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US President Donald Trump has called for "decisive action" against the Taliban terrorist group by "all countries" in Afghanistan following yet another terror bombing in the country's capital Kabul that killed at least 95 people. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mojahid claimed responsibility for the attack, which comes a week after militants stormed a Kabul hotel . On Wednesday a USA drone slammed into Pakistani tribal territory that borders Afghanistan killing two Haqqani commanders, ...
  • Paul Dunne falters on day two of the Dubai Desert Classic

    Paul Dunne falters on day two of the Dubai Desert Classic

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    The four-time major champion then recovered with five birdies on the back nine for a 4-under 68 and 19 under overall that put him one behind Li. So too, no doubt, will Frenchman Alexander Levy and South African Haydn Porteous . "Hopefully I can do my best out there and have some low scores". "The back nine's been good to me this week", said the four-time major victor. "I feel like if I play my game I'll be able to shoot something a bit lower tomorrow and I feel like I will need ...
  • Ronald Gasser Convicted of Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of Joe McKnight

    Ronald Gasser Convicted of Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of Joe McKnight

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    Defense attorneys said Gasser fired in self-defense when McKnight approached his vehicle after the confrontation. Per NOLA.com, Gasser admitted to shooting McKnight while sitting behind the wheel of his vehicle as McKnight stood at the open window on the passenger side December 1, 2016, in Terrytown, La., a suburb of New Orleans.
  • Duterte says United Nations useless, tells Suu Kyi to ignore human rights critics

    Duterte says United Nations useless, tells Suu Kyi to ignore human rights critics

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    The next day, Richardson, a former USA ambassador to the United Nations and a long-time ally of the state counsellor, did not join the board as it left on a trip to Rakhine State. Recently appointed Deputy Information Minister U Aung Hla Tun told reporters in Naypyidaw on Friday that Richardson had raised an issue that was beyond the commission's mandate, and pointed out that the trial of the two reporters could only be dealt with by the president.
  • Sydney Police Officer Recovering

    Sydney Police Officer Recovering

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    A spokeswoman for NSW Ambulance confirmed paramedics were called to a premises on Anzac Parade at 3.10pm. 'I was vacuuming here at work and I heard gunshots from a couple of doors away. "I reckon [there were] about four, five shots, easy, "bang, bang, bang, bang, bang". The incident took place nearby the Maroubra Junction Hotel, with patrons and staff directed by police to evacuate the area.
  • Congress Responds To White House Immigration Plan

    Congress Responds To White House Immigration Plan

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    Officials said they expected McConnell to bring the president's plan to the Senate floor for a vote during the week of February 5, just days before the February 8 expiration of a short-term government spending plan. Trump allies Sens. Tom Cotton , R-Ark., and David Perdue , R-Ga., the Senate's leading immigration hawks, have both praised the framework as the foundation for an immigration reform bill that can get to 60 votes in the upper chamber.
  • Democratic governors to sue Trump administration over tax plan

    Democratic governors to sue Trump administration over tax plan

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    The new federal tax law negatively affects wealthy New Yorkers because they tend to itemize their deductions and the new higher standard deduction is not enough to cover what they pay in state and local taxes. "It is why we are standing up and saying this can't happen". A message left with the Trump administration was not immediately returned. Putting additional taxes on the backs of NY employers is certainly not the answer.
  • Supermoon, blue moon, blood moon-how to watch it from India

    Supermoon, blue moon, blood moon-how to watch it from India

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    The interplay of dawn's increasing light with the moon's visage promises to display a complex array of colors. The result is a moon that appears especially large and bright. So, the skywatchers in India will watch the first lunar eclipse of the year 2018 in India on 31st in the evening. The next one visible in North America will be on January 21, 2019.
  • Boris Johnson linked to mummy dug up at Basel church

    Boris Johnson linked to mummy dug up at Basel church

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    Of course, as we now know, mercury is highly toxic and she is suspected to have died from mercury poisoning. Scientists in the Swiss city of Basel have finally identified a mysterious mummified body after more than 40 years and established that the woman was an ancestor of United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson .
  • Train derails at rush hour leaving three dead and 100 injured

    Train derails at rush hour leaving three dead and 100 injured

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    Rescue crews gingerly climbed through them, helping the passengers to escape. The Trenord train derailed near Pioltello Limito station, under 13 miles outside of Milan, at a switch track. Three helicopters were deployed on the accident site and one helicopter was patrolling the area to immediately bring the injured to the hospital. An investigation was opened nearly immediately after the crash.
  • Cape City to expire of water inside weeks

    Cape City to expire of water inside weeks

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    The coastal city of Cape Town, located in the Western Cape of South Africa , has issued new water restrictions with the city now on the verge of running out of water. A typical shower uses 15 litres per minute while a standard toilet consumes up to 15 litres per flush, according to WaterWise, a South African water usage awareness campaign.
  • Jose Mourinho signs extension with Manchester United

    Jose Mourinho signs extension with Manchester United

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    Okay, there are a lot of good players". We are not going to stop until we do that. The Manchester United manager has officially signed a contract extension that will keep him with the heralded club until at least 2020. If you cannot afford, you have to say "no, sorry, can't do that". If Mourinho does stay until 2020, it'll be the longest he's stayed at a club in one single stint.
  • Trump calls out New Haven's mayor after boycotting White House meeting

    Trump calls out New Haven's mayor after boycotting White House meeting

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    Several prominent mayors pulled out of a meeting Wednesday with President Donald Trump in response to a move by the Justice Department to pressure sanctuary cities to comply with federal immigration demands. But let me tell you, the vast majority have shown up. "We can't have it", Trump says. The DOJ is seeking records from 23 sanctuary cities - including NY - to assess whether the cities are illegally withholding information from immigration authorities, Reuters reported Wednesday.
  • Dramatic High Speed Police Chase Ends in Insane Head on Collision

    Dramatic High Speed Police Chase Ends in Insane Head on Collision

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    During the pursuit, state troopers attempted to disable the vehicle with spike strips but it veered around them and kept going, eventually reaching I-10 and heading east into Phoenix, azcentral.com reported. Taebel then picked up even more speed, racing south on Rural and dangerously weaving in and out of traffic and even sideswiping another vehicle. Police took him into custody.
  • Melania Trump will no longer attend conference in Davos with the president

    Melania Trump will no longer attend conference in Davos with the president

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    Common Cause claims that Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. violated the Federal Election Campaign Act for accepting a $130,000 "in-kind" contribution, but also for not reporting the money as a campaign expenditure. The Wall Street Journal reported that Daniels had also been in touch with ABC's Good Morning America about taking her story there. "But now that I have a baby that's the same age that his was at the time, I'm like, 'Wow, what a d**k'".
  • Need to propagate India-ASEAN special ties among youth: Sushma Swaraj

    Need to propagate India-ASEAN special ties among youth: Sushma Swaraj

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    Asean is a multilateral organisation with Thailand , Indonesia , Singapore , Brunei, Laos, Myanmar , Cambodia, Malaysia , the Philippines and Vietnam as members. The minister also said that India can not become a member of ASEAN because of geographical reason as this grouping is of South East Asian nations while India lies in the South Asia.
  • Zainab rape and murder case in Pakistan: Police arrest key suspect

    Zainab rape and murder case in Pakistan: Police arrest key suspect

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    Mohammad Imran, who was arrested for the rape and murder of minor Zainab , will be presented in a special anti-terrorism court (ATC) today in Lahore. The suspect had apparently shaved his beard off, causing some delay in facial recognition using CCTV footage. Zainab's rape and murder shattered the entire nation, triggering widespread public outrage with people from all walks of life demanding an exemplary capital punishment for the perpetrator.
  • Trump rejects bipartisan immigration proposal

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    He's been an outlier for years", said White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley. Miller, who gets frequent face time with Trump on trips and around the West Wing, has always been a key voice on immigration reform, regularly reaching out to conservative lawmakers on Capitol Hill and anti-immigration organizations across Washington.
  • Despite Trump Rebuke, Tran-Pacific Trade Deal is On

    Despite Trump Rebuke, Tran-Pacific Trade Deal is On

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    He added Japan would explain the importance of the deal to Washington in hopes of persuading it to join. A statement from the government of Singapore, which confirmed the deal, said the parties would seek to sign the TPP by early March.
  • Heavy Snowfall Blocks Traffic to World Economic Forum Venue

    Heavy Snowfall Blocks Traffic to World Economic Forum Venue

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    And while traditionally, American presidents don't attend the annual gathering, this year, U.S. President Donald Trump has made a decision to jet in to Davos . Macron will be joined by German Chancellor Angela Merkel , returning to the world stage after months of political limbo at home, and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.
  • Statue of Liberty to reopen on state funds amid USA gov't shutdown

    Statue of Liberty to reopen on state funds amid USA gov't shutdown

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    Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday, vowing to use state funds to keep the landmark monument in operation. "States can really do nothing to change the fact that federal employees aren't receiving paychecks, and that will certainly be the biggest impact on the economy", said Constantine Yannelis, a finance professor at New York University.