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US Picking Up Taliban Interest in Afghan Peace Talks

US Picking Up Taliban Interest in Afghan Peace Talks A political reconciliation, not a military victory. The defense secretary's latest visit included a new security precaution in which journalists traveling with him were directed to withhold publishing anything until after he left the airport and arrived at the USA military headquarters in Kabul . [Full Article...]

Andhra Assembly resolution condemns Centre's callous stance towards state

Andhra Assembly resolution condemns Centre's callous stance towards state While the Congress and the Trinamool Congress were raising the issue of Punjab National Bank scam, the TRS sought increased reservation quota and the AIADMK wanted the government to constitute the Cauvery management board. "The main aim of the policy is to achieve 42 lakh tonne marine exports, which support the government revenues to the tune of Rs 80,000 crore by 2020", Mr. [Full Article...]

USA state will use nitrogen to execute inmates amid drug shortages

USA state will use nitrogen to execute inmates amid drug shortages Yet it is used in some assisted suicides in Europe. Mr Hunter said using nitrogen is the best way for Oklahoma to resume executions. Oklahoma officials said they didn't know when executions would resume but hope to draft the new gas protocols within the next 120 days. [Full Article...]

Boom: Federal Court Allows Texas To Enforce Governor's Anti-Sanctuary City Law

Boom: Federal Court Allows Texas To Enforce Governor's Anti-Sanctuary City Law Sanctuary cities are jurisdictions that have policies limiting or, in their more extreme forms, thwarting cooperation with ICE deportation efforts. "While I'm deeply disappointed by the Fifth Circuit's decision, San Antonio will remain a welcoming and compassionate city as we continue to honor the law, including individual civil rights", Mayor Ron Nirenberg said in a written statement. [Full Article...]

Trump to host Saudi Crown Prince

Trump to host Saudi Crown Prince Some of those held at Riyadh's luxury Ritz-Carlton hotel were deprived of sleep, roughed up, interrogated with their heads covered and pressured to hand over large assets, the report said , citing relatives and associates of detainees. One case involved a Saudi military officer who died in custody. A final decision will be made by Mohammed bin Salman, who oversees the kingdom's economic and o... [Full Article...]

An affordable house, 3D-printed in less than 24 hours

An affordable house, 3D-printed in less than 24 hours Currently, it costs $10,000 to 3D print a home with the Vulcan 3D printer . A spokesman for the firm said: 'History has been punctuated with advances in technology and materials that provide an order-of-magnitude decrease in cost and time required to build a new home. [Full Article...]

France, India launch alliance for solar energy

France, India launch alliance for solar energy The NDB and the ISA agreed to consider a roadmap for the mobilisation of financing to promote solar energy in countries of common interest and to explore mechanisms for supporting solar energy development. "Because they decided it was good for them, for their children, their grandchildren". "They chose to act and keep acting, and that's why we are here, in order to act very concretely". [Full Article...]

We Have Chosen Negotiation for Rescue of Abducted Schoolgirls

We Have Chosen Negotiation for Rescue of Abducted Schoolgirls Tillerson has cut short his first trip to Africa since becoming the top U.S. diplomat in order to return to Washington on Tuesday, a day ahead of schedule, to deal with urgent work . When Tillerson meets Buhari, both men are expected to discuss counter-terrorism efforts and humanitarian issues in Nigeria's North-East and the Lake Chad basin. [Full Article...]

'60 Minutes' Grills Betsy DeVos About Michigan's Public School Results

'60 Minutes' Grills Betsy DeVos About Michigan's Public School Results When asked why she is considering scrapping the Obama-era guidelines on how to prevent schools from punishing students of color more harshly than their white classmates, she did not appear to have a clear answer. "Here's what we shared with 60 Minutes , which of course they didn't show you: MI, like much of the nation, isn't doing well enough to prepare students". [Full Article...]

Raiders to release CB Sean Smith

Raiders to release CB Sean Smith Smith, 30, has 426 tackles, 98 passes defended and 14 interceptions through nine National Football League seasons. His next pact reportedly involves one year in jail and three years on probation. for the final six games. Carrie is believed a higher priority to re-sign, although there is some question as to whether the Raiders' interest will match that from other teams on the open market. [Full Article...]

White House backs off on assault rifle curbs

White House backs off on assault rifle curbs Hinch... and all of the players and staff, congratulations on your incredible victory", President Trump said . Though some conservatives might be satisfied that the president's school safety proposal keeps within traditional GOP orthodoxy on guns, Trump's initial comments troubled conservative commentator Alexandra DeSanctis. [Full Article...]

No coordination between Trump and Russia, say Republicans in draft report

No coordination between Trump and Russia, say Republicans in draft report Democrats have criticized Republicans on the committee for shortening the investigation, pointing to multiple contacts between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation and saying they have seen far too few witnesses to make any judgment on collusion. [Full Article...]

Taliban seize district headquarters in Afghanistan's Farah province

Taliban seize district headquarters in Afghanistan's Farah province The largest number of militants (54) was killed in the southern province of Kandahar. Follow Trend on Telegram. Taliban fighters ambushed the special forces unit that was partnered with local security forces that prepared to launch a raid in the Bala Buluk district of Farah, provincial officials told TOLONews. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation test-fires Kinzhal hypersonic missile

Russian Federation test-fires Kinzhal hypersonic missile The ministry released video footage showing two pilots gearing up for a flight and then running towards a jet with a large missile slung beneath its underbelly. The first air unit equipped with the Kinzhal system started test air alert flights to master fundamentals of its combat use since December 1 of the a year ago. [Full Article...]

Trump praises drug-dealer death penalty at political rally

Trump praises drug-dealer death penalty at political rally Holding court in front of an adoring and energized crowd, Trump went off script. Speaking with reporters before leaving the White House, Trump cited South Korean claims that North Korea has agreed to stop nuclear testing and is willing to commit to de-nuclearization. [Full Article...]

Maharashtra farmers protest against agrarian distress

Maharashtra farmers protest against agrarian distress The farmers wearing red caps and waving red communist party flags chanted slogans demanding higher food grain and milk prices in south Mumbai , where many big Indian companies and the central bank are headquartered. The agitating farmers included men and women. "We have set up a committee of ministers to hold discussions on their demands". "Agrarian distress is linked to malnutrition". [Full Article...]

Bihar Bypolls Araria Jehanabad and Bhabua

Bihar Bypolls Araria Jehanabad and Bhabua In Phulpur , Kaushalendra Singh Patel from the BJP , Nagendra Singh Patel from SP, Manish Mishra from Congress are in fray. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded former mayor of Varanasi, Kaushlendra Singh Patel as its candidate from Phulpur while Upendra Shukla would contest from Gorakhpur . [Full Article...]

'Let them call you racists,' Bannon tells far-right French party

'Let them call you racists,' Bannon tells far-right French party In Milan after meeting members of Italy's nationalist Five Star Movement, he told the New York Times that "All I'm trying to be is the infrastructure, globally, for the global populist movement" and is considering options for re-entering the global media market after being pushed out of Breitbart . [Full Article...]

Ben Te'o promises England will bounce back against France in Six Nations

Ben Te'o promises England will bounce back against France in Six Nations On Finn Russell " It's brilliant to play alongside him. "They certainly steer the ship in terms of the way they play". You couldn't make it up. But Barclay believes the template his side used to clinch a 25-13 Calcutta Cup triumph over England is good enough to win home or overseas. [Full Article...]

Erdogan vows to press Syria offensive to key Kurdish-held towns

Erdogan vows to press Syria offensive to key Kurdish-held towns The city of Manbij, also held by the YPG, was captured from ISIS in a joint US-Kurdish offensive. Ankara said it might also extend its aggression further east to Manbij unless the PYD/PKK leaves the strategically located city. On Saturday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said the Turkish forces were now four kilometres (2.5 miles) from Afrin town. [Full Article...]


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