Israeli defense officials say that Syrian President Bashar Assad still has up to three tons of chemical weapons. Thus, the criticism that Assad continues to launch air strikes, from the base we hit or from elsewhere, misses the point. Spicer had to later clarify that if the barrel bombs-a weapon routinely used by Syrian forces-contained chemical agents, then a military response would be possible.
The attack on the rebel-held town killed at least 87 people.
CARACAS, Venezuela - Two people were shot dead as opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Caracas and other Venezuelan cities Wednesday, battling security forces in what's been dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader.
A senior military official told the AP that the regime is believed to possess between one and three tons of chemical weapons.
The United States launched 59 cruise missiles in a strike meant to damage the infrastructure of the airstrip from which the US believes the chemical weapons attack was launched.
Victims of the suspected chemical weapons attack lie on the ground, in Khan Sheikhoun, in the northern province of Idlib, Syria.
Assad fervently denied that his regime was responsible for carrying out the attack, asserting that the government no longer possessed chemical weapons and would not use them even if it did.
Brigadier-General Zaher al-Sakat, who served as the head of chemical warfare in a top Syrian military unit before defecting in 2013, said that Assad had not declared large amounts of sarin and its precursor chemicals.
Such a move would also be against the convention against chemical weapons "as it is the role of the OPCW to lead independently any investigation", he added.
The Post, citing a defense official, also said the regime used the chemical weapons out of frustration after failing to make meaningful advances on the ground despite support from Russia, Iran and Hezbollah. We gave up our arsenal a few years ago.
Dan Kaszeta, a United Kingdom -based chemical weapons expert, said the Israeli estimate appeared to be conservative, but nonetheless was enough to be highly lethal.
"One ton of sarin could easily be used to perpetrate an attack on the scale of the 2013 attack".
The attack in the northwestern town of Khan Sheikhoun woke hundreds of civilians in the early hours of April 4.
Of the 34 players who were present, only six had played with Hernandez and none of them spoke with reporters after the ceremony. College and professional sports teams routinely visit the White House after winning a championship.
Other reports today have indicated that the Broncos and Chargers are also going to play on the same Monday night. The Chargers/Broncos game will be in the late window on the standard Week 1 Monday Night Football doubleheader.
Late Tuesday night, President Donald Trump tweeted his congratulations to Georgia Republicans and celebrated a victory. Jackson also became part of his election campaign by recording a one-minute radio ad urging people to go out and vote.
Hernandez had been housed in a single cell in a general population unit at the maximum-security state prison in Shirley. When asked if he accepted the ruling, Baez said, "We'll accept the determination after an investigation is complete".
Switch sold more than 906,000 units in March in the United States, according to NPD Group sales data, Nintendo announced. It is confirmed that more than nine-hundred thousand units of Nintendo Switch was sold last month.
As we previously reported, the New Orleans Saints star was shot and killed by Hayes after a road rage incident on April 9, 2016. His family and friends were in the courtroom as well Wednesday and some may be called to the stand Thursday to show support.
Turkey's main opposition party has filed a formal request seeking the referendum to be annulled because of voting irregularities. Turkey's society is badly divided, with at least half the population opposed to the slide into authoritarianism under Erdogan.
Monaco was stretched down both flanks but, equally, Dortmund was increasingly exposed to Monaco's slick counterattacking. In another quarterfinal match, there was a goal fest as hosts Monaco hammered German club Borussia Dortmund 3-1.
Smith (5) in the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series , Monday, April 17, 2017, in Cleveland. I've got to depend on you to look after my child in the most vulnerable state and I have to depend on you and rely on you'.
The Ontario government has announced what it calls a comprehensive housing package aimed at cooling a red-hot real estate market. In Toronto, the average price of detached properties hit $1.56 million, an increase of 32.8 per cent from March 2016.
New tests indicate sarin used in Syria attack
The Foreign Secretary has previously said there will be "no impunity" for the people responsible for the chemical weapons attack. Mr Johnson also suggested that Britain could support the United States in the event of further missile strikes on Syria.
Nats' Scherzer too much for Braves
But Washington has dominated its division rival over the last two-plus season, improving to 37-13 over their last 50 meetings. The Nationals snapped Atlanta's five-game winning streak and handed the Braves their first loss at new SunTrust Park.
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The New England Patriots star made a guest appearance during the daily White House press briefing to offer Sean Spicer a hand. The quarterback is reportedly spending the day with his mother, who is in Boston and has been dealing with an illness.
Iran's FM reacts to Tillerson's criticism on nuclear deal
In his letter to Ryan, Tillerson said that "Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror through many platforms and methods". On the one hand, Trump wants to show he's tougher than Obama was, but on the other hand, he's not ready to rip up the deal.
Favorite White House tradition rolls on
One widely shared US Weekly article cited "a family insider" as saying Melania Trump was considering staying in Trump Tower. In the footage, the U.S. president signs the red cap with a black marker before throwing it into a swarm of supporters.
WPD moving to new uniforms
What uniforms are available nationwide? The Wichita Police Department will be providing officers with new blue uniforms. The department made the announcement Thursday morning via social media. "We started out with a blank slate".
Venezuela teen dies after shot near protests
Unidad Venezuela, a coalition of opposition parties, also organized marches in each of the country's 24 states. Treasury secretary. "We're watching it closely and working with others.to communicate those concerns".
APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld
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Martial has to start doing what I like, warns Mourinho
We have Daley Blind, who has experience in the position, and I think it is time for Jones and Smalling to be courageous - to risk. For Anderlecht , Andy Najar is still recovering from an injury, whilst Lukasz Teodorczyk is fully fit after being injured.
Florida voters may get a say over casino gambling
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