• Series of huge explosions, gunshots reported in Kabul
Series of huge explosions, gunshots reported in Kabul

Three blasts hit the Afghan capital of Kabul in rapid succession on Wednesday, police and interior ministry officials said. In that attack, he says a suicide bomber struck at the entrance to a police station. The blasts underscore how the government and its Western backers are struggling to secure the capital against militants who see the city ...

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  • Ocean Springs HS is state's best, according to US News annual rankings
Ocean Springs HS is state's best, according to US News annual rankings

Ansgar, Starmont in Arlington, Sumner-Fredricksburg and West Delaware in Manchester. None of Mississippi's 250 public high schools earned gold medal status, but Ocean Springs was one of only three in the state to earn a silver medal and the only one from Jackson County to do so.

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  • Iranian forces in Syria shell Israeli army bases on Golan
Iranian forces in Syria shell Israeli army bases on Golan

Russia's foreign ministry said on Tuesday it was "deeply disappointed" by Trump's announcement that the United States would pull out of the Iran deal, while Netanyahu strongly supported the U.S. Such strikes have become more frequent recently, amid soaring tensions between regional archenemies Israel and Iran. After an uneventful night, the milit...

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  • U.S. withdrawal from Iran deal puts business worth R478bn at risk
U.S. withdrawal from Iran deal puts business worth R478bn at risk

Mattis, who once spoke publicly of the need to abide by the Iran nuclear deal, has since tempered his remarks and told Congress it was an "imperfect arms control agreement" that needed to be fixed. Government on the next steps". Trump said on Tuesday he was withdrawing the United States from the global nuclear deal with Iran, arguing the deal pro...

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  • Google bans abortion referendum ads in Ireland
Google bans abortion referendum ads in Ireland

The tech giant's move means that related to the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment are now completely banned on both Google and Twitter. Anti-abortion groups based in the United States are among the organizations that have bought online ads in Ireland during the referendum campaign.

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  • Early results show swing to opposition in Malaysian poll
Early results show swing to opposition in Malaysian poll

Najib - who was cleared of any criminality by Malaysia's attorney general - and 1MDB have both denied any wrongdoing. An immediate concern for investors is the likelihood Mahathir would move to scrap the country's unpopular goods and service tax, reducing government revenues, analysts said.

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  • World Bank denies reports of Nawaz Sharif laundering $5 billion to India
World Bank denies reports of Nawaz Sharif laundering $5 billion to India

According to the article, the World Bank's Remittances and Migration Report of 2016 clearly says said that Pakistan sent remittances worth USD4.9 billion to India, with the help of Nawaz Sharif , ex-finance minister Ishaq Dar, ex-governor of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Ashraf Mehmood and former deputy governor of SBP Saeed Ahmed - through money...

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  • Tiger Woods on what makes LeBron James, Michael Jordan great:
Tiger Woods on what makes LeBron James, Michael Jordan great: "The duration"

LeBron James didn't need almost the playing time or drama called for in Games 1 and 3. James was once more the tormentor in chief for Toronto, contributing eight rebounds and 11 assists in addition to his 29 points. "You get to that point where you're standing firm through everything and you feel like you can't get knocked down again, and you ...

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  • Indiana Voters Pick Republican Mike Braun To Take On Sen. Joe Donnelly
Indiana Voters Pick Republican Mike Braun To Take On Sen. Joe Donnelly

Braun, a former state legislator who poured their own money into the race, has been supposed to conquer Reps. The Republican Senate primaries in West Virginia and in have become particularly heated contests, in which Trump-like candidates are doing all they can to come out on top.

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  • Iranians react with sadness, defiance to Trump
Iranians react with sadness, defiance to Trump

President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of a landmark deal curbing Iran's nuclear program and reimposed crippling sanctions on Tuesday, defying European pleas and prompting global outcry. facing "a losing choice between a nuclear-armed Iran or another war in the Middle East ". In comments before school teachers, Khamenei told ...

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  • Treasury inspector general probing possible leak of Cohen financial records
Treasury inspector general probing possible leak of Cohen financial records

Korea Aerospace, which is seeking to sell its planes in the US, hired Cohen's entity for advice on local accounting standards and sent a single payment of $150,000 when the work was completed, a spokesman confirmed Wednesday, adding the contract was legal.

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  • MI police search for remains of missing girls
MI police search for remains of missing girls

Police began searching the Macomb Township site after speaking with a man serving life in prison for the slaying of another girl whose body was found near the wooded area about 30 miles (50 kilometers) northeast of downtown Detroit . "What we're trying to do is we're trying to bring closer to the family of the victims". Beyma and her older sis...

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  • Labor set for by-election test after High Court outs Gallagher
Labor set for by-election test after High Court outs Gallagher

Labor's John Wilson (WA), Justine Keay (TAS), and Susan Lamb (QLD) and the Centre Alliance's Rebekha Sharkie (SA) quit within hours of the judgement. "If a person is a dual citizen of another country, after the date of close of nominations, then that person is ineligible to sit in the Commonwealth parliament", he said.

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  • Hatch On McCain Funeral Comments: 'I Shouldn't Have Said Anything'
Hatch On McCain Funeral Comments: 'I Shouldn't Have Said Anything'

But he acknowledged that it was up to McCain and said, "I think John should have his own wishes fulfilled with regard to who attends the funeral ". Congressman Gregory Meeks from the opposing Democratic Party praised McCain for the decision. He called the process awful, arguing that the only repeal bill he could support was one that had been t...

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  • Governor's race set: Democrat Richard Cordray vs. Republican Mike DeWine
Governor's race set: Democrat Richard Cordray vs. Republican Mike DeWine

Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich , 71, has challenged Cordray for supporting gun rights and campaigned to his left on such issues as civil rights and environmental protection. Five Republicans are battling to see who will take on incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. He attacked Cordray as an "establishment Democrat" whose pragmatism equaled a willingnes...

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  • Nigerian leader heading back to London for medical check
Nigerian leader heading back to London for medical check

Buhari however spent 51 days following medical advice to run some recommended tests by his doctors. "They can not disclose the ailment of the patient without the permission of that patient", he explained. What he is going for is a review. We all need that from time to time as there is nobody that is 100 healthy. It is just a medical review. "I want...

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  • Anirban Lahiri out to bury his demons at Players Championship
Anirban Lahiri out to bury his demons at Players Championship

And there could not be a better setting than the PLAYERS. According to the latest oddsmakers , four golfers are favored to win, as Rory McIlroy , Jason Day , Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth each are listed with 14/1 odds. Lahiri, who exorcised somewhat demons at previous year at President's Cup, when he made up for a missing a putt inside ...

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  • Israel Readies Bomb Shelters in North, Fearing Iranian Attack
Israel Readies Bomb Shelters in North, Fearing Iranian Attack

On Tuesday night, state-owned media outlets in Syria reported that its air defenses intercepted two Israeli missiles; however, the Syrian media is believed to have inflated its defensive capabilities in the past. While Israel did not confirm or deny the strikes, a state of alert was reported by its armed forces near the Syrian border. The U.S. ...

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  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns over women-beating allegations
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns over women-beating allegations

Underwood said she was "honored to serve the people of ny as acting attorney general". All four women described the violence as nonconsensual. "No one can do this to another human being-you can't abuse people, you can't harass them, you can't use your power against them, you can't threaten them, you just can't do that", Mayor Bill de Blasio sai...

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  • Hezbollah To Win Big In First Lebanese Parliamentary Elections In Nine Years
Hezbollah To Win Big In First Lebanese Parliamentary Elections In Nine Years

Sami Nader, a political analyst, told Al Jazeera Hezbollah and Amal "don't even need the Aounists (FPM) to form a bloc [in parliament] or to obtain the veto power". "Had it not been for the resistance we wouldn't be here", said Zahraa Harb, 24, as she and her husband entered a polling station in the southern Beirut suburb of Burj al-Barajneh.

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