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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 6:40 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Syrian opposition activists say warplanes have carried out their first airstrike since a U.S. missile attack damaged a major air base in the central province of Homs. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 5:46 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Italy says the U.S. strikes on Syria were "proportionate" given the "war crimes" committed by the Assad regime in using chemical weapons against its own people. It says the U.S. strikes would serve as a deterrent for any...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 5:03 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 11:55 a.m. French President Francois Hollande is convening an emergency defense meeting to discuss next steps in Syria after U.S. airstrikes targeting President Bashar Assad's government. Hollande said he will hold the meeting with top...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 4:27 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Israel's president says the U.S. strike on Syria was an "appropriate response" to the "unthinkable brutality" of the chemical attacks in Syria this week that killed dozens of civilians. Reuven Rivlin said Friday the U.S. "...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 4:21 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The leaders of Germany and France say President Bashar Assad brought American missile strikes upon himself by using chemical weapons. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said in a joint...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 1:48 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Iran has condemned the U.S. missile strike on Syria, saying the "unilateral action is dangerous, destructive and violates the principles of international law." That's according to Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi. He...
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FILE -- This Tuesday April 4, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows a man carrying a child following a suspected chemical attack, at a makeshift hospital in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. Walid Moallem, Syria's Foreign Minister, told reporters Thursday, April 6, 2017, that it didn't use chemical weapons in Tuesday's attack, and he blamed the rebels for stockpiling the deadly substance. (Edlib Media Center, via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 10:17 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 5:10 am Syrian state TV says a U.S. missile attack hit a number of military targets inside the country, calling the attack an "aggression." A military official speaking on Syrian TV says an air base in central...
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FILE -- This Tuesday April 4, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows a man carrying a child following a suspected chemical attack, at a makeshift hospital in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. Walid Moallem, Syria's Foreign Minister, told reporters Thursday, April 6, 2017, that it didn't use chemical weapons in Tuesday's attack, and he blamed the rebels for stockpiling the deadly substance. (Edlib Media Center, via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 9:44 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 4:30 a.m. The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad. U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles...
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Nikki Haley, United States' Ambassador United Nations, shows pictures of Syrian victims of chemical attacks as she addresses a meeting of the Security Council on Syria at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 05, 2017 - 10:17 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 5:15 a.m. The United Nations humanitarian chief says that 41 donors have pledged $6 billion to help people in need in 2017 amid the Syrian crisis. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency...
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Nikki Haley, United States' Ambassador United Nations, shows pictures of Syrian victims of chemical attacks as she addresses a meeting of the Security Council on Syria at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 05, 2017 - 12:43 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 7:40 p.m. The U.S. envoy to the U.N. has warned that the Trump administration may take action against chemical attacks in Syria that bear "all the hallmarks" of President Bashar Assad's government if the U.N...
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