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Global Media Explosions and Gunfire Heard Near Kabul's Main Military University
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the idea of talks with the Taliban after a series of deadly attacks in Afghanistan , in an apparent contradiction of his own strategy to end America's longest foreign war. Trump condemned the Saturday attack , saying it "renews our resolve and that of our Afghan partners". The Taliban said their attacks had been a message to Trump that they were not weakened by a new U.S.

Global Media Australia aims to be top 10 arms exporter
Author: 0 Australia aims to be top 10 arms exporter

The nation now sells about A$2bn (£1.15bn; $1.6bn) in defence equipment each year, making it the 20th largest arms exporter. "The defence export strategy is not created to get into markets where we don't want to be, its created to maximise the markets where we perhaps haven't been making the most of our opportunities".

Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee to Vote on Releasing Contested FISA Abuse Memo

So, when can we expect a vote on the memo's release? Those include its claims that investigators were relying partly on an unverified dossier put together by an opposition research firm that hired a former British spy, Christopher Steele - work that was funded by Trump's opponent, Hillary Clinton, and Democrats.

Global Media Fort Worth Rep. Kay Granger announces bid for powerful House committee
Author: 0 Fort Worth Rep. Kay Granger announces bid for powerful House committee

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen announced Monday he will retire rather than seek another term in November, when he was expected to face the toughest campaign of his career in New Jersey's 11th District. Frelinghuysen won his election in 2016 by more than 20 points, but people have viewed him as vulnerable going into the midterms. In my role on the House Appropriations Committee, I made sure that New Jersey's needs were met in both the immediate aftermath as well as over time in the wake of ...

Global Media YouTube to stream President Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union
Author: 0 YouTube to stream President Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union

When Colorado Politics asked U.S. Sen Cory Gardner on Friday at the Outdoor Retailer show in Denver what he expects to hear from the president and leader of his party, infrastructure was a quick answer. "The national audience will get their first opportunity to really get to know him in a way that the people of MA have come to know him", said Peter Ubertaccio, a professor of political science at Stonehill College, outside Boston .

Global Media Trump ban on refugees from 'high-risk' countries partially lifted
Author: 0 Trump ban on refugees from 'high-risk' countries partially lifted

Applicants from 11 countries, unnamed but understood to include 10 Muslim-majority nations plus North Korea, will face tougher "risk-based" assessments to be accepted. The Trump administration has refused to identify the 11 nations it considers high-risk, citing "law enforcement sensitivities". For the last three years, more than 40% of refugees streaming into the United States have come from these 11 nations.

Global Media In first since US Jerusalem move, top Israeli, PA officials to meet
Author: 0 In first since US Jerusalem move, top Israeli, PA officials to meet

Palestinians snubbed Pence's recent visit to the region after the U.S president made an announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and vowed to start the process of relocating the US embassy to the city. The report said the Palestinians had initiated the meeting, and noted the good relationship between Kahlon and Hamdallah. In October, Kahlon met with Hamdallah in Ramallah along with Israeli Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Maj.

Global Media US Senate set to vote on bill banning abortions after 20 weeks
Author: 0 US Senate set to vote on bill banning abortions after 20 weeks

Several Senate Democrats have indicated they will join with Republicans to vote yes on the measure. Some will even terminate the child through the entire ninth month of pregnancy. Anthony List, a group that works to elect anti-abortion candidates. However, the law would not punish women who receive the abortion, and it would allow abortions needed to save the woman's life.

Global Media EU Ready To Hit Back If Trump Imposes Anti-EU Trade Measures
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The European Union gave President Donald Trump a fresh warning about any USA curbs on imports from Europe by pledging rapid retaliation, highlighting the persistent risk of a trans-Atlantic trade war. He observes, "This is a highly unfair situation", as a partial transcript of the interview reveals. "They're not the only ones, by the way". " Many countries are puzzled a little bit about the lack of leadership from the United States", Malmstrom said.

Global Media Russian fighter jet buzzes United States spy plane in Black Sea, Navy says
Author: 0 Russian fighter jet buzzes United States spy plane in Black Sea, Navy says

Navy aircraft EP-3 Aries II". "A US EP-3 Aries aircraft flying in worldwide airspace over the Black Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27", according to the Navy statement. The Russian Defense Ministry said its fighter jet flew "strictly in accordance with worldwide rules" when it intercepted the United States surveillance plane.

Global Media Bruno Mars six-time victor at Grammys
Author: 0 Bruno Mars six-time victor at Grammys

The Edge, left, and Bono, right, of U2, perform with Kendrick Lamar, second left, at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. The hugely popular "Despacito", though performed live by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, was snubbed in terms of awards. Others who shined onstage included Lady Gaga, who won over the audience with a rousing performance of the songs "Joanne" and "Million Reasons"; Sam Smith gave a powerful performance of the song "Pray"; and Pink was a ...

Global Media Netanyahu flies to Moscow for talks on Syria with Putin
Author: 0 Netanyahu flies to Moscow for talks on Syria with Putin

Putin and Netanyahu are expected to take part in the event to mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day as well as the Day of complete liberation of Leningrad from the Nazi blockade at Moscow's Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center. Israeli officials have expressed once again, as they have done in the past, that they retain the right to operate to prevent the smuggling of advanced weaponry to Hezbollah in Lebanon through Syrian territory.

Global Media Nafta Talks Conclude in Montreal With Signs of Progress and Risk
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Farmers from Texas who export to Mexico are in Montreal, appealing for a continued trade agreement. Talks to update Nafta took a step forward after negotiators in Montreal agreed to measures aimed at preventing corruption, the first official "chapter" completed since October, said five people with knowledge of the process.

Global Media House could vote today to release controversial FISA memo
Author: 0 House could vote today to release controversial FISA memo

The Senate Intelligence Committee, however, has been reportedly from viewing it. Only some members of the House have seen the memo, although the Intelligence Committee has voted to allow all members to see it. President Donald Trump will consider the national security implications of releasing a now classified memo compiled by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee , assuming they vote to de-classify it in the coming weeks, White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah told ...

Author: 0 Ireland to hold abortion referendum

Mr O'Donovan said he was not going to actively campaign on the issue. In the run up to the referendum, health minister Simon Harris will prepare and publish draft legislation proposing laws allowing for unrestricted abortions up to 12 weeks .

Global Media Gunmen attack Kabul military academy: security sources
Author: 0 Gunmen attack Kabul military academy: security sources

One of the insurgents involved in the attack has been arrested by the security forces, the local media reports quoted military sources, as saying. "People were running everywhere to escape, there were wounded people lying on the ground, people with wounds to their arms, legs, heads", Hanif said.

Global Media Egypt's presidential vote could be a one-man show
Author: 0 Egypt's presidential vote could be a one-man show

It leaves Sisi as the sole candidate in the presidential election. On Monday, one of his top aides submitted documents to the election commission on his behalf. The run-up to the close of nominations has seen any potential opposition sidelined, and many members of Al-Ghad who were once seen as opponents of ousted president Hosni Mubarak are now considered Sisi supporters.

Global Media 7-Year-Old Arrested After Allegedly Punching Teacher
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The child was restrained and then continued to fight the teacher and the two fell on the ground, according to police. According to The Miami Herald , the teacher in Thursday's incident plans to press charges against the boy. Alvarez said her child didn't show aggressive behavior at home. "We have to make justice", said Fuentes. "(She) says he's a danger to society", said his father Rolando Fuentes .

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