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Afghanistan becomes main theatre of operations for US Air Force

Afghanistan becomes main theatre of operations for US Air Force

The strikes hit Taliban training facilities in Badakhshan province, "preventing the planning and rehearsal of terrorist acts", the Southern Command said in a statement. "I don't think there is a clear...

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Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes

Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes

US officials say about 500 pro-Assad regime forces participated in the attack on the coalition location, using heavy artillery, T-54 and T-72 main battle tanks and mortar fire. advisers were located. ...

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United Kingdom toddler killer admits having child abuse images

United Kingdom toddler killer admits having child abuse images

He pleaded guilty this morning to having indecent images of children and having a paedophile manual. After serving eight-year sentences, they were granted lifelong anonymity that saw them released u...

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Trump Backs Budget Plan: 'So Important for Our Great Military'

Trump Backs Budget Plan: 'So Important for Our Great Military'

Mattis lectured lawmakers for allowing the military to operate "under debilitating continuing resolutions for more than 1,000 days during the past decade" whenever Republicans and Democrats were una...

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US House passes stopgap spending Bill to avert shutdown

US House passes stopgap spending Bill to avert shutdown

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California announced she would oppose the budget measure unless her chamber's GOP leaders promised a vote on legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants who f...

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Lebanon to prevent Israel from building border wall

Lebanon to prevent Israel from building border wall

The statement also said that the Higher Defense Council "has given its instructions to confront this aggression to prevent Israel from building [the wall] on Lebanese territory". Israeli Defence Minis...

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White House moves to distance Donald Trump from market plunge

White House moves to distance Donald Trump from market plunge

White House aides quickly decided the administration needed to issue a formal response to the plunging stock market after months of jumping at the chance take credit for the record gains. And since ma...

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Filipina missing in Taiwan quake: DFA

Filipina missing in Taiwan quake: DFA

Most of the deaths from the February 2016 quake were from the 16-storey Wei-kuan apartment complex, which toppled on its side and buried many residents in the rubble. Banayo also disclosed that anothe...

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European Union hikes euro zone growth forecasts

European Union hikes euro zone growth forecasts

The report points out that economic recovery is expected to strengthen in coming years - supporting an increase in employment - however, it noted that "a steady commitment for structural reforms is of...

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Russian athletes' request to join Winter Olympics declined

Russian athletes' request to join Winter Olympics declined

In a separate statement about Africa for the YOG, Bach said that the International Olympic Committee "will proactively approach a number of African (countries) to evaluate the feasibility of such a ...

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Las Vegas serial shooter randomly attacks four people, killing two

Las Vegas serial shooter randomly attacks four people, killing two

Robert Plummer of the LVMPD homicide division told ABC News . The victim was by himself when he was shot and survived the shooting . The second victim was shot a few hours later outside a shopping...

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United Kingdom court upholds Assange's arrest warrant

United Kingdom court upholds Assange's arrest warrant

An earlier visitor to the embassy was Nobel Peace Prize victor Adolfo Perez Esquivel. Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno called Assange an "inherited problem" but said Ecuador had made a commitment "...

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Russia Seeks Downed Su-25 Jet's Engine to Identify Missile

Russia Seeks Downed Su-25 Jet's Engine to Identify Missile

Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia initiated a body of investigation that would determine the responsibility of these attacks against the U.S.and its allies. "Twenty-nine civilians were killed and d...

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Scores of civilians killed as airstrikes pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

Scores of civilians killed as airstrikes pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

SDF said that many militants were killed, and two were captured. A Syrian boy holds an oxygen mask over the face of an infant at a make-shift hospital following a reported gas attack on the rebel-held...

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Ahead of Olympics face-off, Pence vows new North Korea sanctions

Ahead of Olympics face-off, Pence vows new North Korea sanctions

These comments were meant to be heard in South Korea , where President Moon Jae-in's administration has started a dialogue with Pyongyang , using the upcoming Olympics as an opening. 9, and the cl...

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Barnier, at European Central Bank, stresses EU supremacy on financial rules after Brexit

Barnier, at European Central Bank, stresses EU supremacy on financial rules after Brexit

The two sides reached an interim deal in December on three key separation issues - the financial settlement, the Irish border and the rights of European Union citizens after Brexit . Together these p...

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Singapore and Malaysia to set up stock market link

Singapore and Malaysia to set up stock market link

In fact, he said, Malaysia was now involved in various projects with Singapore, including the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System and the development of Marina One, a joint venture between Khaza...

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Salman Khan's 'Kick 2' releasing for 2019 Christmas

Salman Khan's 'Kick 2' releasing for 2019 Christmas

Salman and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hai , is the sequel to 2012 blockbuster, Ek Tha Tiger which also starred Salman Khan in lead as a RAW officer. This confirmation comes nearly four year...

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Syrian Kurdish YPG: Turkish army hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin

Syrian Kurdish YPG: Turkish army hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin

We depend on wells that we've drilled for water. With the routing of ISIS in both Iraq and Syria, however, U.S. officials have made it clear that Washington intends to maintain a permanent occupation ...

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Senators investigate USA Gymnastics and US Olympic Committee over Nassar abuse case

Senators investigate USA Gymnastics and US Olympic Committee over Nassar abuse case

The Office did not specify when the complaints were filed or their nature, due to an ongoing investigation . Numerous women shared their testimonies about Nassar's decades of abuse during his heari...

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Even Joe Biden is telling Trump to avoid an interview with Mueller

Even Joe Biden is telling Trump to avoid an interview with Mueller

Trump is considering talking with Robert Mueller , the Special Counsel in the Russian Federation probe. CUOMO: "That's one of the most subtle things I've ever heard you say, Joe Biden ". "Why no...

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Super Bowl Sunday - Super Bowl Trivia

Super Bowl Sunday - Super Bowl Trivia

The activists stopped trains for about two hours, prompting Metro Transit to divert passengers to buses in order to deliver the fans to U.S. Bank Stadium in time for Super Bowl LII . As noted, Sunday...

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Ranking the colleges by Super Bowl winners

Ranking the colleges by Super Bowl winners

NBC announced Monday that the Eagles' 41-33 victory over the Patriots earned a 47.4 overnight rating, a number that's hard to parse. The First Lady, whose husband is friends with Patriots quarter...

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Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life

Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life

The Pope emeritus was responding to the many inquiries from readers as to how he is spending "this last period of his life". " I can only say that at the end of a slow decline in physical strength, ...

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Israeli warplanes strike Syrian military base outside Damascus

Israeli warplanes strike Syrian military base outside Damascus

The Syrian media is reporting that Israeli warplanes conducted a military strike against an installation near the Syrian capital of Damascus. A spokeswoman for the Israeli army declined to comment o...

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White House Aide Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations

White House Aide Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations

WH press sec Sarah Sanders out with a statement *supporting* top WH aide Rob Porter , who just resigned amid reports he punched, kicked and choked two of his ex-wives. "I have worked directly wit...

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Tillerson warns United States is vulnerable to Russian meddling ahead of midterms

Tillerson warns United States is vulnerable to Russian meddling ahead of midterms

As he was heading to Kingston, Jamaica, the last stop on a tour of Latin America and the Caribbean, Tillerson told reporters he wanted to consult with American allies in the region who would be effect...

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Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea

As the vice director of the Workers' Party Propaganda and Agitation Department, she has been targeted by U.S. sanctions. Both countries' athletes will march under a unified flag during the opening c...

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Pence says U.S. to announce new sanctions on North Korea before Olympics

Pence says U.S. to announce new sanctions on North Korea before Olympics

The decision by the administration of South Korea's President Moon Jae-in "to participate in a joint training exercise at North Korea's luxury ski resort [was] a mistake", he said. Euan Graham, worl...

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Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC Purchases Shares of 88410 General Motors (GM)

Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC Purchases Shares of 88410 General Motors (GM)

VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by 1.33% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commissio...

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Deputy-involved shooting, crashes close I-95 in Lantana

Deputy-involved shooting, crashes close I-95 in Lantana

The unidentified woman, who was shot in Lake Worth, was also in the auto dead. The sheriff said deputies and the Florida Highway Patrol arrived just as the last of three separate crashes occurred ne...

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Syrian air defense destroys Israeli missiles targeting military position in Damascus

Syrian air defense destroys Israeli missiles targeting military position in Damascus

Israeli jets carried out on Wednesday an airstrike against a position in a rural area near the Syrian capital Damascus. Calling the latest attack " a new Israeli aggression ", Syrian state media sai...

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French President Repeats Worry Before Turkish Offensive in Syria

French President Repeats Worry Before Turkish Offensive in Syria

The text recalls that the convoy was located in Idlib as part of an global agreement to establish deescalation zones. He also vowed to "clean up" the YPG-held city of Manbij east of Afrin , where...

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West Virginia survives Young's 32 points to beat Oklahoma

West Virginia survives Young's 32 points to beat Oklahoma

Oklahoma scored 29 consecutive points with 14:26 left in the 2nd Half, making the game 52-45 in favor of West Virginia . "That's how we play - we make a lot and then we miss a lot", Huggins said. ...

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Number of injured in Taiwan quake rises to 188

Number of injured in Taiwan quake rises to 188

One member of staff has been rescued, but another two are said to be still be trapped in the building. The China Earthquake Networks Centre said that the epicentre was at 24.2 degrees north latitu...

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Cornell University frat disciplined for sex contest dubbed 'Pig Roast'

Cornell University frat disciplined for sex contest dubbed 'Pig Roast'

The university said officials launched an investigation of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity previous year after reports about the secret game, in which new members could get points by having sex wit...

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Cabinet Committee Meetings Continue Today

Cabinet Committee Meetings Continue Today

The parties say their leaders will meet on Monday to discuss a scheduled motion of no confidence in Zuma on February 22 as well as parliament's mandate to elect a new president in the event that Zum...

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Donald Trump accuses Democrats of treason for not applauding him

Donald Trump accuses Democrats of treason for not applauding him

Again, that was Trump casually affirming the idea that his political opponents had committed treason in failing to applaud him. While falling unemployment has begun to lift wages, business execu...

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Pence says United States to announce new, tough sanctions on North Korea

Pence says United States to announce new, tough sanctions on North Korea

Abe said the two countries agreed they could "never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea". But critics say the North is taking advantage of the Pyeongchang Games in a diplomatic drive to weaken sanc...

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Macron vows to keep Corsica in 'France's Republican fold'

Macron vows to keep Corsica in 'France's Republican fold'

Corsican nationalism has always been a challenge to the highly centralised French government system, but the territory is economically weak and dependent on the mainland for state funding and its expo...

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