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Gen. Dawlat Waziri, a spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Defense, said on Saturday that "more than a hundred soldiers were killed and wounded" in the attack, but he declined to discuss precise numbers. Witnesses described a scene of confusion as soldiers were uncertain who the attackers were. Thomas said the attack was "ongoing", although Vetnaam Shinwari, secretary to the Afghan military corps commander, said the attack was over.
  • Defiant Swedes unite, reject violence after truck attack

    Defiant Swedes unite, reject violence after truck attack

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    The suspect in Stockholm's deadly beer truck attack is a 39-year-old native of Uzbekistan who had been on authorities' radar previously, Swedish officials said Saturday. "Attack on any of our (EU) member states is an attack on us all". Today thousands of people gather in Stockholm to show that peace and love will win over violence and hate.
  • Paris attack casts shadow over presidential election

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    Trump did not elaborate on how the latest apparent Islamist-linked violence could sway the vote, but far-right candidate Marine Le Pen has raised numerous same anti-immigrant and security issues that were pushed by Trump during his campaign.
  • Vijay Mallya arrested then bailed in UK

    Vijay Mallya arrested then bailed in UK

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    The cops came knocking on Mallya's door at his posh flat near Madame Tussauds in the upmarket Bayswater area of central London. The next hearing of the case will be on 17th May. However, the 61-year-old was granted bail by the Westminster Magistrates' Court roughly three hours after his arrest. Mallya was once the owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Royal Challengers Bangalore and still owns the Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League.
  • Harvard researchers find copy of Declaration of Independence

    Harvard researchers find copy of Declaration of Independence

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    Going forward, Allen and Sneff will continue to pursue research into exactly how the parchment reached England from the U.S. Also, they are working on a project in collaboration with the West Sussex Record Office, the British Library and the Library of Congress to perform hyper-spectral imaging on the parchment and other non-invasive studies in the hope of reading some text that appears to have been scraped away at the top of the document.
  • Trump congratulates Turkey's Erdogan after contentious referendum win

    Trump congratulates Turkey's Erdogan after contentious referendum win

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    Trump thanked Erdogan for Turkey's support of the retaliatory action. Because while the referendum involved 18 articles that would suspend Turkey's separation of powers, the real, unwritten question was: Should Turkey be a one-man show or not? The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN ) reports that Erdogan won 51.3 per cent of the votes in a referendum on Sunday to grant him sweeping powers in the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics.
  • Police in Paris Search Home Believed Linked to ISIS-claimed Attack

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    One police officer is dead and another hurt following a shooting in the French capital, police sources say. Three of his family members have been placed in detention, the French interior ministry announced on Friday. Investigators believe at this stage that Cheurfi was alone in killing police officer Xavier Jugele and injuring two others and a German tourist in Paris on Thursday night, less than 72 hours before the polls open.
  • French overseas territories begin presidential voting

    French overseas territories begin presidential voting

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    In an interview with The Associated Press , Trump said that while he is not explicitly endorsing Le Pen, the attack played to her strengths. "From this weak government of inaction I demand the immediate restoration of our national borders." she wrote, later adding, "I demand the immediate explosion of foreigners flagged for radicalization".
  • Trump says 'massive tax cut' plan coming as soon as Wednesday

    Trump says 'massive tax cut' plan coming as soon as Wednesday

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    The proposed rules met a barrage of criticism from corporations and tax lawyers, who complained that they went too far by banning common, everyday cash-management practices that have nothing to do with tax avoidance. The review of tax regulations could give greater leeway to companies looking to shelter income overseas, or simply seeking to reduce paperwork related to the enforcement of such regulations.
  • Banners asking Kashmiris to leave UP come up in Meerut

    Banners asking Kashmiris to leave UP come up in Meerut

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    The posters, which were put up by a little known outfit "Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena", said that those, who pelted stones at the security personnel in Kashmir, should not be allowed to stay in the state. Mr. Jani was arrested past year for threatening to kill JNU students Umar Khalid and Kanhaiya Kumar. Union home minister Rajnath Singh, however, said that Kashmiris were also citizens of India and their security must be ensured.
  • Trump calls 100-day assessment

    Trump calls 100-day assessment "ridiculous"

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    Trump tweeted Friday morning that "no matter what I accomplish during this ridiculous standard of the first 100 days", media organizations "will kill!" In his first 100 days, Trump has signed executive orders on immigration and climate change.