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AP Photo/Alex Brandon
April 15, 2018 - 3:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase "Mission Accomplished" to describe a U.S.-led missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, even as his aides stressed continuing U.S. troop involvement and plans for new economic sanctions against Russia for...
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April 14, 2018 - 7:51 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of "aggression" by the United States, United Kingdom and France against Syria on Saturday, a vote reflecting support for the allied airstrikes on Syrian chemical sites.
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AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
April 14, 2018 - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday declared "Mission Accomplished" for a U.S.-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, but the Pentagon said the pummeling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others intact to enable the Assad government to use...
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AP Photo/Bassem Mroue
April 14, 2018 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States, Britain and France opted to strike Syria for its apparent use of chemical weapons without waiting for a report from U.N. inspectors because they were convinced that the Assad government had used chlorine and possibly sarin nerve gas against a rebel-held Damascus...
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AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
April 14, 2018 - 12:52 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Western airstrikes targeting 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.
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AP Photo/Karel Navarro
April 14, 2018 - 9:08 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence, soon after arriving in Peru for a regional summit, fulfilled an urgent assignment from the White House: informing top American lawmakers about the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria before the Trump administration's announcement.
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AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
April 13, 2018 - 9:32 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Hundreds of Syrians gathered at landmark squares in the Syrian capital Saturday, honking their car horns, flashing victory signs and waving Syrian flags in scenes of defiance that followed unprecedented joint airstrikes by the United States, France and Britain.
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AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
April 13, 2018 - 8:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times Central):
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April 13, 2018 - 8:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — Fatou the gorilla, believed to be one of the world's oldest, is celebrating her 61st birthday at Berlin's zoo — nearly six decades after she found her way to Germany from a French bar.
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AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File
April 13, 2018 - 7:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen "very soon or not so soon at all." The White House said he would consult further with allies.
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