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Taliban target Mattis' plane at Kabul airport; woman killed

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Durrani said the Taliban attackers had been "defeated". Mattis was holding a press conference away from the airport at the time of the attack, and told reporters that Afghan forces would strongly oppose the action. "If NATO forces leave too soon, there is a risk that Afghanistan may return to a state of chaos and once again become a safe haven for worldwide terrorism", he said. Lire la suite »

Supreme Court adds union fee case to blockbuster docket

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The Supreme Court's newest justice told a crowd during a Thursday luncheon at Trump International Hotel that his predecessor, the late Justice Antonin Scalia, had bagged the enormous elk on a hunting trip and proudly displayed it in his office - even naming it Leroy. Lire la suite »

Former Force coach Wessels joins Rebels

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Wessels, who coached the Western Force in Super Rugby last season, was heavily linked with the role but on Thursday he confirmed he has elected to remain in Australia to coach the Rebels, though he did hint there were other offers on the table. Lire la suite »

Putin to meet Erdogan as Russia-Turkey ties deepen

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US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. The OPCW oversees global efforts to eliminate stockpiles under the Chemical Weapons Convention that took effect in 1997. "We expect the United States to carry out all of its obligations it has taken upon itself as part of worldwide agreements just like other countries do", Putin added. Lire la suite »

'Pro-growth' tax plan to double standard deduction, kill estate tax

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The marriage penalty and estate tax, also known as the death tax, would be eliminated. He also says CEOs are already paid well, but taxed at higher rates. Trump has held similar, campaign-style rallies for the tax plan in Missouri and North Dakota - both states he carried previous year with Democratic senators who will be on the ballot in 2018. Lire la suite »

Kim Kardashian West confirms she expecting a third baby with Kanye

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The 33-year-old younger sibling replies: 'You're either pregnant or a person is pregnant '. Eniko is close enough with Jordan that she actually threw her a baby shower a year ago! The couple are reportedly expecting a baby girl in January, just weeks before Kylie and Khloe are due with their own babies! The new addition joins big sister North , four, and brother Saint , 21 months. Lire la suite »

Edouard Philippe est un inconnu pour 38% des Français

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Le Premier ministre est l'invité de " L'Émission politique ", sur France 2, jeudi 28 septembre. A noter que si les personnes interrogées jugent majoritairement le Premier ministre Édouard Philippe "sympathique", "dynamique" et "compétent", 38% ne sont pas capables de donner son nom... Lire la suite »

More 'Strategic' Military Assets to be Sent to SKorea

But there are logistical reasons that can not happen, Jon Wolfsthal, a nuclear expert who served on President Barack Obama's National Security Council, has said. Bush administration, told CBS News. "And we ought to conduct ourselves as though it's just a matter of time - and a matter of a very short time - before North Korea has that capability". Lire la suite »

Trump is charging Puerto Rican hurricane victims to be evacuated

While the President finally announced today that he will waive the Jones Act that prevented foreign countries from carrying freight between USA ports, thereby cutting off critically needed fuel, food and water from Puerto Rican residents, after previously waiving the law for Houston and Florida after hurricanes merely weeks earlier. Lire la suite »

Un nouvel enregistrement audio de Abou Bakr Baghdadi, chef de Daech

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On ignore la date d'enregistrement de ce discours dans lequel le chef de l'EI appelle ses combattants acculés de toutes parts en Syrie et en Irak à "résister" face à leurs ennemis. Elle a ensuite souligné qu'elle continuait de vérifier s'il était bien mort. Les Etats-Unis ont offert 25 millions de dollars pour sa capture. C'est à Mossoul qu'il a fait sa seule apparition publique connue, en juillet 2014, à la mosquée al-Nouri, détruite en juin avec son minaret par Daesh . Lire la suite »

Foreign Minister Calls for US Support in Sanctions, Pressure against North

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South Korea and the United States agreed Thursday to speed up preparations for the transfer of wartime operational control (OPCON), the Ministry of National Defense said. In a Seoul seminar arranged by the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI), John Chambers, former chairman of Standard & Poor's sovereign ratings committee, said South Korea's fundamentals are solid enough to cushion the impact from outside factors. Lire la suite »

N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defence after U.S. bomber flight -Yonhap

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong earlier threatened that his country's military was ready to shoot down American military planes whether or not they were in North Korean airspace. The North has continued to defy the worldwide community by conducting banned nuclear and missile tests regardless of the presence of around 30,000 American military personnel in South Korea - a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War. Lire la suite »

Iraq threatens to impose flight ban on Kurdistan

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These airlines constitute the majority of global air traffic at these two airports, according to data on the airports' websites. On Monday, Kurdistan held a referendum on the independence of the region. Turkey, which hosts a sizable Kurdish minority and fears the ballot could spur separatist movements there, has also consistently condemned the referendum . Lire la suite »

Nissan Takes Armada Fullsize SUV Up a Notch

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If that sounds familiar, it's because there's already an Armada Platinum - and we've already seen the Platinum Reserve label applied to the Titan XD pickup . Earlier this month, Nissan announced its Intelligent Rear View Mirror, or I-RVM, which was to be rolled out first on the 2018 Armada Platinum models. Lire la suite »

Iraqi officials who voted in poll set for sacking

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday repeated a threat to cut off the pipeline that carries 500,000-600,000 bpd of crude from northern Iraq to the Turkish port of Ceyhan in retaliation for an independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan . Lire la suite »

Palace: Duterte unfazed by Ombudsman's probe on wealth

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Recently Carandang said the Ombudsman's office had secured from the AMLC copies of Duterte and his family's bank transaction records. "The President respects the internal processes of the ombudsman as an independent body and trusts its impartiality in the conduct of its fact-finding duty", presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement. Lire la suite »

Trump, Ryan clear the way for gov't cash to Puerto Rico

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But as Ayala has indicated, shipping companies already have aid and supplies either waiting at the port to be delivered - or held up at ports on the USA mainland. The law has since found backers in the American maritime industry, which says it supports American jobs. In a conference call with reporters Wednesday morning, senior DHS officials acknowledged the congressional request after having denied previously that a request was made. Lire la suite »

China is making it harder to produce fossil fuel cars

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China has set a deadline of 2019 to impose tough new sales quotas for electric plug-in vehicles and hybrids, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said yesterday, in line with earlier targets, but removing a set quota for next year. Lire la suite »

Yoda se glisse dans un manuel scolaire saoudien

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Sur une demi-page apparaît une photographie datant de 1945, montrant le roi Fayçal, alors prince et ministre saoudien des Affaires étrangères, en train de signer la Charte des Nations unies à San Francisco. À mon sens, Yoda est le personnage le plus proche du roi. Abdullah Al Shehri a d'ailleurs tenu à préciser qu'il ne voulait "pas du tout offenser le roi". Lire la suite »

Police investigation gets more funding from Home Office — Madeleine McCann

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A Home Office spokesperson said: "Following an application from the Metropolitan Police, the Home Office has confirmed funding for Operation Grange until the end of March 2018". Madeleine's parents, Kate and Gerry, of Rothley, in Leicestershire, have said they will never give up hope of finding their daughter. Since 2011, the Met Police have been assisting with the search for clues about what happened to Madeleine, with officers visiting the holiday resort in 2014. Lire la suite »

Amgen Delaying US Launch of Humira Biosimilar in Settlement with AbbVie

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The two companies announced that they have reached a global settlement to resolve all pending litigation regarding the Amgen biosimilar , known as Amjevita in the US and as Amgevita in some other nations. Ongoing litigation between the companies over the rival biosimilar will be dismissed, and Amgen has acknowledged AbbVie's valid intellectual property related to Humira, according to AbbVie . Lire la suite »

Louisville's Pitino expected to be fired

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The situation was the latest scandal involving the program and now-former coach Pitino . Louisville has reportedly fired Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino following an Federal Bureau of Investigation operation on Tuesday that indicted, among others, assistant coaches at Arizona , Oklahoma State , USC , and Auburn on corruption charges, ESPN reports . Lire la suite »