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Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar, seen here speaking during a 2015 interview is one of the four senior security officials that have quit. Atmar's resignation comes amid a deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, which in recent weeks has been hit by several deadly attacks carried out by suspected Islamic State militants, including a rocket attack near the presidential palace in Kabul.
  • 2 dead at Jacksonville video game tournament

    2 dead at Jacksonville video game tournament

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    Police said Katz used one firearm, and it remains unclear whether the gun was legally purchased. "[He was here] all weekend". He said: "He had shades on, he didn't speak to anybody". Elizabeth Katz's filing was in response to judgement requiring both parents to provide health insurance for David and his brother, court documents show, even after she received notification they both could not be covered by two federal plans.
  • Reactions To Julie Bishop's Resignation As Foreign Minister

    Reactions To Julie Bishop's Resignation As Foreign Minister

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    The energy and environment portfolios, which used to have the same minister, have been severed under Mr Morrison's newly unveiled ministry. Bishop received 11 votes in Friday's leadership ballot - coming in behind both Prime Minister Scott Morrison and former Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton - in a surprise result, given that she is popular amongst voters and well regarded in the worldwide diplomatic circuit.
  • Eight killed in Chicago apartment fire; 3 hospitalized

    Eight killed in Chicago apartment fire; 3 hospitalized

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    Eight people, including six children, were killed when a fire broke out before dawn Sunday at a Chicago apartment in one of the deadliest fires in the nation's third-largest city in years, officials say. The cause of the fire, which occurred on the 2200 block of Sacramento Avenue in the city's Marshall Square neighborhood, is not yet known. A dog was also killed in the fire, while a firefighter was hospitalized in good condition.
  • China protests against Trump’s claim it is holding back denuclearisation

    China protests against Trump’s claim it is holding back denuclearisation

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    In the vaguely worded 1½-page joint statement , Kim agreed to "work towards the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", while Trump committed to "provide security guarantees". Negotiations have been all but deadlocked since the June summit in Singapore. On the other hand, the United States maintains that sanctions must remain in place until the North fully denuclearizes and is reportedly demanding more concrete steps from the North - for example, releasing an inventory of its ...
  • Germany Wildfire Sets Off World War II Ammunition Buried in Forest

    Germany Wildfire Sets Off World War II Ammunition Buried in Forest

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    The towns of Klausdorf and Tiefenbrunnen were evacuated , with locals either fleeing to the homes of friends and relatives or being housed in local shelters. A plume of smoke visible six miles away disturbed Berlin residents when it drifted over the city in the early hours of Friday. Brandenburg forest fires force evacuation Danger unabated? "The ammunition is very risky because one can not step on the ground and therefore one can not get close to the fire", Dietmar Woidke, ...
  • Iranian-British Charity Worker Returns to Prison in Iran After Furlough

    Iranian-British Charity Worker Returns to Prison in Iran After Furlough

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    He is hoping she will be allowed to remain outside the jail for a couple of weeks, adding that her lawyer was "very confident" of an extension. According to Richard Ratcliffe, his wife went to see Iran's deputy prosecutor with her lawyer on Sunday morning and was told she would not need to return to jail immediately.
  • White House flags back up after McCain death

    White House flags back up after McCain death

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    Capitol on Friday. On Thursday, a private memorial service will take place at the North Phoenix Baptist Church. McCain rose above politics and represented his values. "The State of Israel salutes John McCain ". Some voices are so vibrant, it is hard to think of them stilled. He was a public servant in the finest traditions of our country.
  • Military solution in Syria's Idlib 'will cause catastrophe': Turkey FM

    Military solution in Syria's Idlib 'will cause catastrophe': Turkey FM

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    Earlier, Sergey Lavrov said Moscow would continue negotiations and would hope to reach an agreement with Turkey on settlements in the Syrian province of Idlib. In April 2017, USA warships in the Mediterranean Sea fired about 60 cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase which had allegedly been used during a chemical attack.
  • Mass Shooting Reported at Video Game Tournament in Florida

    Mass Shooting Reported at Video Game Tournament in Florida

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    Jacksonville police believe he stayed somewhere in the area Saturday night and he was at the tournament as a participant in the competition. "We can't stress enough to stay away". "Everyone was running, they were dropping because they were getting shot", Alemon told CNN . Nearly a dozen shots are then heard before the transmission is cut.
  • Australia’s new Prime Minister Morrison announces cabinet

    Australia’s new Prime Minister Morrison announces cabinet

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    Kelly O'Dwyer was named minister for jobs, industrial relations and Mathias Cormann was named minister of finance. "David has a keen understanding of the many different backgrounds and the many different issues that need to be managed to ensure that Australians who have come from so many backgrounds get that fair go I spoke of", Morrison said.
  • Trump rejected praise for McCain's heroism

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    Like many others, Trump took to Twitter to share a brief but honest note about the late Arizona senator and former GOP presidential candidate. They are wary of Ducey appointing a moderate. Some observers predict the governor will be solicitous to the McCain family's wishes. "Initially, Donald liked McCain". Another caretaker option would be Kyl, now a Washington lobbyist viewed as a safe, uncontroversial choice.
  • A year since fleeing, Rohingya mother sees little hope for the future

    A year since fleeing, Rohingya mother sees little hope for the future

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    It is not up to Bangladesh. Sixty percent of the civilians pursued by Myanmar forces and armed Buddhist militias into destitution in Bangladesh were children, aid groups say. While Nay Pyi Taw has announced a "commission of inquiry" into the events in Rakhine State, Myanmar has a long track record of establishing similar bodies which have nearly never led to any genuine accountability.
  • First Lady Melania Trump Shares Simple Tribute to Late Senator John McCain

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    As recently as June, McCain tweeted his support for Canada after U.S. President Donald Trump accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of being "very dishonest and weak" following a dispute over tariffs at the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Que. As a sheriff, he once bragged of building a "concentration camp" for "illegals". "Still not a kind word about McCain himself", Hume tweeted while sharing the President's early message.
  • Mexico's president-elect thanks Trump for being respectful

    Mexico's president-elect thanks Trump for being respectful

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    But US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer never accepted that plan, insisting on a full sunset provision. Talks are continuing Sunday at the USTR's offices in Washington . After the talks broke for lunch a couple of hours later, Guajardo said he could not declare victory yet. In February, Nieto cancelled a planned visit to the White House, reportedly over Trump refusing to admit that Mexico would not fund the border wall in a tense phone call between the two leaders.
  • Remembering John McCain: ‘America came first with him at all times’

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    The death of Senator John McCain is being mourned by US Jewish groups and Israeli political leaders from across the political spectrum. He did not praise the man. McCain had many rivals in Washington including former presidential opponent Barack Obama . That's what Senator McCain's entire life was about. Flake served with McCain in the Senate for nearly half a decade.
  • Prelim Autopsy Suggests Tibbetts Died From 'Multiple Sharp Force Injuries'

    Prelim Autopsy Suggests Tibbetts Died From 'Multiple Sharp Force Injuries'

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    The next thing he recalled, he told investigators, was being in his vehicle and finding a headphone earpiece in his lap that did not belong to him. This rhetoric creates a self-perpetuating and vicious cycle where women are seen as victims, unable to advocate for ourselves, and our rights and freedoms are denigrated even further.
  • 'No greater friends': Trump tweets his congratulations to new PM Morrison

    'No greater friends': Trump tweets his congratulations to new PM Morrison

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    Mr Dutton's supporters dismiss the constitutional questions hovering over their man as a desperate attempt to undermine his challenge. Australia is due to hold elections within the next nine months. Now after more than a decade in Parliament he's finally clinched the top job in politics, Prime Minister. He built his reputation in the party as a tough but effective operator when he took on the immigration portfolio from 2013-14, implementing the controversial " Operation Sovereign Borders ...
  • Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop quits

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop quits

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    Ms Price was a lawyer before entering parliament, working as general counsel for CBH Group and Crosslands Resources Ltd. Dutton had assumed the inaugural role of minister for Home Affairs after former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a year ago created the superministry that combined the functions of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), Australian Federal Police (AFP), Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), Austrac, and the office of transport ...
  • Lane weakens to a tropical storm but Hawaii still gets drenched

    Lane weakens to a tropical storm but Hawaii still gets drenched

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    He said Honolulu , the state's capital and largest city, is especially vulnerable to floods and landslides because it is partly ringed by mountains. "According to the forecasts of meteorologists, today the power of "lane" could fall to the 3rd category, but he is still a" very serious storm" .