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by | July 03, 2019 | 13:26

The US and the Taliban are now holding peace talks to try to forge a deal that would end America's longest war, but even as the two sides meet, violence continues across Afghanistan. However, one official present at the talks in Doha said "the latest attack by the Taliban has changed the entire context of our meeting - unease has crept in".

by | July 03, 2019 | 12:31

They believe he was a stowaway who fell from the plane's landing gear compartment, where a bag, food and water were discovered. "I heard a whomp from my apartment and when I looked out of my window I saw the body and blood all over the walls of the garden".

by | July 03, 2019 | 11:40

He added that more people may have been killed because the death toll so far was "a preliminary assessment". The UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Twitter that it was "extremely concerned about. Three months ago, military strongman Khalifa Haftar launched a ground offensive to take Tripoli from the internationally recognised government. The LNA said that Tripoli-allied forces hit the center after the LNA carried a precision strike on the militias' positions.

by | July 03, 2019 | 10:57

Representatives from more than three dozen countries and worldwide finance organizations want to see continued momentum on Poroshenko's five years of reforms. It will take years for the full effects of reforms to be seen in Ukraine, where the government is trying to cast off Soviet-era institutions while clamping down on corruption, Finance Minister Oksana Markarova said on Tuesday.

by | July 03, 2019 | 07:56

The "meeting of the century" between Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump at the South Korean border had opened a the door to peace and reconciliation after a long history of hostility between the two nations, it declared.

by | July 03, 2019 | 05:13

Biden tops the leisure of the sphere by a huge margin as the candidate doable Democratic voters witness as having the supreme shot to beat President Donald Trump. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., are supporting her in the wake of last week's Democratic presidential primary. While the news might not be welcoming for the Democratic candidates except Harris and Warren, it seems only the females have gained the most out of the first Democratic Debate .

by | July 03, 2019 | 04:43

PT. They said they were on the scene investigating a shooting. Two gunshot victims were brought to San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, while two other victims were transported to other medical facilities, hospital spokesman Brent Andrew said in a television interview with ABC News affiliate KGO-TV.

by | July 03, 2019 | 03:54

Also, Sandberg will head a civil-rights task force that will aim to improve the company's responses to issues such as voter intimidation and suppression. The policy is among several changes Facebook announced in a report on its continuing civil rights audit, which is reviewing discrimination and biases on the social media platform.

by | July 03, 2019 | 03:34

The Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel in the 33-page legal opinion said that because the confidentiality of tax returns is protected under the law, Mnuchin did not violate the law in refusing the subpoena. So far, two Federal District Court judges have rejected the argument offered by Mr. Trump's private legal team that those requests did not carry legitimate legislative purposes.

by | July 03, 2019 | 02:56

The CIA concluded that bin Salman ordered Khashoggi's murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul previous year. Mr Trump has made Saudi Arabia the centrepiece of his Middle East strategy of isolating Iran, hosting Prince Mohammed in the Oval Office months after his inauguration, promising hundreds of billions of dollars in weapons sales to the kingdom and making his first trip overseas as president to Riyadh.

by | July 03, 2019 | 02:46

With the ban in place, companies couldn't sell USA technology to Huawei as the Trump administration said the Chinese company "engaged in activities that are contrary to USA national security or foreign policy interest". reprieve on Huawei sanctions through a 90-day temporary general licence that elapses in August, many had already been making tweaks to their supply chains and froze relations with the Chinese firm in anticipation, among them Micron , WD and Intel .

by | July 03, 2019 | 02:37

According to www.nbcbayarea.com, a machine at the company's mailing facility alerted employees that a package may contain sarin. Four buildings at the Facebook Menlo Park HQ had to be evacuated due to a sarin gas scare after a package set off mailroom alarms.

by | July 02, 2019 | 21:53

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denies Iran is in violation of the accord, saying Iran is exercising its right to respond following the USA pullout. The announcement by Iran, later verified by the United Nations' nuclear watchdog, that it had followed through with its threat to increase the stockpiles raises the pressure on the countries - Russia, China , Germany , France and Britain, along with the European Union - trying to preserve the pact following the unilateral ...

by | July 02, 2019 | 21:52

On MSNBC this morning, Khanna talked about President Donald Trump's meeting and how Bolton wasn't there--he was in Mongolia at the time . Xi visited North Korea prior to meeting Trump at the G20 in Japan on Saturday. The two Koreas have occasionally traded exchanges of gunfire there, though animosities have eased since North Korea entered talks on its nuclear program.

by | July 02, 2019 | 21:52

Vice President Mike Pence has unexpectedly canceled a planned appearance in Salem, N.H. 'Something came up that requires the VP to remain in D.C. There is no cause for concern, ' he declared. CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller reports that officials are not offering more details about the cancellation, but say it's "not health related to the Pres or VP or national security related".

by | July 02, 2019 | 21:49

Some of the world's brightest minds in astronomy have gathered at the Chilean Andes ahead of the coming solar eclipse on Tuesday. On this path, the moon will extinguish sunlight for as much four minutes and 33 seconds. Calling it the "Great South American" Solar Eclipse, many celebrities are reportedly heading to Chile to witness the rare wonder. "It is an important moment for us, to be able to measure the layers of the ionosphere, the upper layers of the atmosphere, how it changes with ...

by | July 02, 2019 | 20:53

They freed her into the wild on the east cost of Spitsbergen, the main island of the Svalbard archipelago of Norway. "So we just had to keep up with what the fox did", said Eva. "But this fox went much further than most others we've tracked before - it just shows the exceptional capacity of this little creature", she said. The scientists also documented two breaks in the journey where the fox's rate of speed dropped below 10 km per day.

by | July 02, 2019 | 20:40

The sneaker giant created the Air Max 1 U.S. in celebration of the July Fourth holiday, and it was slated to go on sale this week. Nike reportedly sent the sneakers out to retailers, but then asked for them back without providing an explanation for the recall.

by | July 02, 2019 | 19:49

She said there are now "serious questions" about what prompted Princess Haya to flee. Previous year one of the daughters of Sheikh Princess Latifa bint Mohammed Maktoum also attempted to run away. The Guardian reported lawyers for Sheikh Mohammed declined to discuss the case, and the publication also quoted a representative from the United Arab Emirates as stating: "The UAE government does not intend to comment on allegations about individuals' private lives".

by | July 02, 2019 | 19:10

Meanwhile, Co-ordinating Secretary to the AG State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne said that there was no reply from the Acting IGP by last evening to the AG's letter seeking a written explanation from him. Fernando told the committee that Sirisena wasn't easily accessible for discussions. However, IGP Pujith Jayasundara did not resign from his post.