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The Taliban has instead sat down at the table in Moscow with Ghani's main rivals, including Afghan politicians and warlords-turned-politicians who were once sworn enemies of the hardline Sunni Islamist group. The gathering has been criticized by the office of current Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. "They could hold a hundred such meetings , but until the Afghan government, the Afghan parliament and the legal institutions of Afghanistan approve it, it is just agreements on paper", Ghani said.
  • Brisbane airport evacuated over bomb scare

    Brisbane airport evacuated over bomb scare

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    The man's first language was Arabic and an Arabic-speaking police officer was at the scene within minutes to negotiate, Police Commissioner Ian Stewart said. "There is no evidence to suggest the incident at the worldwide airport is terrorism related; it is a domestic violence-related situation", police told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Five Dead, Two Hospitalized After Plane Hit California House

    Five Dead, Two Hospitalized After Plane Hit California House

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    Video posted online shows parts of a plane after it crashed in Yorba Linda, Calif., on Sun., Feb. 3, 2019. The Cessna 414A had just departed the Fullerton Municipal Airport when the incident happened under unknown circumstances, Allen Kenitzer of the Federal Aviation Administration told KTLA .
  • MMA fighter wanted on murder charges captured

    MMA fighter wanted on murder charges captured

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    Cedric Marks , a veteran of 59 professional mixed martial arts bouts, escaped from a "private prisoner transport" in Conroe, Texas , on Sunday, according to a report from Houston-based station KHOU 11 . Marks is considered extremely risky. The two were involved in a fierce custody dispute in Washington state and Pease, who had a drug problem, went to live in a Bloomington women's shelter because she said she was afraid of Marks.
  • Senate Leader McConnell cautions Pres. Trump about wall emergency

    Senate Leader McConnell cautions Pres. Trump about wall emergency

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    In the interview with CBS Face the Nation , the president attempted to portray the shutdown that ended last month without funding for his wall as a victory over Nancy Pelosi , the Democratic House speaker. He assailed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , leader of the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, for continuing to oppose US taxpayer-funding of the wall.
  • 129 of 130 arrested in USA visa fraud scheme are Indians

    129 of 130 arrested in USA visa fraud scheme are Indians

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    The fake institution was called The University of Farmington. A spokesperson from the American Embassy said, "We can confirm that the embassy received a demarche from the Ministry of External Affairs about the Indian citizens detained in the United States this week".
  • Groundhog predicts an early spring

    Groundhog predicts an early spring

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    Just previous year, many were upset with the groundhog when he predicted six more weeks of winter. If he doesn't see its shadow, spring will arrive soon. TIME tested the accuracy of various groundhogs based on their ability to predict the weather of their relative geographic area. It is the second Groundhog Day trek to Gobbler's Knob for the family.
  • Did a Russian Plane Take Off With Venezuela's Gold?

    Did a Russian Plane Take Off With Venezuela's Gold?

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    Guaido has turned down offers from the presidents of Mexico and Uruguay to negotiate with Maduro. Guaido, in the meantime, said he will soon announce new boards of directors for PDVSA and Citgo. Responding to the widespread recognition of Guaidó's presidency, Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov declared this week that the Kremlin would "do everything" to support the Maduro regime.
  • Senate Vote Rebukes Trump on Syria, Afghanistan

    Senate Vote Rebukes Trump on Syria, Afghanistan

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    At first, President Trump hit back at America's top spies, insisting they're wrong. Most Republicans, though, were eager to push for an extended commitment, saying the threats remain. "Certain people must get smart!" he said. Opponents say Rubio's measure infringes on free speech. On Monday, the Senate voted 74-19 to advance to open debate on a Middle East policy bill that includes fresh sanctions on Syria.
  • Weather Warning For Ice And Snow Remains In Place

    Weather Warning For Ice And Snow Remains In Place

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    Heavy snow has fallen across the west of England following an amber weather warning from the Met Office - and is headed eastwards. Police forces have warned motorists to consider if their journeys are necessary before heading out and be "extremely careful" if have to travel by road.