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Obama approves more aggressive Taliban fight

Obama approves more aggressive Taliban fight

The changes will go into effect as annual fighting season in Afghanistan picks up steam. The White House Press Secretary praised the Afghan security forces for a remarkable willingness to fight for their country. Until now, only American special operations forces had been allowed to advise and assist Afghan special operations forces "outside the wire". The U.S. Read More

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BOOM in gun sales as shop sells 15000 guns since Orlando massacre

Wise military men have warned us that we are at war, and Orlando is another wakeup call for all Americans that, yes indeed, we are at war and this is a time to gear up, not go into reverse. There was a ban in effect from 1994 to 2004, but it was allowed to expire. Meanwhile, Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump spoke from his campaign trail in the state of New Hampshire, saying he would "suspend immigration" from parts of the world where there is a proven link between that ... Read More

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Russia assails NATO's move to deploy troops near its border

Russia assails NATO's move to deploy troops near its border

The issue of the fleet is expected to be raised again at NATO's Warsaw Summit in July as the alliance is considering what more it can do to deter what it sees as growing Russian aggression. The alliance has halted cooperation with Russian Federation amid the Ukrainian crisis and held exercises in the Baltics to reassure its eastern members anxious about Russia's intentions. Read More

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China's President Xi arrives in Serbia

From Serbia, Xi will travel to EU-member Poland where he will ink deals on finance, aviation, science and education. As the first CEE country to establish a strategic partnership with China in August 2009, the Balkan state has since witnessed a growing number of China-related infrastructure projects breaking earth on its soil. Read More

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Flames name Canucks assistant Glen Gulutzan their new coach

The Flames, like the Canucks, went from seeing the postseason in 2015 to watching from the outside looking in for the 2016 playoffs, so the Alberta-based club is likely hoping that Gulutzan can create a strong turnaround in performance. Gulutzan's name circulated as a possible replacement after Hartley's sacking. "Part of Glen's experience (in Vancouver) was working with the young players there, and we've seen some of the advances young players have had there", Treliving said. Read More

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'Four Years?': American Kills Himself In Taiwan Court

'Four Years?': American Kills Himself In Taiwan Court

He said he did not want to appeal the decision. Marhanka had been indicted in March for growing opium and marijuana at a rented site in Changhua county in central Taiwan . The stash included 200 cannabis plants, 195 dried cannabis plants and 10 opium poppies. The court said in a statement: "He was co-operative during the investigation and the trial". Read More

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Nazi guard caged for 170000 counts of accessory to murder

Jewish groups welcomed the verdict but Hanning, who served at the camp in Poland between January 1942 and June 1944, will probably be one of the last Nazis to be put on trial for their crimes. In April, Hanning broke his silence in court. Many survivors took the witness stand to testify about what they experienced at the camp. "It disturbs me deeply that I was part of such a criminal organization . Read More

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India, Thailand Firm up Maritime Ties

India, Thailand Firm up Maritime Ties

We have, therefore, prioritised completion of India-Myanmar-Thailand Trila-teral highway; and early signing of the Motor Vehicles Agreement betw-een our three countries. There are about 250,000 people of Indian origin who are Thai nationals and live in Thailand. The two Prime Ministers acknowledged the close interactions and increasing exchanges between the armed Forces of India and Thailand. Read More

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Sheriff: Charges unlikely after 2-year-old killed by gator

Sheriff: Charges unlikely after 2-year-old killed by gator

The father entered the water and tried to grab the child but he was not successful in doing so. Matt and Melissa Graves , the parents of Lane, were forced to watch as their toddler son was taken away by the animal. Wildlife and marine authorities, including an alligator trapper, are helping the search, although officials say they have a hard task ahead of them. Read More

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Ex-Israeli defense chief: Netanyahu scaring the public

Ex-Israeli defense chief: Netanyahu scaring the public

He hinted in closed conversations that he would form a new party, saying that he "would not be anyone's number two". "At this point, and in the foreseeable future, there is no existential threat facing Israel". He accused Netanyahu of lacking vision and said that he alone is responsible for his government's failures. "One can not express full confidence in the leadership when one is part of it and then say the complete opposite when you are outside; therefore, no importance should be ... Read More

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Poland beats Northern Ireland 1-0 for its first Euros win

But a day before the match in Nice seven people were injured in the city after scuffles broke out between French locals and Northern Ireland supporters following the England-Russia game. Gareth McAuley insists Northern Ireland are "ready for the challenge" of facing Robert Lewandowski in their Euro 2016 opener against Poland . Substitute Conor Washington forced Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to race off his line to save in the 72nd minute. Read More

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Bolt out of the blue for AAP government, 21 MLAs face disqualification

Bolt out of the blue for AAP government, 21 MLAs face disqualification

When asked to respond, AAP's Delhi convenor Dilip Pandey said their submissions have taken into account the moral, ethical and legal aspects and there should not be any room for doubt that they were acting as Parliamentary Secretaries. "The Kejriwal Government already increased the salaries of his MLAs by 400 per cent". He asked Kejriwal not to make the President's decision a "political issue". Read More

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Citing Orlando shootings, Rubio opens door to Senate run

Rubio's absence puts a crucial Senate seat in dire jeopardy for Republicans, and it leaves him without a suitable platform to continue his career and build a future presidential campaign. However, Rubio has left himself just a pinch of wiggle room. "It's about our country and this election", Lopez-Cantera recalled telling Rubio. "It's not part of our plan as a family and certainly wasn't part of - you know, I have a friend of mine who is running for the U.S. Read More

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