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Global Taliban attack on Afghan security base kills over 100
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Bakhyari's announcement came after almost a day of confusion surrounding the toll. Though the agency's figures were lower than what provincial officials had reported , it was still an unprecedented casualty toll for the agency, among the best equipped and trained in Afghanistan .

Global How Trump's trade war playbook could work for North Korea
Author: 0 How Trump's trade war playbook could work for North Korea

Trump has touted what he calls progress in denuclearization talks with Pyongyang and in American relations with North Korea . Researchers at the center's Beyond Parallel project said the latest report provides more evidence that North Korea is not dismantling its weapons facilities.

Global Winter Storm Warning extended until 7:00 pm
Author: 0 Winter Storm Warning extended until 7:00 pm

The areas indicated in red on the map were though that would likely see about 18 to 24 inches of snow, any area indicated with a shade of blue would see six inches or less or snow. Chris Nace, who works at a Domino's pizza in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, said several inches of snow had accumulated since early morning and the conditions were slowing down delivery drivers.

Global Drivers warned as Met Office issues severe weather warning
Author: 0 Drivers warned as Met Office issues severe weather warning

A yellow warning for snow has been issued for Scotland as the forecaster warned that snow and ice could arrive from the northwest overnight, particularly in higher ground. Elsewhere, it will be cold through much of this week with frost, icy patches and some wintry precipitation at times. "The Highlands and Eilean Siar will see a minimum temperature of -6 C".

Global Trump to meet N.Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol - White House
Author: 0 Trump to meet N.Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol - White House

Mr. Kim Yong Chol, regarded as a member of Kim Jong Un's inner circle, also had talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US special representative on North Korea, Stephen Biegun. She said that the administration would "keep pressure and sanctions on North Korea until we see fully and verified denuclearization". What the two leaders actually hope to achieve remains a mystery.

Global Iranian journalist arrested in US
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The order said that Hashemi was arrested on "a material arrest warrant" in a case in Washington. But the exact reasons for her detainment remain unclear and it has not been confirmed by authorities. A USA government source told Reuters it appeared that the grand jury was examining whether Press TV is a propaganda outlet that failed to register with the Justice Department as an agent of a foreign government.

Global Trump firm on wall but will offer incentives to Democrats
Author: 0 Trump firm on wall but will offer incentives to Democrats

Donald Trump has offered legal relief to "dreamer" immigrants as part of a plan to secure funding for his border wall and end the U.S. government shutdown . Trump is under pressure to end the shutdown with Americans increasingly blaming him for refusing to sign spending bills that would provide paychecks for the federal workers who have been idled or working without pay for almost a month, the longest government shutdown in USA history.

Global Liz Cheney Slams Trump Admin. Proposal to Lift Certain Russian Sanctions
Author: 0 Liz Cheney Slams Trump Admin. Proposal to Lift Certain Russian Sanctions

Jed Shugerman, a professor at Fordham Law, told Newsweek that, although Deripaska will lose majority control of his three companies, the Treasury's plan will benefit the oligarch, and by extension, Russian President Vladimir Putin . The Trump administration pushed Republican lawmakers not to support the resolution introduced by Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, which would have prevented the administration from lifting the sanctions.

Global Woman murdered in Australia while on phone to sister
Author: 0 Woman murdered in Australia while on phone to sister

The suspect was arrested by police in in Greensborough, another Melbourne suburb less than 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) from Bundoora , police said. Police did not say if any charges have been filed. "I have many dreams to be with her, but I can not now", he said. "Today is about reflection and today is about Aiia and saying goodbye, not just to her but to all of the women who have been hurt".

Global Kremlin mocks notion that Trump could have worked for Russian Federation
Author: 0 Kremlin mocks notion that Trump could have worked for Russian Federation

Mr Putin's foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, similarly derided the claims that Mr Trump might have worked for Russian interests. Mr Lavrov also scoffed at the charges levelled against Mr Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, saying that he only talked to the Russian ambassador in a bid to protect United States interests.

Global Trump sends letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 Trump sends letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

A senior North Korean official, Kim Yong-chol, touched down in Washington DC where he was welcomed by a USA envoy, Yonhap reported . The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Stockholm has a long history of mediating between Washington and Pyongyang - while the two do not have diplomatic relations, Sweden is the protecting power for US citizens in the Asian country, and Choe has been intimately involved in the US-North Korean relationship.

Global Ireland readies 'mega' no-deal Brexit legislation package
Author: 0 Ireland readies 'mega' no-deal Brexit legislation package

Ireland's prime minister has denied having secret plans to introduce checks at the border with Northern Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit . She said "it is a bit of a nonsense to talk about a hard border" in Ireland . But that does not mean that the party actually has confidence in her leadership. DUP leader Arlene Foster said her party would work with the government to find a better deal .

Global Blast in Syria's Manbij kills at least 16, including four U.S. soldiers
Author: 0 Blast in Syria's Manbij kills at least 16, including four U.S. soldiers

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , the London-based group monitoring Syria's civil war, and the local Manbij Military Council, more than a dozen people were killed or wounded in the attack. By March 2017, the USA chose to send hundreds of American troops to Manbij to be a visible presence in the city, so as to prevent Turkish forces from attacking the Kurds and also keep Russian forces at bay.

Global William Barr, Trump's Pick For DOJ, Ran 'HIV Camps' At Guantanamo
Author: 0 William Barr, Trump's Pick For DOJ, Ran 'HIV Camps' At Guantanamo

During the meeting, Barr said Trump asked how well he knew Robert Mueller and his thoughts about the special counsel's integrity, among other questions. Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec has said Barr wrote the memo on his own initiative and relying only on publicly available information.

Global Four Civilians Shot As Zimbabweans Protest 150% Hike In Fuel Price
Author: 0 Four Civilians Shot As Zimbabweans Protest 150% Hike In Fuel Price

The police officer was stoned to death by protesters in the city of Bulawayo, while two people died during protests in Chitungwiza, a town south of Harare, and Kadoma, a town 141 km west of the capital, Charamba said. Security forces in Zimbabwe fired live rounds and tear gas during battles with demonstrators as a nationwide shutdown in protest at the economic crisis erupted into violence.

Global Trump says he never worked for Russia, rejects media reports
Author: 0 Trump says he never worked for Russia, rejects media reports

The Washington Post also reported over the weekend that Mr. Trump went to "extraordinary lengths" to hide details of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin from top USA officials. Moulton said he would support a subpoena to gather more information from Trump's translator, echoing other Democrats including House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff , who has wanted Gross's notes or testimony.

Global Trump uses one of the worst massacres to mock Elizabeth Warren
Author: 0 Trump uses one of the worst massacres to mock Elizabeth Warren

The president said the video would have been a hit if she stuck to her ancestral heritage and did the streaming with her husband dressed in "Indian" clothes. Not to Trump, however, who saw the opportunity to pounce on one of his favorite subjects: Warren's heritage. His attack on Warren, who officially jumped into the 2020 presidential race last month, drew perhaps the biggest reaction online thanks to its invocation of a particularly disgraceful chapter of American history.

Global Labour MPs told to ready for United Kingdom confidence vote
Author: 0 Labour MPs told to ready for United Kingdom confidence vote

With just two days to go before the Commons vote on her Withdrawal Agreement, she pleaded with parliamentarians to "do what is right for our country" and back her deal. He used an article in the Sunday Telegraph to urge MPs to vote down Mrs May's "bad" deal to send a message to Brussels that the United Kingdom "will not be bullied".

Global Most Americans blame Trump, Republicans for partial gov't shutdown
Author: 0 Most Americans blame Trump, Republicans for partial gov't shutdown

If there's no deal at the end of that time , Graham says Trump would be free to take the more dramatic step of declaring a national emergency to build it. "I do think if we reopen the government, if the president ends this shutdown crisis, we have folks who can negotiate a responsible, modern investment in technology that will actually make us safer", Mr Coons said.

Global Israeli Airstrikes Pound Warehouse at Syria's Damascus Airport
Author: 0 Israeli Airstrikes Pound Warehouse at Syria's Damascus Airport

Israeli warplanes carried out an airstrike on a depot in the Damascus worldwide airport at the late hours of January 11, a military source told the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). It claimed that Syrian air defences have foiled and countered "hostile objects" over Damascus on Friday night. They were near the airport and around the Kisweh area south of Damascus , said the Britain-based Observatory.

Global Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds

Donald Trump has warned Turkey of economic devastation if it attacks Kurdish forces in the wake of the U.S. troop pullout from Syria , while also urging the Kurds not to " provoke " Ankara. withdrawal, something analysts have feared if USA forces hastily leave the country. He said: " Terrorists can't be your partners and allies". "We also know that those who aren't terrorists , those who were fighting alongside of us for all this time deserve to be protected as well", Pompeo said.

Global Several deaths, many hurt in Ottawa bus crash
Author: 0 Several deaths, many hurt in Ottawa bus crash

The driver of the bus has been detained and the crash is now under investigation. "I heard a bump and I saw the bus crashing into Westboro Station", the local student told CTV Ottawa , still visibly shaken from what he had seen. The cause of the disaster, the police initially made no concrete information. Injured passengers were being treated by paramedics on the ground surrounding the bus.

Global US withdrawing gear from Syria, but not troops
Author: 0 US withdrawing gear from Syria, but not troops

The decision has injected new uncertainties into the eight-year long Syrian war and a flurry of contacts over how a resulting security vacuum will be filled across a swathe of northern and eastern Syria where the USA forces are stationed. In Cairo on Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that although Trump has chose to bring troops home, he will keep up the fight against the IS group more broadly.

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