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World Media Kabul hotel attack shows need to deal with issue of safe havens
Author: 0 Kabul hotel attack shows need to deal with issue of safe havens

More than that it shows how weak, helpless and uninspired the Afghan forces actually are. The interior ministry gave a lower toll Monday, saying 19 people were dead. The men then ran out of the room to look for them. They also put the hotel building on fire. Witnesses said the hotel's security staff fled the scene as the attack unfolded, though a second security source denied the claim.

World Media Facebook to Let Users Rank Credibility of News
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Citing other research claiming that online conversations with Facebook friends was psychologically more helpful to people, Zuckerberg wrote that the social network would give higher priority to posts "that spark conversations and meaningful interactions".

World Media German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining Islamic State
Author: 0 German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining Islamic State

Both daughters later married militants. The ISIS sympathizer is captured by Iraqi forces past year during the battle for Mosul against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant or ISIL. The country fell into Daesh hands in June 2014, when the terror group started quickly seizing the territory throughout that year. The Soufan Centre, a nonprofit security analysis group, reported in October that 190 German women with 70 children had joined the Daesh "caliphate".

Author: 0 Tillerson Hopes For Progress With Europe On Tough Stance With Iran

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has reiterated London's commitment to Iran's nuclear deal at the Monday meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the two agreed to counter Tehran's destabilizing activities in the region, May's spokesperson said .

World Media Student Wounded in Texas High School Shooting; Suspect in Custody, Police Say
Author: 0 Student Wounded in Texas High School Shooting; Suspect in Custody, Police Say

Ellis County police did say a media area was being set up near the scene . The schools are still locked down. There is no word on whether there are any other victims. that the suspect had been arrested after the shooting in Italy, Texas. Police confirmed a school shooting in Italy, Texas, Monday morning. Students have been moved, under guard, into the school's domed stadium.

World Media Trump's Efforts to End the Shutdown Are Only Making It Worse
Author: 0 Trump's Efforts to End the Shutdown Are Only Making It Worse

Vaughan, director of policy studies for the Washington-based Center for Immigration Studies, told Bedard for his January 22 Washington Secrets column. "Not only do they not consult us, they can't even get on the same page as their president - the president from their own party". Sanders echoed Congressional Republicans and the White House chief of legislative affairs in saying that the administration and GOP want to reach a compromise on DACA.

World Media Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules congressional mapping unconstitutional
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The U.S. Incomparable Court additionally is measuring in the case of redistricting can be partisan to the point that it disregards the U.S. Constitution, in cases from Maryland and Wisconsin. There are still some unanswered questions, such as which population data the new maps should be based on. "The timeline is what the timeline is, even though we disagree".

World Media Multiple injured after Sydney train crash in Richmond
Author: 0 Multiple injured after Sydney train crash in Richmond

All passengers are off the train , emergency services are still on the scene. A total of 17 ambulances crews and dozens of fire and police officers were called to the scene at Richmond station. "Today's offer didn't provide that, so we've asked them to go back to the drawing board". "As with accidents of this nature, investigators will start work immediately from the Office of Transport Safety Investigations, the Office of National Rail Safety Regulator and Safe Work NSW".

World Media Secretary Zinke Cleans Up Trash, Offers Tours on National Mall During Shutdown
Author: 0 Secretary Zinke Cleans Up Trash, Offers Tours on National Mall During Shutdown

The most troubling picture for Republicans, however, were the WWII veterans who'd flown all the way from MS to visit memorials on Washington D.C.'s National Mall. Park trails at the summit and in Kipahulu remained open , but "emergency medical response is extremely limited ", park officials said earlier. "The National Mall is operated by the National Park Service , and there are many other National Service Park properties throughout Washington, DC.

World Media Turkey says no turning again from offensive in Syria
Author: 0 Turkey says no turning again from offensive in Syria

The United States is backing the YPG in Syria, seeing it as an effective partner in the fight against Islamic State. Addressing crowds in the northwestern Turkish city of Bursa on Sunday, Erdogan said Turkey was determined to clear the enclave of Afrin of US -backed Syrian Kurdish militia that Turkey considers to be terrorists, saying: "there is no stepping back".

World Media What Happens In A Government Shutdown?
Author: 0 What Happens In A Government Shutdown?

In a briefing on Friday ahead of a failed vote in the Senate, Mulvaney said the effects of a shutdown would be different than those seen during the last shutdown in October 2013, when the federal government closed for 16 days. But all military personnel on active duty "will not be paid until such a time as Congress makes appropriated funds available to compensate them for this period of service", the memo states.

World Media Authorities find body of missing mudslide victim, raising death toll to 21
Author: 0 Authorities find body of missing mudslide victim, raising death toll to 21

The remains of one of three people still missing from the Montecito flooding and mud flow were recovered Saturday, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department . The devastation occurred in the early morning hours when torrents laden with boulders and debris swept down through neighborhoods, destroyed or damaged 430 homes and killed 20 people.

Author: 0 Trump, Theresa May to meet at Davos economic forum

During his 24-hour-visit, described by officials as "short but very focused", Modi will also host a dinner for CEOs from across the world - 20 of Indian companies and 40 from elsewhere - on Monday evening and will interact with a large gathering of 120 members of WEF's global business community on Tuesday.

World Media Ministry warns US against 'causing trouble out of nothing'
Author: 0 Ministry warns US against 'causing trouble out of nothing'

China has accused the United States of sending a warship without permission into what it said was its territorial waters in the disputed South China Sea, adding that it would take "necessary measures" to "safeguard its sovereignty". China is a "strategic competitor using predatory economics to intimidate its neighbors while militarizing features in the South China Sea", the document says.

World Media USA and Pakistan clash at United Nations over Afghanistan
Author: 0 USA and Pakistan clash at United Nations over Afghanistan

Addressing the session of UN Security Council on Afghanistan, Ambassador Lodhi made it evident that United States should focus in Afghanistan instead of leveling baseless accusations against Pakistan. "We can and must fight ISIS in Afghanistan while ensuring the Taliban come to the negotiating table". Pakistan for the longest time has been bearing the brunt of the Afghan war.

World Media Don't evaluate me on demonetisation and GST only:PM
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The Prime Minister will be attending the 48th edition of the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting at Davos - a first for him and for any Indian Prime Minister in two decades. "I did not have any baggage", he said. To another query, he said history of casteism in politics was the country's "misfortune" but his and his government's mantra was development for everybody.

World Media Instagram launches new 'last active' feature
Author: 0 Instagram launches new 'last active' feature

If you're running an updated Instagram app, it should be active by default. Yes, the same feature which you might have noticed on the Facebook Messenger app. This will give you the information about your friends' activities on Instagram so you cannot hide yourself by now. To disable this feature, go to Settings and scroll down to Show Activity Status and tap on the toggle button from blue to white.

World Media Jordan's king urges Pence to rebuild trust in Middle East
Author: 0 Jordan's king urges Pence to rebuild trust in Middle East

Pence's time in Israel is part of his brief trip to the Middle East. Pence has already met with Egypt's president in Cairo and Jordan's king in Amman. Israel occupied the West Bank in 1967 and later annexed east Jerusalem in a move never recognised by the global community. Jordan vehemently opposes such a move.

World Media US Defense Secretary unveils defence strategy
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US President Donald Trump has pledged to increase the US' defence spending by $54bn as part of his administration's 2018 budget. The document said global alliances would be critical for the United States military, by far the world's best-resourced.

World Media Clues Sought In Bennett Copter Crash
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He was known as "Pachedu", meaning "one of us" in Shona and was often called the sharpest thorn in Mugabe's side. The politician, who had been in exile in South Africa since 2010 after having been jailed by Parliament for pushing a fellow MP, was in the U.S.

World Media 'Prime Minister and a Mum'
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When asked about her thoughts on commentators questioning her ability to be a mother and Prime Minister, Ms Ardern said "everyone is going to have their own view". That makes her one of the few national leaders planning to give birth while in office. Ardern is the second female world leader that will give birth while in power.

World Media Macron rebuffs City deal after Brexit unless United Kingdom pays into European Union budget
Author: 0 Macron rebuffs City deal after Brexit unless United Kingdom pays into European Union budget

In an interview with BBC One's Andrew Marr show to be broadcast tomorrow, but conducted during his visit to the United Kingdom earlier this week, he was asked whether a bespoke special solution for Britain was possible. As soon as you decide not to join these preconditions it's not a full access. If I have to wrap up the full feel - no cherry picking in the single market.

World Media Winter Storm Warning for Trego, Ellis counties Sun. night to noon Monday
Author: 0 Winter Storm Warning for Trego, Ellis counties Sun. night to noon Monday

However, this storm is also making roads very slick this morning. Winds will be gusty (especially on the plains) causing reduced visibility and making travel hard at times. Dubbed Winter Storm Jaxon by the, the storm had already dumped a foot of snow on Salt Lake City by noon on Saturday, and was expected to pummel Denver on Sunday.

World Media Three Women Killed in Kashmir Crossfire
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Initially, Pakistani troops started with the firing at Narianpur, SM Pura, Fathwal, Chambliyal and later it turned into more Indian posts, including Kandral, Majra, Mallu Chak, SP-1, SP-2, and Tanver. The officials said that the IB also witnessed fresh ceasefire violation on Saturday. "However, in the exchange of fire, Lance Naik Sam Abraham was grievously injured and later succumbed", Colonel NN Joshi, defence spokesman at Jammu , said.

World Media Fmr. Amb. Pickering: Nonwhite Countries 'Affected' by Trump Remark
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A confidant of Trump told The Associated Press that the president spent Thursday evening calling friends and outside advisers to judge their reaction to his remarks. "It was interesting when I spoke to Dr. Jackson". Trump announced previous year that he will end the Obama-era DACA program unless lawmakers come up with a solution by March.

World Media Nine more now make it to smart cities list
Author: 0 Nine more now make it to smart cities list

While four cities nominated by UP could not get selected, one each from Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra could not make it to the list of total 99 cities. Under Liveability Index Programme, the 116 cities selected would be studied on 79 pre-defined indicators and ranked according to their liveability standards.

World Media Eddie Jones excited to increase keep as England boss
Author: 0 Eddie Jones excited to increase keep as England boss

If the last two years have taught us anything about Jones, it's that he is not going to make knee-jerk reactions to form and would rather build a team based on traits, ability and what players can bring to England over the long-term, rather than what they might be able to do in the short-term or what they have done at club level.

World Media Cyber-attacks enters top three global risks - WEF
Author: 0 Cyber-attacks enters top three global risks - WEF

In the past, these reports have been dominated by economic risks such market collapses, but environmental threats are now considered the biggest challenges facing humanity. At the same time, companies' cyber exposure is growing. I think about the proliferation of interconnected devices-there's now today 8.4 billion of those out there, so already greater than the global population of 7.6 billion, and projected to grow to 20 billion in 2020, so that just widens the attack surface for companies ...

World Media HHS Created An Office For Religious Freedom, And It's Controversial
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OCR Director Roger Severino said , "no one should be forced to choose between helping sick people" and one's "moral or religious convictions". As a Heritage Foundation scholar, Severino expressed anti-transgender views, such as opposition to allowing transgender people in the USA military and the Obama administration's litigation against North Carolina's anti-trans bathroom law House Bill 2.