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'Pray for me': Kabul hotel guest's plea during siege

'Pray for me': Kabul hotel guest's plea during siege

Stating that the U.S. stands with the government and people of Afghanistan , he said the USA remain firmly committed to supporting Afghan efforts to achieve peace, security, and prosperity for their ...

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Turkish troops cross into Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region

Turkish troops cross into Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region

The Turkish military says its offensive, named operation Olive Branch, aims to rid the region of the Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG. The United States is backing the YPG in Syria , seeing ...

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Trump's 'Shithole' Comments on Haiti Stir Outrage in NJ

Trump's 'Shithole' Comments on Haiti Stir Outrage in NJ

Senator Dick Durbin of IL, the only Democrat at Thursday's meeting, said Mr Trump had indeed said what he was reported to have said. Asked what he thinks about people who think he's racist , ...

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Freezing Rain Coming to Toronto, Ottawa

Freezing Rain Coming to Toronto, Ottawa

The temperature is expected to dip to just below zero late Sunday night, and continue to drop throughout Monday to a low of -6C. Environment Canada upgraded a special weather statement to a warning ...

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Merkel's Coalition Plans Face Make-or-Break Vote

Merkel's Coalition Plans Face Make-or-Break Vote

With Martin Schultz at the helm, the party saw its share of the vote fall from 34.2% in 2005 to a record low of 20.5% . To smooth the transition, many in the CDU favor the idea of a gradual trans...

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Iraq sentences German woman to death for joining Isis

Iraq sentences German woman to death for joining Isis

The defendant joined IS after she travelled from Germany to Syria and further to Iraq, along with her two daughters, who eventually married militants, Bayrkda said. However, the spokesman refused to i...

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Non-Denial Denials and Disbelief: Tuesday at the White House

Non-Denial Denials and Disbelief: Tuesday at the White House

White House physician Ronny Jackson told reporters on Tuesday that he had screened Trump for neurological impairments at the President's asking during a yearly medical exam last week, and that Trump...

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Russian Federation says United States 'took provocative steps' by arming YPG in Syria

Russian Federation says United States 'took provocative steps' by arming YPG in Syria

Russia's defense ministry said the main trigger for the escalation was provocative steps taken by the US aimed at isolating areas with predominantly Kurdish populations. Turkey has prepared around 10,...

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Nearly 400 Russian athetes could compete at Winter Olympics

Nearly 400 Russian athetes could compete at Winter Olympics

A senior Cheong Wa Dae official made the remarks on Sunday, saying that the formation of the joint ice hockey team seems to have been arranged rationally. Korea Ice Hockey Association officials recrui...

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North Korean Pop Singer Leads Pre-Olympic Delegation to South

North Korean Pop Singer Leads Pre-Olympic Delegation to South

Meanwhile, the North on Sunday also proposed the dispatch of a preliminary inspection team for the participation of the delegation including athletes, cheering squad and press corps next week as agre...

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Russian official: United States campaign of North Korea pressure 'deeply concerning'

Russian official: United States campaign of North Korea pressure 'deeply concerning'

North Korea is pursuing a unsafe path of nuclear weapons development, but that does not mean the United States should dismiss an opportunity to deescalate tensions during the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter O...

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Trump to celebrate one-year inauguration anniversary at Mar-a-Lago gala

Trump to celebrate one-year inauguration anniversary at Mar-a-Lago gala

Kramer was "dismayed" when two dozen private charities canceled Mar-a-Lago events in the light of Trump's controversial comments regarding the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, las...

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Schumer: Shutdown talks with Trump are like 'negotiating with Jello'

Schumer: Shutdown talks with Trump are like 'negotiating with Jello'

Disagreement over a cluster of intractable policy fights - headlined by the dispute over an expired program known as DACA that shielded almost 800,000 young illegal immigrants in the country from de...

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White House physician releases official report with details of presidents exam

White House physician releases official report with details of presidents exam

Jackson, then addresses the reporters. Critics began openly questioning Trump's mental heath this month following a tweet in which he said he has a bigger nuclear button than North Korea leader Kim ...

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Naqeeb assassination: Case against former SSP Rao Anwar not registered yet

Naqeeb assassination: Case against former SSP Rao Anwar not registered yet

According to the details, Naqeebullah Mehsud was picked up by plain-clothes officials on January 3 from Gul Sher Agha Hotel in Sohrab Goth and then murdered on January 12 in an alleged police encou...

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Mexican Peso Traders Are Learning to Ignore Trump's Tweets

Mexican Peso Traders Are Learning to Ignore Trump's Tweets

Lindsey Graham of SC and Democratic Minority Whip Dick Durban of IL, who had first reported hearing Trump disparage Haiti and African nations "shithole countries". During the campaign, Mr Trump's...

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White House doctor reveals Trump health test results

Fresh off a White House doctor declaring his health excellent , President Donald Trump swiped at his predecessors on North Korea, while saying he "scored the highest on tests". Mr Trump last reve...

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How every member of Congress responded to Trump's

How every member of Congress responded to Trump's "s**thole" remark

The President has drawn sharp criticism since he was reported to have called certain countries "shitholes" while discussing immigration with lawmakers Thursday. There is some internal West Wing deba...

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Pakistan military: Indian fireplace kills 2 villagers close to Kashmir

Pakistan military: Indian fireplace kills 2 villagers close to Kashmir

Angered over the rising violence, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh and condemned what it called "unprovoked cease-fire violations" by India . Pakistan ...

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Congress is scrambling to find a deal to end the government shutdown

Congress is scrambling to find a deal to end the government shutdown

The Republicans added a sweetener to the bill in the form of a six-year extension to a health insurance programme for children in lower-income families. He said he wanted to include any deal for Dream...

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Clinton: Women's March events show 'the power and resilience of women everywhere'

Clinton: Women's March events show 'the power and resilience of women everywhere'

The issue remained the same: opposition to Trump and his policies. Marchers carried signs that formed a year in review: "Support DACA" (the Obama-era program that gave temporary protection to thousa...

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Trump's First Year in Office Ends With 39 Percent Approval

Trump's First Year in Office Ends With 39 Percent Approval

Bush, who ranked 82 per cent, Bill Clinton at 60 per cent and Barack Obama, who was at a 50 per cent approval rating one year in, Time magazine reported. Gallup said the ratings "may have implications...

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Trump inauguration anniversary marred by shutdown, protests

Trump inauguration anniversary marred by shutdown, protests

But Republicans then needed the support of at least 10 Democrats to pass the bill in the Senate. Now, hypocrisy aside, there are a number of factors that go into government shutdowns , and a func...

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Trump Refuted His Chief of Staff on Mexico Wall

In an interview with Fox News Wednesday night, Kelly confirmed the conversation he had with Democratic lawmakers and said Trump "evolved in the way he looks at things". Kelly told Fox that Trum...

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Trump Claims He's Not Racist, But These Quotes Suggest Otherwise

Trump Claims He's Not Racist, But These Quotes Suggest Otherwise

Instead, according to reports, President Trump expressed a preference for immigrants from places like Norway, which also happens to be one of the world's whitest countries. "It's the opposite of w...

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One year into Trump's term, the Women's March returns

One year into Trump's term, the Women's March returns

Other victims of sexual assault shared their stories. Thousands of protesters have turned out across the United States for the second Women's March , marking the first anniversary of President...

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First day of USA government shutdown ends in standoff

First day of USA government shutdown ends in standoff

After the Senate failed to pass a funding bill Friday night, the federal government is now in a partial shutdown . USA government workers were told to stay home or, in some cases, work without pa...

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Damascus Deplores US Military Presence in Syria

Damascus Deplores US Military Presence in Syria

Yildirim said Turkey had received consecutive "statements that contradict each other within the past three days". The city has several hundred thousand residents. "We are obviously following the s...

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Turkish security forces hit PYD/PKK in Syria's Afrin

Turkish security forces hit PYD/PKK in Syria's Afrin

We review the key developments in Syria , including a government pledge to down any Turkish warplanes that attack the country, Ankara's concerns over plans to establish a Kurdish-led border force ...

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Jordyn Wieber becomes latest Olympic gymnast to assert abuse by Larry Nassar

Jordyn Wieber becomes latest Olympic gymnast to assert abuse by Larry Nassar

On Friday, January 19th, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman gave the testimony of a lifetime while facing her abuser Larry Nassar . Raisman said she had not planned to attend these hearings, but after...

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Turkish Air Strikes Target Kurdish Militia In Syria

Turkish Air Strikes Target Kurdish Militia In Syria

Tillerson was reported on Wednesday denying that a border security force will be established, saying the issue has been "misportrayed". Officials earlier said Moscow would not interfere in the confl...

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Two Dead & Dozens Injured As Fire Engulfs Hotel In Prague

Two Dead & Dozens Injured As Fire Engulfs Hotel In Prague

Petr Kolouch, director of the Prague Emergency Medical Service, told Czech TV: "There are two [deaths] but we are afraid that won't be the final figure". "One has already managed to restore circulatio...

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Oil markets fear rising United States production, while OPEC hopes for continuing harmony

Oil markets fear rising United States production, while OPEC hopes for continuing harmony

OPEC's report follows a forecast from the EIA on Tuesday that it expects USA oil output to continue to rise in February with production from shale increasing by 111,000 bpd. He also added, "While it'...

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I want immigrants to come from everywhere

I want immigrants to come from everywhere

Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and some Republicans. Education manager and reggae musician Anthony Appiah-King, alias Black Amber, has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for his " shithole " comment sa...

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South Korea asks North to clarify canceled go to

South Korea asks North to clarify canceled go to

The IOC held a meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Saturday, inviting North and South Korean delegates and officials from the organizing committee. Critics of the unity deal believe that Kim Jong-u...

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Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

But in that poll , Trump's approval rating was lower than it was in December, when it stood at 41 percent. Transcripts of congressional testimony from a co-founder of the firm behind an inflammator...

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Pakistan Summons Indian Envoy Over 'Ceasefire Violations'

Pakistan Summons Indian Envoy Over 'Ceasefire Violations'

A day earlier, two women embraced martyrdom and five other civilians including three women sustained gunshot wounds when Indian Border Security Force resorted to unprovoked firing along the Working ...

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Last-minute efforts fail to stop government shutdown

Last-minute efforts fail to stop government shutdown

After the vote, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) proposed a new measure to fund the government for three weeks, instead of four, CNN reports . "The government shutdown was 100 per cent ...

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Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: Let's end this

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: Let's end this "s-show" on immigration

Bishop Talbert Swan of the Church of God in Christ, the country's largest Black Pentecostal denomination, tweeted a photo of one of his grandchildren born to what Swan said was his "educated, hard-wor...

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Boil water notice issued for Hillsboro

Boil water notice issued for Hillsboro

The water system's precarious position is driven by multiple factors. Residents throughout most of New Orleans' east bank were told Friday night they no longer have to boil their water, though p...

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