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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 14, 2018
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Reports introduced.

(Beirut: Bill Neely) The missile strike from the US, Britain & France on Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons in Douma featured; scenes shown of missiles targeting chemical weapons facilities, rubble in Syria, defiant supporters of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad. [Joint staff dir. Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKENZIE††- calls it "precise, overwhelming & effective."] [US Ambassador to U.N. Nikki HALEY - says the US is locked & loaded.]

(White House: Kelly O'FDonnell) The warnings to Syria from the White House examined; scenes shown of damages in Syria. [HALEY - calls chemical weapons a threat.] [In Peru, Vice President Mike PENCE - comments on Russia getting the message.] Trump tweet on the strike & "mission accomplished" quoted. [McKENZIE - says we took out the heart of it.]

Balart, Jose Diaz;
Neely, Bill;
O'FDonnell, Kelly

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