Russia on Wednesday warned against the risk of a direct clash with the U.S.in Syria, with a Russian envoy saying USA missiles flying over the war-ravaged country would be shot down. "Get ready Russian Federation, because they will be coming, nice and new and 'smart!'" Then Thursday he tweeted that an attack on Syria "could be very soon or not so soon at all!".
The U.S. president had sharply critical words for both Russian Federation and Iran, which have backed Assad's government.
Vladislav Volodin, the speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament, said the "whole world is horrified by" Trump's tweeting. The U.S. believe the attack, which left multiple civilians dead, was carried out by al-Assad on his own people, though Defense Secretary Jim Mattis confirmed that the U.S.is still assessing related intelligence.
"There is no reason for this. Stop the arms race?" he wrote.
Amid the unprecedented tension between the two former Cold War adversaries, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the nation's government evacuated forces from a number of air bases around the country.
Syria has accused militants of fabricating videos purporting to show victims of a chemical attack in order to frame the government and prompt global outrage.
Trump said a combined operation with France and Britain was under way and that they were prepared to sustain the response until Syria stopped its use of chemical weapons.
Russia, a key ally of Syrian leader Bashar Assad, has said it has found no evidence that a chemical weapons attack occurred last Saturday and has blamed Syrian rebels for the attack.
President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in televised remarks that "we don't participate in Twitter diplomacy".
The Syrian Civil War has pulled in the United States, Russia, Iran and nearly all of Syria's neighbors.
May has ordered British submarines to move within missile range of Syria in readiness for strikes against the Syrian military that could begin as early as Thursday night, London's Daily Telegraph newspaper said on Wednesday.
United States officials toldThe Associated Press that the allies had weighed launching a military strike as early as the end of this week.
"We have a number of options", said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, "and all of those options are still on the table".
At least 30 Palestinians were wounded by Friday afternoon, the health ministry in Gaza said, with one shot in the head. In northern Gaza, a large Israeli flag was burned that had earlier been set on the ground for protesters to walk over.
When asked for a response, EPA spokeswoman Jahan Wilcox said, "We will respond to members of Congress through the proper channel". The fearless EPA leader is said to be disenchanted with the agency's logo because it resembles, to him, a marijuana leaf .
Poles should be comforted by the survey's finding regarding the primary location of the events tied to the Holocaust: Most U.S. And 58 percent of Americans believe that something like the Holocaust could happen again, the survey found.
There were conflicting reports as to whether Kaepernick kneeling in protest during the national anthem played a role. They released backup quarterback Trevone Boykin after a domestic assault accusation from his girlfriend .
On the complicated nature of the fight in Syria, Mattis said "at times you're going to see contrary impulses", after Rep. The retired four-star general added that the Pentagon would notify Congress before any planned strike on Syria.
Despite narrowing down the food source, no common grower, supplier, distributor or brand has been identified by health officials. Those most at risk from E. coli are the very young, very old and individuals with compromised immune systems, according to CNN .
With plenty of points to be won and lost, the title race is still very much on and Arsenal will be confident of bridging the gap. Defensively, Arsenal have improved since Shkodran Mustafi joined the club in the summer but there is still room for improvement.
So in as much as stakeholders are heavily spending on ads, their audience is also responding very well to what they are offering. In addition to this, there’s a wide variety of games which the platform offers to cater for all types of gamers.
Apple cuts HomePod sales estimates, orders
But after three weeks, the numbers had normalized, with Apple's weekly sales falling to just four percent market share. It's hard to get a good grasp on whether HomePod sales are average, mediocre, or severely underperforming.
Crown identifies seventh alleged victim of Bruce McArthur
He is scheduled to return to court April 25 to find out whether any more evidence has been turned over to the defence. The Crown announced the new murder charge in a city courtroom where McArthur appeared via video this morning.
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg says his personal data sold to others
I don't think that's hard for you to say yes to unless I'm missing something. "We don't have an opt-out at the highest level". Zuckerberg mostly held his composure, repeating numerous same well-rehearsed answers: He is sorry for the company's mistakes.