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In a statement, the Ministry of External Affairs stated that "We strongly condemn the barbaric attack at the Afghan National Army base in Kandahar province". But the Taliban said the recent assaults were a "clear message to the Americans and the Kabul government, that they can not scare us with their new so-called strategy".
  • Hopes fade for six missing trawler men off the Queensland coast

    Hopes fade for six missing trawler men off the Queensland coast

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    The men were below deck when their sea cucumber fishing trawler, named Dianne, capsized near Middle Island off the central Queensland coast on Monday night. RACQ LifeFlight chief operations officer Brian Guthrie went to school with the missing skipper. "He's very experienced in the water and I expect his crew would be exactly the same, so if anyone is going to give it their best shot for the best outcome, these guys would be it".
  • Trump stiffed Gold Star dad after promising him $25K check

    Trump stiffed Gold Star dad after promising him $25K check

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    Chris Baldridge told the Post that when Trump called him a few weeks after his son, Army Cpl. Dillon Baldridge , was killed in June during a suspected insider attack by an Afghan police officer. The Post initially reported that the president had not followed through on his promise, however, the White House claimed otherwise, issuing a blistering response to the allegation.
  • Mnuchin: Tax Failure Would Sink Market

    Mnuchin: Tax Failure Would Sink Market

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    A separate poll by CNN found that 52 percent of Americans oppose the Trump tax plan, with only 24 percent believing the plan will make them better off. A person who did not want to cut rich people's taxes would, rather clearly, simply not include those provisions in the tax bill. Mnuchin's figures about how much the rich pay in taxes ignores the payroll tax (which is the FICA tax on your paycheck), which for most workers is the largest tax.
  • CM Sindh, Sethi agree to hold four PSL matches in Karachi

    CM Sindh, Sethi agree to hold four PSL matches in Karachi

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    The Chairman PBC said the Chief Minister has assured to provide adequate security for the matches. Addressing a press conference he said Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah has assured of all cooperation including fool proof security for the worldwide event.
  • Russian TV host Ksenia Sobchak declares Kremlin bid for 2018

    Russian TV host Ksenia Sobchak declares Kremlin bid for 2018

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    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said he believes that the question of the possible Sobchak's nomination should be treated from the point of view of compliance with the legislation and noted that she satisfies all criteria enshrined in the Russian Constitution to run for the Russian presidency in 2018 after all necessary formalities are completed.
  • Quebec passes controversial face veil ban

    Quebec passes controversial face veil ban

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    Bill 62 could go to a vote as early as Tuesday. "The message they're sending to those women is that you stay home and don't come out of your house because they are choosing to cover their faces and they can not board a bus or use any public transportation or receive any services", she added.
  • Roy Moore: Kneeling During National Anthem Is 'Against the Law'

    Roy Moore: Kneeling During National Anthem Is 'Against the Law'

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    Moore has characterized 9/11 as punishment for America turning away from God, argued homosexuality should be illegal , pushed the racist conspiracy theory that President Obama is a Muslim , and said Muslims shouldn't serve in the U.S. "If we disobey this, what else are we going to disobey?" he asked. Kneeling during the anthem - first stated past year by quarterback Colin Kaepernick - has become more widespread this season as a means of protesting police violence.
  • A School Named After Jefferson Davis Will Be Renamed After Obama

    A School Named After Jefferson Davis Will Be Renamed After Obama

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    The response at the board meeting was "jovial", according to the newspaper. However, buildings and public institutions named for the heroes of the Confederacy and the Civil War (on the Southern side) have also received similar criticism - like the Davis IB Elementary School in Jackson, Mississippi.
  • Iran's Chief Of Staff Warns Israel About 'Aggression' Against Syria

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    Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander Mohammad Bagheri traveled to Syria and claimed that the aim of the visit is "to coordinate the collaboration in dealing with our mutual enemies: the Zionists and the terrorists". Discussing ways to deepen cooperation with Damscus, Baqueri pledged to fight Israel and Sunni insurgents. "Iran has to understand that Israel will not allow this", Netanyahu said during the meeting with Shoygu, whose country continues to act as the chief patron of ...
  • Politico Poll: 46 Percent Believe Media Fabricates Stories About Trump

    Politico Poll: 46 Percent Believe Media Fabricates Stories About Trump

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    Almost half of voters surveyed in a new poll think the media make up stories about President Trump and his administration. Among Democrats, one-in-five think the media make up stories, but a 65 percent majority think they do not. Trump tweeted at NBC last week over their report that he wanted a tenfold increase in the USA arsenal which he called "pure fiction". A majority of voters, 51 percent, disagree that the government should have that power and another 21 percent are undecided.
  • Trump, Modi committed to build an ambitious partnership, says Rex Tillerson

    Trump, Modi committed to build an ambitious partnership, says Rex Tillerson

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    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson promised India a new century of "strategic partnership" on Wednesday, accusing its Asian rival China of undermining worldwide order. Trump had also sought an enhanced role for India to bring peace and stability in Afghanistan. And he approvingly cited US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' declaration "that the world's two greatest democracies should have the two greatest militaries".