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Attack Underway on Afghan Forces in Kabul

Attack Underway on Afghan Forces in Kabul The announced escalation of the United States war in Afghanistan, now over 16 years in, looks to be heavily centered on special forces so far, with the most recent report to Congress revealing a massive number of special forces operations participated in. [Full Article...]

Gunmen attack military training centre in Kabul

Gunmen attack military training centre in Kabul Danish said the militants were targeting the training center from the building. There are no reports on casualties and the security forces have arrived in the area. The CRU also rescued scores of civilians from nearby buildings and cordoned off the area for precautionary measures, he said, adding "more details would be made public later as investigation is underway to find more facts about the i... [Full Article...]

Trump to Accuse China of 'Economic Aggression' in Security Strategy

In the strategy, the administration coins the phrase, " national security innovation base ", to describe a key asset that the United States must protect. Obama's last strategy touted the need to lead with strength and by example. Revisionist powers would include Russian Federation and China. "We need to protect our data, and ensure that CFIUS legislation is up to date", the official said, referr... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin discuss how to resolve situation in North Korea

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin discuss how to resolve situation in North Korea US Defence Secretary Rex Tillerson said he didn't expect North Korea to drop its weapons programme, but would happily even discuss the weather if it meant Washington and Pyongyang were sitting around the same table. The two men had also talked about improving dialogue between Russian Federation and the United States, Peskov said. The pair discussed bilateral relations and the situation in the Ko... [Full Article...]

Police Say Deaths of Apotex Founder and Wife Being Investigated as Homicides

Police Say Deaths of Apotex Founder and Wife Being Investigated as Homicides Friends described Honey Sherman as warm, genuine and someone who loved to socialise. Flowers and police tape could be seen outside the residence, from which their bodies were removed on stretchers Friday evening. The Shermans recently put up their house for sale for C$6.9m (US$5.4m). The Shermans were among Canada's most generous philanthropists, and their deaths shocked Canadian high societ... [Full Article...]

Despite limited sunshine, it is a mild Monday

Despite limited sunshine, it is a mild Monday A few showers may linger into Sunday with temperatures in the low 50s. Tuesday will be mostly cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny. Rain gear is recommended, since pockets of rain will be likely for the afternoon and early evening. [Full Article...]

Track Palin Charged With Burglary, Assault

Track Palin Charged With Burglary, Assault The charges seem to stem from an incident in his family's hometown of Wasilla, though further details about what happened were not immediately available. Palin pleaded guilty to misconduct involving weapons charge for possessing a weapon while intoxicated, online court records show. Sarah Palin , the vice presidential candidate alongside Sen. [Full Article...]

U.S. recognition hurts Jerusalem businesses

U.S. recognition hurts Jerusalem businesses The one-page draft resolution was initially proposed by Egypt and was circulated to the 15 members of the Security Council on Saturday. On December 6, Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel during a televised speech from the White House. [Full Article...]

Ex-wife of NBAer charged in his death

Turner (46) had been indicted and face three counts each. Olive No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church in Collierville, where Wright's ex-wife was a former member. Wright's mother filed a missing-person report with Collierville police on July 22, 2010. Given how protected star athletes are due to the amount of security they can afford, it's not every day you read about or see a player in one of the ... [Full Article...]

EC withdraws show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi over TV interviews

EC withdraws show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi over TV interviews In its notice to Rahul Gandhi , the commission had said that it had received complaints that "on some TV channels interview given by you has been/is being displayed about elections" to Gujarat assembly. The EC called it violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC). Meanwhile, the committee set up by EC to look into section 126 of the Representation of People's Act will include representation ... [Full Article...]

Congress fought with honesty, we are ultimate winners: Ashok Gehlot

Congress fought with honesty, we are ultimate winners: Ashok Gehlot In a surprising development, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani finally secured a comfortable win from Rajkot with a margin of over 25,000 votes. But the Congress began to catch up as the counting progressed across the state. In Himachal Pradesh, the BJP leads on 37 seats and Congress on 21. 92 seats - has now been crossed by the BJP. Trailing initially after the vote count began at 8 a.m.,... [Full Article...]

26 killed in Philippines storm

26 killed in Philippines storm Samar and Leyte, with a combined population of about 4.5 million, had borne the brunt of Haiyan in 2013, which left more than 7,350 people dead or missing. "It was like a flashback again for residents of Tacloban city", vice mayor Sambo Yaokasin told Manila television station ABS-CBN by telephone, referring to the Haiyan disaster. [Full Article...]

Aconex receives $1.19 billion takeover offer from Oracle Corp

Aconex receives $1.19 billion takeover offer from Oracle Corp The company logo is shown at the headquarters of Oracle Corporation in Redwood City, California in this February 2, 2010 file photograph. Aconex Ltd said on Monday it had received a A$1.56 billion ($1.19 billion), A$7.80 in cash per share, buyout offer from USA software major Oracle Corp. [Full Article...]

California Awards First Recreational Cannabis Licenses for Businesses

California Awards First Recreational Cannabis Licenses for Businesses California starts rolling out recreational marijuana business licenses, Maryland approves more dispensaries, MI starts accepting dispensary applications, the Mexican Senate approves a bill letting the military keep playing a policing role, and more. [Full Article...]

Two police in critical condition after being hit by auto in London

Two police in critical condition after being hit by auto in London Scotland Yard said one officer remained in a critical condition while the other was seriously injured. The Maserati driver, a man in his 50s, has been arrested on suspicion of risky driving and failing to give a sample of breath. Brent MPS warned motorists to avoid the area before surrounding roads were opened later in the day. The road was closed until 10am as officers investigated. [Full Article...]

Grader's Letter to Santa Spurs Donation Drive

Grader's Letter to Santa Spurs Donation Drive Crystal wrote her letter after Espiricueta explained to her students the difference between a want and a need. "This Christmas I would like a ball and a food. "She just looked at me". "She said she wanted the ball to play with him, food to have food at the house and a blanket because the house is too cold", Cortez said. [Full Article...]

BJP is dousing fires started by Congress, says Rajnath Singh

BJP is dousing fires started by Congress, says Rajnath Singh Rajnath Singh slammed the Congress government for its failure to solve the Gauri Lankesh murder case and accused it of not maintaining law and order in the state, especially Bengaluru . "I want to ask him who is behind the communal tensions, terrorism, Naxalism and unrest in Kashmir?" he stated. "The BJP is trying to douse it", Singh said in his speech that recounted incidents including 1984 riot... [Full Article...]

Autopsies reveal 'ligature neck compression' in Toronto couples death

Autopsies reveal 'ligature neck compression' in Toronto couples death Since the news of Sherman's death, Canadian officials and dignitaries including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have been sharing their shock and sadness, describing Sherman and his wife in glowing terms. Barry Sherman founded Toronto-based Apotex Inc.in 1974 with two employees and gradually turned it into the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company. [Full Article...]

Saakashvili supporters protest in Kiev

Ukraines President Petro Poroshenko revoked his Ukrainian citizenship in July after the two became political rivals. Read alsoFT: Ukraine's chief prosecutor says Saakashvili extradition "likely " Yuriy Lutsenko said that Saakashvili had been staging protests to seize state power in Ukraine and assist members of the criminal group of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and businessman Se... [Full Article...]

UN Security Council Considers Jerusalem Resolution

UN Security Council Considers Jerusalem Resolution In the report of Reuters regarding the Egyptian-drafted text, the resolution does not mention either the US or US President Donald Trump . "Any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition of the Holy City of Jerusalem have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded", it said. [Full Article...]


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