George W. Bush declares the end of major combat in Iraq as he speaks aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln off the California coast. As he declares the U.S...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2003 file photo, President George W. Bush declares the end of major combat in Iraq as he speaks aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln off the California coast. As he declares the U.S...
    As he declares the U.S.-led airstrikes against Syria a success, President Donald Trump is adopting a phrase that a previous president came to regret _ "mission accomplished.".More >>
    As he declares the U.S.-led airstrikes against Syria a success, President Donald Trump is adopting a phrase that a previous president came to regret _ "mission accomplished.".More >>
  • In Peru for summit, Pence offers support for Syrian strike

    In Peru for summit, Pence offers support for Syrian strike

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:58:49 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:41:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.

    Vice President Mike Pence has wrapped up his trip to a summit of Latin American leaders.

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    Vice President Mike Pence has wrapped up his trip to a summit of Latin American leaders.

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  • Trump claims success in Syria, but chemical weapons remain

    Trump claims success in Syria, but chemical weapons remain

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-04-14 07:17:33 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:03:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Explosions lit up the skies with anti-aircraft fire, over Damascus, the Syrian capital, as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Sy...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Explosions lit up the skies with anti-aircraft fire, over Damascus, the Syrian capital, as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Sy...
    President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S., France and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria.More >>
    President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S., France and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria.More >>
  • The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

    The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-04-14 07:36:22 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-04-15 14:22:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, joined by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, speaks at the Pentagon, Friday, April 13, 2018, on the U.S. military response, along with France and Britain, to Syria's chemical weapon attac...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, joined by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, speaks at the Pentagon, Friday, April 13, 2018, on the U.S. military response, along with France and Britain, to Syria's chemical weapon attac...

    Israel says in response to the American-led strike in Syria that the Middle Eastern country's "murderous actions" put itself in danger.

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    Israel says in response to the American-led strike in Syria that the Middle Eastern country's "murderous actions" put itself in danger.

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  • Pope 'deeply disturbed' by lack of common response to Syria

    Pope 'deeply disturbed' by lack of common response to Syria

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:58:33 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-04-15 14:02:13 GMT

    Pope Francis says he is "deeply disturbed" by the international community's failure to come up with a common response to the crisis in Syria and other parts of the world.

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    Pope Francis says he is "deeply disturbed" by the international community's failure to come up with a common response to the crisis in Syria and other parts of the world.

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  • UN rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression in Syria

    UN rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression in Syria

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-04-14 19:17:52 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-04-15 13:31:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia votes on a resolution during 137a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at United Nations headquarters.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia votes on a resolution during 137a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at United Nations headquarters.
    The UN Security Council overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the United States and its allies against Syria on Saturday.More >>
    The UN Security Council overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the United States and its allies against Syria on Saturday.More >>
  • European allies France, UK gamble, join Trump against Syria

    European allies France, UK gamble, join Trump against Syria

    Saturday, April 14 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-04-14 16:06:04 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:40:53 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chem...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chem...
    Europe's two biggest military powers took a gamble in lining up behind U.S. President Donald Trump in bombarding Syria.More >>
    Europe's two biggest military powers took a gamble in lining up behind U.S. President Donald Trump in bombarding Syria.More >>
  • In Peru, Pence defends Syrian strike to Latin America allies

    In Peru, Pence defends Syrian strike to Latin America allies

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-04-14 06:35:46 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:39:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives to Jorge Chavez international airport in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 13, 2018. Pence is in Lima to attend the Americas Summit.(AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives to Jorge Chavez international airport in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 13, 2018. Pence is in Lima to attend the Americas Summit.

    Abroad during a major military strike, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to address Latin American leaders Saturday on President Donald Trump's decision to launch air strikes in Syria in response to a suspected...

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    Abroad during a major military strike, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to address Latin American leaders Saturday on President Donald Trump's decision to launch air strikes in Syria in response to a suspected chemical attack in the war-torn nation.

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  • Defiant Syrians say West hasn't shaken their resolve

    Defiant Syrians say West hasn't shaken their resolve

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:35 AM EDT2018-04-14 07:35:59 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:01 AM EDT2018-04-15 09:01:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian soldier wave weapons and national flags as they chant slogans against U.S. President Trump during demonstrations following a wave of U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspecte...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian soldier wave weapons and national flags as they chant slogans against U.S. President Trump during demonstrations following a wave of U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspecte...
    Hundreds of Syrians gather at landmark squares in the capital, honking their car horns, flashing victory signs in defiance after airstrikes.More >>
    Hundreds of Syrians gather at landmark squares in the capital, honking their car horns, flashing victory signs in defiance after airstrikes.More >>
  • Thousands protest in Athens against US-led Syria airstrikes

    Thousands protest in Athens against US-led Syria airstrikes

    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-04-15 06:57:48 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-04-15 07:50:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis). Supporters of the Greek Communist party take part in an anti-war rally in front of the parliament, in Athens, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Thousands of supporters of the party marched to the U.S. embassy opposing the military ...(AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis). Supporters of the Greek Communist party take part in an anti-war rally in front of the parliament, in Athens, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Thousands of supporters of the party marched to the U.S. embassy opposing the military ...
    Greek police say about 6,000 people turned up at a rally and march in central Athens organized by Greece's Communist Party to protest the US-led allied missile attack against Syria.More >>
    Greek police say about 6,000 people turned up at a rally and march in central Athens organized by Greece's Communist Party to protest the US-led allied missile attack against Syria.More >>
  • The Latest: Syrian army says it has retaken eastern Ghouta

    The Latest: Syrian army says it has retaken eastern Ghouta

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-14 18:57:58 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-04-15 06:19:27 GMT
    Syrian state TV carried live images of hourslong street celebrations with people dancing and chanting in support of their government's "steadfastness" following unprecedented joint airstrikes by the United States,...More >>
    Syrian state TV carried live images of hourslong street celebrations with people dancing and chanting in support of their government's "steadfastness" following unprecedented joint airstrikes by the United States, France and Britain on Syria.More >>
  • Trump: US, allied strikes aimed at Syria's chemical weapons

    Trump: US, allied strikes aimed at Syria's chemical weapons

    Friday, April 13 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-13 05:05:21 GMT
    Saturday, April 14 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-04-14 13:10:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as he meets in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Trump said Thursday, April 12, that an attack on Syria could take place "very soon ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as he meets in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Trump said Thursday, April 12, that an attack on Syria could take place "very soon ...
    President Donald Trump puts off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier Thursday that they could happen "very soon or not so soon at all.".More >>
    President Donald Trump puts off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier Thursday that they could happen "very soon or not so soon at all.".More >>
  • The Latest: Russia: Missiles aimed at Syrian air base downed

    The Latest: Russia: Missiles aimed at Syrian air base downed

    Friday, April 13 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-04-14 01:05:56 GMT
    Saturday, April 14 2018 4:47 AM EDT2018-04-14 08:47:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as he meets in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Trump said Thursday, April 12, that an attack on Syria could take place "very soon ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as he meets in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Trump said Thursday, April 12, that an attack on Syria could take place "very soon ...
    President Donald Trump is set to address the nation Friday night amid anticipation of a retaliatory strike for an apparent Syrian chemical weapon attack last week.More >>
    President Donald Trump is set to address the nation Friday night amid anticipation of a retaliatory strike for an apparent Syrian chemical weapon attack last week.More >>
  • Syrians gather in capital in defiance after airstrikes

    Syrians gather in capital in defiance after airstrikes

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-04-13 10:45:15 GMT
    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:39 AM EDT2018-04-14 07:39:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk past a picture showing Syrian President Bashar Assad with Arabic that reads, "We apologize for your inconvenience, We are working for you. Exit," as shop at the Hamadiyah market in the Old City of Damascus, Syria, ...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk past a picture showing Syrian President Bashar Assad with Arabic that reads, "We apologize for your inconvenience, We are working for you. Exit," as shop at the Hamadiyah market in the Old City of Damascus, Syria, ...
    Russia's Lavrov: Suspected chemical attack in Syria a 'fabrication' made with help of unspecified foreign intel agency.More >>
    Russia's Lavrov: Suspected chemical attack in Syria a 'fabrication' made with help of unspecified foreign intel agency.More >>
  • Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

    Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:55 AM EDT2018-04-12 10:55:06 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-04-13 15:30:23 GMT
    Trump is supposed to speak later with French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May. (Source: CNN)Trump is supposed to speak later with French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May. (Source: CNN)

    President Donald Trump says an attack on Syria could take place "very soon or not so soon at all!".

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    President Donald Trump says an attack on Syria could take place "very soon or not so soon at all!".

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  • The Latest: UN Security Council schedules meeting on Syria

    The Latest: UN Security Council schedules meeting on Syria

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-04-12 09:04:23 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-04-13 11:07:03 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, soldiers and residents salute civilians after they were released by the Army of Islam group that had held them since 2013, in Damascus, Syria, early Monday, April 9, 2018. S...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, soldiers and residents salute civilians after they were released by the Army of Islam group that had held them since 2013, in Damascus, Syria, early Monday, April 9, 2018. S...
    France says it will decide in the coming days whether to launch a military strike over a suspected chemical attack in Syria.More >>
    France says it will decide in the coming days whether to launch a military strike over a suspected chemical attack in Syria.More >>
  • Inspectors head to site of suspected gas attack in Syria

    Inspectors head to site of suspected gas attack in Syria

    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-04-12 07:04:22 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 6:27 AM EDT2018-04-13 10:27:11 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, soldiers and residents salute civilians after they were released by the Army of Islam group that had held them since 2013, in Damascus, Syria, early Monday, April 9, 2018. S...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, soldiers and residents salute civilians after they were released by the Army of Islam group that had held them since 2013, in Damascus, Syria, early Monday, April 9, 2018. S...
    Russian military: Syrian government is now in full control of town near Damascus, site of suspected chemical attack.More >>
    Russian military: Syrian government is now in full control of town near Damascus, site of suspected chemical attack.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump puts off decision on Syria strikes

    The Latest: Trump puts off decision on Syria strikes

    Thursday, April 12 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-04-12 12:57:27 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-13 05:16:24 GMT
    The Kremlin spokesman is warning the U.S. and its allies against any steps that could destabilize the situation in Syria.More >>
    The Kremlin spokesman is warning the U.S. and its allies against any steps that could destabilize the situation in Syria.More >>
  • France mulls military action against Syria for gas attacks

    France mulls military action against Syria for gas attacks

    Thursday, April 12 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-04-12 18:44:43 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:38:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, arrives at a school in Berd'huis, south of Paris, Thursday, April 12, 2018. Macron is appearing on national television Thursday to respond to the daily concerns of the French and defen...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, arrives at a school in Berd'huis, south of Paris, Thursday, April 12, 2018. Macron is appearing on national television Thursday to respond to the daily concerns of the French and defen...
    France's President Emmanuel Macron said France has proof that the Syrian government launched chlorine gas attacks and has crossed a line that could prompt French airstrikes.More >>
    France's President Emmanuel Macron said France has proof that the Syrian government launched chlorine gas attacks and has crossed a line that could prompt French airstrikes.More >>
  • Putin unlikely to let a US strike in Syria go unanswered

    Putin unlikely to let a US strike in Syria go unanswered

    Thursday, April 12 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-04-12 18:44:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-04-12 20:49:06 GMT
    (Maxim Shipenkov/Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the reconstructed historical 'Space' pavilion at the VDNH (Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy) multifunctional exhibition center, in Moscow, Thursday, April 12, 20...(Maxim Shipenkov/Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the reconstructed historical 'Space' pavilion at the VDNH (Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy) multifunctional exhibition center, in Moscow, Thursday, April 12, 20...
    Faced with the threat of a U.S. strike on Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has a dilemma: He can allow U.S. missiles to hit Moscow's ally without a response or risk a military clash with the United States.More >>
    Faced with the threat of a U.S. strike on Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has a dilemma: He can allow U.S. missiles to hit Moscow's ally without a response or risk a military clash with the United States.More >>
  • UK's Cabinet says Syria chemical attack calls for 'action'

    UK's Cabinet says Syria chemical attack calls for 'action'

    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-04-12 19:54:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-04-12 20:06:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session, in parliament in London. May has summoned her Cabinet back ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session, in parliament in London. May has summoned her Cabinet back ...
    Britain's Cabinet has given gave Prime Minister Theresa May the green light to join the U.S. and France in planning military strikes in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria.More >>
    Britain's Cabinet has given gave Prime Minister Theresa May the green light to join the U.S. and France in planning military strikes in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria.More >>
  • Carter to Trump: shun military action, keep country at peace

    Carter to Trump: shun military action, keep country at peace

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-04-12 03:27:12 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-04-12 19:50:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Former President Jimmy Carter, 93, sits for an interview about his new book "Faith: A Journey For All" which will debut at no. 7 on the New York Times best sellers list, pictured before a book signing Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in...(AP Photo/John Amis). Former President Jimmy Carter, 93, sits for an interview about his new book "Faith: A Journey For All" which will debut at no. 7 on the New York Times best sellers list, pictured before a book signing Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in...

    Former President Jimmy Carter says he prays that President Donald Trump will "keep our country at peace" and avoid military action involving North Korea, Syria or Russia.

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    Former President Jimmy Carter says he prays that President Donald Trump will "keep our country at peace" and avoid military action involving North Korea, Syria or Russia.

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  • Germany won't take part in possible Syria military strike

    Germany won't take part in possible Syria military strike

    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-04-12 13:34:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-04-12 13:47:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with the Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Loekke Rasmussen after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with the Prime Minister of Denmark Lars Loekke Rasmussen after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 12, 2018.
    Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany won't participate in possible military action in Syria, but supports sending a message that the use of chemical weapons is unacceptable.More >>
    Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany won't participate in possible military action in Syria, but supports sending a message that the use of chemical weapons is unacceptable.More >>
  • US, Russia trade rhetoric, edge toward showdown over Syria

    US, Russia trade rhetoric, edge toward showdown over Syria

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-04-11 19:14:43 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-04-12 11:15:09 GMT
    (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses newly-arrived foreign ambassadors as he received their credentials during a ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.(Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses newly-arrived foreign ambassadors as he received their credentials during a ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
    Harsh rhetoric heard on both sides as Russia and the United States edge closer to a showdown over Syria.More >>
    Harsh rhetoric heard on both sides as Russia and the United States edge closer to a showdown over Syria.More >>
  • Syria braces for possible US attack, calls it 'reckless'

    Syria braces for possible US attack, calls it 'reckless'

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 3:54 AM EDT2018-04-11 07:54:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:27 AM EDT2018-04-12 08:27:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Members of the Security Council vote after presentations for a resolution drafted by the United States for an independent investigation on the use of chemical weapons in Syria during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Members of the Security Council vote after presentations for a resolution drafted by the United States for an independent investigation on the use of chemical weapons in Syria during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April...
    European airspace authorities are warning aircraft to be careful over the next days when flying close to Syria because of possible military action against President Bashar Assad's forces.More >>
    European airspace authorities are warning aircraft to be careful over the next days when flying close to Syria because of possible military action against President Bashar Assad's forces.More >>
  • Trump warns Russia: "Get ready" for attack on Syria

    Trump warns Russia: "Get ready" for attack on Syria

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:15:44 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-04-12 02:06:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump waits at the main entrance to the West Wing for the arrival of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump waits at the main entrance to the West Wing for the arrival of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

    A joint military operation, possibly with France rather than the U.S. in the lead, could send a message of international unity about enforcing the prohibitions on chemical weapons.

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    A joint military operation, possibly with France rather than the U.S. in the lead, could send a message of international unity about enforcing the prohibitions on chemical weapons.

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  • The Latest: Trump's national security team meets on Syria

    The Latest: Trump's national security team meets on Syria

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-04-11 11:24:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-04-12 00:07:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump waits at the main entrance to the West Wing for the arrival of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump waits at the main entrance to the West Wing for the arrival of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

    After Russia warned the United States against military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump says missiles "will be coming.".

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    After Russia warned the United States against military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump says missiles "will be coming.".

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  • The Latest: UN chief warns of Syria spiraling out of control

    The Latest: UN chief warns of Syria spiraling out of control

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-04-11 08:04:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-12 00:04:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya talks with Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari, during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at United Nations headquarters.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya talks with Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari, during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at United Nations headquarters.
    A senior Russian lawmaker has warned the United States that Russia would view an airstrike on Syria as a war crime.More >>
    A senior Russian lawmaker has warned the United States that Russia would view an airstrike on Syria as a war crime.More >>
  • Chemical weapons experts to inspect attack site in Syria

    Chemical weapons experts to inspect attack site in Syria

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 4:20 AM EDT2018-04-10 08:20:15 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-04-11 07:45:45 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town...
    Russian lawmaker invites international chemical weapons watchdog to visit site of suspected attack in Syria.More >>
    Russian lawmaker invites international chemical weapons watchdog to visit site of suspected attack in Syria.More >>
  • Trump axes trip amid discussions over Syria, raid on lawyer

    Trump axes trip amid discussions over Syria, raid on lawyer

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-04-10 22:52:58 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-11 05:05:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens as he meets with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens as he meets with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is driving his West Wing into deeper tumult as federal agents dig into his personal affairs.More >>
    President Donald Trump is driving his West Wing into deeper tumult as federal agents dig into his personal affairs.More >>
  • Trump and allies mull possible joint response in Syria

    Trump and allies mull possible joint response in Syria

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:20:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:19:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Washington.

    President Donald Trump says the U.S. has many military options as it decides how to respond to an apparent poison gas attack in central Syria that killed more than 40 people.

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    President Donald Trump says the U.S. has many military options as it decides how to respond to an apparent poison gas attack in central Syria that killed more than 40 people.

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  • Trump threatens Syria strike, cancels summit travel

    Trump threatens Syria strike, cancels summit travel

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:39:18 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:19:22 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a child receiving oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of ...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a child receiving oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of ...

    The developments come as Trump has moved to dramatically scale back U.S. goals in Syria, pushing for a quick military withdrawal despite resistance from many of his national security advisers.

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    The developments come as Trump has moved to dramatically scale back U.S. goals in Syria, pushing for a quick military withdrawal despite resistance from many of his national security advisers.

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  • The Latest: UN nixes Russian text on Syria gas attack probe

    The Latest: UN nixes Russian text on Syria gas attack probe

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-04-10 08:50:15 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-04-11 01:17:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). The United Nations Security Council meet and hear remarks from U.N. Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura via video broadcast, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). The United Nations Security Council meet and hear remarks from U.N. Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura via video broadcast, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters.
    The Latest: Syrian war monitors say government forces, allies on alert amid fears of US military strike.More >>
    The Latest: Syrian war monitors say government forces, allies on alert amid fears of US military strike.More >>
  • The Latest: US, global allies discussing options for Syria

    The Latest: US, global allies discussing options for Syria

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-04-10 18:02:15 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-04-10 23:56:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with national security adviser John Bolton in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with national security adviser John Bolton in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders.
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. has many military options as it decides how to respond to an apparent poison gas attack in central Syria that killed more than 40 people.More >>
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. has many military options as it decides how to respond to an apparent poison gas attack in central Syria that killed more than 40 people.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump says Syria attack will be met 'forcefully'

    The Latest: Trump says Syria attack will be met 'forcefully'

    Monday, April 9 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-04-09 13:58:54 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-04-10 07:05:35 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a rescue worker carrying a child following an alleged chemical weapons attack in t...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a rescue worker carrying a child following an alleged chemical weapons attack in t...
    Mattis does not rule out military airstrikes against Syria after alleged chemical attack.More >>
    Mattis does not rule out military airstrikes against Syria after alleged chemical attack.More >>
  • Tensions rachet up as Israel blamed for Syria missile strike

    Tensions rachet up as Israel blamed for Syria missile strike

    Monday, April 9 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-04-09 05:28:49 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-04-10 07:05:26 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a child receiving oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of ...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a child receiving oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of ...
    Syrian state media: Air defenses confronted missile attack on air base in central Syria; US officials deny launching it.More >>
    Syrian state media: Air defenses confronted missile attack on air base in central Syria; US officials deny launching it.More >>
  • The Latest: UN seeks way to address chemical arms in Syria

    The Latest: UN seeks way to address chemical arms in Syria

    Monday, April 9 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-04-09 06:08:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:10:39 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a rescue worker carrying a child following an alleged chemical weapons attack in t...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - This image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a rescue worker carrying a child following an alleged chemical weapons attack in t...
    The Latest: Syrian war-monitoring group says 14 people, including Iranians, killed in missile attack on Syrian air base.More >>
    The Latest: Syrian war-monitoring group says 14 people, including Iranians, killed in missile attack on Syrian air base.More >>
  • Syrian news reports missile attack; US denies it fired them

    Syrian news reports missile attack; US denies it fired them

    Sunday, April 8 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-04-08 06:38:02 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-04-09 17:45:42 GMT
    Columns of black smoke billow over Douma, Syria, following a shelling. (Source: CNN)Columns of black smoke billow over Douma, Syria, following a shelling. (Source: CNN)

    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 80 people were killed Saturday, including around 40 who died from suffocation.

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    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 80 people were killed Saturday, including around 40 who died from suffocation.

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  • The Latest: Syrian news agency reports missile attack

    The Latest: Syrian news agency reports missile attack

    Sunday, April 8 2018 6:18 AM EDT2018-04-08 10:18:18 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-04-09 05:54:06 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This image made from video released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows medical workers treating toddlers following an ...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This image made from video released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows medical workers treating toddlers following an ...
    Russia's military is rejecting claims that Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in an attack on the rebel-held town of Douma.More >>
    Russia's military is rejecting claims that Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in an attack on the rebel-held town of Douma.More >>
  • Pope: 'Nothing justifies' chemical weapons in Syria

    Pope: 'Nothing justifies' chemical weapons in Syria

    Sunday, April 8 2018 5:58 AM EDT2018-04-08 09:58:22 GMT
    Sunday, April 8 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-08 13:20:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). The statue of St. Peter towers over prelates attending a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on the Sunday of Divine Mercy, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 8, 2018.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). The statue of St. Peter towers over prelates attending a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on the Sunday of Divine Mercy, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 8, 2018.

    Pope Francis has urged the faithful to not give up on the sacrament of reconciliation, even those who continue to backslide.

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    Pope Francis has urged the faithful to not give up on the sacrament of reconciliation, even those who continue to backslide.

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  • Violence claims more lives in Syrian capital and suburbs

    Violence claims more lives in Syrian capital and suburbs

    Saturday, April 7 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-04-07 09:27:35 GMT
    Sunday, April 8 2018 1:50 AM EDT2018-04-08 05:50:31 GMT
    (SANA via AP). This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrians gathered next to a bunt car hit by a shelling by members of the Army of Islam rebel group at Rabwa neighborhood in Damascus, Syria, Friday, April 6, 2018. Syrian ...(SANA via AP). This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrians gathered next to a bunt car hit by a shelling by members of the Army of Islam rebel group at Rabwa neighborhood in Damascus, Syria, Friday, April 6, 2018. Syrian ...

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bombardment of Douma killed eight people and wounded 48, including 15 children.

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    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bombardment of Douma killed eight people and wounded 48, including 15 children.

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  • Violence breaks out near Syrian capital killing dozens

    Violence breaks out near Syrian capital killing dozens

    Friday, April 6 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-04-06 12:37:17 GMT
    Saturday, April 7 2018 1:48 AM EDT2018-04-07 05:48:42 GMT
    Syrian state media is reporting that a bomb has exploded near a mosque in the capital Damascus killing one person and wounding six others.More >>
    Syrian state media is reporting that a bomb has exploded near a mosque in the capital Damascus killing one person and wounding six others.More >>
  • Special Report

    Syrian Refugee Refusals

    Syrian Refugee Refusals

    Tuesday, November 17 2015 1:23 PM EST2015-11-17 18:23:07 GMT
    Thursday, November 19 2015 4:33 PM EST2015-11-19 21:33:31 GMT
    Ongoing coverage of the growing concern by states for admitting Syrian refugees to the U.S.More >>

    Ongoing coverage of the growing concern by states for admitting Syrian refugees to the U.S.

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  • State Department releases official numbers on Syrian refugees in La., US

    State Department releases official numbers on Syrian refugees in La., US

    Catholic Charities has targeted services for helping refugees. (FOX 8 Photo)Catholic Charities has targeted services for helping refugees. (FOX 8 Photo)
    After rumors flew that thousands of Syrian refugees landed in New Orleans Friday night, the US State Department set the record straight.More >>
    After rumors flew that thousands of Syrian refugees landed in New Orleans Friday night, the US State Department set the record straight.More >>
  • ISIS claims attack on Egyptian Navy ship

    ISIS claims attack on Egyptian Navy ship

    Thursday, July 16 2015 11:45 PM EDT2015-07-17 03:45:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 16 2015 11:54 PM EDT2015-07-17 03:54:56 GMT
    An ISIS-affiliated group in the Sinai claimed it targeted the ship using a "guided missile" and released several photos of the alleged attack.  More >>
    An ISIS-affiliated group in the Sinai claimed it targeted the ship using a "guided missile" and released several photos of the alleged attack.  More >>
  • Nimble ISIS can be defeated, Obama says

    Nimble ISIS can be defeated, Obama says

    Monday, July 6 2015 10:02 PM EDT2015-07-07 02:02:07 GMT
    Monday, July 6 2015 10:12 PM EDT2015-07-07 02:12:52 GMT
    Obama says beating ISIS is a long-term effort, but can be accomplished.   More >>
    Obama says beating ISIS is a long-term effort, but can be accomplished.   More >>
  • Australian teen may have carried out suicide bombing for ISIS

    Australian teen may have carried out suicide bombing for ISIS

    Thursday, March 12 2015 4:03 PM EDT2015-03-12 20:03:14 GMT
    Thursday, March 12 2015 5:54 PM EDT2015-03-12 21:54:08 GMT

     Australian teenager, Jake Bilardi left home to fight for ISIS and has now reportedly died carrying out a suicide bombing in Iraq.

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     Australian teenager, Jake Bilardi left home to fight for ISIS and has now reportedly died carrying out a suicide bombing in Iraq.

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  • Living in ISIS capital a cycle of torment, activist says

    Living in ISIS capital a cycle of torment, activist says

    Tuesday, December 9 2014 6:28 PM EST2014-12-09 23:28:11 GMT
    Tuesday, December 9 2014 6:55 PM EST2014-12-09 23:55:57 GMT
    Life in the ISIS capital is not as portrayed in terrorist propaganda, activists say. More >>
    Life in the ISIS capital is not as portrayed in terrorist propaganda, activists say. More >>
  • Pope visits Turkey on doorstep of Middle East chaos

    Pope visits Turkey on doorstep of Middle East chaos

    Friday, November 28 2014 12:12 AM EST2014-11-28 05:12:10 GMT
    Friday, November 28 2014 12:41 AM EST2014-11-28 05:41:05 GMT
    Christians and Muslims alike have fled war and terror into Turkey where Pope Francis will visit.  More >>
    Christians and Muslims alike have fled war and terror into Turkey where Pope Francis will visit.  More >>
  • Kerry says US strategy to fight ISIS working

    Kerry says US strategy to fight ISIS working

    Tuesday, November 18 2014 2:33 AM EST2014-11-18 07:33:51 GMT
    Tuesday, November 18 2014 2:35 AM EST2014-11-18 07:35:02 GMT
    Secretary of State John Kerry outlined what he says is America's successful strategy to beat ISIS. More >>
    Secretary of State John Kerry outlined what he says is America's successful strategy to beat ISIS. More >>
  • Beheading leads to more talk of ground troops in Iraq

    Beheading leads to more talk of ground troops in Iraq

    Monday, November 17 2014 3:02 AM EST2014-11-17 08:02:34 GMT
    Monday, November 17 2014 3:12 AM EST2014-11-17 08:12:02 GMT
    ISIS video on beheading differed from earlier execution releases. More >>
    ISIS video on beheading differed from earlier execution releases. More >>
  • More fighters arriving in Kobani to battle ISIS terrorists

    More fighters arriving in Kobani to battle ISIS terrorists

    Thursday, October 30 2014 1:31 AM EDT2014-10-30 05:31:58 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 2:08 AM EDT2014-10-30 06:08:28 GMT

    Syrian Kurds in Kobani are getting weapons and fresh fighters in their battle with ISIS.  

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    Syrian Kurds in Kobani are getting weapons and fresh fighters in their battle with ISIS.  

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  • Another hostage beheaded by ISIS in new video

    Another hostage beheaded by ISIS in new video

    Saturday, September 13 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-09-13 22:54:58 GMT
    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-09-14 00:09:07 GMT
    The family of British aid worker David Haines pleaded for his life earlier Saturday. Just hours later, his death became public. More >>
    The family of British aid worker David Haines pleaded for his life earlier Saturday. Just hours later, his death became public. More >>
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  • Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

    Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:44:28 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-04-22 02:26:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File). FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, left, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in P...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File). FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, left, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in P...
    A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.More >>
    A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.More >>
  • French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103

    French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:44:11 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-04-22 02:26:35 GMT
    French authorities say a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" who helped allied soldiers during a failed 1942 raid in the Normandy region has died.More >>
    French authorities say a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" who helped allied soldiers during a failed 1942 raid in the Normandy region has died.More >>
  • Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

    Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-04-21 10:25:00 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-04-22 02:26:34 GMT
    Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside.More >>
    Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside.More >>
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