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People Militant attack ongoing at Kabul intelligence training centre
Author: 0 Militant attack ongoing at Kabul intelligence training centre

The Afshar area of Kabul where the attack occurred is close to a training facility of the National Directorate of Security, the main Afghan intelligence agency, as well as a private university. Navy Capt. Tom Gresback, a spokesman for the coalition mission to train, advise and assist Afghan government forces. On Sunday, a Taliban attack on a police post in the western Badghis province killed a police officer and wounded three others, said Gulam Haydar Sarwari, the province's deputy ...

Author: 0 Kennedy on Trump judicial nominee: 'He has no litigation experience.'

John Neely Kennedy , R-La., asking Petersen about his experience and familiarity with legal concepts. Federal judicial nominee who couldn't define... The Senate has confirmed 20 judges starting with Gorsuch, including 12 to powerful appeals courts that are the last stop before the Supreme Court - more than any president has achieved in his first year in office.

People Amarillo could see snow for Christmas
Author: 0 Amarillo could see snow for Christmas

Our next storm system is 4-5 days away. As of now snow totals are still all over the place, but it is starting to look like the lower elevations will see decent accumulations with larger amounts expected through the mountains. Coral Spokesman John Hill said: "The betting suggests there will be a White Christmas somewhere in the United Kingdom this year, with the major Scottish cities the most likely to see snowfall on Christmas Day".

People Congress punts on children's welfare
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Kimmel teared up as he reassured his audience that Billy was fine, and took the opportunity to call out Congress for failing to renew CHIP, or the Children's Health Insurance Plan, which provides coverage to the kids of families who don't qualify for Medicaid, but do not receive health benefits through their employer."It nearly certainly covers children you know", Kimmel said.

People Senators urge Al Franken to withdraw resignation
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Politico said there were a couple of senators who urged Franken's resignation who now regret doing so, but none were quoted by name. Former Minnesota Gov. A top Minnesota Democrat told CNN that Smith is in Washington on Monday and fellow Minnesota Sen. Mr. Franken agreed to step down in January, but some speculate he may refuse, despite the fact that Gov.

People Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'
Author: 0 Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'

In recent weeks, opponents of the investigation have focused on text messages that two former members of the special counsel team exchanged about Trump during the campaign, before Trump was elected. News about the transition emails added fuel to that fire. On Friday, Adam Schiff, the ranking member of the House intelligence committee, said he thought Republicans were seeking to shut down that panel's Russian Federation investigation.

People South Africa's ANC nominates candidates to replace Zuma
Author: 0 South Africa's ANC nominates candidates to replace Zuma

He said Zuma would be "most welcome" in the league after he steps down as president. Outgoing President Jacob Zuma's second and final term as party leader has ended after a scandal-ridden tenure that has seen a plummet in the popularity of Nelson Mandela's liberation movement.

People Amtrak Train Derails Onto Highway in Washington State
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The tracks run parallel to Interstate 5 through Tacoma, Lakewood and Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The train derailed in Dupont, Pierce County, and arrived from Tacoma. Drivers have been advised to avoid the area. It is unclear if there are any injuries from the derailment. There were around 250 people on board. Karnes added in another tweet, "The train hit a truck apparently".

People Rajnath attacks Rahul; says BJP dousing fire lit by Congress
Author: 0 Rajnath attacks Rahul; says BJP dousing fire lit by Congress

Addressing a party rally in Bengaluru , Singh posed several questions to Rahul Gandhi who made the charge against the BJP in his first speech after formally taking over as Congress President on Saturday. "They defame, we respect and defend". They break, we unite. Gauri Lankesh was killed. "We won't shield anyone", Rajnath Singh said. Ms Lankesh was shot dead by unidentified assailants here in September, leading to a national outrage.

People Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding date announced!
Author: 0 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding date announced!

It was revealed on November 28 - just one day after the engagement was announced - that Harry, 33, and Markle, 36, would have a spring wedding in the chapel , which is the main place of worship at Windsor Castle . He gave her a ring set with two diamonds that belonged to his late mother, Princess Diana. Markle is to be baptized in the Church of England before the wedding, and has said she will acquire British citizenship.

People UN Security Council to Reexamine Legality of US Recognition of Jerusalem
Author: 0 UN Security Council to Reexamine Legality of US Recognition of Jerusalem

The leaked Egyptian-drafted resolution obtained by Al Jazeera, however, does not mention the United States by name, saying it "deeply regrets recent decisions regarding the status of Jerusalem ". Backed by Muslim countries, the Palestinians are expected to turn to the UN General Assembly to adopt a resolution rejecting the USA decision, if, as expected, the measure is vetoed by the United States at the council.

People Chinese warplanes infringe on KADIZ
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A Chinese air force spokesman, in his turn, said that despite South Korea's move, the drills achieved the aims. The spokesman stressed that Tsushima Strait is not territorial waters, hence all countries enjoy freedom of navigation and overflight under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

People Former World Cup victor Kaka calls it a day
Author: 0 Former World Cup victor Kaka calls it a day

He scored 29 goals in 92 global appearances for Brazil, although having been overlooked for the 2014 World Cup on home soil he was also ruled out of last year's Copa America Centenario by injury. "I have arrived to the conclusion that now is the moment to finish my career as a professional player". Kaka failed to replicate his best form in Madrid as he struggled with a serious knee injury and he returned to Milan in 2013.

People US, India hold similar views on Kashmir dispute: NSA Janjua
Author: 0 US, India hold similar views on Kashmir dispute: NSA Janjua

National Security Advisor (NSA) to the Prime Minister (PM) Lieutenant General (Retired) Nasser Khan Janjua expressed on Monday that the possibility of nuclear war could not be ruled out as the stability of the South Asian region hangs in a delicate balance.

People 12 killed after fire erupts at a shop in Mumbai
Author: 0 12 killed after fire erupts at a shop in Mumbai

Three fire-tenders, four jumbo water tankers and ambulances managed to extinguish the blaze shortly. The structure is said to have partly collapsed owing to the incident. The police were investigating the cause of the blaze and whether all required safety measures had been taken by the shop owner. In another incident, a major fire broke out in a chemical unit in Turbhe node in Navi Mumbai last evening.