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The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that seven Syrian officers were killed in the strikes, including a colonel. "I want to say that I welcome this concrete step as positive", Erdogan, a longtime foe of President Bashar al-Assad, said in a rally in the southern city of Antakya just north of the Syrian border.
  • You Can Now Search Stories on Snapchat

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    Until now, users only saw Stories-curated features-from users. It's essentially a very high-tech way of inspiring a major sense of FOMO in prospective viewers. So how does it work? Last year, Snapchat launched a redesigned search page that made the platform a little more accessible, because it had been hard to find new accounts and content.
  • House approves bill to force public release of EPA science

    House approves bill to force public release of EPA science

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    It said it remains confident that authorized uses of chlorpyrifos offers "wide margins of protection for human health and safety". Fruit and vegetable farmers use this chemical on citrus trees, strawberries, broccoli and cauliflower. The insecticide in question, chlorpyrifos, was not banned by the EPA this time around, however, despite its measured danger. "One of the concerns we have as growers about the aggressive manner in which the EPA is pulling chemicals from the market is ...
  • Atlanta highway collapse snarls traffic; fire investigated

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    Authorities believe Eleby set the fire that took place on Thursday and that the others were present, according to the Journal-Constitution. Three people were arrested Friday night in connection with the blaze, authorities said. He said, however, that it was not combustible and posed no threat in itself. "It's no different than having a plastic cup in your cupboard ... needs something to ignite it", he said.
  • Luke Bryan & Dierks Bentley Cover Merle Haggard's "Ramblin' Fever"

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    Last night, the ACM Awards co-hosts expanded their Haggard repertoire with a rollicking rendition of "Ramblin' Fever" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley sat down with Great Day Tampa Bay Host Stephanie Webb to talk about all the juiciness that they have planned. This year's ACM Award nominees for Album of the Year include Black by Bentley, Dig Your Roots by Florida Georgia Line, HERO by Morris, Ripcord by Urban and The Weight of These Wings by ...
  • Trump warns conservatives as tensions over health reform grow

    Trump warns conservatives as tensions over health reform grow

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    Labrador argued the caucus, by opposing the American Health Care Act, was not hurting the GOP agenda, but was in fact trying to help Trump. The House Freedom Caucus, the collection of libertarian-leaning conservatives who helped sink the Trump-backed American Health Care Act last week, appears to be as much of a political enemy for the president as the Democratic Party.
  • CIBC raises offer for PrivateBancorp to $4.9 billion

    CIBC raises offer for PrivateBancorp to $4.9 billion

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    PrivateBancorp, with about $20 billion in assets, serves largely middle-market companies, business owners and wealthy families. Zechner says the CIBC bid will likely be sufficient to close the deal and doubts a competing bidder will emerge for PrivateBancorp.
  • California Roads Plan Would Boost Gas Tax 12 Cents

    California Roads Plan Would Boost Gas Tax 12 Cents

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    The 10-year plan would raise gasoline excise taxes by 43 percent - 12 cents per gallon - a move that has been reportedly taken for the first time in more than two decades. "We strongly urge the Legislature to reject this historic tax hike in favor of our responsible plan that fixes our roads without raising taxes and fees".
  • EU Lawmakers Seek to Draw Red Line Over Sequence of Brexit Talks

    EU Lawmakers Seek to Draw Red Line Over Sequence of Brexit Talks

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    For Britons who voted to leave the bloc in a referendum nine months ago, it was a time for celebration. "I'm a local church minister, and I said to my wife, 'All I want to do before I die is see my country free from the shackles of Europe, '" said 70-year-old Mike Piper, buying a copy of the Sun tabloid with the front-page headline "Dover and Out".
  • OPEC compliance with oil curbs rises in March as UAE joins cut

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    Shortly after the 10:30 a.m. ET release, USA benchmark West Texas Intermediate oil contracts for May delivery were trading up 1.4% to above $49 a barrel. Crude stocks at the Cushing, Okla., delivery hub fell 220,000 bbl, EIA said. Opec member Libya was excluded from the cuts, agreed late previous year, as the country's oil sector suffered from the unrest that followed the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
  • New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

    New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

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    I congratulate all the boys because it was not easy and the way they played was very positive. "They're all great guys but when you go back to your club and you play against them, you play for the jersey that you put on", Ingham said after his Kiwi debut.
  • Perez primed to show he's a big Gun

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    And with the club's form on the slide, it's all mounting to a very tense and uncertain mess that has the fans up in arms. Overall though, one thing several Arsenal fans will hope Wenger does is change his mentality and tactics in the big matches.
  • 220-pound gold coin stolen from museum

    220-pound gold coin stolen from museum

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    A 220-pound gold coin named "Big Maple Leaf" has been stolen from a museum in Berlin. Follow The Huffington Post Canada on Facebook , Twitter, and Instagram . And though it weighs about as much as a refrigerator, somehow thieves apparently managed to lug it through the museum and up at least one floor to get it out of a window at the back of the building.
  • The Great American Health Care Act

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    On the surface, their scheme would relieve counties outside New York City of their share of Medicaid costs, which they say would save people money on their property tax bills. Republicans have postponed for almost a decade - meaning, probably, forever - the "Cadillac tax" on a small portion of the most generous employer-provided plans.
  • Judge approves plan on fix for 18000 Flint water lines

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    Flint, Michigan has been without clean water since the switch of the city's water source back in April 2014. As a result, lead leached from old pipes and fixtures. For the first time , there will be an enforceable commitment to get the lead pipes out of the ground. Melissa Mays, a plaintiff in the case and one of the parents who confirmed Flint's water was contaminated with lead through independent testing, said "This is a win for the people of Flint".