February 20, 2020

US found chlorine gas, nerve agent in samples from Syria attack: report.

Blood and urine samples from the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria have tested positive for chlorine gas and a nerve agent, according to U.S. officials. MSNBC reported Thursday that the U.S. obtained samples from the attack site in Douma, a suburb of Damascus, and determined that they contained traces of chlorine […]

Thousands Of Venezuelans Protest Socialist Government’s Extreme Corruption Scandal. Security Forces Respond With Tear Gas, Water Tanks.

For five days straight, thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets to protest government corruption in the face of a dire economic crisis. The country’s tired, poor, huddled masses clashed with officers in riot gear Saturday in a desperate attempt to challenge Hugo Chavez’s despotic successor, President Nicholas Maduro. Cries of “Liberty, Liberty!” rang […]

Dozens Killed in Syria Gas Attack; Trump Blames Obama’s Red Line

A worker carries an injured child after an attack with an unknown chemical agent in Khan Shaykhun, Syria, on April 4, 2017. (Photo by Syrian Civil Defense) WASHINGTON — A new apparent chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians prompted lawmakers to criticize the Trump administration for days ago demoting the priority of unseating Bashar al-Assad, while the […]

Police Block Anti-Government Protest in Venezuela,Tear Gas Fired

Opposition leaders and frustrated Venezuelans took to the streets in Caracas on Wednesday to march to the national election board’s headquarters and demand a recall referendum to end President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist rule. But police and National Guard soldiers blocked the square where protesters planned to meet and fired tear gas at them, witnesses said. […]

Carter: Russian Airstrikes ‘Pouring Gas on Fire’ in Syria

Smoke rises after airstrikes by military jets in Talbiseh, a city in western Syria’s Homs province, where Russia launched airstrikes for the first time, Sept. 30, 2015. The image was made from video provided by Homs Media Center and authenticated by AP. U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says Russian airstrikes in Syria hit areas […]

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