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Taliban kill 6 local police in Afghanistan

Taliban kill 6 local police in Afghanistan Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) today confirmed that the groups deputy chief Khalid Mehsud alias Commander Sajna was killed in a U.S. drone strike on February 8 in Pakistans restive northwestern tribal region. Afghan and US officials have long alleged insurgents use sanctuaries in Pakistan for planning deadly attacks on the other side of the border, charges Islamabad denies. [Full Article...]

Woman Fell Asleep With A Headache And Woke Up With British Accent

Woman Fell Asleep With A Headache And Woke Up With British Accent Michelle Myers says she has not been able to shake her "Mary Poppins" London accent for two years, according to ABC affiliate KNXV . KNXV reports that Michelle Myers isn't making it up, and something similar actually happened to her twice before. [Full Article...]

Trump Wants to Privatize the International Space Station

Trump Wants to Privatize the International Space Station The ISS could theoretically survive beyond 2025, if someone else picks up the tab; the budget request does not mention de-orbiting the $ 100 billion station when the government money runs out. "I suspect this will be a major aspect of any decisions about (the Space Station's) future", Launius wrote in an email. Boeing , which operates the ISS for NASA , also opposes Trump's plan. [Full Article...]

USA jet destroys Russian tank in 'self-defense' in Syria

USA jet destroys Russian tank in 'self-defense' in Syria Mattis called the situation " perplexing ", noting that the reported attack on the SDF base, which allegedly brought about the deadly American retaliation, " makes no sense, it does not appear to be anything coordinated by the Russians ". [Full Article...]

South Africa President Jacob Zuma given resignation order by his party

South Africa President Jacob Zuma given resignation order by his party The decision by the African National Congress's ( ANC ) national executive followed 13 hours of tense deliberations and one face-to-face meeting between Zuma and his presumed successor, deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa . A vote of no confidence would then be held in Parliament . Asked how Zuma received the news of his recall, Mthembu was cavalier, saying, "As the ANC we have no qualms with... [Full Article...]

United States says Pakistan-backed militants will continue attacks inside India

United States says Pakistan-backed militants will continue attacks inside India King: Releasing memo would be "reckless, ' 'could expose sources" The Hill's 12:30 Report Azar sworn in as HHS chief MORE (I-Maine) said Wednesday that Russia's effort to interfere in the US election is "one of the most serious attacks" on the nation since September 11, 2001. [Full Article...]

Germany centre-left party set to confirm first female leader

Germany centre-left party set to confirm first female leader Paul Ziemiak, leader of the conservatives' youth wing, welcomed Merkel's readiness to set out her picks for ministerial posts before a CDU party conference on February 26. Media have speculated that one option might be Katarina Barley, a former SPD general secretary and family minister, or SPD veteran Thomas Oppermann. [Full Article...]

3 die in Grand Canyon helicopter crash, 4 others injured

3 die in Grand Canyon helicopter crash, 4 others injured Allen Kenitzer with the Federal Aviation Administration Officer of Communications said Eurocopter EC130 crashed under unknown circumstances in the Grand Canyon. Immediately saw two girls. I just felt awful, you could hear the screaming loudly, even from all that way away. KNXV-TV reported that the helicopter passengers were touring the massive park. [Full Article...]

Russian plane crashes with 71 people on board

Russian plane crashes with 71 people on board Russia's Investigative Committee will consider all possible causes, RIA Novosti news agency reported . November 17: A Boeing 737 owned by Russian company Tatarstan crashes at Kazan airport while travelling from Moscow , killing 50 passengers and crew. [Full Article...]

US Airstrikes Kill 100 Russian and Syrian Fighters, Reports Say

US Airstrikes Kill 100 Russian and Syrian Fighters, Reports Say SOHR said the fighters that attacked the SDF headquarters consisted of Afghan Shiite forces and local tribesmen in support of President Bashar Assad. "Pro-government Syrian fighters are confronting Daesh militants "who are under the protection" of the US-led coalition and the allied forces of the SDF", it added". [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi slams Arun Jaitley, says UPA was transparent on prices

Rahul Gandhi slams Arun Jaitley, says UPA was transparent on prices As part of the "soft Hindutva" agenda CongessPrisident Rahul Gandhi today went around temples in North Karnatakaand asked the people of the state to reject the BJP in the comingAssembly election. Rahul Gandhi on Saturday intensified his attack on the NDA government on the Rafale fighter jet deal, alleging it was the "biggest issue" of corruption in the country now. [Full Article...]

Duterte orders halt to purchases of Canada choppers, United States weapons

Duterte orders halt to purchases of Canada choppers, United States weapons Duterte said his country has the right to deploy the helicopters as it wishes."Invariably (these helicopters) will be used against the rebels and terrorists". The Bell H-13 Sioux, a variant of the Bell 47, was the first helicopter to enter into service with the Philippine Air Force in 1955, Bell said. "Not at all. [Full Article...]

United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Iran Asma Jahangir passes away

United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Iran Asma Jahangir passes away She also remained the special rapporteur of the UN Commission on Extrajudicial, Summary and Arbitrary Executions from 1998-2004 and was the special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief of the UN Commission on Human Rights since 2004. [Full Article...]

Durham student dies in nightclub queue incident

Durham student dies in nightclub queue incident A resuscitation attempt was made by a doorman, but to no avail. The former head girl at Bournemouth School for Girls was out with fellow members of the university sailing club on Wednesday night when the incident happened near the rear entrance of Missoula nightclub. [Full Article...]

USA spies, seeking to retrieve cyberweapons, paid Russian peddling dirt on Trump

USA spies, seeking to retrieve cyberweapons, paid Russian peddling dirt on Trump Several US intelligence officials who spoke with the Times made it clear to the outlet that they were not interested in the Trump dirt but wanted the stolen NSA hacking tools, which were created to break into computer networks in Russia, China and other US rivals. [Full Article...]

Long-Term Budget Deal Announced By Senate Leaders Averting Government Shutdown

Long-Term Budget Deal Announced By Senate Leaders Averting Government Shutdown White House principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah said the president is also concerned about spending in Washington , but that the White House supports the bipartisan budget agreement . Jim McGovern (D-MA). Trump tweeted Friday morning that he had signed the bill, writing that the USA military "will now be stronger than ever before". [Full Article...]

Winter weather advisory issued for Saturday, Sunday

Winter weather advisory issued for Saturday, Sunday Chance of precipitation is 70%. "Accumulations will be light, less than.10" of an inch. North wind 8 to 14 miles per hour. This snow is expected to slowly but surely spread to the east and south. West wind around 7 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Sunday night will be quite a bit colder. [Full Article...]

Jammu Military camp assault: JeM terrorists injure three armymen, soldier's daughter

Jammu Military camp assault: JeM terrorists injure three armymen, soldier's daughter The attack took place early in the morning, the attackers were a group of Jaish-e- Mohammed terrorists. "The army has killed two militants in the ongoing operations inside the camp", an army official told Xinhua. The terrorists, who attacked the Army camp in Sunjwan, located on the outskirts of Jammu city, were believed to be from the "Afzal Guru squad" of JeM. [Full Article...]

Israel launches intensive strikes in Syria after jet crashes

Israel launches intensive strikes in Syria after jet crashes Israeli media reported that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was now holding an emergency meeting with Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman at the military headquarters in Tel Aviv. Iran's involvement in the conflict, specifically the regular deployment of Iranian and Iran-backed forces in support of the Syrian regime and President Bashar al-Assad near the Israeli border, is already has Israel ... [Full Article...]

Indian PM makes historic visit to Palestine

Indian PM makes historic visit to Palestine PM Modi's first visit to Palestine underlined India's independent relations with the two warring states in the region. Modi is the first Indian to make an official visit to Palestine. Some important agreements are also likely to be signed during the visit aimed to strengthen the bonds of friendship between both the nation. While his transit from Jordan to Palestine, PM Modi was chauffered in Royal... [Full Article...]


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