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US is 'locked and loaded' if Syria uses chemical weapons again: Nikki Haley

US is 'locked and loaded' if Syria uses chemical weapons again: Nikki Haley

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The U.S. announced that overnight airstrikes succeeded in dealing a severe blow against the Syrian government's capacity to use chemical weapons. But U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley also warned Saturday that the U.S. is "locked and loaded" in case Syrian President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons again. "Last night, we successfully hit the heart of Syria’s chemical weapons enterprise, and because of these actions, we are confident that we have crippled Syria’s chemical weapons program," Haley said at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council. "I spoke to the president this morning and he said that if the Syrian regime uses this poisonous gas again, the United States is locked and loaded." She added, "When our president draws a red line, our president enforces the red line." T
Protesters disrupt Nikki Haley's South Sudan camp visit

Protesters disrupt Nikki Haley's South Sudan camp visit

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A visit by Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, to a U.N. camp in South Sudan today was cut short after hundreds of people protesting South Sudan's president descended on the event she was attending, according to a spokesman for the US mission to the United Nations. Haley was meeting with civilians impacted by the South Sudan conflict when a group of several hundred people demonstrating against President Salva Kiir approached the event, the spokesman said. Haley's security team determined it was not safe and escorted her away, “cutting the event short by a few minutes,” the spokesman said. The demonstrators were pro-American and supported Haley, according to the spokesman. “The situation just got a little out of hand and our security colleagues decided it was better