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Trump and allies praise Syria strikes as Moscow seethes

Apr 16, 2018

Trump and allies praise Syria strikes as Moscow seethes

U.S. President Donald Trump and his allies in Britain and France on Saturday hailed their joint surgical strikes in Syria over the regime's alleged use of chemical weapons, and warned Damascus that another such attack would be met with renewed firepower. Hours later, the allies ...

In Syria strikes, U.S. blurs red line for intervention

| Apr 16, 2018

In Syria strikes, U.S. blurs red line for intervention

With the latest U.S. missile strikes, President Donald Trump appears to have reset America's red line for military intervention in Syria over the use of chemical weapons. What's unclear is where that red line now stands. The United States said its strikes were a response to ...

Apr 16, 2018

Training and certifying medical specialists

A system has been launched to certify medical specialists under a common set of standards. Hopefully, it won't drain too many doctors from general practice or concentrate too many specialists in big cities.

Alvark hold on to beat Diamond Dolphins

/ Apr 16, 2018

Alvark hold on to beat Diamond Dolphins

by Ed Odeven

For the second time in less than 24 hours, the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins faced a 17-point deficit entering the fourth quarter on Sunday against the host Alvark Tokyo. This time, though, the Diamond Dolphins fell short of grabbing their second improbable win of the weekend. Tokyo ...

Vissel come from behind to beat Marinos

/ Apr 16, 2018

Vissel come from behind to beat Marinos

Vissel Kobe scored twice against the run of play Sunday to snatch a 2-1 comeback victory against Yokohama F. Marinos in the J. League. Second-half substitute Kazuma Watanabe netted the winner in the 79th minute shortly after his teammate Hirotaka Mita equalized at Yokohama's Nissan ...

Last-place Eagles sink league-leading Lions

/ Apr 16, 2018

Last-place Eagles sink league-leading Lions

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles snapped a three-game losing streak Sunday, beating the league-leading Seibu Lions 12-6 on the back of an eight-run first inning. The Eagles' lineup cost starter Brian Wolfe (1-1) seven hits and eight runs, seven of them earned, in ⅓ of ...

Seventh-favorite Epoca d'Oro wins Satsuki-sho

/ Apr 16, 2018

Seventh-favorite Epoca d'Oro wins Satsuki-sho

Seventh-favorite Epoca d'Oro earned his first Grade 1 victory after winning the 78th running of the Satsuki-sho on Sunday at Nakayama Racecourse. Jockey Keita Tosaki steered Epoca d'Oro behind the leading pack before coming from behind in the final dash to win the race in ...

Bruins steamroll Maple Leafs to take 2-0 lead

/ Apr 16, 2018

Bruins steamroll Maple Leafs to take 2-0 lead

David Pastrnak's first goal required a 180-degree spin as he settled down a bouncing puck, shifted it from his forehand to his backhand and flipped it into the net. By the time he scored his second he had already added three assists. And when the Bruins ...

Red Sox enjoying best start in 118-year history

/ Apr 16, 2018

Red Sox enjoying best start in 118-year history

Red Sox rookie manager Alex Cora cracked a smile when asked how he felt when he learned it was the best start in team history. "I just heard it for the first time," Cora said after Boston beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-3 on Saturday to ...

City closes in on title with victory over Spurs

Apr 16, 2018

City closes in on title with victory over Spurs

Rather than seeing if Manchester City wins the English Premier League, Pep Guardiola will be on the golf course. The manager planned to be playing a round with son Marius on Sunday when City would be crowned champions if West Bromwich Albion won at Manchester ...

Warriors cruise past Spurs in opener

/ Apr 16, 2018

Warriors cruise past Spurs in opener

The Golden State Warriors had something to prove all right: Oh yes, they plan to stay on top in these playoffs despite a disappointing finish to the regular season. Kevin Durant helped the defending champions get defensive in a hurry, finishing with 24 points, eight ...