• United Nations probes reports of 'harm to civilians' in Afghanistan
United Nations probes reports of 'harm to civilians' in Afghanistan

A district official said a total of 70 people - including children and top Taliban commanders - were killed, while witnesses put the death toll to at least 100. An attack targeting a crowded religious school raises clear concerns about disproportionate loss of civilian life, Gossman said. The strike targeted a gathering of Taliban fighters prepar...

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  • US Air Force
US Air Force "Thunderbirds" F-16 jet crashes in Nevada, killing pilot

The crash happened at about 10:30 a.m. local time during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. An investigation is being conducted into the cause of the crash . It added that the jet crashed during routine training earlier on Wednesday. The bodies of the four dead crew members had been removed from the desert crash site outside E...

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  • Five things to know about the migrant caravan angering Trump
Five things to know about the migrant caravan angering Trump

Though the caravan is uncomfortable - the migrants cook meager, donated rations on fires and sleep under the stars - they said risks they have taken should be an indication of how unsustainable their circumstances are back home. The Mexican government has denied that it is allowing the migrants to push unimpeded across its territory. Responding to ...

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  • Windy Weather On The Way This Wet Wednesday, Friday May Be Flaky
Windy Weather On The Way This Wet Wednesday, Friday May Be Flaky

The area could receive up to 2 to 3 inches of snow, Gross said. Sunday: Snow likely before 5 p.m., then rain and snow likely. As it does so, forecasters said, a line of showers and thunderstorms will move through as well. We could see some precipitation on Saturday as well, however what form it will be at this point remains unclear. Thursd...

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  • Timeline of Hart family's child-welfare issues
Timeline of Hart family's child-welfare issues

Investigators aren't certain whether they were in the SUV when it tumbled into the sea. Siblings Markis, Abigail, and Hannah Hart were adopted by Jennifer and Sarah Hart in Colorado County in 2006, a Texas Department of Family and Protective Services spokesperson confirmed Wednesday morning.

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  • Trump surprises his own administration by ordering troops to Mexican border
Trump surprises his own administration by ordering troops to Mexican border

The White House announces that President Donald Trump has signed the presidential memorandum for sending National Guard troops on assignment to the southern border. The meeting and comments came amid a flurry of tweets by the president on the subject over the last several days. While Trump and aides hailed a recent downturn in illegal immi...

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  • Planned Parenthood chief: Kushner threatened to defund us over abortions
Planned Parenthood chief: Kushner threatened to defund us over abortions

She said that when she met with Ivanka Trump and Kushner a year ago, however, they tried to score a "political win" and convince her to give up abortion services in exchange for funding. At the time , it seemed that Ivanka had wanted to open a back channel to Planned Parenthood, although what objective that would serve was not terribly clear.

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  • Trump vows to deploy military to Mexican border
Trump vows to deploy military to Mexican border

I've been speaking with [Defense Secretary] Gen. Mattis. Mr Trump said: "We're going to do some things militarily". "Until we can have a wall and proper security we're going to be guarding our border with the military", Trump said. "We share the idea of having a secure border, but we do not always agree on how to achieve that goal". The carav...

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  • PMO tells I&B ministry to withdraw orders on fake news
PMO tells I&B ministry to withdraw orders on fake news

Both PCI and National Basketball Association will be given 15 days to rule on the complaint. A second violation would get the journalist's accreditation suspended for a year, and a third violation would take it away permanently. The notification came late Monday evening and was welcomed by immediate angry responses from several senior journalists...

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  • Trump To Withdraw Troops From Syria?
Trump To Withdraw Troops From Syria?

The White House statement gave no timeline for a pullout that has been opposed by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis , but said, "We will continue to consult with our allies and friends regarding future plans". But she said the US remains committed to seeing that mission through. Advocates for US military, humanitarian, and reconstruction interventi...

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  • Rajya Sabha witnesses repeated adjournments
Rajya Sabha witnesses repeated adjournments

Amid this ruckus, members of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Congress slammed the government by terming it anti-Dalit. "I have not been able to take up notices on the no-confidence motion", she said, reading out the names of 11 members who had submitted separate notices for a no-confidence motion against the Modi government.

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  • Mom uses Taser to get son out of bed on Easter Sunday
Mom uses Taser to get son out of bed on Easter Sunday

The 16-year-old did not complain of any pain but had two small bumps on his leg where Dobbins allegedly shocked him. "I said, ‘Get up! I just wanted him to go to church, '" Dobbins said. According to court paperwork, 40-year-old Sharron Dobbins tased the teen on his leg so he would get up for church. "I start crying and got in the back of the p...

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  • Trump lawyers told President is not a target at this point
Trump lawyers told President is not a target at this point

Trump raised $333 million for his campaign, according to a tally from the Center for Responsive Politics. This week, it seems, will be another one dedicated to such cutting-edge legal work, as the Post reports that Mueller, in the course of requesting a formal interview with the president, characterized Trump as a " subject ", but not a "...

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  • Buses in Syria's Eastern Ghouta for more evacuations
Buses in Syria's Eastern Ghouta for more evacuations

It marks President Bashar al Assad's most significant victory over the rebellion against his authoritarian rule since rebels were driven from eastern Aleppo in 2016. There was no immediate comment from the Army of Islam. The group is estimated to command 10,000 fighters in the town, and has a formidable arsenal of tanks and other heavy weaponry.

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  • Trump demanding 'nuclear option' for border bill
Trump demanding 'nuclear option' for border bill

Trump tweeted at daybreak Tuesday. The $1.3-trillion spending bill, signed into law by Trump last month, only grants $1.6 billion for border security measures, far short of what the administration has sought. Democrats blamed Trump for the tenuous status of a program that shielded hundreds of thousands of immigrants, often called "Dreamers", ...

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  • States, cities sue U.S. government over census question
States, cities sue U.S. government over census question

Though population experts agree it is inevitable that white people will become a minority and that America is moving toward a genuine multiracial and multicultural society, the Trump administration, through the subterfuge of under-counting minority populations, seemingly has found a way to forestall that inevitability-in perception if not in realit...

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  • Rahul questions PM Modi on CBSE question paper leak
Rahul questions PM Modi on CBSE question paper leak

Accusing the BJP government in the Centre of weakening the banking system by allowing defaulters, including Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi, to flee the country, he said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was silent on the PNB fraud case as his lawyer daughter was paid large retainership amount by the accused in the case before the scam became public...

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  • Prince Charles lands in Australia for Commonwealth Games
Prince Charles lands in Australia for Commonwealth Games

The public are then invited to meet the royals during a walk through the City Botanic Gardens from 1:15pm, it will begin at the Gardens Theatre end. The views of the Prince of Wales on Australia becoming a republic have become the subject of a fierce row days before a royal visit.

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  • Migrant Caravan Stopped Well Before Trump's Promise to Militarize US Border
Migrant Caravan Stopped Well Before Trump's Promise to Militarize US Border

Pres. Trump: " Until we can have a wall and proper security, we're going to be guarding our border with the military ". "We have very bad laws for our border, and we are going to be doing some things - I've been speaking with General Mattis - we're going to be doing things militarily", Mr.

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  • Trump rolls back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules
Trump rolls back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules

Chief of Staff John Kelly reportedly reiterated that message Tuesday morning. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt granted pay raises to two of his closest aides despite the White House rejecting his plans for the salary hikes, The Atlantic is reporting .

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