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The Taliban-claimed attack at the Intercontinental Hotel killed at least 22 people and lasted more than 13 hours, according to The Associated Press. Pakistan is under mounting pressure from the United States to cut ties with the militants, who regularly attack USA and Afghan forces and who stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul this week, killing 22 people, including Americans.
  • Remembering Hugh Masekela on The Checkout

    Remembering Hugh Masekela on The Checkout

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    LEGENDARY South African Jazz musician, Hugh Masekela, has died. His unique Afro-Jazz sound catapulted him into worldwide recognition, leading to a career spanning more than five decades. South African President Jacob Zuma said the nation would mourn a man who "kept the torch of freedom alive". By that time he had already notched a minor US hit the previous year with his cover of "Up, Up and Away" and had become recognized as a music pioneer in his native country through his work in the late ...
  • Philip Hammond to Boris Johnson: No Brexit dividend for NHS

    Philip Hammond to Boris Johnson: No Brexit dividend for NHS

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    Britain is expected to keep paying into the European Union budget until the end of a post-Brexit transition period in around 2021, and Mr Johnson has insisted the Government will save hundreds of millions of pounds afterwards . In an interview with the Guardian on January 15 Johnson said the figure could be even higher - at 438 million pounds. Hammond did not attend Cabinet as he is in Europe attending a regular meeting of finance ministers.
  • Greta Gerwig can't stop crying over Lady Bird's Oscar nominations

    Greta Gerwig can't stop crying over Lady Bird's Oscar nominations

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    Banners congratulating Gerwig hang around the hallways and students wear "I Love Lady Bird " pins that Greta's parents brought to the school. The 34-year-old will go up against four male directors: Christopher Nolan ( Dunkirk ), Jordan Peele ( Get Out ), Paul Thomas Anderson (The Phantom Thread ), and Guillermo del Toro ( The Shape of Water ).
  • IPL 2018 to begin from April 6

    IPL 2018 to begin from April 6

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    IPL Commissioner Rajiv Shukla announced on Monday that the opening ceremony will take place on April 6 in Mumbai , while on April 7 the first match will be played in Mumbai . At the meeting, it was also decided that Kings XI Punjab will play four of their home games in Mohali and three in Indore. "The matter is in court".
  • Dortmund drops Aubameyang again for Hertha Berlin game

    Dortmund drops Aubameyang again for Hertha Berlin game

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    When asked at his press conference if he would pick youth players, Conte replied: "No. we are in the position to reach the final". German daily Bild report that he wore a Dortmund shirt bearing the name of Ousmane Dembele, who transferred to Barcelona in August after going on strike to force the German club to sell him for 105 million euros.
  • Congressman argues Obamacare made him sexually harass a female aide

    Congressman argues Obamacare made him sexually harass a female aide

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    Meehan settled with the former aide a year ago using taxpayer dollars after she filed a formal complaint of sexual harassment. Meehan said he would repay the settlement, which he referred to as a "severance" and which was paid from public funds, if the committee he serves on determines that his behavior constituted harassment.
  • Sena's decision to go solo was not surprising

    Sena's decision to go solo was not surprising

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    Addressing party functionaries at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel stadium in Worli, he said , "We will expand across the country". In in its mouthpiece "Saamna", the Sena said , "The only aim of the Shiv Sena is welfare of nation and Maharashtra ".
  • What's Next for US-Indonesia Defense Relations Under Trump?

    What's Next for US-Indonesia Defense Relations Under Trump?

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    Mattis also offered US support in realizing President Joko Widodo's vision of Indonesia as a regional maritime power. The United States has pledged to help Indonesia and five other Southeast Asian nations boost regional security by supporting a multilateral intelligence-sharing initiative dubbed " Our Eyes ", Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu said Tuesday.
  • 9-1-1 audio from Rand Paul attack released

    9-1-1 audio from Rand Paul attack released

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    Boucher said he saw Paul stacking brush onto an existing pile, and on the day of the incident he'd had "enough" - and executed a "running tackle" of Paul. "Dr. Boucher is very meticulous about that. Sen". Almost a week after her 12-year-old son, Jose, was violently robbed around 4 p.m. Wednesday by a complete stranger he was trying to help, the mother said the assailant asked her son for money.
  • The Death Of Stalin has now been banned in Russian Federation

    The Death Of Stalin has now been banned in Russian Federation

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    According to a Culture Ministry representative, the screening license for " The Death of Stalin " was revoked for containing "information that is banned from distribution by Russian law", the state-run TASS news agency reported Tuesday. "I'm still confident we can get it in cinemas". But the head of Russia's Military-Historical Society condemned the comedy. "It's a bad film, it's a boring film, and it's vile, repugnant and insulting", Usmanova said.
  • Museveni declares his love for #DonaldTrump

    Museveni declares his love for #DonaldTrump

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    He has denied using that language while others present says he did. "I love Trump because he tells Africans frankly", AP reported Museveni saying on Tuesday, shortly after the U.S. Earlier in the day, the United States ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac, in a one-on-one with the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, said Mr Trump's comment about the continent was insensitive.
  • Met Eireann issues Status Orange Weather Warning for Storm Georgina

    Met Eireann issues Status Orange Weather Warning for Storm Georgina

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    The yellow status wind caution is in place for the whole of the country until 9am this morning. The AA Roadwatch have reported that there are also fallen trees in Donegal , blocking the Raphoe/Stranorlar Road between Raphoe and Convoy, as well as a fallen tree on the N87 Belturbet/Ballyconnell Road near Cornagrove in Cavan.
  • Sessions vows to find missing Federal Bureau of Investigation text messages

    Sessions vows to find missing Federal Bureau of Investigation text messages

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    Gowdy floated the idea of a second special counsel investigation to probe the developing revelations, including five months of "lost" internal intel messages between Strzok and Page. Trump's transition into the White House and the start of the Mueller investigation. "But I care about about the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation , and it breaks my heart that we are having to have this conversation about two agents that only wanted to get the president, they didn't ...
  • Large volcano eruption within the Philippines forces mass evacuation

    Large volcano eruption within the Philippines forces mass evacuation

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    Solidum described two possible scenarios during a news conference Monday: Either Mayon will continue to ooze out lava with small eruptions in between, like what happened in 2006 and 2009, or it's the early stages of a blast or pyroclastic flow - a deadly combination of lava, pumice, ash and volcanic gas barreling down a volcanic slope and into residential areas.