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Provincial government spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said the aid agency was targeted early on Wednesday morning. Tolo News said 11 people had been injured. "We are awaiting further information from our team and can not further at this time", said Schuurman. Wednesday's attack comes just days after at least 18 civilians were killed, and 22 others were wounded, during a deadly siege on a major hotel in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.
  • Tourists in Jamaica Warned Not to Leave Resorts Due to Violent Crime

    Tourists in Jamaica Warned Not to Leave Resorts Due to Violent Crime

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    The Canadian government gave a similar warning to vacationers."Exercise a high degree of caution in Jamaica due to the high level of violent crime and the state of emergency in St. Montego Bay, in St. James Parish, is a popular destination for worldwide tourists. The Montego Bay area - home to several popular luxury resorts - has been hardest hit by gang-related violence, with 335 murders in 2017.
  • Trump rejects American ideals of diversity

    Trump rejects American ideals of diversity

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    Graham, Donald Trump's usual go-to congressional confidante for shop talk and golfing, wasn't invited over the weekend to dine at Mar-a-Lago. Even so, when Xi did come to visit Trump at Mar a Lago, the president hosted him to a formal dinner at the club.
  • Pentagon: China, Russia outpace terrorism menace

    Pentagon: China, Russia outpace terrorism menace

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    Jim Mattis made the comments on January 19 as he unveiled the Pentagon's National Defense Strategy , a major policy document that serves as a map for U.S military planners for the coming years. But without knowing the budget commitments, it was hard to assess if it was a sound strategy. UPI said the USA document is classified. "In the decades after fascism's defeat in World War II, the United States and its allies constructed a free and open worldwide order to better safeguard their ...
  • Sisi sent strong messages to U.S. on Jerusalem: Parliament

    Sisi sent strong messages to U.S. on Jerusalem: Parliament

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    Jordan lost East Jerusalem and the West Bank to Israel during the Arab-Israeli war in 1967. Mr Pence was in Amman on the second leg of a three-country tour that concludes in Israel. The Trump administration is expected to approve a plan to move the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as early as next year, rather than waiting for several years, Trump administration officials said Friday.
  • China rebukes United States military for alleged close encounter in South China Sea

    China rebukes United States military for alleged close encounter in South China Sea

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    He said the Chinese Navy carried out identification and verification procedures in accordance with law and asked the U.S. vessel to leave. Earlier this month, Brian Hook, a senior Asia policy adviser to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, said the US will oppose China's "provocative militarization of the South China Sea" and charged the country with "pushing around smaller states in ways that put a strain on the global system".
  • New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces pregnancy

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces pregnancy

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    At 37, Ardern is New Zealand's youngest prime minister since 1856. "I fully intend to be contactable and available throughout the six-week period when needed", she said. - Australia's Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O'Dwyer, who had a baby past year while serving in cabinet. "The remaining items include the inquiry into abuse in state care - we're expecting Cabinet papers to come through to finalise that work - the mental health inquiry, legislation around employment law, ...
  • Donald Trump's First Formal Medical Exam as President Finds Him Almost Obese

    Donald Trump's First Formal Medical Exam as President Finds Him Almost Obese

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    Questions about Trump's mental fitness have been raised following comments attributed to some of his close advisers in a new book, and his recent slurring of words on national TV. His mother died at 88 and his father lived to 93, though he suffered from Alzheimer's disease for about five years. The results of President Donald Trump's first presidential physical are in.
  • NYC Makes It To Amazon HQ2 Shortlist Of 20 Cities

    NYC Makes It To Amazon HQ2 Shortlist Of 20 Cities

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    The online retail giant announced 20 finalists for locations where it would build its second headquarters. Midwest finalists included Chicago, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis. Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are on the list, making Pennsylvania the only other state besides Texas with multiple locations still under consideration.
  • Coming Storm Looks To Slam Southern Minn. With 10+ Inches Of Snow

    Coming Storm Looks To Slam Southern Minn. With 10+ Inches Of Snow

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    Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says the heaviest snow is expected to fall across a swath of southern Minnesota, in a line stretching from Worthington to Red Wing. Before the snow arrives, drizzle is expected on Sunday, although temperatures will remain above freezing in Lincoln. Denver will dry out for the rest of the week with highs in the 30s and 40s each day.
  • Chief Justice to hear Judge Loya death case on Monday

    Chief Justice to hear Judge Loya death case on Monday

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    Though the marking is computer-generated, the CJI has a say when the registry informs him about a sensitive matter in advance. When contacted, SCBA President Vikas Singh said there was a demand from the bar to follow the roster system of allocation of work prevalent in the Delhi High Court.