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People Turkey deploys thousands of FSA rebels at Syria border
Author: 0 Turkey deploys thousands of FSA rebels at Syria border

Turkish troops fired on several YPG targets in Afrin to prevent the formation of a "terror corridor" on the border, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. The U.S. recognizes the PPK as a terrorist outfit, but the militias in Afrin are associated with the YPG - an entirely different organization that has fought side by side with the U.S.in battling both ISIS and insurgents in Iraq.

People Turkey launches airstrikes in Syria's Afrin, long known for its olive groves
Author: 0 Turkey launches airstrikes in Syria's Afrin, long known for its olive groves

The attack came after a week of threats by the Turkish government, promising to clear the Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, from Afrin and the surrounding countryside. Turkish leaders were angered by an announcement by the United States military six days ago that it was going to create a 30,000-strong border force with the Kurdish fighters to secure northern Syria.

People Minnesota, Pennsylvania governors make Tastykake-Nut Roll bet on Vikings-Eagles
Author: 0 Minnesota, Pennsylvania governors make Tastykake-Nut Roll bet on Vikings-Eagles

The veteran safety is a big part of the defense. Both have to wait and see how the teams go work out when they pick him and he's National Basketball Association all star game now trying things like. One team will end a long wait for a Super Bowl return, with Minnesota having the chance to become the first National Football League team to play in a Super Bowl on its home field after an astonishing last-play 61-yard touchdown pass by Keenum to Stefon Diggs that eliminated New Orleans last ...

People 'I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed'
Author: 0 'I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed'

While Durbin said a bipartisan agreement presented to the President last week fulfilled Mr. Trump's demands on a number of fronts, Nielsen made clear it was not acceptable to the Trump Administration. Cotton said Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation" that he "didn't hear" the vulgar word reportedly used. "My memory hasn't evolved", Graham told the Charleston Courier and Post.

People Vonn makes Olympic vow after Cortina alpine skiing win
Author: 0 Vonn makes Olympic vow after Cortina alpine skiing win

Vonn hailed the progress of the 25-year-old Wiles, who earned her second podium finish here. Vonn, meanwhile, had no mistakes on Saturday. At 33, Vonn became the oldest woman to win a World Cup downhill, beating the previous mark established by Elisabeth Goergl, an Austrian who was 32 when she won in 2014.

People Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria
Author: 0 Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria

The Turkish government has repeatedly warned it will strike Syrian towns controlled by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia, including Afrin , after the United States said it was training a 30,000-strong border force there.

People Global Poll Shows US Prestige Plummeting Under Trump
Author: 0 Global Poll Shows US Prestige Plummeting Under Trump

By contrast, in 65 countries, US leadership approval sank 10 percentage points or more. Out of 134 countries polled, the median approval of America's leadership is 30 percent-lower than at any point during President Barack Obama 's or President George W.

People North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Olympics 2018
Author: 0 North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Olympics 2018

North Korea has never participated in an Olympic Games in South Korea. The IOC said the team will be represented by the Korean Unification Flag, which bears the image of the Korean Peninsula in blue against a white background, and will use the acronym COR.

People Turkish military, intel chiefs travel to Russian Federation
Author: 0 Turkish military, intel chiefs travel to Russian Federation

The foreign ministry of Russian Federation, whose opinion is seen as crucial in determining how far the operation goes, said it had received the news of the campaign with concern and urged restraint. But the risks are huge - the offensive pits Turkey against its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally the U.S., which backs the Kurdish militia against IS, infuriating Ankara .

People Ryan Removes Meehan from Ethics Committee
Author: 0 Ryan Removes Meehan from Ethics Committee

The New York Times published a report on the morning of January 20 alleging that Meehan used "thousands of dollars in taxpayer money" to settle a misconduct complaint after a former female aide accused him of making unwanted romantic propositions.

People Government Shuts Down After Senate Fails To Reach A Deal
Author: 0 Government Shuts Down After Senate Fails To Reach A Deal

Shortly after the clock struck midnight on the east coast White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a statement excoriating Democrats for the shutdown . Congress also failed to reach an agreement to a limit on how much Congress could spend on military and domestic programmes in order to keep the government open.

People New deal means 22 North Koreans will compete in Winter Olympics
Author: 0 New deal means 22 North Koreans will compete in Winter Olympics

Separately, South Korea's Unification Ministry said North Korea would send a delegation to the country on Sunday to prepare for a trip by an art troupe during the Games, pushing the visit back a day after earlier cancelling it. Their last joint march was at the Asian Winter Games in Changchun, China , in 2007. Until Saturday, a figure skating pair were the only North Koreans to have secured a spot at the Games.

People Trump says immigration deal 'probably dead'
Author: 0 Trump says immigration deal 'probably dead'

Lawmakers are trying to put together bipartisan legislation that will add border security, change certain aspects of immigration law, and come to an agreement on protecting people who have benefited from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program.

People Turkish troops shell Afrin to oust US-backed Kurdish militia
Author: 0 Turkish troops shell Afrin to oust US-backed Kurdish militia

Turkey launched a military operation Saturday targeting Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Afrin, Turkish state-run news reported . Reuters TV filmed Turkish artillery at the border village of Sugedigi firing on Friday morning into Afrin region, and the YPG militia said Turkish forces fired 70 shells at Kurdish villages between midnight and Friday morning.

People Trump takes on Sen Dick Durbin over 'shithole' remark
Author: 0 Trump takes on Sen Dick Durbin over 'shithole' remark

Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, said the confidant, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a private conversation. Republican Sen. "Durbin blew DACA and is hurting our Military", Trump added . Never said "take them out". "When I mentioned that fact to him, he said 'Haitians, do we need more Haitians?' " Durbin said.

People Turkey launches military offensive against Kurdish canton in Syria
Author: 0 Turkey launches military offensive against Kurdish canton in Syria

The Syrian regime, of course, has denounced the plan as a "blatant attack" on its sovereignty - but Turkey is the only country threatening to kill Americans over it. Any operation would entail considerable military and political risk for Ankara. "Moscow is concerned at this news. We call on the opposing parties to show restraint".

People You might want to disable Instagram's Activity Status feature
Author: 0 You might want to disable Instagram's Activity Status feature

It has started rolling out on both Android and iOS apps of Instagram with the latest update . Until now, people could trade direct messages back and forth without the pressure of having to respond to a DM if they would rather just have a stalk of their favourite pages and then leave the app.

People Trump Praises His First Year During March For Life Speech
Author: 0 Trump Praises His First Year During March For Life Speech

Trump called life "the greatest miracle of all ". Trump will do it in the White House Rose Garden . The release did not specify what was meant by "discriminatory policies" or "certain health care services". "It's just really inspiring because I think as a GW student, sometimes I feel like the voice of someone who is pro-life can get drowned out a bit because it's definitely not the most popular opinion on campus", she said.

People Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' ticketed for TV
Author: 0 Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' ticketed for TV

WOLFF: Well I didn't have the blue dress. Of course, the "blue dress" he's referring to is Monica Lewinsky's infamous outfit that was said to be stained with President Bill Clinton's semen and proof of his dalliance. "Not only is he helping me sell books, but he's helping me prove the point of the book", said Wolff on NBC Today . "It's toward the end of the book...

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